Maureen T Long

Maureen T Long

Professor

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-8305
Business Email: longm@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Dr. Lynn A. George Scholarship for Basic Science Research
1996 · University
LE Boley Award in Research Excellence
1993 · University of Illinois
Honors Graduate
1982 · Iowa State University
Top 2% in College of Agriculture
1979 · Iowa State University
Dean’s List
1977-1982 · Iowa State University

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine-Large Animal
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Several equine and large animal infectious diseases which inclue Ehrlichia risticii, Neospora caninum, Toxoplasma gondii, Equine Infectious Anemia Virus and West Nile Virus Infectious diseases, immunology, and endocrine diseases

Publications

2021
Detection of heartworm antigen without cross-reactivity to helminths and protozoa following heat treatment of canine serum.
Parasites & vectors. 14(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13071-020-04573-6. [PMID] 33482897.
2021
Insect-Specific Viruses: An overview and their relationship to arboviruses of concern to humans and animals.
Virology. 557:34-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.virol.2021.01.007. [PMID] 33631523.
2020
Comparison of clinical presentation and out-comes of Chikungunya and Dengue virus infections in patients with acute undifferentiated febrile illness from the Sindh region of Pakistan.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 14(3) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008086. [PMID] 32203509.
2020
Experimental Infection of Mid-Gestation Pregnant Female and Intact Male Sheep with Zika Virus.
Viruses. 12(3) [DOI] 10.3390/v12030291. [PMID] 32156037.
2020
Metabogenomics reveals four candidate regions involved in the pathophysiology of Equine Metabolic Syndrome.
Molecular and cellular probes. 53 [DOI] 10.1016/j.mcp.2020.101620. [PMID] 32659253.
2020
Strain-Dependent Activity of Zika Virus and Exposure History in Serological Diagnostics.
Tropical medicine and infectious disease. 5(1) [DOI] 10.3390/tropicalmed5010038. [PMID] 32138262.
2020
The Clinical Features of Co-circulating Dengue Viruses and the Absence of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in Pakistan.
Frontiers in public health. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00287. [PMID] 32626679.
2020
West Nile Virus-Induced Neurologic Sequelae-Relationship to Neurodegenerative Cascades and Dementias.
Current tropical medicine reports. 7(1):25-36 [DOI] 10.1007/s40475-020-00200-7. [PMID] 32775145.
2020
Canine heartworm and heat treatment: An evaluation using a well based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and canine sera with confirmed heartworm infection status.
Veterinary parasitology. 283 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetpar.2020.109169. [PMID] 32593059.
2019
Experimental Infection of Pregnant Female Sheep with Zika Virus During Early Gestation.
Viruses. 11(9) [DOI] 10.3390/v11090795. [PMID] 31470560.
2018
Viral Enrichment Methods Affect the Detection but Not Sequence Variation of West Nile Virus in Equine Brain Tissue.
Frontiers in veterinary science. 5 [DOI] 10.3389/fvets.2018.00318. [PMID] 30619900.
2018
Use of principle component analysis to quantitatively score the equine metabolic syndrome phenotype in an Arabian horse population.
PloS one. 13(7) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0200583. [PMID] 30001422.
2018
MEMRI reveals altered activity in brain regions associated with anxiety, locomotion, and cardiovascular reactivity on the elevated plus maze in the WKY vs SHR rats.
Brain imaging and behavior. 12(5):1318-1331 [DOI] 10.1007/s11682-017-9798-4. [PMID] 29181695.
2018
Human West Nile Virus Disease Outbreak in Pakistan, 2015-2016.
Frontiers in public health. 6 [DOI] 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00020. [PMID] 29535994.
2018
Evidence of Chikungunya Virus Disease in Pakistan Since 2015 With Patients Demonstrating Involvement of the Central Nervous System.
Frontiers in public health. 6 [DOI] 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00186. [PMID] 30042937.
2018
Further Characterization of Molecular Markers in Canine Dirofilaria immitis Infection.
The Journal of parasitology. 104(6):697-701 [DOI] 10.1645/18-12. [PMID] 30148419.
2018
Comparison of six commercial antigen kits for detection of Dirofilaria immitis infections in canines with necropsy-confirmed heartworm status.
Veterinary parasitology. 254:178-182 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetpar.2018.02.037. [PMID] 29657005.
2018
Histologic characterization of eosinophilic encephalitis in horses in Florida.
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 30(3):442-446 [DOI] 10.1177/1040638718763877. [PMID] 29528809.
2018
Corrigendum: Human West Nile Virus Disease Outbreak in Pakistan, 2015-2016.
Frontiers in public health. 6 [DOI] 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00384. [PMID] 30761281.
2017
Editorial overview.
Current opinion in virology. 27:iv-v [DOI] 10.1016/j.coviro.2017.11.011. [PMID] 29223217.
2016
Immunohistochemistry for the detection of neural and inflammatory cells in equine brain tissue.
PeerJ. 4 [DOI] 10.7717/peerj.1601. [PMID] 26855862.
2016
Flaviviruses as a Cause of Undifferentiated Fever in Sindh Province, Pakistan: A Preliminary Report.
Frontiers in public health. 4 [DOI] 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00008. [PMID] 26909342.
2016
Working with Zika and Usutu Viruses In Vitro.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004931. [PMID] 27541001.
2014
West nile virus and equine encephalitis viruses: new perspectives.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 30(3):523-42 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cveq.2014.08.009. [PMID] 25441112.
2013
Myxomavirus-derived serpin prolongs survival and reduces inflammation and hemorrhage in an unrelated lethal mouse viral infection.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 57(9):4114-27 [DOI] 10.1128/AAC.02594-12. [PMID] 23774438.
2012
Multiplexed microsatellite loci in American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos): a severely affected natural host of West Nile virus.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases. 12(8):1968-74 [DOI] 10.1016/j.meegid.2012.08.020. [PMID] 22982159.
2011
Gene expression analysis in the thalamus and cerebrum of horses experimentally infected with West Nile virus.
PloS one. 6(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0024371. [PMID] 21991302.
2010
Effects of two commercially available immunostimulants on leukocyte function of foals following ex vivo exposure to Rhodococcus equi.
Veterinary immunology and immunopathology. 138(3):198-205 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetimm.2010.07.027. [PMID] 20822815.
2010
OAS1 polymorphisms are associated with susceptibility to West Nile encephalitis in horses.
PloS one. 5(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0010537. [PMID] 20479874.
2010
Review of the Epidemiology and Infection Control Aspects of Nosocomial Salmonella Infections in Hospitalised Horses
Equine Veterinary Education. 22(12):631-641 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3292.2010.00144.x.
2009
Environmental Risk Factors Associated With West Nile Virus Clinical Disease in Florida Horses
Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 23:357-366
2008
Analysis of the Transcriptomic Response To West Nile Virus Infection in the Equine Host
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 79
2007
Characterization of the equine 2′-5′ oligoadenylate synthetase 1 (OAS1) and ribonuclease L (RNASEL) innate immunity genes.
BMC genomics. 8 [PMID] 17822564.
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2007
Comparative efficacies of three commercially available vaccines against West Nile Virus (WNV) in a short-duration challenge trial involving an equine WNV encephalitis model.
Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI. 14(11):1465-71 [PMID] 17687109.
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2006
Diagnostic performance of the equine IgM capture ELISA for serodiagnosis of West Nile virus infection.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 20(3):608-13 [PMID] 16734097.
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2004
Immunoglobulin M-capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay testing of cerebrospinal fluid and serum from horses exposed to west nile virus by vaccination or natural infection.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 18(6):866-70 [PMID] 15638271.
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2004
Infection of immunodeficient horses with Sarcocystis neurona does not result in neurologic disease.
Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology. 11(6):1134-9 [PMID] 15539518.
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2004
Retrospective comparison of azithromycin, clarithromycin, and erythromycin for the treatment of foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 18(4):568-73 [PMID] 15320600.
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2004
Depletion of natural killer cells does not result in neurologic disease due to Sarcocystis neurona in mice with severe combined immunodeficiency.
The Journal of parasitology. 90(4):782-8 [PMID] 15357069.
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2003
Pneumonia in a Paso-Fino mare.
Veterinary clinical pathology. 32(2):73-6 [PMID] 12833221.
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2003
West Nile virus encephalomyelitis in horses: 46 cases (2001).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 222(9):1241-7 [PMID] 12725313.
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2002
Findings in cerebrospinal fluids of horses infected with West Nile virus: 30 cases (2001).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 221(9):1303-5 [PMID] 12418697.
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2002
Proliferative interstitial pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii infection, and immunodeficiency in an adult Paso Fino horse.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 16(5):607-11 [PMID] 12322715.
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2002
Sarcocystis neurona: parasitemia in a severe combined immunodeficient (SCID) horse fed sporocysts.
Experimental parasitology. 100(3):150-4 [PMID] 12173399.
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2000
Neutralization of maternal IL-4 modulates congenital protozoal transmission: comparison of innate versus acquired immune responses.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 164(9):4768-74 [PMID] 10779783.
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Grants

Oct 2020 ACTIVE
COVID-19: SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance and Investigation in Florida Animals
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH
Aug 2019 ACTIVE
Technical Directive TD-02-01 Ukraine Pre-Sequencing EDP Collections Viability Analysis
Role: Project Manager
Funding: LEIDOS via DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
Mar 2019 – May 2019
Technical Directive TD-O1-016 Ukraine Pre-Sequencing EDP Collections Viability Analysis
Role: Faculty
Funding: LEIDOS via DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
Jun 2017 – May 2019
OR-DRPD-ROF2017: The cascading impacts of biological invasions on vector-borne disease
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF DSR OPPORTUNITY FUND
Dec 2016 ACTIVE
Southeastern Regional CoE in Vector-Borne Diseases: The Gateway Program
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Oct 2016 ACTIVE
Preparedness, research and action network on maternal-pediatric axis of ZIKV infection in Latin America and the Caribbean
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: PENTA FOUNDATION via EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults – The ACT Grant
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Nov 2014 – Oct 2019
Development of Heartworm Reagents and Tests
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: MULTIPLE SPONSORS
Mar 2014 – Sep 2019
The Role of Arboviruses as a Cause of Undifferentiated Fever in Sind, Pakistan
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
Feb 2010 ACTIVE
Use of Novel Technologies for Development of New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies for Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Science
1998 · Washington State University
Diplomate
1996 · American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
Master of Science in Veterinary Science
1993 · University of Illinois
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1986 · Iowa State University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2014-2020
VEM5991 Clkship Indiv Invest
2009-2021
VEM5144 Lg An Appl Vet Micro
2014-2018,2020
VEM5893 Micro Parasit Serolog
2011-2019
VME6767 Issues in the Responsible Conduct of Research
2008-2009,2016-2021,2021
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2018
PHA7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2018
VME7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2018
VME7979 Advanced Research
2015-2016
VEM5003 End of Life Issues
2016
VEM5111 Animal Systems 2
2008-2009,2011-2013,2013
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2010-2012
VEM5110 Animal Systems 1
2012
VEM5141 Vet Microbiology
2007
VEM5355 Ruminant Medicine

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8305
Emails:
Business:
longm@ufl.edu

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