NEVBD PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS FROM CENTER RESEARCHERS AND PARTNERS

Mosquito-Related Publications

Walter K, Carpi G, Caccone A, Diuk-Wasser MA. Genomic insights into the ancient spread of Lyme disease across North America. Nat Ecol Evol. In press.

Armstrong PM, Andreadis TG, Shepard JJ, Thomas MC.  2017.  Northern range expansion of the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus): Analysis of mosquito data from Connecticut, USA. PLOS Neglected Trop Dis. 11(5):e0005623. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005623

Cahill ME, Yao Y, Nock D, Armstrong PM, Andreadis TG, Diuk-Wasser MA, Montgomery RR.  2017.  West Nile virus seroprevalence, Connecticut, USA, 2000–2014. Emerging Inf Dis. 23(4): 708-710. doi: 10.3201/eid2304.161669

Reagan-Steiner S, Simeone RM, Simon E, et al. 2017. Evaluation and fetal tissue specimens for Zika virus infection—50 states and District of Columbia, January-December 2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rpt. 66(24):636-643. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6624a3

Shragai T, Tesla B, Murdock C, Harrington LC. 2017. Zika and chikungunya: mosquito-borne viruses in a changing world. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1399: 61–77. doi:10.1111/nyas.13306

St George K, Sohi IS, Dufort EM, Dean AB, White JL, Limberger R, Sommer JN, Ostrowski S, Wong SJ, Backenson PB, Kuhles D, Blog D, Taylor J, Hutton B, Zucker HA. 2017. Zika virus testing considerations: Lessons learned from the first 80 real-time reverse transcription-PCR-positive cases diagnosed in New York State. J Clin Microbiol. 55(2):535-544. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01232-16

Villarreal SM, Winokur O, Harrington LC. 2017. The impact of temperature and body size on fundamental flight tone variation in the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae): Implications for acoustic lures. J Med Entomol doi: 10.1093/jme/tjx079

Degner EC, Harrington LC. 2016. A mosquito sperm’s journey from male ejaculate to egg: mechanisms, molecules and methods for exploration. Mol Reprod Dev. Volume 83, (10): 897-911. doi: 10.1002/mrd.22653

Grubaugh ND, Ruckert C, Armstrong PM, Bransfield A, Anderson JF, Ebel GD, Brackney DE.  2016.  Transmission bottlenecks and RNAi collectively influence tick-borne flavivirus evolution. Virus Evol. 2(2):vew033. doi: 10.1093/ve/vew033

Misencik MJ, Grubaugh ND, Andreadis TG, Ebel GD, Armstrong PM. 2016. Isolation of a Novel Insect-Specific Flavivirus from Culiseta melanura in the Northeastern United States. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 16(3):181-190. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2015.1889

Molaei G, Thomas MC, Muller T, Medlock J, Shepard J, Armstrong PM, Andreadis TG.  2016. Dynamics of vector-host interactions in avian communities in four eastern equine encephalitis virus foci in the northeastern U.S. PLOS Neglected Trop Dis. 10(1):e0004347. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004347

Armstrong PM, Andreadis TG, Anderson JF.  2015. Emergence of a new lineage of Cache Valley virus in the northeastern United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 93(1):11-17. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0132

Ledesma N, Harrington LC. 2015. Fine-scale temperature fluctuation and modulation of Dirofilaria immitis larval development in Aedes aegypti. Vet Parasitol. 209(1-2):93-100. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.02.003

Molaei G, Armstrong PM, Graham AC, Kramer LD, Andreadis TG.  2015.  Insights into the recent emergence and expansion of eastern equine encephalitis virus in a new focus in the northern New England USA. Parasit Vectors 8:516. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1145-2

Andreadis TG, Anderson JF, Armstrong PM, Main A J.  2014. Spatial-temporal analysis of Cache Valley virus (Bunyaviridae: Orthobunyavirus) infection in Anopheline and Culicine mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the northeastern United States, 1997 – 2012. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 10:763-73. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2014.1669
 

Tick-Related Publications

Walter K, Carpi G, Caccone A, Diuk-Wasser MA. Genomic insights into the ancient spread of Lyme disease across North America. Nat Ecol Evol. In press.

Jones E, Hinckley AF, Hook SA, Meek JI, Backenson PB, Kugeler KJ, Feldman KA. 2017.  Pet ownership increases human risk of encountering ticksZoonoses Public Health. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1111/zph.12369

States SL, Huang CI, Davis S, Tufts DM, Diuk-Wasser MA. 2017. Co-feeding transmission facilitates strain coexistence in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease the Lyme disease agent. Epidemics. 19:33-42. doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2016.12.002

Diuk-Wasser MA, Vannier E, Krause PJ. 2016. Coinfections by Ixodes tick-borne pathogens: Ecological, epidemiological and clinical consequencesTrends Parasitol. 32(1):30-42. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2015.09.008

Grubaugh ND, Ruckert C, Armstrong PM, Bransfield A, Anderson JF, Ebel GD, Brackney DE.  2016.  Transmission bottlenecks and RNAi collectively influence tick-borne flavivirus evolution. Virus Evol. 2(2):vew033. doi: 10.1093/ve/vew033

Hinckley A, Meek J, Ray J, Niesobecki S, Connally N, Feldman K, Jones E, Backenson PB, White J, Lukacik G, Kay A, Miranda W, Mead P.  2016. Effectiveness of a single peridomestic application of acaricide to prevent Lyme and other tickborne diseases in humans J Infect Dis.  214(2):182-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv775

Lukacik G, White J, Noonan-Toly C, DiDonato C, Backenson PB.  Lyme disease surveillance using sampling estimation: Evaluation of an alternative methodology in New York State.  2016. Zoonoses Pub Hlth. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1111/zph.12261

Walter K, Carpi G, Evans BR, Caccone A, Diuk-Wasser MA. 2016. Vectors as epidemiological sentinels: Patterns of within-tick Borrelia burgdorferi diversity. PLoS Pathog. 12(7): e1005759. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005759

Walter K, Pepin KM, Webb CT, Gaff H, Krause PJ, Pitzer VE, Diuk-Wasser MA. 2016. Invasion of two tick-borne diseases across New England: harnessing human surveillance data to capture underlying ecological invasion processes. Proc R Soc B. 283(1832). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0834

White J, Noonan-Toly C, Lukacik G, Thomas N, Hinckley A, Hook S, Backenson PB.  Lyme disease surveillance in New York State: an assessment of patient underreporting. 2016. Zoonoses Pub Hlth. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1111/zph.12307