Recent Submissions

  • Infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a seronegative patient in Sicily, Italy: Case report 

    de La Fuente, J.; Torina, A.; Naranjo, V.; Caracappa, S.; Marco, V. D.; Alongi, A.; Russo, M.; Maggio, A. R.; Kocan, Katherine M.; de La Fuente, Jose; Kocan, Katherine M. (Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, 2005-10-03)
    Background: Anaplasma phagocytophilum causes human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) in humans, which has been recognized as an emerging tick-borne disease in the United States and Europe. Although about 65 cases of HGA have ...
  • Sequence analysis of the msp4 gene of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Strains 

    de La Fuente, J.; Massung, R. F.; Wong, S. J.; Chu, F. K.; Lutz, H.; Meli, M.; Loewenich, F. D.; Grzeszczuk, A.; Torina, A.; Caracappa, S.; Mangold, A. J.; Naranjo, V.; de La Fuente, Jose; Kocan, Katherine M. (Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2005-03)
    The causative agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis was recently reclassified as Anaplasma phagocytophilum, unifying previously described bacteria that cause disease in humans, horses, dogs, and ruminants. For the ...
  • Ultrastructural morphology of Cowdria ruminatium in midgut epithelial cells of adult Amblyomma herbraeum female ticks 

    Hart, A.; Kocan, Katherine M.; Bezuidenhout, J. D.; Prozesky, L.; Kocan, Katherine M. (Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1991)
    Amblyomma hebraeum male and female ticks, experimentally infected as larvae with the Ball 3 stock of Cowdria ruminantium, were fed on a heartwater susceptible sheep. The initial attachment of the males was required as a ...
  • Development of a Rickettsia isolated from an aborted bovine fetus 

    Kocan, Katherine M.; Crawford, T. B.; Dilbeck, P. M.; Evermann, James F.; McGuire, T. C.; Kocan, Katherine M. (Journal of Bacteriology, 1990-10)
    An obligate intracellular rickettsial organism isolated from an aborted bovine fetus was studied in bovine turbinate and mouse macrophage cell cultures with light and electron microscopy. Development of the organism was ...
  • Presence of common antigens, including major surface protein epitopes, between the cattle (Intraerythrocytic) and tick stages of Anaplasma marginale 

    Palmer, Guy; Kocan, Katherine M.; Barron, S. J.; Hair, Jakie Alexander; Barbet, A. F.; Davis, W. C.; McGuire, T. C.; Kocan, Katherine M.; Hair, Jakie Alexander (Infection and Immunity, 1985-12)
    Epitopes of major surface proteins of the intraerythrocytic cattle stage of Anaplasma marginale were demonstrated in the midgut stage of the organism within the infective tick host Dermacentor andersoni. These proteins ...