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Adalberto A Perez De Leon (Beto)
Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory
Laboratory Director

Phone: (830) 792-0304
Fax: (830) 792-0302

2700 FREDERICKSBURG RD
KERRVILLE, TX, 78028-1984

Projects
EVALUATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSE OF WHITE-TAILED DEER FOLLOWING VACCINATION WITH ANTI-CATTLE TICK VACCINE CANDIDATE ANTIGENS
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422954
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423566
Possible Role of Invasive Herpestes Javanicus in Sustaining Cattle Fever Tick Populations in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426109
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426553
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426922
Genomics of Livestock Pests
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427176
BIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF TICKS OF VETERINARY AND HUMAN IMPORTANCE
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418521
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF BITING FLIES AFFECTING LIVESTOCK
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418533
Innovative Technologies to Control Invasive Species that Impact Livestock
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427622
Cooperative Research to Capture Wild White-Tailed Deer for Determination of Tick Density on Such Deer in Specific Areas
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 425385
African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425909
KERR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA - CONTROL OF TICKS FEEDING ON WHITE-TAILED DEER
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 421623
SYSTEMS BIOLOGY INVESTIGATIONS OF ARTHROPOD-BORNE DISEASES TO CONTROL VECTORS OF PATHOGENS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420713
Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420832
INVESTIGATIONS OF NOVEL TARGET-SPECIFIC LIGANDS FOR ACETYLCHOLINESTERASES OF ARTHROPOD PESTS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420982
Evaluation of Immune Response of Canines Following Vaccination with Anti-Tick Vaccine Candidate Antigens
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424198
EXPERIMENTAL BM86-BASED VACCINE FOR THE CATTLE FEVER TICK ERADICATION PROGRAM
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423237
The Differential Gene Expression of the Gene's Organ in the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425558
Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS) Analysis of Bovine Feces
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427555
Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426655

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Biological studies and field observations in Europe of Lasioptera donacis potential biological control agent of giant reed, Arundo donax, an invasive weed of the Rio Grande Basin of Texas and Mexico - (Proceedings) - (10-Oct-14)
Immunogenic potential of the recombinant Rhipicephalus microplus aquaporin protein against the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille, 1806 in domestic dogs - (Abstract Only) - (01-Oct-14)
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus aquaporin as an effective vaccine antigen to protect against cattle tick infestations - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Sep-14)
Pathogenic landscape of transboundary zoonotic diseases in the Mexico-US border along the Rio Grande - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Sep-14)
Polar cuticular lipids differ in male and female sandflies (Phlebotomus papatasi) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Sep-14)
Establishment and spread of a single parthenogenic genotype of the Mediterranean arundo wasp, Tetramesa romana in the variable climate of Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Aug-14)
High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in dogs in Veracruz, Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarado-Esquivel, C., Romero-Salas, D., Garcia-Vazquez, Z., Cruz-Romero, A., Ibarra-Priego, N., Ahuja-Aguirre, C., Agular-Dominguez, M., Perez De Leon, A.A., Dubey, J.P. 2014. High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in dogs in Veracruz, Mexico. Veterinary Research. 10:191.
Recombinant acetylcholinesterase 1 of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli): expression, biochemical properties, and insensitivity to organophosphate inhibition - (Abstract Only) - (13-Aug-14)
Development and validation of a dual luciferase reporter system for in vitro evaluation of gene silencing efficacy in the Southern cattle tick: comparison to in vivo gene silencing by microinjection - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-14)
Acaricide resistance and strategies to mitigate economic impact of the southern cattle fever tick (Rhipicephalus microplus) on livestock production systems in the Americas - (Abstract Only) - (12-May-14)
Implications of climate change on the distribution of the tick vector Ixodes scapularis and risk for Lyme disease in the Texas-Mexico transboundary region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feria-Arroyo, T.P., Castro-Arellano, I., Gordillo-Perez, G., Cavazos, A.L., Vargas-Sandoval, M., Grover, A., Torres, J., Medina, R.F., Perez de Leon, A.A., Esteve-Gassent, M.D. 2014. Implications of climate change on the distribution of the tick vector Ixodes scapularis and risk for Lyme disease in the Texas-Mexico transboundary region. Parasites & Vectors. 7:199.
Reassessment of the potential economic impact of cattle parasites in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grisi, L., Cerqueira Leite, R., De Souza Martins, J., Medeiros De Barros, A., Andreotti, R., Duarte Cancado, P., Perez De Leon, A.A., Barros Pereira, J., Silva Villela, H. 2014. Reassessment of the potential economic impact of cattle parasites in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology. 23(n.2):150-156.
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistant to acaricides and ivermectin in cattle farms of Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Perez-Cogollo, L.C., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martinez, I., Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A., Guerrero, F., Klafke, G.M. 2014. Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistant to acaricides and ivermectin in cattle farms of Mexico. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology. 23(n.2):113-122.
Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Lyme Disease Infected Ticks in the Texas-Mexico Border Region - (Abstract Only) - (14-Aug-13)
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of cypermethrin, amitraz, and piperonyl butoxide mixtures for the control of resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Mexican tropics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Vivas, I.R., Li, A.Y., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martinez, I., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of cypermethrin, amitraz, and piperonyl butoxide mixtures for the control of resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Mexican tropics. Veterinary Parasitology. 197:288-296.
Evaluation of Biogeographical Factors in the Native Range to Improve the Success of Biological Control Agents in the Introduced Range - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goolsby, J., Racelis, A., Goolsby, J.B., Kirk, A., Massimo, C., Grusak, M.A., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Evaluation of Biogeographical Factors in the Native Range to Improve the Success of Biological Control Agents in the Introduced Range. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(10):1213-1230.
Acaricide Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus: Impact on Agro-Biosecurity and Cattle Trade between Mexico and the United States of America - (Proceedings) - (10-Jun-13)
Expression and Biochemical Properties of a Recombinant Acetylcholinesterase 1 of the Sand Fly, Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli) Insensitive to Organophosphate Inhibition - (Abstract Only) - (31-May-13)
Functional and Pharmacological Characterization of a Tyramine Receptor from the Southern Cattle Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus - (Abstract Only) - (31-May-13)
Spatiotemporal Incidence of Acaracide Resistance among Outbreaks of Cattle Fever Ticks in the US - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-13)
Evaluation of insecticides and repellents for the control of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi to protect deployed U.S. Military personnel - (Abstract Only) - (20-May-13)
Molecular characterization of Trypanosoma spp. infecting cattle (Bos taurus), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), and elk (Cervus elaphus canadensis) in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Apr-13)
Discovery of microRNAs of the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) by high-throughput sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tuckow, A.P., Temeyer, K.B., Olafson, P.U., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Discovery of microRNAs of the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) by high-throughput sequencing. Journal of Medical Entomology. 50(4):925-930.
Inhibitor Profile of bis(n)-tacrines and N-methylcarbamates on Acetylcholinesterase from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Phlebotomus papatasi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swale, D.R., Tong, F., Temeyer, K.B., Li, A.Y., Lam, P., Totrov, M.M., Carlier, P.R., Perez De Leon, A.A., Bloomquist, J.R. 2013. Inhibitor profile of bis(n)-tacrines and N-methylcarbamates on acetylcholinesterase from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Phlebotomus papatasi. Journal of Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 106:85-92.
Acetylcholinesterase of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Phlebotomus papatasi: Gene identification, expression, and biochemical properties of recombinant proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temeyer, K.B., Olafson, P.U., Brake, D.K., Tuckow, A.P., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Acetylcholinesterase of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Phlebotomus papatasi: Gene identification, expression, and biochemical properties of recombinant proteins. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 106:118-123.
Acetylcholinesterase of the Sand Fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli): cDNA Sequence, Baculovirus Expression and Biochemical Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temeyer, K.B., Brake, D.K., Tuckow, A.P., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Acetylcholinesterase of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli): cDNA sequence, baculovirus expression and biochemical properties. Parasites & Vectors. 6(1):article 31.
Effects of Reserpine on Reproduction and Serotonin Immunoreactivity in the Stable Fly Stomoxys Calcitrans (L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.S., Li, A.Y., Witt, C.M., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Effects of reserpine on reproduction and serotonin immunoreactivity in the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans (L.). Journal of Insect Physiology. 59:974-982.
Effects of permethrin and amitraz on gas exchange and water loss in unfed adult females of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, H., Li, A.Y., Fielden, L.J., Liu, J., Seshu, J., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Effects of permethrin and amitraz on gas exchange and water loss in unfed adult females of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae). Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 107:153-159.
Mitigation of Resistance Through Mixtures of Traditional Pesticides, Anti-tick Vaccines, and New Acaricides Developed by the Pharmaceutical Industry - (Proceedings)
Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Guerrero, F., Perez de Leon, A.A. 2012. Mitigation of Resistance Through Mixtures of Traditional Pesticides, Anti-tick Vaccines, and New Acaricides Developed by the Pharmaceutical Industry. In: Scientific Committee of the VII International Seminar in Animal Parasitology. 1:120-129.
Resistance of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus to ivermectin in Mexico - (Other)
Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Perez-Cogollo, L.C., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martinez, I., Torres-Acosta, J.F., Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Resistance of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus to ivermectin in Mexico. Workshop Proceedings. p. 52-68.
Global change and strategies to mitigate its impact on the U.S. cattle fever tick eradication program - (Proceedings) - (21-Sep-12)
Screening and identification of novel cytochrome P450s in ticks - (Other) - (19-Sep-12)
Acetylcholinesterases of Blood-feeding Flies and Ticks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temeyer, K.B., Tuckow, A.P., Brake, D.K., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. Acetylcholinesterases of blood-feeding flies and ticks. Chemico Biological Interactions. 203:319-322.
USDA-ARS Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory Tick & Biting Fly Research Unit Scientific Update - (Other) - (12-Sep-12)
Protective Immunity Against Tick Infestation in Cattle Vaccinated with Recombinant Trypsin Inhibitor of Rhipicephalus Microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andreotti, R., Casquero Cunha, R., Aparecida Soares, M., Guerrero, F., Leivas Leite, F.P., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Protective immunity against tick infestation in cattle vaccinated with recombinant trypsin inhibitor of Rhipicephalus microplus. Vaccine. 30:6678-6685.
Pyrosequencing-based Analysis of the Microbiome Associated with the Horn Fly, Haematobia Irritans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palavesam, A., Guerrero, F., Perez De Leon, A.A., Heekin, A.M., Wang, J., Dowd, S., Sun, Y., Foil, L.D. 2012. Pyrosequencing-based analysis of the microbiome associated with the horn fly, Haematobia irritans. PLoS One. 7:44390.
Ticks on Deer and Cattle in the Cattle Fever Tick Permanent Quarantine Zone, 2012 - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jun-12)
Stable Fly Project in Campo Grande, Brazil - (Abstract Only) - (19-Jun-12)
Discovery and functional analysis of small RNAs (miRNA/siRNA) of livestock ectoparasites. - (Abstract Only) - (11-Jun-12)
Stable Fly Project in Campo Grande, Brazil - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-12)
Exploring the use of anti-tick vaccine as tool for integrated eradication of the cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R., Estrada-Pena, A., Almazan, C., Yeater, K.M., Messenger, M., Ellis, D., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Exploring the use of anti-tick vaccine as tool for integrated eradication of the cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus. Vaccine. 30(38):5682-5687.
Integrated strategy for sustainable cattle fever tick eradication in U.S.A. is required to mitigate the impact of global change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez De Leon, A.A., Pete, T.D., Auclair, A.N., Messenger, M.T., Guerrero, F., Schuster, G., Miller, R. 2012. Integrated strategy for sustainable cattle fever tick eradication in U.S.A. is required to mitigate the impact of global change. Frontiers in Systems Biology. 3:195.
The US experience of eradicating and preventing re-infestation with cattle fever ticks - (Proceedings)
Li, A.Y., Miller, R., Pound, J.M., Guerrero, F., Temeyer, K.B., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. The US experience of eradicating and preventing re-infestation with cattle fever ticks. Workshop Proceedings. 4th International Bayer Cattle Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, June 3, 2012 (4-19).
North American soft ticks (Ornithodoros spp.): biology and feral swine parasitism as risks for the emergence of African swine fever in the U.S.A. - (Abstract Only) - (12-Apr-12)
Global change and integrated approach for sustainable cattle fever tick eradication in the United States of America - (Abstract Only) - (07-Apr-12)
Tick-borne protozoa - (Book / Chapter) - (02-Apr-12)
Anti-cattle tick vaccines: Many candidate antigens, but will a commercially viable product emerge? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Anti-cattle tick vaccines: Many candidate antigens, but will a commercially viable product emerge? International Journal for Parasitology. 42(5):421-427.
Pyrosequencing-based analysis of the microbiome associated with the horn fly, Haematobia irritans - (Other) - (01-Apr-12)
A Novel Carbamate Insecticide with Superior Selectivity for Cattle Tick (Boophilus microplus) and Sand Fly (Phlebotomus papatasi) Control - (Abstract Only) - (19-Mar-12)
Acetylcholinesterases of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and Phlebotomus papatasi: Gene identification, expression and biochemical properties of recombinant proteins - (Abstract Only) - (19-Mar-12)
Bovine immunoprotection against Rhipicephalus microplus with recombinant Bm86-Campo Grande antigen - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Mar-12)
Contributions of USDA-ARS Livestock Entomology Research to Meet Food Security Challenge - (Abstract Only) - (05-Mar-12)
Immunoregulation of bovine macrophages by factors in the salivary glands of Rhipicephalus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brake, D.K., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Immunoregulation of bovine macrophages by factors in the salivary glands of Rhipicephalus microplus. Parasites & Vectors. 14(5):Article 38.
Complexity of acetylcholinesterases in biting flies and ticks - (Abstract Only) - (31-Jan-12)
Effects of Pyriproxyfen and Buprofezin on Immature Development and Reproduction in the Stable Fly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.S., Li, A.Y., Lohmeyer, K.H., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Effects of pyriproxyfen and buprofezin on immature development and reproduction in the stable fly. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 26:379-385.
Innovative technologies targeting vector populations to mitigate the risk of exposure to leishmaniasis and protect deployed U.S. Military personnel in the Middle East - (Abstract Only) - (10-Nov-11)
White-tailed Deer Visitation Rates at Medicated Bait Sites in Southern Texas - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-11)
Acaricide Research and Development, Resistance and Resistance Monitoring - (Book / Chapter) - (28-Oct-11)
Innovative technologies targeting vector populations to mitigate the risk of exposure to leishmaniasis and protect deployed U.S. Military personnel in the Middle East - (Abstract Only) - (11-Oct-11)
Evolving translational research to keep the U.S. free of cattle fever ticks - (Abstract Only) - (15-Sep-11)
Biological control as a tool to mitigate economic impacts of facilitative ecological interactions between the giant reed and cattle fever ticks - (Abstract Only) - (11-Sep-11)
Facilitative ecological interactions between invasive species: Arundo donax (Poaceae) stands as favorable habitat for cattle ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) along the U.S.-Mexico border - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Racelis, A.E., Davey, R.B., Goolsby, J., Perez De Leon, A.A., Varner, K., Duhaime, R. 2012. Facilitative ecological interactions between invasive species: Arundo donax (Poaceae) stands as favorable habitat for cattle ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) along the U.S.-Mexico border. Journal of Medical Entomology. 49(2):410-417.
Biogenic amines in the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae): tissue localization and roles in feeding and reproduction - (Abstract Only) - (23-Jun-11)
Challenges for the Control and Eradication of the Tropical Cattle Tick Rhipicephalus microplus and Perspectives of Anti-tick vaccines - (Abstract Only) - (23-Jun-11)
Integration of ecologically-based approaches to re-eradicate cattle fever ticks from the U.S. - (Abstract Only) - (11-Jun-11)
Immunoprotection of cattle vaccinated with rRmLTI against Rhipicephalus microplus - (Abstract Only) - (28-May-11)
Evaluation of the VetCap® treatment method for horn fly control in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, A.Y., Ross, D., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2011. Evaluation of the VetCap® treatment method for horn fly control in cattle. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine. 9(2):198-203.
Preliminary findings of a molecular survey for the presence of B. bovis and B. bigemina in cattle fever ticks and white-tailed deer from south Texas - (Abstract Only) - (16-May-11)
Assessment of bovine immunoprotecion against Rhipicephalus microplus using Bm86-CG antigen expressed in Pichia pastoris - (Proceedings) - (13-May-11)
Effects of pyriproxyfen and buprofezin on immature development, female oviposition, and egg-hatching in the stable fly - (Abstract Only) - (13-May-11)
Research update on the potential use of anti-tick vaccines to support the USDA Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program - (Abstract Only) - (13-May-11)
Epidemiological and biological aspects on Ornithodoros brasiliensis (mouro tick), an argasidae tick only found on the highlands region of Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil - (Abstract Only) - (13-May-11)
Proportion of White-tailed deer using medicated bait sites in Southern Texas - (Abstract Only) - (13-May-11)
Immunohistological localization of serotonin in the CNS and feeding system of the stable fly stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: muscidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.S., Li, A.Y., Witt, C.M., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2011. Immunohistological localization of serotonin in the CNS and feeding system of the stable fly stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: muscidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 77(4):199-219.
Acaricide resistance of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andreotti, R., Guerrero, F., Soares, M.A., Barros, J.C., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2011. Acaricide resistance of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria. 20(2):127-133.
Invasive plant-invasive insect interactions: Giant reed invasions as suitable refuge for cattle fever ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Abstract Only) - (12-Dec-10)
Assessment of bacterial diversity in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus through tag-encoded pyrosequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andreotti, R., Perez De Leon, A.A., Dowd, S.E., Guerrero, F., Bendele, K.G., Scoles, G.A. 2011. Assessment of bacterial diversity in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus through tag-encoded pyrosequencing. BMC Microbiology. 11:article 6.
Efficacy of spinosad against acaricide-resistant and -susceptible Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and acaricide-susceptible Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R., White, W.H., Davey, R.B., George, J.E., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2011. Efficacy of spinosad against acaricide-resistant and -susceptible Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and acaricide-susceptible Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(2):358–365.
Rhipicephalus microplus salivary gland molecules induce differential CD86 expression in murine macrophages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brake, D.K., Tidwell, J.P., Wikel, S.K., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2010. Rhipicephalus microplus salivary gland molecules induce differential CD86 expression in murine macrophages. Parasites and Vectors. 3(1):Article 103.
Assessment of bacterial diversity in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus through tag-encoded pyrosequencing - (Proceedings)
Andreotti, R., Perez De Leon, A.A., Dowd, S.E., Guerrero, F., Bendele, K.G., Scoles, G.A. 2011. Assessment of bacterial diversity in the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus through tag-encoded pyrosequencing. Acarology International Congress Proceedings. 6:11.
Efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)on treated cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davey, R.B., Pound, J.M., Klavons, J.A., Lohmeyer, K.H., Freeman, J.M., Perez De Leon, A.A., Miller, R. 2011. Efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) on treated cattle. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(2):314-321.
Immunohistological localization of 5-HT in the CNS and feeding system of the Stable Fly - (Proceedings) - (15-Sep-10)
High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac - (Abstract Only) - (23-Aug-10)
High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac - (Abstract Only)
Estrada-Pena, A., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2010. High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac [abstract]. Agricultural Research International Conference Proceedings. 1:298.
Novel approaches for control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temeyer, K.B., Chen, A.C., Davey, R.B., Guerrero, F., Freeman, J.M., Kammlah, D.M., Li, A.Y., Lohmeyer, K.H., Olafson, P.U., Perez De Leon, A.A., Phillips, P.L., Pound, J.M., Welch, J.B. 2012. Novel approaches for control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. J Tecnica Pecuaria En Mexico. 3(Suppl. 1):25-40.
Shift in rules of engagement for eradication of cattle fever ticks in the United States - (Proceedings) - (01-Jul-10)
Persistent efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting (LA) formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus on treated cattle - (Proceedings) - (17-Jun-10)
Detection of Babesia DNA in cattle fever ticks using a Reverse Line BLot - (Proceedings) - (10-Jun-10)
Evaluation of the anti-tick vaccine Gavac® against Texas outbreak strains of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus - (Abstract Only) - (15-May-10)
First report of fipronil resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus of Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Apr-10)
One Health Approach to Identify Research Needs in Bovine and Human Babesioses: Workshop Report - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez De Leon, A.A., Strickman, D.A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Fish, D., Thacker, E.L., De La Fuente, J., Krause, P.J., Wikel, S.K., Miller, R., Wagner, G.G., Almazan, C., Hillman, R., Messenger, M.T., Ugstad, P.O., Duhaime, R.A., Teel, P.D., Ortega-Santos, A., Hewitt, D.G., Bowers, E.J., Bent, S.J., Cochran, M.H., Mcelwain, T.F., Scoles, G.A., Suarez, C.E., Davey, R.B., Freeman, J.M., Lohmeyer, K.H., Li, A.Y., Guerrero, F., Kammlah, D.M., Phillips, P.L., Pound, J.M. 2010. One Health approach to identify research needs in bovine and human babesioses: Workshop report. Parasites & Vectors. 3:Article 36.
Current Agricultural Research Issues on One-Host ticks and Bovine Babesiosis - (Proceedings)
Perez De Leon, A.A., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2010. Current Agricultural Research Issues on One-Host ticks and Bovine Babesiosis. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. p. 703-705.
Developing Novel Technology for the Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-09)
Cattle Fever Ticks in the U.S.: Back to 1906? - (Abstract Only)
Perez De Leon, A.A., Pound, J.M., Kammlah, D.M., Davey, R.B., Strickman, D.A., Messenger, M., Duhaime, R., Hillman, B., George, J. 2009. Cattle Fever Ticks in the U.S.: Back to 1906?. Livestock Insect Worker's Conference Annual Meeting. June 21-23, 2009. French Lick, IN
Papular dermatitis induced in guinea pigs by the biting midge Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Toole, D., Perez De Leon, A.A., Hearne, C., Mcholland, L.E., Yun, L., Tabachnick, W.J. 2003. Papular dermatitis induced in guinea pigs by the biting midge Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 15:67-71.
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