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    • Clinical Illness and Outcomes in Patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone 

      Schieffelin, John S.; Shaffer, Jeffrey G.; Goba, Augustine; Gbakie, Michael; Gire, Stephen; Colubri, Andres; SEALFON, RACHEL; Kanneh, Lansana; Moigboi, Alex; Momoh, Mambu; Fullah, Mohammed; Moses, Lina M.; Brown, Bethany L.; Andersen, Kristian G; Winnicki, Sarah M.; Schaffner, Stephen; Park, Daniel John; Yozwiak, Nathan; Jiang, Pan-Pan Xueke; Kargbo, David; Jalloh, Simbirie; Fonnie, Mbalu; Sinnah, Vandi; French, Issa; Kovoma, Alice; Kamara, Fatima K.; Tucker, Veronica; Konuwa, Edwin; Sellu, Josephine; Mustapha, Ibrahim; Foday, Momoh; Yillah, Mohamed; Kanneh, Franklyn; Saffa, Sidiki; Massally, James L.B.; Boisen, Matt L.; Branco, Luis M.; Vandi, Mohamed A.; Grant, Donald S.; Happi, Christian Tientcha; Gevao, Sahr M.; Fletcher, Thomas E.; Fowler, Robert A.; Bausch, Daniel G.; Sabeti, Pardis Christine; Khan, S. Humarr; Garry, Robert F. (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2014)
      Background;Limited clinical and laboratory data are available on patients with Ebola virus disease (EVD). The Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone, which had an existing infrastructure for research regarding viral ...
    • Discovery of Novel Rhabdoviruses in the Blood of Healthy Individuals from West Africa 

      Stremlau, Matthew H.; Andersen, Kristian G.; Folarin, Onikepe A.; Grove, Jessica N.; Odia, Ikponmwonsa; Ehiane, Philomena E.; Omoniwa, Omowunmi; Omoregie, Omigie; Jiang, Pan-Pan; Yozwiak, Nathan L.; Matranga, Christian B.; Yang, Xiao; Gire, Stephen K.; Winnicki, Sarah; Tariyal, Ridhi; Schaffner, Stephen F.; Okokhere, Peter O.; Okogbenin, Sylvanus; Akpede, George O.; Asogun, Danny A.; Agbonlahor, Dennis E.; Walker, Peter J.; Tesh, Robert B.; Levin, Joshua Z.; Garry, Robert F.; Sabeti, Pardis C.; Happi, Christian T. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has the potential to transform the discovery of viruses causing unexplained acute febrile illness (UAFI) because it does not depend on culturing the pathogen or a priori knowledge of the ...
    • Ebola Virus Epidemiology and Evolution in Nigeria 

      Folarin, Onikepe A.; Ehichioya, Deborah; Schaffner, Stephen F.; Winnicki, Sarah M.; Wohl, Shirlee; Eromon, Philomena; West, Kendra L.; Gladden-Young, Adrianne; Oyejide, Nicholas E.; Matranga, Christian B.; Deme, Awa Bineta; James, Ayorinde; Tomkins-Tinch, Christopher; Onyewurunwa, Kenneth; Ladner, Jason T.; Palacios, Gustavo; Nosamiefan, Iguosadolo; Andersen, Kristian G.; Omilabu, Sunday; Park, Daniel J.; Yozwiak, Nathan L.; Nasidi, Abdusallam; Garry, Robert F.; Tomori, Oyewale; Sabeti, Pardis C.; Happi, Christian T. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      Containment limited the 2014 Nigerian Ebola virus (EBOV) disease outbreak to 20 reported cases and 8 fatalities. We present here clinical data and contact information for at least 19 case patients, and full-length EBOV ...
    • Enhanced methods for unbiased deep sequencing of Lassa and Ebola RNA viruses from clinical and biological samples 

      Matranga, Christian B; Andersen, Kristian G; Winnicki, Sarah; Busby, Michele; Gladden, Adrianne D; Tewhey, Ryan; Stremlau, Matthew; Berlin, Aaron; Gire, Stephen K; England, Eleina; Moses, Lina M; Mikkelsen, Tarjei S; Odia, Ikponmwonsa; Ehiane, Philomena E; Folarin, Onikepe; Goba, Augustine; Kahn, S Humarr; Grant, Donald S; Honko, Anna; Hensley, Lisa; Happi, Christian; Garry, Robert F; Malboeuf, Christine M; Birren, Bruce W; Gnirke, Andreas; Levin, Joshua Z; Sabeti, Pardis C (BioMed Central, 2014)
      We have developed a robust RNA sequencing method for generating complete de novo assemblies with intra-host variant calls of Lassa and Ebola virus genomes in clinical and biological samples. Our method uses targeted RNase ...
    • Genomic surveillance elucidates Ebola virus origin and transmission during the 2014 outbreak 

      Gire, Stephen; Goba, A.; Andersen, Kristian G; Sealfon, R. S. G.; Park, D. J.; Kanneh, L.; Jalloh, S.; Momoh, M.; Fullah, M.; Dudas, G.; Wohl, Shirlee; Moses, L. M.; Yozwiak, Nathan; Winnicki, Sarah M.; Matranga, C. B.; Malboeuf, C. M.; Qu, J.; Gladden, Adrianne Deanna; Schaffner, Stephen; Yang, X.; Jiang, P.-P.; Nekoui, M.; Colubri, Andres; Coomber, M. R.; Fonnie, M.; Moigboi, A.; Gbakie, M.; Kamara, F. K.; Tucker, V.; Konuwa, E.; Saffa, S.; Sellu, J.; Jalloh, A. A.; Kovoma, A.; Koninga, J.; Mustapha, I.; Kargbo, K.; Foday, M.; Yillah, M.; Kanneh, F.; Robert, W.; Massally, J. L. B.; Chapman, S. B.; Bochicchio, J.; Murphy, C.; Nusbaum, C.; Young, S.; Birren, B. W.; Grant, D. S.; Scheiffelin, J. S.; Lander, Eric Steven; Happi, Christian Tientcha; Gevao, S. M.; Gnirke, A.; Rambaut, A.; Garry, R. F.; Khan, S. H.; Sabeti, Pardis Christine (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2014)
      In its largest outbreak, Ebola virus disease is spreading through Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. We sequenced 99 Ebola virus genomes from 78 patients in Sierra Leone to ~2000× coverage. We observed a rapid ...
    • Identifying Recent Adaptations in Large-Scale Genomic Data 

      Grossman, Shamai Aaron; Andersen, Kristian G; Shlyakhter, Ilya; Tabrizi, Shervin; Winnicki, Sarah M.; Yen, Angela; Park, Daniel J.; Griesemer, Dustin Shahab; Karlsson, Elinor Kathryn; Wong, Sunny H.; Cabili, Moran; Adegbola, Richard A.; Bamezai, Rameshwar N.K.; Hill, Adrian V.S.; Vannberg, Fredrik O.; Rinn, John L; Lander, Eric Steven; Schaffner, Stephen; Sabeti, Pardis Christine (Elsevier BV, 2013)
      Summary: Although several hundred regions of the human genome harbor signals of positive natural selection, few of the relevant adaptive traits and variants have been elucidated. Using full-genome sequence variation from ...
    • In vivo Ebola virus infection leads to a strong innate response in circulating immune cells 

      Caballero, Ignacio S.; Honko, Anna N.; Gire, Stephen K.; Winnicki, Sarah M.; Melé, Marta; Gerhardinger, Chiara; Lin, Aaron E.; Rinn, John L.; Sabeti, Pardis C.; Hensley, Lisa E.; Connor, John H. (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Ebola virus is the causative agent of a severe syndrome in humans with a fatality rate that can approach 90 %. During infection, the host immune response is thought to become dysregulated, but the mechanisms ...