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1.

Leptospira yasudae sp. nov. and Leptospira stimsonii sp. nov., two new species of the pathogenic group isolated from environmental sources.

Casanovas-Massana A, Hamond C, Santos LA, de Oliveira D, Hacker KP, Balassiano I, Costa F, Medeiros MA, Reis MG, Ko AI, Wunder EA.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2019 Jun 11. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.003480. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31184568
2.

Fatal Zika virus disease in adults: A critical reappraisal of an under-recognized clinical entity.

Rodríguez-Morales AJ, Ramírez-Vallejo E, Alvarado-Arnez LE, Paniz-Mondolfi A, Zambrano LI, Ko AI.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;83:160-162. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.03.002. Epub 2019 Mar 9. No abstract available.

3.

Misperceived Risks of Zika-related Microcephaly in India.

Grubaugh ND, Ishtiaq F, Setoh YX, Ko AI.

Trends Microbiol. 2019 May;27(5):381-383. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2019.02.004. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

PMID:
30826180
4.

Correction: Evaluating strategies for control of tuberculosis in prisons and prevention of spillover into communities: An observational and modeling study from Brazil.

Mabud TS, de Lourdes Delgado Alves M, Ko AI, Basu S, Walter KS, Cohen T, Mathema B, Colijn C, Lemos E, Croda J, Andrews JR.

PLoS Med. 2019 Mar 1;16(3):e1002764. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002764. eCollection 2019 Mar.

5.

Impact of preexisting dengue immunity on Zika virus emergence in a dengue endemic region.

Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Costa F, Nascimento EJM, Nery N Júnior, Castanha PMS, Sacramento GA, Cruz J, Carvalho M, De Olivera D, Hagan JE, Adhikarla H, Wunder EA Jr, Coêlho DF, Azar SR, Rossi SL, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC, Ribeiro GS, Balmaseda A, Harris E, Nogueira ML, Reis MG, Marques ETA, Cummings DAT, Ko AI.

Science. 2019 Feb 8;363(6427):607-610. doi: 10.1126/science.aav6618.

PMID:
30733412
6.

Evaluating strategies for control of tuberculosis in prisons and prevention of spillover into communities: An observational and modeling study from Brazil.

Mabud TS, de Lourdes Delgado Alves M, Ko AI, Basu S, Walter KS, Cohen T, Mathema B, Colijn C, Lemos E, Croda J, Andrews JR.

PLoS Med. 2019 Jan 24;16(1):e1002737. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002737. eCollection 2019 Jan. Erratum in: PLoS Med. 2019 Mar 1;16(3):e1002764.

7.

Concomitant transmission of dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses in Brazil: Clinical and epidemiological findings from surveillance for acute febrile illness.

O Silva MM, Tauro LB, Kikuti M, Anjos RO, Santos VC, Gonçalves TSF, Paploski IAD, Moreira PSS, Nascimento LCJ, Campos GS, Ko AI, Weaver SC, Reis MG, Kitron U, Ribeiro GS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 18. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy1083. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30561554
8.

Strengthening Mentoring in Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Advance Global Health Research: An Overview.

Lescano AG, Cohen CR, Raj T, Rispel L, Garcia PJ, Zunt JR, Hamer DH, Heimburger DC, Chi BH, Ko AI, Bukusi EA.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Jan;100(1_Suppl):3-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0556.

9.

Cross-sectional study of brucellosis and Q fever in Thailand among livestock in two districts at the Thai-Cambodian border, Sa Kaeo province.

Colombe S, Watanapalachaigool E, Ekgatat M, Ko AI, Hinjoy S.

One Health. 2018 Oct 11;6:37-40. doi: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2018.10.001. eCollection 2018 Dec.

10.

Differences in the Prevalence of Non-Communicable Disease between Slum Dwellers and the General Population in a Large Urban Area in Brazil.

Snyder RE, Rajan JV, Costa F, Lima HCAV, Calcagno JI, Couto RD, Riley LW, Reis MG, Ko AI, Ribeiro GS.

Trop Med Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 16;2(3). pii: E47. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed2030047.

11.

Fine-scale GPS tracking to quantify human movement patterns and exposure to leptospires in the urban slum environment.

Owers KA, Odetunde J, de Matos RB, Sacramento G, Carvalho M, Nery N Jr, Costa F, Reis MG, Childs JE, Hagan JE, Diggle PJ, Ko AI.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Aug 31;12(8):e0006752. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006752. eCollection 2018 Aug.

12.

A Large Leptospirosis Outbreak following Successive Severe Floods in Fiji, 2012.

Togami E, Kama M, Goarant C, Craig SB, Lau C, Ritter JM, Imrie A, Ko AI, Nilles EJ.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Oct;99(4):849-851. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0335.

PMID:
30141390
13.

Genomic Comparison Among Global Isolates of L. interrogans Serovars Copenhageni and Icterohaemorrhagiae Identified Natural Genetic Variation Caused by an Indel.

Santos LA, Adhikarla H, Yan X, Wang Z, Fouts DE, Vinetz JM, Alcantara LCJ, Hartskeerl RA, Goris MGA, Picardeau M, Reis MG, Townsend JP, Zhao H, Ko AI, Wunder EA Jr.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 Jun 19;8:193. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00193. eCollection 2018.

14.

FcpB Is a Surface Filament Protein of the Endoflagellum Required for the Motility of the Spirochete Leptospira.

Wunder EA Jr, Slamti L, Suwondo DN, Gibson KH, Shang Z, Sindelar CV, Trajtenberg F, Buschiazzo A, Ko AI, Picardeau M.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 May 8;8:130. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00130. eCollection 2018.

15.

Epidemiological shift and geographical heterogeneity in the burden of leptospirosis in China.

Dhewantara PW, Mamun AA, Zhang WY, Yin WW, Ding F, Guo D, Hu W, Costa F, Ko AI, Soares Magalhães RJ.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2018 May 18;7(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s40249-018-0435-2.

16.

Suicide in Brazilian indigenous communities: clustering of cases in children and adolescents by household.

Lazzarini TA, Gonçalves CCM, Benites WM, Silva LFD, Tsuha DH, Ko AI, Rohrbaugh R, Andrews JR, Croda J.

Rev Saude Publica. 2018;52:56. doi: 10.11606/s1518-8787.2018052000541. Epub 2018 May 17.

17.

A model for leptospire dynamics and control in the Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) the reservoir host in urban slum environments.

Minter A, Diggle PJ, Costa F, Childs J, Ko AI, Begon M.

Epidemics. 2018 Dec;25:26-34. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2018.05.002. Epub 2018 May 5.

18.

Quantification of Leptospira interrogans Survival in Soil and Water Microcosms.

Casanovas-Massana A, Pedra GG, Wunder EA Jr, Diggle PJ, Begon M, Ko AI.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018 Jun 18;84(13). pii: e00507-18. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00507-18. Print 2018 Jul 1.

19.

Zika and the Eye: Pieces of a Puzzle.

de Oliveira Dias JR, Ventura CV, de Paula Freitas B, Prazeres J, Ventura LO, Bravo-Filho V, Aleman T, Ko AI, Zin A, Belfort R Jr, Maia M; Zika Virus Study Group.

Prog Retin Eye Res. 2018 Sep;66:85-106. doi: 10.1016/j.preteyeres.2018.04.004. Epub 2018 Apr 24. Review.

PMID:
29698814
20.

Seizures as a Complication of Congenital Zika Syndrome in Early Infancy.

Oliveira-Filho J, Felzemburgh R, Costa F, Nery N, Mattos A, Henriques DF, Ko AI, For The Salvador Zika Response Team.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Jun;98(6):1860-1862. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-1020. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

21.

Can Zika virus antibodies cross-protect against dengue virus? - Authors' reply.

Ribeiro GS, Kikuti M, Tauro LB, Cardoso CW, Paploski IA, Ko AI, Weaver SC, Reis MG, Kitron U.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 May;6(5):e495. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30123-2. No abstract available.

22.

Quantification of pathogenic Leptospira in the soils of a Brazilian urban slum.

Schneider AG, Casanovas-Massana A, Hacker KP, Wunder EA Jr, Begon M, Reis MG, Childs JE, Costa F, Lindow JC, Ko AI.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Apr 6;12(4):e0006415. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006415. eCollection 2018 Apr.

23.

Lvr, a Signaling System That Controls Global Gene Regulation and Virulence in Pathogenic Leptospira.

Adhikarla H, Wunder EA Jr, Mechaly AE, Mehta S, Wang Z, Santos L, Bisht V, Diggle P, Murray G, Adler B, Lopez F, Townsend JP, Groisman E, Picardeau M, Buschiazzo A, Ko AI.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 Feb 23;8:45. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00045. eCollection 2018.

24.

Prospective evaluation of accuracy and clinical utility of the Dual Path Platform (DPP) assay for the point-of-care diagnosis of leptospirosis in hospitalized patients.

Nabity SA, Hagan JE, Araújo G, Damião AO, Cruz JS, Nery N, Wunder EA Jr, Reis MG, Ko AI, Ribeiro GS.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Feb 20;12(2):e0006285. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006285. eCollection 2018 Feb.

25.

Does immunity after Zika virus infection cross-protect against dengue?

Ribeiro GS, Kikuti M, Tauro LB, Nascimento LCJ, Cardoso CW, Campos GS, Ko AI, Weaver SC, Reis MG, Kitron U; Salvador Arboviral Research Group.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Feb;6(2):e140-e141. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30496-5. No abstract available.

26.

Serum vitamin D levels and risk of prevalent tuberculosis, incident tuberculosis and tuberculin skin test conversion among prisoners.

Maceda EB, Gonçalves CCM, Andrews JR, Ko AI, Yeckel CW, Croda J.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 17;8(1):997. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19589-3.

27.

Zika virus and microcephaly: where do we go from here?

Costa F, Ko AI.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Mar;18(3):236-237. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30697-7. Epub 2017 Dec 11. No abstract available.

PMID:
29242092
28.

Spatial and temporal dynamics of pathogenic Leptospira in surface waters from the urban slum environment.

Casanovas-Massana A, Costa F, Riediger IN, Cunha M, de Oliveira D, Mota DC, Sousa E, Querino VA, Nery N Jr, Reis MG, Wunder EA Jr, Diggle PJ, Ko AI.

Water Res. 2018 Mar 1;130:176-184. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.11.068. Epub 2017 Nov 30.

29.

Evidence of multiple intraspecific transmission routes for Leptospira acquisition in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus).

Minter A, Diggle PJ, Costa F, Childs J, Ko AI, Begon M.

Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Dec;145(16):3438-3448. doi: 10.1017/S0950268817002539. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

30.

Adverse birth outcomes associated with Zika virus exposure during pregnancy in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil.

Nogueira ML, Nery Júnior NRR, Estofolete CF, Bernardes Terzian AC, Guimarães GF, Zini N, Alves da Silva R, Dutra Silva GC, Junqueira Franco LC, Rahal P, Bittar C, Carneiro B, Vasconcelos PFC, Freitas Henriques D, Barbosa DMU, Lopes Rombola P, de Grande L, Negri Reis AF, Palomares SA, Wakai Catelan M, Cruz LEAA, Necchi SH, Mendonça RCV, Penha Dos Santos IN, Alavarse Caron SB, Costa F, Bozza FA, Soares de Souza A, Brandão de Mattos CC, de Mattos LC, Vasilakis N, Oliani AH, Vaz Oliani DCM, Ko AI.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jun;24(6):646-652. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.11.004. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

31.

The helminth community of a population of Rattus norvegicus from an urban Brazilian slum and the threat of zoonotic diseases.

Carvalho-Pereira T, Souza FN, Santos LRN, Walker R, Pertile AC, de Oliveira DS, Pedra GG, Minter A, Rodrigues MG, Bahiense TC, Reis MG, Diggle PJ, Ko AI, Childs JE, da Silva EM, Begon M, Costa F.

Parasitology. 2018 May;145(6):797-806. doi: 10.1017/S0031182017001755. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

32.

Dissemination of the ST-103 clonal complex serogroup C meningococci in Salvador, Brazil.

Cordeiro SM, Cardoso CW, de Araújo LG, Ribeiro LE, Azevedo J, Silva RCV, Dos Reis MG, Ko AI, Reis JN.

Microbes Infect. 2018 Jan;20(1):19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2017.09.010. Epub 2017 Sep 27.

33.

Correction: Cathelicidin Insufficiency in Patients with Fatal Leptospirosis.

Lindow JC, Wunder EA Jr, Popper SJ, Min JN, Mannam P, Srivastava A, Yao Y, Hacker KP, Raddassi K, Lee PJ, Montgomery RR, Shaw AC, Hagan JE, Araújo GC, Nery N Jr, Relman DA, Kim CC, Reis MG, Ko AI.

PLoS Pathog. 2017 Sep 26;13(9):e1006646. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006646. eCollection 2017 Sep.

34.

Rapid, actionable diagnosis of urban epidemic leptospirosis using a pathogenic Leptospira lipL32-based real-time PCR assay.

Riediger IN, Stoddard RA, Ribeiro GS, Nakatani SM, Moreira SDR, Skraba I, Biondo AW, Reis MG, Hoffmaster AR, Vinetz JM, Ko AI, Wunder EA Jr.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Sep 15;11(9):e0005940. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005940. eCollection 2017 Sep.

35.

High Prevalence of Treponema pallidum Infection in Brazilian Prisoners.

Correa ME, Croda J, Coimbra Motta de Castro AR, Maria do Valle Leone de Oliveira S, Pompilio MA, Omizolo de Souza R, Ferreira de Sá Queiroz JH, Esther da Silva K, Ko AI, Simionatto S.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Oct;97(4):1078-1084. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0098. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

36.

Pathways to zoonotic spillover.

Plowright RK, Parrish CR, McCallum H, Hudson PJ, Ko AI, Graham AL, Lloyd-Smith JO.

Nat Rev Microbiol. 2017 Aug;15(8):502-510. doi: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.45. Epub 2017 May 30. Review.

37.

Recurrent Potent Human Neutralizing Antibodies to Zika Virus in Brazil and Mexico.

Robbiani DF, Bozzacco L, Keeffe JR, Khouri R, Olsen PC, Gazumyan A, Schaefer-Babajew D, Avila-Rios S, Nogueira L, Patel R, Azzopardi SA, Uhl LFK, Saeed M, Sevilla-Reyes EE, Agudelo M, Yao KH, Golijanin J, Gristick HB, Lee YE, Hurley A, Caskey M, Pai J, Oliveira T, Wunder EA Jr, Sacramento G, Nery N Jr, Orge C, Costa F, Reis MG, Thomas NM, Eisenreich T, Weinberger DM, de Almeida ARP, West AP Jr, Rice CM, Bjorkman PJ, Reyes-Teran G, Ko AI, MacDonald MR, Nussenzweig MC.

Cell. 2017 May 4;169(4):597-609.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.04.024.

38.

Using fine-scale spatial genetics of Norway rats to improve control efforts and reduce leptospirosis risk in urban slum environments.

Richardson JL, Burak MK, Hernandez C, Shirvell JM, Mariani C, Carvalho-Pereira TS, Pertile AC, Panti-May JA, Pedra GG, Serrano S, Taylor J, Carvalho M, Rodrigues G, Costa F, Childs JE, Ko AI, Caccone A.

Evol Appl. 2017 Feb 23;10(4):323-337. doi: 10.1111/eva.12449. eCollection 2017 Apr.

39.

Rat infestation associated with environmental deficiencies in an urban slum community with high risk of leptospirosis transmission.

Santos NJ, Sousa E, Reis MG, Ko AI, Costa F.

Cad Saude Publica. 2017 Mar 9;33(2):e00132115. doi: 10.1590/01021-311X00132115.

40.

Crystallization of FcpA from Leptospira, a novel flagellar protein that is essential for pathogenesis.

San Martin F, Mechaly AE, Larrieux N, Wunder EA Jr, Ko AI, Picardeau M, Trajtenberg F, Buschiazzo A.

Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun. 2017 Mar 1;73(Pt 3):123-129. doi: 10.1107/S2053230X17002096. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

41.

Increase in Tuberculosis Cases among Prisoners, Brazil, 2009-20141.

Bourdillon PM, Gonçalves CC, Pelissari DM, Arakaki-Sanchez D, Ko AI, Croda J, Andrews JR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Mar;23(3):496-499. doi: 10.3201/eid2303.161006.

42.

Distinct antibody responses of patients with mild and severe leptospirosis determined by whole proteome microarray analysis.

Lessa-Aquino C, Lindow JC, Randall A, Wunder E, Pablo J, Nakajima R, Jasinskas A, Cruz JS, Damião AO, Nery N, Ribeiro GS, Costa F, Hagan JE, Reis MG, Ko AI, Medeiros MA, Felgner PL.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 31;11(1):e0005349. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005349. eCollection 2017 Jan.

43.

Epidemiological Investigation of a Diarrhea Outbreak in the South Pacific Island Nation of Tuvalu During a Severe La Niña-Associated Drought Emergency in 2011.

Emont JP, Ko AI, Homasi-Paelate A, Ituaso-Conway N, Nilles EJ.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Mar;96(3):576-582. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0812. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

44.

Transient Hearing Loss in Adults Associated With Zika Virus Infection.

Vinhaes ES, Santos LA, Dias L, Andrade NA, Bezerra VH, de Carvalho AT, de Moraes L, Henriques DF, Azar SR, Vasilakis N, Ko AI, Andrade BB, Siqueira IC, Khouri R, Boaventura VS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 1;64(5):675-677. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw770.

45.

Glaucoma and Congenital Zika Syndrome.

de Paula Freitas B, Ko AI, Khouri R, Mayoral M, Henriques DF, Maia M, Belfort R Jr.

Ophthalmology. 2017 Mar;124(3):407-408. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.10.004. Epub 2016 Nov 30. No abstract available.

PMID:
27914834
46.

Cathelicidin Insufficiency in Patients with Fatal Leptospirosis.

Lindow JC, Wunder EA Jr, Popper SJ, Min JN, Mannam P, Srivastava A, Yao Y, Hacker KP, Raddassi K, Lee PJ, Montgomery RR, Shaw AC, Hagan JE, Araújo GC, Nery N Jr, Relman DA, Kim CC, Reis MG, Ko AI.

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Nov 3;12(11):e1005943. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005943. eCollection 2016 Nov. Erratum in: PLoS Pathog. 2017 Sep 26;13(9):e1006646.

47.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome After Zika Virus Infection in Brazil.

do Rosário MS, de Jesus PA, Vasilakis N, Farias DS, Novaes MA, Rodrigues SG, Martins LC, Vasconcelos PF, Ko AI, Alcântara LC, de Siqueira IC.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Nov 2;95(5):1157-1160. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

48.

Factors affecting carriage and intensity of infection of Calodium hepaticum within Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) from an urban slum environment in Salvador, Brazil.

Walker R, Carvalho-Pereira T, Serrano S, Pedra G, Hacker K, Taylor J, Minter A, Pertile A, Panti-May A, Carvalho M, Souza FN, Nery N, Rodrigues G, Bahiense T, Reis MG, Ko AI, Childs JE, Begon M, Costa F.

Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Jan;145(2):334-338. Epub 2016 Oct 26.

49.

Impact of mass-screening on tuberculosis incidence in a prospective cohort of Brazilian prisoners.

Paião DS, Lemos EF, Carbone AD, Sgarbi RV, Junior AL, da Silva FM, Brandão LM, Dos Santos LS, Martins VS, Simionatto S, Motta-Castro AR, Pompílio MA, Urrego J, Ko AI, Andrews JR, Croda J.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 3;16(1):533.

50.

Zika Virus: From Obscurity to Potentially Devastating International Threat.

Landry ML, Ko AI, Kramer LD, Vasilakis N.

Clin Chem. 2016 Sep;62(9):1175-80. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.261917. Epub 2016 Aug 22. No abstract available.

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