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Barbara S Drolet
Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (785) 537-5569
Fax: (785) 537-5560

1515 COLLEGE AVENUE
CGAHR
MANHATTAN, KS 66502
Projects
Rift Valley Fever Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431942
Orbivirus Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432252
Ecology of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in North America
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 433567
Japanese Encephalitis Virus Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434704
Biology and Management of Dipteran Pests of Livestock and Other Animals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436363
Arbovirus Diagnosis Development and Evaluation
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 434158
Arbovirus Diagnosis and Vaccine Development and Evaluation
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 434401
Animal Studies in BSL-3 Containment at Pat Roberts Hall for Comparative Zoonotic Arbovirus Studies
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435561
The Role of Virus-vector Interactions in Emerging Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Outbreaks
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433165
Spray-formed Dissolving Microneedle Patches for Enhanced Stability and Needle-free Delivery of Vaccines
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433346
Vector-Enhanced Arboviral Vaccines
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437084
Assessing Arbovirus Effects on Sensory Function and Behavior of Female Culicoides Sonorensis Midges
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438186
Using Transcriptomics and Proteomics to Understand Arbovirus Effects on Midge Sensory Function
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438191
Molecular Analytical Methods Development to Support Arbovirus Research
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431003

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Recent advances in diagnosis of classical swine fever and future perspectives Reprint Icon ()
Wang, L., Madera, R., Li, Y., McVey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Shi, J. 2020. Recent advances in diagnosis of classical swine fever and future perspectives. Pathogens. 2020, 9(8), 658. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens9080658.
Association of salivary acetylcholinesterase with arthropod vectors of disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temeyer, K.B., Schlechte, K.G., Olafson, P.U., Drolet, B.S., Tidwell, J.P., Osbrink, W.L., Showler, A., Gross, A., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2020. Association of salivary acetylcholinesterase with arthropod vectors of disease. Journal of Medical Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjaa096.
Impact of gut bacteria on the infection and transmission of pathogenic arboviruses by biting midges and mosquitoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohlmann, T., Vogels, C., Goertz, G., Pijlman, G., Ter Braak, C., Te Beest, D., Hendriks, M., Nijhuis, E., Warris, S., Drolet, B.S., Van Overbeek, L., Koenraadt, C. 2020. Impact of gut bacteria on the infection and transmission of pathogenic arboviruses by biting midges and mosquitoes. Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-020-01517-6.
Venereal transmission of vesicular stomatitis virus by Culicoides sonorensis midges Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rozo-Lopez, P., Londono-Renteria, B., Drolet, B.S. 2020. Venereal transmission of vesicular stomatitis virus by Culicoides sonorensis midges. Pathogens. 9(4):316. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens9040316.
Management strategies for reducing the risk of equines contracting Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in the Western United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peck, D.E., Reeves, W.K., Pelzel-McCluskey, A.M., Derner, J.D., Drolet, B.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Swanson, D.A., McVey, D.S., Rodriguez, L.L., Peters, D.C. 2020. Management strategies for reducing the risk of equines contracting Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in the Western United States. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 90:103026. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103026.
Vector competence is strongly affected by a small deletion or point mutations in bluetongue virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Gennip, R., Drolet, B.S., Rozo Lopez, P., Roost, A., Boonstra, J., Van Rijn, P. 2019. Vector competence is strongly affected by a small deletion or point mutations in bluetongue virus. Parasites & Vectors. 12:470. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3722-2.
Effects of infectious virus dose and multiple bloodmeals on susceptibility of culicoides sonorensis to vesicular stomatitis virus - (Abstract Only)
Rozo-Lopez, P., Londono-Renteria, B., Drolet, B.S. 2019. Effects of infectious virus dose and multiple bloodmeals on susceptibility of culicoides sonorensis to vesicular stomatitis virus. Meeting Abstract. Entomology 2019 paper number 0261.
Evaluation of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay based on recombinant Baculovirus-expressed Rift Valley Fever virus nucleoprotein as the diagnostic antigen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faburay, B., Wilson, W.C., Secka, A., Drolet, B.S., McVey, D.S., Richt, J. 2019. Evaluation of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay based on recombinant Baculovirus-expressed Rift Valley Fever virus nucleoprotein as the diagnostic antigen. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 57(10):e01058-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01058-19.
Transcriptome response of female Culicoides sonorensis biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) to early infection with epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV-2) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayduch, D., Shankar, V., Mills, M., Robl, T., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M., Scully, E.D., Saski, C. 2019. Transcriptome response of female Culicoides sonorensis biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) to early infection with epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV-2). Viruses. 11:473. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11050473.
EHDV-2 infection prevalence varies in Culicoides sonorensis after feeding on infected white-tailed deer over the course of Viremia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mendiola, S.Y., Mills, M.K., Maki, E.C., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C., Berghaus, R., Stallknecht, D.E., Breitenbach, J.E., Mcvey, D.S., Ruder, M.G. 2019. EHDV-2 infection prevalence varies in Culicoides sonorensis after feeding on infected white-tailed deer over the course of Viremia. Viruses. 11:371-385. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11040371.
Vesicular stomatitis virus transmission: A comparison of incriminated vectors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rozo-Lopez, P., Drolet, B.S., Londono-Renteria, B. 2018. Vesicular stomatitis virus transmission: A comparison of incriminated vectors. Insects. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/insects9040190.
Virological and serological responses of sheep and cattle to experimental Schmallenberg virus infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Endalew, A., Morozov, I., Davis, A.S., Gaudreault, N.N., Wernike, K., Bawa, B., Ruder, M.G., Drolet, B.S., McVey, D.S., Shivanna, V., Ma, W., Faburay, B., Wilson, W.C., Richt, J.A. 2018. Virological and serological responses of sheep and cattle to experimental Schmallenberg virus infection. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 18:697-703. https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2018.2297.
Physiological and immunological responses to Culicoides sonorensis blood feeding: A murine model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehiy, C.J., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Ruder, M., McVey, D.S., Drolet, B.S. 2018. Physiological and immunological responses to Culicoides sonorensis blood feeding: A murine model. Parasites & Vectors. 11(1):358-370. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-2935-0.
Vector competence: The role of viral proteins in transmission of bluetongue virus by midges - (Abstract Only)
Van Rijn, P., Drolet, B.S., Roost, A., Bonstra, J., Van Gennip, R. 2018. Vector competence: The role of viral proteins in transmission of bluetongue virus by midges. Meeting Abstract. 1:1.
Preliminary evaluation of the susceptibility of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to Rift Valley Fever Virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Kim, I., Trujillo, J., Sunwoo, S., Noronha, L.E., Urbaniak, K., Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Morozov, I., Faburay, B., Schirtzinger, E.E., Koopman, T., Indran, S., Balaraman, V., Richt, J. 2018. Preliminary evaluation of the susceptibility of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to Rift Valley Fever Virus. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24(9):1717-1719. http://doi.org/10.3201/eid2409.180265.
Immunohistochemical Insights in Vector-Borne Disease Research - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Mills, M. 2018. Immunohistochemical Insights in Vector-Borne Disease Research. Meeting Abstract. 04/24/2018; San Diego, CA.
The role of gut bacteria in Schmallenberg virus transmission by Culicoides biting midges - (Abstract Only)
Mahlmann, T., Vogels, C., Drolet, B.S., Hendriks, M., Nijhuis, E., Van Overbeek, L., Ter Braak, C., Warris, S., Koenraadt, C. 2018. The role of gut bacteria in Schmallenberg virus transmission by Culicoides biting midges. Meeting Abstract. 04/05/2018;Lelystand, NL.
Dynamics of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 2 infection within the vector, Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mills, M.K., Ruder, M.G., Nayduch, D., Michel, K., Drolet, B.S. 2017. Dynamics of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 2 infection within the vector, Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). PLoS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188865.
Role of mammalian immune responses in vector-enhanced orbiviral transmission - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Lehiy, C.J., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Ruder, M.G., McVey, D.S. 2017. Role of mammalian immune responses in vector-enhanced orbiviral transmission. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 1:1.
Disa vaccines for Bluetongue: A novel vaccine approach for insect-borne diseases - (Abstract Only)
Van Rijn, P.A., Boonstra, J., Daus, F.J., Feenstra, F., Van Gennip, R., Maris-Veldhuis, M.A., Tacken, M., Van De Water, S., Potgieter, C., Drolet, B.S. 2017. DISA vaccines for Bluetongue: A Novel Vaccine Approach for Insect-Borne Diseases. Meeting Abstract. 1/1.
Innate Mammalian Immune Response to Culicoides Feeding - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Lehiy, C.J., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Ruder, M.G., Mcvey, D.S. 2017. Innate Mammalian Immune Response to Culicoides Feeding. Meeting Abstract. 1.
Culicoides: The Controller of Orbivirus Transmission - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Lehiy, C.J., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Ruder, M.G., Mcvey, D.S. 2017. Culicoides: The Controller of Orbivirus Transmission. Meeting Abstract. 1.
Non-essential viral proteins of orbiviruses are essential for vector-borne spread by midges - (Abstract Only)
Van Rijn, P.A., Feenstra, F., Potgieter, C., Drolet, B.S., Van De Water, S., Van Gennip, R. 2017. Non-essential viral proteins of orbiviruses are essential for vector-borne spread by midges. Meeting Abstract. 1: 1-1.
A recombinant Rift Valley fever virus glycoprotein subunit vaccine confers full protection against Rift Valley fever challenge in sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faburay, B., Wilson, W.C., Gaudreault, N.N., Davis, A., Shivanna, V., Bawa, B., Sunwoo, S., Ma, W., Drolet, B.S., Morozov, I., McVey, D.S., Richt, J.A. 2016. A recombinant Rift Valley fever virus glycoprotein subunit vaccine confers full protection against Rift Valley fever challenge in sheep. Scientific Reports. 6(27719):1-12. doi:10.1038/srep27719.
Experimental infection of calves by two genetically-distinct strains of rift valley fever virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Davis, A., Gaudreault, N.N., Faburay, B., Trujillo, J.D., Shivanna, V., Sunwoo, S., Balogh, A., Endalew, A., Ma, W., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Morozov, I., McVey, D.S., Richt, J.A. 2016. Experimental infection of calves by two genetically-distinct strains of rift valley fever virus. Viruses. 8(145):1-16. doi:10.3390/v8050145.
European bluetongue serotype 8: Disease threat assessment for US sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Podell, B.K., Breitenbach, J.E., Mcvey, D.S., Van Rijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2016. European bluetongue serotype 8: Disease threat assessment for US sheep. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 16(6):400-407.
Development of a sheep challenge model for Rift Valley fever Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faburay, B., Gaudreault, N.N., Qifang, L., Davis, S.A., Shivanna, V., McVey, D.S., Ruder, M.G., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C., Richt, J.A. 2016. Development of a sheep challenge model for Rift Valley fever. Virology. 489:128-140. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2015.12.003.
Development of a sheep challenge model for Rift Valley fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faburay, B., Gaudreault, N.N., Liu, Q., Davis, A.S., Shivanna, V., Sunwoo, S.Y., Lang, Y., Morozov, I., Ruder, M.G., Drolet, B.S., Mcvey, D.S., Ma, W., Wilson, W.C., Richt, J. 2016. Development of a sheep challenge model for Rift Valley fever. Virology. 489:128-140.
Non-structural protein NS3/NS3a is required for propagation of bluetongue virus in Culicoides sonorensis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feenstra, F., Drolet, B.S., Boonstra, J., Van Rijn, P.A. 2015. Non-structural protein NS3/NS3a is required for propagation of bluetongue virus in Culicoides sonorensis. Parasites & Vectors. 8:476-484. doi:10.1186/s13071-015-1063-3.
Disabled infectious single animal (DISA) vaccine against Bluetongue by deletion of viroporin-like NS3/NS3a expression is effective, safe, and enables differentiation of infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA) - (Abstract Only)
Feenstra, F., Van Gennip, R., Van De Water, S., Drolet, B.S., Maris-Veldhuis, M. 2015. Disabled infectious single animal (DISA) vaccine against Bluetongue by deletion of viroporin-like NS3/NS3a expression is effective, safe, and enables differentiation of infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA). Meeting Abstract. 12: 153.
A Review of Knowledge Gaps and Tools for Orbivirus Research ()
Drolet, B.S., Van Rijn, P.A., Howerth, E., Beer, M., Mertens, P.P. 2015. A review of knowledge gaps and tools for orbivirus research. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):339-347.
Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective ()
Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Wilson, W.C., Nayduch, D., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Maclachlan, N.J. 2015. Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):335-338.
Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McVey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Wilson, W.C., Nayduch, D., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Maclachlan, J.N., Gay, C.G. 2015. Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):335-338. https://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2014.1699.
Evaluation of efficacy, potential for vector transmission and duration of immunity testing of MP-12, an attenuated Rift Valley fever virus vaccine candidate, in sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, M.M., Bennett, K., Drolet, B.S., Lindsay, R., Mecham, J.O., Reeves, W.K., Weingartl, H.M., Wilson, W.C. 2015. Evaluation of efficacy, potential for vector transmission and duration of immunity testing of MP-12, an attenuated Rift Valley fever virus vaccine candidate, in sheep. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 22(8):930-937. doi:10.1128/CVI.00114-15.
Effect of Culicoides Sonorensis Salivary Proteins on Clinical Disease Outcome in Experimental Bluetongue Virus Serotype 8 Infection of Dorset Sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Lehiy, C.J., Van Rijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2015. Effect of Culicoides Sonorensis Salivary Proteins on Clinical Disease Outcome in Experimental Bluetongue Virus Serotype 8 Infection of Dorset Sheep. Veterinaria Italiana. 51(4):379-384.
Infrared absorption characteristics of Culicoides sonorensis in relation to insect age Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peiris, K.S., Drolet, B.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Dowell, F.E. 2014. Infrared absorption characteristics of Culicoides sonorensis in relation to insect age. American Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 2(2):49-61. DOI:10.7726/ajast.2014.1006.
The salivary secretome of the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehiy, C.J., Drolet, B.S. 2014. The salivary secretome of the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis. PeerJ. 2:e426. doi:10.7717/peerj.426.
Evaluation of lamb and calf responses to Rift Valley fever MP-12 vaccination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Bawa, B., Drolet, B.S., Lehiy, C.J., Faburay, B., Jasperson, D.C., Reister, L.M., Gaudreault, N.N., Carlson, J., Ma, W., Morozov, I., Mcvey, D.S., Richt, J. 2014. Evaluation of lamb and calf responses to Rift Valley fever MP-12 vaccination. Veterinary Microbiology. 172(1-2):44-50. DOI: org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.04.007.
Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Northern European bluetongue virus serotype 8 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Rigg, T.D., Nol, P., Podell, B.K., Mecham, J.O., Vercauteren, K.C., Van Rijn, P.A., Wilson, W.C., Bowen, R.A. 2013. Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Northern European bluetongue virus serotype 8. Veterinary Microbiology. 13(9):619-29. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1285.
Rift Valley fever virus structural and non-structural proteins: Recombinant protein expression and immunoreactivity against antisera from sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faburay, B., Wilson, W.C., Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Weingartl, H., Madden, D., Young, A., Ma, W., Richt, J. 2013. Rift Valley fever virus structural and non-structural proteins: Recombinant protein expression and immunoreactivity against antisera from sheep. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 13(9):619-29. DOI: 10.1089.
Vector competence of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) to epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 7 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruder, M.G., Howerth, E.W., Stallknecht, D.E., Allison, A.B., Carter, D.L., Drolet, B.S., Klement, E., Mead, D.G. 2012. Vector competence of Culicoides sonorensis for epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 7. Parasites & Vectors. 5:248.
Cytopathogenesis of Vesicular Stomatitis virus is regulated by the PSAP motif of M protein in a species-dependent manner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irie, T., Liu, Y., Drolet, B.S., Carnero, E., Garcia-Sastre, A., Harty, R.N. 2012. Cytopathogenesis of Vesicular Stomatitis virus is regulated by the PSAP motif of M protein in a species-dependent manner. Viruses. 4: 1605-1618.
Diagnostic approaches for Rift Valley Fever - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Weingartl, H., Drolet, B.S., Dave, K., Harpster, M.H., Johnson, P.A., Faburay, B., Ruder, M.G., Richt, J., Mcvey, D.S. 2013. Diagnostic approaches for Rift Valley Fever. Meeting Abstract. Vol 135: 73-78.
Bunyaviridae Reprint Icon ()
Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2013. Bunyaviridae. Book Chapter. Veterinary Microbiology, 3rd Edition:491-500. ISBN:978-0-470-95949-7
Reoviridae Reprint Icon ()
Mcvey, D.S., Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S. 2013. Reoviridae. McVey, D.S., Kennedy, M., Chengappa, M.M., Editors. Veterinary Microbiology, 3rd Edition. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 491-500.
Development and evaluation of one-step rRT-PCR and immunohistochemical methods for detection of Rift Valley fever virus in biosafety level 2 diagnostic laboratories Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Weingartl, H.M., Jiang, J., Neufeld, J., Marszal, P., Lindsay, R., Miller, M.M., Czub, M., Wilson, W.C. 2011. Development and evaluation of one-step rRT-PCR and immunohistochemical methods for detection of Rift Valley fever virus in biosafety level 2 diagnostic laboratories. Journal of Virological Methods. 179(2):373-382.
The Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Unit: research program update and status - (Abstract Only)
Susceptibility of Culicoides sonorensis to infection with EHDV-6 (Indiana) and comparison to EHDV-1 and -2 - (Abstract Only)
Ruder, M.G., Carter, D.L., Allison, A.B., Drolet, B.S., Stallknecht, D.E., Howerth, E.W., Mead, D.G. 2011. Susceptibility of Culicoides sonorensis to infection with EHDV-6 (Indiana) and comparison to EHDV-1 and -2. Wildlife Disease Association Annual Meeting. p. 138.
Susceptibility of North American white-tailed deer to the Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8 - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Nol, P., Vercauteren, K.C., Ruby, T.C., Vanrijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2011. Susceptibility of North American white-tailed deer to the Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8. Meeting Abstract. American Society for Virology, Minneapolis, MN, July 16-20, 2011. Paper No. W40-10..
The Dutch strain of BTV-8 in white-tailed deer - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Nol, P., Vercauteren, K.C., Ruby, T.C., Vanrijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2011. The Dutch strain of BTV-8 in white-tailed deer. Meeting Abstract. Epizone: Science on Alert, the Netherlands, April 11-14, 2011.
The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Unit: Research program update and current status - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2011. The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Unit: Research program update and current status. Meeting Abstract. Bluetongue Committee of the annual meeting of the USAHA, 2010: 158-159.
The Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8 in white-tailed deer - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Nol, P., Vercauteren, K., Ruby, T., Van Rijn, P., Bowen, R. 2011. The Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8 in white-tailed deer. Foreign and Emerging Diseases Committee of the annual meeting of the United States Animal Health Association, Minneapolis, MN, November 12-17, 2010: 256-257.
Rift Valley fever: A neglected zoonotic disease? - (Abstract Only)
Atmospheric Pressure-Thermal Desorption (AP-TD)/Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometry for the Rapid Analysis of Bacillus Spores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Basile, F., Zhang, S., Shin, Y., Drolet, B.S. 2010. Atmospheric Pressure-Thermal Desorption (AP-TD)/Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometry for the Rapid Analysis of Bacillus Spores. Analyst.
Rift Valley Fever Virus Control: Integration of Virus, Host and Vector Studies - (Proceedings)
Mecham, J.O., Bennett, K.E., Drolet, B.S., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2010. Rift Valley Fever Virus Control: Integration of Virus, Host and Vector Studies. Meeting Proceedings. 711-712.
The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory: Research Program Update and Current Status - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2010. The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory: Research Program Update and Current Status. Meeting Abstract. 187-189.
Rift Valley Fever: International Coordinated Efforts from Early Warning to Rapid Responses - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Drolet, B.S. 2010. Rift Valley Fever: International Coordinated Efforts from Early Warning to Rapid Responses. Meeting Abstract. 301-303.
Molecular detection technologies for arboviruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Jiang, J., Weingartl, H., Rodriguez, L.L., Murrieta, C.M., Drolet, B.S., Miller, M.M. 2010. Molecular detection technologies for arboviruses. Symposium Proceedings. 305-308.
Immunohistochemical Detection of Rift Valley Fever Virus with Non-Infectious, Recombinant Viral Protein Antibodies - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Wu, S., Miller, M.M. 2009. Immunohistochemical Detection of Rift Valley Fever Virus with Non-Infectious, Recombinant Viral Protein Antibodies. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology, Vancouver, BC. July 11-15. Paper No. 14-8.
Infection of Melanoplus Sanguinipes Grasshoppers Following Ingestion of Rangeland Plant Species Harboring Vesicular Stomatitis Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Stuart, M.A., Derner, J.D. 2009. Infection of Melanoplus Sanguinipes Grasshoppers Following Ingestion of Rangeland Plant Species Harboring Vesicular Stomatitis Virus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75(10):3029-3033.
Characterization of Neutralization Determinants on Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus - (Abstract Only)
Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Bennett, K.E., Reeves, W.K., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2009. Characterization of neutralization determinants on epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus. Meeting Abstract.
Effects of Viral Infection on Blood-Feeding Behavior in Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, K.E., Hopper, J.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. Effects of Viral Infection on Blood-Feeding Behavior in Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Meeting Abstract.
USDA, ARS, ABDRL Research on Countermeasures for Rift Valley Fever Virus - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Reeves, W.K. 2008. USDA, ARS, ABDRL Research on Countermeasures for Rift Valley Fever Virus. Meeting Abstract.
Readiness and Capacity of the U.S. for the Introduction of Exotic Arthropod-Borne Viruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Reeves, W.K., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Readiness and Capacity of the U.S. for the Introduction of Exotic Arthropod-Borne Viruses. U.S. Animal Health Association Conference, Greensboro, NC, October 24-29, 2008. PP. 220-221.
Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee. - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Reeves, W.K. 2009. Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee.. Meeting Abstract.
The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory: Research Program: Update and Current Status - (Proceedings)
Drolet, B.S. 2009. The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory: Research Program: Update and Current Status. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 112:156-159
Effects of Viral Infection on Blood Feeding Behavior and Fecundity in Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, K.E., Hopper, J.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Effects of Viral Infection on Blood Feeding Behavior and Fecundity in Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Infection of grasshoppers following ingestion of grassland plant species harboring vesicular stomatitis virus - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Derner, J.D. 2007. Infection of grasshoppers following ingestion of grassland plant species harboring vesicular stomatitis virus. Meeting Abstract.
Identification, expression, and characterization of a major salivary allergen (Cul s 1) of the biting midge Culicoides sonorensis relevant for summer eczema in horses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Langner, K.F., Jarvis, D.L., Schuberth, H., Nimtz, M., Heselhaus, J.E., Mcholland, L.E., Leibold, W., Drolet, B.S. 2009. Identification, expression, and characterization of a major salivary allergen (Cul s 1) of the biting midge Culicoides sonorensis relevant for summer eczema in horses. International Journal for Parasitology. Vol 39 (2009) 243–250.
Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, K.E., Hopper, J.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 2008 Sep 45(5):921-6
Viral Surveillance during the 2006 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak in Natrona County, Wyoming - (Abstract Only)
Reeves, W.K., Bennett, K.E., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Viral Surveillance during the 2006 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak in Natrona Co., WY. Meeting Abstract.
Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, K.E., Stuart, M.A., Hopper, J.E., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Meeting Abstract. West Central Mosquito and Vector Control Association meeting. Estes Park, CO; Feb. 6-7, 2008.
Comparison of cellular and humoral immunoassays for the assessment of summer eczema in horses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Langner, K., Darpel, K.E., Drolet, B.S., Fischer, A., Hampel, S., Heselhaus, J.E., Mellor, P.S., Mertens, P., Leibold, W. 2008. Comparison of cellular and humoral immunoassays for the assessment of summer eczema in horses. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 122: 126-137.
Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Kato, C.Y., Harpster, M.H., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Reeves, W.K., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M. 2008. Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings,Reno, NV, October 18-24, 2007, 111:207-208.
New Diagnostic Tools for Detecting Rift Valley Fever (RVF) and other Arboviruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Kato, C.Y., Harpster, M.H., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Reeves, W.K., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Stalknecht, D. 2008. New Diagnostic Tools for Detecting Rift Valley Fever (RVF) and other Arboviruses. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings, Reno, NV, October 18-24, 2007, 111:798-799.
Nucleic Acid Diagnostic Tools for Early Detection of Arthropod-Borne Animal Viruses - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Lenhoff, R., Hindson, B., Torres, C., Stalknecht, D., Mead, D., O Hearn, E.S., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O. 2007. Nucleic Acid Diagnostic Tools for Early Detection of Arthropod-Borne Animal Viruses. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
Drosophila melanogaster thermosoluble proteins as immunogen to induce cross-reactive antibodies to salivary proteins of Aedes aegypti and Aedes triseriatus female mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Mejia, J., Drolet, B.S., Bishop, J.V., Sierra, D.M., Foy, B.D., Pandher, K., Hughes, M., Reagan, K., Arthun, E.N., Meneses, C., Rowton, E.D., Lawyer, P., Lanzaro, G., Wikel, S.K., Beaty, B.J., Titus, R.G. 2007. Drosophila melanogaster thermosoluble proteins as immunogen to induce cross-reactive antibodies to salivary proteins of Aedes aegypti and Aedes triseriatus female mosquitoes. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Paper No. 2491.
A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: Potential for use on other continents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Britch, S.C., Chretien, J., Erickson, R.L., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Bennett, K.E., Mayer, R.T., Schmidtmann, E.T., Andreadis, T.G., Anderson, J.F., Wilson, W.C., Freier, J., James, A., Miller, R., Drolet, B.S., Miller, S., Tedrow, C., Bailey, C., Strickman, D.A., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G., Zou, L. 2007. A Rift Valley fever Risk Surveillance System for Africa Using Remotely Sensed Data: Potential for use on Other Continents. Veterinaria Italiana 43(3): 663-674.
Potential for Transovarial Transmission of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus in the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Stuart, M.A., Langner, K. 2007. Potential for Transovarial Transmission of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus in the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis. American Society for Virology Meeting. Corvallis, OR. July 13-18, 2007.
Desorption electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry of proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shin, Y., Drolet, B.S., Mayer, R.T., Dolence, K., Basile, F. 2007. Desorption electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry of proteins. Analytical Chemistry. 79:3514-3518.
Collection and analysis of salivary proteins from the biting midge Culicoides nubeculosus (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Langner, K.F.A., K.E. Darpel, E. Denison, B.S. Drolet, W. Leibold, P.S. Mellor, P.P.C. Mertens, M. Nimtz, I. Greiser-Wilke. 2007. Collection and analysis of salivary proteins from the biting midge Culicoides nubeculosus (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 44(2):238-248.
A Rift Valley Fever Risk Surveillance System in Africa Using Remotely Sensed Data in a GIS: Potential for Use on Other Continents - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Erickson, R.L., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C., Bennett, K.E., Mayer, R.T., Schmidtmann, E.T., Andreadis, T.G., Anderson, J.F., Wilson, W.C., Freier, J., James, A., Miller, R., Drolet, B.S., Miller, S., Tedrow, C., Strickman, D.A., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G., Zou, L. 2006. A rift valley fever risk surveillance system in africa using remotely sensed data in a gis: potential for use on other continents. International Conference on Use of GIS in Veterinary Activities in Silvi Marina, Abruzzo, Italy on October 8-11, 2006.
DETECTION OF INTACT PROTEINS WITH DESI-MS: APPLICATION TO MICROORGANISM BIOMARKER DETECTION - (Abstract Only)
Shin, Y., Drolet, B.S., Mayer, R.T., Dolence, K., Basile, F. 2006. Detection of intact proteins with desi-ms: application to microorganism biomarker detection. American Society for Mass Spectrometry.
Potential for Bluetongue Virus persistence in insect cells - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Brown, P.L., Stuart, M.A., Mecham, J.O. 2006. Potential for Bluetongue Virus persistence in insect cells. American Society for Virology Meeting. Madison, WI. W22-9. 2006. Abstract.
Potential for bluetongue virus persistence in insect cells. - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Brown, P.L., Stuart, M.A., Mecham, J.O. 2006. Potential for bluetongue virus persistence in insect cells.. American Society for Virology Meeting. 25th Annual Meeting, W22-9.
INFECTIVITY AND PERSISTENCE OF VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS IN CULICOIDES CELLS - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Pavelko, C.M., Bennett, K.E. 2006. Infectivity and persistence of vesicular stomatitis virus in culicoides cells. American Society for Virology Meeting, P 10-5.
UPDATE ON BLUETONGUE VIRUS PERSISTENCE IN CULICOIDES SONORENSIS - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O. 2005. Update on bluetongue virus persistence in Culicoides sonorensis. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings, 109th Annual Meeting.
Characterization of differentially expressed midge genes in susceptible and resistant Orbivirus vector populations - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, C.L., Manninen, K.M., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Characterization of differentially expressed midge genes in susceptible and resistant Orbivirus vector populations. American Society for Virology Meeting. Paper No. 12-7.
VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS IN THE ENVIRONMENT: SURVIVABILITY IN NORTH PLAINS GRASSLAND SPECIES - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Stuart, M.A. 2005. Vesicular stomatitis virus in the environment: survivability in north plains grassland species. American Society for Virology Meeting. Paper No. 42-1.
PERSISTENCE OF BLUETONGUE VIRUS IN THE INSECT VECTOR AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR DISEASE CONTROL - (Proceedings)
Mecham, J.O., White, D.M., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Persistence of bluetongue virus in the insect vector and its implications for disease control. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 108:100-107.
VECTOR COMPETENCE OF CULICOIDES SONORENSIS (DIPTERA: CERATOPOGONIDAE) FOR VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Stuart, M.A., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Vector competence of culicoides sonorensis (diptera: ceratopogonidae) for vesicular stomatitis virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42(3): 409-418 (2005)
MIDGUT AND SALIVARY GLAND TRANSCRIPTOMES OF THE ARBOVIRUS VECTOR CULICOIDES SONORENSIS (DIPTERA: CERATOPOGONIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, C.L., Vandyke, K., Letchworth III, G.J., Drolet, B.S., Hanekamp, T., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Midgut and salivary gland transcriptomes of the arbovirus vector culicoides sonorensis (diptera: ceratopogonidae). Insect Molecular Biology. 14(2):121-136.
VESICULAR STOMATITIS NEW JERSEY VIRUS IN CATTLE: PATHOGENESIS, VIRUS DISTRIBUTION AND LOCAL IMMUNE RESPONSE - (Abstract Only)
Scherer, C.F., Golde, W.T., Gregg, D.A., Estes, D.M., Drolet, B.S., Rodriguez, L.L. 2004. Vesicular Stomatitis New Jersey Virus in Cattle: Pathogenesis, Virus Distribution and Local Immune Response. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease Annual Meeting. P. 198.
CULICOIDES GENE DISCOVERY PROJECT REVEALS PUTATIVE PHARMACOLOGICAL FACTORS IN MIDGE SALIVA - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, C.L., Vandyke, K., Letchworth, G., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Culicoides gene discovery project reveals putative pharmacological factors in midge saliva [abstract]. Entomological Society of America.
REPLICATION SITES AND INFECTION PATHWAYS OF AN ARTHROPOD-BORNE RHABDOVIRUS IN THE BITING MIDGE, CULICOIDES SONORENSIS - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Stuart, M.A., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Replication sites and infection pathways of an arthropod-borne rhabdovirus in the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease. Paper No. 2-4.
POTENTIATION OF VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS INFECTION OF EQUINE DERMAL CELLS BY CULICOIDES SALIVARY GLAND HOMOGENATES - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Lam, V. 2003. Potentiation of vesicular stomatitis virus infection of equine dermal cells by culicoides salivary gland homogenates. American Society for Virology Meeting.
Glycoprotein C of herpes simplex virus type 1 is required to cause keratitis at low infectious doses in intact rabbit corneas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Mott, K.R., Lippa, A.M., Weschler, S.L., Perng, G.C. 2004. Glycoprotein c of herpes simplex virus type 1 is required to cause keratitis at low infectious doses in intact rabbit corneas. Current Eye Research. 29(2-3):181-189.
REPLICATION OF VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS IN THE BITING MIDGE, CULICOIDES SONORENSIS - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Stuart, M.A., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Replication of vesicular stomatitis virus in the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis [abstract]. American Society for Virology Meeting. Paper No. 13-13.
GRASSHOPPERS CAN SERVE AS RESERVOIRS AND VECTORS OF VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nunamaker, R.A., Lockwood, J.A., Stith, C.E., Campbell, C.L., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C., White, D.M., Letchworth III, G.J. 2003. Grasshoppers can serve as reservoirs and vectors of vesicular stomatitis virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 40:957-963.
PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR SAMPLE: PROCESSING ARBOVIRUS INFECTED BITING MIDGES FOR VIRAL DETECTION ASSAYS AND DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION STUDIES ()
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Mecham, J.O. 2003. Protect yourself and your sample: processing arbovirus infected biting midges for viral detection assays and differential expression studies. Anthology of Biosafety, VI: Arththropod-Borne Diseases.
CULICOIDES SONORENSIS AS A POTENTIAL BIOLOGICAL VECTOR FOR VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S. 2002. Culicoides sonorensis as a potential biological vector for vesicular stomatitis virus. American Society for Virology Meeting.
Expression of the first 811 nucleotides of the herpes simplex virus type 1 latency-associated transcript (LAT) partially restores wild-type spontaneous reactivation to a LAT-null mutant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., G.C. Perng, R.J. Villosis, S.M. Slanina, A.B. Nesburn, S.L. Wechsler. 1999. Expression of the first 811 nucleotides of the herpes simplex virus type 1 latency-associated transcript (LAT) partially restores wild-type spontaneous reactivation to a LAT-null mutant. Virology 253(1):96-106.
A herpes simplex virus type 1 latency-associated transcript mutant with increased virulence and reduced spontaneous reactivation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perng, G.C., S.M. Slanina, A. Yukht, B.S. Drolet, W. Keleher, Jr., H. Ghiasi, A.B. Nesburn, S.L. Wechsler. 1999. A herpes simplex virus type 1 latency-associated transcript mutant with increased virulence and reduced spontaneous reactivation. Journal of Virology 73(2):920-929.
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