L F Skerratt

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Determining causality and controlling disease is based on collaborative research involving multidisciplinary approaches
    L F Skerratt
    Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, Biosecurity and Tropical Infectious Diseases Research Group, Anton Breinl Centre, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, 4811, Australia
    Ecohealth 6:331-4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Application of the survey protocol for chytridiomycosis to Queensland, Australia
    Lee F Skerratt
    Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 92:117-29. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Inguinal and axillary dermatitis in wallabies in north Queensland due to the dermanyssid mite Thadeua serrata
    L F Skerratt
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Aust Vet J 85:510-2. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Survey protocol for detecting chytridiomycosis in all Australian frog populations
    Lee F Skerratt
    Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 80:85-94. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Echinococcus granulosus in northern Queensland. 2. Ecological determinants of infection in beef cattle
    D J D Banks
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Aust Vet J 84:308-11. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Meteorological effects on the daily activity patterns of tabanid biting flies in northern Queensland, Australia
    K van Hennekeler
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 25:17-24. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Feeding success and trappability of horse flies evaluated with electrocuting nets and odour-baited traps
    M O Muzari
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 171:321-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Minimising exposure of amphibians to pathogens during field studies
    A D Phillott
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 92:175-85. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Causes of morbidity and mortality of wild aquatic birds at Billabong Sanctuary, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia
    M A Hoque
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Avian Dis 56:249-56. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Host preferences of tabanid flies based on identification of blood meals by ELISA
    M O Muzari
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 174:191-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Determining causality and controlling disease is based on collaborative research involving multidisciplinary approaches
    L F Skerratt
    Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, Biosecurity and Tropical Infectious Diseases Research Group, Anton Breinl Centre, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, 4811, Australia
    Ecohealth 6:331-4. 2009
    ..This requires another group of specialists with broad cross-disciplinary training in epidemiology and an ability to readily work with others...
  2. doi request reprint Application of the survey protocol for chytridiomycosis to Queensland, Australia
    Lee F Skerratt
    Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 92:117-29. 2010
    ..Given that the survey protocol has been applied successfully in Australia it may be useful for mapping the distribution of Bd in other parts of the world...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inguinal and axillary dermatitis in wallabies in north Queensland due to the dermanyssid mite Thadeua serrata
    L F Skerratt
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Aust Vet J 85:510-2. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Survey protocol for detecting chytridiomycosis in all Australian frog populations
    Lee F Skerratt
    Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 80:85-94. 2008
    ..This protocol can be adapted for use in other countries and a standard protocol will enable comparison among amphibian populations globally...
  5. ncbi request reprint Echinococcus granulosus in northern Queensland. 2. Ecological determinants of infection in beef cattle
    D J D Banks
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Aust Vet J 84:308-11. 2006
    ..To provide information on possible ecological determinants of infection with Echinococcus granulosus in a beef pastoral area of northern Queensland...
  6. doi request reprint Meteorological effects on the daily activity patterns of tabanid biting flies in northern Queensland, Australia
    K van Hennekeler
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 25:17-24. 2011
    ..These data also indicate that for maximal results, trapping and feeding behavior studies should be tailored to the preferred activity period of the species under investigation...
  7. doi request reprint Feeding success and trappability of horse flies evaluated with electrocuting nets and odour-baited traps
    M O Muzari
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 171:321-6. 2010
    ..A significant linear relationship between the two was observed for P. silvester, T. pallipennis and T. townsvilli but not for T. dorsobimaculatus. The results also demonstrate differences in trappability among tabanid species...
  8. doi request reprint Minimising exposure of amphibians to pathogens during field studies
    A D Phillott
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 92:175-85. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Causes of morbidity and mortality of wild aquatic birds at Billabong Sanctuary, Townsville, North Queensland, Australia
    M A Hoque
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Avian Dis 56:249-56. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Host preferences of tabanid flies based on identification of blood meals by ELISA
    M O Muzari
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 174:191-8. 2010
    ..The results indicate that all tabanid species examined could potentially transmit surra and all the host types investigated could be affected, but macropods face the highest transmission risk...
  11. doi request reprint Monitoring of wild birds for Newcastle disease virus in north Queensland, Australia
    M A Hoque
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 103:49-62. 2012
    ..3 and 4). Our findings of higher prevalence in PWDs along with confirmation of class-one and class-two type NDV RNAs will significantly contribute to the design of surveillance programs for NDVs in northern Australia...
  12. doi request reprint Alighting and feeding behaviour of tabanid flies on horses, kangaroos and pigs
    M O Muzari
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Qld 4811, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 170:104-11. 2010
    ..This will result in multiple feeds and increased risk of exposure to the infectious agent, respectively, which increases the risk of transmission. Insecticide treatments should target preferred feeding sites on the host's body...
  13. pmc The epidemiology of melioidosis in the Balimo region of Papua New Guinea
    J M Warner
    Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 136:965-71. 2008
    ..5% of samples tested, an observation similar to that of melioidosis-endemic areas in Thailand. This is the first report of an environmental reservoir for melioidosis in PNG and confirms the Balimo district in PNG as melioidosis endemic...
  14. doi request reprint Factors limiting traditional household duck production in Bangladesh
    M A Hoque
    Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong, 4202, Bangladesh
    Trop Anim Health Prod 42:1579-87. 2010
    ..Preventive vaccination was sporadic and used by few farmers (28%). There are significant opportunities for improved duck production on the Island of Hatia and in Bangladesh generally...
  15. ncbi request reprint Toxic effects of mebendazole at high dose on the haematology of red-legged pademelons (Thylogale stigmatica)
    R Speare
    Wildlife Disease Unit, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville 4811
    Aust Vet J 82:300-3. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of mebendazole at high dose on the haematology of macropods. Experimental...
  16. doi request reprint Monitoring the health and production of household Jinding ducks on Hatia Island of Bangladesh
    M A Hoque
    Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong 4202, Bangladesh
    Trop Anim Health Prod 43:431-40. 2011
    ..Additionally, improving duck housing and providing longer nutritional supplementation with snails increased the production capabilities of household-raised Jinding ducks on Hatia Island...
  17. doi request reprint Factors limiting the health of semi-scavenging ducks in Bangladesh
    M A Hoque
    Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Khulshi, Chittagong 4202, Bangladesh
    Trop Anim Health Prod 43:441-50. 2011
    ..Therefore, there is an opportunity for establishing a long-term disease surveillance programme for rural ducks in Chatkhil of the Noakhali District of Bangladesh...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lyssaviral infection and lead poisoning in black flying foxes from Queensland
    L F Skerratt
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 34:355-61. 1998
    ..These cases illustrate the need for a specific test to detect pteropid lyssavirus such as an immunofluorescent antibody test for lyssavirus rather than histopathological examination of tissues...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of season and temperature on mortality in amphibians due to chytridiomycosis
    L Berger
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811
    Aust Vet J 82:434-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the distribution and incidence of chytridiomycosis in eastern Australian frogs and to examine the effects of temperature on this disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Echinococcus granulosus in northern Queensland. 1. Prevalence in cattle
    D J D Banks
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Aust Vet J 84:303-7. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of natural levels of infection on carcase weight and subsequent economic loss...
  21. doi request reprint A comparison of trapping methods for Tabanidae (Diptera) in North Queensland, Australia
    K van Hennekeler
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 22:26-31. 2008
    ..However, for longterm monitoring, especially in remote locations, Nzi traps without attractants are a satisfactory option...
  22. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial 12S gene is a suitable marker of populations of Sarcoptes scabiei from wombats, dogs and humans in Australia
    L F Skerratt
    School of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
    Parasitol Res 88:376-9. 2002
    ..These data show that the mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene may be a suitable population marker of S. scabiei from wombats, dogs and humans in Australia...