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Research Project: Detection and Characterization of Zoonotic and Emerging Parasites Affecting Food Safety and Public Health

Location: Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Laboratory

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

Enhanced detection of Giardia duodenalis mixed assemblage infections in pre-weaned dairy calves using next generation sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hublin, J.S., Maloney, J.G., George, N.S., Molokin, A., Lombard, J.E., Urie, N.J., Shivley, C., Santin, M. 2022. Enhanced detection of Giardia duodenalis mixed assemblage infections in pre-weaned dairy calves using next generation sequencing. Veterinary Parasitology. 304:109702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2022.109702.

A hybrid sequencing and assembly strategy for generating culture free Giardia genomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maloney, J.G., Molokin, A., Solano Aguilar, G., Dubey, J.P., Santin, M. 2022. A hybrid sequencing and assembly strategy for generating culture free Giardia genomes. Current Research in Microbial Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crmicr.2022.100114.

Diarrhoea-causing enteric protist species in intensively and extensively raised pigs ( Sus scrofa domesticus) in Southern Spain. Part II: Association with Hepatitis E virus susceptibility Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rivero-Juarez, A., Dashti, A., Santin, M., Köster, P.C., Lopez-Lopez, P., Risalde, M.A., Garcia-Bocanegra, I., Gomez-Villamandos, J., Caballero-Gomez, J., Frias, M., Ballo, B., Ortega, S., Muadica, A.S., Calero-Bernal, R., Gonzalez-Barrio, D., Rivero, A., Briz, V., Carmena, D. 2021. Diarrhoea-causing enteric protist species in intensively and extensively raised pigs ( Sus scrofa domesticus) in Southern Spain. Part II: Association with Hepatitis E virus susceptibility. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.14408.

Diarrhoea-causing enteric protist species in intensively and extensively raised pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus) in Southern Spain. Part I: Prevalence, genetic diversity, and zoonotic potential Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dashti, A., Rivero-Juarez, A., Santin, M., George, N.S., Köster, P.C., Lopez-Lopez, P., Rosalde, M.A., Garcia-Bocanegra, I., Gomez-Villamandos, J., Caballero-Gomez, J., Frias, M., Bailo, B., Ortega, S., Maudica, A.A., Calero-Bernal, R., Gonzalez-Barrio, D., Rivero, A., Briz, V., Carmena, D. 2021. Diarrhoea-causing enteric protist species in intensively and extensively raised pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus) in Southern Spain. Part I: Prevalence, genetic diversity, and zoonotic potential. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.14388.

Molecular detection and characterization of Blastocystis sp. and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in cattle in Northern Spain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abarca, N., Santin, M., Maloney, J.G., George, N.S., Molokin, A., Cardona, G., Sashti, A., Köster, P., Bailo, B., Hernández-De-Mingo, M., Muadica, A.S., Calero-Bernal, R., Carmena, D. 2021. Molecular detection and characterization of Blastocystis sp. and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in cattle in Northern Spain. Veterinary Sciences. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci8090191.

Identification of multiple Blastocystis subtypes in domestic animals from Colombia using amplicon-based next generation sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Higuera, A., Herrera, G., Jimenez, P., Garcia, D.J., Pulido, M., Bulla, D.M., Pinilla, J.C., Moreno, A., Maloney, J.G., Santin, M., Ramirez, J.D. 2021. Identification of multiple Blastocystis subtypes in domestic animals from Colombia using amplicon-based next generation sequencing. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.732129.

Wide genetic diversity of Blastocystis in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Maryland, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maloney, J.G., Jang, Y., Molokin, A., George, N.S., Santin, M. 2021. Wide genetic diversity of Blastocystis in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Maryland, USA. Microorganisms. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9061343.

Mind the gap: new full-length sequences of Blastocystis subtypes generated via Oxford Nanopore Minion sequencing allow for comparisons between full-length and partial sequences of the small subunit of the ribosomal RNA gene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maloney, J.G., Santin, M. 2021. Mind the gap: new full-length sequences of Blastocystis subtypes generated via Oxford Nanopore Minion sequencing allow for comparisons between full-length and partial sequences of the small subunit of the ribosomal RNA gene. Microorganisms. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9050997.

Next-generation sequencing reveals wide genetic diversity of Blastocystis subtypes in chickens including potentially zoonotic subtypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maloney, J.G., Da Cunha, M.J., Molokin, A., Cury, M.C., Santin, M. 2021. Next-generation sequencing reveals wide genetic diversity of Blastocystis subtypes in chickens including potentially zoonotic subtypes. Parasitology Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07170-3.

Occurrence and genetic diversity of protist parasites in captive non-human primates, zookeepers, and free-living sympatric rats in the Córdoba Zoo Conservation Centre, southern Spain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koster, P., Dashti, A., Bailo, B., Muadica, A.S., Maloney, J.G., Santin, M., Chicharro, C., Miguelanez, S., Nieto, F.J., Cano-Terriza, D., Garcia-Bocanegra, I., Guerra, R., Ponce-Gordo, F., Calero-Bernal, R. 2021. Occurrence and genetic diversity of protist parasites in captive non-human primates, zookeepers, and free-living sympatric rats in the Córdoba Zoo Conservation Centre, southern Spain. Animals. 11(3):700. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030700.