Elliott Jacobson

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Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Future directions in reptile medical education
    Elliott Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:373-81. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation and use of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies to West Nile virus in American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in Florida
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:107-14. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus infection in farmed American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in Florida
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:96-106. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Oxalosis in wild desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:982-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Neurological disease in wild loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 70:139-54. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Ranavirus infection of free-ranging and captive box turtles and tortoises in the United States
    April J Johnson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:851-63. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint An epizootic of chronic regurgitation associated with chlamydophilosis in recently imported emerald tree boas (Corallus caninus)
    Brad Lock
    Departments of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:385-93. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of parapoxvirus infections in captive and free-ranging California sea lions Zalophus californianus
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:153-61. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus)
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:23-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Parapoxviruses of seals and sea lions make up a distinct subclade within the genus Parapoxvirus
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Virology 349:316-24. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Future directions in reptile medical education
    Elliott Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:373-81. 2006
    ..Future Web-based teaching programs in reptile medicine will allow students nationally and internationally to have access to instructional material that can be continually updated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation and use of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies to West Nile virus in American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in Florida
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:107-14. 2005
    ..This indicated that wild alligators in Florida have been exposed to WNV. These findings can be used as a baseline for future surveys...
  3. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus infection in farmed American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in Florida
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:96-106. 2005
    ..5 cm3 each). Virus titers in plasma ranged from 10(3.6) to 10(6.5) PFU/ml, exceeding the threshold needed to infect Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes (10(5) PFU/ml). Thus, alligators may serve as a vertebrate amplifying host for WNV...
  4. ncbi request reprint Oxalosis in wild desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:982-8. 2009
    ..Studies are needed to evaluate the oxalate content of plants consumed by desert tortoises, and particularly those in the area where the tortoise in renal failure was found...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neurological disease in wild loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 70:139-54. 2006
    ..We speculate that the clinical signs and pathologic changes seen in the affected LST resulted from combined heavy spirorchiid parasitism and possible chronic exposure to a novel toxin present in the diet of LST...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ranavirus infection of free-ranging and captive box turtles and tortoises in the United States
    April J Johnson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:851-63. 2008
    ..Amphibians may serve as a reservoir host for susceptible chelonians. This report also demonstrated that significant disease associated with Ranavirus infections are likely more widespread in chelonians than previously suspected...
  7. ncbi request reprint An epizootic of chronic regurgitation associated with chlamydophilosis in recently imported emerald tree boas (Corallus caninus)
    Brad Lock
    Departments of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:385-93. 2003
    ..Electron microscopic evaluation of granulomas showed organisms consistent with Chlamydophila sp...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of parapoxvirus infections in captive and free-ranging California sea lions Zalophus californianus
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:153-61. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Pathology and preliminary characterization of a parapoxvirus isolated from a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus)
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:23-32. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Parapoxviruses of seals and sea lions make up a distinct subclade within the genus Parapoxvirus
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Virology 349:316-24. 2006
    ..However, one strain was detected in two otariid species, suggesting that pinniped parapoxviruses are capable of infecting multiple species within a phylogenetic family...
  11. doi request reprint Detection of spirorchiid trematodes in gastropod tissues by polymerase chain reaction: preliminary identification of an intermediate host of Learedius learedi
    Brian A Stacy
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, P O Box 100136, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Parasitol 96:752-7. 2010
    ..This technique has many potential applications in trematode life cycle discovery studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Two herpesviruses associated with disease in wild Atlantic loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta)
    Brian A Stacy
    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, P O Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 126:63-73. 2008
    ..We propose the genus Chelonivirus for this monophyletic group of chelonian herpesviruses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies for the detection of immunoglobulin G of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 19:465-70. 2007
    ..The ability to detect seroconversion in all 3 immunized bottlenose dolphins firmly establishes the specificity of the monoclonal antibodies and the polyclonal antibody for IgG of the common bottlenose dolphin...
  14. doi request reprint Detection of specific antibody responses to vaccination in variable flying foxes (Pteropus hypomelanus)
    James F X Wellehan
    Zoological Medicine Service, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 32:379-94. 2009
    ..Monoclonal antibodies developed in this study recognized immunoglobulins from other members of the genus Pteropus well, and may be useful in applications where specific detection of Pteropus IgG is needed...
  15. doi request reprint Characterization of an erythrocytic virus in the family Iridoviridae from a peninsula ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus sackenii)
    James F X Wellehan
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 131:115-22. 2008
    ..Bayesian and maximum likelihood phylogenetic analysis found that this virus was distinct from other known iridoviral genera and species, and may represent a novel genus and species...
  16. doi request reprint In vitro susceptibility of sea lion poxvirus to cidofovir
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Antiviral Res 80:77-80. 2008
    ..This study confirms the previously proposed therapeutic potential of cidofovir for the treatment of parapoxvirus infections...
  17. doi request reprint Renal oxalosis in free-ranging green turtles Chelonia mydas
    Brian A Stacy
    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 80:45-9. 2008
    ..Crystal composition was confirmed by infrared and scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive X-ray analysis. The source of calcium oxalate is unknown and is presumed to be of dietary origin...
  18. doi request reprint Spirorchiidiasis in stranded loggerhead Caretta caretta and green turtles Chelonia mydas in Florida (USA): host pathology and significance
    Brian A Stacy
    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, PO Box 100136, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 89:237-59. 2010
    ..Several areas of needed study are identified with regard to potential health implications in the turtle host, and findings caution against over-interpretation in individual cases...
  19. ncbi request reprint Identification of a novel herpesvirus from a California desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii)
    April J Johnson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, P O Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 111:107-16. 2005
    ..Similar to THV-1, this novel herpesvirus, tortoise herpesvirus-2 (THV-2), also clusters with the alphaherpesviruses...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with development of poxvirus lesions in hospitalized California sea lions
    Hendrik H Nollens
    Marine Mammal Health Program, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:467-73. 2005
    ..To identify risk factors that may predispose California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) to development of cutaneous poxvirus nodules during hospitalization in a rehabilitation center...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of an ELISA for detection of antibody responses in Argentine boa constrictors (Boa constrictor occidentalis)
    Brad A Lock
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am J Vet Res 64:388-95. 2003
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Consensus nested PCR amplification and sequencing of diverse reptilian, avian, and mammalian orthoreoviruses
    James F X Wellehan
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 133:34-42. 2009
    ..This PCR method may be useful for obtaining templates for initial sequencing of novel orthoreoviruses from diverse vertebrate hosts...
  23. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of fungal dermatitis and stomatitis in a free-ranging population of pigmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri) in Florida
    Joseph L Cheatwood
    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:329-37. 2003
    ..This study represents the first documented report of a mycotic disease of free-ranging snakes...
  24. pmc Detection and analysis of six lizard adenoviruses by consensus primer PCR provides further evidence of a reptilian origin for the atadenoviruses
    James F X Wellehan
    Zoological Medicine Service, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Virol 78:13366-9. 2004
    ..Phylogenetic analysis indicated that these viruses belong to the genus Atadenovirus, supporting the reptilian origin of atadenoviruses. This PCR method may be useful for obtaining templates for initial sequencing of novel adenoviruses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Varanid herpesvirus 1: a novel herpesvirus associated with proliferative stomatitis in green tree monitors (Varanus prasinus)
    James F X Wellehan
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 105:83-92. 2005
    ..Comparative sequence analysis suggests that this virus is a novel member of the subfamily alpha-herpesvirinae, and is here termed varanid herpesvirus 1...
  26. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical staining of chlamydial antigen in emerald tree boas (Corallus caninus)
    Elliott Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 14:487-94. 2002
    ..Although both antibodies labeled antigen in serial sections of tissue, a difference in staining intensity was noted...
  27. doi request reprint Development and use of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of iridovirus exposure in gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) and eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina)
    April J Johnson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Vet Microbiol 142:160-7. 2010
    ..Further, the duration of the antibody response is unknown and may also cause an underestimate of the true prevalence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of a portable point-of-care (Vetscan VS2) biochemical analyzer for measuring plasma biochemical levels in free-living loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta)
    Adrienne Atkins
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:585-93. 2010
    ..Based on the findings of this study, the authors believe that point-of-care analyzers can provide valuable adjunctive diagnostics, especially in field situations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mortality in a wood turtle (Clemmys insculpta) collection
    Amy L MacNeill
    Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 31:133-6. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of enrofloxacin after single-dose oral and intravenous administration in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)
    Kelly E Helmick
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:333-40. 2004
    ..5 microg/ml). Enrofloxacin administered to American alligators at 5 mg/kg p.o. is not expected to achieve minimum inhibitory values for susceptible organisms...
  31. doi request reprint Reference intervals and relationships between health status, carapace length, body mass, and water temperature and concentrations of plasma total protein and protein electrophoretogram fractions in Atlantic loggerhead sea turtles and green turtles
    Ann G Osborne
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:561-7. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Myxidium scripta n. sp. identified in urinary and biliary tract of Louisiana-farmed red-eared slider turtles Trachemys scripta elegans
    John F Roberts
    Department of Infectious Disease and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 80:199-209. 2008
    ..sp. This report documents a clinically significant nephropathy and genetic sequence from a Myxidium parasite affecting a freshwater turtle species in North America...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between separation time of plasma from heparinized whole blood on plasma biochemical analytes of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta)
    Eliza Eisenhawer
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 39:208-15. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of enrofloxacin after single-dose oral administration in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta)
    Elliott Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:628-34. 2005
    ..80 hr for group I and 54.42 hr for group 2. These findings indicated that enrofloxacin is absorbed following oral administration in loggerhead sea turtles, and blood levels are maintained up to 168 hr following administration...
  35. ncbi request reprint In vitro drug susceptibility pattern of Mycoplasma alligatoris isolated from symptomatic American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis)
    Kelly E Helmick
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville 32601, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 33:108-11. 2002
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Baseline circulating immunoglobulin G levels in managed collection and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
    Carolina L Ruiz
    Marine Mammal Health Program, and Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Dev Comp Immunol 33:449-55. 2009
    ..High total white blood cell and eosinophil counts were the best predictors of IgG levels, suggesting higher IgG levels are likely attributable to a higher parasitic load of free-ranging dolphins...
  37. ncbi request reprint Plasma concentrations of praziquantel after oral administration of single and multiple doses in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta)
    Elliott R Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am J Vet Res 64:304-9. 2003
    ..To determine the pharmacokinetics of praziquantel following single and multiple oral dosing in loggerhead sea turtles...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging for detection of internal tumors in green turtles with cutaneous fibropapillomatosis
    Lara A Croft
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:1428-35. 2004
    ..To describe the gross cross-sectional anatomy of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) and evaluate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for detection of internal tumors in green turtles with cutaneous fibropapillomatosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Identification of Chlamydophila pneumoniae in an emerald tree boa, Corallus caninus
    Elliott R Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 16:153-4. 2004
    ..These findings show that C. pneumoniae can infect emerald tree boas, broadening the range of reptiles known to be infected by this primarily human pathogen...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of blood processing techniques on sodium and potassium values: a comparison between Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantea) and Burmese mountain tortoises (Manouria emys)
    Noha Abou-Madi
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 32:61-6. 2003
    ..Hematologic and plasma biochemical evaluations are routinely used in evaluating the chelonian patient, but appropriate processing techniques have been minimally defined...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pythiosis in a dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius)
    James F X Wellehan
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:564-8. 2004
    ..The camel began to lose weight postoperatively and died 6 mo later. At necropsy, the camel was found to have gastritis of the third compartment of the stomach with intralesional hyphae of this oomycete pathogen...
  42. ncbi request reprint Allometric scaling of kidney function in green iguanas
    Lara K Maxwell
    Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 138:383-90. 2004
    ..As this study also demonstrated that renal scintigraphy can be used to quantify kidney function in iguanas, this technique may be a useful research and diagnostic tool...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic disposition of a long-acting oxytetracycline formulation after single-dose intravenous and intramuscular administrations in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)
    Kelly E Helmick
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:341-6. 2004
    ..0 microg/ml for susceptible organisms...
  44. ncbi request reprint Antemortem diagnosis and characterization of nasal intranuclear coccidiosis in Sulawesi tortoises (Indotestudo forsteni)
    Charles J Innis
    VCA Westboro Animal Hospital, Westboro, MA, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 19:660-7. 2007
    ..Nucleic acid sequence data of a 1715 base-pair fragment of the 18S small subunit rRNA gene identify this coccidian as a novel species...