D A Leiby

Summary

Affiliation: American Red Cross
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection (Chagas' disease) among patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    D A Leiby
    American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Circulation 102:2978-82. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Impact of donor deferrals for malaria on blood availability in the United States
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 48:2222-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi parasitemia in US blood donors with serologic evidence of infection
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Dept, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:609-13. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Making sense of malaria
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 47:1573-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Babesiosis and blood transfusion: flying under the radar
    D A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Vox Sang 90:157-65. 2006
  6. pmc Transfusion-transmitted Babesia spp.: bull's-eye on Babesia microti
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 24:14-28. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Emerging infectious agents
    D A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Dev Biol (Basel) 120:11-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted tick-borne infections: a cornucopia of threats
    David A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 18:293-306. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Threats to blood safety posed by emerging protozoan pathogens
    D A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Vox Sang 87:120-2. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between tick bites and the seroprevalence of Babesia microti and Anaplasma phagocytophila (previously Ehrlichia sp.) in blood donors
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 42:1585-91. 2002

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection (Chagas' disease) among patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    D A Leiby
    American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Circulation 102:2978-82. 2000
    ..To investigate these 2 possible outcomes, we tested a repository of blood specimens from multiply transfused cardiac surgery patients for antibodies to T cruzi...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of donor deferrals for malaria on blood availability in the United States
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 48:2222-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluated trends in malaria deferrals and their impact on blood availability from 2000 through 2006...
  3. doi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi parasitemia in US blood donors with serologic evidence of infection
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Dept, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:609-13. 2008
    ..This affirmation that bloodstream parasites are detectable--and potentially transmissible--decades after immigration strengthens the rationale for donor screening...
  4. ncbi request reprint Making sense of malaria
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 47:1573-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Babesiosis and blood transfusion: flying under the radar
    D A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Vox Sang 90:157-65. 2006
    ..However, recognition that the Babesia spp. are indeed an ongoing and expanding blood safety threat will probably prove instrumental in the development of viable interventions to limit transmission of these agents...
  6. pmc Transfusion-transmitted Babesia spp.: bull's-eye on Babesia microti
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, 15601 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 24:14-28. 2011
    ..Despite current obstacles, continued discussion of TTB without proactive intervention is no longer a viable alternative...
  7. ncbi request reprint Emerging infectious agents
    D A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Dev Biol (Basel) 120:11-5. 2005
    ..Unfortunately, for many of these agents there is an absence of viable tests or other sound interventions to prevent their transmission at this time...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted tick-borne infections: a cornucopia of threats
    David A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 18:293-306. 2004
    ..Given that interactions between humans and ticks are likely to increase in the future, vigilance is required as new and extant tick-borne agents pose potential threats to transfusion safety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Threats to blood safety posed by emerging protozoan pathogens
    D A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Vox Sang 87:120-2. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between tick bites and the seroprevalence of Babesia microti and Anaplasma phagocytophila (previously Ehrlichia sp.) in blood donors
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 42:1585-91. 2002
    ..Despite an increased recognition of the threat tick-borne agents pose to blood safety, our understanding of the prevalence and transmissibility of these agents in blood donors is limited...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi in Los Angeles and Miami blood donors: impact of evolving donor demographics on seroprevalence and implications for transfusion transmission
    David A Leiby
    Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 42:549-55. 2002
    ..cruzi-endemic countries, suggests that Chagas' is a long-term public health problem. Herein, we report on a multiyear epidemiologic study of T. cruzi in Los Angeles and Miami blood donors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Emerging infectious threats to the blood supply
    Roger Y Dodd
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory for the Biomedical Sciences, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Annu Rev Med 55:191-207. 2004
    ..It is certain, however, that new agents will continue to emerge as threats to blood safety and these agents are likely to require novel approaches to prevent their transmission...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Mirasol pathogen [corrected] reduction technology system against Babesia microti in apheresis platelets and plasma
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 50:1019-27. 2010
    ..Thus, we evaluated the ability of the Mirasol pathogen reduction technology (PRT; CaridianBCT), which uses riboflavin (RB) and ultraviolet (UV) light, to diminish the presence of B. microti in apheresis plasma and platelets (PLTs)...
  14. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of Babesia microti in blood donors from Babesia-endemic areas of the northeastern United States: 2000 through 2007
    Stephanie T Johnson
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, and Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Transfusion 49:2574-82. 2009
    ..The extent of Babesia infections among blood donors has not been well defined. To determine how common exposure to B. microti is among blood donors, a seroprevalence study was undertaken in the American Red Cross Northeast Division...
  15. doi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted Babesia microti identified through hemovigilance
    Laura Tonnetti
    Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, American Red Cross, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
    Transfusion 49:2557-63. 2009
    ..microti increasingly poses a blood safety risk. The American Red Cross Hemovigilance Program herein describes the donor and recipient characteristics of suspected transfusion-transmitted B. microti cases reported between 2005 and 2007...
  16. ncbi request reprint Demonstrable parasitemia among Connecticut blood donors with antibodies to Babesia microti
    David A Leiby
    Department of Transmissible Diseases, American Red Cross, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 45:1804-10. 2005
    ..Although several studies have measured B. microti antibodies in blood donors, little is known about associated parasitemia and the inherent risk of transmitting the parasite by transfusion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk and prevention of transfusion-transmitted babesiosis and other tick-borne diseases
    Ritchard G Cable
    American Red Cross, Connecticut Blood Services, Farmington, and University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 10:405-11. 2003
    ..Although Lyme disease has not been reported from blood transfusion, newly identified tick-borne diseases such as ehrlichiosis raise additional questions about the role of the tick in transfusion-transmitted diseases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Identification of Babesia microti-specific immunodominant epitopes and development of a peptide EIA for detection of antibodies in serum
    Raymond L Houghton
    Department of Antigen Discovery, Corixa Corporation, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Transfusion 42:1488-96. 2002
    ..To develop a test that can detect antibody responses to B. microti, peptide epitopes identified in two serocomplementary B. microti-specific antigens were used in a prototype EIA...
  19. pmc Immunoblot assay using recombinant antigens as a supplemental test to confirm the presence of antibodies to Trypanosoma cruzi
    Kevin Y Cheng
    Emerging Pathogens and Infectious Diseases R and D, Abbott Diagnostics Division, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL 60064, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:355-61. 2007
    ..The rAg-based immunoblot assay has potential as a supplemental test for confirming the presence of antibodies to T. cruzi in blood specimens and for identifying false-positive results obtained with other assays...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a prototype Trypanosoma cruzi antibody assay with recombinant antigens on a fully automated chemiluminescence analyzer for blood donor screening
    Chi Deu Chang
    Emerging Pathogens R and D, Abbott Diagnostics Division, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    Transfusion 46:1737-44. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the sensitivity and specificity of a new serologic assay for antibodies to T. cruzi on a fully automated analyzer (PRISM, Abbott Laboratories)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Can ticks be vectors for hepatitis C virus?
    Lois Gitlin Wurzel
    N Engl J Med 347:1724-5. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae: another agent added to the growing list of transfusion-transmitted pathogens?
    David A Leiby
    Transfusion 43:552-5. 2003