N Komar

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc West Nile virus antibodies in Colombian horses
    Salim Mattar
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1497-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence for West Nile virus infection in birds in Staten Island, New York, after an outbreak in 2000
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 1:191-6. 2001
  3. pmc Experimental infection of North American birds with the New York 1999 strain of West Nile virus
    Nicholas Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:311-22. 2003
  4. pmc Detection of West Nile virus in oral and cloacal swabs collected from bird carcasses
    Nicholas Komar
    Arbovirus Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:741-2. 2002
  5. pmc Exposure of domestic mammals to West Nile virus during an outbreak of human encephalitis, New York City, 1999
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:736-8. 2001
  6. pmc Serologic evidence for West Nile virus infection in birds in the New York City vicinity during an outbreak in 1999
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PO Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:621-5. 2001
  7. pmc Comparative West Nile virus detection in organs of naturally infected American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
    N A Panella
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:754-5. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Origin of the West Nile virus responsible for an outbreak of encephalitis in the northeastern United States
    R S Lanciotti
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Science 286:2333-7. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus in the United States: guidelines for detection, prevention, and control
    D J Gubler
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Viral Immunol 13:469-75. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus surveillance using sentinel birds
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:58-73. 2001

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Publications13

  1. pmc West Nile virus antibodies in Colombian horses
    Salim Mattar
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1497-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence for West Nile virus infection in birds in Staten Island, New York, after an outbreak in 2000
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 1:191-6. 2001
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  3. pmc Experimental infection of North American birds with the New York 1999 strain of West Nile virus
    Nicholas Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:311-22. 2003
    ..Persistent WNV infections were found in tissues of 16 surviving birds. Our observations shed light on transmission ecology of WNV and will benefit surveillance and control programs...
  4. pmc Detection of West Nile virus in oral and cloacal swabs collected from bird carcasses
    Nicholas Komar
    Arbovirus Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:741-2. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that testing cloacal or oral swabs might be a low-resource approach to detect WNV in dead birds...
  5. pmc Exposure of domestic mammals to West Nile virus during an outbreak of human encephalitis, New York City, 1999
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:736-8. 2001
    ..Domestic mammals should be evaluated as sentinels for local WN virus activity and predictors of the infection in humans...
  6. pmc Serologic evidence for West Nile virus infection in birds in the New York City vicinity during an outbreak in 1999
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PO Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:621-5. 2001
    ..Our results support the concept that chickens and House Sparrows are good arbovirus sentinels. This study also implicates the House Sparrow as an important vertebrate reservoir host...
  7. pmc Comparative West Nile virus detection in organs of naturally infected American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
    N A Panella
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:754-5. 2001
    ..The brain was the most sensitive test organ; it was the only positive organ for three of the positive crows. The sensitivity of crow organs as targets for WN virus detection makes crow death useful for WN virus surveillance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Origin of the West Nile virus responsible for an outbreak of encephalitis in the northeastern United States
    R S Lanciotti
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Science 286:2333-7. 1999
    ..This North American WN virus was most closely related to a WN virus isolated from a dead goose in Israel in 1998...
  9. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus in the United States: guidelines for detection, prevention, and control
    D J Gubler
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Viral Immunol 13:469-75. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus surveillance using sentinel birds
    N Komar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:58-73. 2001
    ..Sentinel bird monitoring sites should be selected in enzootic transmission foci. Several years of observation may be required for selection of effective sentinel monitoring sites...
  11. ncbi request reprint Response to and efficacy of vaccination against eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus in emus
    L A Tengelsen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:1469-73. 2001
    ..Infected emus shed EEE virus in secretions and excretions, making them a direct hazard to pen-mates and attending humans. Commercially available polyvalent equine vaccines protect emus against EEE virus infection...
  12. pmc Experimental infection of chickens as candidate sentinels for West Nile virus
    S A Langevin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:726-9. 2001
    ..These are all considered positive attributes of a sentinel species for WN virus surveillance programs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bunyavirus infections in North Carolina white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    J N Nagayama
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 1:169-71. 2001
    ..Evidence was found for all six to be locally transmitted, although greatest seroprevalence was found for Potosi, Jamestown Canyon, and Cache Valley viruses...