Selected Journal Articles

 PubMed for Ayush Kumar
Loewen, P. C., De Silva, P. M., Donald, L, J., Switala, J., Villaneuva, J., Fita, I., and Kumar, A. (2018). KatG-mediated oxidation imparts reduced susceptibility to kanamycin. ACS Omega 2018, 3:4213–4219. [Link]

De Silva PM, Chong P, Fernando DM, Westmacott G, Kumar A. (2018). Effect of incubation temperature on antibiotic resistance and virulence factors of Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC 17978. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 62:e01514-17. [Link]

De Silva, P. M. and Kumar, A. (2018). Effect of sodium chloride on surface-associated motility of Acinetobacter baumannii and the role of AdeRS two-component system. Journal of Membrane Biology. 251:5-13. [Link]

Singh, M., Yau, Y. C. W., Waters, V., and Kumar, A. (2017). MexXY efflux pump overexpression and aminoglycoside resistance in cystic fibrosis isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from chronic infections. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 63:929-938. (Editor’s Choice) [Link]

Fernando, D. M., Chong, P., Singh, M., Spicer, V., Unger, M., Loewen, P. C., Westmacott, G., Kumar, A. (2017). Multi-omics approach to study global changes in a triclosan mutant strain of Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC 17978. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 49:74-80. [Link]

Book Chapters

Derek, T., Veena, P., Kumar, A., and Samis J. A. (2012) Factor V degradation by Acinetobacter baumannii: part of a novel virulence mechanism to attenuate blood coagulation. In A New Coalition for a Challenging Battlefield: Military and Veteran Health Research. E. A. Aiken and S. A. H. Belanger (eds), p215-234. Canadian Defence Academy Press, Kingston, ON, Canada.

Kumar, A., Cortez, J-C, and Kumar, K. (2011) Phenylalanine arginine β-naphthylamide (PAβN) inhibits the AdeIJK multidrug efflux pump of Acinetobacter baumannii. In Shaping the Future: Military and Veteran Health Research, E. A. Aiken and S. A. H. Belanger (eds), p119-133. Canadian Defence Academy Press, Kingston, ON, Canada.