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2013

2013. Jarvi, S. I., M. E. Farias, D. A. LaPointe, M. Belcaid, and C. T. Atkinson. Next-generation sequencing reveals cryptic mtDNA diversity of Plasmodium relictum in the Hawaiian Islands. Parasitology (in press).

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2012

2012. Atkinson, C.T., K.C. Wiegand, D. Triglia, and S.I. Jarvi. Reversion to virulence and efficacy of an attenuated canarypox vaccine in Hawaii Amakihi (Hemignathus virens). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43:808-819 .

2012. Farias, M.E.M., C.T. Atkinson, D.A. LaPointe, and S.I. Jarvi. Analysis of the trap gene provides evidence for the role of elevation and vector abundance in the genetic diversity of Plasmodium relictum in Hawaii. Malaria Journal 11:305 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-11-305.

2012. Hobbelen, P.H.F., M.D. Samuel, D.A. LaPointe, and C.T. Atkinson. Modeling future conservation of Hawaiian honeycreepers by mosquito management and translocation of disease-tolerant Amakihi. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49594. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049594 .

2012. LaPointe, D.A., C.T. Atkinson, and M.D. Samuel. Ecology and Conservation Biology of Avian Malaria. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1249: 211-216.

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2011

2011. Hart, P.J., B.L. Woodworth, R.J. Camp, K. Turner, K. McClure, K. Goodall, C. Henneman, C. Spiegel, J. LeBrun, E. Tweed, and M. Samuel. Temporal variation in bird and resource abundance across and elevational gradient in Hawaii. The Auk, 128:113-126.

2011. Samuel, M.D., P.H.F. Hobbelen, F. DeCastro, J.A. Ahumada, D.A. LaPointe, C.T. Atkinson, B.L. Woodworth, P.J. Hart, and D.C. Duffy. The dynamics, transmission, and population impacts of avian malaria in native Hawaiian birds - an epidemiological modeling approach. Ecological Applications, 21:2960-2973.

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2010

2010. Atkinson, C.T. and M.D. Samuel . Avian Malaria (Plasmodium relictum) in Native Hawaiian Forest Birds: Epizootiology and Demographic Impacts on Apapane (Himatione sanguinea). Journal of Avian Biology 41:357-366.

2010. Farias, M.E.M., D.A. LaPointe, C.T. Atkinson, C. Czerwonka, R. Shrestha, and S.I. Jarvi. Taqman Real-Time PCR detects Avipoxvirus DNA in blood of Hawaii Amakihi (Hemignathus virens). PLoS ONE 5(5): e10745. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010745.

2010. LaPointe, D.A., M.L. Goff, and C.T. Atkinson. Thermal constraints to the sporogonic development and altitudinal distribution of avian malaria Plasmodium relictum in Hawaii. Journal of Parasitology 96:318-324.

2010. Tucker-Mohl, K., P. Hart, and C.T. Atkinson. Can lowland dry forests represent a refuge from avian malaria for native Hawaiian birds?. Pacific Conservation Biology,16:181-186 .

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2009

2009. Ahumada, J.A., M.D. Samuel, D.C. Duffy, and A. Dobson . Modeling the Epidemiology of Avian Malaria and Pox. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 331-355 .

2009. Atkinson, C.T. and D.A. LaPointe. Ecology and Pathogenicity of Avian Malaria and Pox. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 234-252 .

2009. Atkinson, C.T. and D.A. LaPointe. Introduced avian diseases, climate change, and the future of Hawaiian honeycreepers. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 23:53-63 .

2009. Banko, P. C. and W. E. Banko . Evolution and Ecology of Food Exploitation. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 159-193 .

2009. Banko, W. E., and P. C. Banko . Historic Decline and Extinction. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 25-58 .

2009. Eggert, L.S, J.S. Beadell, A. McClung, C.E. McIntosh, and R.C. Fleischer. Evolution of Microsatellite Loci in the Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Honeycreepers. Journal of Heredity 100:137-147.

2009. Farias, M.E.M. and S.I. Jarvi. A nucleotide-constrained single base extension method for improved detection of minority alleles in Plasmodium. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 163:114-118.

2009. Jarvi S.I., R.C. Fleischer and L.S. Eggert. Genetics and Conservation. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 253-271 .

2009. LaPointe, D.A., C.T. Atkinson and S.I. Jarvi. Managing Disease. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 405-424 .

2009. Pratt, T. K, C. T. Atkinson, P. C. Banko, J. D. Jacobi, B. L. Woodworth, and L. A. Mehrhoff. Can Hawaiian Forest Birds be Saved?. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 552-580.

2009. Reiter, M. E. and D. A. LaPointe. Laval habitat for the avian malaria vector Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in altered mid-elevation mesic-dry forests in Hawaii. Journal of Vector Ecology 34:208-216.

2009. Woodworth, B. L. and T. K. Pratt . Life History and Demography. In: The Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Avifauna, T.K. Pratt, C.T. Atkinson, P.C. Banko, J. Jacobi, and B.L. Woodworth, Editors. Yale University Press, New Haven, pp.194-233.

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2008

2008. C. T. Atkinson. Avian Malaria. In: Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds, C.T. Atkinson, N.J. Thomas, and D.B. Hunter, editors. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa.

2008. C. T. Atkinson. Haemoproteus. In: Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds, C. T. Atkinson, N. J. Thomas, and D. B. Hunter, editors. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa.

2008. Duffy, D.C. and F. Kraus. Taking Medawars medicine science as the art of the soluble for Hawaiis terrestrial extinction crisis. Pacific Conservation Biology 14:80-88.

2008. Eggert, L. S., L. A. Terwilliger, B. L. Woodworth, P. J. Hart, D. Palmer, and R. C. Fleischer. Genetic structure along an elevational gradient in Hawaiian honeycreepers reveals contrasting evolutionary responses to avian malaria. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:315.

2008. Jarvi, S.I., D. Triglia, A. Giannoulis, M. Farias, K. Bianchi, and C.T. Atkinson. Diversity, Origins and Virulence of Avipox Viruses in Hawaiian Forest Birds. Conservation Genetics, 9:339-348.

2008. Jarvi, S.I., M.E.M. Farias, and C.T. Atkinson. Genetic characterization of Hawaiian isolates of Plasmodium relictum reveals mixed-genotype infections. Biology Direct 3:25 (25 June 2008).

2008. LaPointe, D.A.. Dispersal of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Hawaiian Rainforest. Journal of Medical Entomology 45:600-609.

2008. Peck, R. W., P. C. Banko, M. Schwarzfeld, M. Euaparadorn, and K. W. Brinck. Alien dominance of the parasitoid wasp community along an elevation gradient on Hawai’i Island. Biological Invasions 10:1441-1455.

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2007

2007. Aruch, S., C.T. Atkinson, A.F. Savage, and D.A. LaPointe. Prevalence and Distribution of Pox-like Lesions, Avian Malaria and Mosquito Vectors in Kipahulu Valley, Haleakala National Park, Hawaii , USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 43:567-575.

2007. Foster, J. T., B. L. Woodworth, L.E. Eggert, P.J. Hart, D. Palmer, D.C. Duffy, and R.C. Fleischer. Genetic structure and evolved resistance in Hawaiian honeycreepers. Molecular Ecology 16:4738-4746.

2007. Reiter, M.E. and D.A. LaPointe. Landscape Factors Influencing the Spatial Distribution and Abundance of Mosquito Vector Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Mixed ResidentialAgricultural Community in Hawaii. Journal of Medical Entomology 44:861-868.

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2006

2006. Atkinson, C.T., R.C. Utzurrum, J.O. Seamon, A.F. Savage, and D.A. LaPointe. Hematozoa of forest birds in American Samoa - evidence for a diverse, indigenous parasite fauna from the South Pacific. Pacific Conservation Biology 12:229-237.

2006. Banko, P. C., and W. E. Banko. Food specialization and radiation of Hawaiian honeycreepers. Acta Zoologica Sinica 52(Supplement):253-256.

2006. Duffy, D.C. and F. Kraus. Science and the Art of the Solvable in Hawaiis Extinction Crisis. Environment Hawaii, 16:3-6.

2006. Jarvi, S.I. and K.R. Bianchi. Genetic Analyses of Captive Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) using AFLP Analyses. USGS-Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Honolulu, HI, Open File Report 2006-1349. .

2006. Jarvi, S.I. and M.E.M. Farias. Molecular sexing and sources of CHD1-Z/W sequence variation in Hawaiian birds. Molecular Ecology Notes 6:1003-1005.

2006. Keyghobadi, N., D.A. LaPointe, R.C. Fleischer and D.M. Fonseca. Fine-scale population genetic structure of a wildlife disease vector: the southern house mosquito on the Island of Hawaii. Molecular Ecology. 15(13): 39-19-3930.

2006. Kilpatrick, A.M. D.A. LaPointe, C.T. Atkinson, B.L. Woodworth, J.K. Lease, M.E. Reiter, and K. Gross. Effects of chronic avian malaria (Plasmodium relictum) infection on reproductive success of Hawaii Amakihi (Hemignathus virens). The Auk 123: 764-774.

2006. LaPointe, D.A.. Feral Pigs, Introduced Mosquitoes, and the Decline of Hawaiian Birds. U.S. Geological Survey, Fact Sheet 2006-3029.

2006. Pascual, M., J.A. Ahumada, L.F. Chaves, Z. rodo, and M. Bouma. Malaria resurgence in East African highlands: temperature trends revisited. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:5829-5834.

2006. Porter, W. P., N. Vakharia, W. D. Klousie, and D. Duffy. Poouli landscape bioinformatics models predict energetics, behavior, diets, and distribution on Maui. Integrative and Comparative Biology 46:1143-1158.

2006. Spiegel, C.S., P.J. Hart, B.L. Woodworth, E.J. Tweed and J.J. LeBrun. Distribution and abundance of forest birds in low-elevation habitat on Hawaii Island: evidence for range expansion of native species. Bird Conservation International 16: 175-185.

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2005

2005. Atkinson, C.T.. Ecology and Diagnosis of Introduced Avian Malaria in Hawaiian Forest Birds. U.S. Geological Survey, Fact Sheet 2005-3151.

2005. Atkinson, C.T., J.K. Lease, R.J. Dusek, and M.D. Samuel.. Prevalence of pox-like lesions and malaria in forest bird communities on leeward Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii. The Condor 107:537-546.

2005. Eggert, L.S., J.E. Maldonado, and R.C. Fleischer. Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples--animal scat and other associated materials. Methods in Enzymology, 395: 73-87.

2005. LaPointe, D., T.L. Benning, and C. Atkinson. In: Climate Change and Biodiversity. Case Study: Avian Malaria, Climate Change and Native Birds of Hawaii. T.E. Lovejoy and L. Hannah, editors, Yale University Press, New Haven, pp. 317-321.

2005. Smith, J. L., N. Keyghobadhi, M. A. Matrone, R. L. Escher and D. M. Fonseca. Cross-species comparison of microsatellite loci in the Culex pipiens complex and beyond. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 697.

2005. Woodworth, B.L., C.T. Atkinson, D.A. LaPointe, P.J. Hart, C.S. Spiegel, E.J. Tweed, C. Henneman, J. LeBrun, T. Denette, R. DeMots, K.L. Kozar, D. Triglia, D. Lease, A. Gregor, T. Smith, and D. Duffy. Host population persistence in the face of introduced vector-borne diseases: Hawaii amakihi and avian malaria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102:1531-1536.

2005. Woodworth, B.L., C.T. Atkinson, M.D. Samuel, D.A. LaPointe, P.C. Banko, and J.A. Ahumada. Biocomplexity of Introduced Avian Diseases in Hawaii: Threats to Biodiversity of Native Forest Ecosystems. U.S. Geological Survey, Fact Sheet 2005-3139.

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2004

2004. Ahumada, J.A., LaPointe, D. and Samuel, M.. Modeling the population dynamics of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae), along an elevational gradient in Hawaii. Journal of Medical Entomology, 41(6): 1157-1170..

2004. Dobson, A.. Population dynamics of pathogens with multiple host species. The American Naturalist 164: S64-S78.

2004. Eggert, L. S. and R. C. Fleischer. Isolation of polymorphicmicrosatellite loci in the Hawaii amakihi (Hemignathus virens) and their use in other honeycreeper species. Molecular Ecology Notes 4:725-727.

2004. Fonseca, D., N. Keyghobadhi, C. Malcolm, F. Schaffner, M. Mogi, R. C. Fleischer and R. C. Wilkerson. Emerging Vectors in the Culex pipiens Complex. Science 303:1535-1538.

2004. Fonseca, D., N. Keyghobadhi, C. Malcolm, F. Schaffner, M. Mogi, R. C. Fleischer and R. C. Wilkerson. Outbreak of West Nile Virus in North America. Science 306:1473.

2004. Gering, E. and C.T. Atkinson . A Rapid Method for Counting Nucleated Erythrocytes on Stained Blood Smears by Digital Image Analysis . Journal of Parasitology 90: 879-881.

2004. Jarvi, S.I., C. Tarr, C.E. McIntosh, C.T. Atkinson and R.C. Fleischer. Natural Selection of the Major Histocompatibility Complex (Mhc) in Hawaiian Honeycreepers (Drepanidinae). Molecular Ecology 13: 2157-2168.

2004. Keyghobadi, N., M.A. Matrone, G.D. Ebel, L.D. Kramer and D.M. Fonseca. Microsatellite loci from the Northern House Mosquito, a principal vector of West Nile Virus in North America. Molecular Ecology Notes, 4: 20.

2004. Klein, A., P. Hart, K. Stumpf, E. Tweed, C. Henneman, C. Spiegel, J. LeBrun, K. McClure and B. Woodworth. Nests of Amakihi near sea-level on Hawaii Island. Elepaio, 63 (9): 67-70.

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2003

2003. Jarvi, S.I., M.E.M. Farias, H. Baker, H.B. Freifeld, P.E. Baker, E. Van Gelder, J.G. Massey, and C.T. Atkinson. Detection of Avian Malaria (Plasmodium spp.) in Native Land Birds of American Samoa. Conservation Genetics, 4: 629-637.

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2002

2002. Harvell, C.D., C.E. Mitchell, J.R. Ward, S. Altizer, A. Dobson, and M.D. Samuel. Climate Warming and Disease Risks for Terrestrial and Marine Biota. Science, 296 (5576): 2158-2162.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0083944 and by the U.S. Geological Survey, Invasive species and wildlife programs. Any opinions, findings and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the U.S. Geological Survey.

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