Joyce J Evans

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint First isolation and characterization of Lactococcus garvieae from Brazilian Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.), and pintado, Pseudoplathystoma corruscans (Spix & Agassiz)
    J J Evans
    USDA, ARS Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    J Fish Dis 32:943-51. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from piscine, dolphin, bovine and human sources: a dolphin and piscine lineage associated with a fish epidemic in Kuwait is also associated with human neonatal infections in Japan
    Joyce J Evans
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratories, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:1369-76. 2008
  3. pmc Human Streptococcus agalactiae isolate in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Joyce J Evans
    US Department of Agriculture, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:774-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A commercial rapid optical immunoassay detects Streptococcus agalactiae from aquatic cultures and clinical specimens
    Joyce J Evans
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 118 B Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    Vet Microbiol 144:422-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Duration of protective antibodies and correlation with survival in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus following Streptococcus agalactiae vaccination
    David J Pasnik
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, 118 Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 66:129-34. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Flavobacterium columnare chemotaxis to channel catfish mucus
    Phillip H Klesius
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 288:216-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint A vaccination and challenge model using calcein marked fish
    Phillip H Klesius
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36831 0952, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 20:20-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint First report of Streptococcus agalactiae and Lactococcus garvieae from a wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
    Joyce J Evans
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:561-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy of a modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccine in fish
    Craig A Shoemaker
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 30:304-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Pathogenicity of Streptococcus ictaluri to channel catfish
    David J Pasnik
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 118 B Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:184-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint First isolation and characterization of Lactococcus garvieae from Brazilian Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.), and pintado, Pseudoplathystoma corruscans (Spix & Agassiz)
    J J Evans
    USDA, ARS Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    J Fish Dis 32:943-51. 2009
    ..garvieae fish isolates. Furthermore, the Biolog system may be an alternative technique to polymerase chain reaction for the identification of L. garvieae and discrimination between closely related bacterial species...
  2. doi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from piscine, dolphin, bovine and human sources: a dolphin and piscine lineage associated with a fish epidemic in Kuwait is also associated with human neonatal infections in Japan
    Joyce J Evans
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratories, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    J Med Microbiol 57:1369-76. 2008
    ..Comparative genomics of piscine, human and bovine GBS could help clarify those genes important for host tropism, the emergence of unique pathogenic clones and whether these hosts act as reservoirs of one another's pathogenic lineages...
  3. pmc Human Streptococcus agalactiae isolate in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Joyce J Evans
    US Department of Agriculture, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:774-6. 2009
    ..We show that a GBS serotype Ia multilocus sequence type ST-7 isolate from a clinical case of human neonatal meningitis caused disease and death in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)...
  4. doi request reprint A commercial rapid optical immunoassay detects Streptococcus agalactiae from aquatic cultures and clinical specimens
    Joyce J Evans
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 118 B Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    Vet Microbiol 144:422-8. 2010
    ..GBS antigen could be retrieved by OIA following 72-h storage of swabs. These results demonstrate the utility of the STREP B OIA to identify GBS from culture and directly from swabs of clinically- infected fish...
  5. ncbi request reprint Duration of protective antibodies and correlation with survival in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus following Streptococcus agalactiae vaccination
    David J Pasnik
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, 118 Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 66:129-34. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the specific antibody has a correlation with protection following immunization with the S. agalactiae vaccine and that the vaccine can confer protection against S. agalactiae up to 180 DPV...
  6. doi request reprint Flavobacterium columnare chemotaxis to channel catfish mucus
    Phillip H Klesius
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 288:216-20. 2008
    ..Although the role that chemotaxis plays in the virulence of F. columnare is not fully defined, the chemotactic response of genomovar ll isolates suggests that chemotaxis is associated with virulence...
  7. ncbi request reprint A vaccination and challenge model using calcein marked fish
    Phillip H Klesius
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, Auburn, AL 36831 0952, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 20:20-8. 2006
    ..The vaccination and challenge cohabitation model also offers the statistical advantage of using individual fish as the experimental unit maintained in the same aquarium...
  8. ncbi request reprint First report of Streptococcus agalactiae and Lactococcus garvieae from a wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
    Joyce J Evans
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:561-9. 2006
    ..This is the first isolation of S. agalactiae and L. garvieae from a wild marine mammal, and the microbial characteristics established here provide pertinent information for the future isolation of these bacteria...
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy of a modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccine in fish
    Craig A Shoemaker
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 990 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36832, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 30:304-8. 2011
    ..Together, these trials demonstrate the vaccine administered to early life-stage channel catfish and largemouth bass is safe and reduces mortality following challenge with F. columnare...
  10. doi request reprint Pathogenicity of Streptococcus ictaluri to channel catfish
    David J Pasnik
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 118 B Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, Maryland 21620, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 21:184-8. 2009
    ..ictaluri and that juvenile channel catfish were less susceptible, possibly explaining why little mortality has been attributed to S. ictaluri infection in catfish aquaculture...
  11. doi request reprint Specific serum antibody responses in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) provide limited protection against Streptococcus ictaluri challenge
    David J Pasnik
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory AAHRL, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service USDA ARS, 118 B Lynchburg Street, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 144:144-6. 2011
    ..The results indicate that both specific anti-S. ictaluri antibodies and non-specific immune responses are important for protection against S. ictaluri...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B) vaccine in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) by intraperitoneal and bath immersion administration
    Joyce J Evans
    United States Department of Agriculture USDA, Agriculture Research Service ARS, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, 151 Dixon Drive, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
    Vaccine 22:3769-73. 2004
    ..iniae bacterins against S. agalactiae challenge. Protection against S. agalactiae infection is, however, provided through vaccination with a S. agalactiae modified bacterin vaccine...
  13. ncbi request reprint The macrophage chemotactic activity of Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus iniae extracellular products (ECP)
    Phillip H Klesius
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 22:443-50. 2007
    ..54 and 19.2kDa, respectively. The prominent chemotactic activities of ECP from S. agalactiae and S. iniae are likely to be involved in the proinflammatory responses of macrophages to S. agalactiae and S. iniae infections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Immunization of eyed channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, eggs with monovalent Flavobacterium columnare vaccine and bivalent F. columnare and Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine
    Craig A Shoemaker
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory, P O Box 0952, Auburn, AL 36831, USA
    Vaccine 25:1126-31. 2007
    ..ictaluri. However, the RPS values were not statistically different. The results suggest that administration of live bivalent vaccine at the eyed-egg stage is safe and elicits protection upon single pathogen challenge...
  15. ncbi request reprint Warmwater fish vaccinology in catfish production
    Phillip H Klesius
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratories, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, P O Box 952, Auburn, AL 36830, USA
    Anim Health Res Rev 5:305-11. 2004
    ..This review highlights some of these factors. The response to a modified live vaccine against Edwardsiella ictaluri is used for illustration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Passive immunization of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) provides significant protection against Streptococcus agalactiae
    David J Pasnik
    Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory AAHRL, United States
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 21:365-71. 2006
    ..The results of this study indicate that specific anti-S. agalactiae antibodies play a primary role in immunity to S. agalactiae in fish...