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A. P. Dupuis, R. J. Peters, M. A. Prusinski, R. C. Falco, R. S. Ostfeld, and L. D. Kramer, “Isolation of deer tick virus (Powassan virus, lineage II) from Ixodes scapularis and detection of antibody in vertebrate hosts sampled in the Hudson Valley, New York State”, Parasites & Vectors, vol. 6, no. 185, 2013.
J. Foley, D. Clifford, K. Castle, P. Cryan, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Investigating and Managing the Rapid Emergence of White-Nose Syndrome, a Novel, Fatal, Infectious Disease of Hibernating Bats”, Conserv. Biol., vol. 25, p. 223-231, 2011.
K. Schmidt, L. Nelis, N. Briggs, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Invasive shrubs and songbird nesting success: Effects of climatic variability and predator abundance”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 15, p. 258-265, 2005.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Introduction to Section III”, in R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. Eviner (eds.). Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems, 2008, p. 321-323.
F. Keesing, R. S. Ostfeld, and V. T. Eviner, “Introduction”, in R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. Eviner (eds.). Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems, 2008, p. 1-5.
R. S. Ostfeld, C. D. Canham, and S. R. Pugh, “Intrinsic density-dependent regulation of vole populations”, Nature, vol. 366, p. 259-261, 1993.
A. Estrada-Peña, J. de la Fuente, R. S. Ostfeld, and A. Cabezas-Cruz, “Interactions between tick and transmitted pathogens evolved to minimise competition through nested and coherent networks”, Scientific Reports, vol. 5, p. 10361, 2015.
R. S. Ostfeld, R. H. Manson, and C. D. Canham, “Interactions between meadow voles and white-footed mice at forest-oldfield edges: competition and net effects on tree invasion of oldfields”, in G. W. Barrett and J. D. Peles (eds.). Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals, 1999, p. 229-247.
K. M. LoGiudice and R. S. Ostfeld, “Interactions between mammals and trees: predation on mammal-dispersed seeds and the effect of ambient food”, Oecologia, vol. 130, p. 420-425, 2002.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Interactions between mammals and pathogens: an introduction”, Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 96, no. 1, p. 2 - 3, 2015.
R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, C. G. Jones, C. D. Canham, and G. M. Lovett, “Integrative ecology and the dynamics of species in oak forests”, Integr. Biol, vol. 1, p. 178-186, 1998.
J. L. Schnurr, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. D. Canham, “The Influence of Nearest Seed Neighbors on Seed Removal in Deciduous Forests”, Northeast. Nat., vol. 19, p. 43-48, 2012.
S. Carver, A. Bestall, A. Jardine, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Influence of hosts on the ecology of arboviral transmission: Potential mechanisms influencing dengue, Murray Valley encephalitis, and Ross River virus in Australia”, Vector-Borne Zoonot., vol. 9, 2009.
K. Schmidt, R. S. Ostfeld, and E. M. Schauber, “Infestation of Peromyscus leucopus and Tamias striatus by the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae), in relation to the abundance of hosts and parasites”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 36, p. 749-757, 1999.
Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems. 2008, p. 506.
R. J. Winchcombe and R. S. Ostfeld, “Indexing deer numbers with spotlighting: a long-term study of a managed deer population”, Northeast. Wildl., vol. 56, p. 31-38, 2001.
R. S. Ostfeld, “The importance of interactions in the population ecology of the vole Clethrionomys rufocanus”, Res. Popul. Ecol., vol. 40, p. 131-133, 1998.
D. L. Ogada, M. E. Gadd, R. S. Ostfeld, T. P. Young, and F. Keesing, “Impacts of large herbivorous mammals on bird diversity and abundance in an African savanna”, Oecologia, vol. 156, p. 387-397, 2008.
F. Keesing, et al., “Impacts of biodiversity on the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases”, Nature, vol. 468, p. 647-652, 2010.
A. Swei, C. J. Briggs, R. S. Lane, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Impacts of an Introduced Forest Pathogen on the Risk of Lyme Disease in California”, Vector-Borne Zoonot. Dis., vol. 12, p. 623-632, 2012.
L. E. Schwanz, D. Brisson, M. Gomes-Solecki, and R. S. Ostfeld, “The impact of the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi on white-footed mice: implications for the ecology of Lyme disease”, Integr. Comp. Biol, vol. 49, p. E153-E153, 2009.
A. Swei, R. S. Ostfeld, R. S. Lane, and C. J. Briggs, “Impact of the experimental removal of lizards on Lyme disease risk”, P. Roy. Soc. B.-Biol. Sci., vol. 278, p. 2970-2978, 2011.
J. C. Burtis, P. Sullivan, T. Levi, K. Oggenfuss, T. J. Fahey, and R. S. Ostfeld, “The impact of temperature and precipitation on blacklegged tick activity and Lyme disease incidence in endemic and emerging regions”, Parasites & Vectors, vol. 9, no. 16, 2016.
K. M. LoGiudice, S. T. K. Duerr, M. J. Newhouse, K. Schmidt, M. E. Killilea, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Impact of host community composition on Lyme disease risk”, Ecology, vol. 89, p. 2841-2849, 2008.
L. E. Schwanz, M. A. Previtali, M. Gomes-Solecki, D. Brisson, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Immunochallenge reduces risk sensitivity during foraging in white-footed mice”, Anim. Behav., vol. 83, p. 155-161, 2012.


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