Key Publications

Baneth G, Barta JR, Shkap V, Martin DS, Macintire DK, Vincent- Johnson N. (2000). Genetic and antigenic evidence supports the separation of Hepatozoon canis and Hepatozoon americanum at the species level. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 1298-1301.

Baneth G, Shkap V, Samish M, Jaffe CL. (2000). Antigenic analysis of gamonts of Hepatozoon canis purified from leukocytes. J. Parasitol. 86: 289-284.

Baneth G, Samish M, Aroch I, Alekseev Y, Shkap V. (2001). Transmission of Hepatozoon canis to dogs by naturally fed or percutaneously injected Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks. J. Parasitol. 87: 606-611.

Shamir M, Yakobson B, Baneth G, King R,, Dar-Verker S, Markovics A, Aroch I. (2001). Antibodies to selected canine pathogens and infestation with intestinal helminths in golden jackals (Canis aureus) in Israel. Vet. J.162: 66-72.

Abdeen ZA, Sawalha SS, Eisenberger CL, Khanfar HM, Greenblatt CL, Yousef O, Schnur LF, Azmi K, Warburg A, Bader KA, Jaffe CL, Baneth G.(2002). Epidemiology of Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Jenin District, West Bank, 1989-1998. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 66: 329-333.

Baneth G, Shaw SE (2002). Chemotherapy of canine leishmaniosis. Vet. Parasitol. 106: 315-324.

Baneth G, Volanski Z, Anug Y, Favia G, Bain O, Goldstein RE. (2002). Dirofilaria repens infection in a dog: diagnosis and treatment with melarsomine and doramectin. Vet. Parasitol. 105: 173-178.

Baneth G, Shkap V.(2003). Tissue cysts of Hepatozoon canis. J. Parasitol. 89: 379-381.

Tasker S, Helps CR, Day MJ, Harbour DA, Shaw SE, Harrus S, Baneth G, Lobetti RG, Malik RM, Beaufils JP, Bedford CR, Gruffydd-Jones TJ. (2003). Phylogentic analysis of Hemoplasma species – an international study. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41: 3877-3880.

Baneth G, Mathew JS, Shkap V, Macintire DK, Barta JR, Ewing SA (2003). Canine hepatozoonosis: two disease syndromes caused by separate Hepatozoon species. Trends Parasitol. 19: 27-31.

Jacobson RL, Eisenberger CL, Svoboda M, Baneth G, Sztern J, Carvalho J, Nasereddin A, El Fari M, Shalom U, Volf P, Votypka J, Dedet JP, Pratlong F, Schoenian G, Schnur LF, Jaffe CL, Warburg A.(2003). Outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Northern Israel. J. Infect. Dis. 188: 1065-1073.

Fishman Z, Gonen L, Harrus S,I Strauss-Ayali D, King R, Baneth G.(2004). A serosurvey of Hepatozoon canis and Ehrlichia canis antibodies in wild red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Israel. Vet. Parasitol. 119: 21-26.

Baneth G, Kenny MJ, Tasker S, Anug Y, Shkap V, Levy A, Shaw SE.(2004). Infection with a proposed new subspecies of Babesia canis, Babesia canis subsp. presentii identified in the domestic cat. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 99-105.

Strauss-Ayali D, Jaffe CL, Burshtain O, Gonen L, Baneth G.(2004) Polymerase Chain reaction using noninvasively obtained samples, for the detection of Leishmania infantum DNA in dogs. J. Infect. Dis. 89: 1729-1733.

Gonen L, Strauss-Ayali D, Shkap V, Vincent-Johnson N, Macintire DK, Baneth G.(2004). An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for antibodies to Hepatozoon canis. Vet. Parasitol. 122: 131-130.

Paludo GR, Friedmann H, Dell'Porto A, Macintire DK, Whitley EM, Bourdreaux MK, Baneth G, Blagburn BL. (2005). Hepatozoon sp: Pathological and 18S rRNA sequence analysis from three Brazilian dogs. Parasitol. Res. 97: 167-170.

Mylonakis ME, Leontides L, Gonen L, Billinis C, Koutinas AF, Baneth G. (2005). Anti-Hepatozoon canis serum antibodies and gamonts in naturally-occurring canine monocytic ehrlichiosis. Vet. Parasitol. 129: 229-233.

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

Strauss-Ayali D, Baneth G, Shor S, Okano F, Jaffe CL.(2005). Interleukin-12 augments interferon-γ production and lymphocyte proliferation in canine visceral leishmaniasis, Int. J. Parasitol. 31: 63-73.

Harrus S, Baneth G (2005). Drivers for the emergence and reemergence of vector-borne protozoal and rickettsial organisms. Int. J. Parasitol. 35: 1309-1318.

Nasereddin A, Ereqat S, Azmi K, Baneth G, Jaffe CL, Abdeen Z. (2006). Serological survey with PCR validation for canine visceral leishmaniasis in Northern Palestine. J. Parasitol. 92: 178-183.

Bauer O, Baneth G, Eshkol T, Shaw SE, Harrus S. Poly-genic detection of Rickettsia felis in cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) from Israel. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. In press.

Nasereddin A, Baneth G, Schonian G, Kanaan M, Jaffe CL..(2005). Molecular fingerprinting of Leishmania infantum strains following an outbreak of visceral leishmaniasis in central Israel. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 6054-6059.

Talmi-Frank D, Stauss-Ayali D., Jaffe CL, and Baneth G (2006). Kinetics, diagnostic and prognostic potential of quantitative western blot and antigen-specific ELISA in experimental canine leishmaniasis. Clin. Vaccine Immunol. 13:271-276.

Nasereddin A, Ereqat S, Azmi K, Baneth G, Jaffe CL, Abdeen Z. (2006). Serological survey with PCR validation for canine visceral leishmaniasis in northern Palestine. J. Parasitol. 92: 178-183.

Bauer O, Baneth G, Eshkol T, Shaw SE, Harrus S (2006) Polygenic detection of Rickettsia felis in cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) from Israel. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 74: 444-448.

Steinman A, Shpigel NY, Mazar S,CKing R, Baneth G, Shkap V. (2006). Low seroprevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in wild canids in Israel. Vet. Parasitol. 137: 15-158.

Halperin T, Orr N, Cohen R, Hasin T, Davidovitch N, Klement E, Kayouf R, Baneth G, Cohen D, Yavzori M. (2006). Detection of Relapsing Fever in Israel using PCR for the Glycerolphophodiester phosphodiesterase (GlpQ) gene. Acta Trop. 98: 189-195.

Svobodova M, Votypka J, Peckova J, Dvorak V, Nasereddin A, Baneth G, Sztern J, Kravchenko V, Orr A, Meir D, Schnur LF, Volf P, Warburg A. (2006). Distinct transmission cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 adjacent foci, northern Israel. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 12: 1860-1868.

Harrus S, Lior Y, Ephros M, Grisaru-Soen G, Keysary A, Strenger C, Jongejan F, Waner T, Baneth G.(2007). Rickettsia conorii in humans and dogs: a seroepidemiological survey of two rural villages in Israel. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 77: 133-135.

Baneth G, Samish M, Shkap V. (2007). Life cycle of Hepatozoon canis (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina: Hepatozoidae) in the Tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Domestic dog (Canis familiaris). J. Parasitol. 93: 283-299.

Strauss-Ayali D, Baneth G, Jaffe CL (2007). Splenic immune responses during canine visceral leishmaniasis. Vet. Res. 38: 547-564.