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Borrelia miyamotoi infection leads to cross-reactive antibodies to the C6 peptide in mice and men.

Koetsveld J, Platonov AE, Kuleshov K, Wagemakers A, Hoornstra D, Ang W, Szekeres S, van Duijvendijk GLA, Fikrig E, Embers ME, Sprong H, Hovius JW.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S1198-743X(19)30418-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.07.026. [Epub ahead of print]


Multi-platform Approach for Microbial Biomarker Identification Using Borrelia burgdorferi as a Model.

Pflughoeft KJ, Mash M, Hasenkampf NR, Jacobs MB, Tardo AC, Magee DM, Song L, LaBaer J, Philipp MT, Embers ME, AuCoin DP.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2019 Jun 11;9:179. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00179. eCollection 2019.


The Functional and Molecular Effects of Doxycycline Treatment on Borrelia burgdorferi Phenotype.

Caskey JR, Hasenkampf NR, Martin DS, Chouljenko VN, Subramanian R, Cheslock MA, Embers ME.

Front Microbiol. 2019 Apr 18;10:690. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00690. eCollection 2019.


Human Bartonellosis: An Underappreciated Public Health Problem?

Cheslock MA, Embers ME.

Trop Med Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 19;4(2). pii: E69. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed4020069. Review.


Analysis of the antigenic determinants of the OspC protein of the Lyme disease spirochetes: Evidence that the C10 motif is not immunodominant or required to elicit bactericidal antibody responses.

Izac JR, Camire AC, Earnhart CG, Embers ME, Funk RA, Breitschwerdt EB, Marconi RT.

Vaccine. 2019 Apr 17;37(17):2401-2407. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.02.007. Epub 2019 Mar 25.


Immunological Responses to the Relapsing Fever Spirochete Borrelia turicatae in Infected Rhesus Macaques: Implications for Pathogenesis and Diagnosis.

Embers ME, Krishnavajhala A, Armstrong BA, Curtis MW, Pahar B, Wilder HK, Allen MS, Beare PA, Hasenkampf NR, Lopez JE.

Infect Immun. 2019 Mar 25;87(4). pii: e00900-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00900-18. Print 2019 Apr.


Robust B Cell Responses Predict Rapid Resolution of Lyme Disease.

Blum LK, Adamska JZ, Martin DS, Rebman AW, Elliott SE, Cao RRL, Embers ME, Aucott JN, Soloski MJ, Robinson WH.

Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 18;9:1634. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01634. eCollection 2018.


Late Disseminated Lyme Disease: Associated Pathology and Spirochete Persistence Posttreatment in Rhesus Macaques.

Crossland NA, Alvarez X, Embers ME.

Am J Pathol. 2018 Mar;188(3):672-682. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2017.11.005. Epub 2017 Dec 12.


Variable manifestations, diverse seroreactivity and post-treatment persistence in non-human primates exposed to Borrelia burgdorferi by tick feeding.

Embers ME, Hasenkampf NR, Jacobs MB, Tardo AC, Doyle-Meyers LA, Philipp MT, Hodzic E.

PLoS One. 2017 Dec 13;12(12):e0189071. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189071. eCollection 2017.


Immunomodulatory effects of tick saliva on dermal cells exposed to Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease.

Scholl DC, Embers ME, Caskey JR, Kaushal D, Mather TN, Buck WR, Morici LA, Philipp MT.

Parasit Vectors. 2016 Jul 8;9(1):394. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1638-7.


Five-Antigen Fluorescent Bead-Based Assay for Diagnosis of Lyme Disease.

Embers ME, Hasenkampf NR, Barnes MB, Didier ES, Philipp MT, Tardo AC.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2016 Apr 4;23(4):294-303. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00685-15. Print 2016 Apr.


Western Blotting of Human Sera-Can It Help Diagnose Bed Bug Bites?

Goddard J, Tardo AC, Embers ME.

Skinmed. 2015 Oct 1;13(5):345-6. eCollection 2015. No abstract available.


Development of real-time PCR assays for the detection of Moraxella macacae associated with bloody nose syndrome in rhesus (Macaca mulatta) and cynomolgus (Macaca fascicularis) macaques.

Whitehouse CA, Chase K, Embers ME, Kulesh DA, Ladner JT, Palacios GF, Minogue TD.

J Med Primatol. 2015 Dec;44(6):364-72. doi: 10.1111/jmp.12196. Epub 2015 Sep 14.


Correction: Amblyomma maculatum Feeding Augments Rickettsia parkeri Infection in a Rhesus Macaque Model: A Pilot Study.

Banajee KH, Embers ME, Langohr IM, Doyle LA, Hasenkampf NR, Macaluso KR.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 31;10(8):e0137598. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137598. eCollection 2015. No abstract available.


Persister Development by Borrelia burgdorferi Populations In Vitro.

Caskey JR, Embers ME.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Oct;59(10):6288-95. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00883-15. Epub 2015 Jul 27.


Amblyomma maculatum Feeding Augments Rickettsia parkeri Infection in a Rhesus Macaque Model: A Pilot Study.

Banajee KH, Embers ME, Langohr IM, Doyle LA, Hasenkampf NR, Macaluso KR.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 5;10(8):e0135175. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135175. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0137598.


Real-time monitoring of disease progression in rhesus macaques infected with Borrelia turicatae by tick bite.

Lopez JE, Vinet-Oliphant H, Wilder HK, Brooks CP, Grasperge BJ, Morgan TW, Stuckey KJ, Embers ME.

J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 15;210(10):1639-48. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu306. Epub 2014 May 30.


Septic arthritis due to moraxella osloensis in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta).

Wren MA, Caskey JR, Liu DX, Embers ME.

Comp Med. 2013;63(6):521-7.


Correction: Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Rhesus Macaques following Antibiotic Treatment of Disseminated Infection.

Embers ME, Barthold SW, Borda JT, Bowers L, Doyle L, Hodzic E, Jacobs MB, Hasenkampf NR, Martin DS, Narasimhan S, Phillippi-Falkenstein KM, Purcell JE, Ratterree MS, Philipp MT.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 24;8(9). doi: 10.1371/annotation/f84663e3-0a2c-4243-8f97-3a58133c1b0f. eCollection 2013.


Feeding of ticks on animals for transmission and xenodiagnosis in Lyme disease research.

Embers ME, Grasperge BJ, Jacobs MB, Philipp MT.

J Vis Exp. 2013 Aug 31;(78). doi: 10.3791/50617.


Vaccination against Lyme disease: past, present, and future.

Embers ME, Narasimhan S.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2013 Feb 12;3:6. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2013.00006. eCollection 2013. Review.


Bed bug saliva causes release of monocytic inflammatory mediators: plausible cause of cutaneous bite reactions.

Goddard J, Hasenkampf N, Edwards KT, de Shazo R, Embers ME.

Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2013;161(2):127-30. doi: 10.1159/000345134. Epub 2013 Jan 23.


Pharmacokinetic analysis of oral doxycycline in rhesus macaques.

Embers ME, Hasenkampf NR, Embers DG, Doyle LA.

J Med Primatol. 2013 Apr;42(2):57-61. doi: 10.1111/jmp.12031. Epub 2012 Dec 20.


Dynamic longitudinal antibody responses during Borrelia burgdorferi infection and antibiotic treatment of rhesus macaques.

Embers ME, Hasenkampf NR, Jacobs MB, Philipp MT.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Aug;19(8):1218-26. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00228-12. Epub 2012 Jun 20.


Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in rhesus macaques following antibiotic treatment of disseminated infection.

Embers ME, Barthold SW, Borda JT, Bowers L, Doyle L, Hodzic E, Jacobs MB, Hasenkampf NR, Martin DS, Narasimhan S, Phillippi-Falkenstein KM, Purcell JE, Ratterree MS, Philipp MT.

PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e29914. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029914. Epub 2012 Jan 11. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2012;7(4):10.1371/annotation/4cafed66-fb84-4589-a001-131d9c50aea6. PLoS One. 2013;8(9). doi:10.1371/annotation/f84663e3-0a2c-4243-8f97-3a58133c1b0f.


Characterization of a Moraxella species that causes epistaxis in macaques.

Embers ME, Doyle LA, Whitehouse CA, Selby EB, Chappell M, Philipp MT.

Vet Microbiol. 2011 Jan 27;147(3-4):367-75. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2010.06.029. Epub 2010 Jul 7.


Effect of Borrelia burgdorferi genotype on the sensitivity of C6 and 2-tier testing in North American patients with culture-confirmed Lyme disease.

Wormser GP, Liveris D, Hanincov√° K, Brisson D, Ludin S, Stracuzzi VJ, Embers ME, Philipp MT, Levin A, Aguero-Rosenfeld M, Schwartz I.

Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 1;47(7):910-4. doi: 10.1086/591529.


The failure of immune response evasion by linear plasmid 28-1-deficient Borrelia burgdorferi is attributable to persistent expression of an outer surface protein.

Embers ME, Alvarez X, Ooms T, Philipp MT.

Infect Immun. 2008 Sep;76(9):3984-91. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00387-08. Epub 2008 Jul 14.


Antigenicity and recombination of VlsE, the antigenic variation protein of Borrelia burgdorferi, in rabbits, a host putatively resistant to long-term infection with this spirochete.

Embers ME, Liang FT, Howell JK, Jacobs MB, Purcell JE, Norris SJ, Johnson BJ, Philipp MT.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2007 Aug;50(3):421-9. Epub 2007 Jun 26.


Dominant epitopes of the C6 diagnostic peptide of Borrelia burgdorferi are largely inaccessible to antibody on the parent VlsE molecule.

Embers ME, Jacobs MB, Johnson BJ, Philipp MT.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007 Aug;14(8):931-6. Epub 2007 Jun 13.


Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes that harbor only a portion of the lp28-1 plasmid elicit antibody responses detectable with the C6 test for Lyme disease.

Embers ME, Wormser GP, Schwartz I, Martin DS, Philipp MT.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007 Jan;14(1):90-3. Epub 2006 Nov 15.


Survival strategies of Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Embers ME, Ramamoorthy R, Philipp MT.

Microbes Infect. 2004 Mar;6(3):312-8. Review.


Differential antibody responses to a distinct region of human papillomavirus minor capsid proteins.

Embers ME, Budgeon LR, Culp TD, Reed CA, Pickel MD, Christensen ND.

Vaccine. 2004 Jan 26;22(5-6):670-80.


Genetic dissection of V alpha 14J alpha 18 natural T cell number and function in autoimmune-prone mice.

Matsuki N, Stanic AK, Embers ME, Van Kaer L, Morel L, Joyce S.

J Immunol. 2003 Jun 1;170(11):5429-37.


Hybrid papillomavirus L1 molecules assemble into virus-like particles that reconstitute conformational epitopes and induce neutralizing antibodies to distinct HPV types.

Christensen ND, Cladel NM, Reed CA, Budgeon LR, Embers ME, Skulsky DM, McClements WL, Ludmerer SW, Jansen KU.

Virology. 2001 Dec 20;291(2):324-34.

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