Anita K McElroy

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rift Valley fever virus inhibits a pro-inflammatory response in experimentally infected human monocyte derived macrophages and a pro-inflammatory cytokine response may be associated with patient survival during natural infection
    Anita K McElroy
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control, MS G14, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 422:6-12. 2012
  2. pmc Development of a RVFV ELISA that can distinguish infected from vaccinated animals
    Anita K McElroy
    Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virol J 6:125. 2009
  3. pmc Rift Valley fever virus clearance and protection from neurologic disease are dependent on CD4+ T cell and virus-specific antibody responses
    Kimberly A Dodd
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Virol 87:6161-71. 2013
  4. pmc Rift valley Fever virus encephalitis is associated with an ineffective systemic immune response and activated T cell infiltration into the CNS in an immunocompetent mouse model
    Kimberly A Dodd
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2874. 2014
  5. pmc Rift Valley fever virus vaccine lacking the NSs and NSm genes is safe, nonteratogenic, and confers protection from viremia, pyrexia, and abortion following challenge in adult and pregnant sheep
    Brian H Bird
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS G 14, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Virol 85:12901-9. 2011

Collaborators

  • Stuart T Nichol
  • Kimberly A Dodd
  • Christina F Spiropoulou
  • Brian H Bird
  • Tara L Jones
  • Sherif R Zaki
  • Megan E B Jones
  • Barbara Knust
  • Bobbie R Erickson
  • Clifton P Drew
  • Deborah Cannon
  • Louis H Maartens
  • Baltus J Erasmus
  • Cesar G Albarino
  • Shelley Campbell
  • Marina L Khristova

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Rift Valley fever virus inhibits a pro-inflammatory response in experimentally infected human monocyte derived macrophages and a pro-inflammatory cytokine response may be associated with patient survival during natural infection
    Anita K McElroy
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control, MS G14, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 422:6-12. 2012
    ..Finally, analysis of RVF patient samples demonstrated an association between a pro-inflammatory cytokine response and patient survival...
  2. pmc Development of a RVFV ELISA that can distinguish infected from vaccinated animals
    Anita K McElroy
    Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virol J 6:125. 2009
    ..However, the ability to distinguish infected from vaccinated animals is important for vaccine acceptance by national and international authorities, given regulations restricting movement and export of infected animals...
  3. pmc Rift Valley fever virus clearance and protection from neurologic disease are dependent on CD4+ T cell and virus-specific antibody responses
    Kimberly A Dodd
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Virol 87:6161-71. 2013
    ..Together, these results indicate CD4(+) T cells are critical determinants of RVFV pathogenesis and play an important role in preventing onset of neurologic disease...
  4. pmc Rift valley Fever virus encephalitis is associated with an ineffective systemic immune response and activated T cell infiltration into the CNS in an immunocompetent mouse model
    Kimberly A Dodd
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2874. 2014
    ..In order to design targeted interventions, the basic pathogenesis of RVFV encephalitis must be better understood...
  5. pmc Rift Valley fever virus vaccine lacking the NSs and NSm genes is safe, nonteratogenic, and confers protection from viremia, pyrexia, and abortion following challenge in adult and pregnant sheep
    Brian H Bird
    Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS G 14, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Virol 85:12901-9. 2011
    ..As expected, all 3 sham-vaccinated controls experienced viremia, fetal death, and abortion postchallenge. These results demonstrate that the ΔNSs-ΔNSm rRVFV vaccine is safe and nonteratogenic and confers high-level protection in sheep...