Susan J Kutz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parasites, primates, and ant-plants: clues to the life cycle of Controrchis spp. in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) in southern Belize
    Barbara K Kowalzik
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 46:1330-4. 2010
  2. pmc Dogs as sources and sentinels of parasites in humans and wildlife, northern Canada
    Amanda L Salb
    Calgary Zoo Animal Health Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:60-3. 2008
  3. pmc Giardia assemblage A: human genotype in muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic
    Susan J Kutz
    Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Parasit Vectors 1:32. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The Arctic as a model for anticipating, preventing, and mitigating climate change impacts on host-parasite interactions
    Susan 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood collected on filter paper for wildlife serology: evaluating storage and temperature challenges of field collections
    Patricia S Curry
    1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 50:308-21. 2014
  6. pmc Echinococcus multilocularis in urban coyotes, Alberta, Canada
    Stefano Catalano
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1625-8. 2012
  7. pmc Defining parasite biodiversity at high latitudes of North America: new host and geographic records for Onchocerca cervipedis (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in moose and caribou
    Guilherme 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Invasion, establishment, and range expansion of two parasitic nematodes in the Canadian Arctic
    Susan J Kutz
    University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1 Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre, Alberta Node, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4Z6
    Glob Chang Biol 19:3254-62. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Parasites in ungulates of Arctic North America and Greenland: a view of contemporary diversity, ecology, and impact in a world under change
    Susan J Kutz
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Parasitol 79:99-252. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Oslerus osleri (metastrongyloidea; filaroididae) in gray wolves (Canis lupus) from Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
    Guilherme G Verocai
    Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 49:422-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Parasites, primates, and ant-plants: clues to the life cycle of Controrchis spp. in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) in southern Belize
    Barbara 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...
  2. pmc Dogs as sources and sentinels of parasites in humans and wildlife, northern Canada
    Amanda 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...
  3. pmc Giardia assemblage A: human genotype in muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic
    Susan 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...
  4. doi request reprint The Arctic as a model for anticipating, preventing, and mitigating climate change impacts on host-parasite interactions
    Susan 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
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  5. ncbi request reprint Blood collected on filter paper for wildlife serology: evaluating storage and temperature challenges of field collections
    Patricia S Curry
    1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 50:308-21. 2014
    ..A limited trial evaluated the effect of freezing FP samples as opposed to drying them for storage. There were no observed detrimental effects of freezing on FP sample performance, but rigorous investigation is warranted. ..
  6. pmc Echinococcus multilocularis in urban coyotes, Alberta, Canada
    Stefano 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...
  7. pmc Defining parasite biodiversity at high latitudes of North America: new host and geographic records for Onchocerca cervipedis (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in moose and caribou
    Guilherme 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)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Invasion, establishment, and range expansion of two parasitic nematodes in the Canadian Arctic
    Susan J Kutz
    University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1 Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre, Alberta Node, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4Z6
    Glob Chang Biol 19:3254-62. 2013
    ..A newly permissive climate, now suitable for completion of the parasite life cycles in a single summer, likely facilitated the initial establishment and now drives range expansion for both parasites. ..
  9. doi request reprint Parasites in ungulates of Arctic North America and Greenland: a view of contemporary diversity, ecology, and impact in a world under change
    Susan 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...
  10. doi request reprint Oslerus osleri (metastrongyloidea; filaroididae) in gray wolves (Canis lupus) from Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
    Guilherme G Verocai
    Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 49:422-6. 2013
    ..The ecology and population genetics of this parasite where multiple species of canids are sympatric warrant closer investigation to determine potential for interspecies transmission...
  11. pmc Evaluation and delivery of domestic animal health services in remote communities in the Northwest Territories: A case study of status and needs
    Ryan 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ecology of the gastrointestinal parasites of Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana: possible anthropozoonotic transmission
    Julie 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...
  13. doi request reprint A coprological survey of parasites in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) from Sector Santa Rosa, ACG, Costa Rica
    Nigel A Parr
    Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 84:102-14. 2013
    ..This study represents the most intensive parasitological survey of wild capuchin monkeys to date...
  14. ncbi request reprint Blood collected on filter paper for wildlife serology: detecting antibodies to neospora caninum, west nile virus, and five bovine viruses in reindeer
    Patricia S Curry
    1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 50:297-307. 2014
    ..Results suggested that cELISA is superior to iELISA for detecting antibodies in FP samples from reindeer and other Rangifer tarandus subspecies. Our findings expand the potential utility of FP sampling from wildlife. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Obligate larval inhibition of Ostertagia gruehneri in Rangifer tarandus? Causes and consequences in an Arctic system
    Bryanne 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint Fostering community-based wildlife health monitoring and research in the Canadian North
    Ryan 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spatial heterogeneity and temporal variations in Echinococcus multilocularis infections in wild hosts in a North American urban setting
    Stefano Liccioli
    Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6, Canada Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    Int J Parasitol 44:457-65. 2014
    ..To the best of our knowledge, our findings represent the first evidence of a sylvatic life-cycle of E. multilocularis in a North American urban setting, and provide new insights into the complexity of the parasite transmission ecology. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Filter-paper blood samples for ELISA detection of Brucella antibodies in caribou
    Patricia 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...
  20. doi request reprint Amphibian chytrid fungus and ranaviruses in the Northwest Territories, Canada
    Danna 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
    ....
  21. pmc The modification and evaluation of an ELISA test for the surveillance of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in wild ruminants
    Mathieu Pruvot
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Vet Res 9:5. 2013
    ....
  22. pmc Parasite removal improves reproductive success of female North American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
    Jesse E H Patterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e55779. 2013
    ..Our results indicate that ectoparasites impose costs on the reproductive success of female red squirrels and that ectoparasites have the potential to influence red squirrel life-histories and population dynamics...