Encephalitis Research

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Recent Publications

Modeling a single season of host-seeking Aedes albopictus populations in response to temperature and precipitation in eastern Tennessee Nance, J, R. T. Trout Fryxell, and S. Lenhart.  2018.  Journal of Vector Ecology, 43(1): 138-147. [Abstract]

La Crosse virus vectors are questing and ovipositing after 1700 in Knox county TN Urquhart, C., D. J. Paulsen, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2017.  Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 33(3): 233-236. [Abstract]

Sequence analysis of a La Crosse virus strain isolated from a fatal pediatric encephalitis case that occurred in TN, USA 2012 and comparison with geographically and temporally relevant La Crosse virus sequences of mosquito origin Lambert, A., R. T. Trout Fryxell, R. Lanciotti, K. Freyman, A. Ulloa, D. Paulsen, and A. Moncayo.  2015.  Journal of Emerging and Infectious Diseases, 21(5): 833-836. [Abstract]

Cemeteries are effective sites for surveillance of La Crosse virus (LACv) and these environments may play a role in LACv infection Trout Fryxell, R. T., K. Freyman, A. Ulloa, B. Hendricks, D. J. Paulsen, A. Odoi, and A. Moncayo.  2015.  PLoS One, 10(4): e0122895. [Abstract]