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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Integrated Approach to the Detection and Control of Foodborne Parasites and the Impact on Food Safety

Location: Animal Parasitic Diseases

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

Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in Veracruz state, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Romero-Salas, D., Garcia-Vazquez, Z., Cruz-Romero, A., Peniche-Cardena, A., Ibarra-Priego, N., Aguilar-Dominguez, M., Perez-De-Leon, A., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in Veracruz state, Mexico. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 10:232e.
In the United States, negligible rates of zoonotic sarcocystosis occur in feral swine that, by contrast, frequently harbor infections with Sarcocystis meischeriana, a related parasite contracted from dogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Sep-14)
An overview of seventy years of research (1944–2014) on toxoplasmosis in Colombia, South America     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Canon-Franco, W., Lopez-Orozco, N., Gomez-Marin, J., Dubey, J.P. 2014. An overview of seventy years of research (1944–2014) on toxoplasmosis in Colombia, South America. Parasites & Vectors. 7:427.
Two new species of Sarcocystis, Sarcocystis caninum and Sarcocystis svanai (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) from the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(19-Aug-14)
High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in dogs in Veracruz, Mexico     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Romero-Salas, D., Garcia-Vazquez, Z., Cruz-Romero, A., Ibarra-Priego, N., Ahuja-Aguirre, C., Agular-Dominguez, M., Perez De Leon, A.A., Dubey, J.P. 2014. High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in dogs in Veracruz, Mexico. Veterinary Research. 10:191.
Sarcocystosis in a stillborn lamb - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agerholm, J., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Sarcocystosis in a stillborn lamb. Reproduction of Domestic Animals. doi: 10.1111/rda.12398.
Sarcocystis cafferi, n. sp. (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) from the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-Jul-14)
Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from alpaca (Vicugna pacos) and sheep (Ovis aries) grazed on pasture in Virginia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(25-Jun-14)
Life cycle of Cystoisospora felis (Coccidia: Apicomplexa) in cats and mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Jun-14)
Redescription of Sarcocystis fusiformis sarcocysts from the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Jun-14)
Identity of Sarcocystis species of the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) and cattle (Bos taurus) and the suppression of Sarcocystis sinensis as a nomen nudum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Fayer, R., Rosenthal, B.M., Calero-Bernal, R., Uggla, A. 2014. Identity of Sarcocystis species of the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) and cattle (Bos taurus) and the suppression of Sarcocystis sinensis as a nomen nudum. Veterinary Parasitology. 205:1-6.
Detection and survival of Toxoplasma gondii in milk and cheese from experimentally infected goats     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Verma, S., Ferreira, L., Cassinelli, A., Yuging, Y., Kwok, O.C., Tuo, W., Chiesa, O., Jones, J. 2014. Detection and survival of Toxoplasma gondii in milk and cheese from experimentally infected goats. Journal of Food Protection. 77:1747–1753.
Comments on "Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in raw caprine, ovine, bovine, and camel milk using cell cultivation, cat bioassay, capture ELISA, and PCR methods in Iran. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Jones, J.L. 2014. Comments on "Detection of Toxoplasma gondii in raw caprine, ovine, bovine, and camel milk using cell cultivation, cat bioassay, capture ELISA, and PCR methods in Iran". Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11(6):500-501.
Diversity and history as drivers of helminth systematics and biology - (Book / Chapter)
Zarlenga, D.S., Hoberg, E.P., Detwiler, J.T. 2014. Diversity and history as drivers of helminth systematics and biology. In: Bruschi, F., editor. Helminth Infections and Their Impact on Global Public Health. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH. pp. 1-28.
Toxoplasma gondii merozoite global gene expression analysis with comparison to the life cycle discloses a unique upregulated expression state during enteric development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behinke, M., Zhang, T., Dubey, J.P., Sibley, L.D. 2014. Toxoplasma gondii merozoite global gene expression analysis with comparison to the life cycle discloses a unique upregulated expression state during enteric development. Genomics. 15:350.
Developmental biology of Cystoisospora (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) monozoic tissue cysts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindsay, D., Houk, A., Mitchel, S., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Developmental biology of Cystoisospora (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) monozoic tissue cysts. Journal of Parasitology. 100:392-398.
Maternal and fetal immune response patterns in heifers experimentally infected with Neospora caninum in the second trimester of pregnancy- A descriptive study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Almeria, S., Serrano-Perez, B., Darwich, L., Araujo, R., Lopez-Gatius, F., Dubey, J.P., Gasbarre, L. 2014. Maternal and fetal immune response patterns in heifers experimentally infected with Neospora caninum in the second trimester of pregnancy - A descriptive study. Veterinary Parasitology. 204:146-152.
Effectiveness of a novel immunogenic nanoparticle platform for Toxoplasma peptide vaccine in HLA transgenic mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El Bissati, K., Zhou, Y., Dasgupta, D., Cobb, D., Dubey, J.P., Burkhard, P., Lanar, D., Mcleod, R. 2014. Effectiveness of a novel immunogenic nanoparticle platform for Toxoplasma peptide vaccine in HLA transgenic mice. Vaccine. 32:3243-3248.
Detection and genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii DNA in the blood and milk of naturally infected donkeys (Equus asinus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manciant, F., Nardoni, S., Papini, R., Mugnaini, L., Martini, M., Altomonte, I., Salari, F., D'Ascenzi, C., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Detection and genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii DNA in the blood and milk of naturally infected donkeys (Equus asinus). Parasites & Vectors. 7:165.
Toxoplasma gondii - (Book / Chapter)
Hill, D.E., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Toxoplasma gondii. Book Chapter. 1389:1-89.
Diagnosis of toxoplasmosis-associated abortion in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos) fetus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Johnson, J., Hanson, M., Pierce, V. 2014. Diagnosis of toxoplasmosis-associated abortion in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos) fetus. Veterinary Parasitology. 45: 461-464.
Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic pigs in Veracruz State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Romero-Salas, D., Garci-Vazquez, Z., Crivelli-Diaz, M., Barrientos-Morales, M., Lopez-De-Buen, L., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic pigs in Veracruz State, Mexico. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 46:705-709.
Toxoplasma gondii infection in llama (llama glama): acute visceral disseminated lesions, diagnosis, and development of tissue cysts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Newell, T., Verma, S., Edward, S. 2014. Toxoplasma gondii infection in llama (llama glama): acute visceral disseminated lesions, diagnosis, and development of tissue cysts. Journal of Parasitology. 100:288-295.
Epidemiology of toxoplasmosis in white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): occurrence, congenital transmission, correlates of infection, isolation, and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Dennis, P., Verma, S., Choudhary, S., Ferreira, L., Oliviera, S., Kwok, O.C., Butler, E., Carstensen, M., Su, C. 2014. Epidemiology of toxoplasmosis in white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): occurrence, congenital transmission, correlates of infection, isolation, and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii. Veterinary Parasitology. 202:27-275.
Isolation of viable neospora caninum from brains of wild gray wolves (canis lupus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Jenkins, M.C., Ferreira, L., Choudhary, S., Verma, S., Kwok, O.C., Fetterer, R.H., Butler, E., Carstensen, M. 2014. Isolation of viable neospora caninum from brains of wild gray wolves (canis lupus). Veterinary Parasitology. 201:150-153.
Use of filter papers to determine seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii among hunted ungulates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aston, E., Mayer, P., Bowman, D., Mohammed, H., Liotta, J., Kwok, O.C., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Use of filter papers to determine seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii among hunted ungulates. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 3:15-19.
Diagnosis and treatment of Neospora caninum-associated dermatitis in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) with concurrent Toxoplasma gondii infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Whitesell, L.E., Culp, W.E., Daye, S. 2014. Diagnosis and treatment of Neospora caninum-associated dermatitis in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) with concurrent Toxoplasma gondii infection. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 45:454-457.
Hepatic neosporosis in a dog treated for pemphigus foliaceus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoon-Hanks, L., Regan, D., Dubey, J.P., Porter, M., Duncan, C. 2013. Hepatic neosporosis in a dog treated for pemphigus foliaceus. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 25:807-810.
Geographical patterns of Toxoplasma gondii genetic diversity revealed by multilocus PCR-RFLP genotyping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shwab, E.K., Zhu, X., Majumdar, D., Pena, H.F.J., Gennari, S., Dubey, J.P., Su, C. 2013. Geographical patterns of Toxoplasma gondii genetic diversity revealed by multilocus PCR-RFLP genotyping. Parasitology. 141: 453-461.
Serological evidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild birds and mammals from Southeast region of Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vitaliano, S., Soares, H., Pena, H., Dubey, J.P., Gennari, S. 2014. Serological evidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild birds and mammals from Southeast region of Brazil. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 45(1):197-199.
Geographical patterns of Toxoplasma gondii genetic diversity revealed by multilocus PCR-RFLP genotyping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shwab, K., Zhu, X., Majumdar, D., Pena, H., Gennari, S., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Geographical patterns of Toxoplasma gondii genetic diversity revealed by multilocus PCR-RFLP genotyping. Parasitology. 141:453-461.
Occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in birds from the Atlantic Forest, state of São Paulo, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solange, G., Ogrzewalska, M., Soares, H., Saraiva, D., Pinter, A., Labruna, M., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in birds from the Atlantic Forest, state of São Paulo, Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology. 200:193-197.
Occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in wild rodents and marsupials from the Atlantic forest, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gennarri, S., Ogrzewalska, M., Soares, H., Saraiva, D., Saraiva, A., Pinter, A., Labruna, M., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in wild rodents and marsupials from the Atlantic forest, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 200: 193-197.
Neosporosis in dogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P. 2013. Neosporosis in dogs. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International. DOI:10.1079/pAVSNNR20138055.
Serotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in Cats (Felis domesticus) Reveals Predominance of Type II Infections in Germany - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maksimov, P., Zerweck, J., Dubey, J.P., Pantchev, N., Frey, C.F., Maksimov, A., Reimer, U., Schutkowski, M., Hosseininejad, M., Ziller, M., Conraths, F.J., Schares, G. 2013. Serotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in Cats (Felis domesticus) Reveals Predominance of Type II Infections in Germany. PLoS One. 8(11):e80213:1- 16. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080213.
Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Michoacán State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Equivel, C., Silva-Aguilar, D., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Seroprevalence and correlates of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Michoacán State, Mexico. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 112:433-437.
Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in donkeys (Equus asinus) from Italy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartova, E., Machacova, T., Di Loria, A., Sedlak, K., Mariani, U., Fusco, G., Fulgione, D., Veneziano, V., Dubey, J.P. 2014. Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in donkeys (Equus asinus) from Italy. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science. 76(2):265-267.
Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in donkeys (Equus asinus) from the U.S.A. and isolation of T. gondii from cats on donkey farms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Ness, S.L., Kwok, O.C., Choudhary, S., Mittel, L., Divers, T. 2014. Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in donkeys (Equus asinus) from the U.S.A. and isolation of T. gondii from cats on donkey farms. Veterinary Parasitology. 199: 18-23.
Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from mute swan (Cygnus olor) from the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Choudhary, S., Kwok, O.C., Ferreira, L., Oliveira, S., Verma, S., Marks, D., Perdersen, K., Mickley, R., Randall, A., Arsone, D., Su, C. 2013. Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from mute swan (Cygnus olor) from the USA. Veterinary Parasitology. 195:42-46.
Acid-fast lipids are important structural components of oocyst walls of Cryptosporidium, Toxoplasma, and Eimeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bushkin, G., Motari, E., Carpienteri, A., Dubey, J.P., Costello, C., Robbins, P., Samuelson, J. 2013. Acid-fast lipids are important structural components of oocyst walls of Cryptosporidium, Toxoplasma, and Eimeria. mBio. DOI: 10.1128/mBio.003787.
Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii in the mongoose (Herpestes auropunctatus) in Grenada, West Indies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choudhary, S., Zieger, U., Sharma, R., Chikweto, A., Tiwari, K., Ferreira, L., Oliveira, S., Barkley, L., Verma, S., Kwok, O.C., Su, C., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii in the mongoose (Herpestes auropunctatus) in Grenada, West Indies. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 44:127-1130.
Epidemiological review of Toxoplasmosis in humans and animals in Romania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Ionela, H., Olariu, R., Darabus, G., Jones, J. 2014. Epidemiological review of Toxoplasmosis in humans and animals in Romania. Parasitology. 141:311-315.
The history and life cycle of Toxoplasma gondii - (Book / Chapter)
Dubey, J.P. 2013. The history and life cycle of Toxoplasma gondii. In: Weiss, L.M. and Kim, K., editors. Toxoplasma gondii, The model apicomplexan: Perspective and methods. 2nd edition. Waltham, MA: Elsevier. p. 1-14.
Prevalence of antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi in horses from Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeargan, M., Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Dubey, J.P., Howe, D. 2013. Prevalence of antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi in horses from Mexico. Parasite. 20:29.
Toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals - (Book / Chapter)
Lindsay, D.S., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals. In: Weiss, L., Kim, K., editors. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 193-215.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in captive mammals in three zoos in Mexico City, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gayosso-Dominguez, C., Gayosso-Dominguez, E., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in captive mammals in three zoos in Mexico City, Mexico. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 44:803-806.
Prevalence of antibodies to Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii in horses from the north of Portugal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopes, A., Sousa, S., Dubey, J.P., Ribeiro, A., Silvestre, R., Cotovio, M., Schallig, H., Cardosa, L., Cordeiro-Da-Silva, A. 2013. Prevalence of antibodies to Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii in horses from the north of Portugal. Parasites & Vectors. 6:178.
Experimental transmission of Sarcocystis muris (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) from the feces of a naturally infected feral cat (Felis catus) to immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Al-Kappany, Y., Abu-Elwafa, S., Hilali, M., Rosenthal, B.M., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Experimental transmission of Sarcocystis muris (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) from the feces of a naturally infected feral cat (Felis catus) to immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice. Journal of Parasitology. 99(6):997-1001.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii from free-range chickens (Gallus domesticus) from Addis Adaba, Ethiopa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tilahun, G., Tiao, N., Ferreira, L.R., Choudhary, S., Oliveira, S., Verma, S.K., Kwok, O.C., Molla, B., Saville, W., Medhin, G., Kassa, T., Aleme, H., Gebreyes, W., Su, C., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii from free-range chickens (Gallus domesticus) from Addis Adaba, Ethiopa. Journal of Parasitology. 99: 740-741.
Pathogen exposure and blood chemistry in the Washington population of northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, L., Schuler, K., Thomas, N., Webb, J., Saliki, J., Ip, H., Dubey, J.P., Frame, E. 2013. Pathogen exposure and blood chemistry in the Washington population of northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 49:887-899.
A new atypical genotype mouse virulent strain of Toxoplasma gondii isolated from the heart of a wild caught puma (Felis concolor) from Durango, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Herrera-Valenzuela, V., Gayosso-Dominguez, E., Oliveira, S., Verma, S., Choudhary, S., Kwok, O.C., Su, C. 2013. A new atypical genotype mouse virulent strain of Toxoplasma gondii isolated from the heart of a wild caught puma (Felis concolor) from Durango, Mexico. Veterinary Parasitology. 197:674-677.
New pieces of the Trichinella puzzle - (Literature Review)
Pozio, E., Zarlenga, D.S. 2013. New pieces of the Trichinella puzzle. International Journal for Parasitology. 2013 Nov; 43(12-13):983-987.
Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from the gray wolf Canis lupus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Choudhary, S., Ferreira, L., Kwok, O.C., Butler, E., Carstensen, M., Yu, L., Su, C. 2013. Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from the gray wolf Canis lupus. Veterinary Parasitology. 197:685-690.
Seroprevalence of toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic rabbits in Durango State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Alvarado-Esquivel, D., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Seroprevalence of toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic rabbits in Durango State, Mexico. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 111:325-328.
Evidence of tRNA cleavage in apicomplexan parasites: half-tRNAs as new potential regulatory molecules of Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium berghei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galizi, R., Spano, F., Giubilei, M., Capuccini, B., Magini, A., Urbanelli, L., Ogawa, T., Dubey, J.P., Spaccapelo, R., Emiliani, C., Cristina, M. 2013. Evidence of tRNA cleavage in apicomplexan parasites: half-tRNAs as new potential regulatory molecules of Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium berghei. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 188:99-108.
Mechanics of the Toxoplasma gondii oocyst wall - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dumètre, A., Dubey, J.P., Ferguson, D., Bongrand, P., Azas, N., Puech, P. 2013. Mechanics of the Toxoplasma gondii oocyst wall. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:11535-11540.
Hammondia hammondi, an avirulent relative of Toxoplasma gondii, has functional orthologs of known T. gondii virulence genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walzer, K., Adomako-Ankomah, Y., Dam, R., Herrmann, D., Schares, G., Dubey, J.P., Boyle, J. 2013. Hammondia hammondi, an avirulent relative of Toxoplasma gondii, has functional orthologs of known T. gondii virulence genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:7446-7451.
Novel tools for the diagnosis and differentiation of acute and chronic bovine besnoitiosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schares, G., Langenmayer, M., Scharr, J., Minke, L., Maksimov, P., Maksimov, A., Schares, S., Barwald, A., Basso, W., Dubey, J.P., Conrath, F., Gollnick, N. 2013. Novel tools for the diagnosis and differentiation of acute and chronic bovine besnoitiosis. International Journal for Parasitology. 43:143-154.
Letter to the editor: Identification of Sarcocystis capracanis in cerebrospinal fluid from sheep with neurological disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Rosenthal, B.M. 2013. Letter to the editor: Identification of Sarcocystis capracanis in cerebrospinal fluid from sheep with neurological disease. Veterinary Parasitology. 197:407-408.
Occurrence, isolation, and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in New Jersey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Randall, A., Choudhary, S., Ferreira, L., Verma, S., Oliveira, S., Kwok, O.C., Su, C. 2013. Occurrence, isolation, and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in New Jersey. Journal of Parasitology. 99:763-769.
First isolation of Hammondia hammondi from a cat from Ethiopia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Tilahun, G., Boyle, J., Schares, G., Verma, S.K., Ferreira, L.R., Oliveira, S., Tiao, N., Darrington, C., Gebreyes, W. 2013. First isolation of Hammondia hammondi from a cat from Ethiopia. Journal of Parasitology. 99: 614-618.
Genetic characterization of viable Toxoplasma gondii isolates from stray dogs from Giza, Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El-Behairy, A., Choudhary, S., Ferreira, L., Kwok, O., Hilali, M., Su, C., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Genetic characterization of viable Toxoplasma gondii isolates from stray dogs from Giza, Egypt. Veterinary Parasitology. 193:25-29.
Congenital transmission of Neospora caninum in white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Jenkins, M.C., Kwok, O.C.H., Ferreira, L.R., Choudhary, S., Verma, S.K., Villena, I., Butler, E., Carstensen, M., 2013. Congenital transmission of Neospora caninum in white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Vet Parasitol. 196:519-522.
Fatal toxoplasmosis associated with an atypical Toxoplasma gondii strain in a Bennett’s wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) in Spain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fernández-Aguilar, X., Ajzenberg, D., Cabezón, O., Martínez-López, A., Darwich, L., Dubey, J.P., Almeria, S. 2013. Fatal toxoplasmosis associated with an atypical Toxoplasma gondii strain in a Bennett’s wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) in Spain. Veterinary Parasitology. 196:523-527.
Functional conservation of Toxoplasma gondii virulence genes in its avirulent relative, Hammondia hammondi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walzer, K.A., Dam, R.A., Herrmann, D.C., Schares, G., Dubey, J.P., Boyle, J.P. 2013. Functional conservation of Toxoplasma gondii virulence genes in its avirulent relative, Hammondia hammondi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:7446-7451.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in dairy goats in Michoacan, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquive, C., Silva-Aguilar, D., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in dairy goats in Michoacan, Mexico. Journal of Parasitology. 99:540-542.
Genetic diversity of Toxoplama gondii isolates from Ethiopian feral cats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Choudhary, S., Tilahun, G., Tiao, N., Gebreyes, W., Su, C. 2013. Genetic diversity of Toxoplama gondii isolates from Ethiopian feral cats. Veterinary Parasitology. 196:206-208.
Isolation and characterization of new genetic types of toxoplasma gondii and prevalence of trichinella murrelli from black bear (Ursus americanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Hill, D.E., Zarlenga, D.S., Choudhary, S., Ferreira, L., Oliveira, S., Verna, S., Kwok, O.C., Driscoll, C., Spiker, H., Su, C. 2013. Isolation and characterization of new genetic types of toxoplasma gondii and prevalence of trichinella murrelli from black bear (Ursus americanus). Veterinary Parasitology. 196:24-30.
Development of early tissue cysts and associated pathology of Besnoitia Besnoiti in a naturally infected bull (Bos Taurus) from South Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Wilpe, V., Blignaut, D., Williams, J. 2013. Development of early tissue cysts and associated pathology of Besnoitia Besnoiti in a naturally infected bull (Bos Taurus) from South Africa. Journal of Parasitology. 99:459-466.
Genotyping Toxoplasma gondii from wildlife in Pennsylvania and identification of natural recombinants virulent to mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Why, K., Verma, S., Choudhary, S., Kwok, O.C., Khan, A., Behinke, M., Sibley, L., Ferreira, L., Weaver, M., Stewart, R., Su, C. 2014. Genotyping Toxoplasma gondii from wildlife in Pennsylvania and identification of natural recombinants virulent to mice. Veterinary Parasitology. 200(2014):74-84.
Serological Evidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in five species of bats in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Youn, Z., Luo, S., Dubey, J.P., Zhou, D., Zhu, Y., He, Y., He, X., Zhang, X., Zhu, X. 2013. Serological Evidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in five species of bats in China. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 13:422-424.
Disseminated toxoplasmosis in Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) from Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bossart, G., Mignucci-Giannoni, A., Rivera-Guzman, A., Jimenez-Marrero, N., Camus, A., Bonde, R., Dubey, J.P., Reif, J. 2012. Disseminated toxoplasmosis in Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) from Puerto Rico. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 101:139-144.
Salicylanilide inhibitors of Toxoplasma gondii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fomovska, A., Wood, R., Mui, E., Welsh, W., Dubey, J.P., Ferreira, L.R., Hickman, M., Lee, P., Leed, S., Auschwitz, J., Sommerville, C., Woods, S., Roberts, C., Mcleod, R. 2012. Salicylanilide inhibitors of Toxoplasma gondii. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 55:8375-8391.
Global proteomic analysis of the oocyst/sporozoite of Toxoplasma gondii reveals commitment to a host-independent lifestyle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Possenti, A., Fratini, F., Pizzi, E., Fantozzi, L., Pozio, E., Dubey, J.P., Ponzi, M., Spano, F. 2013. Global proteomic analysis of the oocyst/sporozoite of Toxoplasma gondii reveals commitment to a host-independent lifestyle. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:183.
TsDAF-21/Hsp90 is expressed in all examined stages of Trichinella spiralis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Qina, W., Zarlenga, D.S., Cao, L., Tian, G. 2013. TsDAF-21/Hsp90 is expressed in all examined stages of Trichinella spiralis. Veterinary Parasitology. 194(2-4):171-174.
Toxoplasma gondii abortion storm in sheep on a Texas farm and isolation of mouse virulent atypical genotype T. gondii from an aborted lamb from a chronically infected ewe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J.F., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Toxoplasma gondii abortion storm in sheep on a Texas farm and isolation of mouse virulent atypical genotype T. gondii from an aborted lamb from a chronically infected ewe. Veterinary Parasitology. 192:129-136.
Ante-mortem diagnosis, diarrhea, oocyst shedding, treatment, isolation and genetic typing of Toxoplasma gondii associated with clinical Toxoplasmosis in a naturally-infected cat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Prowell, M. 2013. Ante-mortem diagnosis, diarrhea, oocyst shedding, treatment, isolation and genetic typing of Toxoplasma gondii associated with clinical Toxoplasmosis in a naturally-infected cat. Journal of Parasitology. 99:158-160.
Toxoplasma gondii prevalence in farm animals in the U.S. - (Review Article)
Hill, D.E., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Toxoplasma gondii prevalence in farm animals in the U.S. International Journal for Parasitology. 43:107-113.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in wild marsupials and rodents from the Atlantic forest of Pernambuco State, Northeastern region, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siqueira, D.B., Alessio, F.M., Mauffrey, J.F., Marvulo, M.F., Ribeiro, V.O., Pena, H.J., Gennari, S.M., Faustino, M.A., Alves, L.C., Gennari, S.M., Dubey, J.P., Silva, J.C. 2013. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in wild marsupials and rodents from the Atlantic forest of Pernambuco State, Northeastern region, Brazil. Journal of Parasitology. 99:1140-1143.
Beta-1,3-glucan1,3-glucan, a druggable target, forms a trabecular scaffold in the oocyst walls of Toxoplasma and Eimeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buskhin, G., Dubey, J.P., Miska, K.B., Bullitt, E., Costello, C.E., Robbins, P.W., Samuelson, J. 2012. Beta-1,3-glucan1,3-glucan, a druggable target, forms a trabecular scaffold in the oocyst walls of Toxoplasma and Eimeria. mBio. 3(5):e00258-12.
Serological survey of dogs from Egypt for antibodies to Leishmania spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosypal, A.C., Bowman, S.S., Epps, S.A., El Behairy, A.M., Hillali, M., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Serological survey of dogs from Egypt for antibodies to Leishmania spp.. Journal of Parasitology. 99:170-171.
Serological evidence of besnoitiosis in Canadian wild ruminants and strong cross-reaction between Besnoitia besnoiti and B. tarandi species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez-Esposito, D., Ortega-Mora, L., Gajadhar, A., Garcia-Lunar, P., Dubey, J.P., Alvarez-Garcia, G. 2012. Serological evidence of besnoitiosis in Canadian wild ruminants and strong cross-reaction between Besnoitia besnoiti and B. tarandi species. Veterinary Parasitology. 190:19-28.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Oaxaca State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Estrada-Malacon, M., Reyes-Hernandez, S., Perez-Ramirez, J., Trujillo-Lopez, J., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma Gondii Infection in Domestic Sheep in Oaxaca State, Mexico. Journal of Parasitology. 99:151-152.
Toxoplasmosis in Canadian lynx (Lynx canadensis) in Québec, Canada - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Simon, A., Poulin, B., Rousseau, A.N., Ogden, N.H. 2013. Toxoplasmosis in Canadian lynx (Lynx canadensis) in Québec, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 49(1):39-48.
Isolation of Viable Toxoplasma gondii from Tissues and Feces of Cats from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Darrington, C., Tiao, N., Ferreira, L., Choudhary, S., Molla, B., Saville, W., Tilahun, G., Kwok, O.C., Gebreyes, W. 2013. Isolation of Viable Toxoplasma gondii from Tissues and Feces of Cats from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Journal of Parasitology. 99:56-58.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma Gondii infection in domestic horses in Durango State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvardo-Esquivel, C., Rodriguez-Pena, S., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2012. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma Gondii infection in domestic horses in Durango State, Mexico. Journal of Parasitology. 98:944-945.
High prevalance of Toxoplasma Gondii antibodies in domestic pigs in Oaxaca State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Estrada-Malacon, M.A., Reyes-Hernandez, S.O., Perez-Ramirez, J.A., Trujillo-Lopez, J.L., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2012. High prevalance of Toxoplasma Gondii antibodies in domestic pigs in Oaxaca State, Mexico. Veterinary Parasitology. 98:1248-1250.
High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Ethiopian cats in Addis Ababa, coinfection, and a review of toxoplasmosis in humans and other animals in Ethiopia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tiao, N., Darrington, C.L., Molla, B., Saville, W.A., Tilahun, G., Kwok, O.C., Gebreyes, W.A., Lappin, M.R., Jones, J.L., Dubey, J.P. 2013. High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Ethiopian cats in Addis Ababa, coinfection, and a review of toxoplasmosis in humans and other animals in Ethiopia. Epidemiology and Infection. 141:1029-1033.
Molecular genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii from Central and South America revealed highly diverse populations and suggested possible different origins of the three archetypal lineages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajendran, C., Su, C., Dubey, J.P. 2012. Molecular genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii from Central and South America revealed highly diverse populations and suggested possible different origins of the three archetypal lineages. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 12:356-368.
Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and Neosport caninum antibodies in Spanish ibex (Capra pryenaica hispanica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia-Bocanegra, I., Dubey, J.P., Martinez, F., Vargas, A., Cabezon, O., Zorrilla, I., Arenas, A., Almeria, S. 2012. Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and Neosport caninum antibodies in Spanish ibex (Capra pryenaica hispanica). The Veterinary Journal. 191:257-260.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Durango State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Garcia-Machado, C., Alvarado-Esquivel, D., Vitela-Corrales, J., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2012. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic sheep in Durango State, Mexico. Journal of Parasitology. 98:271-273.
Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii, Dirofilaria immitis, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) infections in pet cats in Bangkok and vicinities, Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sukhumavasi, W., Bellosa, M.L., Lucio-Forster, A., Liotta, J., Lee, A., Pornmingmas, P., Chungpivat, S., Mohammed, H.O., Lorentzen, L., Dubey, J.P., Bowman, D.D. 2012. Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii, Dirofilaria immitis, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) infections in pet cats in Bangkok and vicinities, Thailand. Veterinary Parasitology. 188:25-30.
Toxoplasma gondii: The changing paradigm of congenital toxoplasmosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindsay, D.S., Dubey, J.P. 2011. Toxoplasma gondii: The changing paradigm of congenital toxoplasmosis. Parasitology. 138:1829-1831.
Toxoplasma gondii - (Book / Chapter)
Guy, E., Hill, D.E., Dubey, J.P. 2012. Toxoplasma gondii. In: Robertson, L.J., Smith, H.V., editors. Food Borne Protozoan Parasites. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers. p. 167-188.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in marine mammals in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Sanchez-Okrucky, R., Dubey, J.P. 2012. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in marine mammals in Mexico. Veterinary Parasitology. 184:321-324.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in free-living amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) from central Amazon, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santos, P.S., Albuquerque, G.R., Da Silva, V.M., Martin, A.R., Marvulo, M.R., Souza, S.L., Souza, S.L., Ragozo, A.M., Nascimento, C.C., Gennari, S.M., Dubey, J.P., Silva, J.C. 2011. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in free-living amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) from central Amazon, Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology. 183:171-173.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic goats in Durango State, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Garcia-Machado, C., Vitela-Corrales, J., Villena, I., Dubey, J.P. 2011. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic goats in Durango State, Mexico. Veterinary Parasitology. 183:43-46.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in free-living Amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) from central Amazon, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santos, P.S., Albuqurque, G.R., Da Silva, V.M., Martin, A.R., Souza, S.L., Ragozo, A.M., Nascimento, C.C., Gennari, S.M., Dubey, J.P. 2011. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in free-living Amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) from central Amazon, Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology. 183:171-173.
Sarcocystis neurona retinochoroiditis in a sea otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Thomas, N.J. 2011. Sarcocystis neurona retinochoroiditis in a sea otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni). Veterinary Parasitology. 183:156-159.
Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in women from the North of Portugal in their childbearing years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopes, A.P., Dubey, J.P., Moutinho, O., Gargate, M., Vilares, A., Rodrigues, M., Cardoso, L. 2011. Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in women from the North of Portugal in their childbearing years. Epidemiology and Infection. DOI: 10.1017/S0950268811001658.1-6.
Oral oocyst-induced mouse model of toxoplasmosis: Effect of infection with Toxoplasma gondii strains of different genotypes, dose, and mouse strains (transgenic, out-bred, in-bred) on pathogenesis and mortality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Ferreira, L., Martins, J., Mc Cleod, R. 2012. Oral oocyst-induced mouse model of toxoplasmosis: Effect of infection with Toxoplasma gondii strains of different genotypes, dose, and mouse strains (transgenic, out-bred, in-bred) on pathogenesis and mortality. Parasitology. 193:1-13.
What is your diagnosis? Duodenal brush preparation from a dog - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palic, J., Parker, V.J., Fales-Williams, A.J., Jarvinen, J.A., Dubey, J.P. 2012. What is your diagnosis? Duodenal brush preparation from a dog. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 41:431-432.
High prevalence and genotypes of Toxoplasma gondii isolated from goats from a retail meat store destined for human consumption in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Chellaiah, R., Ferreira, L., Martins, J., Hill, D.E., Villena, I., Su, C., Jones, J.L. 2011. High prevalence and genotypes of Toxoplasma gondii isolated from goats from a retail meat store destined for human consumption in the USA. Journal of Parasitology. 41:827-833.
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pigs, sheep, goats, and cattle from Grenada and Carriacou, West Indies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chikweto, A., Kumthekar, S., Tiwari, K., Nyack, B., Deokar, M.S., Stratton, G., Macpherson, C.N., Dubey, J.P. 2011. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pigs, sheep, goats, and cattle from Grenada and Carriacou, West Indies. Journal of Parasitology. 97:950-951.
Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum in free-range chickens (Gallus domesticus) from the Americas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, J., Kwok, O.C., Dubey, J.P. 2011. Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum in free-range chickens (Gallus domesticus) from the Americas. Veterinary Parasitology. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2011.05.023.
High seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in the Common raven (Corvus corax) in the Northeast of Spain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Molina-López, R., Cabezon, O., Pabón, M., Darwich, L., Obón, E., Lopez-Gatius, F., Dubey, J.P., Almeria, S. 2011. High seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in the Common raven (Corvus corax) in the Northeast of Spain. Research in Veterinary Science. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2011.05.011.
Unrecognized ingestion of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts causes congenital toxoplasmosis and epidemics in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyer, K., Hill, D.E., Mui, E., Wroblewski, K., Karrison, T., Dubey, J.P., Sautter, M., Noble, G., Withers, S., Swisher, C., Heydemann, P., Hosten, T., Babiarz, J., Lee, D., Mcleod, R. 2011. Unrecognized ingestion of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts causes congenital toxoplasmosis and epidemics in North America. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 53:1081-1089.
Serological survey and risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii in domestic ducks and geese in Lower Saxony, Germany     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maksimov, P., Buschtons, S., Herrmann, D.C., Conraths, F.J., Gorlich, K., Tenter, A.M., Dubey, J.P., Nagel-Kohl, U., Thoms, B., Botcher, L., Kuhne, M., Schares, G. 2011. Serological survey and risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii in domestic ducks and geese in Lower Saxony, Germany. Veterinary Parasitology. 182:140-149.
Toxoplasmosis and Neosporosis - (Book / Chapter)
Dubey, J.P., Lappin, M.R. 2012. Toxoplasmosis and Neosporosis. In: Infectious Diseases of Dogs and Cats. Philadelphia: Elsevier. p. 806-827.
Enteric coccidiosis - (Book / Chapter)
Dubey, J.P., Greene, C. 2012. Enteric coccidiosis. In: Infectious Diseases of Dogs and Cats. Philadelphia: Elsevier. p. 828-839.
Cytokine gene expression at the materno-foetal interface after experimental Neospora caninum infection of heifers at 110 days of gestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Almeria, S., Darwich, L., Araujo, R.N., Dubey, J.P., Gasbarre, L.C. 2011. Cytokine gene expression at the materno-foetal interface after experimental Neospora caninum infection of heifers at 110 days of gestation. Parasite Immunology. 33(9):517-523.
Neosporosis in animals-the last five years - (Literature Review)
Dubey, J.P., Schares, G. 2011. Neosporosis in animals-the last five years. Veterinary Parasitology. 180:90-108.
Gray wolf (Canis lupus) is a natural definitive host for Neospora caninum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubey, J.P., Jenkins, M.C., Chellaiah, R., Miska, K.B., Ferreira, L., Martins, J., Kwok, O.C., Choudhary, S. 2011. Gray wolf (Canis lupus) is a natural definitive host for Neospora caninum. Veterinary Parasitology. 181:382-387.
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