Recent Publications

  • Srour H, Fomenko R, Baguley J, Bellinger S, Jordan A, Sutton J, Santana M, Marull A, Abdalhuk M, Rivera-Mariani FE. Pilot Study of Public-Available Data to Evaluate the Relationship between Forest Fires and Emergency Department Visits due to Asthma in the State of California. F1000Research. [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review]. 2018. 7: 1232 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.15839.1).

  • Abdalhuk M, Jordan A, Wagimin R, Stamitoles C, Bellinger S, Baguley J, Srour H, Fomenko R, Sutton J, Santana M, Marull A, Rivera-Mariani FE. Evaluating the Associations of Race, Ethnicity, and Food Allergens in the Development of Childhood Asthma: Re-Analysis of Publicly Available Retrospective Cross-Sectional Cohort. [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review]. F1000Research. 2018, 7:1209 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.15831.1).

  • Rivera-Mariani F.E. and Bolaños-Rosero B. Principal Component Analysis to Evaluate Relationships in Reactivity to Commercial Extracts and Uncharacterized Fungi among Asthmatic and Allergic Rhinitis Subjects. J Immunol. 2018. 200 (1 Supp; 44.2). Click here for the PDF.

  • González de Leon J, Gonález Méndez R., Cadilla Vázquez CL, Rivera-Mariani FE, Bolaños-Rosero, B. Serological Reactivity and Identification of Immunoglobulin E – Binding Proteins of Xerophilic Fungus Aspergillus penicilloides Crude Mycelial Mat Extract in Puerto Rican Atopic Subjects. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2018. 175:147–159. Click here for the PDF.

  • Vila-Herester F, Rivera-Mariani FE, Bolanos-Rosero B. Serological reactivity and IgE-binding polypeptides to Ganoderma applanatum Cruse Spore Cytoplasmic Extract in Puerto Rico Subjects. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2017; 172:139–149. Click here for the PDF.

  • Bose S, Rivera-Mariani FE, Chen R, Williams D, Aloe, Belli D, Breysse, PN, Diette G, Hansel N. Domestic exposure to endotoxin and respiratory morbidity in former smokers with COPD. Indoor Air. 2016. 26(5): 734-42. Click here for the PDF.

  • Vesper S, Choi H, Perzanowski P, Acosta LM, Divjan A, Bolaños-Rosero B, Rivera-Mariani FE, Chew GL. Comparison of mold populations in settled dust and dust mite allergens in mattress dust samples in the Puerto Rico Health Regions. Int J Environ Health Research. 2016. 26(2): 198-207. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE, Vysyaraju K, Negherbon J, Levetin E, Horner WE, Hartung T, Breysse PN. Comparison of the interleukin-1β-inducing potency of allergenic spores from higher fungi (Basidiomycetes) in a cryopreserved human whole blood system. Int Arch Allergy and Immunol. 2013. 163 (2): 154-62. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE. Cryopreserved human whole blood: a human-based in-vitro immunotoxicological system expanded into environmental health and medical mycology studies. Invited Special issue of ATLA. 2013. 41(6): 483-90. Click here for the PDF.

  • Hasiwa N, Daneshian M, Bruegger P, Fennrich S, Fleck S, Hochadel A, Hoffman S, Rivera-Mariani FE, Rockel C, Schindler S, Spreitzer I, Stoppelkamp S, Vysyaraju K, Hartung T. Evidence for the detection of non-endotoxin pyrogens (NEPS) by the whole blood monocyte activation test. ALTEX, 2013. 30(2): 169-208. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE, Mihalic JN, Rule AM, Breysse PN. Immunodetection of airborne (1-3)-β-Dglucan-carrying particles with the Halogen immunoassay in occupational setting. J Immunol Methods. 2013. 388: 86-89. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE, Matsui E, Breysse PN. Performance of the Halogen Immunoassay to Assess Airborne Mouse Allergen-Containing Particles in a Laboratory Animal Facility. J Exposure Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2012. 24 (1): 3-8. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE and Bolaños-Rosero B. Allergenicity of airborne basidiospores and ascospores: need for further studies. Aerobiologia. 2012: 28(2): 83-97. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE, Nazario-Jiménez S, López-Malpica F, and Bolaños-Rosero B. Skin Test Reactivity of Allergic Subjects to Basidiomycetes’ Crude Extracts in a Tropical Environment. Med Mycol. 2011. 49(8): 887-91. Click here for the PDF.

  • Rivera-Mariani FE, Nazario-Jiménez S, López-Malpica F, and Bolaños-Rosero B. Sensitization to Airborne Ascospores, Basidiospores, and Fungal Fragments by Allergic Rhinitis and Asthmatic Subjects in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2011; 155(4): 322-34. Click here for the PDF.

  • Quintero E, Rivera-Mariani FE, and Bolaños-Rosero B. Analysis of Environmental Factors and Their Effects on Fungal Spores and Pollen in the Atmosphere of a Tropical Urban Area (San Juan, Puerto Rico). Aerobiologia. 2010; 26(2): 113-124. Click here for the PDF.

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