Olsen lab Publications


Chlorhexidine bathing and Clostridium difficile infection in a surgical intensive care unit
Bui, LN, Swan, JT, Shirkey, BA, Olsen, RJ, Long, SW & Graviss, EA 2018, The Journal of surgical research, vol. 228, pp. 107-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.02.063

Postpartum Group A Streptococcus Case Series: Reach Out to Infection Prevention!
Alexander, AJ, Myers, C, Beres, SB, Olsen, RJ, Musser, JM & Mangino, JE 2018, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. ofy159. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofy159

Human Papillomavirus-Driven Squamous Lesions: High-Risk Genotype Found in Conjunctival Papillomas, Dysplasia, and Carcinoma
Moyer, AB, Roberts, J, Olsen, RJ & Chévez-Barrios, P 2018, The American Journal of dermatopathology, vol. 40, no. 7, pp. 486-490. DOI: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000001139

Signaling by a conserved quorum sensing pathway contributes to growth ex vivo and oropharyngeal colonization of human pathogen group A streptococcus
Makthal, N, Do, H, VanderWal, AR, Olsen, RJ, Musser, JM & Kumaraswami, M 2018, Infection and Immunity, vol. 86, no. 5, e00169-18. DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00169-18

Creutzfeldt astrocytes may be seen in IDH-wildtype glioblastoma and retain expression of DNA repair and chromatin binding proteins
Ballester, LY, Boghani, Z, Baskin, DS, Britz, GW, Olsen, R, Fuller, GN, Powell, SZ & Cykowski, MD 2018, Brain Pathology. DOI: 10.1111/bpa.12604

Next-generation sequencing identifies gene mutations that are predictive of malignancy in residual needle rinses collected from fine-needle aspirations of thyroid nodules
Fuller, MY, Mody, D, Hull, A, Pepper, K, Hendrickson, H & Olsen, R 2018, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 142, no. 2, pp. 178-183. DOI: 10.5858/arpa.2017-0136-OA

Updates in Polycythemia Vera
Nagrale, V, Olsen, RJ & Zu, Y 2018, . in C-CJ Chang & R Ohgami (eds), Precision Molecular Pathology of Myeloid Neoplasms. 1st edn, vol. 12, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 115-139. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-62146-3

Genome sequence analysis of emm89 Streptococcus pyogenes strains causing infections in Scotland, 2010–2016
Beres, SB, Olsen, RJ, Saavedra, MO, Ure, R, Reynolds, A, Lindsay, DSJ, Smith, AJ & Musser, JM 2017, Journal of Medical Microbiology, vol. 66, no. 12, 000622, pp. 1765-1773. DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.000622

Developing an in silico minimum inhibitory concentration panel test for Klebsiella pneumonia
Nguyen, M, Brettin, T, Long, SW, Musser, JM, Olsen, RJ, Olson, R, Shukla, M, Stevens, RL, Xia, F, Yoo, H & Davis, JJ 2018, Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 1, 421. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18972-w

Pancreas metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma: A review of the literature
Davidson, M, Olsen, RJ, Ewton, AA & Robbins, RJ 2017, Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 1425-1429. DOI: 10.4158/EP-2017-0001


Houston Methodist Variant Viewer: An Application to Support Clinical Laboratory Interpretation of Next-generation Sequencing Data for Cancer
Christensen, PA, Ni, Y, Bao, F, Hendrickson, HL, Greenwood, M, Thomas, JS, Long, SW & Olsen, RJ 2017, Journal of Pathology Informatics, vol. 8, no. 1, A25. DOI: 10.4103/jpi.jpi_48_17

Novel genes required for the fitness of Streptococcus pyogenes in human saliva
Zhu, L, Charbonneau, ARL, Waller, AS, Olsen, RJ, Beres, SB & Musser, JM 2017, mSphere, vol. 2, no. 6, e00460-17. DOI: 10.1128/mSphereDirect.00460-17

Whole-genome sequencing of a human clinical isolate of the novel species Klebsiella quasivariicola sp. nov.
Wesley Long, S, Linson, SE, Saavedra, MO, Cantu, C, Davis, JJ, Brettin, T & Olsen, RJ 2017, Genome Announcements, vol. 5, no. 42, e01057-17. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01057-17

Leaderless secreted peptide signaling molecule alters global gene expression and increases virulence of a human bacterial pathogen
Do, H, Makthal, N, VanderWal, AR, Rettel, M, Savitski, MM, Peschek, N, Papenfort, K, Olsen, RJ, Musser, JM & Kumaraswami, M 2017, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1705972114

Emerging multidrug resistance in community-associated Staphylococcus aureus involved in skin and soft tissue infections and nasal colonization
Lee, GC, Dallas, SD, Wang, Y, Olsen, RJ, Lawson, KA, Wilson, J & Frei, CR 2017, The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, vol. 72, no. 9, pp. 2461-2468. DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkx200


Iron efflux by PmtA is critical for oxidative stress resistance and contributes significantly to group A Streptococcus virulence
VanderWal, AR, Makthal, N, Pinochet-Barros, A, Helmann, JD, Olsen, RJ & Kumaraswami, M 2017, Infection and Immunity, vol. 85, no. 6, e00091-17. DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00091-17

Increased pilus production conferred by a naturally occurring mutation alters hostpathogen interaction in favor of carriage in Streptococcus pyogenes
Flores, AR, Olsen, RJ, Cantu, C, Pallister, KB, Guerra, FE, Voyich, JM & Musser, JM 2017, Infection and Immunity, vol. 85, no. 5, e00949-16. DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00949-16

Rapid emergence of a new clone impacts the population at risk and increases the incidence of type emm89 group A Streptococcus invasive disease
Teatero, S, Coleman, BL, Beres, SB, Olsen, RJ, Kandel, C, Reynolds, O, Athey, TBT, Musser, JM, McGeer, A & Fittipaldi, N 2017, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 4, no. 2, ofx042. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofx042