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Daniels, T.J., G.R. Battaly, D. Liveris, R.C. Falco, and Ira Schwartz.  Avian reservoirs of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis?  Emerg Infect Dis.  In press.

Falco, R.C., T.J. Daniels, and M.C. Slamecka.  Prevalence and distribution of Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera:  Culicidae) in two counties in southern New York state.  J Med Entomol.  In press.

Nasci, R.S, N. Komar, A.A. Marfin, G.V. Ludwig, L.D. Kramer, T.J. Daniels, R.C. Falco, S.R. Campbell, K. Brookes,
K.L. Gottfried, K.L. Burkhalter, S.E. Aspen, A.J. Kerst, R.S. Lanciotti, C.G. Moore.  Detection of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes and seropositive juvenile birds in the vicinity of virus-positive dead birds.  Amer J Trop Med Hyg.  In press.

Nasci, R.S., D.J. White, H. Stirling, J. Oliver, T.J. Daniels, R.C. Falco, S. Campbell, W.J. Crans, H.M. Savage, R.S. Lanciotti, C.G. Moore, M.S. Godsey, K.L. Gottfried, and C.J. Mitchell.  2001.  West Nile virus isolates from mosquitoes in New York and New Jersey, 1999.  Emerg Infect Dis.  7:626-630.

Nadelman, R.B., J. Nowakowski, D. Fish, R.C. Falco, K. Freeman, D. McKenna, P. Welch, R. Marcus, M. Aguero-Rosenfeld, D.T. Dennis, and G.P. Wormser.  2001.  Prophylaxis with single-dose doxycycline for the prevention of Lyme disease after an Ixodes scapularis tick bite.  New Eng J Med.  345:79-84.

Daniels, T.J., R.C. Falco, and D. Fish.  2000.  Estimating population size and drag sampling efficiency for the black-legged tick (Acari: Ixodidae).  J Med Entomol.  37:357-363.

Gern, L. and R.C. Falco.  2000.  Lyme disease. Rev. sci. tech. Off. Int. Epiz. 19:121-135.

Falco, R.C., D. McKenna, T.J. Daniels, R.B. Nadelman, J. Nowakowski, D. Fish, and G.P. Wormser.  1999.  The temporal relationship between Ixodes scapularis abundance and risk for Lyme disease associated with erythema migrans.  Am J Epidemiol.  149:771-776.

Daniels, T.J., T.M. Boccia, S. Varde, J. Marcus, J. Le, D. Bucher, R.C. Falco, and I. Schwartz.  1998.  Geographic risk for Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in southern New York State.  Appl Environ Microbiol.  64:4663-4669.

Falco, R.C., D. Fish, and V. D=Amico.  1998.  Accuracy of tick identification in a Lyme disease endemic area.  JAMA.  280:602-603.

Ginsberg, H.S., K.E. Hyland, R. Hu, T.J. Daniels, and R.C. Falco.  1998.  Tick population trends and forest type.  Science. 281: 349-350.

Daniels, T.J., R.C. Falco, I. Schwartz, S. Varde, and R.G. Robbins.  1997.  Deer ticks (Ixodes scapularis) and the agents of Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in a New York City park.  Emerg Infect Dis.  3:353-355.

Falco, R.C., D. Fish, and J. Piesman. 1996. Duration of tick attachment in a Lyme disease endemic area. Am J Epidemiol. 143:187-192.

Daniels, T.J., R.C. Falco, K.L. Curran, and D. Fish. 1996. Timing of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) oviposition and larval hatching in southern New York state. J Med Entomol. 33:140-147.

Falco, R.C., T.J. Daniels, and D. Fish. 1995. Increase in abundance of immature Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in an emergent Lyme disease endemic area. J Med Entomol. 32:522-526.

 Falco, R.C., H. Smith, D. Fish, B.A. Mojica, H. Harris, and K. Hechemy. 1993. Distribution and prevalence of canines seropositive for Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in a Lyme disease endemic area. Am J Pub Health. 83: 1305-1310.

Dister, S., L. Beck, B. Wood, R. Falco, and D. Fish. 1993. The use of GIS and remote sensing technologies in a landscape approach to the study of Lyme disease transmission risk. GIS '93: Seventh annual symposium proceedings; Geographic Information Systems in forestry, environmental, and natural resource management.

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1992. A comparison of methods for sampling the deer tick, Ixodes dammini, in a Lyme disease endemic area. Exp Appl Acarol. 14: 165-173.

Falco, R.C., D. Fish, H.A. Smith, A. DeGuglielmo, E. Whittemore, and K. Hechemy. 1992. Comparison of methods to assess Lyme disease risk. Abstracts of the 120th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC. (Abstract).

Falco, R.C., D. Fish, and J. Piesman. 1992. Duration of Ixodes dammini attachment to humans. Program and abstracts of the Fifth International Conference on Lyme borreliosis, Arlington, VA. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. (Abstract).

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1991. Horizontal movement of adult Ixodes dammini (Acari: Ixodidae) attracted to carbon dioxide‑baited traps. J Med Entomol. 28: 726-729.

Daniels, T.J., D. Fish, and R.C. Falco. 1991. Evaluation of host‑targeted acaricidal treatment of white footed mice, Peromyscus leucopus, for reducing risk of Lyme disease.  J Med Entomol. 28: 537-543.

Fish, D., T.J. Daniels, and R.C. Falco. 1991. Surveillance techniques for Lyme disease. Southeastern Lyme Disease Workshop Proceedings. (Abstract).

Daniels, T.J., D. Fish, and R.C. Falco. 1989. Seasonal activity and survival of adult Ixodes dammini (Acari: Ixodidae) in southern New York State. J Med Entomol. 26: 610‑14.

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1989. The use of carbon dioxide- baited traps for sampling Ixodes dammini (Acarina: Ixodidae). Acarologia. 30: 29‑33.

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1989. Potential for exposure to tick bites in recreational parks in a Lyme disease endemic area. Amer J Pub Health. 79: 12‑15.

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1989. Assessing risk for tick bites in a Lyme disease endemic area. Abstracts of the 117th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. (Abstract).

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1988. Ticks parasitizing humans in a Lyme disease endemic area of southern New York State. Amer J Epidemiol. 128: 1146‑52.

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1988. A survey of tick bites acquired in a Lyme disease endemic area in southern New York State. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 539: 456‑57. (Abstract).

Falco, R.C. and D. Fish. 1987. Prevalence of Ixodes dammini near the homes of Lyme disease patients in Westchester County, New York. Amer J Epidemiol. 127: 826‑30.

Falco, R.C. 1987. Abundance of the deer tick, Ixodes dammini (Acari: Ixodidae) in a Lyme disease endemic area of southern New York state. Dissertation Abstracts. 48:954‑B. (Abstract).

Fish, D. and R.C. Falco. 1985. Prevalence of Ixodes dammini in suburban New York City. Second International Symposium on Lyme Disease and Related Disorders. Austrian Society of Hygiene, Microbiology, and Preventive Medicine. 70. (Abstract).




BOOK CHAPTERS


Falco, R.C. and T.J. Daniels. 1993. Lyme disease control and tick management. In: Ginsberg, H. ed. Ecology and environmental management of Lyme disease. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

 
POPULAR  AND TRADE ARTICLES


Controlling deer ticks.  2002.  Grounds Maintenance Magazine.  February.

Daniels, T.J. and R.C. Falco. 1989. The Lyme disease invasion. Natural History. July: pp. 4-10.

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