Emory University / Department of Environmental Sciences / 400 Dowman Dr. Atlanta, GA 30322 / 5th floor Suite E530 

Publications

2019

 

91) Romer Y, Valadez-Gonzalez N, Contreras-Capetillo S, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Pavia-Ruz N. 2019. Zika Virus Infection in Pregnant Women of Yucatan, Mexico. Emerg. Inf. Dis. 25(8):1452-1460.

90) Correa-Morales F, Dunbar MW, Dzul-Manzanilla F, Medina-Barreiro A, Morales-Ríos E, Bibiano-Marín W, Che-Mendoza A, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. Evaluation of Indoor Residual Spraying Equipment to Control Aedes aegypti in Urban Areas. J. Am. Mosq. Contr. Assoc. 35(2):107–112.

89) Correa-Morales F, Dzul-Manzanilla F, Bibiano-Marín W, Vadillo-Sánchez J, Medina-Barreiro A, Martin-Park A, Villegas-Chim J, Elizondo-Quiroga AE, Lenhart A, Vazquez-Prokopec GMγ, Erales-Villamil J, Che-Mendoza A, Manrique-Saide P. Entomological Efficacy of Aerial Ultra-Low Volume Insecticide Applications Against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Mexico. J Med Entomol. 2019 May 23. pii: tjz066. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz066.

88) Reiner R., Stoddard S., Vazquez-Prokopec G.Mγ, Astete H., Perkins, A. Sihuincha M., Stancil J., Smith D., Kochel T., Halsey E., Kitron U., Morrison A., Scott TW. Estimating the impact of city-wide Aedes aegypti population control: An observational study in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 13(5): e0007255.

87) Perkins TA, Reiner RC Jr, España G, Ten Bosch QA, Verma A, Liebman KA, Paz-Soldan VA, Elder JP, Morrison AC, Stoddard ST, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Scott TW, Smith DL. (2019). An agent-based model of dengue virus transmission shows how uncertainty about breakthrough infections influences vaccination impact projections. PLoS Comput Biol. 15(3):e1006710.

86) McMillan JR, Marcet PL, Hoover CM, Mead D, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. (2019). Feeding success and host selection by Culex quinquefasciatus Say mosquitoes in experimental trials. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2018.2381

85) Dunbar M, Correa-Morales F, Dzul-Manzanilla F, Medina-Barreiro A, Bibiano-Marin W, Morales-Rios E, Vadillo-Sanchez J, Lopez-Monroy B, Ritchie SA, Lenhart A, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. (2019). Efficacy of novel indoor residual spraying methods targeting pyrethroid-resistant Aedes aegypti within experimental houses. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 13(2): e0007203.

84) Koyoc-Cardeña E, Medina-Barreiro A, Cohuo-Rodríguez A, Pavía-Ruz N, Lenhart A, Ayora-Talavera G, Dunbar M, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. (2019). Estimating absolute indoor density of Aedes aegypti using removal sampling. BMC Parasites and Vectors 12: 250.

83) Grossman M, Rodriguez J, Medina-Barreiro A, Lenhart A, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. (2019). Fine-scale spatial and temporal dynamics of knock-down resistance alleles in Aedes aegypti. BMC Parasites and Vectors 12: 20. PDF!

82) Cecere MC, Rodríguez-Planes L, Vazquez-Prokopec GMγ, Kitron U, Gürtler RE. (2019). Community-based surveillance and control of chagas disease vectors in remote rural areas of the Argentine Chaco: A five-year follow-up. Acta Tropica 191: 108-115. PDF!

2018​

81) McMillan JR, Blakney RA, Mead DG, Koval WT, Coker SM, Waller LA, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. (2018). Linking the vectorial capacity of multiple vectors to observed patterns of West Nile virus transmission. J. Appl. Ecol. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13322. PDF!

 

80) Pavia-Ruz N., Barrera-Fuentes GA, Villanueva-Jorge S, Che-Mendoza A, Campuzano-Rincon JC, Manrique-Saide P, Rojas DP, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Halloran EM, Longini IM, Gomes-Dantes H. (2018). Dengue seroprevalence in a cohort of schoolchildren and their siblings in Yucatan, Mexico (2015-2016). PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 12(11): e0006748. PDF!

79) Rojas DP, Barrera-Fuentes GA, Pavia-Ruz N., Salgado-Rodriguez M, Che-Mendoza A, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GMγ, Halloran ME, Longini IM, Gomez-Dantes H. (2018). Epidemiology of dengue and other arboviruses in a cohort of school children and their families in Yucatan, Mexico: Baseline and first year follow-up. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 12(11): e0006847. PDF!

78) McMillan JR, Blakney R, Mead D, Coker S, Morran L, Waller LA, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. Larviciding Culex spp. (Diptera: Culicidae) Populations in Catch Basins and Its Impact on West Nile Virus Transmission in Urban Parks in Atlanta, GA. Journal of Medical Entomology, XX(X), 2018, 1–11. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjy174. PDF!

             

77) Gray L., Dzib Florez S., Medina Barreiro A., Vadillo-Sánchez J., González-Olvera G., Lenhart A., Manrique-Saide P., Vazquez-Prokopec GM. 2018. Experimental evaluation of the impact of household aerosolized insecticides on pyrethroid resistant Aedes aegypti. Scientific Reports. 8:12535. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-30968-8. PDF!

 

76) Hladish TJ, Pearson CAB, Rojas DP, Gomez-Dantes H, Halloran ME, Vazquez-Prokopec GMγ, Longini IM. 2018. Effectiveness of indoor residual spraying on dengue transmission. PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 12 (6): e000657. PDF!

 

75) Grossman M, Uc-Puc V, Flores AE, Morran L, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. 2018. Restoration of pyrethroid susceptibility in a highly resistant Aedes aegypti population. Biology Letters 14: 20180022. PDF!

74) Grossman M, Uc-Puc V, Flores AE, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. 2018. Larval density mediates knockdown resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in adult Aedes aegypti. BMC Parasites and Vectors, 11:282. PDF!

 

73) TenBosch Q, Clapman H, Lambrechts L, Althouse B, Lloyd A, Waller L, Morrison A, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec Gγ, Scott TW, Perkins TA. 2018. Contributions from the silent majority dominate dengue virus transmission. PLoS Pathogens 14(5): e1006965. PDF!

 

72) Che-Mendoza A., Medina-Barreiro A., Koyoc-Cardeña E., Uc-Puc V., Contreras-Perera Y., Herrera-Bojórquez J., Dzul-Manzanilla F., Correa-Morales F., Ranson H., Lenhart A., McCall P., Kroeger A., Vazquez-Prokopec GMγ, Manrique-Saide P. 2018. House screening with insecticide-treated netting provides sustained reductions in domestic populations of Aedes aegypti in Merida, Mexico. PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 12(3): e0006283. PDF!

 

71) Koval W., Vazquez-Prokopec GM. 2018. Environmental stochasticity and intraspecific competition influence the population dynamics of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). BMC Parasites and Vectors. (2018) 11: 114 . https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-2711-1. PDF!

 

70) Bisanzio D, Dzul-Manzanilla F, Gomez-Dantés H, Pavia-Ruz N, Hladish TJ, Lenhart A, Palacio-Vargas J, González Roldan JF, Correa-Morales F, Sánchez-Tejeda G, Kuri Morales P, Manrique-Saide P, Longini IM, Halloran ME, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. 2018. Spatio-temporal coherence of dengue, chikungunya and Zika outbreaks. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 12(3): e0006298. PDF!

 

69) Yañez-Arenas C, Rioja-Nieto R, Martín GA, Dzul-Manzanilla F, Chiappa-Carrara X, Buenfil-Ávila A, Manrique-Saide P, Correa-Morales F, Díaz-Quiñónez JA, Pérez-Rentería C, Ordoñez-Álvarez J, Vazquez-Prokopec GMγ, Huerta H. 2018. Characterizing environmental suitability of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Mexico based on regional and global niche models. J. Med. Entomol. 55(1), 2018, 69–77. PDF!

 
2017

68) Roundy CM, Azar SR, Brault AC, Ebel GD, Failloux AB, Fernandez-Salas I, Kitron U, Kramer L, Lourenco-de-Oliveira R, Osorio JE, Paploski ID, Vazquez-Prokopec GMθ, Ribeiro GS, Ritchie SA, Tauro LB, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC. Lack of Evidence for Zika virus transmission by Culex mosquitoes. Emerging Microbes & Infections (2017) 6, e90; doi:10.1038/emi.2017.85. PDF!

 

67) Huerta H., González-Roldán JF, Sánchez-Tejeda G, Correa-Morales F., Romero-Contreras F., Cárdenas-Flores R., Rangel-Martínez M., Mata-Rivera J., Siller-Martínezc J., Vazquez-Prokopec GM.θ, Manrique-Saide P., Dzul-Manzanilla F., Vázquez-Pichardo M., Rosales-Jiménez C., Torres-Rodríguez M., Núñez-León A., Torres-Longoria B., López-Martínez I., Ruíz-Matus C., Kuri-Morales P., Díaz-Quiñónez J. Detection of Zika virus in Aedes mosquitoes from Mexico. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2017; 00: 1–4. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trx056

66) Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Medina-Barreiro A., Che-Mendoza A., Dzul-Manzanilla F., Correa-Morales F., Guillermo-May G., Bibiano-Marín W., Uc-Puc V., Geded-Moreno E., Vadillo-Sánchez J., Palacio-Vargas J., Ritchie SA., Lenhart A., Manrique-Saide P. 2017. Deltamethrin resistance in Aedes aegypti results in treatment failure in Merida, Mexico. P. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(6): e0005656. PDF!

65) Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Montgomery B, Horne P, Clennon J, and Ritchie SA. 2017. Combining Contact Tracing with Targeted Indoor Residual Spraying Significantly Impacts Dengue Transmission. Science Advances 3: e1602024. PDF!

64) Vanlerberghe V., Gómez-Dantés H., Vazquez-Prokopec G, Alexander N., Manrique-Saide P., Coelho G., Toledo M.E., Ocampo C., Van der Stuyft P, DENTARGET network. 2017. Changing paradigms in Aedes control: considering the spatial heterogeneity of dengue transmission. Pan American Journal of Public Health 41: e16. PDF!

2016

63) Dzul-Manzanilla F, Ibarra-López J, Bibiano Marín W, Martini-Jaimes A, Torres Leyva J, Correa-Morales F, Huerta H, Manrique-Saide P, Vazquez Prokopec GM. Indoor resting behavior of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Acapulco, Mexico. Journal of Medical Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjw203. PDF!

62) Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Lenhart A, Manrique-Saide P. Housing Improvement: a novel paradigm for urban vector-borne disease control? . Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trw070 PDF!

61) Perkins TA, Paz-Soldan V, Stoddard ST, Morrison AC, Forshey BM, Long KC,  Halsey E, Kochel TJ, Elder JP, Kitron U, Scott TW, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. Calling in sick: impacts of fever on intra-urban human mobility. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0390 PDF!

60) Reiner JR, RC, Achee N, Barrera R, Burkot T, Chadee D, Devine G, Endy T, Gubler D, Homback J, Kleinschmidt I, Lenhart A, Lindsay S, Longini I, Mondi M, Morrison A, Perkins TA, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Reiter P, Ritchie S, Smith D, Strickman D, Scott TW. Quantifying the epidemiological impact of vector control on dengue. PLoS Negl. Trop. Dis. 10(5): e0004588. PDF!

59) Stephens P.R., Altizer S., Smith K.F., Aguirre A.A., Brown J.H., Budischak S., Byers J.E., Critchlow R., Davies J.T., Drake J.M., Ezenwa V., Farrel M., Gittleman J.L., Han B., Huang S., Hutchinson R.A., Johnson P., Nunn C.L., Onstad D., Park A., Poulin R., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Schmidt J.P. The Macroecology of Infectious Diseases. Ecology Letters  doi: 10.1111/ele.12644. PDF!

58) ‡Deming R., Manrique-Saide P., Medina-Barreiro A., Koyoc-Cardeña E., Che-Mendoza A., ‡Jones B., Liebman K., Vizcaino L., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Lenhart A. 2016. Spatial variation of insecticide resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti presents unique vector control challenges. BMC Parasites and Vectors 9: 67. PDF!

57) Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Perkins TA, Waller LA, Lloyd AL, Reiner Jr, RC, Scott TW, Kitron U. 2016. Coupled heterogeneities and their impact on parasite transmission and control. Trends in Parasitology 32(5): 356–367. PDF!

 

56) Dzul-Manzanilla F, Martinez NE, Cruz-Nolasco M, Gutierrez-Castro C, Lopez-Damian L, Ibarra-Lopez J, Martini-Jaimes A, Bibiano-Marin W, Tornez-Benitez C, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Manrique-Saide P. 2016. Evidence of vertical transmission and co-circulation of chikungunya and dengue viruses in field populations of Aedes aegypti (L.) from Guerrero, Mexico. (2015) Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 110(2):141-4. PDF!

 
2015

55) Gonçalves-Barreto J, Bisanzio D, Cipriani-Frade MA, Pires-Moraes TM, Gobbo AR, de Souza Guimarães L, Batista da Silva M, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Spencer JS, Kitron U, Guedes Salgado C. 2015. Spatial epidemiology and serologic cohorts increase the early detection of leprosy. BMC Infectious Diseases. (2015) 15:527. PDF!

54) Rodríguez-Planes L.I., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Cecere M.C., Canale D.M. and Gürtler R.E. 2015. Selective Insecticide Applications Directed Against Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera, Reduviidae) Affected a Non-Target Secondary Vector of Chagas Disease, Triatoma garciabesi. J. Med. Entomol. 53(1):144-151. PDF!

53) Barrera-Pérez M.A., Pavía-Ruz N., Mendoza-Mézquita J.E., Torres-Arcila N., Hernández-Hernández R., Castro-Gamboa F., Geded-Moreno E., Cohuo-Rodríguez A., Medina-Barreiro A., Koyoc-Cardeña E., Gómez-Dantés H., Kroeger A., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Manrique-Saide P. 2015. Control of Aedes aegypti breeding sites with the program Recycle for your Wellbeing in Merida Mexico. Salud Pública de México 57(3):201-210. PDF!

52) ) ψGuagliardo SA, Morrison AC, Barboza JL, Wesson DM, Ponnusamy L, Astete H, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Kitron U. 2015. Evidence for Aedes aegypti oviposition on boats in the Peruvian Amazon. Journal of Medical Entomology 52(4): 726–729. PDF!

51) Koyoc-Cardeña E., Escobedo-Ortegón F.J., Rodríguez-Buenfil J.C., Barrera-Perez M., Reyes-Novelo E., Guillermo-May G., Medina-Barreiro A., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Manrique-Saide P. 2015. Chicken coops and Triatoma dimidiata infestation and infection with Trypanosoma cruzi in a rural village of Yucatan Mexico. Revista del Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo 57(3):269-272. PDF!

 

50) ψGuagliardo SA, Morrison AC, Barboza JL, Requena E, Astete H, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Kitron U. 2015. River Boats Contribute to the Regional Spread of the Dengue Vector Aedes aegypti in the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(4):e0003648. PDF!

49) Che-Mendoza A., Gillermo-May G., Herrera-Bojórquez J., Barrera-Pérez M., Dzul-Manzanilla F., Gutierrez-Castro C., Arredondo-Jiménez J.I., Sánchez-Tejeda G., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ranson H., Lenhart A., Sommerfeld J., McCall P.J., Kroeger A, Manrique-Saide P. Long-lasting insecticide treated house screens and targeted treatment of productive breeding-sites for dengue vector control in Acapulco, Mexico. Trans. Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 109: 106-115. PDF!

 

48) Manrique-Saide P., Che-Mendoza A., Barrera-Pérez M., Guillermo-May G., Herrera-Bojórquez J., Dzul-Manzanilla F., Gutierrez-Castro C., Arredondo-Jiménez J.I., Lenhart A., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Sommerfeld J., McCall P., Kroeger A. Long-lasting insecticide treated house screens reduce domestic infestations of dengue vectors in Mexico. Emerg. Inf. Dis. 21(2): 308-311. PDF!

 
2014

 

47) Parsons MB, Gillespie TR, Lonsdorf EV, Travis D, Lipende I, Gilagiza B, Kamenya S, Pintea L,. Vazquez-Prokopec GM. Global Positioning System Data-Loggers: A Tool to Quantify Fine-Scale Movement of Domestic Animals to Evaluate Potential for Zoonotic Transmission to an Endangered Wildlife Population. PLoS ONE. 9(11): e110984. PDF!

 

46) Lukwa N., Sande S., Makuwaza A., Chiwade T., Netsa M., Asamoa K., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Reithinger R., Williams J. Nationwide assessment of insecticide susceptibility in Anopheles gambiae s.l. populations from Zimbabwe. Malaria J.  13:408. PDF!

 

45) Gurtler R.E., Cecere M.C., Fernandez M.P., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Gurevitz J.M., Kitron U., Cohen J. Key Source Habitats and potential dispersal of Triatoma infestans populations in northwestern Argentina: implications for vector control. PLoS Neg. Trop. Dis.  8(10): e3238. PDF

 

44) Perkins TA, Garcia AJ, Paz-Soldan VA, Stoddard ST, Reiner RC, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Bisanzio D., Morrison AC, Halsey ES, Kochel T, Smith DL, Kitron U, Scott TW, Tatem AJ. Theory and data for simulating fine-scale human movement in an urban environment. Proc. Roy. Soc. Interface 11, 20140642. PDF!

 

43) LaCon G, Morrison AC, Astete H, Stoddard ST, Paz-Soldan VA, Elder JP, Halsey ES, Scott TW, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec GM. Shifting patterns of Aedes aegypti fine scale spatial clustering in Iquitos, Peru. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, (8): e3038. PDF!

 

42) Guagliardo SA, Barboza JL, Morrison AC, Astete H, Vazquez-Prokopec GM, Kitron U. Patterns of geographic expansion of Aedes aegypti in the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, (8): e3033. PDF!

 

41) Gürtler R.E., Cecere M.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Gurevitz J.M., Fernandez M.P, Kitron U., Cohen J. Domestic Animal Hosts Strongly Influence Human-Feeding Rates of the Chagas Disease Vector Triatoma infestans in Argentina. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(5): e289. PDF!


40) Reiner RC, Jr. Stoddard S.T., Forshey B.M., King A.A., Ellis A.M., Lloyd A.L., Long K.C., Rocha C., Vilcarromero S., Astete H., Bazan I., Lenhart A., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Paz-Soldan V.A., McCall P.J., Kitron U., Elder J.P., Halsey E.S., Morrison A.C., Kochel T.J., Scott T.W. Time-varying, serotype-specific force of infection estimates for dengue virus. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science of the USA. 10.1073/pnas.1314933111 (Early Edition). PDF!

39) Paz-Soldan V.A., Reiner R.C., Jr, Morrison A.C., Stoddard S.T., Kitron U., Scott T.W., Elder J.P, Halsey E.S., Kochel T.J., Astete H., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M. 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. 8(6): e2888 . PDF!

 

38) Manrique-Saide P. Coleman P., McCall P.J., Lenhart A., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M. and Davies C.R. Multi-scale analysis of the association between egg, larval and pupal surveys and the presence and abundance of adult female Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti in the city of Merida, Mexico. Med. Vet. Entomol. Sep;28(3):264-272. PDF!.

 

37) Gonçalves-Barreto J., Bisanzio D., de Souza Guimarães L., Spencer J.S., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Kitron U., Guedes Salgado C. Spatial Analysis Spotlighting Early Childhood Leprosy Transmission in a Hyperendemic Municipality of the Brazilian Amazon Region. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(2): e2665. PDF!

 

36) Lund A, McMillan J, Kitron U, Kelly R, Mead D, Burkot T, Vazquez-Prokopec G. Long term impacts of Combined Sewer Overflow remediation on water quality and population dynamics of Culex quinquefasciatus, the main urban West Nile virus vector in Atlanta, GA. Env. Research 129: 20-26. PDF!

 
 
2013

 

​35) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Paz-Soldan V.A., Stoddard S.T., Morrison A.C., Elder  J.P., Kochel T.J., Scott T.W. Kitron U. Linking fine scale human mobility and social contacts to understand infectious disease dynamics within a resource-poor urban center.PLoS ONE. 8(4):e58802. PDF!

 

34) Cecere M.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Boragno S., Zarate J.E., Kitron U., Gurtler R.E. 2013. Improved chemical control of Chagas disease vectors in the dry Gran Chaco region. Journal of Medical Entomology, 50(2): 394-403. PDF!

​2012

33) Stoddard S, Forshey B, Morrison A, Paz Soldan V, Vazquez-Prokopec  G, Astete H, Reiner RC, Vilcarromero S, Elder J, Halsey E, Kochel T, Kitron U, Scott T. House-to-house human movement drives dengue virus transmission. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science of the USA [epub, December 31]. PDF!

32) Yoshioka M, Couret J, Kim F, McMillan J, Burkot T, Dotson E, Kitron U, Vazquez-Prokopec G. Density dependence in larval performance and female oviposition site selection in the mosquito species Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). BMC Parasites and Vectors, 5:225. PDF!

​31) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Spillmann C., Zaidenberg M., Gürtler R.E., Kitron U. Spatial heterogeneity and risk maps of community infestation by Triatoma infestans in rural northwestern Argentina. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 6(8): e1788. PDF!

2011     

30) Bisanzio D., Giacobini M., Bertolotti L., Mosca A., Balbo L., Kitron U., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M. Spatio-temporal patterns of distribution of West Nile virus vectors in Eastern Piedmont, Italy. BMC Parasites and Vectors, 4: 230. PDF!

29) Ceballos L.A., Piccinali R.V., Marcet, P.L., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Cardinal M.V., Schachter-Broide J., Dujardin J.P, Dotson, E.M., Kitron U., Gürtler R.E. Hidden sylvatic foci of the main vector of Chagas disease Triatoma infestans: threats to the vector elimination campaign?. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 5(10): e1365. PDF!.

28) Martin A.J., Rich T.H., Hall M., Vickers-Rich P., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M. 2011. A polar dinosaur-track assemblage from the Eumeraella Formation (Albian), Victoria, Australia. Alcheringa. 1-18. ISSN 0311-5518. PDF!

​27) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M. 2011. Editorial: Dengue: the challenge ahead. Future Microbiology, 6(3): 251-253 PDF!.               

2010   

26) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Kitron U., Montgomery B., Horne P., Ritchie S.A. Quantifying the spatial dimension of dengue virus epidemic spread within a tropical urban environment. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(12): e920 PDF!.


25) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Chaves L.F., Ritchie S.A., Davis J., Kitron U. Unforeseen costs of cutting mosquito surveillance budgets. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(10): e858. PDF!


24) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Vandeng Eng J., Kelly R., Mead D., Kolhe P., Howgate J., Kitron U. ad Burkot T. 2010. West Nile Virus Infection is Associated with Combined Sewage Overflow Streams in Urban Atlanta, Georgia. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(10): 1382-1388. PDF!


23) Chaves L.F., Keogh C.L., Nguyen A.M., Decker G.M., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Kitron U. Combined sewage overflow accelerates immature development and increases body size in the urban mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of Applied Entomology, PDF!.


22) Khan O., Davenhall D., Ali M., Castillo-Salgado C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Kitron U., Soares Magalhães R., Clements A. 2010. GIS and Tropical Medicine: A review. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 104: 303-318. PDF!.


21) Paz-Soldan V.A., Stoddard S.T., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Morrison A.C., Elder  J.P., Kitron U., Kochel T.J., Scott T.W. 2010. Assessing and Maximizing the Acceptability of GPS Device Use for Studying the Role of Human Movement in Dengue Virus Transmission in Iquitos, Peru. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 82(4): 723-730. PDF!


20) Martin A.J., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Page M. 2010. First Known Feeding Trace of the Eocene Bottom-Dwelling Fish Notogoneus osculus and its Paleontological Significance. PLoS ONE, 5(5): e10420. PDF!

 

2009

19) Vazquez-Prokopec  G.M., Stoddard S.T., Paz-Soldan V., Morrison A.C., Elder J.P., Kochel T.J., Scott T.W. AND Kitron U. 2009. Usefulness of commercially available GPS data-loggers for tracking human movement and risk of dengue virus infection. BMC International Journal of Health Geographics, 8:68. PDF!

18) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Galvin W., Kelly R., Kitron U. 2009. A new, cost-effective, battery-powered aspirator for adult mosquito collections. Journal of Medical Entomology, 46(6): 1256-1259. PDF!


17) Stoddard S.T., Morrison A.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Paz-Soldan V., Kochel T.J., Kitron U., Elder J.P, Scott T.W. 2009. The Role of Human Movement in the Transmission of Vector-borne Pathogens. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 3(7): e481. PDF!


16) Chaves L.F., Keogh K.L., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Kitron U. 2009. Combined sewage overflow enhances oviposition of Culex quinquefasciatus in urban areas. Journal of Medical Entomology, 46: 220-226. PDF!.


15) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Spillmann C., Zaidenberg M., Kitron U., Gürtler R. 2009. Cost-effectiveness of Chagas Disease Vector Control Strategies in Northwestern Argentina. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 3(1): e363. PDF!

 

2008

14) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Cecere M.C., Kitron U., Gürtler R.E. 2008. Environmental and demographic factors determining the spatial distribution of Triatoma guasayana in sylvatic and peridomestic habitats of rural northwestern Argentina. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 22: 273-282. PDF!

 

2006

13) Kitron U., Clennon J.A., Cecere M.C., Gürtler R.E., King C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M. 2006. Upscale or downscale: applications of fine scale remotely sensed data to schistosomiasis in Kenya and Chagas disease in Argentina. Geospatial Health, 1: 49-58. PDF!


12) Cardinal M.V., Castañera M.B., Lauricella M.A., Cecere M.C., Ceballos L.A., Vazquez Prokopec G.M., Kitron U., Gürtler R.E. 2006. A prospective study of the effects of sustained vector surveillance on Trypanosoma cruzi infection of dogs and cats in rural northwestern Argentina. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 75(4): 753-761 PDF!.


11) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Marcet P.L., Cecere M.C., Cardinal M.V., Kitron U., Gürtler R.E. 2006. Seasonal variations in active dispersal of natural populations of Triatoma infestans in rural northwestern Argentina. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 20: 273-279. PDF!


10) Cecere M.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Gurevitz J.M., Zárate J.E., Zaidenberg M., Kitron U., Gürtler R.E. 2006. Comparative trial of the effectiveness of pyrethroid insecticides against peridomestic populations of Triatoma infestans in northwestern Argentina. Journal of Medical Entomology, 43: 902-909. PDF!


9) 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. 2006. Long-term  reduction of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in sylvatic mammals following deforestation and sustained surveillance in northwestern Argentina. Acta Tropica, 98 (3): 286-296. PDF!


8) Cecere M.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Gürtler R.E., Kitron U. 2006. Reinfestation sources for Chagas disease vector, Triatoma infestans, Argentina. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 12 (7): 1096-1102. PDF!.

 

2005

7) Ceballos L.A., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Cecere M.C., Gürtler R.E. 2005. Feeding rates, nutritional status and flight dispersal potential of peridomestic populations of Triatoma infestans in rural northwestern Argentina. Acta Tropica, 95: 149-159. PDF!


6) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Cecere M.C., Canale D.M., Gürtler R.E., Kitron U. 2005. Spatiotemporal patterns of reinfestation by Triatoma guasayana (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in a rural community of northwestern Argentina. Journal of Medical Entomology, 42 (4): 571-581. PDF!

 

2004

5) Cecere M.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Gürtler R.E., Kitron U. 2004. Spatio-temporal analysis of reinfestation by Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: reduviidae) following insecticide spraying in a rural community in northwestern Argentina. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 71 (6): 803-810. PDF!.


4) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Kitron U., Gürtler R.E. 2004. Active dispersal of natural populations of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Triatominae) in rural northwestern Argentina. Journal of Medical Entomology, 41 (4): 614-621. PDF!.

 

2002 3) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M.,Ceballos L.A., Cecere M.C., Gürtler R.E. 2002. Seasonal variations of microclimatic conditions in domestic and peridomestic habitats of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in rural northwest Argentina. Acta Tropica, 84: 229-238. PDF!.


2) Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Salomon O.D., Gürtler R.E. 2002. Field trials of an improved cost-effective device for detecting peridomestic populations of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Rural Argentina. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 97(7): 971-977. PDF!.

 

2001

1) Gürtler R.E., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Ceballos L.A., Lund Petersen C., Salomón O.D. 2001. Comparison between two artificial shelter units and timed manual collections for detecting peridomestic Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in rural  northwestern Argentina. Journal of Medical Entomology, 38(3): 429-436. PDF!

 

Book Chapters

2005 Kitron U., Clennon J.A., Gürtler R.E., King C.H., Cecere M.C., Vazquez-Prokopec G.M., Thornhill J., Beck L. Application of fine resolution satellite data to spatial analysis and control of infectious diseases: Schistosomiasis in Kenya and Chagas disease in Argentina. In Confalonieri, U.E.C & Marinho, D.P., 2005. Remote Sensing and the Control of Infectious Diseases: Proceedings of an Interamerican Workshop. ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, 104 pp.