Venkatachalam Udhayakumar

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Malaria prevalence among pregnant women in two districts with differing endemicity in Chhattisgarh, India
    Neeru Singh
    Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Malar J 11:274. 2012
  2. 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
  3. pmc Plasma levels of angiopoietin-1 and -2 predict cerebral malaria outcome in Central India
    Vidhan Jain
    Regional Medical Research Center for Tribals ICMR, Nagpur Road, Garha, 482003 Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Malar J 10:383. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of natural immune responses to the Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen (AMA-1) in a holoendemic region of malaria in western Kenya: Asembo Bay Cohort Project VIII
    V Udhayakumar
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:100-7. 2001
  5. pmc Plasma IP-10, apoptotic and angiogenic factors associated with fatal cerebral malaria in India
    Vidhan Jain
    National Institute of Malaria Research ICMR, Jabalpur, India
    Malar J 7:83. 2008
  6. pmc Anti-folate drug resistance in Africa: meta-analysis of reported dihydrofolate reductase (dhfr) and dihydropteroate synthase (dhps) mutant genotype frequencies in African Plasmodium falciparum parasite populations
    Sankar Sridaran
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mail Stop D 67 Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Malar J 9:247. 2010
  7. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid and serum biomarkers of cerebral malaria mortality in Ghanaian children
    Henry B Armah
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Malar J 6:147. 2007
  8. pmc Burden of malaria in pregnancy in Jharkhand State, India
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Malar J 8:210. 2009
  9. 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
  10. pmc Availability and utilization of malaria prevention strategies in pregnancy in eastern India
    Blair J Wylie
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:557. 2010

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  1. pmc Malaria prevalence among pregnant women in two districts with differing endemicity in Chhattisgarh, India
    Neeru Singh
    Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Malar J 11:274. 2012
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  2. 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...
  3. pmc Plasma levels of angiopoietin-1 and -2 predict cerebral malaria outcome in Central India
    Vidhan Jain
    Regional Medical Research Center for Tribals ICMR, Nagpur Road, Garha, 482003 Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Malar J 10:383. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of natural immune responses to the Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen (AMA-1) in a holoendemic region of malaria in western Kenya: Asembo Bay Cohort Project VIII
    V Udhayakumar
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:100-7. 2001
    ..009). Responses to AMA-1 T-cell epitopes were short lived, and antibody responses were relatively stable...
  5. pmc Plasma IP-10, apoptotic and angiogenic factors associated with fatal cerebral malaria in India
    Vidhan Jain
    National Institute of Malaria Research ICMR, Jabalpur, India
    Malar J 7:83. 2008
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  6. pmc Anti-folate drug resistance in Africa: meta-analysis of reported dihydrofolate reductase (dhfr) and dihydropteroate synthase (dhps) mutant genotype frequencies in African Plasmodium falciparum parasite populations
    Sankar Sridaran
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mail Stop D 67 Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Malar J 9:247. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis attempts to: 1) summarize genotype frequency data that are critical for molecular surveillance of anti-folate resistance and 2) identify the specific challenges facing the development of future molecular databases...
  7. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid and serum biomarkers of cerebral malaria mortality in Ghanaian children
    Henry B Armah
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Malar J 6:147. 2007
    ..Identification of prognostic markers that can predict CM severity will enable development of better intervention...
  8. pmc Burden of malaria in pregnancy in Jharkhand State, India
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Malar J 8:210. 2009
    ..Given the large population at risk, a cross sectional study was conducted in order to better define the burden of malaria in pregnancy in Jharkhand, a malaria-endemic state in central-east India...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Availability and utilization of malaria prevention strategies in pregnancy in eastern India
    Blair J Wylie
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:557. 2010
    ..It is not known whether prevention and treatment strategies for malaria in pregnancy (case management, insecticide-treated bednets, intermittent preventive therapy) are widely utilized in India...
  11. pmc Evidence of selective sweeps in genes conferring resistance to chloroquine and pyrimethamine in Plasmodium falciparum isolates in India
    Tonya Mixson-Hayden
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 12, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:997-1006. 2010
    ..Microsatellites surrounding pfcrt indicate that the resistant genotypes (SVMNT) were most similar to those found in Papua New Guinea...
  12. pmc Differences in selective pressure on dhps and dhfr drug resistant mutations in western Kenya
    Andrea M McCollum
    Program in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 11:77. 2012
    ..Importantly, the study is based on longitudinal data, which allows for a comprehensive analysis that contrasts with previous cross-sectional studies carried out in other endemic regions...
  13. pmc Origin and evolution of sulfadoxine resistant Plasmodium falciparum
    Sumiti Vinayak
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000830. 2010
    ..Comparative analysis of the microsatellite haplotypes flanking dhps alleles from Cambodia, Kenya, Cameroon and Venezuela revealed an independent origin of sulfadoxine resistant alleles in each of these regions...
  14. pmc Selective sweeps and genetic lineages of Plasmodium falciparum drug -resistant alleles in Ghana
    Md Tauqeer Alam
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:220-7. 2011
    ..A comprehensive study of the drug-resistance-associated mutations and their genetic lineages will lead to a better understanding of the evolution of antimalarial drug resistance in this region...
  15. pmc South American Plasmodium falciparum after the malaria eradication era: clonal population expansion and survival of the fittest hybrids
    Sean M Griffing
    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 6:e23486. 2011
    ..Understanding the population substructure of P. falciparum has implications for vaccine, drug, and epidemiologic studies, including monitoring malaria during and after the elimination phase...
  16. pmc pfmdr1 amplification and fixation of pfcrt chloroquine resistance alleles in Plasmodium falciparum in Venezuela
    Sean Griffing
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:1572-9. 2010
    ..falciparum in Sifontes, Venezuela, and multidrug resistance genotypes are present. This population could be targeted for malaria elimination programs to prevent the possible spread of multidrug-resistant parasites...
  17. pmc Levels of macrophage inflammatory protein 1 alpha (MIP-1 alpha) and MIP-1 beta in intervillous blood plasma samples from women with placental malaria and human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Sujittra Chaisavaneeyakorn
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:631-6. 2003
    ..In summary, an elevated level of MIP-1 beta was associated with PM. HIV infection did not significantly alter these two chemokine levels in IVB plasma...
  18. pmc Historical shifts in Brazilian P. falciparum population structure and drug resistance alleles
    Sean M Griffing
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58984. 2013
    ..The Brazilian Amazon basin may have sufficient internal migration for drug resistance reported in any particular region to rapidly spread to other parts of basin under similar drug pressure...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of placental malaria and HIV infection on the antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum in infants
    Renee M Ned
    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, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1609-19. 2008
    ..We studied the effects of PM and HIV infection on the antimalarial antibody responses and morbidity outcomes of infants throughout the first year of life...
  20. pmc Tracking origins and spread of sulfadoxine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum dhps alleles in Thailand
    Md Tauqeer Alam
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:155-64. 2011
    ..In summary, this study suggests multiple and independent origins of resistant dhps alleles in Thailand...
  21. pmc Hitchhiking and selective sweeps of Plasmodium falciparum sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine resistance alleles in a population from central Africa
    Andrea M McCollum
    Program in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:4089-97. 2008
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  22. pmc Decline in sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-resistant alleles after change in drug policy in the Amazon region of Peru
    Zhiyong Zhou
    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 30341, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:739-41. 2008
    ..Microsatellite analysis showed that the dhfr and dhps alleles are of common origin...
  23. doi request reprint Dihydrofolate reductase I164L mutations in Plasmodium falciparum isolates: clinical outcome of 14 Kenyan adults infected with parasites harbouring the I164L mutation
    Mary J Hamel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Malaria Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:338-45. 2008
    ..Surveillance to monitor spread of I164L is critical, especially among children and pregnant women, who are potentially a source for I164L amplification...
  24. ncbi request reprint Antifolate resistance in Plasmodium falciparum: multiple origins and identification of novel dhfr alleles
    Andrea M McCollum
    Emory University, Program in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:189-97. 2006
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  25. pmc Relationship between plasma Interleukin-12 (IL-12) and IL-18 levels and severe malarial anemia in an area of holoendemicity in western Kenya
    Sujittra Chaisavaneeyakorn
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:362-6. 2003
    ..In summary, the results from this study support the hypothesis that impairment of IL-12 and/or IL-18 response may contribute to the development of severe malarial anemia in areas of holoendemicity for malaria...
  26. pmc Placental malaria diminishes development of antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum epitopes in infants residing in an area of western Kenya where P. falciparum is endemic
    Phillip Cullison Bonner
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:375-9. 2005
    ..0035). These findings suggest that PM can negatively influence the development of immune responses to malaria in infants...
  27. ncbi request reprint Increased efficacy of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria among children with sickle cell trait in Western Kenya
    Dianne J Terlouw
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1661-8. 2002
    ..02) or in parasitologic treatment failure on day 7 (RR, 0.51; 95% CI, 0.36-0.71; P<.0001). These results suggest that the HbAS phenotype should be included among factors that determine sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine treatment outcome...
  28. pmc Immunohistological characterization of macrophage migration inhibitory factor expression in Plasmodium falciparum-infected placentas
    Sujittra Chaisavaneeyakorn
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 12, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Infect Immun 73:3287-93. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that placental malaria modulates MIF expression in different placental compartments...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Preliminary observations on the efficacy of a recombinant multistage Plasmodium falciparum vaccine in Aotus nancymai monkeys
    William E Collins
    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
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:686-93. 2005
    ..None of the other 5 antigen-adjuvant combinations were able to provide discernable levels of protection based on log(parasitemia) and log(cumulative parasitemia) to Day 11...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Multiple genetic backgrounds of the amplified Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance (pfmdr1) gene and selective sweep of 184F mutation in Cambodia
    Sumiti Vinayak
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:1551-60. 2010
    ..In the present study, we investigated evidence for a selective sweep around pfmdr1 because of the spread of adaptive mutation and/or multiple copies of this gene in the P. falciparum population in Cambodia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Modulation of immune responses during HIV-malaria co-infection in pregnancy
    Renee M Ned
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:284-91. 2005
    ..In this article, we review current data about humoral and cellular responses to HIV-placental-malaria co-infection and present an immunological hypothesis to explain the epidemiological findings...
  35. pmc Pyrosequencing, a high-throughput method for detecting single nucleotide polymorphisms in the dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase genes of Plasmodium falciparum
    Zhiyong Zhou
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3900-10. 2006
    ..Thus, pyrosequencing is a practical alternative method that can be used in a high-throughput format for molecular surveillance of antimalarial-drug resistance...
  36. pmc Polymorphisms in genes of interleukin 12 and its receptors and their association with protection against severe malarial anaemia in children in western Kenya
    Lyna Zhang
    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 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:87. 2010
    ..Based on the biological relevance of IL12 in malaria anaemia, the relationship between genetic polymorphisms of IL12 and its receptors and SMA was examined...
  37. ncbi request reprint Immunity to placental malaria. IV. Placental malaria is associated with up-regulation of macrophage migration inhibitory factor in intervillous blood
    Sujittra Chaisavaneeyakorn
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1371-5. 2002
    ..02). Primigravid and secundigravid women had significantly higher levels of MIF in their IVB plasma than did multigravid women (P<.05). HIV infection did not significantly alter MIF levels in any site examined...
  38. doi request reprint Limited genetic variation in the Plasmodium falciparum heme detoxification protein (HDP)
    Sumiti Vinayak
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 9:286-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, HDP is a conserved target for future antimalarial development...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of adjuvants in inducing immune responses to different epitopes included in a multiepitope, multivalent, multistage Plasmodium falciparum candidate vaccine (FALVAC-1) in outbred mice
    Asimah Rafi-Janajreh
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 12, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Exp Parasitol 101:3-12. 2002
    ..In conclusion, this study demonstrated that with suitable adjuvant such as QS-21, it is possible to elicit immune responses to most of the epitopes included in the FALVAC-1 vaccine...
  41. 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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  42. ncbi request reprint Development, characterization and immunogenicity of a multi-stage, multi-valent Plasmodium falciparum vaccine antigen (FALVAC-1A) expressed in Escherichia coli
    Zhiyong Zhou
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Hum Vaccin 2:14-23. 2006
    ..falciparum parasites as demonstrated by inhibition of sporozoite invasion, antibody dependent cellular inhibition and the immunofluorescence assay...
  43. 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...
  44. pmc CXCL4 and CXCL10 predict risk of fatal cerebral malaria
    Nana O Wilson
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Atlanta, Georgia 30310, USA
    Dis Markers 30:39-49. 2011
    ..0001) with an area under the curve (AUC)=1. These results suggest that CXCL4 and CXCL10 play a prominent role in pathogenesis of CM associated death and may be used as functional or surrogate biomarkers for predicting CM severity...
  45. pmc Multiple genetic origins of histidine-rich protein 2 gene deletion in Plasmodium falciparum parasites from Peru
    Sheila Akinyi
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Sci Rep 3:2797. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that the genetic origin of pfhrp2 deletion in Peru was not a single event, but likely occurred multiple times. ..
  46. doi request reprint Variants in ABCB1, TGFB1, and XRCC1 genes and susceptibility to viral hepatitis A infection in Mexican Americans
    Lyna Zhang
    Office of Public Health Genomics, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Hepatology 55:1008-18. 2012
    ..71-0.89; FDR-P = 0.0007). Conclusion: Genetic variants in ABCB1, TGFB1, and XRCC1 appear to be associated with susceptibility to HAV infection among Mexican Americans. Replication studies involving larger population samples are warranted...
  47. 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...
  48. pmc The history of 20th century malaria control in Peru
    Sean M Griffing
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Malaria Branch, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Malar J 12:303. 2013
    ..Its reemergence sparked collaboration between domestic and international partners towards the elimination of malaria in Peru. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Gonadotropin-releasing hormone alters the T helper cytokine balance in the pregnant rat
    Vishwa Deep Dixit
    Department of Physiology, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30310 1495, USA
    Biol Reprod 68:2215-21. 2003
    ..Our results suggest an additional function for GnRH as a Th-1 inducer and Th-2 inhibitor. GnRH can thus skew the cytokine balance to predominantly Th-1 type in pregnancy, leading to the termination of pregnancy in rats...
  50. ncbi request reprint Immunity to placental malaria. III. Impairment of interleukin(IL)-12, not IL-18, and interferon-inducible protein-10 responses in the placental intervillous blood of human immunodeficiency virus/malaria-coinfected women
    Sujittra Chaisavaneeyakorn
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:127-31. 2002
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