Lien T Luong

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dynamics of hantavirus infection in Peromyscus leucopus of central Pennsylvania
    Lien T Luong
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1459-64. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Strong density-dependent competition and acquired immunity constrain parasite establishment: implications for parasite aggregation
    Lien T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Parasitol 41:505-11. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Complex life cycle of Pterygodermatites peromysci, a trophically transmitted parasite of the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus)
    Lien T Luong
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Parasitol Res 110:483-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Environment-dependent trade-offs between ectoparasite resistance and larval competitive ability in the Drosophila-Macrocheles system
    L T Luong
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 99:632-40. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Male hosts are responsible for the transmission of a trophically transmitted parasite, Pterygodermatites peromysci, to the intermediate host in the absence of sex-biased infection
    Lien T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:1263-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The relative importance of host characteristics and co-infection in generating variation in Heligmosomoides polygyrus fecundity
    L T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Parasitology 137:1003-12. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Network transmission inference: host behavior and parasite life cycle make social networks meaningful in disease ecology
    Daniel A Grear
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Ecol Appl 23:1906-14. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Linking predator-prey interactions with exposure to a trophically transmitted parasite using PCR-based analyses
    Lien T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Mol Ecol 22:239-48. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of resistance in the Drosophila-macrocheles system: a negative genetic correlation between ectoparasite resistance and reproduction
    Lien T Luong
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    Evolution 61:1391-402. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Host inbreeding increases susceptibility to ectoparasitism
    L T Luong
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:79-86. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Dynamics of hantavirus infection in Peromyscus leucopus of central Pennsylvania
    Lien T Luong
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1459-64. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Strong density-dependent competition and acquired immunity constrain parasite establishment: implications for parasite aggregation
    Lien T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Parasitol 41:505-11. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Complex life cycle of Pterygodermatites peromysci, a trophically transmitted parasite of the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus)
    Lien T Luong
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Parasitol Res 110:483-7. 2012
    ..pallidipes is a suitable intermediate host for P. peromysci. We discuss the importance of identifying the intermediate host for understanding the transmission dynamics of a trophically transmitted parasite...
  4. ncbi request reprint Environment-dependent trade-offs between ectoparasite resistance and larval competitive ability in the Drosophila-Macrocheles system
    L T Luong
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 99:632-40. 2007
    ..These results provide evidence of environment-dependent trade-offs between ectoparasite resistance and larval competitive ability, a potential mechanism maintaining genetic polymorphism for resistance...
  5. doi request reprint Male hosts are responsible for the transmission of a trophically transmitted parasite, Pterygodermatites peromysci, to the intermediate host in the absence of sex-biased infection
    Lien T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:1263-8. 2009
    ..We also investigated whether variation in nematode length between male and female hosts could account for this male-biased infectivity, but found no evidence to support that hypothesis...
  6. doi request reprint The relative importance of host characteristics and co-infection in generating variation in Heligmosomoides polygyrus fecundity
    L T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Parasitology 137:1003-12. 2010
    ..We concluded that intrinsic differences between hosts, specifically with regard to sex and breeding condition, contribute relatively more to the variation in worm fecundity than parasite co-infection status...
  7. ncbi request reprint Network transmission inference: host behavior and parasite life cycle make social networks meaningful in disease ecology
    Daniel A Grear
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Ecol Appl 23:1906-14. 2013
    ..In addition, appropriately defining and measuring contacts according the life history of the parasite and relevant behaviors of the host is a crucial step in applying network analyses to empirical systems...
  8. doi request reprint Linking predator-prey interactions with exposure to a trophically transmitted parasite using PCR-based analyses
    Lien T Luong
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Mol Ecol 22:239-48. 2013
    ..By combining PCR analyses with epidemiological data, we revealed temporal variation in exposure through prey consumption and identified potentially important individual heterogeneities in parasite transmission...
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of resistance in the Drosophila-macrocheles system: a negative genetic correlation between ectoparasite resistance and reproduction
    Lien T Luong
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    Evolution 61:1391-402. 2007
    ..Combined with fluctuating parasite-mediated selection and temperature, the presence of this trade-off may contribute to the maintenance of genetic variation for resistance in natural populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Host inbreeding increases susceptibility to ectoparasitism
    L T Luong
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:79-86. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that inbreeding depression for resistance results from an inability to sustain defensive behaviours because of compromised physiological competence...