C Ben Beard

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bacterial symbionts of the triatominae and their potential use in control of Chagas disease transmission
    C Ben Beard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:123-41. 2002
  2. pmc Chagas disease in a domestic transmission cycle, southern Texas, USA
    Charles B Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:103-5. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Bacterial symbiosis and paratransgenic control of vector-borne Chagas disease
    C B Beard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Parasitol 31:621-7. 2001
  4. pmc Strain typing methods and molecular epidemiology of Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Charles Ben Beard
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1729-35. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic differences in Pneumocystis isolates recovered from immunocompetent infants and from adults with AIDS: Epidemiological Implications
    Charles B Beard
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1815-8. 2005
  6. pmc Identification and characterization of microsatellite markers in the Chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiata
    Jennifer M Anderson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Entomology Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 1:243-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Ecologic niche modeling and differentiation of populations of Triatoma brasiliensis neiva, 1911, the most important Chagas' disease vector in northeastern Brazil (hemiptera, reduviidae, triatominae)
    Jane Costa
    Entomology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:516-20. 2002
  8. pmc Persistence of Yersinia pestis in soil under natural conditions
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:941-3. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Short report: time course of hematogenous dissemination of Francisella tularensis A1, A2, and Type B in laboratory mice
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:259-62. 2009
  10. pmc Vector-borne infections
    Ronald Rosenberg
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:769-70. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Bacterial symbionts of the triatominae and their potential use in control of Chagas disease transmission
    C Ben Beard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:123-41. 2002
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  2. pmc Chagas disease in a domestic transmission cycle, southern Texas, USA
    Charles B Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:103-5. 2003
    ..A serologic study was conducted on stray dogs, and an ecologic niche model was developed to predict areas where the vector Triatoma gerstaeckeri might be expected...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bacterial symbiosis and paratransgenic control of vector-borne Chagas disease
    C B Beard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Parasitol 31:621-7. 2001
    ....
  4. pmc Strain typing methods and molecular epidemiology of Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Charles Ben Beard
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1729-35. 2004
    ..One concern, however, is the lack of guidance regarding the appropriateness of different methods and standardization of these methods, which would facilitate comparing results reported by different laboratories...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic differences in Pneumocystis isolates recovered from immunocompetent infants and from adults with AIDS: Epidemiological Implications
    Charles B Beard
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1815-8. 2005
    ..0001). The observation of different strains circulating in immunocompetent infants and HIV-infected adults suggests independent transmission cycles that warrant further study...
  6. pmc Identification and characterization of microsatellite markers in the Chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiata
    Jennifer M Anderson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Entomology Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 1:243-8. 2002
    ..Eight loci appear polymorphic among populations found in Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, and thus are potentially useful for population genetic applications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ecologic niche modeling and differentiation of populations of Triatoma brasiliensis neiva, 1911, the most important Chagas' disease vector in northeastern Brazil (hemiptera, reduviidae, triatominae)
    Jane Costa
    Entomology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:516-20. 2002
    ..Patterns of ecologic similarity matched patterns of molecular differentiation, suggesting that T. brasiliensis is a complex of distinct populations at various points in the process of speciation...
  8. pmc Persistence of Yersinia pestis in soil under natural conditions
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:941-3. 2008
    ..These results have implications for defining plague foci, persistence, transmission, and bioremediation after a natural or intentional exposure to Y. pestis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short report: time course of hematogenous dissemination of Francisella tularensis A1, A2, and Type B in laboratory mice
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:259-62. 2009
    ..Our study provides the basis for a mouse model needed as the starting point to address these questions...
  10. pmc Vector-borne infections
    Ronald Rosenberg
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:769-70. 2011
    ..The ability of vectors to bridge spatial and ecologic gaps between animals and humans increases opportunities for emergence. Small adaptations of a pathogen to a vector can have profound effects on the rate of transmission to humans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of mutations in Pneumocystis carinii dihydropteroate synthase gene on outcome of P carinii pneumonia in patients with HIV-1: a prospective study
    T R Navin
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious, Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 358:545-9. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that presence of a DHPS mutation should be only one of several criteria guiding the choice of initial drug treatment of P carinii pneumonia in patients with HIV-1 infection...
  12. pmc Bacterial symbiosis in arthropods and the control of disease transmission
    C B Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:581-91. 1998
    ..We discuss the rationale for this alternative approach, its potential applications and limitations, and the regulatory concerns that may arise from its use in interrupting disease transmission in humans and animals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA variation of Triatoma infestans populations and its implication on the specific status of T. melanosoma
    F A Monteiro
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 94:229-38. 1999
    ..Silvatic and domestic T. infestans populations from Bolivia (Andes) were genetically identical...
  14. pmc Genetic variation in Pneumocystis carinii isolates from different geographic regions: implications for transmission
    C B Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:265-72. 2000
    ..carinii f. sp. hominis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sequence and organization of the mitochondrial genome of the Chagas disease vector, Triatoma dimidiata
    E M Dotson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Entomology Branch, Mailstop F 22, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 10:205-15. 2001
    ..8 kb region spanning the eight tandem repeats and the 5' end of the NADH dehydrogenase subunit II gene...
  16. ncbi request reprint Molecular tools and triatomine systematics: a public health perspective
    F A Monteiro
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail Stop F-22, Chamblee, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, USA
    Trends Parasitol 17:344-7. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae: DNA sequence, genome organization, and comparisons with mitochondrial sequences of other insects
    C B Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30314 3724, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 2:103-24. 1993
    ..Comparisons were made with the mitochondrial genomes of other insects on the basis genome size and organization, DNA and putative amino acid sequence data, nucleotide substitutions, codon usage and bias, and patterns of AT enrichment...
  18. pmc Multiple Francisella tularensis subspecies and clades, tularemia outbreak, Utah
    Jeannine M Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1928-30. 2008
    ..tularensis subsp. holarctica. These findings indicate that multiple subspecies and clades can cause disease in a localized outbreak of tularemia...
  19. pmc Differentiating human from animal isolates of Cryptosporidium parvum
    I M Sulaiman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 4:681-5. 1998
    ..Used as a molecular marker, this method can differentiate between the two genotypes of C. parvum and elucidate the transmission of infection to humans...
  20. ncbi request reprint The epidemiologic importance of Triatoma brasiliensis as a chagas disease vector in Brazil: a revision of domiciliary captures during 1993-1999
    Jane Costa
    Núcleo de Informatização, Departamento de Entomologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21045 900, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 98:443-9. 2003
    ..brasiliensis, its high incidence observed in some states, and its variable percentages of natural infection by T. cruzi indicate the need for sustained entomological surveillance and continuous control measures against this vector...