→ 2018

  • High Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase CTX-M–Producing Escherichia coli in Small-Scale Poultry Farming in Rural Ecuador
    Hayden D. Hedman, Joseph N. S. Eisenberg, Karla A. Vasco, Christopher N. Blair, Gabriel Trueba, Veronica J. Berrocal and Lixin Zhang
    Publisher: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
    Source: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
    Available online: 19 November 2018
    Document Type: Research Article
  • Locals Get Travelers’ Diarrhea Too: Risk factors for diarrheal illness and pathogenic E. coli infection across an urban‐rural gradient in Ecuador
    Shanon M. Smith, Lorena Montero, Maritza Paez, Estefania Ortega, Eric Hall, Kate Bohnert, Xavier Sanchez, Edison Puebla, Pablo Endara, William Cevallos, Gabriel Trueba, Karen Levy
    First published: 16 November 2018
    This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting, pagination and proofreading process, which may lead to differences between this version and the Version of Record. Please cite this article as doi: 10.1111/tmi.13183
  • Antibiotic Resistome Associated with Smallscale Poultry Production in Rural Ecuador.
    Xueping Guo, Robert D. Stedtfeld, Hayden Hedman, Joseph N.S.Eisenberg,Gabriel Trueba, Daqiang Yin, James M. Tiedje, and Lixin Zhang.
    Environ. Sci. Technol., Just Accepted Manuscript. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01667. Publication Date (Web): 26 Jun 2018.
    Downloaded from on June 27, 2018
  • The geospatial relationship of pterygium and senile cataract to ambient solar ultraviolet in tropical Ecuador. 2018
    Daniel R. Garzon-Chavez, Emmanuelle Quentin, Simone Lee Harrison, Alfio Parisi, Harry J. Butler and Nathan Downs!divAbstract
  • Potential Zoonotic Transmission of Giardia duodenalis in Semi-rural Communities Near Quito, Ecuador. 2018
    Marysol Sarzosa1, Jay P. Graham2, Liseth Salinas1, Gabriel Trueba1
  • Bacterial identification of the vaginal microbiota in Ecuadorian pregnant teenagers: an exploratory analysis. 2018
    Ana María Salinas1, Verónica Gabriela Osorio1, Pablo Francisco Endara1,2, Eduardo Ramiro Salazar3, Gabriela Piedad Vasco1,3, Sandra Guadalupe Vivero3, Antonio Machado
  • Isolation of Oropouche Virus from Febrile Patient, Ecuador. 2018
    Emma L. Wise, Steven T. Pullan, Sully Márquez, Verónica Paz, Juan D. Mosquera, Sonia Zapata, Simon K. Jackson, Gyorgy Fejer, Gabriel Trueba, and Christopher H. Logue
  • Changes in dominant Escherichia coli and antimicrobial resistance after 24 hr in fecal matter. 2018
    Sofía Barrera, Paul Cardenas, Jay P. Graham, Gabriel Trueba.

→ 2017

  • Multiplex Peptide Nucleic Acid Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (PNA-FISH) for Diagnosis of Bacterial Vaginosis. 2017
    Machado A1, Cerca N1
  • Small-Scale Food Animal Production and Antimicrobial Resistance: Mountain, Molehill, or Something in-between? 2017
    Jay P. Graham1 Joseph N.S. Eisenberg,2 Gabriel Trueba,3 Lixin Zhang,4,5 and Timothy J. Johnson6
  • Molecular phylogeny of 42 species of Culicoides (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) from three continents. 2017
    Denis Augot, Bruno Mathieu, Leila Hadj-Henni, Véronique Barriel, Sonia Zapata Mena, Sylvia Smolis, Darine Slama, Fano José Randrianambinintsoa, Gabriel Trueba, Matthieu Kaltenbach, Nil Rahola, and Jérôme Depaquit

→ 2016

  • First Complete Genome Sequences of Zika Virus Isolated from Febrile Patient Sera in Ecuador. 2016
    S. Márquez, a J. Carrera, a S. T. Pullan,b K. Lewandowski,K V. Paz,c N. Loman,d J. Quick,d D. Bonsall,e R. Powell,f J. Thézé,g O. G. Pybus,g P. Klenerman, e J. Eisenberg,h J. Coloma,i M. W. Carroll,b G. Trueba,a C. H. Loguea,b
  • Bacteria associated with human saliva are major microbial components of Ecuadorian indigenous beers (chicha). 2016
    Ana L. Freire, Sonia Zapata, Juan Mosquera, Maria Lorena Mejia and Gabriel Trueba
  • Antibiotic Resistance in Animal and Environmental Samples Associated with Small-Scale Poultry Farming in Northwestern Ecuador. 2016
    Nikolay P. Braykov,a Joseph N. S. Eisenberg,b Marissa Grossman,a Lixin Zhang,c,d Karla Vasco,e William Cevallos,e,f Diana Muñoz,e Andrés Acevedo,e Kara A. Moser,b Carl F. Marrs,b Betsy Foxman,b James Trostle,g Gabriel Trueba,e Karen Levy
  • Detection of Zoonotic Enteropathogens in Children and Domestic Animals in a Semirural Community in Ecuador. 2016
    Karla Vascoa, Jay P. Grahamb and Gabriel Truebaa
  • Draft genome sequence of the first pathogenic Leptospira isolates from Ecuador. 2016
    Veronica Barragan, Jason W. Sahl, Kristin Wiggins, Jorge Chiriboga, Ana Salinas, Nancy E. Cantos, Mariana N. Loor, Bertha I. Intriago, Melba Morales, Gabriel Trueba, Talima Pearson

→ 2015

  • Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis by a new multiplex peptide nucleic acid fluorescence in situ hybridization method. 2015
    Machado A1, Castro J1, Cereija T1, Almeida C1, Cerca N1.
  • Effects of Selection Pressure and Genetic Association on the Relationship between Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence in Escherichia coli. 2015
    Lixin Zhanga*, Karen Levyb, Gabriel Truebac, William Cevallosd, James Trostlee, Betsy Foxmana, Carl F. Marrsa and Joseph N. S. Eisenberga

→ Años anteriores

  • Poulsen, K. P. et al. Brucellosis in Dairy Cattle and Goats in Northern Ecuador. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 90, 712–715 (2014).
    Guamán, L., Zapata, S., Serrano, M. & Trueba P., G. A. Caracterización de las bacterias ácido lácticas aisladas de alimentos fermentados radicionales del Ecuador. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 6, (2014).
  • Bhavnani, D., Goldstick, J. E., Cevallos, W., Trueba, G. & Eisenberg, J. N. S. Impact of Rainfall on Diarrheal Disease Risk Associated with Unimproved Water and Sanitation. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 90, 705–711 (2014).
  • Monar, M., Dávalos, I., Zapata, S., Caviedes, M. & Ramírez-Cárdenas, L. Caracterización química y microbiológica del kéfir de agua artesanal de origen ecuatoriano. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 6, (2014).
  • Gabriel Trueba. Why does Evolution Matter? The Importance of Understanding Evolution. (2014). doi:10.13140/2.1.5040.0323
  • Zurita, J. et al. Healthcare-associated respiratory tract infection and colonization in an intensive care unit caused by Burkholderia cepacia isolated in mouthwash. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 29, 96–99 (2014).
  • Vasco, G. et al. Identifying Etiological Agents Causing Diarrhea in Low Income Ecuadorian Communities. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 91, 563–569 (2014).
  • Levy, K. et al. Household effectiveness vs. laboratory efficacy of point-of-use chlorination. Water Research 54, 69–77 (2014).
  • Ayala, S. et al. Detection and Characterization of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus from an Outbreak of Respiratory Disease in Ecuador. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med 12, 245–248 (2014).
  • Trueba, G. in Confronting Emerging Zoonoses (eds. Yamada, A. et al.) 3–11 (Springer Japan, 2014).
  • Cardenas, P. A. et al. Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in the intensive care unit of the largest public hospital in Quito, Ecuador. Int. Microbiol. 16, 81–86 (2013).
  • Trueba, G. et al. Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Ecuador: Animal Reservoirs, Yet No Human Disease. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 13, 295–298 (2013).
  • Beati, L. et al. Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) (Acari: Ixodidae), the Cayenne tick: phylogeography and evidence for allopatric speciation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 267 (2013).
  • Rojas, M. I. et al. Deteccion de Coxiella burnetii en leche de bovinos domesticos del Ecuador. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 5, (2013).
  • Zabala, C., Barragán, V. & Trueba P., G. A. Erratum: Presencia de Brucella sp. en cabras de la ciudad de Quito, provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 5, B9–B11 (2013).
  • Abril, A., Vasco, L., Espinel, M., Coloma, J. & Trueba, G. Difficulties in the differential diagnosis of dengue and leptospirosis in Guayaquil. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 5, B10–B13 (2013).
  • Zabala, C., Barragán, V. & Trueba P., G. A. Erratum: Presencia de Brucella sp. en cabras de la ciudad de Quito, provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 5, B9–B11 (2013).
  • Bermeo, E., Barragan, V., Torres, A., Acosta, A. & Trueba, G. First report of Porcine Circovirus 2 (PCV2) circulation in Ecuador. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 5, B2–B4 (2013).
  • Cifuentes, S. G. et al. Transition in the Cause of Fever from Malaria to Dengue, Northwestern Ecuador, 1990–2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases 19, 1642–1645 (2013).
  • Evolution from the Galapagos. 2, (Springer New York, 2013).
  • Escobar, J. C. et al. Plesiomonas shigelloides Infection, Ecuador, 2004–2008. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18, 322–324 (2012).
  • Zapata, S. et al. A study of a population of Nyssomyia trapidoi (Diptera: Psychodidae) caught on the Pacific coast of Ecuador. Parasites & Vectors 5, 144 (2012).
  • Bhavnani, D. et al. Bhavnani et al. Respond to ‘Assessing Mechanistic Interaction’. American Journal of Epidemiology 176, 400–401 (2012).
  • Bhavnani, D., Goldstick, J. E., Cevallos, W., Trueba, G. & Eisenberg, J. N. S. Synergistic Effects Between Rotavirus and Coinfecting Pathogens on Diarrheal Disease: Evidence from a Community-based Study in Northwestern Ecuador. American Journal of Epidemiology 176, 387–395 (2012).
  • Eisenberg, J. N. S. et al. In-roads to the spread of antibiotic resistance: regional patterns of microbial transmission in northern coastal Ecuador. Journal of The Royal Society Interface 9, 1029–1039 (2012).
  • Trueba, G. & Dunthorn, M. Many Neglected Tropical Diseases May Have Originated in the Paleolithic or Before: New Insights from Genetics. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 6, e1393 (2012).
  • Zapata, S. et al. Morphometric and molecular characterization of the series Guyanensis (Diptera, Psychodidae, Psychodopygus) from the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin with description of a new species. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12, 966–977 (2012).
  • Zabala, C., Barragán, V. & Trueba P., G. A. Presencia de Brucella sp. en cabras de la ciudad de Quito, provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 4, (2012).
  • Commins, S. P. et al. The relevance of tick bites to the production of IgE antibodies to the mammalian oligosaccharide galactose-α-1,3-galactose. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 127, 1286–1293.e6 (2011).
  • Barragan, V. A. et al. Interactions of Leptospira with Environmental Bacteria from Surface Water. Current Microbiology 62, 1802–1806 (2011).
  • Romoser, W., Leon & Patrican. Meconial peritrophic matrix and meconial degradation in the biting midge, Culicoides variipennis (Coquillett) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Open Access Insect Physiology 1 (2011). doi:10.2147/OAIP.S13726
  • Souza da Cunha, S. et al. Asthma cases in childhood attributed to atopy in tropical area in Brazil. Rev. Panam. Salud Publica 28, 405–411 (2010).
  • Zapata, S. et al. Characterization of a lipopolysaccharide mutant of Leptospira derived by growth in the presence of an anti-lipopolysaccharide monoclonal antibody. FEMS Microbiology Letters no–no (2010). doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2010.02029.
  • Figueiredo, C. A. et al. Chronic intestinal helminth infections are associated with immune hyporesponsiveness and induction of a regulatory network. Infect. Immun. 78, 3160–3167 (2010).
  • Baquero, M. I., López, N., Mejía, M. E. & Trueba, G. Evaluation of a Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Diagnosis of Leptospirosis in Cattle. TOVSJ 4, 31–35 (2010).
  • Valencia C., P. A., Barragán, V. & Trueba P., G. A. Evidencia de transferencia horizontal de genes de resistencia a antibióticos provenientes de bacterias ambientales. Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería 2, (2010).
  • Moncayo, A. L. et al. Risk factors for atopic and non-atopic asthma in a rural area of Ecuador. Thorax 65, 409–416 (2010).
  • Jones, L. A. et al. New Records of Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Ecuador. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 112, 47–53 (2010).
  • Solberg, O. D., Hasing, M. E., Trueba, G. & Eisenberg, J. N. S. Characterization of novel VP7, VP4, and VP6 genotypes of a previously untypeable group A rotavirus. Virology 385, 58–67 (2009).
  • Flohr, C. et al. How well do questionnaires perform compared with physical examination in detecting flexural eczema? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two. Br. J. Dermatol. 161, 846–853 (2009).
  • Guadalupe, I. et al. Evidence for in utero sensitization to Ascaris lumbricoides in newborns of mothers with ascariasis. J. Infect. Dis. 199, 1846–1850 (2009).
  • Cooper, P. J. Interactions between helminth parasites and allergy: Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology 9, 29–37 (2009).
  • Cooper, P. J. Mucosal immunology of geohelminth infections in humans. Mucosal Immunology 2, 288–299 (2009).
  • León, R., Terán, R., Neira, M. & Le Pont, F. Phlébotomes d’Equateur: deux nouvelles espèces du genre Evandromyia (Diptera, Psychodidae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 114, 143–148 (2009).
  • León, R., Mollinedo, J. S. & Le Pont, F. Phlébotomes d’Equateur et de Bolivie: descriptions de Psathyromyia castilloi n. sp. et Psychodopygus luisleoni n. sp. (Diptera, Psychodidae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 114, 83–89 (2009).
  • León, R., Neira, M. & Le Pont, F. Phlébotomes d’Equateur: Psychodopygus yasuniensis n. sp. (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 114, 167–170 (2009).
  • Hasing, M. E. et al. Rapid changes in rotaviral genotypes in Ecuador. Journal of Medical Virology 81, 2109–2113 (2009).
  • Rodrigues, L. C. et al. Early infection with Trichuris trichiura and allergen skin test reactivity in later childhood. Clin. Exp. Allergy 38, 1769–1777 (2008).
  • Cooper, P. J. et al. Environmental determinants of total IgE among school children living in the rural Tropics: importance of geohelminth infections and effect of anthelmintic treatment. BMC Immunol. 9, 33 (2008).
  • Cooper, P. J. et al. Ascaris lumbricoides-induced interleukin-10 is not associated with atopy in schoolchildren in a rural area of the tropics. J. Infect. Dis. 197, 1333–1340 (2008).
  • Santos, C. et al. Estimating adjusted prevalence ratio in clustered cross-sectional epidemiological data. BMC Medical Research Methodology 8, 80 (2008).
  • Douce, R. W., Zurita, J., Sanchez, O. & Cardenas Aldaz, P. Investigation of an Outbreak of Central Venous Catheter–Associated Bloodstream Infection Due to Contaminated Water. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 29, 364–366 (2008).
  • Barragán, V. A., Aveiga, I. & Trueba, G. Mircobial community composition in petroleum-contaminated and uncontaminated soil from Francisco de Orellana, in the northern Ecuadorian Amazon. Int. Microbiol. 11, 121–126 (2008).
  • Cooper, P. J. et al. Repeated treatments with albendazole enhance Th2 responses to Ascaris Lumbricoides, but not to aeroallergens, in children from rural communities in the Tropics. J. Infect. Dis. 198, 1237–1242 (2008).
  • Moncayo, A. L. et al. Impact of long-term treatment with ivermectin on the prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth infections. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2, e293 (2008).
  • Endara, P. et al. Symptomatic and Subclinical Infection with Rotavirus P[8]G9, Rural Ecuador. Emerging Infectious Diseases 13, 574–580 (2007).
  • Eisenberg, J. N. S. et al. Environmental change and infectious disease: how new roads affect the transmission of diarrheal pathogens in rural Ecuador. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103, 19460–19465 (2006).
  • Trueba, G. Epidemiological interpretation of fingerprinting profiles from leptospiral isolates. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 42, 438; author reply 432–433 (2006).
  • Zuerner, R. L. & Trueba, G. A. Characterization of IS1501 mutants of Leptospira interrogans serovar pomona. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 248, 199–205 (2005).
  • Moncayo, A. C., Lerdthusnee, K., Leon, R., Robich, R. M. & Romoser, W. S. Meconial peritrophic matrix structure, formation, and meconial degeneration in mosquito pupae/pharate adults: histological and ultrastructural aspects. J. Med. Entomol. 42, 939–944 (2005).
  • Trueba, G., Zapata, S., Madrid, K., Cullen, P. & Haake, D. Cell aggregation: a mechanism of pathogenic Leptospira to survive in fresh water. Int. Microbiol. 7, 35–40 (2004).
  • Trueba, G., Zapata, S., Madrid, K. & Peñafiel, N. Adaptación de Leptospira interrogans (sensu stricto) al agua dulce. Revista Cubana de Medicina Tropical 54, (2001).
  • Platt, K. B. et al. Letters to the Editor. Journal of Medical Entomology 38, 772–773 (2001).
  • Platt, K. B. et al. Detection of Dengue Virus Neutralizing Antibodies in Bats from Costa Rica and Ecuador. Journal of Medical Entomology 37, 965–967 (2000).
  • Trueba, G. et al. Detection of Fasciola hepatica infection in a community located in the Ecuadorian Andes. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 62, 518 (2000)



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