Dr. Bavoil - Selected Publications

de Vries HJC, Pannekoek Y, Dean D, Bavoil PM, Borel N, Greub G, Morré SA; ICSP Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Chlamydiae. 2022. Call for consensus in Chlamydia trachomatis nomenclature: moving from biovars, serovars and serotypes to genovariants and genotypes. Clin Microbiol Infect S1198-743X(22)00087-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2022.02.013.

Borgogna J-L C, MD Shardell, CJ Yeoman, KG Ghanem, H Kadriu, AV Ulanov, CA Gaydos, J Hardick, CK Robinson, PM Bavoil, J Ravel, RM Brotman, and S Tuddenham. 2020. The association of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium infection with the vaginal metabolome. Sci Rep 10(1):3420. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-60179-z. PMID:32098988

Filcek K, K Vielfort, S Muraleedharan, J Henriksson, RH Valdivia, PM Bavoil*, Barbara S. Sixt*. 2019. Insertional mutagenesis in the zoonotic pathogen Chlamydia caviae. PLoS One. PONE-D-19-14997R1. 14(11):e0224324. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224324. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31697687 (*co-corresponding authors)

Edwards VL, Smith SB, McComb EJ, Tamarelle J, Ma B, Humphrys MS, Gajer P, Gwilliam K, Schaefer AM, Lai SK, Terplan M, Mark KS, Brotman RM, Forney LJ, Bavoil PM, Ravel J. 2019. The Cervicovaginal Microbiota-Host Interaction Modulates Chlamydia trachomatis Infection. mBio, Aug 13;10(4). pii: e01548-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01548-19.

Bavoil, P.M., P.X. Marques, R.M. Brotman & J. Ravel. 2017. Does active oral sex contribute to female infertility? J. Infect. Dis., 216:932-935. PMCID: PMC5789812, doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix419

Mojica, S., K.M. Hovis, M. Frieman, B. Tran, R.-c. Hsia, J. Ravel, K.L. Wilson & P.M. Bavoil. 2015. SINC, a type III secreted effector of Chlamydia psittaci, targets emerin and the inner nuclear membrane of infected cells and uninfected neighbors. Mol. Biol. Cell., 26(10): 1918-1934. doi:10.1091/mbc.E14-11-1530

Sachse, K., P.M. Bavoil, B. Kaltenboeck, R. S. Stephens, C.-C. Kuo, R. Rosselló-Móra, & M. Horn. 2015. Emendation of the family Chlamydiaceae: Proposal of a single genus, Chlamydia, to include all currently recognized species, Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 38(2):99-103. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2014.12.004

Bavoil, P.M. 2014.  What’s in a word: The use, misuse and abuse of the word “persistence” in Chlamydia biology. Perspective, Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 4:27. PMC3940941. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2014.00027

Collingro, A., P. Tischler, T. Weinmaier, T. Penz, E. Heinz, R.C. Brunham, T.D. Read, P.M. Bavoil, K. Sachse, S. Kahane, M.G. Friedman, T. Rattei, G.S.A. Myers & M. Horn.  2011. Unity in Variety – the Pan-Genome of the Chlamydiae, Mol. Biol. Evol. 28:3253-3270. PMC3247790. doi:10.1093/molbev/msr161.

Carrasco, J.A., C. Tan, R.G. Rank, R.-c. Hsia, & P.M. Bavoil. 2011. Altered developmental expression of polymorphic membrane proteins in stress-induced in vitro persistent Chlamydia trachomatis. Cellul. Microbiol. 13:1014-25. PMC3116966. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2011.01598.x.

Tan, C., R.-c. Hsia, H. Shou, J.A. Carrasco, R.G. Rank & P.M. Bavoil. 2010. Variable Expression of Surface-Exposed Polymorphic Membrane Proteins in in vitro-grown Chlamydia trachomatis. Cellul. Microbiol. 12:174-187. PMC3073146.

Wilson, D.P., J. Whittum-Hudson, P. Timms, & P.M. Bavoil.  2009. Kinematics of intracellular chlamydiae provide evidence for contact-dependent development. J. Bacteriol. 191:5734-5742. PMC2737980.

Tan, C., R.-c. Hsia, H. Shou, C. Haggerty, C. Gaydos, D. Dean, A. Scurlock, D.P. Wilson & P.M. Bavoil. 2009. Chlamydia trachomatis-infected patients display variable antibody profiles against the nine-member polymorphic membrane protein family. Infect. Immun. 77:3218-3226. PMC2715660.

Rank, R.G., A.K. Bowlin, S. Cané, H. Shou, Z. Liu, U. Nagarajan & P.M. Bavoil.  2009. Effect of chlamydiaphage CPG1 on the course of conjunctival infection of guinea pigs with Chlamydia caviae, Infect. Immun. 77:1216-1221. PMC2643638.

Peters, J., D. Wilson, G.S.A.. Myers, P. Timms & P.M. Bavoil.  2007. Type III secretion à la Chlamydia. Trends Microbiol. 15:241-251.

Wilson, D.P., P. Timms, D.L.S. McElwain, & P.M. Bavoil.  2006. Type Three Secretion, contact-dependent model for the intracellular development of Chlamydia, Bull. Math. Biol. 68:1-18.

Ojcius, D.M., T. Darville, & P.M. Bavoil. 2005. Can Chlamydia be stopped? Scientific American, 292:72-79. Translated in 10 languages. Reproduced in “Tackling Major Killers, Infectious Diseases” Special Issue of Scientific American, 2005; and in “Infectious Disease. A Scientific American Reader”, 2008.

Bavoil, P.M., R.-c. Hsia, & D. Ojcius. 2000. Closing in on Chlamydia and its intracellular bag of tricks. Microbiol. 146: 2723-2731.

Hsia, R.-c., H. Ohayon, P. Gounon, A. Dautry-Varsat, & P.M. Bavoil. 2000. Phage infection of the obligate intracellular bacterium, Chlamydia psittaci strain GPIC. Micr. & Infect. 2:761-772.

Bavoil, P.M. & R.-c. Hsia. 1998. Type III secretion in Chlamydia: a case of déjà vu? Mol. Microbiol. 28: 860-862.

Hsia, R.-c., Y. Pannekoek, E. Ingerowski, & P.M. Bavoil. 1997. Type III secretion genes identify a putative virulence locus of Chlamydia. Mol. Microbiol. 25:351-359.

Ting, L.-M., R.-c. Hsia, C.G. Haidaris, & P.M. Bavoil. 1995. Interaction of outer envelope proteins of Chlamydia psittaci GPIC with the HeLa cell surface. Infect. Immun. 63:3600-3608. PMC173500.

Bavoil, P.M., S. Falkow, and R. Stephens. 1990. A Soluble 60 kilodalton Antigen of Chlamydia spp. is a Homologue of E. coli GroEL. Molec. Microbiol. 4:461-469.

Bavoil, P.M., A. Ohlin, & J. Schachter. 1984. Role of disulfide bonding in outer membrane structure and permeability in C. trachomatis. Infect. Immun. 44:479-485. PMC263545.


Clark, V.L., & P.M. Bavoil (editors). 1995. Methods in Enzymology: Bacterial Pathogenesis, Part A, Volume 235, Academic Press, Inc., San Diego.

Clark, V.L., & P.M. Bavoil (editors). 1995. Methods in Enzymology: Bacterial Pathogenesis, Part B, Volume 236, Academic Press, Inc., San Diego.

Clark, V.L., & P.M. Bavoil (editors). 2002. Methods in Enzymology: Bacterial Pathogenesis, Part C, Volume 358, Academic Press, Inc., San Diego.

Bavoil, P.M. & P. Wyrick (editors). 2006. Chlamydia: Genomics and Pathogenesis, Horizon Press, Inc. Norwich, UK.

Tan, M. & P.M. Bavoil (editors). 2012. Intracellular Pathogens 1. Chlamydiales. ASM Press, Inc. Washington D.C., USA.