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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Massaro Ueti
Animal Disease Research
Veterinary Medical Science

Phone: (509) 335-6325
Fax: (509) 335-8328

333 BUSTAD HALL, WSU
PULLMAN , WA 991646630

Projects
Development of Strategies to Control Anaplasmosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422174
Pharmacological and Immunologic Interventions Against Vector-Borne Bovine and Equine Babesiosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422175
Development of Strategies to Control Anaplasmosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431740
Pharmacological and Immunologic Interventions Against Vector-Borne Bovine and Equine Babesiosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431742
A Pioneering Approach to Tick Control: Anti-tick Toxins Delivered via a Tick Transmissible Pathogen
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430480
The Role of CD4+ T-Cell Responses in Protective Immunity to Theileria parva
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426824

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Insulator-based dielectrophoretic diagnostic tool for Babesiosis -
Adekanmbi, E.O., Ueti, M.W., Rinaldi, B., Suarez, C.E., Srivastava, S.K. 2016. Insulator-based dielectrophoretic diagnostic tool for Babesiosis. Biomicrofluidics. doi: 10.1063/1.4954196.
Superinfection exclusion of the ruminant pathogen anaplasma marginale in the tick vector is dependent on time between exposures to the strains -
Noh, S.M., Dark, M.J., Reif, K.E., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Scoles, G.A., Palmer, G.H., Brayton, K.A. 2016. Superinfection exclusion of the ruminant pathogen anaplasma marginale in the tick vector is dependent on time between exposures to the strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82(11):3217-3124.
Targeted silencing of the aquaporin 2 gene of rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus reduces tick fitness Reprint Icon -
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.
A virulent babesia bovis strain failed to infect white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Reprint Icon -
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.
Ovine leukocyte profiles do not associate with variation in the prion gene, but are breed-dependent -
Mousel, M.R., White, S.N., Herndon, D.R., Reynolds, J.O., Gonzalez, M., Johnson, W.C., Ueti, M.W., Taylor, J.B., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2015. Ovine leukocyte profiles do not associate with variation in the prion gene, but are breed-dependent. Animal Genetics. 47(1):136-37.
Association of anaplasma marginale strain superinfection with infection prevalence within tropical regions -
Castañeda-Ortiz, E.J., Ueti, M.W., Minerva, C., Mosqueda, J.J., Mousel, M.R., Johnson, W.C., Palmer, G.H. 2015. Association of anaplasma marginale strain superinfection with infection prevalence within tropical regions. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120748.
Molecular and serological in-herd prevalence of Anaplasma marginale infection in Texas cattle -
Hairgrove, T., Schroeder, M.E., Budke, C.M., Rodgers, S., Chung, C., Ueti, M.W., Bounpheng, M.A. 2015. Molecular and serological in-herd prevalence of Anaplasma marginale infection in Texas cattle. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.02.006.
Restriction of francisella novicida genetic diversity during infection of the vector midgut -
Reif, K.E., Palmer, G.H., Crowder, D.W., Ueti, M.W., Noh, S.M. 2014. Restriction of francisella novicida genetic diversity during infection of the vector midgut. PLoS Pathogens. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004499.
Vector ecology of equine piroplasmosis -
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 -
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 -
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.
Knockdown of the rhipicephalus microplus cytochrome c oxidase subunit III gene is associated with a failure of anaplasma marginale transmission -
Bifano, T.D., Ueti, M.W., Esteves, E., Reif, K.E., Braz, G.R., Scoles, G.A., Bastos, R.G., White, S.N., Daffre, S. 2014. Knockdown of the rhipicephalus microplus cytochrome c oxidase subunit III gene is associated with a failure of anaplasma marginale transmission. PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0098614.
Improved diagnostic performance of a commercial anaplasma antibody competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using recombinant major surface protein 5–glutathione S-transferase fusion protein as antigen -
Chung, C., Wilson, C., B. Mudiyanselage, C.B., Kang, E., Adams, S.D., Kappmeyer, L.S., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mcelwain, T., Evermann, J., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Lee, S.S., Mcguire, T.C. 2014. Improved diagnostic performance of a commercial anaplasma antibody competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using recombinant major surface protein 5–glutathione S-transferase fusion protein as antigen. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 26(1):61-71.
Amblyomma cajennense is an intrastadial biological vector of theileria equi -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
Identification of multi-locus genetic heterogeneity in anaplasma marginale ss. centrale and its restriction following tick-borne transmission. Reprint Icon -
Herndon, D.R., Ueti, M.W., Reif, K.E., Noh, S.M., Brayton, K.A., Agnes, J.T., Palmer, G.H. 2013. Identification of multi-locus genetic heterogeneity in anaplasma marginale ss. centrale and its restriction following tick-borne transmission. Infection and Immunity. 81(5):1852-8.
Genetic characterization of theileria equi infecting horses in North America: evidence for a limited source of U.S. introductions -
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.
Comparative genomic analysis and phylogenetic position of Theileria equi Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
Subdominant antigens in bacterial vaccines: Am779 is subdominant in the anaplasma marginale outer membrane vaccine but does not associate with protective immunity Reprint Icon -
Albarrak, S.M., Brown, W.C., Noh, S.M., Reif, K.E., Scoles, G.A., Turse, J.E., Norimine, J., Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H. 2012. Subdominant antigens in bacterial vaccines: Am779 is subdominant in the anaplasma marginale outer membrane vaccine but does not associate with protective immunity. PloSONE 7(9):e46372.
Re-emergence of the apicomplexan theileria equi in the United States: Elimination of persistent infection and transmission risk Reprint Icon -
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.
Expansion of variant diversity associated with high prevalence of pathogen strain superinfection under conditions of natural transmission Reprint Icon -
Ueti, M.W., Tan, Y., Broschat, S., Castaneda-Ortiz, E., Camacho-Nuez, M., Mosqueda, J., Scoles, G.A., Grimes, M., Brayton, K., Palmer, G. 2012. Expansion of variant diversity associated with high prevalence of pathogen strain superinfection under conditions of natural transmission. Infection and Immunity. 80(7):2354-60.
In vitro activity of ponazuril against Theileria equi Reprint Icon -
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.
Protective effects of passively transferred merozoite-specific antibodies against Theileria equi in horses with severe combined immunodeficiency Reprint Icon -
Mealey, R.H., Kappmeyer, L.S., Ueti, M.W., Wagner, B., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2011. Protective effects of passively transferred merozoite-specific antibodies against Theileria equi in horses with severe combined immunodeficiency. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 19(1):100-4.
Dermacentor andersoni transmission of Francisella tularensis subsp. novicida reflects bacterial colonization, dissemination and replication coordinated with tick feeding. Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
Babesia bovis expresses Bbo-6cys-E, a member of a novel gene family that is homologous to the 6-cys family of Plasmodium -
A Babesia bovis gene syntenic to Theileria parva p67 is expressed in blood and tick stage parasites -
Freeman, J.M., Kappmeyer, L.S., Ueti, M.W., Mcelwain, T.F., Baszler, T.V., Echaide, I., Nene, V.M., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2010. A Babesia bovis gene syntenic to Theileria parva p67 is expressed in blood and tick stage parasites. Veterinary Parasitology. 173(3-4):211-218.
Identification of Anaplasma marginale proteins specifically up-regulated during colonization of the tick vector Reprint Icon -
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
Babesia bovis expresses a neutralization-sensitive antigen that contains a microneme adhesive repeat (MAR) domain Reprint Icon -
Silva, M.G., Ueti, M., Norimine, J., Florin-Christensen, M., Bastos, R., Goff, W.L., Brown, W.C., Oliva, A., Suarez, C.E. 2010. Babesia bovis expresses a neutralization-sensitive antigen that contains a microneme adhesive repeat (MAR) domain. Parasitology International. Available: doi:10.1016/j.parint.2010.03.004
Association of pathogen strain-specific gene transcription and transmission efficiency phenotype of Anaplasma marginale Reprint Icon -
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
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 -
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.
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