Rance B Lefebvre, PhD; BA

Professor Emeritus

  • 1251 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
1984 …2015

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Research Output

  • 1251 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 43 Article
2015

Pathogenesis of Streptococcus infantarius subspecies coli Isolated from Sea Otters with Infective Endocarditis

Counihan, K. L., Gill, V. A., Miller, M. A., Burek-Huntington, K. A., Lefebvre, R. B. & Byrne, B. A., Jun 1 2015, In : Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 40, p. 7-17 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2012

Hematology, Plasma Chemistry, and Bacteriology of Wild Tundra Swans (Cygnus columbianus) in Alaska

Milani, J. F., Wilson, H., Ziccardi, M. H., Lefebvre, R. B. & Scott, C., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 48, 1, p. 212-215 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2006

Identification and characterization of an antigen I/II family protein produced by group A Streptococcus

Zhang, S., Green, N. M., Sitkiewicz, I., Lefebvre, R. B. & Musser, J. M., Jul 2006, In : Infection and Immunity. 74, 7, p. 4200-4213 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2005

Coinfection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum alters Borrelia burgdorferi population distribution in C3H/HeN mice

Holden, K., Hodzic, E., Feng, S., Freet, K. J., Lefebvre, R. B. & Barthold, S. W., Jun 2005, In : Infection and Immunity. 73, 6, p. 3440-3444 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Genetic diversity among type emm28 group a Streptococcus strains causing invasive infections and pharyngitis

Green, N. M., Beres, S. B., Graviss, E. A., Allison, J. E., McGeer, A. J., Vuopio-Varkila, J., Lefebvre, R. B. & Musser, J. M., Aug 2005, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43, 8, p. 4083-4091 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Genome sequence of a serotype M28 strain of group A Streptococcus: Potential new insights into puerperal sepsis and bacterial disease specificity

Green, N. M., Zhang, S., Porcella, S. F., Nagiec, M. J., Barbian, K. D., Beres, S. B., Lefebvre, R. B. & Musser, J. M., Sep 1 2005, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 192, 5, p. 760-770 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

178 Scopus citations
2003

Detection of Leptospira interrogans.

Lester, J. W. & Lefebvre, R. B., 2003, In : Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 216, p. 193-200 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2000

Amino Acid Sequences of Proteins from Leptospira Serovar pomona

Alves, S. F., Lefebvre, R. B. & Probert, W., Jul 2000, In : Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 95, 4, p. 503-504 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Detection of Leptospira spp. in the aqueous humor of horses with naturally acquired recurrent uveitis

Faber, N. A., Crawford, M., Lefebvre, R. B., Buyukmihci, N. C., Madigan, J. E. & Willits, N. H., 2000, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 38, 7, p. 2731-2733 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

117 Scopus citations
1999

Bactericidal Assay and Passive Protection Studies of Leptospira interrogans

Alves, F. S. F., Lefebvre, R. B. & Probert, W., Nov 1999, In : Revue de Medecine Veterinaire. 150, 11, p. 885-890 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identification of outer envelope proteins conserved among Leptospira serovars

Alves, F. S. F., Lefebvre, R. B. & Probert, W., Nov 1999, In : Revue de Medecine Veterinaire. 150, 11, p. 877-884 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1998

DNA sequence similarity between California isolates of Cryptosporidium parvum

Pereira, M. D. G. C., Atwill, E. R., Crawford, M. R. & Lefebvre, R. B., Apr 1998, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 64, 4, p. 1584-1586 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
1997

Antibodies to ospB prevent infection of C3H mice challenged with Borrelia burgdorferi isolates expressing truncated OspB antigens

Probert, W. S., Crawford, M. & LeFebvre, R. B., Jan 1997, In : Vaccine. 15, 1, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
81 Scopus citations
1995

Identification and characterization of a surface-exposed, 66-kilodalton protein from Borrelia burgdorferi

Probert, W. S., Allsup, K. M. & Lefebvre, R. B., 1995, In : Infection and Immunity. 63, 5, p. 1933-1939 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
1994

Detection of bovine trichomoniasis with a specific DNA probe and PCR amplification system

Ho, M. S. Y., Conrad, P. A., Conrad, P. J., Lefebvre, R. B., Perez, E. & Bondurant, R., 1994, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 32, 1, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Polymerase chain reaction for detection of Borrelia coriaceae, putative agent of epizootic bovine abortion.

Zingg, B. C. & Lefebvre, R. B., Nov 1994, In : American Journal of Veterinary Research. 55, 11, p. 1509-1515 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
104 Scopus citations
1993

Characterization of a chromosomal gene and the antigen it expresses from the Lyme disease agent, Borrelia burgdorferi

Lefebvre, R. B., Probert, W. S. & Perng, G. C., 1993, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 31, 8, p. 2146-2151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Genetic diversity among Borrelia burgdorferi isolates from wood rats and kangaroo rats in California

Zingg, B. C., Brown, R. N., Lane, R. S. & Lefebvre, R. B., 1993, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 31, 12, p. 3109-3114 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
1992

First isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi in southern California.

Boyce, W. M., Brown, R. N., Zingg, B. C., Lefebvre, R. B. & Lane, R. S., May 1992, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 29, 3, p. 496-500 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Spirochetes: vaccines, animal models and diagnostics

Simon, M., Milward, F., Lefebvre, R., Schouls, L., Fikrig, E., Wasmoen, T., Stover, K., Menefee, B. & Robinson, J., Jan 1 1992, In : Research in Microbiology. 143, 6, p. 641-647 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
1991

Further characterization of a potent immunogen and the chromosomal gene encoding it in the lyme disease agent, Borrelia burgdorferi

Perng, G. C., Lefebvre, R. B. & Johnson, R. C., 1991, In : Infection and Immunity. 59, 6, p. 2070-2074 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Protein and antigen profiles of prevalent serovars of Leptospira interrogans

Brown, J. A., Lefebvre, R. B. & Ming Jeng Pan, J. P., 1991, In : Infection and Immunity. 59, 5, p. 1772-1777 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
1990

DNA and protein analyses of tick-derived isolates of Borrelia burgdorferi from California

Lefebvre, R. B., Lane, R. S., Perng, G. C., Brown, J. A. & Johnson, R. C., 1990, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 28, 4, p. 700-707 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Expression of antigens from chromosomal and linear plasmid DNA of Borrelia coriaceae

Perng, G. C. & Lefebvre, R. B., 1990, In : Infection and Immunity. 58, 6, p. 1744-1748 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations

Unique ribosome structure of Leptospira interrogans is composed of four rRNA components

Hsu, D., Pan, M. J., Zee, Y. C. & Lefebvre, R. B., 1990, In : Journal of Bacteriology. 172, 6, p. 3478-3480 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
1989

Antigenically variable Borrelia burgdorferi isolated from cottontail rabbits and Ixodes dentatus in rural and urban areas

Anderson, J. F., Magnarelli, L. A., Lefebvre, R. B., Andreadis, T. G., McAninch, J. B., Perng, G. C. & Johnson, R. C., 1989, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 27, 1, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi isolates by restriction endonuclease analysis and DNA hybridization

Lefebvre, R. B., Perng, G. C. & Johnson, R. C., 1989, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 27, 4, p. 636-639 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Evidence of host-specific subgroups among 'Histophilus ovis' isolates

Kirkham, C., Biberstein, E. L. & Lefebvre, R. B., 1989, In : International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 39, 3, p. 236-239 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Genetic and antigenic characterization of Borrelia coriaceae, putative agent of epizootic bovine abortion

Lefebvre, R. B. & Perng, G. C., 1989, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 27, 3, p. 389-393 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
1988

Sequence and symmetry requirements within the internal palindromic sequences of the adeno-associated virus terminal repeat

Bohenzky, R. A., Lefebvre, R. B. & Berns, K. I., 1988, In : Virology. 166, 2, p. 316-327 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
1987
17 Scopus citations

Genetic and antigenic differences of serologically indistinguishable leptospires of serovar hardjo

Lefebvre, R. B., Thiermann, A. B. & Foley, J., 1987, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 25, 11, p. 2094-2097 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Isolation and analysis of restriction endonuclease digestive patterns of chromosomal DNA from Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and other Mycobacterium species

Whipple, D. L., Lefebvre, R. B., Andrews, R. E. & Thiermann, A. B., 1987, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 25, 8, p. 1511-1515 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
1986

DNA homology studies of leptospires of serogroups Sejroe and Pomona from cattle and swine.

Lefebvre, R. B. & Thiermann, A. B., Apr 1986, In : American Journal of Veterinary Research. 47, 4, p. 959-963 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Trypanosoma rhodesiense: Mitochondrial proteins of bloodstream and procyclic trypomastigotes

Lefebvre, R. B. & Hill, G. C., 1986, In : Experimental Parasitology. 62, 1, p. 85-91 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1985

Rapid and simplified protocol for isolation and characterization of leptospiral chromosomal DNA for taxonomy and diagnosis

Lefebvre, R. B., Foley, J. W. & Thiermann, A. B., 1985, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 22, 4, p. 606-608 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
1984

Conformation takes precedence over sequence in adeno-associated virus DNA replication

Lefebvre, R. B., Riva, S. & Berns, K. I., 1984, In : Molecular and Cellular Biology. 4, 7, p. 1416-1419 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Unique events in parvovirus replication

Lefebvre, R. B. & Berns, K. I., 1984, In : Microbiological Sciences. 1, 7, p. 163-167 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations