Naomi W Lucchi

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of the photo-induced electron transfer fluorogenic primers (PET) real-time PCR for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum in Tanzania
    Eldin Talundzic
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 13:31. 2014
  2. pmc Molecular diagnosis of malaria by photo-induced electron transfer fluorogenic primers: PET-PCR
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e56677. 2013
  3. pmc Comparison of molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras
    Gustavo A Fontecha
    MEIZ Microbiology School, National Autonomous University of Honduras UNAH, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Malar J 11:119. 2012
  4. pmc Real-time fluorescence loop mediated isothermal amplification for the diagnosis of malaria
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13733. 2010
  5. pmc A new single-step PCR assay for the detection of the zoonotic malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31848. 2012
  6. pmc Real-time loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RealAmp) for the species-specific identification of Plasmodium vivax
    Jaymin C Patel
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54986. 2013
  7. pmc Applied genomics: data mining reveals species-specific malaria diagnostic targets more sensitive than 18S rRNA
    Allison Demas
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2411-8. 2011
  8. pmc Potential serological biomarkers of cerebral malaria
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, GA, USA
    Dis Markers 31:327-35. 2011
  9. pmc Immunologic activation of human syncytiotrophoblast by Plasmodium falciparum
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Malar J 7:42. 2008
  10. pmc Evaluation of three PCR-based diagnostic assays for detecting mixed Plasmodium infection
    Tonya Mixson-Hayden
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 3:88. 2010

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of the photo-induced electron transfer fluorogenic primers (PET) real-time PCR for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum in Tanzania
    Eldin Talundzic
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 13:31. 2014
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  2. pmc Molecular diagnosis of malaria by photo-induced electron transfer fluorogenic primers: PET-PCR
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e56677. 2013
    ..Further validation of this technique in the field will help to assess its utility for large scale screening in malaria control and elimination programs...
  3. pmc Comparison of molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras
    Gustavo A Fontecha
    MEIZ Microbiology School, National Autonomous University of Honduras UNAH, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Malar J 11:119. 2012
    ..The present study investigated the utility of different molecular tests for the diagnosis of malaria in Honduras...
  4. pmc Real-time fluorescence loop mediated isothermal amplification for the diagnosis of malaria
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13733. 2010
    ..We refer to this as the RealAmp method...
  5. pmc A new single-step PCR assay for the detection of the zoonotic malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31848. 2012
    ..To address the need for more sensitive and specific diagnostic tests for the accurate diagnosis of P. knowlesi, we report development of a new single-step PCR assay that uses novel genomic targets to accurately detect this infection...
  6. pmc Real-time loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RealAmp) for the species-specific identification of Plasmodium vivax
    Jaymin C Patel
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e54986. 2013
    ..40-100%) compared to the gold standard nested-PCR method. The new primers also proved to be more sensitive than the published species-specific primers specifically developed for the LAMP method in detecting P. vivax...
  7. pmc Applied genomics: data mining reveals species-specific malaria diagnostic targets more sensitive than 18S rRNA
    Allison Demas
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2411-8. 2011
    ..These novel targets provide a powerful alternative molecular diagnostic method for the detection of P. falciparum and P. vivax in conventional or multiplex PCR platforms...
  8. pmc Potential serological biomarkers of cerebral malaria
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, GA, USA
    Dis Markers 31:327-35. 2011
    ..This search revealed a paucity of usable biomarkers for CM management. We propose three main areas in which researchers can attempt to identify CM biomarkers: 1) early biomarkers, 2) diagnostic biomarkers and 3) prognostic biomarkers...
  9. pmc Immunologic activation of human syncytiotrophoblast by Plasmodium falciparum
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Malar J 7:42. 2008
    ..How ST responds to this interaction remains poorly understood. Because it is known that ST is immunoactive and can respond to infectious agents, the consequences of this ST-iRBC interaction should be investigated...
  10. pmc Evaluation of three PCR-based diagnostic assays for detecting mixed Plasmodium infection
    Tonya Mixson-Hayden
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 3:88. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, no one has reported whether the two multiplex methods are better at detecting mixed Plasmodium infections compared to the nested assay using known quantities of DNA in experimentally mixed cocktails...
  11. pmc Macrophage migration inhibitory factor is associated with mortality in cerebral malaria patients in India
    Vidhan Jain
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:36. 2009
    ..004). CONCLUSION: This study suggests that elevated levels of MIF in the peripheral blood of cerebral malaria patients may be associated with fatal outcomes...
  12. pmc Antibody responses to the merozoite surface protein-1 complex in cerebral malaria patients in India
    Naomi W Lucchi
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 7:121. 2008
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  13. pmc Intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine against malaria and anemia in pregnant women
    Nana O Wilson
    Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:12-21. 2011
    ..18, 95% confidence interval = 0.08-0.37) and anemia (odds ratio = 0.20, 95% confidence interval = 0.12-0.34) remained significant. The recommended IPTp-SP regimen is useful in preventing malaria and anemia among pregnant women in Ghana...