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  • 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. ...
  • The Asian Longhorned Tick: How to Protect Your Livestock and Farm 

    Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-23)
    i. The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick to the United States. This tick has quick population growth and can cause infestations that damage livestock and the health of farm owners and workers. This brief fact sheet ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Can vegetable oil moat 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)
    As one of the possible solutions for keeping Asian long-horned ticks (H. longicornis) trapped around CO2 reservoirs, I conducted lab observations using vegetable oil. It appears that once H. longicornis is in oil, they ...
  • Does Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) drown in water? 

    Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
    I explored water moat as one of the solutions for trapping Asian long-horned ticks (Haemaphysalis longicornis) that were attracted to CO2 reservoirs. Before employing the idea in the field, I conducted an observation in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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).

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