Elliott R Jacobson

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Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mycoplasma testudineum in free-ranging desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii
    Elliott R Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:1063-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Environmental temperatures, physiology and behavior limit the range expansion of invasive Burmese pythons in southeastern USA
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Integr Zool 7:271-85. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Serologic and molecular evidence for Testudinid herpesvirus 2 infection in wild Agassiz's desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii
    Elliott R Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:747-57. 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi request reprint Mycoplasma testudineum in free-ranging desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii
    Elliott R Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:1063-8. 2012
    ..Our findings support a causal relationship between M. testudineum and URTD in desert tortoises...
  2. doi request reprint Environmental temperatures, physiology and behavior limit the range expansion of invasive Burmese pythons in southeastern USA
    Elliott R Jacobson
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Integr Zool 7:271-85. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Serologic and molecular evidence for Testudinid herpesvirus 2 infection in wild Agassiz's desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii
    Elliott R Jacobson
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:747-57. 2012
    ..The serologic findings support cross-reactivity between TeHV2 and TeHV3. Further studies to determine the ecology, prevalence, and clinical significance of this virus in tortoise populations are needed...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Initial sequence characterization of the rhabdoviruses of squamate reptiles, including a novel rhabdovirus from a caiman lizard (Dracaena guianensis)
    James F X Wellehan
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 158:274-9. 2012
    ..Bayesian and maximum likelihood phylogenetic analysis revealed that most known rhabdoviruses of squamates cluster in the Almpiwar subgroup. The exception is Marco virus, which is found in the Hart Park group...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Mycoplasma agassizii strain variation and distinct host antibody responses explain differences between enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays and Western blot assays
    Lori D Wendland
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0880, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1739-45. 2010
    ..This could have adverse consequences for the well-being of these environmentally sensitive hosts if false-negative animals were relocated to sites consisting of true-negative populations...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Immunohistochemical detection of a unique protein within cells of snakes having inclusion body disease, a world-wide disease seen in members of the families Boidae and Pythonidae
    Li Wen Chang
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e82916. 2013
    ..This validated antibody can serve as a tool for the development of ante-mortem immunodiagnostic tests for IBD. ..
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Proliferative enteritis associated with Lawsonia intracellularis in a Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata)
    Maud Lafortune
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0126, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:549-52. 2004
    ..Given the fact that very specific tests are required for identifying this organism, L. intracellularis may be underdiagnosed in nonhuman primates...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific allometry of standard metabolic rate in green iguanas, Iguana iguana
    Lara K Maxwell
    Departments of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:301-10. 2003
    ..Thermal acclimation, compensatory changes in V(O(2)) with prolonged exposure to a constant temperature, was not observed in juvenile iguanas (n=11) between 1 and 5 weeks of acclimation at 30 degrees C...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....