March 6, 2013

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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Possible Causes of a Harbour Porpoise Mass Stranding in Danish Waters in 2005
PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(2): e55553. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055553
AJ Wright et al. 

Mapping the Global Emergence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus
PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(2): e56802. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056802
DH Olson et al.

Evidence that Life History Characteristics of Wild Birds Influence Infection and Exposure to Influenza A Viruses.
PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(3): e57614. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057614
CR Ely et al. 

Exploring the Diversity and Distribution of Neotropical Avian Malaria Parasites – A Molecular Survey from Southeast Brazil
PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(3): e57770. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057770
GA Lacorte et al.  

Unexpected consequences of culling on the eradication of wildlife diseases: the role of virulence evolution
Am Nat. 2013; Mar;181(3):301-13. doi: 10.1086/669154. Epub 2013 Feb 8.
L Bolzoni and GA De Leo

Does habitat disturbance increase infectious disease risk for primates?
Ecol Lett. 2013 Mar 1. doi: 10.1111/ele.12094. [Epub ahead of print]
H Young et al.

Parasite consumption and host interference can inhibit disease spread in dense populations
Ecology Letters. 2013; [Epub ahead of print]
DJ Civitello et al.

Pathology of Tumors in Fish Associated With Retroviruses: A Review
Veterinary Pathology. 2013; [Epub ahead of print 2013 Mar 01]. doi: 10.1177/0300985813480529
LL Coffee et al.

Baylisascaris procyonis in raccoons (Procyon lotor) from North Carolina and current status of the parasite in the USA
Parasitol Res. 2013 Feb;112(2):693-8. doi: 10.1007/s00436-012-3186-1. Epub 2012 Nov 21.
SM Hernandez et al.

Serological and molecular investigation into the role of wild birds in the epidemiology of West Nile virus in Greece
Virology Journal. 2012; 9:266 doi:10.1186/1743-422X-9-266
G Valiakos et al.

Effects of kin-structure on disease dynamics in raccoons (Procyon lotor) inhabiting a fragmented landscape
Basic and Applied Ecology. 2012 Sep; 13(6): 560–567
G Dharmarajan et al.

The novel ‘Candidatus Amphibiichlamydia ranarum’ is highly prevalent in invasive exotic bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus)
Thematic Issue: Thematic Issue on Environmental Ecology of Pathogens and Resistances
Environmental Microbiology Reports. 2013 Feb; 5(1): 105–108. doi:10.1111/j.1758-2229.2012.00359.x
A Martel1 et al.

Quantifying Pathogen Surveillance Using Temporal Genomic Data
mBio. 2013 Jan 29; 4(1): e00524-12. doi: 10.1128/​mBio.00524-12
JM Chan and R Rabadana

Parallels in amphibian and bat declines from pathogenic fungi
Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Mar; Epub. doi: 10.3201/eid1903.120707
EA Eskew and BD Todd 

- January 2013 [pdf]

Education Special Edition
Volume 21, Number 1, Issue 105

EWDA E-Zine: European section of the wildlife disease association bulletin - Winter 2012/2013
Year 6, Number 9

Fish and amphibians as potential reservoirs of Mycobacterium ulcerans, the causative agent of Buruli ulcer disease
Infection Ecology & Epidemiology. 2012; 3; Epub
Sarah J. Willson et al.

Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management - December 2012
Vol. 3, Issue 2

Wildlife Disease Association Newsletter - January 2013 [pdf]

The Wildlife Society: The Wildlifer - February 2013

Diseases of Aquatic Organisms - February 2013
Volume 102, Number 3

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