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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DETERMINANTS OF ANAPLASMA MARGINALE TRANSMISSION AT THE VECTOR/PATHOGEN INTERFACE

Location: Animal Diseases Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Identification of endosymbionts in ticks by broad-range polymerase chain reaction and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rounds, M.A., Crowder, C.D., Matthews, H.E., Philipson, C.A., Scoles, G.A., Eshoo, M.W. 2012. Identification of endosymbionts in ticks by broad-range polymerase chain reaction and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 49(4):843-850.
Dispersion and sampling of adult dermacentor andersoni in rangeland in Western North America     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rochon, K., Scoles, G.A., Lysyk, T.J. 2012. Dispersion and sampling of adult dermacentor andersoni in rangeland in Western North America. Journal of Economic Entomology. 49:253-261.
Dermacentor andersoni transmission of Francisella tularensis subsp. novicida reflects bacterial colonization, dissemination and replication coordinated with tick feeding. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reif, K., Palmer, G.H., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Noh, S.M. 2011. Dermacentor andersoni transmission of Francisella tularensis subsp. novicida reflects bacterial colonization, dissemination and replication coordinated with tick feeding.. Infection and Immunity. 79(12):4941-6.
Expression of Anaplasma marginale ankyrin repeat-containing proteins during infection of the mammalian host and tick vector - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solomon, R.S., Schneider, D.A., Brayton, K.A., Ueti, M.W., Graca, T., Futse, J.E., Noh, S.M., Baszler, T.V., Palmer, G.H. 2011. Expression of Anaplasma marginale ankyrin repeat-containing proteins during infection of the mammalian host and tick vector. Infection and Immunity. 79(7):2847-2855.
The Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Bm86 gene plays a critical role in the fitness of ticks fed on cattle during acute Babesia bovis infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bastos, R., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Scoles, G.A. 2010. The Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Bm86 gene plays a critical role in the fitness of ticks fed on cattle during acute Babesia bovis infection. Parasites & Vectors. 3:111.
Stability and tick transmission phenotype of gfp-transformed Anaplasma marginale through a complete in vivo infection cycle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noh, S.M., Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H., Munderloh, U.G., Felsheim, R.F., Brayton, K.A. 2010. Stability and tick transmission phenotype of gfp-transformed Anaplasma marginale through a complete in vivo infection cycle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(1):330-334.
Anaplasma marginale infection with persistent high-load bacteremia induces a dysfunctional memory CD4+ T lymphocyte response but sustained high IgG titers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, S., Norimine, J., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H., Scoles, G.A., Brown, W.C. 2011. Anaplasma marginale infection with persistent high-load bacteremia induces a dysfunctional memory CD4+ T lymphocyte response but sustained high IgG titers. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 17(12): 1881-1890. (doi:10.1128/CVI.00257-10).
Identification of Anaplasma marginale proteins specifically up-regulated during colonization of the tick vector     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramabu, S., Ueti, M.W., Brayton, K.A., Baszler, T.V., Palmer, G.H. 2010. Identification of Anaplasma marginale proteins specifically up-regulated during colonization of the tick vector. Infection and Immunity. Available: 10.1128/IAI.00300-10
Association of pathogen strain-specific gene transcription and transmission efficiency phenotype of Anaplasma marginale     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agnes, J.T., Herndon, D.R., Ueti, M.W., Ramabu, S., Evans, M., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H. 2010. Association of pathogen strain-specific gene transcription and transmission efficiency phenotype of Anaplasma marginale. Infection and Immunity. Available: http://iai.asm.org/cgi/reprint/IAI.00108-10v1
The immunization-induced antibody response to the Anaplasma marginale major surface protein 2 and its association with protective immunity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noh, S.M., Zhuang, Y., Futse, J.E., Brown, W.C., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H. 2010. The immunization-induced antibody response to the Anaplasma marginale major surface protein 2 and its association with protective immunity. Vaccine. 28:3741-3747.
Complete Genome Sequence of Anaplasma marginale subsp. centrale     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herndon, D.R., Palmer, G.H., Shkap, V., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A. 2010. Complete Genome Sequence of Anaplasma marginale subsp. centrale. Journal of Bacteriology. 192(1):379-380.
Transovarial Transmission of Francisella-Like Endosymbionts and Anaplasma phagocytophilum Variants in Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldridge, G.D., Scoles, G.A., Burkhardt, N.Y., Schloeder, B., Kurtti, T.J., Munderloh, U.G. 2009. Transovarial Transmission of Francisella-Like Endosymbionts and Anaplasma phagocytophilum Variants in Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(3):625-632.
Independence of Anaplasma marginale Strains with High and Low Transmission Efficiencies in the Tick Vector following Simultaneous Acquisition by Feeding on a Superinfected Mammalian Reservoir Host     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galletti, M.F., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H. 2009. Independence of Anaplasma marginale Strains with High and Low Transmission Efficiencies in the Tick Vector following Simultaneous Acquisition by Feeding on a Superinfected Mammalian Reservoir Host. Infection and Immunity. 77(4):1459-1464.
Independence of anaplasma marginale strains with high and low transmission efficiencies in the tick vector following simultaneous acquisition by feeding on a superinfected mammalian reservoir host     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galletti, M.F., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H. 2009. Independence of anaplasma marginale strains with high and low transmission efficiencies in the tick vector following simultaneous acquisition by feeding on a superinfected mammalian reservoir host. Infection and Immunity. 77(4):1459-64.
Conservation in the face of diversity: multistrain analysis of an intracellular bacterium     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dark, M.J., Herndon, D.R., Kappmeyer, L.S., Gonzales, M.P., Nordeen, E., Palmer, G.H., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A. 2009. Conservation in the face of diversity: multistrain analysis of an intracellular bacterium. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 10:16.
Quantitative Differences in Salivary Pathogen Load during Tick Transmission Underlie Strain-Specific Variation in Transmission Efficiency of Anaplasma marginale     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Davitt, C.M., Scoles, G.A., Baszler, T.V., Palmer, G.H. 2009. Quantitative Differences in Salivary Pathogen Load during Tick Transmission Underlie Strain-Specific Variation in Transmission Efficiency of Anaplasma marginale. Infection and Immunity. 77(1):70-75.
Reproductive Compatibility of Prairie and Montane Populations of Dermacentor andersoni - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lysyk, T.J., Scoles, G.A. 2008. Reproductive Compatibility of Prairie and Montane Populations of Dermacentor andersoni. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(6):1064-1070.
Tick-Borne Transmission of Two Genetically Distinct Anaplasma marginale Strains following Superinfection of the Mammalian Reservoir Host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leverich, C.K., Palmer, G.H., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A. 2008. Tick-Borne Transmission of Two Genetically Distinct Anaplasma marginale Strains following Superinfection of the Mammalian Reservoir Host. Infection and Immunity. 76(9):4066-4070.
Persistently Infected Horses Are Reservoirs for Intrastadial Tick-Borne Transmission of the Apicomplexan Parasite Babesia equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H., Scoles, G.A., Kappmeyer, L.S., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2008. Persistently Infected Horses Are Reservoirs for Intrastadial Tick-Borne Transmission of the Apicomplexan Parasite Babesia equi. Infection and Immunity. 76(8):3525-3529.
Composition of the Surface Proteome of Anaplasma marginale and Its Role in Protective Immunity Induced by Outer Membrane Immunization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noh, S.M., Brayton, K.A., Brown, W.C., Norimine, J., Munske, G.R., Davitt, C.M., Palmer, G.H. 2008. Composition of the Surface Proteome of Anaplasma marginale and Its Role in Protective Immunity Induced by Outer Membrane Immunization. Infection and Immunity. 76(5):2219-2226.
A novel SINE family occurs frequently in both genomic DNA and transcribed sequences in ixodid ticks of the arthropod sub-phylum Chelicerata. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sunter, J.D., Patel, S.P., Skilton, R.A., Githaka, N., Knowles Jr, D.P., Scoles, G.A., Nene, V., De Villiers, E., Bishop, R. 2008. A novel SINE family occurs frequently in both genomic DNA and transcribed sequences in ixodid ticks of the arthropod sub-phylum Chelicerata. Gene. 415(1-2):13-22.
Transmission of Babesia caballi by Dermacentor nitens (Acari: Ixodidae) Is Restricted to One Generation in the Absense of Alimentary Reinfection on a Susceptible Equine Host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schwint, N.O., Knowles Jr, D.P., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Scoles, G.A. 2008. Transmission of Babesia caballi by Dermacentor nitens (Acari: Ixodidae) Is Restricted to One Generation in the Absense of Alimentary Reinfection on a Susceptible Equine Host. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(6):1152-1155.
Superinfection as a driver for genomic diversification in antigenically variant pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Futse, J.E., Brayton, K.A., Dark, M.J., Knowles Jr, D.P., Palmer, G.H. 2008. Superinfection as a driver for genomic diversification in antigenically variant pathogens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105(6):2123-2127.
Validation of an Anaplasma marginale cELISA for use in the diagnosis of A. ovis infections in domestic sheep and Anaplasma spp. in wild ungulates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scoles, G.A., Goff, W.L., Lysyk, T.J., Lewis, G.S., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2008. Validation of an Anaplasma marginale cELISA for use in the diagnosis of A. ovis infections in domestic sheep and Anaplasma spp. in wild ungulates. Veterinary Microbiology. 130:184-190.
Comparison of the Efficiency of Biological Transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni Stiles (Acari: Ixodidae) with Mechanical Transmission by the Horse Fly, Tabanus fuscicos - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scoles, G.A., Miller, J.A., Foil, L.D. 2008. Comparison of the Efficiency of Biological Transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni Stiles (Acari: Ixodidae) with Mechanical Transmission by the Horse Fly, Tabanus fuscicostatus Hine (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(1):109-114.
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