Robert Jory Brinkerhoff
Affiliation: Yale University
- Rodent and flea abundance fail to predict a plague epizootic in black-tailed prairie dogsRobert Jory Brinkerhoff
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 0334, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:47-52. 2010....
- Detection of multiple Bartonella species in digestive and reproductive tissues of fleas collected from sympatric mammalsR Jory Brinkerhoff
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
ISME J 4:955-8. 2010..We also detected Bartonella DNA in flea reproductive tissues, suggesting that vertical transmission of this organism in vectors is possible, potentially leading to the accumulation of Bartonella diversity over time within fleas...
- Population genetic structure of the prairie dog flea and plague vector, Oropsylla hirsutaR Jory Brinkerhoff
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0334, USA
Parasitology 138:71-9. 2011..Re-colonization following plague events from plague-free refugia may allow for rapid flea population expansion following plague epizootics...