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    • 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 ...
    • Rearing Field-Collected Culex pipiens 

      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 Culex pipiens mosquitoes collected as eggs from the field in a temporary colony so that they can be used for pesticide resistance testing. Additional resources for ...
    • Repelentes de insectos: guía breve 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-07-13)
      Los repelentes de insectos son sustancias que, cuando se usan acorde a las indicaciones, pueden reducir las picaduras de garrapatas, mosquitos y otros insectos. Esta breve guía proporciona información sobre cómo funcionan ...
    • Review of Vector-Borne Disease Communication Resources in the Northeastern USA 

      Deckerman, Peter; Cardona, Angelyse; Dolan, Brady; Varanasi, Sravya; Mader, Emily (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-18)
      In May 2020, the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) initiated a project to document tick and mosquito-borne disease outreach materials developed and promoted by vector-borne disease ...
    • Rising Temperatures Reduce Aedes Mosquitoes' Ability to Transmit Zika Virus 

      Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      Two species of mosquito carry and transmit Zika virus: Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. This infographic summarizes results of NEVBD-supported research into the affect of rising temperatures on mosquito life span and ...
    • Sampling Guide 

      Foley, Nicole (2021)
      Here is a guide for how you will sample for ticks in the field.
    • Spread of Lyme Disease Across 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)
      Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the U.S. with more than 400,000 cases per year. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research on the spread of human Lyme disease cases across U.S. counties using ...
    • Sugar Feeding Behavior of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes in New York 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-23)
      The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is a globally invasive mosquito species that can spread over 20 different diseases such as dengue and Zika viruses. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research to ...
    • Tick Storage 

      Foley, Nicole (2021)
      Here are instructions on how to store the ticks.
    • Tick Surveillance and Control: Summary of Program Operations for Northeast States 

      Mader, Emily; Geiger, Annie; Harrington, Laura (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-05-02)
      The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) collaborated with our partner Regional Centers of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (MCE-VBD, PacVec, WCGVBD, and SER-COE-VBD) to develop and ...
    • Tick Surveillance Practices in the Northeast 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Backenson, Bryon; Patti, Casey; Maria, Diuk-Wasser; Charles, Lubelczyk; Melissa, Prusinski; Kirby, Stafford (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-12-02)
      A review of tick surveillance guidance and best practices tailored for the Northeast USA. Speakers include experts from the New York State Department of Health, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Maine Medical ...
    • To Do List at Home 

      Foley, Nicole (2021)
      Here is a list of things to do once you are home after a day of sampling for ticks.
    • Use of permethrin to 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)
      I explored permethrin treated cloth as one of the possible solutions for containing/trapping Asian long-horned ticks (H. longicornis) that were attracted to CO2 (used dry ice). I treated a small piece of corduroy cloth ...
    • Use of tanglefoot, brush on sticky coating, to 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)
      I explored sticky trap (tanglefoot: brush on coating) as one of the solutions to keep Asian long-horned ticks trapped around CO2 reservoir. Before implementing the idea in the field, I conducted an observation in the lab. ...
    • Vector Biology Boot Camp: Workplace Impact Assessment from Program Attendees 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-11-09)
      The Vector Biology Boot Camp is an annual event offered by the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) and the Louis Calder Center of Fordham University, providing hands-on learning ...
    • 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 ...
    • Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance & Control Training Needs Assessment 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Mader, Emily; Frye, Matthew; Meredith, Gen; Kramer, Laura; Armstrong, Philip; Diuk-Wasser, Maria; Daniels, Tom; Fonseca, Dina; Backenson, P. Bryon; Andreadis, Theodore; Harrington, Laura (2017-08)
      A major goal of the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases is to develop training and education tools for public health professionals. The purpose of this needs assessment survey was a first step ...
    • Ventral view of an Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) female, adult 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-27)
      Micrograph of a ventral view of an Asian long-horned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis.
    • What Do Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes Feed On? 

      Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      Ae. albopictus mosquitoes are known to transmit many different disease agents to humans and animals. It is important to know the feeding habits of Ae. albopictus mosquitoes in order to understand health risks to humans and ...