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Surya Waghela

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Department: VTPB

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Education

  • Ph.D. Veterinary Science, Washington State University 1989
  • M.S. Veterinary Pathology, University of Nairobi, Kenya 1976
  • B.V.Sc. Veterinary Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya 1971

Scholarly Interests

Immunoparasitology; infectious diseases; emerging and foreign animal diseases, especially tick-borne diseases; use molecular biology techniques to develop better diagnostic tests and immunogens for infectious diseases in ruminants of tropical areas of the world; development of biopharmaceuticals and biosensors; engineer recombinant antibodies for diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases.

Publications

Identification of cancer stem cells in dog glioblastoma.
Stoica G, Lungu G, Martini-Stoica H, Waghela S, Levine J, Smith R 3rd.
Vet Pathol. ; 46(3):391-406.
A single-chain fragment variable recombinant antibody against F5 fimbria of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli inhibits agglutination of horse red blood cells induced by F5 protein.
Bhaskaran S, Jay CM, Berghman LR, Wagner GG, Waghela SD.
Vet Res Commun. ; 29(6):463-76.
Characterization of recombinant antibodies developed for capturing enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Kanitpun R, Wagner GG, Waghela SD.
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. ; 35(4):902-12.
Spatial distribution of antibodies to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium O antigens in bulk milk from Texas dairy herds.
Graham SL, Barling KS, Waghela S, Scott HM, Thompson JA.
Prev Vet Med. ; 69(1-2):53-61.
Enterotoxigenic K99+ Escherichia coli attachment to host cell receptors inhibited by recombinant pili protein.
Jay CM, Bhaskaran S, Rathore KS, Waghela SD.
Vet Microbiol. ; 101(3):153-60.
Babesiosis and heartwater: threats without boundaries.
Wagner GG, Holman P, Waghela S.
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. ; 18(3):417-30, vi-vii.
Antigenic analysis of Anaplasma marginale grown in bovine erythrocytes co-cultured with bovine endothelial cells.
Waghela SD, Melendy D, Cruz D, Wagner GG.
Vet Parasitol. ; 94(1-2):133-9.
Antigenic, phenotypic and molecular characterization confirms Babesia odocoilei isolated from three cervids.
Holman PJ, Madeley J, Craig TM, Allsopp BA, Allsopp MT, Petrini KR, Waghela SD, Wagner GG.
J Wildl Dis. ; 36(3):518-30.
Identification of a point mutation in an esterase gene in different populations of the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus.
Hernandez R, He H, Chen AC, Waghela SD, Wayne Ivie G, George JE, Gale Wagner G.
Insect Biochem Mol Biol. ; 30(10):969-77.
A common high molecular weight antigen of Babesia bovis isolates from Mexico.
Sahagun Ruiz A, Waghela SD, Romany MM, Holman PJ, Melendy D, Cruz D, Wagner GG.
Int J Parasitol. ; 30(1):59-64.
Two Theileria cervi SSU RRNA gene sequence types found in isolates from white-tailed deer and elk in North America.
Chae JS, Waghela SD, Craig TM, Kocan AA, Wagner GG, Holman PJ.
J Wildl Dis. ; 35(3):458-65.
Theileria sp. Infections associated with bovine fatalities in the United States confirmed by small-subunit rRNA gene analyses of blood and tick samples.
Chae Js, Levy M, Hunt J Jr, Schlater J, Snider G, Waghela SD, Holman PJ, Wagner GG.
J Clin Microbiol. ; 37(9):3037-40.
Nucleotide sequence heterogeneity in the small subunit ribosomal RNA gene variable (V4) region among and within geographic isolates of Theileria from cattle, elk and white-tailed deer.
Chae J, Lee J, Kwon O, Holman PJ, Waghela SD, Wagner GG.
Vet Parasitol. ; 75(1):41-52.
Identical small subunit ribosomal RNA gene nucleotide sequence of bovine Theileria isolates (Korea and Japan) and Theileria buffeli (Marula, Kenya).
Chae JS, Kwon OD, Holman PJ, Waghela SD, Wagner GG, Lee JM.
Korean J Parasitol. ; 36(1):47-53.
Biotin-labeled DNA probe in a PCR-based assay increases detection sensitivity for the equine hemoparasite Babesia caballi.
Sahagun-Ruiz A, Waghela SD, Holman PJ, Chieves LP, Wagner GG.
Vet Parasitol. ; 73(1-2):53-63.
In vitro cultivation of Anaplasma marginale in bovine erythrocytes co-cultured with endothelial cells.
Waghela SD, Cruz D, Droleskey RE, DeLoach JR, Wagner GG.
Vet Parasitol. ; 73(1-2):43-52.
Non-immunologic methods of diagnosis of babesiosis.
Wagner G, Cruz D, Holman P, Waghela S, Perrone J, Shompole S, Rurangirwa F.
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. ; 87 Suppl 3:193-9.
Brucellosis in Maasai livestock in Kenya
C. M. Ndarathi and S. Waghela.
Indian J. Anim. Sci. 61:156-157. ; .
Seroprevalence estimation and management factors associated with high herd seropositivity for Babesia bovis in commercial dairy farms of Puerto Rico.
Urdaz-Rodríguez JH, Fosgate GT, Waghela SD, Alleman AR, Rae DO, Donovan GA, Melendez P.
Trop Anim Health Prod. ; 41(7):1465-73.
Expression of anti-K99 scFv in transgenic rice tissues and its functional characterization.
Sunilkumar G, Waghela SD, Campbell LM, Rathore KS.
Transgenic Res. ; 18(3):347-60.
Phage display selection and characterization of single-chain recombinant antibodies against Eimeria tenella sporozoites.
Abi-Ghanem D, Waghela SD, Caldwell DJ, Danforth HD, Berghman LR.
Vet Immunol Immunopathol. ; 121(1-2):58-67.
Expression of C-terminal truncated and full-length Babesia bigemina rhoptry-associated protein 1 and their potential use in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Boonchit S, Alhassan A, Chan B, Xuan X, Yokoyama N, Ooshiro M, Goff WL, Waghela SD, Wagner G, Igarashi I.
Vet Parasitol. ; 137(1-2):28-35.
Biological evaluation of dendrimers based on melamine
M.F. Neerman, A.P Umali, H-T. Chen, S.D. Waghela, A.R. Parrish and E. E. Simanek.
J. Drug Del. Sci. Tech. 15:31-40. ; .
Antibodies: an alternative for antibiotics?
Berghman LR, Abi-Ghanem D, Waghela SD, Ricke SC.
Poult Sci. ; 84(4):660-6.
Pathogenic Escherichia coli
Waghela, S.D.
In "Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions,. ; .
Biochemical detection of esterases in the adult female integument of organophosphate-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Villarino MA, Waghela SD, Wagner GG.
J Med Entomol. ; 40(1):52-7.
Membrane charge and curvature determine interaction with acyl-CoA binding protein (ACBP) and fatty acyl-CoA targeting.
Chao H, Martin GG, Russell WK, Waghela SD, Russell DH, Schroeder F, Kier AB.
Biochemistry. ; 41(33):10540-53.
Histochemical localization of esterases in the integument of the female Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) tick.
Villarino MA, Waghela SD, Wagner GG.
J Med Entomol. ; 38(6):780-2.
A study of the systematics of Theileria spp. based upon small-subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequences.
Chae JS, Allsopp BA, Waghela SD, Park JH, Kakuda T, Sugimoto C, Allsopp MT, Wagner GG, Holman PJ.
Parasitol Res. ; 85(11):877-83.
Case report: field-acquired subclinical Babesia equi infection confirmed by in vitro culture.
Holman PJ, Hietala SK, Kayashima LR, Olson D, Waghela SD, Wagner GG.
J Clin Microbiol. ; 35(2):474-6.
Animal brucellosis in Kenya: A review.
S. Waghela.
Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afr. 24:53 59. ; .
Brucellosis in Kenya
S. Waghela.
Kenya Veterinarian. ; .
A sero-epidemiological study of Brucellosis in abattoir workers in Kenya.
J.M. Gathuma, S. Waghela and F.M.K. Nderu.
East Afr. J. of Med. Research 4: 1977. ; .
Detection of Cowdria ruminantium by means of a DNA probe, pCS20 in infected bont ticks, Amblyomma hebraeum, the major vector of heartwater in southern Africa.
Yunker CE, Mahan SM, Waghela SD, McGuire TC, Rurangirwa FR, Barbet AF, Wassink LA.
Epidemiol Infect. ; 110(1):95-104.
A cloned DNA probe for Cowdria ruminantium hybridizes with eight heartwater strains and detects infected sheep.
Mahan SM, Waghela SD, McGuire TC, Rurangirwa FR, Wassink LA, Barbet AF.
J Clin Microbiol. ; 30(4):981-6.
A cloned DNA probe identifies Cowdria ruminantium in Amblyomma variegatum ticks.
Waghela SD, Rurangirwa FR, Mahan SM, Yunker CE, Crawford TB, Barbet AF, Burridge MJ, McGuire TC.
J Clin Microbiol. ; 29(11):2571-7.
Cloned DNA probes identify Anaplasma ovis in goats and reveal a high prevalence of infection.
Shompole S, Waghela SD, Rurangirwa FR, McGuire TC.
J Clin Microbiol. ; 27(12):2730-5.
The occurrence of infectious diseases in mixed farming of domesticated wild herbivores and livestock in Kenya. II. Bacterial diseases.
Paling RW, Waghela S, Macowan KJ, Heath BR.
J Wildl Dis. ; 24(2):308-16.
Characterization of a neutralization-sensitive epitope on the Am 105 surface protein of Anaplasma marginale.
Palmer GH, Waghela SD, Barbet AF, Davis WC, McGuire TC.
Int J Parasitol. ; 17(7):1279-85.
Clinical trial of parvaquone for the treatment of East Coast fever in Kenya.
Chema S, Waghela S, James AD, Dolan TT, Young AS, Masiga WN, Irvin AD, Mulela GH, Wekesa LS.
Vet Rec. ; 118(21):588-9.
Antibodies to Brucella spp. among blue wildebeest and African buffalo in Kenya.
Waghela S, Karstad L.
J Wildl Dis. ; 22(2):189-92.
Possible dioxin poisoning in cattle.
Davies FG, de Souza C, Waghela S, Mohn S.
Vet Rec. ; 117(9):207.
Global survey of serological evidence of caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus infection.
Adams DS, Oliver RE, Ameghino E, DeMartini JC, Verwoerd DW, Houwers DJ, Waghela S, Gorham JR, Hyllseth B, Dawson M.
Vet Rec. ; 115(19):493-5.
Serological response of cattle, sheep and goats in Kenya vaccinated with killed Brucella melitensis strain H38 adjuvant vaccine.
Waghela S.
Vet Rec. ; 112(20):476-9.
Comparison of four serological tests in the diagnosis of caprine brucellosis.
Waghela S, Wandera JG, Wagner GG.
Res Vet Sci. ; 28(2):168-71.
Serological response of adult goats infected with live Brucella melitensis.
Waghela S.
Br Vet J. ; 134(6):565-71.
A serological survey of brucellosis in camels in North-Eastern Province of Kenya.
Waghela S, Fazil MA, Gathuma JM, Kagunya DK.
Trop Anim Health Prod. ; 10(1):28-9.
Serological response of cattle in Kenya vaccinated with a killed B abortus strain 45/20 adjuvant vaccine.
Waghela S, Philpott M.
Vet Rec. ; 99(25-26):505-7.
A serological survey of the prevalence of brucellosis in pigs in Kenya.
Waghela S, Gathuma JM.
Bull Anim Health Prod Afr. ; 24(3):251-3.
Animal brucellosis in Kenya: a review.
Waghela S.
Bull Anim Health Prod Afr. ; 24(1):53-9.
The rose bengal plate test in human brucellosis.
Oomen LJ, Waghela S.
Trop Geogr Med. ; 26(3):300-2.
Helminthiasis in Maasai ranches in Kenya
CM Ndarathi, S Waghela, PP Semenye .
Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afr. 37:205-208.. ; .
Prevalence of ticks on rangeland domestic ruminants in Kajiado district, Kenya
C. M. Ndarathi, S. Waghela and P. P. Semenye.
Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afr. 37:209 212. ; .
The immunosuppressive effects of experimental T. congolense infections in goats
L. Griffin, S. Waghela and E. W. Allonby.
Vet. Parasitol. 7:11 18.. ; .
The loss of hemagglutination activity of the enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli K99 pili following treatment with enzymes or chemicals that destroy the conformational structure.
C. M. Jay, S. Bhaskaran, G.G. Wagner and S. D. Waghela. .
JAVA. 4:83-89. ; .
Observations on caprine arthritis-encephalitis in Kenya
Adams, D. S., Mugenya, B. M., Allonby, E. W., Bell, J. F., Waghela, S., & Heinonen, R.
Veterinary Record . ; .
Immunization of chickens with an agonistic monoclonal anti-chicken CD40 antibody-hapten complex: rapid and robust IgG response induced by a single subcutaneous injection.
Chen CH, Abi-Ghanem D, Waghela SD, Chou WK, Farnell MB, Mwangi W, Berghman LR.
J Immunol Methods. ; 378(1-2):116-20.
Production and characterization of agonistic monoclonal antibodies against chicken CD40.
Chen CH, Abi-Ghanem D, Njongmeta L, Bray J, Mwangi W, Waghela SD, McReynolds JL, Ing NH, Berghman LR.
Dev Comp Immunol. ; 34(11):1139-43.
Improved enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using C-terminal truncated recombinant antigens of Babesia bovis rhoptry-associated protein-1 for detection of specific antibodies.
Boonchit S, Xuan X, Yokoyama N, Goff WL, Waghela SD, Wagner G, Igarashi I.
J Clin Microbiol. ; 42(4):1601-4.
Priming protective BVDV-specific immunity using multi-component mosaic antigens.
Mwangi, W., X. Fang, S. Lokhandwala, J. Bray, and S. Waghela.
J. Immunol. ; .


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