Charles H Calisher

Summary

Affiliation: Colorado State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ecologic and biologic factors leading to hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, Colorado, U.S.A
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Croat Med J 43:330-7. 2002
  2. pmc Unreliable tests, unreliable laboratories: who needs them?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:405-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Demographic factors associated with prevalence of antibody to Sin Nombre virus in deer mice in the western United States
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:1-11. 2007
  4. pmc Sequences vs viruses: producer vs product, cause and effect
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:103-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Epizootiology of Sin Nombre and El Moro Canyon hantaviruses, southeastern Colorado, 1995-2000
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:1-11. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Population dynamics of a diverse rodent assemblage in mixed grass-shrub habitat, southeastern Colorado, 1995-2000
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:12-28. 2005
  7. pmc Persistent emergence of dengue
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:738-9. 2005
  8. pmc Bats: important reservoir hosts of emerging viruses
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:531-45. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A very brief history of arbovirology, focusing on contributions by workers of the Rockefeller foundation
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:202-11. 2005
  10. pmc Bioterrorism or natural disasters: what shall we worry about next?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:574-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ecologic and biologic factors leading to hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, Colorado, U.S.A
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Croat Med J 43:330-7. 2002
    ..This may help us understand the antecedents of human risk for developing hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) as a consequence of SNV infection...
  2. pmc Unreliable tests, unreliable laboratories: who needs them?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:405-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Demographic factors associated with prevalence of antibody to Sin Nombre virus in deer mice in the western United States
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:1-11. 2007
    ..Many of these patterns, which will be useful in the development of predictive models of disease risk to humans, were only detected through the application of data collected over a long (10-yr) period and with abundant replication...
  4. pmc Sequences vs viruses: producer vs product, cause and effect
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:103-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Epizootiology of Sin Nombre and El Moro Canyon hantaviruses, southeastern Colorado, 1995-2000
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:1-11. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Population dynamics of a diverse rodent assemblage in mixed grass-shrub habitat, southeastern Colorado, 1995-2000
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Foothills Campus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:12-28. 2005
    ..These results have important implications for those attempting to model population dynamics of rodent populations for purposes of predicting disease risk...
  7. pmc Persistent emergence of dengue
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:738-9. 2005
  8. pmc Bats: important reservoir hosts of emerging viruses
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:531-45. 2006
    ..From these summaries, it is clear that we do not know enough about bat biology; we are doing too little in terms of bat conservation; and there remain a multitude of questions regarding the role of bats in disease emergence...
  9. ncbi request reprint A very brief history of arbovirology, focusing on contributions by workers of the Rockefeller foundation
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:202-11. 2005
  10. pmc Bioterrorism or natural disasters: what shall we worry about next?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:574-8. 2007
  11. pmc Poverty, human development, and infectious diseases
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:755-8. 2007
  12. pmc Not waiting for godot: proactive efforts to find potential zoonotic agents
    Charles H Calisher
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Croat Med J 49:564-9. 2008
  13. pmc What do we know about anything?
    Charles H Calisher
    Department of Microbiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Croat Med J 49:436-40. 2008
  14. pmc Immunologists: what are these people talking about?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 49:272-8. 2008
  15. pmc Taxonomy: what's in a name? Doesn't a rose by any other name smell as sweet?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:268-70. 2007
  16. pmc What is funny and what is not?
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 49:120-7. 2008
  17. pmc Where to go for your winter vacation
    Charles H Calisher
    Croat Med J 48:884-7. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Analyses of gene flow among populations of deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) at sites near hantavirus pulmonary syndrome case-patient residences
    J Jeffrey Root
    Department of Microbiology AIDL, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:287-98. 2003
    ..Overall, these data indicate that SNV trafficking is more likely at the local level, but some long-distance trafficking may be possible, especially where select habitat variables favor long-distance movements...
  19. doi request reprint The relative abundance of deer mice with antibody to Sin Nombre virus corresponds to the occurrence of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in nearby humans
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:577-82. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Genetic relatedness of deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) infected with Sin Nombre virus
    J Jeffrey Root
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:149-57. 2004
    ....
  21. pmc Serologic evidence of West Nile virus infection in horses, Yucatan State, Mexico
    Maria A Lorono-Pino
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:857-9. 2003
    ..2%) horses and confirmed by plaque reduction neutralization test. We report the first West Nile virus activity in the State of Yucatan...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hantaviruses: etiologic agents of rare, but potentially life-threatening zoonotic diseases
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:163-6. 2003
  23. pmc Temporal and geographic evidence for evolution of Sin Nombre virus using molecular analyses of viral RNA from Colorado, New Mexico and Montana
    William C Black
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Virol J 6:102. 2009
    ..We investigated the prevalence of intramolecular changes and of genomic reassortment among Sin Nombre viruses detected in deer mice in three western states...
  24. pmc Serologic evidence of West Nile virus infection in horses, Coahuila State, Mexico
    Bradley J Blitvich
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:853-6. 2003
    ..5%) horses. We report the first West Nile virus activity in northern Mexico...
  25. pmc Persistent infection or successive reinfection of deer mice with Bartonella vinsonii subsp. arupensis
    Ying Bai
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:1728-31. 2011
    ..Genetic analysis demonstrated that deer mouse-borne bartonella isolates at this site belong to the same species, B. vinsonii subsp. arupensis, demonstrating a specific relationship between B. vinsonii subsp. arupensis and deer mice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Taxonomy of the virus family Flaviviridae
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Adv Virus Res 59:1-19. 2003
  27. pmc Tacaribe virus causes fatal infection of an ostensible reservoir host, the Jamaican fruit bat
    Ann Cogswell-Hawkinson
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, USA
    J Virol 86:5791-9. 2012
    ..Uninoculated cage mates failed to seroconvert, and viral RNA was not detected in their tissues, suggesting that transmission did not occur. Together, these data suggest that A. jamaicensis bats may not be a reservoir host for TCRV...
  28. ncbi request reprint Investigator profile. Interview with Charles H. Calisher, Ph.d. Interview by Vicki Glaser
    Charles H Calisher
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:212-7. 2005
  29. doi request reprint The other rabies viruses: The emergence and importance of lyssaviruses from bats and other vertebrates
    Charles H Calisher
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1690, USA
    Travel Med Infect Dis 10:69-79. 2012
    ..This paper reviews what is known of these fascinating viruses and the complexity of prevention and treatment of the disease they cause...
  30. pmc Epitope-blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for the detection of serum antibodies to west nile virus in multiple avian species
    Bradley J Blitvich
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory, Equine Center, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1041-7. 2003
    ..The blocking assays reported here provide a rapid, reliable, and inexpensive diagnostic and surveillance technique to monitor WNV activity in multiple avian species...
  31. ncbi request reprint State-by-state incidences of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in the United States, 1993-2004
    Richard J Douglass
    Department of Biology, Montana Tech, Butte, Montana 59701, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:189-92. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Antigenic and genetic typing of Whataroa viruses in Australia
    Suha M Saleh
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:262-7. 2004
    ..The monoclonal antibodies used in this study will be useful for typing new SINV and SINV-like isolates...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is New Zealand prepared to deal with arboviral diseases?
    Jose G B Derraik
    Ecology and Health Research Centre, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:27-31. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Sin Nombre virus infection of deer mice in Montana: characteristics of newly infected mice, incidence, and temporal pattern of infection
    Richard J Douglass
    Department of Biology, Montana Tech, 1300 West Park, Butte, Montana 59701, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:12-22. 2007
    ..Incidence was highly variable among years, and timing of infections was primarily associated with the breeding season (generally early spring through late fall)...
  35. pmc Cross-species virus transmission and the emergence of new epidemic diseases
    Colin R Parrish
    Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 72:457-70. 2008
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  36. pmc Rapid field immunoassay for detecting antibody to Sin Nombre virus in deer mice
    Tony Schountz
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado 80639, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1604-7. 2007
    ..The assay specificity and sensitivity were comparable to those of a standard EIA. This test will permit identification of rodents with antibody to this and perhaps other hantaviruses...
  37. ncbi request reprint Long-term dynamics of Sin Nombre viral RNA and antibody in deer mice in Montana
    Amy J Kuenzi
    Department of Biology, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, MT, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:473-81. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Taxonomy: get it right or leave it alone
    Charles H Calisher
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:505-6. 2003
  39. pmc Emergence and control of zoonotic viral encephalitis
    Charles H Calisher
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1029-30. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal studies of West Nile virus infection in avians, Yucatán State, México
    Jose A Farfan-Ale
    Laboratorio de Arbovirologia, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales Dr Hideyo Noguchi, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:3-14. 2004
    ..The brown-crested flycatcher and blue bunting presumably were resident birds; the other WNV seropositive birds were migrants. These data provide evidence of WNV transmission among birds in the Yucatán Peninsula...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence of West Nile Virus infection in birds, Tamaulipas State, México
    Ildefonso Fernandez-Salas
    Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 3:209-13. 2003
    ..The WNV-infected birds were all captured in March 2003. These data provide the first indirect evidence of WNV transmission among birds in northern México...
  42. pmc Cloning and characterization of deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) cytokine and chemokine cDNAs
    Tony Schountz
    Department of Biological Sciences, Mesa State College, 1100 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501, USA
    BMC Immunol 5:1. 2004
    ....