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    • Can vegetable oil moat trap Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis)? 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      As one of the possible solutions for keeping Asian long-horned ticks (H. longicornis) trapped around CO2 reservoirs, I conducted lab observations using vegetable oil. It appears that once H. longicornis is in oil, they ...
    • Concepts Vector Control: Ticks 

      Williams, Scott; Stafford, Kirby III; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-08-30)
      On August 30, 2018, Dr. Kirby Stafford III and Dr. Scott C. Williams of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station presented an educational webinar reviewing integrated tick management approaches and challenges to ...
    • Culex pipiens collection kit 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2020-05)
      Collection kit and guidelines to be used by public agencies submitting Culex pipiens specimens to the NEVBD laboratory at Cornell University for pesticide resistance testing.
    • Culex pipiens submission kit 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2019-05)
      Submission kit and guidelines to be used by public agencies submitting Culex pipiens specimens to the NEVBD laboratory at Cornell University for pesticide resistance testing.
    • 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 ...
    • Does Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) drown in water? 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      I explored water moat as one of the solutions for trapping Asian long-horned ticks (Haemaphysalis longicornis) that were attracted to CO2 reservoirs. Before employing the idea in the field, I conducted an observation in ...
    • 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.
    • Haller's organ of an Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis). 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-27)
      It is a micrograph of a Haller's organ on Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis).
    • Insect Repellent Essentials: A Brief Guide 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-07-24)
      Insect repellents are substances that, when used as directed, can reduce tick, mosquito, and other insect bites. Preventing bites will help you avoid disease-causing pathogens carried by these animals. This brief guide ...
    • Insecticide Resistance in Mosquitoes: Practical Guidance and Tips for Performing Your Own Monitoring Assays 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Burtis, James; Shepard, John (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-04-01)
      Presenters James Burtis of Cornell University and John Shepard of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station provide an overview of practical guidance for conducting pesticide resistance bioassays for mosquitoes in ...
    • Interaction between Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) and a human host 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      After observing Asian long-horned tick's (Haemaphysalis longicornis) peculiar behavior of avoiding contacts with humans, I was curious to see if the ticks would latch on (to feed) if I forcefully placed them on my hand. ...
    • 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.
    • Larvicidal Bioassay Kit and Guidelines 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2019-05)
      Kit and guidelines for conducting the larvicidal bioassay for mosquitoes using diagnostic doses developed by the NEVBD laboratory at Cornell University.
    • Larvicide Efficacy Kit and Guidelines 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-01)
      Kit and guidelines for evaluating larvicide efficacy for control of mosquitoes, including collecting water from target sites, rearing mosquitoes, and conducting the efficacy bioassay procedure.
    • Life Cycle of the Blacklegged Tick 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-09-03)
      This bookmark briefly summarizes the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) life cycle in the Northeast USA across a two-year period.
    • Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Lunch & Learn from NEVBD 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Burtis, James; Fernandez, Maria del Pilar; Fonseca, Dina (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-08)
      May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the US. Each Friday in May 2020, one of the Centers of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases provided a lunch and learn seminar covering tick and Lyme disease research. The Northeast ...
    • NEVBD Pesticide Resistance Kit Request Form 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05)
      Request form to be used by public agencies requesting NEVBD kits for pesticide resistance testing.
    • NEVBD Pesticide Resistance Specimen Submission Form 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05)
      Submission form for public agencies to submit mosquito specimens to Cornell University for pesticide resistance testing.
    • NEVBD Quarterly Digest - December 2018 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-12-21)
      The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) issues a quarterly digest featuring articles on the latest NEVBD-sponsored research programs, training events, and highlights of our regional partners.
    • NEVBD Quarterly Digest - June 2018 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-06-30)
      The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) issues a quarterly digest featuring articles on the latest NEVBD-sponsored research programs, training events, and highlights of our regional partners.