Selected Journal Articles

 PubMed for Ayush Kumar
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]

Fernando D. M., Khan I. U. H., Patidar, R., Lapen, D. R., Talbot, G., Topp, E., and Kumar, A. (2016). Isolation and characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii recovered as contaminants from Campylobacter selective medium. Frontiers Microbiology, 7:1871. [Link]

Fernando, D., Tun, H. M., Poole, J., Patidar, R., Li, R., Mi, R., Amarawansha, G. E. A., Fernando, W. G. D., Khafipour, E., Farenhorst, A., Kumar, A. (2016)    Detection of antibiotic resistance genes in source and drinking water samples from a First Nations community in Canada. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82:4767–4775. [Link]

Gorityala BK, Guchhait G, Fernando DM, Deo S, McKenna SA, Zhanel GG, Kumar A, Schweizer F. (2016) Adjuvants Based on Hybrid Antibiotics Overcome Resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enhance Fluoroquinolone Efficacy. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55:555-559. [Link]

De Silva M., Ning, C., Ghanbar, S., Zhanel, G., Logsetty, S., Liu, S., and Kumar, A. (2015) Evidence that a novel quaternary compound and its organic N-chloramine derivative do not select for resistant mutants of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Hospital Infection, 91:53-58. [Link]

Fernando, D., Xu, W., Loewen, P. C., Zhanel, G. G., and Kumar, A. (2014) Triclosan can select for AdeIJK overexpressing mutant of Acinetobacter baumannii ATCC17978 that displays reduced susceptibility to multiple antibiotics. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58:6424-6431. [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.