Michael P Ward

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Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The potential role of wild and feral animals as reservoirs of foot-and-mouth disease
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77845 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 80:9-23. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of an outbreak of West Nile virus encephalomyelitis in a previously uninfected population of horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, MS 4458, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Vet Microbiol 118:255-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemic West Nile virus encephalomyelitis: a temperature-dependent, spatial model of disease dynamics
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 71:253-64. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Spread of equine West Nile virus encephalomyelitis during the 2002 Texas epidemic
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, 77843 4458, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1090-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Rural cases of equine West Nile virus encephalomyelitis and the normalized difference vegetation index
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:181-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between equine and human West Nile virus disease occurrence
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Vet Microbiol 129:378-83. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Investigation and control of an outbreak of salmonellosis caused by multidrug-resistant Salmonella typhimurium in a population of hospitalized horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University, 725 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Vet Microbiol 107:233-40. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Geostatistical visualisation and spatial statistics for evaluation of the dispersion of epidemic highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N1
    Michael P Ward
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Vet Res 39:22. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Spatio-temporal analysis of infectious disease outbreaks in veterinary medicine: clusters, hotspots and foci
    Michael P Ward
    Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, MS 4458, College Station, TX 77843 4458, United States of America
    Vet Ital 43:559-70. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographic information system-based avian influenza surveillance systems for village poultry in Romania
    Michael P Ward
    Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, MS 4458, College Station, TX 77843 4458, United States of America
    Vet Ital 43:483-9. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint The potential role of wild and feral animals as reservoirs of foot-and-mouth disease
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77845 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 80:9-23. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of an outbreak of West Nile virus encephalomyelitis in a previously uninfected population of horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, MS 4458, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Vet Microbiol 118:255-9. 2006
    ..Recumbent horses have a poor prognosis for survival. Vaccines, even if not administered sufficiently in advance of WNV infection within a district, may reduce the risk of death by at least 44%...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemic West Nile virus encephalomyelitis: a temperature-dependent, spatial model of disease dynamics
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 71:253-64. 2005
    ..Such studies rely on a GIS framework, availability of meteorological and possibly remotely sensed data and information on host and landscape factors. An early-warning system for WNV transmission in equine populations could be developed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Spread of equine West Nile virus encephalomyelitis during the 2002 Texas epidemic
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, 77843 4458, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:1090-5. 2006
    ..The spatial and temporal distribution observed indicates that the equine WNV epidemic began in two parts of Texas and spread elsewhere throughout the state. The mechanism of introduction and spread remains speculative...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rural cases of equine West Nile virus encephalomyelitis and the normalized difference vegetation index
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:181-8. 2005
    ..3% and 5.1%, respectively) at 1 and 5 weeks preceding occurrence of the cluster. The NDVI may be useful for identifying foci of WNV transmission...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between equine and human West Nile virus disease occurrence
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Vet Microbiol 129:378-83. 2008
    ..Monitoring equine populations that are susceptible to WNV disease within close proximity to urban human populations might be useful for predicting disease risk in human populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Investigation and control of an outbreak of salmonellosis caused by multidrug-resistant Salmonella typhimurium in a population of hospitalized horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University, 725 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Vet Microbiol 107:233-40. 2005
    ..Enforcement of infectious disease control protocols in hospitals and environmental and patient surveillance is needed to prevent outbreaks of salmonellosis...
  8. doi request reprint Geostatistical visualisation and spatial statistics for evaluation of the dispersion of epidemic highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N1
    Michael P Ward
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Vet Res 39:22. 2008
    ..Such information would assist efforts to limit the global spread of HPAI subtype H5N1...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spatio-temporal analysis of infectious disease outbreaks in veterinary medicine: clusters, hotspots and foci
    Michael P Ward
    Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, MS 4458, College Station, TX 77843 4458, United States of America
    Vet Ital 43:559-70. 2007
    ..With knowledge of how disease occurs in time and space, appropriate and effective disease control, prevention and surveillance programmes can be implemented...
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographic information system-based avian influenza surveillance systems for village poultry in Romania
    Michael P Ward
    Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, MS 4458, College Station, TX 77843 4458, United States of America
    Vet Ital 43:483-9. 2007
    ..Standards need to be developed on how sampling and disease data generated within animal health surveillance systems are analysed and presented. This is particularly important for transboundary diseases such as avian influenza...
  11. ncbi request reprint Detection of Salmonella organisms and assessment of a protocol for removal of contamination in horse stalls at a veterinary teaching hospital
    Catherine A Alinovi
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:1640-4. 2003
    ..To assess methods of detecting environmental contamination with Salmonella organisms and evaluate a cleaning and disinfection protocol for horse stalls in a veterinary teaching hospital...
  12. doi request reprint Real-time PCR, compared to liquid and solid culture media and ELISA, for the detection of Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis
    Catherine A Alinovi
    Department of Comparative Pathobiology, Purdue University, W Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Vet Microbiol 136:177-9. 2009
    ..82). This makes real-time PCR an attractive test and should shorten the quarantine period required for new purchases of unknown MAP-status animals into herds participating in an MAP control program...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of environmental risk factors for leptospirosis in dogs: 36 cases (1997-2002)
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:72-7. 2004
    ..To identify environmental risk factors for leptospirosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint A space-time cluster of adverse events associated with canine rabies vaccine
    George E Moore
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Vaccine 23:5557-62. 2005
    ..85%) from November 2002 through February 2003. This percentage of adverse events was significantly increased after adjustment for host-related factors and the number of concurrent vaccinations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Modelling spread of foot-and-mouth disease in wild white-tailed deer and feral pig populations using a geographic-automata model and animal distributions
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77845 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 91:55-63. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint The impact of potential mitigation strategies on the predicted spread of foot and mouth disease in white-tailed deer in south Texas
    Linda D Highfield
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77845 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 94:282-8. 2010
    ..Results suggest that the outcome of an FMD incursion that involves wildlife species, such as white-tailed deer in south Texas, might depend on both where the incursion occurs and the type of pre-emptive mitigation strategy applied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adverse events diagnosed within three days of vaccine administration in dogs
    George E Moore
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:1102-8. 2005
    ..To determine incidence rates and potential risk factors for vaccine-associated adverse events (VAAEs) diagnosed within 3 days of administration in dogs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a PCR to detect Salmonella in fecal samples of horses admitted to a veterinary teaching hospital
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 17:118-23. 2005
    ..The reasons why some fecal samples, from which Salmonella organisms cannot be isolated, are PCR positive need to be determined before the PCR can be incorporated into Salmonella surveillance programs for hospitalized equine populations...
  19. doi request reprint Simulation of foot-and-mouth disease spread within an integrated livestock system in Texas, USA
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    Prev Vet Med 88:286-97. 2009
    ..Although most predicted epidemics lasted only approximately 1-2 months, and <100 herds needed to be depopulated, large outbreaks lasting approximately 8-9 months with up to 230 herds depopulated might occur...
  20. doi request reprint Comparison of three methods of surveillance with application to the detection of Johne's disease seropositivity in Texas cattle
    Brielle H Pearce
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77843, United States
    Prev Vet Med 86:1-7. 2008
    ..Difference of JD seropositivity was observed among the three sample populations suggesting that estimation of disease prevalence is dependant upon the source of samples...
  21. pmc The impact of seasonal variability in wildlife populations on the predicted spread of foot and mouth disease
    Linda D Highfield
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77845 4458, USA
    Vet Res 40:18. 2009
    ..Study findings indicate that the design of a mitigation strategy needs to take into account population and seasonal characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Postmarketing surveillance for dog and cat vaccines: new resources in changing times
    George E Moore
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:1066-9. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification of hyperendemic foci of horses with West Nile virus disease in Texas
    Courtney A Wittich
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:378-84. 2008
    ..To determine whether West Nile virus (WNV) disease hyperendemic foci (hot spots) exist within the horse population in Texas and, if detected, to identify the locations...
  24. doi request reprint Representation of animal distributions in space: how geostatistical estimates impact simulation modeling of foot-and-mouth disease spread
    Linda Highfield
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77845 4458, USA
    Vet Res 39:17. 2008
    ..How animal populations are represented needs to be considered in all spatial disease spread models...
  25. ncbi request reprint Herd demographics correlated with the spatial distribution of a foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Buenos Aires province, Argentina
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 65:227-37. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Serovar-specific prevalence and risk factors for leptospirosis among dogs: 90 cases (1997-2002)
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 224:1958-63. 2004
    ..To estimate serovar-specific prevalence of leptospirosis by use of veterinary teaching hospital and laboratory submission data; describe annual and seasonal patterns of leptospirosis; and identify risk factors for age, sex, and breed...
  27. doi request reprint Companion animal knowledge, attachment and pet cat care and their associations with household demographics for residents of a rural Texas town
    Melanie E Ramón
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 94:251-63. 2010
    ..Attachment scores for companion animal owners were similar to those previously reported and similar for cat and dog owners. A pattern of better care emerges for owners who view their cats as companions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Investigation of an outbreak of encephalomyelitis caused by West Nile virus in 136 horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:84-9. 2004
    ..To describe an outbreak of encephalomyelitis caused by West Nile virus (WNV) in horses in northern Indiana...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for fecal shedding of Salmonella from horses in a veterinary teaching hospital
    Catherine A Alinovi
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 60:307-17. 2003
    ..Overall, presenting complaint (for example, lower-respiratory-tract disease) was the most important indicator of culture status...
  30. doi request reprint Contacts between domestic livestock and wildlife at the Kruger National Park Interface of the Republic of South Africa
    Dipa P Brahmbhatt
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 103:16-21. 2012
    ..Contact data collected in this study can be used to better understand the transmission of FMD virus in this region...
  31. doi request reprint Sample handling substantially affects Johne's ELISA
    Catherine A Alinovi
    Department of Comparative Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2065, USA
    Prev Vet Med 90:278-83. 2009
    ..Such discrepancies will inevitably result in improper classification of MAP-infected cattle, impeding both biosecurity measures on uninfected farms and MAP control programs...
  32. doi request reprint Equine West Nile virus disease occurrence and the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, MS 4458, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 88:205-12. 2009
    ..The associations identified could be useful in an early-warning system of increased disease risk...
  33. doi request reprint Environmental risk factors for equine West Nile virus disease cases in Texas
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Vet Res Commun 33:461-71. 2009
    ..An understanding of environmental factors that increase equine WNV disease risk can be used to design and target disease control programs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Analysis of risk factors for recurrent airway obstruction in North American horses: 1,444 cases (1990-1999)
    Laurent L Couetil
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:1645-50. 2003
    ..To identify risk factors for recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) among horses examined at veterinary teaching hospitals in North America...
  35. doi request reprint Environmental and anthropogenic risk factors for highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N1 outbreaks in Romania, 2005--2006
    Michael P Ward
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Vet Res Commun 32:627-34. 2008
    ..5, 95% CI 1.69-18.9). Results suggest that both environmental and anthropogenic factors influence the risk of HPAI subtype H5N1 outbreaks in village poultry populations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Control of a foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Argentina
    Andres M Perez
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 725 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 65:217-26. 2004
    ..Mass-vaccination and movement restrictions might be an effective strategy to control FMD; however, the time taken to end large, national epidemics might be > 1 year...
  37. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for adverse events associated with distemper and rabies vaccine administration in ferrets
    George E Moore
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:909-12. 2005
    ..To determine incidence of and risk factors for adverse events associated with distemper and rabies vaccine administration in ferrets...
  38. ncbi request reprint Treatment with continuous intrasynovial antimicrobial infusion for septic synovitis in horses: 31 cases (2000-2003)
    Timothy B Lescun
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47909 1248, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1922-9. 2006
    ..CONCLUSIONS AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE-CIAI was a useful adjunctive treatment for septic synovitis and allowed intrasynovial antimicrobial delivery into a variety of synovial cavities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between soil type and paratuberculosis in cattle herds
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:10-4. 2004
    ..To determine the association between soil type and paratuberculosis in cattle...
  40. ncbi request reprint Climatic and aeroallergen risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Am J Vet Res 66:818-24. 2005
    ..To estimate the association between climate and airborne pollen and fungal factors and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in horses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of transfixation casting for treatment of third metacarpal, third metatarsal, and phalangeal fractures in horses: 37 cases (1994-2004)
    Timothy B Lescun
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1248, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 230:1340-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate clinical findings, complications, and outcome of horses and foals with third metacarpal, third metatarsal, or phalangeal fractures that were treated with transfixation casting...
  42. ncbi request reprint Role of nonmigratory mottled ducks (Anas fulvigula) as sentinels for avian influenza surveillance
    Susan N Rollo
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 43:168-70. 2012
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint A placebo-controlled trial of two intranasal vaccines to prevent tracheobronchitis (kennel cough) in dogs entering a humane shelter
    Charlotte H Edinboro
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, 725 Harrison Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 62:89-99. 2004
    ..No differences in vaccine-associated adverse events (coughing, sneezing, nasal or ocular discharge) were noted during the first 3 days post-administration or thereafter...
  44. ncbi request reprint A comparison of gravid and under-house CO2-baited CDC light traps for mosquito species of public health importance in Houston, Texas
    Stephanie L White
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1494-7. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Species comparison of vitamin K1 2,3-epoxide reductase activity in vitro: kinetics and warfarin inhibition
    Christina R Wilson
    Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Purdue University, 1175 ADDL, 460 South University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2065, USA
    Toxicology 189:191-8. 2003
    ..Significant differences between the IC(50) values of murine and rat microsomes suggest differences in the susceptibility of these species to warfarin...
  46. ncbi request reprint Gentamicin concentrations in synovial fluid and joint tissues during intravenous administration or continuous intra-articular infusion of the tarsocrural joint of clinically normal horses
    Timothy B Lescun
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47909 1248, USA
    Am J Vet Res 67:409-16. 2006
    ..To compare gentamicin concentrations achieved in synovial fluid and joint tissues during IV administration and continuous intra-articular (IA) infusion of the tarsocrural joint in horses...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of femur position on radiographic assessment of completeness of femoral head and neck excision in medium- to large-breed dogs
    Arathi Vinayak
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
    Am J Vet Res 67:64-9. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of femur positioning on radiographic assessment of completeness of excision after femoral head and neck excision (FHNE) in medium to large breed dogs...
  48. ncbi request reprint Benefits of prophylactic gastropexy for dogs at risk of gastric dilatation-volvulus
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, 725 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2027, USA
    Prev Vet Med 60:319-29. 2003
    ..The cost-effectiveness of prophylactic gastropexy was most sensitive to the cost of treating GDV (US$ 1500). Prophylactic gastropexy raises ethical issues that need to be considered by veterinarians and dog breeders...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clustering of reported cases of leptospirosis among dogs in the United States and Canada
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 1243 Veterinary Pathology Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1243, USA
    Prev Vet Med 56:215-26. 2002
    ..Dog risk factors (age, gender, breed) do not explain the clustering that was observed. Leptospira serovar or environmental factors might be responsible for the clustering of canine leptospirosis in the United States and Canada...
  50. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of canine leptospirosis in the United States and Canada and its association with rainfall
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, Veterinary Pathobiology Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1243, USA
    Prev Vet Med 56:203-13. 2002
    ..Leptospirosis can affect the health of dogs seriously and its prevalence is increasing, but the disease is preventable by vaccination...
  51. ncbi request reprint Use of spatial statistics and monitoring data to identify clustering of bovine tuberculosis in Argentina
    Andres M Perez
    School of Veterinary Medicine, National University of Rosario UNR, Ovidio Lagos y Ruta 33, 2170, Casilda, Argentina
    Prev Vet Med 56:63-74. 2002
    ..The use of spatial statistics and geographical information systems could meet these needs...
  52. ncbi request reprint Regional seroprevalence of bluetongue virus in cattle in Illinois and western Indiana
    Tim C Boyer
    Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:1212-9. 2007
    ..To estimate seroprevalence of bluetongue virus (BTV) and the geographic distribution of seropositive cattle herds in Illinois and western Indiana...
  53. ncbi request reprint Changes in seroprevalence of West Nile virus across Illinois in free-ranging birds from 2001 through 2004
    Tara A Beveroth
    Medical Entomology Laboratory, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:174-9. 2006
    ..Avian species with high WNV seroprevalence rates tended to be those that bred throughout the year, have open cup nests, and live in close proximity to humans...
  54. doi request reprint Exploratory spatial data analysis of regional seroprevalence of antibodies against epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus in cattle from Illinois and Indiana
    Tim C Boyer
    Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:1286-93. 2008
    ..To estimate seroprevalence of antibodies against the serogroup of epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses (EHDVs) and describe spatial distribution of antibodies against EHDV among cattle herds in Illinois and western Indiana...
  55. ncbi request reprint Simulation-model evaluation of bovine tuberculosis-eradication strategies in Argentine dairy herds
    Andres M Perez
    School of Veterinary Medicine, National University of Rosario UNR, Ovidio Lagos y Ruta 33, 2170 Casilda, Argentina
    Prev Vet Med 54:351-60. 2002
    ..Considering that Argentine dairy producers are not compensated financially for cattle culled because of tuberculosis, eradication strategies currently used in the Argentine national tuberculosis eradication might not succeed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does the roosting behavior of birds affect transmission dynamics of West Nile virus?
    Michael P Ward
    Illinois Natural History Survey Champaign, 61820, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:350-5. 2006
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  57. ncbi request reprint Can landscape ecology untangle the complexity of antibiotic resistance?
    Randall S Singer
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 4:943-52. 2006
    ..Here, we show how landscape ecology, which links the biotic and abiotic factors of an ecosystem, might help to untangle the complexity of antibiotic resistance and improve the interpretation of ecological studies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Simulation model of within-herd transmission of bovine tuberculosis in Argentine dairy herds
    Andres M Perez
    School of Veterinary Medicine, National University of Rosario UNR, Ovidio Lagos y Ruta 33, 2170 Casilda, Argentina
    Prev Vet Med 54:361-72. 2002
    ..The model was robust, predictions were realistic and the mean beta estimated was consistent with previous studies of bovine tuberculosis...