Michael E Von Fricken

Michael E Von Fricken,

Associate Professor

Department: Department of Environmental and Global Health
Business Phone: (352) 273-5245
Business Email: mvonf@ufl.edu

About Michael E Von Fricken

Additional Positions:
Director
2023 – Current · One Health Center of Excellence

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2014
PHC3440 Global Public Health
2014
HSC3801 Clinical Observation / Health Care Volunteer Work
2024
PHC6313 Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health
2024
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2024
PHC6940 Master of Public Health Capstone

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-2938-4549

Publications

2024
Data release: targeted systematic literature search for tick and tick-borne pathogen distributions in six countries in sub-Saharan Africa from 1901 to 2020.
Parasites & vectors. 17(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13071-023-06086-4. [PMID] 38389097.
2024
The PreQuine Platform: A novel diagnostic tool for measuring glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) activity and hemoglobin concentration
PLOS ONE. 19(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0297918. [PMID] 38728310.
2023
An investigation of the seasonal relationships between meteorological factors, water quality, and sporadic cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Washington, DC
Epidemiology and Infection. 151 [DOI] 10.1017/s0950268823000651.
2023
Antimicrobial resistance patterns and characterisation of emerging beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in camels sampled from Northern Kenya.
Veterinary medicine and science. 9(3):1407-1416 [DOI] 10.1002/vms3.1090. [PMID] 36795022.
2023
Applying next generation sequencing to detect tick-pathogens in Dermacentor nuttalli, Ixodes persulcatus, and Hyalomma asiaticum collected from Mongolia
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 14(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2023.102203.
2023
Assessing IRS performance in a gender-integrated vector control programme on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, 2010-2021.
Malaria journal. 22(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12936-023-04755-4. [PMID] 37880774.
2023
Editorial: Metagenomics for epidemiological surveillance in One Health.
Frontiers in microbiology. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1191946. [PMID] 37065150.
2023
Molecular epidemiology of Bartonella species from sympatric mammals collected in urban and rural areas of Punjab, Pakistan.
Acta tropica. 243 [DOI] 10.1016/j.actatropica.2023.106940. [PMID] 37160189.
2023
Wide distribution of Mediterranean and African spotted fever agents and the first identification of Israeli spotted fever agent in ticks in Uganda.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 17(7) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0011273. [PMID] 37498943.
2022
Correction: Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) and sand fly-borne pathogens in the Greater Mekong Subregion: a systematic review.
Parasites & vectors. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13071-022-05550-x. [PMID] 36397153.
2022
Editorial: New infectious agents in arthropod vectors.
Frontiers in microbiology. 13 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2022.1105082. [PMID] 36569089.
2022
Genetic variation of Borreliella burgdorferi in Fairfax County, Virginia, targeting the OspC gene in white-footed mice.
Frontiers in microbiology. 13 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2022.998365. [PMID] 36466686.
2022
High Diversity and Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Wildlife Hosts, Domestic Animals, and Ticks in Yunnan Province, Southwestern China.
Frontiers in microbiology. 13 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2022.876079. [PMID] 35602075.
2022
Hotspots in a cold land‐reported cases of rabies in wildlife and livestock in Mongolia from 2012–2018
Zoonoses and Public Health. 69(6):655-662 [DOI] 10.1111/zph.12954. [PMID] 35583250.
2022
Impact of the Ebola Virus Outbreak on Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence and Outcomes in a Military Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 106(5):1345-51 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0176. [PMID] 35292595.
2022
Metagenomic profiles of Dermacentor tick pathogens from across Mongolia, using next generation sequencing.
Frontiers in microbiology. 13 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2022.946631. [PMID] 36033893.
2022
Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) and sand fly-borne pathogens in the Greater Mekong Subregion: a systematic review.
Parasites & vectors. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13071-022-05464-8. [PMID] 36199150.
2022
Repeatability and reproducibility of a handheld quantitative G6PD diagnostic
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 16(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010174. [PMID] 35176015.
2022
The need for larval source management accompanying urban development projects in malaria endemic areas: a case study on Bioko Island.
Malaria journal. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12936-022-04362-9. [PMID] 36376966.
2022
Tracking tick-borne diseases in Mongolian livestock using next generation sequencing (NGS)
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 13(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2021.101845. [PMID] 34689003.
2021
A scoping review of rodent-borne pathogen presence, exposure, and transmission at zoological institutions
Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 193 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2021.105345.
2021
Environmental Correlates of Lyme Disease Emergence in Southwest Virginia, 2005–2014
Journal of Medical Entomology. 58(4):1680-1685 [DOI] 10.1093/jme/tjab038. [PMID] 33825903.
2021
Molecular evidence of Candidatus Rickettsia longicornii and a novel Rickettsia strain from ticks in Southern China.
Ticks and tick-borne diseases. 12(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2021.101679. [PMID] 33578256.
2021
Survival analysis of factors affecting the timing of COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical interventions by U.S. universities.
BMC public health. 21(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12889-021-12035-6. [PMID] 34727895.
2020
Access to Care During a Pandemic: Improving Planning Efforts to Incorporate Community Primary Care Practices and Public Health Stakeholders
World Medical & Health Policy. 12(3):274-281 [DOI] 10.1002/wmh3.369.
2020
Correction: Quantification of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity by spectrophotometry: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
PLoS medicine. 17(7) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003311. [PMID] 32706838.
2020
COVID-19 observations and accompanying dataset of non-pharmaceutical interventions across U.S. universities, March 2020
PLOS ONE. 15(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0240786. [PMID] 33064753.
2020
Genetic Diversity and Coexistence of Babesia in Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from Northeastern China.
Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 20(11):817-824 [DOI] 10.1089/vbz.2020.2635. [PMID] 32749919.
2020
Genetic diversity of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia bacteria found in Dermacentor and Ixodes ticks in Mongolia
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 11(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2019.101316.
2020
Improving the performance of spray operators through monitoring and evaluation of insecticide concentrations of pirimiphos-methyl during indoor residual spraying for malaria control on Bioko Island.
Malaria journal. 19(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12936-020-3118-y. [PMID] 31964374.
2020
Living with the longhorned: A perspective on invasive Haemaphysalis longicornis ticks in the United States
Zoonoses and Public Health. 67(7):841-842 [DOI] 10.1111/zph.12750.
2020
Molecular Characteristics of Rickettsia in Ticks Collected along the Southern Border of Mongolia
Pathogens. 9(11) [DOI] 10.3390/pathogens9110943. [PMID] 33202715.
2020
Optimization of tissue sampling for Borrelia burgdorferi in white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)
PLOS ONE. 15(1) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0226798. [PMID] 31978068.
2020
Quantification of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity by spectrophotometry: A systematic review and meta-analysis
PLOS Medicine. 17(5) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003084. [PMID] 32407380.
2020
Spatial Associations Between Land Use and Infectious Disease: Zika Virus in Colombia
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(4) [DOI] 10.3390/ijerph17041127. [PMID] 32053906.
2019
Discrepancies between self‐reported tick bites and evidence of tick‐borne disease exposure among nomadic Mongolian herders
Zoonoses and Public Health. 66(5):480-486 [DOI] 10.1111/zph.12579. [PMID] 30969028.
2019
Endemicity of Yaws and Seroprevalence of Treponema pallidum Antibodies in Nonhuman Primates, Kenya.
Emerging infectious diseases. 25(11):2147-2149 [DOI] 10.3201/eid2511.190716. [PMID] 31625860.
2019
Evaluation of the residual effectiveness of Fludora™ fusion WP-SB, a combination of clothianidin and deltamethrin, for the control of pyrethroid-resistant malaria vectors on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.
Acta tropica. 196:42-47 [DOI] 10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.05.006. [PMID] 31077641.
2019
Geographic Range of Lyme Borreliosis in Mongolia.
Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 19(9):658-661 [DOI] 10.1089/vbz.2018.2421. [PMID] 30835648.
2019
Performance of the Access Bio/CareStart rapid diagnostic test for the detection of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: A systematic review and meta-analysis
PLOS Medicine. 16(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002992. [PMID] 31834890.
2019
The Association Between Hunter-Killed Deer and Lyme Disease in New Jersey, 2000–2014
EcoHealth. 16(2):330-337 [DOI] 10.1007/s10393-019-01401-x.
2018
A cross-sectional study of small mammals for tick-borne pathogen infection in northern Mongolia.
Infection ecology & epidemiology. 8(1) [DOI] 10.1080/20008686.2018.1450591. [PMID] 29696073.
2018
Elimination or more accurate estimation? Investigation of trends in malaria diagnoses in the Ouest Department of Haiti from 2008 to 2017
PLOS ONE. 13(6) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0198070. [PMID] 29879170.
2018
Estimated seroprevalence of Anaplasma spp. and spotted fever group Rickettsia exposure among herders and livestock in Mongolia.
Acta tropica. 177:179-185 [DOI] 10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.10.015. [PMID] 29054570.
2018
Evidence for transovarial transmission of tick-borne rickettsiae circulating in Northern Mongolia
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 12(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006696. [PMID] 30148847.
2018
Potential novel tick-borne Colpodella species parasite infection in patient with neurological symptoms
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 12(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006546. [PMID] 30071019.
2018
Seroepidemiology of Burkholderia pseudomallei, Etiologic Agent of Melioidosis, in the Ouest and Sud-Est Departments of Haiti.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 99(5):1222-1228 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0352. [PMID] 30226137.
2018
Willingness to pay for an Ebola vaccine during the 2014-2016 ebola outbreak in West Africa: Results from a U.S. National sample.
Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics. 14(7):1665-1671 [DOI] 10.1080/21645515.2018.1423928. [PMID] 29333950.
2017
A Tale of Two Flaviviruses: A Seroepidemiological Study of Dengue Virus and West Nile Virus Transmission in the Ouest and Sud-Est Departments of Haiti.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 96(1):135-140 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0422. [PMID] 27879463.
2017
Cross-sectional analysis of the association between bedtime and malaria exposure in the Ouest and Sud-Est Departments of Haiti.
Acta tropica. 176:188-191 [DOI] 10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.08.011. [PMID] 28818627.
2017
Distribution and molecular characteristics of rickettsiae found in ticks across Central Mongolia
Parasites & Vectors. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13071-017-1981-3. [PMID] 28153052.
2017
Field Trial of the CareStart Biosensor Analyzer for the Determination of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Activity in Haiti.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 97(4):1262-1270 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0714. [PMID] 28820691.
2017
Interest in an Ebola vaccine among a U.S. national sample during the height of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Vaccine. 35(4):508-512 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.11.093. [PMID] 28040206.
2017
Wide Distribution and Genetic Diversity of Babesia microti in Small Mammals from Yunnan Province, Southwestern China.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005898. [PMID] 29059184.
2016
Sparse serological evidence of Plasmodium vivax transmission in the Ouest and Sud-Est departments of Haiti.
Acta tropica. 162:27-34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.05.011. [PMID] 27230796.
2015
Hepatotoxicity from antituberculous therapy in the elderly: a systematic review.
Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland). 95(2):112-22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tube.2014.10.006. [PMID] 25595441.
2014
Age-specific malaria seroprevalence rates: a cross-sectional analysis of malaria transmission in the Ouest and Sud-Est departments of Haiti.
Malaria journal. 13 [DOI] 10.1186/1475-2875-13-361. [PMID] 25218803.
2014
Detection of sickle cell hemoglobin in Haiti by genotyping and hemoglobin solubility tests.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 91(2):406-11 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0572. [PMID] 24957539.
2014
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency A- variant in febrile patients in Haiti.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 91(2):412-4 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0053. [PMID] 24891465.
2014
Performance of the CareStart glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) rapid diagnostic test in Gressier, Haiti.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 91(1):77-80 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0100. [PMID] 24778197.
2014
Prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency in the Ouest and Sud-Est departments of Haiti.
Acta tropica. 135:62-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.03.011. [PMID] 24681219.
2013
High frequency of the erythroid silent Duffy antigen genotype and lack of Plasmodium vivax infections in Haiti.
Malaria journal. 12 [DOI] 10.1186/1475-2875-12-30. [PMID] 23347639.
2013
Malaria treatment policies and drug efficacy in Haiti from 1955-2012.
Journal of pharmaceutical policy and practice. 6 [DOI] 10.1186/2052-3211-6-10. [PMID] 25848539.

Grants

Oct 2023 ACTIVE
Mitigating the Risk of Vector-Borne Disease in Northern Kenya
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: SMITHSONIAN INST via DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
Jul 2023 ACTIVE
Ectoparasite and Ectoparasite-Borne Diseases Mapping in Mongolia
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: VYSNOVA PARTNERS via NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Sep 2022 ACTIVE
Determining the Threat of Detection-Resistant Malaria and Arboviruses in Haiti
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY via US NAVY

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5245
Emails:
Business:
mvonf@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
1225 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
EMERGING PATHOGENS INSTITUTE, 2055 MOWRY ROA
GAINESVILLE FL 326110001

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