• Jennifer Meece PhD

  • Chief Research Officer/Executive Director - MCRI

    • MCRI - MCRI-Research Administration
    • 1000 North Oak Avenue 2R3 Marshfield, WI 54449


PhD, Vector Genetics, The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
MS, Parasitology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
BS, Biological Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Work Experience

2023 to Present:
Chief Research Officer, Executive Director, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2010 to Present:
Research Scientist - Integrated Research and Development Laboratory (IRDL), Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2007 to Present:
Director of Integrated Research and Development Laboratory (IRDL), Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2003 to Present:
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Green Bay, WI
2003 to Present:
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Microbiology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
2022 to 2023:
Interim Executive Director, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2007 to 2010:
Associate Research Scientist - Integrated Research and Development Laboratory (IRDL), Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2006 to 2007:
Staff Scientist & Technical Director of Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2005 to 2006:
Staff Project Scientist & Technical Director of Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2004 to 2004:
"Field and Laboratory Techniques in Vector-borne Infectious Disease Research", Department of Microbiology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
2002 to 2004:
Post-doctoral Fellow & Technical Director of Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
2001 to 2002:
Senior Research Associate, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc., Marshfield, WI
1998 to 2001:
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
1998 to 1998:
Graduate Teaching Assistant - General Biology Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
1997 to 1997:
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Cell Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
1993 to 1995:
Graduate Teaching Assistant - General Biology Laboratory, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Honors & Awards

1995 to 1996:
National Institute of Health Experimental Parasitology and Vector Biology Training Grant
1996 to 1997:
National Institute of Health Experimental Parasitology and Vector Biology Training Grant
1999 to 2000:
National Institute of Health Experimental Parasitology and Vector Biology Training Grant
2000 to 2001:
Warner-Lambert Fellowship
2002 to 2003:
Marshfield Clinic. "Vector and Live Bird Surveillance for Wisconsin and a genotype phenotype analysis of WNV passaged in vitro and in vivo" $30,000
2002 to 2003:
Wisconsin Department of Health. "West Nile Virus Surveillance in Wisconsin" $150,000
2003 to 2004:
Wisconsin Department of Health. "West Nile Virus Surveillance in Wisconsin" $70,000
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Research Interests

Genetics of Blastomyces dermatitidis
Clinical phenotype of Blastomyces dermatitidis
Viral Respiratory Infectious Diseases
Tick-borne Infectious Diseases

Select Publications

  • Sloss BJ, Meece JK, Romano M, Nollen PM. (1995). The genetic relationships between Echinostoma caproni, E. paraensei, and E. trivolvis as determined by electrophoresis. J Helminth. 69 :243-246.
  • Meece JK, Nollen PM. (1996 January). A comparison of the adult and miracidial stages of Echinostoma paraensei and E. caproni. Int J Parasitol. 26(1):37-43.
    PubMed ID: 9198594
  • Severson DW, Meece JK, Lovin DD, Saha G, Morlais I. (2002 August). Linkage map organization of expressed sequence tags and sequence tagged sites in the mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Insect Mol Biol. 11(4):371-378.
    PubMed ID: 12144703
  • Meece JK, Henkel JS, Glaser L, Reed KD. (2003 January). Mosquito surveillance for West Nile virus in southeastern Wisconsin -- 2002. Clin Med Res. 1(1):37-42.
    PubMed ID: 15931283
  • Reed KD, Meece JK, Henkel JS, Shukla SK. (2003 January). Birds, migration and emerging zoonoses: West Nile virus, Lyme disease, influenza A, and enteropathogens. Clin Med Res. 1(1):5-12.
    PubMed ID: 15931279
  • Meece JK, Reynolds CE, Stockwell PJ, Jenson TA, Christensen JE, Reed KD. (2005 July). Identification of mosquito bloodmeal source by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism profile analysis of the cytochrome B gene. J Med Entomol. 42(4):657-667.
    PubMed ID: 16119557
  • Stout WE, Cassini AG, Meece JK, Papp JM, Rosenfield RN, Reed KD. (2005 September). Serologic evidence of West Nile Virus infection in three wild raptor populations. Avian Dis. 49(3):371-375.
  • Kronenwetter-Koepel TA, Meece JK, Miller CA, Reed KD. (2005 February). Surveillance of above- and below-ground mosquito breeding habitats in a rural midwestern community: baseline data for larvicidal control measures against West Nile vectors. Clin Med Res. 3(1):3-12.
    PubMed ID: 15962015
  • Stockwell PJ, Wessell NM, Reed DR, Kronenwetter-Koepel TA, Reed KD, Turchi TR, Meece JK. (2006 December). A field evaluation of four larval mosquito control methods in urban catch basins. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 22(4):666-671.
    PubMed ID: 17304935
  • Meece JK, Kronenwetter-Koepel TA, Vandermause MF, Reed KD. (2006 September). West Nile virus infection in commercial waterfowl operation, Wisconsin. Emerg Infect Dis. 12(9):1451-1453.
    PubMed ID: 17073102
  • Meece JK, Kronenwetter-Koepel TA, Vandermause MF, Reed KD. (2006 September). West Nile virus infection in commercial waterfowl operation, Wisconsin. Emerg Infect Dis. 12(9):1451-1453.
    PubMed ID: 17073102
  • Anderson JL, Meece JK, Koziczkowski JJ, Clark DL, Radcliff RP, Nolden CA.,...Ellingson JL [including Samuel MD..] (2007 April). Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Scavenging Mammals in Wisconsin. J Wildl Dis. 43(2):302-308.
    PubMed ID: 17495318
  • Chambers E, Meece JK, McGowan J, Lovin DD, Hemme R, Chadee D,...Severson DW. (2007 May). Microsatellite isolation and linkage group identification in the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. JOURNAL OF HEREDITY. 98(3):202-10.
    PubMed ID: 17420178
  • Belongia EA, Kieke BA, Coleman LA, Donahue JG, Irving SA, Meece JK,...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [including Vandermause MF.] (2008 April). Interim within-season estimate of the effectiveness of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine--Marshfield, Wisconsin, 2007-08 influenza season. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 57(15):393-8.
    PubMed ID: 18418344
  • Reed KD, Meece JK, Archer JR, Peterson AT. (2008 April). Ecologic niche modeling of Blastomyces dermatitidis in Wisconsin. PLoS ONE.. 3(4):e2034.
    PubMed ID: 18446224
  • Belongia EA, Irving SA, Waring SC, Coleman LA, Meece JK, Vandermause MF,...Shay DK [including Kempf DL.] (2010 September). Clinical Characteristics and 30-Day Outcomes for Influenza A 2009 (H1N1), 2008-2009 (H1N1), and 2007-2008 (H3N2) Infections. JAMA. 304(10):1091-8.
    PubMed ID: 20823435
  • Brisson D, Vandermause MF, Meece JK, Reed K, Dykhuizen D. (2010 June). Evolution of northeastern and midwestern Borrelia burgdorferi, United States. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 16(6):911-7.
    PubMed ID: 20507740
  • Mackay A, Kramer W, Meece JK, Brumfield R, Foil L. (2010 March). Host feeding patterns of Culex mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 47(2):238-48.
    PubMed ID: 20380306
  • Meece JK, Anderson JL, Klein BS, Sullivan TD, Foley SL, Baumgardner DJ,...Reed KD. (2010 March). Genetic diversity in Blastomyces dermatitidis: implications for PCR detection in clinical and environmental samples. Med Mycol. 48(2):285-90.
    PubMed ID: 19626547
  • Meece JK, Anderson JL, Fisher MC, Henk DA, Sloss BL, Reed KD. (2011 August). Population genetic structure of clinical and environmental isolates of blastomyces dermatitidis based on 27 polymorphic microsatellite markers. Appl Environ Microbiol. 77(15):5123-31.
    PubMed ID: 21705544
  • Griffin MR, Monto A, Belongia EA, Treanor JJ, Chen Q, Talbot HK,...for the U.S. Flu-VE Network [including Coleman LA, Meece JK.] Effectiveness of Non-Adjuvanted Pandemic Influenza A Vaccines for Preventing Pandemic Influenza Acute Respiratory Illness Visits in 4 U.S. Communities. PLoS One. 2011 August; 6(8):e23085.
    PubMed ID: 21857999
  • Pfister JR, Archer JR, Hersil S, Boers T, Reed KD, Meece JK,...Davis JP [including Anderson JL.] (2011 June). Non-rural point source blastomycosis outbreak near a yard waste collection site. Clinical Medicine & Research. 9(2):57-65.
  • Belongia EA, Kieke BA, Donahue JG, Coleman LA, Irving SA, Meece JK,...Shay DK [including Vandermause MF.] (2011 July). Influenza vaccine effectiveness in Wisconsin during the 2007-08 season: Comparison of interim and final results. VACCINE. 29(38):6558-63.
    PubMed ID: 21767593
  • Dharan N, Fry A, Kieke BA, Coleman LA, Meece JK, Vandermause MF,...Belongia EA. (2012 May). Clinical and virologic outcomes in patients with oseltamivir-resistant seasonal influenza A (H1N1) infections: results from a clinical trial. Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 6(3):153-8.
    PubMed ID: 22118629
  • Treanor JJ, Talbot HK, Ohmit SE, Coleman LA, Thompson M, Cheng P,...US Flu-VE Network [including Meece JK, Belongia EA.] Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States during a season with circulation of all three vaccine strains. CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 2012 October; 55(7):951-9.
    PubMed ID: 22843783
  • Talbot HK, Coleman LA, Crimin K, Zhu Y, Rock M, Meece JK,...Griffin MR [including Belongia EA.] (2012 June). Association between obesity and vulnerability and serologic response to influenza vaccination in older adults. VACCINE. 30(26):3937-43.
    PubMed ID: 22484350
  • Spencer S, Gaglani M, Naleway A, Reynolds SJ, Ball S, Bozeman S,...Thompson M [including Meece JK, Vandermause MF.] (2013 November). Consistency of influenza A virus detection test results across respiratory specimen collection methods using real-time reverse transcription-PCR. J Clin Microbiol.. 51(11):3880-2.
    PubMed ID: 24108606
  • Hanincova K, Mukherjee P, Ogden NH, Margos G, Wormser GP, Reed KD,...Schwartz I [including Meece JK, Vandermause MF.] (2013 September). Multilocus sequence typing of Borrelia burgdorferi suggests existence of lineages with differential pathogenic properties in humans. PLoS One. 8(9):e73066.
  • Meece JK, Anderson JL, Gruszka S, Sloss BL, Sullivan BJ, Reed KD. (2013 March). Variation in clinical phenotype of human infection among genetic groups of Blastomyces dermatitidis. J Infect Dis. 207(5):814-22.
    PubMed ID: 23230057
  • Kjos SA, Irving SA, Meece JK, Belongia EA. (2013 August). Elementary school-based influenza vaccination: evaluating impact on respiratory illness absenteeism and laboratory-confirmed influenza. PLoS One. 8(8):e72243.
    PubMed ID: 23991071
  • Anderson JL, Sloss BL, Meece JK. (2013 April). Clinical and molecular epidemiology of veterinary blastomycosis in Wisconsin. BMC Vet Res. 9(1):84.
    PubMed ID: 23607640
  • Roy M, Benedict K, Deak E, Kirby M, McNiel J, Sickler C,...Park B [including Meece JK.] (2013 September). A Large Community Outbreak of Blastomycosis in Wisconsin With Geographic and Ethnic Clustering. CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 57(5):655-62.
    PubMed ID: 23735332
  • Sundaram ME, McClure DL, VanWormer JJ, Friedrich TC, Meece JK, Belongia EA. Influenza Vaccination is Not Associated with Detection of Non-Influenza Respiratory Viruses in Seasonal Studies of Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness. CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 2013 September; 57(6):789-793.
    PubMed ID: 23748138
  • Schotthoefer AM, Meece JK, Ivacic LC, Bertz PD, Zhang KQi, Weiler T,...Fritsche TR [including Uphoff TS.] (2013 July). Comparison of a real-time PCR Method with serology and blood smear analysis for diagnosis of human anaplasmosis:importance of Infection time course for optimal test utilization. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. 51(7):2147-53.
    PubMed ID: 23637292
  • Bateman A, Kieke BA, Irving SA, Meece JK, Shay DK, Belongia EA. (2013 April). Effectiveness of monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza A virus subtype H1N1 and 2010-2011 trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines in Wisconsin during the 2010-2011 influenza season. JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 207(8):1262-9.
    PubMed ID: 23341536
  • Anderson JL, Dieckman JL, Reed KD, Meece JK. (2014 October). Canine blastomycosis in wisconsin: a survey of small-animal veterinary practices. Med Mycol. 52(7):774-9.
    PubMed ID: 25187628
  • Imai DM, McGreevey N, Anderson JL, Meece JK. (2014 March). Disseminated Blastomyces dermatitidis, genetic group 2, infection in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos). J Vet Diagn Invest.. 26(3):442-7.
    PubMed ID: 24621845
  • McLean HQ, Thompson MG, Sundaram ME, Meece JK, McClure DL, Friedrich T, Belongia EA. Impact of Repeated Vaccination on Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza A(H3N2) and B During 8 Seasons. Clin Infect Dis.. 2014 November 15; 59(10):1375-85.
    PubMed ID: 25270645
  • Ohmit SE, Thompson MG, Petrie JG, Thaker S, Jackson ML, Belongia EA,...Monto A [including Meece JK.] Influenza vaccine effectiveness in the 2011-2012 season: protection against each circulating virus and the effect of prior vaccination on estimates. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 February; 58(3):319-27.
    PubMed ID: 24235265
  • Donahue JG, Kieke BA, Szilagy PG, Blumkin AK, Hilgemann DJ, Flanders WD,...Belongia EA [including Shay DK, Meece JK.] (2014 October). Can the rolling cross-sectional survey design be used to estimate the effectiveness of influenza vaccines? VACCINE. 32(48):6440-4.
    PubMed ID: 25284810
  • Schotthoefer AM, Meece JK, Fritsche TR. (2014 June). A clinical, diagnostic, and ecologic perspective on human anaplasmosis in the Upper Midwest. WMJ. 113(3):107-14; quiz 115.
    PubMed ID: 25118439
  • VanWormer JJ, Sundaram ME, Meece JK, Belongia EA. A cross-sectional analysis of symptom severity in adults with influenza and other acute respiratory illness in the outpatient setting. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 May 1; 14(1):231.
    PubMed ID: 24884932
  • Sundaram ME, Meece JK, Sifakis F, Gasser R, Belongia EA. Medically attended respiratory syncytial virus infections in adults aged >=50 years: clinical characteristics and outcomes. CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 2014 February; 58(3):342-9.
    PubMed ID: 24265361
  • McLean HQ, Meece JK, Belongia EA. (2014 January). Influenza vaccination and risk of hospitalization among adults with laboratory confirmed influenza illness. VACCINE. 32(4):453-7.
    PubMed ID: 24291201
  • McClure DL, Kieke BA, Sundaram ME, Simpson M, Meece JK, Sifakis F,...Belongia EA. Seasonal incidence of medically attended respiratory syncytial virus infection in a community cohort of adults =50 years old. PLoS One. 2014 July 15; 9(7):e102586.
    PubMed ID: 25025344
  • Thompson MG, Ferber JR, Odouli R, David D, Shifflett P, Meece JK,...Li DK. (2015 May). Results of a pilot study using self-collected mid-turbinate nasal swabs for detection of influenza virus infection among pregnant women. Influenza Other Respir Viruses.. 9(3):155-60.
    PubMed ID: 25711978
  • McLean HQ, Thompson MG, Sundaram ME, Kieke BA, Gaglani M, Murthy K,...Belongia EA [including Meece JK.] Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in the United States During 2012-13: Variable Protection by Age and Virus Type. JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 2015 May 15; 211(10):1529-40.
    PubMed ID: 25406334
  • Belongia EA, Sundaram ME, McClure DL, Meece JK, Ferdinands J, VanWormer JJ. Waning vaccine protection against influenza A (H3N2) illness in children and older adults during a single season. VACCINE. 2015 January 1; 33(1):246-51.
    PubMed ID: 24962752
  • Reber AJ, Kim JH, Biber R, Talbot HK, Coleman LA, Chirkova T,...Sambhara S [including Meece J, Sundaram M, Belongia EA.] Preexisting Immunity, More Than Aging, Influences Influenza Vaccine Responses. Open Forum Infect Dis.. 2015 April 15; 2(2):ofv052.
    PubMed ID: 26380344
  • McLean HQ, Belongia EA, Kieke BA, Meece JK, Fry AM. Impact of Late Oseltamivir Treatment on Influenza Symptoms in the Outpatient Setting: Results of a Randomized Trial. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 September; 2(3):ofv100. PMCID: PMC4525010.
    PubMed ID: 26258157
  • Spencer S, Chung J, Thompson M, Piedra PA, Jewell A, Avadhanula V,...Flannery B [including Meece J, Sundaram M, Belongia EA.] Factors associated with real-time RT-PCR cycle threshold values among medically attended influenza episodes. J. Med. Virol.. 2016 April 3; 88(4):716-723.
    PubMed ID: 26334765
  • Dinis JM, Florek NW, Fatola OO, Moncla LH, Mutschler JP, Charlier OK,...Friedrich TC [including Meece JK, Belongia EA.] (2016 January 6). Deep sequencing reveals potential antigenic variants at low frequency in influenza A-infected humans. J Virol.
    PubMed ID: 26739054
  • Randolph AG, Agan AA, Flanagan RF, Meece JK, Fitzgerald JC, Loftis LL,...Ferdinands JM. (2016 April). Optimizing Virus Identification in Critically Ill Children Suspected of Having an Acute Severe Viral Infection. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 17(4):279-86.
    PubMed ID: 26895562
  • Simpson MD, Kieke BA, Sundaram ME, McClure DL, Meece JK, Sifakis F,...Belongia EA. Incidence of Medically Attended Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Influenza Illnesses in Children 6-59 Months Old During Four Seasons. Open Forum Infect Dis.. 2016 April 21; 3(2):ofw081.
    PubMed ID: 27419158
  • Dinis JM, Florek NW, Fatola OO, Moncla LH, Mutschler JP, Charlier OK,...Friedrich TC [including Meece JK, Belongia EA.] (2016 September 1). Correction for Dinis et al., Deep Sequencing Reveals Potential Antigenic Variants at Low Frequencies in Influenza A Virus-Infected Humans. J Virol. 90(17):8029.
    PubMed ID: 27520946
  • Frost HM, Anderson JL, Ivacic L, Sloss BL, Embil J, Meece JK. (2016 September). Development and validation of a novel single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) panel for genetic analysis of Blastomyces spp. and association analysis. BMC Infect Dis. 16(1):509.
    PubMed ID: 27663837
  • Anderson JL, Meece JK, Hall MC, Frost HM. (2016 September). Evidence of delayed dissemination or re-infection with Blastomyces in two immunocompetent hosts. Med Mycol Case Rep. 13 :9-11.
    PubMed ID: 27699146
  • McLean HQ, Peterson SH, King JP, Meece JK, Belongia EA. (2017 May). School absenteeism among school-aged children with medically attended acute viral respiratory illness during three influenza seasons, 2012-2013 through 2014-2015. Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 11(3):220-229.
    PubMed ID: 27885805
  • Thompson MG, Hunt DR, Arbaji AK, Simaku A, Tallo VL, Biggs HM,...Gresh L [including Meece JK.] (2017 March 22). Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in infants study (IRIS) of hospitalized and non-ill infants aged <1 year in four countries: study design and methods. BMC Infect Dis. 17(1):222.
    PubMed ID: 28330443
  • Frost HM, Anderson J, Ivacic L, Meece J. (2017 March 1). Blastomycosis in Children: An Analysis of Clinical, Epidemiologic, and Genetic Features. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 6(1):49-56.
    PubMed ID: 26703241
  • Schotthoefer AM, Schrodi SJ, Meece JK, Fritsche TR, Shukla SK. (2017). Pro-inflammatory immune responses are associated with clinical signs and symptoms of human anaplasmosis. PLoS One. 12(6):e0179655.
    PubMed ID: 28628633
  • Jamee R. Castillo, Amanda Barlow, Amy Dresen, Brent F. Olson, Tamara A. Koepel, Iris A. Reyes,...Christine M. Seroogy [including Jennifer Meece, Casper G. Bendixsen.] Use of Proteomic and Flow Cytometry Assays to Characterize Innate Anti-Viral Immune Responses Using Cord Blood in a Birth Cohort Study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2017 February; 139(2):AB266. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2016.12.857.
  • Carter TC, Hebbring SJ, Liu J, Mosley JD, Shaffer CM, Ivacic LC,...Belongia EA [including Kopitzke S, Stefanski EL, Strenn R, Sundaram ME, Meece J, Brilliant MH.] Pilot screening study of targeted genetic polymorphisms for association with seasonal influenza hospital admission. J. Med. Virol.. 2018 March; 2018 Mar(90(3)):436-446. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24975. PMCID: PMC5760323.
    PubMed ID: 29053189
  • King JP, McLean HQ, Meece JK, Levine MZ, Spencer SM, Flannery B, Belongia EA. Vaccine failure and serologic response to live attenuated and inactivated influenza vaccines in children during the 2013-2014 season. VACCINE. 2018 February 21; 36(9):1214-1219.
    PubMed ID: 29395525
  • Belongia EA, King JP, Kieke BA, Pluta J, Al-Hilli A, Meece JK, Shinde V. Clinical Features, Severity, and Incidence of RSV Illness During 12 Consecutive Seasons in a Community Cohort of Adults =60 Years Old. Open Forum Infect Dis.. 2018 December; 5(12):ofy316.
    PubMed ID: 30619907
  • Anderson JL, Meece JK. Molecular detection of Blastomyces in an air sample from an outbreak associated residence. [published online ahead of print 2018 December 3]. Med Mycol.
    PubMed ID: 30508124
  • Koester TM, Meece JK, Fritsche TR, Frost HM. Infectious Mononucleosis and Lyme Disease as Confounding Diagnoses: A Report of 2 Cases. Clin Med Res. 2018 December; 16(3-4):66-68.
    PubMed ID: 30166498
  • Anderson JL, Hall MC, Meece JK. Incidental findings of blastomycosis lung nodules in five asymptomatic patients. Med Mycol Case Rep. 2018 September; 21 :63-65.
    PubMed ID: 30094129
  • Guo S, Jiang S, Epperla N, Ma Y, Maadooliat M, Ye Z,...Schrodi SJ [including Olson B, Kitchner T, Joyce J, Strenn R, Mazza JJ, Meece JK.] A gene-based recessive diplotype exome scan discovers FGF6, a novel hepcidin-regulating iron metabolism gene. BLOOD. 2019 April 25; 133(17):1888-1898. doi: doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-10-879585.
    PubMed ID: 30814063
  • Seroogy CM, VanWormer JJ, Olson BF, Evans MD, Johnson T, Cole D,...Gern JE [including Barnes KL, Koepel TK, Meece J, Bendixsen CG.] Respiratory health, allergies, and the farm environment: design, methods and enrollment in the observational Wisconsin Infant Study Cohort (WISC): a research proposal. BMC Res Notes. 2019 July 16; 12(1):423. PMCID: PMC6636141.
    PubMed ID: 31311588
  • Glenn TC, Nilsen RA, Kieran TJ, Sanders JG, Bayona-Vásquez NJ, Finger JW,...Faircloth BC [including Anderson JL, Meece JK.] Adapterama I: universal stubs and primers for 384 unique dual-indexed or 147,456 combinatorially-indexed Illumina libraries (iTru & iNext). PeerJ. 2019 October 11; 7 :e7755. PMCID: PMC6791352.
    PubMed ID: 31616586
  • Anderson JL, Frost HM, King JP, Meece JK. Racial Differences in Clinical Phenotype and Hospitalization of Blastomycosis Patients. Open Forum Infect Dis.. 2019 November; 6(11):ofz438. PMCID: PMC6824527.
    PubMed ID: 31696142
  • Thompson MG, Levine MZ, Bino S, Hunt DR, Al-Sanouri TM, Simões EAF,...Gordon A [including Meece JK.] Underdetection of laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospital admissions among infants: a multicentre, prospective study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2019 November; 3(11):781-794. PMCID: PMC7029431.
    PubMed ID: 31492594
  • Koester TM, Timothy P, Meece JK, Osborn RA, Frost HM. Suspected Neuro-invasive Powassan Virus Infection in a Pediatric Patient. [published online ahead of print 2020 February 14]. Clin Med Res.
    PubMed ID: 32060042
  • Anderson JL, Hall MC, Stratman EJ, Meece JK. Persistent and nonprogressive cutaneous blastomycosis in a pregnant adolescent. JAAD Case Rep. 2020 March; 6(3):169-171. PMCID: PMC7019037.
    PubMed ID: 32083162
  • Laux, Klaire L, Anderson, Jennifer L, Bentivenga, Stephen P, McBride, Joseph A, Sterkel, Alana, Matkovic, Eduard,...Meece, Jennifer K. Urine Antigen Testing Is Equally Sensitive to B. dermatitidis and B. gilchristii Infections. [published online ahead of print 2020 June 22]. Clin Med Res..
    PubMed ID: 32571776
  • Madhi SA, Polack FP, Piedra PA, Munoz FM, Trenholme AA, Simões EAF,...Meece J. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccination during Pregnancy and Effects in Infants. N. Engl. J. Med.. 2020 July 30; 383(5):426-439. PMCID: PMC7299433.
    PubMed ID: 32726529
  • Anderson JL, Frost HM, Meece JK. Spontaneous resolution of blastomycosis symptoms caused by B. dermatitidis. Med Mycol Case Rep. 2020 December; 30 :43-45. PMCID: PMC7599114.
    PubMed ID: 33150126
  • Shah MM, Salvatore PP, Ford L, Kamitani E, Whaley MJ, Kaitlin M,...Tate JE [including Meece J, Ivanic L.] Performance of Repeat BinaxNOW SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Testing in a Community Setting, Wisconsin, November-December 2020. [published online ahead of print 2021 April 28]. Clin Infect Dis. PMCID: PMC8135465.
    PubMed ID: 33909068
  • Thompson MG, Burgess JL, Naleway AL, Tyner HL, Yoon SK, Meece J,...Gaglani M [including Stefanski E, Ivacic L.] Interim Estimates of Vaccine Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Personnel, First Responders, and Other Essential and Frontline Workers - Eight U.S. Locations, December 2020-March 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 April 2; 70(13):495-500. PMCID: PMC8022879.
    PubMed ID: 33793460
  • Rolfes MA, Grijalva CG, Zhu Y, McLean HQ, Hanson KE, Belongia EA,...Fry AM [including Meece J.] Implications of Shortened Quarantine Among Household Contacts of Index Patients with Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection - Tennessee and Wisconsin, April-September 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 January 1; 69(5152):1633-1637.
    PubMed ID: 33382676
  • Lutrick K, Ellingson KD, Baccam Z, Rivers P, Beitel S, Parker J,...Burgess JL [including Meece JK.] COVID-19 Infection, Reinfection, and Vaccine Effectiveness in a Prospective Cohort of Arizona Frontline/Essential Workers: The AZ HEROES Research Protocol. [published online ahead of print 2021 May 26]. JMIR Res Protoc.
    PubMed ID: 34057904
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  • Sfeir MM, Meece JK, Theel ES, Granger D, Fritsche TR, Steere AC, Branda JA. Multicenter Clinical Evaluation of Modified Two-Tiered Testing Algorithms for Lyme Disease Using Zeus Scientific Commercial Assays. [published online ahead of print 2022 April 14]. J Clin Microbiol. :e0252821.
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  • Fritsche TR, Anderson JL, Bassi D, Hall MC, Boyle TR, Meece JK. Direct Tissue PCR and Genotyping for Species Identification in a Case of Laryngeal Blastomycosis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2023 April; 104(4):NP157-NP160. doi: 10.1177/0145561321991342.
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  • Linz AM, Anderson JL, Meece JK. Detection of Blastomyces gilchristii via metagenomic sequencing in outbreak-associated soils. Med Mycol. 2024 January 9. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myad140.
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