Publications

  1. Ramanan P, Wengenack NL, Theel ES. Laboratory Diagnostics for Fungal Infections: A Review of Current and Future Diagnostic Assays. Clinics in Chest Medicine (Accepted, May 2017).
  2. Madigan T, Fatemi Y, Theel ES, Moodley A, Boyce TG. Central Nervous System Blastomycosis in Children: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Jul; 36 (7):679-684
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  3. Granger D, Hilgart H, Misner L, Christensen J, Bistodeau S, Palm J, Strain AK, Konstantinovski M, Liu D, Tran A, Theel ES. Serologic Testing for Zika Virus: Comparison of Three Zika Virus IgM-Screening Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays and Initial Laboratory Experiences. J Clin Microbiol 2017 Jul; 55 (7):2127-2136 Epub 2017 Apr 26
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  4. Granger D, Leo YS, Lee LK, Theel ES. Serodiagnosis of dengue virus infection using commercially available antibody and NS1 antigen ELISAs. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2017 Jun; 88 (2):120-124 Epub 2017 Mar 30
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  5. Dubbels M, Granger D, Theel ES. Low Cryptococcus antigen titers by a lateral flow assay should be interpreted cautiously in patients without a prior diagnosis of cryptococcal infection. J Clin Microbiol 2017 May 31 [Epub ahead of print]
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  6. Pritt BS, Respicio-Kingry LB, Sloan LM, Schriefer ME, Replogle AJ, Bjork J, Liu G, Kingry LC, Mead PS, Neitzel DF, Schiffman E, Hoang Johnson DK, Davis JP, Paskewitz SM, Boxrud D, Deedon A, Lee X, Miller TK, Feist MA, Steward CR, Theel ES, Patel R, Irish CL, Petersen JM. Borrelia mayonii sp. nov., a member of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex, detected in patients and ticks in the upper midwestern United States. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016 Nov; 66 (11):4878-4880 Epub 2016 Aug 24
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  7. Theel ES. The Past, Present, and (Possible) Future of Serologic Testing for Lyme Disease. J Clin Microbiol 2016 May; 54 (5):1191-6 Epub 2016 Feb 10
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  8. Pritt BS, Mead PS, Johnson DK, Neitzel DF, Respicio-Kingry LB, Davis JP, Schiffman E, Sloan LM, Schriefer ME, Replogle AJ, Paskewitz SM, Ray JA, Bjork J, Steward CR, Deedon A, Lee X, Kingry LC, Miller TK, Feist MA, Theel ES, Patel R, Irish CL, Petersen JM. Identification of a novel pathogenic Borrelia species causing Lyme borreliosis with unusually high spirochaetaemia: a descriptive study. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 May; 16 (5):556-64 Epub 2016 Feb 06
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  9. Theel ES, Binder S. Syphilis testing algorithms: A Review. World Journal of Immunology.2016;6:(1):1-8.
  10. Johnson DKH, Schiffman EK, Davis JP, Neitzel DF, Sloan LM, Nicholson WL, Fritsche TR, Steward CR, Ray JA, Miller TK, Feist MA, Uphoff TS, Franson JJ, Livermore AL, Deedon AK, Theel ES, Pritt BS. Human infection with Ehrlichia muris-like pathogen, United States, 2007-2013. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Oct; 21(10):1794-9.
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  11. Bruminhent J, Thongprayoon C, Dierkhising RA, Kremers WK, Theel ES, Razonable RR. Risk factors for cytomegalovirus reactivation after liver transplantation: can pre-transplant cytomegalovirus antibody titers predict outcome? Liver Transpl 2015 Apr; 21 (4):539-46 Epub 2015 Mar 12
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  12. Theel ES, Johnson RD, Plumhoff E, Hanson CA. Use of the Optum Labs Data Warehouse to assess test ordering patterns for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in the United States. J Clin Microbiol 2015 Apr; 53 (4):1358-60 Epub 2015 Jan 21
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  13. Theel ES, Harring JA, Dababneh AS, Rollins LO, Bestrom JE, Jespersen DJ. Reevaluation of commercial reagents for detection of Histoplasma capsulatum antigen in urine. J Clin Microbiol 2015 Apr; 53 (4):1198-203 Epub 2015 Jan 28
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  14. Theel ES, Ramanan P. Clinical significance of low-positive histoplasma urine antigen results. J Clin Microbiol 2014 Sep; 52 (9):3444-6 Epub 2014 July 16
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  15. Anderson NW, Jespersen DJ, Rollins L, Seaton B, Prince HE, Theel ES. Detection of the dengue virus NS1 antigen using an enzyme immunoassay. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Jun; 79(2):194-7. Epub 2014 Feb 22.
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  16. Anderson NW, Klein DM, Dornink SM, Jespersen DJ, Kubofcik J, Nutman TB, Merrigan SD, Couturier MR, Theel ES. Comparison of three immunoassays for detection of antibodies to Strongyloides stercoralis. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 May; 21(5):732-6. Epub 2014 Mar 19.
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  17. Theel ES, Doern CD. beta-D-glucan testing is important for diagnosis of invasive fungal infections. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Nov; 51(11):3478-83. Epub 2013 Jul 12.
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  18. Theel ES, Jespersen DJ, Harring J, Mandrekar J, Binnicker MJ. Evaluation of an enzyme immunoassay for detection of Histoplasma capsulatum antigen from urine specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Nov; 51(11):3555-9. Epub 2013 Aug 21.
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  19. Theel ES, Jespersen DJ, Iqbal S, Bestrom JE, Rollins LO, Misner LJ, Markley BJ, Mandrekar J, Baddour LM, Limper AH, Wengenack NL, Binnicker MJ. Detection of (1, 3)-beta-D-glucan in bronchoalveolar lavage and serum samples collected from immunocompromised hosts. Mycopathologia. 2013 Feb; 175(1-2):33-41 Epub 2012 Sep 1.
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  20. Theel ES, Schmitt BH, Hall L, Cunningham SA, Walchak RC, Patel R, Wengenack NL. Formic acid-based direct, on-plate testing of yeast and Corynebacterium species by Bruker Biotyper matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol 2012 Sep; 50 (9):3093-5 Epub 2012 July 03
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  21. Binnicker MJ, Theel ES, Larsen SM, Patel R. A high percentage of serum samples that test reactive by enzyme immunoassay for anti-Brucella antibodies are not confirmed by the standard tube agglutination test. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Aug; 19(8):1332-4. Epub 2012 Jun 20.
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  22. Theel ES, Hall L, Mandrekar J, Wengenack NL. Dermatophyte identification using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Dec; 49(12):4067-71. Epub 2011 Sep 28.
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  23. Sevova ES, Goren MA, Schwartz KJ, Hsu FF, Turk J, Fox BG, Bangs JD. Cell-free synthesis and functional characterization of sphingolipid synthases from parasitic trypanosomatid protozoa. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jul 2; 285(27):20580-7. Epub 2010 May 10.
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  24. Sevova ES, Bangs JD. Streamlined architecture and glycosylphosphatidylinositol-dependent trafficking in the early secretory pathway of African trypanosomes. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Nov; 20(22):4739-50. Epub 2009 Sep 16
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  25. Tazeh NN, Silverman JS, Schwartz KJ, Sevova ES, Sutterwala S, Bangs JD. The role of AP-1 in developmentally regulated lysosomal trafficking in Trypanosoma brucei. Euk Cell. 2009; 8(9):1352-61.
  26. Sutterwala S, Hsu FF, Sevova ES, Schwartz KJ, Zhang K, Key P, Turk J, Beverley SM, Bangs JD. Developmentally regulated sphingolipid synthesis in African Trypanosomes. Mol Micro. 2008; 70(2):281-96.
  27. McHenry AM, VanBuskirk KM, Sevova ES, Adams JH. Identifying binding residues in the Plasmodium vivax Duffy binding protein ligand domain. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2005 Dec; 73(6):133-133.
  28. Van Buskirk KM, Cole-Tobain JL, Baisor M, Sevova ES, Bockarie M, King CL, Adams JH. Antigenic drift in the ligand domain of Plasmodium vivax Duffy-binding protein confers resistance to inhibitory antibodies. J Infect Dis. 2004; 190(9):1556-62.
  29. VanBuskirk KM, Sevova ES, Adams JH. Conversed residues in the Plasmodium vivax Duffy-binding protein ligand domain are critical for erythrocyte receptor recognition. PNAS. 2004; 101(44):15754-9.