J H Oliver

Summary

Affiliation: Georgia Southern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An enzootic transmission cycle of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes in the southeastern United States
    J H Oliver
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology and Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 8056, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11642-5. 2003
  2. pmc First isolation and cultivation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from Missouri
    J H Oliver
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460 8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1-5. 1998
  3. pmc Isolation, cultivation, and characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi from rodents and ticks in the Charleston area of South Carolina
    J H Oliver
    Institute of Arthropodology, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:120-4. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes, trypanosomes, and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina
    L A Durden
    Institute of Anthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460, USA
    J Parasitol 83:1178-82. 1997
  5. pmc Genetic heterogeneity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in the southern United States based on restriction fragment length polymorphism and sequence analysis
    T Lin
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2500-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Parasitism of lizards by immature stages of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari, Ixodidae)
    Lance A Durden
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, PO Box 8056, Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 26:257-66. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Interspecific and geographical variation in the sequence of rDNA expansion segment D3 of Ixodes ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)
    D K McLain
    Biology Department, PO Box 8042, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:234-42. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and spirochetes (spirochaetaceae: spirochaetales) recovered from birds on a Georgia Barrier Island
    L A Durden
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:231-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of Borrelia isolates from ticks and mammals from the southern United States
    Tao Lin
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, P O Box 8056, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8056, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1298-307. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Ectoparasites and other epifaunistic arthropods of sympatric cotton mice and golden mice: comparisons and implications for vector-borne zoonotic diseases
    Lance A Durden
    Department of Biology and Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8042, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1293-7. 2004

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Publications20

  1. pmc An enzootic transmission cycle of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes in the southeastern United States
    J H Oliver
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology and Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 8056, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11642-5. 2003
    ..We also report extraordinary longevities and infections in the reservoir rodents Peromyscus gossypinus, Sigmodon hispidus, and Neotoma floridana...
  2. pmc First isolation and cultivation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from Missouri
    J H Oliver
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460 8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1-5. 1998
    ..burgdorferi B-31. Although some genetic variability was detected among the five isolates as well as between them and the B-31 strain, enough similarities were found to classify them as B. burgdorferi sensu lato...
  3. pmc Isolation, cultivation, and characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi from rodents and ticks in the Charleston area of South Carolina
    J H Oliver
    Institute of Arthropodology, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:120-4. 2000
    ..We conclude that the 28 Charleston isolates are B. burgdorferi sensu stricto based on their similarities to the B. burgdorferi B-31 reference strain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes, trypanosomes, and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina
    L A Durden
    Institute of Anthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460, USA
    J Parasitol 83:1178-82. 1997
    ..burgdorferi...
  5. pmc Genetic heterogeneity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in the southern United States based on restriction fragment length polymorphism and sequence analysis
    T Lin
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2500-7. 2001
    ..bissettii in our study were isolated from I. minor and the cotton mouse, cotton rat, and wood rat. The B. burgdorferi sensu stricto strains from the south are genetically and phenotypically similar to the B31 reference strain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Parasitism of lizards by immature stages of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari, Ixodidae)
    Lance A Durden
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, PO Box 8056, Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 26:257-66. 2002
    ..Catherine's Island. Potential epidemiological consequences of these findings with respect to Lyme disease in the southeastern United States are briefly addressed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interspecific and geographical variation in the sequence of rDNA expansion segment D3 of Ixodes ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)
    D K McLain
    Biology Department, PO Box 8042, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:234-42. 2001
    ..scapularis, sequence variation was not observed within localities. This indicates that cellular processes underpinning concerted evolution have homogenized populations and species for particular rDNA sequence variants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and spirochetes (spirochaetaceae: spirochaetales) recovered from birds on a Georgia Barrier Island
    L A Durden
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:231-6. 2001
    ..This concentrated phenology of spirochete isolations might reflect periodic amplification or recrudescence of spirochetes in reservoir avian hosts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of Borrelia isolates from ticks and mammals from the southern United States
    Tao Lin
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, P O Box 8056, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8056, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1298-307. 2004
    ..e., B. burgdorferi s. l. complex and the relapsing fever borreliae complex. The flaB appears to be a useful target gene to screen and identify strains from both B. burgdorferi s. l. and relapsing fever borreliae complexes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ectoparasites and other epifaunistic arthropods of sympatric cotton mice and golden mice: comparisons and implications for vector-borne zoonotic diseases
    Lance A Durden
    Department of Biology and Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8042, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1293-7. 2004
    ..These data support the hypothesis that the cotton mouse has greater epidemiological importance for zoonotic vector-borne pathogen transmission than does the golden mouse...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ectoparasites of gray squirrels in two different habitats and screening of selected ectoparasites for bartonellae
    Lance A Durden
    Department of Biology and Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8042, USA
    J Parasitol 90:485-9. 2004
    ..Six distinct strains of Bartonella sp. were detected, 2 in fleas and 4 in lice...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi S. L. isolated from the tick Ixodes scapularis in southeastern and northeastern United States
    James H Oliver
    Georgia Southern University, Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Statesboro, Georgia, USA
    J Parasitol 94:1351-6. 2008
    ..The 14 strains clustered into 3 separate lineages on the basis of sequence analysis. These results were confirmed by phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rDNA sequence analysis...
  13. pmc Delineation of a new species of the Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Complex, Borrelia americana sp. nov
    Nataliia Rudenko
    Georgia Southern University, James H Oliver, Jr Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3875-80. 2009
    ..nov. The currently recognized geographic distribution of B. americana is South Carolina and California. All strains are associated with Ixodes pacificus or Ixodes minor and their rodent and bird hosts...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of Borrelia isolates from southeastern USA based on randomly amplified polymorphic DNA fingerprint and 16S ribosomal gene sequence analyses
    Tao Lin
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, PO Box 8056, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460 8056, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 228:249-57. 2003
    ..burgdorferi s.l. complex and the relapsing fever borreliae complex. TXW-1 segregated with the North American relapsing fever borreliae and formed a separate subbranch...
  15. pmc Genetic diversity of the outer surface protein C gene of southern Borrelia isolates and its possible epidemiological, clinical, and pathogenetic implications
    Tao Lin
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460 8056, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2572-83. 2002
    ..Currently, strain MI-2 appears to be the only southern isolate among the 20 we analyzed that clusters with an OspC invasive group and thus might be invasive for humans...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lyme borreliosis: insights into tick-/host-borrelia relations
    Libor Grubhoffer
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:279-94. 2005
    ..An overview of the knowledge of molecular factors with emphasis on potential protein-carbohydrate interactions in the tick-borrelia system is the main focus of this review...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infection among rodents and host-seeking ticks in South Carolina
    Kerry L Clark
    Department of Health Science, University of North Florida, Jacksonville 32224, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:198-206. 2002
    ..These findings add additional evidence that I. affinis and I. minor are potentially significant maintenance vectors of the spirochete...
  18. ncbi request reprint Host associations and seasonal occurrence of Haemaphysalis leporispalustris, Ixodes brunneus, I. cookei, I. dentatus, and I. texanus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Southeastern Missouri
    Thomas M Kollars
    Entomological Sciences Program, Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, E5800, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21014, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:103-7. 2003
    ..I. dentatus was collected from the cottontail rabbit and Carolina wren throughout the year. I. texanus was collected from the eastern gray squirrel, Virginia opossum, and raccoon throughout the year...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rickettsiella-like bacteria in Ixodes woodi (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Timothy J Kurtti
    Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, 55108, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:534-40. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that the I. woodi females harbored a single endosymbiotic bacterium related to selected Rickettsiella species and to C burnetii...
  20. pmc Babesial vector tick defensin against Babesia sp. parasites
    Naotoshi Tsuji
    Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, School of Frontier Veterinary Medicine, Kagoshima University, 1 21 24 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890 0065, Japan
    Infect Immun 75:3633-40. 2007
    ..longicornis. Theoretically, longicin may serve as a model for the development of chemotherapeutic compounds against tick-borne disease organisms...