Vector-Borne ZOONOSES

LABORATORY

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health,

Texas Tech University

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

 

Greenberg HS, AN Wilson-Fallon, ST Peper, KM Haydett, SM Presley. 2019. New records of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in eight Texas counties, U.S.A. Journal of Vector Ecology 44(1):1-2.

 

Peper ST, DE Dawson, N Dacko, K Athanasiou, J Hunter, F Loko, S Almas, GE Sorensen, KN Urban, AN Wilson-Fallon, KM Haydett, HS Greenberg, AG Gibson, SM Presley. 2018. Predictive modeling for West Nile virus and mosquito surveillance in Lubbock, Texas, USA.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 34(1):18-24.

 

Almas S, AG Gibson, SM Presley. 2018. Molecular detection of Oxyspirura larvae 1 in arthropod intermediate hosts. Parasitology Research (DOI 10.1007/s00436-018-5756-3)

 

Peper ST, A Wilson-Fallon, K Haydett, H Greenberg, SM Presley. 2017. First record of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in thirteen Panhandle region counties of Texas, U.S.A.  Journal of Vector Ecology 42(2): 352-354.

 

Xiang, L., Guo, F., Yu, Y., Parson, L. S., LaCoste, L., Gibson, A., Presley, S.M., Peterson, M., Craig, T. M., Rollins, D., Fedynich, A. M., Zhu, G. 2017. Multiyear Survey of Coccidia, Cryptosporidia, Microsporidia, Histomona, and Hematozoa in Wild Quail in the Rolling Plains Ecoregion of Texas and Oklahoma, USA.. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 64(1):4–17.

 

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Gibson, A., Maharubin, S., Korzeniewski, C., Presley, S.M., Smith, E., Kendall, R. J., Ramkumar, S. 2016. Functinonalized Antimicrobial Electrospun Poly (vinyl alcohol) Nanowebs. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, 11(2), 60-67.

 

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Gibson, A., Maharubin, S., Korzeniewski, C., Presley, S.M., Smith, E., Kendall, R. J., Ramkumar, S. 2016. Preparation and Characterization of Honey-Treated PVA Nanowebs. AATCC Journal of Research, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 3(3), 25-31.

 

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Gibson, A., Maharubin, S., Korzeniewski, C., Presley, S.M., Smith, E., Kendall, R. J., Ramkumar, S. 2016. Preparation and characterization of bioactive and breathable polyvinyl alcohol nanowebs using a combinational approach. TAPPI Journal, 15(10), 653-660.

 

Dunham, N. R., Bruno, A., Almas, S., Rollins, D., Fedynich, A. M., Presley, S.M., Kendall, R.J. 2016. Eyeworms (Oxyspirura petrowi) in Northern Bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) from the Rolling Plains Ecoregion of Texas and Oklahoma, 2011-2013. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52(3):123-128.

 

Turaga, U., Peper, S. T., Dunham, N. R., Kumar, N., Kistler, W., Almas, S., Presley, S. M., Kendall,

R. J. 2016. A Survey of Neonicotinoid Use and Potential Exposure to Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and Scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) in the Rolling Plains of Texas and Oklahoma. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 35(6):1511-1515.

 

Halley, Y.A., D.L. Oldeschulte, E.K. Bhattarai, J. Hill, R.P. Metz, C.D. Johnson, S.M. Presley, R.E. Ruzicka, D.R. Rollins, M.J. Peterson, W.J. Murphy, C.M. Seabury. 2015. Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) mitochondrial population genomics reveals structure, divergence, and evidence for heteroplasmy. PLoS ONE 10(12):e0144913 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144913.

 

Turaga, U., S.T. Peper, N.R. Dunham, N. Kumar, W. Kistler, S. Almas, S.M. Presley, R.J. Kendall. 2015. A survey of neonicotinoid use and potential exposure to Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and Scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) in the Rolling Plains of Texas and Oklahoma. Environmental Toxocology and Chemistry. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3305

 

Erickson, R.A., S.M. Presley. 2014. Climate change and mosquito control: An example with the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). Wing Beats 25(3):35-38.

 

Urban, K.N., A.G. Gibson, C.B. Dabbert, S.M. Presley. 2013. Preliminary disease surveillance in West Texas quail (Galliformes:Odontophoridae) populations. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(2):427-431.

 

Abel, M.T., B. Suedel, S.M. Presley, L.N. McDaniel, R. Rigdon, T. Goebel, R.J. Lascano, R. Zartman, T.A. Anderson, G.P. Cobb. 2012. Contribution of soil lead to blood lead in children: A study from New Orleans, LA. Journal of Environmental Protection 3:1704-1710.

 

Erickson, R.A., K. Hayhoe, S.M. Presley, L.J.S. Allen, K.R. Long, S.B. Cox. 2012. Potential impacts of climate change on the ecology of dengue and its mosquito vector the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). Environmental Research Letters 7 (3):1-6.

 

Qin, G., S.M. Presley, T.A. Anderson, W. Gao, J.D. Maul. 2011. Effects of predator cues on pesticide toxicity: Toward an understanding of the mechanism of the interaction. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30(8):1926-1934.

 

Ashley, N., K. Valsaraj, L. Thibodeaux, E. Laws, J. Pardue, G. Cobb, S. Presley, M. Abel, B. Suedel, G. Ray. 2011. Hurricane Katrina Five Years Later: Environmental Impacts and Lessons Learned. Environmental Science & Technology – Feature Article Manuscript ID es-2010- 00712f.R1.

 

Erickson, R.A., S.M. Presley, L.J.S. Allen, K.R. Long, S.B. Cox. 2010. A stage-structured, Aedes albopictus population model. Ecological Modeling 221(9):1273-1282.

 

Erickson, R.A., S.M. Presley, L.J.S. Allen, K.R. Long, S.B. Cox. 2010. A dengue model with a dynamic Aedes albopictus vector population. Ecological Modeling, 221:2899-2908.

 

Presley, S.M., M.T. Abel, G.P. Austin, T.R. Rainwater, R.W. Brown, L.N. McDaniel, E.J. Marsland, A.M. Fornerette, M.L. Dillard, R.W. Rigdon, R.J. Kendall, G.P. Cobb. 2010. Metal concentrations in schoolyard soils from New Orleans, Louisiana before and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Chemosphere 80(2010):67-73.

 

Abel, M.T., G.P. Cobb, S.M. Presley, G.L Ray, T.R. Rainwater, G.P. Austin, S.B. Cox, T.A. Anderson, B.D. Leftwich, R.J. Kendall, and B.C. Suedel. 2010. Lead distributions and risks in New Orleans following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(7):1429-1437.

 

Abel, M.T., B.C. Suedel, S.M. Presley, T.R. Rainwater, G.P. Austin, S.B. Cox, L.N. McDaniel, R. Rigdon, T. Goebel, R. Zartman, B.D. Leftwich, T.A. Anderson, R.J. Kendall, and G.P. Cobb. 2010. Spatial distribution of lead concentrations in urban surface soils of New Orleans, Louisiana USA. Environmental Geochemistry and Health 32:379-389.

 

Bradford, C.M., W. Gellido, and S.M. Presley. 2008. Survey of mosquito fauna in Lubbock County, Texas. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 24:453-456.

 

Abel, M.T., S.M. Presley, T.R. Rainwater, G.P. Austin, L.N. McDaniel, E.J. Marsland, B.D. Leftwich, T.A. Anderson, R.J. Kendall, and G.P. Cobb. 2007. Spatial and temporal evaluation of metal concentrations in soils and sediments from New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26:2108-2114.

 

McNew, R.M., R.M. Elsey, T.R. Rainwater, E.J. Marsland, and S.M. Presley. 2007. Survey for West Nile virus infection in free-ranging American alligators in Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 6:737-742.

 

Cobb, G.P., M.T. Abel, T.R. Rainwater, G.P. Austin, S.B. Cox, R.J. Kendall, E.J. Marsland, T.A. Anderson, B.D. Leftwich, J.C. Zak, and S.M. Presley. 2006. Metal distributions in New Orleans following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: A continuation study. Environmental Science and Technology 40:4571-4577.

 

Presley, S.M., T.R. Rainwater, G.P. Austin, S.G. Platt, J.C. Zak, G.P. Cobb, E.J. Marsland, K. Tian, B.H. Zhang, T.A. Anderson, S.B. Cox, M.T. Abel, B.D. Leftwich, J.R. Huddleston, R.M. Jeter, and R.J. Kendall. 2006. Assessment of pathogens and toxicants in New Orleans, LA following Hurricane Katrina. Environmental Science and Technology 40:468-474.

 

Bradford, C.M., M.A. Nascarella, T.H. Burns, J.R. Montford, E.J. Marsland, C.B. Pepper, and S.M. Presley. 2005. First report of West Nile virus in mosquitoes from Lubbock County, Texas. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 21:102-105.

 

Nascarella, M.A., C.M. Bradford, T.H. Burns, E.J. Marsland, C.M. Pepper, and S.M. Presley. 2005.Ectoparasite fleas of cottontail rabbits and black-tailed prairie dogs inhabiting the high plains of West Texas. Southwestern Entomologist 30:239-243.

 

Nascarella, M.A., and S.M. Presley. 2005. Formation of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis biofilms on multiple surfaces on Caenorhabditis elegans. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 21:229-231.

 

Pepper, C.B., M.A. Nascarella, E.J. Marsland, J.T. Montford, L. Wood, S.B. Cox, C.M. Bradford, T.H. Burns, and S.M. Presley. 2004. Threatened or endangered? Keystone species or public health threat? The black-tailed prairie dog, the Endangered Species Act, and the imminent threat of bubonic plague. Journal of Land, Resources, & Environmental Law 24:355-391.

 

Brown, J.R., D.D. McAuliffe, K.T. Smith, G.M. Beavers, and S.M. Presley. 2003. A constant flow valve for hand-compression hydraulic sprayers. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 19:91-93.

 

Brown, J.R., D.C. Williams, T.A. Gwinn, S.M. Presley, and G.M. Beavers. 2002. Indoor low- volume spray trials: Handheld equipment evaluation. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 18:232-235.

 

Turell, M.J., J.C. Morrill, C.A. Rossi, A.M. Gad, S.E. Cope, T.L. Clements, R.R. Arthur, L.P. Wasieloski, D.J. Dohm, D. Nash, M.M. Hassan, A.N. Hassan, Z.S. Morsy, and S.M. Presley. 2002. Isolation of West Nile and Sindbis viruses from mosquitoes collected in the Nile Valley of Egypt during an outbreak of Rift Valley fever. Journal of Medical Entomology 39:248-250.

 

Gad, A.M., H.A. Farid, R.R.M. Ramzy, M.B. Riad, S.M. Presley, S.E. Cope, M.M. Hassan, and A.N. Hassan. 1999. Host feeding of mosquitoes (Diptera : Culicidae) associated with the recurrence of Rift Valley fever in Egypt. Journal of Medical Entomology 36:709-714.

 

Cope, S.E., S.M. Presley and M.J. Bangs. 1998. Bug Off: US military entomologists fight front-line battles against ancient foes- rats, mosquitoes, and other critters. Armed Forces Journal International 136(3):34-41.

 

Mohareb, E.W., H.A. Hanafi, E.M. Mikhail, S.M. Presley, and R. Batchelor. 1998. Evaluation of an indirect immunofluorescence assay for the detection of Leishmania promastigotes and amastigotes in sand flies and lesion fluid aspirates. Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology 28:313-21.

 

Hanafi, H.A., B.M. El Sawaf, D.J. Fryauff, G.B. Modi, and S.M. Presley. 1996. Experimental infection and transmission of Leishmania major by laboratory-reared Phlebotomus bergeroti parrot. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 54:644-646.

 

Presley, S.M., F.W. Knapp, J.A. Boling, and J.G. Burg. 1996. Effects of the horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) on physiological and nutritional responses of beef steers: continuous fly population levels. Journal of Economic Entomology 89:138-43.

 

Turell, M.J., S.M. Presley, A.M. Gad, S.E. Cope, D.J. Dohm, J.C. Morrill, and R.R. Arthur. 1996. Vector competence of Egyptian mosquitoes for Rift Valley fever virus. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 54:136-139.

 

Abbassy, M.M., N. Helmy, M. Osman, S.E. Cope, and S.M. Presley. 1995. Embryogenesis of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) - Cell cleavage, blastoderm formation, and gastrulation. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 88:809-814.

 

 

Abbassy, M.M., N. Helmy, M. Osman, S.E. Cope, and S.M. Presley. 1995. Embryogenesis of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) - Organogenesis including segmentation, blastokinesis, mouthparts, and alimentary canal. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 88:815-820.

 

Abbassy, M.M., N. Helmy, M. Osman, S.E. Cope, and S.M. Presley. 1995. Embryogenesis of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) - Organogenesis of the nervous system, tracheal System, muscular system, heart, and gonad rudiments. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 88:821-826.

 

Cope, S.E., A.M. Gad and S.M. Presley. 1995. New record of the malaria vector Anopheles sergentii in the southern Nile Valley of Egypt. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 11:145-146.

 

Fryauff, D.J., S.E. Cope, S.M. Presley, H.A. Hanafi, C.Bailly, E.A. SaidSalah, M. Abro, and D. Dabale. 1995. Sand flies of the Republic of Djibouti: Ecological distribution, seasonal population trends, and identification of species. Journal of Vector Ecology 20:168-188.

 

Kinzer, D.R., S.M. Presley, and J.A. Hair. 1990. Comparative efficiency of flagging and carbon dioxide-baited sticky traps for collecting the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum (Acarina: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 27:750-5.

 

Webb, J.D., S.M. Presley and F.W. Knapp. 1989. Control of face flies and horn flies with experimental diflubenzuron boluses. Insecticide Acaricide Tests 14:375-376.

 

Webb, J.D., S.M. Presley and F.W. Knapp. 1989. Control of face flies and horn flies with experimental ear tags. Insecticide Acaricide Tests 14:373-374.

 

Laird, J.S., A.A. Kocan, K.M. Kocan, S.M. Presley, and J.A. Hair. 1988. Susceptibility of Amblyomma americanum to natural and experimental infections with Theileria cervi. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 24:679-83.

 

Presley, S.M., and J.A. Hair. 1988. Lone star tick (Acari: Ixodidae) management by host manipulation through habitat modification. Journal of Medical Entomology 25:78-81.

 

Presley, S.M., and R.E. Wright. 1986. Field test of pyrethroid ear tags, sprays, and a pour-on formulation for control of horse flies on cattle. Journal of Agricultural Entomology 3:369- 373.

 

 

Books

 

Kendall, R.J., S.M. Presley, S.S. Ramkumar (Eds). 2016. New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis - CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 185.

 

Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith (Eds). 2008 Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 280. (Awarded Texas Tech University President’s Book Award for 2010)

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Austin, G.P., A.G. Gibson, S.M. Presley. 2016. State of the Science: Background, History, and Current Threats. In Kendall, R.J., S.M. Presley, S.S. Ramkumar (Eds). New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis - CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. p. 1-20.

 

Presley, S.M., K.N. Urban, A.G. Gibson. 2016. Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Biological Agents. In Kendall, R.J., S.M. Presley, S.S. Ramkumar (Eds). New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis - CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. p. 51-66.

 

Kendall, R.J., G.P. Austin, J.A. Fralick, S.M. Presley, C. Salice, E.E. Smith, S.S. Ramkumar, R.E. Zartman. 2016. Conclusions and Research Needs for the Future. In Kendall, R.J., S.M. Presley, S.S. Ramkumar (Eds). New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis - CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. p. 169-174.

 

Presley, S. M., G. P. Austin and C. B. Dabbert. 2010. Influence of Pesticides and Environmental Contaminants on Emerging Diseases of Wildlife. In Kendall, R.J., T. E. Lacher, Jr., S. B. Cox, G. P. Cobb (Eds) Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues. Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

 

Kendall, R.J., T. A. Anderson, G. P. Cobb, S. B. Cox, L. Hannah, T. E. Lacher, S. M. Presley, C. J. Salice, P. N. Smith. 2010. Looking Forward. In Kendall, R.J., T. E. Lacher, Jr., S. B. Cox, G. P. Cobb (Eds) Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues. Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

 

Presley, S. M., C. B. Pepper, G. P. Austin, and R. J. Kendall. 2008. State of the Science: Background, History, and Current Threats. In Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith. (Eds), Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 1-12.

 

Presley, S. M., G. P. Austin, P. N. Smith, and R. J. Kendall. 2008. Threats and Vulnerabilities Associated with Biological and Chemical Terrorism. In Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith. (Eds), Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 13-28.

 

Leggoe, J. W., C. Chang, S. B. Cox, S. M. Presley, and R. Zartman. 2008. Predicting and Characterizing Threat Transport. In Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith. (Eds), Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 29-104.

 

Zartman, R., C. Chang, G. P. Cobb, J. A. Fralick, and S. M. Presley. 2008. Assessment Strategies for Environmental Protection from Chemical and Biological Threats. In Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith. (Eds), Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 105-134.

 

Coimbatore, G., S. M. Presley, J. Boyd, E. J. Marsland, and G. P. Cobb. 2008. Sensing Biological and Chemical Threat Agents. In Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith. (Eds), Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 159-178.

 

Kendall, R. J., G. P. Austin, C. Chang, G. P. Cobb, G. Coimbatore, S. B. Cox, J. A. Fralick, J. W. Leggoe, S. M. Presley, S. S. Ramkumar, P. N. Smith, J. C. Strahlendorf, and R. E. Zartman. 2008. Conclusions and Research Needs for the Future. In Kendall, R. J., S. M. Presley, G. P. Austin, and P. N. Smith. (Eds), Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor & Francis-CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 241-246.

 

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Steven M. Presley, Ph.D.