L Eisen

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Affiliation: Colorado State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Irrigated agriculture is an important risk factor for West Nile virus disease in the hyperendemic Larimer-Boulder-Weld area of north central Colorado
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:939-51. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti in the continental United States: a vector at the cool margin of its geographic range
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 3195 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 50:467-78. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint What is the risk for exposure to vector-borne pathogens in United States national parks?
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 3195 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 50:221-30. 2013
  4. pmc Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti and Aedes (Howardina) cozumelensis in Yucatán State, México, with a summary of published collection records for Ae. cozumelensis
    Julián E García-Rejón
    Laboratorio de Arbovirologia, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales Dr Hideyo Noguchi, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Calle 96 s n Av Jacinto Canek y Calle 47, Paseo de las Fuentes, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
    J Vector Ecol 37:365-72. 2012
  5. pmc Changes in the geographical distribution and abundance of the tick Ixodes ricinus during the past 30 years in Sweden
    Thomas G T Jaenson
    Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Parasit Vectors 5:8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint A call for renewed research on tick-borne Francisella tularensis in the Arkansas-Missouri primary national focus of tularemia in humans
    L Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:389-97. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Climate-based model predicting acarological risk of encountering the human-biting adult life stage of Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) in a key habitat type in Colorado
    L Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:694-704. 2007
  8. pmc Use of mapping and spatial and space-time modeling approaches in operational control of Aedes aegypti and dengue
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e411. 2009
  9. pmc Need for improved methods to collect and present spatial epidemiologic data for vectorborne diseases
    Lars Eisen
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1816-20. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal pattern of host-seeking activity by the human-biting adult life stage of Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae)
    L Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:359-66. 2007

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Irrigated agriculture is an important risk factor for West Nile virus disease in the hyperendemic Larimer-Boulder-Weld area of north central Colorado
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:939-51. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti in the continental United States: a vector at the cool margin of its geographic range
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 3195 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 50:467-78. 2013
    ..aegypti in the United States outside of the geographic areas where the mosquito already is firmly established, and even less so for dengue virus transmission and dengue disease in humans...
  3. ncbi request reprint What is the risk for exposure to vector-borne pathogens in United States national parks?
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 3195 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 50:221-30. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti and Aedes (Howardina) cozumelensis in Yucatán State, México, with a summary of published collection records for Ae. cozumelensis
    Julián E García-Rejón
    Laboratorio de Arbovirologia, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales Dr Hideyo Noguchi, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Calle 96 s n Av Jacinto Canek y Calle 47, Paseo de las Fuentes, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
    J Vector Ecol 37:365-72. 2012
    ..We also summarize the published records for Ae. cozumelensis, which are restricted to collections from México's Yucatán Peninsula and Belize, and uniformly represent geographic locations where Ae. aegypti can be expected to occur...
  5. pmc Changes in the geographical distribution and abundance of the tick Ixodes ricinus during the past 30 years in Sweden
    Thomas G T Jaenson
    Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Parasit Vectors 5:8. 2012
    ..To investigate whether the expansion of the tick's northern geographical range and the increasing abundance of ticks in Sweden were still occurring, in 2009 we performed a follow-up survey 16 years after the initial study...
  6. ncbi request reprint A call for renewed research on tick-borne Francisella tularensis in the Arkansas-Missouri primary national focus of tularemia in humans
    L Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:389-97. 2007
    ..tularensis tularensis and F. tularensis holarctica; and (4) presence of infection with F. tularensis tularensis or F tularensis holarctica in ticks collected from humans in Arkansas-Missouri...
  7. ncbi request reprint Climate-based model predicting acarological risk of encountering the human-biting adult life stage of Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) in a key habitat type in Colorado
    L Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:694-704. 2007
    ..andersoni adults occurring in sheltered northern/eastern exposures, rather than in drier and hotter southern/ western exposures, at elevations below 2,100 m...
  8. pmc Use of mapping and spatial and space-time modeling approaches in operational control of Aedes aegypti and dengue
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e411. 2009
    ..This will enable control programs to, for example, generate risk maps for exposure to dengue virus, develop Priority Area Classifications for vector control, and explore socioeconomic associations with dengue risk...
  9. pmc Need for improved methods to collect and present spatial epidemiologic data for vectorborne diseases
    Lars Eisen
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1816-20. 2007
    ..Such fine-scale spatial risk patterns can be communicated to the public and medical community through Web-mapping approaches...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal pattern of host-seeking activity by the human-biting adult life stage of Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae)
    L Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:359-66. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint ProactiveVector control strategies and improved monitoring and evaluation practices for dengue prevention
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1245-55. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Mosquito species richness, composition, and abundance along habitat-climate-elevation gradients in the northern Colorado Front Range
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:800-11. 2008
    ..5 degrees C). These findings suggest that future climate warming may lead to shifts in distribution patterns of West Nile virus vectors (e.g., Cx. tarsalis) toward higher elevations in Colorado...
  13. doi request reprint Using geographic information systems and decision support systems for the prediction, prevention, and control of vector-borne diseases
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 56:41-61. 2011
    ..We see great potential for the use of new technologies and approaches to more effectively target limited surveillance, prevention, and control resources and to reduce vector-borne and other infectious diseases...
  14. pmc Multi-disease data management system platform for vector-borne diseases
    Lars Eisen
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1016. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Spatial risk assessments based on vector-borne disease epidemiologic data: importance of scale for West Nile virus disease in Colorado
    Anna M Winters
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Vector Borne, Zoonotic and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:945-53. 2010
    ..We discuss how these findings impact on practices to develop spatial epidemiologic data for vector-borne diseases and present data to stakeholders...
  16. ncbi request reprint A spatial model of shared risk for plague and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in the southwestern United States
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Vector Borne, Zoonotic and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:999-1004. 2007
    ..88). Increased risk for both diseases occurred for approximately 37% of the coverage area...
  17. pmc Predictive spatial models for risk of West Nile virus exposure in eastern and western Colorado
    Anna M Winters
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1690, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:581-90. 2008
    ....
  18. pmc Seasonal patterns for entomological measures of risk for exposure to Culex vectors and West Nile virus in relation to human disease cases in northeastern Colorado
    Bethany G Bolling
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1519-31. 2009
    ..tarsalis females and the vector index for infected females were strongly associated with weekly numbers of WNV disease cases with onset 4-7 wk later (female abundance) or 1-2 wk later (vector index)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spatial modeling of human risk of exposure to vector-borne pathogens based on epidemiological versus arthropod vector data
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:181-92. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Combining mosquito vector and human disease data for improved assessment of spatial West Nile virus disease risk
    Anna M Winters
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:654-65. 2008
    ..The entomological risk model performed well when applied to the western, mountainous part of Colorado and validated against epidemiologic data...
  21. pmc Use of Google Earth to strengthen public health capacity and facilitate management of vector-borne diseases in resource-poor environments
    Saul Lozano-Fuentes
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:718-25. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Predicting density of Ixodes pacificus nymphs in dense woodlands in Mendocino County, California, based on geographic information systems and remote sensing versus field-derived data
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:632-40. 2006
    ..5 nymphs per 100 m(2); 1.7% of the county) tended to cluster in the central interior and most heavily populated region of Mendocino County, but were rare in the proximity of coastal population centers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Indicators for elevated risk of human exposure to host-seeking adults of the Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) in Colorado
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Vector Ecol 33:117-28. 2008
    ..andersoni and its associated pathogens...
  24. ncbi request reprint Studies of vector competency and efficiency of North American fleas for Yersinia pestis: state of the field and future research needs
    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 46:737-44. 2009
    ..pestis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spatial risk models for human plague in the West Nile region of Uganda
    Anna M Winters
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Vector Borne, Zoonotic and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:1014-22. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Ecoepidemiology of tularemia in the southcentral United States
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:586-94. 2008
    ..The study shows the potential for research on tularemia ecoepidemiology and highlights the need for further modeling efforts based on acarologic data and more fine-scale point or zip code/census tract epidemiologic data...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relative importance of lizards and mammals as hosts for ixodid ticks in northern California
    Leslie Casher
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 26:127-43. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the western fence lizard was more heavily utilized by I. pacificus immatures, especially nymphs, than were rodents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Spatial patterns of Lyme disease risk in California based on disease incidence data and modeling of vector-tick exposure
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:669-76. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Host usage and seasonal activity patterns of Ixodes kingi and I. sculptus (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs in a Colorado prairie landscape, with a summary of published North American host records for all life stages
    Daniel J Salkeld
    Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    J Vector Ecol 31:168-80. 2006
    ..The potential roles of I. kingi and I. sculptus as enzootic vectors of human pathogens, particularly the agents of tularemia (Francisella tularensis), Q fever (Coxiella burnetii), and Colorado tick fever (CTF virus), are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of Ixodes pacificus and I. spinipalpis (Acari: Ixodidae), and reservoir competence of the dusky-footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes) and the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), for Borrelia bissettii
    Lars Eisen
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:311-20. 2003
    ..pacificus are efficient experimental vectors of B. bissettii. However, the reluctance of I. pacificus nymphs to feed on certain rodents may limit its importance as an enzootic vector of B. burgdorferi sensu lato spirochetes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Life stage-related differences in density of questing ticks and infection with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato within a single cohort of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:768-73. 2004
    ..burgdorferi s.l. spirochetes. This is the first study comparing both density of I. pacificus nymphs and adults and prevalence of infection with B. burdorferi s.l in these ticks within the same generational cohort and sampling area...
  32. ncbi request reprint Habitat-related variation in infestation of lizards and rodents with Ixodes ticks in dense woodlands in Mendocino County, California
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:215-33. 2004
    ..burgdorferi s.l. (I. angustus and I. spinipalpis) were recorded from rodents in three of six oak woodland areas, two of five oak/Douglas fir woodland areas, and two of three redwood/tanoak woodland areas...
  33. ncbi request reprint Remote sensing (normalized difference vegetation index) classification of risk versus minimal risk habitats for human exposure to Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs in Mendocino County, California
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:75-81. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our model successfully used remotely sensed data as a predictor of habitats where humans are at risk for Lyme disease in the far-western United States...
  34. ncbi request reprint The roles of birds, lizards, and rodents as hosts for the western black-legged tick Ixodes pacificus
    Lars Eisen
    University of California Hopland Research and Extension Center, Hopland, CA 95449, USA
    J Vector Ecol 29:295-308. 2004
    ..pacificus larvae and nymphs and commonly utilized dense woodland habitats...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevention of tick-borne diseases
    Joseph Piesman
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 53:323-43. 2008
    ..Both new approaches to tick and pathogen control and novel ways of translating research findings into practical control measures are needed to prevent tick-borne diseases in the twenty-first century...
  36. ncbi request reprint Detection of a Borrelia miyamotoi sensu lato relapsing-fever group spirochete from Ixodes pacificus in California
    Jeomhee Mun
    Division of Insect Biology, 201 Wellman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:120-3. 2006
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on these two genes revealed that the borreliae detected in these ticks belong to the relapsing-fever group and that these are closely related to, if not identical with, B. miyamotoi...
  37. ncbi request reprint Western gray squirrel (Rodentia: Sciuridae): a primary reservoir host of Borrelia burgdorferi in Californian oak woodlands?
    Robert S Lane
    Division of Insect Biology, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:388-96. 2005
    ..burgdorferi s.s. in certain types of woodlands. The findings with respect to A. phagocytophilum, although of less certain significance, suggest that S. griseus could serve as a secondary host of this rickettsia...