Charles S Apperson

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Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Host-feeding habits of Culex and other mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Borough of Queens in New York City, with characters and techniques for identification of Culex mosquitoes
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7613, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:777-85. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Tick-borne diseases in North Carolina: is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a possible cause of rickettsiosis reported as Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7647, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:597-606. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Oviposition responses of the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to experimental plant infusions in laboratory bioassays
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Box 7647, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Chem Ecol 36:709-19. 2010
  4. pmc Host feeding patterns of established and potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the eastern United States
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:71-82. 2004
  5. pmc Bacteria stimulate hatching of yellow fever mosquito eggs
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24409. 2011
  6. pmc Impact of source reduction on the spatial distribution of larvae and pupae of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:617-28. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Species composition of bacterial communities influences attraction of mosquitoes to experimental plant infusions
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA
    Microb Ecol 59:158-73. 2010
  8. pmc Diversity of bacterial communities in container habitats of mosquitoes
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7647, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    Microb Ecol 56:593-603. 2008
  9. pmc Identification of bacteria and bacteria-associated chemical cues that mediate oviposition site preferences by Aedes aegypti
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology and W M Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, Box 7613, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9262-7. 2008
  10. pmc Host-feeding patterns of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in relation to availability of human and domestic animals in suburban landscapes of central North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:543-51. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Host-feeding habits of Culex and other mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Borough of Queens in New York City, with characters and techniques for identification of Culex mosquitoes
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695 7613, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:777-85. 2002
    ..All Cx. pipiens (n = 20) and Cx. salinarius (n = 10) specimens were correctly identified, but three (20%) of 15 Cx. restuans were misidentified as Cx. pipiens...
  2. doi request reprint Tick-borne diseases in North Carolina: is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a possible cause of rickettsiosis reported as Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7647, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:597-606. 2008
    ..amblyommii" infection for lone star ticks. We propose that some cases of rickettsiosis reported as RMSF may have been caused by "R. amblyommii" transmitted through the bite of A. americanum...
  3. doi request reprint Oviposition responses of the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to experimental plant infusions in laboratory bioassays
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Box 7647, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Chem Ecol 36:709-19. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Host feeding patterns of established and potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the eastern United States
    Charles S Apperson
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:71-82. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that vector species for West Nile virus may preferentially feed upon certain avian hosts...
  5. pmc Bacteria stimulate hatching of yellow fever mosquito eggs
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24409. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Impact of source reduction on the spatial distribution of larvae and pupae of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:617-28. 2008
    ..Knowledge of the spatial distribution of production sites would allow management efforts for Ae. albopictus to be targeted to residences supporting high levels of mosquito production...
  7. doi request reprint Species composition of bacterial communities influences attraction of mosquitoes to experimental plant infusions
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA
    Microb Ecol 59:158-73. 2010
    ..The oviposition response of gravid mosquitoes to plant infusions is strongly influenced by abundance and diversity of bacterial species, which in turn is affected by plant species, leaf biomass, and fermentation time...
  8. pmc Diversity of bacterial communities in container habitats of mosquitoes
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7647, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    Microb Ecol 56:593-603. 2008
    ..Comparative PCR-based, cultivation-independent rRNA surveys of microbial communities associated with mosquito habitats can provide significant insight into community organization and dynamics of bacterial species...
  9. pmc Identification of bacteria and bacteria-associated chemical cues that mediate oviposition site preferences by Aedes aegypti
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology and W M Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, Box 7613, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9262-7. 2008
    ..aegypti, and the kairomones will likely enhance the efficacy of surveillance and control programs for this disease vector of substantial global public health importance...
  10. pmc Host-feeding patterns of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in relation to availability of human and domestic animals in suburban landscapes of central North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:543-51. 2006
    ..albopictus for mammals will limit acquisition of arboviruses by this species from infected avian amplification hosts. This feeding preference likely limits the vector potential of Ae. albopictus for North American arboviruses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) oviposition in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina
    Stephanie L Richards
    Department of Entomology, Box 7647, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:976-89. 2006
    ..albopictus oviposition, and kriging can be a useful technique for predicting oviposition intensity at locations that have not been sampled...
  12. doi request reprint Bacterial pathogens in ixodid ticks from a Piedmont County in North Carolina: prevalence of rickettsial organisms
    Michael P Smith
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:939-52. 2010
    ..amblyommii. Accordingly, longitudinal eco-epidemiology investigations are needed to determine the public health importance of A. americanum infected with rickettsial organisms...
  13. pmc An experimental field study of delayed density dependence in natural populations of Aedes albopictus
    Rachael K Walsh
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35959. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that delayed density-dependence will have negative impacts on the mosquito population when larval densities are high enough to deplete accessible nutrients faster than the rate of natural food accumulation...
  14. pmc Diversity of Rickettsiales in the microbiome of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum
    Loganathan Ponnusamy
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:354-9. 2014
    ..6-fold more common in females than males, and there was no sequence diversity in the sca0 gene. These results are consistent with a predominantly vertical transmission pattern for "Ca. Rickettsia amblyommii." ..
  15. pmc Nanogram-scale preparation and NMR analysis for mass-limited small volatile compounds
    Satoshi Nojima
    Department of Entomology and WM Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18178. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic and social impacts of La Crosse encephalitis in western North Carolina
    J Todd Utz
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7647, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:509-18. 2003
    ..The socioeconomic burden resulting from LACE is substantial, which highlights the importance of the illness in western North Carolina, as well as the need for active surveillance, reporting, and prevention programs for the infection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of BioUD to other commercially available arthropod repellents against the ticks Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis on cotton cloth
    Brooke W Bissinger
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:685-90. 2009
    ..americanum or D. variabilis. In a 7-week time course bioassay, BioUD applied to cotton cheesecloth and held at room temperature provided 5 weeks of > 90% repellency against A. americanum...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of bacteria in mediating the oviposition responses of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Jonathan D Trexler
    Department of Entomology, Box 7613, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:841-8. 2003
    ..Only volatiles collected from larval rearing water elicited significant electroantennogram responses in females...
  19. doi request reprint A simple, convenient, and efficient preparative GC system that uses a short megabore capillary column as a trap
    Satoshi Nojima
    Department of Entomology and W M Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:418-28. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it is suitable for the preparation of NMR samples of volatile and semivolatile compounds, especially with sample sizes ranging from several nanograms to several micrograms...
  20. pmc Host choice and West Nile virus infection rates in blood-fed mosquitoes, including members of the Culex pipiens complex, from Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee, 2002-2003
    Harry M Savage
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:365-86. 2007
    ..This pattern was consistent with the hypothesis that the mosquitoes were preferentially feeding upon nesting birds...