• In Review/Preparation

    1.      Roellig, Dawn M., A. Wendy Fujita, Mason Y. Savage, and Michael J. Yabsley. Biological characteristics of distinct strains of Trypanosoma cruzi from the United States. (In Preparation)

    2.      Amer, Said. Shereif Zidan, Haileeyesus Adamu, Jianbin Ye, Dawn Roellig, Yaoyu Feng, Lihua Xiao. Characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in dairy cattle in Nile River delta river province, Egypt. (in CDC clearance)

    3.      Na Li, Lihua Xiao, Keri Alderisio, Kristin Elwin, Elizabeth Cebelinski, Rachael Chalmers, Monica Santin, Ronald Fayer, Martin Kvac, Una Ryan, Bohumil Sak, Michal Stanko, Yaqiong Guo, Lin Wang, Longxian Zhang, Jinzhong Cai, Dawn Roellig, and Yaoyu Feng. Subtyping Cryptosporidium ubiquitum, an emerging zoonotic pathogen in humans. Submitted to Emerging Infectious Diseases. (In Review)

    4.      Roellig, Dawn M., Luis Gomez, Daniel Mead, Vitaliano Cama. Adaptation of a group-specific polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis for detecting host DNA in blood meals of Triatoma sanguisuga. Submitted to PLoS NTDs (In Review)


    Published or Accepted/In press

    1.      Roellig, Dawn M., A. Wendy Fujita, Mason Y. Savage, Christian Barnabé, Michel Tibayrenc, Frank J. Steurer , and Michael J. Yabsley.  2013. Genetic variation and exchange in Trypanosoma cruzi from the United States.  PLoS ONE 8(2): e56198.

    2.      Pinto, Jesus, Dawn M. Roellig, Robert H. Gilman, Maritza Calderon, Carlos Barta, et al. 2012. Temporal differences in blood meal detection from the midguts of Triatoma infestans. Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo. 54: 83-7.

    3.      Roellig, Dawn M. and Quentin Q. Fang. Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ixodid ticks from equine inhabited sites in the southeastern United States. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases

    4.      Velazquez, Daniel, Wences Arvelo, Vitaliano Cama, Dawn Roellig, Beatriz Lopez, Lisette Reyes, Kimberly Lindblade, Geoffrey Kahn. 2011. Molecular insights for Giardia, Cryptosporidium and Soil Transmitted Helminths from a facility-based surveillance system in Guatemala. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

    5.      Roellig, Dawn M. And Michael J. Yabsley. 2010. Infectivity, pathogenicity, and virulence of Trypanosoma cruzi isolates from sylvatic animals and vectors and domestic dogs from the United States to ICR strain mice and SD strain rats. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 83: 519-522.

    6.      Roellig, Dawn M., Katherine McMillan, Angela E. Ellis, and Michael J. Yabsley. 2010. Experimental infections of two South American reservoirs with four distinct strains of Trypanosoma cruzi. Parasitology. 137: 959-966.

    7.      Brown, EL, DM Roellig, ME Gomper, RJ Monello, KM Wenning, MW Gabriel, and MJ Yabsley. 2010. Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi among twelve potential reservoir species from six states. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 10: 757-763.

    8.      Roellig, DM, AE Ellis, and MJ Yabsley. 2009. Genetically different isolates of Trypanosoma cruzi elicit different infection dynamics in raccoons (Procyon lotor) and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana). International Journal for Parasitology. 39: 1603-1610.

    9.      Roellig, Dawn M., Angela E. Ellis, and Michael J. Yabsley. 2009. Oral transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi with opposing evidence for the theory of carnivory. Journal of Parasitology 95: 360-364.

    10.   Yabsley, Michael J.*, Emily L. Brown*, and Dawn M. Roellig*. 2009. Evaluation of a rapid immunochromatographic assay for detection of Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies in wildlife reservoirs. Journal of Parasitology. 95:775-777. (*=contributed equally)

    11.   Roellig, Dawn M., Emily L Brown, Christian Barnabé, Michel Tibayrenc, Frank J. Steurer, and Michael J. Yabsley. 2008. Molecular typing of human, vector, and reservoir isolates of Trypanosoma cruzi from the United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 14: 1123-1125.

    12.   Dorn, Patricia L., Leon Perniciaro, Michael J. Yabsley, Dawn M. Roellig, Gary Balsamo, James Diaz, and Dawn Wesson. 2007. Autochthonous transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi, Louisiana. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13: 605-607.

    13.   Massung, Robert F., Nordin S. Zeidner, Marc C. Dolan, Dawn Roellig, Elizabeth Gabitzsch, Danielle R. Troughton, and Michael L. Levin. 2005. Prophylactic Use of Sustained-Release Doxycycline Blocks Tick-Transmitted Infection by Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a murine Model. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1063:436-8.


    Continuing Education (Peer-Reviewed)

    1.      Roellig, Dawn M., Jonathon Yoder, Michelle Hlavsa, Lihua Xiao, Michael Beach, Kate Awsumb. 2012. CryptoNet: Molecular-based tracking to better understand U.S. cryptosporidiosis transmission. CDC Fact Sheet.

    2.      Roellig, Dawn M. and Michael J. Yabsley. 2010. Chagas disease studies. SCWDS Briefs 25(4): 5-6.