Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Badger JL, CA Wass, SJ Weissman, and KS Kim (2000). Application of signature-tagged mutagenesis for identification of Escherichia coli K1 genes that contribute to invasion of human brain microvascular endothelial cells. Infect Immun 68:5056-5061.
  2. Johnson JR, SJ Weissman, AL Stell, E Trintchina, DE Dykhuizen, and EV Sokurenko (2001). Clonal and pathotypic analysis of archetypal Escherichia coli cystitis isolate NU14. J Infect Dis 184:1556-1565.
  3. Qin X, PM Abe, SJ Weissman, and SC Manning (2002). Extrapulmonary Legionella micdadei infection in a previously healthy child. Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1174-1176.
  4. Weissman SJ, SL Moseley, DE Dykhuizen, and EV Sokurenko (2003). Enterobacterial adhesins and the case for studying SNPs in bacteria. Trends Microbiol 11:115-117.
  5. Sokurenko EV, M Feldgarden, E Trintchina, SJ Weissman, S Avagyan, S Chattopadhyay, JR Johnson, and DE Dykhuizen (2004). Selection footprint in the FimH adhesin shows pathoadaptive niche differentiation in Escherichia coli. Mol Biol Evol 21:1373-1383.
  6. Qin X, SJ Weissman, MF Chesnut, B Zhang, and L Shen (2004). Kirby-Bauer disc approximation to detect inducible third-generation cephalosporin resistance in Enterobacteriaceae. Ann Clin Micro Antimicrob 3:13.
  7. Weissman SJ, S Chattopadhyay, P Aprikian, M Obata-Yasuoka, Y Yarova-Yarovaya, A Stapleton, W Ba-Thein, D Dykhuizen, JR Johnson, and EV Sokurenko (2006). Clonal analysis reveals high rate of structural mutations in fimbrial adhesins of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli. Mol Micro 59:975-988.
  8. Johnson JR, KL Owens, CR Clabots, SJ Weissman, and SB Cannon (2006). Phylogenetic relationships among clonal groups of extraintestinal pathogneic Escherichia coli as assessed by multi-locus sequence analysis. Microbes Infect 8:1702-13.
  9. Chattopadhyay S, M Feldgarden, SJ Weissman, DE Dykhuizen, G Van Belle, EV Sokurenko (2007). Haplotype diversity in "source-sink" dynamics of Escherichia coli urovirulence. J Mol Evol 64:204-214.
  10. Weissman SJ, V Beskhlebnaya, V Chesnokova, S Chattopadhyay, WE Stamm, TM Hooton, EV Sokurenko (2007). Differential stability and trade-off effects of pathoadaptive mutations in the E. coli FimH adhesin. Infect Immun 75:3548-55. PMCID: PMC1932922.
  11. Gomez-Duarte OG, S Chattopadhyay, SJ Weissman, JA Giron, JB Kaper, EV Sokurenko (2007). Genetic diversity of the gene cluster encoding longus, a type IV pilus of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol 189:9145-49. PMCID: PMC2168600.
  12. Qin X, D Zerr, SJ Weissman et al (2008). Prevalence and mechanisms of broad-spectrum beta-lactam resistance in Enterobacteriaceae: a Children's Hospital experience. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3909-14. PMCID: PMC2573145.
  13. Stahlhut SG, S Chattopadhyay, C Struve, SJ Weissman, P Aprikian, SJ Libby, FC Fang, KA Krogfelt, EV Sokurenko (2009). Population variability of the FimH type 1 fimbrial adhesin in Klebsiella pneumoniae. J Bacteriol 191:1941-50. PMCID: PMC2648365.
  14. Chattopadhyay S, SJ Weissman, VN Minin, TA Russo, DE Dykhuizen, and EV Sokurenko (2009). High frequency of hotspot mutations in core genes of Escherichia coli due to short-term positive selection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:12412-12417. PMCID: PMC2718352.
  15. Stahlhut SG, V Tchesnokova, C Struve, SJ Weissman, S Chattopadhyay, O Yakovenko, P Aprikian, EV Sokurenko, and KA Krogfelt (2009). Comparative structure-function analysis of mannose-specific FimH adhesins from Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol 191:6592-6601. PMCID: PMC2795292. PMID: 19734306.
  16. Jaspan HB, AW Brothers, AJ Campbell, JK McGuire, SR Browd, TJ Manley, D Pak, and SJ Weissman (2010). Multidrug-resistant Enterococcus faecium meningitis in a toddler: Characterization of the organism and successful treatment with intraventricular daptomycin and intravenous tigecycline. Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:379-381.
  17. Little ML, X Qin, DM Zerr, and SJ Weissman (2012). Molecular diversity in mechanisms of carbapenem resistance in paediatric Enterobacteriaceae. Int J Antimicrob Agents 39(1):52-7. PMID: 22055532. 
  18. Weissman SJ, JR Johnson, V Tchesnokova, M Billig, D Dykhuizen, K Riddell, P Rogers, X Qin, S Butler-Wu, BT Cookson, FC Fang, D Scholes, S Chattopadhyay, EV Sokurenko (2012). High-resolution two-locus clonal typing of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli. Appl Environ Microbiol 78(5):1353-60. PMID: 22226951.
  19. Johnson JR, MH Nicolas-Chanoine, C DebRoy, M Castanheira, A Robicsek, G Hansen, S Weissman, C Urban, J Platell, D Trott, G Zhanel, C Clabots, B Johnston, M Kuskowski. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis of 579 Escherichia coli Sequence Type 131 isolates (1967-2009) in relation to year, geography, ecological source, and antimicrobial resistance. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18(4):598-607.
  20. Qin X, E Galanakis, DM Zerr, SJ Weissman. Antibiotic options for treatment of pediatric infections with Enterobacteriaceae producing broad-spectrum beta-lactamases. Anti-Infective Agents: Accepted.
  21. Johnson JR, C Urban, SJ Weissman, JH Jorgensen, JS Lewis II, G Hansen, P Edelstein, A Robicsek, T Cleary, J Adachi, D Paterson, K Lolans, J Quinn, ND Hanson, BD Johnston, C Clabots, MA Kuskowski, and the AMERECUS investigators (2012). Molecular epidemiological analysis of Escherichia coli sequence type ST131 (O25:H4) and blaCTX-M-15 among extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli from the United States (2000-2009). Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56(5):2364-70. PMID: 22354301.
  22. Johnson JR, NH Nicolas-Chanoine, C DebRoy, M Castanheira, A Robicsek, G Hansen, S Weissman, C Urban, J Platell, D Trott, G Zhanel, C Clabots, BD Johnston, MA Kuskowski and the MASTER Investigators (2012). Comparison of Escherichia coli ST131 pulsotypes, by epidemiologic traits, 1967-2009. Emerg Infect Dis 18(4): published online ahead of print on 2 March 2012.
  23. Newland JG, R Banerjee, JS Gerber, AL Hersh, L Steinke, SJ Weissman. Antimicrobial stewardship in pediatric care: strategies and future directions. Pharmacotherapy 32(8): 735-43.
  24. Tamma PD, JG Newland, PS Pannaraj, TA Metjian, R Banerjee, JS Gerber, SJ Weissman, SE Beekmann, PM Polgreen, AL Hersh. The use of intravenous colistin among children in the United States: results from a multicenter case-series. Pediatr Infect Dis J: Epub ahead of print. PMID: 22935871

Book Chapters

  1. Weissman SJ, JW Warren, HLT Mobley, and MS Donnenberg (2006). Host-Pathogen Interactions and Host Defense Mechanisms. In: RW Schrier, ed. Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract, 8th Edition. Philadelphia; Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.