Una M Ryan

Summary

Affiliation: Murdoch University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Sheep may not be an important zoonotic reservoir for Cryptosporidium and Giardia parasites
    Una M Ryan
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia 6150
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4992-7. 2005
  2. pmc Novel Cryptosporidium genotype in wild Australian mice (Mus domesticus)
    Colin Foo
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7693-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Zoonotic potential of Giardia
    Una Ryan
    School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, 6150 Western Australia, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Parasitol 43:943-56. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cryptosporidium species in Australian wildlife and domestic animals
    Una Ryan
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Parasitology 139:1673-88. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cryptosporidium fayeri n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiidae) from the Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus)
    Una M Ryan
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:22-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Cryptosporidium in birds, fish and amphibians
    Una Ryan
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch Drive, Murdoch, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 124:113-20. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effect of dung burial by the dung beetle Bubas bison on numbers and viability of Cryptosporidium oocysts in cattle dung
    Una Ryan
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 129:1-4. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Giardia genotypes in pigs in Western Australia: prevalence and association with diarrhea
    Anthony Armson
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 121:381-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Impacts of naturally acquired protozoa and strongylid nematode infections on growth and faecal attributes in lambs
    Joshua P A Sweeny
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 184:298-308. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia species in animals in irrigation catchments in the southwest of Australia
    Suzi McCarthy
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 118:596-9. 2008

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Publications28

  1. pmc Sheep may not be an important zoonotic reservoir for Cryptosporidium and Giardia parasites
    Una M Ryan
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia 6150
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4992-7. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the public health risk of sheep-derived Cryptosporidium and Giardia spp. in catchment areas and effluent may be overestimated and warrant further investigation...
  2. pmc Novel Cryptosporidium genotype in wild Australian mice (Mus domesticus)
    Colin Foo
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7693-6. 2007
    ..The results of the study indicate that wild Australian mice that are not in close contact with livestock are probably not an important reservoir of Cryptosporidium infection for humans and other animals...
  3. ncbi request reprint Zoonotic potential of Giardia
    Una Ryan
    School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, 6150 Western Australia, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Parasitol 43:943-56. 2013
    ..Therefore, a better understanding of the genetics of this parasite is required to allow the design of more sensitive and variable subtyping tools, that in turn may help unravel the complex epidemiology of this infection. ..
  4. doi request reprint Cryptosporidium species in Australian wildlife and domestic animals
    Una Ryan
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Parasitology 139:1673-88. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Cryptosporidium fayeri n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiidae) from the Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus)
    Una M Ryan
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:22-6. 2008
    ..64%-97.88% similarity) from C. parvum. Based on biological and molecular data, this Cryptosporidium infecting marsupials is proposed to be a new species Cryptosporidium fayeri n. sp...
  6. doi request reprint Cryptosporidium in birds, fish and amphibians
    Una Ryan
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch Drive, Murdoch, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 124:113-20. 2010
    ..The present review details recent studies in avian cryptosporidiosis and our current knowledge of piscine and amphibian infections...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of dung burial by the dung beetle Bubas bison on numbers and viability of Cryptosporidium oocysts in cattle dung
    Una Ryan
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 129:1-4. 2011
    ..Therefore, widespread dung burial by B. bison during the winter months could substantially reduce the numbers of Cryptosporidium oocysts available to be washed into waterways following winter rains...
  8. ncbi request reprint Giardia genotypes in pigs in Western Australia: prevalence and association with diarrhea
    Anthony Armson
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 121:381-3. 2009
    ..3-48.7 CI) post-weaned faecal samples analysed. Sequence analysis identified assemblage A and E in pre- and post-weaned pigs. Assemblage F was identified in one post-weaned pig. Assemblage E was the most prevalent assemblage detected...
  9. doi request reprint Impacts of naturally acquired protozoa and strongylid nematode infections on growth and faecal attributes in lambs
    Joshua P A Sweeny
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 184:298-308. 2012
    ..One flock was a potential source of zoonotic Cryptosporidium and the other flock was a potential source of zoonotic Giardia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia species in animals in irrigation catchments in the southwest of Australia
    Suzi McCarthy
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 118:596-9. 2008
    ..This is the first finding of Giardia Assemblage A in native marsupials and birds and indicates that marsupials and possibly birds may potentially be a reservoir of zoonotic Giardia...
  11. doi request reprint Identification of novel Babesia and Theileria genotypes in the endangered marsupials, the woylie (Bettongia penicillata ogilbyi) and boodie (Bettongia lesueur)
    Andrea Paparini
    Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 131:25-30. 2012
    ..from the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus)...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of Cryptosporidium genotypes in pre and post-weaned pigs in Australia
    Johanna Johnson
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 119:418-21. 2008
    ..Pig genotype II was significantly (p<0.05) associated with 'normal' stools, indicating an asymptomatic nature in the porcine host...
  13. doi request reprint Theileria gilberti n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Theileriidae) in the Gilbert's potoroo (Potorous gilbertii)
    Jeremy Y Lee
    Murdoch University, Western Australia, Australia
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:290-5. 2009
    ..Based on biological and molecular data, it is proposed that the parasite from Gilbert's potoroo be given the name Theileria gilberti n. sp...
  14. ncbi request reprint Molecular confirmation of the first autochthonous case of human babesiosis in Australia using a novel primer set for the beta-tubulin gene
    Andrea Paparini
    School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Vector and Water Borne Pathogen Research Group, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia Electronic address
    Exp Parasitol 141:93-7. 2014
    ..The complete phylogenetic reconstruction, based on the two loci sequenced from the Australian clinical isolate, is also shown here for the first time. ..
  15. doi request reprint Molecular identification of naturally acquired strongylid infections in lambs--an investigation into how lamb age influences diagnostic sensitivity
    Joshua P A Sweeny
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 187:227-36. 2012
    ..However there is potential for further investigation into the development of a similar molecular procedure which could be used for early larvae detection on pastures...
  16. doi request reprint Development of a modified molecular diagnostic procedure for the identification and quantification of naturally occurring strongylid larvae on pastures
    Joshua P A Sweeny
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 190:467-81. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Multiple Cryptosporidium genotypes detected in wild black rats (Rattus rattus) from northern Australia
    Andrea Paparini
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia
    Exp Parasitol 131:404-12. 2012
    ..from rodents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Identification of novel trypanosome genotypes in native Australian marsupials
    Andrea Paparini
    Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 183:21-30. 2011
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of molecular and McMaster microscopy techniques to confirm the presence of naturally acquired strongylid nematode infections in sheep
    Joshua P A Sweeny
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 180:62-7. 2011
    ..PCRs detected an additional 2.0% of samples as strongylid-positive but there was no significant difference in the number of strongylid-positive samples identified using PCR or McMaster WEC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic significance of Neospora caninum DNA detected by PCR in cattle serum
    Linda M McInnes
    Division of Health Sciences, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 142:207-13. 2006
    ..However, the presence or absence of N. caninum antibodies or DNA did not support nor exclude N. caninum as the cause of abortion. Additional criteria are required for a positive diagnosis of abortion caused by N. caninum...
  21. ncbi request reprint Two species of canine Babesia in Australia: detection and characterization by PCR
    Ryan Jefferies
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    J Parasitol 89:409-12. 2003
    ..0000027%. This study also reports the first known detection and characterization of B. canis DNA in Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks using PCR...
  22. ncbi request reprint Polyphasic identification of cyanobacterial isolates from Australia
    Elvina Lee
    School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Water Res 59:248-61. 2014
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Specific and genotypic identification of Cryptosporidium from a broad range of host species by nonisotopic SSCP analysis of nuclear ribosomal DNA
    Aaron R Jex
    Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Electrophoresis 28:2818-25. 2007
    ..Although applied herein to pSSU, this low cost approach should be applicable to a wide range of genetic loci for population genetic investigations of Cryptosporidium...
  24. pmc Genotypes of Cryptosporidium species infecting fur-bearing mammals differ from those of species infecting humans
    Ling Zhou
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Building 22, Mail Stop F 12, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7574-7. 2004
    ..Thus, fur-bearing mammals in watersheds excreted host-adapted Cryptosporidium oocysts that are not known to be of significant public health importance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidiosis: an update in molecular epidemiology
    Lihua Xiao
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:483-90. 2004
    ..These tools have been increasingly used in the characterization of the transmission of Cryptosporidium spp. This review addresses the most recent developments in molecular epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis...
  26. pmc Genetic diversity of Cryptosporidium spp. in captive reptiles
    Lihua Xiao
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:891-9. 2004
    ..Sequence and biologic characterizations indicated that the desert monitor genotype was Cryptosporidium saurophilum. Two host-adapted C. serpentis genotypes were found in snakes and lizards...
  27. ncbi request reprint Host adaptation and host-parasite co-evolution in Cryptosporidium: implications for taxonomy and public health
    Lihua Xiao
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Mail Stop F 12, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S PHS DHHS, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Parasitol 32:1773-85. 2002
    ..Understanding the evolution of Cryptosporidium species is important not only for clarification of the taxonomy of the parasites but also for assessment of the public health significance of Cryptosporidium parasites from animals...
  28. ncbi request reprint An Australian network to support the understanding and control of parasites
    Nicholas C Smith
    Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway, New South Wales 2007, Australia
    Trends Parasitol 22:97-9. 2006
    ..On an international scale, the ARC/NHMRC Network will work with other countries to develop new technologies for the detection and control of parasites...