Job E Lopez

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relapsing fever spirochetes retain infectivity after prolonged in vitro cultivation
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:813-20. 2008
  2. pmc Identification of conserved antigens for early serodiagnosis of relapsing fever Borrelia
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Microbiology 155:2641-51. 2009
  3. pmc A novel surface antigen of relapsing fever spirochetes can discriminate between relapsing fever and Lyme borreliosis
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 903 South 4th St, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:564-71. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Acquisition and subsequent transmission of Borrelia hermsii by the soft tick Ornithodoros hermsi
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:891-5. 2011
  5. pmc Endemic foci of the tick-borne relapsing fever spirochete Borrelia crocidurae in Mali, West Africa, and the potential for human infection
    Tom G Schwan
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1924. 2012
  6. pmc Geographic distribution and genetic characterization of Lassa virus in sub-Saharan Mali
    David Safronetz
    Laboratory of Virology, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2582. 2013
  7. pmc Bloodmeal size and spirochete acquisition of Ornithodoros hermsi (Acari: Argasidae) during feeding
    Brandi N McCoy
    Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:1164-72. 2010
  8. pmc Detection of Lassa virus, Mali
    David Safronetz
    National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1123-6. 2010

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Publications8

  1. pmc Relapsing fever spirochetes retain infectivity after prolonged in vitro cultivation
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:813-20. 2008
    ..Therefore, these results suggest that relapsing fever spirochetes are genetically stable during in vitro cultivation, and the fhbA-containing segment of DNA that is lost during cultivation is not required for infection...
  2. pmc Identification of conserved antigens for early serodiagnosis of relapsing fever Borrelia
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Microbiology 155:2641-51. 2009
    ..hermsii and Borrelia recurrentis. These results identify a much larger set of immunoreactive proteins, and could help in the early serodiagnosis of this tick-borne infection...
  3. pmc A novel surface antigen of relapsing fever spirochetes can discriminate between relapsing fever and Lyme borreliosis
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, 903 South 4th St, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:564-71. 2010
    ..Lastly, in silico and experimental analysis indicated that BipA is a surface-exposed lipoprotein in B. hermsii. These findings enhance the capabilities of diagnosing infection with relapsing fever spirochetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acquisition and subsequent transmission of Borrelia hermsii by the soft tick Ornithodoros hermsi
    Job E Lopez
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:891-5. 2011
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  5. pmc Endemic foci of the tick-borne relapsing fever spirochete Borrelia crocidurae in Mali, West Africa, and the potential for human infection
    Tom G Schwan
    Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1924. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Geographic distribution and genetic characterization of Lassa virus in sub-Saharan Mali
    David Safronetz
    Laboratory of Virology, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2582. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to better define the geographic distribution of LASV-infected rodents in sub-Saharan Mali...
  7. pmc Bloodmeal size and spirochete acquisition of Ornithodoros hermsi (Acari: Argasidae) during feeding
    Brandi N McCoy
    Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT 59840, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:1164-72. 2010
    ..These observations establish a basis for future studies to determine the minimum number of spirochetes required in the host's blood to allow O. hermsi to become persistently infected and transmit during subsequent bloodmeals...
  8. pmc Detection of Lassa virus, Mali
    David Safronetz
    National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana 59840, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1123-6. 2010
    ..We report the isolation and genetic characterization of Lassa virus from an area previously unknown for Lassa fever...