Milton M McAllister

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A decade of discoveries in veterinary protozoology changes our concept of "subclinical" toxoplasmosis
    Milton M McAllister
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Vet Parasitol 132:241-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Transplacental transmission and abortion in cows administered Neospora caninum oocysts
    L F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1394-400. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of host maturity and prior exposure history on the production of Neospora caninum oocysts by dogs
    L F P Gondim
    University of Illinois, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Vet Parasitol 134:33-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Neospora caninum between wild and domestic animals
    L F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1361-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Improved production of Neospora caninum oocysts, cyclical oral transmission between dogs and cattle, and in vitro isolation from oocysts
    L F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1159-63. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Coyotes (Canis latrans) are definitive hosts of Neospora caninum
    Luis F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Int J Parasitol 34:159-61. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring Sarcocystis neurona-like infection in a dog with myositis
    Kapil Vashisht
    Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 S Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Vet Parasitol 133:19-25. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation of the internal transcribed spacer 1 sequence within individual strains and among different strains of Neospora caninum
    Luis F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 90:119-22. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Dogs are definitive hosts of Neospora caninum
    M M McAllister
    University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Sciences, Laramie 82070, USA
    Int J Parasitol 28:1473-8. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Neospora caninum: its oocysts and its identity: an opinion
    M M McAllister
    University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Urbana 61802, USA
    Parasitol Res 86:860. 2000

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint A decade of discoveries in veterinary protozoology changes our concept of "subclinical" toxoplasmosis
    Milton M McAllister
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Vet Parasitol 132:241-7. 2005
    ..Organizations and individuals that feed feral cats are unwittingly contributing to the dissemination of T. gondii, by sustaining artificially dense populations of a definitive host of this protozoal parasite...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transplacental transmission and abortion in cows administered Neospora caninum oocysts
    L F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1394-400. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that infection with N. caninum oocysts can cause transplacental transmission and abortion in cattle...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of host maturity and prior exposure history on the production of Neospora caninum oocysts by dogs
    L F P Gondim
    University of Illinois, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Vet Parasitol 134:33-9. 2005
    ..caninum oocyst production (P=0.02)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Neospora caninum between wild and domestic animals
    L F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1361-5. 2004
    ..caninum from deer to canids, because deer carcasses are usually eviscerated in the field. Infection of canids in turn increases the risk of transmitting the parasite to domestic livestock...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improved production of Neospora caninum oocysts, cyclical oral transmission between dogs and cattle, and in vitro isolation from oocysts
    L F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1159-63. 2002
    ..caninum using a species-specific polymerase chain reaction technique. In addition, sporulated oocysts were used to recover N. caninum in vitro after digestion in an acid-pepsin solution and inoculation of cell monolayers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Coyotes (Canis latrans) are definitive hosts of Neospora caninum
    Luis F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Int J Parasitol 34:159-61. 2004
    ..To reduce the risk of transmission of N. caninum to intensively farmed cattle, we recommend protection of feedstuffs using canid-proof fences, and careful disposal of dead stock...
  7. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring Sarcocystis neurona-like infection in a dog with myositis
    Kapil Vashisht
    Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 S Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802, USA
    Vet Parasitol 133:19-25. 2005
    ..neurona...
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation of the internal transcribed spacer 1 sequence within individual strains and among different strains of Neospora caninum
    Luis F P Gondim
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 90:119-22. 2004
    ..caninum. Intrastrain variation of the ITS1 region appears to be common in N. caninum, in contrast to T. gondii...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dogs are definitive hosts of Neospora caninum
    M M McAllister
    University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Sciences, Laramie 82070, USA
    Int J Parasitol 28:1473-8. 1998
    ..caninum by immunohistochemistry, ultrastructural analysis, and a species-specific PCR test. No evidence of neosporosis was observed in control animals. Based on this study, dogs are a definitive host of Neospora caninum...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neospora caninum: its oocysts and its identity: an opinion
    M M McAllister
    University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Urbana 61802, USA
    Parasitol Res 86:860. 2000
    ..Furthermore, the suggestion that oocysts shed by dogs after experimental infection with N. caninum might have been of another organism is not consistent with the finding that these oocysts induced N. caninum infections in mice...
  11. pmc Neospora caninum in vitro: evidence that the destiny of a parasitophorous vacuole depends on the phenotype of the progenitor zoite
    S S Tunev
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 S Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1095-9. 2002
    ..Cysts do not appear to arise from transformation of tachyzoites within large parasitophorous vacuoles...
  12. ncbi request reprint Results of a new serologic test suggest an association of Waddlia chondrophila with bovine abortion
    Pam Dilbeck-Robertson
    Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 15:568-9. 2003
    ..Future serologic studies should specifically compare antibody titers between aborting cows and carefully matched nonaborting cohorts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Application of the Neospora caninum IgG avidity ELISA in assessment of chronic reproductive losses after an outbreak of neosporosis in a herd of beef cattle
    Camilla Björkman
    Department of Ruminant Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 7019, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vet Diagn Invest 15:3-7. 2003
    ..caninum in a herd of beef cows and provide further validation on the ability of the N. caninum IgG avidity ELISA to accurately assess the chronicity of infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint The comparative pathogenesis of neosporosis
    David Buxton
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Edinburgh, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:546-52. 2002
    ..This article discusses how Neospora invades cells, how it infects and causes disease in several animal species, and particularly how it has evolved a special niche in cattle and dogs that ensures its survival...
  15. pmc Loss of infectivity of Neospora caninum oocysts maintained for a prolonged time
    Rosangela Soares Uzeda
    Universidade Federal da Bahia, Escola de Medicina Veterinaria, Departamento de Patologia e Clinicas, Avenida Ademar de Barros, 500, Ondina, Salvador, Bahia, 40170 110, Brazil
    Korean J Parasitol 45:295-9. 2007
    ..caninum at 1: 50 in an immunofluorescent antibody test. PCR using the brain from each gerbil did not reveal N. caninum specific DNA. We conclude that oocysts preserved for 46 mo are not infective, despite being morphologically intact...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exogenous nitric oxide triggers Neospora caninum tachyzoite-to-bradyzoite stage conversion in murine epidermal keratinocyte cell cultures
    Nathalie Vonlaufen
    Institute of Parasitology, Faculties of Veterinary Medicine and Medicine, University of Berne, Langgass strasse 122, CH 3012 Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Parasitol 32:1253-65. 2002
    ..These findings demonstrate the usefulness of this culture technique as a promising way to study tachyzoite-to-bradyzoite stage conversion in N. caninum in vitro...