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Jane Koehler, M.D.

Infectious disease specialist

Education

George Washington University School of Medicine 1984

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Abromaitis S, Koehler JE. The Bartonella quintana extracytoplasmic function sigma factor RpoE has a role in bacterial adaptation to the arthropod vector environment. J Bacteriol. 2013 Jun; 195(11):2662-74.
  2. Abromaitis S, Nelson CS, Previte D, Yoon KS, Clark JM, DeRisi JL, Koehler JE. Bartonella quintana deploys host and vector temperature-specific transcriptomes. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58773.
  3. Doyon JB, Sutton DA, Theodore P, Dhillon G, Jones KD, Thompson EH, Fu J, Wickes BL, Koehler JE, Schwartz BS. Rasamsonia argillacea pulmonary and aortic graft infection in an immune-competent patient. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb; 51(2):719-22.
  4. Roden JA, Wells DH, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Koehler JE. Hemin binding protein C is found in outer membrane vesicles and protects Bartonella henselae against toxic concentrations of hemin. Infect Immun. 2012 Mar; 80(3):929-42.
  5. Vigil A, Ortega R, Jain A, Nakajima-Sasaki R, Tan X, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Koehler JE, Felgner PL. Identification of the feline humoral immune response to Bartonella henselae infection by protein microarray. PLoS One. 2010; 5(7):e11447.
  6. Chomel BB, Henn JB, Kasten RW, Nieto NC, Foley J, Papageorgiou S, Allen C, Koehler JE. Dogs are more permissive than cats or guinea pigs to experimental infection with a human isolate of Bartonella rochalimae. Vet Res. 2009 Jul-Aug; 40(4):27.
  7. Bouchouicha R, Durand B, Monteil M, Chomel BB, Berrich M, Arvand M, Birtles RJ, Breitschwerdt EB, Koehler JE, Maggi R, Maruyama S, Kasten R, Petit E, Boulouis HJ, Haddad N. Molecular epidemiology of feline and human Bartonella henselae isolates. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 May; 15(5):813-6.
  8. Chomel BB, Boulouis HJ, Breitschwerdt EB, Kasten RW, Vayssier-Taussat M, Birtles RJ, Koehler JE, Dehio C. Ecological fitness and strategies of adaptation of Bartonella species to their hosts and vectors. Vet Res. 2009 Mar-Apr; 40(2):29.
  9. Henn JB, Gabriel MW, Kasten RW, Brown RN, Koehler JE, MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Thomas WP, Chomel BB. Infective endocarditis in a dog and the phylogenetic relationship of the associated "Bartonella rochalimae" strain with isolates from dogs, gray foxes, and a human. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Mar; 47(3):787-90.
  10. MacKichan JK, Gerns HL, Chen YT, Zhang P, Koehler JE. A SacB mutagenesis strategy reveals that the Bartonella quintana variably expressed outer membrane proteins are required for bloodstream infection of the host. Infect Immun. 2008 Feb; 76(2):788-95.
  11. Eremeeva ME, Gerns HL, Lydy SL, Goo JS, Ryan ET, Mathew SS, Ferraro MJ, Holden JM, Nicholson WL, Dasch GA, Koehler JE. Bacteremia, fever, and splenomegaly caused by a newly recognized bartonella species. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jun 7; 356(23):2381-7.
  12. Boonjakuakul JK, Gerns HL, Chen YT, Hicks LD, Minnick MF, Dixon SE, Hall SC, Koehler JE. Proteomic and immunoblot analyses of Bartonella quintana total membrane proteins identify antigens recognized by sera from infected patients. Infect Immun. 2007 May; 75(5):2548-61.
  13. Koehler JE, Duncan LM. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 30-2005. A 56-year-old man with fever and axillary lymphadenopathy. N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 29; 353(13):1387-94.
  14. Zhang P, Chomel BB, Schau MK, Goo JS, Droz S, Kelminson KL, George SS, Lerche NW, Koehler JE. A family of variably expressed outer-membrane proteins (Vomp) mediates adhesion and autoaggregation in Bartonella quintana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Sep 14; 101(37):13630-5.
  15. Koehler JE, Sanchez MA, Tye S, Garrido-Rowland CS, Chen FM, Maurer T, Cooper JL, Olson JG, Reingold AL, Hadley WK, Regnery RR, Tappero JW. Prevalence of Bartonella infection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with fever. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Aug 15; 37(4):559-66.
  16. Yamamoto K, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Hew CM, Weber DK, Lee WI, Koehler JE, Pedersen NC. Infection and re-infection of domestic cats with various Bartonella species or types: B. henselae type I is protective against heterologous challenge with B. henselae type II. Vet Microbiol. 2003 Mar 20; 92(1-2):73-86.
  17. Chang CC, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Tappero JW, Sanchez MA, Koehler JE. Molecular epidemiology of Bartonella henselae infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients and their cat contacts, using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and genotyping. J Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 15; 186(12):1733-9.
  18. Yamamoto K, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Hew CM, Weber DK, Lee WI, Droz S, Koehler JE. Experimental infection of domestic cats with Bartonella koehlerae and comparison of protein and DNA profiles with those of other Bartonella species infecting felines. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Feb; 40(2):466-74.
  19. Park SY, Kelminson KL, Lee AK, Zhang P, Warner RE, Rehkopf DH, Calderwood SB, Koehler JE. Identification, characterization, and functional analysis of a gene encoding the ferric uptake regulation protein in Bartonella species. J Bacteriol. 2001 Oct; 183(19):5751-5.
  20. Cunningham ET, Koehler JE. Ocular bartonellosis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000 Sep; 130(3):340-9.

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