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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Massaro Ueti
Animal Diseases Research
Veterinary Medical Officer

Phone: (509) 335-6325
Fax: (509) 335-8328
333 BUSTAD HALL, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6630

Projects
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
The Role of CD4+ T-Cell Responses in Protective Immunity to Theileria parva
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426824

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Knockdown of the rhipicephalus microplus cytochrome c oxidase subunit III gene is associated with a failure of anaplasma marginale transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bifano, T.D., Ueti, M.W., Esteves, E., Reif, K.E., Braz, G.R., Scoles, G.A., Bastos, R.G., White, S.N., Daffre, S. 2014. Knockdown of the rhipicephalus microplus cytochrome c oxidase subunit III gene is associated with a failure of anaplasma marginale transmission. PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0098614.
Improved diagnostic performance of a commercial anaplasma antibody competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using recombinant major surface protein 5–glutathione S-transferase fusion protein as antigen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, C., Wilson, C., B. Mudiyanselage, C.B., Kang, E., Adams, S.D., Kappmeyer, L.S., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mcelwain, T., Evermann, J., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Lee, S.S., Mcguire, T.C. 2014. Improved diagnostic performance of a commercial anaplasma antibody competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using recombinant major surface protein 5–glutathione S-transferase fusion protein as antigen. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 26(1):61-71.
Amblyomma cajennense is an intrastadial biological vector of theileria equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scoles, G.A., Ueti, M.W. 2013. Amblyomma cajennense is an intrastadial biological vector of theileria equi. Parasites & Vectors. 6:306.
Serum antibodies from a subset of horses positive for babesia caballi by competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Demonstrate a Protein Recognition Pattern That Is Not Consistent with Infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Awinda, P.O., Mealey, R.H., Williams, L.B., Conrad, P.A., Packham, A.E., Reif, K.E., Grause, J.F., Pelzel-Mccluskey, A.M., Chung, C., Reginaldo, B., Kappmeyer, L.S., Howe, D.K., Ness, S.L., Knowles Jr, D.P., Ueti, M.W. 2013. Serum antibodies from a subset of horses positive for babesia caballi by competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Demonstrate a Protein Recognition Pattern That Is Not Consistent with Infection. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. Clin Vaccine Immunol 20(11):1752-1757.
Lymphocytes and macrophages are infected by theileria equi, but T cells and B cells are not required to establish infection in vivo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsay, J.D., Ueti, M.W., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mealey, R.H. 2013. Lymphocytes and macrophages are infected by theileria equi, but T cells and B cells are not required to establish infection in vivo. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371.
Differential expression of three members of the multidomain adhesion CCp family in babesia bigemina, babesia bovis and theileria equi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bastos, R., Suarez, C.E., Laughery, J., Johnson, W.C., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2013. Differential expression of three members of the multidomain adhesion CCp family in babesia bigemina, babesia bovis and theileria equi. PLoS One. Plos ONE 8(7): e67765.
Identification of multi-locus genetic heterogeneity in anaplasma marginale ss. centrale and its restriction following tick-borne transmission. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herndon, D.R., Ueti, M.W., Reif, K.E., Noh, S.M., Brayton, K.A., Agnes, J.T., Palmer, G.H. 2013. Identification of multi-locus genetic heterogeneity in anaplasma marginale ss. centrale and its restriction following tick-borne transmission. Infection and Immunity. 81(5):1852-8.
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.
Subdominant antigens in bacterial vaccines: Am779 is subdominant in the anaplasma marginale outer membrane vaccine but does not associate with protective immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albarrak, S.M., Brown, W.C., Noh, S.M., Reif, K.E., Scoles, G.A., Turse, J.E., Norimine, J., Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H. 2012. Subdominant antigens in bacterial vaccines: Am779 is subdominant in the anaplasma marginale outer membrane vaccine but does not associate with protective immunity. PloSONE 7(9):e46372.
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.
Expansion of variant diversity associated with high prevalence of pathogen strain superinfection under conditions of natural transmission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueti, M.W., Tan, Y., Broschat, S., Castaneda-Ortiz, E., Camacho-Nuez, M., Mosqueda, J., Scoles, G.A., Grimes, M., Brayton, K., Palmer, G. 2012. Expansion of variant diversity associated with high prevalence of pathogen strain superinfection under conditions of natural transmission. Infection and Immunity. 80(7):2354-60.
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.
Dermacentor andersoni transmission of Francisella tularensis subsp. novicida reflects bacterial colonization, dissemination and replication coordinated with tick feeding. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reif, K., Palmer, G.H., Ueti, M.W., Scoles, G.A., Noh, S.M. 2011. Dermacentor andersoni transmission of Francisella tularensis subsp. novicida reflects bacterial colonization, dissemination and replication coordinated with tick feeding.. Infection and Immunity. 79(12):4941-6.
Expression of Anaplasma marginale ankyrin repeat-containing proteins during infection of the mammalian host and tick vector - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solomon, R.S., Schneider, D.A., Brayton, K.A., Ueti, M.W., Graca, T., Futse, J.E., Noh, S.M., Baszler, T.V., Palmer, G.H. 2011. Expression of Anaplasma marginale ankyrin repeat-containing proteins during infection of the mammalian host and tick vector. Infection and Immunity. 79(7):2847-2855.
The Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Bm86 gene plays a critical role in the fitness of ticks fed on cattle during acute Babesia bovis infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bastos, R., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Scoles, G.A. 2010. The Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Bm86 gene plays a critical role in the fitness of ticks fed on cattle during acute Babesia bovis infection. Parasites & Vectors. 3:111.
Stability and tick transmission phenotype of gfp-transformed Anaplasma marginale through a complete in vivo infection cycle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noh, S.M., Ueti, M.W., Palmer, G.H., Munderloh, U.G., Felsheim, R.F., Brayton, K.A. 2010. Stability and tick transmission phenotype of gfp-transformed Anaplasma marginale through a complete in vivo infection cycle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(1):330-334.
Babesia bovis expresses Bbo-6cys-E, a member of a novel gene family that is homologous to the 6-cys family of Plasmodium - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Sep-10)
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.
Identification of Anaplasma marginale proteins specifically up-regulated during colonization of the tick vector Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramabu, S., Ueti, M.W., Brayton, K.A., Baszler, T.V., Palmer, G.H. 2010. Identification of Anaplasma marginale proteins specifically up-regulated during colonization of the tick vector. Infection and Immunity. Available: 10.1128/IAI.00300-10
Babesia bovis expresses a neutralization-sensitive antigen that contains a microneme adhesive repeat (MAR) domain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silva, M.G., Ueti, M., Norimine, J., Florin-Christensen, M., Bastos, R., Goff, W.L., Brown, W.C., Oliva, A., Suarez, C.E. 2010. Babesia bovis expresses a neutralization-sensitive antigen that contains a microneme adhesive repeat (MAR) domain. Parasitology International. Available: doi:10.1016/j.parint.2010.03.004
Association of pathogen strain-specific gene transcription and transmission efficiency phenotype of Anaplasma marginale Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agnes, J.T., Herndon, D.R., Ueti, M.W., Ramabu, S., Evans, M., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H. 2010. Association of pathogen strain-specific gene transcription and transmission efficiency phenotype of Anaplasma marginale. Infection and Immunity. Available: http://iai.asm.org/cgi/reprint/IAI.00108-10v1
Independence of anaplasma marginale strains with high and low transmission efficiencies in the tick vector following simultaneous acquisition by feeding on a superinfected mammalian reservoir host Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galletti, M.F., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Brayton, K.A., Palmer, G.H. 2009. Independence of anaplasma marginale strains with high and low transmission efficiencies in the tick vector following simultaneous acquisition by feeding on a superinfected mammalian reservoir host. Infection and Immunity. 77(4):1459-64.
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