Nathan D Wolfe

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The impact of ecological conditions on the prevalence of malaria among orangutans
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:97-103. 2002
  2. ncbi Bushmeat hunting, deforestation, and prediction of zoonoses emergence
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1822-7. 2005
  3. pmc Exposure to nonhuman primates in rural Cameroon
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2094-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Naturally acquired simian retrovirus infections in central African hunters
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Epidemiology Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 363:932-7. 2004
  5. pmc HIV-1 recombinants with multiple parental strains in low-prevalence, remote regions of Cameroon: evolutionary relics?
    Jean K Carr
    Institute of Human Virology, Univ, of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Retrovirology 7:39. 2010
  6. pmc Genetic characterization of the complete genome of a highly divergent simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV) type 3 from a wild Cercopithecus mona monkey
    David M Sintasath
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 21205, USA
    Retrovirology 6:97. 2009
  7. pmc Emergence of unique primate T-lymphotropic viruses among central African bushmeat hunters
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7994-9. 2005
  8. pmc Simian T-lymphotropic virus diversity among nonhuman primates, Cameroon
    David M Sintasath
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:175-84. 2009
  9. ncbi Implications of simian retroviruses for captive primate population management and the occupational safety of primate handlers
    Hayley Weston Murphy
    Zoo New England, 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02121, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:219-33. 2006
  10. ncbi Seroprevalence and distribution of Flaviviridae, Togaviridae, and Bunyaviridae arboviral infections in rural Cameroonian adults
    Mark H Kuniholm
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1078-83. 2006

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Publications26

  1. ncbi The impact of ecological conditions on the prevalence of malaria among orangutans
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:97-103. 2002
    ..The results provide an example of how an ecological change can influence pathogen prevalence...
  2. ncbi Bushmeat hunting, deforestation, and prediction of zoonoses emergence
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1822-7. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Exposure to nonhuman primates in rural Cameroon
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2094-9. 2004
    ..The study demonstrates that exposure is not limited to small groups of hunters. A high percentage of rural villagers report exposure to nonhuman primate blood and body fluids and risk acquiring infectious diseases...
  4. ncbi Naturally acquired simian retrovirus infections in central African hunters
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Epidemiology Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 363:932-7. 2004
    ..We investigated zoonotic infection in individuals living in central Africa...
  5. pmc HIV-1 recombinants with multiple parental strains in low-prevalence, remote regions of Cameroon: evolutionary relics?
    Jean K Carr
    Institute of Human Virology, Univ, of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Retrovirology 7:39. 2010
    ..Partial pol amplicons (N = 164) and nearly full virus genomes (N = 78) were sequenced. Among the 3956 rural villagers studied, the prevalence of HIV infection was 4.9%; among the hospitalized and clinic patients, it was 8.6%...
  6. pmc Genetic characterization of the complete genome of a highly divergent simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV) type 3 from a wild Cercopithecus mona monkey
    David M Sintasath
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 21205, USA
    Retrovirology 6:97. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Emergence of unique primate T-lymphotropic viruses among central African bushmeat hunters
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7994-9. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Simian T-lymphotropic virus diversity among nonhuman primates, Cameroon
    David M Sintasath
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:175-84. 2009
    ..Broad screening using this relatively easy collection strategy has potential for large-scale monitoring of retrovirus cross-species transmission among highly exposed human populations...
  9. ncbi Implications of simian retroviruses for captive primate population management and the occupational safety of primate handlers
    Hayley Weston Murphy
    Zoo New England, 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02121, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:219-33. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Seroprevalence and distribution of Flaviviridae, Togaviridae, and Bunyaviridae arboviral infections in rural Cameroonian adults
    Mark H Kuniholm
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1078-83. 2006
    ..Seroprevalence rates of YF and CHIK increased with age. These results suggest that inter-epidemic arboviral infection is common in central African populations...
  11. ncbi Improved measles surveillance in Cameroon reveals two major dynamic patterns of incidence
    Derek A T Cummings
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 5748, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 10:148-55. 2006
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  12. pmc Coverage and costs of childhood immunizations in Cameroon
    Hugh R Waters
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:668-75. 2004
    ..To quantify the association between household-level and provider-level determinants and childhood immunization rates in Cameroon while also calculating the cost of childhood immunizations...
  13. ncbi Origins of major human infectious diseases
    Nathan D Wolfe
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1772, USA
    Nature 447:279-83. 2007
    ..We propose an initiative to resolve disputed origins of major diseases, and a global early warning system to monitor pathogens infecting individuals exposed to wild animals...
  14. pmc Exposure to wild primates among HIV-infected persons
    Matthew LeBreton
    Johns Hopkins Cameroon Program, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1579-82. 2007
    ..Immunosuppression among persons exposed to body fluids of wild nonhuman primates could favor the process of adaptation and subsequent emergence of zoonotic pathogens...
  15. pmc Serologic evidence for novel poxvirus in endangered red Colobus monkeys, Western Uganda
    Tony L Goldberg
    University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology, 2001 South Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:801-3. 2008
    ..The presence of a novel poxvirus in this endangered primate raises public health and conservation concerns...
  16. pmc Central African hunters exposed to simian immunodeficiency virus
    Marcia L Kalish
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1928-30. 2005
    ..001). One person had strong humoral and weak cellular immune reactivity to SIVcol peptides. Humans are exposed to and possibly infected with SIV, which has major public health implications...
  17. ncbi Health evaluation of free-ranging and semi-captive orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus) in Sabah, Malaysia
    Annelisa M Kilbourn
    Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10460, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:73-83. 2003
    ..Because survival of the orangutan is linked to animal and ecosystem health, results of this study will assist wildlife conservation programs by providing baseline health information...
  18. ncbi Screening for simian foamy virus infection by using a combined antigen Western blot assay: evidence for a wide distribution among Old World primates and identification of four new divergent viruses
    Althaf I Hussain
    HIV and Retrovirology Branch, Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 309:248-57. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate the ability of the CA-WB assay to detect infection in a large number of NHP species, including previously uncharacterized infections with divergent SFVs...
  19. ncbi The population genetics of the alpha-2 globin locus of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
    Michael E Steiper
    Department of Anthropology, Hunter College City University of New York, New York, 10021, USA
    J Mol Evol 60:400-8. 2005
    ..The orangutan Plasmodium parasite is a plausible selective agent that may underlie the variation at alpha-2 globin in orangutans...
  20. ncbi Seroprevalence of human T cell leukemia virus in HIV antibody-negative populations in rural Cameroon
    Ana Machuca
    Division Diagnosticos, Quimica Farmaceutica Bayer, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1673-6. 2005
    ..Of the 88 serum samples that the enzyme immunoassay found to be repeatedly reactive, the HTLV status of 49 samples was confirmed by Western blot assay to be HTLV type I, and the status of 6 samples was confirmed to be HTLV type II...
  21. ncbi Frequency of CCR5 variants among rural populations with low HIV-1 prevalence in Cameroon
    Judith N Torimiro
    Walter Reed Johns Hopkins Cameroon Program, Yaounde, Cameroon
    AIDS 21:527-8. 2007
    ..No individual was identified with the CCR5Delta32 allele, but homozygotes for the CCR5 promoter variant -2459G (27.5%) were relatively common. A seroprevalence of 3.1% of HIV-1 was reported...
  22. ncbi Cross-clade reactivity of HIV-1-specific T-cell responses in HIV-1-infected individuals from Botswana and Cameroon
    Swati B Gupta
    Merck and Co, Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:135-9. 2006
    ..Substantial cross-clade cell-mediated immune responses in Botswana and Cameroon confirm previous findings in a larger, more genetically diverse collection of HIV-1 samples...
  23. pmc Rift Valley fever in goats, Cameroon
    Matthew LeBreton
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:702-3. 2006
  24. ncbi HIV type 1 CRF13_cpx revisited: identification of a new sequence from Cameroon and signal for subsubtype J2
    Ming Zhang
    Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, 87545, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:955-60. 2005
    ..This suggests that subtype J may need to be reclassified into subsubtypes J1 and J2. The CRF13 genome consists of fragments from subtypes A1, G, and both J1 and J2 as well as CRF01 and one region that was left unclassified...
  25. ncbi The phylogenetic and evolutionary history of a novel alpha-globin-type gene in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
    Michael E Steiper
    Department of Anthropology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 6:277-86. 2006
    ..This suggested an adaptive evolutionary change. Functionally, this locus may result in a thalassemia-like phenotype in orangutans, possibly as an adaptation to combat Plasmodium...
  26. pmc Unhealthy landscapes: Policy recommendations on land use change and infectious disease emergence
    Jonathan A Patz
    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 53726 4087, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1092-8. 2004
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