RONALD BLANTON

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genetic ancestry and income are associated with dengue hemorrhagic fever in a highly admixed population
    Ronald E Blanton
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:762-5. 2008
  2. pmc Schistosoma mansoni population structure and persistence after praziquantel treatment in two villages of Bahia, Brazil
    Ronald E Blanton
    Case Western Reserve University, Centre for Global Health and Diseases, Wolstein Research Building, 2301 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Parasitol 41:1093-9. 2011
  3. pmc Analysis of Schistosoma mansoni population structure using total fecal egg sampling
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 95:881-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Long-term genetic stability and population dynamics of laboratory strains of Schistosoma mansoni
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 96:900-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based differences in Schistosoma mansoni- and hepatitis C-induced disease
    Ronald E Blanton
    Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 2109 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 4983, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1644-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of schoolchildren's cognitive development in Jequié, Bahia State, Brazil: assessment procedures and general results]
    Darci Neves Santos
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40110 170, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:723-33. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for iron-deficiency anemia in children and adolescents with intestinal helminthic infections]
    Luciara L Brito
    Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Salvador, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 14:422-31. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Moderate- and low-intensity co-infections by intestinal helminths and Schistosoma mansoni, dietary iron intake, and anemia in Brazilian children
    Luciara L Brito
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:939-44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of polyparasitism, environment, and host factors on schistosome infection
    Rita de Cássia Ribeiro Silva
    School of Nutrition, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:672-5. 2007

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Genetic ancestry and income are associated with dengue hemorrhagic fever in a highly admixed population
    Ronald E Blanton
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:762-5. 2008
    ..02, OR=0.28 and P=0.02, OR=0.13, respectively). Income or an index of income indicators, however, was also independently associated with the diagnosis of DHF...
  2. pmc Schistosoma mansoni population structure and persistence after praziquantel treatment in two villages of Bahia, Brazil
    Ronald E Blanton
    Case Western Reserve University, Centre for Global Health and Diseases, Wolstein Research Building, 2301 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Parasitol 41:1093-9. 2011
    ..007 and 0.020 for the two villages), suggesting that the persistent parasites were not selected by praziquantel treatment. We will continue to follow these communities for evidence of selection or changes in population structure...
  3. pmc Analysis of Schistosoma mansoni population structure using total fecal egg sampling
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 95:881-9. 2009
    ..Direct analysis of total stool eggs can be an important approach to questions of population genetics for this parasite by increasing the sample size to thousands per infected individual and by reducing bias...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term genetic stability and population dynamics of laboratory strains of Schistosoma mansoni
    Walter A Blank
    Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Parasitol 96:900-7. 2010
    ..Accounting only for the intensity or prevalence of parasite populations may fail to register significant changes in population structure that could have implications for resistance, morbidity, and the design of control measures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based differences in Schistosoma mansoni- and hepatitis C-induced disease
    Ronald E Blanton
    Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 2109 Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 4983, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:1644-9. 2002
    ..The prevalence of disease in the Egyptian population from different pathogens suggests a generalized susceptibility to inflammatory liver disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of schoolchildren's cognitive development in Jequié, Bahia State, Brazil: assessment procedures and general results]
    Darci Neves Santos
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40110 170, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:723-33. 2002
    ..Boys' mean scores were higher than girls' for both the Raven and the TSI Tests, but for the school grades girls performed better. In general, level of cognitive development was below that expected for children in the age-group analyzed...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for iron-deficiency anemia in children and adolescents with intestinal helminthic infections]
    Luciara L Brito
    Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Salvador, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 14:422-31. 2003
    ..To investigate risk factors for iron-deficiency anemia in children and adolescents (7 to 17 years of age) with intestinal helminthic infections...
  8. ncbi request reprint Moderate- and low-intensity co-infections by intestinal helminths and Schistosoma mansoni, dietary iron intake, and anemia in Brazilian children
    Luciara L Brito
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:939-44. 2006
    ..4 (95% CI, 1.2-4.6) compared with children with a single parasite species. Children with an adequate intake of iron had no increased odds of anemia independent of the combination of parasite infections...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of polyparasitism, environment, and host factors on schistosome infection
    Rita de Cássia Ribeiro Silva
    School of Nutrition, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:672-5. 2007
    ..Thus, polyparasitism itself, as well as intrinsic host factors, appears to produce greater susceptibility to additional helminth infections...

Research Grants13

  1. Recurrent treatment: Effect on rural and urban S. mansoni population structure
    Ronald E Blanton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Mixed stock analysis will also be used to analyze migration. ..
  2. Recurrent treatment: Effect on rural and urban S. mansoni population structure
    RONALD BLANTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Mixed stock analysis will also be used to analyze migration. ..
  3. Recurrent treatment: Effect on rural and urban S. mansoni population structure
    RONALD BLANTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Population structure will be compared using the between populations fixation index (Fsr) and by estimation of both effective population size (Ne) and the immigration rate (m). Mixed stock analysis will also be used to analyze migration. ..
  4. Host Genetics and Symptomatic Dengue Infection
    RONALD BLANTON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study may help predict populations at risk, may influence vaccine design or may aid in understanding and managing other viral hemorrhagic fevers. ..
  5. GENETICS OF SEVERE HEPATIC FIBROSIS IN SCHISTOSOMIASIS
    RONALD BLANTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..mansoni as tools for analyzing parasite heterogeneity. This proposal is in response to PA-96-067: Molecular Correlates of Pathogenesis in Parasitic Diseases. ..
  6. Host Genetic Contribution to HCV Outcomes
    Ronald E Blanton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Differences in the genes of people who do respond will be compared to differences in genes of people who do not respond to therapy. ..