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TERRENCE KURZYNSKI'S PUBLICATIONS

Publications and Abstracts 1990 to Present (Publications Noted in Bold)

Kimball, J.L., T.A. Kurzynski and R.F. Schell. 1990. Evaluation of a new commercial Clostridium difficile toxin A enzyme immunoassay using diarrheal stools. Abstract #C194 presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Anaheim, CA. Also published as: Kurzynski, T.A., J.L. Kimball, D.A. Schultz and R.F. Schell. 1992. Evaluation of C. DIFF-CUBE for detection of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. Diagnos. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 15(5).

Gradus, M.S., D.M. Boehm, T.A. Kurzynski and R.F. Schell. 1990. Comparison of the Gen-Probe PACE system with Jembec transport by mail and direct culture for the diagnosis of gonorrhea. Abstract #C64 presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Anaheim, CA.

Butler, J.C., W.A. Agger, T.A. Kurzynski and J.P. Davis. 1991. Pleuropneumonia caused by multiply resistant Haemophilus influenzae Type B infection acquired in the United States. Ped. Infect. Dis. Jour. 10:160-163.

Norden, M.A., T.A. Kurzynski, S.E. Bownds, S.M. Callister and R.F. Schell. 1995. Rapid susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (H37Ra) by flow cytometry. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33:1231-1237. Also presented as Abstract #U137 presented at the 1994 General Meeting of the ASM.

Bownds, S.E., T.A. Kurzynski, M.A. Norden and R.F. Schell. Rapid method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium by flow cytometry. Abstract #0136. 1994 General Meeting of the ASM.

Bownds, S.E., T.A. Kurzynski, M.A. Norden and R.F. Schell. 1995. Rapid susceptibility testing for non-tuberculosis mycobacteria using flow cytometry. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34:1386-1390.

Kurzynski, T.A., M.E. Hamacher, T.A. Monson and R.F. Schell. 1994. Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Yersinia enterocolitica strains isolated in Wisconsin. Abstract E2 presented at the 34th ICAAC Meeting.

Kurzynski, T., J. Petri, D. Fett and R.F. Schell. 1996. Reliability of the E-test for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of rapidly growing Mycobacterium species. Poster presented at the 96th General Meeting of the ASM, New Orleans, LA.

Roels, T.H., B. Wickus, H. Bostrom, J. Kazmierczek, M. Nicholson, T. Kurzynski and J.P. Davis. 1996. Campylobacter jejuni (O:33) in tuna salad: a rare strain in an unusual vehicle. Abstract #K155, presented at the 36th ICAAC Meeting. Published in Epidemiol. Infect. (1998). 121:281-287.

Roels, T.H., Frazek, P.A., Kazmierczak, J.J., MacKenzie, W.R., Proctor, M.E., Kurzynski, T.A. and Davis, J.P. 1998. Incomplete sanitation of a meat grinder and ingestion of raw ground beef: contributing factors to a large outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium infection. Epidemiology and Infection. 119:127-134.

Tompkins, D.T., T.A. Kurzynski, R.J. Chappell, W.A. Zeltner and M.A. Anderson. 1998. Effect of fluorescent illumination on bacteria supported on glass slides. J. Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 3(3):307-310.

Kurzynski, T. A., P. Evans and D. Boxrud. 1999. Problems in the correct identification of E. coli O157:H7. Presented at the Third Annual PulseNet Update meeting, Boston, MA.

Hunter, S, Kurzynski, T.A., et al. "Genetic Diversity of Salmonella Serotype Muenchen: First Year of PulseNet Experience". Presentation #69 at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA July 16-19, 2000.

Ramsey, A. H., P Skonieczny, D. T Coolidge, T. A. Kurzynski, M. E. Proctor and J.P. Davis. 2001. Burkholderia cepacia lower respiratory tract infection associated with exposure to a repiratory therapist. Infect. Cont. Hosp. Epidemiol. Vol. 22: (No. 7) pp 423-426.

Proctor, M. E., T. A. Kurzynski, C. Koschmann, and J. R.Archer. 2002. Four strains of E. coli O157: H7 Associated with a Ground Beef Outbreak: The Importance of Evaluating Multiple Colonies From Outbreak-Associated Products. Jour. Clin. Microbiol. Vol. 40(4), pp. 1530-1533.

Croft, D., J. Archer, C. M. Roberts, R. A. Johnson, T. Monson, D. Lucas, T. Kurzynski, D. Hoang-Johnson, L. Machmueller, L. Kelly, D. Grossfield, G. Rosario, K. Kaspar, J. A. Crump, J. P. Davis. 2001. An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with a pancake breakfast served in a stock pavilion with contaminated livestock bedding-Wisconsin, 2001. Abstract presented at the EIS meeting, Atlanta, Ga.

Fitzgerald, C., T. Kurzynski, J. Archer, P. I. Fields, B. Swaminathan and E. Ribot. 2001. PulseNet standardized PFGE protocol for Campylobacter jejuni; Poster presented at the 11th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms, Sept. 1-5, 2001, Freiburg, Germany.

Archer, J. R. and T. A. Kurzynski. Use of PFGE to investigate an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni. Presentation made at the Annual CDC PulseNet meeting, May 2-4, 2001; Richmond, VA.

Kurzynski, T. A. and J. R. Archer. Use of PFGE to investigate an outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus. Presentation made at the Annual CDC PulseNet meeting, May 2-4, 2001; Richmond, VA.

Tompkins, D., W. Zeltner, M. Anderson, T. Kurzynski, and J. Hayman. Control of bacterial spores with UVGI and photocatalysis. AIHA Conference, June 1-6, 2002. San Diego, CA.

Warshauer, D., T. Kurzynski, J. Archer, P. Harrington, D. Croft, C. Koschmann. Investigation of an Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections Associated With Consumption of Unpasteurized Milk Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology , May of 2003, Washington, D. C.

Okwumabua, O., M. O'Connor, E. Shull, K. Strehlow, C. Hull, J. Quinn, M. Hamacher, A. Valley, A. Yu, M. Adams and T. Kurzynski. Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from food animal clinical cases: PFGE pattern similarity to strains from human Listeriosis cases. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology May of 2003, Washington, D. C. Also published in the FEMS Microbiology Letters, 2005, vol. 249(2):pp.275-281.

Kurzynski, T. 2003. Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates with variant PFGE patterns in single foodborne outbreaks. Presented at the Annual PulseNet Update meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 2003.

Borchardt, S. M., J. H. DeBusscher, P. A. Tallman, S. D. Manning, C. F. Marrs, T. A. Kurzynski, and B. Foxman. 2003. Antibiotic resistance among invasive Group B Streptococcus. Poster presented at the Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, June 23-25 in Bethesda, Maryland.

Warshauer, D. T. Monson and T. Kurzynski. 2003. The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene and Emerging Enteric Pathogens. Wisconsin Med. Jour. 102: 40-44.

Sotir, M. J., J. P. Davis, J. Archer, D. Hoang-Johnson, T. Kurzynski, T. Monson, M. Wegner, C. Koschmann and L. Kelly. 2003. Two outbreaks and a recall: Temporally-related E. coli O157:H7 outbreaks associated with ground beef consumption, Wisconsin, July-September, 2002. Poster presented at 41st annual meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America held in San Diego, CA, Oct., 2003.

Gerner-Smidt, P., J. Kincaid, K. Kubota, K. Hise, S. B. Hunter, M. Lambert-Fair, D. Norton, A. Woo-Ming, T. Kurzynski, M. Sotir, M. Head, K. Holt and B. Swaminathan. 2005. Molecular surveillance of shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O157 by PulseNet USA. Jour. Food Protection, 68 (No. 9), pp. 1926-1931.

Sotir, Mark J., D. Cappozzo, C. Schmidt, D. Warshauer, J. Zastrow, T. Kurzynski, and J. Davis, A resource-and-labor-intensive county-wide outbreak of pertussis, Wisconsin, 2003: high impact on the adolescent population. Abstract presented at the National Immunization Conference.

Kurzynski, T., D. Warshauer, P. Cassiday, J. Davis, and T. Monson. Use of Pulsed- Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) for Bordetella pertussis Related Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation. Presented at the 9th Annual PulseNet Update Meeting, May 2005, Seattle, WA and at the 105th General Meeting of the ASM, June 2005, Atlanta, GA.

 

Publications and Abstracts Previous to 1990 (Publications Noted in Bold)

Waisbren, B.A., T.A. Kurzynski and J. Mellender. 1971. Studies on Pseudomonas aeruginosa—the burn pathogen, in Research in Burns.

Waisbren, B.A., T.A. Kurzynski, et al. 1974. Whole cell, heat killed gram negative bacilli vaccine. Wisconsin Medical Journal 73:S42-S45.

Kurzynski, T.A., J. Yrios, A. Helstad and C. Field. 1976. Aerobically incubated thioglycolate broth disk method for antibiotic susceptibility testing of anaerobes. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 10:727-732.

Kurzynski, T., I. Schwersenska and P. Wand. 1977. Reliability of commercially prepared carbenicillin and metronidazole disks in an aerobically incubated thioglycolate broth disk method for susceptibility testing of anaerobes. Abstract #C136. Presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA.

Kurzynski, T., C. Meise, R. Daggs and A. Helstad. 1979. Improved reliability of the primary plate bacitracin test on throat cultures using sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim blood agar plates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 9:144-146.

Kurzynski, T.A. and C.K. Meise. 1979. Evaluation of the sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim blood agar (SXT-BA) plate for the recovery of Group A streptococci from throat cultures. J. Clin. Microbiol. 9:189-193.

Raper, K.B., A.C. Worley and T.A. Kurzynski. 1978. Copromyxella: a new genus of Acrasidae. Amer. J. Botany 65:1011-1026.

Maki, D.G., T.A. Kurzynski and W.A. Agger. 1978. Carbenicillin for treatment of Bacteriodes fragilis infections: Why not penicillin G? J. Infect. Dis. 138:859-864.

Kurzynski, T.A. and C.K. (Meise) Van Holten. 1981. Evaluation of Techniques for isolation of Group A streptococci from throat cultures. J. Clin. Microbiol. 13:891-894.

Kurzynski, T.A., G.S. Cembrowski and J.L. Kimball. 1983. The use of CIE for the detection of Clostridium difficile toxin in stool filtrates: laboratory and clinical correlation. Am. J. Clin. Path. 79:370-374.

Greenfield, R.A., T.A. Kurzynski and W.A. Graig. 1982. In Vitro susceptibility of Clostridium difficile isolates to cefotaxime, moxalactam, and cefoperazone. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother 21:846-847.

Kurzynski, T.A., J. Kimball, M. Polyak and G. Cembrowski. 1983. Evaluation of the Phadebact CSF Test. Abstract #500. 23rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Las Vegas, NV.

Pennell, D.R., J.A. Rott-Petri and T.A. Kurzynski. 1984. Evaluation of Three Commercial Agglutination Tests for the Identification of Staphylococcus aureus. Abstract #1023. 84th Annual ASM Meeting, St. Louis, MO. J. Clin. Microbiol. 20:614-617.

Helstad, A.G., M.A. Hutchinson, W.P. Amos and T.A. Kurzynski: 1984. Evaluation of Two Broth Disk Methods for Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing of Anaerobes. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 26:601-603.

Toohey, K.L., T.A. Kurzynski, R.F. Schell, R.J. Birk, and R.J. Zabransky. 1984. Evaluation of the 10 mg Clindamycin Disk for Susceptibility Testing of Anaerobes by the Aerobically Incubated Thioglycolate Broth Disk Method. Abstract #1002 presented at the 24th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, DC. Also published in J. Clin. Microbiol. 23:619-621.

Kurzynski, T.A., J.L. Kimball, M.B. Polyak, G.S. Cembrowski and R.F. Schell. 1985. Evaluation of the Phadebact and Bactigen reagents for detection of Neisseria meningitidis in cerebrospinal fluid. J. Clin. Microbiol. 21:989-990.

Zabransky, R.J., R.J. Birk, T.A. Kurzynski and K.L. Toohey. 1986. Predicting the susceptibility of anaerobes to cefoperazone, cefotaxime and cefoxitin with the thioglycolate broth disk procedure. J. Clin. Microbiol. 24:181-185.

Kurzynski, T.A., M.B. Polyak, C.J. Sprecher and R.F. Schell. 1987. Comparison of two selective blood agar media for the culture of Group A streptococci from throats. Letter. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. 5:602-603. Also presented at the 87th Annual ASM meeting held in Atlanta, GA, March 1-6, 1987. Abstract #C95.

Kurzynski, T.A., D.M. Boehm, J.A. Rott-Petri, R.F. Schell and P.E. Allison. 1988. Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Bordetella species isolated in a Multicenter Pertussis Surveillance Project. Antimicrob. Agent. Chemother. 32:137-140. Also presented at the 27th ICAAC meeting held in New York, NY, Oct. 4-7, 1987. Abstract #180.

Kurzynski, T.A., D.M. Boehm, J.A. Rott-Petri, R.F. Schell and P.E. Allison. 1988. Comparison of modified Bordet-Gengou and modified Regan-Lowe media for the isolation of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 26:2661-2663. Also presented at the 88th Annual ASM meeting held in Miami Beach, FL, May 8-13, 1988. Abstract #C169.

Boehm, D.M., M. Bernhardt and T. Kurzynski. 1989. Evaluation of three methods for identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Abstract #C346, 89th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA. Also published as: Boehm, D.M., M. Bernhardt, T. Kurzynski, D. Pennell and R.F. Schell. 1990. Evaluation of two commercial procedures for rapid identification of Neisseria gonorrhoeae using a reference panel of antigenically diverse gonococci. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28:2099-2100.

 
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