February 6, 2013

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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A retrospective study of tumours in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) submitted to a zoological pathology service 
J Comp Pathol. 2012 Aug-Oct;147(2-3):368-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2012.01.016. Epub 2012 Mar 15.
I Thas and MM Garner

Estimating transmission of avian influenza in wild birds from incomplete epizootic data: implications for surveillance and disease spread
Journal of Applied Ecology. 2013 Feb; 50(1): 223–231. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12031
V Henaux et al.

Urbanization, trace metal pollution, and malaria prevalence in the house sparrow
PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53866. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053866. Epub 2013 Jan 16.
C Bichet et al.

High prevalence of Leucocytozoon spp. in the endangered yellow-eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes) in the sub-Antarctic regions of New Zealand
Parasitology. 2013 Jan 29:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]
LS Argilla et al.

Fatal Combined Infection With Canine Distemper Virus and Orthopoxvirus in a Group of Asian Marmots (Marmota caudata)
Veterinary Pathology. 2013 Feb 04; [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1177/0300985813476060
FC Origgi et al.

A novel approach to assess the probability of disease eradication from a wild-animal reservoir host
Epidemiol Infect. 2013 Jan 23:1-13. [Epub ahead of print]
DP Anderson et al.

First reported case of fatal tuberculosis in a wild African elephant with past human-wildlife contact
Epidemiol Infect. 2013 Jan 23:1-5. [Epub ahead of print]
V Obanda et al.

Molecular and microscopic evidence of viruses in marine copepods
PNAS. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4): 1375 - 1380
DS Dunlap et al.

Avian Diseases - December 2012
Supplement Issue: Eighth International Symposium on Avian Influenza
Volume 56, Number 4

A comparison of bats and rodents as reservoirs of zoonotic viruses: are bats special?
Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Feb 1;280(1756):20122753. Print 2013.
AD Luis et al.

Avian haemosporidian persistence and co-infection in great tits at the individual level
Malaria Journal. 2013, 12:40 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-12-40
J van Rooyen et al.

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in ticks from migratory birds, Morocco
Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Feb. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.3201/eid1902.121193
AM Palomar et al.

Lead-Free Hunting Rifle Ammunition: Product Availability, Price, Effectiveness, and Role in Global Wildlife Conservation
Ambio. 2013 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]
VG Thomas

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