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Christine M Budke

Associate Professor

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Department: VIBS

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  • Ph.D. Epidemiology, University of Basel 2004
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University 2001
  • B.A. Biology, Colgate University 1995


  • Indiana Veterinary License
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Scholarly Interests

Epidemiology; burden of disease indicators; zoonotic diseases (larval cestodes); transmission dynamics of parasitic diseases; international veterinary medicine and public health.


Echinococcus multilocularis in North America: the great unknown
Massolo A, Liccioli S, Budke CM, Klein C
A systematic review of the literature on cystic echinococcosis frequency worldwide and its associated clinical manifestations.
Budke CM, Carabin H, Ndimubanzi PC, Nguyen H, Rainwater E, Dickey M, Bhattarai R, Zeziulin O, Qian MB
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 88(6):1011-27.
Contacts between domestic livestock and wildlife at the Kruger National Park Interface of the Republic of South Africa.
Brahmbhatt DP, Fosgate GT, Dyason E, Budke CM, Gummow B, Jori F, Ward MP, Srinivasan R
Prev Vet Med. 103(1):16-21.
Quality of life in patients with neurocysticercosis in Mexico.
Bhattarai R, Budke CM, Carabin H, Proaño JV, Flores-Rivera J, Corona T, Cowan LD, Ivanek R, Snowden KF, Flisser A
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 84(5):782-6.
Utilization of matrix population models to assess a 3-year single treatment nonsurgical contraception program versus surgical sterilization in feral cat populations.
Budke CM, Slater MR
J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 12(4):277-92.
A comparison of gravid and under-house CO2-baited CDC light traps for mosquito species of public health importance in Houston, Texas.
White SL, Ward MP, Budke CM, Cyr T, Bueno R Jr
J Med Entomol. 46(6):1494-7.
Knowledge and perceptions of dog-associated zoonoses: Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Bingham GM, Budke CM, Slater MR
Prev Vet Med. 93(2-3):211-21.
Description and repeatability of a newly developed spinal cord injury scale for dogs.
Levine GJ, Levine JM, Budke CM, Kerwin SC, Au J, Vinayak A, Hettlich BF, Slater MR
Prev Vet Med. 89(1-2):121-7.
Owner-perceived, weighted quality-of-life assessments in dogs with spinal cord injuries.
Levine JM, Budke CM, Levine GJ, Kerwin SC, Hettlich BF, Slater MR
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233(6):931-5.
Evaluation of a questionnaire for obtaining owner-perceived, weighted quality-of-life assessments for dogs with spinal cord injuries.
Budke CM, Levine JM, Kerwin SC, Levine GJ, Hettlich BF, Slater MR
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233(6):925-30.
Zoonotic larval cestode infections: neglected, neglected tropical diseases?
Budke CM, White AC Jr, Garcia HH
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 3(2):e319.
Economic impact of cystic echinococcosis in peru.
Moro PL, Budke CM, Schantz PM, Vasquez J, Santivañez SJ, Villavicencio J
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 5(5):e1179.
Modeling the effect of sterilization rate on owned dog population size in central Italy.
Di Nardo A, Candeloro L, Budke CM, Slater MR
Prev Vet Med. 82(3-4):308-13.
The monetary burden of cystic echinococcosis in Iran
Fasihi Harandi M, Budke CM, Rostami S
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 6(11):e1915.
Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
Vos T et al.
Lancet. 380(9859):2163-96.
Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
Murray CJL et al.
Lancet. 380(9859):2197-223.
Latent-class methods to evaluate diagnostics tests for Echinococcus infections in dogs
Hartnack S, Budke CM, Craig PS, Jiamin Q, Boufana B, Campos-Ponce M, Torgerson PR
PLos Negl Trop Dis. 7(2):e2068.
First report of Echinococcus shiquicus in dogs from eastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau region, China
Boufana B, Qiu J, Chen X, Budke CM, Campos-Ponce M, Craig PS
Acta Trop. 127:21-4.
Cystic echinococcosis: chronic, complex, and still neglected.
Brunetti E, Garcia HH, Junghanss T, International CE Workshop in Lima, Peru, 2009
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 5(7):e1146.
Performance and longevity of a novel intraosseous device in a goat (Capra hircus) model.
Jackson EE, Ashley TC, Snowden KF, Gresham VC, Budke CM, Eichelberger BM, Taylor DA
J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 50(3):365-73.
Clinical manifestations associated with neurocysticercosis: a systematic review.
Carabin H, Ndimubanzi PC, Budke CM, Nguyen H, Qian Y, Cowan LD, Stoner JA, Rainwater E, Dickey M
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 5(5):e1152.
A questionnaire-based evaluation of the veterinary cordon fence separating wildlife and livestock along the boundary of the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Jori F, Brahmbhatt D, Fosgate GT, Thompson PN, Budke C, Ward MP, Ferguson K, Gummow B
Prev Vet Med. 100(3-4):210-20.
A systematic review of the frequency of neurocyticercosis with a focus on people with epilepsy.
Ndimubanzi PC, Carabin H, Budke CM, Nguyen H, Qian YJ, Rainwater E, Dickey M, Reynolds S, Stoner JA
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 4(11):e870.
Multiyear surveillance for avian influenza virus in waterfowl from wintering grounds, Texas coast, USA.
Ferro PJ, Budke CM, Peterson MJ, Cox D, Roltsch E, Merendino T, Nelson M, Lupiani B
Emerg Infect Dis. 16(8):1224-30.
Analysis of the economic impact of cystic echinococcosis in Spain.
Benner C, Carabin H, Sánchez-Serrano LP, Budke CM, Carmena D
Bull World Health Organ. 88(1):49-57.
Grass height and transmission ecology of Echinococcus multilocularis in Tibetan communities, China.
Wang Q, Raoul F, Budke C, Craig PS, Xiao YF, Vuitton DA, Campos-Ponce M, Qiu DC, Pleydell D, Giraudoux P
Chin Med J (Engl). 123(1):61-7.
Impact of overgrazing on the transmission of Echinococcus multilocularis in Tibetan pastoral communities of Sichuan Province, China.
Wang Q, Xiao YF, Vuitton DA, Schantz PM, Raoul F, Budke C, Campos-Ponce M, Craig PS, Giraudoux P
Chin Med J (Engl). 120(3):237-42.
Dual infection of animal hosts with different Echinococcus species in the eastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau region of China.
Xiao N, Nakao M, Qiu J, Budke CM, Giraudoux P, Craig PS, Ito A
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 75(2):292-4.
Pasture types and Echinococcus multilocularis, Tibetan communities.
Wang Q, Vuitton DA, Xiao Y, Budke CM, Campos-Ponce M, Schantz PM, Raoul F, Yang W, Craig PS, Giraudoux P
Emerg Infect Dis. 12(6):1008-10.
Global socioeconomic impact of cystic echinococcosis.
Budke CM, Deplazes P, Torgerson PR
Emerg Infect Dis. 12(2):296-303.
Economic effects of echinococcosis in a disease-endemic region of the Tibetan Plateau.
Budke CM, Jiamin Q, Qian W, Torgerson PR
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 73(1):2-10.
Methods for assessing the burden of parasitic zoonoses: echinococcosis and cysticercosis.
Carabin H, Budke CM, Cowan LD, Willingham AL 3rd, Torgerson PR
Trends Parasitol. 21(7):327-33.
Modeling the transmission of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs for a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateau.
Budke CM, Jiamin Q, Craig PS, Torgerson PR
Int J Parasitol. 35(2):163-70.
A canine purgation study and risk factor analysis for echinococcosis in a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateau.
Budke CM, Campos-Ponce M, Qian W, Torgerson PR
Vet Parasitol. 127(1):43-49.
Use of disability adjusted life years in the estimation of the disease burden of echinococcosis for a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateau.
Budke CM, Jiamin Q, Zinsstag J, Qian W, Torgerson PR
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 71(1):56-64.
Echinococcosis--an international public health challenge.
Torgerson PR, Budke CM
Res Vet Sci. 74(3):191-202.
Morphological characterization of adult Fascioloides magna (Trematoda Fasciolida): first SEM report.
Naem S, Budke CM, Craig TM
Parasitol Res. 110(2):971-8.
Estimating the non-monetary burden of neurocysticercosis in Mexico.
Bhattarai R, Budke CM, Carabin H, Proano JV, Flores-Rivera J, Corona T, Ivanek R, Snowden KF, Flisser A
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 6(20:e1521.
A survey of seropositivity to antigen B, an immunodiagnostic antigen for human cystic echinococcosis, in domestic animals in Mongolia
Chinchuluun B, Sako Y, Khatanbaatar I, Bayarmaa B, Lkhagvatseren S, Battsetseg G, Yanagida T, Itoh S, Temuulen D, Budke CM, Ito A, Batsukh Z
Parasitol Int. 63(2):324-6.
Comparison of Computed Tomographic Images of Birds Obtained With Sedation vs General Anesthesia
Kusmierczyk J, Wall CR, Hoppes S, Budke CM, Spaulding KA
J Exot Pet Med. 22(3):251-7.
Human echinococcosis: a neglected disease?
Craig PS, Budke CM, Schantz PM, Li T, Qui J, Yang Y, Zeyhle E, Rogan MT, Ito A
Trop Med Hlth. 35:283-92.
Culinary delights and travel? A review of zoonotic cestodiases and metacestodiases
Ito A, Budke CM
Travel Med Infect Dis.
The global burden of disease study 2010: interpretation and implications for the neglected tropical diseases
Hotez PJ, Alvarado M, Basáñez MG, Bolliger I, Bourne R, Boussinesq M, Brooker SJ, Brown AS, Buckle G, Budke CM, Carabin H, Coffeng LE, Fèvre EM, Fürst T, Halasa YA, Jasrasaria R, Johns NE, Keiser J, King CH, Lozano R, Murdoch ME, O'Hanlon S, Pion SD, Pullan RL, Ramaiah KD, Roberts T, Shepard DS, Smith JL, Stolk WA, Undurraga EA, Utzinger J, Wang M, Murray CJ, Naghavi M.
PloS Negl Trop Dis. 8(7):e2865.
Seroprevalence of Anaplasma marginale in Texas cattle
Hairgrove TB, Craig TM, Budke CM, Rodgers SJ, Gill RJ
Prev Vet Med. 116(1-2):188-92.
A community-based study to examine the epidemiology of human cystic echinococcosis in Rio Negro Province, Argentina
Bingham GM, Budke CM, Larrieu E, Del Carpio M, Mujica G, Slater MR, Moguillansky S
Acta Trop. 136:81-8.
Cross-sectional serosurvey of avian influenza antibodies presence in domestic ducks of Kathmandu, Nepal
Karki S, Lupiani B, Budke CM, Manandhar S, Ivanek R
Zoonoses Public Health. 61(6):442-8.
Quality of life of patients with brucellosis in an endemic area of Mexico
Garcia-Juarez G, Ramirez-Bribiesca JE, Hernandez-Calva LM, Vazquez-Vazquez JD, Perez-Sanchez A, Budke CM
Health. 4(9), 574-578.
Spatial clustering of E. multilocularis infected dogs in pastoral Tibetan communities, Sichuan, China
Wang Q, Budke C, Huang L, Giraudoux P, Raoul F, Vuitton DA, Craig PS, Qui D
J Prev Med Inf. 28(5):323-8.
Neurocysticercosis Diagnosed in a Patient with Taenia saginata Taeniasis after Administration of Praziquantel: A Case Study and Review of the Literature
Toni Wandra, Raka Sudewi, Ni Made Susilawati, Kadek Swastika, I Made Sudarmaja, Luh Putu Eka Diarthini, Ivan Elisabeth Purba, Munehiro Okamoto, Christine M. Budke, Akira Ito
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