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Kathleen L Mason
Animal Disease Research
Entomologist

Phone: (208) 885-7002
Fax: (208) 885-5157

13 HOLM RESEARCH CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
MOSCOW, ID 83844

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks transmit theileria parva from persistently infected cattle in the absence of detectable parasitemia: implications for East Coast fever epidemiology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olds, C.L., Mason, K.L., Scoles, G.A. 2018. Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks transmit theileria parva from persistently infected cattle in the absence of detectable parasitemia: implications for East Coast fever epidemiology. Parasites & Vectors. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-2727-6.
Laboratory colonization stabilizes the naturally dynamic microbiome composition of field collected dermacentor andersoni ticks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gall, C.A., Scoles, G.A., Magori, K., Mason, K.L., Brayton, K.A. 2017. Laboratory colonization stabilizes the naturally dynamic microbiome composition of field collected dermacentor andersoni ticks. BMC Microbiome. 5:133.
Validation of an improved anaplasma antibody cELISA kit for detection of anaplasma ovis antibody in domestic sheep at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, ID Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mason, K.L., Gonzalez, M.V., Chung, C., Mousel, M.R., White, S.N., Taylor, J.B., Scoles, G.A. 2017. Validation of an improved anaplasma antibody cELISA kit for detection of anaplasma ovis antibody in domestic sheep at the U.S. Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, ID. Veterinary Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1040638717709494.
The bacterial microbiome of dermacentor andersoni ticks influences pathogen susceptibility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gall, C.A., Reif, K.E., Scoles, G.A., Mason, K.L., Mousel, M.R., Noh, S.M., Brayton, K.A. 2016. The bacterial microbiome of dermacentor andersoni ticks influences pathogen susceptibility. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.266.
The characterization and manipulation of the bacterial microbiome of the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clayton, K.A., Gall, C.A., Mason, K.L., Brayton, K.A., Scoles, G.A. 2015. The characterization and manipulation of the bacterial microbiome of the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni. Parasites & Vectors. 8:632.
Evaluation of the importance of VlsE antigenic variation for the enzootic cycle of borrelia burgdorferi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rogovskyy, A.S., Casselli, T., Tourand, Y., Jones, C.R., Owen, J.P., Mason, K.L., Scoles, G.A., Bankhead, T. 2015. Evaluation of the importance of VlsE antigenic variation for the enzootic cycle of borrelia burgdorferi . PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124268.