PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Edited by: Frank O. Bastian, MD, Professor, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama. Mosby/Year Book, March 1991.

Publications:

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  1. Bastian FO: Spiroplasma-like inclusions in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Arch Pathol Lab Med l979;103:665-669.
  2. Bastian FO, Hart MN, Cancilla PA: Additional evidence of Spiroplasma in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Lancet l981;1(8221):660. Summary #1- Ref 1&2
  3. Bastian FO, Jennings RA: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Procedures for Handling Diagnostic and Research Materials. Infect Control l983;5(1):48-50.
  4. Bastian FO, Purnell DM, Tully JG: Neuropathology of spiroplasma infection in the rat brain. Amer J Pathol l984;114(3):496-514.
  5. Tully JG, Bastian FO, Rose DL: Localization and Persistence of Spiroplasma in an Experimental Brain Infection in Suckling Rats. Ann Microbiol (Inst Pasteur) 84;135A:111-117. Summary #2- Ref 4&5
  6. Bastian FO, Jennings R, Gardner W: Antiserum to Scrapie Associated Fibril Protein Cross-Reacts with Spiroplasma mirum Fibril Proteins. J Clin Microbiol l987;25(12):2430-2431. Summary #3- Ref 6
  7. Bastian FO, Jennings R, Huff C: Neurotropic Response of Spiroplasma mirum following peripheral inoculation in the rat. Ann Microbiol (Inst Pasteur) 1987;138(6):651. Summary #4- Ref 7
  8. Bastian FO, Baliga BS, Pollock HM: Evaluation of a modified [3H]thymidine uptake method for studying growth of Spiroplasmas under varying conditions. J Clin Microbiol l988;26(10):2124-2126. Summary #5- Ref 8
  9. Bastian FO, Jennings RA, Hoff CJ: Effect of Trimethoprim/Sulphasoxazole and hyperbaric oxygen on experimental Spiroplasma mirum encephalitis. Ann Microbiol (Inst Pasteur) l989;l40:l5l-l58. Summary #6- Ref 9
  10. Titford M, Bastian FO: Handling CJD Tissues in the Histology Laboratory. J Histochem l989;l2(3):2l4-2l7.
  11. Bastian FO: Historical review of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. In FO Bastian (ed.), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Mosby/Year Book, 1991, pp. 1-7.
  12. Bastian FO: Neuropathology of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. In FO Bastian (ed.), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Mosby/Year Book, 1991, pp. 65-96.
  13. Bastian FO, Quindlin E: Ethical and legal aspects of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. In FO Bastian (ed.), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Mosby Co/Year Book, 1991, pp. 224-238.
  14. Bastian FO: Treatment of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and experimental transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. In FO Bastian (ed.), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Mosby/Year Book, 1991, pp. 213-223.
  15. Bastian FO: Review of the theories on the nature of the transmissible agent/s of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiformencephalopathies. In FO Bastian (ed.), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, Mosby/Year Book, 1991, pp. 49-64
  16. Bastian FO: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: relationship to human disease and nature of the agent. ASM news 1993;59:235-240.
  17. Brown P, Cervenáková, Goldfarb LG, Bishop K, Bastian FO, Kirkpatrick J, Piccardo P, Ghetti B, Gajdusek DC. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a husband and wife. Neurology 1998;50:684-688. Summary #7- Ref 17
  18. Bastian FO, Foster J: Spiroplasma 16S rDNA in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and Scrapie as Shown by PCR and DNA Sequence Analysis. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2001;60:613-620.
  19. Bastian FO, Dash S, Garry R. Linking chronic wasting disease to scrapie by comparison of Spiroplasma mirum ribosomal DNA sequences. Exp Mol Pathol 2004;77:48-56. Summary 8- Ref 18&19
  20. Bastian FO, McDermontt ME, Perry AS, Carver LA., Dash S, Garry RF. Safe method for isolation of prion protein and diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. J Virol Methods 2005;130: 133-139. Summary #9- Ref 20
  21. Bastian FO. Spiroplasma as a candidate causal agent of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2005;64: 833-838. Summary #10- Ref 21
  22. Bastian FO, Sanders DE, Forbes WA, Hagius SD, Walker JV, Henk WG, Enright FM, Elzer PH. Spiroplasma spp. from TSE Brains or Ticks Induce Spongiform Encephalopathy in Ruminants. J Med Microbiol, 2007; 56: 1235-1242. Summary #11- Ref 22
  23. Bastian FO, Boudreaux C, Hagius SD, Sorensen S, Bulgin M, Enright FM, Elzer PH. Spiroplasma found in eyes of scrapie affected sheep. Veterinary Ophthalmology (2011) 14, 1, 10-17. Summary #12- Ref 23
  24. Bastian FO, Elzer PH, Wu X. Spiroplasma spp. biofilm formation is instrumental for their role in the pathogenesis of plant, insect and animal diseases. Exp Mol Pathol 2012; 93: 116-128.
  25. Bastian FO, Elzer PH, Wu X. Spiroplasma biofilm on stainless steel viable after glutaraldehyde treatment and likely mechanism for iatrogenic transmission of CJD. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2013; 72:578-9. Summary #13- Ref 24&25
  26. Bastian FO. The Case for Involvement of Spiroplasma in the Pathogenesis of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies. J Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology 2014; 73; 103.
  27. Bastian FO. Is Alzheimer's Disease Infectious? AIMS Neuroscience, Volume 2 (4): 240–258.