1998-2002

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Choy, E., Whittington, R. J., Marsh, I., Marshall, J.Campbell, M. T. (1998). A method for purification and characterisation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from the intestinal mucosa of sheep with Johne’s disease. Vet Microbiol 64, 51-60.

Cousins, D. V., Whittington, R., Marsh, I., Masters, A., Evans, R. J.Kluver, P. (1999). Mycobacteria distenct from Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolated from the faeces of ruminants possess IS900-like sequences detectable IS900 polymerase chain reaction: implications for diagnosis. Mol Cell Probes 13, 431-442.

Eamens, G. J., Whittington, R. J., Marsh, I. B., Turner, M. J., Saunders, V., Kemsley, P. D.Rayward, D. (2000). Comparative sensitivity of various faecal culture methods and ELISA in dairy cattle herds with endemic Johne’s disease. Vet Microbiol 77, 357-367.

Eppleston, J.Whittington, R. J. (2001). Isolation of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis from the semen of rams with clinical Johne’s disease. Aust Vet J 79, 776-777.

Lloyd, J. B., Whittington, R. J., Fitzgibbon, C.Dobson, R. (2001). Presence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in suspensions of ovine trichostrongylid larvae produced in faecal cultures artificially contaminated with the bacterium. Vet Rec 148, 261-263.

Marsh, I., Whittington, R.Cousins, D. (1999). PCR-restriction endonuclease analysis for identification and strain typing of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium based on polymorphisms in IS1311. Mol Cell Probes 13, 115-126.

Marsh, I., Whittington, R.Millar, D. (2000). Quality control and optimized procedure of hybridization capture-PCR for the identification of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in faeces. Mol Cell Probes 14, 219-232.

Marsh, I. B.Whittington, R. J. (2001). Progress towards a rapid polymerase chain reaction diagnostic test for the identification of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in faeces. Mol Cell Probes 15, 105-118.

Mason, O., Marsh, I. B.Whittington, R. J. (2001). Comparison of immunomagnetic bead separation-polymerase chain reaction and faecal culture for the detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in sheep faeces. Aust Vet J 79, 497-500.

Sergeant, E. S., Whittington, R. J.More, S. J. (2002). Sensitivity and specificity of pooled faecal culture and serology as flock-screening tests for detection of ovine paratuberculosis in Australia. Prev Vet Med 52, 199-211.

Whittington, R., Marsh, I., Choy, E.Cousins, D. (1998). Polymorphisms in IS1311, an insertion sequence common to Mycobacterium avium and M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis, can be used to distinguish between and within these species. Mol Cell Probes 12, 349-358.

Whittington, R. J., Fell, S., Walker, D., McAllister, S., Marsh, I., Sergeant, E., Taragel, C. A., Marshall, D. J.Links, I. J. (2000). Use of pooled fecal culture for sensitive and economic detection of mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in flocks of sheep. J Clin Microbiol 38, 2550-2556.

Whittington, R. J., Hope, A. F., Marshall, D. J., Taragel, C. A.Marsh, I. (2000). Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis: IS900 restriction fragment length polymorphism and IS1311 polymorphism analyses of isolates from animals and a human in Australia. J Clin Microbiol 38, 3240-3248.

Whittington, R. J., Lloyd, J. B.Reddacliff, L. A. (2001). Recovery of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from nematode larvae cultured from the faeces of sheep with Johne’s disease. Vet Microbiol 81, 273-279.

Whittington, R. J., Marsh, I., McAllister, S., Turner, M. J., Marshall, D. J.Fraser, C. A. (1999). Evaluation of modified BACTEC 12B radiometric medium and solid media for culture of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from sheep. J Clin Microbiol 37, 1077-1083.

Whittington, R. J., Marsh, I., Turner, M. J., McAllister, S., Choy, E., Eamens, G. J., Marshall, D. J.Ottaway, S. (1998). Rapid detection of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in clinical samples from ruminants and in spiked environmental samples by modified BACTEC 12B radiometric culture and direct confirmation by IS900 PCR. J Clin Microbiol 36, 701-707.

Whittington, R. J., Marsh, I. B.Whitlock, R. H. (2001). Typing of IS 1311 polymorphisms confirms that bison (Bison bison) with paratuberculosis in Montana are infected with a strain of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis distinct from that occurring in cattle and other domesticated livestock. Mol Cell Probes 15, 139-145.

Whittington, R. J., Reddacliff, L., Marsh, I.Saunders, V. (1999). Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded intestinal tissue by IS900 polymerase chain reaction. Aust Vet J 77, 392-397.

Whittington, R. J., Reddacliff, L. A., Marsh, I., McAllister, S.Saunders, V. (2000). Temporal patterns and quantification of excretion of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in sheep with Johne’s disease. Aust Vet J 78, 34-37.

Whittington, R. J.Sergeant, E. S. (2001). Progress towards understanding the spread, detection and control of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in animal populations. Aust Vet J 79, 267-278.

Whittington, R. J., Taragel, C. A., Ottaway, S., Marsh, I., Seaman, J.Fridriksdottir, V. (2001). Molecular epidemiological confirmation and circumstances of occurrence of sheep (S) strains of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in cases of paratuberculosis in cattle in Australia and sheep and cattle in Iceland. Vet Microbiol 79, 311-322.