Sarah A Billeter

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular detection and identification of Bartonella species in Xenopsylla cheopis fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) collected from Rattus norvegicus rats in Los Angeles, California
    Sarah A Billeter
    Bacterial Disease Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:7850-2. 2011
  2. pmc Bartonella spp. in rats and zoonoses, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Vijay A K B Gundi
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:631-3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Bartonella species in dogs and their ectoparasites from Khon Kaen Province, Thailand
    Sarah A Billeter
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1186-92. 2012
  4. pmc Molecular detection and identification of bartonella species in rat fleas from northeastern Thailand
    Sarah A Billeter
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:462-5. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of Bartonella species in ticks from Peru
    Sarah A Billeter
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:1257-60. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Experimental infection by capillary tube feeding of Rhipicephalus sanguineus with Bartonella vinsonii subspecies berkhoffii
    Sarah A Billeter
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:9-15. 2012

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Publications6

  1. pmc Molecular detection and identification of Bartonella species in Xenopsylla cheopis fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) collected from Rattus norvegicus rats in Los Angeles, California
    Sarah A Billeter
    Bacterial Disease Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:7850-2. 2011
    ..The data obtained from this study demonstrate an extremely high prevalence of Bartonella DNA in rat-associated fleas...
  2. pmc Bartonella spp. in rats and zoonoses, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Vijay A K B Gundi
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:631-3. 2012
    ..Of 200 rats tested, putative human pathogens, B. rochalimae and B. tribocorum were found in 37 (18.5%) and 115 (57.5%) rats, respectively. These bacteria among rodents in a densely populated urban area are a public health concern...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bartonella species in dogs and their ectoparasites from Khon Kaen Province, Thailand
    Sarah A Billeter
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 43:1186-92. 2012
    ..vinsonii subsp vinsonii DNA was found in 2 C. felis. The findings indicate that dogs residing in northeast Thailand are exposed to diverse Bartonella species that are also potential human pathogens...
  4. pmc Molecular detection and identification of bartonella species in rat fleas from northeastern Thailand
    Sarah A Billeter
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:462-5. 2013
    ..grahamii (95.5% identity). If X. cheopis proves to be a competent vector of these species, our results suggest that humans and animals residing in this area may be at risk for infection by several zoonotic Bartonella species. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of Bartonella species in ticks from Peru
    Sarah A Billeter
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:1257-60. 2011
    ..rochalimae, B. quintana, and B. elizabethae DNA in ticks from Peru. Further investigations must be performed to decipher the role ticks may play in the transmission of Bartonella species...
  6. doi request reprint Experimental infection by capillary tube feeding of Rhipicephalus sanguineus with Bartonella vinsonii subspecies berkhoffii
    Sarah A Billeter
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:9-15. 2012
    ..Therefore, trans-ovarial transmission of B. v. berkhoffii by R. sanguineus is unlikely, but further studies are needed to determine if tick fecal material can serve as a source of infection to canines...