July 14, 2010

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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Culling wildlife hosts to control disease: mountain hares, red grouse and louping ill virus
Journal of Applied Ecology. 2001; 47(4):926 - 930
A Harrison et al.

Evolution of virulence when transmission occurs before disease
Biol Lett. 2010 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]
EE Osnas and AP Dobson

Pathological and genotoxic effects of atrazine in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
Ecotoxicology. 2010 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]
R Hussain et al.

Echinococcus multilocularis in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Slovenia
European Journal of Wildlife Research. 2010; [Epub ahead of print]
AV Rataj et al.

Morbillivirus and Toxoplasma Exposure and Association with Hematological Parameters for Southern Beaufort Sea Polar Bears: Potential Response to Infectious Agents in a Sentinel Species
EcoHealth. 2010. [Epub ahead of print]
CM Kirk et al.

Toxicity of octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocine (HMX) in three vertebrate species
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2010 Apr;58(3):836-43. Epub 2009 Dec 12.
MS Johnson et al.

Ante-mortem testing wild fallow deer for bovine tuberculosis
Vet Microbiol. 2010 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]
R Jaroso et al.

Characterization of a highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus isolated from an ostrich
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Jun 11;396(4):973-7. Epub 2010 May 12.
P Yang et al.

Epidemiology of squirrelpox virus in grey squirrels in the UK
Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Jul;138(7):941-50. Epub 2010 Apr 23.
CM Bruemmer et al.

Pathomorphological investigations on wild birds during the winter season 2005/2006
Wien. Tierärztl. Mschr. - Vet. Med. Austria. 2010; 97(5-6):125 - 134
B Khayal et al.

Management of infectious wildlife diseases: bridging conventional and bioeconomic approaches
Ecological Applications. 2010; 20(4): 903-914
EP Fenichel et al.

Ecological correlates of microfilariae prevalence in endangered Gal√°pagos birds
J Parasitol. 2010 Apr;96(2):259-72
S Siers et al.

Summary of data presented at the Inaugural meeting - Brussels, 15 October 2009
EWDA network for wildlife health surveillance in Europe [pdf][free full-text available]

Body fat influences departure from stopover sites in migratory birds: evidence from whole-island telemetry
Biol Lett. 2010 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]
W Goymann et al

Marine Science Review – July 2010
Pathogens and disease
Issue 376 [pdf][free full-text available]

Wildlifer - June 2010
Issue 363

OIE Bulletin - Veterinary Medicinal Products
Number 2010 - 1 [pdf][free full-text available]

Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation - July 2010
Volume 22, Issue 4

Wildlife Research - June 2010
Volume 37, Number 4

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