Lowell A Miller

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of a GnRH vaccine, GonaCon, for prevention and treatment of adrenocortical disease (ACD) in domestic ferrets
    Lowell A Miller
    US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:4619-23. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The single-shot GnRH immunocontraceptive vaccine (GonaCon) in white-tailed deer: comparison of several GnRH preparations
    Lowell A Miller
    USDA Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, CO 80521, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 60:214-23. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of contraception as a disease management tool in wildlife
    Jack C Rhyan
    United States Department of Agriculture, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:S135-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Review of issues concerning the use of reproductive inhibitors, with particular emphasis on resolving human-wildlife conflicts in North America
    Kathleen A Fagerstone
    US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO 80521 2154, USA
    Integr Zool 5:15-30. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immune and adverse effects induced by AdjuVac and Freund's complete adjuvant in New Zealand white rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
    Jenny G Powers
    National Wildlife Research Center, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Lab Anim (NY) 36:51-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint In search of the active PZP epitope in white-tailed deer immunocontraception
    Lowell A Miller
    National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vaccine 20:2735-42. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantification of plasma and egg 4,4'-dinitrocarbanilide (DNC) residues for the efficient development of a nicarbazin-based contraceptive for pest waterfowl
    John J Johnston
    United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 58:197-202. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Contraception of bison by GnRH vaccine: a possible means of decreasing transmission of brucellosis in bison
    Lowell A Miller
    US Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Ave, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:725-30. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Immunization with a synthetic peptide vaccine fails to protect mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) from chronic wasting disease
    John L Pilon
    United States Department of Agriculture USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service APHIS, Wildlife Services WS, National Wildlife Research Center NWRC, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Wildl Dis 49:694-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Effect of GonaCon™ vaccine on black-tailed prairie dogs: immune response and health effects
    Christi A Yoder
    National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vaccine 29:233-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Use of a GnRH vaccine, GonaCon, for prevention and treatment of adrenocortical disease (ACD) in domestic ferrets
    Lowell A Miller
    US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:4619-23. 2013
    ..Subcutaneous vaccination with GonaCon is thus recommended to prevent the onset of ACD and as a possible treatment for ACD-signs in domestic ferrets...
  2. doi request reprint The single-shot GnRH immunocontraceptive vaccine (GonaCon) in white-tailed deer: comparison of several GnRH preparations
    Lowell A Miller
    USDA Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, CO 80521, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 60:214-23. 2008
    ..An effective, single-injection, multi-year, GnRH contraceptive agent is needed to control reproduction in overabundant white-tailed deer populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of contraception as a disease management tool in wildlife
    Jack C Rhyan
    United States Department of Agriculture, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:S135-7. 2013
    ..Ongoing studies will determine if the use of GonaCon in bison decreases shedding of Brucella abortus from infected animals and will better define the duration of infertility following a single injection..
  4. doi request reprint Review of issues concerning the use of reproductive inhibitors, with particular emphasis on resolving human-wildlife conflicts in North America
    Kathleen A Fagerstone
    US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO 80521 2154, USA
    Integr Zool 5:15-30. 2010
    ..Use will also be dependent on health and safety issues and on public acceptance of the techniques...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of immune and adverse effects induced by AdjuVac and Freund's complete adjuvant in New Zealand white rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
    Jenny G Powers
    National Wildlife Research Center, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Lab Anim (NY) 36:51-8. 2007
    ..All three adjuvants improved humoral immune response but also caused inflammation. Inflammatory reactions caused by AdjuVac, however, tended to be less severe than those caused by Freund's complete adjuvant...
  6. ncbi request reprint In search of the active PZP epitope in white-tailed deer immunocontraception
    Lowell A Miller
    National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vaccine 20:2735-42. 2002
    ..This peptide was used to immunocontracept deer, resulting in a significant reduction in fawning for 1 year...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantification of plasma and egg 4,4'-dinitrocarbanilide (DNC) residues for the efficient development of a nicarbazin-based contraceptive for pest waterfowl
    John J Johnston
    United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 58:197-202. 2002
    ..This approach permits the expeditious evaluation of formulations and dosing regimes by simply monitoring blood DNC concentrations in target species...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contraception of bison by GnRH vaccine: a possible means of decreasing transmission of brucellosis in bison
    Lowell A Miller
    US Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Ave, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:725-30. 2004
    ..The sham-treated bison became pregnant and delivered viable calves. This study demonstrates that a single dose of GnRH vaccine is effective in preventing pregnancy in female bison for at least 1 yr...
  9. doi request reprint Immunization with a synthetic peptide vaccine fails to protect mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) from chronic wasting disease
    John L Pilon
    United States Department of Agriculture USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service APHIS, Wildlife Services WS, National Wildlife Research Center NWRC, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Wildl Dis 49:694-8. 2013
    ..All vaccinates responded to both peptide conjugates present in the combination vaccine as measured by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. However, all deer eventually became infected regardless of vaccine status...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of GonaCon™ vaccine on black-tailed prairie dogs: immune response and health effects
    Christi A Yoder
    National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vaccine 29:233-9. 2010
    ..GonaCon™ could be incorporated into management plans to help maintain prairie dog populations while reducing habitat degradation due to overpopulation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Twenty years of immunocontraceptive research: lessons learned
    Lowell A Miller
    United States Department of Agriculture, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:S84-96. 2013
    ..The EPA would regulate all these uses. Research is also ongoing on a GnRH vaccine to delay the onset of adrenocortical disease in pet ferrets (Mustela putorius), a use regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture...
  12. ncbi request reprint Desmosterol: a biomarker for the efficient development of 20,25-diazacholesterol as a contraceptive for pest wildlife
    John J Johnston
    United States Department of Agriculture, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:140-5. 2003
    ..The elevation of blood desmosterol levels is being used as an indicator of 20,25-diazacholesterol absorption and to facilitate the development of a 20,25-diazacholesterol-based contraceptive for pest wildlife...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of white-tailed deer vaccinated with porcine zona pellucida immunocontraceptive
    Paul D Curtis
    Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Vaccine 25:4623-30. 2007
    ..03), and deer in the 1998 treatment group (P=0.04). PZP immunocontraceptive vaccine elicited ovarian pathologies in deer similar to those observed in other species...
  14. ncbi request reprint GnRH immunocontraception of male cats
    Julie K Levy
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Theriogenology 62:1116-30. 2004
    ..Single-dose GnRH treatment resulted in testosterone concentrations and semen quality consistent with immunocastration in a majority of cats treated...