April 18, 2012

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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The Wildlife Professional - Spring 2012
Disease Package [TOC below]
  • Facing Disease Head-On
  • In a World Dominated by Parasites
  • "One Health" Drives Wildlife Vets
  • Why Focus on Disease?
  • Transformation through Time: How wildlife disease became a focus of conservation
  • Ills in the Pipeline: Emerging infectious diseases and wildlife
  • The Art of Chemical Capture
  • Lethal Jump from Wildlife to Humans
  • When Marine Ecosystems Fall Ill
  • Sylvatic Plague Vaccine
  • Role of Policy in Fighting Disease
Avian influenza in shorebirds: experimental infection of ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) with avian influenza virus
Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 Apr 12. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2012.00358.x. [Epub ahead of print]
JS Hall et al.

Respiratory tract versus cloacal sampling of migratory ducks for influenza A viruses: are both ends relevant?
Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2012.00359.x. [Epub ahead of print]
S Krauss et al.

High Prevalence and Lineage Diversity of Avian Malaria in Wild Populations of Great Tits (Parus major) and Mosquitoes (Culex pipiens)
PLoS ONE. 2012; 7(4): e34964.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034964
O Glaizot et al.

From superspreaders to disease hotspots: linking transmission across hosts and space
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2012; 10: 75–82. doi:10.1890/110111
SH Paull et al.

Exposure of black-legged kittiwakes to Lyme disease spirochetes: dynamics of the immune status of adult hosts and effects on their survival
J Anim Ecol. 2012 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01979.x. [Epub ahead of print]
T Chambert et al.

Segmental configuration and putative origin of the reassortant orbivirus, epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 6, strain Indiana
Virology. 2012 Mar 1;424(1):67-75. Epub 2012 Jan 9.
AB Allison et al.

Bats at risk? Bat activity and insecticide residue analysis of food items in an apple orchardEnivornmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 2012; [Epub ahead of print]
P Stahlschmidt et al.

Molecular crosstalk between a chemical and a biological stressor and consequences on disease manifestation in rainbow trout
Aquat Toxicol. 2012 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]
R Burki et al.

Deer as a potential wildlife reservoir for Parachlamydia species
Vet J. 2012 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]
N Regenscheit et al.

Predicting Wild Hosts for Amphibian Chytridiomycosis: Integrating Host Life-History Traits with Pathogen Environmental Requirements
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal. 2012; 18(1):200-224. doi:10.1080/10807039.2012.632310
KA Murraya and LF Skerrattb

No evidence for transmission of Escherichia coli antibiotic resistant strains from humans to wild western lowland gorillas in Lope National Park, Gabon
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print]
J Benavides et al.

Effects of Vulture Declines on Facultative Scavengers and Potential Implications for Mammalian Disease Transmission

Conserv Biol. 2012 Mar 22. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01827.x. [Epub ahead of print]
DL Ogada et al.

Species diversity reduces parasite infection through cross-generational effects on host abundance
Ecology. 2012; 93:56–64. doi: 10.1890/11-0636.1
PTJ Johnson et al.

Articles Courtesy of the Australian Wildlife Heath Network

Live-trapping and bovine tuberculosis testing of free-ranging white-tailed deer for targeted removal
Wildlife Research. 2012: 39(2) 104-111 doi: 10.1071/WR11147
MK Cosgrove et al.

Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem health
Nature. 2012 Apr 12; 484: 186–194. doi:10.1038/nature10947
MC Fisher et al.

Froglog: Conservation news for the herpetological community - March 2012 [pdf]
Volume 101

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