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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Lowell S Kappmeyer
Animal Diseases Research
Geneticist

Phone: (509) 335-6059
Fax: (509) 335-8328
3053 ADBF, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6630

Projects
Control of Ovine Respiratory Disease through Genetic and Immunologic Mitigation of Pathogen Transmission and Disease
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422169
Development of Strategies to Control Anaplasmosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422174
Pharmacological and Immunologic Interventions Against Vector-Borne Bovine and Equine Babesiosis
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422175

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Diagnosis of theileria equi infections in horses in the Azores using cELISA and nested PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baptista, C., Lopes, M.S., Tavares, A.C., Rojer, H., Kappmeyer, L.S., Mendonça, D., Da Câmara Machado, A. 2013. Diagnosis of theileria equi infections in horses in the Azores using cELISA and nested PCR. Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases. 4(3):242-245.
Genetic characterization of theileria equi infecting horses in North America: evidence for a limited source of U.S. introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, C.M., Busch, J.D., Palma-Cagle, K.A., Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Wagner, D.M. 2013. Genetic characterization of theileria equi infecting horses in North America: evidence for a limited source of U.S. introductions. International Journal for Parasitology. doi:10.1186/PV.1756-3305-6-35.
Comparative genomic analysis and phylogenetic position of Theileria equi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kappmeyer, L.S., Thiagarajan, M., Herndon, D.R., Ramsay, J.D., Caler, E., Djikeng, A., Gillespie, J.J., Lau, A.O., Roalson, E.H., Silva, J.C. 2012. Comparative genomic analysis and phylogenetic position of Theileria equi. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. BMC Genomics 2012, 13:603.
Efficacy of imidocarb dipropionate in the elimination of Theileria equi in experimentally infected horses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grause, J.F., Ueti, M.W., Nelsona, J.T., Knowles Jr, D.P., Kappmeyer, L.S., Bunn, T.O. 2012. Efficacy of imidocarb dipropionate in the elimination of Theileria equi in experimentally infected horses. The Veterinary Journal. 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.10.025.
Re-emergence of the apicomplexan theileria equi in the United States: Elimination of persistent infection and transmission risk Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Mealey, R.H., Kappmeyer, L.S., White, S.N., Kumpula-Mcwhirter, N., Pelzel, A.M., Grause, J.F., Bunn, T.O., Schwartz, A., Traub-Dargatz, J.L. 2012. Re-emergence of the apicomplexan theileria equi in the United States: Elimination of persistent infection and transmission risk. PloSONE 7(9):e44713.
In vitro activity of ponazuril against Theileria equi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wise, L.N., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Hines, M.T., White, S.N., Davis, W., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2012. In vitro activity of ponazuril against Theileria equi. Veterinary Parasitology. 185(2-4):282-5.
Protective effects of passively transferred merozoite-specific antibodies against Theileria equi in horses with severe combined immunodeficiency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mealey, R.H., Kappmeyer, L.S., Ueti, M.W., Wagner, B., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2011. Protective effects of passively transferred merozoite-specific antibodies against Theileria equi in horses with severe combined immunodeficiency. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 19(1):100-4.
Bm86 midgut protein sequence variation in south Texas cattle fever ticks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freeman, J.M., Davey, R.B., Kappmeyer, L.S., Kammlah, D.M., Olafson, P.U. 2010. Bm86 midgut protein sequence variation in south Texas cattle fever ticks. Parasites & Vectors. 3;3:101.
A Babesia bovis gene syntenic to Theileria parva p67 is expressed in blood and tick stage parasites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freeman, J.M., Kappmeyer, L.S., Ueti, M.W., Mcelwain, T.F., Baszler, T.V., Echaide, I., Nene, V.M., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2010. A Babesia bovis gene syntenic to Theileria parva p67 is expressed in blood and tick stage parasites. Veterinary Parasitology. 173(3-4):211-218.
blaCMY-2-positive IncA/C plasmids from escherichia coli and salmonella enterica are a distinct component of a larger lineage of plasmids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Call, D.R., Singer, R.S., Meng, D., Broschat, S.L., Orfe, L.H., Anderson, J.M., Herndon, D.R., Kappmeyer, L.S., Daniels, J.B., Besser, T.E. 2010. blaCMY-2-positive IncA/C plasmids from escherichia coli and salmonella enterica are a distinct component of a larger lineage of plasmids. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 54(2):590-6.
Imidocarb dipropionate clears persistent Babesia caballi infection with elimination of transmission potential Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schwint, O.N., Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H., Kappmeyer, L.S., Hines, M.T., Cordes, R.T., Knowles Jr, D.P., Scoles, G.A. 2009. Imidocarb dipropionate clears persistent Babesia caballi infection with elimination of transmission potential. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 53(10):4327-4332.
Conservation in the face of diversity: multistrain analysis of an intracellular bacterium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dark, M.J., Herndon, D.R., Kappmeyer, L.S., Gonzales, M.P., Nordeen, E., Palmer, G.H., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A. 2009. Conservation in the face of diversity: multistrain analysis of an intracellular bacterium. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 10:16.
Persistently Infected Horses Are Reservoirs for Intrastadial Tick-Borne Transmission of the Apicomplexan Parasite Babesia equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H., Scoles, G.A., Kappmeyer, L.S., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2008. Persistently Infected Horses Are Reservoirs for Intrastadial Tick-Borne Transmission of the Apicomplexan Parasite Babesia equi. Infection and Immunity. 76(8):3525-3529.
Transmission of Babesia caballi by Dermacentor nitens (Acari: Ixodidae) Is Restricted to One Generation in the Absense of Alimentary Reinfection on a Susceptible Equine Host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schwint, N.O., Knowles Jr, D.P., Ueti, M.W., Kappmeyer, L.S., Scoles, G.A. 2008. Transmission of Babesia caballi by Dermacentor nitens (Acari: Ixodidae) Is Restricted to One Generation in the Absense of Alimentary Reinfection on a Susceptible Equine Host. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(6):1152-1155.
Genomic analysis of Ovis aries (Ovar)MHC Class IIa loci - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoesing, L.M., White, S.N., Kappmeyer, L.S., Herndon, D.R., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2008. Genomic analysis of Ovis aries (Ovar)MHC Class IIa loci. Immunogenetics. 60(3):167-176.
Genome Sequence of Babesia bovis and Camparative Analysis of Apicomplexan Hemoprotozoa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brayton, K., Lau, A.O., Herndon, D.R., Hannick, L., Kappmeyer, L.S., Berens, S.J., Bidwell, S.L., Brown, W.C., Crabtree, J., Fadrosh, D., Feldblum, T., Forberger, H.A., Haas, B.J., Howell, J.M., Khouri, H., Koo, H., Mann, D.J., Norimine, J., Paulsen, I.T., Radune, D., Ren, Q., Smith, R.K., Suarez, C.E., White, O., Wortman, J.R., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mcelwain, T.F., Nene, V.M. 2007. Genome Sequence of Babesia bovis and Camparative Analysis of Apicomplexan Hemoprotozoa. PLoS Pathogens. 3(10):1401-1413.
Development of Specific Immunoglobulin GA (Igga) and Iggb Antibodies Correlates with Control of Parasitemia in Babesia Equi Infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunha, C.W., Mcguire, T.C., Kappmeyer, L.S., Hines, S.A., Lopez, A., Dellagostin, O.A., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2006. Development of Specific Immunoglobulin Ga (IgGa) and IgGb Antibodies Correlates with Control of Parasitemia in Babesia equi Infection. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 13(2):297-300.
Ability of the Vector Tick Boophilus Microplus to Acquire and Transmit Babesia Equi Following Feeding on Chronically Infected Horses with Low Level Parasitemia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H., Kappmeyer, L.S., Statdfield, M., Scoles, G.A., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2005. Ability of the Vector Tick Boophilus microplus To Acquire and Transmit Babesia equi following Feeding on Chronically Infected Horses with Low-Level Parasitemia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43(8):3755-3759.
Complete Genome Sequencing of Anaplasma Marginale Reveals That the Surface Is Skewed to Two Superfamilies of Outer Membrane Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brayton, K.A., Kappmeyer, L.S., Herndon, D.R., Dark, M.J., Tibbals, D.L., Palmer, G.H., Mcguire, T.C., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2005. Complete genome sequencing of anaplasma marginale reveals that the surface is skewed to two superfamilies of outer membrane proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102(3):844-849.
Expression of Equi Merozoite Antigen 2 During Development of Babesia Equi in the Midgut and Salivary Gland of the Vector Tick Boophilus Microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., G.H. Palmer, L.S. Kappmeyer, G.A. Scoles and D.P. Knowles. 2003. Expression of Equi Merozoite Antigen 2 during Development of Babesia equi in the Midgut and Salivary Gland of the vector tick Boophilus microplus. J. Clin. Micro. 41(12):5803-5809.
Conformational Dependence and Conservation of An Immunodominant Epitope Within the Babesia Equi Erythrocyte-Stage Surface Protein Equi Merosoite Antigen 1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clinical & Diagnostic Lab. Immunol.9(6)2002 1301-1306
Detection of Equine Antibodies to Babesia Caballi by Recombinant B. Caballirhoptry-Associated Protein 1 in Competitive-Inhibition Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Apr-99)
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