Susan J Kutz
Affiliation: University of Calgary
- Parasites, primates, and ant-plants: clues to the life cycle of Controrchis spp. in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) in southern BelizeBarbara K Kowalzik
Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Wildl Dis 46:1330-4. 2010..when feeding on C. peltata. Because C. peltata is a pioneer tree species and typically occurs in disturbed forests, results from this study suggest an important link between habitat disturbance and parasitism in a wild mammal...
- Giardia assemblage A: human genotype in muskoxen in the Canadian ArcticSusan J Kutz
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Parasit Vectors 1:32. 2008..Cryptosporidium spp. were not detected, but 21% of the samples were positive for Giardia. Sequencing of four isolates of Giardia demonstrated G. duodenalis, Assemblage A, a zoonotic genotype...
- The Arctic as a model for anticipating, preventing, and mitigating climate change impacts on host-parasite interactionsSusan J Kutz
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
Vet Parasitol 163:217-28. 2009....
- Echinococcus multilocularis in urban coyotes, Alberta, CanadaStefano Catalano
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 18:1625-8. 2012..We detected E. multilocularis in 23 of 91 coyotes in this region. This parasite is a public health concern throughout the Northern Hemisphere, partly because of increased urbanization of wild canids...
- Defining parasite biodiversity at high latitudes of North America: new host and geographic records for Onchocerca cervipedis (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in moose and caribouGuilherme G Verocai
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
Parasit Vectors 5:242. 2012..cervipedis from high latitudes of North America and its occurrence in previously unrecognized host subspecies including the Yukon-Alaska moose (Alces americanus gigas) and the Grant's caribou (Rangifer tarandus granti)...
- Parasites in ungulates of Arctic North America and Greenland: a view of contemporary diversity, ecology, and impact in a world under changeSusan J Kutz
University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Adv Parasitol 79:99-252. 2012..We explore the intricate associations among host and parasite assemblages and identify key issues and gaps in knowledge that emerge in a regime of accelerating environmental transition...
- Ecology of the gastrointestinal parasites of Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana: possible anthropozoonotic transmissionJulie A Teichroeb
Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
Am J Phys Anthropol 140:498-507. 2009..that morphologically resembled the human species I. belli. The presence of this parasite and G. duodenalis Assemblage B indicates possible anthropozoonotic and/or zoonotic transmission between humans and colobus monkeys at this site...
- Evaluation and delivery of domestic animal health services in remote communities in the Northwest Territories: A case study of status and needsRyan K Brook
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, USA
Can Vet J 51:1115-22. 2010..Future services need to build on existing programs and collaborate with communities to ensure relevance, ownership, and sustainability...
- Sensitivity of double centrifugation sugar fecal flotation for detecting intestinal helminths in coyotes (Canis latrans)Stefano Liccioli
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N4Z6, Canada
J Wildl Dis 48:717-23. 2012..However, fecal-based parasitologic surveys should first assess the sensitivity of the techniques to understand their biases and limitations...
- Dogs as sources and sentinels of parasites in humans and wildlife, northern CanadaAmanda L Salb
Calgary Zoo Animal Health Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 14:60-3. 2008..Dogs in remote settlements receive minimal veterinary care and may serve as sources and sentinels for parasites in persons and wildlife, and as parasite bridges between wildlife and humans...
- Fostering community-based wildlife health monitoring and research in the Canadian NorthRyan K Brook
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Ecohealth 6:266-78. 2009..The continuity of the program is attributed to the energetic collaboration among diverse partners and a unified approach that responds to identified needs...
- Filter-paper blood samples for ELISA detection of Brucella antibodies in caribouPatricia S Curry
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
J Wildl Dis 47:12-20. 2011..c-ELISA and i-ELISA. Hunter-based FP sampling can facilitate detection of disease exposure in remote regions and under adverse conditions, and can expand wildlife disease surveillance across temporospatial scales...
- Amphibian chytrid fungus and ranaviruses in the Northwest Territories, CanadaDanna M Schock
Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
Dis Aquat Organ 92:231-40. 2010....
- Obligate larval inhibition of Ostertagia gruehneri in Rangifer tarandus? Causes and consequences in an Arctic systemBryanne M Hoar
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Parasitology 139:1339-45. 2012..Obligate inhibition is likely to be an adaptation to both the Arctic environment and to a migratory host and may influence the ability of O. gruehneri to adapt to climate change...