Miss Alana Louise Whitcombe

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (2011-2015)


Research Technician at FMHS 2015-2018

Currently a FMHS doctoral candidate in the Biomedical Sciences

Areas of expertise

Molecular Biology/ Immunology

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Whitcombe, A. L., Hanson-Manful, P., Jack, S., Upton, A., Carr, P. A., Williamson, D. A., ... Moreland, N. J. (2020). Development and Evaluation of a New Triplex Immunoassay That Detects Group A Streptococcus Antibodies for the Diagnosis of Rheumatic Fever. Journal of clinical microbiology, 58 (9).10.1128/jcm.00300-20
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nikki Moreland, Thomas Proft
  • Chung, A. W., Ho, T. K., Hanson-Manful, P., Tritscheller, S., Raynes, J. M., Whitcombe, A. L., ... Oliver, J. R. (2020). Systems immunology reveals a linked IgG3-C4 response in patients with acute rheumatic fever. Immunology and cell biology, 98 (1), 12-21. 10.1111/imcb.12298
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nikki Moreland, Reuben McGregor, Natalie Lorenz, Cristin Print, Mei Lin Tay
  • Hong, J., Dauros-Singorenko, P., Whitcombe, A., Payne, L., Blenkiron, C., Phillips, A., & Swift, S. (2019). Analysis of the Escherichia coli extracellular vesicle proteome identifies markers of purity and culture conditions. Journal of extracellular vesicles, 8 (1)10.1080/20013078.2019.1632099
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cherie Blenkiron, Anthony Phillips, Simon Swift, Jiwon Hong
  • Hanson-Manful, P., Whitcombe, A. L., Young, P. G., Atatoa Carr, P. E., Bell, A., Didsbury, A., ... Moreland, N. J. (2018). The novel Group A Streptococcus antigen SpnA combined with bead-based immunoassay technology improves streptococcal serology for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Journal of Infection, 76 (4), 361-368. 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.12.008
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Thomas Proft, Paul Young, Ed Mitchell, Rod Dunbar, Nikki Moreland, Alicia Didsbury
  • Dauros Singorenko, P., Chang, V., Whitcombe, A., Simonov, D., Hong, J., Phillips, A., ... Blenkiron, C. (2017). Isolation of membrane vesicles from prokaryotes: A technical and biological comparison reveals heterogeneity. Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 6 (1).10.1080/20013078.2017.1324731
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jiwon Hong, Anthony Phillips, Simon Swift, Cherie Blenkiron


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M&HS BUILDING 502 - Bldg 502
Level 3, Room 303
New Zealand

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