Karen Shapiro, BS; DVM; MPVM; PhD

Associate Researcher

  • 395 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Toxoplasma Medicine & Life Sciences
Toxoplasma gondii Agriculture & Biology
Oocysts Medicine & Life Sciences
oocysts Agriculture & Biology
pathogen Earth & Environmental Sciences
Otters Medicine & Life Sciences
Bivalvia Medicine & Life Sciences
Parasites Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 395 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of freeze-thaw cycles for nucleic acid extraction and molecular detection of Cryptosporidium parvum and Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in environmental matrices

Manore, A. J. W., Harper, S. L., Aguilar, B., Weese, J. S. & Shapiro, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 156, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptosporidium parvum
Nucleic Acids
DNA Primers

Comparison of PCR assays to detect Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in green-lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus)

Coupe, A., Howe, L., Shapiro, K. & Roe, W. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Parasitology Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perna canaliculus
2 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental transmission of Toxoplasma gondii: Oocysts in water, soil and food

Shapiro, K., Bahia-Oliveira, L., Dixon, B., Dumètre, A., de Wit, L. A., VanWormer, E. & Villena, I., Jun 1 2019, In : Food and Waterborne Parasitology. 15, e00049.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Toxoplasma gondii

Prevalence and genetic characterization of Giardia spp. and Cryptosporidium spp. in dogs in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

Julien, D. A., Sargeant, J. M., Guy, R. A., Shapiro, K., Imai, R. K., Bunce, A., Sudlovenick, E., Chen, S., Li, J. & Harper, S. L., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Zoonoses and Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Simultaneous detection of four protozoan parasites on leafy greens using a novel multiplex PCR assay

Shapiro, K., Kim, M., Rajal, V. B., Arrowood, M. J., Packham, A., Aguilar, B. & Wuertz, S., Dec 1 2019, In : Food Microbiology. 84, 103252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction
green leafy vegetables