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1.

Three Cases of Neurologic Syndrome Caused by Donor-Derived Microsporidiosis.

Smith RM, Muehlenbachs A, Schaenmann J, Baxi S, Koo S, Blau D, Chin-Hong P, Thorner AR, Kuehnert MJ, Wheeler K, Liakos A, Jackson JW, Benedict T, da Silva AJ, Ritter JM, Rollin D, Metcalfe M, Goldsmith CS, Visvesvara GS, Basavaraju SV, Zaki S.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Mar;23(3):387-395. doi: 10.3201/eid2303.161580.

2.

Transmission of Balamuthia mandrillaris by Organ Transplantation.

Farnon EC, Kokko KE, Budge PJ, Mbaeyi C, Lutterloh EC, Qvarnstrom Y, da Silva AJ, Shieh WJ, Roy SL, Paddock CD, Sriram R, Zaki SR, Visvesvara GS, Kuehnert MJ; Balamuthia Transplant Investigation Teams, Weiss J, Komatsu K, Manch R, Ramos A, Echeverria L, Moore A, Zakowski P, Kittleson M, Kobashigawa J, Yoder J, Beach M, Mahle W, Kanter K, Geraghty PJ, Navarro E, Hahn C, Fujita S, Stinson J, Trachtenberg J, Byers P, Cheung M, Jie T, Kaplan B, Gruessner R, Bracamonte E, Viscusi C, Gonzalez-Peralta R, Lawrence R, Fratkin J, Butt F.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 1;63(7):878-888. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw422. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

PMID:
27358357
3.

Use of the Novel Therapeutic Agent Miltefosine for the Treatment of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis: Report of 1 Fatal and 1 Surviving Case.

Cope JR, Conrad DA, Cohen N, Cotilla M, DaSilva A, Jackson J, Visvesvara GS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62(6):774-6. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1021. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

4.

Diagnosis, Clinical Course, and Treatment of Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis in the United States, 1937-2013.

Capewell LG, Harris AM, Yoder JS, Cope JR, Eddy BA, Roy SL, Visvesvara GS, Fox LM, Beach MJ.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec;4(4):e68-75. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu103. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

PMID:
26582886
5.

Malignant Transformation of Hymenolepis nana in a Human Host.

Muehlenbachs A, Bhatnagar J, Agudelo CA, Hidron A, Eberhard ML, Mathison BA, Frace MA, Ito A, Metcalfe MG, Rollin DC, Visvesvara GS, Pham CD, Jones TL, Greer PW, Vélez Hoyos A, Olson PD, Diazgranados LR, Zaki SR.

N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 5;373(19):1845-52. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1505892.

6.

Assessment of blood-brain barrier penetration of miltefosine used to treat a fatal case of granulomatous amebic encephalitis possibly caused by an unusual Balamuthia mandrillaris strain.

Roy SL, Atkins JT, Gennuso R, Kofos D, Sriram RR, Dorlo TP, Hayes T, Qvarnstrom Y, Kucerova Z, Guglielmo BJ, Visvesvara GS.

Parasitol Res. 2015 Dec;114(12):4431-9. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4684-8. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

7.

In vitro growth, cytopathic effects and clearance of monolayers by clinical isolates of Balamuthia mandrillaris in human skin cell cultures.

Yera H, Dupouy-Camet J, Jackson JW, Sriram R, Sweat S, Goldstein JM, Visvesvara GS.

Exp Parasitol. 2015 Sep;156:61-7. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2015.05.004. Epub 2015 May 14.

PMID:
25980370
8.

Identification of Giardia duodenalis and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in an epizoological investigation of a laboratory colony of prairie dogs, Cynomys ludovicianus.

Roellig DM, Salzer JS, Carroll DS, Ritter JM, Drew C, Gallardo-Romero N, Keckler MS, Langham G, Hutson CL, Karem KL, Gillespie TR, Visvesvara GS, Metcalfe MG, Damon IK, Xiao L.

Vet Parasitol. 2015 May 30;210(1-2):91-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.03.022. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

9.

Successful treatment of an adolescent with Naegleria fowleri primary amebic meningoencephalitis.

Linam WM, Ahmed M, Cope JR, Chu C, Visvesvara GS, da Silva AJ, Qvarnstrom Y, Green J.

Pediatrics. 2015 Mar;135(3):e744-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-2292. Epub 2015 Feb 9.

10.

Pathology in practice. E invadens infection in a ball python.

Baseler LJ, Visvesvara GS, Ramos-Vara JA.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 Sep 1;245(5):501-3. doi: 10.2460/javma.245.5.501. No abstract available.

PMID:
25148090
11.

Transmission of Balamuthia mandrillaris through solid organ transplantation: utility of organ recipient serology to guide clinical management.

Gupte AA, Hocevar SN, Lea AS, Kulkarni RD, Schain DC, Casey MJ, Zendejas-Ruiz IR, Chung WK, Mbaeyi C, Roy SL, Visvesvara GS, da Silva AJ, Tallaj J, Eckhoff D, Baddley JW.

Am J Transplant. 2014 Jun;14(6):1417-24. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12726. Epub 2014 May 19.

12.

Microsporidiosis acquired through solid organ transplantation: a public health investigation.

Hocevar SN, Paddock CD, Spak CW, Rosenblatt R, Diaz-Luna H, Castillo I, Luna S, Friedman GC, Antony S, Stoddard RA, Tiller RV, Peterson T, Blau DM, Sriram RR, da Silva A, de Almeida M, Benedict T, Goldsmith CS, Zaki SR, Visvesvara GS, Kuehnert MJ; Microsporidia Transplant Transmission Investigation Team.

Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):213-20.

13.

Balamuthia mandrillaris Encephalitis: Survival of a Child With Severe Meningoencephalitis and Review of the Literature.

Moriarty P, Burke C, McCrossin D, Campbell R, Cherian S, Shahab MS, Visvesvara GS, Nourse C.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2014 Mar;3(1):e4-9. doi: 10.1093/jpids/pit033. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

PMID:
26624913
14.

Serologic survey for exposure following fatal Balamuthia mandrillaris infection.

Jackson BR, Kucerova Z, Roy SL, Aguirre G, Weiss J, Sriram R, Yoder J, Foelber R, Baty S, Derado G, Stramer SL, Winkelman V, Visvesvara GS.

Parasitol Res. 2014 Apr;113(4):1305-11. doi: 10.1007/s00436-014-3769-0. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

15.

Risk for transmission of Naegleria fowleri from solid organ transplantation.

Roy SL, Metzger R, Chen JG, Laham FR, Martin M, Kipper SW, Smith LE, Lyon GM 3rd, Haffner J, Ross JE, Rye AK, Johnson W, Bodager D, Friedman M, Walsh DJ, Collins C, Inman B, Davis BJ, Robinson T, Paddock C, Zaki SR, Kuehnert M, DaSilva A, Qvarnstrom Y, Sriram R, Visvesvara GS.

Am J Transplant. 2014 Jan;14(1):163-71. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12536. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

16.

Concurrent parasitic infections in a renal transplant patient.

Visvesvara GS, Arrowood MJ, Qvarnstrom Y, Sriram R, Bandea R, Wilkins PP, Farnon E, Weitzman G.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Dec;19(12):2044-5. doi: 10.3201/eid1912.120926. No abstract available.

17.

Diagnostic challenges in Balamuthia mandrillaris infections.

Lobo SA, Patil K, Jain S, Marks S, Visvesvara GS, Tenner M, Braun A, Wang G, El Khoury MY.

Parasitol Res. 2013 Dec;112(12):4015-9.

PMID:
24022127
18.

Fulminant and fatal encephalitis caused by Acanthamoeba in a kidney transplant recipient: case report and literature review.

Satlin MJ, Graham JK, Visvesvara GS, Mena H, Marks KM, Saal SD, Soave R.

Transpl Infect Dis. 2013 Dec;15(6):619-26. doi: 10.1111/tid.12131. Epub 2013 Sep 9. Review.

PMID:
24010955
19.

Characterization of a new pathogenic Acanthamoeba Species, A. byersi n. sp., isolated from a human with fatal amoebic encephalitis.

Qvarnstrom Y, Nerad TA, Visvesvara GS.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2013 Nov-Dec;60(6):626-33. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12069. Epub 2013 Jul 24.

20.

Infections with free-living amebae.

Visvesvara GS.

Handb Clin Neurol. 2013;114:153-68. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53490-3.00010-8. Review.

PMID:
23829906
21.

Balamuthia mandrillaris: in vitro interactions with selected protozoa and algae.

Tapia JL, Torres BN, Visvesvara GS.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2013 Sep-Oct;60(5):448-54. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12052. Epub 2013 Jun 21.

PMID:
23790262
22.

Primary amebic meningoencephalitis in Florida: a case report and epidemiological review of Florida cases.

Budge PJ, Lazensky B, Van Zile KW, Elliott KE, Dooyema CA, Visvesvara GS, Beach MJ, Yoder JS.

J Environ Health. 2013 Apr;75(8):26-31.

PMID:
23621053
23.

Key diagnostic features of granulomatous interstitial nephritis due to Encephalitozoon cuniculi in a lung transplant recipient.

Levine DJ, Riley DJ, Jorgensen JH, McClain WD, Tio F, Visvesvara GS, Abboud-Werner SL.

Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Mar;37(3):447-52. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e31827e1968.

PMID:
23388129
24.

The mitochondrial genome and a 60-kb nuclear DNA segment from Naegleria fowleri, the causative agent of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis.

Herman EK, Greninger AL, Visvesvara GS, Marciano-Cabral F, Dacks JB, Chiu CY.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2013 Mar-Apr;60(2):179-91. doi: 10.1111/jeu.12022. Epub 2013 Jan 29.

25.

Primary amebic meningoencephalitis deaths associated with sinus irrigation using contaminated tap water.

Yoder JS, Straif-Bourgeois S, Roy SL, Moore TA, Visvesvara GS, Ratard RC, Hill VR, Wilson JD, Linscott AJ, Crager R, Kozak NA, Sriram R, Narayanan J, Mull B, Kahler AM, Schneeberger C, da Silva AJ, Poudel M, Baumgarten KL, Xiao L, Beach MJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Nov;55(9):e79-85. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis626. Epub 2012 Aug 22.

PMID:
22919000
26.

Treatment of granulomatous amoebic encephalitis with voriconazole and miltefosine in an immunocompetent soldier.

Webster D, Umar I, Kolyvas G, Bilbao J, Guiot MC, Duplisea K, Qvarnstrom Y, Visvesvara GS.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Oct;87(4):715-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0100. Epub 2012 Aug 6. Erratum in: Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Dec;87(6):1154. Umar, Imram [corrected to Umar, Imran].

27.

Molecular characterization of Acanthamoeba isolated in water treatment plants and comparison with clinical isolates.

Magnet A, Galván AL, Fenoy S, Izquierdo F, Rueda C, Fernandez Vadillo C, Pérez-Irezábal J, Bandyopadhyay K, Visvesvara GS, da Silva AJ, del Aguila C.

Parasitol Res. 2012 Jul;111(1):383-92. doi: 10.1007/s00436-012-2849-2. Epub 2012 Mar 7.

PMID:
22395660
28.

Fatal Naegleria fowleri infection acquired in Minnesota: possible expanded range of a deadly thermophilic organism.

Kemble SK, Lynfield R, DeVries AS, Drehner DM, Pomputius WF 3rd, Beach MJ, Visvesvara GS, da Silva AJ, Hill VR, Yoder JS, Xiao L, Smith KE, Danila R.

Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Mar;54(6):805-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir961. Epub 2012 Jan 11.

PMID:
22238170
29.

Balamuthia mandrillaris and Acanthamoeba amebic encephalitis with neurotoxoplasmosis coinfection in a patient with advanced HIV infection.

Pietrucha-Dilanchian P, Chan JC, Castellano-Sanchez A, Hirzel A, Laowansiri P, Tuda C, Visvesvara GS, Qvarnstrom Y, Ratzan KR.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Mar;50(3):1128-31. doi: 10.1128/JCM.06252-11. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

30.

Tubulinosema sp. microsporidian myositis in immunosuppressed patient.

Choudhary MM, Metcalfe MG, Arrambide K, Bern C, Visvesvara GS, Pieniazek NJ, Bandea RD, Deleon-Carnes M, Adem P, Choudhary MM, Zaki SR, Saeed MU.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;17(9):1727-30. doi: 10.3201/eid1709.101926.

31.

Identification of antigenic targets for immunodetection of Balamuthia mandrillaris infection.

Kucerova Z, Sriram R, Wilkins PP, Visvesvara GS.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Aug;18(8):1297-301. doi: 10.1128/CVI.05082-11. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

32.

Multisystemic infection with an Acanthamoeba sp in a dog.

Kent M, Platt SR, Rech RR, Eagleson JS, Howerth EW, Shoff M, Fuerst PA, Booton G, Visvesvara GS, Schatzberg SJ.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 Jun 1;238(11):1476-81. doi: 10.2460/javma.238.11.1476.

PMID:
21627512
33.

Primary amebic meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri, Karachi, Pakistan.

Shakoor S, Beg MA, Mahmood SF, Bandea R, Sriram R, Noman F, Ali F, Visvesvara GS, Zafar A.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;17(2):258-61. doi: 10.3201/eid1702.100442.

34.

Another case of canine amoebic meningoencephalitis--the challenges of reaching a rapid diagnosis.

Hodge PJ, Kelers K, Gasser RB, Visvesvara GS, Martig S, Long SN.

Parasitol Res. 2011 Apr;108(4):1069-73. doi: 10.1007/s00436-010-2197-z. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

PMID:
21161275
35.

Prevalence of Acanthamoeba spp. and other free-living amoebae in household water, Ohio, USA--1990-1992.

Stockman LJ, Wright CJ, Visvesvara GS, Fields BS, Beach MJ.

Parasitol Res. 2011 Mar;108(3):621-7. doi: 10.1007/s00436-010-2120-7. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

PMID:
20978791
36.

Multiplex assay detection of immunoglobulin G antibodies that recognize Giardia intestinalis and Cryptosporidium parvum antigens.

Priest JW, Moss DM, Visvesvara GS, Jones CC, Li A, Isaac-Renton JL.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Nov;17(11):1695-707. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00160-10. Epub 2010 Sep 28.

37.

Amebic meningoencephalitides and keratitis: challenges in diagnosis and treatment.

Visvesvara GS.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;23(6):590-4. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e32833ed78b. Review.

PMID:
20802332
38.

A 53-year-old woman with rapidly progressive altered mental status and ataxia.

Krasik EF, Liu C, Visvesvara GS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 1;51(5):575-6, 629-30. doi: 10.1086/655690. No abstract available.

PMID:
20684678
39.

Pathogenicity of amoebae.

Lorenzo-Morales J, Marciano-Cabral F, Lindo JF, Visvesvara GS, Maciver SK.

Exp Parasitol. 2010 Sep;126(1):2-3. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2010.05.003. No abstract available.

PMID:
20682153
40.

Diagnostic exercise. Cerebral mass in a puppy with respiratory distress and progressive neurologic signs.

Reed LT, Miller MA, Visvesvara GS, Gardiner CH, Logan MA, Packer RA.

Vet Pathol. 2010 Nov;47(6):1116-9. doi: 10.1177/0300985810374835. Epub 2010 Jul 15.

PMID:
20634413
41.

Isolation, morphologic, serologic and molecular identification of Acanthamoeba T4 genotype from the liver of a Temminck's tragopan (Tragopan temminckii).

Visvesvara GS, Shoff ME, Sriram R, Booton GC, Crary M, Fuerst PA, Hanley CS, Garner MM.

Vet Parasitol. 2010 Jun 24;170(3-4):197-200. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2010.02.028. Epub 2010 Mar 6.

PMID:
20347228
42.

The epidemiology of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis in the USA, 1962-2008.

Yoder JS, Eddy BA, Visvesvara GS, Capewell L, Beach MJ.

Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Jul;138(7):968-75. doi: 10.1017/S0950268809991014. Epub 2009 Oct 22.

PMID:
19845995
43.

National outbreak of Acanthamoeba keratitis associated with use of a contact lens solution, United States.

Verani JR, Lorick SA, Yoder JS, Beach MJ, Braden CR, Roberts JM, Conover CS, Chen S, McConnell KA, Chang DC, Park BJ, Jones DB, Visvesvara GS, Roy SL; AcanthamoebaKeratitis Investigation Team.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Aug;15(8):1236-42. doi: 10.3201/eid1508.090225.

44.

Paravahlkampfia francinae n. sp. masquerading as an agent of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis.

Visvesvara GS, Sriram R, Qvarnstrom Y, Bandyopadhyay K, Da Silva AJ, Pieniazek NJ, Cabral GA.

J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2009 Jul-Aug;56(4):357-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2009.00410.x.

PMID:
19602081
45.

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
46.

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
47.

Successful treatment of disseminated Acanthamoeba sp. infection with miltefosine.

Aichelburg AC, Walochnik J, Assadian O, Prosch H, Steuer A, Perneczky G, Visvesvara GS, Aspöck H, Vetter N.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Nov;14(11):1743-6. doi: 10.3201/eid1411.070854.

48.

Survival of Acanthamoeba cysts after desiccation for more than 20 years.

Sriram R, Shoff M, Booton G, Fuerst P, Visvesvara GS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Dec;46(12):4045-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01903-08. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

49.

Acanthamoeba infection in a patient with chronic graft-versus-host disease occurring during treatment with voriconazole.

Kaul DR, Lowe L, Visvesvara GS, Farmen S, Khaled YA, Yanik GA.

Transpl Infect Dis. 2008 Dec;10(6):437-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2008.00335.x. Epub 2008 Aug 13.

50.

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

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