Comparison of viral levels in individuals with or without symptoms at time of COVID-19 testing among 32,480 residents and staff of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Massachusetts

Author(s): Niall J Lennon, Roby P Bhattacharyya, Michael J Mina, Heidi L Rehm, Deborah T Hung, Sandra Smole, Ann Woolley, Eric S Lander, Bhattacharyya RP, Gabriel SB, Hung DT, Lander ES, Lennon NJ, Mina MJ, Rehm HL, Smole S, Woolley AJournal: medRxiv July 2020
Transmission of COVID-19 from people without symptoms poses considerable challenges to public health containment measures. The distribution of viral loads…

Multi-institute analysis of carbapenem resistance reveals remarkable diversity, unexplained mechanisms, and limited clonal outbreaks.

Author(s): Cerqueira GC, Earl AM, Ernst CM, Grad YH, Dekker JP, Feldgarden M, Chapman SB, Reis-Cunha JL, Shea TP, Young S, Zeng Q, Delaney ML, Kim D, Peterson EM, O'Brien TF, Ferraro MJ, Hooper DC, Huang SS, Kirby JE, Onderdonk AB, Birren BW, Hung DT, Cosimi LA, Wortman JR, Murphy CI, Hanage WPJournal: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S APMID: 28096418 January 2017
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are among the most severe threats to the antibiotic era. Multiple different species can exhibit resistance due…

Genomic epidemiology of the Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreaks in Europe, 2011.

Author(s): Grad YH, Lipsitch M, Feldgarden M, Arachchi HM, Cerqueira GC, FitzGerald M, Godfrey P, Haas BJ, Murphy CI, Russ C, Sykes S, Walker BJ, Wortman JR, Young S, Zeng Q, Abouelleil A, Bochicchio J, Chauvin S, Desmet T, Gujja S, McCowan C, Montmayeur A, Steelman S, Frimodt-Møller J, Petersen AM, Struve C, Krogfelt KA, Bingen E, Weill FX, Lander ES, Nusbaum C, Birren BW, Hung DT, Hanage WPJournal: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S APMID: 22315421 February 2012
The degree to which molecular epidemiology reveals information about the sources and transmission patterns of an outbreak depends on the…