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Holly Gaff

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Lippi CA, Ryan SJ, White AL, Gaff HD, Carlson CJ. (2021). Trends and Opportunities in Tick-Borne Disease Geography. Journal of medical entomology

Nadolny RM, Toliver M, Gaff HD, Snodgrass JG, Robbins RG. (2021). Focus Stacking Images of Morphological Character States for Differentiating the Adults of Ixodes affinis and Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Areas of Sympatry. Journal of medical entomology

Lippi CA, Gaff HD, White AL, Ryan SJ. (2021). ticks and rickettsial group pathogens. PeerJ, (9)

Cumbie AN, Heller EL, Bement ZJ, Phan A, Walters EL, Hynes WL, Gaff HD. (2021). Passerine birds as hosts for Ixodes ticks infected with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in southeastern Virginia. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 12(3)

Gaff H, Eisen RJ, Eisen L, Nadolny R, Bjork J, Monaghan AJ. (2020). LYMESIM 2.0: An Updated Simulation of Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Population Dynamics and Enzootic Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae). Journal of medical entomology, 57(3)

White A, Minch R, Bidder L, Gaff H. (2020). A Simple, Inexpensive Method for Mark-Recapture of Ixodid Ticks. Journal of insect science (Online), 20(6)

Cumbie AN, Espada CD, Nadolny RM, Rose RK, Dueser RD, Hynes WL, Gaff HD. (2020). Survey of Rickettsia parkeri and Amblyomma maculatum associated with small mammals in southeastern Virginia. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 11(6)

Benham SA, Gaff HD, Bement ZJ, Blaise C, Cummins HK, Ferrara R, Moreno J, Parker E, Phan A, Rose T, Azher S, Price D, Gauthier DT. (2020). Comparative population genetics of Amblyomma maculatum and Amblyomma americanum in the mid-Atlantic United States. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 12(1)

Gnanalingam G, Gaff H, Butler MJ 4th.. (2020). Conserving spawning stocks through harvest slot limits and no-take protected areas. Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology, 34(6)

Espada C, Cummins H, Gonzales JA, Notto L, Gaff HD. (2020). A Comparison of Tick Collection Materials and Methods in Southeastern Virginia. Journal of medical entomology

Lippi CA, Gaff HD, White AL, St John HK, Richards AL, Ryan SJ. (2020). Exploring the Niche of Rickettsia montanensis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) Infection of the American Dog Tick (Acari: Ixodidae), Using Multiple Species Distribution Model Approaches. Journal of medical entomology

Molaei G, Little EAH, Stafford KC 3rd., Gaff H. (2019). A seven-legged tick: Report of a morphological anomaly in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) biting a human host from the Northeastern United States. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 11(1)

Maliyoni M, Chirove F, Gaff HD, Govinder KS. (2019). A stochastic epidemic model for the dynamics of two pathogens in a single tick population. Theoretical population biology, (127)

Cumbie AN, Walters EL, Gaff HD, Hynes WL. (2019). First report of Candidatus Rickettsia mendelii in Ixodes brunneus from the United States. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 11(1)

Hecht JA, Allerdice MEJ, Dykstra EA, Mastel L, Eisen RJ, Johnson TL, Gaff HD, Varela-Stokes AS, Goddard J, Pagac BB, Paddock CD, Karpathy SE. (2019). Species. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.), 19(9)

Kelman P, Thompson CW, Hynes W, Bergman C, Lenahan C, Brenner JS, Brenner MG, Goodman B, Borges D, Filak M, Gaff H. (2018). Rickettsia parkeri infections diagnosed by eschar biopsy, Virginia, USA. Infection, 46(4)

White A, Schaefer E, Thompson CW, Kribs CM, Gaff H. Dynamics of two pathogens in a single tick population. Letters in biomathematics, 6(1)

Bidder LA, Asmussen KM, Campbell SE, Goffigan KA, Gaff HD. (2018). Assessing the underwater survival of two tick species, Amblyomma americanum and Amblyomma maculatum. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 10(1)

Nadolny RM, Gaff HD. (2018). Natural history of Amblyomma maculatum in Virginia. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 9(2)

Nadolny RM, Gaff HD. (2017). Natural history of Ixodes affinis in Virginia. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 9(1)

Maliyoni M, Chirove F, Gaff HD, Govinder KS. (2017). A Stochastic Tick-Borne Disease Model: Exploring the Probability of Pathogen Persistence. Bulletin of mathematical biology, 79(9)

Shannon AB, Rucinsky R, Gaff HD, Brinkerhoff RJ. (2017). Borrelia miyamotoi, Other Vector-Borne Agents in Cat Blood and Ticks in Eastern Maryland. EcoHealth, 14(4)

Manore CA, Ostfeld RS, Agusto FB, Gaff H, LaDeau SL. (2016). Defining the Risk of Zika and Chikungunya Virus Transmission in Human Population Centers of the Eastern United States. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 11(1)

Walter KS, Pepin KM, Webb CT, Gaff HD, Krause PJ, Pitzer VE, Diuk-Wasser MA. (2016). Invasion of two tick-borne diseases across New England: harnessing human surveillance data to capture underlying ecological invasion processes. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 283(1832)

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