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    • The Asian Longhorned Tick: How to Protect Your Livestock and Farm 

      Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-23)
      i. The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick to the United States. This tick has quick population growth and can cause infestations that damage livestock and the health of farm owners and workers. This brief fact sheet ...
    • Asian Tiger Mosquito Information and Trap Instructions 

      Cornell Department of Entomology (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-07-09)
      This technical guide provides information on the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) and instructions on how to create a home-made egg trap to collect and hatch this mosquito.
    • Climate Change and West Nile Virus Spread in New York and Connecticut 

      McInerney, Sophie; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-11-15)
      West Nile virus is the most commonly reported mosquito-borne virus that makes people sick in the United States. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research to estimate how the number of human cases of West Nile ...
    • Discussion on the Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Heath, Allen; Egizi, Andrea; Falco, Richard (2018-11-19)
      On November 19, 2018, Dr. Allen C.G. Heath, Dr. Andrea Egizi, and Dr. Richard Falco together presented an informational webinar reviewing the biology, ecology, distribution, and control of the invasive Asian longhorned ...
    • Egg Identification Guide for Aedes albopictus in the Northeast, USA 

      Shragai, Talya; Mader, Emily; Harrington, Laura (2018-07)
      An identification guide to distinguish eggs laid by Aedes albopcitus from other urban Aedes mosquito species in the Northeast USA, using compound microscopes.
    • Intruder Alert: Asian Longhorned Tick - What You Need to Know about the Invasive Tick Haemaphysalis longicornis 

      Burtis, James; Egizi, Andrea; Occi, James; Mader, Emily; Lejeune, Manigandan; Stafford, Kirby; Harrington, Laura (2018)
      Brief fact sheet covering key facts on the invasive Asian longhorned tick, including factors influencing the ticks veterinary and medical importance, potential to spread in the US, and identification features.
    • La garrapata asiática de cuernos largos: Cómo proteger su ganado y granja 

      Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-23)
      i. La garrapata asiática de cuernos largos es una garrapata invasora en los Estados Unidos. Esta garrapata tiene un rápido crecimiento de la población y puede causar infestaciones que dañan al ganado y la salud de la granja. ...
    • Vector Surveillance Reports: Northeast Region Program Directory 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-09-12)
      This document contains a directory of vector surveillance and vector-borne disease surveillance summary reports made available through public agencies working in the Northeast region of the United States. These reports ...
    • What is Powassan Virus? 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-30)
      Powassan virus is a rare but serious virus spread through the bite of an infected tick. This virus is mostly detected in the northeastern US and parts of the upper midwest. This pamphlet provides a overview of how Powassan ...
    • What You Need to Know About Anaplasmosis 

      McInerney, Sophie; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2022-03-04)
      Anaplasmosis is caused by bacteria spread through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick. Reported cases of anaplasmosis are increasing in the northeast and upper midwest regions of the United States. This fact sheet ...
    • What You Need to Know About EEE Virus in the Northeast 

      Zhong, Kaylee (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-30)
      Eastern equine encephalitis virus is a rare but serious virus spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. This virus is common in southern New England, New York and New Jersey, and other areas of the midwest and ...
    • Which Ticks Spread Powassan Virus? 

      McInerney, Sophie; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2022-02-18)
      Powassan virus is spread to people by the bite of an infected tick. Although still rare, the number of reported cases of people sick from Powassan virus has increased in recent years. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported ...