insect bites and stings

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Summary: Bites and stings inflicted by insects.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Outdoor host seeking behaviour of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes following initiation of malaria vector control on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea
    Michael R Reddy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Malar J 10:184. 2011
  2. pmc Impact of promoting longer-lasting insecticide treatment of bed nets upon malaria transmission in a rural Tanzanian setting with pre-existing high coverage of untreated nets
    Tanya L Russell
    Biomedical and Environmental Thematic Group, Ifakara Health Institute, P O Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Malar J 9:187. 2010
  3. ncbi Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of Anopheles mosquitoes and Plasmodium falciparum transmission along the Kenyan coast
    Charles M Mbogo
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:734-42. 2003
  4. pmc The multiplicity of malaria transmission: a review of entomological inoculation rate measurements and methods across sub-Saharan Africa
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 8:19. 2009
  5. ncbi Do insecticide-treated bednets have an effect on malaria vectors?
    Willem Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:1022-30. 2002
  6. ncbi Behavioural heterogeneity of Anopheles species in ecologically different localities in Southeast Asia: a challenge for vector control
    Ho Dinh Trung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 10:251-62. 2005
  7. pmc Relationship between exposure to vector bites and antibody responses to mosquito salivary gland extracts
    Albin Fontaine
    Unite de Parasitologie, Antenne Marseille de l Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e29107. 2011
  8. pmc Immunity to a salivary protein of a sand fly vector protects against the fatal outcome of visceral leishmaniasis in a hamster model
    Regis Gomes
    Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, CEP 40296 710 Salvador, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:7845-50. 2008
  9. ncbi Detection of species-specific antibody response of humans and mice bitten by sand flies
    I Rohousova
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Parasitology 130:493-9. 2005
  10. pmc Interdependence of domestic malaria prevention measures and mosquito-human interactions in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Yvonne Geissbuhler
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Socinstrasse 57, PO Box, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 6:126. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Neural Mechanisms of Itch
    Earl E Carstens; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. NITRIC OXIDE INHIBITOR AND LEISHMANIA PATHOGENESIS
    MARION CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
  3. Poisoning Incidence and ED Use/Misuse in Young Children
    Barbara Polivka; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. IN VITRO APPROACH TO PROBLEMS OF CLINICAL ALLERGY
    David Golden; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. COLORECTAL CANCER AND OTHER CANCERS OF THE GI TRACT
    Alfred Neugut; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Cancer in Older Minority Populations
    Alfred Neugut; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. NITRIC OXIDE INHIBITOR AND LEISHMANIA PATHOGENESIS
    MARION CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. EFFECT OF BEDNETS ON GHANAIAN MALARIA VECTORS
    Maxwell Appawu; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. Ochlerotatus japonicus: Ecology of an Invasive Mosquito
    RICHARD FALCO; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. PREVALENCE AND ETIOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF VULVODYNIA
    Bernard Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications267 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Outdoor host seeking behaviour of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes following initiation of malaria vector control on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea
    Michael R Reddy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Malar J 10:184. 2011
    ..gambiae sensu stricto (s.s.) is the primary malaria vector. The goal of the paper is to evaluate the importance of An gambiae s.l. outdoor host seeking behaviour and discuss its implications for anti-vector interventions...
  2. pmc Impact of promoting longer-lasting insecticide treatment of bed nets upon malaria transmission in a rural Tanzanian setting with pre-existing high coverage of untreated nets
    Tanya L Russell
    Biomedical and Environmental Thematic Group, Ifakara Health Institute, P O Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Malar J 9:187. 2010
    ..Since 2006, a national-scale programme has promoted the use of longer-lasting insecticide treatment kits (consisting of an insecticide plus binder) co-packaged with all bed nets manufactured in the country...
  3. ncbi Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of Anopheles mosquitoes and Plasmodium falciparum transmission along the Kenyan coast
    Charles M Mbogo
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:734-42. 2003
    ..The field-based estimate of entomologic parameters on a district level does not provide a sensitive indicator of transmission intensity in this study...
  4. pmc The multiplicity of malaria transmission: a review of entomological inoculation rate measurements and methods across sub-Saharan Africa
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 8:19. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Do insecticide-treated bednets have an effect on malaria vectors?
    Willem Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:1022-30. 2002
    ..Examples are presented in which untreated nets provided a reasonable degree of protection against malaria...
  6. ncbi Behavioural heterogeneity of Anopheles species in ecologically different localities in Southeast Asia: a challenge for vector control
    Ho Dinh Trung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 10:251-62. 2005
    ..The effect of environmental changes on vector behaviour should be followed up carefully...
  7. pmc Relationship between exposure to vector bites and antibody responses to mosquito salivary gland extracts
    Albin Fontaine
    Unite de Parasitologie, Antenne Marseille de l Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e29107. 2011
    ..caspius density. Characterisation of such immunological-markers may allow the evaluation of the effectiveness of vector-control strategies or estimation of the risk of vector-borne disease transmission...
  8. pmc Immunity to a salivary protein of a sand fly vector protects against the fatal outcome of visceral leishmaniasis in a hamster model
    Regis Gomes
    Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, CEP 40296 710 Salvador, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:7845-50. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Detection of species-specific antibody response of humans and mice bitten by sand flies
    I Rohousova
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Parasitology 130:493-9. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that the antibody response to sand fly saliva could be used for monitoring the exposure of humans and other hosts to sand flies and might be used as a marker of risks for Leishmania transmission in endemic areas...
  10. pmc Interdependence of domestic malaria prevention measures and mosquito-human interactions in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Yvonne Geissbuhler
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Socinstrasse 57, PO Box, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 6:126. 2007
    ..Here mosquito biting patterns in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania are examined and the protection against exposure to malaria transmission that is afforded to residents by using an insecticide-treated net (ITN) is estimated...
  11. pmc In vivo imaging reveals an essential role for neutrophils in leishmaniasis transmitted by sand flies
    Nathan C Peters
    Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Science 321:970-4. 2008
    ..Thus, L.m. appears to have evolved to both evade and exploit the innate host response to sand fly bite in order to establish and promote disease...
  12. pmc Discovery of markers of exposure specific to bites of Lutzomyia longipalpis, the vector of Leishmania infantum chagasi in Latin America
    Clarissa Teixeira
    Vector Molecular Biology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e638. 2010
    ..Though some proteins are immunogenic and have potential as markers of vector exposure, their identity and vector specificity remain elusive...
  13. pmc The risk of a mosquito-borne infection in a heterogeneous environment
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:e368. 2004
    ..Finally, we show that estimates for the average risk of infection that are based on the average entomological inoculation rate are strongly biased in heterogeneous environments...
  14. pmc Using the entomological inoculation rate to assess the impact of vector control on malaria parasite transmission and elimination
    Ayesha M Shaukat
    Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Malar J 9:122. 2010
    ..The analysis of EIR was extended through determining whether available vector control tools can ultimately eradicate malaria...
  15. pmc Human IgG response to a salivary peptide, gSG6-P1, as a new immuno-epidemiological tool for evaluating low-level exposure to Anopheles bites
    Anne Poinsignon
    UR016 IRD Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Caractérisation et Contrôle des Populations de Vecteurs, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 64501, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Malar J 8:198. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate if this biomarker can be used to estimate low-level exposure of individuals to Anopheles vector...
  16. pmc Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:81-90. 2005
    ..We find there were 1,068,505 malaria deaths in Africa in 2000 - a modest 6.7% reduction over previous iterations. The public-health implications of these findings and revised estimates are discussed...
  17. pmc Environmental factors associated with the distribution of Anopheles gambiae s.s in Ghana; an important vector of lymphatic filariasis and malaria
    Dziedzom de Souza
    Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon Accra, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 5:e9927. 2010
    ..This study provides useful baseline information for disease control, and future work on the An. gambiae s.s in Ghana...
  18. ncbi Safety and clinical outcome of experimental challenge of human volunteers with Plasmodium falciparum-infected mosquitoes: an update
    Judith E Epstein
    Malaria Program, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:145-54. 2007
    ..In 1997, an analysis of experience with 118 volunteers indicated that mosquito inoculation of P. falciparum could be a safe, well-tolerated, reproducible, and efficient method of challenge...
  19. ncbi Biting behavior and Plasmodium infection rates of Anopheles arabiensis from Sille, Ethiopia
    Aseged Taye
    Parasitology and Vector Biology Research Team, Department of Infectious and Non infectious Diseases Research, Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, P O Box 1242, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Acta Trop 97:50-4. 2006
    ..76% (14/796) with Plasmodium vivax; there were no mixed infections. From our small sample of sporozoite positives we found no association between biting behavior and sporozoite infection status...
  20. ncbi Entomological evaluation of malaria vectors at different altitudes in Hai district, northeastern Tanzania
    M A Kulkarni
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9, Canada
    J Med Entomol 43:580-8. 2006
    ..Increased transmission because of unpredictable short rains at low altitudes and spatial clustering of infective mosquitoes may contribute to elevated EIR estimates...
  21. pmc Evaluation of the human IgG antibody response to Aedes albopictus saliva as a new specific biomarker of exposure to vector bites
    Souleymane Doucoure
    Laboratoire Maladies Infectieuses et Vecteurs Écologie, Genetique, Evolution et Contrôle, UMR 224 CNRS IRD UM1, Montpellier, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1487. 2012
    ..Human antibody (Ab) responses to mosquito salivary proteins could represent a reliable biomarker for evaluating human-vector contact and the efficacy of control programs...
  22. pmc Centers for Disease Control light traps for monitoring Anopheles arabiensis human biting rates in an area with low vector density and high insecticide-treated bed net use
    Christen M Fornadel
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:838-42. 2010
    ..arabiensis collected. Our results suggest that in regions where use of vector control interventions is high and vector densities are low, CDC light traps can be used to monitor An. arabiensis HBRs...
  23. pmc First attempt to validate human IgG antibody response to Nterm-34kDa salivary peptide as biomarker for evaluating exposure to Aedes aegypti bites
    Emmanuel Elanga Ndille
    Institut de recherche pour le developpement IRD, Maladies Infectieuses et Vecteurs, Ecologie, Genetique, Evolution et Contrôle MIVEGEC, UMR IRD 224 CNRS 5290 Universities of Montpellier 1, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1905. 2012
    ..Human antibody (Ab) responses to mosquito salivary components could represent a promising tool for evaluating the human-vector contact...
  24. pmc Frequency of multiple blood meals taken in a single gonotrophic cycle by Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes in Macha, Zambia
    Laura C Norris
    W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:33-7. 2010
    ..Although P. falciparum infection status was not shown to influence the frequency of multiple blood feeding, the high multiple feeding rate found in this study increased predicted malaria risk by increasing EIR...
  25. pmc gSG6-P1 salivary biomarker discriminates micro-geographical heterogeneity of human exposure to Anopheles bites in low and seasonal malaria areas
    Andre Barembaye Sagna
    Centre de Recherche Biomédicale CRB Espoir Pour La Santé, 269 Route de la corniche, Sor BP 226, Saint Louis, Senegal
    Parasit Vectors 6:68. 2013
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  26. pmc Uninfected mosquito bites confer protection against infection with malaria parasites
    Michael J Donovan
    Center for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46656, USA
    Infect Immun 75:2523-30. 2007
    ..Furthermore, this strategy may be important for the development of vaccines to combat other mosquito-transmitted pathogens...
  27. ncbi Malaria vector incrimination in three rural riverine villages in the Brazilian Amazon
    Allan Kardec Ribeiro Galardo
    Gerência de Projeto Ensino e Pesquisa em Saúde, and Instituto de Pesquisas Científicas e Tecnologicas de Estado do Amapá, Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:461-9. 2007
    ..Anopheles nuneztovari was also an important vector. Differences in entomological inoculation rates were more dependent on mosquito abundance than on sporozoite rates...
  28. pmc A new tent trap for sampling exophagic and endophagic members of the Anopheles gambiae complex
    Nicodemus J Govella
    Ifakara Health Institute, Coordination Office, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
    Malar J 8:157. 2009
    ..HLC is labour intensive, cumbersome, hazardous, and requires such intense supervision that is difficulty to sustain on large scales...
  29. ncbi Diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy
    B M Bilò
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 60:1339-49. 2005
    ..If diagnostic tests are negative they should be repeated several weeks later. Serum tryptase should be analyzed in patients with a history of a severe sting reaction...
  30. ncbi Repellent efficacy of a combination containing imidacloprid and permethrin against sand flies (Phlebotomus papatasi) in dogs
    N Mencke
    Bayer AG, BHC Business Group Animal Health, D 51368 Leverkusen, Germany
    Parasitol Res 90:S108-11. 2003
    ..0% (day 1), 46.2% (day 8), 42.6% (day 15), 35.2% (day 22) and 29.3% (day 29). The study demonstrated the high repellent potential of the imidacloprid / permethrin combination, thus protecting dogs from sand fly bites...
  31. pmc Autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, Louisiana
    Patricia L Dorn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:605-7. 2007
    ..The patient had positive test results from 2 serologic tests and hemoculture. Fifty-six percent of 18 Triatoma sanguisuga collected from the house of the patient were positive for T. cruzi by PCR...
  32. ncbi Experimental hut comparisons of nets treated with carbamate or pyrethroid insecticides, washed or unwashed, against pyrethroid-resistant mosquitoes
    A N Asidi
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 18:134-40. 2004
    ..After five washes, the Permanet, which is sold as a long-lasting insecticidal product, performed no better than the other nets in our experimental conditions...
  33. ncbi Predictors of severe systemic anaphylactic reactions in patients with Hymenoptera venom allergy: importance of baseline serum tryptase-a study of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology Interest Group on Insect Venom Hypersensitivity
    Franziska Rueff
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:1047-54. 2009
    ..Severe anaphylaxis to honeybee or vespid stings is associated with a variety of risk factors, which are poorly defined...
  34. ncbi High seasonal variation in entomologic inoculation rates in Eritrea, a semi-arid region of unstable malaria in Africa
    Josephat Shililu
    National Malaria Control Program, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Asmara, Eritrea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:607-13. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi Is there safety in numbers? The effect of cattle herding on biting risk from tsetse flies
    S J Torr
    Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, U K
    Med Vet Entomol 21:301-11. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Environmental factors associated with the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus in Kenya
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Malar J 8:268. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi Malaria transmission in two rural communities in the forest zone of Ghana
    Ayimbire Abonuusum
    Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Parasitol Res 108:1465-71. 2011
    ..It is important to note that there was still a substantial transmission before 21 h with AEIRs of 57.3 at Afamanso and 38.7 at Kona. The distribution of impregnated bednets alone, therefore, may not be sufficiently effective...
  38. pmc Influence of deltamethrin treatment of bed nets on malaria transmission in the Kou valley, Burkina Faso
    V Robert
    Antenne ORSTOM, OCEAC, , Cameroon
    Bull World Health Organ 69:735-40. 1991
    ..Thus, use of pyrethroid-impregnated bed nets by all members of the community appears to be a major tool in preventing transmission of malaria...
  39. ncbi Variation in malaria transmission intensity in seven sites throughout Uganda
    Paul Edward Okello
    Epidemiological Surveillance Division, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:219-25. 2006
    ..However, in the high transmission areas, additional measures will be needed to reduce the malaria burden to acceptable levels...
  40. ncbi Relationship between entomological inoculation rate, Plasmodium falciparum prevalence rate, and incidence of malaria attack in rural Gabon
    N Elissa
    International Center for Medical Research, BP 769 Franceville, Gabon
    Acta Trop 85:355-61. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi Evaluation of different glycoforms of honeybee venom major allergen phospholipase A2 (Api m 1) produced in insect cells
    Simon Blank
    Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Protein Pept Lett 18:415-22. 2011
    ..Thus, insect cell-derived recombinant Api m 1 with defined CCD phenotypes might provide further insights into hymenoptera venom IgE reactivities and contribute to an improved diagnosis of hymenoptera venom allergy...
  42. ncbi Bee venom immunotherapy - how early is it effective?
    A Goldberg
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Allergy 65:391-5. 2010
    ..We examined the effectiveness of bee VIT within a week after the MD was achieved...
  43. ncbi Tick bites in a Lyme borreliosis highly endemic area in Switzerland
    Delphine Hügli
    Institut de Biologie, Laboratory of Eco Epidemiology of Parasites, Universite de Neuchatel, Rue Emile Argand 11, Case Postale 158, CH 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Int J Med Microbiol 299:155-60. 2009
    ..A detailed body examination after each outing in forest and an early withdrawal of an attached tick is an effective way to prevent Lyme borreliosis...
  44. ncbi Identification of Glossina palpalis gambiensis specific salivary antigens: towards the development of a serologic biomarker of human exposure to tsetse flies in West Africa
    Emilie Dama
    Centre International de Recherche Développement sur l Elevage en zone Subhumide CIRDES, 01 BP 454 Bobo Dioulasso 01, Burkina Faso
    Microbes Infect 15:416-27. 2013
    ..These results represent a first attempt to identify Glossina salivary proteins or synthetic peptides to develop a standardized and specific biomarker of tsetse exposure in West Africa...
  45. pmc Low and seasonal malaria transmission in the middle Senegal River basin: identification and characteristics of Anopheles vectors
    Mamadou O Ndiath
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UMR 198 URMITE Campus international de Hann, IRD BP 1386 CP 18524 Dakar, Senegal
    Parasit Vectors 5:21. 2012
    ..These intensified the practice of agriculture along the river valley basin. We conducted a study to assess malaria vector diversity, dynamics and malaria transmission in the area...
  46. pmc Highly focused anopheline breeding sites and malaria transmission in Dakar
    Vanessa Machault
    Unité d entomologie médicale, Equipe 7 Maladies Emergentes et Moustiques, Institut de Medecine Tropicale du Service de Sante des Armees, Allée du Médecin Colonel Jamot, Parc du Pharo, 13262 Marseille cedex 07, France
    Malar J 8:138. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi Development of an exposure-free bednet trap for sampling Afrotropical malaria vectors
    E M Mathenge
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology ICIPE, Mbita Point Research and Training Centre, Nyanza Province, Kenya
    Med Vet Entomol 16:67-74. 2002
    ..This trap is specifically designed to catch host-seeking mosquitoes only and may be an effective, sensitive, user-friendly and economic alternative to existing methods for mosquito surveillance in Africa...
  48. ncbi NK/T-cell lymphoma in a child with hypersensitivity to mosquito bites
    Zhengxiang Zhang
    Department of Pathology, Nanjing Jinlin hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:855-7. 2009
    ..HMB is rarely reported and should be kept in mind as a clinical sign of subsequent NK/T-cell lymphoma in Asian country where HMB is relatively frequently encountered...
  49. ncbi First attempt to validate the gSG6-P1 salivary peptide as an immuno-epidemiological tool for evaluating human exposure to Anopheles funestus bites
    Anne Poinsignon
    Unité Caractérisation et Contrôle des Populations de Vecteurs, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1198-203. 2010
    ..gambiae exposure. This study represents a first attempt to validate the gSG6-P1 peptide as an epidemiological tool evaluating exposure to An. funestus bites, the second main malaria vector in sub-Saharan Africa...
  50. ncbi Hypersensitivity to mosquito bites: a unique pathogenic mechanism linking Epstein-Barr virus infection, allergy and oncogenesis
    Hideo Asada
    Department of Dermatology, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 45:153-60. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Kissing bugs. The vectors of Chagas
    Lori Stevens
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Adv Parasitol 75:169-92. 2011
    ..We close with a discussion of vector control measures and the allergic complications of kissing bug bites, a feature of particular importance in the United States...
  52. ncbi Elevated basal serum tryptase and hymenoptera venom allergy: relation to severity of sting reactions and to safety and efficacy of venom immunotherapy
    G Haeberli
    Department of Medicine, Spital Bern Ziegler, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:1216-20. 2003
    ..Mastocytosis and/or elevated basal serum tryptase may be associated with severe anaphylaxis...
  53. ncbi Blood-feeding performance of nymphs and adults of Triatoma brasiliensis on human hosts
    Alessandra A Guarneri
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Caixa Postal 1743, 30190 002, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Acta Trop 87:361-70. 2003
    ..brasiliensis was able to obtain a relatively fast bloodmeal, with few interruptions and without causing pain, providing further evidence of the capacity of this species to adapt to domestic environments...
  54. ncbi Influence of total and specific IgE, serum tryptase, and age on severity of allergic reactions to Hymenoptera stings
    S Blum
    Zahnmedizinische Kliniken der Universität Bern, Switzerland
    Allergy 66:222-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of total serum IgE and other potential risk factors on severity of systemic allergic Hymenoptera sting reactions...
  55. pmc Analysis of Anopheles arabiensis blood feeding behavior in southern Zambia during the two years after introduction of insecticide-treated bed nets
    Christen M Fornadel
    The W Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:848-53. 2010
    ..Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes in Macha appear to be relatively exophagic and have been caught biting outdoors immediately after sunset and before sunrise, potentially circumventing some of the protective effects of ITNs...
  56. ncbi Genetic parameters of insect bite hypersensitivity in Dutch Friesian broodmares
    A Schurink
    Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Sci 89:1286-93. 2011
    ..The dam affected the IBH development of her offspring through an additive genetic influence but also by being part of their rearing environment...
  57. ncbi Advances in mosquito allergy
    Zhikang Peng
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:350-4. 2007
    ..Due to the lack of availability of mosquito salivary preparations for use in skin tests and in-vitro tests, allergic reactions to mosquito bites are under diagnosed and under treated...
  58. ncbi A new recombinant mosquito salivary allergen, rAed a 2: allergenicity, clinical relevance, and cross-reactivity
    Z Peng
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Allergy 61:485-90. 2006
    ..Mosquito salivary proteins cause allergic reactions in humans. The allergenicity, clinical relevance, and species cross-reactivity of a new 37-kDa recombinant mosquito (Aedes aegypti) salivary allergen, rAed a 2, were evaluated...
  59. ncbi Human IgG antibody response to Glossina saliva: an epidemiologic marker of exposure to Glossina bites
    Anne Poinsignon
    Epidémiologie et Prévention, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Dakar, Senegal
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:750-3. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the evaluation of anti-saliva IgG could be an indicator of Glossina exposure and thus could be integrated in other available tools to identify populations presenting risks of HAT transmission...
  60. ncbi Specific immunotherapy using Hymenoptera venom: systematic review
    Alexandra Sayuri Watanabe
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 128:30-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to review the literature to assess the effects of venom immunotherapy among patients presenting severe reactions after Hymenoptera stings...
  61. ncbi Report of the 3rd Havemeyer workshop on allergic diseases of the Horse, Hólar, Iceland, June 2007
    E Marti
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, 3001 Berne, Switzerland
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 126:351-61. 2008
    ..This suggests that environmental or epigenetic factors may contribute to this response. This report summarizes the present state of knowledge and summarizes important issues discussed at the workshop...
  62. ncbi Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) and clinical consequences of their bites
    Jerome Goddard
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Box 9775, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    JAMA 301:1358-66. 2009
    ..Health consequences include nuisance biting and cutaneous and systemic reactions. The potential for bed bugs to serve as disease vectors and optimal methods for bed bug pest control and eradication are unclear...
  63. ncbi Heritability and repeatability of insect bite hypersensitivity in Dutch Shetland breeding mares
    A Schurink
    Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Sci 87:484-90. 2009
    ..We conclude that IBH, based on clinical symptoms, is a heritable trait in the Dutch Shetland pony population. Therefore, the IBH prevalence in this population can be decreased by selection...
  64. ncbi Molecular cloning and expression in insect cells of honeybee venom allergen acid phosphatase (Api m 3)
    Thomas Grunwald
    Protein Ligand Structural PLS Design GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:848-54. 2006
    ..Acid phosphatase (Api m 3) is a major allergen in honeybee (Apis mellifera) venom, and its availability as a recombinant protein may facilitate the development of improved diagnostic tests and immunotherapies...
  65. ncbi Antibody response against Anopheles albimanus (Diptera: Culicidae) salivary protein as a measure of mosquito bite exposure in Haiti
    Berlin L Londono-Renteria
    Department of Tropical Medicine, SPHTM, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:1156-63. 2010
    ..albimanus IgG and IgM antibody levels was observed. These results suggest that antibodies against An. albimanus saliva, especially IgG, are useful markers of mosquito bite exposure in Haiti...
  66. ncbi Local reactions to tick bites
    Elena Castelli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 30:241-8. 2008
    ..In the other lesions, the changes seem less characteristic, although the fragments of mouthparts and the special vascular changes provide a clue to their etiology...
  67. ncbi Personal protection against mosquitoes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, by using a kerosene oil lamp to vaporize transfluthrin
    H V Pates
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 16:277-84. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi Sensitivity to bites by the bedbug, Cimex lectularius
    K Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 23:163-6. 2009
    ..The significance of the delayed reaction time of skin to bites may also have implications in litigation cases where people seek compensation...
  69. ncbi Bedbug infestations in the news: a picture of an emerging public health problem in the United States
    Alice L Anderson
    East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Environ Health 70:24-7, 52-3. 2008
    ..Rural and urban examples are included in a four-year time frame starting with news in the Northeast and ending with an attempt to eradicate the pest from the state of Hawaii...
  70. pmc Bedbugs and infectious diseases
    Pascal Delaunay
    Service de Parasitologie Mycologie, Hopital de l Archet, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice and INSERM U895 Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
    Clin Infect Dis 52:200-10. 2011
    ..Because of increasing demands for information about effective control tactics and public health risks of bedbugs, continued research is needed to identify new pathogens in wild Cimex species (spp) and insecticide resistance...
  71. ncbi Are mosquitoes diverted from repellent-using individuals to non-users? Results of a field study in Bolivia
    S J Moore
    DCVBU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 12:532-9. 2007
    ..The results also have implications for repellent-efficacy assay design, as protection will appear magnified when mosquitoes are given a choice between repellent-users and non-users...
  72. pmc Quantifying behavioural interactions between humans and mosquitoes: evaluating the protective efficacy of insecticidal nets against malaria transmission in rural Tanzania
    Gerry F Killeen
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, United Republic of Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 6:161. 2006
    ..Behavioural adaptation by mosquitoes to increasing ITN coverage could allow vector mosquitoes to bite outside of peak sleeping hours and undermine efficacy of this key malaria prevention measure...
  73. ncbi Biting rates of Culicoides midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) on sheep in northeastern Spain in relation to midge capture using UV light and carbon dioxide-baited traps
    Alec C Gerry
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:615-24. 2009
    ..imicola. Animal-baited collecting is critical to interpret the epidemiological significance of light trap collections used for surveillance of the midge vectors of bluetongue virus and African horse sickness virus...
  74. ncbi Immune responses to mosquito saliva in 14 individuals with acute systemic allergic reactions to mosquito bites
    Zhikang Peng
    Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, 532 714 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 3P4
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1189-94. 2004
    ..Mosquito bite-induced acute systemic allergic reactions are an increasing clinical concern and have not been optimally characterized immunologically...
  75. ncbi Quantifying mosquito biting patterns on humans by DNA fingerprinting of bloodmeals
    E Michael
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:722-8. 2001
    ....
  76. ncbi Mosquito allergy: immune mechanisms and recombinant salivary allergens
    Zhikang Peng
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 133:198-209. 2004
    ..These recombinant allergens will significantly improve diagnosis of mosquito allergy and eventually will also improve specific immunotherapy for patients with systemic reactions to mosquito bites...
  77. ncbi Bedbugs
    Adam Kolb
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Dermatol Ther 22:347-52. 2009
    ..As more patients present with bedbug bites, physicians must possess the knowledge to diagnose, treat, and educate with regard to bedbug bites and bedbug infestations...
  78. ncbi Stinging insect hypersensitivity: a practice parameter update 2011
    David B K Golden
    Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 50 N Brockway St, 3 3, Palatine, IL 60067, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 127:852-4.e1-23. 2011
    ..In extraordinary circumstances, when the cost benefit of an intervention is prohibitive as supported by pharmacoeconomic data, commentary may be provided...
  79. ncbi Malaria vectors and urbanization in the equatorial forest region of south Cameroon
    Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
    Laboratoire IRD de Recherche sur le Paludisme, Organisation de Coordination pour la Lutte Contre les Endemies en Afrique Centrale, P O Box 288, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:347-54. 2005
    ..Such changes should be considered when implementing sustainable control measures...
  80. ncbi A comparison of the feeding behaviour of tsetse and stable flies
    S Schofield
    Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada
    Med Vet Entomol 16:177-85. 2002
    ..These behavioural differences are consistent with the respective life-history characteristics of Stomoxys and tsetse...
  81. ncbi Interactions between cattle and biting flies: effects on the feeding rate of tsetse
    S J Torr
    NRI, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 14:400-9. 2000
    ..61%). The lower feeding rates in young animals were attributed to higher rates of defensive movements. The results suggest that higher rates of defensive activities by young cattle reduce the risk of them contracting trypanosomiasis...
  82. ncbi Malaria transmission and major malaria vectors in different geographical areas of Southeast Asia
    H D Trung
    National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 9:230-7. 2004
    ..The study also points towards the fact that in Southeast Asia it will become increasingly difficult to incriminate Anopheles species in malaria transmission while the risk for malaria transmission still persist...
  83. ncbi Behavioral heterogeneity of Anopheles darlingi (Diptera: Culicidae) and malaria transmission dynamics along the Maroni River, Suriname, French Guiana
    H Hiwat
    Medical Mission, Zonnebloemstraat 45 47, Paramaribo, Suriname
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:207-13. 2010
    ..The tendency of Anopheles darlingi to bite during sleeping hours provides opportunity for malaria control using impregnated bed nets, a strategy just introduced in Suriname that may also find its way into French Guiana...
  84. ncbi Blood-feeding behavior of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles melas in Ghana, western Africa
    Nobuko Tuno
    Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University, Kakuma machi, Kanazawa, I Ishikawa, 920 1192, Japan
    J Med Entomol 47:28-31. 2010
    ..We suggest that the degree of exophily in An. melas may be affected by humidity and the availability of human as well as by the mosquitoes' innate habits...
  85. ncbi Measuring the efficacy of insecticide treated bednets: the use of DNA fingerprinting to increase the accuracy of personal protection estimates in Tanzania
    Seyi Soremekun
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 9:664-72. 2004
    ..When these percentages were used to adjust estimates of personal protection, it was found that the error due to mosquitoes not feeding in the rooms in which they were collected is negligible...
  86. ncbi Sampling techniques for adult Afrotropical malaria vectors and their reliability in the estimation of entomological inoculation rate
    L E G Mboera
    National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 7:117-24. 2005
    ..In this article, the inherent limitations of conventional mosquito sampling techniques when used in estimating the EIR are discussed...
  87. ncbi Api m 10, a genuine A. mellifera venom allergen, is clinically relevant but underrepresented in therapeutic extracts
    S Blank
    Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Allergy 66:1322-9. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the presence of Api m 10 in honeybee venom (HBV) and licensed venom immunotherapy preparations was addressed...
  88. pmc Protective efficacy of menthol propylene glycol carbonate compared to N, N-diethyl-methylbenzamide against mosquito bites in Northern Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Mosquito Section, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 5:189. 2012
    ..l and Culex quinquefasciatus...
  89. ncbi Clinical and entomological factors influence the outcome of sting challenge studies
    David B K Golden
    Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:670-5. 2006
    ..The reported frequency of systemic reactions to challenge sting varies greatly...
  90. pmc Malaria vectors and transmission dynamics in coastal south-western Cameroon
    Jude D Bigoga
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Malar J 6:5. 2007
    ....
  91. ncbi Acute compartment syndrome of the hand after a wasp sting: a case report
    Jeffrey R Sawyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Campbell Clinic University of Tennessee, Tennessee 38104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 19:82-5. 2010
    ..It is important to have a high index of suspicion for this condition in a patient who presents with signs and symptoms of a compartment syndrome after an insect sting...
  92. pmc The same ELA class II risk factors confer equine insect bite hypersensitivity in two distinct populations
    Lisa S Andersson
    Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 597, SE 751 24, Uppsala, Sweden
    Immunogenetics 64:201-8. 2012
    ..0013). To our knowledge this is the first time in any atopic dermatitis suffering species, including man, where the same risk allele has been identified in two distinct populations...
  93. ncbi Hypersensitivity to mosquito bites associated with natural killer cell-derived large granular lymphocyte lymphocytosis: a case report in Korea
    Joo Seop Chung
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pusan National University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 18:50-2. 2003
    ..We report the first case of HMB possibly associated with NK cell-derived large granular lymphocyte (NK-LGL) lymphocytosis in Korea...
  94. ncbi Stinging and biting insect allergy: an Australian experience
    Graham O Solley
    Watkins Medical Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:532-7. 2004
    ..Stings and bites from various insects are responsible for many anaphylactic events...
  95. ncbi Clinical practice. Hypersensitivity to hymenoptera stings
    Theodore M Freeman
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX 78023, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1978-84. 2004
  96. ncbi Identification, recombinant expression, and characterization of the 100 kDa high molecular weight Hymenoptera venom allergens Api m 5 and Ves v 3
    Simon Blank
    Department of Chemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg, Germany
    J Immunol 184:5403-13. 2010
    ..Moreover, the patient IgE reactivity together with the cellular activation demonstrates for the first time the relevance of high m.w. allergens in the context of hymenoptera venom allergy...
  97. pmc A case of hypersensitivity to mosquito bite associated with Epstein-barr viral infection and natural killer cell lymphocytosis
    Eui Jung Roh
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:321-3. 2010
    ..A 5-yr-old boy was suffered from necrotic skin lesions on the right ear lobe. Type A EB virus was detected from hlood cells and bone marrow biospy recognized hemophagocyrosis...
  98. pmc A multiplex assay for the simultaneous detection of antibodies against 15 Plasmodium falciparum and Anopheles gambiae saliva antigens
    Elena Ambrosino
    IRBA and UMR6236, Marseille, France
    Malar J 9:317. 2010
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to develop a sensitive tool to assess the exposure to malaria or to bites from the vector Anopheles gambiae, despite anti-malarial prophylactic treatment...
  99. pmc The Anopheles gambiae salivary protein gSG6: an anopheline-specific protein with a blood-feeding role
    Fabrizio Lombardo
    Dipartimento di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica, Sezione di Parassitologia, Universita La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 39:457-66. 2009
    ..We conclude that gSG6 plays some essential blood feeding role and was recruited in the anopheline subfamily most probably after the separation of the lineage which gave origin to Cellia and Anopheles subgenera...
  100. ncbi Epstein-Barr virus infected natural killer cell lymphoma in a patient with hypersensitivity to mosquito bite
    Jae Hoon Cho
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Kounkuk University Medical School, Seoul, South Korea
    J Infect 52:e173-6. 2006
    ..He was diagnosed as having Tokura-Ishihara disease and receives chemotherapy now. Here, we report a case of this disease with a precise pathological description on the lymph node biopsy...
  101. ncbi Identification of factors associated with the development of insect bite hypersensitivity in horses in The Netherlands
    Robin van den Boom
    Department of Equine Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 133:554-9. 2008
    ..Knowledge of the factors influencing the incidence of IBH may make it possible to reduce the number of animals affected and help alleviate symptoms in affected horses...

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    Earl E Carstens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These hypotheses will be addressed using two murine models of chronic itch, the NC "itchy" mouse strain, and experimental dry skin. ..
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    MARION CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Presently, only limited studies addressing this area have been performed. Our proposal fills this gap of knowledge. ..
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    Barbara Polivka; Fiscal Year: 2006
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    David Golden; Fiscal Year: 2005
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    Alfred Neugut; Fiscal Year: 2005
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    Alfred Neugut; Fiscal Year: 2003
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    MARION CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  8. EFFECT OF BEDNETS ON GHANAIAN MALARIA VECTORS
    Maxwell Appawu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will use these comparisons to ask whether ITN use has indeed selected for biochemical and/or behavioral adaptations in malaria vectors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Ochlerotatus japonicus: Ecology of an Invasive Mosquito
    RICHARD FALCO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such information is critical to understanding how a new vector becomes established in a landscape where its exposure to other circulating pathogens may facilitate its transition to a primary zoonotie vector. ..
  10. PREVALENCE AND ETIOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF VULVODYNIA
    Bernard Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2004
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    Gary Wormser; Fiscal Year: 2007
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    MARION CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If feedback mechanisms become a new focus then a groundbreaking paradigm shift would have been made for the development of treatment for arthritis and other inflammation-induced tissue damages. ..
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    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
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    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
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    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
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    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
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    Luis Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This competitive grant application requests funding to support the training at the UNC Dermatology Department of the next generation of dermatological investigators. ..
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    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
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    Kirsten Lyke; Fiscal Year: 2005
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    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2005
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