Heidi E Brown
Affiliation: University of Arizona
- Key factors influencing canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, in the United StatesHeidi E Brown
School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Parasit Vectors 5:245. 2012..Factors thought to influence the spatial risk of disease, as identified in a recent CAPC workshop, are discussed...
- Annual seroprevalence of Yersinia pestis in coyotes as predictors of interannual variation in reports of human plague cases in Arizona, United StatesHeidi E Brown
Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1439-46. 2011..However, issues with data resolution and surveillance effort that potentially limit the public health utility of using coyote seroprevalence rates are discussed...
- An acarologic survey and Amblyomma americanum distribution map with implications for tularemia risk in MissouriHeidi E Brown
Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:411-9. 2011..Our study provides an updated distribution map for A. americanum in Missouri and suggests a wide-spread risk of human exposure to A. americanum and their associated pathogens in this region...
- Climatic predictors of the intra- and inter-annual distributions of plague cases in New Mexico based on 29 years of animal-based surveillance dataHeidi E Brown
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:95-102. 2010..Understanding associations between environmental and meteorological factors can be useful for anticipating future disease trends...
- Evaluation and modification of off-host flea collection techniques used in northwest Uganda: laboratory and field studiesJeff N Borchert
Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
J Med Entomol 49:210-4. 2012..Within human habitations in Uganda, Kilonzo traps were especially useful for collecting C. felis, the dominant species found in human habitations in this area...
- The effect of spatial and temporal subsetting on Culex tarsalis abundance models--a design for sensible reduction of vector surveillanceHeidi E Brown
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 27:120-8. 2011..We show that this productivity-based subset scheme performs better than other sampling effort reductions in generating the best estimate of Cx. tarsalis abundance per trap-night...