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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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • NEVBD Pesticide Resistance Kit Request Form 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-05)
      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, 2019-05)
      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
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...