Member Publications


Baumblatt JA, Dunn JR, Shaffner W, Moncayo AC, Stull-Lane A, Jones TF.  An outbreak of bed bug infestation in an office building. J Environ Health 2014; 76(8): 16-18.


Carter, C, Yambem, O, Carlson, T, Hickling, G. J, Collins, K, Jacewicz, M, & Tsao, J. W. Male tick bite: A rare cause of adult tick paralysis. Neurology – Neuroimmunology Neuroinflammation  2016; 3(4): 1-2.


Cohen SB, Freye JD, Dunlap BG, Dunn JR, Jones TF, Moncayo AC. Host Associations of Dermacentor, Amblyomma and Ixodes (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks in Tennessee. J Med Entomol 2010; 47(3): 415-420.


Cohen SB, Yabsley MJ, Freye JD, Dunlap BG, Rowland ME, Huang J, Dunn JR, Jones TF and Moncayo AC.  Prevalence of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii in Ticks from Tennessee. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2010; 10(5):435-40.


Delisle J, Mendell NL, Stull-Lane A, Bloch KC, Bouyer DH, Moncayo AC.  Human infections by multiple spotted fever group rickettsiae in Tennessee. Am J Trop Med Hyg. Mar 28. 2016; pii: 15-0372. [Epub ahead of print].


Edillo F, Kiszewski A, Manjourides J, Pagano M, Hutchinson M, Kyle A, Arias J, Gaines D, Lampman R, Novak R, Foppa I, Lubelczyk C, Smith R, Moncayo AC, Spielman A. The effects of latitude and longitude on the population structure of Culex pipiens s.l., vectors of West Nile virus in North America. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009; 81(5): 842-848.


Fritzen C, Mosites E, Applegate RD, Telford III SR, Huang J, Yabsley MJ, Carpenter LR, Dunn JR, Moncayo AC. Environmental investigation following the first human case of babesiosis in Tennessee. The Journal of parasitology 2014100(1):106-109.


Fritzen CM, Huang JWestby K, Freye JD, Dunlap B, Yabsley MJ, Dunn JR, Jones TF, Moncayo AC. Infection Rates of Common Tick-borne Pathogens in Lone Star ticks (Amblyomma americanum) and American Dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) from Kentucky. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011; 85(4): 718-723.


Lambert AJ, Fryxell RT, Freyman K, Ulloa A, Velez JO, Paulsen D, Lanciotti RS, Moncayo A.  Comparative sequence analyses of La Crosse virus strain isolated from patient with fatal encephalitis, Tennessee, USA.  Emerg Inf Diseases 2015; 21(5): 833-836.


Lucero DE, Carlson TC, Delisle J, Poindexter S, Jones TF, Moncayo AC.  Spatiotemporal co-occurrence of Flanders and West Nile Viruses within Culex populations in Shelby County, Tennessee. J Med Entomol. March 29. 2016; pii: tjw011. [Epub ahead of print].


Maloney J, Newsome A, Huang J, Kirby J, Kranz M, Wateska A, Dunlap B, Yabsley MJ, Dunn J, Jones TF, Moncayo AC. Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi in raccoons from Tennessee. Journal of Parasitology. 2010; 96(2):353-8.


McQuiston JH, Wiedeman C, Singleton J, Carpenter LR, McElroy C, Mosites E, Chung I, Kato C, Morris K, Moncayo AC, Porter S, Dunn J. Inadequacy of IgM Antibody Tests for Diagnosis of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 201491(4): 767-770.


Moncayo AC, Baumblatt J, Thomas D, Harvey KA, Atrubin D, Stanek D, Sotir M, Hunsperger E, Munoz-Jordan JL, Jentes ES, Sharp TM, Arguello DF.  Dengue among American missionaries returning from Jamaica, 2012.  Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014; 92(1):69-71.


Moncayo AC, Cohen SB, Fritzen CM, Huang E, Yabsley MJ, Freye JD, Dunlap BG, Huang J, Mead DG, Jones TF, Dunn JR.  Absence of Rickettsia rickettsii and Occurrence of Other Spotted Fever Group Rickettisae in Ticks from Tennessee. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010; 83(3): 653-657.


Mukherjee S, Moody E, Lewokzco K, Huddleston DB, Huang J, Rowland ME, Wilson R, Dunn JR, Jones TF, Moncayo AC..  Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Tennessee: 2002-2008. J Med Entomol, 201249(3): 731-738.


Rowland ME, Cohen SB, Yabsley MJ, Huang J, Kranz M, Green A, Dunn JR, Carpenter LR, Jones TF, Moncayo AC. Factors associated with Trypanosoma cruzi exposure among domestic canines in Tennessee. Journal of Parasitology, 2010; 96(3):547-51.


Shaffner J, Jones TF, Moncayo AC. Challenges to arboviral surveillance in Tennessee:  health-care providers’ attitudes and behaviors.  Am J Trop Med Hyg March 28 2016; pii: 15-0493. [Epub ahead of print].


Shock BC, Moncayo A, Cohen S, Mitchell, EA, Williamson PC, Lopez G, Garrison LE, Yabsley MJ.  Diversity of piroplasms detected in blood-fed and questing ticks from several states in the United States. Ticks and tick-borne diseases 2014; 5(4): 373-380.


Trout Fryxell RT, Freyman K, Ulloa A, Hendricks B, Paulsen D, Odoi A, Moncayo A.  Cemeteries are effective sites for monitoring La Crosse virus (LACv) and these environments may play a role in LACv infection. PLoS One 2015; 10(4): e0122895.


Urquhart C, Paulsen D, Moncayo A, Trout Fryxell RT. Evaluating surveillance methods for arboviral vector of La Crosse virus and West Nile virus of southern Appalachia. J Am Mosq Control Assoc 2016; 32(1): 24-33.


Vaughn MF, Delisle J, Johnson J, Daves G, Williams C, Reber J, Mendell NL, Bouyer BH, Nicholson WL, Moncayo AC, Meshnick SR. Seroepidemiologic study of human infections with spotted fever group rickettsiae in North Carolina. J Clin Microbiol. 2014; 52(11): 3960-6.


Westby KM, Fritzen C, Paulsen D, Poindexter S, Moncayo AC.  La Crosse encephalitis virus infection in field collected Aedes albopictusAedes japonicus, and Aedes triseriatus mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Tennessee.  J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2015; 31(3): 233-241.