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Massaro Ueti
Animal Disease Research
Veterinary Medical Officer

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

333 BUSTAD HALL, WSU
PULLMAN, WA 991646630
Projects
Improvement of Theileria parva Sporozoite Vaccine against East Coast Fever
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431776
Development of Strategies to Control Tick-borne Babesial Pathogens of Livestock
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433317
Development of Strategies to Control Tick-borne Babesial Pathogens of Livestock
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433323
Development of Strategies to Control Tick-Borne Bacterial Pathogens of Livestock
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 436638
Identification of Tick Colonization Mechanisms and Vaccine Development for Anaplasmosis
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431740
Development of Detection and Control Strategies for Bovine Babesiosis and Equine Piroplasmosis
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431742
Integrated Eradication Efforts of the Cattle Fever Tick (CFT)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434834
Efficacy of Bm86 Vaccine in Horses for Controlling Rhipicephalus Infestation
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 437260
Combining Bm86 with Additional Vaccine Targets to Improve Efficacy of Anti-Tick Vaccination and Block Ttransmission of Bovine Babeosis
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 437263
Identification of Babesia Gametocyte Chemoattractive Molecules
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 438335
A Pioneering Approach to Tick Control: Anti-tick Toxins Delivered via a Tick Transmissible Pathogen
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430480
Identification of Geographically Conserved Babesia bovis Vaccine Antigen Candidates
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 436442
Develop Predictive Models of Potential Babesia Disease Spread in the U.S. to Assist in Mitigating Potential Future Outbreaks
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438499
Improvement of Theileria parva Sporozoite Vaccine Against East Coast Fever
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 434611

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Innovative alternatives for continuous in vitro culture of Babesia bigemina in medium free of components of animal origin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Álvarez Martíneza, J.A., Figueroa Millán, J.V., Ueti, M.W., Rojas-Martínez, C. 2020. Innovative alternatives for continuous in vitro culture of Babesia bigemina in medium free of components of animal origin. Pathogens. 9(5). https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens9050343.
Quantitative analysis of Anaplasma marginale acquisition and transmission by Dermacentor andersoni fed in vitro Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vimonish, R., Johnson, W.C., Mousel, M.R., Brayton, K.A., Scoles, G.A., Noh, S.M., Ueti, M.W. 2020. Quantitative analysis of Anaplasma marginale acquisition and transmission by Dermacentor andersoni fed in vitro. Scientific Reports. 10:740. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-57390-y.
RON2, a novel gene in Babesia bigemina, contains conserved, immunodominant B-cell epitopes that induce antibodies that block merozoite invasion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mosqueda, J., Hidalgo-Ruiz, M., Calvo-Olvera, D., Hernandez-Silva, D., Ueti, M.W., Mercado-Uriostegui, M.A., Rodriguez, A., Ramos-Aragon, J.A., Hernandez-Ortiz, R., Kawazu, S.I., Igarashi, I. 2019. RON2, a novel gene in Babesia bigemina, contains conserved, immunodominant B cell epitopes that induce antibodies that block merozoite invasion. Parasitology. 146(13):1646-1654. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182019001161.
Infection dynamics of Theileria equi and Theileria haneyi, a newly discovered apicomplexan of the horse Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sears, K.P., Kappmeyer, L.S., Wise, L.N., Siva, M., Ueti, M.W., White, S.N., Reif, K.E., Knowles, D.P. 2019. Infection dynamics of Theileria equi and Theileria haneyi, a newly discovered apicomplexan of the horse. Veterinary Parasitology. 271:68-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2019.06.009.
Identification of proteins expressed by Babesia bigemina kinetes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bohaliga, G.A.R., Johnson, W.C., Taus, N.S., Hussein, H.E., Bastos, R.G., Suarez, C.E., Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W. 2019. Identification of proteins expressed by Babesia bigemina kinetes. Parasites & Vectors. 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3531-7.
Detection and genotypic characterization of toxoplasma gondii DNA within the milk of mongolian livestock Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Iacobucci, E., Fritz, H., Papageorgiou, S., O'Conner, R., Taus, N.S., Ueti, M.W. 2019. Detection and genotypic characterization of toxoplasma gondii DNA within the milk of mongolian livestock. Parasitology Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06306-w.
Detection and genotypic characterization of toxoplasma gondii DNA within the milk of Mongolian livestock Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Iacobucci, E., Fritz, H., Papageorgiou, S., O'Conner, R., Taus, N.S., Ueti, M.W. 2019. Detection and genotypic characterization of toxoplasma gondii DNA within the milk of Mongolian livestock. Parasitology Research. 118(6):2005-2008. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06306-w.
Silencing expression of the Rhipicephalus microplus vitellogenin receptor gene blocks Babesia bovis transmission and interferes with oocyte maturation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hussein, H.E., Johnson, W.C., Taus, N.S., Suarez, C.E., Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W. 2019. Silencing expression of the Rhipicephalus microplus vitellogenin receptor gene blocks Babesia bovis transmission and interferes with oocyte maturation. Parasites & Vectors. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3270-1.
Silencing expression of the Rhipicephalus microplus vitellogenin receptor gene blocks Babesia bovis transmission and interferes with oocyte maturation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hala, H.E., Johnson, W.C., Taus, N.S., Suarez, C.E., Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W. 2019. Silencing expression of the Rhipicephalus microplus vitellogenin receptor gene blocks Babesia bovis transmission and interferes with oocyte maturation. Parasites & Vectors. 12(1):7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3270-1.
Identification of a putative methyltransferase gene of Babesia bigemina as a novel molecular biomarker uniquely expressed in parasite tick stages. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bohaliga, G.A., Johnson, W.C., Taus, N.S., Hussein, H.E., Ueti, M.W. 2018. Identification of a putative methyltransferase gene of Babesia bigemina as a novel molecular biomarker uniquely expressed in parasite tick stages. Parasites & Vectors. 11(1):480. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3052-9.
First report of Anaplasma marginale infection in goats, Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dasilva, N.B., Ueti, M.W., Johnson, W.C., Mira, A., Schnittger, L., Valente, J.D., Vidotto, O., Masterson, H.E., Taus, N.S., Vieira, T.S. 2018. First report of Anaplasma marginale infection in goats, Brazil. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202140.
First report of Anaplasma marginale infection in goats, Brazi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dasilva, N.B., Ueti, M.W., Johnson, W.C., Mira, A., Schnittger, L., Valente, J.D., Vidotto, O., Masterson, H.E., Taus, N.S., Vieira, T.S. 2018. First report of Anaplasma marginale infection in goats, Brazi. PLoS One. 13(8):e0202140. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202140.
Up-regulated expression of spherical body protein 2 truncated copy 11 is associated with reduced in vitro endothelial cell cytoadhesion by babesia bovis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gallego-Lopez, G., Lau, A., O'Connor, R., Ueti, M.W., Cooke, B., Laughery, J., Graca, T., Madsen-Bouterse, S., Oldiges, D., Suarez, C.E. 2018. Up-regulated expression of spherical body protein 2 truncated copy 11 is associated with reduced in vitro endothelial cell cytoadhesion by babesia bovis. International Journal for Parasitology. 49(2):127-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.05.015.
Immunomolecular characterization of MIC-1, a novel antigen in babesia bigemina, which contains conserved and immunodominant B-cell epitopes that induce neutralizing antibodies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernández-Silva, D., Valdez-Espinoza, U., Mercado Uriostegui, M., Aguilar-Tipacamú, G., Ramos-Aragón, J., Hernández-Ortiz, R., Ueti, M.W., Mosqueda, J. 2018. Immunomolecular characterization of MIC-1, a novel antigen in babesia bigemina, which contains conserved and immunodominant B-cell epitopes that induce neutralizing antibodies. Journal of Veterinary Science. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci5020032.
Discovery of a novel species Theileria haneyi n. sp. infective to equids highlights exceptional genomic diversity within the genus Theileria: implications for apicomplexan parasite surveillance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knowles, D.P., Kappmeyer, L.S., Haney, D., Herndon, D.R., Fry, L.M., Munro, J.B., Sears, K., Ueti, M.W., Wise, L.N., Silva, M., Schneider, D.A., Grause, J., White, S.N., Trentina, K., Bishop, R., Odongo, D.O., Pelzel-McCluske, A.M., Scoles, G.A., Mealey, R.H., Silva, J.C. 2018. Discovery of a novel species Theileria haneyi n. sp. infective to equids highlights exceptional genomic diversity within the genus Theileria: implications for apicomplexan parasite surveillance. International Journal for Parasitology. 48(9-10):127-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.03.010.
Spherical body protein 2 truncated copy 11 as a specific babesia bovis attenuation marker Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gallego-Lopez, G., Lau, A., Johnson, W.C., Ueti, M.W., Suarez, C.E. 2018. Spherical body protein 2 truncated copy 11 as a specific babesia bovis attenuation marker. Parasites & Vectors. 11:169. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-2782-z.
Molecular detection and characterization of theileria spp infecting cattle in Sennar State, Sudan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamad, S.B., Alagib, A., Abdelkareim, T.B., Haasan, M.M., Johnson, W.C., Hussein, H.E., Taus, N.S., Ueti, M.W. 2018. Molecular detection and characterization of theileria spp infecting cattle in Sennar State, Sudan. Parasitology Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436.
The babesia bovis hap2 gene is not required for blood stage replication, but expressed upon in vitro sexual stage induction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hussein, H.E., Bastos, R.G., Schneider, D.A., Johnson, W.C., Adham, F.K., Davis, W.C., Laughery, J.M., Herndon, D.R., Alzan, H.F., Ueti, M.W., Suarez, C.E. 2017. The babesia bovis hap2 gene is not required for blood stage replication, but expressed upon in vitro sexual stage induction. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11(10):e0005965. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005965.
The transcription factor relish controls anaplasma marginale infection in the bovine tick rhipicephalus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Capelli-Peixoto, J., Carvalho, D.D., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A., Fogaça, A.C., Daffre, S., Ueti, M.W. 2017. The transcription factor relish controls anaplasma marginale infection in the bovine tick rhipicephalus microplus. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2017.04.005.
Analysis of stage-specific protein expression during babesia bovis development within female rhipicephalus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, W.C., Taus, N.S., Reif, K.E., Bohaliga, G., Kappmeyer, L.S., Ueti, M.W. 2017. Analysis of stage-specific protein expression during babesia bovis development within female rhipicephalus microplus. Journal of Proteome Research. 16(3):1327-1338.
Infection-derived lipids elicit a novel immune deficiency circuitry in arthropods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shaw, D.K., Brown, L.J., Reif, K.E., Smith, A.A., Scott, A., McClure, E., Sundberg, E., Snyder, G., Ueti, M.W., Pedra, J.H. 2017. Infection-derived lipids elicit a novel immune deficiency circuitry in arthropods. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms14401.
Identification of a cell epitope that is globally conserved among outer membrane proteins (OMPs) OMP7, OMP8, and OMP9 of anaplasma marginale strains and with OMP7 from the A. marginale subsp. centrale vaccine strain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deringer, J.R., Forero-Becerra, E.G., Ueti, M.W., Turse, J.E., Futse, J.E., Noh, S.M., Palmer, G.H., Brown, W.C. 2016. Identification of a cell epitope that is globally conserved among outer membrane proteins (OMPs) OMP7, OMP8, and OMP9 of anaplasma marginale strains and with OMP7 from the A. marginale subsp. centrale vaccine strain. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00406-16.
Expression of 6-Cys gene superfamily defines babesia bovis sexual stage development within rhipicephalus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alzan, H.F., Lau, A., Knowles, D.P., Herndon, D.R., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Kappmeyer, L.S., Suarez, C.E. 2016. Expression of 6-Cys gene superfamily defines babesia bovis sexual stage development within rhipicephalus microplus. PLoS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163791.
Cooperation of Pd-1 and LAG-3 contributes to T-cell exhaustion in anaplasma marginale-infected cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okagawa, T., Konnai, S., Deringer, J.R., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Murata, S., Ohashi, K., Brown, W.C. 2016. Cooperation of Pd-1 and LAG-3 contributes to T-cell exhaustion in anaplasma marginale-infected cattle. Infection and Immunity. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00278-16.
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. 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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
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.
Ovine leukocyte profiles do not associate with variation in the prion gene, but are breed-dependent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Knockdown of the rhipicephalus microplus cytochrome c oxidase subunit III gene is associated with a failure of anaplasma marginale transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Identification of multi-locus genetic heterogeneity in anaplasma marginale ss. centrale and its restriction following tick-borne transmission. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
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.
Subdominant antigens in bacterial vaccines: Am779 is subdominant in the anaplasma marginale outer membrane vaccine but does not associate with protective immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Expansion of variant diversity associated with high prevalence of pathogen strain superinfection under conditions of natural transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Protective effects of passively transferred merozoite-specific antibodies against Theileria equi in horses with severe combined immunodeficiency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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 Reprint Icon - (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.
Babesia bovis expresses Bbo-6cys-E, a member of a novel gene family that is homologous to the 6-cys family of Plasmodium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A Babesia bovis gene syntenic to Theileria parva p67 is expressed in blood and tick stage parasites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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
Babesia bovis expresses a neutralization-sensitive antigen that contains a microneme adhesive repeat (MAR) domain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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
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 - (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.
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