Foley Laboratory in Infectious Disease Ecology

Recent Foley Lab Publications

Bobbie, C., E. Schmidt, J. Foley, and A. Schulte-Hostedde, 2017. The presence of parasitic mites on small mammals in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Can. J. Zool. 95, 61-65.

Cypher, B. L., J. L. Rudd, T. L. Westall, L. W. Woods, N. Stephenson, J. E. Foley, D. Richardson, and D. L. Clifford, 2017. Sarcoptic mange in endangered kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica): case histories, diagnoses, and implications for conservation. J. Wildl. Dis. 53, 46-53.

Ecoclub Amphibian Group, K. Pope, G. Wengert, J. Foley, D. Ashton, and R. Botzler, 2016. Citizen scientists monitor a deadly fungus threatening regional amphibian communities in northern coastal California. J. Wildl. Dis. 52, 516-523.

Esser, H. J., J. E. Foley, F. Bongers, E. A. Herre, M. J. Miller, H. H. Prins, and P. A. Jansen, 2016. Host body size and the diversity of tick assemblages on Neotropical vertebrates. Int. J. Parasitol.: Parasites Wildl. 5, 295-304.

Fiorello, C. V., L. M. Schwartz, J. Liu, A. Campbell, M. Straub, A. K. Kownacki, and J. E. Foley, 2017. Multiple-host pathogens in domestic hunting dogs in Nicaragua's Bosawas biosphere reserve. Acta Tropica 167, 183-190.

Foley, J., and P. Foley, 2016. Rapid assessment of population viability using stochastic extinction analysis for the endangered Amargosa vole, Microtus californicus scirpensis. Wildlife Biology in Practice 12, 21-31.

Foley, J., J. Hasty, and R. Lane, 2016a. Diversity of rickettsial pathogens in Columbian black-tailed deer and their associated keds (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) and ticks (Acari: Ixodidae). J. Vector Ecol. 41, 41-47.

Foley, J., N. Stephenson, B. Qurollo, and E. Breitschwerdt, 2016b. A putative marker for human pathogenic strains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum correlates with geography and host, but not human tropism. Ticks Tick-borne Dis. 7, 390-393.

Foley, J., D. Rejmanek, C. W. Foley, and M. Matocq, 2016c. Fine-scale genetic structure of woodrat populations (Genus: Neotoma) and the spatial distribution of their tick-borne pathogens. Ticks Tick-Borne Dis. 7, 243-253.

Foley, J., L. Serieys, N. Stephenson, S. Riley, C. Foley, M. Jennings, G. Wengert, W. Vickers, E. Boydston, L. Lyren, J. Moriarty, and D. Clifford, 2016d. A synthetic review of Notoedres mites and mange. Parasitol. 143, 1847-1861.

Foley, P., T. Roth, J. Foley, and C. Ray, 2017a. Rodent-pika parasite spillover in western North America. J. Med. Entomol. epub ahead of print.

Foley, P., J. Foley, A. Sándor, A. Ionică, I. Matei, G. D’Amico, C. Gherman, C. Domșa, and A. Mihalca, 2017b. Diversity of flea (Siphonaptera) parasites on red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Romania. J. Med. Entomol. epub ahead of print.

Mikoni, N., R. Poppenga, J. Ackerman, J. Foley, J. Haezlehurts, G. Purdin, L. Aston, S. Hargrave, K. Jelks, and L. Tell, 2017. Trace element contamination in feather and tissue samples from Anna's hummingbirds. Ecological Indicators 80, 96-105.

Piovia-Scott, J., D. Rejmanek, D. C. Woodhams, S. J. Worth, H. Kenny, V. McKenzie, S. P. Lawler, and J. E. Foley, 2017. Greater species richness of bacterial skin symbionts better suppresses the amphibian fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Microbial Ecol. Online, 1-10.

Poulsen, A., J. Foley, A. Roy, D. Clifford, H. Fritz, E. Glueckert, and P. Conrad, 2017. The prevalence and potential impact of Toxoplasma gondii on the endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis) J. Wildl. Dis. 53, 62-72.

Roth, T., R. S. Lane, and J. Foley, 2017. A molecular survey for Francisella tularensis and Rickettsia spp. in Haemaphysalis leporispalustris (Acari: Ixodidae) in northern California. J. Med. Entomol. 54, 492-495.

Rudd, J., N. Stephenson, D. Clifford, L. Konde, J. T. Villepique, and J. Foley, 2016. Utilizing citizen science to document a mange epidemic in western gray squirrels (Sciurus griseus anthonyi) in two communities in California’s San Bernardino Mountains. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 40, 261-268.

Stephenson, N., and J. Foley, 2016. Parallelisms and contrasts in the diverse ecologies of the Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi complexes of bacteria in the far western United States. Veterinary Sciences 3, 26.

Stephenson, N., J. Wong, and J. Foley, 2016. Host, habitat and climate preferences of Ixodes angustus (Acari: Ixodidae) and infection with Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in California, USA. Exp. Appl. Acarol. 70, 239.

Stephenson, S., A. Blaney, D. Clifford, M. Gabriel, G. Wengert, P. Foley, R. Brown, M. Higley, S. Buckenberger-Mantovani, and J. Foley, In press. Diversity of rickettsiae in a rural community in northern California. Ticks Tick-Borne Dis. epub ahead of print.

Tucker, R., J. Foley, and S. Aly, 2016. Investigation of Anaplasma marginale seroprevalence in a traditionally managed large California beef herd. Veterinary Medicine International 6186078, 7 pages.