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1.

Malaria Molecular Epidemiology: An Evolutionary Genetics Perspective.

Escalante AA, Pacheco MA.

Microbiol Spectr. 2019 Jul;7(4). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.AME-0010-2019.

PMID:
31400095
2.

Disentangling Leucocytozoon parasite diversity in the neotropics: Descriptions of two new species and shortcomings of molecular diagnostics for leucocytozoids.

Lotta IA, Valkiūnas G, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Hernández SR, Matta NE.

Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2019 May 13;9:159-173. doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.05.002. eCollection 2019 Aug.

3.

Evolution and Genetic Diversity of the k13 Gene Associated with Artemisinin Delayed Parasite Clearance in Plasmodium falciparum.

Pacheco MA, Kadakia ER, Chaudhary Z, Perkins DJ, Kelley J, Ravishankar S, Cranfield M, Talundzic E, Udhayakumar V, Escalante AA.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Jul 25;63(8). pii: e02550-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02550-18. Print 2019 Aug.

PMID:
31085516
4.

Limited differentiation among Plasmodium vivax populations from the northwest and to the south Pacific Coast of Colombia: A malaria corridor?

Pacheco MA, Schneider KA, Céspedes N, Herrera S, Arévalo-Herrera M, Escalante AA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 28;13(3):e0007310. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007310. eCollection 2019 Mar.

5.

Blood parasites infecting the Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), a unique neotropical folivorous bird.

Pacheco MA, García-Amado MA, Manzano J, Matta NE, Escalante AA.

PeerJ. 2019 Feb 5;7:e6361. doi: 10.7717/peerj.6361. eCollection 2019.

6.

A new pathogen spillover from domestic to wild animals: Plasmodium juxtanucleare infects free-living passerines in Brazil.

Ferreira-Junior FC, de Angeli Dutra D, Silveira P, Pacheco RC, Witter R, de Souza Ramos DG, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Braga ÉM.

Parasitology. 2018 Dec;145(14):1949-1958. doi: 10.1017/S003118201800077X. Epub 2018 May 9.

PMID:
29739479
7.

Primers targeting mitochondrial genes of avian haemosporidians: PCR detection and differential DNA amplification of parasites belonging to different genera.

Pacheco MA, Cepeda AS, Bernotienė R, Lotta IA, Matta NE, Valkiūnas G, Escalante AA.

Int J Parasitol. 2018 Jul;48(8):657-670. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.02.003. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

8.

Plasmodium parasites in reptiles from the Colombia Orinoco-Amazon basin: a re-description of Plasmodium kentropyxi Lainson R, Landau I, Paperna I, 2001 and Plasmodium carmelinoi Lainson R, Franco CM, da Matta R, 2010.

Matta NE, González LP, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Moreno AM, González AD, Calderón-Espinosa ML.

Parasitol Res. 2018 May;117(5):1357-1370. doi: 10.1007/s00436-018-5815-9. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

PMID:
29516213
9.

Correction: A Likelihood Approach to Estimate the Number of Co-Infections.

Schneider KA, Escalante AA.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 8;13(2):e0192877. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192877. eCollection 2018.

10.

Human migration and the spread of malaria parasites to the New World.

Rodrigues PT, Valdivia HO, de Oliveira TC, Alves JMP, Duarte AMRC, Cerutti-Junior C, Buery JC, Brito CFA, de Souza JC Jr, Hirano ZMB, Bueno MG, Catão-Dias JL, Malafronte RS, Ladeia-Andrade S, Mita T, Santamaria AM, Calzada JE, Tantular IS, Kawamoto F, Raijmakers LRJ, Mueller I, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Felger I, Ferreira MU.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 31;8(1):1993. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19554-0.

11.

Comparative analysis of low complexity regions in Plasmodia.

Chaudhry SR, Lwin N, Phelan D, Escalante AA, Battistuzzi FU.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 10;8(1):335. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18695-y.

12.

Mode and Rate of Evolution of Haemosporidian Mitochondrial Genomes: Timing the Radiation of Avian Parasites.

Pacheco MA, Matta NE, Valkiunas G, Parker PG, Mello B, Stanley CE Jr, Lentino M, Garcia-Amado MA, Cranfield M, Kosakovsky Pond SL, Escalante AA.

Mol Biol Evol. 2018 Feb 1;35(2):383-403. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msx285.

13.

Severe traumatic brain injuries in children: Does the type of trauma center matter?

Bardes JM, Benjamin E, Escalante AA, Wu J, Demetriades D.

J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Aug;53(8):1523-1525. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.09.017. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

PMID:
29074134
14.

Chronic Plasmodium brasilianum infections in wild Peruvian tamarins.

Erkenswick GA, Watsa M, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Parker PG.

PLoS One. 2017 Sep 13;12(9):e0184504. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184504. eCollection 2017.

15.

Characterizing the malaria rural-to-urban transmission interface: The importance of reactive case detection.

Molina Gómez K, Caicedo MA, Gaitán A, Herrera-Varela M, Arce MI, Vallejo AF, Padilla J, Chaparro P, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Arevalo-Herrera M, Herrera S.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 17;11(7):e0005780. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005780. eCollection 2017 Jul.

16.

Evolution of the merozoite surface protein 7 (msp7) family in Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum: A comparative approach.

Castillo AI, Andreína Pacheco M, Escalante AA.

Infect Genet Evol. 2017 Jun;50:7-19. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2017.01.024. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

17.

Phylogeographic Evidence for 2 Genetically Distinct Zoonotic Plasmodium knowlesi Parasites, Malaysia.

Yusof R, Ahmed MA, Jelip J, Ngian HU, Mustakim S, Hussin HM, Fong MY, Mahmud R, Sitam FA, Japning JR, Snounou G, Escalante AA, Lau YL.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Aug;22(8):1371-80. doi: 10.3201/eid2208.151885.

18.

Evolution of the Transmission-Blocking Vaccine Candidates Pvs28 and Pvs25 in Plasmodium vivax: Geographic Differentiation and Evidence of Positive Selection.

Chaurio RA, Pacheco MA, Cornejo OE, Durrego E, Stanley CE Jr, Castillo AI, Herrera S, Escalante AA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jun 27;10(6):e0004786. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004786. eCollection 2016 Jun.

19.

Prospective Study of Plasmodium vivax Malaria Recurrence after Radical Treatment with a Chloroquine-Primaquine Standard Regimen in Turbo, Colombia.

Zuluaga-Idárraga L, Blair S, Akinyi Okoth S, Udhayakumar V, Marcet PL, Escalante AA, Alexander N, Rojas C.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Jul 22;60(8):4610-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00186-16. Print 2016 Aug.

20.

Leucocytozoon Diversity and Possible Vectors in the Neotropical highlands of Colombia.

Lotta IA, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, González AD, Mantilla JS, Moncada LI, Adler PH, Matta NE.

Protist. 2016 Apr;167(2):185-204. doi: 10.1016/j.protis.2016.02.002. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

PMID:
27016638
21.

Haemoproteus erythrogravidus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae): Description and molecular characterization of a widespread blood parasite of birds in South America.

Mantilla JS, González AD, Lotta IA, Moens M, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Valkiūnas G, Moncada LI, Pérez-Tris J, Matta NE.

Acta Trop. 2016 Jul;159:83-94. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.02.025. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

PMID:
26995696
22.

Profiles of low complexity regions in Apicomplexa.

Battistuzzi FU, Schneider KA, Spencer MK, Fisher D, Chaudhry S, Escalante AA.

BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Feb 29;16:47. doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0625-0.

23.

Malaria in pregnancy: a passive surveillance study of pregnant women in low transmission areas of Colombia, Latin America.

Lopez-Perez M, Pacheco MA, Buriticá L, Escalante AA, Herrera S, Arévalo-Herrera M.

Malar J. 2016 Feb 5;15:66. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1125-9.

24.

Multiplicity of Infection and Disease Severity in Plasmodium vivax.

Pacheco MA, Lopez-Perez M, Vallejo AF, Herrera S, Arévalo-Herrera M, Escalante AA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jan 11;10(1):e0004355. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004355. eCollection 2016 Jan.

25.

Whole Genome Sequencing of Field Isolates Reveals Extensive Genetic Diversity in Plasmodium vivax from Colombia.

Winter DJ, Pacheco MA, Vallejo AF, Schwartz RS, Arevalo-Herrera M, Herrera S, Cartwright RA, Escalante AA.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Dec 28;9(12):e0004252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004252. eCollection 2015 Dec.

26.

The effect of local variation in malaria transmission on the prevalence of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistant haplotypes and selective sweep characteristics in Malawi.

Artimovich E, Kapito-Tembo A, Pensulo P, Nyirenda O, Brown S, Joshi S, Taylor TE, Mathanga D, Escalante AA, Laufer MK, Takala-Harrison S.

Malar J. 2015 Oct 5;14:387. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0860-7.

27.

Longitudinal analysis of Plasmodium falciparum genetic variation in Turbo, Colombia: implications for malaria control and elimination.

Chenet SM, Taylor JE, Blair S, Zuluaga L, Escalante AA.

Malar J. 2015 Sep 22;14:363. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0887-9.

28.

Molecular Evolution of PvMSP3α Block II in Plasmodium vivax from Diverse Geographic Origins.

Gupta B, Reddy BP, Fan Q, Yan G, Sirichaisinthop J, Sattabongkot J, Escalante AA, Cui L.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 12;10(8):e0135396. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135396. eCollection 2015.

29.

Malaria Molecular Epidemiology: Lessons from the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research Network.

Escalante AA, Ferreira MU, Vinetz JM, Volkman SK, Cui L, Gamboa D, Krogstad DJ, Barry AE, Carlton JM, van Eijk AM, Pradhan K, Mueller I, Greenhouse B, Pacheco MA, Vallejo AF, Herrera S, Felger I.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Sep;93(3 Suppl):79-86. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0005. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

30.

Population Genetics, Evolutionary Genomics, and Genome-Wide Studies of Malaria: A View Across the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research.

Carlton JM, Volkman SK, Uplekar S, Hupalo DN, Pereira Alves JM, Cui L, Donnelly M, Roos DS, Harb OS, Acosta M, Read A, Ribolla PEM, Singh OP, Valecha N, Wassmer SC, Ferreira M, Escalante AA.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Sep;93(3 Suppl):87-98. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0049. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

31.

Persistence of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine Resistance Despite Reduction of Drug Pressure in Malawi.

Artimovich E, Schneider K, Taylor TE, Kublin JG, Dzinjalamala FK, Escalante AA, Plowe CV, Laufer MK, Takala-Harrison S.

J Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 1;212(5):694-701. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv078. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

32.

Leucocytozoon pterotenuis sp. nov. (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae): description of the morphologically unique species from the Grallariidae birds, with remarks on the distribution of Leucocytozoon parasites in the Neotropics.

Lotta IA, Gonzalez AD, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Valkiūnas G, Moncada LI, Matta NE.

Parasitol Res. 2015 Mar;114(3):1031-44. doi: 10.1007/s00436-014-4269-y. Epub 2014 Dec 30.

PMID:
25544705
33.

Genome-wide patterns of genetic polymorphism and signatures of selection in Plasmodium vivax.

Cornejo OE, Fisher D, Escalante AA.

Genome Biol Evol. 2014 Dec 17;7(1):106-19. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu267.

34.

The geography of malaria genetics in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A complex and fragmented landscape.

Carrel M, Patel J, Taylor SM, Janko M, Mwandagalirwa MK, Tshefu AK, Escalante AA, McCollum A, Alam MT, Udhayakumar V, Meshnick S, Emch M.

Soc Sci Med. 2015 May;133:233-41. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.037. Epub 2014 Oct 19.

35.

Accelerated diversification of nonhuman primate malarias in Southeast Asia: adaptive radiation or geographic speciation?

Muehlenbein MP, Pacheco MA, Taylor JE, Prall SP, Ambu L, Nathan S, Alsisto S, Ramirez D, Escalante AA.

Mol Biol Evol. 2015 Feb;32(2):422-39. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msu310. Epub 2014 Nov 10.

36.

A population genetic model for the initial spread of partially resistant malaria parasites under anti-malarial combination therapy and weak intrahost competition.

Kim Y, Escalante AA, Schneider KA.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 9;9(7):e101601. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101601. eCollection 2014.

37.

A likelihood approach to estimate the number of co-infections.

Schneider KA, Escalante AA.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 2;9(7):e97899. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097899. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2018 Feb 8;13(2):e0192877.

38.

Description and molecular characterization of Haemoproteus macrovacuolatus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), a morphologically unique blood parasite of black-bellied whistling duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) from South America.

Matta NE, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Valkiūnas G, Ayerbe-Quiñones F, Acevedo-Cendales LD.

Parasitol Res. 2014 Aug;113(8):2991-3000. doi: 10.1007/s00436-014-3961-2. Epub 2014 Jun 8.

PMID:
24908432
39.

The origin and diversification of the merozoite surface protein 3 (msp3) multi-gene family in Plasmodium vivax and related parasites.

Rice BL, Acosta MM, Pacheco MA, Carlton JM, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 Sep;78:172-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.05.013. Epub 2014 May 23.

40.

Genetic variation and recurrent parasitaemia in Peruvian Plasmodium vivax populations.

McCollum AM, Soberon V, Salas CJ, Santolalla ML, Udhayakumar V, Escalante AA, Graf PC, Durand S, Cabezas C, Bacon DJ.

Malar J. 2014 Feb 24;13:67. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-67.

41.

Description of Leucocytozoon quynzae sp. nov. (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) from hummingbirds, with remarks on distribution and possible vectors of leucocytozoids in South America.

Matta NE, Lotta IA, Valkiūnas G, González AD, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Moncada LI, Rodríguez-Fandiño OA.

Parasitol Res. 2014 Feb;113(2):457-68. doi: 10.1007/s00436-013-3675-x. Epub 2013 Nov 22.

PMID:
24265056
42.

The evolution and diversity of a low complexity vaccine candidate, merozoite surface protein 9 (MSP-9), in Plasmodium vivax and closely related species.

Chenet SM, Pacheco MA, Bacon DJ, Collins WE, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA.

Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Dec;20:239-48. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.09.011. Epub 2013 Sep 14.

43.

Malarial parasite diversity in chimpanzees: the value of comparative approaches to ascertain the evolution of Plasmodium falciparum antigens.

Pacheco MA, Cranfield M, Cameron K, Escalante AA.

Malar J. 2013 Sep 17;12:328. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-328.

44.

Merozoite surface protein-3 alpha as a genetic marker for epidemiologic studies in Plasmodium vivax: a cautionary note.

Rice BL, Acosta MM, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA.

Malar J. 2013 Aug 21;12:288. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-288.

45.

The evolutionary history of Plasmodium vivax as inferred from mitochondrial genomes: parasite genetic diversity in the Americas.

Taylor JE, Pacheco MA, Bacon DJ, Beg MA, Machado RL, Fairhurst RM, Herrera S, Kim JY, Menard D, Póvoa MM, Villegas L, Mulyanto, Snounou G, Cui L, Zeyrek FY, Escalante AA.

Mol Biol Evol. 2013 Sep;30(9):2050-64. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst104. Epub 2013 Jun 2.

46.

Population dynamics of rhesus macaques and associated foamy virus in Bangladesh.

Feeroz MM, Soliven K, Small CT, Engel GA, Andreina Pacheco M, Yee JL, Wang X, Kamrul Hasan M, Oh G, Levine KL, Rabiul Alam SM, Craig KL, Jackson DL, Lee EG, Barry PA, Lerche NW, Escalante AA, Matsen Iv FA, Linial ML, Jones-Engel L.

Emerg Microbes Infect. 2013 May;2(5):e29. doi: 10.1038/emi.2013.23. Epub 2013 May 22.

47.

Historical shifts in Brazilian P. falciparum population structure and drug resistance alleles.

Griffing SM, Viana GM, Mixson-Hayden T, Sridaran S, Alam MT, de Oliveira AM, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA, Povoa MM, Udhayakumar V.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58984. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058984. Epub 2013 Mar 15.

48.

Identification of Plasmodium (Haemamoeba) lutzi (Lucena, 1939) from Turdus fuscater (Great Thrush) in Colombia.

Mantilla JS, Matta NE, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, González AD, Moncada LI.

J Parasitol. 2013 Aug;99(4):662-8. doi: 10.1645/12-138.1. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

PMID:
23517409
49.

Genomics, population genetics and evolutionary history of Plasmodium vivax.

Carlton JM, Das A, Escalante AA.

Adv Parasitol. 2013;81:203-22. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407826-0.00005-9. Review.

PMID:
23384624
50.

Real-time loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RealAmp) for the species-specific identification of Plasmodium vivax.

Patel JC, Oberstaller J, Xayavong M, Narayanan J, DeBarry JD, Srinivasamoorthy G, Villegas L, Escalante AA, DaSilva A, Peterson DS, Barnwell JW, Kissinger JC, Udhayakumar V, Lucchi NW.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54986. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054986. Epub 2013 Jan 22.

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