Connor Carson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A prime/boost DNA/Modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccine expressing recombinant Leishmania DNA encoding TRYP is safe and immunogenic in outbred dogs, the reservoir of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis
    Connor Carson
    Populations and Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Vaccine 27:1080-6. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Novel use of stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) as a tool for isolation of oviposition site attractants for gravid Culex quinquefasciatus
    C Carson
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 100:1-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Selection of appropriate serological tests to measure the incidence of natural Leishmania infantum infection during DNA/MVA prime/boost canine vaccine trials
    Connor Carson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Vet Parasitol 162:207-13. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies for the detection of canine IgG1 and IgG2, and associations with infection outcome in Leishmania infantum naturally infected dogs
    Connor Carson
    Populations and Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 133:264-8. 2010
  5. pmc Comparison of Leishmania OligoC-TesT PCR with conventional and real-time PCR for Diagnosis of canine Leishmania infection
    Connor Carson
    Populations and Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3325-30. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Heterogeneities in Leishmania infantum Infection: Using Skin Parasite Burdens to Identify Highly Infectious Dogs
    Orin Courtenay
    School of Life Sciences, and Warwick Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research WIDER, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2583. 2014

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc A prime/boost DNA/Modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccine expressing recombinant Leishmania DNA encoding TRYP is safe and immunogenic in outbred dogs, the reservoir of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis
    Connor Carson
    Populations and Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Vaccine 27:1080-6. 2009
    ..These collective results indicate significant antigen-specific type-1 responses and in vivo memory phase cellular immune responses, consistent with superior potential for protective vaccine immunogenicity of DNA/MVA TRYP over LACK...
  2. doi request reprint Novel use of stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) as a tool for isolation of oviposition site attractants for gravid Culex quinquefasciatus
    C Carson
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 100:1-7. 2010
    ..Further research is required to confirm that SBSE is an appropriate technique for use in field surveys in the search for oviposition cues for Cx. quinquefasciatus...
  3. doi request reprint Selection of appropriate serological tests to measure the incidence of natural Leishmania infantum infection during DNA/MVA prime/boost canine vaccine trials
    Connor Carson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Vet Parasitol 162:207-13. 2009
    ..9%). We conclude that CLA ELISA will provide sensitive estimates of L. infantum infection incidence in DNA/MVA vaccinated dogs, though optimal testing would include rK39, or a similar recombinant antigen, to improve overall specificity...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies for the detection of canine IgG1 and IgG2, and associations with infection outcome in Leishmania infantum naturally infected dogs
    Connor Carson
    Populations and Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 133:264-8. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to re-evaluate the specificity of commercially available IgG subclass antibodies...
  5. pmc Comparison of Leishmania OligoC-TesT PCR with conventional and real-time PCR for Diagnosis of canine Leishmania infection
    Connor Carson
    Populations and Disease Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3325-30. 2010
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  6. doi request reprint Heterogeneities in Leishmania infantum Infection: Using Skin Parasite Burdens to Identify Highly Infectious Dogs
    Orin Courtenay
    School of Life Sciences, and Warwick Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research WIDER, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2583. 2014
    ..Tissue parasite number was evaluated as a potential surrogate marker of host transmission potential...