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1.

Balamuthia and Acanthamoeba-binding antibodies in West African human sera.

Kiderlen AF, Radam E, Schuster FL, Adjogoua EV, Akoua-Koffi C, Leendertz FH.

Exp Parasitol. 2010 Sep;126(1):28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2009.10.015. Epub 2009 Nov 6.

PMID:
19896940
2.

Molecular confirmation of Sappinia pedata as a causative agent of amoebic encephalitis.

Qvarnstrom Y, da Silva AJ, Schuster FL, Gelman BB, Visvesvara GS.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Apr 15;199(8):1139-42. doi: 10.1086/597473.

PMID:
19302010
3.

Under the radar: balamuthia amebic encephalitis.

Schuster FL, Yagi S, Gavali S, Michelson D, Raghavan R, Blomquist I, Glastonbury C, Bollen AW, Scharnhorst D, Reed SL, Kuriyama S, Visvesvara GS, Glaser CA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Apr 1;48(7):879-87. doi: 10.1086/597260.

PMID:
19236272
4.

Eosinophilic meningitis due to Angiostrongylus and Gnathostoma species.

Ramirez-Avila L, Slome S, Schuster FL, Gavali S, Schantz PM, Sejvar J, Glaser CA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 1;48(3):322-7. doi: 10.1086/595852. Review.

PMID:
19123863
5.

Current world status of Balantidium coli.

Schuster FL, Ramirez-Avila L.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2008 Oct;21(4):626-38. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00021-08. Review.

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Balamuthia mandrillaris, agent of amebic encephalitis: detection of serum antibodies and antigenic similarity of isolates by enzyme immunoassay.

Schuster FL, Yagi S, Wilkins PP, Gavali S, Visvesvara GS, Glaser CA.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2008 Jul-Aug;55(4):313-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2008.00333.x.

PMID:
18681845
7.

Demonstration of Balamuthia and Acanthamoeba mitochondrial DNA in sectioned archival brain and other tissues by the polymerase chain reaction.

Yagi S, Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

Parasitol Res. 2008 Feb;102(3):491-7. Epub 2007 Nov 25. Erratum in: Parasitol Res. 2008 Apr;102(5):1109.

PMID:
18038238
8.

Demonstration of Balamuthia and Acanthamoeba mitochondrial DNA in sectioned archival brain and other tissues by the polymerase chain reaction.

Yagi S, Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

Parasitol Res. 2008 Jan;102(2):211-7. Epub 2007 Sep 25.

PMID:
17899196
9.

Pathogenic and opportunistic free-living amoebae: Acanthamoeba spp., Balamuthia mandrillaris, Naegleria fowleri, and Sappinia diploidea.

Visvesvara GS, Moura H, Schuster FL.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2007 Jun;50(1):1-26. Epub 2007 Apr 11. Review.

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Beyond viruses: clinical profiles and etiologies associated with encephalitis.

Glaser CA, Honarmand S, Anderson LJ, Schnurr DP, Forghani B, Cossen CK, Schuster FL, Christie LJ, Tureen JH.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Dec 15;43(12):1565-77. Epub 2006 Nov 8.

PMID:
17109290
12.

Diagnosis of first case of Balamuthia amoebic encephalitis in Portugal by immunofluorescence and PCR.

Tavares M, Correia da Costa JM, Carpenter SS, Santos LA, Afonso C, Aguiar A, Pereira J, Cardoso AI, Schuster FL, Yagi S, Sriram R, Visvesvara GS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Jul;44(7):2660-3.

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Acanthamoeba encephalitis in patient with systemic lupus, India.

Shirwadkar CG, Samant R, Sankhe M, Deshpande R, Yagi S, Schuster FL, Sriram R, Visvesvara GS.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Jun;12(6):984-6.

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Detection of antibodies against free-living amoebae Balamuthia mandrillaris and Acanthamoeba species in a population of patients with encephalitis.

Schuster FL, Honarmand S, Visvesvara GS, Glaser CA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 May 1;42(9):1260-5. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

PMID:
16586385
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Morphologic and molecular identification of Naegleria dunnebackei n. sp. isolated from a water sample.

Visvesvara GS, De Jonckheere JF, Marciano-Cabral F, Schuster FL.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2005 Nov-Dec;52(6):523-31.

PMID:
16313445
17.

Detection of Balamuthia mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene DNA in clinical specimens by PCR.

Yagi S, Booton GC, Visvesvara GS, Schuster FL.

J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Jul;43(7):3192-7.

19.

Amebae and ciliated protozoa as causal agents of waterborne zoonotic disease.

Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

Vet Parasitol. 2004 Dec 9;126(1-2):91-120. Review.

PMID:
15567581
20.

Balamuthia amebic encephalitis risk, Hispanic Americans.

Schuster FL, Glaser C, Honarmand S, Maguire JH, Visvesvara GS.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Aug;10(8):1510-2. No abstract available.

21.

Balamuthia mandrillaris from soil samples.

Dunnebacke TH, Schuster FL, Yagi S, Booton GC.

Microbiology. 2004 Sep;150(Pt 9):2837-2842. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.27218-0.

PMID:
15347743
22.

Free-living amoebae as opportunistic and non-opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.

Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

Int J Parasitol. 2004 Aug;34(9):1001-27. Review.

PMID:
15313128
23.

Opportunistic amoebae: challenges in prophylaxis and treatment.

Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

Drug Resist Updat. 2004 Feb;7(1):41-51. Review.

PMID:
15072770
24.

Efficacy of myristamidopropyl dimethylamine (Aldox) against corneal isolates of Acanthamoeba spp.

Schuster FL, Buck S, Rosenthal RA, Schlech BA.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2003;50 Suppl:520-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
14736149
25.

Isolation of Balamuthia amebas from the environment.

Dunnebacke TH, Schuster FL, Yagi S, Booton GC.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2003;50 Suppl:510-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
14736145
26.

Balamuthia mandrillaris: identification of clinical and environmental isolates using genus-specific PCR.

Booton GC, Schuster FL, Carmichael JR, Fuerst PA, Byers TJ.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2003;50 Suppl:508-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
14736144
27.

Successful treatment of Balamuthia amoebic encephalitis: presentation of 2 cases.

Deetz TR, Sawyer MH, Billman G, Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Nov 15;37(10):1304-12. Epub 2003 Oct 17.

PMID:
14583863
28.

Isolation of a thermotolerant Paravahlkampfia sp. from lizard intestine: biology and molecular identification.

Schuster FL, De Jonckheere JF, Moura H, Sriram R, Garner MM, Visvesvara GS.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2003 Sep-Oct;50(5):373-8.

PMID:
14563177
29.

Environmental isolation of Balamuthia mandrillaris associated with a case of amebic encephalitis.

Schuster FL, Dunnebacke TH, Booton GC, Yagi S, Kohlmeier CK, Glaser C, Vugia D, Bakardjiev A, Azimi P, Maddux-Gonzalez M, Martinez AJ, Visvesvara GS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jul;41(7):3175-80.

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Amebic encephalitis caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris: report of four cases.

Bakardjiev A, Azimi PH, Ashouri N, Ascher DP, Janner D, Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS, Glaser C.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 May;22(5):447-53.

PMID:
12792389
31.

Cultivation of clinically significant hemoflagellates.

Schuster FL, Sullivan JJ.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2002 Jul;15(3):374-89. Review.

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Cultivation of plasmodium spp.

Schuster FL.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2002 Jul;15(3):355-64. Review.

34.

Cultivation of pathogenic and opportunistic free-living amebas.

Schuster FL.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2002 Jul;15(3):342-54. Review.

35.

Balamuthia mandrillaris: its pathogenic potential.

Martínez AJ, Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2001;Suppl:6S-9S. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
11906084
36.

Survey of sera from encephalitis patients for Balamuthia mandrillaris antibody.

Schuster FL, Glaser C, Gilliam S, Visvesvara GS.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2001;Suppl:10S-12S. No abstract available.

PMID:
11906014
37.

Efficacy of novel antimicrobials against clinical isolates of opportunistic amebas.

Schuster FL, Visvesvara GS.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 1998 Nov-Dec;45(6):612-8.

PMID:
9864851
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Comparative effects of selected azole compounds on trophic and cystic stages of Acanthamoeba polyphaga.

Schuster FL.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 1993 Sep-Oct;40(5):563-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
8401469
41.

Balamuthia mandrillaris, N. G., N. Sp., agent of amebic meningoencephalitis in humans and other animals.

Visvesvara GS, Schuster FL, Martinez AJ.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 1993 Jul-Aug;40(4):504-14.

PMID:
8330028
42.

Effects of magainins on ameba and cyst stages of Acanthamoeba polyphaga.

Schuster FL, Jacob LS.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1992 Jun;36(6):1263-71.

43.

Leptomyxid ameba, a new agent of amebic meningoencephalitis in humans and animals.

Visvesvara GS, Martinez AJ, Schuster FL, Leitch GJ, Wallace SV, Sawyer TK, Anderson M.

J Clin Microbiol. 1990 Dec;28(12):2750-6. Review.

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Phenothiazine compounds inhibit in vitro growth of pathogenic free-living amoebae.

Schuster FL, Mandel N.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1984 Jan;25(1):109-12.

46.

Calcium regulation of flagellation in Naegleria gruberi.

Schuster FL, Twomey R.

J Cell Sci. 1983 Sep;63:311-26.

47.

Ultrastructure of the amoeboflagellate Tetramitus rostratus.

Balamuth W, Bradbury PC, Schuster FL.

J Protozool. 1983 May;30(2):445-55.

PMID:
6631783
48.

In memoriam: William Balamuth (1914-1981).

Schuster FL.

J Protozool. 1982 Feb;29(1):1-2. No abstract available.

PMID:
7045345
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