Pratik Shah

Hung Lab

Research Fellow


  1. Shah P, Nanduri B, Swiatlo E, Ma Y, Pendarvis K. Polyamine biosynthesis and transport mechanisms are crucial for fitness and pathogenesis of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Microbiology (Reading, Engl.) 2011 Feb; 157(Pt 2):504-15.

  2. Burton MJ, Shah P, Swiatlo E. Misidentification of Candida parapsilosis as C famata in a clinical case of vertebral osteomyelitis. Am. J. Med. Sci. 2011 Jan; 341(1):71-3.

  3. 2010
  4. Kumar R, Shah P, Swiatlo E, Burgess SC, Lawrence ML, Nanduri B. Identification of novel non-coding small RNAs from Streptococcus pneumoniae TIGR4 using high-resolution genome tiling arrays. BMC Genomics 2010; 11:350.

  5. 2009
  6. Gupta R, Shah P, Swiatlo E. Differential gene expression in Streptococcus pneumoniae in response to various iron sources. Microb. Pathog. 2009 Aug; 47(2):101-9.

  7. Shah P, Briles DE, King J, Hale Y, Swiatlo E. Mucosal immunization with polyamine transport protein D (PotD) protects mice against nasopharyngeal colonization with Streptococcus pneumoniae. Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood) 2009 Apr; 234(4):403-9.

  8. 2008
  9. Shah P, Romero DG, Swiatlo E. Role of polyamine transport in Streptococcus pneumoniae response to physiological stress and murine septicemia. Microb. Pathog. 2008 Sep; 45(3):167-72.

  10. Nanduri B, Shah P, Ramkumar M, Allen EB, Swiatlo E, Burgess SC, Lawrence ML. Quantitative analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae TIGR4 response to in vitro iron restriction by 2-D LC ESI MS/MS. Proteomics 2008 May; 8(10):2104-14.

  11. Burton MJ, Shah P, Swiatlo E. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of Fournier's gangrene. Am. J. Med. Sci. 2008 Apr; 335(4):327-8.

  12. Shah P, Swiatlo E. A multifaceted role for polyamines in bacterial pathogens. Mol. Microbiol. 2008 Apr; 68(1):4-16.

  13. 2006
  14. Shah P, Swiatlo E. Immunization with polyamine transport protein PotD protects mice against systemic infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae. Infect. Immun. 2006 Oct; 74(10):5888-92.

  15. Shah P, Marquart M, Quin LR, Swiatlo E. Cellular location of polyamine transport protein PotD in Streptococcus pneumoniae. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 2006 Aug; 261(2):235-7.

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