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Prof Nicola Williams BSc (hons), Ph.D

Senior Lecturer in Zoonotic Disease Epidemiology and Population Health

    Publications

    2017

    Carriage of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in dogs: Prevalence, associated risk factors and molecular characteristics (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Dawson, S., Maddox, T. W., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Clegg, P., . . . Williams, N. J. (2017). Carriage of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in dogs: Prevalence, associated risk factors and molecular characteristics. VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY, 199, 23-30. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2016.11.017

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2016.11.017

    Environmental surveillance identifies multiple introductions of MRSA CC398 in an Equine Veterinary Hospital in the UK, 2011-2016 (Journal article)

    Bortolami, A., Williams, N. J., McGowan, C. M., Kelly, P. G., Archer, D. C., Corro, M., . . . Timofte, D. (2017). Environmental surveillance identifies multiple introductions of MRSA CC398 in an Equine Veterinary Hospital in the UK, 2011-2016. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05559-8

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05559-8

    Novel Sampling Method for Assessing Human-Pathogen Interactions in the Natural Environment Using Boot Socks and Citizen Scientists, with Application to Campylobacter Seasonality (Journal article)

    Jones, N. R., Millman, C., van der Es, M., Hukelova, M., Forbes, K. J., Glover, C., . . . Consortium, E. N. I. G. M. A. (2017). Novel Sampling Method for Assessing Human-Pathogen Interactions in the Natural Environment Using Boot Socks and Citizen Scientists, with Application to Campylobacter Seasonality. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 83(14). doi:10.1128/AEM.00162-17

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00162-17

    Patterns of antimicrobial agent prescription in a sentinel population of canine and feline veterinary practices in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Singleton, D. A., Sanchez-Vizcaino, F., Dawson, S., Jones, P. H., Noble, P. J. M., Pinchbeck, G. L., . . . Radford, A. D. (2017). Patterns of antimicrobial agent prescription in a sentinel population of canine and feline veterinary practices in the United Kingdom. VETERINARY JOURNAL, 224, 18-24. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2017.03.010

    DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2017.03.010

    Small animal disease surveillance: GI disease and salmonellosis (Journal article)

    Arsevska, E., Singleton, D., Sanchez-Vizcaino, F., Williams, N., Jones, P. H., Smyth, S., . . . Davies, R. H. (2017). Small animal disease surveillance: GI disease and salmonellosis. VETERINARY RECORD, 181(9), 228-232. doi:10.1136/vr.j3642

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.j3642

    2016

    'Disperse abroad in the land': the role of wildlife in the dissemination of antimicrobial resistance (Journal article)

    Arnold, K. E., Williams, N. J., & Bennett, M. (2016). 'Disperse abroad in the land': the role of wildlife in the dissemination of antimicrobial resistance. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 12(8). doi:10.1098/rsbl.2016.0137

    DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0137

    A role for flies (Diptera) in the transmission of Campylobacter to broilers? (Journal article)

    Royden, A., Wedley, A., Merga, J. Y., Rushton, S., Hald, B., Humphrey, T., & Williams, N. J. (2016). A role for flies (Diptera) in the transmission of Campylobacter to broilers?. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 144(15), 3326-3334. doi:10.1017/S0950268816001539

    DOI: 10.1017/S0950268816001539

    Antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in hospitalised companion animals and their hospital environment (Journal article)

    Tuerena, I., Williams, N. J., Nuttall, T., & Pinchbeck, G. (2016). Antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in hospitalised companion animals and their hospital environment. JOURNAL OF SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, 57(7), 339-347. doi:10.1111/jsap.12525

    DOI: 10.1111/jsap.12525

    Changing risk of environmental Campylobacter exposure with emerging poultry production systems in Ethiopia (Journal article)

    Brena, M. C., Mekonnen, Y., Bettridge, J. M., Williams, N. J., Wigley, P., Tessema, T. S., & Christley, R. M. (2016). Changing risk of environmental Campylobacter exposure with emerging poultry production systems in Ethiopia. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 144(3), 567-575. doi:10.1017/S0950268815001429

    DOI: 10.1017/S0950268815001429

    Cytokine responses in birds challenged with the human food-borne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni implies a Th17 response (Journal article)

    Reid, W. D. K., Close, A. J., Humphrey, S., Chaloner, G., Lacharme-Lora, L., Rothwell, L., . . . Rushton, S. P. (2016). Cytokine responses in birds challenged with the human food-borne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni implies a Th17 response. ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, 3(3). doi:10.1098/rsos.150541

    DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150541

    Epidemiologie antimikrobieller Resistenzen von bakteriellen Erregern in der Pferdemedizin (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Clegg, P. D., Williams, N. J., & Pinchbeck, G. L. (2016). Epidemiologie antimikrobieller Resistenzen von bakteriellen Erregern in der Pferdemedizin. Praktische Tierarzt, 97(2), 137.

    Phylogenomic approaches to determine the zoonotic potential of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) isolated from Zambian dairy cattle (Journal article)

    Mainda, G., Lupolova, N., Sikakwa, L., Bessell, P. R., Muma, J. B., Hoyle, D. V., . . . Gally, D. L. (2016). Phylogenomic approaches to determine the zoonotic potential of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) isolated from Zambian dairy cattle. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6. doi:10.1038/srep26589

    DOI: 10.1038/srep26589

    Restaurant Cooking Trends and Increased Risk for Campylobacter Infection (Journal article)

    Jones, A. K., Rigby, D., Burton, M., Millman, C., Williams, N. J., Jones, T. R., . . . Consortium, E. N. I. G. M. A. (2016). Restaurant Cooking Trends and Increased Risk for Campylobacter Infection. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 22(7), 1208-1215. doi:10.3201/eid2207.151775

    DOI: 10.3201/eid2207.151775

    Understanding the culture of antimicrobial prescribing in agriculture: a qualitative study of UK pig veterinary surgeons (Journal article)

    Coyne, L. A., Latham, S. M., Williams, N. J., Dawson, S., Donald, I. J., Pearson, R. B., . . . Pinchbeck, G. L. (2016). Understanding the culture of antimicrobial prescribing in agriculture: a qualitative study of UK pig veterinary surgeons. JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY, 71(11), 3300-3312. doi:10.1093/jac/dkw300

    DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkw300

    Veterinary Hospital Dissemination of CTX-M-15 Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli ST410 in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Timofte, D., Maciuca, I. E., Williams, N. J., Wattret, A., & Schmidt, V. (2016). Veterinary Hospital Dissemination of CTX-M-15 Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli ST410 in the United Kingdom. MICROBIAL DRUG RESISTANCE, 22(7), 609-615. doi:10.1089/mdr.2016.0036

    DOI: 10.1089/mdr.2016.0036

    2015

    Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from horses: Epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Clegg, P. D., Williams, N. J., & Pinchbeck, G. L. (2015). Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from horses: Epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance. EQUINE VETERINARY JOURNAL, 47(6), 756-765. doi:10.1111/evj.12471

    DOI: 10.1111/evj.12471

    Antimicrobial resistance risk factors and characterisation of faecal E. coli isolated from healthy Labrador retrievers in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Schmidt, V. M., Pinchbeck, G. L., Nuttall, T., McEwan, N., Dawson, S., & Williams, N. J. (2015). Antimicrobial resistance risk factors and characterisation of faecal E. coli isolated from healthy Labrador retrievers in the United Kingdom. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, 119(1-2), 31-40. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.01.013

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.01.013

    High Prevalence of Escherichia coli-Producing CTX-M-15 Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases in Poultry and Human Clinical Isolates in Romania (Journal article)

    Maciuca, I. E., Williams, N. J., Tuchilus, C., Dorneanu, O., Guguianu, E., Carp-Carare, C., . . . Timofte, D. (2015). High Prevalence of Escherichia coli-Producing CTX-M-15 Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases in Poultry and Human Clinical Isolates in Romania. MICROBIAL DRUG RESISTANCE, 21(6), 651-662. doi:10.1089/mdr.2014.0248

    DOI: 10.1089/mdr.2014.0248

    2014

    Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns Among Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Large Pediatric Hospital in the United Kingdom. (Journal article)

    Drew, R. J., Ormandy, E. E., Ball, K., Lambert, S. E., Paulus, S., Williams, N. J., & Cunliffe, N. A. (2015). Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns Among Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Large Pediatric Hospital in the United Kingdom.. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 4(4), e147-e150. doi:10.1093/jpids/piu094

    DOI: 10.1093/jpids/piu094

    Antimicrobial resistance and characterisation of staphylococci isolated from healthy Labrador retrievers in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Schmidt, M. V., Williams, J. N., Pinchbeck, G., Corless, E. C., Shaw, S., McEwan, N., . . . Nuttall, T. (2014). Antimicrobial resistance and characterisation of staphylococci isolated from healthy Labrador retrievers in the United Kingdom. BMC Veterinary Research, 10:17. doi:10.1186/10.1186/1746-6148-10-17

    DOI: 10.1186/10.1186/1746-6148-10-17

    Arcobacter spp. isolated from untreated domestic effluent (Journal article)

    Merga, J. Y., Royden, A., Pandey, A. K., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Arcobacter spp. isolated from untreated domestic effluent. LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 59(1), 122-126. doi:10.1111/lam.12256

    DOI: 10.1111/lam.12256

    Campylobacter jejuni Is Not Merely a Commensal in Commercial Broiler Chickens and Affects Bird Welfare (Journal article)

    Humphrey, S., Chaloner, G., Kemmett, K., Davidson, N., Williams, N., Kipar, A., . . . Wigley, P. (2014). Campylobacter jejuni Is Not Merely a Commensal in Commercial Broiler Chickens and Affects Bird Welfare. MBIO, 5(4). doi:10.1128/mBio.01364-14

    DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01364-14

    Carriage of Staphylococcus species in the veterinary visiting dog population in mainland UK: Molecular characterisation of resistance and virulence (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Dawson, S., Maddox, T. W., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Clegg, P., . . . Williams, N. J. (2014). Carriage of Staphylococcus species in the veterinary visiting dog population in mainland UK: Molecular characterisation of resistance and virulence. VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY, 170(1-2), 81-88. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.01.015

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.01.015

    Carriage of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli by recently hospitalised and non-recently hospitalised horses in the community. (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. M., Clegg, P. D., Wedley, A., Dawson, S., Pinchbeck, G., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Carriage of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli by recently hospitalised and non-recently hospitalised horses in the community.. Veterinary Microbiology.

    Detection and Molecular Characterization of Escherichia coli CTX-M-15 and Klebsiella pneumoniae SHV-12 beta-Lactamases from Bovine Mastitis Isolates in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Timofte, D., Maciuca, I. E., Evans, N. J., Williams, H., Wattret, A., Fick, J. C., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Detection and Molecular Characterization of Escherichia coli CTX-M-15 and Klebsiella pneumoniae SHV-12 beta-Lactamases from Bovine Mastitis Isolates in the United Kingdom. ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 58(2), 789-794. doi:10.1128/AAC.00752-13

    DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00752-13

    Detection of Escherichia coli CTX-M-15 and Klebsiella pneumoniae SHV-12 producing β-lactamases isolated from cases of bovine mastitis in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Timofte, D., Maciuca, I., Evans, N., Williams, H., Wattret, A., Fick, J., & Williams, N. (2014). Detection of Escherichia coli CTX-M-15 and Klebsiella pneumoniae SHV-12 producing β-lactamases isolated from cases of bovine mastitis in the United Kingdom. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58(2), 789-794.

    Detection of the human-pandemic Escherichia coli B2-025b-ST131 in UK dogs (Journal article)

    Timofte, D., Maciuca, I. E., Kemmett, K., Wattret, A., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Detection of the human-pandemic Escherichia coli B2-025b-ST131 in UK dogs. VETERINARY RECORD, 174(14), 352-+. doi:10.1136/vr.101893

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.101893

    Dynamics of Dual Infection with Campylobacter jejuni Strains in Chickens Reveals Distinct Strain to-Strain Variation in Infection Ecology. (Journal article)

    Chaloner, G., Wigley, P., Humphrey, S., Kemmett, K., Lacharme-Lora, L., Humphrey, T., & Williams, N. (2014). Dynamics of Dual Infection with Campylobacter jejuni Strains in Chickens Reveals Distinct Strain to-Strain Variation in Infection Ecology.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

    Is the concept of Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) as a single pathotype is fundamentally flawed? (Journal article)

    Wigley, P., Collingwood, C., Kemmett, K., & Williams, N. J. (2014). Is the concept of Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) as a single pathotype is fundamentally flawed?. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 1, 55.

    Leptospira cases and vaccination habits within UK vet-visiting dogs. (Journal article)

    Ball, C., Dawson, S., & Williams, N. (2014). Leptospira cases and vaccination habits within UK vet-visiting dogs.. Veterinary record, 174(11), 278.

    The contribution of systemic Escherichia coli infection to the early mortalities of commercial broiler chickens (Journal article)

    Kemmett, K., Williams, N. J., Chaloner, G., Humphrey, S., Wigley, P., & Humphrey, T. (2014). The contribution of systemic Escherichia coli infection to the early mortalities of commercial broiler chickens. AVIAN PATHOLOGY, 43(1), 37-42. doi:10.1080/03079457.2013.866213

    DOI: 10.1080/03079457.2013.866213

    The contribution of systemic Escherichia coli infection to the early mortalities of commercial broiler chickens. (Journal article)

    Kemmett, K., Williams, N., Chaloner, G., Humphrey, S., Wigley, P., & Humphrey, T. (2014). The contribution of systemic Escherichia coli infection to the early mortalities of commercial broiler chickens.. Avian.Pathol., 43(1), 37-42.

    Understanding antimicrobial use and prescribing behaviours by pig veterinary surgeons and farmers: a qualitative study (Journal article)

    Coyne, L. A., Pinchbeck, G. L., Williams, N. J., Smith, R. F., Dawson, S., Pearson, R. B., & Latham, S. M. (2014). Understanding antimicrobial use and prescribing behaviours by pig veterinary surgeons and farmers: a qualitative study. VETERINARY RECORD, 175(23), 593. doi:10.1136/vr.102686

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.102686

    2013

    Antimicrobial prescribing practice in UK equine veterinary practice (Journal article)

    HUGHES, L. A., PINCHBECK, G., CALLABY, R., DAWSON, S., CLEGG, P., & WILLIAMS, N. (2013). Antimicrobial prescribing practice in UK equine veterinary practice. Equine Veterinary Journal, 45(2), 141-147. doi:10.1111/j.2042-3306.2012.00602.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2012.00602.x

    Antimicrobial resistance changes in enteric Escherichia coli of horses during hospitalisation: Resistance profiling of isolates (Journal article)

    Williams, A., Christley, R. M., McKane, S. A., Roberts, V. L. H., Clegg, P. D., & Williams, N. J. (2013). Antimicrobial resistance changes in enteric Escherichia coli of horses during hospitalisation: Resistance profiling of isolates. VETERINARY JOURNAL, 195(1), 121-126. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.08.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.08.001

    Exploring the diversity of Arcobacter butzleri from cattle in the UK using MLST and whole genome sequencing. (Journal article)

    Merga, J. Y., Williams, N. J., Miller, W. G., Leatherbarrow, A. J. H., Bennett, M., Hall, N., . . . Winstanley, C. (2013). Exploring the diversity of Arcobacter butzleri from cattle in the UK using MLST and whole genome sequencing.. PloS one, 8(2), e55240. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055240

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055240

    Longitudinal Study Simultaneously Exploring The Carriage of APEC Virulence Associated Genes and The Molecular Epidemiology of Faecal and Systemic E. coli in Commercial Broiler Chickens. (Journal article)

    Kemmett, K., Humphrey, T., Wigley, P., Rushton, S. P. R., & Williams, N. J. (2013). Longitudinal Study Simultaneously Exploring The Carriage of APEC Virulence Associated Genes and The Molecular Epidemiology of Faecal and Systemic E. coli in Commercial Broiler Chickens.. PLOS One, 25(9), e67749.

    The complete genome sequence of the Arcobacter butzleri cattle isolate 7h1h (Journal article)

    Merga, J. Y., Winstanley, C., Willams, N. J., Lee, E., & Miller, W. G. (2013). The complete genome sequence of the Arcobacter butzleri cattle isolate 7h1h. Genome Announcements, 1, 13-655.

    Transcription of canine toll-like receptor 2, β-defensin 1 and β-defensin 103 in infected atopic skin, non-infected atopic skin, healthy skin and the CPEK cell line. (Journal article)

    Mullin, J., Carter, S., Williams, N., McEwan, N., & Nuttall, T. (n.d.). Transcription of canine toll-like receptor 2, β-defensin 1 and β-defensin 103 in infected atopic skin, non-infected atopic skin, healthy skin and the CPEK cell line.. Veterinary microbiology, 162(2-4), 700-706.

    2012

    Analysis of Risk Factors Associated with Antibiotic-Resistant Escherichia coli (Journal article)

    Ahmed, M. O., Williams, N. J., Clegg, P. D., van Velkinburgh, J. C., Baptiste, K. E., & Bennett, M. (2012). Analysis of Risk Factors Associated with Antibiotic-Resistant Escherichia coli. MICROBIAL DRUG RESISTANCE, 18(2), 161-168. doi:10.1089/mdr.2011.0213

    DOI: 10.1089/mdr.2011.0213

    Cross-sectional study of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in horses. Part 1: Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Clegg, P. D., Diggle, P. J., Wedley, A. L., Dawson, S., Pinchbeck, G. L., & Williams, N. J. (2012). Cross-sectional study of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in horses. Part 1: Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. EQUINE VETERINARY JOURNAL, 44(3), 289-296. doi:10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00441.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00441.x

    Cross-sectional survey of antimicrobial prescribing patterns in UK small animal veterinary practice (Journal article)

    Hughes, L. A., Williams, N., Clegg, P., Callaby, R., Nuttall, T., Coyne, K., . . . Dawson, S. (2012). Cross-sectional survey of antimicrobial prescribing patterns in UK small animal veterinary practice. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, 104(3-4), 309-316. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.12.003

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.12.003

    Multilocus sequence typing of human and canine Campylobacter upsaliensis isolates. (Journal article)

    Parsons, B. N., Porter, C. J., Stavisky, J. H., Williams, N. J., Birtles, R. J., Miller, W. G., . . . Dawson, S. (2012). Multilocus sequence typing of human and canine Campylobacter upsaliensis isolates.. Vet.Microbiol.

    2011

    A Comparison of Arcobacter isolation methods and the diversity of Arcobacter spp in Cheshire, UK. (Journal article)

    Merga, J. Y., Leatherbarrow, A. J., Winstanley, C., Bennett, M., Hart, C. A., Miller, W. G., & Williams, N. J. (2011). A Comparison of Arcobacter isolation methods and the diversity of Arcobacter spp in Cheshire, UK.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(5), 1646-1650.

    Comparison of Arcobacter Isolation Methods, and Diversity of Arcobacter spp. in Cheshire, United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Merga, J. Y., Leatherbarrow, A. J. H., Winstanley, C., Bennett, M., Hart, C. A., Miller, W. G., & Williams, N. J. (2011). Comparison of Arcobacter Isolation Methods, and Diversity of Arcobacter spp. in Cheshire, United Kingdom. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 77(5), 1646-1650. doi:10.1128/AEM.01964-10

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01964-10

    Cross-sectional study of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in horses. Part 2: Risk factors for faecal carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in horses (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Pinchbeck, G. L., Clegg, P. D., Wedley, A. L., Dawson, S., & Williams, N. J. (2012). Cross-sectional study of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in horses. Part 2: Risk factors for faecal carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in horses. EQUINE VETERINARY JOURNAL, 44(3), 297-303. doi:10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00440.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00440.x

    Detection of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-positive Escherichia coli in bile isolates from two dogs with bacterial cholangiohepatitis. (Journal article)

    Timofte, D., Dandrieux, J., Wattret, A., Fick, J., & Williams, N. J. (2011). Detection of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-positive Escherichia coli in bile isolates from two dogs with bacterial cholangiohepatitis.. Journal of clinical microbiology, 49(9), 3411-3414. doi:10.1128/jcm.01045-11

    DOI: 10.1128/jcm.01045-11

    Genomic variations define divergence of water/wildlife-associated Campylobacter jejuni niche specialists from common clonal complexes (Journal article)

    Hepworth, P. J., Ashelford, K. E., Hinds, J., Gould, K. A., Witney, A. A., Williams, N. J., . . . Winstanley, C. (2011). Genomic variations define divergence of water/wildlife-associated Campylobacter jejuni niche specialists from common clonal complexes. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 13(6), 1549-1560. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02461.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02461.x

    Glycopeptide and daptomycin resistance in community-associated MRSA in the UK (Journal article)

    Kirby, A., Edwards, C., Broughton, C. M., & Williams, N. J. (2011). Glycopeptide and daptomycin resistance in community-associated MRSA in the UK. INFECTION, 39(3), 277-279. doi:10.1007/s15010-011-0103-y

    DOI: 10.1007/s15010-011-0103-y

    Longitudinal Study of Antimicrobial Resistant Commensal Escherichia Coli in the Faeces of Horses in an Equine Hospital (Journal article)

    Maddox, T., Williams, N., Clegg, P., O'Donnell, A., Dawson, S., & Pinchbeck, G. (2011). Longitudinal Study of Antimicrobial Resistant Commensal Escherichia Coli in the Faeces of Horses in an Equine Hospital. Veterinary Preventive Medicine, 100(2 (SI), 134-145.

    Longitudinal study of antimicrobial-resistant commensal Escherichia coli in the faeces of horses in an equine hospital (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Williams, N. J., Clegg, P. D., O'Donnell, A. J., Dawson, S., & Pinchbeck, G. L. (2011). Longitudinal study of antimicrobial-resistant commensal Escherichia coli in the faeces of horses in an equine hospital. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, 100(2), 134-145. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.02.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.02.006

    Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Maddox, T. W., Westgarth, C., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Williams, N. J., & Dawson, S. (2011). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study. VETERINARY RECORD, 168(13). doi:10.1136/vr.d1540

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.d1540

    Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Maddox, T. W., Westgarth, C., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Williams, N. J., & Dawson, S. (2011). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study. Veterinary Record, 168(13), 354. doi:10.1136/vr.d1540

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.d1540

    Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study. (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Maddox, T. W., Westgarth, C., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Williams, N. J., & Dawson, S. (2011). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study.. Vet.Rec., 168(13), 354.

    The prevalence of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in sympatric wild rodents varies by season and host. (Journal article)

    Williams, N. J., Sherlock, C., Jones, T. R., Clough, H. E., Telfer, S., Begon, M., . . . Bennett, M. (2011). The prevalence of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in sympatric wild rodents varies by season and host.. J. Appl.Microbiol, 110, 962-970.

    The prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in sympatric wild rodents varies by season and host (Journal article)

    Williams, N. J., Sherlock, C., Jones, T. R., Clough, H. E., Telfer, S. E., Begon, M., . . . Bennett, M. (2011). The prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in sympatric wild rodents varies by season and host. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 110(4), 962-970. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.04952.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.04952.x

    2010

    A review of the characteristics and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the horse and a case series of MRSA infection in four horses (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Scantlebury, C. E., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., Pinchbeck, G. L., & Williams, N. J. (2010). A review of the characteristics and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the horse and a case series of MRSA infection in four horses. EQUINE VETERINARY EDUCATION, 22(2), 91-102. doi:10.1111/j.2042-3292.2009.00026.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3292.2009.00026.x

    A review of the characteristics and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the horse and a case series of MRSA infection in four horses (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Scantlebury, C. E., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., Pinchbeck, G. L., & Williams, N. J. (2010). A review of the characteristics and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the horse and a case series of MRSA infection in four horses. Equine Veterinary Education, 22(2), 91-102. doi:10.1111/j.2042-3292.2009.00026.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3292.2009.00026.x

    Antimicrobial resistance in equine faecal Escherichia coli isolates from North West England (Journal article)

    Ahmed, M. O., Clegg, P. D., Williams, N. J., Baptiste, K. E., & Bennett, M. (2010). Antimicrobial resistance in equine faecal Escherichia coli isolates from North West England. ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, 9. doi:10.1186/1476-0711-9-12

    DOI: 10.1186/1476-0711-9-12

    Isolation of a Novel Campylobacter jejuni Clone Associated with the Bank Vole, Myodes glareolus (Journal article)

    Williams, N. J., Jones, T. R., Leatherbarrow, H. J., Birtles, R. J., Lahuerta-Marin, A., Bennett, M., & Winstanley, C. (2010). Isolation of a Novel Campylobacter jejuni Clone Associated with the Bank Vole, Myodes glareolus. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 76(21), 7318-7321. doi:10.1128/AEM.00511-10

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00511-10

    Multi-locus sequence typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England suggests host-adapted strain. (Journal article)

    Hughes, L. A., Wigley, P., Bennett, M., Chantrey, J., & Williams, N. J. (2010). Multi-locus sequence typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England suggests host-adapted strain.. Lett.Appl.Microbiol, 51, 480-484.

    Prevalence and shedding patterns of Campylobacter spp. in longitudinal studies of kennelled dogs (Journal article)

    Parsons, B. N., Williams, N. J., Pinchbeck, G. L., Christley, R. M., Hart, C. A., Gaskell, R. M., & Dawson, S. (2011). Prevalence and shedding patterns of Campylobacter spp. in longitudinal studies of kennelled dogs. VETERINARY JOURNAL, 190(2), 249-254. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.10.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.10.006

    Prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in a cross-sectional study of dogs attending veterinary practices in the UK and risk indicators associated with shedding (Journal article)

    Parsons, B. N., Porter, C. J., Ryvar, R., Stavisky, J., Williams, N. J., Pinchbeck, G. L., . . . Dawson, S. (2010). Prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in a cross-sectional study of dogs attending veterinary practices in the UK and risk indicators associated with shedding. VETERINARY JOURNAL, 184(1), 66-70. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2009.01.009

    DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2009.01.009

    Staphylococcus aureus with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in Liverpool, UK. (Journal article)

    Kirby, A., Graham, R., Williams, N. J., Wootton, M., Broughton, C. M., Alanazi, M., . . . Parry, C. M. (2010). Staphylococcus aureus with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in Liverpool, UK.. . J Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 65, 721-724.

    The heterogeneity of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from atopic and healthy dogs (Journal article)

    Fazakerley, J., Williams, N. J., Carter, S. D., McEwan, N. A., & Nuttall, T. J. (2010). The heterogeneity of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from atopic and healthy dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 21, 578-585.

    2009

    A review of the characteristics and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the horse and a case series of MRSA infection in four horses (Journal article)

    Maddox, T. W., Scantlebury, C. E., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., Pinchbeck, G. E., & Williams, N. J. (2009). A review of the characteristics and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the horse and a case series of MRSA infection in four horses. Equine Veterinary Education.

    Molecular Epidemiology and Characterization of Campylobacter spp. Isolated from Wild Bird Populations in Northern England (Journal article)

    Hughes, L. A., Bennett, M., Coffey, P., Elliott, J., Jones, T. R., Jones, R. C., . . . Chantrey, J. (2009). Molecular Epidemiology and Characterization of Campylobacter spp. Isolated from Wild Bird Populations in Northern England. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(10), 3007-3015. doi:10.1128/AEM.02458-08

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02458-08

    Prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in a cross-sectional study of dogs attending veterinary practices in the UK and risk indicators associated with shedding. (Journal article)

    Parsons, B. N., Porter, C. J., Ryvar, R., Stavisky, J., Williams, N. J., Pinchbeck, G. L., . . . Dawson, S. (2009). Prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in a cross-sectional study of dogs attending veterinary practices in the UK and risk indicators associated with shedding.. Veterinary Journal.

    Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Porter, C. J., Nicolson, L., Birtles, R. J., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., . . . Dawson, S. (2009). Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire. VETERINARY RECORD, 165(18), 526-530. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Porter, C. J., Nicolson, L., Birtles, R. J., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., . . . Dawson, S. (2009). Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire. Veterinary Record, 165, 526-530.

    Risk factors for the occurrence of Escherichia coli virulence genes eae, stx1 and stx2 in wild bird populations (Journal article)

    HUGHES, L. A., BENNETT, M., COFFEY, P., ELLIOTT, J., JONES, T. R., JONES, R. C., . . . CHANTREY, J. (2009). Risk factors for the occurrence of Escherichia coli virulence genes eae, stx1 and stx2 in wild bird populations. Epidemiology and Infection, 137(11), 1574. doi:10.1017/S0950268809002507

    DOI: 10.1017/S0950268809002507

    Silver resistance in MRSA isolated from wound and nasal sources in humans and animals (Journal article)

    Loh, J. V., Percival, S. L., Woods, E. J., Williams, N. J., & Cochrane, C. A. (2009). Silver resistance in MRSA isolated from wound and nasal sources in humans and animals. International Wound, 6, 32-38.

    Typing of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from dogs by use of multilocus sequence typing and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. (Journal article)

    Parsons, B. N., Cody, A. J., Porter, C. J., Stavisky, J. H., Smith, J. L., Williams, N. J., . . . Dawson, S. (2009). Typing of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from dogs by use of multilocus sequence typing and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.. Journal of clinical microbiology, 47(11), 3466-3471. doi:10.1128/jcm.01046-09

    DOI: 10.1128/jcm.01046-09

    2008

    Characterisation of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England from 2005 – 2006 (Journal article)

    Hughes, L. A., Shopland, S., Wigley, P., Bradon, H., Leatherbarrow, A. H., Williams, N. J., . . . Chantrey, J. (2008). Characterisation of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England from 2005 – 2006. BMC Veterinary Research, 4(1), 4. doi:10.1186/1746-6148-4-4

    DOI: 10.1186/1746-6148-4-4

    The use of 16s gene sequencing to characterise the range of Corynebacterium spp. isolated from the mouths of healthy dogs and cats in northwest England (Conference Paper)

    Henley, N., Jones, P. H., Michalopoulou, E., Williams, N., Leatherbarrow, H., Sopwith, W., . . . Efstratiou, A. (2008). The use of 16s gene sequencing to characterise the range of Corynebacterium spp. isolated from the mouths of healthy dogs and cats in northwest England. In Second Annual Meeting of Diphtheria Surveillance Network (DIPNET) (pp. NA). Larnaca: NA.

    2006

    spa typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from domestic animals and veterinary staff in the UK and Ireland (Journal article)

    Moodley, A., Stegger, M., Bagcigil, A. F., Baptiste, K. E., Loeffler, A., Lloyd, D. H., . . . Guardabassi, L. (2006). spa typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from domestic animals and veterinary staff in the UK and Ireland. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 58(6), 1118-1123. doi:10.1093/jac/dkl394

    DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkl394

    2005

    Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals (Journal article)

    Baptiste, K. E., Williams, K., Willams, N. J., Wattret, A., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., . . . Hart, C. A. (2005). Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 11(12), 1942-1944. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals (Journal article)

    Baptiste, K. E., Williams, K., Williams, N. J., Wattret, A., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., . . . Hart, C. A. (2005). Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 11(12), 1942-1944. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol11no12/pdfs/05-0241.pdf

    Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals (Journal article)

    Baptiste, K. E., Williams, K., Williams, N. J., Wattret, A., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., . . . Hart, C. A. (2005). Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 11(12), 1942-1944.

    Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals (Journal article)

    Baptiste, K. E., Williams, K., Willams, N. J., Wattret, A., Clegg, P. D., Dawson, S., . . . Hart, C. A. (2005). Methicillin-resistant staphylococci in companion animals. Emerg Infect Dis, 11(12), 1942-1944. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

    Observations on salpingitis, peritonitis and salpingoperitonitis in a layer breeder flock. (Journal article)

    Jordan, F. T. W., Williams, N. J., Wattret, A., & Jones, T. R. (2005). Observations on salpingitis, peritonitis and salpingoperitonitis in a layer breeder flock.. Veterinary Record, 157(19), 573.

    Prevalence and genetic diversity of Campylobacter spp. in environmental water samples from a 100-square-kilometer predominantly dairy farming area. (Journal article)

    Kemp, R., Leatherbarrow, A. J. H., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., Clough, H. E., Turner, J., . . . French, N. P. (2005). Prevalence and genetic diversity of Campylobacter spp. in environmental water samples from a 100-square-kilometer predominantly dairy farming area.. Applied and environmental microbiology, 71(4), 1876-1882. doi:10.1128/aem.71.4.1876-1882.2005

    DOI: 10.1128/aem.71.4.1876-1882.2005

    Prevalence and genetic diversity of Campylobacter spp., in environmental water samples from a 100-square-kilometer predominantly dairy farming area. (Journal article)

    Kemp, R., Leatherbarrow, A. J., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., Clough, H. E., Turner, J., . . . French, N. P. (2005). Prevalence and genetic diversity of Campylobacter spp., in environmental water samples from a 100-square-kilometer predominantly dairy farming area.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71(4), 1876-1882. doi:10.1128/AEM.7.14.1876-1882.2005

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.7.14.1876-1882.2005

    Spatial epidemiology and natural population structure of Campylobacter jejuni colonizing a farmland ecosystem (Journal article)

    French, N., Barrigas, M., Brown, P., Ribiero, P., Williams, N., Leatherbarrow, H., . . . Fox, A. (2005). Spatial epidemiology and natural population structure of Campylobacter jejuni colonizing a farmland ecosystem. Environmental Microbiology, 7(8), 1116-1126. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00782.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00782.x

    2004

    Development and application of a spiral plating method for the enumeration of Escherichia coli O157 in bovine faeces (Journal article)

    Robinson, S. E., Wright, E. J., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., & French, N. P. (2004). Development and application of a spiral plating method for the enumeration of Escherichia coli O157 in bovine faeces. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 97(3), 581-589. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2004.02339.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2004.02339.x

    Frequency and spatial distribution of environmental Campylobacter spp. (Journal article)

    Brown, P. E., Christensen, O. F., Clough, H. E., Diggle, P. J., Hart, C. A., Hazel, S., . . . French, N. P. (2004). Frequency and spatial distribution of environmental Campylobacter spp.. Applied and environmental microbiology, 70(11), 6501-6511. doi:10.1128/aem.70.11.6501-6511.2004

    DOI: 10.1128/aem.70.11.6501-6511.2004

    Frequency and spatial distribution of environmental Campylobacter spp. (Journal article)

    Brown, P. E., Christensen, O. F., Clough, H. E., Diggle, P. J., Hart, C. A., Hazel, S., . . . French, N. P. (2004). Frequency and spatial distribution of environmental Campylobacter spp.. Applied and. Environmental Microbiology, 70(11), 6501-6511. doi:10.1128/AEM.70.11.6501¿6511.2004

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.70.11.6501¿6511.2004

    Genotypic and Antibiotic Susceptibility Characteristics of a Campylobacter coli Population Isolated from Dairy Farmland in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Leatherbarrow, A. J. H., Hart, C. A., Kemp, R., Williams, N. J., Ridley, A., Sharma, M., . . . French, N. P. (2004). Genotypic and Antibiotic Susceptibility Characteristics of a Campylobacter coli Population Isolated from Dairy Farmland in the United Kingdom. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70(2), 822-830. doi:10.1128/AEM.70.2.822-830.2004

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.70.2.822-830.2004

    2003

    Nontyphoidal Salmonellae in United Kingdom Badgers: Prevalence and Spatial Distribution (Journal article)

    Wilson, J. S., Hazel, S. M., Williams, N. J., Phiri, A., French, N. P., & Hart, C. A. (2003). Nontyphoidal Salmonellae in United Kingdom Badgers: Prevalence and Spatial Distribution. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69(7), 4312-4315. doi:10.1128/AEM.69.7.4312-4315.2003

    DOI: 10.1128/AEM.69.7.4312-4315.2003

    1998

    Clostridium spiroforme infection in rabbits (Journal article)

    Bain, M. S., Naylor, R. D., & Williams, N. J. (1998). Clostridium spiroforme infection in rabbits. Veterinary Record, 142(2), 47.
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