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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
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

A Hematogenously Disseminated Orientia tsutsugamsushi-Infected Murine Model of Scrub Typhus

Shelite, T. R., Saito, T. B., Mendell, N. L., Gong, B., Xu, G., Soong, L., Valbuena, G., Bouyer, D. H. & Walker, D. H., Jul 2014, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 8, 7, e2966.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2011
15 Scopus citations
2016

MyD88 mediates instructive signaling in dendritic cells and protective inflammatory response during rickettsial infection

Bechelli, J., Smalley, C., Zhao, X., Judy, B., Valdes, P., Walker, D. H. & Fang, R., Apr 1 2016, In : Infection and immunity. 84, 4, p. 883-893 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 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

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
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
2013

Recent molecular insights into rickettsial pathogenesis and immunity

Sahni, S. K., Narra, H. P., Sahni, A. & Walker, D. H., Oct 2013, In : Future Microbiology. 8, 10, p. 1265-1288 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

56 Scopus citations
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
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
2016

An Intradermal Inoculation Mouse Model for Immunological Investigations of Acute Scrub Typhus and Persistent Infection

Soong, L., Mendell, N. L., Olano, J. P., Rockx-Brouwer, D., Xu, G., Goez-Rivillas, Y., Drom, C., Shelite, T. R., Valbuena, G., Walker, D. H. & Bouyer, D. H., Aug 1 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 8, e0004884.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2019
1 Scopus citations
2015

A Tick Vector Transmission Model of Monocytotropic Ehrlichiosis

Saito, T. B. & Walker, D. H., Sep 15 2015, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 212, 6, p. 968-977 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2013

Rocky mountain spotted fever and other rickettsioses

Walker, D., Jul 8 2013, Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease: Fifth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses

Sexton, D. J. & Walker, D. H., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 323-328 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

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

Immunohistology of Infectious Diseases

Ezyaguirre, E. J., Walker, D. H. & Zaki, S., Jan 1 2011, Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry. Elsevier Inc., p. 58-82 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
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
2014

Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases and Mechanisms of Immunity

McBride, J. & Walker, D., Dec 9 2014, Vaccinology: An Essential Guide. Wiley Blackwell, p. 59-72 14 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
2014
17 Scopus citations
2013

Pathogenesis of the viral hemorrhagic fevers

Paessler, S. & Walker, D. H., Jan 2013, In : Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease. 8, p. 411-440 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

147 Scopus citations
2012

Person-to-person transmission of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus

Liu, Y., Li, Q., Hu, W., Wu, J., Weng, Y., Mei, L., Walker, D. H., Ren, J., Wang, Y. & Yu, X. J., Feb 1 2012, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 12, 2, p. 156-160 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

147 Scopus citations
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
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

2016

Endothelial Activation and Injury: The Mechanisms of Rickettsial Vasculiti

Sahni, A., Narra, H. P., Walker, D. H. & Sahni, S. K., Jan 1 2016, Vascular Responses to Pathogens. Elsevier Inc., p. 111-122 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 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
2015

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
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
2011

Principles of Parasitism: Host-Parasite Interactions

Olano, J. P., Weller, P. F., Guerrant, R. L. & Walker, D. H., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Bartonelloses

Dehio, C., Maguiña, C. & Walker, D. H., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Human ehrlichioses and rickettsioses in Cameroon

Ndip, LN., Ndip, R., Walker, D. H. & McBride, J. W., 2012, Current Topics in Tropical Medicine. p. 25-42

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018
3 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
2016

Epidemiology, molecular biology, and pathogenic mechanisms of Ehrlichia infections

Yu, X. J. & Walker, D., Jan 1 2016, Rickettsiales: Biology, Molecular Biology, Epidemiology, and Vaccine Development. Springer International Publishing, p. 225-240 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2012
17 Scopus citations
2011

Tropical Infectious Diseases

Guerrant, R., Walker, D. & Weller, P., 2011, Elsevier Inc.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

22 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

2019
Open Access
2 Scopus citations
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

Review article: Unresolved problems related to scrub typhus: A seriously neglected life-threatening disease

Paris, D. H., Shelite, T. R., Day, N. P. & Walker, D. H., Aug 2013, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 89, 2, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

127 Scopus citations
2016
9 Scopus citations
2012

Rocky mountain spotted fever and other rickettsioses

Walker, D., May 15 2012, Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease: Fifth Edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP), p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

64 Scopus citations
2015

The role of CD8 T lymphocytes in rickettsial infections

Walker, D. H. & Dumler, J. S., May 26 2015, In : Seminars in Immunopathology. 37, 3, p. 289-299 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

An animal model of a newly emerging human ehrlichiosis

Saito, T. B., Thirumalapura, N. R., Shelite, T. R., Rockx-Brouwer, D., Popov, V. L. & Walker, D. H., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 211, 3, p. 452-461 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2019

Atg5 supports Rickettsia australis infection in macrophages in vitro and in vivo

Bechelli, J., Vergara, L., Smalley, C., Buzhdygan, T. P., Bender, S., Zhang, W., Liu, Y., Popov, V. L., Wang, J., Garg, N., Hwang, S., Walker, D. H. & Fang, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Infection and immunity. 87, 1, e00651.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2013

Approaches to vaccines against Orientia tsutsugamushi

Valbuena, G. A. & Walker, D. H., 2013, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 4, JAN, Article 170.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
40 Scopus citations