R Scott Miller

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Publications

  1. ncbi Effective treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria with azithromycin-quinine combinations: a randomized, dose-ranging study
    R Scott Miller
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:401-6. 2006
  2. ncbi Pre-clinical evaluation of the malaria vaccine candidate P. falciparum MSP1(42) formulated with novel adjuvants or with alum
    Sathit Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Vaccine 22:3831-40. 2004
  3. ncbi Hematologic and clinical indices of malaria in a semi-immune population of western Thailand
    Laura M Erhart
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:8-14. 2004
  4. ncbi A study of'febrile illnesses on the Thai-Myanmar border: predictive factors of rickettsioses
    Amy L PicKard
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:657-63. 2004
  5. ncbi Rapid diagnostic devices for malaria: field evaluation of a new prototype immunochromatographic assay for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum and non-falciparum Plasmodium
    Chansuda Wongsrichanalai
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:26-30. 2003
  6. pmc Emerging rickettsioses of the Thai-Myanmar border
    Philippe Parola
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:592-5. 2003
  7. ncbi Co-infection with malaria and leptospirosis
    Chansuda Wongsrichanalai
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:583-5. 2003
  8. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of an antigen detection ELISA for malaria diagnosis
    Harald Noedl
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, USAMC AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1205-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Measuring allelic heterogeneity in Plasmodium falciparum by a heteroduplex tracking assay
    Warunee Ngrenngarmlert
    Department of Clinical Microscopy, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:694-701. 2005
  10. pmc Detection of Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., Rickettsia spp., and other eubacteria in ticks from the Thai-Myanmar border and Vietnam
    Philippe Parola
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1600-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi Effective treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria with azithromycin-quinine combinations: a randomized, dose-ranging study
    R Scott Miller
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:401-6. 2006
    ..Three- and five-day azithromycin-quinine combination therapy appears safe, well tolerated, and effective in curing drug-resistant P. falciparum malaria. Further evaluation, especially in pediatric and obstetric populations, is warranted...
  2. ncbi Pre-clinical evaluation of the malaria vaccine candidate P. falciparum MSP1(42) formulated with novel adjuvants or with alum
    Sathit Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Vaccine 22:3831-40. 2004
    ..The notable difference in Th1/Th2 polarization induced by the AS02A and AS01B formulations warrants comparative clinical testing...
  3. ncbi Hematologic and clinical indices of malaria in a semi-immune population of western Thailand
    Laura M Erhart
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:8-14. 2004
    ..This study supplements previous literature on the hematologic effects of malaria and helps define those alterations for a semi-immune population. Thrombocytopenia is identified as a key indicator of malaria in these febrile patients...
  4. ncbi A study of'febrile illnesses on the Thai-Myanmar border: predictive factors of rickettsioses
    Amy L PicKard
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:657-63. 2004
    ..Timely administration of empiric treatment in highly suspicious cases can deter potential morbidity from these arthropod-borne infections...
  5. ncbi Rapid diagnostic devices for malaria: field evaluation of a new prototype immunochromatographic assay for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum and non-falciparum Plasmodium
    Chansuda Wongsrichanalai
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:26-30. 2003
    ..malariae; thus, specificity for non-falciparum Plasmodium was 100%. These results suggest improved performance over NOW ICT predecessors...
  6. pmc Emerging rickettsioses of the Thai-Myanmar border
    Philippe Parola
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:592-5. 2003
    ..Four patients had murine typhus, three patients had scrub typhus, and eight patients had spotted fever group rickettsioses, including the first case of Rickettsia felis infection reported in Asia...
  7. ncbi Co-infection with malaria and leptospirosis
    Chansuda Wongsrichanalai
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:583-5. 2003
    ..Treatment focusing on malaria mono-infections instead of dual infections could result in a delay of specific therapy for leptospirosis and possible consequences of serious complications...
  8. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of an antigen detection ELISA for malaria diagnosis
    Harald Noedl
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, USAMC AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1205-8. 2006
    ..We conclude that ELISA serves as an excellent tool to augment microscopy as the gold standard for P. falciparum diagnosis in research settings and should be further evaluated for screening in blood banks...
  9. ncbi Measuring allelic heterogeneity in Plasmodium falciparum by a heteroduplex tracking assay
    Warunee Ngrenngarmlert
    Department of Clinical Microscopy, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:694-701. 2005
    ..This study is a proof of concept that HTA is a sensitive allelic discrimination method able to determine genetic diversity in P. falciparum and warrants its use in studies of antimalarial drug efficacy...
  10. pmc Detection of Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., Rickettsia spp., and other eubacteria in ticks from the Thai-Myanmar border and Vietnam
    Philippe Parola
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1600-8. 2003
    ..Finally, two bacteria named Eubacterium sp. strain Hw124 and Eubacterium sp. strain Hw191 were identified in Haemaphysalis wellingtoni ticks collected from chicken in Thailand; these strains could belong to a new group of bacteria...
  11. pmc Field detection of Tembusu virus in western Thailand by rt-PCR and vector competence determination of select culex mosquitoes for transmission of the virus
    Monica L O'Guinn
    Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, Maryland Department of Entomology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:1023-8. 2013
    ..These results provide evidence for the involvement of Culex mosquitoes in the transmission of TMUV in the environment...
  12. ncbi Malaria blood stage parasites activate human plasmacytoid dendritic cells and murine dendritic cells through a Toll-like receptor 9-dependent pathway
    Sathit Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Immunol 172:4926-33. 2004
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  13. ncbi Safety and immunogenicity of rts,s+trap malaria vaccine, formulated in the as02a adjuvant system, in infant rhesus monkeys
    Douglas S Walsh
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, U S Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:499-509. 2004
    ..RTS,S+TRAP/AS02A was safe and well tolerated. Vigorous antibody production and modest, selective cell-mediated immune responses suggest that RTS,S+TRAP/AS02A may be immunogenic in human infants...
  14. ncbi Comparison of field and expert laboratory microscopy for active surveillance for asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in western Thailand
    Russell E Coleman
    Department of Entomology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:141-4. 2002
    ..1%, respectively, with a PPV of 38.7% and an NPV of 93.9%. Field microscopy, as defined in this study, is not an effective method for active malaria surveillance in western Thailand, where prevalence and parasitemia rates are low...
  15. ncbi Therapeutic efficacy of quinine plus sulfadoxine-pyremethamine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Bangladesh
    Kamala Thriemer
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:645-9. 2006
    ..These data suggest that the combination of 3 days of quinine with a single dose of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine is an interesting and affordable alternative as long as or whenever ACT is not available...
  16. ncbi Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Bangladesh
    Rashidul Haque
    Centre for Health and Population Research, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:39-41. 2007
    ..82 +/- 12.14 hours) and parasite (30.36 +/- 19.43 hours) clearance. These data suggest that artemether-lumefantrine is a highly efficacious and well-tolerated treatment for uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria in Bangladesh...
  17. ncbi pfmdr1 genotyping and in vivo mefloquine resistance on the Thai-Myanmar border
    Amy L Nelson
    University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:586-92. 2005
    ..Increased pfmdr1 gene copy number was significantly associated with recrudescence (relative risk 2.30, 95% CI 1.27-4.15). pfmdr1 gene copy number may be a useful surveillance tool for mefloquine-resistant falciparum malaria in Thailand...
  18. pmc A new method for detection of pfmdr1 mutations in Plasmodium falciparum DNA using real-time PCR
    Anne Purfield
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Malar J 3:9. 2004
    ..Real-time PCR methods for the detection of parasite single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and gene amplification could be useful survellance tools...
  19. pmc Devices for rapid diagnosis of Malaria: evaluation of prototype assays that detect Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 and a Plasmodium vivax-specific antigen
    J Russ Forney
    United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2358-66. 2003
    ..vivax were 0.8907 and 0.8522, respectively. These findings indicate that assays for rapid diagnosis have the potential to enhance diagnostic capabilities in those instances in which skilled microscopy is not readily available...
  20. ncbi Quinine in the modern treatment of falciparum malaria
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU Nord, 13015, Marseille, France
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:206-7. 2002
  21. pmc Resistance to antimalarials in Southeast Asia and genetic polymorphisms in pfmdr1
    Amy L PicKard
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:2418-23. 2003
    ..001). Thus, measurement of pfmdr1 mutations and gene copy number may be useful for surveillance of mefloquine-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia...