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2016

Rickettsia australis activates inflammasome in human and murine macrophages

Smalley, C., Bechelli, J., Rockx-Brouwer, D., Saito, T., Azar, S. R., Ismail, N., Walker, D. H. & Fang, R., Jun 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 6, e0157231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2020
2014

Omplete genome sequence of Ehrlichia muris strain AS145T, a model monocytotropic Ehrlichia strain

Thirumalapura, N. R., Qin, X., Kuriakose, J. A. & Walker, D., 2014, In : Genome Announcements. 2, 1, e01234-13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Rickettsia, orientia, ehrlichia, anaplasma and coxiella: Typhus; spotted fevers; scrub typhus; ehrlichioses; Q fever

Walker, D. & Yu, X. J., Jul 23 2012, Medical Microbiology: Eighteenth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 390-399 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2017

Murine models of scrub typhus associated with host control of Orientia tsutsugamushi infection

Mendell, N. L., Bouyer, D. H. & Walker, D. H., Mar 10 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 3, e0005453.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

Rickettsia rickettsii and Other Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Spotted Fevers)

Walker, D. & Blanton, L., Aug 28 2014, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 2198-2205 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
2012

Immune Mediators of protective and pathogenic immune responses in patients with mild and fatal human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis

Ismail, N., Walker, D. H., Ghose, P. & Tang, Y. W., May 21 2012, In : BMC Immunology. 13, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2014

Rickettsia typhi (Murine Typhus)

Blanton, L., Dumler, J. S. & Walker, D., Aug 28 2014, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 2221-2224.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations
2017

Time to Worry about Anthrax Again

Keim, P. S., Walker, D. & Zilinskas, R. A., Mar 14 2017, In : Scientific American. 316, 4, p. 70-75 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Interactions of Pathogens with the Host

Walker, D., Jan 1 2014, Pathobiology of Human Disease: A Dynamic Encyclopedia of Disease Mechanisms. Elsevier Inc., p. 214-216 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2020

The guinea pig model for tick-borne spotted fever rickettsioses: A second look

Stokes, J. V., Walker, D. H. & Varela-Stokes, A. S., Nov 2020, In : Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 11, 6, 101538.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2011

Immunization with Ehrlichia P28 outer membrane proteins confers protection in a mouse model of ehrlichiosis

Crocquet-Valdes, P. A., Thirumalapura, N. R., Ismail, N., Yu, X., Saito, T. B., Stevenson, H. L., Pietzsch, C. A., Thomas, S. & Walker, D. H., Dec 1 2011, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 18, 12, p. 2018-2025 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2014

After malaria is controlled, what's next?

Walker, D. H., Jul 2014, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91, 1, p. 7-10 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations
2017

A review of the global epidemiology of scrub typhus

Xu, G., Walker, D. H., Jupiter, D., Melby, P. C. & Arcari, C. M., Nov 3 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 11, e0006062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations
2014

Rickettsia prowazekii (Epidemic or Louse-Borne Typhus)

Blanton, L. & Walker, D., Aug 28 2014, Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 2217-2220.e1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Fatal monocytic ehrlichiosis in woman, Mexico, 2013

Sosa-Gutierrez, C. G., Solorzano-Santos, F., Walker, D. H., Torres, J., Serrano, C. A. & Gordillo-Perez, G., May 2016, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 22, 5, p. 871-874 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2017

CD8+T cells provide immune protection against murine disseminated endotheliotropic Orientia tsutsugamushi infection

Xu, G., Mendell, N. L., Liang, Y., Shelite, T. R., Goez-Rivillas, Y., Soong, L., Bouyer, D. H. & Walker, D. H., Jul 19 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 7, e0005763.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

Ehrlichia

Thirumalapura, N. R. & Walker, D., Nov 26 2014, Molecular Medical Microbiology: Second Edition. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 3. p. 2011-2032 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2019

Seek and you shall find — Unknown pathogens?

Vasilakis, N. & Walker, D. H., May 30 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 380, 22, p. 2174-2175 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2012

Pathogenesis of lassa fever

Yun, N. E. & Walker, D. H., Oct 2012, In : Viruses. 4, 10, p. 2031-2048 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

85 Scopus citations
2013

Compartmentalized, functional role of angiogenin during spotted fever group rickettsia-induced endothelial barrier dysfunction: Evidence of possible mediation by host tRNA-derived small noncoding RNAs

Gong, B., Lee, Y. S., Lee, I., Shelite, T. R., Kunkeaw, N., Xu, G., Lee, K., Jeon, S. H., Johnson, B. H., Chang, Q., Ha, T., Mendell, N. L., Cheng, X., Bouyer, D. H., Boor, P. J., Ksiazek, T. G. & Walker, D. H., Jun 23 2013, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 13, 1, 285.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2015

Rickettsia massiliae and rickettsia conorii israeli spotted fever strain differentially regulate endothelial cell responses

Bechelli, J., Smalley, C., Milhano, N., Walker, D. H. & Fang, R., Sep 22 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 9, e0138830.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Principles of Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Walker, D., Jan 1 2014, Pathobiology of Human Disease: A Dynamic Encyclopedia of Disease Mechanisms. Elsevier Inc., p. 222-225 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Reemergence of murine typhus in galveston, texas, usa, 2013

Blanton, L. S., Vohra, R. F., Bouyer, D. H. & Walker, D. H., Jan 1 2015, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 21, 3, p. 484-486 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2019
6 Scopus citations

Sequelae of Lassa fever: Postviral cerebellar ataxia

Ezeomah, C., Adoga, A., Ihekweazu, C., Paessler, S., Cisneros, I., Tomori, O. & Walker, D., Dec 1 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2014

Quantitative study of Rickettsia massiliae in Rhipicephalus sanguineus organs

Milhano, N., Popov, V., Vilhena, M., Bouyer, D. H., de Sousa, R. & Walker, D. H., Oct 1 2014, In : Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 5, 6, p. 709-714 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Rickettsia felis and changing paradigms about pathogenic rickettsiae

Labruna, M. B. & Walker, D. H., Oct 1 2014, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 20, 10, p. 1768-1769 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

20 Scopus citations
2018

Chlamydial, Mycoplasmal, Rickettsial, and Ehrlichial Diseases

Walker, D. H., Jan 1 2018, Pulmonary Pathology: A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology. Elsevier Inc., p. 315-326 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011
15 Scopus citations
2019

Rickettsiae Within the Fleas of Feral Cats in Galveston, Texas

Blanton, L. S., Vohra, R. F., Fistein, L., Quade, B., Walker, D. H. & Bouyer, D. H., Sep 2019, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 19, 9, p. 647-651 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2011

Obligate intracellular bacterium Ehrlichia inhibiting mitochondrial activity

Liu, Y., Zhang, Z., Jiang, Y., Zhang, L., Popov, V. L., Zhang, J., Walker, D. H. & Yu, X. J., Mar 1 2011, In : Microbes and Infection. 13, 3, p. 232-238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2019

A cluster of cases of rocky mountain spotted fever in an area of Colombia not known to be endemic for this disease

Londoño, A. F., Arango-Ferreira, C., Acevedo-Gutiérrez, L. Y., Paternina, L. E., Montes, C., Ruiz, I., Labruna, M. B., Díaz, F. J., Walker, D. H. & Rodas, J. D., 2019, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 101, 2, p. 336-342 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2020

Recent research milestones in the pathogenesis of human rickettsioses and opportunities ahead

Narra, H. P., Sahni, A., Walker, D. H. & Sahni, S. K., Jun 1 2020, In : Future Microbiology. 15, p. 753-765 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Ehrlichioses: An important one health opportunity

Saito, T. B. & Walker, D. H., Sep 1 2016, In : Veterinary Sciences. 3, 3, 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations
2012

New insight into immunity and immunopathology of Rickettsial diseases

Mansueto, P., Vitale, G., Cascio, A., Seidita, A., Pepe, I., Carroccio, A., Di Rosa, S., Rini, G. B., Cillari, E. & Walker, D. H., 2012, In : Clinical and Developmental Immunology. 2012, 967852.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

80 Scopus citations
2011

Fever with thrombocytopenia associated with a novel bunyavirus in China

Yu, X. J., Liang, M. F., Zhang, S. Y., Liu, Y., Li, J. D., Sun, Y. L., Zhang, L., Zhang, Q. F., Popov, V. L., Li, C., Qu, J., Li, Q., Zhang, Y. P., Hai, R., Wu, W., Wang, Q., Zhan, F. X., Wang, X. J., Kan, B., Wang, S. W. & 26 others, Wan, K. L., Jing, H. Q., Lu, J. X., Yin, W. W., Zhou, H., Guan, X. H., Liu, J. F., Bi, Z. Q., Liu, G. H., Ren, J., Wang, H., Zhao, Z., Song, J. D., He, J. R., Wan, T., Zhang, J. S., Fu, X. P., Sun, L. N., Dong, X. P., Feng, Z. J., Yang, W. Z., Hong, T., Zhang, Y., Walker, D. H., Wang, Y. & Li, D. X., Apr 21 2011, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 364, 16, p. 1523-1532 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

721 Scopus citations
2014

Diseases Caused by Fungi

Walker, D. H. & McGinnis, M. R., Jan 1 2014, Pathobiology of Human Disease: A Dynamic Encyclopedia of Disease Mechanisms. Elsevier Inc., p. 217-221 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Editorial: Changing dynamics of human-rickettsial interactions

Walker, D. H., Jan 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 94, 1, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 Scopus citations
2015

Permissive and protective roles for neutrophils in leishmaniasis

Carlsen, E. D., Liang, Y., Shelite, T. R., Walker, D. H., Melby, P. C. & Soong, L., Nov 2015, In : Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 182, 2, p. 109-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2016
9 Scopus citations
2014
20 Scopus citations
2012
17 Scopus citations
2011

Scrub Typhus

Kim, I. S. & Walker, D. H., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 334-338 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus citations
2016

Opossums and cat fleas: New insights in the ecology of murine typhus in Galveston, Texas

Blanton, L., Idowu, B. M., Tatsch, T. N., Henderson, J. M., Bouyer, D. & Walker, D., Aug 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 2, p. 457-461 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2019

Vector Tick Transmission Model of Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis

Saito, T. B., Bechelli, J., Smalley, C., Karim, S. & Walker, D. H., Jan 2019, In : American Journal of Pathology. 189, 1, p. 115-123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Anthrax

Rao, G. R. & Walker, D. H., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 261-264 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Spotted fever group Rickettsia in small rodents from areas of low endemicity for Brazilian spotted fever in the Eastern Region of Minas Gerais State, Brazil

Milagres, B. S., Padilha, A. F., Montandon, C. E., Freitas, R. N., Pacheco, R., Walker, D. H., Labruna, M. B., Mafra, C. L. & Galvão, M. A. M., May 2013, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 88, 5, p. 937-939 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations