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Multistate Survey of American Dog Ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) for Rickettsia Species.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2019 Apr 3. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

1 Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2018.2415DOI Listing
April 2019

Predicting spatiotemporal patterns of Lyme disease incidence from passively collected surveillance data for Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato-infected Ixodes scapularis ticks.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2019 Apr 18. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA; Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CO 06520-8034, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.04.010DOI Listing
April 2019

An immunocompromised mouse model to infect Ixodes scapularis ticks with the relapsing fever spirochete, Borrelia miyamotoi.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2019 02 27;10(2):352-359. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.11.017DOI Listing
February 2019

An Evaluation of Removal Trapping to Control Rodents Inside Homes in a Plague-Endemic Region of Rural Northwestern Uganda.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2018 09 16;18(9):458-463. Epub 2018 May 16.

1 Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Fort Collins, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2018.2276DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6123267PMC
September 2018

Prevalence and distribution of seven human pathogens in host-seeking Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs in Minnesota, USA.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2018 09 20;9(6):1499-1507. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.07.009DOI Listing
September 2018

Heartland Virus Epidemiology, Vector Association, and Disease Potential.

Viruses 2018 09 14;10(9). Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, 3156 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/10/9/498
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v10090498DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6164824PMC
September 2018

Modeling Climate Suitability of the Western Blacklegged Tick in California.

J Med Entomol 2018 Aug;55(5):1133-1142

Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjy060DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6119120PMC
August 2018

Contact Irritancy and Toxicity of Permethrin-Treated Clothing for Ixodes scapularis, Amblyomma americanum, and Dermacentor variabilis Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae).

J Med Entomol 2018 Aug;55(5):1217-1224

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjy062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6119117PMC
August 2018

An Acarological Risk Model Predicting the Density and Distribution of Host-Seeking Nymphs in Minnesota.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Jun 5;98(6):1671-1682. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Division of Vector-borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0539DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6086181PMC
June 2018

The Blacklegged Tick, Ixodes scapularis: An Increasing Public Health Concern.

Trends Parasitol 2018 04 11;34(4):295-309. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S14714922173031
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2017.12.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5879012PMC
April 2018

Evaluating acarological risk for exposure to Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes scapularis-borne pathogens in recreational and residential settings in Washington County, Minnesota.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2018 02 22;9(2):340-348. Epub 2017 Nov 22.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.11.010DOI Listing
February 2018

A molecular algorithm to detect and differentiate human pathogens infecting Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae).

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2018 02 10;9(2):390-403. Epub 2017 Dec 10.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.12.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6452875PMC
February 2018

Tick-Borne Zoonoses in the United States: Persistent and Emerging Threats to Human Health.

ILAR J 2017 12;58(3):319-335

Rebecca J. Eisen, PhD, is a Research Biologist in the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. Kiersten J. Kugeler, PhD, is an Epidemiologist in the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. Lars Eisen, PhD, is a Research Entomologist in the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. Charles B. Beard, PhD, is a Branch Chief in the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. Christopher D. Paddock, MD, is a Medical Officer/Pathologist in the Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ilar/ilx005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5610605PMC
December 2017

Comparison of Zoonotic Bacterial Agents in Fleas Collected from Small Mammals or Host-Seeking Fleas from a Ugandan Region Where Plague Is Endemic.

mSphere 2017 Nov-Dec;2(6). Epub 2017 Dec 20.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00402-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5737051PMC
December 2017

Response: The Geographic Distribution of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Revisited: The Importance of Assumptions About Error Balance.

J Med Entomol 2017 09;54(5):1104-1106

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx096DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5968628PMC
September 2017

Updated Reported Distribution of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti and Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the United States, 1995-2016.

J Med Entomol 2017 09;54(5):1420-1424

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx088DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5968631PMC
September 2017

Isolation of the Lyme Disease Spirochete Borrelia mayonii From Naturally Infected Rodents in Minnesota.

J Med Entomol 2017 07;54(4):1088-1092

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5664935PMC
July 2017

Prevalence and Diversity of Tick-Borne Pathogens in Nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Eastern National Parks.

J Med Entomol 2017 05;54(3):742-751

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5657145PMC
May 2017

Paired real-time PCR assays for detection of Borrelia miyamotoi in North American Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae).

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2016 10 18;7(6):1230-1235. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.07.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5572795PMC
October 2016

Modeling the Geographic Distribution of Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Contiguous United States.

J Med Entomol 2016 Jun 9. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw076DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5491370PMC
June 2016

Reported Distribution of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti and Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus in the United States, 1995-2016 (Diptera: Culicidae).

J Med Entomol 2016 Jun 9. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3156 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw072DOI Listing
June 2016

Critical Evaluation of the Linkage Between Tick-Based Risk Measures and the Occurrence of Lyme Disease Cases.

J Med Entomol 2016 Jun 21. Epub 2016 Jun 21.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw092DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5777907PMC
June 2016

Infection Prevalence, Bacterial Loads, and Transmission Efficiency in Oropsylla montana (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae) One Day After Exposure to Varying Concentrations of Yersinia pestis in Blood.

J Med Entomol 2016 05 3;53(3):674-680. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521 and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjw004DOI Listing
May 2016

Detecting Burrowing Owl Bloodmeals in Pulex irritans (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).

J Med Entomol 2016 Mar 6;53(2):446-50. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Department of Biological Sciences and Raptor Research Center, Boise State University, 1910 University Dr., Boise, ID 83725

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjv177DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5572895PMC
March 2016

Two Distinct Yersinia pestis Populations Causing Plague among Humans in the West Nile Region of Uganda.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 Feb 11;10(2):e0004360. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004360DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4750964PMC
February 2016

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato spirochetes in wild birds in northwestern California: associations with ecological factors, bird behavior and tick infestation.

PLoS One 2015 25;10(2):e0118146. Epub 2015 Feb 25.

Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, 130 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0118146PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4340631PMC
January 2016

Expanding Range of Amblyomma americanum and Simultaneous Changes in the Epidemiology of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis in the United States.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2016 Jan 26;94(1):35-42. Epub 2015 Oct 26.

Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0580DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4710442PMC
January 2016

The Role of Early-Phase Transmission in the Spread of Yersinia pestis.

J Med Entomol 2015 Nov 19;52(6):1183-92. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vectorborne Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjv128DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4636957PMC
November 2015

Modeling the Present and Future Geographic Distribution of the Lone Star Tick, Amblyomma americanum (Ixodida: Ixodidae), in the Continental United States.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Oct 27;93(4):875-90. Epub 2015 Jul 27.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado; U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins, Colorado; National Ecological Observatory Network, Inc., Boulder, Colorado; National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado.

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http://www.ajtmh.org/cgi/doi/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0330
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0330DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4596614PMC
October 2015

Climate change influences on the annual onset of Lyme disease in the United States.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2015 Jul 15;6(5):615-22. Epub 2015 May 15.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.05.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4631020PMC
July 2015

Meteorological conditions associated with increased incidence of West Nile virus disease in the United States, 2004-2012.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 May 23;92(5):1013-22. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado; Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado

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http://www.ajtmh.org/cgi/doi/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0737
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0737DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4426558PMC
May 2015

Yersinia murine toxin is not required for early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by Oropsylla montana (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae) or Xenopsylla cheopis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).

Microbiology 2014 Nov 3;160(Pt 11):2517-25. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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http://mic.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/micro/10
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.082123-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4612360PMC
November 2014

Use of Insecticide Delivery Tubes for Controlling Rodent-Associated Fleas in a Plague Endemic Region of West Nile, Uganda.

J Med Entomol 2014 Nov 1;51(6):1254-63. Epub 2014 Nov 1.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, 3156 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/ME14083DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4599340PMC
November 2014

Identification of risk factors for plague in the West Nile Region of Uganda.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Jun 31;90(6):1047-58. Epub 2014 Mar 31.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado; Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.14-0035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4047728PMC
June 2014

Meteorological influences on the seasonality of Lyme disease in the United States.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Mar 27;90(3):486-96. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado; Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0180DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3945695PMC
March 2014

What is the risk for exposure to vector-borne pathogens in United States national parks?

J Med Entomol 2013 Mar;50(2):221-30

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 3195 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me12228DOI Listing
March 2013

Blood meal identification in off-host cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) from a plague-endemic region of Uganda.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013 Feb 3;88(2):381-9. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0532DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3583334PMC
February 2013

Flea diversity as an element for persistence of plague bacteria in an East African plague focus.

PLoS One 2012 18;7(4):e35598. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3329458PMC
November 2012

Evaluation of the infectiousness to mice of soil contaminated with Yersinia pestis-infected blood.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2012 Nov 27;12(11):948-52. Epub 2012 Aug 27.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch, 3150 Rampart Road, MS-P02, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2012.1031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4591033PMC
November 2012

Combining real-time polymerase chain reaction using SYBR Green I detection and sequencing to identify vertebrate bloodmeals in fleas.

J Med Entomol 2012 Nov;49(6):1442-52

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4642445PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me12071DOI Listing
November 2012

Efficacy of indoor residual spraying using lambda-cyhalothrin for controlling nontarget vector fleas (Siphonaptera) on commensal rats in a plague endemic region of northwestern Uganda.

J Med Entomol 2012 Sep;49(5):1027-34

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me11230DOI Listing
September 2012

Transmission of flea-borne zoonotic agents.

Annu Rev Entomol 2012 29;57:61-82. Epub 2011 Aug 29.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 30333, USA.

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http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev-ento-120710
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ento-120710-100717DOI Listing
February 2012

What do we need to know about disease ecology to prevent Lyme disease in the northeastern United States?

J Med Entomol 2012 Jan;49(1):11-22

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me11138DOI Listing
January 2012

Evaluation and modification of off-host flea collection techniques used in northwest Uganda: laboratory and field studies.

J Med Entomol 2012 Jan;49(1):210-4

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me11045DOI Listing
January 2012

Annual seroprevalence of Yersinia pestis in coyotes as predictors of interannual variation in reports of human plague cases in Arizona, United States.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2011 Nov 14;11(11):1439-46. Epub 2011 Jul 14.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0196DOI Listing
November 2011

Effects of temperature on the transmission of Yersinia Pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla Cheopis, in the late phase period.

Parasit Vectors 2011 Sep 29;4:191. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.118
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-4-191DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3195756PMC
September 2011

Transmission efficiency of Francisella tularensis by adult american dog ticks (Acari: Ixodidae).

J Med Entomol 2011 Jul;48(4):884-90

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/me11005DOI Listing
July 2011

The effect of spatial and temporal subsetting on Culex tarsalis abundance models--a design for sensible reduction of vector surveillance.

J Am Mosq Control Assoc 2011 Jun;27(2):120-8

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2987/10-6077.1DOI Listing
June 2011

Landscape and residential variables associated with plague-endemic villages in the West Nile region of Uganda.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 Mar;84(3):435-42

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0571DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3042821PMC
March 2011

Effects of temperature on early-phase transmission of Yersina pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla cheopis.

J Med Entomol 2011 Mar;48(2):411-7

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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March 2011

Using geographic information systems and decision support systems for the prediction, prevention, and control of vector-borne diseases.

Annu Rev Entomol 2011 ;56:41-61

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA.

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February 2011

Transmission dynamics of Francisella tularensis subspecies and clades by nymphal Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae).

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Sep;83(3):645-52

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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September 2010

Evaluation of rodent bait containing imidacloprid for the control of fleas on commensal rodents in a plague-endemic region of northwest Uganda.

J Med Entomol 2010 Sep;47(5):842-50

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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September 2010

Biofilm formation is not required for early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis.

Microbiology 2010 Jul 15;156(Pt 7):2216-25. Epub 2010 Apr 15.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Enteric and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA.

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July 2010

Spatial risk assessments based on vector-borne disease epidemiologic data: importance of scale for West Nile virus disease in Colorado.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 May;82(5):945-53

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Vector-Borne, Zoonotic and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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May 2010

Climatic predictors of the intra- and inter-annual distributions of plague cases in New Mexico based on 29 years of animal-based surveillance data.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010 Jan;82(1):95-102

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne and Enteric Diseases, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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January 2010

Population structure of the lyme borreliosis spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in the western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) in Northern California.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2009 Nov 25;75(22):7243-52. Epub 2009 Sep 25.

University of California-Berkeley, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 137 Mulford Hall #3114, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114, usa.

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November 2009

Adaptive strategies of Yersinia pestis to persist during inter-epizootic and epizootic periods.

Vet Res 2009 Mar-Apr;40(2). Epub 2008 Sep 23.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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September 2009

Studies of vector competency and efficiency of North American fleas for Yersinia pestis: state of the field and future research needs.

J Med Entomol 2009 Jul;46(4):737-44

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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July 2009

Identification of flea blood meals using multiplexed real-time polymerase chain reaction targeting mitochondrial gene fragments.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009 Jun;80(6):998-1003

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA.

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June 2009

Spatial risk models for human plague in the West Nile region of Uganda.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009 Jun;80(6):1014-22

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Vector-Borne, Zoonotic and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA.

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June 2009

Colorado animal-based plague surveillance systems: relationships between targeted animal species and prediction efficacy of areas at risk for humans.

J Vector Ecol 2009 Jun;34(1):22-31

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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June 2009

Transmission cycles of Borrelia burgdorferi and B. bissettii in relation to habitat type in northwestern California.

J Vector Ecol 2009 Jun;34(1):81-91

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA.

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June 2009

Short report: time course of hematogenous dissemination of Francisella tularensis A1, A2, and Type B in laboratory mice.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009 Feb;80(2):259-62

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA.

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February 2009

Climate and vectorborne diseases.

Am J Prev Med 2008 Nov;35(5):436-50

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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November 2008

Demonstration of early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by the mouse flea, Aetheca wagneri (Siphonaptera: Ceratophylidae), and implications for the role of deer mice as enzootic reservoirs.

J Med Entomol 2008 Nov;45(6):1160-4

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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November 2008

Predictive spatial models for risk of West Nile virus exposure in eastern and western Colorado.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Oct;79(4):581-90

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1690, USA.

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October 2008

Source of host blood affects prevalence of infection and bacterial loads of Yersinia pestis in fleas.

J Med Entomol 2008 Sep;45(5):933-8

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P.O. Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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September 2008

Development of a real-time quantitative PCR assay to enumerate Yersinia pestis in fleas.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Jul;79(1):99-101

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA.

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July 2008

Exposure of small rodents to plague during epizootics in black-tailed prairie dogs.

J Wildl Dis 2008 Jul;44(3):724-30

Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92831, USA.

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July 2008

Transmission dynamics of Borrelia burgdorferi s.s. during the key third day of feeding by nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae).

J Med Entomol 2008 Jul;45(4):732-6

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, NCZVED, CCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd., Ft. Collins, CO 80521 USA.

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July 2008

Oropsylla hirsuta (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae) can support plague epizootics in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) by early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2008 Jun;8(3):359-67

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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June 2008

Early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and their potential role as vectors in a plague-endemic region of Uganda.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Jun;78(6):949-56

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA.

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June 2008

Indicators for elevated risk of human exposure to host-seeking adults of the Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) in Colorado.

J Vector Ecol 2008 Jun;33(1):117-28

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA.

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June 2008

Transmission efficiency of two flea species (Oropsylla tuberculata cynomuris and Oropsylla hirsuta) involved in plague epizootics among prairie dogs.

Ecohealth 2008 Jun 25;5(2):205-12. Epub 2008 Mar 25.

Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA.

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June 2008

Avian hemosporidian parasites from northern California oak woodland and chaparral habitats.

J Wildl Dis 2008 Apr;44(2):260-8

Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA.

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April 2008