June 30, 2010

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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Parasite removal increases reproductive success in a social African ground squirrel
Behavioral Ecology. 2010; 21(4): 696-700
MA Hillegass et al.

Can Preening Contribute to Influenza A Virus Infection in Wild Waterbirds?
PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(6): e11315
M Delogu et al. 10.1371/journal.pone.0011315

Potential Influence of Climate Change on Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases: A Review and Proposed Research Plan
Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jun 24; [Epub ahead of review]
JN Mills et al.

When parasites become prey: ecological and epidemiological significance of eating parasites
Trends in ecology & evolution. Jun 2010; 25(6): 362-71
Pieter Johnson et al.

Screening for several potential pathogens in feral pigeons (Columba livia) in Madrid
Acta veterinaria Scandinavica 52 (1), 45 (22 Jun 2010)
Belen Vazquez et al.

Mapping the risk of avian influenza in wild birds in the US
BMC infectious diseases 10 (1), 187 (23 Jun 2010)
Trevon Fuller et al.

Model-Based Evaluation of Highly and Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Dynamics in Wild Birds
PLoS ONE. 2010; 5 (6): e10997
V Henaux et al.

Location-Specific Responses to Thermal Stress in Larvae of the Reef-Building Coral Montastraea faveolata
PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(6): e11221
N Polato et al.

Veterinary Pathology - July 2010
Volume 47, Number 4

Emerging Infectious Diseases - July 2010
Volume 16, Number 7

A molecular switch controls interspecies prion disease transmission in mice
J Clin Invest. 2010 Jun 14. pii: 42051. doi: 10.1172/JCI42051. [Epub ahead of print]
CJ Sigurdson et al.

Aerosol and nasal transmission of chronic wasting disease in cervidized mice
J Gen Virol. 2010 Jun;91(Pt 6):1651-8. Epub 2010 Feb 17.
ND Denkers et al.

An avian influenza A(H11N1) virus from a wild aquatic bird revealing a unique Eurasian-American genetic reassortment
Virus Genes. 2010 Aug;41(1):14-22. Epub 2010 May 4.
S Pawar et al.

Sentinel birds in wild-bird resting sites as potential indicators for West Nile virus infections in Germany
Arch Virol. 2010 Jun;155(6):965-9. Epub 2010 May 1.
U Ziegler et al.

Adaptations of skin peptide defences and possible response to the amphibian chytrid fungus in populations of Australian green-eyed treefrogs, Litoria genimaculata
Diversity and Distributions. 2010; 16(4): 703 - 712
DC Woodhams et al.

The impact of concomitant infections by Trypanosoma cruzi and intestinal helminths on the health of wild golden and golden-headed lion tamarins
Res Vet Sci. 2010 Aug;89(1):27-35. Epub 2010 Feb 11.
RV Monteiro et al.

Top Stories - News Briefs

Dead prairie dogs alert experts to plague on prairie [J Norton/The Pueblo Chieftain - www.chieftain.com; 29 June 2010; Pueblo County, Colorado, USA - Map It ]

W.Va. DNR Reports Results from Spring 2010 CWD Surveillance Efforts In Hampshire County; CWD Containment Area Expanded [West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - www.wvdnr.gov; 28 June 2010]

GULF SPILL: U.S. plans 'extraordinary measures' to rescue turtles [N Straub/Greenwire - www.eenews.net/Greenwire; 28 June 2010]