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Distinguishing patients with laboratory-confirmed chikungunya from dengue and other acute febrile illnesses, Puerto Rico, 2012-2015.

Alvarado LI, Lorenzi OD, Torres-Velásquez BC, Sharp TM, Vargas L, Muñoz-Jordán JL, Hunsperger EA, Pérez-Padilla J, Rivera A, González-Zeno GE, Galloway RL, Glass Elrod M, Mathis DL, Oberste MS, Nix WA, Henderson E, McQuiston J, Singleton J, Kato C, García-Gubern C, Santiago-Rivera W, Muns-Sosa R, Ortiz-Rivera JD, Jiménez G, Rivera-Amill V, Andújar-Pérez DA, Horiuchi K, Tomashek KM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jul 22;13(7):e0007562. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007562. eCollection 2019 Jul.


Novel Molecular Signatures of Chikungunya Virus in Puerto Rico.

López P, De Jesús O, García-Justiniano J, Rivera-Amill V.

P R Health Sci J. 2019 Mar;38(1):27-32.


Cigarette Smoking Modulation of Saliva Microbial Composition and Cytokine Levels.

Rodríguez-Rabassa M, López P, Rodríguez-Santiago RE, Cases A, Felici M, Sánchez R, Yamamura Y, Rivera-Amill V.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Nov 7;15(11). pii: E2479. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112479.


Sanger and Next Generation Sequencing Approaches to Evaluate HIV-1 Virus in Blood Compartments.

Arias A, López P, Sánchez R, Yamamura Y, Rivera-Amill V.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Aug 9;15(8). pii: E1697. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081697.


Molecular Epidemiology of HIV-1 Virus in Puerto Rico: Novel Cases of HIV-1 Subtype C, D, and CRF-24BG.

López P, De Jesús O, Yamamura Y, Rodríguez N, Arias A, Sánchez R, Rodríguez Y, Tamayo-Agrait V, Cuevas W, Rivera-Amill V.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2018 Jun;34(6):507-516. doi: 10.1089/AID.2017.0305. Epub 2018 May 23.


Impact of Depression and Inflammation on the Progression of HIV Disease.

Rivera-Rivera Y, Vázquez-Santiago FJ, Albino E, Sánchez MD, Rivera-Amill V.

J Clin Cell Immunol. 2016 Jun;7(3). pii: 423. Epub 2016 Jun 3.


Envelope gene evolution and HIV-1 neuropathogenesis.

Vázquez-Santiago FJ, Rivera-Amill V.

J Neuroinfect Dis. 2015 Oct;6(Suppl 2). pii: 003. Epub 2015 Aug 20.


The Genetic Diversity and Evolution of HIV-1 Subtype B Epidemic in Puerto Rico.

López P, Rivera-Amill V, Rodríguez N, Vargas F, Yamamura Y.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Dec 23;13(1):ijerph13010055. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010055.


Longitudinal Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma HIV-1 Envelope Sequences Isolated From a Single Donor with HIV Asymptomatic Neurocognitive Impairment.

Vázquez-Santiago F, García Y, Rivera-Román I, Noel RJ Jr, Wojna V, Meléndez LM, Rivera-Amill V.

J Virol Antivir Res. 2015;4(1). doi: 10.4172/2324-8955.1000135.


Short Communication: HIV-1 Subtype B in the Dominican Republic: Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology.

López P, Rivera-Amill V, Paulino-Ramirez R, Yamamura Y.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2015 Jul;31(7):679-84. doi: 10.1089/AID.2014.0304. Epub 2015 May 26.


Depression Correlates with Increased Plasma Levels of Inflammatory Cytokines and a Dysregulated Oxidant/Antioxidant Balance in HIV-1-Infected Subjects Undergoing Antiretroviral Therapy.

Rivera-Rivera Y, García Y, Toro V, Cappas N, López P, Yamamura Y, Rivera-Amill V.

J Clin Cell Immunol. 2014 Dec;5(6). pii: 1000276.


HIV gp120 sequence variability associated with HAND in Hispanic Women.

Colón K, Vázquez-Santiago F, Rivera-Amill V, Delgado G, Massey SE, Wojna V, Noel RJ Jr, Meléndez LM.

J Virol Antivir Res. 2015;4(3). pii: 143. Epub 2015 Oct 6.


The Human Microbiome and the Immune System: An Ever Evolving Understanding.

Rivera-Amill V.

J Clin Cell Immunol. 2014 Dec;5(6). pii: e114. Epub 2014 Nov 5. No abstract available.


The Probiotic Mixture VSL#3 Alters the Morphology and Secretion Profile of Both Polarized and Unpolarized Human Macrophages in a Polarization-Dependent Manner.

Isidro RA, Bonilla FJ, Pagan H, Cruz ML, Lopez P, Godoy L, Hernandez S, Loucil-Alicea RY, Rivera-Amill V, Yamamura Y, Isidro AA, Appleyard CB.

J Clin Cell Immunol. 2014 Jun 20;5(3):1000227.


Glutamate metabolism and HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.

Vázquez-Santiago FJ, Noel RJ Jr, Porter JT, Rivera-Amill V.

J Neurovirol. 2014 Aug;20(4):315-31. doi: 10.1007/s13365-014-0258-2. Epub 2014 May 28. Review.


Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 viral protein R (Vpr) induces CCL5 expression in astrocytes via PI3K and MAPK signaling pathways.

Gangwani MR, Noel RJ Jr, Shah A, Rivera-Amill V, Kumar A.

J Neuroinflammation. 2013 Nov 13;10:136. doi: 10.1186/1742-2094-10-136.


Identification and molecular characterization of SIV Vpr R50G mutation associated with long term survival in SIV-infected morphine dependent and control macaques.

Rivera I, García Y, Gangwani MR, Noel RJ Jr, Maldonado L, Kumar A, Rivera-Amill V.

Virology. 2013 Nov;446(1-2):144-51. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.07.027. Epub 2013 Aug 28.


Astrocytic expression of HIV-1 Nef impairs spatial and recognition memory.

Chompre G, Cruz E, Maldonado L, Rivera-Amill V, Porter JT, Noel RJ Jr.

Neurobiol Dis. 2013 Jan;49:128-36. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2012.08.007. Epub 2012 Aug 25.


HIV-1 gp120 induces expression of IL-6 through a nuclear factor-kappa B-dependent mechanism: suppression by gp120 specific small interfering RNA.

Shah A, Verma AS, Patel KH, Noel R, Rivera-Amill V, Silverstein PS, Chaudhary S, Bhat HK, Stamatatos L, Singh DP, Buch S, Kumar A.

PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e21261. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021261. Epub 2011 Jun 21.


Short communication: Lack of immune response in rapid progressor morphine-dependent and SIV/SHIV-infected rhesus macaques is correlated with downregulation of TH1 cytokines.

Rivera-Amill V, Kumar R, Noel RJ Jr, Garcia Y, Rodriguez IV, Martinez M, Sariol CA, Kraiselburd E, Iszard M, Mukherji M, Kumar S, Giavedoni LD, Kumar A.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2010 Aug;26(8):919-22. doi: 10.1089/aid.2010.0012.


Accelerated evolution of SIV env within the cerebral compartment in the setting of morphine-dependent rapid disease progression.

Rivera-Amill V, Noel RJ Jr, García Y, Rivera I, Iszard M, Buch S, Kumar A.

Virology. 2010 Mar 15;398(2):201-7. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2009.11.046. Epub 2009 Dec 30.


Morphine and rapid disease progression in nonhuman primate model of AIDS: inverse correlation between disease progression and virus evolution.

Rivera-Amill V, Silverstein PS, Noel RJ Jr, Kumar S, Kumar A.

J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2010 Mar;5(1):122-32. doi: 10.1007/s11481-009-9184-0. Epub 2009 Dec 16. Review.


Analysis of the V1V2 region of the SIV envelope in the brains of morphine-dependent and control SIV/SHIV-infected macaques.

Rivera-Amill V, Noel RJ Jr, Román IR, Flores YG, Buch S, Kumar A.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2009 May;25(5):531-4. doi: 10.1089/aid.2008.0279.


Opiates, immune system, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and nonhuman primate model.

Noel RJ Jr, Rivera-Amill V, Buch S, Kumar A.

J Neurovirol. 2008 Aug;14(4):279-85. doi: 10.1080/13550280802078209. Review.


Interaction of SIV/SHIV infection and morphine on plasma oxidant/antioxidant balance in macaque.

Pérez-Casanova A, Husain K, Noel RJ Jr, Rivera-Amill V, Kumar A.

Mol Cell Biochem. 2008 Jan;308(1-2):169-75. Epub 2007 Oct 13.


Morphine-mediated deterioration of oxidative stress leads to rapid disease progression in SIV/SHIV-infected macaques.

Pérez-Casanova A, Noel RJ Jr, Rivera-Amill V, Husain K, Kumar A.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2007 Aug;23(8):1004-7.


Variable region 4 of SIV envelope correlates with rapid disease progression in morphine-exposed macaques infected with SIV/SHIV.

Rivera-Amill V, Noel RJ Jr, Orsini S, Tirado G, García JM, Buch S, Kumar A.

Virology. 2007 Feb 20;358(2):373-83. Epub 2006 Sep 28.


Secretion of virulence proteins from Campylobacter jejuni is dependent on a functional flagellar export apparatus.

Konkel ME, Klena JD, Rivera-Amill V, Monteville MR, Biswas D, Raphael B, Mickelson J.

J Bacteriol. 2004 Jun;186(11):3296-303.


The pathogenesis of Campylobacter jejuni-mediated enteritis.

Konkel ME, Monteville MR, Rivera-Amill V, Joens LA.

Curr Issues Intest Microbiol. 2001 Sep;2(2):55-71. Review.


Secretion of the virulence-associated Campylobacter invasion antigens from Campylobacter jejuni requires a stimulatory signal.

Rivera-Amill V, Kim BJ, Seshu J, Konkel ME.

J Infect Dis. 2001 Jun 1;183(11):1607-16. Epub 2001 May 1.


Secretion of Campylobacter jejuni Cia proteins is contact dependent.

Rivera-Amill V, Konkel ME.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 1999;473:225-9.


Identification of proteins required for the internalization of Campylobacter jejuni into cultured mammalian cells.

Konkel ME, Kim BJ, Rivera-Amill V, Garvis SG.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 1999;473:215-24.


Bacterial secreted proteins are required for the internaliztion of Campylobacter jejuni into cultured mammalian cells.

Konkel ME, Kim BJ, Rivera-Amill V, Garvis SG.

Mol Microbiol. 1999 May;32(4):691-701.

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