Linda Munson

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence for chronic stress in captive but not free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) based on adrenal morphology and function
    Karen A Terio
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:259-66. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Contraception in felids
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theriogenology 66:126-34. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunologic responses and adverse reactions to Freund's-adjuvanted porcine zona pellucida immuno-contraceptives in domestic cats
    L Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vaccine 23:5646-54. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, safety and reversibility of bisdiamine as a male contraceptive in cats
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theriogenology 62:81-92. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey of viral infections in free-ranging Namibian cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:23-31. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative pathology of mammary gland cancers in domestic and wild animals
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Breast Dis 28:7-21. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic eosinophilic dermatitis associated with persistent feline herpes virus infection in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    L Munson
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of California, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Pathol 41:170-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Extrinsic factors significantly affect patterns of disease in free-ranging and captive cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) populations
    Linda Munson
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:542-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to canine and feline viruses in spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) in the Masai Mara National Reserve
    Tara M Harrison
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1126 Haring Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:1-10. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Cystic endometrial hyperplasia in elephants
    D W Agnew
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Pathol 41:179-83. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence for chronic stress in captive but not free-ranging cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) based on adrenal morphology and function
    Karen A Terio
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:259-66. 2004
    ..Further research into the role of hypercortisolemia in the pathogenesis of the reproductive abnormalities and unusual diseases of captive cheetahs is needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Contraception in felids
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theriogenology 66:126-34. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunologic responses and adverse reactions to Freund's-adjuvanted porcine zona pellucida immuno-contraceptives in domestic cats
    L Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vaccine 23:5646-54. 2005
    ..One cat died from an injection site sarcoma. Because of these severe adverse reactions, Freund's adjuvant is contraindicated in cats, and other adjuvants for PZP vaccines should be tested in cats for adverse reactions before use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, safety and reversibility of bisdiamine as a male contraceptive in cats
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theriogenology 62:81-92. 2004
    ..Bisdiamine (WIN 18,446) was a safe and effective contraceptive for male cats, but testosterone concentrations decreased during treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey of viral infections in free-ranging Namibian cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:23-31. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative pathology of mammary gland cancers in domestic and wild animals
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Breast Dis 28:7-21. 2007
    ..Overall, spontaneous mammary cancers in cats and dogs make excellent models for human breast cancer, and knowledge of mammary carcinogenesis would be greatly enhanced across all species by a "One Medicine" approach...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic eosinophilic dermatitis associated with persistent feline herpes virus infection in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    L Munson
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of California, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Pathol 41:170-6. 2004
    ..This atypical immune reaction may indicate a heritable trait or modulation of the immune response by other factors such as chronic stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Extrinsic factors significantly affect patterns of disease in free-ranging and captive cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) populations
    Linda Munson
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:542-8. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to canine and feline viruses in spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) in the Masai Mara National Reserve
    Tara M Harrison
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1126 Haring Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:1-10. 2004
    ..The lower prevalence of CDV antibody-positive hyenas near human habitation suggests that reservoirs for CDV other than domestic dogs are present in the Serengeti ecosystem...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cystic endometrial hyperplasia in elephants
    D W Agnew
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Pathol 41:179-83. 2004
    ..These findings will be useful in the interpretation of ultrasonographic findings during reproductive examinations of potential breeding cows. Also, breeding programs should focus on younger animals...
  11. pmc Climate extremes promote fatal co-infections during canine distemper epidemics in African lions
    Linda Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2545. 2008
    ..Such mass mortality events may become increasingly common if climate extremes disrupt historic stable relationships between co-existing pathogens and their susceptible hosts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Detection of feline coronavirus in cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) feces by reverse transcription-nested polymerase chain reaction in cheetahs with variable frequency of viral shedding
    Patricia M Gaffney
    Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 43:776-86. 2012
    ..Managing the captive population as endemically infected with FCoV may be a more feasible approach...
  13. doi request reprint Canine Distemper in an Isolated Population of Fishers (Martes pennanti) from California
    Stefan M Keller
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:1035-41. 2012
    ..The source of infection as well as pertinent transmission routes remained unclear. This is the first report of CDV in fishers and underscores the significance of CDV as a pathogen of management concern...
  14. ncbi request reprint Systematics of Mesocestoides (Cestoda: Mesocestoididae): evaluation of molecular and morphological variation among isolates
    Kerry A Padgett
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    J Parasitol 91:1435-43. 2005
    ..tapeworms was similar. Results from this study support recognizing Mesocestoides clades A, B, and C as separate species, and provide evidence that clade B and Mesocestoides vogae are conspecific...
  15. doi request reprint Rabies virus and canine distemper virus in wild and domestic carnivores in Northern Kenya: are domestic dogs the reservoir?
    K C Prager
    Wildlife Health Center, One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecohealth 9:483-98. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that RV risks to people and wild carnivores might be controlled by domestic dog vaccination, but that CDV control, if required, would need to target the species of concern...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma otitis in California calves
    Catherine G Lamm
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 16:397-402. 2004
    ..The increasing proportion of Mycoplasma otitis cases in the past 10 years emphasizes the importance of identifying risk factors that could be modified to lower the incidence of this disease in calves...
  17. ncbi request reprint The stress response to environmental change in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    Amy Wells
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:8-14. 2004
    ..These results indicate that some cheetahs have a prolonged stress response when moved between facilities, and the magnitude and character of this response is influenced by the exhibit environment...
  18. pmc Comparison of Helicobacter spp. in Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) with and without gastritis
    K A Terio
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:229-34. 2005
    ..These findings question a direct role for Helicobacter infection in the pathogenesis of gastritis and support the premise that host factors account for the differences in disease between captive and wild cheetah populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Endometrial hyperplasia and mineralization in zoo felids treated with melengestrol acetate contraceptives
    L Munson
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
    Vet Pathol 39:419-27. 2002
    ..The association of MGA with endometrial lesions that could impair fertility should be considered when using this contraceptive in genetically valuable felids...
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the GnRH analogue deslorelin for suppression of oestrous cycles in cats
    L Munson
    Dept VM-PMI, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Reprod Fertil Suppl 57:269-73. 2001
    ..The general health of treated cats was unchanged throughout the study. These results confirm that deslorelin can effectively suppress ovarian activity in domestic cats, but that the duration of suppression varies among individuals...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genital tract smooth muscle tumors are common in zoo felids but are not associated with melengestrol acetate contraceptive treatment
    L M Chassy
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Vet Pathol 39:379-85. 2002
    ..Whether progression to malignancy is promoted by MGA warrants further investigation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella infection in wild African lions (Panthera leo) and cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    S Molia
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Microbiol 100:31-41. 2004
    ..Domestic cats are thus no longer the only known carriers of Bartonella spp. in Africa. Translocation of B. henselae seronegative and TaqMan PCR negative wild felids might be effective in limiting the spread of Bartonella infection...
  23. doi request reprint Naturally occurring and melengestrol acetate-associated reproductive tract lesions in zoo canids
    A Moresco
    Departments of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Vet Pathol 46:1117-28. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Multicentric T-cell lymphoma associated with feline leukemia virus infection in a captive namibian cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)
    Laurie Marker
    Cheetah Conservation Fund, Otjiwarango, Namibia
    J Wildl Dis 39:690-5. 2003
    ..Caution should be exercised in holding and translocating cheetahs where contact could be made with FeLV-infected domestic, feral, or wild felids...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of porcine zona pellucida immunocontraceptives in zoo felids
    Lisa A Harrenstien
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, P O Box 1071, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:271-9. 2004
    ..Contraceptive efficacy was not specifically evaluated in this study; however, two of the three felids housed with an intact male became pregnant during the study, one of which gave birth to healthy cubs...
  26. ncbi request reprint A serosurvey of viral infections in lions (Panthera leo), from Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
    Margaret Driciru
    Department of Wildlife and Animal Resources Management, Makerere University, P O Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
    J Wildl Dis 42:667-71. 2006
    ..No lions had evidence of exposure to FeLV or FIPV. These results indicate that this endangered population has extensive exposure to common feline and canine viruses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Blastomycosis in nondomestic felids
    Timothy N Storms
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37901, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:231-8. 2003
    ..Thoracic radiography, cytologic examination of lung lesion aspirates, and B. dermatitidis AGID serology should be performed on clinically ill zoo felids in endemic areas to rule out blastomycosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Oral, nasal, and cutaneous eosinophilic granulomas in the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis): a lesion distinct from superficial necrolytic dermatitis
    Allan P Pessier
    University of Illinois Zoological Pathology Program, Loyola University Medical Center, Room 0745, Building 101, 2160 South First Street, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:1-7. 2004
    ..Two animals treated with systemic corticosteroids died of disseminated fungal infections, emphasizing that corticosteroids should be used cautiously in black rhinoceroses...
  29. ncbi request reprint Validation of the 13C-urea breath test for use in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) with Helicobacter
    Jenifer Chatfield
    Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville, Texas 78520, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:137-41. 2004
    ..The 13C-UBT is a valuable, simple, accurate, and sensitive tool for monitoring eradication of Helicobacter during therapy for clinical gastritis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and long-term outcome of gastritis therapy in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
    Scott B Citino
    White Oak Conservation Center, 581705 White Oak Road, Yulee, Florida 32097, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:401-16. 2005
    ..g., frequent vomiting/regurgitation, weight loss) are apparent...