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Publications 2013

AQUAVALENS Publications 2013 

M.I. Mohammed, E. Abraham, M.P.Y. Desmulliez.  Journal of Microengineering and Micromachanics, July 2013. http://iopscience.iop.org/0960-1317/23/3/035034/article

Levican, A., Alkeskas, A., Günter, C., Forsythe, S.J., Figueras, M.J. (2013) 'Adherence to and invasion of human intestinal cells by Arcobacter species and their virulence genotypes.'   Applied and Environmental Microbiology, August.  http://aem.asm.org/content/79/16/4951.full

M.I. Mohammed, M.P.Y. Desmulliez (2013) 'The manufacturing of packaged capillary action microfluidic systems by means of CO2 laser processing.'  Journal of Microsystems Technologies   Vol. 19, N.6   September  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00542-013-1792-1/fulltext.html   

Levican, A., Figueras, M.J. (2013) 'Performance of five molecular methods for monitoring Arcobacter  spp. and systematic literature review.'   BMC Microbiology  http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2180-13-220.pdf                                                                            

Publications 2014

Aquavalens Publications 2014

G. Ryzinska-Paier, T. Lendenfeld, K. Correa, P. Stadler, A. P. Blaschke, R. L. Mach, H. Stadler, A. K. T. Kirschner and A. H. Farnleitner.  (Jan 2014)A sensitive and robust method for automated on-line monitoring of enzymatic activities in water and water resources.  Water Science & Technology Vol 69 No 6 pp 1349–1358, doi:10.2166/wst.2014.032 http://wst.iwaponline.com/content/69/6/1349.abstract

Joan Jofre, Anicet R. Blanch, Francisco Lucena, Maite Muniesa. (2014) Bacteriophages infecting bacteroides as a marker for microbial source tracking.’  Water Research, Volume 55, Pages 1-11 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004313541400116X

M.I. Mohammed, M.P.Y. Desmulliez. (2014) ‘CO2 laser manufacturing of miniaturised lenses for lab-on-a-chip systems.’ MDPI Journal of Micromachines, Vol.5 July,457-4712072-666X http://www.mdpi.com/2072-666X/5/3/457/htm  

Lieke B. van Alphen, Frédérique Dorléans , Anna Charlotte Schultz, Jannik Fonager, Steen Ethelberg, Camilla Dalgaard, Marianne Adelhardt, Jørgen H. Engberg, Thea Kølsen Fischer,  Sofie Gillesberg Lassen (2012) ‘The application of new molecular methods in the investigation of a waterborne outbreak of norovirus in Denmark.’  PLOS, Published: September 15, 2014. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105053 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0105053 

Melanie Jimenez, Helen Bridle (2014) ‘Angry pathogens, how to get rid of them: introducing safe drinking water issues to children.’  DOI: 10.1039/C4LC00944D (Focus) Lab Chip, 2015, 15, 947-957 http://pubs.rsc.org/is/content/articlehtml/2015/lc/c4lc00944d

M.I. Mohammed, M.P.Y. Desmulliez (2014) Characterisation and theoretical analysis of rapidly prototyped capillary action autonomous microfluidic systems.’  IEEE Journal of Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) December Issue: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6786978

Levican, A., Collado, L., Yustes, C., Aguilar, C., Figueras, M.J. (2014) ‘Higher water temperature and incubation under aerobic and microaerobic conditions increase the recovery and diversity of arcobacter spp. from shellfish.’  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, January vol. 80 no. 1 pages 385-391  http://aem.asm.org/content/80/1/385.short

Figueras, M.J., Levican, A., Pujol, I., Ballester, F., Rabada Quilez, M.J., Gomez-Bertomeu, F. (2014) ‘A severe case of persistent diarrhoea associated with arcobacter cryaerophilus but attributed to campylobacter sp. and a review of the clinical incidence of arcobacter.’   New Microbes New Infectections, Mar; 2(2): 31–37. Published online 2014 Feb 5. doi:  10.1002/2052-2975.35 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4184587/  

C. Fuentes, S. Guix, F.J. Pérez-Rodriguez,  N. Fuster, M. Carol, R.M. Pintó & A.  Bosch (2014) ‘Standardized multiplex one-step qRT-PCR for hepatitis  A virus, norovirus GI and GII quantification in bivalve mollusks and water. Food Microbiology, Volume 40, June, Pages 55–63. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740002013002505

A. Sabrià, R.M. Pintó, A. Bosch, R. Bartolomé, T. Cornejo, N. Torne, A. Martínez, M. de Simón, A. Domínguez & S. Guix (2014) ‘Molecular and clinical epidemiology of norovirus outbreaks in Spain during the emergence of GII.4 2012 variant.’  Journal of Clinical Virology, Volume 60, Issue 2, June, Pages 96–104  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S138665321400105X

Fisher, J.C., Levican, A., Figueras, M.J., McLellan., S.L. (2014) ‘Population dynamics and ecology of Arcobacter in sewage.’  Frontiers in Microbiology 5: 525; http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00525

Figueras, M.J., Beaz-Hidalgo, R., Hossain, M.J., Liles, M.R. (2014)Taxonomic affiliation of new genomes should be verified using average nucleotide identity and multilocus phylogenetic analysis.’ November/December vol. 2 no. 6;  e00927-14 Genome Announcements 2: http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/6/e00927-14.short

Hossain, M.J., Beaz-Hidalgo, R., Figueras, M.J., Liles, M.R. (2014). Draft genome sequences of two novel Aeromonas species recovered in association with cyanobacterial blooms. November/December 2014 vol. 2 no. 6 e01181-14,  Genome Announcements 2: e01181-14; http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/6/e01181-14.short

Publications 2015

AQUAVALENS Publications 2015

Lesnik R., Brettar I., Höfle MG. 2016. Legionella species diversity and dynamics from surface reservoir to tap water: from cold adaptation to thermophily. ISME Journal 10: 1064-1080; 3 November 2015, DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2015.199: http://www.nature.com/ismej/journal/v10/n5/abs/ismej2015199a.html

Vezzulli L., E. Pezzati, I. Brettar, M. G. Höfle, Pruzzo, C. (2015) ‚Effects of global warming on Vibrio ecology.’ Microbiol. Spectrum 3: VE-0004-2014      doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.VE-0004-2014: http://hzi.openrepository.com/hzi/handle/10033/600850 

Beaz-Hidalgo, R., Hossain, M.J., Liles, M.R., Figueras, M. J. (2015) ‘Strategies to avoid wrongly labelled genomes using as example the detected wrong taxonomic affiliation for Aeromonas genomes in the GenBank database.’  PLOS ONE 10:e0115813; doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115813: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0115813 

Levican A, Rubio-Arcos S, Martinez-Murcia A, Collado L, Figueras M. J. (2015) ‘Arcobacter ebronensis sp. nov. and Arcobacter aquimarinus sp. nov., two new species isolated from marine environment.’ Systematic and Applied Microbiology          38:30-35; doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2014.10.011: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0723202014001520 

Martinez-Murcia, A., Lamy, B. (2015) ‘Molecular Diagnostics by Genetic Methods.’ Aeromonas, Caister Academic Press, Chapter 8, p. 180-195, ISBN: 978-1-908230-56-0

Abdelfateh Kerrouche,  Marc P.Y. Desmulliez,  Helen Bridle: Megasonic sonication for cost-effective and automatable elution of Cryptosporidium from filters and membranes -  Journal of Microbiological Methods
Volume 118, November 2015, Pages 123–127, Sept 2015.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2015.09.001 

Maha Bouzid, Kapil Halai, Danielle Jeffreys, Paul R. Hunter (2015) ‘The prevalence of Giardia infection in dogs and cats, a systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence studies from stool samples.’  Veterinary Parasitology Volume 207, Issues 3–4, 30 January 2015. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304401714006451 

Dietmar Steverding, Kevin M Tyler (2015)  ‘Of mice and men: are billions victim to Toxoplasma mind control?’  Microbiology Today, 42.1 February  http://www.sgm.ac.uk/publications/microbiology-today/past-issues.cfm/publication/mind-altering-microbes/article/43CD28D2-5444-4F7C-8AEB82966656D2A8

Luigi Vezzulli, Monica Stauder, Chiara Grande, Elisabetta Pezzati, Hans M. Verheye, Nicholas J. P. Owens, Carla Pruzzo (2015) ‘gbpA as a Novel qPCR Target for the Species-Specific Detection of Vibrio cholerae O1, O139, Non-O1/Non-O139 in Environmental, Stool, and Historical Continuous Plankton Recorder Samples.’  Published: POS ONE April 27, DOI: 10.1371 /journal.pone. 0123983 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0123983  

Wells B, Thomson S, Innes EA, Katzer F. Development of a sensitive method to extract Cryptosporidium oocysts from adult cattle faecal samples. Veterinary Parasitology (Under Review: http://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-015-0684-x

Wells B, Shaw H, Innocent G, Guido S, Hotchkiss E, Parigi M, Opsteegh M, Green J, Gillespie S, Innes EA, Katzer F. Molecular detection of Toxoplasma gondii in water samples from Scotland and a comparison between the 529bp real-time PCR and ITS1 nested PCR. Water Research (2015) 87: 175-181: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004313541530227X

Wells E, Shaw H, Hotchkiss E, Gilray J,  Ayton R, Green J, Katzer F, Wells A, Innes EA. Prevalence, species identification and genotyping Cryptosporidium from livestock and deer in a catchment in the Cairngorms with a history of a contaminated public water supply. Parasites and Vectors (2015) 8: 66: http://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-015-0684-x

Wells B. Controlling Cryptosporidium in the environment. Veterinary Record (2015) 176: 615-616: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Beth_Wells/publication/278040774_Controlling_Cryptosporidium_in_the_ environment/links/5613a0ec08aea9fb51c36741.pdf

 

Publications 2016

 

AQUAVALENS Publications 2016

L. Vezzulli, C. Grande, G. Tassistro, I.Brettar, M.G. Höfle, R.P.A. Pereira, D. Mushi,  A. Pallavicini,  P. Vassallo, C. Pruzzo: Whole-Genome Enrichment Provides Deep Insights into Vibrio cholerae Metagenome from an African River. Microbial Ecology, 25 November 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s00248-016-0902-x  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00248-016-0902-x

Lasse Dam Rasmussen, Anna Charlotte Schultz, Katrine Uhrbrand, Tenna Jensen, Thea Kølsen Fischer: Molecular Evidence of Oysters as Vehicle of Norovirus GII.P17-GII.17  - Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 22, Number 11, November 2016, Letter. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/11/16-1171_article 

Gunnarsdottir, MJ., Gardarsson, SM., Jonsson, GS., Bartram, J. Chemical quality and regulatory compliance of drinking water in Iceland. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health
Volume 219, Issue 8, November 2016, Pages 724–733 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1438463916301754

B. Miller, M. Jimenez & H. Bridle: Cascading and Parallelising Curvilinear Inertial Focusing Systems for High Volume, Wide Size Distribution, Separation and Concentration of Particles.  Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 36386 (2016)  doi:10.1038/srep36386.  Published online: 03 November 2016.  http://www.nature.com/articles/srep36386 

Pérez-Cordón, G,  Robinson, G.,  Nader, J.,  Chalmers, R.M., Discovery of new variable number tandem repeat loci in multiple Cryptosporidium parvum genomes for the surveillance and investigation of outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis - Experimental Parasitology, 1 October 2016,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2016.08.003

Salas-Massó, N, Andree, KB., Furones, MD., Figueras, MJ.  Enhanced recovery of Arcobacter spp. using NaCl in culture media and re-assessment of the traits of Arcobacter marinusand Arcobacter halophilus isolated from marine water and shellfish. Science of The Total Environment, Volumes 566–567, 1 October 2016, Pages 1355–1361 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969716311342 

Johannes Ho, Michael Seidel, Reinhard Niessner, Jutta Eggers, Andreas Tiehm. Long amplicon (LA)-qPCR for the discrimination of infectious and noninfectious phix174 bacteriophages after UV inactivation. Water Research, Volume 103, 15 October 2016, Pages 141–148  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004313541630536X

Levican, A., Collado, L., Figueras, M.J.  (October 2016) The use of two culturing methods in parallel reveals a high prevalence and diversity of Arcobacter spp in a wastewater treatment plant.  BioMed Res. Int. https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2016/8132058/  

Andreas Schiwy, Hanna M. Maes, Daniel Koske, Mirkko Flecken, Kathrin R. Schmidt, Heico Schell, Andreas Tiehm, Andre Kamptner, Silke Thümmler, Helge Stanjek, Marc Heggen, Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski, Jürgen Braun, Andreas Schäffer, Henner Hollert:  The ecotoxic potential of a new zero-valent iron nanomaterial, designed for the elimination of halogenated pollutants, and its effect on reductive dechlorinating microbial communities.   Environmental Pollution Volume 216, September 2016, Pages 419–427. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.05.051  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749116304390

N Fuster, RM Pintó, C Fuentes, N Beguiristain, A Bosch, Susana Guix:  Proidium monoazide RTqPCR assays for the assessment of hepatitis A inactivation and for a better estimation of the health risk of contaminated waters.   Water Research, September 2016 – Elsevier: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0043135416304183

Satu Oristo, Maria Rönnqvist, Mika Aho, Ava SovijärviTuula Hannila-Handelberg, Ari HörmanSimo Nikkari, Paula M. KinnunenLeena Maunula:  Contamination by Norovirus and Adenovirus on Environmental Surfaces and in Hands of Conscripts in Two Finnish GarrisonsDOI: 10.1007/s12560-016-9262-4, September 2016: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12560-016-9262-4

Peter Teunis, and Maria J. FiguerasReassessment of the Enteropathogenicity of Mesophilic Aeromonas Species. Frontiers in Microbiology, Published: 21 September 2016, http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01395/full 

Luigi Vezzulli, Chiara Grande, Philip C. Reid, Pierre Hélaouët, Martin Edwards, Manfred Höfle, Ingrid Brettar, Rita R Colwelle, Carla Pruzzo:   Climate influence on Vibrio and associated human diseases during the past half-century in the coastal North Atlantichttp://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/08/02/1609157113.full    

Gregorio Pérez-Cordón, Guy Robinson, Johanna Nader, Rachel M.Chalmers: Discovery of new variable number tandem repeat loci in multiple Cryptosporidium parvum genomes for the surveillance and investigation of outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis.  August 2016  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014489416301618?via%3Dihub

B. Wells, S. Thomson, H. Ensor, E.A. Innes, F. Katzer: Development of a sensitive method to extract and detect low numbers of Cryptosporidium oocysts from adult cattle faecal samples: Veterinary Parasitology, Volume 227, 30 August 2016, Pages 26–29: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304401716302771 

Chalmers RM, Elwin K, Featherstone C, Robinson G, Crouch N, Davies AP, Clinical and Microbiological Investigation of Zoonotic Crypto¬sporidiosis in two Children by Routine Diagnostic Methods and Quantitative Polymerase Chain
Veterinary Medicine and Research, Issue 3, Vol 3, pg 1054, 18 August 2016. 

Cody R. Rasmussen-Ivey, Maria J. Figueras, Donald McGarey and Mark R. Liles:
Virulence Factors of Aeromonas hydrophila: In the Wake of Reclassification, August 2016, Frontiers in Microbiology. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01337  

Moore CE, Elwin K, Phot N, Seng C, Mao S, Suy K, Kumar V, Nader J, Bousfield R, Perera S, Bailey JW, Beeching NJ, Day NPJ, Parry CM,  Chalmers RM. Molecular Characterization of Cryptosporidium Species and Giardia duodenalis from Symptomatic Cambodian Children. PLoS  Negl Trop Dis July 2016, http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0004822

F. Latif-Eugenín,  R. Beaz-Hidalgo,M.J. Figueras:  Evaluation of different conditions and culture media for the recovery of Aeromonas spp. from water and shellfish samples. Journal of Applied Microbiology, July 2016, https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jam.13210

Martínez-Murcia A., Beaz-Hidalgo R., Navarro A., Carvalho M.J., Aravena-Román M., Correia A., Figueras M.J., Saavedra M. J.: Aeromonas lusitana sp. nov., isolated from untreated waters and vegetables. Current Microbiology. June 2016,  doi: 10.1007/s00284-016-0997-9http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00284-016-0997-9 

Bouzid M, Elwin K, Nader J, Chalmers RM, Hunter PR, Tyler KM., Novel real-time PCR assays for the specific detection of human infective Cryptosporidium species.  Virulence, May 2016, https://dx.doi.org/10.1080%2F21505594.2016.1149670

Chalmers RM, Robinson G, Hotchkiss E, Alexander C, May S, Gilray J, Connelly L, Hadfield SJ. Suitability of loci for multiple-locus variable-number of tandem-repeats analysis of Cryptosporidium parvum for inter-laboratory surveillance and outbreak investigations. Parasitology, Feb 2016, e-pub ahead of print, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182015001766

Bosch Albert, Pinto´ Rosa M,  Guix Susana, ‘Foodborne Viruses’, Current Opinion in Food Science, April 2016: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214799316300546

Xia H, Gravelsina S, Öhrmalm C, Ottoson J, Blomberg J.   Development of single-tube nested real-time PCR assays with long internally quenched probes for detection of norovirus genogroup II. Biotechniques January 2016 - 60(1):28-34. doi: 10.2144/000114370: http://www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2016/January/Development-of-single-tube-nested-real-time-PCR-assays-with-long-internally-quenched-probes-for-detection-of-norovirus-genogroup-II/biotechniques-362515.html?service=print

Gomez-Donate,M.; Casanovas-Massana,A.; Muniesa,M.; Blanch,A.R. (on-line January 2016). Development of new host-specific Bacteroides qPCRs for the identification of fecal contamination sources in water. MicrobiologyOpen. Doi: 10.1002/mbo3.313: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/mbo3.313/pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Publications 2017

AQUAVALENS Publications 2017

Monteiro, Silvia , Santos, Ricardo  - Nanofluidic digital PCR for the quantification of Norovirus for water quality assessment.  PLOS One, Published: July 27, 2017 - http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0179985

Mariem Yahya,  Anicet R. Blanch, Wim Meijer, Katerina Antoniou, Fatma Hmaied, and Elisenda Ballesté.  Comparison of the Performance of Different Microbial Source Tracking Markers among European and North African Region.  Journal of Environmental Quality.  Published May 18, 2017.  https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/articles/0/0/jeq2016.11.0432 

Figueras, M.J., Latif-Eugenín, F., Ballester, F., Pujol, I., Tena, D., Berg, K., Hossain, M.J., Beaz-Hidalgo, R., Liles, M.R.     Aeromonas intestinalis’ and ‘Aeromonas enterica’ isolated from human faeces, ‘Aeromonas crassostreae’ from oyster and ‘Aeromonas aquatilis’ isolated from lake water represent novel species.    New Microbes and New Infections, Volume 15, January 2017, Pages 74–76.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmni.2016.11.019 

M.J. Figueras, A. Pérez-Cataluña, N. Salas-Massó, A. Levican, L. Collado.  Arcobacter porcinus’ sp. nov., a novel Arcobacter species uncovered by Arcobacter thereius.     New Microbes and New Infections, Volume 15, January 2017, Pages 104–106.     http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nmni.2016.11.014 

Related Publications from Aquavalens Partners

Bouzid, M., Examining the Role of Environmental Change on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics (Book Chapter), 4 August 2016, Pages 1-327.  DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0553-2

Maunula, L., Waterborne Norovirus Outbreaks(Review), Future Virology, Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 101-112.  DOI: 10.2217/17460794.2.1.101

Gunnarsdottir, M.J., Gardarsson, S.M., Jonsson, G.S., Armannsson, H., Bartram, J. (2015). Natural background levels for chemicals in basaltic volcanic aquifers. Hydrology Research, 46(4), 647-660. DOI 10.2166/nh.2014.123 

Gunnarsdottir, M. J., Gardarsson, S. M., and Bartram, J. (2015). Developing a national framework for safe drinking water – Case study from Iceland. Int. J. Hyg. Environ. Health. 218; 196-202; DOI 10.1016/j.ijheh.2014.10.003 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1438463914000996

Gunnarsdottir, M.J., Gardarsson, S.M., Andradottir, H.O. (2013). Microbial contamination in groundwater supply in cold climate and coarse soil: Case study of norovirus outbreak at Lake Mývatn, Iceland. Hydrology Research (December 2013) Vol 44 No 6 pp 1114–1128.  doi:10.2166/nh.2013.076  http://eds.b.ebscohost.com/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=340a5fb5-1cbe-4868-aa41-c5849a1ef8df%40sessionmgr101&vid=0&hid=104

Henne, K., L. Kahlisch, M. G. Höfle and I. Brettar (2013): Seasonal dynamics of bacterial community structure and composition in cold and hot drinking water derived from surface water reservoirs. Water Research, 47:5614-5630, doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2013.06.034 -http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23890873

 Kahlisch, L. K. Henne, L. Gröbe, I. Brettar and M.G. Höfle; (2012). Assessing the species composition of viable bacteria in drinking water using Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) and community fingerprinting. Microbial Ecol.: 63, 383-397  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00248-011-9918-4/fulltext.html 

Gunnarsdottir, M.J., Gardarsson, S.M., Elliott, M., Sigmundsdottir, G., Bartram, J. (2012). Benefits of Water Safety Plans: Microbiology, Compliance and Public Health. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46 (14), 7782–7789. (Open access):  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/es300372h

Gunnarsdottir, M.J., Gardarsson, S.M., Bartram, J. (2012). Icelandic Experience with Water Safety Plans. Water Science & Technology 65 (2), 277-288.  http://wst.iwaponline.com/content/65/2/277

Henne, K., L. Kahlisch, I. Brettar and M.G. Höfle; (2012). Comparison of structure and composition of bacterial core communities in mature drinking water biofilms and bulk water of a local network. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: 78, published ahead of print, 2 March, doi:10.1128/AEM.06373-11 PubMed

Pérez-Sautu U., D. Sano, S. Guix, G. Kasimir, R. M. Pintó and A. Bosch; (2012). Human norovirus occurrence and diversity in the Llobregat river catchment, Spain. Environ. Microbiol.: 14, 494-502 PubMed

Figueras M.J., A. Alperi, R. Beaz-Hidalgo, E. Stackebrandt, E. Brambilla, A. Monera and A. J. Martinez-Murcia; (2011). Aeromonas rivuli sp. nov., isolated from the upstream region of a karst water rivulet. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.: 61, 242-248 PubMed

Collado L., A. Levican, J. Perez and M. J. Figueras; (2011). Arcobacter defluvii sp. nov., isolated from sewage samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.:, 2155-2161 PubMed

Collado, L., G. Kasimir , U. Perez, A. Bosch, R. Pinto, G. Saucedo,J. M. Huguet, and M. Jose Figueras; (2011). Occurrence and diversity of Arcobacter spp. along the LlobregatRiver catchment, at sewage effluents and in a drinking water treatment plant. Water Res.: 44, 3696-3702 PubMed

Paul R. Hunter, P, R., M. Anderle de Sylor, H. L. Risebro, G. L. Nichols, D. Kay, and P. Hartemann; (2011). Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis from Very Small Private Water Supplies. Rsik Analysis:, 228-236 PubMed

Collado L., and M. J. Figuera; (2011). Taxonomy, Epidemiology, and Clinical Relevance of the Genus Arcobacter. Clin. Microbiol. Rev.: 24, 174-192 PubMed

Croce, O., F. Chevenet and R. Christen; (2010). A New Web Server for the Rapid Identification of Microorganisms. J Microbial Biochem Technol.:, 84-88 http://www.omicsonline.org/a-new-web-server-for-the-rapid-identification-of-microorganisms-1948-5948.1000029.php?aid=983

Sano, D.; Pintó, R.M.; Omura, T.; Bosch, A.; (2010). Detection of Oxidative Damages on Viral Capsid Protein for Evaluation Structural Integrity and Infectivity of Human Norovirus. Environ. Sci. Technol.: 44 2, 808-812 PubMed

Kahlisch,L.; Henne,K.; Draheim,J.; Brettar,I.; Höfle,Manfred G.*; (2010). High-resolution in situ genotyping of Legionella pneumophila populations in drinking water by multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis using environmental DNA. Applied in Environmental Microbiology: 76 18, 6186-6195 HZI repository PubMed

Kahlisch, L.; Henne, K.; Groebe, L.; Draheim, J.; Höfle, M.G.; Brettar, I.; (2010). Molecular analysis of the bacterial drinking water community with respect to live/dead status. Water Science & Technology: WST: 61.1, 9-14

Bouzid M., K. M.Tyle, R. Christen, R. M. Chalmers, K. Elwin, and Paul R Hunter; (2010).  Multi-locus analysis of human infective Cryptosporidium species and subtypes using ten novel genetic loci.     BMC Microbiol.: 10, 213 PubMed

Figueras M.J., and J. J. Borrego; (2010). New Perspectives in Monitoring Drinking Water Microbial Quality. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health: 4179-4202 PubMed

Fontes, M. C., M. J. Saavedra, A. Morena, C. Martins, and A. Martinez-Murcia; (2010). Phylogenetic identification of Aeromonas simiae from a pig, first isolate since species description. Vet. Microbiol.: 142, 313-316 PubMed

Collado, L.; Cleenwerck, I.; Van Trappen, S.; De Vos, P.; Figueras, M.J.; (2009). Arcobacter mytili sp. nov., an indoxyl acetatehydrolysis-negative bacterium isolated from mussels. Internat. J. System. Evolution. Microbiol.: 56 6, 1391-1396PubMed

Figueras, M.J.; Alperi, A.; Saavedra, M.J.; Ko, W.-C.; Gonzalo, N.; Navarro, M.; Martínez-Murcia A.J.; (2009). Clinical Relevance of the Recently Described Species Aerononas aquariorum. J. Clin. Microbiol.: 47 11, 3742-3746 PubMed

Plutzer, J.; Karanis, P.; (2009). Genetic polymorphism in Cryptosporidium species: An update. Vet. Parasitol.: G Model Vetpar:165 3-4, 187-199 PubMed

Harth-Chu, E.; Espejo, R.T.; Christen, R.; Guzmán, C.A; Höfle M.G.; (2009). Multiple-Locus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Analysis for Clonal Identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Isolates by Using Capillary Electrophoresis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: 75 12, 4079-4088 PubMed

Bouzid, M.; Heavens, D.; Elwin, K.; Chalmers, R.M.; Hadfield, S.; Hunter, P.R.; Tyler, K.M.; (2009). Whole genome amplification (WGA) for archiving and genotyping of clinical isolates of Cryptosporidium species. Parasitology: 137 1, 27-36 PubMed

Demartaa, A.; Kupfera, M.; Riegelb, P.; Harf-Monteilb, C.; Tonollaa, M.; Peduzzia, R.; Monerac, A.; Saavedra, M.J.; Martinez-Murcia, A.;(2008). Aeromonas tecta sp. nov., isolated from clinical and environmental sources. Systematic and Applied Microbiology: 314, 278-286 PubMed

Plutzer, J., Karanis, P., Domokos, K., Törökné, A., Márialigeti, K.; (2008). Detection and characterization of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Hungarian raw, surface and sewage water samples by IFT, PCR and sequence analysis of the SSUrRNA and GDH genes. Int. J. Hyg. Env. Health: 211 5-6, 524-533 PubMed

Bouzid,M.; Steverding,D.; Tyler,K.M.; (2008). Detection and surveillance of waterborne protozoan parasites. Curr. Op. Biotech.:19 3, 302-306 PubMed

Christen, R.; (2008). Global sequencing: a review of current molecular data and new methods available to assess microbial diversity. 23 4, 253-268 PubMed

Christen, R.; (2008). Identification of pathogens – a bioinformatic point of view. Curr. Op. Biotech.: 19, 266-273 PubMed

Brettar, I.; Höfle, M.G.; (2008). Molecular assessment of bacterial pathogens – a contribution to drinking water safety.. Curr. Op. Biotech.: 19 3, 274-280 PubMed

Bosch,A.; Guix,S.; Sano,D.; Pinto,R.M.; (2008). New tools for the study and direct surveillance of viral pathogens in water.Curr. Op. Biotech.: 19 3, 295-301 PubMed

Croce O.; Chevenet, F.; Christen, R.; (2008). OligoHeatMap (OHM): an online tool to estimate and display hybridizations of oligonucleotides onto DNA sequences. Nucl. Acids Res.: 36, 154-156 PubMed

Martinez-Murcia,A.J.; Monera,A.; Alperi,A.; FiguerasM.J.; Saavedra,M.J.; (2008). Phylogenetic evidence suggests that strains of Aeromonas hydrophila subsp. dhakensis belong to the species Aeromonas aquariorum sp. nov.. Curr. Microbiol.: 58 1,76-80 PubMed

Henne,K.; Kahlisch,L.; Draheim,J.; Brettar,I.; Höfle,M.; (2008). Polyvalent fingerprint based molecular surveillance methods for drinking water supply systems.. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply: 8 5, 527-532

Gunnarsdottir, M.J., Gissurarson, L.R. (2008). HACCP and water safety plans in Icelandic water supply: Preliminary evaluation of experience. J Water Health 6(3); 377-382.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19108558

Henne, K., L. Kahlisch, I. Brettar and M.G. Höfle; (2012). Comparison of structure and composition of bacterial core communities in mature drinking water biofilms and bulk water of a local network. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: 78, published ahead of print, 2 March, doi:10.1128/AEM.06373-11 PubMed

Pérez-Sautu U., D. Sano, S. Guix, G. Kasimir, R. M. Pintó and A. Bosch; (2012). Human norovirus occurrence and diversity in the Llobregat river catchment, Spain. Environ. Microbiol.: 14, 494-502 PubMed

Figueras M.J., A. Alperi, R. Beaz-Hidalgo, E. Stackebrandt, E. Brambilla, A. Monera and A. J. Martinez-Murcia; (2011). Aeromonas rivuli sp. nov., isolated from the upstream region of a karst water rivulet. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.: 61, 242-248 PubMed

Collado L., A. Levican, J. Perez and M. J. Figueras; (2011). Arcobacter defluvii sp. nov., isolated from sewage samples. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.:, 2155-2161 PubMed

Collado, L., G. Kasimir , U. Perez, A. Bosch, R. Pinto, G. Saucedo,J. M. Huguet, and M. Jose Figueras; (2011). Occurrence and diversity of Arcobacter spp. along the LlobregatRiver catchment, at sewage effluents and in a drinking water treatment plant. Water Res.: 44, 3696-3702 PubMed

Paul R. Hunter, P, R., M. Anderle de Sylor, H. L. Risebro, G. L. Nichols, D. Kay, and P. Hartemann; (2011). Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis from Very Small Private Water Supplies. Rsik Analysis:, 228-236PubMed

Collado L., and M. J. Figuera; (2011). Taxonomy, Epidemiology, and Clinical Relevance of the Genus Arcobacter. Clin. Microbiol. Rev.: 24, 174-192 PubMed

Croce, O., F. Chevenet and R. Christen; (2010). A New Web Server for the Rapid Identification of Microorganisms. J Microbial Biochem Technol.:, 84-88

Sano, D.; Pintó, R.M.; Omura, T.; Bosch, A.; (2010). Detection of Oxidative Damages on Viral Capsid Protein for Evaluation Structural Integrity and Infectivity of Human Norovirus. Environ. Sci. Technol.: 44 2, 808-812 PubMed

Kahlisch,L.; Henne,K.; Draheim,J.; Brettar,I.; Höfle,Manfred G.*; (2010). High-resolution in situ genotyping of Legionella pneumophila populations in drinking water by multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis using environmental DNA. Applied in Environmental Microbiology: 76 18, 6186-6195 HZI repository PubMed

Kahlisch, L.; Henne, K.; Groebe, L.; Draheim, J.; Höfle, M.G.; Brettar, I.; (2010). Molecular analysis of the bacterial drinking water community with respect to live/dead status. Water Science & Technology: WST: 61.1, 9-14

Bouzid M., K. M.Tyle, R. Christen, R. M. Chalmers, K. Elwin, and Paul R Hunter; (2010). Multi-locus analysis of human infective Cryptosporidium species and subtypes using. BMC Microbiol.: 10, 213 PubMed

Figueras M.J., and J. J. Borrego; (2010). New Perspectives in Monitoring Drinking Water Microbial Quality. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health: 4179-4202 PubMed

Fontes, M. C., M. J. Saavedra, A. Morena, C. Martins, and A. Martinez-Murcia; (2010). Phylogenetic identification of Aeromonas simiae from a pig, first isolate since species description. Vet. Microbiol.: 142, 313-316 PubMed

Collado, L.; Cleenwerck, I.; Van Trappen, S.; De Vos, P.; Figueras, M.J.; (2009). Arcobacter mytili sp. nov., an indoxyl acetatehydrolysis-negative bacterium isolated from mussels. Internat. J. System. Evolution. Microbiol.: 56 6, 1391-1396PubMed

Figueras, M.J.; Alperi, A.; Saavedra, M.J.; Ko, W.-C.; Gonzalo, N.; Navarro, M.; Martínez-Murcia A.J.; (2009). Clinical Relevance of the Recently Described Species Aerononas aquariorum. J. Clin. Microbiol.: 47 11, 3742-3746 PubMed

Plutzer, J.; Karanis, P.; (2009). Genetic polymorphism in Cryptosporidium species: An update. Vet. Parasitol.: G Model Vetpar:165 3-4, 187-199 PubMed

Harth-Chu, E.; Espejo, R.T.; Christen, R.; Guzmán, C.A; Höfle M.G.; (2009). Multiple-Locus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat Analysis for Clonal Identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Isolates by Using Capillary Electrophoresis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.: 75 12, 4079-4088 PubMed

Bouzid, M.; Heavens, D.; Elwin, K.; Chalmers, R.M.; Hadfield, S.; Hunter, P.R.; Tyler, K.M.; (2009). Whole genome amplification (WGA) for archiving and genotyping of clinical isolates of Cryptosporidium species. Parasitology: 137 1, 27-36 PubMed

Demartaa, A.; Kupfera, M.; Riegelb, P.; Harf-Monteilb, C.; Tonollaa, M.; Peduzzia, R.; Monerac, A.; Saavedra, M.J.; Martinez-Murcia, A.;(2008). Aeromonas tecta sp. nov., isolated from clinical and environmental sources. Systematic and Applied Microbiology: 314, 278-286 PubMed

Plutzer, J., Karanis, P., Domokos, K., Törökné, A., Márialigeti, K.; (2008). Detection and characterization of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Hungarian raw, surface and sewage water samples by IFT, PCR and sequence analysis of the SSUrRNA and GDH genes. Int. J. Hyg. Env. Health: 211 5-6, 524-533 PubMed

Bouzid,M.; Steverding,D.; Tyler,K.M.; (2008). Detection and surveillance of waterborne protozoan parasites. Curr. Op. Biotech.:19 3, 302-306 PubMed

Christen, R.; (2008). Global sequencing: a review of current molecular data and new methods available to assess microbial diversity. 23 4, 253-268 PubMed

Christen, R.; (2008). Identification of pathogens – a bioinformatic point of view. Curr. Op. Biotech.: 19, 266-273 PubMed

Brettar, I.; Höfle, M.G.; (2008). Molecular assessment of bacterial pathogens – a contribution to drinking water safety.. Curr. Op. Biotech.: 19 3, 274-280 PubMed

Bosch,A.; Guix,S.; Sano,D.; Pinto,R.M.; (2008). New tools for the study and direct surveillance of viral pathogens in water.Curr. Op. Biotech.: 19 3, 295-301 PubMed

Croce O.; Chevenet, F.; Christen, R.; (2008). OligoHeatMap (OHM): an online tool to estimate and display hybridizations of oligonucleotides onto DNA sequences. Nucl. Acids Res.: 36, 154-156 PubMed

Martinez-Murcia,A.J.; Monera,A.; Alperi,A.; FiguerasM.J.; Saavedra,M.J.; (2008). Phylogenetic evidence suggests that strains of Aeromonas hydrophila subsp. dhakensis belong to the species Aeromonas aquariorum sp. nov.. Curr. Microbiol.: 58 1,76-80 PubMed