About the Authors

Naomi Drexler

isj3@cdc.gov

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mark Miller

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Justin Gerding

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Suzanne Todd

Affiliations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Laura Adams

Affiliations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Arizona Department of Health Services, Department of Public Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

F. Scott Dahlgren

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Nelva Bryant

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Erica Weis

Affiliations Arizona Department of Health Services, Department of Public Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona Inc., Tribal Epidemiology Center, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Kristen Herrick

Affiliation Arizona Department of Health Services, Department of Public Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Jessica Francies

Affiliation Arizona Department of Health Services, Department of Public Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Kenneth Komatsu

Affiliation Arizona Department of Health Services, Department of Public Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Stephen Piontkowski

Affiliation Indian Health Service, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Phoenix Area Unit, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Jose Velascosoltero

Affiliation Indian Health Service, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Phoenix Area Unit, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Timothy Shelhamer

Affiliation Indian Health Service, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Phoenix Area Unit, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Brian Hamilton

Affiliation Indian Health Service, Infection Control Nurse, Phoenix Area Unit, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

Carmen Eribes

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Anita Brock

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Patsy Sneezy

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Cye Goseyun

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Harty Bendle

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Regina Hovet

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Velda Williams

Affiliation Tribe B, Department of Health and Human Services, Arizona, United States of America

Robert Massung

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Jennifer H. McQuiston

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

Bayer Healthcare donated Seresto dog collars as well as Bayer Advanced acaricidal spray that were used during the project. However, Bayer Healthcare and other funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript. This does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ND MM JG FSD NB EW KK SP. Performed the experiments: ND MM JG ST LA FSD NB EW KH JF SP JV TS BH CE AB PS CG HB RM JHM. Analyzed the data: ND ST LA FSD. Wrote the paper: ND MM JG ST LA FSD NB EW KH JF KK SP JV TS BH CE AB PS CG HB RH VW RM JHM.