Brian F Allan

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ecological correlates of risk and incidence of West Nile virus in the United States
    Brian F Allan
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1137, Saint Louis, MO, 63130, USA
    Oecologia 158:699-708. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of prescribed burns on the abundance of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Missouri Ozarks
    Brian F Allan
    Department of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1030-6. 2009
  3. pmc Blood meal analysis to identify reservoir hosts for Amblyomma americanum ticks
    Brian F Allan
    Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63025, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:433-40. 2010
  4. pmc Invasive honeysuckle eradication reduces tick-borne disease risk by altering host dynamics
    Brian F Allan
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University, Eureka, MO 63025, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18523-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of a mitochondrial 12S rDNA analysis for distinguishing Sciuridae species with potential to transmit Ehrlichia and Borrelia species to feeding Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Lisa S Goessling
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 425 Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:772-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Knowledge and prevention of tick-borne diseases vary across an urban-to-rural human land-use gradient
    Brett R Bayles
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 4:352-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The Ecology of fear: host foraging behavior varies with the spatio-temporal abundance of a dominant ectoparasite
    Alexa Fritzsche
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St Louis, Eureka, MO, USA
    Ecohealth 9:70-4. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Ecological correlates of risk and incidence of West Nile virus in the United States
    Brian F Allan
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1137, Saint Louis, MO, 63130, USA
    Oecologia 158:699-708. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that conservation of avian diversity might help ameliorate the current West Nile virus epidemic in the USA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of prescribed burns on the abundance of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Missouri Ozarks
    Brian F Allan
    Department of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1030-6. 2009
    ..americanum to levels greater than occurs in sites that remain unburned. Thus, fire management, although beneficial in many aspects of ecosystem management, may bear the unintended cost of locally increasing abundance of A. americanum...
  3. pmc Blood meal analysis to identify reservoir hosts for Amblyomma americanum ticks
    Brian F Allan
    Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63025, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:433-40. 2010
    ..americanum-associated pathogens. Identification of host blood meal frequency and reservoir competence can help in determining human infection rates caused by these pathogens...
  4. pmc Invasive honeysuckle eradication reduces tick-borne disease risk by altering host dynamics
    Brian F Allan
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University, Eureka, MO 63025, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18523-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that disease risk is likely to be reduced when honeysuckle is eradicated, and suggest that management of biological invasions may help ameliorate the burden of vector-borne diseases on human health...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of a mitochondrial 12S rDNA analysis for distinguishing Sciuridae species with potential to transmit Ehrlichia and Borrelia species to feeding Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Lisa S Goessling
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 425 Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:772-6. 2012
    ..These results were confirmed by identifying these same bacterial genera in Eastern gray squirrel tissues...
  6. doi request reprint Knowledge and prevention of tick-borne diseases vary across an urban-to-rural human land-use gradient
    Brett R Bayles
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3545 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 4:352-8. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The Ecology of fear: host foraging behavior varies with the spatio-temporal abundance of a dominant ectoparasite
    Alexa Fritzsche
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St Louis, Eureka, MO, USA
    Ecohealth 9:70-4. 2012
    ..This increase in food abandonment suggests that hosts respond to the risk of parasitism and alter their space use accordingly, potentially affecting a cascade of other ecological interactions across large spatial scales...