Wednesday, 17 November 2004: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

251 A (Salt Palace L-2)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section D. Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Moderator(s): Shahid Karim
Maria A. Diuk-Wasser
1:12 PM1075DNA vaccines for high throughput screening of Ixodes scapularis salivary genes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Shahid Karim, Nathan Miller, Jesus G. Valenzuela, J.M.C. Ribeiro, Thomas N. Mather
1:24 PM1076The contribution of mammalian host species other than mice in maintaining the tick-borne pathogen B. burgdorferi sensu stricto in nature  [ Recorded presentation ]
Klara Hanincova, Brandon Brei, Maria Diuk-Wasser, Jonas Bunikis, Alan Barbour, Durland Fish
1:36 PM1077Ticks or hosts: What defines the ecological niche of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Klaus Kurtenbach, Klara Hanincova, Durland Fish
1:48 PM1078Nation-wide field survey of Ixodes scapularis: Toward a risk model for I. scapularis-borne Borrelia
Maria A. Diuk-Wasser, Roberto Cortinas, Jean Tsao, Sarah A. Yaremych, John Brownstein, Anne Gatewood, Russell Barbour, Graham Hickling, E. D. Walker, Uriel Kitron, Joseph Piesman, Durland Fish
2:00 PMBreak
2:12 PM1079Loss of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in aging Ixodes scapularis nymphs  [ Recorded presentation ]
Danielle Ross, Michael L. Levin
2:24 PM1080Dynamics of acquisition and transstadial transmission of Anaplasma phagocytophilum by Ixodes scapularis larvae  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael L. Levin, Dawn Roellig, Danielle Ross, Robert F. Massung
2:36 PM1081Biological transmission of Anaplasma marginale by the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) is at least 300 times more efficient than mechanical transmission by the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae)
Glen A Scoles, Alberto Broce, Timothy J. Lysyk, Guy Palmer
2:48 PM1082Evidence for the existence of a female sex pheromone in the black legged tick, Ixodes scapularis, and preliminary chemical characterization  [ Recorded presentation ]
Daniel E Sonenshine, Trevor Adams, John R McLaughlin, Tiffany Benzine

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