Affiliation: Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Babiuk S, Asper D, Rogan D, Mutwiri G, Potter A. Subcutaneous and intranasal immunization with type III secreted proteins can prevent colonization and shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in mice. Microb Pathog. 2008;45:7-11 pubmed publisher
..coli in feces. These results demonstrate the potential for the use of type III secreted proteins in mucosal vaccine formulations to prevent colonization and shedding of E. coli O157:H7. ..
Babiuk S, Horseman B, Zhang C, Bickis M, Kusalik A, Schook L, et al
. BoLA class I allele diversity and polymorphism in a herd of cattle. Immunogenetics. 2007;59:167-76 pubmed
Babiuk S, Parkyn G, Copps J, Larence J, Sabara M, Bowden T, et al
. Evaluation of an ovine testis cell line (OA3.Ts) for propagation of capripoxvirus isolates and development of an immunostaining technique for viral plaque visualization. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2007;19:486-91 pubmed
..Capripoxvirus infection of OA3.Ts and LK cells resulted in a similar cytopathic effect, which allowed for the detection of discrete viral plaques following immunostaining with capripoxvirus-specific antiserum...
Babiuk S, Bowden T, Parkyn G, Dalman B, Manning L, Neufeld J, et al
. Quantification of lumpy skin disease virus following experimental infection in cattle. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2008;55:299-307 pubmed publisher
..The disease in this study varied from mild with few secondary skin nodules to generalized infection of varying severity, and was characterized by morbidity with no mortality...
Babiuk S, Bowden T, Boyle D, Wallace D, Kitching R. Capripoxviruses: an emerging worldwide threat to sheep, goats and cattle. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2008;55:263-72 pubmed publisher
..Capripoxviruses have the potential to become emerging disease threats because of global climate change and changes in patterns of trade in animals and animal products. They also could be used as economic bioterrorism agents...
Babiuk S, Bowden T, Parkyn G, Dalman B, Hoa D, Long N, et al
. Yemen and Vietnam capripoxviruses demonstrate a distinct host preference for goats compared with sheep. J Gen Virol. 2009;90:105-14 pubmed publisher
..Limited DNA sequencing revealed ORF 074 of the Vietnam isolate to be identical to that of several goatpox virus isolates from China, suggesting a possible Chinese origin...