Melissa Miller

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of novel Helicobacter spp. from the gastric mucosa of harp seals Phoca groenlandica
    Claudia G Harper
    Division of Comparative Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 16, Room 825C, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 57:1-9. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of cyanobacterial (microcystin) toxicosis using oral cholestyramine: case report of a dog from montana
    Kelly A Rankin
    Flathead Animal Clinic, 344 1st Ave W, Kalispell, MT 59901, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 5:1051-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A protozoal-associated epizootic impacting marine wildlife: mass-mortality of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) due to Sarcocystis neurona infection
    Melissa A Miller
    Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Vet Parasitol 172:183-94. 2010
  4. pmc Enteric bacterial pathogen detection in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) is associated with coastal urbanization and freshwater runoff
    Melissa A Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, 1451 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Vet Res 41:1. 2010
  5. pmc Ultrastructural and molecular confirmation of the development of Sarcocystis neurona tissue cysts in the central nervous system of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis)
    M A Miller
    Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, California Department of Fish and Game, 1451 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:1363-72. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Type X Toxoplasma gondii in a wild mussel and terrestrial carnivores from coastal California: new linkages between terrestrial mammals, runoff and toxoplasmosis of sea otters
    M A Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
    Int J Parasitol 38:1319-28. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Transplacental toxoplasmosis in a wild southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis)
    Melissa Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game Office of Spill Prevention and Response, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, 1451 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
    Vet Parasitol 153:12-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint An unusual genotype of Toxoplasma gondii is common in California sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) and is a cause of mortality
    M A Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Int J Parasitol 34:275-84. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Babesia conradae, sp. Nov., a small canine Babesia identified in California
    Anne M Kjemtrup
    California Department of Health Services, Vector Borne Disease Section, 1616 Capital Avenue, MS 7307, Sacramento, CA 95899 7413, USA
    Vet Parasitol 138:103-11. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical pathology and assessment of pathogen exposure in southern and Alaskan sea otters
    Krista D Hanni
    Wildlife Health Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:837-50. 2003

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of novel Helicobacter spp. from the gastric mucosa of harp seals Phoca groenlandica
    Claudia G Harper
    Division of Comparative Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 16, Room 825C, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 57:1-9. 2003
    ..may play a role in the etiopathogenesis of gastrointestinal diseases in pinnipeds. To our knowledge, this represents the first isolation and characterization of a novel Helicobacter spp. from pinnipeds...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment of cyanobacterial (microcystin) toxicosis using oral cholestyramine: case report of a dog from montana
    Kelly A Rankin
    Flathead Animal Clinic, 344 1st Ave W, Kalispell, MT 59901, USA
    Toxins (Basel) 5:1051-63. 2013
    ..The clinical success of this case suggests that oral administration of cholestyramine, in combination with supportive therapy, could significantly reduce hospitalization time, cost-of-care and mortality for microcystin-poisoned animals...
  3. doi request reprint A protozoal-associated epizootic impacting marine wildlife: mass-mortality of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) due to Sarcocystis neurona infection
    Melissa A Miller
    Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Vet Parasitol 172:183-94. 2010
    ..This is the first report of a localized epizootic in marine wildlife caused by apicomplexan protozoa...
  4. pmc Enteric bacterial pathogen detection in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) is associated with coastal urbanization and freshwater runoff
    Melissa A Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, 1451 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Vet Res 41:1. 2010
    ..Because otters and humans share many of the same foods, our findings may also have implications for human health...
  5. pmc Ultrastructural and molecular confirmation of the development of Sarcocystis neurona tissue cysts in the central nervous system of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis)
    M A Miller
    Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, California Department of Fish and Game, 1451 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Int J Parasitol 39:1363-72. 2009
    ..We believe this is the first ultrastructural and molecular confirmation of the development of S. neurona tissue cysts in the CNS of any animal...
  6. doi request reprint Type X Toxoplasma gondii in a wild mussel and terrestrial carnivores from coastal California: new linkages between terrestrial mammals, runoff and toxoplasmosis of sea otters
    M A Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
    Int J Parasitol 38:1319-28. 2008
    ..gondii via consumption of filter-feeding marine invertebrates...
  7. doi request reprint Transplacental toxoplasmosis in a wild southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis)
    Melissa Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game Office of Spill Prevention and Response, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, 1451 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States
    Vet Parasitol 153:12-8. 2008
    ..Restriction enzyme digestion followed by gel electrophoresis and DNA sequencing confirmed the presence of Type X T. gondii, the strain identified in the majority of southern sea otter infections...
  8. ncbi request reprint An unusual genotype of Toxoplasma gondii is common in California sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) and is a cause of mortality
    M A Miller
    California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    Int J Parasitol 34:275-84. 2004
    ..gondii. Nine of the 12 otters that had T. gondii-associated meningoencephalitis as a primary cause of death were infected with type x parasites...
  9. ncbi request reprint Babesia conradae, sp. Nov., a small canine Babesia identified in California
    Anne M Kjemtrup
    California Department of Health Services, Vector Borne Disease Section, 1616 Capital Avenue, MS 7307, Sacramento, CA 95899 7413, USA
    Vet Parasitol 138:103-11. 2006
    ..gibsoni. Molecular and morphologic evidence supports naming the small piroplasm from southern California as a distinct species, Babesia conradae...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical pathology and assessment of pathogen exposure in southern and Alaskan sea otters
    Krista D Hanni
    Wildlife Health Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:837-50. 2003
    ..Leptospira spp., T. gondii) in the southern sea otter population, and the naïveté of both populations to other pathogens (e.g., morbillivirus and Coccidiodes immitis) may have important implications for their management and recovery...