Publications

Refereed journal articles (trainees or students in bold)

ResearcherID list of publications

  1. Durkin, E.S., Proctor, H., and Luong, L.T. 2019. Life history of Macrocheles muscaedomesticae (Parasitiformes: Macrochelidae): new insights on life history and evidence of facultative parasitism on Drosophila. Experimental and Applied Acarology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10493-019-00431-y
  2. Mierzejewski, M.K., Horn, C.J. and Luong, L.T. 2019. Ecology of fear: environment-dependent parasite avoidance among ovipositing Drosophila. Parasitology. doi: 10.1017/S0031182019000854
  3. Horn, C.J. and Luong, L.T. 2019. Current parasite resistance trades off with future defences and flight performance. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 73: 77. doi: 10.1007/s00265-019-2697-5
  4. Durkin, E.S. and Luong, L.T. 2019. Phenotypic plasticity more essential to maintaining variation in host-attachment behaviour than evolutionary trade-offs in a facultatively parasitic mite. Parasitology. doi: 10.1017/S0031182019000507
  5. Luong, L.T. and Mathot, K.J. 2019. Facultative parasites as evolutionary stepping-stones toward parasitic lifestyles. Biology Letters. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0058.
  6. Luong, L.T., Chambers, J.L., Moizis, A., Stock, T.M., and St. Clair, C.C. 2018. Helminth parasites and zoonotic risk associated with urban coyotes (Canis latrans) in Alberta, Canada. Journal of Helminthology 27: 1-5. doi: 10.1017/S0022149X1800113X.
  7. Horn, C.J. and Luong, L.T. 2018. Proximity to parasites reduces host fitness independent of infection in a Drosophila-Macrocheles system. Parasitology 1145: 1564-1569. doi: 10.1017/S0031182018000379.
  8. Horn, C.J , Mierzejewski, M.K., and Luong, L.T. 2018. Host respiration rate and injury-derived cues drive host preference by an ectoparasite of fruit flies. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 91: 896-903. doi: 10.1086/697466.
  9. Durkin, E.S. and Luong, L.T. 2018. Experimental evolution of infectious behaviour in a facultative ectoparasite”. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31: 362-370. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13227
  10. Chin, H.M.H., Luong, L.T., and Shostak, A.W. 2017. Longitudinal study of parasite induced mortality of a long-lived host: the importance of exposure to non-parasitic stressors. Parasitology 144: 1943-1955. doi: 10.1017/S0031182017001251.
  11. Luong, L.T., Brophy, T., Stolz, E., and Chan, S.J. 2017. State-dependent parasitism by a facultative parasite of fruit flies. Parasitology  144: 1468-1475. doi: 10.1017/S0031182017000890.
  12. Luong, L.T., Horn, C.J., Brophy, T. 2017. Mitey costly: Energetic costs of parasite avoidance and infection. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 90: 471-477. doi: 10.1086/691704.
  13. Luong, L.T. and Subasinghe, D. 2017. A facultative ectoparasite attains higher reproductive success as a parasite than its free-living conspecifics. Experimental and Applied Acarology 71: 73-70. doi: 10.1007/s10493-016-0098-2.
  14. Chin, H.M.H., Luong, L.T., and Shostak, A.W. 2016. Rehydration methods to recover cysticercoids of Hymenolepis diminuta from dry flour beetle carcasses. Journal of Helminthology 91: 470-478. doi: 10.1017/S0022149X16000365.
  15. Campbell, E. and Luong, L.T. 2016. Mite choice generates sex and size-biased infection in Drosophila hydei. Parasitology 143: 787-793. doi: 10.1017/S0031182016000305. 
  16. Durkin, E.S., Luong, L.T., and Bird, J. 2015. Mechanisms underlying parasite infection: influence of host body mass and age on chewing louse distribution among brown-headed cowbirds. Parasitology Research 114: 4169-4174.
  17. Luong, L.T., Penoni, L.R., Horn C.J., and Polak, M. 2015. Physical and physiological costs of ectoparasitic mites on host flight endurance. Ecological Entomology 40: 518-524.
  18. Luong, L.T., Grear, D.A., and Hudson, P.J. 2014. Manipulation of host-resource dynamics impacts transmission of trophic parasites. International Journal for Parasitology 44: 737-742.
  19.  Grear, D.A., Luong, L.T., and Hudson, P.J. 2013. Network transmission inference: host behavior and parasite life-cycle make social networks meaningful in disease ecology. Ecological Applications 23: 1906-1914.
  20. Luong, L.T., Chapman, E.G., Harwood, J.D., and Hudson, P.J. 2013 Linking predation and exposure: field evidence for differential susceptibility to a trophically transmitted parasite. Molecular Ecology 22: 239-248.
  21. Grear, D.A., Luong, L.T., Hudson, P.J. 2012. Sex-biased transmission of a complex life-cycle parasite: why males matter. Oikos 121: 1446-1453.
  22. Luong, L.T. and Hudson, P.J. 2012. Complex life cycle of Pterygodermatites peromysci, a trophically transmitted parasite of the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus). Parasitology Research 110: 483-487.
  23. Luong, L.T., Braithwaite, V.A., and Hudson, P.J. 2011. Parasite-induced changes in the anti-predator behavior of a cricket intermediate host. Ethology 117: 1019-1026.
  24. Luong, L.T., Vigliotti, B.A., Campbell, S., Comer, J.A., Mills. J.N., and Hudson, P.J. 2011. Dynamics of hantavirus infection in Peromyscus leucopus of central Pennsylvania. Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases 11: 1459-1464.
  25. Luong, L.T., Vigliotti, B.A., and Hudson, P.J. 2011. Strong density-dependent competition and acquired immunity constrain parasite establishment: implications for parasite aggregation. International Journal Parasitology 41: 505-511.
  26. Luong, L.T., Perkins, S.E., Grear, D.A., and Hudson, P.J. 2010. The relative importance of host characteristics and co-infection in generating variation in helminth fecundity: implications for infectiousness. Parasitology 137: 1003-1012.
  27. Luong, L.T., Grear, D.A., and Hudson, P.J. 2009. Males are responsible for the transmission of a trophically transmitted parasite (Pterygodermatites peromysci) to the intermediate host, in the absence of sex-biased infection. International Journal Parasitology 39: 1263-1268.
  28. Luong, L.T. and Polak, M. 2007. Environment-dependent trade-offs between ectoparasite resistance and larval competitive ability in the DrosophilaMacrocheles system. Heredity 99: 632-640.
  29. Polak M., Luong L.T., and Starmer W.T. 2007. Parasites physically block host copulation: a potent mechanism of parasite-mediated sexual selection. Behavioral Ecology18: 952-957.
  30. Luong, L.T. and Polak, M. 2007. Costs of resistance in the Drosophila-Macrocheles system: a negative genetic correlation between ectoparasite resistance and reproduction. Evolution 61: 1391-1402.
  31. Luong, L.T., Heath, B.D., and Polak, M. 2007. Host inbreeding increases susceptibility to ectoparasitism. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 79-86
  32. Luong, L.T., Kortet, R., and Hedrick, A.V. 2005. Prevalence and intensity of Cephalobium microbivorum (Nematoda: Diplogasterida) infection in three species of Gryllus field crickets. Parasitology Research 97: 336-339.
  33. Luong, L.T. and Kaya, K.H. 2005b. Sexually transmitted parasites and host mating behavior in the decorated cricket. Behavioral Ecology 16: 794-799
  34. Luong, L.T. and Kaya, K.H. 2005a. Sexually transmitted nematodes affect nuptial food gift production in the cricket, Gryllodes sigillatus. Behavioral Ecology 16: 153-158.
  35. Luong, L.T. and Kaya, K.H. 2002. Infection dynamics of a sexually transmitted nematode (Mehdinema alii) in the decorated cricket (Gryllodes sigillatus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 80: 1145-1148.
  36. Luong, L.T., Platzer, E. G., Zuk, M., and Giblin-Davis, R. M. 2000. Venereal worms: sexually transmitted nematodes in the decorated cricket. Journal of Parasitology 86: 471-477.
  37. Luong, L.T., Platzer, E. G., De Ley, P., and Thomas, K. 1999. Morphological characterization and biology of Mehdinema alii (Nematoda: Diplogasterida) from the decorated cricket (Gryllodes sigillatus). Journal of Parasitology 85: 1053-1064.
  38. Zuk, M., Kim, T., Kristan, D. M., and Luong, L.T. 1997. Sex, Pain and Parasites. Parasitology Today 13: 332-333.