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Journal Article

Greay, T.L., Gofton, A.W., Zahedi, A., Paparini, A., Linge, K.L., Joll, C.A. and Ryan, U.M. (2019) Evaluation of 16S next-generation sequencing of hypervariable region 4 in wastewater samples: An unsuitable approach for bacterial enteric pathogen identification. Science of The Total Environment, 670 . pp. 1111-1124.

Zahedi, A., Monis, P., Gofton, A.W., Oskam, C.L., Ball, A., Bath, A., Bartkow, M., Robertson, I. and Ryan, U. (2018) Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in animals inhabiting drinking water catchments in three states across Australia. Water Research, 134 . pp. 327-340.

Gofton, A.W., Margos, G., Fingerle, V., Hepner, S., Loh, S-M, Ryan, U., Irwin, P. and Oskam, C.L. (2018) Genome-wide analysis of Borrelia turcica and ‘Candidatus Borrelia tachyglossi’ shows relapsing fever-like genomes with unique genomic links to Lyme disease Borrelia. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 66 . pp. 72-81.

Cooper, C., Keatley, S., Northover, A., Gofton, A.W., Brigg, F., Lymbery, A.J., Pallant, L., Clode, P.L. and Thompson, R.C.A. (2018) Next generation sequencing reveals widespread trypanosome diversity and polyparasitism in marsupials from Western Australia. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 7 (1). pp. 58-67.

Zahedi, A., Gofton, A.W., Greay, T., Monis, P., Oskam, C., Ball, A., Bath, A., Watkinson, A., Robertson, I. and Ryan, U. (2018) Profiling the diversity of Cryptosporidium species and genotypes in wastewater treatment plants in Australia using next generation sequencing. Science of The Total Environment, 644 . pp. 635-648.

Greay, T.L., Gofton, A.W., Paparini, A., Ryan, U.M., Oskam, C.L. and Irwin, P.J. (2018) Recent insights into the tick microbiome gained through next-generation sequencing. Parasites & Vectors, 11 (1).

Oskam, C., Owens, J., Codello, A., Gofton, A. and Greay, T. (2018) Rethinking Coxiella infections in Australia. Microbiology Australia, 39 (4). pp. 223-225.

Margos, G., Gofton, A., Wibberg, D., Dangel, A., Marosevic, D., Loh, S-M, Oskam, C. and Fingerle, V. (2018) The genus Borrelia reloaded. PLoS ONE, 13 (12). e0208432.

Nagaraj, V., Skillman, L., Ho, G.ORCID: 0000-0001-9190-8812, Li, D. and Gofton, A. (2017) Characterisation and comparison of bacterial communities on reverse osmosis membranes of a full-scale desalination plant by bacterial 16S rRNA gene metabarcoding. Biofilms and Microbiomes, 3 (1).

Zahedi, A., Durmic, Z., Gofton, A.W., Kueh, S., Austen, J., Lawson, M., Callahan, L., Jardine, J. and Ryan, U. (2017) Cryptosporidium homai n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiiae) from the guinea pig ( Cavia porcellus ). Veterinary Parasitology, 245 . pp. 92-101.

Gofton, A.W., Waudby, H.P., Petit, S., Greay, T.L., Ryan, U.M. and Irwin, P.J. (2017) Detection and phylogenetic characterisation of novel Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species in Amblyomma triguttatum subsp. from four allopatric populations in Australia. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 8 (5). pp. 749-756.

Barbosa, A.D., Gofton, A.W., Paparini, A., Codello, A., Greay, T.L, Gillett, A., Warren, K., Irwin, P.J. and Ryan, U. (2017) Increased genetic diversity and prevalence of co-infection with Trypanosoma spp. in koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) and their ticks identified using next-generation sequencing (NGS). PLoS ONE, 12 (7). e0181279.

Oskam, C.L., Gofton, A.W., Greay, T. L., Yang, R., Doggett, S., Ryan, U.M. and Irwin, P.J. (2017) Molecular investigation into the presence of a Coxiella sp. in Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks in Australia. Veterinary Microbiology, 201 . pp. 141-145.

Zahedi, A., Gofton, A.W., Jian, F., Paparini, A., Oskam, C., Ball, A.J., Robertson, I.D. and Ryan, U. (2017) Next Generation Sequencing uncovers within-host differences in the genetic diversity of Cryptosporidium gp60 subtypes. International Journal for Parasitology, 47 (10-11). pp. 601-607.

Gofton, A.W., Loh, S-M, Barbosa, A.D., Paparini, A., Gillett, A., Macgregor, J., Oskam, C.L., Ryan, U.M. and Irwin, P.J. (2017) A novel Ehrlichia species in blood and Ixodes ornithorhynchi ticks from platypuses ( Ornithorhynchus anatinus ) in Queensland and Tasmania, Australia. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 9 (2). pp. 435-442.

Loh, S-M, Gofton, A.W., Lo, N., Gillett, A., Ryan, U.M., Irwin, P.J. and Oskam, C.L. (2016) Novel Borrelia species detected in echidna ticks, Bothriocroton concolor, in Australia. Parasites & Vectors, 9 (1).

Gofton, A., Doggett, S., Ratchford, A., Ryan, U. and Irwin, P. (2016) Phylogenetic characterisation of two novel Anaplasmataceae from Australian Ixodes holocyclus ticks: ‘Candidatus Neoehrlichia australis' and ‘Candidatus Neoehrlichia arcana'. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 66 (10). pp. 4256-4261.

Greay, T.L, Oskam, C.L., Gofton, A.W., Rees, R.L., Ryan, U.M. and Irwin, P.J. (2016) A survey of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) of companion animals in Australia. Parasites & Vectors, 9 (1).

Gofton, A.W., Doggett, S., Ratchford, A., Oskam, C.L., Paparini, A., Ryan, U. and Irwin, P. (2015) Bacterial profiling reveals novel “Ca. Neoehrlichia”, Ehrlichia, and anaplasma species in Australian human-biting ticks. PLoS ONE, 10 (12). Article e0145449.

Paparini, A., Gofton, A., Yang, R., White, N., Bunce, M. and Ryan, U.M. (2015) Comparison of Sanger and next generation sequencing performance for genotyping Cryptosporidium isolates at the 18S rRNA and actin loci. Experimental Parasitology, 151-152 . pp. 21-27.

Gofton, A.W., Oskam, C.L., Lo, N., Beninati, T., Wei, H., McCarl, V., Murray, D.C., Paparini, A., Greay, Telleasha, Holmes, A., Bunce, M., Ryan, U. and Irwin, P. (2015) Inhibition of the endosymbiont “Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii” during 16S rRNA gene profiling reveals potential pathogens in Ixodes ticks from Australia. Parasites & Vectors, 8 (1). Article 958.

Miró, G., Checa, R., Paparini, A., Ortega, N., González-Fraga, J.L., Gofton, A., Bartolomé, A., Montoya, A., Gálvez, R., Mayo, P.P. and Irwin, P. (2015) Theileria annae (syn. Babesia microti-like) infection in dogs in NW Spain detected using direct and indirect diagnostic techniques: clinical report of 75 cases. Parasites & Vectors, 8 (1).

Conference Item

Miró, G., Checa, R., Paparini, A., Gofton, A. and Irwin, P.J. (2014) Babesia microti-like (Theileria annae) DNA in blood and in Ixodes hexagonus from sick dogs living in northern Spain. In: Australian Society for Parasitology 50th Anniversary Annual Conference, 30 June - 3 July, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Paparini, A., Yang, R., Gofton, A., Ng-Hublin, J., Bunce, M., Haile, J. and Ryan, U.M. (2014) Comparison of Sanger and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for typing Cryptosporidium isolates. In: 5th International Giardia & Cryptosporidium Conference, 27 - 30 May, Uppsala, Sweden.


Gofton, Alexander (2018) Molecular discovery and genomic characterisation of Australian Tick-bourne bacteria. PhD thesis, Murdoch University.

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