Kacey C Ernst

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Longevity and Differential Emergence of Dengue Fever in Two Cities in Sonora, Mexico
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Med Entomol 54:204-211. 2017
  2. pmc Reported bed net ownership and use in social contacts is associated with uptake of bed nets for malaria prevention in pregnant women in Ghana
    Kacey C Ernst
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Campus PO Box 245211, 1295 N Martin Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    Malar J 16:13. 2017
  3. ncbi request reprint Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Longevity and Differential Emergence of Dengue Fever in Two Cities in Sonora, Mexico
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Med Entomol . 2016
  4. pmc Comparing ownership and use of bed nets at two sites with differential malaria transmission in western Kenya
    Kacey C Ernst
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman School of Public Health, The University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    Malar J 15:217. 2016
  5. pmc A country bug in the city: urban infestation by the Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans in Arequipa, Peru
    Stephen Delgado
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 714 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:48. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Measles surveillance in Nigeria: enough information for policy making?
    Kacey C Ernst
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman School of Public Health, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 108:311-2. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Implications of philosophical and personal belief exemptions on re-emergence of vaccine-preventable disease: the role of spatial clustering in under-vaccination
    Kacey C Ernst
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:838-41. 2012
  8. pmc Environmental, socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of malaria risk in the western Kenyan highlands: a case-control study
    Kacey C Ernst
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1258-65. 2009
  9. pmc The effect of policy changes on hepatitis A vaccine uptake in Arizona children, 1995-2008
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:87-96. 2011
  10. pmc Local topographic wetness indices predict household malaria risk better than land-use and land-cover in the western Kenya highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Malar J 9:328. 2010

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Longevity and Differential Emergence of Dengue Fever in Two Cities in Sonora, Mexico
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Med Entomol 54:204-211. 2017
    ..This difference in longevity may have been one factor that limited dengue virus transmission in Nogales in 2013, as a smaller proportion of Ae. aegypti females survived past the extrinsic incubation period...
  2. pmc Reported bed net ownership and use in social contacts is associated with uptake of bed nets for malaria prevention in pregnant women in Ghana
    Kacey C Ernst
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Campus PO Box 245211, 1295 N Martin Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    Malar J 16:13. 2017
    ..During an evaluation of a bed net distribution programme, the influence of non-health care advisors on ownership and use of bed nets by pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana was examined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Longevity and Differential Emergence of Dengue Fever in Two Cities in Sonora, Mexico
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Med Entomol . 2016
    ..This difference in longevity may have been one factor that limited dengue virus transmission in Nogales in 2013, as a smaller proportion of Ae. aegypti females survived past the extrinsic incubation period...
  4. pmc Comparing ownership and use of bed nets at two sites with differential malaria transmission in western Kenya
    Kacey C Ernst
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman School of Public Health, The University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    Malar J 15:217. 2016
    ..Understanding how the cultural and social-environmental context of bed net use may differ between high- and low-risk regions is important when identifying solutions to improve uptake and appropriate use...
  5. pmc A country bug in the city: urban infestation by the Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans in Arequipa, Peru
    Stephen Delgado
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 714 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 12:48. 2013
    ..Interruption of vector-borne transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi remains an unrealized objective in many Latin American countries. The task of vector control is complicated by the emergence of vector insects in urban areas...
  6. doi request reprint Measles surveillance in Nigeria: enough information for policy making?
    Kacey C Ernst
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman School of Public Health, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 108:311-2. 2014
    ..Further investigations of the quality of the data and performance of reporting sites must be made to determine the reliability of information being generated by the surveillance system before conclusions can be drawn. ..
  7. doi request reprint Implications of philosophical and personal belief exemptions on re-emergence of vaccine-preventable disease: the role of spatial clustering in under-vaccination
    Kacey C Ernst
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:838-41. 2012
    ..At all levels of healthcare, efforts must be made to encourage vaccination education and legislation to protect the public's health...
  8. pmc Environmental, socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of malaria risk in the western Kenyan highlands: a case-control study
    Kacey C Ernst
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1258-65. 2009
    ..To identify risk factors for uncomplicated malaria in highland areas of East Africa at higher risk of malaria epidemics, in order to design appropriate interventions...
  9. pmc The effect of policy changes on hepatitis A vaccine uptake in Arizona children, 1995-2008
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:87-96. 2011
    ..Our primary objective was to assess the impact of these policies on vaccine uptake in children...
  10. pmc Local topographic wetness indices predict household malaria risk better than land-use and land-cover in the western Kenya highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Malar J 9:328. 2010
    ..This study examined whether environmental factors like land-cover, land-use, and urban density improved malaria risk prediction based solely on the topographically-determined context, as measured by the topographic wetness index...
  11. pmc Topography-derived wetness indices are associated with household-level malaria risk in two communities in the western Kenyan highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Malar J 7:40. 2008
    ..Understanding these local topographic effects may permit prediction of regions at high risk of malaria within the highlands at small spatial scales...
  12. pmc Mosquito Avoidance Practices and Knowledge of Arboviral Diseases in Cities with Differing Recent History of Disease
    Steven D Haenchen
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:945-953. 2016
    ..Increased awareness and perceived risk of DENV were associated with increases in one of the most effective household prevention behaviors, removal of standing water, but only in Key West...
  13. pmc Willingness to Pay for Mosquito Control in Key West, Florida and Tucson, Arizona
    Katherine L Dickinson
    Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:775-9. 2016
    ..Concerns about environmental impacts of mosquito control were associated with lower WTP in Key West. Expanded mosquito control efforts should incorporate public opinion as they respond to evolving disease risks. ..
  14. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of hepatitis A in Arizona following intensive immunization programs (1988-2007)
    Laura M Erhart
    Office of Infectious Disease Services, Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Vaccine 30:6103-10. 2012
    ..S. A series of hepatitis A vaccination policies and recommendations were implemented in 1996-2006. Our objective was to examine the shifting epidemiologic patterns in hepatitis A in Arizona from 1988 to 2007...
  15. pmc Malaria hotspot areas in a highland Kenya site are consistent in epidemic and non-epidemic years and are associated with ecological factors
    Kacey C Ernst
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Malar J 5:78. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint Health status of southern Arizona border counties: a Healthy Border 2010 midterm review
    Keisha L Robinson
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman School of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:344-52. 2010
    ..This study reports on the health status of the four southern Arizona border counties...
  17. pmc Post Outbreak Review: Dengue Preparedness and Response in Key West, Florida
    Mary H Hayden
    National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado Florida Department of Health in Monroe County, Key West, Florida University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:397-400. 2015
    ..Respondents remain concerned about future dengue transmission risk in Key West and lack of resources to respond. ..
  18. doi request reprint Correlates of high vaccination exemption rates among kindergartens
    Michael S Birnbaum
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Vaccine 31:750-6. 2013
    ..The present study was designed to characterize Arizona schools with high rates of permanent PBE among kindergartners, and to determine the degree to which they aggregate across the state...
  19. pmc Development of clinical immunity to malaria in highland areas of low and unstable transmission
    Melissa A Rolfes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:806-12. 2012
    ..Even in highland areas of unstable and low malaria transmission, age is associated with development of clinical immunity to malaria...
  20. pmc A Critical Assessment of Officially Reported Chagas Disease Surveillance Data in Mexico
    Ellen M Shelly
    University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ
    Public Health Rep 131:59-66. 2016
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  21. pmc Population-based prevalence of malaria among pregnant women in Enugu State, Nigeria: the Healthy Beginning Initiative
    Jayleen K L Gunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave Drachman Hall, PO Box 245163, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    Malar J 14:438. 2015
    ..Estimates of the malaria burden in pregnant women based on health facilities often do not present a true picture of the problem due to the low proportion of women delivering at these facilities in malaria-endemic regions...
  22. doi request reprint Spatio-temporal and neighborhood characteristics of two dengue outbreaks in two arid cities of Mexico
    Pablo A Reyes-Castro
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA Electronic address
    Acta Trop . 2017
    ..Future research and control efforts in these regions should consider these space-time and socioeconomic patterns...
  23. doi request reprint Perceptions of personal belief vaccine exemption policy: a survey of Arizona vaccine providers
    Steven D Haenchen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 1295N Martin Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:3630-5. 2014
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