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1.

Diel periodicity and visual cues guide oviposition behavior in Phlebotomus papatasi, vector of old-world cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Shymanovich T, Faw L, Hajhashemi N, Teague J, Schal C, Ponnusamy L, Apperson CS, Hatano E, Wasserberg G.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 5;13(3):e0007165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007165. eCollection 2019 Mar.

2.

A Diverse Microbial Community Supports Larval Development and Survivorship of the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae).

Travanty NV, Apperson CS, Ponnusamy L.

J Med Entomol. 2019 Apr 16;56(3):632-640. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz003.

PMID:
30753569
3.

Bacterial microbiome of the chigger mite Leptotrombidium imphalum varies by life stage and infection with the scrub typhus pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi.

Ponnusamy L, Willcox AC, Roe RM, Davidson SA, Linsuwanon P, Schuster AL, Richards AL, Meshnick SR, Apperson CS.

PLoS One. 2018 Dec 6;13(12):e0208327. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208327. eCollection 2018.

4.

Prevalence of Rickettsia Species (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) in Dermacentor variabilis Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in North Carolina.

Kakumanu ML, Ponnusamy L, Sutton H, Meshnick SR, Nicholson WL, Apperson CS.

J Med Entomol. 2018 Aug 29;55(5):1284-1291. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjy074.

PMID:
29771344
5.

Pyrethroid insecticides maintain repellent effect on knock-down resistant populations of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Bowman NM, Akialis K, Cave G, Barrera R, Apperson CS, Meshnick SR.

PLoS One. 2018 May 15;13(5):e0196410. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196410. eCollection 2018.

6.

Novel use of aliphatic n-methyl ketones as a fumigant and alternative to methyl bromide for insect control.

Zhu J, Dhammi A, van Kretschmar JB, Vargo EL, Apperson CS, Michael Roe R.

Pest Manag Sci. 2018 Mar;74(3):648-657. doi: 10.1002/ps.4749. Epub 2017 Nov 22.

PMID:
28967211
7.

Stable Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Stricto on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Levine JF, Apperson CS, Levin M, Kelly TR, Kakumanu ML, Ponnusamy L, Sutton H, Salger SA, Caldwell JM, Szempruch AJ.

Zoonoses Public Health. 2017 Aug;64(5):337-354. doi: 10.1111/zph.12302. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

8.

Design and Testing of Novel Lethal Ovitrap to Reduce Populations of Aedes Mosquitoes: Community-Based Participatory Research between Industry, Academia and Communities in Peru and Thailand.

Paz-Soldan VA, Yukich J, Soonthorndhada A, Giron M, Apperson CS, Ponnusamy L, Schal C, Morrison AC, Keating J, Wesson DM.

PLoS One. 2016 Aug 17;11(8):e0160386. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160386. eCollection 2016.

9.

Effect of Spatial Repellent Exposure on Dengue Vector Attraction to Oviposition Sites.

Choi DB, Grieco JP, Apperson CS, Schal C, Ponnusamy L, Wesson DM, Achee NL.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jul 18;10(7):e0004850. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004850. eCollection 2016 Jul.

10.

Incident Tick-Borne Infections in a Cohort of North Carolina Outdoor Workers.

Wallace JW, Nicholson WL, Perniciaro JL, Vaughn MF, Funkhouser S, Juliano JJ, Lee S, Kakumanu ML, Ponnusamy L, Apperson CS, Meshnick SR.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2016 May;16(5):302-8. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2015.1887. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

PMID:
27008102
11.

Development and Validation of an Improved PCR Method Using the 23S-5S Intergenic Spacer for Detection of Rickettsiae in Dermacentor variabilis Ticks and Tissue Samples from Humans and Laboratory Animals.

Kakumanu ML, Ponnusamy L, Sutton HT, Meshnick SR, Nicholson WL, Apperson CS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Apr;54(4):972-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02605-15. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

12.

Attraction and oviposition preferences of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae), vector of Old-World cutaneous leishmaniasis, to larval rearing media.

Marayati BF, Schal C, Ponnusamy L, Apperson CS, Rowland TE, Wasserberg G.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Dec 30;8:663. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1261-z.

13.

Oviposition responses of Aedes mosquitoes to bacterial isolates from attractive bamboo infusions.

Ponnusamy L, Schal C, Wesson DM, Arellano C, Apperson CS.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Sep 23;8:486. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1068-y.

14.

Variation in the Microbiota of Ixodes Ticks with Regard to Geography, Species, and Sex.

Van Treuren W, Ponnusamy L, Brinkerhoff RJ, Gonzalez A, Parobek CM, Juliano JJ, Andreadis TG, Falco RC, Ziegler LB, Hathaway N, Keeler C, Emch M, Bailey JA, Roe RM, Apperson CS, Knight R, Meshnick SR.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Sep;81(18):6200-9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01562-15. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

15.

PARASITOLOGY AND SEROLOGY OF FREE-RANGING COYOTES (CANIS LATRANS) IN NORTH CAROLINA, USA.

Chitwood MC, Swingen MB, Lashley MA, Flowers JR, Palamar MB, Apperson CS, Olfenbuttel C, Moorman CE, DePerno CS.

J Wildl Dis. 2015 Jul;51(3):664-9. doi: 10.7589/2015-01-002. Epub 2015 May 18.

PMID:
25984773
16.

Prevalence of Rickettsiales in ticks removed from the skin of outdoor workers in North Carolina.

Lee S, Kakumanu ML, Ponnusamy L, Vaughn M, Funkhouser S, Thornton H, Meshnick SR, Apperson CS.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Dec 23;7:607. doi: 10.1186/s13071-014-0607-2.

17.

Long-lasting permethrin impregnated uniforms: A randomized-controlled trial for tick bite prevention.

Vaughn MF, Funkhouser SW, Lin FC, Fine J, Juliano JJ, Apperson CS, Meshnick SR.

Am J Prev Med. 2014 May;46(5):473-80. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.01.008.

PMID:
24745637
18.

Diversity of Rickettsiales in the microbiome of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum.

Ponnusamy L, Gonzalez A, Van Treuren W, Weiss S, Parobek CM, Juliano JJ, Knight R, Roe RM, Apperson CS, Meshnick SR.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2014 Jan;80(1):354-9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02987-13. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

19.

Innovative sugar-insecticide feeding bioassay for adult female Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae).

Stell FM, Roe RM, Arellano C, Apperson CS.

J Med Entomol. 2013 Jul;50(4):804-15.

PMID:
23926778
20.

Proof of concept for a novel insecticide bioassay based on sugar feeding by adult Aedes aegypti (Stegomyia aegypti).

Stell FM, Roe RM, Arellano C, Kennedy L, Thornton H, Saavedra-Rodriguez K, Wesson DM, Black WC, Apperson CS.

Med Vet Entomol. 2013 Sep;27(3):284-97. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2012.01048.x. Epub 2012 Oct 18.

PMID:
23077986
21.

Responses of Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis to odorants that attract haematophagous insects.

Carr AL, Roe RM, Arellano C, Sonenshine DE, Schal C, Apperson CS.

Med Vet Entomol. 2013 Mar;27(1):86-95. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2012.01024.x. Epub 2012 Jun 11.

PMID:
22681499
22.

An experimental field study of delayed density dependence in natural populations of Aedes albopictus.

Walsh RK, Bradley C, Apperson CS, Gould F.

PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35959. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035959. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

23.

Bacteria stimulate hatching of yellow fever mosquito eggs.

Ponnusamy L, Böröczky K, Wesson DM, Schal C, Apperson CS.

PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24409. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024409. Epub 2011 Sep 6.

24.

Nanogram-scale preparation and NMR analysis for mass-limited small volatile compounds.

Nojima S, Kiemle DJ, Webster FX, Apperson CS, Schal C.

PLoS One. 2011 Mar 28;6(3):e18178. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018178.

25.

Novel field assays and the comparative repellency of BioUD(®) , DEET and permethrin against Amblyomma americanum.

Bissinger BW, Apperson CS, Watson DW, Arellano C, Sonenshine DE, Roe RM.

Med Vet Entomol. 2011 Jun;25(2):217-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2010.00923.x. Epub 2010 Dec 1. Erratum in: Med Vet Entomol. 2012 Sep;26(3):359.

PMID:
21118283
26.

First report of the repellency of 2-tridecanone against ticks.

Kimps NW, Bissinger BW, Apperson CS, Sonenshine DE, Roe RM.

Med Vet Entomol. 2011 Jun;25(2):202-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2010.00918.x. Epub 2010 Nov 14.

PMID:
21073492
27.

Oviposition responses of the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to experimental plant infusions in laboratory bioassays.

Ponnusamy L, Xu N, Böröczky K, Wesson DM, Abu Ayyash L, Schal C, Apperson CS.

J Chem Ecol. 2010 Jul;36(7):709-19. doi: 10.1007/s10886-010-9806-2. Epub 2010 Jun 3.

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Bacterial pathogens in ixodid ticks from a Piedmont County in North Carolina: prevalence of rickettsial organisms.

Smith MP, Ponnusamy L, Jiang J, Ayyash LA, Richards AL, Apperson CS.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2010 Dec;10(10):939-52. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2009.0178. Epub 2010 May 10.

PMID:
20455778
29.

Evaluation of community-based strategies for Aedes aegypti control inside houses.

Ocampo CB, González C, Morales CA, Pérez M, Wesson D, Apperson CS.

Biomedica. 2009 Jun;29(2):282-97.

PMID:
20128353
30.

Comparative efficacy of BioUD to other commercially available arthropod repellents against the ticks Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis on cotton cloth.

Bissinger BW, Zhu J, Apperson CS, Sonenshine DE, Watson DW, Roe RM.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Oct;81(4):685-90. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2009.09-0114.

PMID:
19815887
31.

Species composition of bacterial communities influences attraction of mosquitoes to experimental plant infusions.

Ponnusamy L, Wesson DM, Arellano C, Schal C, Apperson CS.

Microb Ecol. 2010 Jan;59(1):158-73. doi: 10.1007/s00248-009-9565-1. Epub 2009 Jul 30.

32.

Efficacy of the new repellent BioUD against three species of ixodid ticks.

Bissinger BW, Apperson CS, Sonenshine DE, Watson DW, Roe RM.

Exp Appl Acarol. 2009 Jul;48(3):239-50. doi: 10.1007/s10493-008-9235-x. Epub 2009 Jan 13.

PMID:
19140016
33.

Novel arthropod repellent, BioUD, is an efficacious alternative to deet.

Witting-Bissinger BE, Stumpf CF, Donohue KV, Apperson CS, Roe RM.

J Med Entomol. 2008 Sep;45(5):891-8.

PMID:
18826032
35.

Identification of bacteria and bacteria-associated chemical cues that mediate oviposition site preferences by Aedes aegypti.

Ponnusamy L, Xu N, Nojima S, Wesson DM, Schal C, Apperson CS.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jul 8;105(27):9262-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0802505105. Epub 2008 Jul 7.

36.

Tick-borne diseases in North Carolina: is "Rickettsia amblyommii" a possible cause of rickettsiosis reported as Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

Apperson CS, Engber B, Nicholson WL, Mead DG, Engel J, Yabsley MJ, Dail K, Johnson J, Watson DW.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2008 Oct;8(5):597-606. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2007.0271.

PMID:
18447622
37.

Diversity of bacterial communities in container habitats of mosquitoes.

Ponnusamy L, Xu N, Stav G, Wesson DM, Schal C, Apperson CS.

Microb Ecol. 2008 Nov;56(4):593-603. doi: 10.1007/s00248-008-9379-6. Epub 2008 Mar 29.

38.

A simple, convenient, and efficient preparative GC system that uses a short megabore capillary column as a trap.

Nojima S, Apperson CS, Schal C.

J Chem Ecol. 2008 Mar;34(3):418-28. doi: 10.1007/s10886-008-9437-z. Epub 2008 Feb 23.

PMID:
18297362
39.

Host choice and West Nile virus infection rates in blood-fed mosquitoes, including members of the Culex pipiens complex, from Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee, 2002-2003.

Savage HM, Aggarwal D, Apperson CS, Katholi CR, Gordon E, Hassan HK, Anderson M, Charnetzky D, McMillen L, Unnasch EA, Unnasch TR.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2007 Fall;7(3):365-86.

40.

Occurrence and relative abundance of mosquitoes in stormwater retention facilities in North Carolina, U.S.A.

Hunt WF 3rd, Apperson CS, Kennedy SG, Harrison BA, Lord WG.

Water Sci Technol. 2006;54(6-7):315-21.

PMID:
17120664
41.

Spatial analysis of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) oviposition in suburban neighborhoods of a Piedmont community in North Carolina.

Richards SL, Apperson CS, Ghosh SK, Cheshire HM, Zeichner BC.

J Med Entomol. 2006 Sep;43(5):976-89.

PMID:
17017237
42.
43.

In vivo role of 20-hydroxyecdysone in the regulation of the vitellogenin mRNA and egg development in the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say).

Thompson DM, Khalil SM, Jeffers LA, Ananthapadmanaban U, Sonenshine DE, Mitchell RD, Osgood CJ, Apperson CS, Michael Roe R.

J Insect Physiol. 2005 Oct;51(10):1105-16. Epub 2005 Aug 2.

PMID:
16061249
44.

Outbreak of West Nile virus in North America.

Spielman A, Andreadis TG, Apperson CS, Cornel AJ, Day JF, Edman JD, Fish D, Harrington LC, Kiszewski AE, Lampman R, Lanzaro GC, Matuschka FR, Munstermann LE, Nasci RS, Norris DE, Novak RJ, Pollack RJ, Reisen WK, Reiter P, Savage HM, Tabachnick WJ, Wesson DM.

Science. 2004 Nov 26;306(5701):1473-5; author reply 1473-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
15567836
46.

Host feeding patterns of established and potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the eastern United States.

Apperson CS, Hassan HK, Harrison BA, Savage HM, Aspen SE, Farajollahi A, Crans W, Daniels TJ, Falco RC, Benedict M, Anderson M, McMillen L, Unnasch TR.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2004 Spring;4(1):71-82.

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Role of bacteria in mediating the oviposition responses of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae).

Trexler JD, Apperson CS, Zurek L, Gemeno C, Schal C, Kaufman M, Walker E, Watson DW, Wallace L.

J Med Entomol. 2003 Nov;40(6):841-8.

PMID:
14765661
48.

Economic and social impacts of La Crosse encephalitis in western North Carolina.

Utz JT, Apperson CS, MacCormack JN, Salyers M, Dietz EJ, McPherson JT.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Nov;69(5):509-18.

PMID:
14695088
49.

Field and laboratory evaluations of potential oviposition attractants for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae).

Trexler JD, Apperson CS, Gemeno C, Perich MJ, Carlson D, Schal C.

J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2003 Sep;19(3):228-34.

PMID:
14524544

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