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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Bacterial Communities Associated With Flea Vectors of Plague

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2009; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2471 words.

The microbial flora associated with fleas may affect their ability to transmit specific pathogens, including Yersinia pestis, and also could be used to develop paratransgenesis-based...

Seasonal Necrophagous Insect Community Assembly During Vertebrate Carrion Decomposition

in Journal of Medical Entomology

March 2013; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5821 words.

Necrophagous invertebrates have been documented to be a predominant driver of vertebrate carrion decomposition; however, very little is understood about the assembly of these communities...

Permutation Tests of Hierarchical Cluster Analyses of Carrion Communities and Their Potential Use in Forensic Entomology

Joris L. van der Ham.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2223 words.

Forensic entomologists can use carrion communities’ ecological succession data to estimate the postmortem interval (PMI). Permutation tests of hierarchical cluster analyses of these data...

Molecular Ecological Analysis of Planktonic Bacterial Communities in Constructed Wetlands Invaded by Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquitoes

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 7361 words.

The succession of the planktonic bacterial community during the colonization by Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes of 0.1-ha treatment wetlands was studied using denaturing gradient gel...

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Constitutive Differences Between Natural and Artificial Container Mosquito Habitats: Vector Communities, Resources, Microorganisms, and Habitat Parameters

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2012; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 7613 words.

Aquatic containers, including tree holes and vehicle tires, harbor a diverse assemblage of mosquitoes capable of vectoring important diseases. Many studies have examined containers as a...

Sylvatic Triatominae of the Phyllosoma Complex (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) Around the Community of Carrillo Puerto, Nayarit, Mexico

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 1579 words.

Research on domestic and sylvatic triatomines within the community of Carrillo Puerto and neighboring areas of Nayarit, Mexico, documented that Triatoma longipennis (Usinger) and Triatoma...

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Spatiotemporal Patterns of Reinfestation by Triatoma guasayana (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in a Rural Community of Northwestern Argentina

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2005; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5506 words.

Triatoma guasayana (Wygodzinsky & Abalos) is a secondary vector of Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas), the etiologic agent of Chagas disease, in the Chaco region of Argentina, Bolivia,...

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Development of an Adaptive Tsetse Population Management Scheme for the Luke Community, Ethiopia

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2005; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5653 words.

Since 1996, tsetse (Glossina spp.) control operations, using odor-baited traps, have been carried out in the Luke area of Gurage zone, southwestern Ethiopia. Glossina morsitans submorsitansnull...

Host–Parasite Associations in Small Mammal Communities in Semiarid Savanna Ecosystems of East Africa

Ana Sofia Guerra, Ralph P. Eckerlin, Ashley P. G. Dowling, Lance A. Durden, Richard G. Robbins, Katharina Dittmar, Kristofer M. Helgen, Bernard Agwanda, Brian F. Allan, Tyler Hedlund and Hillary S. Young.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6974 words.

Despite the established importance of rodents as reservoirs of vector-borne zoonoses in East Africa, there is relatively limited information regarding the infestation parameters and host...

The Relationship Between Deer Density, Tick Abundance, and Human Cases of Lyme Disease in a Residential Community

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4534 words.

White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman), serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis Say), the vector for Lyme disease, human babesiosis, and...

Intra-Annual Changes in Abundance of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti and Aedes (Ochlerotatus) epactius (Diptera: Culicidae) in High-Elevation Communities in México

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6020 words.

We examined temporal changes in the abundance of the mosquitoes Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) and Aedes (Ochlerotatus) epactius Dyar & Knab from June to October 2012 in one reference...

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Overcoming the Challenges of Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Sampling in Remote Localities: A Comparison of CO2 Attractants on Mosquito Communities in Three Tropical Forest Habitats

in Journal of Medical Entomology

January 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3778 words.

Emerging infectious diseases are on the rise with future outbreaks predicted to occur in frontier regions of tropical countries. Disease surveillance in these hotspots is challenging...

Heterogeneity of Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Control Community Size, Research Productivity, and Arboviral Diseases Across the United States

Gabriel L. Hamer.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6589 words.

Multiple factors lead to extensive variation in mosquito and mosquito-borne virus control programs throughout the United States. This variation is related to differences in budgets, number...

Community-Based Sampling Methods for Surveillance of the Chagas Disease Vector, Triatoma dimidiata (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5208 words.

In Guatemala, the most widespread vector of Trypanosoma cruzi (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae), the causative agent of Chagas disease, is Triatoma dimidiata (Latreille) (Hemiptera:...

A New Strategy for Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Control With Community Participation Using a New Fumigant Formulation

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4561 words.

Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever are mosquito-borne viral diseases that coincide with the distribution of Aedes aegypti (L.), the primary vector in the tropical and semitropical world....

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Common House Spiders Are Not Likely Vectors of Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2275 words.

There is an increasing incidence in the number of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the United States. Skin and soft tissue infections...

Control of Immature Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) on Rodent Reservoirs of Borrelia burgdorferi in a Residential Community of Southeastern Connecticut

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2004; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 7967 words.

A 3-yr community-based study was conducted on residential properties on Mason’s Island, Mystic, CT, to determine the efficacy of a rodent-targeted acaricide (fipronil) to control immature I...

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Community of Chewing Lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera and Ischnocera) Parasites of Resident Birds at the Archipelago of São Pedro and São Paulo in Northeast Brazil

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4372 words.

The current study describes the chewing lice community associated with seabird populations resident at the São Pedro and São Paulo Archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean in Pernambuco State,...

Carcass Enrichment Does Not Alter Decay Rates or Arthropod Community Structure: A Test of the Arthropod Saturation Hypothesis at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2003; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6415 words.

In a test of an arthropod saturation hypothesis, we asked if the 30-yr history of carcass enrichment at the Anthropology Research Facility, Knoxville TN, has altered carcass decay rates or...

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Landscape Factors Influencing the Spatial Distribution and Abundance of Mosquito Vector Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Mixed Residential-Agricultural Community in Hawai’i

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2007; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4836 words.

Mosquito-borne avian diseases, principally avian malaria (Plasmodium relictum Grassi and Feletti) and avian pox (Avipoxvirus sp.) have been implicated as the key limiting factor associated...

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