Publications

Faust CL, Dobson AP, Gottdenker N, Bloomfield LSP, McCallum HI, Gillespie TR, Diuk-Wasser M, Plowright RK: Null expectations for disease dynamics in shrinking habitat: dilution or amplification? Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jun 5. PMID: 28438921

Kilpatrick AM, Dobson ADM, Levi T, Salkeld DJ, Swei A, Ginsberg HS, Kjemtrup A, Padgett KA, Jensen PM, Fish D, Ogden NH, Diuk-Wasser MA: Lyme disease ecology in a changing world: consensus, uncertainty and critical gaps for improving control. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jun 5. PMID: 28438910

Cahill ME, Yao Y, Nock D, Armstrong PM, Andreadis TG, Diuk-Wasser MA, Montgomery RR: West Nile Virus Seroprevalence, Connecticut, USA, 2000-2014. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Apr. PMID: 28322715

Nunes MR, Contreras-Gutierrez MA, Guzman H, Martins LC, Barbirato MF, Savit C, Balta V, Uribe S, Vivero R, Suaza JD, Oliveira H, Nunes Neto JP, Carvalho VL, da Silva SP, Cardoso JF, de Oliveira RS, da Silva Lemos P, Wood TG, Widen SG, Vasconcelos PF, Fish D, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB: Genetic characterization, molecular epidemiology, and phylogenetic relationships of insect-specific viruses in the taxon Negevirus. Virology. 2017 Apr; 2017 Feb 11. PMID: 28193550

Vora A, Taank V, Dutta SM, Anderson JF, Fish D, Sonenshine DE, Catravas JD, Sultana H, Neelakanta G: Ticks elicit variable fibrinogenolytic activities upon feeding on hosts with different immune backgrounds. Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 16; 2017 Mar 16. PMID: 28300174

Richardson JL, Burak MK, Hernandez C, Shirvell JM, Mariani C, Carvalho-Pereira TS, Pertile AC, Panti-May JA, Pedra GG, Serrano S, Taylor J, Carvalho M, Rodrigues G, Costa F, Childs JE, Ko AI, Caccone A: Using fine-scale spatial genetics of Norway rats to improve control efforts and reduce leptospirosis risk in urban slum environments. Evol Appl. 2017 Apr; 2017 Feb 23. PMID: 28352293

Rynkiewicz EC, Brown J, Tufts DM, Huang CI, Kampen H, Bent SJ, Fish D, Diuk-Wasser MA: Closely-related Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu stricto) strains exhibit similar fitness in single infections and asymmetric competition in multiple infections. Parasit Vectors. 2017 Feb 6; 2017 Feb 6. PMID: 28166814

Fikrig K, Johnson BJ, Fish D, Ritchie SA: Assessment of synthetic floral-based attractants and sugar baits to capture male and female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasit Vectors. 2017 Jan 17; 2017 Jan 17. PMID: 28095875

Contreras MA, Eastwood G, Guzman H, Popov V, Savit C, Uribe S, Kramer LD, Wood TG, Widen SG, Fish D, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N, Walker PJ: Almendravirus: A Proposed New Genus of Rhabdoviruses Isolated from Mosquitoes in Tropical Regions of the Americas. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jan 11; 2016 Oct 31. PMID: 27799634

Margos G, Marosevic D, Cutler S, Derdakova M, Diuk-Wasser M, Emler S, Fish D, Gray J, Hunfeld KP, Jaulhac B, Kahl O, Kovalev S, Kraiczy P, Lane RS, Lienhard R, Lindgren PE, Ogden N, Ornstein K, Rupprecht T, Schwartz I, Sing A, Straubinger RK, Strle F, Voordouw M, Rizzoli A, Stevenson B, Fingerle V: There is inadequate evidence to support the division of the genus Borrelia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2016 Dec 8; 2016 Dec 8. PMID: 27930271

Krause PJ, Schwab J, Narasimhan S, Brancato J, Xu G, Rich SM: Hard Tick Relapsing Fever Caused by Borrelia miyamotoi in a Child. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Dec. PMID: 27626914

Carpi G, Walter KS, Mamoun CB, Krause PJ, Kitchen A, Lepore TJ, Dwivedi A, Cornillot E, Caccone A, Diuk-Wasser MA: Babesia microti from humans and ticks hold a genomic signature of strong population structure in the United States. BMC Genomics. 2016 Nov 7; 2016 Nov 7. PMID: 27821055

Levin AE, Krause PJ: Transfusion-transmitted babesiosis: is it time to screen the blood supply? Curr Opin Hematol. 2016 Nov. PMID: 27537475

Silva JC, Cornillot E, McCracken C, Usmani-Brown S, Dwivedi A, Ifeonu OO, Crabtree J, Gotia HT, Virji AZ, Reynes C, Colinge J, Kumar V, Lawres L, Pazzi JE, Pablo JV, Hung C, Brancato J, Kumari P, Orvis J, Tretina K, Chibucos M, Ott S, Sadzewicz L, Sengamalay N, Shetty AC, Su Q, Tallon L, Fraser CM, Frutos R, Molina DM, Krause PJ, Ben Mamoun C: Genome-wide diversity and gene expression profiling of Babesia microti isolates identify polymorphic genes that mediate host-pathogen interactions. Sci Rep. 2016 Oct 18; 2016 Oct 18. PMID: 27752055

Saifee NH, Krause PJ, Wu Y: Apheresis for babesiosis: Therapeutic parasite reduction or removal of harmful toxins or both? J Clin Apher. 2016 Oct; 2015 Oct 20. PMID: 26481763

Sudhindra P, Wang G, Schriefer ME, McKenna D, Zhuge J, Krause PJ, Marques AR, Wormser GP: Insights into Borrelia miyamotoi infection from an untreated case demonstrating relapsing fever, monocytosis and a positive C6 Lyme serology. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Sep; 2016 Jun 22. PMID: 27412815

Cornillot E, Dassouli A, Pachikara N, Lawres L, Renard I, Francois C, Randazzo S, Brès V, Garg A, Brancato J, Pazzi JE, Pablo J, Hung C, Teng A, Shandling AD, Huynh VT, Krause PJ, Lepore T, Delbecq S, Hermanson G, Liang X, Williams S, Molina DM, Ben Mamoun C: A targeted immunomic approach identifies diagnostic antigens in the human pathogen Babesia microti. Transfusion. 2016 Aug; 2016 May 17. PMID: 27184823

Walter KS, Carpi G, Evans BR, Caccone A, Diuk-Wasser MA: Vectors as Epidemiological Sentinels: Patterns of Within-Tick Borrelia burgdorferi Diversity. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jul; 2016 Jul 14. PMID: 27414806

Levin AE, Williamson PC, Bloch EM, Clifford J, Cyrus S, Shaz BH, Kessler D, Gorlin J, Erwin JL, Krueger NX, Williams GV, Penezina O, Telford SR 4th, Branda JA, Krause PJ, Wormser GP, Schotthoefer AM, Fritsche TR, Busch MP: Serologic screening of United States blood donors for Babesia microti using an investigational enzyme immunoassay. Transfusion. 2016 Jul; 2016 May 25. PMID: 27224258

Walter KS, Pepin KM, Webb CT, Gaff HD, Krause PJ, Pitzer VE, Diuk-Wasser MA: Invasion of two tick-borne diseases across New England: harnessing human surveillance data to capture underlying ecological invasion processes. Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Jun 15. PMID: 27252022