M J Turell

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint DNA vaccination of the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) provides partial protection against lethal challenge with West Nile virus
    Michel L Bunning
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1300 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Avian Dis 51:573-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Potential North American vectors of West Nile virus
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:317-24. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Isolation of west nile and sindbis viruses from mosquitoes collected in the Nile Valley of Egypt during an outbreak of Rift Valley fever
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:248-50. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Laboratory transmission of La Crosse virus by Ochlerotatus j. japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Michael R Sardelis
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:635-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Japanese encephalitis and Getah viruses from mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected near Camp Greaves, Gyonggi Province, Republic of Korea, 2000
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:580-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Limited potential for mosquito transmission of genetically engineered, live-attenuated western equine encephalitis virus vaccine candidates
    Michael J Turell
    Vector Assessment Branch, Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:218-21. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Culex tarsalis from Orange County, California, for West Nile virus
    Michael J Turell
    Department of Vector Assessment, Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:193-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of holding conditions on the detection of West Nile viral RNA by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction from mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) pools
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:1-3. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Mexican and Honduran mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) for enzootic (IE) and epizootic (IC) strains of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:306-10. 2003
  10. pmc DNA vaccine for West Nile virus infection in fish crows (Corvus ossifragus)
    Michael J Turell
    Department of Vector Assessment, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1077-81. 2003

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Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint DNA vaccination of the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) provides partial protection against lethal challenge with West Nile virus
    Michel L Bunning
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1300 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Avian Dis 51:573-7. 2007
    ..Peak viremia titers in the birds that survived were significantly lower as compared to titers in birds that died. Parenteral administration of a WNV DNA vaccine was associated with reduced mortality but did not provide sterile immunity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Potential North American vectors of West Nile virus
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:317-24. 2001
    ..Factors such as population density, feeding preference, longevity, and season of activity also need to be considered in determining the role these species could play in the transmission of WN virus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Isolation of west nile and sindbis viruses from mosquitoes collected in the Nile Valley of Egypt during an outbreak of Rift Valley fever
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:248-50. 2002
    ..Thus, it should be remembered, that even during a known arbovirus outbreak, other arboviruses may still be circulating and causing disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laboratory transmission of La Crosse virus by Ochlerotatus j. japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Michael R Sardelis
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:635-9. 2002
    ..j. japonicus and Oc. triseriatus and the reported expansion of the range of this newly discovered species in the eastern United States, indicate that Oc. j. japonicus could function as an additional vector of LAC virus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Japanese encephalitis and Getah viruses from mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected near Camp Greaves, Gyonggi Province, Republic of Korea, 2000
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:580-4. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Limited potential for mosquito transmission of genetically engineered, live-attenuated western equine encephalitis virus vaccine candidates
    Michael J Turell
    Vector Assessment Branch, Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:218-21. 2003
    ..Mutations that result in less efficient replication in or transmission by mosquitoes should enhance vaccine safety and reduce the possibility of accidental introduction of the vaccine strain to unintentional hosts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Culex tarsalis from Orange County, California, for West Nile virus
    Michael J Turell
    Department of Vector Assessment, Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:193-6. 2002
    ..Louis encephalitis virus, Cx. tarsalis should be considered a potentially important vector of WN in the western United States...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of holding conditions on the detection of West Nile viral RNA by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction from mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) pools
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:1-3. 2002
    ..This should enhance the feasibility of field-based WN virus surveillance programs where only detection of WN viral RNA is the objective and maintenance of a cold chain may not be possible...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Mexican and Honduran mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) for enzootic (IE) and epizootic (IC) strains of Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:306-10. 2003
    ..These data indicate that Cx. pseudes is an efficient laboratory vector of both epizootic and enzootic strains of VEE and that Oc. taeniorhynchus could be an important vector of epizootic subtypes of VEE...
  10. pmc DNA vaccine for West Nile virus infection in fish crows (Corvus ossifragus)
    Michael J Turell
    Department of Vector Assessment, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1077-81. 2003
    ..Although oral administration of a single DNA vaccine dose failed to elicit an immune response or protect crows from WNV infection, IM administration of a single dose prevented death and was associated with reduced viremia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Isolation of viruses from mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in the Amazon Basin region of Peru
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter St, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:891-8. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of selected African mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) species for Rift Valley fever virus
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:102-8. 2008
    ..The recent introduction and spread of West Nile virus into the Americas and the spread of RVFV to the Arabian Peninsula illustrates the potential for viruses, once enzootic in Africa, to spread to other parts of the world...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laboratory transmission of Japanese encephalitis and West Nile viruses by molestus form of Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in Uzbekistan in 2004
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:296-300. 2006
    ..These data indicate that the molestus form of Cx. p. pipiens should be considered a potentially important vector of WNV in Uzbekistan and may become involved in the transmission of JEV, should this virus be introduced into Uzbekistan...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Peruvian mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) for a subtype IIIC virus in the Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis complex isolated from mosquitoes captured in Peru
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 22:70-5. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of North American mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) for West Nile virus
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:130-4. 2001
    ..In addition to laboratory vector competence, host-feeding preferences, relative abundance, and season of activity also determine the role that these species could play in transmitting WN virus...
  16. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Peruvian mosquitoes to eastern equine encephalitis virus
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter St, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:720-5. 2008
    ..This study, combined with the repeated isolation of strains of EEEV from Cx. pedroi captured in the Amazon Basin region of Peru, suggests that Cx. pedroi may be the primary enzootic vector of EEEV in this region...
  17. ncbi request reprint Potential vectors of West Nile virus in North America
    M J Turell
    Department of Vector Assessment, Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 267:241-52. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of selected strains of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) to chikungunya virus
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702
    J Med Entomol 29:49-53. 1992
    ..Based on these studies, Ae. albopictus appears to be a more competent laboratory vector of chikungunya virus than does Ae. aegypti...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of salt concentration in larval rearing water on susceptibility of Aedes Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to eastern equine and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 35:670-3. 1998
    ..Similarly, Venezuelan equine encephalitis viral infection or dissemination rates did not vary among Ae. taeniorhynchus adults that were reared in water containing 0, 1, or 2% sea salts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Limited potential for mosquito transmission of a live, attenuated chikungunya virus vaccine
    M J Turell
    Department of Arboviral Entomology, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 47:98-103. 1992
    ..Although the vaccine was transmitted by mosquitoes after intrathoracic inoculation, there was no evidence of reversion to a virulent phenotype...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Kenyan Culex zombaensis and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes for Rift Valley fever virus
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 23:378-82. 2007
    ..These studies illustrate the need to identify the ability of individual mosquito species to transmit RVFV so that correct decisions can be made concerning the application of appropriate control measures during an outbreak...
  22. ncbi request reprint Virus-dependent mortality in Rift Valley fever, eastern equine encephalomyelitis, and chikungunya virus-inoculated mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae
    M J Turell
    Department of Epidemiology, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702
    J Med Entomol 29:792-5. 1992
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Experimental transmission of West Nile virus by Culex nigripalpus from Honduras
    Christopher N Mores
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:279-84. 2007
    ..Louis encephalitis virus in the southeastern United States, Cx. nigripalpus should be considered a potentially important vector of WNV in Honduras and the rest of Central America...
  24. ncbi request reprint Experimental transmission of eastern equine encephalitis virus by Ochlerotatus j. japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Michael R Sardelis
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:480-4. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Potential for populations of Aedes j. japonicus to transmit Rift Valley fever virus in the USA
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 29:133-7. 2013
    ..5) plaque-forming units/ml. Thus, Ae. j. japonicus should be targeted for immediate control should RVFV be introduced into an area where this mosquito is now present...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ochlerotatus j. japonicus in Frederick County, Maryland: discovery, distribution, and vector competence for West Nile virus
    M R Sardelis
    Virology Division, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Derrick, MD 21702-5011, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 17:137-41. 2001
    ..5) plaque-forming units/mosquito) between 7 and 11 days after taking an infectious blood meal, and that virus became detectable in the legs (an indicator of disseminated infection) as early as 3 days after taking an infectious blood meal...
  27. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Ockelbo virus by Aedes cinereus, Ae. communis, and Ae. excrucians (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in an enzootic area in central Sweden
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21701
    J Med Entomol 27:266-8. 1990
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of environmental temperature on the vector competence of Aedes aegypti and Ae. taeniorhynchus for Ockelbo virus
    M J Turell
    U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 43:543-50. 1990
    ..Environmental temperature affected the vectorial capacity of Ae. aegypti and Ae. taeniorhynchus for OCK virus, with transmission occurring earlier and at a higher rate in mosquitoes held at higher temperatures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Experimental transmission of eastern equine encephalitis virus by strains of Aedes albopictus and A. taeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    M J Turell
    Applied Research Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702
    J Med Entomol 31:287-90. 1994
    ..albopictus and its opportunistic feeding behavior, indicate that Ae. albopictus could function as a bridge vector between the enzootic Culiseta melanura (Coq.)-avian cycle and susceptible mammalian hosts...
  30. ncbi request reprint Detection of Rift Valley fever virus in mosquitoes by RT-PCR
    M S Ibrahim
    Diagnostic Systems Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 11:49-53. 1997
    ..With this assay, it was possible to detect RVF virus RNA in a single infected mosquito in the background of 10, 25 or 50 uninfected mosquitoes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laboratory transmission of Japanese encephalitis, West Nile, and Getah viruses by mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected near Camp Greaves, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea 2003
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1076-81. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Seasonal distribution, biology, and human attraction patterns of culicine mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in a forest near Puerto Almendras, Iquitos, Peru
    James W Jones
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:349-60. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint An update on the potential of north American mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit West Nile Virus
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:57-62. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of incubation at overwintering temperatures on the replication of West Nile Virus in New York Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae)
    D J Dohm
    Virology Division, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:462-4. 2001
    ..Future studies involving the attempted isolation of WN virus from overwintering mosquitoes may benefit from holding the mosquitoes at 26 degrees C before testing for infectious virus...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparative neurovirulence of attenuated and non-attenuated strains of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus in mice
    G V Ludwig
    Diagnostic Systems Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702-5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 64:49-55. 2001
    ..c. inoculation of V3526 were consistently less severe and of shorter duration than those observed in TC-83-inoculated mice. Based on these results, V3526 is stable and appears to be significantly less neurovirulent in mice than TC-83...
  36. ncbi request reprint Stercorarial shedding and transtadial transmission of hepatitis B virus by common bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
    J A Blow
    Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:694-700. 2001
    ..lectularius suggests that the HBV virus may be mechanically transmitted in feces or when bugs are crushed, during feeding...
  37. doi request reprint Development of field-based real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction assays for detection of Chikungunya and O'nyong-nyong viruses in mosquitoes
    Darci R Smith
    Virology Division and Diagnostic Systems Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:679-84. 2009
    ..The use of these assays will aid in arthropod-borne disease surveillance and in the control of the associated diseases...
  38. ncbi request reprint Potential for North American mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit rift valley fever virus
    Michael J Turell
    Department of Vector Assessment, Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:884-9. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Seasonal distribution, biology, and human attraction patterns of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in a rural village and adjacent forested site near Iquitos, Peru
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1165-72. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Assay for and replication of Karshi (mammalian tick-borne flavivirus group) virus in mice
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:344-7. 2008
    ..Viral profiles were similar in needle-inoculated or tick-exposed mice...
  41. ncbi request reprint Protection of hamsters by Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus candidate vaccine V3526 against lethal challenge by mosquito bite and intraperitoneal injection
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:328-32. 2008
    ..In contrast, hamsters vaccinated with V3526 were resistant to intraperitoneal challenge and infection by VEEV-infected Ae. taeniorhynchus. Therefore, the V3526 candidate vaccine elicits protection against VEEV infection by mosquito bite...
  42. ncbi request reprint Experimental vertical transmission of West Nile virus by Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae)
    David J Dohm
    Virology Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:640-4. 2002
    ..Female Cx. pipiens that are vertically infected during the late summer season and then survive the winter could serve as a source of WN virus to initiate an infection cycle the following spring...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of environmental temperature on the ability of Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit West Nile virus
    David J Dohm
    Department of Vector Assessment, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:221-5. 2002
    ..The effect of environmental temperature should to be considered when evaluating the vector competence of these mosquitoes and modeling risk of WN virus transmission in nature...
  44. ncbi request reprint Post-bloodmeal diuretic shedding of hepatitis B virus by mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Jamie A Blow
    Department of Vector Assessment, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:605-12. 2002
    ..These results suggest that HBV could be transmitted to humans by a stercorarian route, especially if mosquitoes that fed on an HBV-positive human are interrupted during feeding and move to another person to resume feeding...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of triethylamine on the recovery of selected South American alphaviruses, flaviviruses, and bunyaviruses from mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) pools
    Monica L O'Guinn
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:806-8. 2002
    ..The elimination of the need for a cold chain, without compromising virus recovery, increases the feasibility of conducting research projects requiring the isolation of live virus from mosquitoes in remote tropical environments...
  46. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of South American eastern equine encephalomyelitis viruses isolated from mosquitoes collected in the Amazon Basin region of Peru
    John P Kondig
    Diagnostics Systems Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21702 5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:408-16. 2007
    ..On the basis of the sequences we determined for South American EEEVs and those for other viruses detected in the same area, we developed a series of primers for characterizing these viruses...
  47. ncbi request reprint Recoverability of Rift Valley fever and sandfly fever Sicilian viruses from infected Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) trapped in various oils
    M J Turell
    Department of Arboviral Entomology, Virology Division USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702 5011
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 8:92-4. 1992
    ..This indicates that sand flies trapped on oil-soaked paper would be suitable for virus isolation attempts and that mineral oil had the least effect on virus recovery...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dual host infections: enhanced infectivity of eastern equine encephalitis virus to Aedes mosquitoes mediated by Brugia microfilariae
    J A Vaughan
    Diagnostic Systems Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 54:105-9. 1996
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Potential for North American mosquitoes to transmit Rift Valley fever virus
    Michael J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter St, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 24:502-7. 2008
    ..These studies illustrate the need to identify the ability of individual mosquito species to transmit RVFV so that appropriate decisions can be made concerning the application of control measures during an outbreak...
  50. ncbi request reprint Simulation models examining the effect of Brugian filariasis on dengue epidemics
    Jefferson A Vaughan
    US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:44-50. 2009
    ..Potential interactions between arboviruses and hematozoans deserve closer scrutiny...
  51. ncbi request reprint Experimental transmission of Karshi and Langat (tick-borne encephalitis virus complex) viruses by Ornithodoros ticks (Acari: Argasidae)
    M J Turell
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:973-7. 2004
    ..Therefore, Ornithodoros spp. should be considered as potential vectors and as possible long-term maintenance hosts for Karshi virus and other members of the tick-borne encephalitis virus complex...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inefficient mechanical transmission of Langat (tick-borne encephalitis virus complex) virus by blood-feeding mites (Acari) to laboratory mice
    L A Durden
    Applied Research Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702
    J Med Entomol 30:639-41. 1993
    ..bacoti individuals 1 d after a viremic blood meal, but only immediately after the viremic blood meal in 20% (2/10) of D. gallinae mites. Neither mite appears to be an efficient vector of Langat virus...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of salt concentration in larval rearing water on mosquito development and survival
    Erika Mullenbach
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1425 Porter Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Vector Ecol 30:165-7. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Ecological surveillance of small mammals at Firing Points 10 and 60, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea, 2001-2005
    Monica L O'Guinn
    Department of Virology, 1425 Porter Street, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD 21702 5011, USA
    J Vector Ecol 33:370-84. 2008
    ..Reported herein are the ecological parameters, seasonal population densities, and seasonal population characteristics associated with small mammals collected at two military training sites in the Republic of Korea...
  55. doi request reprint Serological surveillance of scrub typhus, murine typhus, and leptospirosis in small mammals captured at firing points 10 and 60, Gyeonggi province, Republic of Korea, 2001-2005
    Monica L O'Guinn
    Virology Division, U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:125-33. 2010
    ..7%), were positive for scrub typhus. Of all the small mammals captured, only A. agrarius was positive for murine typhus (0.3%) and leptospirosis (1.3%). Seasonal and annual prevalence rates based on weight and sex are presented...
  56. pmc Endemic Venezuelan equine encephalitis in northern Peru
    Patricia V Aguilar
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:880-8. 2004
    ..Most of the subtype ID isolates belonged to the Panama genotype, but the Colombia/Venezuela genotype, which is phylogenetically related to epizootic strains, also continues to circulate in the Amazon basin...
  57. ncbi request reprint Endemic eastern equine encephalitis in the Amazon region of Peru
    Patricia V Aguilar
    Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:293-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that humans are exposed but do not develop apparent infection with EEEV because of poor infectivity and/or avirulence of South American strains...
  58. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of three North American strains of Aedes albopictus for West Nile virus
    Michael R Sardelis
    Division of Tropical Public Health, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 18:284-9. 2002
    ..Based on efficiency of viral transmission, evidence of natural infection, bionomics, and distribution, Ae. albopictus could be an important bridge vector of WN in the southeastern USA...
  59. ncbi request reprint Direct broad-range detection of alphaviruses in mosquito extracts
    Mark W Eshoo
    Ibis Biosciences, 1891 Rutherford Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
    Virology 368:286-95. 2007
    ..The assay we have developed provides a rapid, accurate, and high-throughput assay for surveillance of alphaviruses...
  60. ncbi request reprint Three minutes-long electrophoretically assisted zeptomolar microfluidic immunoassay with magnetic-beads detection
    Victor N Morozov
    The National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, George Mason University, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 129:12628-9. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Experimental transmission of St. Louis encephalitis virus by Ochlerotatus j. japonicus
    Michael R Sardelis
    Division of Tropical Public Health, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 19:159-62. 2003
    ..j. japonicus should be considered as a potential enzootic or epizootic vector of SLE...
  62. ncbi request reprint Rapid active assay for the detection of antibodies to West Nile virus in chickens
    Stephanie S Groves
    The National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, George Mason University, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:63-9. 2008
    ..This assay takes only 15 minutes and has the same sensitivity as a commercially available human WNV IgM antibody-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (commonly called a MAC-ELISA) modified for use with chicken sera...
  63. ncbi request reprint Rapid identification of dengue virus by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction using field-deployable instrumentation
    James C McAvin
    Epidemiological Surveillance Division, U S Air Force Institute for Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Analysis, Brooks Air Force Base now designated Air Force Institute for Operational Health, Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX 78235 5237, USA
    Mil Med 170:1053-9. 2005
    ..No cross-reaction occurred with vector species or human genomic DNA. Sample processing and polymerase chain reaction required <2 hours...
  64. ncbi request reprint Passage of ingested Mansonella ozzardi (Spirurida: Onchocercidae) microfilariae through the midgut of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Jefferson A Vaughan
    Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks 58202 9019, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:111-6. 2007
    ..Because midgut penetration is a key requirement for mf enhancement to occur, the potential exists that M. ozzardi could be involved in the enhancement of dengue virus transmission...