September 8, 2010

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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West Nile Virus, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1, and other zoonotic diseases: what ornithologists and bird banders should know
Ornithological Council Fact Sheet. 2010 Aug Revised [free full-text available][pdf]
BIRDNET, Ornithological Council

Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research
2010 Aug Revised [free full-text available]
BIRDNET, Ornithological Council

Veterinary Pathology - 2010 September
Volume 47, Number 5

Immune defenses against Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a fungus linked to global amphibian declines, in the South African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis
Infect Immun. 2010 Sep;78(9):3981-92. Epub 2010 Jun 28.
JP Ramsey et al.

Effect of estuarine wetland degradation on the transport of Toxoplasma gondii surrogates from land to sea
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]
K Shapiro et al.

Refuge sharing network predicts ectoparasite load in a lizard
Stephan Leu, Peter Kappeler, and C Bull
Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 64 (9), 1495-1503 (Sep 2010)

Use of Aspiration Method for Collecting Brain Samples for Rabies Diagnosis in Small Wild Animals
Zoonoses Public Health. 2009 Dec 7. [Epub ahead of print]
K Iamamoto et al.

Tularaemia in Minnesota: Case Report and Brief Epidemiology
Zoonoses Public Health. 2010 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]
JM Scheftel et al.

Nationwide Surveillance of West Nile Virus Targeting Mosquitoes and Dead Birds from April 2004 through March 2007 in Japan

Zoonoses Public Health. 2010 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]
H Shirafuji et al.

A Qualitative Study of State-Level Zoonotic Disease Surveillance in New England
Zoonoses Public Health. 2010 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]
M Scotch et al.

Emerging diseases and implications for Millennium Development Goals in Africa by 2015 - an overview
Vet Ital. 2010 Apr-Jun;46(2):137-45.
T Aluwong et al.

Wildlife health information gets an upgrade [news]
Australian Veterinary Journal. 2010 Sep;88(9):N15-N15 [no online abstract available]
K Rose

Parasites of exotic species in invaded areas: does lower diversity mean lower epizootic impact?

Diversity and Distributions. 2010 Sep; 16(5): 798–803
SE Mastitsky et al.

Contaminants and pollution - A literature review
Marine Science Review. 2010 Aug; 388 [pdf]
Includes abstracts such as:
  • A global review of polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardant contamination in birds
  • Effects of sheens associated with offshore oil and gas development on the feather
Marine and coastal birds - A literature review 
Marine Science Review. 2010 Aug; 386 [pdf]
Includes abstracts such as:
  • Exposure of nonbreeding migratory shorebirds to cholinesterase-inhibiting contaminants in the western hemisphere
  • Disease outbreaks among penguins at sub-Antarctic Marion Island: a conservation concern
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