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The Faculty of Medicine - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Warburg Alon

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 Last updated June 2021 - School of Pharmacy

List of Publications

(1) Martins KA, Meirelles MHA, Mota TF, Abbasi I, de Queiroz ATL, Brodskyn CI, et al. Effects of larval rearing substrates on some life-table parameters of lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021;15(1):1-20.

(2) Tateng AN, Payne VK, Ngouateu OB, Kirstein OD, Warburg A, von Stebut E, et al. Corrigendum to “Inventory and taxonomy of phlebotomine sand flies of the Mokolo leishmaniasis focus, northern Cameroon, with description of new Sergentomyia taxa (Diptera: Psychodidae)” [Acta Trop. 194 (2019) 172–180] (Acta Tropica (2019) 194 (172–180), (S0001706X18315845), (10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.04.006)). Acta Trop 2020;211.

(3) Salah I, Abbasi I, Warburg A, Davidovitch N, Kotler B. Ecology of Leishmaniasis in an urbanized landscape: Relationship of sand fly densities, and Leishmania tropica infection rates with reservoir host colonies. Acta Trop 2020;204.

(4) Salah I, Abbasi I, Warburg A, Davidovitch N, Kotler B. The spatial and temporal distribution, species composition, and host preference of phlebotomine sand flies in the Bethlehem District of Palestine. Acta Trop 2020;203.

(5) Abbasi I, Nasereddin A, Warburg A. Development of a next generation DNA sequencing-based multi detection assay for detecting and identifying Leishmania parasites, blood sources, plant meals and intestinal microbiome in phlebotomine sand flies. Acta Trop 2019;199.

(6) Yared S, Gebresilassie A, Abbasi I, Aklilu E, Kirstein OD, Balkew M, et al. A molecular analysis of sand fly blood meals in a visceral leishmaniasis endemic region of northwestern Ethiopia reveals a complex host-vector system. Heliyon 2019;5(7).

(7) Tateng AN, Payne VK, Ngouateu OB, Kirstein OD, Warburg A, von Stebut E, et al. Inventory and taxonomy of phlebotomine sand flies of the Mokolo leishmaniasis focus, northern Cameroon, with description of new Sergentomyia taxa (Diptera: Psychodidae). Acta Trop 2019;194:172-180.

(8) Sumova P, Sima M, Spitzova T, Osman ME, Guimaraes-Costa AB, Oliveira F, et al. Human antibody reaction against recombinant salivary proteins of Phlebotomus orientalis in Eastern Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018;12(12).

(9) Abbasi I, Trancoso Lopo de Queiroz A, Kirstein OD, Nasereddin A, Horwitz BZ, Hailu A, et al. Plant-feeding phlebotomine sand flies, vectors of leishmaniasis, prefer Cannabis sativa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018;115(46):11790-11795.

(10) Tateng AN, Kirstein OD, Ngouateu OB, Krüger A, von Stebut E, Maurer M, et al. First detection of Leishmania donovani in sand flies from Cameroon and its epidemiological implications. Trop Med Int Health 2018;23(9):1014-1021.

(11) Kirstein OD, Skrip L, Abassi I, Iungman T, Horwitz BZ, Gebresilassie A, et al. A fine scale eco-epidemiological study on endemic visceral leishmaniasis in north ethiopian villages. Acta Trop 2018;183:64-77.

(12) Flanley CM, Ramalho-Ortigao M, Coutinho-Abreu IV, Mukbel R, Hanafi HA, El-Hossary SS, et al. Population genetics analysis of Phlebotomus papatasi sand flies from Egypt and Jordan based on mitochondrial cytochrome b haplotypes. Parasites Vectors 2018;11(1).

(13) Kirstein OD, Faiman R, Knigin A, Gueta H, Stone A, Warburg A. Studies on the behaviour and control of phlebotomine sandflies using experimental houses. Med Vet Entomol 2018;32(1):23-34.

(14) Aklilu E, Abbasi I, Gebresilassie A, Yared S, Kindu M, Kirstein OD, et al. Some aspects of entomological determinants of Phlebotomus orientalis in highland and lowland visceral leishmaniasis foci in northwestern Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 2018;13(2).

(15) Zackay A, Cotton JA, Sanders M, Hailu A, Nasereddin A, Warburg A, et al. Genome wide comparison of Ethiopian Leishmania donovani strains reveals differences potentially related to parasite survival. PLoS Genet 2018;14(1).

(16) Yared S, Gebresilassie A, Akililu E, Deribe K, Balkew M, Warburg A, et al. Diversity and altitudinal distribution of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in visceral leishmaniasis endemic areas of northwest Ethiopia. Acta Trop 2017;176:1-10.

(17) Kirstein OD, Abbasi I, Horwitz BZ, Skrip L, Hailu A, Jaffe C, et al. Minimally invasive microbiopsies: a novel sampling method for identifying asymptomatic, potentially infectious carriers of Leishmania donovani. Int J Parasitol 2017;47(10-11):609-616.

(18) Aklilu E, Gebresilassie A, Yared S, Kindu M, Tekie H, Balkew M, et al. Comparative study on the nocturnal activity of phlebotomine sand flies in a highland and lowland foci of visceral leishmaniasis in north-western Ethiopia with special reference to Phlebotomus orientalis. Parasites Vectors 2017;10(1).

(19) Aklilu E, Gebresilassie A, Yared S, Kindu M, Tekie H, Balkew M, et al. Studies on sand fly fauna and ecological analysis of Phlebotomus orientalis in the highland and lowland foci of kala-azar in northwestern Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 2017;12(4).

(20) Arrivillaga-Henríquez J, Enríquez S, Romero V, Echeverría G, Pérez-Barrera J, Poveda A, et al. Eco-epidemiological aspects, natural detection and molecular identification of Leishmania spp. in Lutzomyia reburra, Lutzomyia barrettoi majuscula and Lutzomyia trapidoi. Biomedica 2017;37:83-97.

(21) Yared S, Gebresilassie A, Akililu E, Balkew M, Warburg A, Hailu A, et al. Habitat preference and seasonal dynamics of Phlebotomus orientalis in urban and semi-urban areas of kala-azar endemic district of Kafta Humera, northwest Ethiopia. Acta Trop 2017;166:25-34.

(22) Calvopina M, Aguirre C, Cevallos W, Castillo A, Abbasi I, Warburg A. Case report: Coinfection of leishmania guyanensis and human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immune deficiency syndrome: Report of a case of disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ecuador. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017;96(5):1151-1154.

(23) Arrivillaga-Henríquez J, Enríquez S, Romero V, Echeverría G, Pérez-Barrera J, Poveda A, et al. Eco-epidemiological aspects, natural detection and molecular identification of Leishmania spp. in Lutzomyia reburra, Lutzomyia barrettoi majuscula and Lutzomyia trapidoi. Biomedica 2017;37:1-46.

(24) Abbasi I, Kirstein OD, Hailu A, Warburg A. Optimization of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for the detection of Leishmania DNA in human blood samples. Acta Trop 2016;162:20-26.

(25) Lima LHGDM, Mesquita MR, Skrip L, De Souza Freitas MT, Silva VC, Kirstein OD, et al. DNA barcode for the identification of the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis plant feeding preferences in a tropical urban environment. Sci Rep 2016;6.

(26) Sima M, Ferencova B, Warburg A, Rohousova I, Volf P. Recombinant Salivary Proteins of Phlebotomus orientalis are Suitable Antigens to Measure Exposure of Domestic Animals to Sand Fly Bites. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016;10(3).

(27) Lemma W, Tekie H, Yared S, Balkew M, Gebre-Michael T, Warburg A, et al. Sero-prevalence of Leishmania donovani infection in labour migrants and entomological risk factors in extra-domestic habitats of Kafta-Humera lowlands - kala-azar endemic areas in the northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis 2015;15(1).

(28) Miller E, Huppert A, Novikov I, Warburg A, Hailu A, Abbasi I, et al. Estimation of infection prevalence and sensitivity in a stratified two-stage sampling design employing highly specific diagnostic tests when there is no gold standard. Stat Med 2015;34(25):3349-3361.

(29) Kassahun A, Sadlova J, Benda P, Kostalova T, Warburg A, Hailu A, et al. Natural infection of bats with Leishmania in Ethiopia. Acta Trop 2015;150:166-170.

(30) Rohousova I, Talmi-Frank D, Kostalova T, Polanska N, Lestinova T, Kassahun A, et al. Exposure to Leishmania spp. and sand flies in domestic animals in northwestern Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(31) Gebresilassie A, Abbasi I, Aklilu E, Yared S, Kirstein OD, Moncaz A, et al. Host-feeding preference of Phlebotomus orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in northern Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(32) Kassahun A, Sadlova J, Dvorak V, Kostalova T, Rohousova I, Frynta D, et al. Detection of leishmania donovani and L. tropica in ethiopian wild rodents. Acta Trop 2015;145:39-44.

(33) Gebresilassie A, Kirstein OD, Yared S, Aklilu E, Moncaz A, Tekie H, et al. Species composition of phlebotomine sand flies and bionomics of Phlebotomus orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Tahtay Adiyabo district, Northern Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(34) Gebresilassie A, Yared S, Aklilu E, Kirstein OD, Moncaz A, Tekie H, et al. Host choice of Phlebotomus orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in animal baited experiments: A field study in Tahtay Adiyabo district, northern Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(35) Sadlova J, Seblova V, Votypka J, Warburg A, Volf P. Xenodiagnosis of Leishmania donovani in BALB/c mice using Phlebotomus orientalis: A new laboratory model. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(36) Bates PA, Depaquit J, Galati EA, Kamhawi S, Maroli M, McDowell MA, et al. Recent advances in phlebotomine sand fly research related to leishmaniasis control. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(37) Grace-Lema DM, Yared S, Quitadamo A, Janies DA, Wheeler WC, Balkew M, et al. A phylogeny of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), using recent Ethiopian collections and a broad selection of publicly available DNA sequence data. Syst Entomol 2015;40(4):733-744.

(38) Gebresilassie A, Abbasi I, Kirstein OD, Aklilu E, Yared S, Tekie H, et al. Physiological age structure and Leishmania spp. detection in phlebotomus (Larroussius) orientalis (Parrot, 1936) (Diptera: Psychodidae) at an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in northern Ethiopia. J Trop Med 2015;2015.

(39) Gebresilassie A, Kirstein OD, Yared S, Aklilu E, Moncaz A, Tekie H, et al. Nocturnal periodicity of Phlebotomus (Larroussius) orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Northern Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(40) Gebresilassie A, Yared S, Aklilu E, Kirstein OD, Moncaz A, Tekie H, et al. The influence of moonlight and lunar periodicity on the efficacy of CDC light trap in sampling Phlebotomus (larroussius) orientalis Parrot, 1936 and other Phlebotomus sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2015;8(1).

(41) Lemma W, Tekie H, Balkew M, Gebre-Michael T, Warburg A, Hailu A. Population dynamics and habitat preferences of Phlebotomus orientalis in extra-domestic habitats of Kafta Humera lowlands - Kala azar endemic areas in Northwest Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2014;7(1).

(42) Berger R, Wasserberg G, Warburg A, Orshan L, Kotler BP. Zoonotic disease in a peripheral population: Persistence and transmission of leishmania major in a putative sink-source system in the Negev Highlands, Israel. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2014;14(8):592-600.

(43) Shabtai IA, Shenker M, Edeto WL, Warburg A, Ben-Hur M. Effects of land use on structure and hydraulic properties of Vertisols containing a sodic horizon in northern Ethiopia. Soil Tillage Res 2014;136:19-27.

(44) Gebrekidan H, Hailu A, Kassahun A, Rohoušová I, Maia C, Talmi-Frank D, et al. Theileria infection in domestic ruminants in northern Ethiopia. Vet Parasitol 2014;200(1-2):31-38.

(45) Lemma W, Tekie H, Abassi I, Balkew M, Gebre-Michael T, Warburg A, et al. Nocturnal activities and host preferences of Phlebotomus orientalis in extra-domestic habitats of Kafta-Humera lowlands, Kala-azar endemic, Northwest Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2014;7(1).

(46) Miller E, Warburg A, Novikov I, Hailu A, Volf P, Seblova V, et al. Quantifying the Contribution of Hosts with Different Parasite Concentrations to the Transmission of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(10).

(47) Moncaz A, Kirstein O, Gebresellassie A, Lemma W, Yared S, Gebre-Michael T, et al. Characterization of breeding sites of Phlebotomus orientalis - The vector of visceral leishmaniasis in northwestern Ethiopia. Acta Trop 2014;139:5-14.

(48) Moncaz A, Kirstein O, Gebresellassie A, Lemma W, Gebre-Michael T, Balkew M, et al. Sergentomyia spp.: Breeding sites in vertisols and peri-domestic habitats in North West Ethiopia. Acta Trop 2014;137:88-94.

(49) Yared S, Deribe K, Gebreselassie A, Lemma W, Akililu E, Kirstein OD, et al. Risk factors of visceral leishmaniasis: A case control study in north-western Ethiopia. Parasites Vectors 2014;7(1).

(50) Vlkova M, Sima M, Rohousova I, Kostalova T, Sumova P, Volfova V, et al. Comparative Analysis of Salivary Gland Transcriptomes of Phlebotomus orientalis Sand Flies from Endemic and Non-endemic Foci of Visceral Leishmaniasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014;8(2).

(51) Kirstein OD, Faiman R, Gebreselassie A, Hailu A, Gebre-Michael T, Warburg A. Attraction of Ethiopian phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) to light and sugar-yeast mixtures (CO§ssub§2§esub§). Parasites Vectors 2013;6(1).

(52) Sadlova J, Dvorak V, Seblova V, Warburg A, Votypka J, Volf P. Sergentomyia schwetzi is not a competent vector for Leishmania donovani and other Leishmania species pathogenic to humans. Parasites Vectors 2013;6(1).

(53) Moncaz A, Gebresilassie A, Kirstein O, Faiman R, Gebre-Michael T, Hailu A, et al. Attraction of phlebotomine sand flies to baited and non-baited horizontal surfaces. Acta Trop 2013;126(3):205-210.

(54) Abbasi I, Aramin S, Hailu A, Shiferaw W, Kassahun A, Belay S, et al. Evaluation of PCR procedures for detecting and quantifying Leishmania donovani DNA in large numbers of dried human blood samples from a visceral leishmaniasis focus in Northern Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis 2013;13(1).

(55) Seblova V, Volfova V, Dvorak V, Pruzinova K, Votypka J, Kassahun A, et al. Phlebotomus orientalis Sand Flies from Two Geographically Distant Ethiopian Localities: Biology, Genetic Analyses and Susceptibility to Leishmania donovani. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013;7(4).

(56) Faiman R, Abbasi I, Jaffe C, Motro Y, Nasereddin A, Schnur LF, et al. A Newly Emerged Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Focus in Northern Israel and Two New Reservoir Hosts of Leishmania major. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013;7(2).

(57) Moncaz A, Faiman R, Kirstein O, Warburg A. Breeding sites of Phlebotomus sergenti, the sand fly vector of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Judean desert. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012;6(7).

(58) Faiman R, Warburg A. Insecticide-treated vertical mesh barriers reduce the number of biting mosquitoes. Med Vet Entomol 2012;26(1):26-32.

(59) Garlapati RB, Abbasi I, Warburg A, Poché D, Poché R. Identification of bloodmeals in wild caught blood fed Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae) using cytochrome b PCR and reverse line blotting in Bihar, India. J Med Entomol 2012;49(3):515-521.

(60) Warburg A, Faiman R, Shtern A, Silberbush A, Markman S, Cohen JE, et al. Oviposition habitat selection by Anopheles gambiae in response to chemical cues by Notonecta maculata. J Vector Ecol 2011;36(2):421-425.

(61) Faiman R, Kirstein O, Moncaz A, Guetta H, Warburg A. Studies on the flight patterns of foraging sand flies. Acta Trop 2011;120(1-2):110-114.

(62) Faiman R, Kirstein O, Freund M, Guetta H, Warburg A. Exclusion of phlebotomine sand flies from inhabited areas by means of vertical mesh barriers. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2011;105(9):512-518.

(63) Kovalenko DA, Razakov SA, Ponirovsky EN, Warburg A, Nasyrova RM, Ponomareva VI, et al. Canine leishmaniosis and its relationship to human visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Uzbekistan. Parasites Vectors 2011;4(1).

(64) Warburg A, Faiman R. Research priorities for the control of phlebotomine sand flies. J Vector Ecol 2011;36(SUPPL.1):S10-S16.

(65) Talmi-Frank D, Jaffe CL, Nasereddin A, Warburg A, King R, Svobodova M, et al. Leishmania tropica in rock hyraxes (Procavia capensis) in a focus of human cutaneous leishmaniasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010;82(5):814-818.

(66) Faiman R, Cuño R, Warburg A. Control of phlebotomine sand flies with vertical fine-mesh nets. J Med Entomol 2009;46(4):820-831.

(67) Faiman R, Cuño R, Warburg A. Comparative efficacy of three suction traps for collecting phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in open habitats. J Vector Ecol 2009;34(1):114-118.

(68) Abbasi I, Cunio R, Warburg A. Identification of blood meals imbibed by phlebotomine sand flies using cytochrome b PCR and reverse line blotting. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2009;9(1):79-86.

(69) Sirak-Wizeman M, Faiman R, Al-Jawabreh A, Warburg A. Control of phlebotomine sandflies in confined spaces using diffusible repellents and insecticides. Med Vet Entomol 2008;22(4):405-412.

(70) Warburg A. The structure of the female sand fly (Phlebotomus papatasi) alimentary canal. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008;102(2):161-166.

(71) Warburg A, Gelman S, Deutsch J. Xanthine in urine stimulates growth of Leishmania promastigotes in vitro [4]. J Med Microbiol 2008;57(1):136-138.

(72) Impoinvil DE, Ahmad S, Troyo A, Keating J, Githeko AK, Mbogo CM, et al. Comparison of mosquito control programs in seven urban sites in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. Health Policy 2007;83(2-3):196-212.

(73) Warburg A, Shtern A, Cohen N, Dahan N. Laminin and a Plasmodium ookinete surface protein inhibit melanotic encapsulation of Sephadex beads in the hemocoel of mosquitoes. Microbes Infect 2007;9(2):192-199.

(74) Svobodova M, Votypka J, Peckova J, Dvorak V, Nasereddin A, Baneth G, et al. Distinct transmission cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 adjacent foci, northern Israel. Emerg Infect Dis 2006;12(12):1860-1868.

(75) Kravchenko V, Wasserberg G, Warburg A. Bionomics of phlebotomine sandflies in the Galilee focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel. Med Vet Entomol 2004;18(4):418-428.

(76) Jaffe CL, Baneth G, Abdeen ZA, Schlein Y, Warburg A. Leishmaniasis in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Trends Parasitol 2004;20(7):328-332.

(77) Soares RPP, Barron T, McCoy-Simandle K, Svobodova M, Warburg A, Turco SJ. Leishmania tropica: Intraspecific polymorphisms in lipophosphoglycan correlate with transmission by different Phlebotomus species. Exp Parasitol 2004;107(1-2):105-114.

(78) Schnur LF, Nasereddin A, Eisenberger CL, Jaffe CL, El Fari M, Azmi K, et al. Multifarious characterization of Leishmania tropica from a Judean desert focus, exposing intraspecific diversity and incriminating Phlebotomus sergenti as its vector. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2004;70(4):364-372.

(79) Wasserberg G, Yarom I, Warburg A. Seasonal abundance patterns of the sandfly Phlebotomus papatasi in climatically distinct foci of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Israeli deserts. Med Vet Entomol 2003;17(4):452-456.

(80) Jacobson RL, Eisenberger CL, Svobodova M, Baneth G, Sztern J, Carvalho J, et al. Outbreak of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Northern Israel. J Infect Dis 2003;188(7):1065-1073.

(81) Sawalha SS, Shtayeh MS, Khanfar HM, Warburg A, Abdeen ZA. Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) of the Palestinian West Bank: Potential Vectors of Leishmaniasis. J Med Entomol 2003;40(3):321-328.

(82) Wasserberg G, Abramsky Z, Kotler BP, Ostfeld RS, Yarom I, Warburg A. Anthropogenic disturbances enhance occurrence of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Israel deserts: Patterns and mechanisms. Ecol Appl 2003;13(3):868-881.

(83) Wasserberg G, Abramsky Z, Anders G, El-Fari M, Schoenian G, Schnur L, et al. The ecology of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Nizzana, Israel: Infection patterns in the reservoir host, and epidemiological implications. Int J Parasitol 2002;32(2):133-143.

(84) Abdeen ZA, Sawalha SS, Eisenberger CL, Khanfar HM, Greenblatt CL, Yousef O, et al. Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in the Jenin district, West Bank: 1989-1998. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2002;66(4):329-333.

(85) Adini A, Krugliak M, Ginsburg H, Li L, Lavie L, Warburg A. Transglutaminase in Plasmodium parasites: Activity and putative role in oocysts and blood stages. Mol Biochem Parasitol 2001;117(2):161-168.

(86) Zer R, Yaroslavski I, Rosen L, Warburg A. Effect of sand fly saliva on Leishmania uptake by murine macrophages. Int J Parasitol 2001;31(8):810-814.

(87) Katz O, Waitumbi JN, Zer R, Warburg A. Adenosine, AMP, and protein phosphatase activity in sandfly saliva. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2000;62(1):145-150.

(88) Adini A, Warburg A. Interaction of Plasmodium gallinaceum ookinetes and oocysts with extracellular matrix proteins. Parasitology 1999;119(4):331-336.

(89) Ribeiro JMC, Katz O, Pannell LK, Waitumbi J, Warburg A. Salivary glands of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi contain pharmacologically active amounts of adenosine and 5'-AMP. J Exp Biol 1999;202(11):1551-1559.

(90) Lanzaro GC, Lopes AHCS, Ribeiro JMC, Shoemaker CB, Warburg A, Scares M, et al. Variation in the salivary peptide, maxadilan, from species in the Lutzomyia longipalpis complex. Insect Mol Biol 1999;8(2):267-275.

(91) Waitumbi J, Warburg A. Phlebotomus papatasi Saliva Inhibits Protein Phosphatase Activity and Nitric Oxide Production by Murine Macrophages. Infect Immun 1998;66(4):1534-1537.

(92) Lanzaro GC, Alexander B, Mutebi J-, Montoya-Lerma J, Warburg A. Genetic Variation among Natural and Laboratory Colony Populations of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz & Neiva, 1912)(Diptera:Psychodidae) from Colombia. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 1998;93(1):65-69.

(93) WARBURG A, PIMENTA PF. A cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus in the phlebotomine sandfly Lutzomyia longipalpis. Med Vet Entomol 1995;9(2):211-213.

(94) Lanzaro GG, Warburg A. Genetic variability in phlebotomine sandflies: Possible implications for leishmaniasis epidemiology. PARASITOL TODAY 1995;11(4):151-154.

(95) Warburg A, Saraiva E, Lanzaro GC, Titus RG, Neva F. Saliva of Lutzomyia longipalpis sibling species differs in its composition and capacity to enhance leishmaniasis. Philos Trans R Soc B Biol Sci 1994;345(1312):223-230.

(96) Warburg A, Schneider I. In vitro culture of the mosquito stages of Plasmodium falciparum. Exp Parasitol 1993;76(2):121-126.

(97) Lanzaro GC, Ostrovska K, Herrero MV, Lawyer PG, Warburg A. Lutzomyia longipalpis is a species complex: Genetic divergence and interspecific hybrid sterility among three populations. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1993;48(6):839-847.

(98) Touray MG, Warburg A, Laughinghouse A, Krettli AU, Miller LH. Developmentally Regulated !nfectivity of Malaria Sporozoites for Mosquito Salivary Glands and the Vertebrate Host. J Exp Med 1992;175(6):1607-1612.

(99) Warburg A, Miller LH. Sporogonic development of a malaria parasite in vitro. Science 1992;255(5043):448-450.

(100) Warburg A, Touray M, Krettli AU, Miller LH. Plasmodium gallinaceum: Antibodies to circumsporozoite protein prevent sporozoites from invading the salivary glands of Aedes aegypti. Exp Parasitol 1992;75(3):303-307.

(101) Lang T, Warburg A, Sacks DL, Croft SL, Lane RP, Blackwell JM. Transmission and scanning EM-immunogold labeling of Leishmania major lipophosphoglycan in the sandfly Phlebotomus papatasi. Eur J Cell Biol 1991;55(2):362-372.

(102) Warburg A. Entomopathogens of phlebotomine sand flies: Laboratory experiments and natural infections. J Invertebr Pathol 1991;58(2):189-202.

(103) Warburg A, Ostrovska K. Host-parasite relationships of Ascogregarina chagasi (eugregarinorida, aseptatorina, lecudinidae) in Luzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae). Int J Parasitol 1991;21(1):91-98.

(104) Warburg A, Miller LH. Critical stages in the development of Plasmodium in mosquitoes. Parasitol Today 1991;7(7):179-181.

(105) Warburg A, Ostrovska K, Lawyer PG. Pathogens of phlebotomine sandflies: a review. Parassitologia 1991;33 Suppl:519-526.

(106) WARBURG A, MONTOYA‐LERMA J, JARAMILLO C, CRUZ‐RUIZ AL, OSTROVSKA K. Leishmaniasis vector potential of Lutzomyia spp. in Colombian coffee plantations. Med Vet Entomol 1991;5(1):9-16.

(107) OSTROVSKA K, WARBURG A, MONTOYA‐LERMA J. Ascogregarina saraviae N. Sp. (Apicomplexa: Lecudinidae) in Lutzomyia lichyi (Diptera: Psychodidae). J Protozool 1990;37(2):69-70.

(108) Warburg A, Ostrovska K. An immune response-dependent mechanism for the vertical transmission of an entomopathogen. Experientia 1989;45(8):770-772.

(109) WARBURG A. An improvised air filter for sandfly aspirators. Med Vet Entomol 1989;3(3):325-326.

(110) Yuval B, Warburg A. Susceptibility of adult phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis var. israeliensis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol 1989;83(2):195-196.

(111) WARBURG A, TESH RB, McMAHON‐PRATT D. Studies on the Attachment of Leishmania Flagella to Sand Fly Midgut Epithelium. J Protozool 1989;36(6):613-617.

(112) YUVAL B, WARBURG A, SCHLEIN Y. Leishmaniasis in the Jordan Valley. V. Dispersal characteristics of the sandfly Phlebotomus papatasi. Med Vet Entomol 1988;2(4):391-395.

(113) Warburg A, Ostrovska K. Cytoplasmic polyhedrosis viruses in Phlebotomus papatasi inhibit development of Leishmania major. J Parasitol 1987;73(3):578-583.

(114) Warburg A, Hamada GS, Schlein Y, Shire D. Scanning electron microscopy of Leishmania major in Phlebotomus papatasi. Z Parasitenkd 1986;72(4):423-431.

(115) Schlein Y, Warburg A. Phytophagy and the feeding cycle of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) under experimental conditions. J Med Entomol 1986;23(1):11-15.

(116) Warburg A, Schlein Y. The effect of post-bloodmeal nutrition of Phlebotomus papatasi on the transmission of Leishmania major. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1986;35(5):926-930.

(117) Schlein Y, Warburg A. Feeding behaviour, midgut distension and ovarian development in Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae). J Insect Physiol 1985;31(1):47-51.

(118) Schlein Y, Yuval B, Warburg A. Aggregation pheromone released from the palps of feeding female Phlebotomus papatasi (Psychodidae). J Insect Physiol 1984;30(2):153-156.

(119) Schlein Y, Warburg A, Schnur LF, Le Blancq SM, Gunders AE. Leishmaniasis in Israel: Reservoir hosts, sandfly vectors and leishmanial strains in the Negev, Central Arava and along the Dead Sea. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1984;78(4):480-484.

(120) Schlein Y, Warburg A, Schnur LF, Shlomai J. Vector compatibility of Phlebotomus papatasi dependent on differentially induced digestion. Acta Trop 1983;40(1):65-70.

(121) Schlein Y, Gunders AE, Warburg A. Leishmaniasis in the Jordan Valley, I: Attraction of phlebotomus papatasi(psychodidae) to turkeys. Ann Trop Med Parasitol 1982;76(5):517-520.

(122) Schlein Y, Warburg A, Schnur LF, Gunders AE. Leishmaniasis in the Jordan Valley II. Sandflies and transmission in the central endemic area. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1982;76(5):582-586.