Conservation medicine, travel health, and primate-based tourism


Muehlenbein MP, Dore KM, Gassen J, Nguyen V, Jolley OG, Gallagher C. Travel medicine meets conservation medicine in St. Kitts: Disinhibition, cognitive-affective inconsistency, and disease risk among vacationers around green monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus). American Journal of Primatology. doi:10.1002/ajp.23301. pdf


Muehlenbein MP, Angelo KM, Schlagenhauf P, et al. Traveller exposures to animals: a GeoSentinel analysis. Journal Travel Medicine. doi:10.1093/jtm/taaa010. pdf

2018                                                                                                                                                  Miller IF, Schneider-Crease I, Nunn CL, Muehlenbein MP (corresponding author). 2018. Estimating infection prevalence: Best practices and their theoretical underpinnings. Ecology and Evolution 8:6738-6747. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2018. Ecotourism. In: Keystone JS,Kozarsky PE, Freedman DO, Nothdurft HD, Connor BA, eds. Travel Medicine, 4th edition. Elsevier, p. 363-370. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2017. Primates on display: Potential disease consequences beyond bushmeat. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 162:32-43. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2016. Disease and human/animal interactions. Annual Review of Anthropology. 45:395–416. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Pacheco MA, Taylor JE, Prall SP, Ambu L, Nathan S, Alsisto S, Ramirez D, Escalante AA. 2015. Accelerated diversification of nonhuman primate malarias in southeast Asia: adaptive radiation or geographic speciation? Molecular biology and evolution. 32(2):422-39. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Wallis J. Understanding risks of disease transmission associated with primate-based tourism. In: Russon A, Wallis J, eds. Primate-Focused Tourism. Cambridge University Press, p. 278-291. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2013. Health risks associated with ecotourism. Guest blog for the
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

Muehlenbein MP, Lewis CM. 2013. Health assessment and epidemiology. In: Sterling, Bynum and Blair, eds. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, 40-57. pdf

Samson DR, Muehlenbein MP, Hunt KD. 2013. Do chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes
schweinfurthii) exhibit sleep related behaviors that minimize exposure to parasitic
arthropods? A preliminary report on sleep site choice and the arthropod-repellent properties of tree species (Cynometra alexandri). Primates 54:73-80. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2012. Emerging infectious diseases and human-wildlife interactions. In: Brondizio and Moran, eds. Human-Environment Interactions. Springer, p. 79-94. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Ancrenaz M, Sakong R, Ambu L, Prall SP, Fuller G, Raghanti MA. 2012. Ape conservation physiology: Fecal glucocorticoid responses in wild Pongo pygmaeus morio following human visitation. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33357. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Martinez LA, Lemke AA, Ambu L, Nathan S, Alsisto S, Sakong R. 2010. Unhealthy travelers present challenges to sustainable ecotourism. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 8:169-175. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Ancrenaz M. 2009. Minimizing pathogen transmission at primate
ecotourism destinations: The need for input from travel medicine. Journal of Travel Medicine 16:229-232. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2009. The application of endocrine measures in primate parasite ecology. Huffman and Chapman, eds. Primate Parasite Ecology: The Dynamics of Host-Parasite Relationships. Cambridge University Press, p. 63-81. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Martinez LA, Lemke AA, Andau P, Ambu L, Nathan S, Alsisto S, Sakong R. 2008. Perceived vaccination status in ecotourists and risks of anthropozoonoses. EcoHealth 5:371-378. pdf

Muehlenbein MP. 2005. Parasitological analyses of the male chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda. American Journal of Primatology 65:167-179. pdf

Etheredge GD, Michael G, Muehlenbein MP, Frenkel JK. 2004. The roles of cats and
dogs in Toxoplasma infection in Kuna and Embera children of eastern Panama. Pan
American Journal of Public Health 16:176-186. pdf

Muehlenbein MP, Schwartz M, Richard A. 2003. Parasitological analyses of the sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi) at Beza Mahafaly, Madagascar. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 34:274-277. pdf