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2008 Publications

Lagos R, Muñoz A, San Martin O, Maldonado A, Hormazabal JC, Blackwelder WC, Levine MM. Age- and serotype-specific pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease: insights from systematic surveillance in Santiago, Chile, 1994--2007. J Infect Dis. 2008 Dec 15;198(12):1809-17. PMID: 18959497

Malaria Genomic Epidemiology Network.A global network for investigating the genomic epidemiology of malaria. Nature. 2008 Dec 11;456(7223):732-7. PMID: 19079050

Baillie LW, Rodriguez AL, Moore S, Atkins HS, Feng C, Nataro JP, Pasetti MF. Towards a human oral vaccine for anthrax: the utility of a Salmonella Typhi Ty21a-based prime-boost immunization strategy. Vaccine. 2008 Nov 11;26(48):6083-91. PMID: 18805452, PMCID: PMC2911367

Mandomando IM, Naniche D, Pasetti MF, Vallès X, Cuberos L, Nhacolo A, Kotloff KL, Martins H, Levine MM, Alonso P. Measles-specific neutralizing antibodies in rural Mozambique: seroprevalence and presence in breast milk. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Nov;79(5):787-92. PMID: 18981523

Chen WH, Kang TJ, Bhattacharjee AK, Cross AS. Intranasal administration of a detoxified endotoxin vaccine protects mice against heterologous Gram-negative bacterial pneumonia. Innate Immun. 2008 Oct;14(5):269-78. PMID: 18809651

Fang CM, Wang JY, Chinchilla M, Levine MM, Blackwelder WC, Galen JE. Use of mchI encoding immunity to the antimicrobial peptide microcin H47 as a plasmid selection marker in attenuated bacterial live vectors. Infect Immun. 2008 Oct;76(10):4422-30. PMID: 18663003, PMCID: PMC2546845

Streeten EA, Beck TJ, O'Connell JR, Rampersand E, McBride DJ, Takala SL, Pollin TI, Uusi-Rasi K, Mitchell BD, Shuldiner AR. Autosome-wide linkage analysis of hip structural phenotypes in the Old Order Amish. Bone. 2008 Sep;43(3):607-12. PMID: 18555766, PMCID: PMC2591020

Wahid R, Salerno-Gonçalves R, Tacket CO, Levine MM, Sztein MB. Generation of specific effector and memory T cells with gut- and secondary lymphoid tissue-homing potential by oral attenuated CVD 909 typhoid vaccine in humans. Mucosal Immunol. 2008 Sep;1(5):389-98. PMID: 19079203, PMCID: PMC3215293

Laurens MB, Becker RM, Johnson JK, Wolf JS, Kotloff KL. MRSA with progression from otitis media and sphenoid sinusitis to clival osteomyelitis, pachymeningitis and abducens nerve palsy in an immunocompetent 10-year-old patient. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Jul;72(7):945-51. PMID: 18472169

Roca A, Quintó L, Abacassamo F, Morais L, Vallès X, Espasa M, Sigaúque B, Sacarlal J, Macete E, Nhacolo A, Mandomando I, Levine MM, Alonso PL. Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in children less than 5 years of age in Manhiça, a rural area of southern Mozambique. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 Jun;13(6):818-26.

PMID: 18397181

Kotloff KL. The prospect of vaccination against group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2008 May;10(3):192-9. PMID: 18510880

Levy H, Diallo S, Tennant SM, Livio S, Sow SO, Tapia M, Fields PI, Mikoleit M, Tamboura B, Kotloff KL, Lagos R, Nataro JP, Galen JE, Levine MM. PCR method to identify Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi, Paratyphi A, and Paratyphi B among Salmonella Isolates from the blood of patients with clinical enteric fever. J Clin Microbiol. 2008 May;46(5):1861-6. PMID: 18367574, PMCID: PMC2395068

Ramirez K, Barry EM, Ulmer J, Stout R, Szabo J, Manetz S, Levine MM, Pasetti MF. Preclinical safety and biodistribution of Sindbis virus measles DNA vaccines administered as a single dose or followed by live attenuated measles vaccine in a heterologous prime-boost regimen. Hum Gene Ther. 2008 May;19(5):522-31. PMID: 18507515

Petri WA Jr, Miller M, Binder HJ, Levine MM, Dillingham R, Guerrant RL. Enteric infections, diarrhea, and their impact on function and development. J Clin Invest. 2008 Apr;118(4):1277-90. PMID: 18382740, PMCID: PMC2276781

Pasetti MF, Cuberos L, Horn TL, Shearer JD, Matthews SJ, House RV, Sztein MB. An improved Francisella tularensis live vaccine strain (LVS) is well tolerated and highly immunogenic when administered to rabbits in escalating doses using various immunization routes. Vaccine. 2008 Mar 25;26(14):1773-85. PMID: 18308432,

PMCID: PMC2678717

Kelly K, Loskutov A, Zehrung D, Puaa K, LaBarre P, Muller N, Guiqiang W, Ding HG, Hu D, Blackwelder WC. Preventing contamination between injections with multiple-use nozzle needle-free injectors: a safety trial. Vaccine. 2008 Mar 4;26(10):1344-52. PMID: 18272265

Cross AS, Chen WH, Levine MM. A case for immunization against nosocomial infections. J Leukoc Biol. 2008 Mar;83(3):483-8. Review. PMID: 18070981

Bell DJ, Nyirongo SK, Mukaka M, Zijlstra EE, Plowe CV, Molyneux ME, Ward SA, Winstanley PA. Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-based combinations for malaria: a randomised blinded trial to compare efficacy, safety and selection of resistance in Malawi. PLoS One. 2008 Feb 13;3(2):e1578. PMID: 18270569, PMCID: PMC2229666

Thera MA, Doumbo OK, Coulibaly D, Diallo DA, Kone AK, Guindo AB, Traore K, Dicko A, Sagara I, Sissoko MS, Baby M, Sissoko M, Diarra I, Niangaly A, Dolo A, Daou M, Diawara SI, Heppner DG, Stewart VA, Angov E, Bergmann-Leitner ES, Lanar DE, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of an AMA-1 malaria vaccine in Malian adults: results of a phase 1 randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2008 Jan 23;3(1):e1465. PMID: 18213374, PMCID: PMC2186380

Rallabhandi P, Awomoyi A, Thomas KE, Phalipon A, Fujimoto Y, Fukase K, Kusumoto S, Qureshi N, Sztein MB, Vogel SN. Differential activation of human TLR4 by Escherichia coli and Shigella flexneri 2a lipopolysaccharide: combined effects of lipid A acylation state and TLR4 polymorphisms on signaling. J Immunol. 2008 Jan 15;180(2):1139-47. PMID: 18178854, PMCID: PMC2739731

Sigaúque B, Roca A, Sanz S, Oliveiras I, Martínez M, Mandomando I, Vallès X, Espasa M, Abacassamo F, Sacarlal J, Macete E, Nhacolo A, Aponte J, Levine MM, Alonso PL. Acute bacterial meningitis among children, in Manhiça, a rural area in Southern Mozambique. Acta Trop. 2008 Jan;105(1):21-7. PMID: 17959132

Sibley CH, Barnes KI, Watkins WM, Plowe CV. A network to monitor antimalarial drug resistance: a plan for moving forward. Trends Parasitol. 2008 Jan;24(1):43-8. Review. PMID: 18042432