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    • FAQs 

      Foley, Nicole; Foley, Nicole (2021)
      Answers to FAQs you may be asked by individuals while sampling for ticks.
    • Field Collection Sheet 

      Foley, Nicole (2021)
      This is the field collection sheet you will use each day you sample for ticks.
    • First Appearance of a Foreign Tick (Amblyomma coelebs) in the U.S. 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      A foreign tick, Amblyomma coelebs, was found in the U.S. for the first time in 2018 on a traveler returning from Costa Rica and Panama. This infographic summarizes a NEVBD-supported report of this tick detection in ...
    • First Human Bites from Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick Larvae in the U.S. 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive species to the U.S. Eleven human bites from this tick have been documented in the U.S. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported work documenting the first bites by larvae of this ...
    • 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.
    • Kit Return 

      Foley, Nicole (2021)
      Here are instructions on what items in the kit you will keep and which you will return.
    • La Crosse Virus in the Northeast USA 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      La Crosse virus is a mosquito-borne virus that affects 50 to 150 people every year in the U.S., mainly in the Appalachian and Midwest regions. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research into how common La Cross ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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.
    • Lone Star Tick Able to Survive Winters in the Northeast as Temperatures Rise 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      The lone star tick is an aggressive tick species found in the Southeast and Midwest areas of the U.S. that can transmit bacteria and viruses to humans and animals. A warming climate and changing land use patterns have led ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mailing Ticks Instructions 

      Foley, Nicole (2021)
      Here is a guide for how you will mail the ticks back to Cornell.
    • Mosquitoes that Spread West Nile Virus in the US 

      Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      Culex mosquitoes play an essential role in transmitting West Nile virus to animals and humans. This infographic provides a summary of NEVBD-supported research on Culex pipiens, Culex tarsalis, and Culex quinquefasciatus ...
    • Multiple Blood Meals Boost Mosquitoes' Disease Transmission Potential 

      Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      When a mosquito bites a human or other animal to feed, it is called taking a bloodmeal. Humans can become infected with mosquito-borne viruses when they are bitten by an infected mosquito. This infographic summarizes results ...