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Bayles, B.R., and B.F. Allan. 2014. Biological and socioeconomic factors determine spatial variation in human incidence of tick-borne ehrlichiosis. Epidemiology and Infection doi:10.1017/S0950268813002951. PDF.

Muturi, E.J., J.L. Spencer and B.F. Allan. 2014. Influence of biofuel crops on mosquito production and oviposition. Global Change Biology: Bioenergy 6(1): 61-66. PDF.

Keesing, F., B.F. Allan, T.P. Young and R.S. Ostfeld. 2013. Effects of wildlife and cattle on tick abundance in central Kenya. Ecological Applications 23(6): 1410-1418. PDF.

Bayles, B.R., G. Evans and B.F. Allan. 2013. Knowledge and prevention of tick-borne diseases vary across an urban-to-rural human land-use gradient. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 4(4): 352-358. PDF.

Muturi, E.J., B.F. Allan and J. Ricci. 2012. Influence of detritus type on production and fitness of container-breeding mosquitoes. Environmental Entomology 41(5): 1062-1068. PDF.

Goessling, L.S., B.F. Allan, R.S. Mandelbaum and R.E. Thach. 2012. Development of mitochondrial 12S rDNA analysis for distinguishing Sciuridae species with potential to transmit Ehrlichia and Borrelia species to feeding Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 49(3): 772-776. PDF.

Fritzsche, A., and B.F. Allan. 2012. The ecology of fear: Host foraging behavior varies with the spatio-temporal abundance of a dominant ectoparasite. EcoHealth 9(1): 70-74. PDF.

Kensinger, B.J., and B.F. Allan. 2011. Efficacy of dry-ice baited traps for sampling Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) varies with life-stage but not habitat. Journal of Medical Entomology 48(3): 708-711. PDF.

Orrock, J., B.F. Allan and C. Drost. 2011. Biogeographic and ecological regulation of disease: Prevalence of Sin Nombre virus in island mice is related to island area, precipitation, and predator richness. American Naturalist 177(5): 691-697. PDF.

Allan, B.F., T.S. Varns and J.M. Chase. 2010. Fear of parasites: Lone star ticks increase giving-up densities in white-tailed deer.  Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 56: 313-324. PDF.

Allan, B.F., H.P. Dutra, L.S. Goessling, K. Barnett, J.M. Chase, R.J. Marquis, G.C. Pang, G.A. Storch, R.E. Thach and J.L. Orrock. 2010.  Invasive honeysuckle eradication reduces tick-borne disease risk by altering host dynamics.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(43): 18523-18527. PDF (Supporting Docs PDF)

Allan, B.F., L.S. Goessling, G.A. Storch and R.E. Thach.  2010.  Blood meal analysis to identify reservoir hosts for Amblyomma americanum ticks.  Emerging Infectious Diseases 16(3): 433-440. PDF.

Allan, B.F., R.B. Langerhans, W.A. Ryberg, W.J. Landesman, N.W. Griffin, R.S. Katz, B.J. Oberle, M. Schutzenhofer, K.N. Smyth, A. de St. Maurice, L. Clark, K.R. Crooks, D. Hernandez, R.G. McLean, R.S. Ostfeld and J.M. Chase.  2009.  Ecological correlates of risk and incidence of West Nile Virus in the United States.  Oecologia 158: 699-708. PDF.

Allan, B.F.  2009.  Influence of prescribed burns on the abundance of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Missouri Ozarks.  Journal of Medical Entomology 46(5): 1030-1036. PDF.

Orrock, J.L. and B.F. Allan.  2008.  Sin Nombre virus infection in deer mice, Channel Islands, California.  Emerging Infectious Diseases 14(12): 1965-1966. PDF.

Landesman, W.J., B.F. Allan, R.B. Langerhans, T.M. Knight and J.M. Chase.  2007.  Inter-annual associations between precipitation and human incidence of West Nile Virus in the United States.  Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 7(3): 337-343. PDF.

McCauley, D.J., F. Keesing, T.P. Young, B.F. Allan and R.M. Pringle.  2006.  Indirect effects of large herbivorous mammals on snakes in an African savanna.  Ecology 87(10): 2657-2663. PDF.

Goheen, J.R., F. Keesing, B.F. Allan, D.L. Ogada and R.S. Ostfeld.  2004.  Net effects of large mammals on Acacia seedling survival in an African savanna.  Ecology 85(6): 1555-1561. PDF.

Allan, B.F., F. Keesing and R.S. Ostfeld.  2003.  The effect of forest fragmentation on Lyme disease risk. Conservation Biology 17: 267-272. PDF.