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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Pharmacological and Immunologic Interventions Against Vector-Borne Bovine and Equine Babesiosis

Location: Animal Diseases Research

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

Insulator-based dielectrophoretic diagnostic tool for Babesiosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adekanmbi, E.O., Ueti, M.W., Rinaldi, B., Suarez, C.E., Srivastava, S.K. 2016. Insulator-based dielectrophoretic diagnostic tool for Babesiosis. Biomicrofluidics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4954196.
Expression of bovine non-classical major histocompatibility complex class 1 proteins in mouse P815 and human K562 cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parasar, P., Wilhelm, A., Rutigliano, H.M., Thomas, A.J., Teng, L., Shi, B., Davis, W.C., Suarez, C.E., New, D.D., White, K.L., Davies, C.J. 2016. Expression of bovine non-classical major histocompatibility complex class 1 proteins in mouse P815 and human K562 cells. Research in Veterinary Science. doi:10.1016/j.rvsc.2016.06.004.
East coast fever caused by Theileria parva is characterized by macrophage activation associated with vasculitis and respiratory failure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fry, L.M., Schneider, D.A., Frevert, C.W., Nelson, D.D., Morrison, I., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2016. East coast fever caused by Theileria parva is characterized by macrophage activation associated with vasculitis and respiratory failure. PLoS One. PlosOne 11(5):e0156004.
Assessment of theileria equi and babesia caballi infections in equine populations in Egypt by molecular, serological and hematological approaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahmoud, M.S., Abu El-Ezz, N.T., Abdel-Shafy, S., Nassar, S.A., El Namaky, A.H., Khalil, W.B., Knowles Jr, D.P., Kappmeyer, L.S., Silva, M.G., Suarez, C.E. 2016. Assessment of theileria equi and babesia caballi infections in equine populations in Egypt by molecular, serological and hematological approaches. Parasites & Vectors. doi:10.1186/s13071-016-1539-9.
Differences in leukocyte differentiation molecule abundances on domestic sheep (Ovis aries) and bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) neutrophils identified by flow cytometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Highland, M.A., Schneider, D.A., White, S.N., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Davis, W.C. 2016. Differences in leukocyte differentiation molecule abundances on domestic sheep (Ovis aries) and bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) neutrophils identified by flow cytometry . Comparative Immunology Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. DOI: 10.1016/j.cimid.2016.04.006.
Absolute quantification of the host-to-parasite DNA ratio in theileria parva-infected lymphocyte cell lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hanzel, G.T., Munro, J.B., Knowles Jr, D.P., Daubenberger, C., Bishop, R.P., Silva, J.C. 2016. Absolute quantification of the host-to-parasite DNA ratio in theileria parva-infected lymphocyte cell lines. PLoS One. PlosOne 11(3):e0150401.
Targeted silencing of the aquaporin 2 gene of rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus reduces tick fitness     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hussein, H.E., Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W., Suarez, C.E., Adham, F.K., Guerrero, F., Bastos, R.G. 2015. Targeted silencing of the aquaporin 2 gene of rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus reduces tick fitness. Parasites & Vectors. doi:10.1186/s13071-015-1226-2.
Serological & molecular diagnostic surveys combined with examining hematological profiles suggest increased levels of infection & hematological response of cattle to babesiosis infections compared to native buffaloes in Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahmoud, M.S., Kandil, O.M., Nasr, S.M., Hendawy, S.M., Habeeb, S.M., Mabrouk, D.M., Silva, M.G., Suarez, C.E. 2015. Serological & molecular diagnostic surveys combined with examining hematological profiles suggest increased levels of infection & hematological response of cattle to babesiosis infections compared to native buffaloes in Egypt. Parasites & Vectors. doi:10.1186/s13071-015-0928-9.
A virulent babesia bovis strain failed to infect white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Olafson, P.U., Freeman, J.M., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A. 2015. A virulent babesia bovis strain failed to infect white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131018.
Transfection of babesia bovis by double selection with WR99210 and blasticidin-S and its application for functional analysis of thioredoxin peroxidase-1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Asada, M., Yahata, K., Hakimi, H., Yokoyama, N., Igarashi, I., Kaneko, O., Suarez, C.E., Kawazu, S. 2015. Transfection of babesia bovis by double selection with WR99210 and blasticidin-S and its application for functional analysis of thioredoxin peroxidase-1. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125993.
Experimental transmission of equine hepacivirus in horses as a model for hepatitis C virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsay, J.D., Evanoff, R., Wilkinson Jr, T.E., Divers, T.J., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mealey, R.H. 2015. Experimental transmission of equine hepacivirus in horses as a model for hepatitis C virus. Hepatology. 61(5):1533-46.
Theileria equi isolates vary in susceptibility to imidocarb dipropionate but demonstrate uniform in vitro susceptibility to a bumped kinase inhibitor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hines, S.A., Ramsay, J.D., Kappmeyer, L.S., Lau, A.O., Ojo, K.K., Vanvoorhis, W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mealey, R.H. 2015. Theileria equi isolates vary in susceptibility to imidocarb dipropionate but demonstrate uniform in vitro susceptibility to a bumped kinase inhibitor. Parasites & Vectors. doi: 10.1186/s13071-014-0611-6.
Molecular characterization of babesiosis infected cattle: Improvement of diagnosis and profiling of the immune response genes expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdel, A., Khalil, W., Mahmoud, M., Hasan, N., Mabrouk, D., Suarez, C.E. 2014. Molecular characterization of babesiosis infected cattle: Improvement of diagnosis and profiling of the immune response genes expression. Global Veterinaria. Global Veterinaria 12(2):197-206.
Equine Piroplasmosis - (Book / Chapter)
Wise, L.N., Mealey, R.H., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2014. Equine Piroplasmosis. Veterinary Clinics of North America. 30(3):677-93.
Vector ecology of equine piroplasmosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W. 2015. Vector ecology of equine piroplasmosis. Annual Review Of Entomology. 60:561-580.
Tick passage results in enhanced attenuation of babesia bovis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sondgeroth, K.S., Mcelwain, T.F., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Reif, K.E., Lau, A.0. 2014. Tick passage results in enhanced attenuation of babesia bovis. Infection and Immunity. 82(10):4426-4434.
Proteomics informed by transcriptomics identifies novel secreted proteins in Dermacentor andersoni saliva - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mudenda, L., Aguilar Pierlé, S., Turse, J.E., Nicora, C.D., Scoles, G.A., Purvine, S.O., Clauss, T.R., Ueti, M.W., Brown, W.C., Brayton, K.A. 2014. Proteomics informed by transcriptomics identifies novel secreted proteins in Dermacentor andersoni saliva . International Journal for Parasitology. 44(13):1029-1037.
Vaccines against bovine babesiosis: where we are now and possible roads ahead - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Florin, C.M., Suarez, C.E., Rodriguez, A.E., Flores, D.A., Schnittger, L. 2014. Vaccines against bovine babesiosis: where we are now and possible roads ahead. Parasitology. doi: 10.1017/S0031182014000961.
Targeted surface expression of an exogenous antigen in stably transfected babesia bovis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laughery, J., Knowles Jr, D.P., Schneider, D.A., Mcelwain, T., Suarez, C.E. 2014. Targeted surface expression of an exogenous antigen in stably transfected babesia bovis. PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0097890.
The glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein repertoire of babesia bovis and its significance for erythrocyte invasion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, A., Florin-Christensen, M., Flores, D., Suarez, C.E., Schnittger, L. 2014. The glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein repertoire of babesia bovis and its significance for erythrocyte invasion. Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases. 5(3):343-348.
Review of equine piroplasmosis - (Research Technical Update)
Wise, L.N., Kappmeyer, L.S., Mealy, R.H., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2013. Review of equine piroplasmosis. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 27(6):1334-46.
Amblyomma cajennense is an intrastadial biological vector of theileria equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W. 2013. Amblyomma cajennense is an intrastadial biological vector of theileria equi. Parasites & Vectors. 6:306.
Serum antibodies from a subset of horses positive for babesia caballi by competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay demonstrate a protein recognition pattern that is not consistent with infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Awinda, P.O., Mealey, R.H., Williams, L.B., Conrad, P.A., Packham, A.E., Reif, K.E., Grause, J.F., Pelzel-Mccluskey, A.M., Chung, C., Reginaldo, B., Kappmeyer, L.S., Howe, D.K., Ness, S.L., Knowles Jr, D.P., Ueti, M.W. 2013. Serum antibodies from a subset of horses positive for babesia caballi by competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay demonstrate a protein recognition pattern that is not consistent with infection. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 20(11):1752-1757.
Lymphocytes and macrophages are infected by theileria equi, but T cells and B cells are not required to establish infection in vivo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsay, J.D., Ueti, M.W., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mealey, R.H. 2013. Lymphocytes and macrophages are infected by theileria equi, but T cells and B cells are not required to establish infection in vivo. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371.
Differential expression of three members of the multidomain adhesion CCp family in babesia bigemina, babesia bovis and theileria equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bastos, R., Suarez, C.E., Laughery, J., Johnson, W.C., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2013. Differential expression of three members of the multidomain adhesion CCp family in babesia bigemina, babesia bovis and theileria equi. PLoS One. Plos ONE 8(7): e67765.
Diagnosis of theileria equi infections in horses in the Azores using cELISA and nested PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baptista, C., Lopes, M.S., Tavares, A.C., Rojer, H., Kappmeyer, L.S., Mendonça, D., Da Câmara Machado, A. 2013. Diagnosis of theileria equi infections in horses in the Azores using cELISA and nested PCR. Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases. 4(3):242-245.
Repertoire of theileria equi antigens bound by equine antibody during persistent phase of infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomes Da Silva, M., Graca, T., Suarez, C.E., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2013. Repertoire of theileria equi antigens bound by equine antibody during persistent phase of infection. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 188(2):109-115.
Genetic characterization of theileria equi infecting horses in North America: evidence for a limited source of U.S. introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, C.M., Busch, J.D., Palma-Cagle, K.A., Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Wagner, D.M. 2013. Genetic characterization of theileria equi infecting horses in North America: evidence for a limited source of U.S. introductions. International Journal for Parasitology. doi:10.1186/PV.1756-3305-6-35.
Evaluation of the growth-inhibitory effect of trifluralin analogues on in vitro cultured babesia bovis parasites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomes Da Silva, M., Domingos, A., Esteves, M.A., Antunes, S., Cruz, M.M., Suarez, C.E. 2013. Evaluation of the growth-inhibitory effect of trifluralin analogues on in vitro cultured babesia bovis parasites. International Journal for Parasitology. (3):59-68.
Comparative genomic analysis and phylogenetic position of Theileria equi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kappmeyer, L.S., Thiagarajan, M., Herndon, D.R., Ramsay, J.D., Caler, E., Djikeng, A., Gillespie, J.J., Lau, A.O., Roalson, E.H., Silva, J.C. 2012. Comparative genomic analysis and phylogenetic position of Theileria equi. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. BMC Genomics 2012, 13:603.
Efficacy of imidocarb dipropionate in the elimination of Theileria equi in experimentally infected horses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grause, J.F., Ueti, M.W., Nelsona, J.T., Knowles Jr, D.P., Kappmeyer, L.S., Bunn, T.O. 2012. Efficacy of imidocarb dipropionate in the elimination of Theileria equi in experimentally infected horses. The Veterinary Journal. 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.10.025.
Re-emergence of the apicomplexan theileria equi in the United States: Elimination of persistent infection and transmission risk     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Mealey, R.H., Kappmeyer, L.S., White, S.N., Kumpula-Mcwhirter, N., Pelzel, A.M., Grause, J.F., Bunn, T.O., Schwartz, A., Traub-Dargatz, J.L. 2012. Re-emergence of the apicomplexan theileria equi in the United States: Elimination of persistent infection and transmission risk. PloSONE 7(9):e44713.
Acute and persistent infection by a transfected Mo7 strain of Babesia bovis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suarez, C.E., Laughery, J., Schneider, D.A., Sondgeroth, K.S., Mcelwain, T.F. 2012. Acute and persistent infection by a transfected Mo7 strain of Babesia bovis. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 185(1):52-7.
In vitro activity of ponazuril against Theileria equi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wise, L.N., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Hines, M.T., White, S.N., Davis, W., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2012. In vitro activity of ponazuril against Theileria equi. Veterinary Parasitology. 185(2-4):282-5.
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