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R. S. Ostfeld, “Biodiversity loss and the rise of zoonotic pathogens”, Clin. Microbiol. Infect., vol. 15, p. 40-43, 2009.
L. E. Schwanz, M. J. Voordouw, D. Brisson, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Borrelia burgdorferi has minimal impact on the Lyme disease reservoir host Peromyscus leucopus”, Vector-Borne Zoonot., vol. 11, p. 117-124, 2011.
R. J. Winchcombe and R. S. Ostfeld, “Bowhunter observations versus spotlighting as an index to deer abundance”, Northeast. Wildl., vol. 56, p. 39-48, 2001.
C. Kremen and R. S. Ostfeld, “A call to ecologists: Measuring, analyzing, and managing ecosystem services”, Front. Ecol. Environ., vol. 3, p. 540-548, 2005.
R. S. Ostfeld, “A Candide response to Panglossian accusations by Randolph and Dobson: biodiversity buffers disease”, Parasitology, p. 1 - 3, 2013.
R. S. Ostfeld, M. C. Miller, and K. R. Hazler, “Causes and consequences of tick (Ixodes scapularis) burdens on white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)”, J. Mammal, vol. 77, p. 266-273, 1996.
C. G. Jones, R. S. Ostfeld, M. P. Richard, E. M. Schauber, and J. O. Wolff, “Chain reactions linking acorns to gypsy moth outbreaks and Lyme disease risk”, Science, vol. 279, p. 1023-1026, 1998.
S. Altizer, R. S. Ostfeld, P. T. J. Johnson, S. Kutz, and C. D. Harvell, “Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: From Evidence to a Predictive Framework”, Science, vol. 341, no. 6145, p. 514 - 519, 2013.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Climate change and the distribution and intensity of infectious diseases”, Ecology, vol. 90, p. 903-905, 2009.
R. S. Ostfeld, C. D. Canham, K. Oggenfuss, R. J. Winchcombe, and F. Keesing, “Climate, deer, rodents, and acorns as determinants of variation in Lyme-disease risk”, PLoS Biology, vol. 4, p. e145, 2006.
C. D. Harvell, et al., “Climate warming and disease risks for terrestrial and marine biota”, Science, vol. 296, p. 2158-2162, 2002.
E. M. Schauber, S. Gertz, W. Maple, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Coinfection of black-legged ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Dutchess County, New York, with the agents of Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 35, p. 901-903, 1998.
M. H. Hersh, et al., “Co-Infection of Blacklegged Ticks with Babesia microti and Borrelia burgdorferi Is Higher than Expected and Acquired from Small Mammal Hosts”, PLoS ONE, vol. 9, no. 6, p. e99348, 2014.
R. S. Ostfeld and K. M. LoGiudice, “Community disassembly, biodiversity loss, and the erosion of an ecosystem service”, Ecology, vol. 84, p. 1421-1427, 2003.
L. Blaustein, R. S. Ostfeld, and R. D. Holt, “A community-ecology framework for understanding vector and vector-borne disease dynamics”, Isr. J. Ecol. Evol., vol. 56, p. 251-262, 2010.
D. Brisson, D. E. Dykhuizen, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Conspicuous impacts of inconspicuous hosts on the Lyme disease epidemic”, Proc. R. Soc. B., vol. 275, p. 227-235, 2008.
J. Van Buskirk and R. S. Ostfeld, “Controlling Lyme disease by modifying density and species composition of tick hosts”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 5, p. 1133-1140, 1995.
R. S. Ostfeld, A. K. Price, V. L. Hornbostel, M. A. Benjamin, and F. Keesing, “Controlling ticks and tick-borne zoonoses with biological and chemical agents”, BioScience, vol. 56, p. 383-394, 2006.
C. Gortazar, et al., “Crossing the Interspecies Barrier: Opening the Door to Zoonotic Pathogens”, PLoS Pathogens, vol. 10, no. 6, p. e1004129, 2014.
S. L. LaDeau, G. Glass, N. T. Hobbs, A. L. Latimer, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Data-model fusion to better understand emerging pathogens and improve infectious disease forecasting”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 21, p. 1443-1460, 2011.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. D. Canham, “Density-dependent processes in meadow voles: an experimental approach”, Ecology, vol. 76, p. 521-532, 1995.
J. L. Schnurr, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. D. Canham, “Direct and indirect effects of masting on rodent populations and tree seed survival”, Oikos, vol. 96, p. 402-410, 2002.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Do changes in female relatedness determine demographic patterns in microtine rodents?”, Oikos, vol. 65, p. 531-534, 1992.
R. S. Ostfeld, M. C. Miller, and J. L. Schnurr, “Ear-tagging increases tick (Ixodes dammini) infestation rates of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)”, J. Mammal, vol. 74, p. 651-655, 1993.
A. R. Rodriguez, R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and J. W. Reynolds, “The earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae and Megascolecidae) of Dutchess County, New York, USA”, Megadrilogica, vol. 15, p. 141-150, 2012.


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