S J Cutler


Affiliation: University of East London
Country: UK


  1. Cutler S, Bouzid M, Cutler R. Q fever. J Infect. 2007;54:313-8 pubmed
    ..We review current thinking on C. burnetii, and identify some of our current knowledge gaps. ..
  2. Cutler S. Relapsing Fever Borreliae: A Global Review. Clin Lab Med. 2015;35:847-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Transmitted by soft ticks or lice, these fascinating spirochetes have evolved a myriad of mechanisms to survive within their diverse environments. ..
  3. Cutler S, Idris J, Ahmed A, Elelu N. Ornithodoros savignyi, the Tick Vector of "Candidatus Borrelia kalaharica" in Nigeria. J Clin Microbiol. 2018;56: pubmed publisher
    ..Given the widespread endemic range of this tick vector, TBRF should be considered part of the differential diagnosis for patients with fever returning from arid areas of Africa and further afield. ..
  4. Cutler S, Ruzic Sabljic E, Potkonjak A. Emerging borreliae - Expanding beyond Lyme borreliosis. Mol Cell Probes. 2017;31:22-27 pubmed publisher
    ..miyamotoi, are emerging as significant causes of morbidity. To elucidate their role as potential pathogenic agents, we first need to recognise their presence through suitable diagnostic approaches. ..
  5. Cutler S, Abdissa A, Trape J. New concepts for the old challenge of African relapsing fever borreliosis. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009;15:400-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, the current state of knowledge concerning relapsing fever in Africa is reviewed...
  6. Cutler S. Relapsing fever--a forgotten disease revealed. J Appl Microbiol. 2010;108:1115-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Whether those species found predominantly in East Africa are zoonoses or are infections of humans alone is still debated, however, the life cycle may be determined by the feeding preferences of their arthropod vectors...
  7. Cutler S, Bonilla E, Singh R. Population structure of East African relapsing fever Borrelia spp. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16:1076-80 pubmed publisher
    ..duttonii and represents an ecotype rather than a species. These observations have disease control implications and suggest LBRF Borrelia spp. could reemerge from its tick-borne reservoirs where vectors coexist...
  8. Cutler S, Abdissa A, Adamu H, Tolosa T, Gashaw A. Bartonella quintana in Ethiopian lice. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;35:17-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The higher numbers of infected head lice pools compared with clothing lice suggests their competence for maintaining this infection within Ethiopia...
  9. Cutler S, Abdissa A, Adamu H, Tolosa T, Gashaw A. Borrelia in Ethiopian ticks. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2012;3:14-7 pubmed publisher
    ..5%) positive for B. theileri. Collectively, these borrelial species and their tick vectors are likely to have an important economic impact of particular relevance to subsistence farmers in Ethiopia...

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  1. Shirani D, Rakhshanpoor A, Cutler S, Ghazinezhad B, Naddaf S. A case of canine borreliosis in Iran caused by Borrelia persica. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016;7:424-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This may pose a threat to household members who buy and keep these puppies and as a result may come into close contact with infected ticks. ..