Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Colin Sharp

Postdoctoral Research Associate

  1. 2018
  2. Oxford Screening CSF and Respiratory samples ('OSCAR'): results of a pilot study to screen clinical samples from a diagnostic microbiology laboratory for viruses using Illumina next generation sequencing

    Sharp, C., Golubchik, T., Gregory, W. F., McNaughton, A. L., Gow, N., Selvaratnam, M., Mirea, A., Foster, D., Andersson, M., Klenerman, P., Jeffery, K. & Matthews, P. C., 9 Feb 2018, In : BMC Research Notes. 11, 1, p. 120

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2016
  4. Serological and molecular epidemiology of canine adenovirus type 1 in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in the United Kingdom

    Walker, D., Fee, S., Hartley, G., Learmount, J., O'Hagan, M., Meredith, A., Bronsvoort, M., Porphyre, T., Sharp, C. & Philbey, A., 31 Oct 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 12 p., 36051.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Evaluation of Viremia Frequencies of a Novel Human Pegivirus by Using Bioinformatic Screening and PCR

    Bonsall, D., Gregory, W. F., Ip, C. L. C., Donfield, S., Iles, J., Ansari, M. A., Piazza, P., Trebes, A., Brown, A., Frater, J., Pybus, O. G., Goulder, P., Klenerman, P., Bowden, R., Gomperts, E. D., Barnes, E., Kapoor, A., Sharp, C. P. & Simmonds, P., Apr 2016, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22, 4, p. 671-678 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Infectious canine hepatitis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in wildlife rescue centres in the UK

    Walker, D., Abbondati, E., Cox, A. L., Mitchell, G. B. B., Pizzi, R., Sharp, C. P. & Philbey, A. W., 21 Mar 2016, In : Veterinary Record. 178, 17, 421.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Large-scale screening and characterization of enteroviruses and kobuviruses infecting pigs in Vietnam

    Nguyen, D. V., Anh, P. H., Cuong, N. V., Hoa, N. T., Carrique-Mas, J., Hien, V. B., Sharp, C., Rabaa, M., Berto, A., Campbell, J., Baker, S., Farrar, J., Woolhouse, M. E., Bryant, J. E. & Simmonds, P., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of General Virology. 97, 2, p. 378-388

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. 2015
  9. High prevalence and diversity of bovine astroviruses in the faeces of healthy and diarrhoeic calves in South West Scotland

    Sharp, C. P., Gregory, W. F., Mason, C., Bronsvoort, M. & Beard, P. M., 6 May 2015, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 178, 1-2, p. 70-76

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Human Parvovirus 4 Infection among Mothers and Children in South Africa

    Matthews, P. C., Sharp, C. P., Malik, A., Gregory, W. F., Adland, E., Jooste, P., Goulder, P. J. R., Simmonds, P. & Klenerman, P., Apr 2015, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21, 4, p. 713-715 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  11. Complete genome sequences of novel anelloviruses from laboratory rats

    Nishiyama, S., Dutia, B. M. & Sharp, C. P., 5 Feb 2015, In : Genome announcements. 3, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. 2014
  13. Paediatric PARV4 infection in South Africa: relationship to age, maternal PARV4 status, and HIV infection

    Matthews, P., Sharp, C., Malik, A., Adland, E., Jooste, P., Goulder, P., Simmonds, P. & Klenerman, P., 23 May 2014, p. P92.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  14. PARV4: An Emerging Tetraparvovirus

    Matthews, P. C., Malik, A., Simmons, R., Sharp, C., Simmonds, P. & Klenerman, P., May 2014, In : Plos pathogens. 10, 5, p. e1004036

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. The identification of novel anelloviruses with broad diversity in UK rodents

    Nishiyama, S., Dutia, B. M., Stewart, J. P., Meredith, A. L., Shaw, D. J., Simmonds, P. & Sharp, C. P., 17 Apr 2014, In : Journal of General Virology. 95, 7, p. 1544-1553

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Human parvovirus 4 infection in low- and high-risk French individuals

    Servant-Delmas, A., Laperche, S., Lionnet, F., Sharp, C., Simmonds, P. & Lefrère, J-J., Mar 2014, In : Transfusion. 54, 3, p. 744-5 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  17. Canine distemper imported into the UK

    Walker, D., Beard, P., Sharp, C. & Philbey, A. W., 2014, In : Veterinary Record. 175, 17, p. 422

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  18. 2013
  19. Evolution of CD8(+) T Cell Responses after Acute PARV4 Infection

    Simmons, R., Sharp, C., Levine, J., Bowness, P., Simmonds, P., Cox, A. & Klenerman, P., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Virology. 87, 6, p. 3087-3096 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. 2012
  21. Human parvovirus 4 infection, Cameroon

    Lavoie, M., Sharp, C., Pepin, J., Pennington, C., Foupouapouognigni, Y., Pybus, O. G., Njouom, R. & Simmonds, P., Apr 2012, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18, 4, p. 680-683

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Assessing causality in the transmission of viruses by blood products reply

    Simmonds, P., Sharp, C. P., Donfield, S. & Gomperts, E. D., 2012, In : Transfusion. 52, 7, p. 1598-1599 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  23. Nonprimate hepaciviruses in domestic horses, United kingdom

    Lyons, S., Kapoor, A., Sharp, C., Schneider, B. S., Wolfe, N. D., Culshaw, G., Corcoran, B., McGorum, B. C. & Simmonds, P., 2012, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18, 12, p. 1976-82 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Parvovirus 4 Infection and Clinical Outcome in High-Risk Populations

    Simmons, R., Sharp, C., McClure, C. P., Rohrbach, J., Kovari, H., Frangou, E., Simmonds, P., Irving, W., Rauch, A., Bowness, P., Klenerman, P. & The Swiss HIV Cohort Study, 2012, In : The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 205, 12, p. 1816-1820 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Species Association of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) in Non-Human Apes; Evidence for Recombination between Gorilla and Chimpanzee Variants

    Lyons, S., Sharp, C., Lebreton, M., Djoko, C. F., Kiyang, J. A., Lankester, F., Bibila, T. G., Tamoufé, U., Fair, J., Wolfe, N. D. & Simmonds, P., 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 3, p. e33430

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. The pathogenesis and genetic diversity of rodent torque teno viruses

    Nishiyama, S., Simmonds, P., Dutia, B. & Sharp, C., 2012, p. 45.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  27. Virologic and clinical features of primary infection with human parvovirus 4 in subjects with hemophilia: frequent transmission by virally inactivated clotting factor concentrates

    Sharp, C. P., Lail, A., Donfield, S., Gomperts, E. D. & Simmonds, P., 2012, In : Transfusion. 52, 7, p. 1482-1489 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2011
  29. Detection and Genetic Characterization of Enteroviruses Circulating among Wild Populations of Chimpanzees in Cameroon: Relationship with Human and Simian Enteroviruses

    Harvala, H., Sharp, C. P., Ngole, E. M., Delaporte, E., Peeters, M. & Simmonds, P., 2011, In : Journal of Virology. 85, 9, p. 4480-4486 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Emerging pathogens of concern in xenotransplantation

    Busby, S., Sharp, C., Simmonds, P., Takeuchi, Y. & Scobie, L., 2011. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  31. High Frequency, Sustained T Cell Responses to PARV4 Suggest Viral Persistence In Vivo

    Simmons, R., Sharp, C., Sims, S., Kloverpris, H., Goulder, P., Simmonds, P., Bowness, P. & Klenerman, P., 2011, In : The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 203, 10, p. 1378-1387 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Human Parvovirus 4 as Potential Cause of Encephalitis in Children, India

    Benjamin, L. A., Lewthwaite, P., Vasanthapuram, R., Zhao, G., Sharp, C., Simmonds, P., Wang, D. & Solomon, T., 2011, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17, 8, p. 1484-1487 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Serodiagnosis of primary infections with human parvovirus 4, Finland

    Lahtinen, A., Kivelä, P., Hedman, L., Kumar, A., Kantele, A., Lappalainen, M., Liitsola, K., Ristola, M., Delwart, E., Sharp, C., Simmonds, P., Söderlund-Venermo, M. & Hedman, K., 2011, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17, 1, p. 79-82 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. 2010
  35. Changing epidemiology of human parvovirus 4 infection in sub-Saharan Africa

    Sharp, C. P., Vermeulen, M., Nebie, Y., Djoko, C. F., Le Breton, M., Tamoufe, U., Rimoin, A. W., Kayembe, P. K., Carr, J. K., Servant-Delmas, A., Laperche, S., Harrison, G. L. A., Pybus, O. G., Delwart, E., Wolfe, N. D., Saville, A., Lefrere, J-J. & Simmonds, P., Oct 2010, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16, 10, p. 1605-1607 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. High frequencies of exposure to the novel human parvovirus, PARV4 in hemophiliacs and injecting drug users detected by a serological assay for PARV4 antibodies

    Gomperts, E., Sharp, C., Simmonds, P., Donfield, S., Lail, A. & Delwart, E., Jul 2010. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  37. High frequency, sustained T cell responses to PARV4

    Simmons, R., Sharp, C., Sims, S., Kloverpris, H., Goulder, P., Simmonds, P., Bowness, P. & Klenerman, P., 2010, p. 103-103. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  38. Widespread infection with homologues of human parvoviruses B19, PARV4, and human bocavirus of chimpanzees and gorillas in the wild

    Sharp, C. P., LeBreton, M., Kantola, K., Nana, A., Diffo, J. L. D., Djoko, C. F., Tamoufe, U., Kiyang, J. A., Babila, T. G., Ngole, E. M., Pybus, O. G., Delwart, E., Delaporte, E., Peeters, M., Soderlund-Venermo, M., Hedman, K., Wolfe, N. D. & Simmonds, P., 2010, In : Journal of Virology. 84, 19, p. 10289-96 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. 2009
  40. High frequencies of exposure to the novel human parvovirus PARV4 in hemophiliacs and injection drug users, as detected by a serological assay for PARV4 antibodies

    Sharp, C. P., Lail, A., Donfield, S., Simmons, R., Leen, C., Klenerman, P., Delwart, E., Gomperts, E. D. & Simmonds, P., Oct 2009, In : The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 200, 7, p. 1119-25 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Cloning and expression of human parvovirus 4 virus-like particles for immunological, epidemiological and diagnostic use

    Lahtinen, A., Soderlund-Venermo, M., Hedman, L., Kumar, A., Sarmaste, F., Lappalainen, M., Liitsola, K., Kivela, P., Ristola, M., Delwart, E., Sharp, C. P., Simmonds, P. & Hedman, K., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 46, p. S61-S61 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  42. Atypical progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy associated with an unusual JC polyomavirus mutation

    Tallantyre, E. C., Paine, S. M. L., Sharp, C. P., Lowe, J. S. & Gran, B., Aug 2009, In : Archives of Neurology. 66, 8, p. 1021-4 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Reactivation and mutation of newly discovered WU, KI, and Merkel cell carcinoma polyomaviruses in immunosuppressed individuals

    Sharp, C. P., Norja, P., Anthony, I., Bell, J. E. & Simmonds, P., Feb 2009, In : The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 199, 3, p. 398-404 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Cloning and expression of human parvovirus 4 virus-like particles for immunological, epidemiological and diagnostic use

    Lahtinen, A., Soderlund-Venermo, M., Hedman, L., Kumar, A., Sarmaste, F., Lappalainen, M., Liitsola, K., Kivela, P., Ristola, M., Delwart, E., Sharp, C. P., Simmonds, P. & Hedman, K., 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  45. 2006
  46. Physiologic self antigens rapidly capacitate autoimmune disease-specific polyclonal CD4+ CD25+ regulatory T cells

    Setiady, Y. Y., Ohno, K., Samy, E. T., Bagavant, H., Qiao, H., Sharp, C., She, J. X. & Tung, K. S. K., 2006, In : Blood. 107, 3, p. 1056-62 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. The role of physiological self-antigen in the acquisition and maintenance of regulatory T-cell function

    Samy, E. T., Setiady, Y. Y., Ohno, K., Pramoonjago, P., Sharp, C. & Tung, K. S. K., 2006, In : Immunological reviews. 212, p. 170-84 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. 2005
  49. Continuous control of autoimmune disease by antigen-dependent polyclonal CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells in the regional lymph node

    Samy, E. T., Parker, L. A., Sharp, C. P. & Tung, K. S. K., 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Medicine. 202, 6, p. 771-81 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. 2003
  51. CD40 ligand in pathogenesis of autoimmune ovarian disease of day 3-thymectomized mice: implication for CD40 ligand antibody therapy

    Sharp, C., Thompson, C., Samy, E. T., Noelle, R. & Tung, K. S. K., 2003, In : Journal of Immunology. 170, 4, p. 1667-74 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 2002
  53. Induction and immunohistology of autoimmune ovarian disease in cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis)

    Bagavant, H., Sharp, C., Kurth, B. & Tung, K. S. K., 2002, In : American Journal of Pathology. 160, 1, p. 141-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle