- Distribution and abundance of host-seeking Culex species at three proximate locations with different levels of West Nile virus activity
Suffolk County Department of Public Works, Yaphank, New York 11980 9744, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:661-8. 2009
..Other variables, such as additional vector species, environmental components, and socioeconomic factors, need to be examined to explain the observed patterns of WNV epidemic activity...
- Geostatistical evaluation of integrated marsh management impact on mosquito vectors using before-after-control-impact (BACI) design
Division of Vector Control, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, Yaphank, New York 11980 9744, USA
Int J Health Geogr 8:35. 2009
- Comparison of Mosquito Magnet and Biogents Sentinel Traps for Operational Surveillance of Container-Inhabiting Aedes (Diptera: Culicidae) Species
Suffolk County Vector Control, 335 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980 Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, 180 Jones Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, and
J Med Entomol 53:454-9. 2016
..MM can be particularly useful for long-term surveillance or when large numbers of specimens are required for pathogen isolation, such as at the sites with suspected dengue or chikungunya transmission. ..
- Climate change and range expansion of the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) in Northeastern USA: implications for public health practitioners
Suffolk County Vector Control, Yaphank, New York, USA
PLoS ONE 8:e60874. 2013
- Aquatic insects of New York salt marsh associated with mosquito larval habitat and their potential utility as bioindicators
Division of Vector Control, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, Yaphank, NY 11980 9744, USA
J Insect Sci 11:172. 2011
..This study represents a first step towards developing an insect-based index of biological integrity for salt marsh health assessment...
- Predictive mapping of human risk for West Nile virus (WNV) based on environmental and socioeconomic factors
Suffolk County Vector Control, Yaphank, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e23280. 2011
..The novel approach employed by this study may be implemented by other municipal, local, or state public health agencies to improve geographic risk estimates for vector-borne diseases based on a small number of acute human cases...
- Salt marsh as Culex salinarius larval habitat in coastal New York
Division of Vector Control, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, 335 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980 9744, USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 24:359-67. 2008
..The ability of Cx. salinarius to use both heavily impacted and relatively undisturbed salt marshes for reproduction has significant repercussions for marsh restoration and vector control practices...
- TrapTech R-Octenol Lure Does Not Improve the Capture Rates of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and Other Container-Inhabiting Species in Biogents Sentinel Traps
Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, 180 Jones Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
J Med Entomol 53:982-985. 2016
..Although human skin lures were clearly superior to TT R-octenol lures in BGS traps, R-octenol lures are more widely available and might still be used as an alternative lure, especially when Ae. albopictus populations are high...
- Anthropogenic impacts on mosquito populations in North America over the past century
Suffolk County Vector Control, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, New York 11980, USA
Nat Commun 7:13604. 2016
..These results illustrate the far-reaching impacts of multiple anthropogenic disturbances on animal communities and suggest that interactions between land use and chemical use may have unforeseen consequences on ecosystems...
- Differences in male-female ratios of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) following ultra-low volume adulticide applications
Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, 180 Jones Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 8536, United States of America Mercer County Mosquito Control, 300 Scotch Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628, United States of America Electronic address
Acta Trop 137:201-5. 2014
..The results could also be used to refine mosquito abatement by providing more accurate methods to determine the need and timing of vector control. ..
- Improved high-throughput method for molecular identification of Culex mosquitoes
Arthropod Borne Disease Laboratory, Suffolk County Department of Health Services, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY 11980 9744, USA
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 23:488-91. 2007
..Using these rDNA primers, our modified proteinase K method successfully identified 91% to 100% of the Culex samples...