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    Bibliography of the Toxoplasma Serology Laboratory

    The following is a list of articles, books and book chapters published by the physicians and medical staff of the lab. Most links are to abstracts of those articles. For further clinical information, please see Toxoplasmosis: A Guide for Clinicians.


    1. Dhakal R, Gajurel K, Montoya JG.Toxoplasmosis in the non-orthotopic heart transplant recipient population, how common is it? Any indication for prophylaxis? Current Opinion Organ Transplantation. 2018;23: 407-416.
    2. Pomares C, Devillard S, Holmes T, Olariu T, Press C, Ramirez R, Talucod J, Estran R, Su C, Dubey J, Ajzenberg D, Montoya JG.Genetic Characterization of Toxoplasma gondii DNA Samples Isolated From Humans Living in North America: An Unexpected High Prevalence of Atypical Genotypes. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2018
    3. Peyron F, Mc Leod R, Ajzenberg D, Contopoulos-Ioannidis D, Kieffer F, Mandelbrot L, et al. Congenital Toxoplasmosis in France and the United States: One Parasite, Two Diverging Approaches. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(2): e0005222. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005222
    4. Pomares C, Montoya JG. Laboratory diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2016
    5. Li X, Pomares C, Gonfrier G, Koh B, Zhu S, Gong M, Montoya JG, Dai H. Multiplexed Anti-Toxoplasma IgG, IgM, and IgA Assay on Plasmonic Gold Chips: towards Making Mass Screening Possible with Dye Test Precision. J Clin Microbiol. 2016;54: 1726 - 1733.
    6. Augustine SAJ. Towards Universal Screening for Toxoplasmosis: Rapid, Cost-Effective, and Simultaneous Detection of Anti-Toxoplasma IgG, IgM, and IgA Antibodies by Use of Very Small Serum Volumes. J Clin Microbiol. 2016;54: 1684 - 1685.
    7. Gajurel K, Gomez CA, Dhakal R, Vogel H, Montoya JG. Failure of primary atovaquone prophylaxis for prevention of toxoplasmosis in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis Off J Transplant Soc. 2016;18: 446 - 452.
    8. Jones JL, Bonetti V, Holland GN, Press C, Sanislo SR, Khurana RN, Montoya JG. Ocular toxoplasmosis in the United States: recent and remote infections. Clin Infect Dis Off Publ Infect Dis Soc Am. 2015;60: 271 - 273.
    9. Hutson SL, Wheeler KM, McLone D, Frim D, Penn R, Swisher CN, Heydemann PT, Boyer KM, Noble AG, Rabiah P, Withers S, Montoya JG, Wroblewski K, Karrison T, Grigg ME, McLeod R. Patterns of Hydrocephalus Caused by Congenital Toxoplasma gondii Infection Associate With Parasite Genetics. Clin Infect Dis Off Publ Infect Dis Soc Am. 2015;61: 1831 - 1834.
    10. Gajurel K, Dhakal R, Montoya JG. Toxoplasma prophylaxis in haematopoietic cell transplant recipients: a review of the literature and recommendations. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015;28: 283 - 292.
    11. Dhakal R, Gajurel K, Pomares C, Talucod J, Press CJ, Montoya JG. Significance of a Positive Toxoplasma Immunoglobulin M Test Result in the United States. J Clin Microbiol. 2015;53: 3601 - 3605.
    12. Contopoulos-Ioannidis D, Wheeler KM, Ramirez R, Press C, Mui E, Zhou Y, Van Tubbergen C, Prasad S, Maldonado Y, Withers S, Boyer KM, Noble AG, Rabiah P, Swisher CN, Heydemann P, Wroblewski K, Karrison T, Grigg ME, Montoya JG, McLeod R. Clustering of Toxoplasma gondii Infections Within Families of Congenitally Infected Infants. Clin Infect Dis Off Publ Infect Dis Soc Am. 2015;61: 1815 - 1824.
    13. Contopoulos-Ioannidis D, Talucod J, Maldonado Y, Montoya JG. Seasonal variation of acute toxoplasmic lymphadenopathy in the United States. Epidemiol Infect. 2015;143: 1893 - 1897.
    14. Pernas L, Ramirez R, Holmes TH, Montoya JG, Boothroyd JC. Immune profiling of pregnant Toxoplasma-infected US and Colombia patients reveals surprising impacts of infection on peripheral blood cytokines. J Infect Dis. 2014;210: 923 - 931.
    15. Olariu TR, Remington JS, Montoya JG. Polymerase chain reaction in cerebrospinal fluid for the diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014;33: 566 - 570.
    16. Salviz M, Montoya JG, Nadol JB, Santos F. Otopathology in congenital toxoplasmosis. Otol Neurotol Off Publ Am Otol Soc Am Neurotol Soc Eur Acad Otol Neurotol. 2013;34: 1165 - 1169.
    17. Contopoulos-Ioannidis DG, Maldonado Y, Montoya JG. Acute Toxoplasma gondii infection among family members in the United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013;19: 1981 - 1984.
    18. Colosimo SM, Montoya JG, Westley BP, Jacob J, Isada NB. Congenital toxoplasmosis presenting with fetal atrial flutter after maternal ingestion of infected moose meat. Alaska Med. 2013;54: 27 - 31.
    19. Moncada PA, Montoya JG. Toxoplasmosis in the fetus and newborn: an update on prevalence, diagnosis and treatment. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2012;10: 815 - 828.
    20. Olariu TR, Remington JS, McLeod R, Alam A, Montoya JG. Severe congenital toxoplasmosis in the United States: clinical and serologic findings in untreated infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011;30: 1056-1061.
    21. Garweg JG, de Groot-Mijnes JDF, Montoya JG. Diagnostic approach to ocular toxoplasmosis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2011;19: 255 - 261.
    22. Jones JL, Dargelas V, Roberts J, Press C, Remington JS, Montoya JG. Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in the United States. Clin Infect Dis Off Publ Infect Dis Soc Am. 2009;49: 878 - 884.
    23. Rosso F, Les JT, Agudelo A, Villalobos C, Chaves JA, Tunubala GA, Messa A, Remington JS, Montoya JG. Prevalence of infection with Toxoplasma gondii among pregnant women in Cali, Colombia, South America. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;78: 504 - 508.
    24. Montoya JG, Remington JS. Management of Toxoplasma gondii infection during pregnancy. Clin Infect Dis Off Publ Infect Dis Soc Am. 2008;47: 554 - 566.
    25. Montoya JG, Berry A, Rosso F, Remington JS. The differential agglutination test as a diagnostic aid in cases of toxoplasmic lymphadenitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45: 1463 - 1468.
    26. Press C, Montoya JG, Remington JS. Use of a single serum sample for diagnosis of acute toxoplasmosis in pregnant women and other adults. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43: 3481 - 3483.
    27. Montoya JG, Rosso F. Diagnosis and management of toxoplasmosis. Clin Perinatol. 2005;32: 705 - 726.
    28. Remington JS, Thulliez P, Montoya JG. Recent developments for diagnosis of toxoplasmosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42: 941 - 945.
    29. Montoya JG, Huffman HB, Remington JS. Evaluation of the immunoglobulin G avidity test for diagnosis of toxoplasmic lymphadenopathy. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42: 4627 - 4631.
    30. Montoya JG, Liesenfeld O. Toxoplasmosis. Lancet Lond Engl. 2004;363: 1965 - 1976.
    31. Montoya JG. Laboratory diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii infection and toxoplasmosis. J Infect Dis. 2002;185 Suppl 1: S73-82.
    32. Montoya JG, Liesenfeld O, Kinney S, Press C, Remington JS. VIDAS test for avidity of Toxoplasma-specific immunoglobulin G for confirmatory testing of pregnant women. J Clin Microbiol. 2002;40: 2504 - 2508.
    33. Liesenfeld O, Montoya JG, Tathineni NJ, Davis M, Brown BW, Cobb KL, Parsonnet J, Remington JS. Confirmatory serologic testing for acute toxoplasmosis and rate of induced abortions among women reported to have positive Toxoplasma immunoglobulin M antibody titers. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2001;184: 140 - 145.
    34. Liesenfeld O, Montoya JG, Kinney S, Press C, Remington JS. Effect of testing for IgG avidity in the diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women: experience in a US reference laboratory. J Infect Dis. 2001;183: 1248 - 1253.
    35. Montoya JG, Parmley S, Liesenfeld O, Jaffe GJ, Remington JS. Use of the polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of ocular toxoplasmosis. Ophthalmology. 1999;106: 1554 - 1563.

    Books and Book Chapters:
    1. Montoya JG, Boothroyd J, Kovacs J. “Toxoplasma gondii”. In: Mandell G, Dolin A, Bennett J, eds. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Seventh Edition. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. pp. 3495-3526; 2010
    2. McLeod, R., Remington, J. S.: Toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii) In: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 18th Edition, Behrman, R.E., Kliegman, R.M., Jenson, H., eds. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1486-95, 2007.
    3. Montoya, J., Kovacs, J., and Remington, J.: Toxoplasmosis; In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases; 6th Edition, Mandell, G., Bennett, J. and Dolin R. (eds); Churchill Livingstone; Vol. 2, pp 3170-3198, 2005
    4. Montoya, J., Kovacs, J., and Remington, J.: Toxoplasmosis; In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases; 6th Edition, Mandell, G., Bennett, J. and Dolin R. (eds); Churchill Livingstone; Vol. 2, pp 3170-3198, 2005
    5. McLeod, R. Remington, J. S.: Toxoplasmosis In Infectious Diseases, 3rd Edition;. S.L. Gorbach, J.G. Bartlett, N.R. Blacklow, eds., Philadelphia: The W. B. Saunders Company, pp. 1508-29, 2004.
    6. Liesenfeld, O., and Remington, J.S.: Toxoplasmosis. In Infectious Diseases in Women, First Edition. S. Faro and D.E. Soper, eds. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, pp. 57-79, 2001.
    7. Montoya, J.G, Remington, J. S. “Toxoplasma gondii”. In: Mandell G., Dolin, A., and Bennett, J., (eds). Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Pgs 2858-88. Fifth Edition. 2000.

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