Publications

  1. Binnicker MJ. Can the SARS-CoV-2 PCR Cycle Threshold Value and Time from Symptom Onset to Testing Predict Infectivity? Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 6 Epub 2020 June 06
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  2. Boerger AC, Binnicker MJ. Comparison of the Panther Fusion respiratory panels to routine methods for detection of viruses in upper and lower respiratory tract specimens. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jun; 97 (2):115014 Epub 2020 Feb 07
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  3. Binnicker MJ. Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and the Importance of Diagnostic Testing: Why Partnership between Clinical Laboratories, Public Health Agencies, and Industry Is Essential to Control the Outbreak. Clin Chem. 2020 May 1; 66 (5):664-666
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  4. Ofstead CL, Hopkins KM, Binnicker MJ, Poland GA. Potential impact of contaminated bronchoscopes on novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Apr 2; 1-3 Epub 2020 Apr 02
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  5. Donato LJ, Myhre NK, Murray MA, McDonah MR, Myers JF, Maxson JA, Meek AM, Espy MJ, Furst JW, Karon BS, Binnicker MJ. Assessment of Test Performance and Potential for Environmental Contamination Associated with a Point-of-Care Molecular Assay for Group A Streptococcus in an End User Setting. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Feb; 57 (2) Epub 2019 Jan 30
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  6. Madigan T, Ryan CS, Huskins WC, Theel ES, Pritt BS, Palm J, Schiffman E, Strain AK, Binnicker MJ. The Brief Case: A 10-Year-Old Girl with Meningoencephalitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Oct; 56 (10) Epub 2018 Sept 25
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  7. Madigan T, Ryan CS, Huskins WC, Theel ES, Pritt BS, Palm J, Schiffman E, Strain AK, Binnicker MJ. Closing the Brief Case: A 10-Year-Old Girl with Meningoencephalitis. J Clin Microbiol 2018 Oct; 56 (10) Epub 2018 Sept 25
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  8. Miller JM, Binnicker MJ, Campbell S, Carroll KC, Chapin KC, Gilligan PH, Gonzalez MD, Jerris RC, Kehl SC, Patel R, Pritt BS, Richter SS, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Snyder JW, Telford S 3rd, Theel ES, Thomson RB Jr, Weinstein MP, Yao JD. A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiology. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 31; 67 (6):813-816
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  9. Miller JM, Binnicker MJ, Campbell S, Carroll KC, Chapin KC, Gilligan PH, Gonzalez MD, Jerris RC, Kehl SC, Patel R, Pritt BS, Richter SS, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Snyder JW, Telford S, Theel ES, Thomson RB, Weinstein MP, Yao JD. A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiologya. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 31; 67 (6):e1-e94
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  10. Miller JM, Binnicker MJ, Campbell S, Carroll KC, Chapin KC, Gilligan PH, Gonzalez MD, Jerris RC, Kehl SC, Patel R, Pritt BS, Richter SS, Robinson-Dunn B, Schwartzman JD, Snyder JW, Telford S, Theel ES, Thomson RB, Weinstein MP, Yao JD. A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: 2018 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Society for Microbiologya. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Aug 31; 67 (6):813-816
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  11. Liesman RM, Strasburg AP, Heitman AK, Theel ES, Patel R, Binnicker MJ. Evaluation of a Commercial Multiplex Molecular Panel for Diagnosis of Infectious Meningitis and Encephalitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Apr; 56 (4) Epub 2018 Mar 26
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  12. Sacco KA, Pongdee T, Binnicker MJ, Espy M, Pardi D, Khanna S, Joshi AY. Presence of immune deficiency increases the risk of hospitalization in patients with norovirus infection. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Apr; 90 (4):300-306 Epub 2017 Dec 05
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  13. Beam E, Germer JJ, Lahr B, Yao JDC, Limper AH, Binnicker MJ, Razonable RR. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA quantification in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of immunocompromised patients with CMV pneumonia. Clin Transplant. 2018 Jan; 32 (1) Epub 2017 Dec 08
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  14. Azadeh N, Sakata KK, Saeed A, Mullon JJ, Grys TE, Limper AH, Binnicker MJ. Comparison of Respiratory Pathogen Detection in Upper versus Lower Respiratory Tract Samples Using the BioFire FilmArray Respiratory Panel in the Immunocompromised Host. Can Respir J. 2018; 2018:2685723 Epub 2018 Apr 05
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  15. Ramanan P, Bryson AL, Binnicker MJ, Pritt BS, Patel R. Syndromic Panel-Based Testing in Clinical Microbiology. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2018 Jan; 31 (1) Epub 2017 Nov 15
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  16. Holtz KK, Townsend KR, Furst JW, Myers JF, Binnicker MJ, Quigg SM, Maxson JA, Espy MJ. An Assessment of the AdenoPlus Point-of-Care Test for Diagnosing Adenoviral Conjunctivitis and Its Effect on Antibiotic Stewardship. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2017 Sep; 1 (2):170-175 Epub 2017 July 25
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  17. Binnicker MJ, Espy MJ, Duresko B, Irish C, Mandrekar J. Automated processing, extraction and detection of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2: A comparative evaluation of three commercial platforms using clinical specimens. J Clin Virol. 2017 Apr; 89:30-33 Epub 2017 Feb 14
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  18. Ramanan P, Espy MJ, Khare R, Binnicker MJ. Detection and differentiation of norovirus genogroups I and II from clinical stool specimens using real-time PCR. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Apr; 87: (4)325-327.
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  19. Ramanan P, Timmerman EA, Fidler ME, Amer H, Pritt BS, Schwab DA, Batterman HJ, Binnicker MJ. A kidney transplant recipient with renal medullary viral cytopathic changes. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Feb; 19: (1).
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  20. Cockerill CC, Orvidas LJ, Moore EJ, Binnicker MJ, Duresko BJ, Espy MJ, Cockerill FR, Tombers NM, Pritt BS. Detection of high-risk human papillomavirus infection in tonsillar specimens using 2 commercially available assays. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Dec; 86: (4)365-368.
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  21. Liesman RM, Binnicker MJ. The role of multiplex molecular panels for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal infections in immunocompromised patients. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2016 Aug; 29 (4):359-65
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  22. Linnoila JJ, Binnicker MJ, Majed M, Klein CJ, McKeon A. CSF herpes virus and autoantibody profiles in the evaluation of encephalitis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2016 Aug; 3 (4):e245 Epub 2016 June 01
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  23. Anderson NW, Binnicker MJ, Harris DM, Chirila RM, Brumble L, Mandrekar J, Hata DJ. Morbidity and mortality among patients with respiratory syncytial virus infection: a 2-year retrospective review. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jul; 85 (3):367-371 Epub 2016 Apr 23
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  24. Binnicker MJ. Multiplex Molecular Panels for Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Infection: Performance, Result Interpretation, and Cost-Effectiveness. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Dec; 53: (12)3723-8.
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  25. Binnicker MJ, Espy MJ, Irish CL, Vetter EA. Direct Detection of Influenza A and B Viruses in Less Than 20 Minutes Using a Commercially Available Rapid PCR Assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jul; 53 (7):2353-4 Epub 2015 Apr 29
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  26. Heaton PR, Espy MJ, Binnicker MJ. Evaluation of 2 multiplex real-time PCR assays for the detection of HSV-1/2 and Varicella zoster virus directly from clinical samples. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Mar; 81(3):169-70. Epub 2014 Dec 03.
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  27. Espy MJ, Irish CL, Binnicker MJ. Testing for herpes simplex virus in low-volume cerebrospinal fluid samples: Comparison of three protocols to optimize detection Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2015; 53: (12)3897-9.
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  28. Anderson NW, Sistrunk W, Binnicker MJ. Simultaneous detection of herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 in the cerebrospinal fluid of a patient with seizures and encephalitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jan; 53 (1):343-5 Epub 2014 Oct 29
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  29. Binnicker MJ, Espy MJ, Irish CL. Rapid and direct detection of herpes simplex virus in cerebrospinal fluid by use of a commercial real-time PCR assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec; 52 (12):4361-2 Epub 2014 Oct 01
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  30. Binnicker MJ, Pritt BS, Duresko BJ, Espy MJ, Grys TE, Zarka MA, Kerr SE, Henry MR. Comparative evaluation of three commercial systems for detection of high-risk human papillomavirus in cervical and vaginal ThinPrep PreservCyt samples and correlation with biopsy results. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct; 52 (10):3763-8 Epub 2014 Aug 13
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  31. Bruminhent J, Deziel PJ, Wotton JT, Binnicker MJ, Razonable RR. Prolonged shedding of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus in a pancreas-after-kidney transplant recipient. J Clin Virol. 2014 Oct; 61(2):302-4. Epub 2014 Jul 16.
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  32. Khare R, Espy MJ, Cebelinski E, Boxrud D, Sloan LM, Cunningham SA, Pritt BS, Patel R, Binnicker MJ. Comparative evaluation of two commercial multiplex panels for detection of gastrointestinal pathogens by use of clinical stool specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct; 52 (10):3667-73 Epub 2014 Aug 06
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  33. Khare R, Espy MJ, Mandrekar JN, Binnicker MJ. Comparison of a transplant multiplex viral panel on the ICEPlex system with real-time PCR for detection of cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and BK virus in clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May; 52 (5):1711-3 Epub 2014 Feb 19
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  34. Binnicker MJ, Espy ME. Comparison of six real-time PCR assays for qualitative detection of cytomegalovirus in clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Nov; 51 (11):3749-52 Epub 2013 Sept 04
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  35. Theel ES, Jespersen DJ, Harring J, Mandrekar J, Binnicker MJ. Evaluation of an enzyme immunoassay for detection of Histoplasma capsulatum antigen from urine specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Nov; 51(11):3555-9. Epub 2013 Aug 21.
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  36. Binnicker MJ, Baddour LM, Grys TE, Espy MJ, Hata DJ, Wotton JT, Patel R. Identification of an influenza A H1N1/2009 virus with mutations in the matrix gene causing a negative result by a commercial molecular assay. J Clin Microbiol 2013 Jun; 51 (6):2006-7 Epub 2013 Apr 03
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  37. Theel ES, Jespersen DJ, Iqbal S, Bestrom JE, Rollins LO, Misner LJ, Markley BJ, Mandrekar J, Baddour LM, Limper AH, Wengenack NL, Binnicker MJ. Detection of (1, 3)-beta-D-glucan in bronchoalveolar lavage and serum samples collected from immunocompromised hosts. Mycopathologia. 2013 Feb; 175 (1-2):33-41 Epub 2012 Sept 01
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  38. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Bestrom JE, Rollins LO. Comparison of four assays for the detection of cryptococcal antigen. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Dec; 19 (12):1988-90 Epub 2012 Oct 17
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  39. Binnicker MJ, Theel ES, Larsen SM, Patel R. A high percentage of serum samples that test reactive by enzyme immunoassay for anti-Brucella antibodies are not confirmed by the standard tube agglutination test. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Aug; 19 (8):1332-4 Epub 2012 June 20
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  40. Binnicker MJ. Which algorithm should be used to screen for syphilis? Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2012 Feb; 25(1):79-85.
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  41. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Rollins LO. Direct comparison of the traditional and reverse syphilis screening algorithms in a population with a low prevalence of syphilis. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Jan; 50 (1):148-50 Epub 2011 Nov 16
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  42. Loeffelholz MJ, Binnicker MJ. It is time to use treponema-specific antibody screening tests for diagnosis of syphilis. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Jan; 50(1):2-6. Epub 2011 Nov 16.
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  43. Babady NE, Buckwalter SP, Hall L, Le Febre KM, Binnicker MJ, Wengenack NL. Detection of Blastomyces dermatitidis and Histoplasma capsulatum from culture isolates and clinical specimens by use of real-time PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Sep; 49 (9):3204-8 Epub 2011 July 13
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  44. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Rollins LO. Evaluation of the Bio-Rad BioPlex Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella-Zoster Virus IgG multiplex bead immunoassay. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Sep; 18 (9):1524-6 Epub 2011 July 27
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  45. Pritt BS, Sloan LM, Johnson DK, Munderloh UG, Paskewitz SM, McElroy KM, McFadden JD, Binnicker MJ, Neitzel DF, Liu G, Nicholson WL, Nelson CM, Franson JJ, Martin SA, Cunningham SA, Steward CR, Bogumill K, Bjorgaard ME, Davis JP, McQuiston JH, Warshauer DM, Wilhelm MP, Patel R, Trivedi VA, Eremeeva ME. Emergence of a new pathogenic Ehrlichia species, Wisconsin and Minnesota, 2009. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 4; 365 (5):422-9
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  46. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Rollins LO. Treponema-specific tests for serodiagnosis of syphilis: comparative evaluation of seven assays. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Apr; 49 (4):1313-7 Epub 2011 Feb 23
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  47. Binnicker MJ, Popa AS, Catania J, Alexov M, Tsaras G, Lloyd F, Wengenack NL, Enzler MJ. Meningeal coccidioidomycosis diagnosed by real-time polymerase chain reaction analysis of cerebrospinal fluid. Mycopathologia. 2011 Apr; 171 (4):285-9 Epub 2010 Oct 07
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  48. Khoury NZ, Binnicker MJ, Wengenack NL, Aksamit TR, Buchta WG, Molella RG. Preemployment screening for tuberculosis in a large health care setting: comparison of the tuberculin skin test and a whole-blood interferon-gamma release assay. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Mar; 53(3):290-3.
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  49. Wilson JW, Limper AH, Grys TE, Karre T, Wengenack NL, Binnicker MJ. Pneumocystis jirovecii testing by real-time polymerase chain reaction and direct examination among immunocompetent and immunosuppressed patient groups and correlation to disease specificity. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 69 (2):145-52
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  50. Schreckenberger PC, Binnicker MJ. Optimizing antimicrobial susceptibility test reporting. J Clin Microbiol. 2011; 49(9 Suppl):S15-9.
  51. Vucicevic D, Blair JE, Binnicker MJ, McCullough AE, Kusne S, Vikram HR, Parish JM, Wengenack NL. The utility of Coccidioides polymerase chain reaction testing in the clinical setting. Mycopathologia. 2010 Nov; 170 (5):345-51 Epub 2010 June 10
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  52. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Harring JA. Multiplex detection of IgM and IgG class antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, and cytomegalovirus using a novel multiplex flow immunoassay. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Nov; 17 (11):1734-8 Epub 2010 Sept 22
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  53. Dhiman N, Jespersen DJ, Rollins LO, Harring JA, Beito EM, Binnicker MJ. Detection of IgG-class antibodies to measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella-zoster virus using a multiplex bead immunoassay. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Aug; 67(4):346-9.
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  54. Gomez E, Jespersen DJ, Harring JA, Binnicker MJ. Evaluation of the Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200 syphilis multiplex flow immunoassay for the detection of IgM- and IgG-class antitreponemal antibodies. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Jun; 17 (6):966-8 Epub 2010 Apr 28
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  55. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Harring JA. Evaluation of three multiplex flow immunoassays compared to an enzyme immunoassay for the detection and differentiation of IgG class antibodies to herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Feb; 17 (2):253-7 Epub 2009 Dec 09
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  56. Babady NE, Pritt BS, Walker RC, Rosenblatt JE, Binnicker MJ. A 48-year-old Somali woman with hip pain. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Sep 1; 49(5):764-5; answer 803-5.
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  57. Wengenack NL, Binnicker MJ. Fungal molecular diagnostics. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Jun; 30(2):391-408, viii.
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  58. Babady NE, Bestrom JE, Jespersen DJ, Jones MF, Beito EM, Binnicker MJ, Wengenack NL. Evaluation of three commercial latex agglutination kits and a commercial enzyme immunoassay for the detection of cryptococcal antigen. Med Mycol. 2009 May; 47 (3):336-8 Epub 2009 Feb 04
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  59. Babady NE, Sloan LM, Vetter EA, Patel R, Binnicker MJ. Percent positive rate of Lyme real-time polymerase chain reaction in blood, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, and tissue. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Dec; 62(4):464-6. Epub 2008 Oct 22.
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  60. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Harring JA, Rollins LO, Beito EM. Evaluation of a multiplex flow immunoassay for detection of epstein-barr virus-specific antibodies. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 Sep; 15 (9):1410-3 Epub 2008 July 16
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  61. Binnicker MJ, Jespersen DJ, Harring JA, Rollins LO, Bryant SC, Beito EM. Evaluation of two commercial systems for automated processing, reading, and interpretation of Lyme borreliosis Western blots. J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Jul; 46 (7):2216-21 Epub 2008 May 07
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  62. Binnicker MJ, Buckwalter SP, Eisberner JJ, Stewart RA, McCullough AE, Wohlfiel SL, Wengenack NL. Detection of Coccidioides species in clinical specimens by real-time PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Jan; 45 (1):173-8 Epub 2006 Nov 15
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  63. Assi MA, Binnicker MJ, Wengenack NL, Deziel PJ, Badley AD. Disseminated coccidioidomycosis in a liver transplant recipient with negative serology: use of polymerase chain reaction. Liver Transpl. 2006 Aug; 12 (8):1290-2
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  64. Binnicker MJ, Williams RD, Apicella MA. Gonococcal porin IB activates NF-kappaB in human urethral epithelium and increases the expression of host antiapoptotic factors. Infect Immun. 2004 Nov; 72(11):6408-17.
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  65. Binnicker MJ, Williams RD, Apicella MA. Infection of human urethral epithelium with Neisseria gonorrhoeae elicits an upregulation of host anti-apoptotic factors and protects cells from staurosporine-induced apoptosis. Cell Microbiol. 2003 Aug; 5(8):549-60.
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