Mary O'Donnell
Assistant Professor, Dental Science

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

SWAN JS, DEASY EC, BOYLE MA, RUSSELL RJ, O'DONNELL MJ, COLEMAN DC, ELIMINATION OF BIOFILM AND MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION RESERVOIRS IN HOSPITAL WASHBASIN U-BENDS BY AUTOMATED CLEANING AND DISINFECTION WITH ELECTROCHEMICALLY ACTIVATED SOLUTIONS, JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 94, (2 (October)), 2016, p169 - 174 Journal Article, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

BOYLE MA, O'DONNELL MJ, RUSSELL RJ, GALVIN N, SWAN J, COLEMAN DC, OVERCOMING THE PROBLEM OF RESIDUAL MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION IN DENTAL SUCTION UNITS LEFT BY CONVENTIONAL DISINFECTION USING NOVEL SINGLE COMPONENT SUCTION HANDPIECES IN COMBINATION WITH AUTOMATED FLOOD DISINFECTION, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 43, (10), 2015, p1268 - 1279 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

MINIMISING MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION IN DENTAL UNIT WATER SYSTEMS AND MICROBIAL CONTROL IN DENTAL HOSPITALS in, editor(s)WALKER JT , DECONTAMINATION IN HOSPITALS AND HEALTHCARE, CAMBRIDGE UNITED KINGDOM, WOODHEAD PUBLISHING LIMITED, 2014, pp166 - 207, [COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, MILLER AS AND BOYLE MA] Book Chapter, 2014

BOYLE MA, O'DONNELL MJ, MILLER A, RUSSELL RJ, COLEMAN DC, CONTROL OF BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION OF WASHBASIN TAPS AND OUTPUT WATER USING ECASOL: A ONE YEAR STUDY, JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 80, (4), 2012, p288 - 292 Journal Article, 2012 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL in, editor(s)SUZANNE NOBLE , CLINICAL TEXTBOOK OF DENTAL HYGIENE AND THERAPY , OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM, WILEY BLACKWELL, 2012, pp158 - 180, [O'DONNELL MJ, MacCARTHY D, COLEMAN DC] Book Chapter, 2012

O'DONNELL MJ, BOYLE MA, RUSSELL RJ AND COLEMAN DC, MANAGEMENT OF DENTAL UNIT WATERLINE BIOFILMS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, FUTURE MICROBIOLOGY, 6, (10), 2011, p1209 - 1226 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text

RENTZIA A, COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, DOWLING AH, O'SULLIVAN M, DISINFECTION PROCEDURES: THEIR EFFICACY AND EFFECT ON DIMENSIONAL ACCURACY, SURFACE QUALITY AND SURFACE DETAIL REPRODUCTION OF AN IRREVERSIBLE HYDROCOLLOID IMPRESSION MATERIAL, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 39, (2), 2011, p133 - 140 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text

BOYLE MA, O'DONNELL MJ, RUSSELL RJ, COLEMAN DC, LACK OF CYTOTOXICITY BY TRUSTWATER ECASOL USED TO MAINTAIN GOOD QUALITY DENTAL UNIT WATERLINE OUTPUT WATER IN KERATINOCYTE MONOLAYER AND RECONSTITUTED HUMAN ORAL EPITHELIAL TISSUE MODELS, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 38, (11), 2010, p930 - 940 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, BOYLE M. RUSSELL R, MICROBIAL BIOFILM CONTROL WITHIN THE DENTAL CLINIC: REDUCING MULTIPLE RISKS, JOURNAL OF INFECTION PREVENTION, 11, (6), 2010, p192 - 198 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, SHORE AC AND RUSSELL RJ, BIOFILM PROBLEMS IN DENTAL UNIT WATER SYSTEMS AND ITS PRACTICAL CONTROL, JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 106, (5), 2009, p1424-1437 Review, 2009 URL DOI

O'DONNELL MJ, BOYLE M, SWAN J, RUSSELL RJ, COLEMAN DC, A CENTRALISED, AUTOMATED DENTAL HOSPITAL WATER QUALITY AND BIOFILM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING NEUTRAL ECASOL MAINTAINS DENTAL UNIT WATERLINE OUTPUT AT BETTER THAN POTABLE QUALITY: A TWO-YEAR LONGITUDINAL STUDY, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 37, (10), 2009, p748 - 762 Journal Article, 2009 URL DOI

COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, SHORE AC, SWAN R, RUSSELL RJ, THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURERS IN REDUCING BIOFILMS IN DENTAL CHAIR WATERLINES, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 35, (9), 2007, p701 - 711 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, GUEST EDITORIAL, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 35, (9), 2007, p699 - 700 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

O'DONNELL MJ, SHORE AC, RUSSELL RJ, COLEMAN DC, OPTIMISATION OF THE LONG-TERM EFFICACY OF DENTAL CHAIR WATERLINE DISINFECTION BY THE IDENTIFICATION AND RECTIFICATION OF FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH WATERLINE DISINFECTION FAILURE, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 35, (5), 2007, p438 - 451 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

O'DONNELL MJ, SHORE AC, COLEMAN DC., A NOVEL AUTOMATED WATERLINE CLEANING SYSTEM THAT FACILLITATES EFFECTIVE AND CONSISTENT CONTROL OF MICROBIAL BIOFILM CONTAMINATION OF DENTAL CHAIR UNIT WATERLINES: A ONE-YEAR STUDY, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 34, (9), 2006, p648-661 Journal Article, 2006 URL DOI

MICROBIOLOGY AND CROSS-INFECTION CONTROL in, editor(s)ROBERT IRELAND , CLINICAL TEXTBOOK OF DENTAL HYGIENE AND THERAPY, OXFORD, BLACKWELL MUNKSGAARD, 2006, pp181 - 207, [O'DONNELL MJ, MacCARTHY D, COLEMAN DC. ] Book Chapter, 2006

O'DONNELL MJ, TUTTLEBEE CM, FALKINER FR, COLEMAN DC., BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION OF DENTAL CHAIR UNITS IN A MODERN DENTAL HOSPITAL CAUSED BY LEAKAGE FROM SUCTION SYSTEM HOSES CONTAINING EXTENSIVE BIOFILM., JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 59, (4), 2005, p348 - 360 Journal Article, 2005 URL DOI

COLEMAN DC, O'DONNELL MJ, RUSSELL RJ, GLEESON F, O'DWYER T, O'DOHERTY S, INDEPENDENTLY CHAIRED REPORT ON LEGIONELLOSIS AT WATERFORD REGIONAL HOSPITAL, 2003, - 1-214 Miscellaneous, 2003

TUTTLEBEE CM, O'DONNELL MJ, KEANE CT, RUSSELL RJ, SULLIVAN DJ, FALKINER F, COLEMAN DC., EFFECTIVE CONTROL OF DENTAL CHAIR UNIT WATERLINE BIOFILM AND MARKED REDUCTION OF BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION OF OUTPUT WATER USING TWO PEROXIDE-BASED DISINFECTANTS, JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 52, 2002, p192 - 205 Journal Article, 2002 URL DOI

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

O'DONNELL MJ , ADVANCED DENTAL NURSING, Review of ADVANCED DENTAL NURSING, by IRELAND R, EDITOR , EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DENTAL EDUCATION, 9, (1), 2005, p46-46 Review, 2005 DOI URL

O'DONNELL, MJ, MS., 2005, - 46-46 Miscellaneous, 2005 URL

HARRINGTON F, TUTTLEBEE C, O'DONNELL M, COLEMAN DC., EFFECTIVE DECONTAMINATION OF DENTAL UNIT WATERLINES USING A NOVEL DISINFECTION MODULE., JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 81, (Mar. 02, Sp. Iss. SI), 2002, pp0707 - 0707 Meeting Abstract, 2002

TUTTLEBEE C, O'DONNELL M, COLEMAN D, EFFECTIVE DECONTAMINATION OF DENTAL UNIT WATERLINES USING PEROXIDE-BASED DISINFECTANTS., JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 81, (Dec. 02, Sp. Iss. B), 2002, ppB298 - B298 Meeting Abstract, 2002

TUTTLEBEE CM, O'DONNELL MJ, COLEMAN DC, MAINTENANCE OF DENTAL UNIT OUTPUT WATER QUALITY BY EFFECTIVE BIOFILM ERADICATION., JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 81, (Dec. 02 SP. ISS. B), 2002, ppB296 - B296 Meeting Abstract, 2002

Research Expertise

Keywords

AEROBIC BACTERIA; BIOFILM; DENTAL CHAIR WATERLINES; DENTAL CLINIC; DENTAL DISINFECTANTS; DENTAL HANDPIECES; ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY; GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA; LEGIONELLA; MICROBIAL-CONTAMINATION; MICROBIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS; PREVALENCE; SYSTEMS; WATER MICROBIOLOGY

Recognition

Representations

President of the Irish Dental Nurses Association 2002-2006

Member of the investigation team for the Independently Chaired Report on Legionellosis at Waterford Regional Hospital 2003

Awards and Honours

City and Guilds Silver Medal award for Further and Adult Education 1996

Memberships

Member of the British Society for Medical Mycology 2006 – 2006

Member of the Infection Prevention Society 2003 – Present

Membership of IADR 2003 – 2010

Member of the Irish Dental Nurses Association 1985 – Present