Gabriel L Hamer
Affiliation: Michigan State University
- Evaluation of a stable isotope method to mark naturally-breeding larval mosquitoes for adult dispersal studiesGabriel L Hamer
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, 1656 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Med Entomol 49:61-70. 2012..This stable isotope marking technique will facilitate studies of mosquito dispersal...
- Rapid amplification of West Nile virus: the role of hatch-year birdsGabriel L Hamer
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:57-67. 2008....
- Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae): a bridge vector of West Nile virus to humansGabriel L Hamer
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 13 Natural Resources Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
J Med Entomol 45:125-8. 2008..This is the first report of a WNV-infected Cx. pipiens mosquito collected during an epidemic of WNV that was found to have bitten a human. These results fulfill a criterion for incrimination of Cx. pipiens as a bridge vector...
- Host selection by Culex pipiens mosquitoes and West Nile virus amplificationGabriel L Hamer
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48910, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:268-78. 2009..pipiens became infected from feeding on just a few species of birds, including American robins (35%), blue jays (17%, Cyanocitta cristata), and house finches (15%, Carpodacus mexicanus)...
- Fine-scale variation in vector host use and force of infection drive localized patterns of West Nile virus transmissionGabriel L Hamer
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e23767. 2011..Rather, robust assessment of local transmission risk should incorporate heterogeneity in vector host feeding and variation in vertebrate reservoir competence at the spatial scale of vector-host interaction...
- Culex flavivirus and West Nile virus mosquito coinfection and positive ecological association in Chicago, United StatesChristina M Newman
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1099-105. 2011....
- Wild birds and urban ecology of ticks and tick-borne pathogens, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2005-2010Sarah A Hamer
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 18:1589-95. 2012..Results allow inferences about propagule pressure for introduction of tick-borne diseases and emphasize the large sample sizes required to estimate this pressure...
- Dispersal of adult culex mosquitoes in an urban west nile virus hotspot: a mark-capture study incorporating stable isotope enrichment of natural larval habitatsGabriel L Hamer
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2768. 2014....
- West Nile virus may have hitched a ride across the Western United States on Culex tarsalis mosquitoesTony L Goldberg
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Mol Ecol 19:1518-9. 2010....
- Evaluation of a novel emergence trap to study Culex mosquitoes in urban catch basinsGabriel L Hamer
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 27:142-7. 2011..In general, the new emergence trap was effective for studying Culex production in catch basins and should be broadly useful in studies of container-breeding mosquitoes...
- Field investigation of innate immunity in passerine birds in suburban Chicago, Illinois, USAJessica Girard
Department of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, 1656 Linden Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
J Wildl Dis 47:603-11. 2011..This study demonstrates the potential for field-deployable eco-immunologic tools to inform infectious disease ecology research...
- Diversity of Wolbachia pipientis strain wPip in a genetically admixtured, above-ground Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) population: association with form molestus ancestry and host selection patternsRebecca J Morningstar
L Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology Program, G100 Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
J Med Entomol 49:474-81. 2012..pipiens complex of metropolitan Chicago, IL, and that the association extends to phenotypic variation related to host preference...
- Fine-scale genetic variation and evolution of West Nile Virus in a transmission "hot spot" in suburban Chicago, USALuigi Bertolotti
Universita degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia, Ecologia, Via Leonardo da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
Virology 374:381-9. 2008..These results indicate that WNV transmission and evolutionary dynamics can vary seasonally and in response to fine-scale environmental conditions and landscape characteristics related to urbanization...