Karen Shapiro, BS; DVM; MPVM; PhD

Associate Researcher

  • 358 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 358 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 28 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article

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
1 Citation (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

Effects of salinity and transparent exopolymer particles on formation of aquatic aggregates and their association with norovirus

Hanley, K. T., Wuertz, S., Schriewer, A., Passow, U., Smith, W. A., Olin, P. & Shapiro, K., Dec 1 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 643, p. 1514-1521 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transparent exopolymer particle
4 Citations (Scopus)

First report of Toxoplasma gondii sporulated oocysts and Giardia duodenalis in commercial green-lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus) in New Zealand

Coupe, A., Howe, L., Burrows, E., Sine, A., Pita, A., Velathanthiri, N., Vallée, E., Hayman, D., Shapiro, K. & Roe, W. D., May 1 2018, In : Parasitology Research. 117, 5, p. 1453-1463 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perna canaliculus
Giardia lamblia

California mussels (Mytilus californianus) as sentinels for marine contamination with Sarcocystis neurona

Michaels, L., Rejmanek, D., Aguilar, B., Conrad, P. A. & Shapiro, K., May 1 2016, In : Parasitology. 143, 6, p. 762-769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcocystis neurona