Tuesday, December 12, 2006: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104 (Convention Center)

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

Moderator(s): Don Rutz
Sarah M. Butler
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AM0750Mixed infections and evolution in Bartonella spp. from the rodent-borne flea vector Polygenus gwyni
Lauren Eller, Alena Aviles, Lance Durden, Patrick Abbot
8:17 AM0751Many field collected Dermacentor andersoni adults are naturally co-infected with both pathogenic and non-pathogenic rickettsia in addition to the Francisella-like endosymbiont
Glen A. Scoles
8:29 AM0752A tale of three Ehrlichiae: Ticks, serendipity, and building a better toolbox for PCR detection of pathogens in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Amanda D. Loftis, Kimetha G. Slater, Tonya R. Mixson, Gregory A. Dasch, Michael L. Levin
8:41 AM0753Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi, Babesia sp., and an Ixodes endosymbiont DNA in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae), collected in Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robert Pinger, Fresia Steiner, Nate Grindle, Keith Clay, Clay Fuqua
8:53 AM0754An entomological, ecological, and epidemiological study of cutaneous leishmaniasis transmission in the Baraouli Health District, Mali
Jennifer M. Anderson, Sibiry Samake, Ibrahim Moussa Sissoko, Cheick Amadou Coulibaly, Constance Souko Sangare, Sekou F. Traore, Shaden Kamhawi, Phillip G. Lawyer, Fabiano Oliveira, Somita Keita, Pierre Traore, Faye Ousmane, Tall Koureichi, Moumine Cisse, Seydou Doumbia, Jesus G. Valenzuela
9:05 AM0755RNA interference in mosquitoes is an important innate immune defense against arbovirus infection  [ Recorded presentation ]
Brian D. Foy, Rodman Tompkins, Kimberly Keene, Carol D. Blair, Kenneth E. Olson, Corey L. Campbell
9:17 AM0756Studying Wolbachia using in vitro systems
Jason L. Rasgon
9:29 AM0757Role of antimicrobial peptide genes in the life history of the housefly, Musca domestica L  [ Recorded presentation ]
Dana Nayduch
9:41 AMBreak
9:53 AM0758Recovery of exotic Newcastle disease virus (ENDV) from field collected flies and experimental ENDV infections of three arthropod species  [ Recorded presentation ]
Seemanti Chakrabarti, Daniel J. King, Carol J. Cardona, Claudio Afonso, David Swayne, Alec Gerry
10:05 AM0759Economic impact studies on the northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum, in Southern California caged laying hens
Bradley A. Mullens, Jeb P. Owen, D. R. Kuney
10:17 AM0760Attraction of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to fresh and aged carrion in northeastern Ohio  [ Recorded presentation ]
Joe B. Keiper, Jessica Taylor, Kurt Broz
10:29 AM0761Evaluation of Muscidifurax raptor and M. raptorellus (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) releases in dairy calf facilities for management of the house fly (Diptera: Muscidae)
Phillip E. Kaufman, Don Rutz, J. Keith Waldron
10:41 AM0762Larvicidal activity of spinosad against the house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) and the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Christine M. McCoy, Jeffery Meyer, Tandy E. Paarlberg, Connie J. Kemper, Philip R. Plummer, W. Hunter White, Daniel E. Snyder
10:53 AM0763House fly ultraviolet light traps: Design affects attraction and capture
Jerome A. Hogsette
11:05 AM0764Comparison of mode of action of Permanet and Olyset insecticide treated bednets  [ Recorded presentation ]
Piera Giroux, Edward Walker, James R. Miller
11:17 AM0765Field testing the Zumba mosquito trap – ISCA Technologies’ mosquito trap and lure system
Reginald Coler, Roberto Barrera, Jim Dennett, Joshua D. Smith, Andre Jost Mafra, Leandro Ernesto Jost Mafra, Agenor Mafra-Neto

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