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2020

Heterogeneity of dengue illness in community-based prospective study, Iquitos, Peru

Emerging Infectious Diseases  |  DOI 10.3201/eid2609.191472

William H. Elson, Robert C. Reiner, Crystyan Siles, Isabel Bazan, Stalin Vilcarromero, Amy R. Riley-Powell, Ania B. Kawiecki, Helvio Astete, Robert D. Hontz, Chris M. Barker, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Amy C. Morrison, Thomas W. Scott, John P. Elder, Alan L. Rothman, and Valerie A. Paz-Soldan

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2020

Measuring health related quality of life for dengue patients in Iquitos, Peru

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008477

William H. Elson, Amy R. Riley-Powell, Amy C. Morrison, Esther E. Gotlieb, Erik J. Groessl, Jhonny J. Cordova, J. Esther Rios, W. Lorena Quiroz, Alfonso S. Vizcarra, Robert C. Reiner, Christopher M. Barker, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Thomas W. Scott, Alan L. Rothman, John P. Elder, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan

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2020

The basic reproductive number for disease systems with multiple coupled heterogeneities

Mathematical Biosciences  |  DOI 10.1016/j.mbs.2019.108294

Alun L.Lloyd, Uriel Kitron, T. Alex Perkins, Gonzalo M.Vazquez-Prokopec, Lance A. Wallerd

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2019

Dengue illness impacts daily human mobility patterns in Iquitos, Peru

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007756

Kathryn L. Schaber, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Amy C. Morrison, William H. D. Elson, Alan L. Rothman, Christoper N. Mores, Helvio Astete-Vega, Thomas W. Scott, Lance A. Waller, Uriel Kitron, John P. Elder, Christopher M. Barker, T. Alex Perkins, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec

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2019

An agent-based model of dengue virus transmission shows how uncertainty about breakthrough infections influences vaccination impact projections

PLOS Computational Biology  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006710

T. Alex Perkins, Robert C. Reiner Jr., Guido España, Quirine A. ten Bosch, Amit Verma, Kelly A. Liebman, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, John P. Elder, Amy C. Morrison, Steven T. Stoddard, Uriel Kitron, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Thomas W. Scott, David L. Smith

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2018

Contributions from the silent majority dominate dengue virus transmission

PLOS Pathogens  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006965

Quirine A Ten Bosch, Hannah E Clapham, Louis Lambrechts, Veasna Duong, Philippe Buchy, Benjamin M Althouse, Alun L Lloyd, Lance A Waller, Amy C Morrison, Uriel Kitron, Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec, Thomas W Scott, T Alex Perkins

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2017

Combining contact tracing with targeted indoor residual spraying significantly reduces dengue transmission 

Science Advances  |  DOI 10.1126/sciadv.1602024

Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Brian L. Montgomery, Peter Horne, Julie A. Clennon, Scott A. Ritchie

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2017

Changing paradigms in Aedes control: considering the spatial heterogeneity of dengue 

Pan American Journal of Public Health  |  DOI 10.26633/RPSP.2017.16

Veerle Vanlerberghe, Hector Gómez-Dantés, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Neal Alexander, Pablo Manrique-Saide, Giovanini Coelho, Maria Eugenia Toledo, Clara B. Ocampo, Patrick Van der Stuyft

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2016

The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts

Ecology Letters  |  DOI 10.1111/ele.12644

Patrick R. Stephens, Sonia Altizer, Katherine F. Smith, A. Alonso Aguirre, James H. Brown  Sarah A. Budischak, James E. Byers, Tad A. Dallas, T. Jonathan Davies, John M. Drake, Vanessa O. Ezenwa, Maxwell J. Farrell, John L. Gittleman, Barbara A. Han, Shan Huang, Rebecca A. Hutchinson, Pieter Johnson, Charles L. Nunn, David Onstad, Andrew Park, Gonzalo M. Vazquez‐Prokopec, John P. Schmidt, Robert Poulin

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2016

Calling in sick: impacts of fever on intra-urban human mobility

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences  DOI  10.1098/rspb.2016.0390

T. Alex Perkins, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Steven T. Stoddard, Amy C. Morrison, Brett M. Forshey, Kanya C. Long, Eric S. Halsey, Tadeusz J. Kochel, John P. Elder, Uriel Kitron, Thomas W. Scott, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec

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2016

Coupled Heterogeneities and Their Impact on Parasite Transmission and Control

Trends in Parasitology  |  DOI 10.1016/j.pt.2016.01.001

Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, T. Alex Perkins, Lance A. Waller, Alun L. Lloyd, Robert C. Reiner Jr., Thomas W. Scott, Uriel Kitron

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2014

Theory and data for simulating fine-scale human movement in an urban environment 

Journal of The Royal Society Interface  |  DOI 10.1098/rsif.2014.0642

T. Alex Perkins, Andres J. Garcia, Valerie A. Paz-Soldán, Steven T. Stoddard, Robert C. Reiner, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Donal Bisanzio, Amy C. Morrison, Eric S. Halsey, Tadeusz J. Kochel, David L. Smith, Uriel Kitron, Thomas W. Scott, Andrew J. Tatem

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2014

Patterns of Geographic Expansion of Aedes aegypti in the Peruvian Amazon

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  10.1371/journal.pntd.0003033

Sarah Anne Guagliardo, José Luis Barboza, Amy C Morrison, Helvio Astete, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Uriel Kitron

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2014

Strengths and Weaknesses of Global Positioning System (GPS) Data-Loggers and Semi-structured Interviews for Capturing Fine-scale Human Mobility: Findings from Iquitos, Peru

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002888

Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Robert C. Reiner Jr., Amy C. Morrison, Steven T. Stoddard, Uriel Kitron, Thomas W. Scott, John P. Elder, Eric S. Halsey, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Helvio Astete, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec

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2013

Using GPS Technology to Quantify Human Mobility, Dynamic Contacts and Infectious Disease Dynamics in a Resource-Poor Urban Environment

PLOS ONE  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0058802

Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Donal Bisanzio, Steven T. Stoddard, Valerie Paz-Soldan, Amy C. Morrison, John P. Elder, Jhon Ramirez-Paredes, Eric S. Halsey, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Thomas W. Scott, Uriel Kitron

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2012

House-to-house human movement drives dengue virus transmission

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  |  DOI 10.1073/pnas.1213349110

Steven T. Stoddard, Brett M. Forshey, Amy C. Morrison, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Helvio Astete, Robert C. Reiner Jr., Stalin Vilcarromero, John P. Elder, Eric S. Halsey, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Uriel Kitron, Thomas W. Scott

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2010

Quantifying the Spatial Dimension of Dengue Virus Epidemic Spread within a Tropical Urban Environment

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000920

Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Uriel Kitron ,Brian Montgomery, Peter Horne, Scott A. Ritchie

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2010

Geographical information systems and tropical medicine

Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology  |  DOI 10.1179/136485910x12743554759867

O.A. Khan, W. Davengall, M. Ali, C. Castillo-Salgado, Gonzalo Vazquaz-Prokopec, Uriel Kitron, R.J. Soares Magalhaes, A.C.A. Clements

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2010

Assessing and Maximizing the Acceptability of Global Positioning System Device Use for Studying the Role of Human Movement in Dengue Virus Transmission in Iquitos, Peru

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene  |  DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0496

Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Steven T. Stoddard, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Amy C. Morrison, John P. Elder, Uriel Kitron, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Thomas W. Scott

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2010

Using Human Movement Data to Derive Dengue Virus Transmission Networks

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene  |  83 (5), 272-272

GM Vazquez-Prokopec, ST Stoddard, V Paz-Soldan, A. C. Morrison, J. P. Elser, T. J. Kochel, T. W. Scott, U. Kitron
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2010

The Risk of West Nile Virus Infection Is Associated with Combined Sewer Overflow Streams in Urban Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Environmental Health Perspectives  |  DOI 10.1289/ehp.1001939
Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Jodi L. Vanden Eng, Rosmarie Kelly, Daniel G. Mead, Priti Kolhe, James Howgate, Uriel Kitron, and Thomas R. Burkot

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2010

Quantifying the spatial dimension of dengue virus epidemic spread within a tropical urban environment

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000920
Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Uriel Kitron, B Montgomery, P Horne, SA Ritchie
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2010

Combined Sewage Overflow Enhances Oviposition of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Urban Areas 

Journal of Medical Entomology  |  DOI 10.1603/033.046.0206
Luis Fernando Chaves, Carolyn L. Keogh, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Uriel D. Kitron

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2009

The Role of Human Movement in the Transmission of Vector-Borne Pathogens

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases  |  DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000481

Steven T. Stoddard, Amy C. Morrison, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Valerie Paz Soldan, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Uriel Kitron, John P. Elder, Thomas W. Scott

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2009
Usefulness of commercially available GPS data-loggers for tracking human movement and exposure to dengue virus
International Journal of Health Geographics  |  DOI 10.1186/1476-072x-8-68
Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Steven T. Stoddard, Valerie Paz-Soldan, Amy C. Morrison, John P. Elder, Tadeusz J. Kochel, Thomas W. Scott, Uriel Kitron

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2008

Environmental and demographic factors determining the spatial distribution of Triatoma guasayana in peridomestic and semi‐sylvatic habitats of rural northwestern Argentina

Medical and Veterinary Entomology  |  DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2008.00746.x

Vazquez-Prokopec, G.M., Cecere, M.C., Kitron, U. and GÜrtler, R.E.

[Abstract]

2006

Seasonal variations in active dispersal of natural populations of Triatoma infestans in rural north-western Argentina

Medical and Veterinary Entomology  |  DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2006.00637.x

 Vazquez-Prokopec, G. M., Ceballos, L. A., Marcet, P. L., Cecere, M. C., Cardinal, M. V., Kitron, U., & Gürtler, R. E

[Abstract

2006

Upscale or downscale: applications of fine scale remotely sensed data to Chagas disease in Argentina and schistosomiasis in Kenya

Geospatial Health  |  DOI 10.4081/gh.2006.280
Uriel Kitron,1 Julie A. Clennon,1 M. Carla Cecere,2 Ricardo E. Gürtler,2 Charles H. King,3 and Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec2

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2006

Long-term reduction of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in sylvatic mammals following deforestation and sustained vector surveillance in northwestern Argentina

Acta Tropica  |  DOI 10.1016/j.actatropica.2006.06.003

Ceballos, L. A., Cardinal, M. V., Vazquez-Prokopec, G. M., Lauricella, M. A., Orozco, M. M., Cortinas, R., Schijman, A. G., Levin, M. J., Kitron, U., & Gürtler, R. E.

[Abstract]

2002

Seasonal variations of microclimatic conditions in domestic and peridomestic habitats of Triatoma infestans in rural northwest Argentina
Acta Tropica  |  DOI 10.1016/s0001-706x(02)00204-8

GM Vazquez-Prokopec, LA Ceballos, MC Cecere, RE Gürtler
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