Sally M McFall

  • 513 Citations
1989 …2023
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Research Output 1989 2019

  • 513 Citations
  • 22 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 2 Patent
  • 1 Comment/debate
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2017

A simple and rapid DNA extraction method for Chlamydia trachomatis detection from urogenital swabs

Butzler, M. A., Reed, J. L. & McFall, S. M., Nov 1 2017, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 89, 3, p. 182-184 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia trachomatis
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Nucleic Acids
Sensitivity and Specificity
Polymerase Chain Reaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Immiscible phase filter extraction and equivalent amplification of genotypes 1–6 of hepatitis C RNA: The building blocks for point-of-care diagnosis

Neto, M. F., Butzler, M. A., Reed, J. L., Rui, X., Fisher, M. J., Kelso, D. M. & McFall, S. M., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 248, p. 107-115 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point-of-Care Systems
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Genotype
RNA
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improved method for collection of sputum for tuberculosis testing to ensure adequate sample volumes for molecular diagnostic testing

Fisher, M. J., Dolby, T., Surtie, S., Omar, G., Hapeela, N., Basu, D., DeWalt, A., Kelso, D. M., Nicol, M. & McFall, S. M., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 135, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Diagnostic Techniques
Sputum
Tuberculosis
South Africa
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
4 Citations (Scopus)

XtracTB Assay, a Mycobacterium tuberculosis molecular screening test with sensitivity approaching culture

Reed, J. L., Basu, D., Butzler, M. A. & McFall, S. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 3653.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sputum
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Microscopy
Tuberculosis
Point-of-Care Systems
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Filtration isolation of nucleic acids: A simple and rapid DNA extraction method

McFall, S. M., Neto, M. F., Reed, J. L. & Wagner, R. L., Aug 6 2016, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 114, e54289.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nucleic acids
Nucleic Acids
DNA
Absorbent Pads
Membranes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Highly sensitive sequence specific qPCR detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in respiratory specimens

Reed, J. L., Walker, Z. J., Basu, D., Allen, V., Nicol, M. P., Kelso, D. M. & McFall, S. M., Dec 1 2016, In : Tuberculosis. 101, p. 114-124 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Sputum
Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques
DNA
Spores

The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans displays a chemotaxis behavior to tuberculosis-specific odorants

Neto, M. F., Nguyen, Q. H., Marsili, J., McFall, S. M. & Voisine, C., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. 4, p. 44-49 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caenorhabditis elegans
Chemotaxis
Volatile Organic Compounds
Tuberculosis
Larva
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation of fingerstick blood collection for pointof- care HIV-1 viral load monitoring in South Africa

Maiers, T. J., Gous, N., Nduna, M., McFall, S. M., Kelso, D. M., Fisher, M. J., Palamountain, K., Scott, L. E. & Stevens, W. S., Jan 1 2015, In : South African Medical Journal. 105, 3, p. 228-231 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Africa
Viral Load
HIV-1
Point-of-Care Systems
Nurses
23 Citations (Scopus)

A simple and rapid DNA extraction method from whole blood for highly sensitive detection and quantitation of HIV-1 proviral DNA by real-time PCR

McFall, S. M., Wagner, R. L., Jangam, S. R., Yamada, D. H., Hardie, D. & Kelso, D. M., Mar 5 2015, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 214, p. 37-42 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV-1
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
DNA
Point-of-Care Systems
Infant Mortality
2010
52 Citations (Scopus)

Immiscible phase nucleic acid purification eliminates PCR inhibitors with a single pass of paramagnetic particles through a hydrophobic liquid

Sur, K., McFall, S. M., Yeh, E. T., Jangam, S. R., Hayden, M. A., Stroupe, S. D. & Kelso, D. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. 12, 5, p. 620-628 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nucleic Acids
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Buffers
Waxes
Urine
2009
50 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid, point-of-care extraction of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 proviral DNA from whole blood for detection by real-time PCR

Jangam, S. R., Yamada, D. H., McFall, S. M. & Kelso, D. M., Aug 1 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 47, 8, p. 2363-2368 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Point-of-Care Systems
HIV-1
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Absorbent Pads
DNA
2002
31 Citations (Scopus)
Shock
Carrier Proteins
Hot Temperature
Proteins
Nuclear magnetic resonance
1999
44 Citations (Scopus)

Transcriptional activation of the chlorocatechol degradative genes of Ralstonia eutropha NH9

Ogawa, N., McFall, S. M., Klem, T. J., Miyashita, K. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Nov 1 1999, In : Journal of bacteriology. 181, 21, p. 6697-6705 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cupriavidus necator
Operon
Transcriptional Activation
Deoxyribonuclease I
Multigene Family
1998
78 Citations (Scopus)

Transcriptional activation of the catechol and chlorocatechol operons: Variations on a theme

McFall, S. M., Chugani, S. A. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Nov 26 1998, In : Gene. 223, 1-2, p. 257-267 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operon
Transcriptional Activation
Binding Sites
Citric Acid Cycle
Fumarates
1997
47 Citations (Scopus)

2-Chloromuconate and Clcr-mediated activation of the clcABD operon: In vitro transcriptional and DNase I footprint analyses

Mcfall, S. M., Parsek, M. R. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 179, 11, p. 3655-3663 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deoxyribonuclease I
Operon
Pseudomonas putida
Genetic Promoter Regions
Enzymes
63 Citations (Scopus)

A tricarboxylic acid cycle intermediate regulating transcription of a chloroaromatic biodegradative pathway: Fumarate-mediated repression of the clcABD operon

McFall, S. M., Abraham, B., Narsolis, C. G. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 179, 21, p. 6729-6735 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fumarates
Citric Acid Cycle
Operon
Cats
Pseudomonas putida
22 Citations (Scopus)

DNase I footprinting, DNA bending and in vitro transcription analyses of ClcR and CatR interactions with the clcABD promoter: Evidence of a conserved transcriptional activation mechanism

McFall, S. M., Klem, T. J., Fujita, N., Ishihama, A. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Molecular Microbiology. 24, 5, p. 965-976 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

DNA Footprinting
Deoxyribonuclease I
DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases
Transcriptional Activation
Pseudomonas putida

Molecular and Evolutionary Mechanisms in the Microbial Degradation of Synthetic Chlorinated Compounds

Chugani, S., Daubaras, D., Danganan, C., Hubner, A., Mcfall, S., Hendrickson, W. & Chakrabarty, A., Dec 1 1997, In : Chimica Oggi. 15, 6-7, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995
15 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial degradation of toxic, environmental pollutants: Ecological and evolutionary considerations

Parsek, M. R., McFall, S. M. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Jan 1 1995, In : International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 35, 1-3, p. 175-188 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Pollutants
Poisons
Microorganisms
Genes
microorganism
1994
41 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of two LysR-type regulatory proteins CatR and ClcR with heterologous promoters: Functional and evolutionary implications

Parsek, M. R., Mcfall, S. M., Shinabarger, D. L. & Chakrabarty, A. M., Dec 20 1994, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 91, 26, p. 12393-12397 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudomonas putida
Benzoates
Genetic Promoter Regions
Proteins
Citric Acid Cycle
1989
7 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen sensitive catabolite distribution in Lactobacillus plantarum chemostat cultures

Montville, T. J. & McFall, S. M., Dec 1 1989, In : Microbios Letters. 42, 166, p. 61-67 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemostats
Lactobacillus plantarum
Oxygen
Acetoin
Biomass
17 Citations (Scopus)

pH-mediated regulation of pyruvate catabolism in Lactobacillus plantarum chemostat cultures

McFall, S. M. & Montville, T. J., Sep 1 1989, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 4, 5, p. 335-340 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemostats
Lactobacillus plantarum
Pyruvic Acid
Acetoin
Cell culture