Publications

A New Patient Registry for Chagas Disease

Article Source: Hotez P, Bottazzi ME, Strub-Wourgaft N, Sosa-Estani S, Torrico F, Pajín L, Abril M, Sancho J. A new patient registry for Chagas disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Oct 1;14(10):e0008418. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008418. PMID: 33001966; PMCID: PMC7529299.

Assessing Trypanosoma cruzi Parasite Diversity through Comparative Genomics: Implications for Disease Epidemiology and Diagnostics

Article Source: Majeau A, Murphy L, Herrera C, Dumonteil E. Assessing Trypanosoma cruzi Parasite Diversity through Comparative Genomics: Implications for Disease Epidemiology and Diagnostics. Pathogens. 2021 Feb 16;10(2). doi: 10.3390/pathogens10020212. PubMed PMID: 33669197; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7919814.

Disentangling Trypanosoma cruzi Transmission Cycle Dynamics Through the Identification of Blood Meal Sources of Natural Populations of Triatoma dimidiata in Yucatán, Mexico

Article Source: Moo-Millan, J.I., Arnal, A., Pérez-Carrillo, S. et al. Disentangling Trypanosoma cruzi transmission cycle dynamics through the identification of blood meal sources of natural populations of Triatoma dimidiata in Yucatán, Mexico. Parasites Vectors 12, 572 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3819-7

Including Unpublished Surveys in Reviews on Chagas Disease in Mexico

Article Source: Buekens P, López-Cárdenas J, Dumonteil E, Padilla-Raygoza N. Including unpublished surveys in reviews on Chagas disease in Mexico. Public Health Rev. 2020 Nov 11;41(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s40985-020-00140-7. PMID: 33292766; PMCID: PMC7659080.

Interactions among Triatoma sanguisuga blood feeding sources, gut microbiota and Trypanosoma cruzi diversity in southern Louisiana.

Article Source: Dumonteil E, Pronovost H, Bierman EF, Sanford A, Majeau A, Moore R, Herrera C. Interactions among Triatoma sanguisuga blood feeding sources, gut microbiota and Trypanosoma cruzi diversity in southern Louisiana. Mol Ecol. 2020 Oct;29(19):3747-3761. doi: 10.1111/mec.15582. Epub 2020 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 32749727.

In the heart of the city: Trypanosoma cruzi infection prevalence in rodents across New Orleans.  

Article Source: Ghersi BM, Peterson AC, Gibson NL, Dash A, Elmayan A, Schwartzenburg H, Tu W, Riegel C, Herrera C, Blum MJ. In the heart of the city: Trypanosoma cruzi infection prevalence in rodents across New Orleans. Parasit Vectors. 2020 Nov 14;13(1):577. doi: 10.1186/s13071-020-04446-y. PubMed PMID: 33189151; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7666460.

Locally Transmitted Trypanosoma cruzi in a Domestic Llama (Lama glama) in a Rural Area of Greater New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Article Source: Thompson JM, Habrun CA, Scully CM, Sasaki E, Bauer RW, Jania R, Baker RE, Chapman AM, Majeau A, Pronovost H, Dumonteil E, Herrera CP. Locally Transmitted Trypanosoma cruzi in a Domestic Llama (Lama glama) in a Rural Area of Greater New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2021 Aug 2;. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2021.0019.  PubMed PMID: 34342513.

Look What Happens When You Pay Attention to Neglected Tropical Diseases

Molecular ecology of Triatoma dimidiata in southern Belize reveals risk for human infection and the local differentiation of Trypanosoma cruzi parasites. 

Article Source: Polonio R, López-Domínguez J, Herrera C, Dumonteil E. Molecular ecology of Triatoma dimidiata in southern Belize reveals risk for human infection and the local differentiation of Trypanosoma cruzi parasites. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Jul;108:320-329. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.05.083. Epub 2021 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 34098097.

The Case for the Development of a Chagas Disease Vaccine: Why? How? When?.

Article Source: Dumonteil E, Herrera C. The Case for the Development of a Chagas Disease Vaccine: Why? How? When?. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 26;6(1). doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed6010016. Review. PubMed PMID: 33530605; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7851737.

The Gulf Coast: A New American Underbelly of Tropical Diseases and Poverty

Article Source: Hotez PJ, Murray KO, Buekens P (2014) The Gulf Coast: A New American Underbelly of Tropical Diseases and Poverty. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(5): e2760. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002760

The Gulf of Mexico: A “Hot Zone” for Neglected Tropical Diseases?

Article Source: Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E, Buekens P (2015) The Gulf of Mexico: A “Hot Zone” for Neglected Tropical Diseases?. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9(2): e0003481. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003481

Trypanosoma cruzi Transmission Dynamics in a Synanthropic and Domesticated Host Community

Article Source: Flores-Ferrer, A., Waleckx, E., Rascalou, G., Dumonteil, E., & Gourbière, S. (2019). Trypanosoma cruzi transmission dynamics in a synanthropic and domesticated host community. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(12), e0007902. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007902