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2019

Burkholderia pseudomallei ΔtonB Δhcp1 live attenuated vaccine strain elicits full protective immunity against aerosolized melioidosis infection

Khakhum, N., Bharaj, P., Myers, J. N., Tapia, D., Kilgore, P. B., Ross, B. N., Walker, D. H., Endsley, J. J. & Torresa, A. G., Jan 1 2019, In : mSphere. 4, 1, e00570-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 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

9 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 2020, In : Future Microbiology. 15, 9, p. 753-765 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

2015

The role of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato saliva in the dissemination of Rickettsia conorii in C3H/HeJ mice

Milhano, N., Saito, T. B., Bechelli, J., Fang, R., Vilhena, M., De Sousa, R. & Walker, D. H., Sep 1 2015, In : Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 29, 3, p. 225-229 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 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

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

12 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
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
2011

Typhus Group Rickettsioses

Walker, D. H. & Raoult, D., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 329-333 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 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

9 Scopus citations
2011

Tropical Infectious Diseases

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

22 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

13 Scopus citations
2011

Preface

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

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

12 Scopus citations
2016

Scrub typhus - Scientific neglect, ever-widening impact

Walker, D., Sep 8 2016, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 375, 10, p. 913-915 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

32 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
2017

Mechanisms of immunity to rickettsia and implications for vaccine development

Walker, D., Jan 1 2017, In : Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias. 30, p. 262-263 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

57 Scopus citations
2017

Genotypic characterization of Orientia tsutsugamushi from patients in two geographical locations in Sri Lanka

Premaratna, R., Blanton, L. S., Samaraweera, D. N., de Silva, G. N. N., Chandrasena, N. T. G. A., Walker, D. H. & de Silva, H. J., Jan 13 2017, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 17, 1, 67.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 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
2019
7 Scopus citations
2020

Quantitative Proteomics of the Endothelial Secretome Identifies RC0497 as Diagnostic of Acute Rickettsial Spotted Fever Infections

Zhao, Y., Fang, R., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Bechelli, J., Smalley, C., Valbuena, G. A., Walker, D. H., Oteo, J. A. & Brasier, A., Feb 2020, In : American Journal of Pathology. 190, 2, p. 306-322 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 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

2016

Rickettsia

Walker, D., Oct 6 2016, International Encyclopedia of Public Health. Elsevier Inc., p. 370-377 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2020
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

6 Scopus citations

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

2 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
2018
3 Scopus citations
2011
36 Scopus citations
2013

Case-Fatality ratio and effectiveness of ribavirin therapy among hospitalized patients in china who had severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome

Liu, W., Lu, Q. B., Cui, N., Li, H., Wang, L. Y., Liu, K., Yang, Z. D., Wang, B. J., Wang, H. Y., Zhang, Y. Y., Zhuang, L., Hu, C. Y., Yuan, C., Fan, X. J., Wang, Z., Zhang, L., Zhang, X. A., Walker, D. H. & Cao, W. C., Nov 1 2013, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 57, 9, p. 1292-1299 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations
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 2011, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 18, 12, p. 2018-2025 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 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

3 Scopus citations
2020
Open Access
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
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
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

148 Scopus citations
2019

Whole-genome sequence of rickettsia parkeri strain atlantic rainforest, isolated from a colombian tick

Londoño, A. F., Mendell, N. L., Valbuena, G. A., Routh, A. L., Wood, T. G., Widen, S. G., Rodas, J. D., Walker, D. H. & Bouyer, D. H., Sep 26 2019, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8, 39, e00684-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Ehrlichia chaffeensis outer membrane protein 1-specific human antibody-mediated immunity is defined by intracellular TRIM21-dependent innate immune activation and extracellular neutralization

Velayutham, T. S., Kumar, S., Zhang, X., Kose, N., Walker, D. H., Winslow, G., Crowe, J. E. & McBride, J. W., Dec 1 2019, In : Infection and immunity. 87, 12, e00383-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2016
9 Scopus citations
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
2017

Flea-Borne Rickettsioses and Rickettsiae

Blanton, L. S. & Walker, D. H., Jan 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 96, 1, p. 53-56 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 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
2011

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
2015
7 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
2015

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

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