Domonkos Sváb Dr.

Domonkos Sváb Dr.

Domonkos Sváb Dr.

Post, title
senior research fellow
Fields of interest
microbiology, zoonotic Escherichia coli, pathogenic Escherichia coli, molecular genetics, bacteriophages
biologist, MSc, ELTE, 2008
PhD, SZIE, 2014

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    Sváb D, Falgenhauer L, Mag T, Chakraborty T, Tóth I. (2022): Genomic diversity, virulence gene, and prophage arrays of bovine and human shiga toxigenic and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli strains isolated in Hungary. Frontiers in Microbiology, 13: 896296. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.8962

    Sváb D, Falgenhauer L, Papp V, Rhode M, Chakraborty T, Tóth I. (2022): Characterisation of new anti-O157 bacteriophages of bovine origin representing three genera. Archives of Microbiology, 204: 231. doi: 10.1007/s00203-022-02839-4

    Tóth I, Bagyinszky E, Sváb D. (2022): Multiplex PCR typing scheme based on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai prophage (Sp) associated genes. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 120: 68-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.04.015

    Kovács, Á. B., Wehmann, E., Sváb, D., Bekő, K., Grózner, D., Mitter, A., Bali, K., Morrow, C. J., Bányai, K., & Gyuranecz, M. (2021). Novel prophage-like sequences in Mycoplasma anserisalpingitidis. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 92, 104886. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2021.104886

    Sváb, D., Falgenhauer, L., Chakraborty, T., Tóth, I. (2021). Complete genome sequences of novel bovine T4, rv5-like, and dhillonviruses effective against Escherichia coli O157. Microbiol Resour Announc 10, e01261-20. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01261-20

    Sváb, D., Falgenhauer, L., Horváth, B., Maróti, G., Falgenhauer, J., Chakraborty, T., & Tóth, I. (2021). Genome analysis of a historical Shigella dysenteriae serotype 1 strain carrying a conserved Stx prophage region. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11.  doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.614793

    Sváb, D., Horváth, B., Rohde, M., Maróti, G., & Tóth, I. (2019). R18C is a new viable P2-like bacteriophage of rabbit origin infecting Citrobacter rodentium and Shigella sonnei strains. Archives of Virology, 164(12), 3157–3160. doi: 10.1007/s00705-019-04424-5

    Sváb D, Falgenhauer L, Rohde M, Chakraborty T, Tóth I. (2019): Complete genome sequence of C130_2, a novel myovirus infecting pathogenic Escherichia coli and Shigella strains. Archives of Virology, 164: 321-324, doi: 10.1007/s00705-018-4042-0

    Sváb D, Falgenhauer L, Rohde M, Chakraborty T, Tóth I. (2018): Identification and characterization of new broad host-range rV5-like coliphages C203 and P206 directed against enterobacteria. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 64: 254-261. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.07.004

    Sváb D, Falgenhauer L, Rohde M, Szabó J, Chakraborty T, Tóth I. (2018): Identification and characterization of T5-like bacteriophages representing two novel subgroups from food products. Front. Microbiol. 9: 202. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00202

    Sváb D, Bálint B, Vásárhelyi B, Maróti G, Tóth I. (2017) Comparative Genomic and Phylogenetic Analysis of a Shiga Toxin Producing Shigella sonnei (STSS) Strain. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 7: 229. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00229 

    Sváb D, Bálint B, Maróti G, Tóth I. (2016) Cytolethal distending toxin producing Escherichia coli O157:H43 strain T22 represents a novel evolutionary lineage within the O157 serogroup. Infect Genet Evol. 46: 110-117. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2016.11.003.

    Tóth I, Sváb D, Bálint B, Brown-Jaque M, Maróti G (2016) Comparative analysis of the Shiga toxin converting bacteriophage first detected in Shigella sonnei. Infect Genet Evol. 37: 150-157. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2015.11.022

    Taieb F, Sváb D, Watrin C, Oswald E, Tóth I (2015) Cytolethal distending toxin A, B and C subunit proteins are necessary for the genotoxic effect of Escherichia coli CDT-V. Acta Vet Hung. 63: 1-10. doi: 10.1556/AVet.2015.001

    Sváb D, Bálint B, Maróti G, Tóth I (2015) A novel transducible chimeric phage from Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai strain encoding Stx1 production. Infect Genet Evol 29: 42-47. do: 10.1016/j.meegid.2014.10.019

    Sváb D, Horváth B, Maróti G, Dobrindt U, Tóth I (2013) Sequence variability of P2-like prophage genomes carrying the cytolethal distending toxin V operon in Escherichia coli O157. Appl Environ Microbiol 79: 4958-4964. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01134-13

    Sváb D, Galli L, Horváth B, Maróti G, Dobrindt U, Torres AG, Rivas M, Tóth I (2013) The long polar fimbriae operon and its flanking regions in bovine Escherichia coli O157:H43 and STEC O136:H12 strains. Pathog Dis. 68: 1-7. doi: 10.1111/2049-632X.12038

    Palatinszky M, Nikolausz M, Sváb D, Márialigeti K (2011) Preferential ligation during TA-cloning of multitemplate PCR products - a factor causing bias in microbial community structure analysis. J Microbiol Methods 85: 131-136. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2011.02.007



    • Hungarian Society for Microbiology
    • Hungarian Society for Bioinformatics
    • American Society for Microbiology


    Scientific awards, grants: 

    • János Bolyai Research Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2018-2021)