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  • Theodore Spilker, Tom Coenye, Peter Vandamme, John J. LiPuma
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 May 2004)
  • ABSTRACT Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the major opportunistic bacterial pathogen in persons with cystic fibrosis (CF); pulmonary infection occurs in approximately 80% of adult CF patients. Much of CFContinue Reading
  • Patrick S. G. Chain, Vincent J. Denef, +25 authors James M. Tiedje
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 (First Publication: 17 October 2006)
  • Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 (LB400), a well studied, effective polychlorinated biphenyl-degrader, has one of the two largest known bacterial genomes and is the first nonpathogenic BurkholderiaContinue Reading
  • Tom Coenye, Johan Goris, Theodore Spilker, Peter Vandamme, John J. LiPuma
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of clinical microbiology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 June 2002)
  • Using a polyphasic approach (including cellular protein and fatty acid analysis, biochemical characterization, 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing, and DNA-DNA hybridizations), we characterized 51 bacterialContinue Reading
  • R A Reik, Theodore Spilker, John J. LiPuma
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 June 2005)
  • ABSTRACT We analyzed Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates recovered from 1,218 cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and 90 patients without CF. Although all B. cepacia complex species were found, some wereContinue Reading
  • John J. LiPuma, Theodore Spilker, Lisa H Gill, Preston W. Campbell, Lixia Liu, Eshwar Mahenthiralingam
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of respiratory and critical care…
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 July 2001)
  • Several distinct species (genomovars) comprise bacteria previously identified merely as Burkholderia cepacia. Understanding how these species, collectively referred to as the B. cepacia complex,Continue Reading
  • Charlotte Peeters, James E A Zlosnik, Theodore Spilker, Trevor J. Hird, John J. LiPuma, Peter Vandamme
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Systematic and applied microbiology
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 October 2013)
  • Eleven Burkholderia cepacia-like isolates of human clinical and environmental origin were examined by a polyphasic approach including recA and 16S rRNA sequence analysis, multilocus sequence analysisContinue Reading
  • Theodore Spilker, Peter Vandamme, John J. LiPuma
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 2012 (First Publication: 11 July 2012)
  • ABSTRACT The genus Achromobacter currently is comprised of seven species, including Achromobacter xylosoxidans, an opportunistic and nosocomial pathogen that displays broad-spectrum antimicrobialContinue Reading