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Christine M Budke

Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

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Department: VIBS

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

Scholarly Interests

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


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. 2013 Feb; 7(2):e2068.
PMID: 23459420 []
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. 2013 Mar; 127:21-4.
PMID: 23507509 []
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. 2013 Jun; 88(6):1011-27.
PMID: 23546806 []
Morphological characterization of adult Fascioloides magna (Trematoda Fasciolida): first SEM report.
Naem S, Budke CM, Craig TM.
Parasitol Res. 2012 Feb; 110(2):971-8.
PMID: 21842384 []
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. 2012 Feb; 6(20:e1521.
PMID: 22363827 []
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. 2012 May; 28(5):323-8.
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. 2012 Jan; 103(1):16-21.
PMID: 21907434 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2012 Sept; 4(9):574-578.
The monetary burden of cystic echinococcosis in Iran
Fasihi Harandi M, Budke CM, Rostami S.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Nov; 6(11):e1915.
PMID: 23209857 []
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. 2011 May; 84(5):782-6.
PMID: 21540389 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Cystic echinococcosis: chronic, complex, and still neglected.
Brunetti E, Garcia HH, Junghanss T, International CE Workshop in Lima, Peru, 2009.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jul; 5(7):e1146.
PMID: 21814584 [PubMed - in process]
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. 2011 May; 50(3):365-73.
PMID: 21640033 [PubMed - in process]
Economic impact of cystic echinococcosis in peru.
Moro PL, Budke CM, Schantz PM, Vasquez J, Santivañez SJ, Villavicencio J.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 May; 5(5):e1179.
PMID: 21629731 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2011 May; 5(5):e1152.
PMID: 21629722 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2011 Jul; 100(3-4):210-20.
PMID: 21536336 [PubMed - in process]
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. 2010 Nov; 4(11):e870.
PMID: 21072231 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2010 Aug; 16(8):1224-30.
PMID: 20678315 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2010 Jan; 88(1):49-57.
PMID: 20428353 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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). 2010 Jan; 123(1):61-7.
PMID: 20137577 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Knowledge and perceptions of dog-associated zoonoses: Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Bingham GM, Budke CM, Slater MR.
Prev Vet Med. 2010 Feb; 93(2-3):211-21.
PMID: 19846225 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2009 May; 89(1-2):121-7.
PMID: 19303151 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2009 Oct; 12(4):277-92.
PMID: 20183481 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2009 Nov; 46(6):1494-7.
PMID: 19960703 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Zoonotic larval cestode infections: neglected, neglected tropical diseases?
Budke CM, White AC Jr, Garcia HH.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 ; 3(2):e319.
PMID: 19238190 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2008 Sep; 233(6):931-5.
PMID: 18795855 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2008 Sep; 233(6):925-30.
PMID: 18795853 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2007 Dec; 82(3-4):308-13.
PMID: 17692414 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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). 2007 Feb; 120(3):237-42.
PMID: 17355829 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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 . 2007 Oct; 35(4):283-292.
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. 2006 Aug; 75(2):292-4.
PMID: 16896135 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2006 Jun; 12(6):1008-10.
PMID: 16707064 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Global socioeconomic impact of cystic echinococcosis.
Budke CM, Deplazes P, Torgerson PR.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Feb; 12(2):296-303.
PMID: 16494758 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2005 Jul; 73(1):2-10.
PMID: 16014823 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Methods for assessing the burden of parasitic zoonoses: echinococcosis and cysticercosis.
Carabin H, Budke CM, Cowan LD, Willingham AL 3rd, Torgerson PR.
Trends Parasitol. 2005 Jul; 21(7):327-33.
PMID: 15922667 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2005 Feb; 35(2):163-70.
PMID: 15710437 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2005 Jan; 127(1):43-49.
PMID: 15619374 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2004 Jul; 71(1):56-64.
PMID: 15238690 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Echinococcosis--an international public health challenge.
Torgerson PR, Budke CM.
Res Vet Sci. 2003 Jun; 74(3):191-202.
PMID: 12726737 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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