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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF NEOSPORA CANINUM AND RELATED PROTOZOA Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Repetitive peptide boosting progressively enhances functional memory CTLs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smyth, K., Garcia, K., Sun, Z., Tuo, W., Xiao, Z. 2012. Repetitive peptide boosting progressively enhances functional memory CTLs. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 424(3):635-640.
Strategies to identify microRNA targets: New advances - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, H., Tuo, W., Lian, H., Liu, Q., Gao, H., Zhu, X. 2011. Strategies to identify microRNA targets: New advances. New Biotechnology. 27(6):734-734-738.
Transfer of IgG in the female genital tract by MHC class I-related neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) confers protective immunity to vaginal infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Z., Palaniyandi, S., Zeng, R., Tuo, W., Roopenian, D., Zhu, X. 2011. Transfer of IgG in the female genital tract by MHC class I-related neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) confers protective immunity to vaginal infection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(11):4388-4393.
Tunicamycins, a class of nucleoside antibiotics similar to corynetoxins of the Rathayibactor toxicus, increase susceptibility of mice to Neospora caninum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tuo, W., Zhang, X., Cao, L. 2010. Tunicamycins, a class of nucleoside antibiotics similar to corynetoxins of the Rathayibactor toxicus, increase susceptibility of mice to Neospora caninum. Veterinary Parasitology. 177(1-2):13-29.
Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in a mennonite community in Durango State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rojas-Rivera, A., Estrada-Martinez, S., Sifuentes-Alvarez, A., Dubey, J.P. 2010. Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in a mennonite community in Durango State, Mexico. Journal of Parasitology. 96:941-945.
Evaluation of a commercial ELISA for the specific detection of antibodies against Besnoitia besnoiti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schares, G., Basso, W., Majzoub, M., Rostaher, A., Scharr, J.C., Langenmayer, M.C., Selmair, J., Dubey, J.P., Cortes, H.C., Conraths, F.J., Haupt, T., Raber, A., Buholzer, Gollnick, N.S., Purro, M. 2011. Evaluation of a commercial ELISA for the specific detection of antibodies against Besnoitia besnoiti. Veterinary Parasitology. 175:52-59.
microRNAs of parasites: current status and future perspectives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Q., Tuo, W., Gao, H., Zhu, X. 2010. microRNAs of parasites: current status and future perspectives. Parasitology Research. 107:501-507.
Prevalence of antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona in cats from Virginia and Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hsu, V., Grant, D.G., Dubey, J.P., Zajac, A.M., Lindsay, D.S. 2010. Prevalence of antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona in cats from Virginia and Pennsylvania. Journal of Parasitology. 96:800-801.
Besnoitia neotomofelis n. sp. (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) from the southern plains woodrat (Neotoma micropus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Yabsley, M. 2010. Besnoitia neotomofelis n. sp. (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) from the southern plains woodrat (Neotoma micropus). Parasitology. 137:1731-1747.
Neospora caninum tachyzoite- and antigen-stimulated production of cytokines by enriched bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and spleen cells of naive BALB/c mice     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, X., Zhang, N., Tuo, W. 2010. Neospora caninum tachyzoite- and antigen-stimulated production of cytokines by enriched bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and spleen cells of naive BALB/c mice. Journal of Parasitology. 96(4):717-723.
Two new species of Sarcocystis, S. Kalvikus and S. Kitikmeotensis infecting the wolverine (Gulo Gulo) from Nunavut, Canada - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Reichard, M.V., Torretti, L., Garvon, J.M., Sundar, N., Grigg, M.E. 2010. Two new species of Sarcocystis, S. Kalvikus and S. Kitikmeotensis infecting the wolverine (Gulo Gulo) from Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Parasitology. 96:972-976.
Comparative evaluation of immunofluorescent antibody and new immunoblot tests for the specific detection of antibodies against Besnoitia besnoiti tachyzoites and bradyzoites in bovine sera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schares, G., Basso, W., Majzoub, M., Rostaher, A., Scharr, J.C., Langenmayer, M.C., Selmair, J., Dubey, J.P., Cortes, H.C., Conraths, F.J., Gollnick, N.S. 2010. Comparative evaluation of immunofluorescent antibody and new immunoblot tests for the specific detection of antibodies against Besnoitia besnoiti tachyzoites and bradyzoites in bovine sera. Veterinary Parasitology. 171:32-40.
Using Quantitative Reverse Transcriptase PCR and Cell Culture Plaque Assays to Determine Resistance of Toxoplasma gondii Oocysts to Chemical Sanitizers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villegas, E.N., Augustine, S.A., Villegas, L.F., Ware, M.M., See, M., Lindquist, A.H., Schaefer, F.W., Dubey, J.P. 2010. Using Quantitative Reverse Transcriptase PCR and Cell Culture Plaque Assays to Determine Resistance of Toxoplasma gondii Oocysts to Chemical Sanitizers. Journal of Microbiology. 81:219-225.
New Toxoplasma gondii genotypes isolated from free-range chickens from the Fernando de Noronha, Brazil: unexpected findings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Chellaiah, R., Costa, D.G., Ferreria, L.R., Kwok, O.C., Qu, D., Su, C., Marvulo, M.F., Alves, L.C., Mota, R.A., Silva, J.C. 2010. New Toxoplasma gondii genotypes isolated from free-range chickens from the Fernando de Noronha, Brazil: unexpected findings. Journal of Parasitology. 96:709-712.
Neospora caninum: Cloning and expression of a gene coding for cytokine-inducing Neospora caninum profilin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, M.C., Tuo, W., Feng, X., Cao, L., Murphy, C.A., Fetterer, R.H. 2010. Neospora caninum: Cloning and expression of a gene coding for cytokine-inducing Neospora caninum profilin. Experimental Parasitology. 125:357-362.
Fetal death in cows experimentally infected with Neospora caninum at 110 days of gestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Almeria, S., Araujo, R., Tuo, W., Lopez-Gatius, F., Dubey, J.P., Gasbarre, L.C. 2010. Fetal death in cows experimentally infected with Neospora caninum at 110 days of gestation. Veterinary Parasitology. 169:304-311.
Rhinitis and disseminated disease in a ferret (Mustela putorius futo) naturally infected with Sarcocystis neurona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britton, A.P., Dubey, J.P., Rosenthal, B.M. 2010. Rhinitis and disseminated disease in a ferret (Mustela putorius futo) naturally infected with Sarcocystis neurona. Veterinary Parasitology. 169(102):226-231.
Comparative gene expression profiling of Neospora caninum strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R.W., Tuo, W. 2010. Comparative gene expression profiling of Neospora caninum strains. Experimental Parasitology. 129:346-354.
Giardia canis: ultrastructural analysis of G. canis trophozoites transfected with full length G. canis virus cDNA transcripts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, L., Gong, P., Li, J., Zhang, X., Zou, X., Tuo, W., Liu, Q., Wang, Q., Zhang, G., Chen, L., Li, L., Su, L. 2009. Giardia canis: ultrastructural analysis of G. canis trophozoites transfected with full length G. canis virus cDNA transcripts. Experimental Parasitology. 123:212-217.
Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in white tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) from Iowa and Minnesota using four serologic tests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Jenkins, M.C., Kwok, O.C., Zink, R.L., Michalski, M.L., Ulrich, V., Gill, J., Cartensen, M., Thulliez, P. 2009. Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) from Iowa and Minnesota using four serologic tests. Veterinary Parasitology. 161:330-334.
Interferon-Gamma Stimulating Activities of the Fractionated Neospora Caninum Tachyzoite Lysate - (Abstract Only)
Feng, X., Fetterer, R.H., Tuo, W. 2008. Interferon-gamma stimulating activities of the fractionated neospora caninum tachyzoite lysate. BARC Poster Day.
Molecular phylogeny implicates new world opossums (Didelphidae) as the definitive hosts of Sarcocystis ramphastosi, a parasite of the keel-billed toucan (Ramphasotos sulfuratus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Morales, J.A., Rosenthal, B.M. 2008. Molecular phylogeny implicates new world opossums (Didelphidae) as the definitive hosts of Sarcocystis ramphastosi, a parasite of the keel-billed toucan (Ramphasotos sulfuratus). Acta Parasitologica. 47:55-61.
Sarcocystis Ursusi, N. Sp (Apicomplexa; Sarcocystidae) from the Black Bear (Ursus Americanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Humphreys, G.T., Fritz, D. 2008. Sarcocystis ursusi, n. sp (apicomplexa; sarcocystidae) from the black bear (ursus americanus). Journal of Parasitology. 94:496-499.
Identification and characterization of a novel splicing variant of the MHC class 1-related neonatal Fe receptor for IgG. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ye, L., Tuo, W., Liu, X., Zhu, X. 2008. Identification and characterization of an alternatively spliced variant of the MHC class I-related porcine neonatal Fc receptor for IgC. Dev Comp Immunol. 32(8):966-79. PMID:18321573
Occurrence of Neospora Caninum Antibodies in Capybaras (Hydrochaeris Hydrochaeris) from São Paulo State, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yai, L.O., Ragozo, A.A., Canon-Franco, W.A., Dubey, J.P., Gennari, S.M. 2008. Occurrence of neospora caninum antibodies in capybaras (hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) from São Paulo State, Brazil. Journal of Parasitology. 94:766-766.
Strains of Sarcocystis neurona exhibit variation in their surface antigens, including the absence of the major surface antigen SnSAG1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Howe, D.K., Gaji, R.Y., Marsh, A.E., Patil, B.A., Saville, W.J., Lindsay, D.S., Dubey, J.P., Granstrom, D.E. 2008. Strains of Sarcocystis neurona exhibit variation in their surface antigens, including the absence of the major surface antigen SnSAG1. International Journal for Parasitology. 38:623-631.
Serological survey of Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma cruzi in dogs from urban areas of Brazil and Colombia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosypal, A.C., Cortes-Vecino, J.A., Gennari, S.M., Dubey, J.P., Tidwell, R.R., Lindsay, D.S. 2007. Serological survey of Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma cruzi in dogs from urban areas of Brazil and Colombia. Veterinary Parasitology. 149:172-177.
Seroprevalence of Neospora Caninum Antibodies in Dogs in India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, S., Bal, M.S., Meenakshi, K.K., Sandhu, K.S., Dubey, J.P. 2008. Seroprevalence of neospora caninum antibodies in dogs in india. Journal of Parasitology. 94:303-304.
Neosporosis in Beagle dogs clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, isolation and genetic characterization of Neospora caninum. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Vianna M, C.R., Kwok, O.C., Hill, D.E., Miska, K.B., Tuo, W., Velmurugan, G.V., Conors, M., Jenkins, M.C. 2007. Neosporosis in Beagle dogs clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, isolation and genetic characterization of Neospora caninum. Veterinary Parasitology. 149:158-166.
Sarcocystis arctosi, n. sp. (Apicomplexans: Sarcocystidae) from the brown bear (Ursus arctos), and its genetic similarity to schizonts of Sarcocystis canis-like parasite associated with fatal hepatitis in polar bears - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Rosenthal, B.M., Sundar, N., Velmurugan, G.V., Beckman, K.B. 2007. Sarcocystis arctosi, n. sp. (Apicomplexans: Sarcocystidae) from the brown bear (Ursus arctos), and its genetic similarity to schizonts of Sarcocystis canis-like parasite associated with fatal hepatitis in polar bears. Acta Parasitologica. 52:299-304.
Fecal and serological survey of Neospora caninum in farm dogs in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palavicini, P., Romero, J.J., Dolz, G., Jiminez, A.E., Hill, D.E., Dubey, J.P. 2007. Fecal and serological survey of Neospora caninum in farm dogs in Costa Rica. Veterinary Parasitology. 149:265-270.
Neospora Caninum Infections in Cattle in India Seroprevalence of Neospora Caninum Antibodies in Cattle and Water Buffaoes in India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meenakshi, R.H., Sandhu, K.S., Singh, J., Sharma, S., Sidhu, P.K., Sreekumar, C., Dubey, J.P. 2007. Neospora caninum infections in cattle in india seroprevalence of neospora caninum antibodies in cattle and water buffaoes in india Journal of Parasitology. 93:1374-1377.
Sarcocystis-associated meningoencephalitis in a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olson, E.J., Wunschnann, A., Dubey, J.P. 2007. Sarcocystis-associated meningoencephalitis in a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 19:564-568.
Molecular phylogenetic analysis in Hammondia-like organisms based on partial Hsp70 coding sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Monteiro, R.M., Richtzenhain, L.J., Pena S, L.P., Souza, S.L., Funada, M.R., Gennari, S.M., Dubey, J.P., Sreekumar, C., Keid, L.B., Soares, R.M. 2007. Molecular phylogenetic analysis in Hammondia-like organisms based on partial Hsp70 coding sequences. Parasitology. 134:1195-1203.
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