Publications

Butzler, M.A., Reed, J.L.,  McFall, S.M. 2017.  A simple and rapid DNA extraction method for Chlamydia trachomatis detection from urogenital swabs. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.08.007.

Neto, M.F., Butzler, M.A., Reed, J.L., Rui, X., Fisher, M.F., Kelso, D.M. McFall, S.M. 2017. Immiscible Phase Filter Extraction and Equivalent Amplification of Genotypes 1-6 of Hepatitis C RNA:  the Building Blocks for Point-of-Care Diagnosis. Journal of Virological Methods. 248:107-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.06.016.

Reed, J.L., Basu, D., Butzler, M.A., McFall, S.M. 2017. XtracTB Assay, a Mycobacterium tuberculosis molecular screening test with sensitivity approaching culture. Scientific Reports. 7(1):3653.

Fisher M., Dolby T., Surtie, S., Omar, G., Hapeela, N., Basu, D., DeWalt, A., Kelso, D., Nichol, M.,  McFall, S. 2017.  Improved method for collection of sputum for Tuberculosis testing to ensure adequate sample volumes for molecular diagnostic testing. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 135:35-40. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2017.01.011

Reed, J., Walker, Z., Basu, D., Allen, V., Nicol, M., Kelso, D., McFall, S.M. 2016. Highly sensitive sequence specific qPCR detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory specimens Tuberculosis. 101:114-124.

Neto, M.F., Nguyen, Q.H., Marsili, J., McFall, S.M., Voisine, C.M. 2016. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans displays a chemotaxis behavior to tuberculosis-specific odorants. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. Volume: 44–49.

McFall, S.M., Neto, M., Reed, J., Wagner, R, 2016. Filtration Isolation of Nucleic Acids: A Simple and Rapid DNA Extraction Method. Journal of Visual Experimentation. Aug 6;(114). doi: 10.3791/54289.

Maiers, T.J., Gous, N., Nduna, M., McFall, S.M., Kelso, D.M., Fisher, M.J., Palamountain, K.M., Scott, L.E., Stevens, W.S. 2015.  An investigation of fingerstick blood collection for point-of-care HIV-1 viral load monitoring in South Africa. South African Medical Journal. 105:228-231.

McFall, S., Wagner, R., Jangam, S., Yamada, D., Hardie, D., Kelso, D. 2015. A simple and rapid DNA extraction method from whole blood for highly sensitive detection and quantitation of HIV-1 proviral DNA by real-time PCR. Journal of Virological Methods. 214:37-42.

Pho, M.T., Deo, S., Palamountain, K.M., Joloba, M.L., Bajunirwe, F., Katamba, A. 2015.  Optimizing Tuberculosis Case Detection through a Novel Diagnostic Device Placement Model: The Case of Uganda. PLOS One. 10(4):e0122574. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122574. eCollection 2015.

Nabatiyan, A., Parpia, Z.A., Elghanian, R. & Kelso, D.M. 2010. Membrane-Based Plasma Collection Device for Point-of-Care HIV DiagnosisJournal of Virological Methods. 173(1):37-42.

Parpia, Z.A., Elghanian, R., Nabatiyan, A., Hardie, D.R., & Kelso, D.M. 2010. p24 Antigen Rapid Test for Diagnosis of Acute Pediatric HIV Infection. Journal of AIDS 55:413-419. 

Sur K, McFall S.M., Yeh E.T., Jangam S.R., Hayden M.A., Stroupe S.D., Kelso D.M. 2010. Immiscible phase nucleic acid purification eliminates PCR inhibitors with a single pass of paramagnetic particles through a hydrophobic liquid.  J. Molec Diag. 12:620-628.

Palamountain K.M., Stewart K.A., Krauss A., Kelso D.M., Diermeier D. 2010. University leadership for innovation in global health and HIV/AIDS diagnostics. Glob Public Health. 5:189-96.

Parpia Z.A., Kelso D.M. 2010. Empirically optimized flow cytometric immunoassay validates ambient analyte theory.  Anal Biochem. 401:1-6.

Puren A., Gerlach J.L., Weigl B.H., Kelso D.M., Domingo G.J. 2010. Laboratory Operations, Specimen Processing, and Handling for Viral Load Testing and SurveillanceJ Infectious Diseases 201:8 Suppl, S27-36.

Jangam S.R., Yamada D.H., McFall S.M., Kelso D.M. 2009. Rapid, Point-of-Care Extraction of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Proviral DNA from Whole Blood for Detection by Real-Time PCR.  Journal of Clinical Microbiology 47:2363-2368.