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Notes from the Field: Reference Laboratory Investigation of Patients with Clinically Diagnosed Lyme Disease and Babesiosis - Indiana, 2016.

Brown JA, Allman R, Herwaldt BL, Gray E, Rivera HN, Qvarnstrom Y, Kwit N, Schriefer ME, Hinckley A, Pontones P.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Oct 19;67(41):1160-1161. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6741a6. No abstract available.


Direct Diagnostic Tests for Lyme Disease.

Schutzer SE, Body BA, Boyle J, Branson BM, Dattwyler RJ, Fikrig E, Gerald NJ, Gomes-Solecki M, Kintrup M, Ledizet M, Levin AE, Lewinski M, Liotta LA, Marques A, Mead PS, Mongodin EF, Pillai S, Rao P, Robinson WH, Roth KM, Schriefer ME, Slezak T, Snyder JL, Steere AC, Witkowski J, Wong SJ, Branda JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 5;68(6):1052-1057. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy614.


Detection of Tickborne Relapsing Fever Spirochete, Austin, Texas, USA.

Bissett JD, Ledet S, Krishnavajhala A, Armstrong BA, Klioueva A, Sexton C, Replogle A, Schriefer ME, Lopez JE.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Nov;24(11):2003-2009. doi: 10.3201/eid2411.172033. Epub 2018 Nov 17.


Evaluation of Modified Two-Tiered Testing Algorithms for Lyme Disease Laboratory Diagnosis Using Well-Characterized Serum Samples.

Pegalajar-Jurado A, Schriefer ME, Welch RJ, Couturier MR, MacKenzie T, Clark RJ, Ashton LV, Delorey MJ, Molins CR.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul 26;56(8). pii: e01943-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01943-17. Print 2018 Aug.


Evaluation of a sequential enzyme immunoassay testing algorithm for Lyme disease demonstrates lack of test independence but high diagnostic specificity.

Wormser GP, Molins CR, Levin A, Lipsett SC, Nigrovic LE, Schriefer ME, Branda JA.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jul;91(3):217-219. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2018.02.006. Epub 2018 Feb 16.


Advances in Serodiagnostic Testing for Lyme Disease Are at Hand.

Branda JA, Body BA, Boyle J, Branson BM, Dattwyler RJ, Fikrig E, Gerald NJ, Gomes-Solecki M, Kintrup M, Ledizet M, Levin AE, Lewinski M, Liotta LA, Marques A, Mead PS, Mongodin EF, Pillai S, Rao P, Robinson WH, Roth KM, Schriefer ME, Slezak T, Snyder J, Steere AC, Witkowski J, Wong SJ, Schutzer SE.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 19;66(7):1133-1139. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix943.


Rat Fall Surveillance Coupled with Vector Control and Community Education as a Plague Prevention Strategy in the West Nile Region, Uganda.

Boegler KA, Atiku LA, Enscore RE, Apangu T, Mpanga JT, Acayo S, Kaggwa J, Mead PS, Yockey BM, Kugeler KJ, Schriefer ME, Horiuchi K, Gage KL, Eisen RJ.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Jan;98(1):238-247. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0502. Epub 2018 Jan 1.


Chromosome and Large Linear Plasmid Sequences of a Borrelia miyamotoi Strain Isolated from Ixodes pacificus Ticks from California.

Kingry LC, Replogle A, Dolan M, Sexton C, Padgett KA, Schriefer ME.

Genome Announc. 2017 Sep 14;5(37). pii: e00960-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00960-17.


Diagnosis and Management of Borrelia turicatae Infection in Febrile Soldier, Texas, USA.

Christensen AM, Pietralczyk E, Lopez JE, Brooks C, Schriefer ME, Wozniak E, Stermole B.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 May;23(5):883-884. doi: 10.3201/eid2305.162069.


Evaluation of bioMérieux's Dissociated Vidas Lyme IgM II and IgG II as a First-Tier Diagnostic Assay for Lyme Disease.

Molins CR, Delorey MJ, Replogle A, Sexton C, Schriefer ME.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jun;55(6):1698-1706. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02407-16. Epub 2017 Mar 22.


Toward a Complete North American Borrelia miyamotoi Genome.

Kingry LC, Replogle A, Batra D, Rowe LA, Sexton C, Dolan M, Connally N, Petersen JM, Schriefer ME.

Genome Announc. 2017 Feb 2;5(5). pii: e01557-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01557-16.


Borrelia mayonii sp. nov., a member of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex, detected in patients and ticks in the upper midwestern United States.

Pritt BS, Respicio-Kingry LB, Sloan LM, Schriefer ME, Replogle AJ, Bjork J, Liu G, Kingry LC, Mead PS, Neitzel DF, Schiffman E, Hoang Johnson DK, Davis JP, Paskewitz SM, Boxrud D, Deedon A, Lee X, Miller TK, Feist MA, Steward CR, Theel ES, Patel R, Irish CL, Petersen JM.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2016 Nov;66(11):4878-4880. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001445. Epub 2016 Aug 24.


Chromosome and Linear Plasmid Sequences of a 2015 Human Isolate of the Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever Spirochete, Borrelia turicatae.

Kingry LC, Batra D, Replogle A, Sexton C, Rowe L, Stermole BM, Christensen AM, Schriefer ME.

Genome Announc. 2016 Jul 14;4(4). pii: e00655-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00655-16.


Insights into Borrelia miyamotoi infection from an untreated case demonstrating relapsing fever, monocytosis and a positive C6 Lyme serology.

Sudhindra P, Wang G, Schriefer ME, McKenna D, Zhuge J, Krause PJ, Marques AR, Wormser GP.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Sep;86(1):93-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.06.015. Epub 2016 Jun 22.


Cardiac Tropism of Borrelia burgdorferi: An Autopsy Study of Sudden Cardiac Death Associated with Lyme Carditis.

Muehlenbachs A, Bollweg BC, Schulz TJ, Forrester JD, DeLeon Carnes M, Molins C, Ray GS, Cummings PM, Ritter JM, Blau DM, Andrew TA, Prial M, Ng DL, Prahlow JA, Sanders JH, Shieh WJ, Paddock CD, Schriefer ME, Mead P, Zaki SR.

Am J Pathol. 2016 May;186(5):1195-205. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2015.12.027. Epub 2016 Mar 8.


Vector competence of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, for the recently recognized Lyme borreliosis spirochete Candidatus Borrelia mayonii.

Dolan MC, Hojgaard A, Hoxmeier JC, Replogle AJ, Respicio-Kingry LB, Sexton C, Williams MA, Pritt BS, Schriefer ME, Eisen L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Jul;7(5):665-669. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.02.012. Epub 2016 Feb 12.


Two Distinct Yersinia pestis Populations Causing Plague among Humans in the West Nile Region of Uganda.

Respicio-Kingry LB, Yockey BM, Acayo S, Kaggwa J, Apangu T, Kugeler KJ, Eisen RJ, Griffith KS, Mead PS, Schriefer ME, Petersen JM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb 11;10(2):e0004360. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004360. eCollection 2016 Feb.


Identification of a novel pathogenic Borrelia species causing Lyme borreliosis with unusually high spirochaetaemia: a descriptive study.

Pritt BS, Mead PS, Johnson DKH, Neitzel DF, Respicio-Kingry LB, Davis JP, Schiffman E, Sloan LM, Schriefer ME, Replogle AJ, Paskewitz SM, Ray JA, Bjork J, Steward CR, Deedon A, Lee X, Kingry LC, Miller TK, Feist MA, Theel ES, Patel R, Irish CL, Petersen JM.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 May;16(5):556-564. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00464-8. Epub 2016 Feb 6. Erratum in: Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Jun;16(6):636.


Whole genome multilocus sequence typing as an epidemiologic tool for Yersinia pestis.

Kingry LC, Rowe LA, Respicio-Kingry LB, Beard CB, Schriefer ME, Petersen JM.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Apr;84(4):275-80. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.12.003. Epub 2015 Dec 12.


Lyme Disease Diagnosis: Serology.

Schriefer ME.

Clin Lab Med. 2015 Dec;35(4):797-814. doi: 10.1016/j.cll.2015.08.001. Review.


Evaluation of Selected Borrelia burgdorferi lp54 Plasmid-Encoded Gene Products Expressed during Mammalian Infection as Antigens To Improve Serodiagnostic Testing for Early Lyme Disease.

Weiner ZP, Crew RM, Brandt KS, Ullmann AJ, Schriefer ME, Molins CR, Gilmore RD.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Nov;22(11):1176-86. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00399-15. Epub 2015 Sep 16.


Development of a metabolic biosignature for detection of early Lyme disease.

Molins CR, Ashton LV, Wormser GP, Hess AM, Delorey MJ, Mahapatra S, Schriefer ME, Belisle JT.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 15;60(12):1767-75. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ185. Epub 2015 Mar 11.


Collection and characterization of samples for establishment of a serum repository for lyme disease diagnostic test development and evaluation.

Molins CR, Sexton C, Young JW, Ashton LV, Pappert R, Beard CB, Schriefer ME.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct;52(10):3755-62. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01409-14. Epub 2014 Aug 13.


Immunological and clinical response of coyotes (Canis latrans) to experimental inoculation with Yersinia pestis.

Baeten LA, Pappert R, Young J, Schriefer ME, Gidlewski T, Kohler D, Bowen RA.

J Wildl Dis. 2013 Oct;49(4):932-9. doi: 10.7589/2013-02-040.


Virulence difference between the prototypic Schu S4 strain (A1a) and Francisella tularensis A1a, A1b, A2 and type B strains in a murine model of infection.

Molins CR, Delorey MJ, Yockey BM, Young JW, Belisle JT, Schriefer ME, Petersen JM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 6;14:67. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-67.


Use of temperature for standardizing the progression of Francisella tularensis in mice.

Molins CR, Delorey MJ, Young JW, Yockey BM, Belisle JT, Schriefer ME, Petersen JM.

PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45310. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045310. Epub 2012 Sep 24.


Lack of antimicrobial resistance in Yersinia pestis isolates from 17 countries in the Americas, Africa, and Asia.

Urich SK, Chalcraft L, Schriefer ME, Yockey BM, Petersen JM.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Jan;56(1):555-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.05043-11. Epub 2011 Oct 24.


Annual seroprevalence of Yersinia pestis in coyotes as predictors of interannual variation in reports of human plague cases in Arizona, United States.

Brown HE, Levy CE, Enscore RE, Schriefer ME, DeLiberto TJ, Gage KL, Eisen RJ.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011 Nov;11(11):1439-46. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2010.0196. Epub 2011 Jul 14.


Comparison of Etest method with reference broth microdilution method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Yersinia pestis.

Lonsway DR, Urich SK, Heine HS, McAllister SK, Banerjee SN, Schriefer ME, Patel JB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2011 May;49(5):1956-60. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00142-11. Epub 2011 Mar 16.


Assessing human risk of exposure to plague bacteria in northwestern Uganda based on remotely sensed predictors.

Eisen RJ, Griffith KS, Borchert JN, MacMillan K, Apangu T, Owor N, Acayo S, Acidri R, Zielinski-Gutierrez E, Winters AM, Enscore RE, Schriefer ME, Beard CB, Gage KL, Mead PS.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 May;82(5):904-11. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0737.


Virulence differences among Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis clades in mice.

Molins CR, Delorey MJ, Yockey BM, Young JW, Sheldon SW, Reese SM, Schriefer ME, Petersen JM.

PLoS One. 2010 Apr 16;5(4):e10205. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010205.


Wild felids as hosts for human plague, Western United States.

Bevins SN, Tracey JA, Franklin SP, Schmit VL, Macmillan ML, Gage KL, Schriefer ME, Logan KA, Sweanor LL, Alldredge MW, Krumm C, Boyce WM, Vickers W, Riley SP, Lyren LM, Boydston EE, Fisher RN, Roelke ME, Salman M, Crooks KR, Vandewoude S.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Dec;15(12):2021-4. doi: 10.3201/eid1512.090526.


Whole genome single nucleotide polymorphism based phylogeny of Francisella tularensis and its application to the development of a strain typing assay.

Pandya GA, Holmes MH, Petersen JM, Pradhan S, Karamycheva SA, Wolcott MJ, Molins C, Jones M, Schriefer ME, Fleischmann RD, Peterson SN.

BMC Microbiol. 2009 Oct 7;9:213. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-9-213.


Primary pneumonic plague contracted from a mountain lion carcass.

Wong D, Wild MA, Walburger MA, Higgins CL, Callahan M, Czarnecki LA, Lawaczeck EW, Levy CE, Patterson JG, Sunenshine R, Adem P, Paddock CD, Zaki SR, Petersen JM, Schriefer ME, Eisen RJ, Gage KL, Griffith KS, Weber IB, Spraker TR, Mead PS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Aug 1;49(3):e33-8. doi: 10.1086/600818.


Colorado animal-based plague surveillance systems: relationships between targeted animal species and prediction efficacy of areas at risk for humans.

Lowell JL, Eisen RJ, Schotthoefer AM, Xiaocheng L, Montenieri JA, Tanda D, Pape J, Schriefer ME, Antolin MF, Gage KL.

J Vector Ecol. 2009 Jun;34(1):22-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2009.00004.x.


HLA type and immune response to Borrelia burgdorferi outer surface protein a in people in whom arthritis developed after Lyme disease vaccination.

Ball R, Shadomy SV, Meyer A, Huber BT, Leffell MS, Zachary A, Belotto M, Hilton E, Bryant-Genevier M, Schriefer ME, Miller FW, Braun MM.

Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Apr;60(4):1179-86. doi: 10.1002/art.24418.


Short report: time course of hematogenous dissemination of Francisella tularensis A1, A2, and Type B in laboratory mice.

Eisen RJ, Yockey B, Young J, Reese SM, Piesman J, Schriefer ME, Beard CB, Petersen JM.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Feb;80(2):259-62.


Francisella tularensis: an arthropod-borne pathogen.

Petersen JM, Mead PS, Schriefer ME.

Vet Res. 2009 Mar-Apr;40(2):7. doi: 10.1051/vetres:2008045. Epub 2008 Oct 28. Review.


Evaluation of the recombinant VlsE-based liaison chemiluminescence immunoassay for detection of Borrelia burgdorferi and diagnosis of Lyme disease.

Ledue TB, Collins MF, Young J, Schriefer ME.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 Dec;15(12):1796-804. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00195-08. Epub 2008 Oct 22.


Detection of viable Yersinia pestis by fluorescence in situ hybridization using peptide nucleic acid probes.

Kenny JH, Zhou Y, Schriefer ME, Bearden SW.

J Microbiol Methods. 2008 Oct;75(2):293-301. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2008.06.021. Epub 2008 Jul 3.


Wide distribution of a high-virulence Borrelia burgdorferi clone in Europe and North America.

Qiu WG, Bruno JF, McCaig WD, Xu Y, Livey I, Schriefer ME, Luft BJ.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Jul;14(7):1097-104. doi: 10.3201/eid1407.070880.


Persistence of Yersinia pestis in soil under natural conditions.

Eisen RJ, Petersen JM, Higgins CL, Wong D, Levy CE, Mead PS, Schriefer ME, Griffith KS, Gage KL, Beard CB.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Jun;14(6):941-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1406.080029.


Borrelia bissettii isolates induce pathology in a murine model of disease.

Schneider BS, Schriefer ME, Dietrich G, Dolan MC, Morshed MG, Zeidner NS.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2008 Oct;8(5):623-33. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2007.0251.


Pneumonic plague cluster, Uganda, 2004.

Begier EM, Asiki G, Anywaine Z, Yockey B, Schriefer ME, Aleti P, Ogden-Odoi A, Staples JE, Sexton C, Bearden SW, Kool JL.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Mar;12(3):460-7.


Detection of Rickettsia, Borrelia, and Bartonella in Carios kelleyi (Acari: Argasidae).

Loftis AD, Gill JS, Schriefer ME, Levin ML, Eremeeva ME, Gilchrist MJ, Dasch GA.

J Med Entomol. 2005 May;42(3):473-80.


Tularemia: emergence/re-emergence.

Petersen JM, Schriefer ME.

Vet Res. 2005 May-Jun;36(3):455-67. Review.


Methods for enhanced culture recovery of Francisella tularensis.

Petersen JM, Schriefer ME, Gage KL, Montenieri JA, Carter LG, Stanley M, Chu MC.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Jun;70(6):3733-5.


First reported prairie dog-to-human tularemia transmission, Texas, 2002.

Avashia SB, Petersen JM, Lindley CM, Schriefer ME, Gage KL, Cetron M, DeMarcus TA, Kim DK, Buck J, Montenieri JA, Lowell JL, Antolin MF, Kosoy MY, Carter LG, Chu MC, Hendricks KA, Dennis DT, Kool JL.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Mar;10(3):483-6.

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