1. McCauley DJ*, DJ Salkeld*, HS Young*, R Makundi, R Dirzo, R Eckerlin, E Lambin, L Gaffikin, M Barry, K Helgen. 2015. Effects of land use on plague (Yersinia pestis) activity in rodents in Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene online. Covered by Scientific American, NPR, ClimateWire

  2. Salkeld DJ, MB Castro, D Bonilla, A Kjemtrup, RS Lane, KA Padgett. 2014. Seasonal activity patterns of the western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus, in relation to onset of human Lyme disease in northern California. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 5:790-796.

  3. Young HS, R Dirzo, KM Helgen, DJ McCauley, S Billeter, M Kosoy, L Osikowicz, DJ Salkeld, TP Young, K Dittmar. 2014. Declines in large wildlife increase landscape-level prevalence of rodent-borne disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 111:7036-7041.

  4. Salkeld DJ, S Cincovich & NC Nieto. 2014. Tick-borne pathogens in northwestern California, USA. Emerging Infectious Diseases 20:493-494.

  5. St. Romain K, DW Tripp, DJ Salkeld, MF Antolin. 2013. Duration of plague (Yersinia pestis) outbreaks in black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies of northern Colorado. EcoHealth in press.

  6. Salkeld DJ, KA Padgett & JH Jones. 2013. A meta-analysis suggesting that the relationship between biodiversity and risk of zoonotic pathogen transmission is idiosyncratic. Ecology Letters 16:679-686.

  7. Salkeld DJ*, M Salathe*, P Stapp, JH Jones. 2010. Plague outbreaks in prairie dog populations explained by percolation thresholds of alternate host abundance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 107:14247-14256.

  8. Salkeld DJ, RS Lane. 2010. Community ecology and disease risk: lizards, squirrels and the Lyme disease spirochete in California. Ecology 91:293-298.

  9. Leonhard S, K Jensen, DJ Salkeld, RS Lane. 2010. Distribution of the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in naturally and experimentally infected western gray squirrels (Sciurus griseus). Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10:441-446.

  10. Stapp P, DJ Salkeld. 2009. Inferring host-parasite feeding relationships using stable isotopes: implications for disease transmission and host specificity. Ecology 90:3268-3273.

  11. Pongsiri MJ, J Roman, VO Ezenwa, TL Goldberg, HS Koren, SC Newbold, RS Ostfeld, SK Pattanayak, DJ Salkeld. 2009. Biodiversity loss and the new global disease ecology. BioScience 59:945-954.

  12. Holt AC, DJ Salkeld, CL Fritz, JR Tucker, P Gong. 2009. Spatial analysis of plague in California: niche modeling predictions of current distributions and potential response to climate change. International Journal of Health Geographics 8:38 doi:10.1186/1476-072X-8-38.

  13. Salkeld DJ, P Stapp. 2009. The effects of weather and plague-induced die-offs of prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus Ord) on the fleas (Siphonaptera) of northern grasshopper mice (Onychomys leucogaster Wied). Journal of Medical Entomology 46:588-594.

  14. Stapp P*, DJ Salkeld*, HA Franklin, JP Kraft, DW Tripp, MF Antolin, KL Gage. 2009. Evidence for the involvement of an alternate rodent host in the dynamics of introduced plague in prairie dogs. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:807-817.

  15. Eisen L, RJ Eisen, J Mun, DJ Salkeld, RS Lane. 2009. Transmission cycles of Borrelia burgdorferi and B. bissettii in relation to habitat type in northwestern California. Journal of Vector Ecology 34:81-91.

  16. Salkeld DJ, M Trivedi, L Schwarzkopf. 2008. Parasite loads are higher in the tropics: temperate to tropical variation in a single host-parasite system. Ecography 31:538-544.

  17. Salkeld DJ, S Leonhard, YA Girard, N Hahn, J Mun, KA Padgett, RS Lane. 2008. Identifying the reservoir hosts of the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in California: the role of western gray squirrels (Sciurus griseus). American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 79:535-540.

  18. Stapp P*, DJ Salkeld*, RJ Eisen, DW Tripp, R Pappert, KL Gage, MF Antolin. 2008. Exposure of small rodents to plague during prairie dog epizootics. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 44:724-730.

  19. Salkeld DJ, P Stapp. 2008. Prevalence and abundance of fleas in black-tailed prairie dog burrows: implications for the transmission of plague (Yersinia pestis). Journal of Parasitology 94:616-621.

  20. Salkeld DJ, P Stapp. 2008. No evidence of deer mouse involvement in plague (Yersinia pestis) epizootics of prairie dogs. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 8:331-337.

  21. Salkeld DJ, RJ Eisen, P Stapp, AP Wilder, J Lowell, DW Tripp, D Albertson, MF Antolin. 2007. The potential role of swift foxes (Vulpes velox) and their fleas in plague outbreaks in prairie dogs. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 43:425-431.

  22. Salkeld DJ, P Stapp. 2006. Seroprevalence rates and transmission of plague (Yersinia pestis) in mammalian carnivores. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 6:231-239.

  23. Salkeld DJ, RJ Eisen, MF Antolin, P Stapp, L Eisen. 2006. Host usage and seasonal activity patterns of Ixodes kingi and I. sculptus (Acari: Ixodidae) in a Colorado prairie landscape, with a summary of published North American host records. Journal of Vector Ecology 31:168-180.

  24. Salkeld DJ, L Schwarzkopf. 2005. Epizootiology of blood parasites in an Australian lizard: a mark-recapture study of a natural population. International Journal for Parasitology 35:11-18.

  25. Salkeld DJ. 2004. Eulamprus quoyii predation. Herpetological Review 35(4):389.

  26. Salkeld DJ. 2003. Book Review: The Ecology of Wildlife Diseases. Austral Ecology 28:589-590.

  27. Braithwaite VA, DJ Salkeld, HM McAdam, CG Hockings, AM Ludlow, AF Read. 1998. Spatial and discrimination learning in rodents infected with the nematode Strongyloides ratti. Parasitology 117:145-154.