Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Using GPS technology to quantify human mobility, dynamic contacts and infectious disease dynamics in a resource-poor urban environment
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58802. 2013
  2. pmc Spatial heterogeneity and risk maps of community infestation by Triatoma infestans in rural northwestern Argentina
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1788. 2012
  3. pmc Spatio-temporal patterns of distribution of West Nile virus vectors in eastern Piedmont Region, Italy
    Donal Bisanzio
    Department of Animal Production, Epidemiology and Ecology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 4:230. 2011
  4. pmc Quantifying the spatial dimension of dengue virus epidemic spread within a tropical urban environment
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e920. 2010
  5. pmc Unforeseen costs of cutting mosquito surveillance budgets
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e858. 2010
  6. pmc A new, cost-effective, battery-powered aspirator for adult mosquito collections
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1256-9. 2009
  7. pmc Usefulness of commercially available GPS data-loggers for tracking human movement and exposure to dengue virus
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:68. 2009
  8. pmc Cost-effectiveness of chagas disease vector control strategies in Northwestern Argentina
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e363. 2009
  9. pmc The risk of West Nile Virus infection is associated with combined sewer overflow streams in urban Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1382-8. 2010
  10. pmc Improved chemical control of Chagas disease vectors in the dry Chaco region
    María Carla Cecere
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Ciudad Universitaria, C1428EGA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 50:394-403. 2013

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  1. pmc Using GPS technology to quantify human mobility, dynamic contacts and infectious disease dynamics in a resource-poor urban environment
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e58802. 2013
    ..More generally, this study emphasizes the need for careful consideration of human social interactions when designing infectious disease mitigation strategies, particularly within resource-poor urban environments...
  2. pmc Spatial heterogeneity and risk maps of community infestation by Triatoma infestans in rural northwestern Argentina
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1788. 2012
    ..infestans domestic infestation at the district level, identified environmental factors associated with high infestation and then explored the usefulness of risk maps for the spatial stratification of interventions...
  3. pmc Spatio-temporal patterns of distribution of West Nile virus vectors in eastern Piedmont Region, Italy
    Donal Bisanzio
    Department of Animal Production, Epidemiology and Ecology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 4:230. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Quantifying the spatial dimension of dengue virus epidemic spread within a tropical urban environment
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e920. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Unforeseen costs of cutting mosquito surveillance budgets
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e858. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc A new, cost-effective, battery-powered aspirator for adult mosquito collections
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1256-9. 2009
    ..and Mansonia sp.] and Aedes aegypti (L.) in the Prokopack than in the CDC-BP. Our results demonstrate the effectiveness of the Prokopack to collect different mosquito species in different epidemiological settings...
  7. pmc Usefulness of commercially available GPS data-loggers for tracking human movement and exposure to dengue virus
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:68. 2009
    ..GPS observations from two participants were later compared with semi-structured interview data to assess the usefulness of GPS technology to track individual mobility patterns...
  8. pmc Cost-effectiveness of chagas disease vector control strategies in Northwestern Argentina
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e363. 2009
    ..The effects of such strategy on Triatoma infestans, the main domestic vector, and on disease transmission have not been assessed...
  9. pmc The risk of West Nile Virus infection is associated with combined sewer overflow streams in urban Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1382-8. 2010
    ..However, their contribution to the risk of WNV infection in humans and birds remains unclear...
  10. pmc Improved chemical control of Chagas disease vectors in the dry Chaco region
    María Carla Cecere
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Ciudad Universitaria, C1428EGA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 50:394-403. 2013
    ..The application of SC deltamethrin at double dose in goat or pig corrals may suppress T. infestans foci and achieve more sustained effects in the dry Chaco...
  11. pmc Comparative trial of effectiveness of pyrethroid insecticides against peridomestic populations of Triatoma infestans in northwestern Argentina
    María Carla Cecere
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 43:902-9. 2006
    ..The application of suspension concentrate pyrethroids in dose twice as large as that currently in use in the attack phase produces a greater initial impact and may eliminate peridomestic populations of T. infestans...
  12. pmc Spatio-temporal analysis of reinfestation by Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) following insecticide spraying in a rural community in northwestern Argentina
    Maria C Cecere
    Laboratory of Eco Epidemiology, Department of Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:803-10. 2004
    ..An effective control program on the community level will be based on the spraying of actual epicenters and sites within 450 meters of these epicenters to prevent the propagation of T. infestans...
  13. pmc A prospective study of the effects of sustained vector surveillance following community-wide insecticide application on Trypanosoma cruzi infection of dogs and cats in rural Northwestern Argentina
    Marta V Cardinal
    Laboratory of Eco Epidemiology, Department of Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:753-61. 2006
    ..infestans at marginal levels, fast host population turnover, and low immigration rates from areas with active transmission...
  14. pmc Hidden sylvatic foci of the main vector of Chagas disease Triatoma infestans: threats to the vector elimination campaign?
    Leonardo A Ceballos
    Laboratory of Eco Epidemiology, Department of Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1365. 2011
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  15. pmc Spatiotemporal patterns of reinfestation by Triatoma guasayana (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in a rural community of northwestern Argentina
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 42:571-81. 2005
    ..guasayana. The clustering zones can be considered "hot spots" where bug invasion from other sources is expected to be higher and where eventually, introduction of sylvatic T. cruzi to suitable hosts may occur...
  16. doi request reprint Long term impacts of combined sewer overflow remediation on water quality and population dynamics of Culex quinquefasciatus, the main urban West Nile virus vector in Atlanta, GA
    Andrea Lund
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 129:20-6. 2014
    ..Such events (called combined sewer overflows, or CSOs) contribute to the impairment of natural waterways and are associated with increased mosquito productivity and elevated risk of West Nile virus transmission...
  17. pmc Diet and density dependent competition affect larval performance and oviposition site selection in the mosquito species Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Miho Yoshioka
    Emory University, Georgia, Atlanta, USA
    Parasit Vectors 5:225. 2012
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  18. pmc Active dispersal of natural populations of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in rural northwestern Argentina
    Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 41:614-21. 2004
    ..infestans on a village-wide scale. We attribute this success to the placement of traps with consideration to spatial infestation patterns and seasonal variation in nutritional status of peridomestic triatomine populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Combined sewage overflow enhances oviposition of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in urban areas
    Luis Fernando Chaves
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, 400 Dowman Drive, Suite E510, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:220-6. 2009
    ..Therefore, environmentally sound management of municipal waste water systems has the potential to diminish the risk of Culex-borne diseases in urban areas...
  20. pmc First known feeding trace of the eocene bottom-dwelling fish Notogoneus osculus and its paleontological significance
    Anthony J Martin
    Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10420. 2010
    ..Here we interpret the first known feeding and swimming trace fossil of the teleost Notogoneus osculus Cope (Teleostei: Gonorynchidae), which is also represented as a body fossil in the same stratum...