Aleksandra K. Wierzbowski, Ph.D.

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2012 Medical Microbiology University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 
Area:
Microbiology Biology, Epidemiology
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George G. Zhanel grad student 2012 University of Manitoba
 (Evolution and Molecular Characterization of Clinical Respiratory Macrolide-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada.)
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Wierzbowski AK, Karlowsky JA, Adam HJ, et al. (2014) Evolution and molecular characterization of macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada between 1998 and 2008. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 69: 59-66
Wierzbowski AK, Karlowsky JA, Hoban DJ, et al. (2009) In vitro activity of the investigational ketolide cethromycin against macrolide- and penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae: review of the 1998 to 2006 Canadian Respiratory Organism Susceptibility Study (CROSS). The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 63: 620-2
Wierzbowski AK, Nichol K, Laing N, et al. (2007) Macrolide resistance mechanisms among Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated over 6 years of Canadian Respiratory Organism Susceptibility Study (CROSS) (1998 2004). The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 60: 733-40
Zhanel GG, Wang X, Nichol K, et al. (2006) Molecular characterisation of Canadian paediatric multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae from 1998-2004. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 28: 465-71
Wierzbowski AK, Hoban DJ, Hisanaga T, et al. (2006) The use of macrolides in treatment of upper respiratory tract infections. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 6: 171-81
Wierzbowski AK, Boyd D, Mulvey M, et al. (2005) Expression of the mef(E) gene encoding the macrolide efflux pump protein increases in Streptococcus pneumoniae with increasing resistance to macrolides. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 49: 4635-40
Wierzbowski AK, Hoban DJ, Hisanaga T, et al. (2005) The Use of Macrolides in Treatment of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections. Current Infectious Disease Reports. 7: 175-184
Wierzbowski AK, Swedlo D, Boyd D, et al. (2005) Molecular epidemiology and prevalence of macrolide efflux genes mef(A) and mef(E) in Streptococcus pneumoniae obtained in Canada from 1997 to 2002. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 49: 1257-61
Zhanel GG, Wierzbowski AK, Hisanaga P, et al. (2004) The Use of Ketolides in Treatment of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections. Current Infectious Disease Reports. 6: 191-199
Hoban DJ, Wierzbowski AK, Nichol K, et al. (2001) Macrolide-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada during 1998-1999: prevalence of mef(A) and erm(B) and susceptibilities to ketolides. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 45: 2147-50
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