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Publications by ACB Northern Ireland Region Members

Please see below links to publications including articles and posters produced either by, or with the involvement of, ACB Northern Ireland members.

A national survey of troponin testing and recommendations for improved practice.

McKeeman GC, Auld PW.

Ann Clin Biochem. 2015 Sep;52(Pt 5):527-42. doi: 10.1177/0004563214568163. Epub 2015 Jan 7.

PMID: 25568139

Congenital CMV disease-A female bias in Northern Ireland?

Watt AP, Loughlin L, Coyle PV.

J Clin Virol. 2016 Apr;77:99-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2016.02.012. Epub 2016 Feb 20. No abstract available.

PMID: 26921742

The common vaginal commensal bacterium Ureaplasma parvum is associated with chorioamnionitis in extreme preterm labor.

Cox C, Saxena N, Watt AP, Gannon C, McKenna JP, Fairley DJ, Sweet D, Shields MD, L Cosby S, Coyle PV.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Feb 26:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26795404

Ureaplasma parvum and Mycoplasma genitalium are found to be significantly associated with microscopy-confirmed urethritis in a routine genitourinary medicine setting.

Cox C, McKenna JP, Watt AP, Coyle PV.

Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Sep 16. pii: 0956462415597620. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26378187

New assay for Gardnerella vaginalis loads correlates with Nugent scores and has potential in the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis.

Cox C, McKenna JP, Watt AP, Coyle PV.

J Med Microbiol. 2015 Sep;64(9):978-84. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000118. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

PMID: 26296660

Reactivation of occult hepatitis B virus infection following cytotoxic lymphoma therapy in an anti-HBc negative patient.

Feeney SA, McCaughey C, Watt AP, Agnaf MR, McDougall N, Wend UC, Gerlich WH, Coyle PV.

J Med Virol. 2013 Apr;85(4):597-601. doi: 10.1002/jmv.23513. Epub 2013 Jan 28.

PMID: 23359331

The lack of routine surveillance of Parvovirus B19 infection in pregnancy prevents an accurate understanding of this regular cause of fetal loss and the risks posed by occupational exposure.

Watt AP, Brown M, Pathiraja M, Anbazhagan A, Coyle PV.

J Med Microbiol. 2013 Jan;62(Pt 1):86-92. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.046714-0. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

PMID: 22977072

False-positive PCR results linked to administration of seasonal influenza vaccine.

Curran T, McCaughey C, Ellis J, Mitchell SJ, Feeney SA, Watt AP, Mitchell F, Fairley D, Crawford L, McKenna J, Coyle PV.

J Med Microbiol. 2012 Mar;61(Pt 3):332-8. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.036178-0. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

PMID: 22096134

Mycoplasma hominis and Gardnerella vaginalis display a significant synergistic relationship in bacterial vaginosis.

Cox C, Watt AP, McKenna JP, Coyle PV.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Mar;35(3):481-7. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2564-x. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

PMID: 26796553

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