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Angela Rossney
Part-Time Lecturer, Clinical Microbiology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Shore AC, Rossney AS, Kinnevey PM, Brennan OM, Creamer E, Sherlock O, Dolan A, Cunney R, Sullivan DJ, Goering RV, Humphreys H, Coleman DC, Enhanced Discrimination of Highly-Clonal ST22-Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)-IV Isolates Achieved by Combining spa, dru and Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) Typing Data., Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48, (5), 2010, p1839 - 1852 Journal Article, 2010 DOI URL

Grundmann H, Aanensen DM, van den Wijngaard CC, Spratt BG, Harmsen D, Friedrich AW, Geographic distribution of Staphylococcus aureus causing invasive infections in Europe: a molecular-epidemiological analysis., PLoS Medicine, 7, (1), 2010, pe1000215 Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI

Amir NH, Rossney AS, Veale J, O'Connor M, Fitzpatrick F, Humphreys H, Spread of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infection within a family: implications for antibiotic therapy and prevention., Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59, (Pt 4), 2010, p489-92 Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI

Daly KM, Upton M, Sandiford SK, Draper LA, Wescombe PA, Jack RW, O'Connor PM, Rossney A, Götz F, Hill C, Cotter PD, Ross RP, Tagg JR, Production of the Bsa lantibiotic by community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus strains., Journal of Bacteriology, 192, (4), 2010, p1131-42 Journal Article, 2010 DOI URL

Creamer E, Dorrian S, Dolan A, Sherlock O, Fitzgerald-Hughes D, Thomas T, Walsh J, Shore A, Sullivan D, Kinnevey P, Rossney AS, Cunney R, Coleman D, Humphreys H, When are the hands of healthcare workers positive for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?, The Journal of Hospital Infection, 75, (2), 2010, 107-111 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Johnson AP, Sharland M, Goodall C, Blackburn R, Kearns A, Gilbert R, Lamagni T, Charlett A, Ganner M, Hill R, Cookson B, Livermore D, Wilson J, Cunney R, Rossney A, Duckworth G, Enhanced surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia in children in the UK and Ireland., Archives of Disease in Childhood, X, (X), 2010, pX-X Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI

Abbott Y, Leggett B, Rossney AS, Leonard FC, Markey BK, Isolation rates of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in dogs, cats and horses in Ireland., The Veterinary Record, 166, (15), 2010, p451-5 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Creamer E, Dolan A, Sherlock O, Thomas T, Walsh J, Moore J, Smyth E, O'Neill E, Shore A, Sullivan D, Rossney AS, Cunney R, Coleman D, Humphreys H, The Effect of Rapid Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on the Identification and Earlier Isolation of MRSA-Positive Patients., Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 31, (4), 2010, p374-381 Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI

Shore AC, Rossney AS, O'Connell B, Herra CM, Sullivan DJ, Humphreys H, Coleman DC, Detection of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec-associated DNA segments in multiresistant methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) and identification of Staphylococcus epidermidis ccrAB4 in both methicillin-resistant S. aureus and MSSA., Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52, (12), 2008, p4407-19 Journal Article, 2008 DOI URL

Rossney A, O'Connell S, Emerging high-level mupirocin resistance among MRSA isolates in Ireland., Eurosurveillance : European Communicable Disease Bulletin, 13, (14), 2008, p1 - 2 Journal Article, 2008 URL URL

Rossney AS, Herra CM, Brennan GI, Morgan PM, O'Connell B, Evaluation of the Xpert methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) assay using the GeneXpert real-time PCR platform for rapid detection of MRSA from screening specimens., Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46, (10), 2008, p3285-90 Journal Article, 2008 URL DOI

Rossney AS, Herra CM, Fitzgibbon MM, Morgan PM, Lawrence MJ, O'Connell B, Evaluation of the IDI-MRSA assay on the SmartCycler real-time PCR platform for rapid detection of MRSA from screening specimens., European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 26, (7), 2007, p459-66 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Mulqueen J, Cafferty F, Cormican M, Keane JD, Rossney A, Nasal carriage of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in GPs in the West of Ireland., The British Journal of General Practice, 57, (543), 2007, p811-3 Journal Article, 2007 URL

Abbott Y, Leonard N, Markey B, Rossney A, Dunne J, Persistence of MRSA infection., The Veterinary Record, 160, (24), 2007, p851-2 Journal Article, 2007 URL

O'Connell B, McMahon G, Kelleher M, Rossney AS, Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus blood-stream infection among patients attending the emergency department of an urban tertiary-referral hospital., Irish Medical Journal, 100, (4), 2007, p433-5 Journal Article, 2007 URL

Fitzgibbon MM, Rossney AS, O'Connell B, Investigation of reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients in Ireland and evaluation of agar screening methods for detection of heterogeneously glycopeptide-intermediate S. aureus., Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45, (10), 2007, p3263-9 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Rossney AS, Shore AC, Morgan PM, Fitzgibbon MM, O'Connell B, Coleman DC, The emergence and importation of diverse genotypes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) harboring the Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene (pvl) reveal that pvl is a poor marker for community-acquired MRSA strains in Ireland., Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45, (8), 2007, p2554-63 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

Cookson BD, Robinson DA, Monk AB, Murchan S, Deplano A, de Ryck R, Struelens MJ, Scheel C, Fussing V, Salmenlinna S, Vuopio-Varkila J, Cuny C, Witte W, Tassios PT, Legakis NJ, van Leeuwen W, van Belkum A, Vindel A, Garaizar J, Haeggman S, Olsson-Liljequist B, Ransjo U, Muller-Premru M, Hryniewicz W, Rossney A, O'Connell B, Short BD, Thomas J, O'Hanlon S, Enright MC, Evaluation of molecular typing methods in characterizing a European collection of epidemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains: the HARMONY collection., Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45, (6), 2007, p1830-7 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

Rossney AS, Lawrence MJ, Morgan PM, Fitzgibbon MM, Shore A, Coleman DC, Keane CT, O'Connell B, Epidemiological typing of MRSA isolates from blood cultures taken in Irish hospitals participating in the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (1999-2003)., European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 25, (2), 2006, p79-89 Journal Article, 2006 URL DOI

Leonard FC, Abbott Y, Rossney A, Quinn PJ, O'Mahony R, Markey BK, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a veterinary surgeon and five dogs in one practice., The Veterinary Record, 158, (5), 2006, p155-9 Journal Article, 2006 URL

Rossney AS, O'Connell B, Hannan MM, Kenny F, Murphy P, Confirmation of hetero-glycopeptide-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus resistance among methicillin-resistant S. aureus blood culture isolates, Irish Medical Journal, 98, (4), 2005, p113 - 114 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Rossney AS, Leonard FC, O'Connell B, Meticillin-Resistant Staphylococus aureus in Animals in Ireland, EPI-Insight, 6, (8), 2005, p1 and 4 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Murphy OM, Murchan S, Whyte D, Humphreys H, Rossney A, Clarke P, Cunney R, Keane C, Fenelon LE, O'Flanagan D, Impact of the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System on the development of a national programme to monitor resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae in Ireland, 1999-2003., European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 24, (7), 2005, p480-3 Journal Article, 2005 URL DOI

Rossney A, Morgan P, O'Connell B, Community-acquired MRSA and Panton-Valentine Leucocidin in Ireland: a preliminary report, EPI-Insight, 6, (3), 2005, p4 Journal Article, 2005 URL

O'Mahony R, Abbott Y, Leonard FC, Markey BK, Quinn PJ, Pollock PJ, Fanning S, Rossney AS, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated from animals and veterinary personnel in Ireland., Veterinary Microbiology, 109, (3-4), 2005, p285-96 Journal Article, 2005 DOI URL

Shore A, Rossney AS, Keane CT, Enright MC, Coleman DC, Seven novel variants of the staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Ireland., Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 49, (5), 2005, p2070-83 Journal Article, 2005 URL DOI

Rossney A, Morgan P, O'Connell B, Community-acquired PVL+ MRSA in Ireland: a preliminary report., Eurosurveillance : European Communicable Disease Bulletin, 10, (16), 2005, pE050421.1 Journal Article, 2005 URL URL

McDonald P, Mitchell E, Johnson H, Rossney A, Humphreys H, Glynn G, Burd M, Doyle D, McDonnell R, Epidemiology of MRSA: the North/South study of MRSA in Ireland 1999., The Journal of Hospital Infection, 54, (2), 2003, p130-4 Journal Article, 2003 URL DOI

Burd M, Humphreys H, Glynn G, Mitchell E, McDonald P, Johnson H, McDonnell B, Doyle D, Rossney A, Control and the prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals in Ireland: North/South Study of MRSA in Ireland 1999., The Journal of Hospital Infection, 53, (4), 2003, p297-303 Journal Article, 2003 DOI URL

Rossney AS, McDonald P, Humphreys H, Glynn GM, Keane CT, Antimicrobial resistance and epidemiological typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Ireland (North and South), 1999., European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 22, (6), 2003, p379-81 Journal Article, 2003 DOI URL

Humphreys H, Glynn G, Rossney A, McDonald P, Johnson H, McDonnell R, Doyle D, Mitchell E, Burd M, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: laboratory detection methods in use in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland., British Journal of Biomedical Science, 59, (1), 2002, p7-10 Journal Article, 2002 URL

McDonald P, Mitchell E, Johnson H, Rossney A, Humphreys H, Glynn G, Burd M, Doyle D, Mc Donnell R, MRSA bacteraemia: North/South Study of MRSA in Ireland 1999., The Journal of Hospital Infection, 52, (4), 2002, p288-91 Journal Article, 2002 DOI URL

Rossney AS, Keane CT, Strain variation in the MRSA population over a 10-year period in one Dublin hospital., European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 21, (2), 2002, p123-6 Journal Article, 2002 URL DOI


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