April 10, 2013

Wildlife Disease Journal Digest

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Explaining variance of avian malaria infection in the wild: the importance of host density, habitat, individual life-history and oxidative stress
BMC Ecology. 2013, 13:15 [Epub on 2013 Apr 08]. doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-15
C Isaksson et al. 

A simple model explains the dynamics of preferential host switching among mammal RNA viruses
Evolution. 2013 Apr;67(4):980-90. doi: 10.1111/evo.12064. Epub 2013 Feb 19.
JH Cuthill and MA Charleston

West Nile Virus in American White Pelican Chicks: Transmission, Immunity, and Survival
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]
MA Sovad et al.

Isolation and characterization of new genetic types of Toxoplasma gondii and prevalence of Trichinella murrelli from black bear (Ursus americanus)
Vet Parasitol. 2013 Feb 28. pii: S0304-4017(13)00119-2. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2013.02.007. [Epub ahead of print]
JP Dubey et al.

Host range, host ecology, and distribution of more than 11 800 fish parasite species 
Ecology. 2013; 94:544–544. doi:10.1890/12-1419.1
G Strona et al. 

ILRI project on ecohealth featured at the 2013 Prince Mahidol Award Conference
[ILRI scientists Jeffrey Gilbert and Rainer Assé presented two research posters from the project, Ecosystem approaches to the better management of zoonotic emerging infectious diseases in the Southeast Asia Region.]

Emerging Infectious Diseases and Public Health Policy: Insights from Cambodia, Hong Kong and Indonesia

Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 2013; [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1111/tbed.12084
S Burgos and S Ear

Recent advances in understanding the biology, epidemiology and control of chlamydial infections in koalas
Vet Microbiol. 2013 Mar 1. pii: S0378-1135(13)00140-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2013.02.026. [Epub ahead of print]
A Polkinghorne et al.

The WHO Rabies Bulletin Europe: a key source of information on rabies and a pivotal tool for surveillance and epidemiology
Rev Sci Tech. 2012 Dec;31(3):799-807.
CM Freuling et al.

Age-related differences in the cloacal microbiota of a wild bird species
BMC Ecology. 2013 Mar 25: 13:11 doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-11
WFD van Dongen et al.

Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) in England and Wales
Parasit Vectors. 2013 Mar 19;6(1):75. [Epub ahead of print]
EA Chadwick et al. 

Context-dependent amphibian host population response to an invading pathogen
Ecology. 2013; [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1890/12-1270.1
JB Doddington et al.  

Enterobacterial detection and Escherichia coli antimicrobial resistance in parrots seized from the illegal wildlife trade
J Zoo Wildl Med. 2013 Mar;44(1):1-7.
HW Hidasi et al.

6th international conference on emerging zoonoses
Zoonoses Public Health. 2012 Sep;59 Suppl 2:2-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1863-2378.2012.01539.x.
RE Kahn et al.

The diversity of microparasites of rodents: a comparative analysis that helps in identifying rodent-borne rich habitats in Southeast Asia
Infection Ecology and Epidemiology. 2013 Apr 08; 3: 20178
F Bordes et al.

Barrett, M. A. and S. A. Osofsky. 2013. “One Health: Interdependence of People, Other Species, and the Planet,” pp. 364-377, in Katz, D. L., Elmore, J. G., Wild, D. M. G., and S. C. Lucan (eds.) Jekel’s Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health (4th ed.). Elsevier / Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [Chapter description]

Big Data Opportunities for Global Infectious Disease Surveillance
PLoS Med. 2013;10(4): e1001413. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001413
SI Hay et al.

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