Christopher Mores





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Manabe YC, Betz J, Jackson O, Asoala V, Bazan I, Blair PW, Chang A, Chusri S, Crump JA, Edgel KA, Faix DJ, Fernandez S, Fox AT, Garcia JA, Grogl M, Hansen EA, Heang V, House SL, Jongsakul K, Kaburise MB, Klungthong C, Lamorde M, Letizia AG, Lorenzana I, Luy M, Maro VP, Mores CN, Myers CA, Oduro AR, Parham L, Porzucek AJ, Prouty M, Rabiger DS, Rubach MP, Siles C, Silva M, Ukachu C, Waitumbi JN, Phillips CL, Jones BW. (2022). Clinical evaluation of the BioFire Global Fever Panel for the identification of malaria, leptospirosis, chikungunya, and dengue from whole blood: a prospective, multicentre, cross-sectional diagnostic accuracy study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Porzucek AJ, Proctor AM, Klinkhammer KE, Tritsch SR, Robertson MA, Bashor JP, Villani J, Sepulveda JL, Mores CN. (2022). Development of an accessible and scalable qPCR assay for Monkeypox virus detection. The Journal of infectious diseases

Dobbs JE, Tritsch SR, Encinales L, Cadena A, Suchowiecki K, Simon G, Mores C, Insignares S, Orozco VPV, Ospino M, Echavez LA, Gomez CAH, Crespo YG, Amdur R, Jimenez ADC, Hernandez CAP, Zapata JCM, Hernandez AS, Silvera PB, Rosales W, Mendoza E, Osorio-Llanes E, Castellar J, Jimenez D, Cooper DM, Firestein GS, Martins K, Chang AY. (2022). Regulatory T-cells and GARP expression are decreased in exercise-associated chikungunya viral arthritis flares. Frontiers in immunology, (13)

Kabra KB, Lendvay TS, Chen J, Rolley P, Dawson T, Mores CN. (2022). Inactivation strategies for SARS-CoV-2 on surgical masks using light-activated chemical dyes. American journal of infection control, 50(8)

Ahmed A, Rossman W, Lu LC, Dunn CO, Harris AM, Priem JS, Hetherington TC, Porzucek AJ, Mores CN, Castri P, Lagarde WH, Dantuluri KL, . (2022). Feasibility of At-Home Virological and Serological Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Children. Open forum infectious diseases, 9(9)

Scholte FEM, Kabra KB, Tritsch SR, Montgomery JM, Spiropoulou CF, Mores CN, Harcourt BH. (2022). Exploring inactivation of SARS-CoV-2, MERS-CoV, Ebola, Lassa, and Nipah viruses on N95 and KN95 respirator material using photoactivated methylene blue to enable reuse. American journal of infection control, 50(8)

Tritsch SR, Amdur R, Encinales L, Cadena A, Fierbaugh P, Avendaño G, Gomez CAH, Suchowiecki K, Mendoza-Torres E, Rosales W, Jimenez D, Hernandez CAP, Hernandez AS, Silvera PB, Crespo YG, Jimenez ADC, Zapata JCM, Mores CN, Firestein GS, Simon G, Chang AY. Sleep Disturbances are a Significant Predictor of Chikungunya Arthritis Flare Severity. Journal of cellular immunology, 3(3)

Dussupt V, Sankhala RS, Mendez-Rivera L, Townsley SM, Schmidt F, Wieczorek L, Lal KG, Donofrio GC, Tran U, Jackson ND, Zaky WI, Zemil M, Tritsch SR, Chen WH, Martinez EJ, Ahmed A, Choe M, Chang WC, Hajduczki A, Jian N, Peterson CE, Rees PA, Rutkowska M, Slike BM, Selverian CN, Swafford I, Teng IT, Thomas PV, Zhou T, Smith CJ, Currier JR, Kwong PD, Rolland M, Davidson E, Doranz BJ, Mores CN, Hatziioannou T, Reiley WW, Bieniasz PD, Paquin-Proulx D, Gromowski GD, Polonis VR, Michael NL, Modjarrad K, Joyce MG, Krebs SJ. (2021). Low-dose in vivo protection and neutralization across SARS-CoV-2 variants by monoclonal antibody combinations. Nature immunology

Sepulveda JL, Abdulbaki R, Sands Z, Codoy M, Mendoza S, Isaacson N, Kochar O, Keiser J, Haile-Mariam T, Meltzer AC, Mores CN, Sepulveda AR. (2021). Performance of the Abbott ID NOW rapid SARS-CoV-2 amplification assay in relation to nasopharyngeal viral RNA loads. Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, (140)

Lendvay TS, Chen J, Harcourt BH, Scholte FE, Lin YL, Kilinc-Balci FS, Lamb MM, Homdayjanakul K, Cui Y, Price A, Heyne B, Sahni J, Kabra KB, Lin YC, Evans D, Mores CN, Page K, Chu LF, Haubruge E, Thiry E, Ludwig-Begall LF, Wielick C, Clark T, Wagner T, Timm E, Gallagher T, Faris P, Macia N, Mackie CJ, Simmons SM, Reader S, Malott R, Hope K, Davies JM, Tritsch SR, Dams L, Nauwynck H, Willaert JF, De Jaeger S, Liao L, Zhao M, Laperre J, Jolois O, Smit SJ, Patel AN, Mayo M, Parker R, Molloy-Simard V, Lemyre JL, Chu S, Conly JM, Chu MC. (2021). Addressing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Decontamination: Methylene Blue and Light Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 on N95 Respirators and Medical Masks with Maintenance of Integrity and Fit. Infection control and hospital epidemiology

Chang AY, Tritsch SR, Porzucek AJ, Schwartz AM, Seyler-Schmidt M, Glass A, Latham PS, Reid SP, Simon GL, Mores CN. (2021). A Mouse Model for Studying Post-Acute Arthritis of Chikungunya. Microorganisms, 9(9)

Kojima N, Mores C, Farsai N, Klausner J. (2021). Duration of SARS-CoV-2 viral culture positivity among different specimen types. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Perry MJ, Arrington S, Neumann LM, Carrell D, Mores CN. (2020). It is currently unknown whether SARS-CoV-2 is viable in semen or whether COVID-19 damages sperm. Andrology

McCracken MK, Gromowski GD, Garver LS, Goupil BA, Walker KD, Friberg H, Currier JR, Rutvisuttinunt W, Hinton KL, Christofferson RC, Mores CN, Vanloubbeeck Y, Lorin C, Malice MP, Thomas SJ, Jarman RG, Vaughn DW, Putnak JR, Warter L. (2020). Route of inoculation and mosquito vector exposure modulate dengue virus replication kinetics and immune responses in rhesus macaques. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 14(4)

Guerra RI, Ore M, Valdivia HO, Bishop DK, Ramos M, Mores CN, Campbell WR. (2019). A cluster of the first reported Plasmodium ovale spp. infections in Peru occuring among returning UN peace-keepers, a review of epidemiology, prevention and diagnostic challenges in nonendemic regions. Malaria journal, 18(1)

Cardenas JC, Drame PM, Luque-Burgos KA, Berrio JD, Entrena-Mutis E, González MU, Carvajal DJ, Gutiérrez-Silva LY, Cardenas LD, Colpitts TM, Mores CN, Londono-Renteria B. (2019). IgG1 and IgG4 antibodies against Aedes aegypti salivary proteins and risk for dengue infections. PloS one, 14(1)

Schaber KL, Paz-Soldan VA, Morrison AC, Elson WHD, Rothman AL, Mores CN, Astete-Vega H, Scott TW, Waller LA, Kitron U, Elder JP, Barker CM, Perkins TA, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. (2019). Dengue illness impacts daily human mobility patterns in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 13(9)

Dutuze MF, Nzayirambaho M, Mores CN, Christofferson RC. (2018). With Potential One Health Implications. Frontiers in veterinary science, (5)

Leguia M, Cruz CD, Felices V, Torre A, Troncos G, Espejo V, Guevara C, Mores C. (2017). Full-genome amplification and sequencing of Zika viruses using a targeted amplification approach. Journal of virological methods, (248)

Goupil BA, Mores CN. (2016). A Review of Chikungunya Virus-induced Arthralgia: Clinical Manifestations, Therapeutics, and Pathogenesis. The open rheumatology journal, (10)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN. (2016). Potential for Extrinsic Incubation Temperature to Alter Interplay Between Transmission Potential and Mortality of Dengue-Infected Aedes aegypti. Environmental health insights, (10)

Robert MA, Christofferson RC, Silva NJ, Vasquez C, Mores CN, Wearing HJ. (2016). Modeling Mosquito-Borne Disease Spread in U.S. Urbanized Areas: The Case of Dengue in Miami. PLoS One, 11(8)

Goupil BA, McNulty MA, Martin MJ, McCracken MK, Christofferson RC, Mores CN. (2016). Novel Lesions of Bones and Joints Associated with Chikungunya Virus Infection in Two Mouse Models of Disease: New Insights into Disease Pathogenesis. PLoS One, 11(5)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN, Wearing HJ. (2016). Bridging the Gap Between Experimental Data and Model Parameterization for Chikungunya Virus Transmission Predictions. The Journal of infectious diseases, 214(suppl 5)

de Araújo Lobo JM, Mores CN, Bausch DG, Christofferson RC. (2016). Short Report: Serological Evidence of Under-Reported Dengue Circulation in Sierra Leone. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(4)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN. (2015). A role for vector control in dengue vaccine programs. Vaccine, 33(50)

Londoño-Rentería B, Cárdenas JC, Giovanni JE, Cárdenas L, Villamizar P, Rolón J, Chisenhall DM, Christofferson RC, Carvajal DJ, Pérez OG, Wesson DM, Mores CN. (2015). Aedes aegypti anti-salivary gland antibody concentration and dengue virus exposure history in healthy individuals living in an endemic area in Colombia. Biomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud, 35(4)

Manore CA, Hickmann KS, Hyman JM, Foppa IM, Davis JK, Wesson DM, Mores CN. (2015). A network-patch methodology for adapting agent-based models for directly transmitted disease to mosquito-borne disease. Journal of biological dynamics, (9)

Mores CN, Christofferson RC, Davidson SA. (2014). The role of the mosquito in a dengue human infection model. The Journal of infectious diseases, (209 Suppl 2)

Chisenhall DM, Christofferson RC, McCracken MK, Johnson AM, Londono-Renteria B, Mores CN. (2014). Infection with dengue-2 virus alters proteins in naturally expectorated saliva of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Parasites & vectors, (7)

de Araújo Lobo JM, Christofferson RC, Mores CN. (2014). Investigations of Koutango Virus Infectivity and Dissemination Dynamics in Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. Environmental health insights, 8(Suppl 2)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN, Wearing HJ. (2014). Characterizing the likelihood of dengue emergence and detection in naïve populations. Parasites & vectors, (7)

Chisenhall DM, Londono BL, Christofferson RC, McCracken MK, Mores CN. (2014). Effect of dengue-2 virus infection on protein expression in the salivary glands of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 90(3)

Christofferson RC, Chisenhall DM, Wearing HJ, Mores CN. (2014). Chikungunya viral fitness measures within the vector and subsequent transmission potential. PLoS One, 9(10)

Manore CA, Davis J, Christofferson RC, Wesson D, Hyman JM, Mores CN. (2014). Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence. PLoS currents, (6)

Manore CA, Davis JK, Christofferson RC, Wesson DM, Hyman JM, Mores CN. (2014). Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence. PLoS currents, (6)

Christofferson RC, McCracken MK, Johnson AM, Chisenhall DM, Mores CN. (2013). Development of a transmission model for dengue virus. Virology journal, (10)

Ritchie SA, Pyke AT, Hall-Mendelin S, Day A, Mores CN, Christofferson RC, Gubler DJ, Bennett SN, van den Hurk AF. (2013). An explosive epidemic of DENV-3 in Cairns, Australia. PloS one, 8(7)

Londono-Renteria B, Cardenas JC, Cardenas LD, Christofferson RC, Chisenhall DM, Wesson DM, McCracken MK, Carvajal D, Mores CN. (2013). Use of anti-Aedes aegypti salivary extract antibody concentration to correlate risk of vector exposure and dengue transmission risk in Colombia. PLoS One, 8(12)

Christofferson RC, Mores CN. (2011). Estimating the magnitude and direction of altered arbovirus transmission due to viral phenotype. PLoS One, 6(1)

Christofferson RC, Roy AF, Mores CN. (2010). Factors associated with mosquito pool positivity and the characterization of the West Nile viruses found within Louisiana during 2007. Virology journal, (7)

Chisenhall DM, Mores CN. (2009). Diversification of West Nile virus in a subtropical region. Virology journal, (6)

Pesko K, Mores CN. (2009). Effect of sequential exposure on infection and dissemination rates for West Nile and St. Louis encephalitis viruses in Culex quinquefasciatus. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.), 9(3)

Mores CN, Turell MJ, Dyer J, Rossi CA. (2009). Phylogenetic relationships among orthobunyaviruses isolated from mosquitoes captured in Peru. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.), 9(1)

Armstrong PM, Andreadis TG, Anderson JF, Stull JW, Mores CN. (2008). Tracking eastern equine encephalitis virus perpetuation in the northeastern United States by phylogenetic analysis. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 79(2)

Reiskind MH, Pesko K, Westbrook CJ, Mores CN. (2008). Susceptibility of Florida mosquitoes to infection with chikungunya virus. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 78(3)

Turell MJ, Whitehouse CA, Butler A, Baldwin C, Hottel H, Mores CN. (2008). Assay for and replication of Karshi (mammalian tick-borne flavivirus group) virus in mice. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 78(2)

Chisenhall DM, Vitek CJ, Richards SL, Mores CN. (2008). A method to increase efficiency in testing pooled field-collected mosquitoes. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 24(2)

Richards SL, Pesko K, Alto BW, Mores CN. (2007). Reduced infection in mosquitoes exposed to blood meals containing previously frozen flaviviruses. Virus research, 129(2)

Mores CN, Turell MJ, Dohm DJ, Blow JA, Carranza MT, Quintana M. (2007). Experimental transmission of West Nile virus by Culex nigripalpus from Honduras. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.), 7(2)

Blow JA, Dohm DJ, Negley DL, Mores CN. (2004). Virus inactivation by nucleic acid extraction reagents. Journal of virological methods, 119(2)

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