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Christine M Budke

Associate Professor


Phone: (979) 458-2154

Mailstop: 4458

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.


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
Primary Health Care. 2016
Echinococcus multilocularis in North America: the great unknown
Massolo A, Liccioli S, Budke CM, Klein C
Parasite. 2014
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. 2014 61(6):442-8.
Seroprevalence of Anaplasma marginale in Texas cattle
Hairgrove TB, Craig TM, Budke CM, Rodgers SJ, Gill RJ
Prev Vet Med. 2014 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. 2014 136(136):81-8.
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. 2014 8(7):.
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. 2014 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. 2013 22(3):251-7.
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 127(127):21-4.
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 88(6):1011-27.
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 7(2):.
The monetary burden of cystic echinococcosis in Iran
Fasihi Harandi M, Budke CM, Rostami S
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 6(11):.
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 4(9):.
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 20(6):e1521.
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 103(1):16-21.
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 28(5):323-8.
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 5(7):.
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 100(3-4):210-20.
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 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. 2011 5(5):.
Economic impact of cystic echinococcosis in peru.
Moro PL, Budke CM, Schantz PM, Vasquez J, Santivañez SJ, Villavicencio J
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 5(5):.
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 84(5):782-6.
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 4(11):.
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 16(8):1224-30.
Knowledge and perceptions of dog-associated zoonoses: Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Bingham GM, Budke CM, Slater MR
Prev Vet Med. 2010 93(2-3):211-21.
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 123(1):61-7.
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 88(1):49-57.
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 89(1-2):121-7.
Zoonotic larval cestode infections: neglected, neglected tropical diseases?
Budke CM, White AC Jr, Garcia HH
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 3(2):.
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 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. 2008 233(6):925-30.
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 82(3-4):308-13.
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 120(3):237-42.
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 35(35):283-92.
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 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. 2006 12(6):1008-10.
Global socioeconomic impact of cystic echinococcosis.
Budke CM, Deplazes P, Torgerson PR
Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 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. 2005 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. 2005 21(7):327-33.
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 127(1):43-49.
Echinococcosis--an international public health challenge.
Torgerson PR, Budke CM
Res Vet Sci. 2003 74(3):191-202.
Culinary delights and travel? A review of zoonotic cestodiases and metacestodiases
Ito A, Budke CM
Travel Med Infect Dis.

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