Yu Li

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc GC content-based pan-pox universal PCR assays for poxvirus detection
    Yu Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:268-76. 2010
  2. pmc The phylogenetics and ecology of the orthopoxviruses endemic to North America
    Ginny L Emerson
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CCID CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7666. 2009
  3. pmc Phylogenetic and ecologic perspectives of a monkeypox outbreak, southern Sudan, 2005
    Yoshinori Nakazawa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:237-45. 2013
  4. pmc Detection of North American orthopoxviruses by real time-PCR
    Nadia F Gallardo-Romero
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virol J 8:313. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Orthopoxvirus variola infection of Cynomys ludovicianus (North American black tailed prairie dog)
    Darin S Carroll
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centers for Zoonotic and Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus Program, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Virology 443:358-62. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence diversity and clues to the evolution of variola (smallpox) virus
    Joseph J Esposito
    Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Division of Scientific Resources, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Science 313:807-12. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Serologic evidence for circulating orthopoxviruses in peridomestic rodents from rural Uganda
    Johanna S Salzer
    Program in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Wildl Dis 49:125-31. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Real-time PCR assays for the specific detection of monkeypox virus West African and Congo Basin strain DNA
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology Proposed, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    J Virol Methods 169:223-7. 2010
  9. pmc On the origin of smallpox: correlating variola phylogenics with historical smallpox records
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15787-92. 2007
  10. pmc Detection of human monkeypox in the Republic of the Congo following intensive community education
    Mary G Reynolds
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:982-5. 2013

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  1. pmc GC content-based pan-pox universal PCR assays for poxvirus detection
    Yu Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:268-76. 2010
    ..The pan-pox assays represent an important advance for the screening and diagnosis of human and animal poxvirus infections, and the technology used is accessible to many laboratories worldwide...
  2. pmc The phylogenetics and ecology of the orthopoxviruses endemic to North America
    Ginny L Emerson
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CCID CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7666. 2009
    ..Additionally, the substantial genetic distances that separate the currently described NA OPXV species indicate that it is likely that many more undescribed OPXV/NA OPXV species may be circulating among wild animals in North America...
  3. pmc Phylogenetic and ecologic perspectives of a monkeypox outbreak, southern Sudan, 2005
    Yoshinori Nakazawa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:237-45. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Detection of North American orthopoxviruses by real time-PCR
    Nadia F Gallardo-Romero
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virol J 8:313. 2011
    ..Thus, our assay is a promising tool for highly sensitive and specific detection of North American orthopoxviruses in the United States and abroad...
  5. doi request reprint Orthopoxvirus variola infection of Cynomys ludovicianus (North American black tailed prairie dog)
    Darin S Carroll
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centers for Zoonotic and Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus Program, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Virology 443:358-62. 2013
    ..Substantive evidence of infection is found in immunological seroconversion of animals to either intranasal or intradermal challenges with O. variola, but in the absence of overt illness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence diversity and clues to the evolution of variola (smallpox) virus
    Joseph J Esposito
    Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Division of Scientific Resources, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Science 313:807-12. 2006
    ..Knowing the sequences will help understand the viral proteome and improve diagnostic test precision, therapeutics, and systems for their assessment...
  7. doi request reprint Serologic evidence for circulating orthopoxviruses in peridomestic rodents from rural Uganda
    Johanna S Salzer
    Program in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Wildl Dis 49:125-31. 2013
    ..We conclude that an OPXV or a similar poxvirus is circulating among wild rodents in Uganda. With the known geographic range of OPXV in rodents now increased, factors that dictate OPXV prevalence and disease will be identified...
  8. doi request reprint Real-time PCR assays for the specific detection of monkeypox virus West African and Congo Basin strain DNA
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology Proposed, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    J Virol Methods 169:223-7. 2010
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  9. pmc On the origin of smallpox: correlating variola phylogenics with historical smallpox records
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15787-92. 2007
    ..All of these analyses indicate that the divergence of alastrim and variola major occurred earlier than previously believed...
  10. pmc Detection of human monkeypox in the Republic of the Congo following intensive community education
    Mary G Reynolds
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:982-5. 2013
    ..Anecdotes collected at the time of case reporting suggest that the outreach campaign contributed to detection of suspected cases of monkeypox...
  11. pmc Progressive vaccinia: case description and laboratory-guided therapy with vaccinia immune globulin, ST-246, and CMX001
    Edith R Lederman
    National Center for Zoonotic Vector Borne and Enteric Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:1372-85. 2012
    ..This case demonstrates the need for continued development of novel anti-orthopoxvirus pharmaceuticals and the importance of both intensive and timely clinical and laboratory support in management of PV...
  12. doi request reprint Novel deer-associated parapoxvirus infection in deer hunters
    Amira A Roess
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, and the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2621-7. 2010
    ..Deer populations continue to increase, leading to the possibility that there will be more deer-associated parapoxvirus infections...
  13. ncbi request reprint Orthopoxvirus pan-genomic DNA assay
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Virol Methods 141:154-65. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Transmission of atypical varicella-zoster virus infections involving palm and sole manifestations in an area with monkeypox endemicity
    Adam MacNeil
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e6-8. 2009
    ..Genotyping results confirmed the VZV strain European E2, a genotype not previously reported in Africa. VZV with palm and sole involvement should be considered when differentiating a monkeypox diagnosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Monkeypox zoonotic associations: insights from laboratory evaluation of animals associated with the multi-state US outbreak
    Christina L Hutson
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:757-68. 2007
    ..These data extend the potential host range for monkeypox virus infection and supports concern regarding the potential for establishment in novel reservoir species and ecosystems...
  16. pmc Chasing Jenner's vaccine: revisiting cowpox virus classification
    Darin S Carroll
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23086. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Detection of monkeypox virus with real-time PCR assays
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus Program, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Centers of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail stop G 43, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Virol 36:194-203. 2006
    ..Human monkeypox, a zoonotic disease, was first reported outside of Africa during the 2003 US outbreak...
  18. doi request reprint Real-time PCR assay to identify variants of Vaccinia virus: implications for the diagnosis of bovine vaccinia in Brazil
    Giliane de Souza Trindade
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    J Virol Methods 152:63-71. 2008
    ..In addition, these methods were able to detect orthopoxvirus viral DNA in lesion biopsy material without the need for DNA extraction...
  19. pmc Novel poxvirus in big brown bats, northwestern United States
    Ginny L Emerson
    Poxvirus Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G06, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1002-4. 2013
    ..Wing and joint tissues were positive by PCR for poxvirus. Thin-section electron microscopy showed poxvirus particles within A-type inclusions. Phylogenetic comparison supports establishment of a new genus of Poxviridae...
  20. pmc Vaccinia virus infections in martial arts gym, Maryland, USA, 2008
    Christine M Hughes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:730-3. 2011
    ..We report on a cluster of 4 cases of vaccinia virus infection in Maryland, USA, likely acquired at a martial arts gym...
  21. ncbi request reprint ORF virus infection in children: clinical characteristics, transmission, diagnostic methods, and future therapeutics
    Edith R Lederman
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:740-4. 2007
    ..Clinician recognition is important in distinguishing orf infection from life-threatening cutaneous zoonoses. Recently developed molecular techniques provide diagnostic precision and newer topical therapeutics may hasten healing...
  22. doi request reprint Specific qPCR assays for the detection of orf virus, pseudocowpox virus and bovine papular stomatitis virus
    Hui Zhao
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States
    J Virol Methods 194:229-34. 2013
    ..These assays provide a reliable and sensitive method for rapid confirmation and characterization PAPV infections with varying clinical presentations. ..
  23. doi request reprint Investigation of the first laboratory-acquired human cowpox virus infection in the United States
    Andrea M McCollum
    Poxvirus Team, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:63-8. 2012
    ..This report describes the occurrence of the first known human case of laboratory-acquired cowpox virus infection in the United States and the ensuing investigation...
  24. ncbi request reprint A tale of two clades: monkeypox viruses
    Anna M Likos
    National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop G43, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 86:2661-72. 2005
    ..Understanding the molecular pathogenesis and clinical and epidemiological properties of MPXV can improve monkeypox prevention and control...
  25. ncbi request reprint Progressive ORF virus infection in a patient with lymphoma: successful treatment using imiquimod
    Edith R Lederman
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:e100-3. 2007
    ..The patient's orf virus infection was successfully treated with topical imiquimod despite progression of her malignancy...