Mammen P Mammen

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Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spatial and temporal clustering of dengue virus transmission in Thai villages
    Mammen P Mammen
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Med 5:e205. 2008
  2. pmc Fine scale spatiotemporal clustering of dengue virus transmission in children and Aedes aegypti in rural Thai villages
    In Kyu Yoon
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1730. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Structure and age of genetic diversity of dengue virus type 2 in Thailand
    Chunlin Zhang
    Department of Virology, US Army Medical Component Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Gen Virol 87:873-83. 2006
  4. pmc Underrecognized mildly symptomatic viremic dengue virus infections in rural Thai schools and villages
    In Kyu Yoon
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 206:389-98. 2012
  5. pmc TNF and LTA gene, allele, and extended HLA haplotype associations with severe dengue virus infection in ethnic Thais
    Sasijit Vejbaesya
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Siriraj Hospital and Medical School, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 199:1442-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of repeat hospital admissions for dengue to estimate the frequency of third or fourth dengue infections resulting in admissions and dengue hemorrhagic fever, and serotype sequences
    Robert V Gibbons
    Department of Virology, United States Army Medical Component Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:910-3. 2007
  7. pmc Clade replacements in dengue virus serotypes 1 and 3 are associated with changing serotype prevalence
    Chunlin Zhang
    Department of Virology, U S Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Virol 79:15123-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical intervention and molecular characteristics of a dengue hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Timor Leste, 2005
    Siripen Kalayanarooj
    Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:534-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of dengue viral RNA in mosquitoes by nucleic acid-sequence based amplification (NASBA)
    Akanitt Jittmittraphap
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1117-24. 2006
  10. pmc Safety and immunogenicity of a tetravalent live-attenuated dengue vaccine in flavivirus-naive infants
    Veerachai Watanaveeradej
    Department of Pediatrics, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:341-51. 2011

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  1. pmc Spatial and temporal clustering of dengue virus transmission in Thai villages
    Mammen P Mammen
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Med 5:e205. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that DENV transmission is spatially and temporally focal, we compared geographic and temporal characteristics within Thai villages where DENV are and are not being actively transmitted...
  2. pmc Fine scale spatiotemporal clustering of dengue virus transmission in children and Aedes aegypti in rural Thai villages
    In Kyu Yoon
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1730. 2012
    ..To define the dimensions of local transmission and quantify the factors that support it, we examined relationships between infected humans and Aedes aegypti in Thai villages...
  3. ncbi request reprint Structure and age of genetic diversity of dengue virus type 2 in Thailand
    Chunlin Zhang
    Department of Virology, US Army Medical Component Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Gen Virol 87:873-83. 2006
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  4. pmc Underrecognized mildly symptomatic viremic dengue virus infections in rural Thai schools and villages
    In Kyu Yoon
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 206:389-98. 2012
    ..Geographic cluster studies can elucidate these features in greater detail than cohort studies alone...
  5. pmc TNF and LTA gene, allele, and extended HLA haplotype associations with severe dengue virus infection in ethnic Thais
    Sasijit Vejbaesya
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Siriraj Hospital and Medical School, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 199:1442-8. 2009
    ..These observations indicate that polymorphism in functionally distinct MHC-encoded proteins contributes to the risk of developing severe secondary DENV infection and warrants further investigation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of repeat hospital admissions for dengue to estimate the frequency of third or fourth dengue infections resulting in admissions and dengue hemorrhagic fever, and serotype sequences
    Robert V Gibbons
    Department of Virology, United States Army Medical Component Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:910-3. 2007
    ..We document new dengue serotype infection sequences leading to DHF of 1-4, 2-3, 3-1, and 3-4...
  7. pmc Clade replacements in dengue virus serotypes 1 and 3 are associated with changing serotype prevalence
    Chunlin Zhang
    Department of Virology, U S Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Virol 79:15123-30. 2005
    ..We postulate that intraserotypic genetic diversification proceeds at times of relative serotype abundance and that replacement events can result from differential susceptibility to cross-reactive immune responses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical intervention and molecular characteristics of a dengue hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Timor Leste, 2005
    Siripen Kalayanarooj
    Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:534-7. 2007
    ..Although cause and effect cannot be definitely attributed, the case fatality rate decreased to 3.6% after the intervention with education about dengue management strategies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of dengue viral RNA in mosquitoes by nucleic acid-sequence based amplification (NASBA)
    Akanitt Jittmittraphap
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1117-24. 2006
    ..This method should be useful for virological surveillance of dengue infected Aedes mosquitoes, as an early warning system to predict outbreaks of dengue viruses...
  10. pmc Safety and immunogenicity of a tetravalent live-attenuated dengue vaccine in flavivirus-naive infants
    Veerachai Watanaveeradej
    Department of Pediatrics, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:341-51. 2011
    ..6% developed tetravalent neutralizing antibodies ≥ 1:10 to DENV (control group = 0%). This vaccine candidate, therefore, warrants continued development in this age group (NCT00322049; clinicaltrials.gov)...
  11. doi request reprint Incidence of leptospirosis in a select population in Nepal
    Khin Saw Aye Myint
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:551-5. 2010
    ..Leptospirosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of febrile illnesses and icteric syndromes in Nepal. Additional studies are needed to establish the broader distribution and the spectrum of disease in Nepal...
  12. doi request reprint A model international partnership for community-based research on vaccine-preventable diseases: the Kamphaeng Phet-AFRIMS Virology Research Unit (KAVRU)
    Robert V Gibbons
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science, Department of Virology, Bangkok, Thailand Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:4487-500. 2013
    ..To provide a base for continuing studies, The Kamphaeng Phet-AFRIMS Virology Research Unit (KAVRU) was established. This paper reviews the origins of the collaboration and the scientific observations made between 1982 and 2012. ..
  13. pmc Comparison of seven commercial antigen and antibody enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for detection of acute dengue infection
    Stuart D Blacksell
    Mahidol University Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit MORU, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:804-10. 2012
    ..This study provides strong evidence of the value of combining dengue virus antigen- and antibody-based test results in the ELISA format for the diagnosis of acute dengue infection...
  14. pmc Dengue virus detection using whole blood for reverse transcriptase PCR and virus isolation
    Chonticha Klungthong
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Virology, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2480-5. 2007
    ..Using a selection of these samples, we also found that our ability to detect virus by direct C6/36 cell culture and mosquito inoculation was enhanced by using whole blood but not to the same extent as that seen by the use of RT-PCR...
  15. ncbi request reprint Blood group AB is associated with increased risk for severe dengue disease in secondary infections
    Siripen Kalayanarooj
    Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, US Army Medical Corps Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 195:1014-7. 2007
    ..0001; odds ratio, 0.119 [95% confidence interval, 0.04-0.37]). To our knowledge, this is the first report demonstrating an association between ABO blood group and the severity of dengue disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis E virus infection in Thai troops deployed with U.N. peacekeeping forces
    Khin Saw Aye Myint
    Department of Virology, U S Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Mil Med 172:1217-9. 2007
    ..N. multinational forces. With an average deployment of 6.4 months, the annualized seroconversion rates after deployments to East Timor, Afghanistan, Burundi, and Iraq were 1.9%, 4.6%, 4.6%, and 3.9%, respectively...
  17. pmc Characteristics of mild dengue virus infection in thai children
    In Kyu Yoon
    Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California Department of Geography, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand Department of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York, Syracuse, Syracuse, New York Institute for Immunology and Informatics, University of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:1081-7. 2013
    ..Mild infections identified by cluster investigations account for a major proportion of all DENV infections. These findings are relevant for disease burden assessments, transmission modeling, and determination of vaccine impact...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical differences among PCR-proven dengue serotype infections
    Kriengsak Limkittikul
    Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:1432-8. 2005
    ..The trends in the white blood cells, lymphocyte and atypical lymphocyte counts in DEN3 were the highest, while those of DEN1 were the lowest of the dengue serotypes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Leptospirosis in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand
    Khin S A Myint
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:135-8. 2007
    ..Leptospirosis was found to be a frequently confirmed cause of morbidity in Kamphaeng Phet Province in those suspected of having the illness...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide radical suppresses replication of wild-type dengue 2 viruses in vitro
    Weerawan Charnsilpa
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Virol 77:89-95. 2005
    ..This phenomenon implies that nitric oxide may serve as a defense which diminishes viral load in patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Economic impact of dengue fever/dengue hemorrhagic fever in Thailand at the family and population levels
    Danielle V Clark
    Department of Virology, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:786-91. 2005
    ..These results indicate that dengue prevention, control, and research should be considered equally important as that of diseases currently given priority...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of a tetravalent live-attenuated dengue vaccine in flavivirus naive children
    Sriluck Simasathien
    Department of Pediatrics, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:426-33. 2008
    ..gov NCT00384670)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The molecular epidemiology of dengue virus serotype 4 in Bangkok, Thailand
    Chonticha Klungthong
    Department of Virology, U S Army Medical Component Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Virology 329:168-79. 2004
    ..Consequently, the rapid turnover of DENV-4 lineages through time is most likely the consequence of a high rate of deleterious mutation in the viral genome coupled to seasonal fluctuations in the size of the vector population...
  24. pmc Evaluation of diagnostic assays for hepatitis E virus in outbreak settings
    Khin Saw Aye Myint
    Department of Virology, USAMC AFRIMS, 315 6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 1040, Thailand
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1581-3. 2006
    ..The Abbott immunoglobulin G (IgG), Genelabs IgG, and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) IgM assays were about 90% sensitive; the Abbott IgG and WRAIR total Ig and IgM assays were more than 90% specific...