M L Eberhard

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inoculation of ferrets with ten third-stage larvae of Dracunculus insignis
    F H Brandt
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Parasitol 77:786-7. 1991
  2. ncbi request reprint Dracunculus insignis in ferrets: comparison of inoculation routes
    F H Brandt
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Parasitol 76:93-5. 1990
  3. ncbi request reprint Chemoprophylactic drug trials for treatment of dracunculiasis using the Dracunculus insignis-ferret model
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Helminthol 64:79-86. 1990
  4. pmc Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in rats and snails after an outbreak of human eosinophilic meningitis, Jamaica
    John F Lindo
    University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:324-6. 2002
  5. pmc Clinical, epidemiologic, histopathologic and molecular features of an unexplained dermopathy
    Michele L Pearson
    Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29908. 2012
  6. pmc Virus taxonomy: one step forward, two steps back
    Mark Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:153-4. 2004
  7. pmc Zoonotic Onchocerca lupi infection in a 22-month-old child in Arizona: first report in the United States and a review of the literature
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:601-5. 2013
  8. pmc Zoonotic helminths affecting the human eye
    Domenico Otranto
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Zootecnia, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, BA, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 4:41. 2011
  9. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis in the metropolitan Atlanta area
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1636-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Cyclospora spp
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 15:519-22. 2002

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Inoculation of ferrets with ten third-stage larvae of Dracunculus insignis
    F H Brandt
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Parasitol 77:786-7. 1991
    ..This study demonstrates that once infective larvae traverse the gut and pass into the peritoneal cavity, very few larvae are required to establish infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dracunculus insignis in ferrets: comparison of inoculation routes
    F H Brandt
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Parasitol 76:93-5. 1990
    ..p. or s.c. route greatly simplifies the infection procedure and produces more consistent results. A simple procedure is described, which permits rapid recovery of L3s to be used in the i.p. or s.c. inoculations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chemoprophylactic drug trials for treatment of dracunculiasis using the Dracunculus insignis-ferret model
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Helminthol 64:79-86. 1990
    ..It would appear that existing drugs commonly used to treat helminthic infections are poor candidates for use in the campaign to eradicate guinea worm disease...
  4. pmc Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in rats and snails after an outbreak of human eosinophilic meningitis, Jamaica
    John F Lindo
    University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:324-6. 2002
    ..cantonensis larvae. This report is the first of enzootic A. cantonensis infection in Jamaica, providing evidence that this parasite is likely to cause human cases of eosinophilic meningitis...
  5. pmc Clinical, epidemiologic, histopathologic and molecular features of an unexplained dermopathy
    Michele L Pearson
    Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29908. 2012
    ..We conducted an investigation of this unexplained dermopathy to characterize the clinical and epidemiologic features and explore potential etiologies...
  6. pmc Virus taxonomy: one step forward, two steps back
    Mark Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:153-4. 2004
  7. pmc Zoonotic Onchocerca lupi infection in a 22-month-old child in Arizona: first report in the United States and a review of the literature
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:601-5. 2013
    ..A great deal more needs to be learned, including full host range and geographic distribution, before we fully understand O. lupi infections in animals and man...
  8. pmc Zoonotic helminths affecting the human eye
    Domenico Otranto
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Zootecnia, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, BA, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 4:41. 2011
    ..The biology and epidemiology of the most frequently reported HIE are discussed as well as clinical description of the diseases, diagnostic considerations and video clips on their presentation and surgical treatment...
  9. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis in the metropolitan Atlanta area
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1636-7. 2003
    ..During spring 2002, 11 (22%) of 50 raccoons trapped in DeKalb County, Georgia, had B. procyonis infection. The increasing number of cases highlight this emerging zoonotic infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cyclospora spp
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 15:519-22. 2002
    ..The present review discusses existing knowledge but focuses more on what is yet to be learned about this infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Misidentification of Onchocerca volvulus as guinea worm
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, F13, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 95:821-6. 2001
    ..volvulus are described. As a result of this investigation, and the confusion of onchocerciasis being misidentified as dracunculiasis, the presence of endemic transmission of guinea worm in the CAR remains in question...
  12. ncbi request reprint Experimental Oesophagostomum bifurcum in monkeys
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, CDC, US Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Helminthol 75:51-6. 2001
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  13. pmc Morphologic and molecular characterization of new Cyclospora species from Ethiopian monkeys: C. cercopitheci sp.n., C. colobi sp.n., and C. papionis sp.n
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:651-8. 1999
    ..Results of our analysis contribute toward clarification of the taxonomic position of Cyclospora and its relationship to other coccidian parasites...
  14. ncbi request reprint Further evidence of a skewed distribution of microfilariae in capillary blood
    J W Dickerson
    Parasitic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia
    Trop Med Parasitol 40:472-3. 1989
    ..However, when values for high and low count patients were plotted, the power function y = axb (r2 = 0.82) best described the relationship between the number of microfilariae in venous and capillary blood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Experimental Onchocerca volvulus infections in mangabey monkeys (Cercocebus atys) compared to infections in humans and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 44:151-60. 1991
    ..No microfilariae were detected in one monkey and only scant numbers of microfilariae were observed in the second. The mangabey monkey may be a good animal model for the study of onchocerciasis...
  16. ncbi request reprint A survey for Cyclospora spp. in Kenyan primates, with some notes on its biology
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, USA
    J Parasitol 87:1394-7. 2001
    ..papionis, vervet monkeys with C. cercopitheci, and colobus monkeys with C. colobi, despite geographic overlaps of both the monkey and parasite species and wide geographic distribution of each parasite and monkey host...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differentiating Dracunculus medinensis from D. insignis, by the sequence analysis of the 18S rRNA gene
    L Bimi
    Parasitic Diseases Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:511-7. 2005
    ..medinensis that will permit the DEP to determine, rapidly and accurately, whether a worm recovered from an area considered dracunculiasis-free is a specimen of D. medinensis or not...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of filariasis
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin Lab Med 11:977-1010. 1991
    ..Considerable space is devoted to identifying and separating microfilarial from nonparasite objects, and the evaluation of morphologic features, including size, shape, and internal anatomy is stressed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Distribution, behavior, and course of patency of Dracunculus insignis in experimentally infected ferrets
    F H Brandt
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Parasitol 76:515-8. 1990
    ..Furthermore, male worms have been observed to survive for up to 330 days, suggesting that male or unmated female worms may carry over from one transmission season to the next...
  20. pmc Evaluation of Streck tissue fixative, a nonformalin fixative for preservation of stool samples and subsequent parasitologic examination
    E K Nace
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 37:4113-9. 1999
    ..However, modifications to the trichrome staining procedures will be necessary to improve the staining quality for protozoal cysts fixed in STF to a level comparable to that with PVA...
  21. ncbi request reprint A Brugia species infecting rabbits in the northeastern United States
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    J Parasitol 77:796-8. 1991
    ..The microfilaria is similar to those described for Brugia leporis in rabbits in Louisiana. This may be the Brugia species responsible for 21 documented cases of human infection in the northeastern United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antifilarial cellular responses detected in a Haitian pediatric population by use of a microblastogenesis assay
    W L Hitch
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA 30333
    J Infect Dis 164:811-3. 1991
    ..Significant responses were detected in children less than 2 years of age; thus, correlations observed between filarial antigen-specific responses and infection status are established early in life...
  23. pmc Zoonotic anatrichosomiasis in an Illinois resident
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:342-4. 2010
    ..The location of the worm within the oral mucosal epithelium also facilitated the diagnosis...
  24. pmc Emergence of Onchocerca volvulus from skin mimicking Dracunculiasis medinensis
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1348-51. 2010
    ..We describe 11 cases of suspected Dracunculus medinensis infection in which the worm recovered was identified as Onchocerca volvulus. Identification was based on morphology of the examined specimen...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ocular Onchocerca infections in two dogs in western United States
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Vet Parasitol 90:333-8. 2000
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Zoonotic Brugia infection in western Michigan
    M L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724
    Am J Surg Pathol 17:1058-61. 1993
    ..This is the first such case to be reported from Michigan and further expands the geographical range of states in which zoonotic Brugia infection have been reported...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of cyclosporiasis associated with basil in Missouri in 1999
    A S Lopez
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1010-7. 2001
    ..This is the second documented outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States linked to fresh basil and the first US outbreak for which Cyclospora has been detected in an epidemiologically implicated food item...
  28. pmc Uniform staining of Cyclospora oocysts in fecal smears by a modified safranin technique with microwave heating
    G S Visvesvara
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Cancer for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 35:730-3. 1997
    ..This staining procedure, besides being superior to acid-fast staining, is fast, reliable, and easy to perform in most clinical laboratories...
  29. ncbi request reprint Trypanosomes and microfilariae in feral owl and squirrel monkeys maintained in research colonies
    J J Sullivan
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 49:254-9. 1993
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Fatal autochthonous eosinophilic meningitis in a Jamaican child caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis
    J F Lindo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:425-8. 2004
    ..The source of infection in this case could not be determined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Red Dracunculus medinensis
    M L Eberhard
    Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 41:479-81. 1989
    ..The posterior end of 1 worm was recovered and appeared to be a female Dracunculus medinensis. Histologic sections provided insufficient information to determine the cause of the red color, although we could exclude blood as the cause...
  32. ncbi request reprint The role of tadpoles and frogs as paratenic hosts in the life cycle of Dracunculus insignis (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea)
    M L Eberhard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Parasitol 81:792-3. 1995
    ..These observations confirm the concept that paratenic hosts, such as tadpoles or frogs, may be important means of transporting infective larvae of Dracunculus species up the food chain and facilitate transmission to the definitive hosts...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of polymerase chain reaction to diagnose the fifth reported US case of autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, in Tennessee, 1998
    B L Herwaldt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Hwy N E, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:395-9. 2000
    ..cruzi. The child's case of T. cruzi infection-the fifth reported US autochthonous case-would have been missed without his mother's attentiveness and the availability of sensitive molecular techniques...
  34. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the influence of maternal infection with Wuchereria bancrofti on the humoral and cellular responses of neonates to filarial antigens
    W L Hitch
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:461-9. 1997
    ..Based on these limited responses to filarial antigens, few neonates display evidence of in-utero sensitization to filarial antigens...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sodium azide: ineffective as a faecal preservative for parasitological diagnosis
    S P Wahlquist
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 85:365-8. 1991
    ..Use of 10% formalin is a significantly better choice than sodium azide for preserving parasites when accurate identification of parasites and biosafety are the main concerns...
  36. doi request reprint Sushi in pregnancy, parasitic diseases - obstetrician survey
    J L Jones
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:119-25. 2011
    ..U.S. ob-gyns believe that eating raw fish during pregnancy is not safe; most would benefit from information about how to prevent infection and about treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Molecular and morphologic characterization of a Cryptosporidium genotype identified in lemurs
    Alexandre J da Silva
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Vet Parasitol 111:297-307. 2003
    ..This finding was confirmed further by comparison of the COWP gene partial sequences...
  38. pmc Human challenge pilot study with Cyclospora cayetanensis
    Edith M Alfano-Sobsey
    Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:726-8. 2004
    ..The volunteers did not experience symptoms of gastroenteritis, and no oocysts were detected in any stool samples during the 16 weeks volunteers were monitored...
  39. pmc Epidemiology of Cyclospora cayetanensis and other intestinal parasites in a community in Haiti
    Adriana S Lopez
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2047-54. 2003
    ..Further studies are needed to assess the role of water as a possible risk factor for Cyclospora infection in Haiti and other developing countries...
  40. pmc Thermal death point of Baylisascaris procyonis eggs
    Shira C Shafir
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:172-3. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Intestinal parasites found in the research group of mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda: preliminary results
    Jessica M Rothman
    Cornell University, Ithaca New York 14853, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 969:346-9. 2002
    ..An increasing threat to this group of gorillas is the presence of local field assistants and researchers. We found no evidence of human parasites in the fecal samples from this gorilla group...