August 24, 2011

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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Effect of West Nile virus DNA-plasmid vaccination on response to live virus challenge in red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis)
Am J Vet Res. 2011 Aug;72(8):1065-70.
PT Redig et al.

Measuring amphibian immunocompetence: validation of the phytohemagglutinin skin-swelling assay in the cane toad, Rhinella marina
Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2011 Aug; 2(4; 341–348
GP Brown et al.

Avian influenza shedding patterns in waterfowl: implications for surveillance, environmental transmission, and disease spread

J Wildl Dis. 2011 Jul;47(3):566-78.
V Henaux and MD Samuel

Failure of fallow deer (Dama dama) to develop chronic wasting disease when exposed to a contaminated environment and infected mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
J Wildl Dis. 2011 Jul;47(3):739-44.
JC Rhyan et al.

Is Chytridiomycosis an Emerging Infectious Disease in Asia?
PLoS ONE. 2011; 6(8): e23179. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023179
A Swei et al.

Human Pathogen Shown to Cause Disease in the Threatened Eklhorn Coral Acropora palmata
PLoS ONE. 2011; 6(8): e23468. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023468
KP Sutherland et al.

Squirrel adenovirus type 1 in red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in Germany [Short Communications]
Veterinary Record. 2011; 169(7): 182. doi:10.1136/vr.d2610
M Peters et al.

Avian Influenza Surveillance with FTA Cards: Field Methods, Biosafety, and Transportation Issues Solved
J Vis Exp. 2011 Aug 2;(54). pii: 2832. doi: 10.3791/2832.
RH Kraus et al.

Rapid Diagnosis of Avian Influenza Virus in Wild Birds: Use of a Portable rRT-PCR and Freeze-dried Reagents in the Field
J Vis Exp. 2011 Aug 2;(54). pii: 2829. doi: 10.3791/2829.
JY Takekawa et al.

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