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Taj Azarian

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  1. Azarian T, Martinez PP, Arnold BJ, Qiu X, Grant LR, Corander J, Fraser C, Croucher NJ, Hammitt LL, Reid R, Santosham M, Weatherholtz RC, Bentley SD, O'Brien KL, Lipsitch M, Hanage WP. Frequency-dependent selection can forecast evolution in Streptococcus pneumoniae. PLoS Biol. 2020 Oct; 18(10):e3000878. PMID: 33091022.
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  2. Azarian T. The Importance of Pathogen Whole-Genome Sequencing in Evaluating Interventions to Reduce the Spread of Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in the Healthcare Setting. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 06. PMID: 32505133.
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  3. Mavian C, Paisie TK, Alam MT, Browne C, Beau De Rochars VM, Nembrini S, Cash MN, Nelson EJ, Azarian T, Ali A, Morris JG, Salemi M. Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae evolution and establishment of reservoirs in aquatic ecosystems. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 04 07; 117(14):7897-7904. PMID: 32229557.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  4. Kennedy SJ, Cella E, Jubair M, Azarian T, Baker BJ, Shaw LN. Draft Genome Sequence of Verrucosispora sp. Strain CWR15, Isolated from a Gulf of Mexico Sponge. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2020 Mar 26; 9(13). PMID: 32217681.
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  5. Prosperi M, Salemi M, Azarian T, Milicchio F, Johnson JA, Oliva M. Unexpected Predictors of Antibiotic Resistance in Housekeeping Genes of Staphylococcus Aureus. ACM BCB. 2019 Sep; 2019:259-268. PMID: 31592520.
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  6. Azarian T, Ridgway JP, Yin Z, David MZ. Long-Term Intrahost Evolution of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Among Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Respiratory Carriage. Front Genet. 2019; 10:546. PMID: 31244886.
    Citations: 2     
  7. Mitchell PK, Azarian T, Croucher NJ, Callendrello A, Thompson CM, Pelton SI, Lipsitch M, Hanage WP. Population genomics of pneumococcal carriage in Massachusetts children following introduction of PCV-13. Microb Genom. 2019 02; 5(2). PMID: 30777813.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  8. Azarian T, Mitchell PK, Georgieva M, Thompson CM, Ghouila A, Pollard AJ, von Gottberg A, du Plessis M, Antonio M, Kwambana-Adams BA, Clarke SC, Everett D, Cornick J, Sadowy E, Hryniewicz W, Skoczynska A, Moïsi JC, McGee L, Beall B, Metcalf BJ, Breiman RF, Ho PL, Reid R, O'Brien KL, Gladstone RA, Bentley SD, Hanage WP. Global emergence and population dynamics of divergent serotype 3 CC180 pneumococci. PLoS Pathog. 2018 11; 14(11):e1007438. PMID: 30475919.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  9. Azarian T, Grant LR, Arnold BJ, Hammitt LL, Reid R, Santosham M, Weatherholtz R, Goklish N, Thompson CM, Bentley SD, O'Brien KL, Hanage WP, Lipsitch M. The impact of serotype-specific vaccination on phylodynamic parameters of Streptococcus pneumoniae and the pneumococcal pan-genome. PLoS Pathog. 2018 04; 14(4):e1006966. PMID: 29617440.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  10. Kuipers K, Jong WSP, van der Gaast-de Jongh CE, Houben D, van Opzeeland F, Simonetti E, van Selm S, de Groot R, Koenders MI, Azarian T, Pupo E, van der Ley P, Langereis JD, Zomer A, Luirink J, de Jonge MI. Th17-Mediated Cross Protection against Pneumococcal Carriage by Vaccination with a Variable Antigen. Infect Immun. 2017 10; 85(10). PMID: 28717032.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  11. Cella E, Ciccozzi M, Lo Presti A, Fogolari M, Azarian T, Prosperi M, Salemi M, Equestre M, Antonelli F, Conti A, Cesaris M, Spoto S, Incalzi RA, Coppola R, Dicuonzo G, Angeletti S. Multi-drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains circulating in hospital setting: whole-genome sequencing and Bayesian phylogenetic analysis for outbreak investigations. Sci Rep. 2017 06 14; 7(1):3534. PMID: 28615687.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  12. Azarian T, Grant LR, Georgieva M, Hammitt LL, Reid R, Bentley SD, Goldblatt D, Santosham M, Weatherholtz R, Burbidge P, Goklish N, Thompson CM, Hanage WP, O'Brien KL, Lipsitch M. Association of Pneumococcal Protein Antigen Serology With Age and Antigenic Profile of Colonizing Isolates. J Infect Dis. 2017 03 01; 215(5):713-722. PMID: 28035010.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Azarian T, Ali A, Johnson JA, Jubair M, Cella E, Ciccozzi M, Nolan DJ, Farmerie W, Rashid MH, Sinha-Ray S, Alam MT, Morris JG, Salemi M. Non-toxigenic environmental Vibrio cholerae O1 strain from Haiti provides evidence of pre-pandemic cholera in Hispaniola. Sci Rep. 2016 10 27; 6:36115. PMID: 27786291.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  14. Azarian T, Maraqa NF, Cook RL, Johnson JA, Bailey C, Wheeler S, Nolan D, Rathore MH, Morris JG, Salemi M. Genomic Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. PLoS One. 2016; 11(10):e0164397. PMID: 27732618.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  15. Azarian T, Daum RS, Petty LA, Steinbeck JL, Yin Z, Nolan D, Boyle-Vavra S, Hanage WP, Salemi M, David MZ. Intrahost Evolution of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 Among Individuals With Reoccurring Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections. J Infect Dis. 2016 09 15; 214(6):895-905. PMID: 27288537.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  16. Azarian T, Lo Presti A, Giovanetti M, Cella E, Rife B, Lai A, Zehender G, Ciccozzi M, Salemi M. Impact of spatial dispersion, evolution, and selection on Ebola Zaire Virus epidemic waves. Sci Rep. 2015 May 14; 5:10170. PMID: 25973685.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  17. Azarian T, Cook RL, Johnson JA, Guzman N, McCarter YS, Gomez N, Rathore MH, Morris JG, Salemi M. Whole-genome sequencing for outbreak investigations of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the neonatal intensive care unit: time for routine practice? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jul; 36(7):777-85. PMID: 25998499.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  18. Azarian T, Ali A, Johnson JA, Mohr D, Prosperi M, Veras NM, Jubair M, Strickland SL, Rashid MH, Alam MT, Weppelmann TA, Katz LS, Tarr CL, Colwell RR, Morris JG, Salemi M. Phylodynamic analysis of clinical and environmental Vibrio cholerae isolates from Haiti reveals diversification driven by positive selection. mBio. 2014 Dec 23; 5(6). PMID: 25538191.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:CellsPHPublic Health
  19. Rahman M, Jubair M, Alam MT, Weppelmann TA, Azarian T, Salemi M, Sakharuk IA, Rashid MH, Johnson JA, Yasmin M, Morris JG, Ali A. High-frequency rugose exopolysaccharide production by Vibrio cholerae strains isolated in Haiti. PLoS One. 2014; 9(11):e112853. PMID: 25390633.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Prosperi M, Veras N, Azarian T, Rathore M, Nolan D, Rand K, Cook RL, Johnson J, Morris JG, Salemi M. Molecular epidemiology of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the genomic era: a cross-sectional study. Sci Rep. 2013; 3:1902. PMID: 23712667.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  21. Akrim M, Lemrabet S, Elharti E, Gray RR, Tardy JC, Cook RL, Salemi M, Andre P, Azarian T, Aouad RE. HIV-1 Subtype distribution in morocco based on national sentinel surveillance data 2004-2005. AIDS Res Ther. 2012 Feb 14; 9(1):5. PMID: 22333070.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
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