Madhavi Latha Kakumanu

Works (14)

Updated: July 5th, 2023 15:41

2022 journal article

Effects of Wolbachia elimination and B-vitamin supplementation on bed bug development and reproduction

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12(1).

By: M. Hickin n, M. Kakumanu n & C. Schal n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Animals; Bedbugs; Dietary Supplements; Female; Nymph; Reproduction; Vitamin B Complex / pharmacology; Wolbachia
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 18, 2022

2022 article

Multiple Mechanisms Confer Fipronil Resistance in the German Cockroach: Enhanced Detoxification and Rdl Mutation

Gonzalez-Morales, M. A., DeVries, Z. C., Santangelo, R. G., Kakumanu, M. L., & Schal, C. (2022, August 9). (W. Booth, Ed.). JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, Vol. 8.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): W. Booth

author keywords: urban IPM; German cockroach; Blattella germanica; fipronil; insecticide resistance; Rdl; target site insensitivity
MeSH headings : Animals; Blattellidae / genetics; Insecticide Resistance / genetics; Insecticides / pharmacology; Mutation; Pyrazoles
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 10, 2022

2021 journal article

Oviposition-Site Selection of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) Sand Flies: Attraction to Bacterial Isolates From an Attractive Rearing Medium

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 58(2), 518–527.

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

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): R. Johnson

author keywords: Phlebotomus papatasi; sand flies; leishmaniasis; dose-response bioassay; semiochemical
MeSH headings : Animals; Appetitive Behavior / drug effects; Bacteria / chemistry; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Culture Media; Female; Microbiota; Oviposition; Phlebotomus; Volatile Organic Compounds / pharmacology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 6, 2020

2021 journal article

Resistance to Fipronil in the Common Bed Bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 58(4), 1798–1807.

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): L. Hribar

author keywords: bed bugs; Cimex lectularius; fipronil; insecticide resistance; synergist
MeSH headings : Animals; Bedbugs / drug effects; Bedbugs / genetics; Insect Proteins / genetics; Insecticide Resistance / genetics; Insecticides / pharmacology; Mutation; Pyrazoles / pharmacology; Pyrethrins / pharmacology; Receptors, GABA-A / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 7, 2021

2021 journal article

Sphingobacterium phlebotomi sp. nov., a new member of family Sphingobacteriaceae isolated from sand fly rearing substrate

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, 71(5).

By: M. Kakumanu n, B. Marayati*, A. Wada-Katsumata n , G. Wasserberg*, C. Schal n , C. Apperson n, L. Ponnusamy n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: M. Kakumanu n, B. Marayati*, A. Wada-Katsumata n , G. Wasserberg*, C. Schal n , C. Apperson n, L. Ponnusamy n 

author keywords: 16S rRNA gene; Polyphasic analysis; Sphingobacterium phlebotomi sp. nov.
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacterial Typing Techniques; Base Composition; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; Fatty Acids / chemistry; Fatty Acids / metabolism; Phlebotomus / microbiology; Phosphatidylethanolamines / metabolism; Phylogeny; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sphingobacterium / classification; Sphingobacterium / genetics; Sphingobacterium / isolation & purification; Sphingobacterium / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 7, 2021

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.

By: N. Travanty n, L. Ponnusamy n , M. Kakumanu n, W. Nicholson* & C. Apperson n

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

Drought-induced soil microbial amino acid and polysaccharide change and their implications for C-N cycles in a climate change world

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

By: M. Kakumanu n, L. Ma * & M. Williams*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Amino Acids / analysis; Bacteria / metabolism; Carbon / analysis; Carbon Cycle; Climate Change; Droughts; Nitrogen / analysis; Nitrogen Cycle; Polysaccharides, Bacterial / analysis; Soil / chemistry; Soil Microbiology
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Pervasive Resistance to Pyrethroids in German Cockroaches (Blattodea: Ectobiidae) Related to Lack of Efficacy of Total Release Foggers

Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(5), 2295–2301.

By: Z. DeVries n, R. Santangelo n, J. Crissman n, A. Suazo n, M. Kakumanu n & C. Schal n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): M. Rust

author keywords: cypermethrin; do-it-yourself pest control; kdr; topical application
MeSH headings : Animals; Biological Assay; Blattellidae; Cockroaches; Insecticide Resistance; Insecticides; Pyrethrins
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: October 21, 2019

2018 journal article

Overlapping Community Compositions of Gut and Fecal Microbiomes in Lab-Reared and Field-Collected German Cockroaches

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84(17).

By: M. Kakumanu n, J. Maritz*, J. Carlton * & C. Schal n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): E. Stabb

author keywords: German cockroach; Blattella microbiota; microbiome; gut; feces; fecal microbiota; indoor microbiome
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / classification; Bacteria / genetics; Bacteria / isolation & purification; Cockroaches / microbiology; Cockroaches / parasitology; Feces / microbiology; Feces / parasitology; Female; Gastrointestinal Microbiome / physiology; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing; Male; Parasites / classification; Parasites / genetics; Parasites / isolation & purification; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; RNA, Ribosomal, 18S / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: October 19, 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

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

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

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

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