Collection includes technical documentation and fact sheets relevant to vector surveillance and control operations in the Northeast region.

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  • How to Construct a Blacklight Trap 

    Alvarado, Antonio; Mader, Emily; Dombroskie, Jason; Harrington, Laura (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2022-04-12)
    A brief instructional guide for building a blacklight trap to collect insects, including triatomine bugs (aka kissing bugs or conenose bugs).
  • What You Need to Know About Anaplasmosis 

    McInerney, Sophie; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2022-03-04)
    Anaplasmosis is caused by bacteria spread through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick. Reported cases of anaplasmosis are increasing in the northeast and upper midwest regions of the United States. This fact sheet ...
  • Tick Blitz: Quick Reference Guide for Tick Blitz Participants 

    Foley, Nicole (2021)
    Here is a quick guide to help you during the tick blitz week. The document includes slides from the training webinar with a few updates, and more detailed instructions on storing and mailing the ticks!
  • Tick Blitz: 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.
  • Tick Blitz: Tick Storage 

    Foley, Nicole (2021)
    Here are instructions on how to store the ticks.
  • Tick Blitz: Kit Return 

    Foley, Nicole (2021)
    Here are instructions on what items in the kit you will keep and which you will return.
  • Tick Blitz: Sampling Guide 

    Foley, Nicole (2021)
    Here is a guide for how you will sample for ticks in the field.
  • Tick Blitz: Mailing Ticks Instructions 

    Foley, Nicole (2021)
    Here is a guide for how you will mail the ticks back to Cornell.
  • Tick Blitz: Field Collection Sheet 

    Foley, Nicole (2021)
    This is the field collection sheet you will use each day you sample for ticks.
  • Tick Blitz: FAQs 

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

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