JPHCOPH

Research

The following citations represent a sample of the peer-reviewed works published by the department’s faculty. For the full list of the department’s publications and presentations, visit the SelectedWorks site.


Lyme Disease and YouTube™: A Cross-Sectional Study of Video Contents Objectives: Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease. People seek health information on Lyme disease from YouTubeTM videos. In this study, we investigated if the contents of Lyme disease-rel …

Molecular Markers of Pesticide Resistance and Pathogens in Human Head Lice (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) From Rural Georgia, USA Although the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer, and body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus L., both have a worldwide distribution, the occurrence of head louse pediculosis appears to be mor …

Zika-Virus-Related Photo Sharing on Pinterest and Instagram Pinterest (San Francisco, CA) and Instagram (Menlo Park, CA) are 2 popular photo-sharing social media platforms among young individuals. We assessed differences between Instagram and Pinterest in rela …

Molecular Epidemiology of Rickettsial Diseases This chapter summarizes the classical methods used to investigate rickettsioses initially discovered and characterized in the United States with an emphasis on their role in understanding their epidem …

Other Rickettsial Species

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Rickettsia rickettsii)

Epidemic Typhus (Rickettsia prowazekii)

Rickettsia and Coxiella The efficient application and characterization of DNA from pathology, clinical, vector, and animal reservoir samples require molecular assays comparable in sensitivity to current TaqMan, SYBR Green, a …

Anaplasma Phagocytophilum

Rickettsial (Spotted And Typhus Fevers) and Related Infections (Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis)

Other Rickettsia Species

Last updated: 5/4/2017

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