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    • 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.
    • NEVBD Quarterly Digest - September 2018 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-09-28)
      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 Issue 4 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-07-01)
      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 Issue 5 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-09-30)
      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
    • NEVBD Quarterly Digest Issue 6 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-01-20)
      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 Issue 7 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-04-30)
      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.
    • Questing Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysali longicornis), adult 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      The video shows a questing adult, female, Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis).
    • Reaction of deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) and Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) to human presence 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      The video shows the difference in reactions of deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) and Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) when they are approached by a human host. I observed (shown in the video) that deer ticks ...
    • Rearing Field-Collected Aedes albopictus 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-01)
      These guidelines lay out all the materials needed to rear Aedes albopictus mosquitoes collected as eggs from the field in a temporary colony so that they can be used for pesticide resistance bioassays. Additional resources ...