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Origins of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Streptococcus oralis causing bacteraemia in a bone marrow transplant patient.

Journal Article
Kennedy, H. F., Morrison, D., Kaufmann, M. E., Jackson, M. S., Bagg, J., Gibson, B. E., …Michie, J. R. (2000)
Origins of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Streptococcus oralis causing bacteraemia in a bone marrow transplant patient. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 49, 367-370
Coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteraemia in immunocompromised patients is often associated with the use of central venous catheters, while the proposed origin of viridans...

Scalded Skin Syndrome Caused by a Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus of a type not commonly associated with exfoliative toxins in Scotland

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Soliman, R. S., Morrison, D., Husselbee, K., & Phillips, G. (2007)
Scalded Skin Syndrome Caused by a Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus of a type not commonly associated with exfoliative toxins in Scotland. Scottish Medical Journal, 52, 53-53. https://doi.org/10.1258/rsmsmj.52.4.53a
A three-year-old boy was admitted to the hospital with a three-day history of chickenpox and a one-day history of fever and enlarging skin lesions on his chest, trunk, and aro...

High-level vancomycin-resistant enterococci causing hospital infections

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Uttley, A. H. C., George, R. C., Naidoo, J., Woodford, N., Johnson, A. P., Collins, C. H., …Heptonstall, J. (1989)
High-level vancomycin-resistant enterococci causing hospital infections. Epidemiology and Infection, 103(01), 173-181. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268800030478
Nosocomial infection or colonization due to enterococci with high-level resistance to vancomycin (minimal inhibitory concentrations [MICs] between 64 and > 2000 mg/L) has occu...

Isolation and molecular characterization of multiresistant Staphylococcus sciuri and Staphylococcus haemolyticus associated with skin and soft-tissue infections.

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Shittu, A., Lin, J., Morrison, D., & Kolawole, D. (2004)
Isolation and molecular characterization of multiresistant Staphylococcus sciuri and Staphylococcus haemolyticus associated with skin and soft-tissue infections. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 53, 51-55. https://doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.05294-0
The isolation, molecular identification and genotyping of multiresistant Staphylococcus sciuri and Staphylococcus haemolyticus from skin and soft-tissue infections are reporte...

Gingivitis and Toothbrushes: potential roles in Viridans Streptococcal Bacteraemia.

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Kennedy, H. F., Morrison, D., Tomlinson, D., Gibson, B. E., Bagg, J., & Gemmell, C. G. (2003)
Gingivitis and Toothbrushes: potential roles in Viridans Streptococcal Bacteraemia. Journal of Infection, 46, 67-70. doi:10.1053/jinf.2002.1084
We report a case of Streptococcus oralis bacteraemia in a paediatric neutropenic patient with acute myeloid leukaemia whose predominant form of oral compromise was severe ging...

Tracking Staphylococcus aureus in the intensive care unit using Whole-Genome Sequencing

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Dancer, S. J., Adams, C. E., Smith, J., Pichon, B., Kearns, A., & Morrison, D. (2019)
Tracking Staphylococcus aureus in the intensive care unit using Whole-Genome Sequencing. Journal of Hospital Infection, 103(1), 13–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2019.04.016
Background: Staphylococcus aureus remains an important bacterial pathogen worldwide. This study utilized known staphylococcal epidemiology to track S. aureus between different...

Usefulness of mec-associated direct repeat unit (dru) typing in the epidemiological analysis of highly clonal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Scotland

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Goering, R., Morrison, D., Al-Doori, Z., Edwards, G., & Gemmell, C. (2008)
Usefulness of mec-associated direct repeat unit (dru) typing in the epidemiological analysis of highly clonal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Scotland. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 14(10), 964-969. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02073.x
The incidence of the epidemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (EMRSA) strains EMRSA-15 and EMRSA-16 in Scotland has increased dramatically, now accounting for c. 7...

Supplementary biochemical tests useful for the differentiation of oxidase positive staphylococci

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Stepanović, S., Dakić, I., Hauschild, T., Vuković, D., Morrison, D., Ježek, P., …Petráš, P. (2007)
Supplementary biochemical tests useful for the differentiation of oxidase positive staphylococci. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 30(4), 316-318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.syapm.2006.11.002
Differentiation of the oxidase positive staphylococci, Staphylococcus sciuri, Staphylococcus lentus, Staphylococcus vitulinus and Staphylococcus fleurettii, based on tributyri...

Molecular identification and characterization of mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Journal Article
Shittu, A., Lin, J., & Morrison, D. (2007)
Molecular identification and characterization of mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 57(1), 93-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2006.05.004
We report on the isolation, molecular identification, and characterization of 5 mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from clinical samples in K...

Low-level exposure of MRSA to octenidine dihydrochloride does not select for resistance

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Al-Doori, Z., Goroncy-Bermes, P., Gemmell, C. G., & Morrison, D. (2007)
Low-level exposure of MRSA to octenidine dihydrochloride does not select for resistance. Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 59(6), 1280-1281. https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkm092
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The dynamics of police legitimacy and social media in Scotland

2015 - 2020
The primary aim of my thesis is to better understand police and citizen communication via social media in Scotland. This research is impor...
Liam Ralph | Director of Studies: Dr Elizabeth Aston | Second Supervisor: Prof Richard Whitecross

Above and below ground productivity of a mangrove forest under human utilisation

2019 - date
Lilian Mugi | Director of Studies: Prof Mark Huxham | Second Supervisor: Dr Gavin Ballantyne

Evaluating enrichment and dissemination of extended spectrum beta lactamases producing Escherichia coli at a wastewater treatment plant

2019 - date
Li Black | Director of Studies: Dr Fiona Stainsby | Second Supervisor: Dr Donald Morrison

An overview of diffuse pollution inputs and their impacts upon organisms in the River Almond, Scotland

2015 - 2018
David Lawson | Director of Studies: Dr Robert Briers | Second Supervisor: Dr Linda Gilpin

Discovery and characterisation of novel biosurfactants that exhibit anti-microbial and/or anti-biofilm activity against pathogenic microorganisms

2018 - date
Janki Hodar | Director of Studies: Dr Fiona Stainsby | Second Supervisor: Dr Halina Vaughan

The prevalence and diversity of extended spectrum beta-lactam (ESBL) resistant Escherichia coli in coastal bathing waters, impacted by biological wastewater

2018 - date
Mairaid Hamilton | Director of Studies: Dr Donald Morrison | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Stainsby

The prevalence, sources and diversity of antibiotic resistance in Scottish surface waters: a baseline for risk assessment and intervention targets.

2019 - date
Leonie Henn | Director of Studies: Dr Donald Morrison | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Stainsby

Establishing a high performance culture in an emerging rugby nation

2018 - date
Andrew Hall | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Dr Cedric English