Sara M Vetter

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Biofilm formation is not required for early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis
    Sara M Vetter
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Enteric and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Microbiology 156:2216-25. 2010
  2. pmc Effects of temperature on the transmission of Yersinia Pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla Cheopis, in the late phase period
    Anna M Schotthoefer
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Parasit Vectors 4:191. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by the mouse flea, Aetheca wagneri (Siphonaptera: Ceratophylidae), and implications for the role of deer mice as enzootic reservoirs
    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, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1160-4. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of temperature on early-phase transmission of Yersina pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla cheopis
    Anna M Schotthoefer
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:411-7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Source of host blood affects prevalence of infection and bacterial loads of Yersinia pestis in fleas
    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, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:933-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Effects of low-temperature flea maintenance on the transmission of yersinia pestis by Oropsylla montana
    Shanna K Williams
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:468-78. 2013
  7. pmc Short report: Exposing laboratory-reared fleas to soil and wild flea feces increases transmission of Yersinia pestis
    Ryan T Jones
    Division of Vector borne Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:784-7. 2013
  8. 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
  9. pmc Yersinia pestis infection and laboratory conditions alter flea-associated bacterial communities
    Ryan T Jones
    Division of Vector borne Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    ISME J 7:224-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Biofilm formation is not required for early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis
    Sara M Vetter
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Enteric and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Microbiology 156:2216-25. 2010
    ..pestis in our EPT model, although biofilm overproduction inhibited efficient EPT. Our results also indicate, however, that biofilms may play a role in infection persistence in the flea...
  2. pmc Effects of temperature on the transmission of Yersinia Pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla Cheopis, in the late phase period
    Anna M Schotthoefer
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Parasit Vectors 4:191. 2011
    ..i.), and every 3-4 days thereafter until day 14 p.i. for fleas held at 10°C, or 28 days p.i. for fleas held at 23-30°C. Transmission was confirmed using Y. pestis-specific antigen or antibody detection assays on mouse tissues...
  3. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by the mouse flea, Aetheca wagneri (Siphonaptera: Ceratophylidae), and implications for the role of deer mice as enzootic reservoirs
    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, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1160-4. 2008
    ..Because deer mice typically harbor fewer than three A. wagneri per host, our data do not support the notion of an independent deer mouse--A. wagneri transmission cycle...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of temperature on early-phase transmission of Yersina pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla cheopis
    Anna M Schotthoefer
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:411-7. 2011
    ..By contrast, transmission may be delayed or inhibited at low temperatures, indicating that epizootic spread of Y. pestis by X. cheopis via early-phase transmission is unlikely during colder periods of the year...
  5. ncbi request reprint Source of host blood affects prevalence of infection and bacterial loads of Yersinia pestis in fleas
    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, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:933-8. 2008
    ..pestis (A1122). Implications of the results for rate of spread of Y. pestis in naturally infected host populations are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of low-temperature flea maintenance on the transmission of yersinia pestis by Oropsylla montana
    Shanna K Williams
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:468-78. 2013
    ..pestis is able to overwinter within the flea gut and potentially cause infection during the following transmission season. The findings also might hold implications for explaining the focality of plague in tropical regions...
  7. pmc Short report: Exposing laboratory-reared fleas to soil and wild flea feces increases transmission of Yersinia pestis
    Ryan T Jones
    Division of Vector borne Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:784-7. 2013
    ..9% and 7.6%, respectively) were more than three times higher than in control fleas (2.2%). Our results suggest that exposing laboratory-reared fleas to diverse microbes alters transmission of Y. pestis...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Yersinia pestis infection and laboratory conditions alter flea-associated bacterial communities
    Ryan T Jones
    Division of Vector borne Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    ISME J 7:224-8. 2013
    ..Bartonella and Wolbachia were unaffected or responded positively to Y. pestis infection...