Research Products 2013

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works.
Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)


Journal Articles

  1. Elbadry, MA, Existe A, Victor YS, Memnon G, Fukuda M, Dame JB, Yowell CA, Okech BA. Survey of Plasmodium falciparum multipdrug resistance-1 and chloroquine resistance transporter alleles in Haiti. Malar J. 2013 Nov 19;12(1): 426.
  2. Gargano LM, Engel J, Gray GC, Howell K, Jones TF, Milhous WK, et al. Arbovirus diseases, southeastern United States. Emerg Infect Dis [Internet]. 2013 Nov [Sept 19, 2013].
  3. Dreibelbis R, Greene LE, Freeman MC, Saboori S, Chase RP, Rheingans RWater, sanitation, and primary school attendance: A multi-level assessment of determinants of household-reported absence in Kenya. International Journal of Educational Development. Available online 4 August 2012.
  4. Weppelmann TA, Carter TE, Chen Z, von Fricken ME, Memnon G, Victor YS, Existe A, Okech BA . Lack of Plasmodium vivax infections and high frequency of the erythroid silent Duffy antigen genotype in Haiti. Malar J2013 Jan 24;12(1):30.
  5. von Fricken ME, Weppelmann TA, Okech BA. Malaria Treatment Policies and drug efficacy in Haiti from 1955-2012. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2013 6:10
  6. Coman A, Maftei DN, Krueger WS, Heil GL, Friary JA, Chereches RM, Șirlincan E, Bria P, Dragnea C, Kasler I, and Gray GC. Evidence for Subclinical Swine and Avian Influenza Virus Infections among Romanian Agricultural Workers, Infection and Public Health, 2013 ttp://
  7. Khurelbaatar N, Daramragchaa U, Darmaa B, Tserennorov D, Krueger WS, Heil GL, Ariungerel B, Anderson BD, and Gray GC. Sparse Evidence for Equine or Avian Influenza Virus Infections among Mongolian Adults with Animal Exposures. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 2013 ttp://
  8. Krueger WS, Khuntirat B, Yoon I, Blair PJ, ChittagarnpitchM, Putnam SD, Supawat K, Gibbons RV, Pattamadilok S, Sawanpanyalert P, Heil GL, Buddhari D, and Gray GC. Prospective Study of Avian Influenza Virus Infections Among Rural Thai Villagers, PLOS ONE 2013 ttp://
  9. Lednicky JA and Loeb JC. Detection and Isolation of Airborne Influenza A H3N2 Virus Using a Sioutas Personal Cascade Impactor Sampler.  Influenza Research and Treatment, vol. 2013, Article ID 656825, 8 pages, 10 Oct 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/656825
  10. Lednicky JAWaltzek TB, McGeehan E, Loeb JC, Hamilton SB. , and  Luetke MC. Isolation and genetic characterizationof human coronavirus NL63 in primary human renal proximal tubularepithelial cells obtained from a commercial supplier, and confirmation of its replication in two different types of human primary kidney cells.Virology Journal 2013 10:213
  11. Fang L, Li X, Liu K, Li Y, Yao H, Liang S, Yang Y, Feng Z, Gray GC, Cao W. Mapping spread and risk of avian influenza A (H7N9) in China. Sci. Rep. 3, 2722; DOI:10.1038/srep02722 (2013).
  12. Gray GC, Cao WC. Variant Influenza A H3N2 virus: Looking Through a Glass, Darkly. Clin Infect Dis doi: 10.1093/cid/cit650 (2013)
  13.  Krueger WS, Heil GL, Yoon KJ, Gray GC. No Evidence for Zoonotic Transmission of H3N8 Canine Influenza Virus among US Adults Occupationally Exposed to Dogs. Influenza & Other Resp Viruses, 2013, DOI: 10.1111/irv.12208.
  14. Burnell FJ, Holmes MA, Roiko AH, Lowe JB, Heil GL, Keller SE, and Gray GC. Little Evidence of Human Infection with Equine Influenza during the 2007 Epizootic, Queensland Australia. Clin Virology, 2013 in press
  15. Messenger AMD, Barnes AN, Gray GC. Reverse Zoonotic Disease Transmission (Zooanthroponosis): A Review of Seldom-Documented Human Biological Threats to Animals. PLOS One 2013, in press.


National/International Scientific Meeting Presentations

  1. Hosford JD, von Fricken ME, Lauzardo M, Chang M, Dai Y, Lyon JA, Nayfield S, Shuster J, Fennelly K. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis to Assess Hepatotoxicity Arising from Treatment of Tuberculosis and LTBI. Poster Presentation at the 17th annual International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD). Vancouver, BC, Canada, February 2013.
  2. Wepplemann TA, Carter TE, Chen Z, von Fricken ME, Memnon G, Victor YS, Existe A, Okech BA. Lack of Plasmodium Vivax Infections and High Frequency of the Erythroid Silent Duffy Antigen Genotype in Haiti.  Poster Presentation at EPI Research Day, University of Florida, February 2013.