Publications

Krause PJ, Narasimhan S, Wormser GP, Barbour AG, Platonov AE, Brancato J, Lepore T, Dardick K, Mamula M, Rollend L, Steeves TK, Diuk-Wasser M, Usmani-Brown S, Williamson P, Sarksyan DS, Fikrig E and Fish D: Borrelia miyamotoi sensu lato Seroreactivity and Seroprevalence in the Northeastern United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jul;20 (7) :1183-90. PMID: 24960072


Diuk-Wasser MA, Liu Y, Steeves TK, Folsom-O'Keefe C, Dardick KR, Lepore T, Bent SJ, Usmani-Brown S, Telford SR 3rd, Fish D and Krause PJ: Monitoring human babesiosis emergence through vector surveillance new England, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;20 (2) :225-31. PMID: 24447577


Finch C, Al-Damluji MS, Krause PJ, Niccolai L, Steeves T, O'Keefe CF and Diuk-Wasser MA: Integrated assessment of behavioral and environmental risk factors for Lyme disease infection on Block Island, Rhode Island. PLoS One. 2014;9 (1) :e84758. Epub 2014 Jan 8. PMID: 24416278

Rollend L, Bent SJ, Krause PJ, Usmani-Brown S, Steeves TK, States SL, Lepore T, Ryan R, Dias F, Ben Mamoun C, Fish D and Diuk-Wasser MA: Quantitative PCR for detection of Babesia microti in Ixodes scapularis ticks and in human blood. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2013 Nov;13 (11) :784-90. Epub 2013 Oct 9. PMID: 24107203


Hacker KP, Seto KC, Costa F, Corburn J, Reis MG, Ko AI and Diuk-Wasser MA: Urban slum structure: integrating socioeconomic and land cover data to model slum evolution in Salvador, Brazil. Int J Health Geogr. 2013 Oct 20;12 :45. Epub 2013 Oct 20. PMID: 24138776

Pepin KM, Eisen RJ, Mead PS, Piesman J, Fish D, Hoen AG, Barbour AG, Hamer S and Diuk-Wasser MA: Geographic variation in the relationship between human Lyme disease incidence and density of infected host-seeking Ixodes scapularis nymphs in the Eastern United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Jun;86 (6) :1062-71. PMID: 22665620


Simpson JE, Hurtado PJ, Medlock J, Molaei G, Andreadis TG, Galvani AP and Diuk-Wasser MA: Vector host-feeding preferences drive transmission of multi-host pathogens: West Nile virus as a model system. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Mar 7;279 (1730) :925-33. Epub 2011 Aug 17. PMID: 21849315


Diuk-Wasser MA, Hoen AG, Cislo P, Brinkerhoff R, Hamer SA, Rowland M, Cortinas R, Vourc'h G, Melton F, Hickling GJ, Tsao JI, Bunikis J, Barbour AG, Kitron U, Piesman J and Fish D: Human risk of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease agent, in eastern United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Feb;86 (2) :320-7. PMID: 22302869


Padmanabha H, Durham D, Correa F, Diuk-Wasser M and Galvani A: The interactive roles of Aedes aegypti super-production and human density in dengue transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6 (8) :e1799. Epub 2012 Aug 28. PMID: 22953017

Little E, Barrera R, Seto KC and Diuk-Wasser M: Co-occurrence patterns of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti and Aedes mediovitattus, a dengue competent mosquito in Puerto Rico. Ecohealth. 2011 Sep;8 (3) :365-75. Epub 2011 Oct 12. PMID: 21989642


Brinkerhoff RJ, Folsom-O'Keefe CM, Streby HM, Bent SJ, Tsao K and Diuk-Wasser MA: Regional variation in immature Ixodes scapularis parasitism on North American songbirds: implications for transmission of the Lyme pathogen, Borrelia burgdorferi. J Med Entomol. 2011 Mar;48 (2) :422-8. PMID: 21485384

Brinkerhoff RJ, Bent SJ, Folsom-O'Keefe CM, Tsao K, Hoen AG, Barbour AG and Diuk-Wasser MA: Genotypic diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi strains detected in Ixodes scapularis larvae collected from North American songbirds. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Dec;76 (24) :8265-8. Epub 2010 Oct 22. PMID: 20971869


Diuk-Wasser MA, Molaei G, Simpson JE, Folsom-O'Keefe CM, Armstrong PM and Andreadis TG: Avian communal roosts as amplification foci for West Nile virus in urban areas in northeastern United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Feb;82 (2) :337-43. PMID: 20134014

Barbour AG, Bunikis J, Travinsky B, Hoen AG, Diuk-Wasser MA, Fish D and Tsao JI: Niche partitioning of Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia miyamotoi in the same tick vector and mammalian reservoir species. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Dec;81 (6) :1120-31. PMID: 19996447


Liu A, Lee V, Galusha D, Slade MD, Diuk-Wasser M, Andreadis T, Scotch M and Rabinowitz PM: Risk factors for human infection with West Nile Virus in Connecticut: a multi-year analysis. Int J Health Geogr. 2009 Nov 27;8 :67. Epub 2009 Nov 27. PMID: 19943935


Simpson JE, Folsom-O'Keefe CM, Childs JE, Simons LE, Andreadis TG and Diuk-Wasser MA: Avian host-selection by Culex pipiens in experimental trials. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 17;4 (11) :e7861. Epub 2009 Nov 17. PMID: 19924251


Hoen AG, Margos G, Bent SJ, Diuk-Wasser MA, Barbour A, Kurtenbach K and Fish D: Phylogeography of Borrelia burgdorferi in the eastern United States reflects multiple independent Lyme disease emergence events. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Sep 1;106 (35) :15013-8. Epub 2009 Aug 14. PMID: 19706476


Gatewood AG, Liebman KA, Vourc'h G, Bunikis J, Hamer SA, Cortinas R, Melton F, Cislo P, Kitron U, Tsao J, Barbour AG, Fish D and Diuk-Wasser MA: Climate and tick seasonality are predictors of Borrelia burgdorferi genotype distribution. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Apr;75 (8) :2476-83. Epub 2009 Feb 27. PMID: 19251900

Molaei G, Andreadis TG, Armstrong PM and Diuk-Wasser M: Host-feeding patterns of potential mosquito vectors in Connecticut, U.S.A.: molecular analysis of bloodmeals from 23 species of Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Coquillettidia, Psorophora, and Uranotaenia. J Med Entomol. 2008 Nov;45 (6) :1143-51. PMID: 19058640


Brown HE, Childs JE, Diuk-Wasser MA and Fish D: Ecological factors associated with West Nile virus transmission, northeastern United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Oct;14 (10) :1539-45. PMID: 18826816


Hanincová K, Ogden NH, Diuk-Wasser M, Pappas CJ, Iyer R, Fish D, Schwartz I and Kurtenbach K: Fitness variation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto strains in mice. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Jan;74 (1) :153-7. Epub 2007 Nov 2. PMID: 17981941

Diuk-Wasser MA, Touré MB, Dolo G, Bagayoko M, Sogoba N, Sissoko I, Traoré SF and Taylor CE: Effect of rice cultivation patterns on malaria vector abundance in rice-growing villages in Mali. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 May;76 (5) :869-74. PMID: 17488907

Diuk-Wasser MA, Brown HE, Andreadis TG and Fish D: Modeling the spatial distribution of mosquito vectors for West Nile virus in Connecticut, USA. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2006 Fall;6 (3) :283-95. PMID: 16989568


Manoukis NC, Touré MB, Sissoko I, Doumbia S, Traoré SF, Diuk-Wasser MA and Taylor CE: Is vector body size the key to reduced malaria transmission in the irrigated region of Niono, Mali? J Med Entomol. 2006 Sep;43 (5) :820-7. PMID: 17017214


Hanincová K, Kurtenbach K, Diuk-Wasser M, Brei B and Fish D: Epidemic spread of Lyme borreliosis, northeastern United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Apr;12 (4) :604-11. PMID: 16704808

Diuk-Wasser MA, Toure MB, Dolo G, Bagayoko M, Sogoba N, Traore SF, Manoukis N and Taylor CE: Vector abundance and malaria transmission in rice-growing villages in Mali. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Jun;72 (6) :725-31. PMID: 15964957