A A Cunningham

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Zoology
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Metagenomic study of the viruses of African straw-coloured fruit bats: detection of a chiropteran poxvirus and isolation of a novel adenovirus
    Kate S Baker
    University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Rd, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0ES, United Kingdom
    Virology 441:95-106. 2013
  2. pmc Disease invasion: impacts on biodiversity and human health
    Andrew A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:2804-6. 2012
  3. pmc Characterisation of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England from 2005 - 2006
    Laura A Hughes
    National Centre for Zoonosis Research, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, Cheshire, CH64 7TE, UK
    BMC Vet Res 4:4. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical demonstration of Ranavirus Antigen in the tissues of infected frogs (Rana temporaria) with systemic haemorrhagic or cutaneous ulcerative disease
    A A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK
    J Comp Pathol 138:3-11. 2008
  5. pmc Experimental transmission of a ranavirus disease of common toads (Bufo bufo) to common frogs (Rana temporaria)
    A A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1213-6. 2007
  6. pmc Bovine spongiform encephalopathy infectivity in greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
    Andrew A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1044-9. 2004
  7. pmc Emerging epidemic diseases of frogs in Britain are dependent on the source of ranavirus agent and the route of exposure
    A A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1200-12. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Spongiform encephalopathy in an arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) and a greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
    J K Kirkwood
    Veterinary Science Research Group, Institute of Zoology, London
    Vet Rec 127:418-20. 1990
  9. ncbi request reprint Scrapie-like encephalopathy in a greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) which had not been fed ruminant-derived protein
    J K Kirkwood
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London
    Vet Rec 130:365-7. 1992
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic gas bubble lesions in cetaceans stranded in the United Kingdom
    P D Jepson
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Vet Pathol 42:291-305. 2005

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  1. pmc Metagenomic study of the viruses of African straw-coloured fruit bats: detection of a chiropteran poxvirus and isolation of a novel adenovirus
    Kate S Baker
    University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Rd, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0ES, United Kingdom
    Virology 441:95-106. 2013
    ..In sum, E. helvum display a wide variety of mammalian viruses, some of them genetically similar to known human pathogens, highlighting the possibility of zoonotic transmission...
  2. pmc Disease invasion: impacts on biodiversity and human health
    Andrew A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:2804-6. 2012
    ..An introduction to the theme issue that includes papers that identify how, where and why infectious diseases in wildlife emerge, while also addressing their possible conservation impacts...
  3. pmc Characterisation of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolates from wild birds in northern England from 2005 - 2006
    Laura A Hughes
    National Centre for Zoonosis Research, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, Cheshire, CH64 7TE, UK
    BMC Vet Res 4:4. 2008
    ..enterica infections in wild birds in the north of England and, in particular, to determine if wild bird isolates were similar to those associated with disease in livestock or humans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical demonstration of Ranavirus Antigen in the tissues of infected frogs (Rana temporaria) with systemic haemorrhagic or cutaneous ulcerative disease
    A A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK
    J Comp Pathol 138:3-11. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Experimental transmission of a ranavirus disease of common toads (Bufo bufo) to common frogs (Rana temporaria)
    A A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1213-6. 2007
    ..These results indicate that the same, or similar, viruses are affecting both frogs and toads in the field and confirm that ranavirus has emerged as an important cause of amphibian mortality in Britain...
  6. pmc Bovine spongiform encephalopathy infectivity in greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
    Andrew A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1044-9. 2004
    ..The distribution of infectivity in greater kudu with BSE suggests possible routes for transmission of the disease and highlights the need for further research into the distribution of TSE infectious agents in other host species...
  7. pmc Emerging epidemic diseases of frogs in Britain are dependent on the source of ranavirus agent and the route of exposure
    A A Cunningham
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1200-12. 2007
    ..Our findings confirm that ranavirus disease has emerged as an important cause of amphibian mortality in Britain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spongiform encephalopathy in an arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) and a greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
    J K Kirkwood
    Veterinary Science Research Group, Institute of Zoology, London
    Vet Rec 127:418-20. 1990
    ..Scrapie-like spongiform encephalopathies have now been described in five species of exotic artiodactyls in Britain indicating a, hitherto inapparent, wider range of ruminant species as natural hosts for these diseases...
  9. ncbi request reprint Scrapie-like encephalopathy in a greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) which had not been fed ruminant-derived protein
    J K Kirkwood
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London
    Vet Rec 130:365-7. 1992
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic gas bubble lesions in cetaceans stranded in the United Kingdom
    P D Jepson
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Vet Pathol 42:291-305. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Exposure of garden birds to aflatoxins in Britain
    B Lawson
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK
    Sci Total Environ 361:124-31. 2006
    ..Further research is required to investigate the source of the dietary aflatoxins and their pathological significance, if any, for wild birds in Britain...
  12. pmc The emerging amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis globally infects introduced populations of the North American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
    Trenton W J Garner
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Biol Lett 2:455-9. 2006
    ..These factors taken together with our study suggest that the global threat of B. dendrobatidis disease transmission posed by bullfrogs is significant...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is MHC enough for understanding wildlife immunogenetics?
    Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse
    Institute of Zoology, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:433-8. 2006
    ..At a time when novel pathogens are increasingly emerging in natural populations, these new approaches are integral to understanding disease dynamics and assessing epidemic risks...
  14. doi request reprint Acute necrotising pneumonitis associated with Suttonella ornithocola infection in tits (Paridae)
    Becki Lawson
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Vet J 188:96-100. 2011
    ..These findings supported the hypothesis that S. ornithocola is a primary pathogen of tits in Great Britain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gas-bubble lesions in stranded cetaceans
    P D Jepson
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Nature 425:575-6. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Status of wildlife health monitoring in the United Kingdom
    A W Sainsbury
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London
    Vet Rec 148:558-63. 2001
    ..Coordinated national schemes for the surveillance of the health of wildlife are already established in France, the USA and Canada and their best characteristics could be used to develop a scheme for the UK...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preductal aortic coarctation and patent ductus arteriosus in a Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) cub
    J A Barnes
    Zoological Society of London, Institute of Zoology, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    J Zoo Wildl Med 32:111-4. 2001
    ..Focal pneumonia and mild hepatitis were also present; however, diffuse pulmonary congestion and edema were considered to be the proximate cause of death...
  18. ncbi request reprint Skeletal deformities and mortality in grey herons (Ardea cinerea) at Besthorpe heronry, Nottinghamshire
    Y Feltrer
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London
    Vet Rec 159:514-21. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of chemical immobilization methods in wild foxes (Pseudalopex griseus and Pseudalopex culpaeus) in Chile
    Gerardo Acosta-Jamett
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    J Wildl Dis 46:1204-13. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, all three drug combinations used were satisfactory in inducing rapid and relatively smooth anesthesia...
  20. doi request reprint Dermocystid infection and associated skin lesions in free-living palmate newts (Lissotriton helveticus) from Southern France
    Milagros González-Hernández
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, United Kingdom
    Parasitol Int 59:344-50. 2010
    ..We discuss the potential significance of the presence of this pathogen in the context of the population health of palmate newts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis in an Orangutan
    Satyajit B Naique
    Imperial College School of Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E143-5. 2003
    ..The first case of scoliosis in an Orangutan spine is reported...
  22. ncbi request reprint Garden bird health
    Andrew A Cunningham
    Vet Rec 156:656. 2005
  23. doi request reprint Invasive pathogens threaten species recovery programs
    Susan F Walker
    Curr Biol 18:R853-4. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005
    ..Furthermore, nearly all viruses that were reported to infect both humans and non-human primates were classified as emerging in humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint Environmental detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in a temperate climate
    Susan F Walker
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:105-12. 2007
    ..Our results emphasise the need to further investigate the life cycle of B. dendrobatidis to more completely understand the epidemiology of this emerging pathogen...
  26. ncbi request reprint Plasma biochemistry and hematologic values for wild-caught flying foxes (Pteropus giganteus) in India
    Amanda B McLaughlin
    Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Grafton, Massachusetts 01536, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 38:446-52. 2007
    ..This study provides basic physiologic information that can be used in future health and disease studies of Indian flying foxes...
  27. pmc A walk on the wild side--emerging wildlife diseases
    Andrew A Cunningham
    BMJ 331:1214-5. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of the DNA polymerase gene of a novel alphaherpesvirus isolated from an Indian Gyps vulture
    Maria Cardoso
    Australian Animal Health Laboratories, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Private Bag 24, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, Australia
    Virus Genes 30:371-81. 2005
    ..A herpesvirus specific to vultures may pose a threat to the management of captive breeding programs being established to assist the survival of wild populations of Gyps vultures...
  29. pmc Chytrid fungus in Europe
    Trenton W J Garner
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1639-41. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Predicting pathogen introduction: West Nile virus spread to Galáipagos
    A Marm Kilpatrick
    Consortium for Conservation Medicine, 460 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:1224-31. 2006
    ..Our risk-assessment framework has broad applicability to other pathogens and other regions and depends only on the availability of data on the transport of goods and animals and the epidemiology of the pathogen...