Works (24)

Updated: August 21st, 2023 21:21

2019 journal article

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

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 56(3), 632–640.

By: N. Travanty n, C. Apperson n & L. Ponnusamy n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Quercus alba; mosquito; microcosms; transstadial transmission; microbial communities
MeSH headings : Aedes / growth & development; Aedes / microbiology; Animals; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Female; Larva / growth & development; Larva / microbiology; Longevity; Male; Microbiota; Pupa / growth & development; Pupa / microbiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 16, 2019

2019 journal article

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

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(3), e0007165.

By: T. Shymanovich *, L. Faw*, N. Hajhashemi*, J. Teague*, C. Schal n , L. Ponnusamy n , C. Apperson n, E. Hatano n, G. Wasserberg*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): F. Oliveira

MeSH headings : Animals; Circadian Clocks; Color; Female; Humans; Insect Control; Insect Vectors / anatomy & histology; Insect Vectors / physiology; Leishmaniasis / transmission; Oviposition; Phlebotomus / anatomy & histology; Phlebotomus / physiology; Photoperiod; Sex Attractants
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Diversity and structure of the bacterial microbiome of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, is dominated by the endosymbiont Francisella

SYMBIOSIS, 79(3), 239–250.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Dermacentor variabilis; American dog tick; Microbiome; 16S rDNA; QIIME 2 analysis; Francisella endosymbiont
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 27, 2020

2019 journal article

Exogenous and endogenous microbiomes of wild-caught Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) flies from a suburban farm by 16S rRNA gene sequencing

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

By: J. Deguenon n, N. Travanty n, J. Zhu n, A. Carr n, S. Denning n, M. Reiskind n , D. Watson n, R. Roe  n, L. Ponnusamy n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Biodiversity; Diptera / microbiology; Farms; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing; Humans; Metabolome; Metabolomics / methods; Microbiota; Phylogeny; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 10, 2020

2018 journal article

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

PLOS ONE, 13(12).

By: L. Ponnusamy n , A. Willcox *, R. Roe n , S. Davidson*, P. Linsuwanon*, A. Schuster*, A. Richards *, S. Meshnick*, C. Apperson n

co-author countries: Thailand 🇹🇭 United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): M. Perotti

MeSH headings : Animals; Female; Male; Orientia tsutsugamushi / pathogenicity; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Scrub Typhus / microbiology; Scrub Typhus / transmission; Trombiculidae / microbiology; Trombiculidae / pathogenicity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 31, 2018

2018 journal article

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

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 55(5), 1284–1291.

By: M. Kakumanu n, L. Ponnusamy n , H. Sutton n, S. Meshnick*, W. Nicholson* & C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Dermacentor variabilis; spotted fever group rickettsiae; Rickettsia; reverse line blot hybridization; intergenic spacer
MeSH headings : Animals; Dermacentor / microbiology; North Carolina; Phylogeny; Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Rickettsia / genetics; Rickettsia / isolation & purification
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 4, 2019

2017 journal article

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

Zoonoses and Public Health, 64(5), 337–354.

By: J. Levine n , C. Apperson n, M. Levin *, T. Kelly n, M. Kakumanu n, L. Ponnusamy n , H. Sutton n, S. Salger n, J. Caldwell n, A. Szempruch n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Borrelia burgdorferi; Ixodes scapularis; Peromyscus leucopus; Oryzomys palustris; Sylvilagus palustris; Outer Banks; North Carolina
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteriological Techniques; Borrelia burgdorferi / genetics; Borrelia burgdorferi / isolation & purification; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; Female; Ixodes / microbiology; Lyme Disease / epidemiology; Lyme Disease / microbiology; Lyme Disease / transmission; Lyme Disease / veterinary; Male; North Carolina / epidemiology; Phylogeny; Rabbits / microbiology; Reptiles / microbiology; Rodentia / microbiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Biology, pest status, microbiome and control of kudzu bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae): a new invasive pest in the U.S.

Int. J. Mol. Sci, 17(9).

By: A. Dhammi n, J. Krestchmar n, L. Ponnusamy n , J. Bacheler n, D. Reisig n , A. Herbert*, A. Del Pozo-Valdivia n, R. Roe  n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Megacopta cribraria; Megacopta punctatissima; Candidatus Ishikawaella capsulata; sampling; monitoring; cultural control; biological control
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Beauveria / physiology; Heteroptera / drug effects; Heteroptera / growth & development; Heteroptera / microbiology; Insecticides / toxicity; Microbiota; Population Density; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / metabolism; Soybeans / growth & development; Soybeans / parasitology; Symbiosis; United States
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

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

PLOS ONE, 11(8), e0160386.

By: V. Paz-Soldan *, J. Yukich*, A. Soonthorndhada*, M. Giron*, C. Apperson n, L. Ponnusamy n , C. Schal n , A. Morrison *, J. Keating*, D. Wesson*

co-author countries: Peru 🇵🇪 Thailand 🇹🇭 United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): R. Paul

MeSH headings : Aedes / virology; Animals; Chikungunya Fever / prevention & control; Chikungunya virus; Community-Based Participatory Research / methods; Dengue / prevention & control; Dengue Virus; Equipment Design; Female; Humans; Industry; Insect Vectors / virology; Mosquito Control / instrumentation; Peru; Thailand; Zika Virus; Zika Virus Infection / prevention & control
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

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

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 54(4), 972–979.

By: M. Kakumanu n, L. Ponnusamy n , H. Sutton n, S. Meshnick*, W. Nicholson* & C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Animals, Laboratory; DNA Primers / genetics; DNA, Intergenic / chemistry; DNA, Intergenic / genetics; Dermacentor / microbiology; Humans; Nucleic Acid Hybridization; Oligonucleotide Probes / genetics; Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; RNA, Ribosomal, 23S / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 5S; Rickettsiaceae Infections / diagnosis; Rickettsiaceae Infections / microbiology; Rickettsieae / classification; Rickettsieae / genetics; Rickettsieae / isolation & purification; Sensitivity and Specificity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

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

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(7), e0004850.

By: D. Choi*, J. Grieco *, C. Apperson n, C. Schal n , L. Ponnusamy n , D. Wesson*, N. Achee *

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): P. Kittayapong

MeSH headings : Aedes / drug effects; Aedes / physiology; Animals; Cyclopropanes / pharmacology; Dengue / transmission; Female; Fluorobenzenes / pharmacology; Insect Repellents; Insect Vectors / drug effects; Oviposition / physiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

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

VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES, 16(5), 302–308.

By: J. Wallace *, W. Nicholson*, J. Perniciaro *, M. Vaughn*, S. Funkhouser*, J. Juliano *, S. Lee n, M. Kakumanu n ...

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Epidemiology; Rickettsia; Serology; Tick(s)
MeSH headings : Adult; Borrelia burgdorferi / isolation & purification; Ehrlichia chaffeensis / isolation & purification; Ehrlichiosis / epidemiology; Ehrlichiosis / transmission; Female; Humans; Incidence; Lyme Disease / epidemiology; Lyme Disease / transmission; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure; Rickettsia / classification; Rickettsia Infections / epidemiology; Rickettsia Infections / transmission; Tick Bites / epidemiology; Tick-Borne Diseases / epidemiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

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

Parasites & Vectors, 8(1).

By: B. Marayati*, C. Schal n , L. Ponnusamy n , C. Apperson n, T. Rowland* & G. Wasserberg*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Leishmaniasis; Oviposition behavior; Sand flies; Semiochemicals; Bioassay; Olfactometer
MeSH headings : Animals; Biometry; Insect Vectors / drug effects; Insect Vectors / physiology; Oviposition; Pheromones / metabolism; Phlebotomus / drug effects; Phlebotomus / physiology; Smell
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Evidence for Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) oviposition on boats in the Peruvian Amazon

Journal of Medical Entomology, 52(4), 726–729.

By: S. Guagliardo, A. Morrison, J. Barboza, D. Wesson, L. Ponnusamy, H. Astete, G. Vazquez-Prokopec, U. Kitron

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

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

Parasites & Vectors, 8.

By: L. Ponnusamy, C. Schal , D. Wesson, C. Arellano & C. Apperson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

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

APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 81(18), 6200–6209.

By: W. Van Treuren*, L. Ponnusamy n , R. Brinkerhoff *, A. Gonzalez*, C. Parobek*, J. Juliano *, T. Andreadis*, R. Falco * ...

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸 South Africa 🇿🇦
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Biota; Cluster Analysis; DNA, Bacterial / chemistry; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; DNA, Ribosomal / chemistry; DNA, Ribosomal / genetics; Geography; Ixodes / microbiology; Molecular Sequence Data; Phylogeny; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sex Factors; United States
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Diversity of Rickettsiales in the Microbiome of the Lone Star Tick, Amblyomma americanum

APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 80(1), 354–359.

By: L. Ponnusamy n , A. Gonzalez *, W. Van Treuren*, S. Weiss*, C. Parobek*, J. Juliano *, R. Knight *, R. Roe n , C. Apperson n, S. Meshnickh

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Alphaproteobacteria / classification; Alphaproteobacteria / genetics; Alphaproteobacteria / isolation & purification; Animals; Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins / genetics; DNA, Bacterial / chemistry; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; DNA, Ribosomal / chemistry; DNA, Ribosomal / genetics; Ixodidae / microbiology; Microbiota; Molecular Sequence Data; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

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

PARASITES & VECTORS, 7.

By: S. Lee n, M. Kakumanu n, L. Ponnusamy n , M. Vaughn*, S. Funkhouser*, H. Thornton n, S. Meshnick*, C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Ticks; Rickettsiales pathogens; Rickettsia; Ehrlichia; Reverse line blot hybridization
MeSH headings : Animals; Arachnid Vectors / microbiology; Base Sequence; DNA, Bacterial / chemistry; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; DNA, Ribosomal / chemistry; DNA, Ribosomal / genetics; Double-Blind Method; Female; Humans; Ixodidae / microbiology; Male; Molecular Sequence Data; North Carolina / epidemiology; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Prevalence; Rickettsia / genetics; Rickettsia / isolation & purification; Rickettsia Infections / epidemiology; Rickettsia Infections / microbiology; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Tick Infestations / epidemiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Bacteria Stimulate Hatching of Yellow Fever Mosquito Eggs

PLoS ONE, 6(9), e24409.

By: L. Ponnusamy n , K. Böröczky n, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): F. Leulier

MeSH headings : Aedes / microbiology; Aedes / physiology; Animals; Bacteria; Female; Male; Ovum / microbiology; Ovum / physiology; Plant Leaves / chemistry; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Quercus / chemistry; Quercus / microbiology; Reproduction / physiology; Yellow Fever / transmission
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Oviposition Responses of the Mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to Experimental Plant Infusions in Laboratory Bioassays

Journal of Chemical Ecology, 36(7), 709–719.

By: L. Ponnusamy n , N. Xu n, K. Böröczky n, D. Wesson*, L. Abu Ayyash n, C. Schal n , C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Aedes aegypti; Aedes albopictus; Oviposition; Attractants; Plant infusion; Fermentation; Microbe-insect interactions
MeSH headings : Aedes / physiology; Animals; Behavior, Animal; Biomass; Female; Fermentation; Oviposition; Plant Leaves / chemistry; Poaceae / chemistry; Quercus / chemistry; Time Factors
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Species Composition of Bacterial Communities Influences Attraction of Mosquitoes to Experimental Plant Infusions

Microbial Ecology, 59(1), 158–173.

By: L. Ponnusamy n , D. Wesson*, C. Arellano n, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: L. Ponnusamy n , D. Wesson*, C. Arellano n, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

MeSH headings : Aedes / physiology; Animals; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / growth & development; Behavior, Animal / drug effects; Biodiversity; Colony Count, Microbial; Culture Media / classification; Ecosystem; Female; Fermentation; Phylogeny
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Diversity of Bacterial Communities in Container Habitats of Mosquitoes

MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, 56(4), 593–603.

By: L. Ponnusamy n , N. Xu n, G. Stav*, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: L. Ponnusamy n , N. Xu n, G. Stav*, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / growth & development; Biodiversity; Culicidae / growth & development; Ecosystem; Fresh Water / microbiology; Fresh Water / parasitology; Genetic Variation; Molecular Sequence Data; New Orleans; Polymerase Chain Reaction; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Water Microbiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

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

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(27), 9262–9267.

By: L. Ponnusamy n , N. Xu  n, S. Nojima n, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: L. Ponnusamy n , N. Xu  n, S. Nojima n, D. Wesson*, C. Schal n  & C. Apperson n

author keywords: kairomone; semiochemical; mosquito; egg-laying; dengue vector control
MeSH headings : Aedes / anatomy & histology; Aedes / microbiology; Aedes / physiology; Animals; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Behavior, Animal / physiology; Biological Assay; Female; Oviposition / physiology; Pheromones / analysis; Plant Leaves / parasitology; Sasa / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Host-feeding patterns of Aedes albopictus (Diptera : Culicidae) in relation to availability of human and domestic animals in suburban landscapes of central north Carolina

Journal of Medical Entomology, 43(3), 543–551.

By: S. Richards, L. Ponnusamy*, T. Unnasch, H. Hassan & C. Apperson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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