Online Publications

Seddighzadeh, A., Pinger, R.R., Zercher, A., Steiner, F.E., Klyachko, O., Vann, C.N., Clay, K., Fuqua C., 2009 Strains of Ehrlichia chaffeensis in Southern Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, and North Carolina J. Med. Entomol. 46(6): 14681473 READ

Pinger, R.R., 2009, Out for Blood: Spring Time is Tick Time. Indiana Academy of Science Newsletter, 139: 1-3. READ

Pinger, R.R., 2008, The Blacklegged Tick (ixodes scapilaris) in Indiana: A Review. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 117(2): 159-166. READ

Steiner, R.E., Pinger, R.R., et al., 2008, Infection and Co-Infection Rates of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Variants, Babesia spp., Borrelia burgdorferi, and the Rickettsial Endosymbiont in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from Sites in Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, J. Med. Entomol., 45(2): 289-297. READ

Steiner, F.E., Pinger, R.R., Vann, C.N., et al. (including Biology students), 2006, Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia odocoilei DNA in Ixodes scapularis Say (Acari: Ixodidae) collected in Indiana, J. Med. Entomol., 43(2):437-442. READ

Irving, R.P., R.R. Pinger, C.N. Vann, J.B. Olesen and F.E. Steiner. 2000. Distribution of Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaeceae) in Amblyomma americanum in Southern Indiana and prevalence of E. chaffeensis - reactive antibodies in white-tailed deer in Indiana and Ohio in 1998. Journal of Medical Entomology, 37(4): 598-600. READ

Steiner, F., R.R. Pinger and C.N. Vann. 1999. Infection rates of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) by Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) and prevalence of E. chaffeensis-reactive antibodies in white-tailed deer in Southern Indiana, 1997. Journal of Medical Entomology, 36(6): 715-719. READ

Capps, P.A., R.R. Pinger, K.M. Russell, and M.L. Wood. 1999. Community health nurses' knowledge of Lyme disease: Implications for surveillance and community education. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 16(1): 1-15.

Burket, C.T., C.N. Vann, R.R. Pinger, C.L. Chatot and F.E. Steiner. 1998. Minimum infection rate of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) by Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) in Southern Indiana. Journal of Medical Entomology, 35(5): 653-659.

Pinger, R. R., L. Timmons, and K. Karris. 1996. Spread of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Indiana: collections of adults in 1991-1994 and description of Borrelia burgdorferi-infected population. Journal of Medical Entomology, 33: 852-855.

Pinger, R.R., J. Holycross, J. Ryder and M. Mummert. 1991. Collections of adult Ixodes dammini in Indiana, 1987-1990, and the isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi. Journal of Medical Entomology, 28(5): 745-749.

Pinger, R. R., and T. Glancy. 1989. Ixodes dammini (Acari: Ixodidae) in Indiana. Journal of Medical Entomology, 26: 130-131.
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