Diana Gerardi Scorpio
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Understanding how Anaplasma phagocytophilum alters neutrophils will improve diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this severe illness.
ABSTRACT Anaplasma phagocytophilum is an obligate intracellular bacterium that infects neutrophils and causes human granulocytic anaplasmosis. Infection induces neutrophil secretion of interleukin-8… Expand
One of the challenges facing veterinarians and investigators who use rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) as a surgical model in biomedical research is choosing an appropriate and efficacious… Expand
BackgroundAnaplasma phagocytophilum strains often vary in Msp2 expression, a situation assumed to be related to immune evasion. However, Msp2 is also an adhesin, and little is known about the role of… Expand
A pilot study was conducted to determine whether existing human or canine strains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum would reproduce clinical disease in experimentally inoculated dogs similar to dogs with… Expand
A central goal of HIV-1 vaccine research is the elicitation of antibodies capable of neutralizing diverse primary isolates of HIV-1. Here we show that focusing the immune response to exposed… Expand
Neorickettsia helminthoeca is an obligate intra-cytoplasmic bacterium that causes salmon poisoning disease (SPD), an acute, febrile, fatal disease of dogs. The complex life-cycle of this pathogen… Expand
BACKGROUND We have previously reported the feasibility and safety of the peroral transgastric endoscopic approach for diagnostic peritoneoscopy, liver biopsy, and gastrojejunostomy with long-term… Expand
ABSTRACT SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) causes severe acute respiratory tract disease characterized by diffuse alveolar damage and hyaline membrane formation. This pathology often progresses to acute… Expand
Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD,USAINTRODUCTIONNeorickettsia helminthoeca is an intracellular bacte-rium of reticuloendothelial cells of dogs thatcauses… Expand