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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.

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2 Scopus citations

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.

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22 Scopus citations
3 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.

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13 Scopus citations

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.

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14 Scopus citations

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.

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67 Scopus citations

A single mutation (V64G) within the ring domain of Z attenuates junin virus

Hallam, S. J., Manning, J. T., Maruyama, J., Seregin, A., Huang, C., Walker, D. H., de la Torre, J. C. & Paessler, S., Sep 2020, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 14, 9, p. 1-15 15 p., e0008555.

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Open Access

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.

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9 Scopus citations

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.

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12 Scopus citations

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.

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8 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

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.

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13 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
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.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
Open Access
3 Scopus citations

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.

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7 Scopus citations

Fever and rash after a safari

Damavandy, A. A., Rojek, N. W., Dugan, E. M., Walker, D. & Norton, S. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 72, 1, p. e5-e6

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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.

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727 Scopus citations

Fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 mediates internalization of pathogenic spotted fever rickettsiae into host endothelium

Sahni, A., Patel, J., Narra, H. P., Schroeder, C. L. C., Walker, D. H. & Sahni, S. K., Aug 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 8, e0183181.

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6 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations

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.

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11 Scopus citations

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.

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15 Scopus citations

Inactivation of sam-methyltransferase is the mechanism of attenuation of a historic louse borne typhus vaccine strain

Liu, Y., Wu, B., Weinstock, G., Walker, D. H. & Yu, X. J., Nov 20 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 11, e113285.

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3 Scopus citations

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.

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36 Scopus citations

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.

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9 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.

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12 Scopus citations

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 2011, In : Microbes and Infection. 13, 3, p. 232-238 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

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.

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5 Scopus citations

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

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

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27 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

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 10 p.

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30 Scopus citations

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.

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148 Scopus citations

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.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations

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.

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23 Scopus citations
17 Scopus citations

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.

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13 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations

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.

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5 Scopus citations

Strong Type 1, but Impaired Type 2, Immune Responses Contribute to Orientia tsutsugamushi-Induced Pathology in Mice

Soong, L., Wang, H., Shelite, T. R., Liang, Y., Mendell, N. L., Sun, J., Gong, B., Valbuena, G. A., Bouyer, D. H. & Walker, D. H., Sep 1 2014, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 8, 9

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20 Scopus citations

Structure-based vaccines provide protection in a mouse model of ehrlichiosis

Thomas, S., Thirumalapura, N. R., Crocquet-Valdes, P. A., Luxon, B. A. & Walker, D. H., Nov 17 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 11, e27981.

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14 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Systemic treatment with cpg-b after sublethal rickettsial infection induces mouse death through indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (ido)

Xin, L., Shelite, T. R., Gong, B., Mendell, N. L., Soong, L., Fang, R. & Walker, D. H., Mar 28 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 3, e34062.

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16 Scopus citations