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Dr. Micheál Mac Aogáin

Research Fellow (Clinical Microbiology)


  Age related diseases   Antibiotic resistance mechanisms   Bacteriology and bacterial pathogenesis   Bioinformatics   Biomedical sciences   DNA typing   Epidemiology   Genetic/Molecular epidemiology   Genomes, Genomics   Infectious diseases   Molecular Biology   Regulatory methods of gene expression
 Evaluation of Next Generation Sequencing to Investigate the Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile Infection
 New insights into the transmission dynamics of healthcareassociated Clostridium difficile infection through whole-genome sequencing
 Molecular epidemiology and transcriptome sequencing of Irish Clostridium difficile isolates.

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Moloney G, Mac Aogáin M, Kelleghan M, O'Connell B, Hurley C, Montague E, Conlon M, Murray H, Rogers TR, Possible Interplay Between Hospital and Community Transmission of a Novel Clostridium Difficile Sequence Type 295 Recognized by Next-Generation Sequencing., Infection control and hospital epidemiology, 37, (6), 2016, p680-4 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Micheál Mac Aogáin, Geraldine Moloney, Shauna Kilkenny, Mary Kelleher, May Kelleghan, Brieda Boyle, Thomas Rogers, Whole-genome sequencing improves discrimination of relapse from reinfection and identifies transmission events among patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infections, Journal of Hospital Infection, 2015, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Yvonne Lynagh, Micheál Mac Aogáin, Thomas Rogers, Magnus Unemo, Brendan Crowley, Detailed characterisation of the first high-level azithromycin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae cases in Ireland, The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2015, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Kinnevey PM, Shore AC, Mac Aogáin M, Creamer E, Brennan GI, Humphreys H, Rogers TR, O'Connell B, Coleman DC, Enhanced tracking of the nosocomial transmission of endemic ST22-MRSA-IV among patients and environmental sites using whole-genome sequencing., Journal of clinical microbiology, 2015, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Brown AF, Murphy AG, Lalor SJ, Leech JM, O'Keeffe KM, Mac Aogáin M, O'Halloran DP, Lacey KA, Tavakol M, Hearnden CH, Fitzgerald-Hughes D, Humphreys H, Fennell JP, van Wamel WJ, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, Lavelle EC, Rogers TR, McLoughlin RM, Memory Th1 Cells Are Protective in Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infection., PLoS pathogens, 11, (11), 2015, pe1005226 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Miajlovic H, Mac Aogáin M, Collins CJ, Rogers TR, Smith SG, Characterization of Escherichia coli bloodstream isolates associated with mortality., Journal of medical microbiology, 2015, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Micheál Mac Aogáin. Shauna Kilkenny, Claire Walsh, Sinéad Lindsay, Geraldine Moloney, Trefor Morris, Sophie Jones, Thomas R. Rogers, Identification of a novel mutation at the primary dimer interface of GyrA conferring fluoroquinolone resistance in Clostridium difficile, Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 2015, Journal Article, IN_PRESS  TARA - Full Text  URL  URL
O'Toole RF, Johari BM, Mac Aogáin M, Rogers TR, Bower JE, Basu I, Freeman JT., Short communication, Genome Announcements, 2 , (3), 2014, pe00319-14 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Roycroft E, Mac Aogáin M, O'Toole RF, Fitzgibbon M, Rogers TR., Draft Genome Sequence of the First Isolate of Extensively Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Ireland., Genome announcements, 2014, ppii: e01002-14 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Mac Aogáin M, Johari BM, Bower JE, O'Toole RF, Draft Genome Sequence of a Multidrug-Resistant New Zealand Isolate of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Lineage 3., Genome announcements, 2, (5), 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL

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