Maria Diuk-Wasser

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Integrated assessment of behavioral and environmental risk factors for Lyme disease infection on Block Island, Rhode Island
    Casey Finch
    Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e84758. 2014
  2. pmc Avian host-selection by Culex pipiens in experimental trials
    Jennifer E Simpson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7861. 2009
  3. pmc Urban slum structure: integrating socioeconomic and land cover data to model slum evolution in Salvador, Brazil
    Kathryn P Hacker
    Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Disease, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:45. 2013
  4. pmc Human risk of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease agent, in eastern United States
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:320-7. 2012
  5. pmc Avian communal roosts as amplification foci for West Nile virus in urban areas in northeastern United States
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:337-43. 2010
  6. pmc Effect of rice cultivation patterns on malaria vector abundance in rice-growing villages in Mali
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:869-74. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling the spatial distribution of mosquito vectors for West Nile virus in Connecticut, USA
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:283-95. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence patterns of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti and Aedes mediovitattus, a dengue competent mosquito in Puerto Rico
    Eliza Little
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ecohealth 8:365-75. 2011
  9. pmc Risk factors for human infection with West Nile Virus in Connecticut: a multi-year analysis
    Ann Liu
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:67. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Host-feeding patterns of potential mosquito vectors in Connecticut, U.S.A.: molecular analysis of bloodmeals from 23 species of Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Coquillettidia, Psorophora, and Uranotaenia
    Goudarz Molaei
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntingon St, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1143-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Integrated assessment of behavioral and environmental risk factors for Lyme disease infection on Block Island, Rhode Island
    Casey Finch
    Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e84758. 2014
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of concurrent evaluation of both environmental and behavioral factors to design interventions to reduce the risk of tick-borne infections. ..
  2. pmc Avian host-selection by Culex pipiens in experimental trials
    Jennifer E Simpson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7861. 2009
    ..Findings indicate that preferential feeding by C. pipiens mosquitoes on certain avian hosts is likely to be inherent, and we discuss the implications innate host preferences may have on enzootic WNV transmission...
  3. pmc Urban slum structure: integrating socioeconomic and land cover data to model slum evolution in Salvador, Brazil
    Kathryn P Hacker
    Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Disease, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:45. 2013
    ..A systematic and flexible approach to characterize, delineate and model urban slum structure at an operational resolution is essential to plan, deploy, and monitor interventions at the local and national level...
  4. pmc Human risk of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease agent, in eastern United States
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:320-7. 2012
    ..scapularis populations. Given frequent under- and over-diagnoses of Lyme disease, this map could act as a tool to guide surveillance, control, and prevention efforts and act as a baseline for studies tracking the spread of infection...
  5. pmc Avian communal roosts as amplification foci for West Nile virus in urban areas in northeastern United States
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:337-43. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that communal roosts act as late-season amplification foci facilitating transmission to humans because of high infection rates, high abundance, and feeding patterns of enzootic and bridge vectors...
  6. pmc Effect of rice cultivation patterns on malaria vector abundance in rice-growing villages in Mali
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:869-74. 2007
    ..The quantification of the relationship between An. gambiae abundance and rice cultivation could have management applications that merit further study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling the spatial distribution of mosquito vectors for West Nile virus in Connecticut, USA
    Maria A Diuk-Wasser
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:283-95. 2006
    ..salinarius, 62.5% for Ae. vexans, and 75.0% for Cs. melanura. Continuous surface maps of habitat suitability were generated for each species for both counties, which could contribute to future surveillance and intervention activities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence patterns of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti and Aedes mediovitattus, a dengue competent mosquito in Puerto Rico
    Eliza Little
    Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ecohealth 8:365-75. 2011
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  9. pmc Risk factors for human infection with West Nile Virus in Connecticut: a multi-year analysis
    Ann Liu
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:67. 2009
    ..The optimal method for early prediction of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection risk remains controversial. We analyzed the predictive utility of risk factor data for human WNV over a six-year period in Connecticut...
  10. ncbi request reprint Host-feeding patterns of potential mosquito vectors in Connecticut, U.S.A.: molecular analysis of bloodmeals from 23 species of Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Coquillettidia, Psorophora, and Uranotaenia
    Goudarz Molaei
    The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntingon St, P O Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:1143-51. 2008
    ..Occasional feeding on avian hosts suggests that some of these mosquito species, such as Cq. perturbans, also could facilitate transmission of West Nile and eastern equine encephalitis viruses from viremic birds to mammalian hosts...
  11. pmc Fitness variation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto strains in mice
    Klára Hanincová
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, 60 College Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:153-7. 2008
    ..Our findings provide proof-of-principle evidence for intrinsic fitness variation of B. burgdorferi strains in vertebrate host species, perhaps indicating the beginnings of adaptive radiation...
  12. pmc The interactive roles of Aedes aegypti super-production and human density in dengue transmission
    Harish Padmanabha
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1799. 2012
    ..To evaluate the combined impacts of variation in A. aegypti production and human density we integrated field data with simulation modeling...
  13. pmc Epidemic spread of Lyme borreliosis, northeastern United States
    Klára Hanincová
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:604-11. 2006
    ..burgdorferi is a generalist microparasite and conclude that efficient cross-species transmission of B. burgdorferi is a key feature that has allowed the rapid spread of Lyme borreliosis across the northeastern United States...