Jeff N Borchert

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of indoor residual spraying using lambda-cyhalothrin for controlling nontarget vector fleas (Siphonaptera) on commensal rats in a plague endemic region of northwestern Uganda
    Jeff N Borchert
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:1027-34. 2012
  2. pmc Analysis of vkorc1 polymorphisms in Norway rats using the roof rat as outgroup
    Juan C Diaz
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS 170, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    BMC Genet 11:43. 2010
  3. pmc Landscape and residential variables associated with plague-endemic villages in the West Nile region of Uganda
    Katherine MacMillan
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:435-42. 2011
  4. pmc Blood meal identification in off-host cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) from a plague-endemic region of Uganda
    Christine B Graham
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:381-9. 2013
  5. pmc Flea diversity as an element for persistence of plague bacteria in an East African plague focus
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35598. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of rodent bait containing imidacloprid for the control of fleas on commensal rodents in a plague-endemic region of northwest Uganda
    Jeff N Borchert
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:842-50. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and modification of off-host flea collection techniques used in northwest Uganda: laboratory and field studies
    Jeff N Borchert
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:210-4. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of flea blood meals using multiplexed real-time polymerase chain reaction targeting mitochondrial gene fragments
    Michael E Woods
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:998-1003. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and their potential role as vectors in a plague-endemic region of Uganda
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:949-56. 2008
  10. pmc Assessing human risk of exposure to plague bacteria in northwestern Uganda based on remotely sensed predictors
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:904-11. 2010

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of indoor residual spraying using lambda-cyhalothrin for controlling nontarget vector fleas (Siphonaptera) on commensal rats in a plague endemic region of northwestern Uganda
    Jeff N Borchert
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:1027-34. 2012
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  2. pmc Analysis of vkorc1 polymorphisms in Norway rats using the roof rat as outgroup
    Juan C Diaz
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS 170, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    BMC Genet 11:43. 2010
    ..Moreover, an available roof rat vkorc1 sequence would enable species identification based on vkorc1 sequence and the evaluation of natural selection on particular vkorc1 polymorphisms in the Norway rat (R. norvegicus)...
  3. pmc Landscape and residential variables associated with plague-endemic villages in the West Nile region of Uganda
    Katherine MacMillan
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:435-42. 2011
    ..The identified variables are consistent with current ecologic theories on plague transmission dynamics. This preliminary study serves as a foundation for future case control studies in the area...
  4. pmc Blood meal identification in off-host cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) from a plague-endemic region of Uganda
    Christine B Graham
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:381-9. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that cat fleas in human habitations in the West Nile region feed primarily on domesticated species. We conclude that C. felis is unlikely to serve as a Y. pestis bridging vector in this region...
  5. pmc Flea diversity as an element for persistence of plague bacteria in an East African plague focus
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35598. 2012
    ..By contrast, flea diversity was significantly higher inside the focus than outside. Our study highlights the importance of considering flea diversity in models of Y. pestis persistence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of rodent bait containing imidacloprid for the control of fleas on commensal rodents in a plague-endemic region of northwest Uganda
    Jeff N Borchert
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:842-50. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and modification of off-host flea collection techniques used in northwest Uganda: laboratory and field studies
    Jeff N Borchert
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:210-4. 2012
    ..Within human habitations in Uganda, Kilonzo traps were especially useful for collecting C. felis, the dominant species found in human habitations in this area...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of flea blood meals using multiplexed real-time polymerase chain reaction targeting mitochondrial gene fragments
    Michael E Woods
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:998-1003. 2009
    ..Future application of the assay will help us better define the ecology of plague in East Africa to implement effective control measures to combat the spread of disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and their potential role as vectors in a plague-endemic region of Uganda
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Enteric and Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:949-56. 2008
    ..Plague control programs in this region should remain focused on reducing rat flea populations, although our findings imply that cat fleas should not be ignored by these programs as they could play a significant role as secondary vectors...
  10. pmc Assessing human risk of exposure to plague bacteria in northwestern Uganda based on remotely sensed predictors
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:904-11. 2010
    ..However, it is clear that future studies aimed at identifying behavioral and fine-scale ecological risk factors in the West Nile region are required to fully assess the risk of human exposure to Y. pestis...
  11. doi request reprint Bartonella species in invasive rats and indigenous rodents from Uganda
    Sarah A Billeter
    1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Fort Collins, Colorado
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 14:182-8. 2014
    ..rattus was quite surprising, in contrast, to the detection of these organisms in a large percentage of Rattus species from other geographical areas. A possible reason for this disparity is discussed...