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Byrd, B.D. (2016) La Cross Encephalitis: A Persistent Arboviral Threat in North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal, 77(5): 330-333.

Harrison, B.A., Byrd B.D., Sither, C.B., and Whitt P.B.. (2016) Mosquitoes of the Mid-Atlantic Region: An Identification Guide. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. Mosquito and Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases Laboratory Publication 2016-01. 207 pp.

Shroyer, D.A., Harrison, B.A., Bintz, B.J., Wilson, M.R., Sither, C.B., & Byrd, B.D. (2015) Aedes pertinax, a newly recognized mosquito species in the United States. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association,31(1): 97-100.

Sither, C.B., Harrison, B.A., Bintz, B.J., Wilson, M.R., Kim, J., Graham, M., Caillou√ęt, K.A., Hutchinson, M.L., & Byrd, B.D. (2014) First record of Aedes stimulans from Louisiana . Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 30(4): 305-308.

Wilson, R., Harrison, R., Riles, M., Wasserberg, G., & Byrd, B.D. (2014) Molecular identification of Aedes triseriatus and Aedes hendersoni by a novel duplex polymerase chain reaction assay. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 30(2):79-82.

Sither, C.B., Hopkins, V.E., Harrison, B.A., Bintz, B.J., Hickman, E.Y., Brown, J.S., Wilson, M.R., & Byrd, B.D. (2013) Differentiation of Aedes atlanticus and Aedes tormentor by restriction fragment length polymorphisms of the second internal transcribed spacer. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 29(4):376-9.

Turell, M.J., Byrd, B.D., & Harrison, B.A.(2013). Potential for Populations of Aedes j. japonicus to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus in the USA. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 29(2):133-137. 2013.

Byrd, B. D., Harrison, B. A., Zavortink, T. J., & Wesson, D. M. (2012). Sequence, Secondary Structure, and Phylogenetic Analyses of the Ribosomal Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2) in Members of the North American Signifera Group of Orthopodomyia (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 49(6), 1189-1197.

Rider, M. A., Byrd, B. D., Keating, J., Wesson, D. M., & Caillouet, K. A. (2012). PCR detection of malaria parasites in desiccated Anopheles mosquitoes is uninhibited by storage time and temperature . Malaria Journal,11(1), 193.

Byrd, B. D., Gymburch, E. E., O'Meara, G. F., & Wesson, D. M. (2011). Molecular Identification of Aedes bahamensis (Diptera: Culicidae) . Florida Entomologist, 94(4), 1057-1059.

Byrd, B. D., Wesson, D. M., & Harrison, B. A. (2009). Regional Problems Identifying the Fourth Instar Larvae of Orthopodomyia signifera (Coquillett) and Orthopodomyia kummi Edwards(Diptera: Culicidae) . Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 111(3), 752-754.

Kang, S., Sim, C., Byrd, B. D., Collins, F. H., & Hong, Y. S. (2008). Ex vivo promoter analysis of antiviral heat shock cognate 70B gene in Anopheles gambiae . Virol. J, 5, 136.

Colborn, J. M., Byrd, B. D., Koita, O. A., & Krogstad, D. J. (2008). Estimation of copy number using SYBR Green: confounding by AT-rich DNA and by variation in amplicon length . The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 79(6), 887-892.

Palmisano, C. T., Taylor, V., Caillouet, K., Byrd, B.D., & Wesson, D. M. (2005). Impact of West Nile virus outbreak upon St. Tammany Parish mosquito abatement district. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 21(1), 33-38.

Carlson, J. C., Byrd, B. D., & Omlin, F. X. (2004). Field assessments in western Kenya link malaria vectors to environmentally disturbed habitats during the dry season . BMC Public Health, 4(1), 33.

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