D E Stallknecht

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impediments to wildlife disease surveillance, research, and diagnostics
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 315:445-61. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus and bluetongue virus serotype distribution in white-tailed deer in Georgia
    D E Stallknecht
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 31:331-8. 1995
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) as natural sentinels for Anaplasma phagocytophilum
    Vivien G Dugan
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4393, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:192-207. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Natural Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in a captive flock of house finches
    M P Luttrell
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 34:289-96. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in Texas: a case for enzootic stability
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 32:695-700. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of Culicoides spp. at a site enzootic for hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in Georgia, USA
    K E Smith
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 32:627-42. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic disease in Kansas: enzootic stability meets epizootic disease
    Gabriella L Flacke
    College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:288-93. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Wild bird mortality and West Nile virus surveillance: biases associated with detection, reporting, and carcass persistence
    Marsha R Ward
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:92-106. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Culicoides (Diptera:Ceratopogonidae) collected during epizootics of hemorrhagic disease among captive white-tailed deer
    K E Smith
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Med Entomol 33:507-10. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma gallisepticum in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) and other wild birds associated with poultry production facilities
    M P Luttrell
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 45:321-9. 2001

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Publications103 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Impediments to wildlife disease surveillance, research, and diagnostics
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 315:445-61. 2007
    ..Although such studies may be difficult, there are numerous examples of success and our understanding of wildlife and wildlife-related zoonotic and emerging disease continues to grow...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus and bluetongue virus serotype distribution in white-tailed deer in Georgia
    D E Stallknecht
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 31:331-8. 1995
    ..Evidence of exposure to EHDV serotypes 1 and 2 and BTV serotypes 11, 13, and 17 was detected...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) as natural sentinels for Anaplasma phagocytophilum
    Vivien G Dugan
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4393, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:192-207. 2006
    ..The presence of I. scapularis was significantly associated with A. phagocytophilum antibodies in WTD. Collectively, the results of this study demonstrate that WTD would be suitable natural sentinels for this emerging zoonotic pathogen...
  4. ncbi request reprint Natural Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in a captive flock of house finches
    M P Luttrell
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 34:289-96. 1998
    ..The clinical severity of this disease and high proportion of affected birds suggests that M. gallisepticum may have a negative impact on free-flying house finch populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in Texas: a case for enzootic stability
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 32:695-700. 1996
    ..The apparent lack of HD in relation to this high antibody prevalence cannot be explained, but may be related to enzootic stability in which a near perfect host-virus relationship exists...
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of Culicoides spp. at a site enzootic for hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in Georgia, USA
    K E Smith
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 32:627-42. 1996
    ..stellifer and C. spinosus also were considered as possible vectors. However, virus isolation attempts on 113,716 Culicoides, including 62,530 C. lahillei and 32,769 C. stellifer, were negative...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic disease in Kansas: enzootic stability meets epizootic disease
    Gabriella L Flacke
    College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:288-93. 2004
    ..Understanding host, vector, and environmental variables responsible for these contrasting patterns could have application to understanding the risk of HD in the midwestern United States...
  8. ncbi request reprint Wild bird mortality and West Nile virus surveillance: biases associated with detection, reporting, and carcass persistence
    Marsha R Ward
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:92-106. 2006
    ..Species composition of the scavenger assemblage was similar in urban and rural areas but "scavenging pressure" was greater in rural areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Culicoides (Diptera:Ceratopogonidae) collected during epizootics of hemorrhagic disease among captive white-tailed deer
    K E Smith
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Med Entomol 33:507-10. 1996
    ..stellifer (Coquillett) C. lahillei warrants particular attention as a potential vector because its readily feeds on white-tailed deer and was by far the predominant species collected from deer during the epizootics...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma gallisepticum in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) and other wild birds associated with poultry production facilities
    M P Luttrell
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 45:321-9. 2001
    ..Positive SPA reactions in other species may be caused by nonspecific reactions or contact exposure. Current biosecurity recommendations should be sufficient to minimize risks of transmission between wild and domestic birds...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of recent H5 subtype avian influenza viruses from US poultry
    Chang Won Lee
    Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 934 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Avian Pathol 33:288-97. 2004
    ..The outbreak in Texas with a more chicken-adapted H5N3 virus underscores the importance of ongoing surveillance and control efforts regarding the H5 subtype AI virus in the US...
  12. ncbi request reprint Epizootiology of an epizootic hemorrhagic disease outbreak in West Virginia
    Joseph K Gaydos
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:383-93. 2004
    ..This is consistent with the hypothesis that sporadic hemorrhagic disease outbreaks in the Appalachian Mountains are usually localized and severe...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies to type a influenza virus in wild avian species using two serologic assays
    Justin D Brown
    Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:896-911. 2010
    ..Based on these results, the bELISA is a reliable species-independent assay with potentially valuable applications for wild bird AI surveillance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of strain and serotype of vesicular stomatitis virus on viral shedding, vesicular lesion development, and contact transmission in pigs
    David E Stallknecht
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Am J Vet Res 65:1233-9. 2004
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  15. pmc West Nile virus viremia in wild rock pigeons
    Andrew B Allison
    University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7393, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2252-5. 2004
    ..The observed viremia levels and seroprevalence indicate that this species could be involved in amplifying WNV in urban settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of low pathogenic avian influenza in mallards
    M Franca
    Department of Pathology, University of Georgia, 501 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 56:976-80. 2012
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  17. pmc Detection of avian influenza viruses from shorebirds: evaluation of surveillance and testing approaches
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, 589 D W Brooks Dr, Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:382-93. 2012
    ..Overall, all of the sampling and diagnostic approaches have utility as applied to shorebird surveillance, but all are associated with inherent biases that need to be considered when comparing results from independent studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Host defense responses associated with experimental hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer
    C F Quist
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 33:584-99. 1997
    ..Deer challenged with EHDV-2 had mildly increased temperatures, but minimal IFN response and lymphocyte alterations...
  19. ncbi request reprint In vitro replication of epizootic hemorrhagic disease and bluetongue viruses in white-tailed deer peripheral blood mononuclear cells and virus-cell association during in vivo infections
    D E Stallknecht
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 33:574-83. 1997
    ..In the in vitro infections of white-tailed deer erythrocytes, the EHD and BT viruses were associated with pits in the erythrocyte membrane. This association may be important in the long-term viremia observed in deer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cell-mediated immune response and IL-2 production in white-tailed deer experimentally infected with hemorrhagic disease viruses
    C F Quist
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 56:283-97. 1997
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  21. doi request reprint Segmental configuration and putative origin of the reassortant orbivirus, epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 6, strain Indiana
    A B Allison
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Virology 424:67-75. 2012
    ..In 2010, EHDV-6 (CSIRO 753) was detected in Guadeloupe, demonstrating that the parental virus of the reassortment event is circulating in the Caribbean...
  22. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of Culicoides lahillei (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) with epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 2 (Orbivirus: Reoviridae)
    K E Smith
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Med Entomol 33:117-22. 1996
    ..7 TCID50 EHDV per fly. Replication of EHDV-2 also occurred in control C. variipennis. This report of infection of C. lahillei with an EHD virus serotype indicates that C. lahillei may be a vector of EHD viruses...
  23. ncbi request reprint VSV-NJ on Ossabaw Island, Georgia. The truth is out there
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 916:431-6. 2000
    ..It is our hope that Ossabaw Island will provide a much needed model system for gaining insight into the epidemiology of this virus...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reduction of infectious epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus associated with in vitro produced bovine embryos by non-specific protease
    M B Dinkins
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7389, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 65:205-13. 2001
    ..However, proportions of infected embryos were reduced after protease treatment versus positive controls and trypsin treated embryos...
  25. doi request reprint Detection of a novel reassortant epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV) in the USA containing RNA segments derived from both exotic (EHDV-6) and endemic (EHDV-2) serotypes
    A B Allison
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Gen Virol 91:430-9. 2010
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  26. ncbi request reprint Eastern equine encephalitis in a free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    Cynthia M Tate
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:241-5. 2005
    ..Most antibody-positive deer originated from the Coastal Plain physiographic region. Eastern equine encephalitis virus should be considered a possible cause of neurologic disease in white-tailed deer where it may occur...
  27. ncbi request reprint Attempted experimental infection of domestic goats with Ehrlichia chaffeensis
    Vivien G Dugan
    College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:131-6. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that despite the occurrence of natural infection in goats, this animal may not be susceptible to experimental infection and thus may not serve as a suitable model of E. chaffeensis reservoir host infection...
  28. pmc First culture isolation of Borrelia lonestari, putative agent of southern tick-associated rash illness
    Andrea S Varela
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1163-9. 2004
    ..lonestari in culture, providing a much needed source of organisms for the development of diagnostic assays and forming a basis for future studies investigating the role of the organism as a human disease agent...
  29. ncbi request reprint Single and combination diagnostic test efficiency and cost analysis for detection and isolation of avian influenza virus from wild bird cloacal swabs
    Jennifer Lira
    Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, 934 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Avian Dis 54:606-12. 2010
    ..In contrast, isolation in ECE via CAS and YS inoculation routes without prescreening by RRT-PCR was most efficient and cost-effective if the samples had an expected high frequency of AIV...
  30. ncbi request reprint Avian paramyxoviruses in shorebirds and gulls
    Laura L Coffee
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:481-7. 2010
    ..The higher prevalence of APMV in Ruddy Turnstones mirrors results observed for avian influenza viruses in shorebirds and may suggest similar modes of transmission...
  31. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus antibody prevalence in American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) and fish crows (Corvus ossifragus) in Georgia, USA
    Benjamin R Wilcox
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Wildlife Health Building, 589 D W Brooks Drive, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 51:125-8. 2007
    ..A polymerase chain reaction technique paired with restriction enzyme digestion easily distinguished American Crows from Fish Crows on the basis of a mitochondrial DNA fragment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of maternal antibodies to hemorrhagic disease viruses (Reoviridae: Orbivirus) in white-tailed deer
    Joseph K Gaydos
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:253-7. 2002
    ..This may be due to acquired immunity and the subsequent transfer of maternal antibodies, but it does not exclude innate resistance as a possible factor in the enzootic stability of EHD and BT viruses at this location...
  33. ncbi request reprint Absence of humoral response in flamingos and red-tailed hawks to experimental vaccination with a killed West Nile virus vaccine
    Kenneth E Nusbaum
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL 36849, USA
    Avian Dis 47:750-2. 2003
    ..Half the birds of each species received a booster vaccination 3 weeks after the first injection. Three weeks after the booster vaccination, none of 13 birds surveyed had detectable antibody to West Nile virus...
  34. ncbi request reprint Canada geese and the epidemiology of avian influenza viruses
    Mark T Harris
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:981-7. 2010
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  35. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of calves with epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus
    M J Abdy
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Am J Vet Res 60:621-6. 1999
    ..CONCLUSION: Calves experimentally infected with EHDV-2 developed viremia and seroconverted but did not develop detectable clinical disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Persistent Ehrlichia chaffeensis infection in white-tailed deer
    W R Davidson
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 37:538-46. 2001
    ..chaffeensis, have initial rickettsemias of several weeks duration and may experience recrudescence of rickettsemia, which reaffirm the importance of deer in the epidemiology of E. chaffeensis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Contact transmission of vesicular stomatitis virus New Jersey in pigs
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Am J Vet Res 62:516-20. 2001
    ..Long-term maintenance of VSV-NJ via contact transmission alone appears unlikely. Pigs represent an efficient large-animal system for further study of VSV-NJ pathogenesis and transmission...
  38. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analyses of type A influenza genes in natural reservoir species in North America reveals genetic variation
    Erica Spackman
    Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 934 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Virus Res 114:89-100. 2005
    ..A lack of clear temporal or spatial grouping shows that multiple lineages of virus co-circulate and precludes the development of an epidemiological map for influenza virus from these species...
  39. ncbi request reprint Analytical validation of a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test for Pan-American lineage H7 subtype Avian influenza viruses
    Erica Spackman
    Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:612-6. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the 2008 test was able to detect 100% (n = 27) of the H7 AI, V isolates recovered from North American wild birds in a 2006-2007 sample set, (none of which were detected by the 2002 H7 test)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cross-protection between epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotypes 1 and 2 in white-tailed deer
    Joseph K Gaydos
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:720-8. 2002
    ..These experimental infections suggest that EHDV-1 and 2 may exist in a state of mutual permissiveness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Innate resistance to epizootic hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer
    Joseph K Gaydos
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:713-9. 2002
    ..Should this phenomenon occur in other species, these findings have major implications for managing wildlife populations, both endangered and non-endangered, using tools such as translocation and captive propagation...
  42. pmc Expression and distribution of sialic acid influenza virus receptors in wild birds
    M Franca
    Department of Pathology, University of Georgia, 501 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Pathol 42:60-71. 2013
    ..With a few possible exceptions, these observed differences were not generally predictive of reported species susceptibility to AI viruses based on published experimental and field data...
  43. pmc Characterization of Durham virus, a novel rhabdovirus that encodes both a C and SH protein
    A B Allison
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, United States
    Virus Res 155:112-22. 2011
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  44. ncbi request reprint Experimental vesicular stomatitis virus infection in horses: effect of route of inoculation and virus serotype
    E W Howerth
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Vet Pathol 43:943-55. 2006
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  45. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to type A influenza virus in wild waterbirds from Argentina
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:1040-5. 2010
    ..These results provide insight into AI virus circulation in Argentinean waterbirds and preliminary data to guide further surveillance efforts...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pathology and epidemiology of natural West Nile viral infection of raptors in Georgia
    Angela E Ellis
    Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:214-23. 2007
    ..Although many species tested were positive for WNV infection, severity of lesions varied among species...
  47. ncbi request reprint Infectious and lethal doses of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus for house sparrows (Passer domesticus) and rock pigeons (Columbia livia)
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:437-45. 2009
    ..When infection did occur, the duration of viral shedding was brief, and viral titers were low. The data suggests that pigeons would contribute little to the transmission and spread of H5N1 HPAI virus in poultry...
  48. ncbi request reprint Influenza A viruses in American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
    Camille Lebarbenchon
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:1284-9. 2010
    ..The 2007 isolate was most related to AIVs from Eurasian gulls and North American ducks, reflecting both global movement of these viruses and reassortment between viruses associated with duck and gull reservoirs...
  49. pmc Susceptibility of North American ducks and gulls to H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses
    Justin D Brown
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1663-70. 2006
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  50. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of wood ducks to H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:660-7. 2007
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  51. pmc Experimental infection of swans and geese with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) of Asian lineage
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:136-42. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the potential for HPAI (H5N1) viral shedding and the movement of infected birds may be species-dependent and can help explain observed deaths associated with HPAI (H5N1) infection in anseriforms in Eurasia...
  52. doi request reprint Experimental and field studies on the suitability of raccoons (Procyon lotor) as hosts for tick-borne pathogens
    Michael J Yabsley
    Daniel B Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:491-503. 2008
    ..ewingii, or B. lonestari. However, raccoons are experimentally susceptible and naturally exposed to E. chaffeensis, and these data support the previous finding that raccoons may be involved in the natural history of A. phagocytophilum...
  53. doi request reprint Characterization of Sarcocystis from four species of hawks from Georgia, USA
    Michael J Yabsley
    Daniel B Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Parasitol 95:256-9. 2009
    ..In addition to assisting with determining species richness of Sarcocystis in raptors, molecular analysis should be useful in the identification of potential intermediate hosts...
  54. ncbi request reprint Biologic characterization of H4, H6, and H9 type low pathogenicity avian influenza viruses from wild birds in chickens and turkeys
    Antonio C Morales
    Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, 953 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 53:552-62. 2009
    ..Specifically, detection is difficult because these viruses did not cause overt clinical disease or mortality, but only induced mild microscopic lesions and exhibited poor seroconversion...
  55. doi request reprint Avian influenza virus in water: infectivity is dependent on pH, salinity and temperature
    Justin D Brown
    Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Vet Microbiol 136:20-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, these results provide insight into chemical and physical properties of water that could enhance or restrict AI virus transmission on an aquatic bird habitat...
  56. pmc Evaluation of a commercial blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect avian influenza virus antibodies in multiple experimentally infected avian species
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:824-9. 2009
    ..Additional studies are warranted to further evaluate the utility of the bELISA for use with naturally infected birds...
  57. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza virus in aquatic habitats: what do we need to learn?
    David E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4393, USA
    Avian Dis 54:461-5. 2010
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  58. pmc Environmental transmission of low pathogenicity avian influenza viruses and its implications for pathogen invasion
    Pejman Rohani
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:10365-9. 2009
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  59. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 1 associated with a 1999 epizootic in white-tailed deer in the eastern United States
    Molly D Murphy
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:616-24. 2006
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  60. pmc Ehrlichia ewingii infection in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:668-71. 2002
    ..ewingii, along with risk for human infection, to include areas of Kentucky, Georgia, and South Carolina. These data suggest that white-tailed deer may be an important reservoir for E. ewingii...
  61. ncbi request reprint Detection of Ehrlichia spp. in raccoons (Procyon lotor) from Georgia
    Vivien G Dugan
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study and Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 4393, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:162-71. 2005
    ..This study suggests that raccoons are potentially involved in the epidemiology of multiple ehrlichial organisms with known or potential public health and veterinary implications...
  62. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of the distribution of Ehrlichia chaffeensis, causative agent of human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis, across a multi-state region
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, D B Warnell School of Forest Resources, and Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:840-50. 2005
    ..The integration of a deer surveillance system with geospatial analyses was useful in developing HME risk maps that will be useful for identifying high-risk areas for public health interventions such as prevention and control efforts...
  63. pmc Comparison of immunohistochemistry and virus isolation for diagnosis of west nile virus
    Angela E Ellis
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2904-8. 2005
    ..Of these, 271 were positive by both methods. These results indicate that virus isolation and immunohistochemistry are approximately equal in their ability to detect West Nile virus...
  64. pmc Persistence of antibodies to West Nile virus in naturally infected rock pigeons (Columba livia)
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4393, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:665-7. 2005
    ..Maternal antibodies in squabs derived from seropositive birds persisted for an average of 27 days...
  65. ncbi request reprint Primary and secondary infection with Ehrlichia chaffeensis in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    Andrea S Varela
    Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:48-57. 2005
    ..chaffeensis does not protect against subsequent exposure and confirms that deer can be simultaneously coinfected with at least two different strains of E. chaffeensis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Black fly involvement in the epidemic transmission of vesicular stomatitis New Jersey virus (Rhabdoviridae: Vesiculovirus)
    Daniel G Mead
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:351-9. 2004
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  67. ncbi request reprint Persistence of pseudorabies virus in feral swine populations
    Joseph L Corn
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:307-10. 2004
    ..Consistent results from latex agglutination tests conducted in the field and laboratory demonstrated that this test was useful as a rapid and reliable diagnostic tool when used in the field...
  68. ncbi request reprint Biological transmission of vesicular stomatitis virus (New Jersey serotype) by Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) to domestic swine (Sus scrofa)
    Daniel G Mead
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:78-82. 2004
    ..Our results represent the first report of clinical vesicular stomatitis in a livestock host after virus transmission by an insect...
  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a prototype Ehrlichia chaffeensis surveillance system using white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) as natural sentinels
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 3:195-207. 2003
    ..These data clearly demonstrate that WTD are useful as natural sentinels for this emerging human pathogen, and establish a prototypical framework for a WTD surveillance system...
  70. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Ehrlichia chaffeensis by different inoculation routes
    Andrea S Varela
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:881-6. 2003
    ..chaffeensis infection by PCR assay of blood or culture isolation. These results demonstrate infection of (deer by intradermal and subcutaneous routes for the first time...
  71. pmc Molecular variation in the variable-length PCR target and 120-kilodalton antigen genes of Ehrlichia chaffeensis from white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5202-6. 2003
    ..This is the most extensive study of E. chaffeensis VLPT and 120-kDa antigen gene genetic variation to date and is the first to examine genetic variation in E. chaffeensis from a nonhuman vertebrate host...
  72. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of vesicular stomatitis virus in black flies (Simulium vittatum)
    Elizabeth W Howerth
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30605 USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 969:340-5. 2002
    ..We conclude that intrathoracic inoculation may be an inappropriate method of infection for determining vector competence and that the age of the vector should be considered when conducting competency studies...
  73. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation among epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in the southeastern United States: 1978-2001
    Molly D Murphy
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 5:157-65. 2005
    ..One exception to this was a distinctive grouping of some isolates from 1996 to 1997, which formed a separate subclade in both the S10 and L2 cladograms...
  74. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus detection in the organs of naturally infected blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata)
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:354-62. 2005
    ..The success of IHC is highly dependent on tissue selection, and the use of multiple tissues including heart, kidney, liver, or lung is recommended...
  75. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to West Nile virus in feral swine from Florida, Georgia, and Texas, USA
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:261-5. 2006
    ..5%. Seroprevalence rates in Florida, Georgia, and Texas were 17.2%, 26.3%, and 20.5%, respectively. The results of this study demonstrate that feral pigs could represent useful mammalian sentinels of WNV...
  76. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus antibodies in avian species of Georgia, USA: 2000-2004
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:57-72. 2006
    ..Due to the large geographic area covered by this species, their utility as a WNV sentinel species may include most of the eastern United States...
  77. doi request reprint Experimental infections of herring gulls (Larus argentatus) with H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses by intranasal inoculation of virus and ingestion of virus-infected chicken meat
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Pathol 37:393-7. 2008
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Evidence of tick-borne organisms in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) from the western United States
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:351-62. 2005
    ..Together, these data suggest that MD in northern Arizona and eastern California are exposed to several pathogens of human and veterinary importance...
  79. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza viruses and paramyxoviruses in wintering and resident ducks in Texas
    Britta A Hanson
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:624-8. 2005
    ..7% of teal in February 2002. The season of isolation of both viruses and the majority of the AIV subtypes detected in this study are not typical based on previous reports of these viruses from North American ducks...
  80. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the geographic distribution of West Nile virus in Georgia, USA: 2002-2004
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    The Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:73-82. 2006
    ..This information may be used in addressing regional public health needs and mosquito control programs...
  81. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of red and gray foxes to infection by Ehrlichia chaffeensis
    W R Davidson
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 35:696-702. 1999
    ..These findings imply that red foxes, but not gray foxes, are potential vertebrate reservoirs for E. chaffeensis. These findings also illustrate the need to verify serologic evidence of E. chaffeensis infection among wild animals...
  82. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on avian influenza viral shedding in mallards (Anas platyrhynchos)
    T P Costa
    Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, 501 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 54:581-5. 2010
    ..This information may help us better understand the natural history of these viruses, interpret field and experimental data, and plan future experimental trials...
  83. doi request reprint Genomic sequencing of Highlands J virus: a comparison to western and eastern equine encephalitis viruses
    A B Allison
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Virus Res 145:334-40. 2009
    ..In this report, the complete nucleotide sequence of HJV is described, along with a comparative analysis of the HJV nonstructural polyprotein to WEEV and EEEV...
  84. ncbi request reprint Wintering of neurotropic velogenic Newcastle disease virus and West Nile virus in double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) from the Florida Keys
    A B Allison
    Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 49:292-7. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) develop spirochetemia following experimental infection with Borrelia lonestari
    P L Moyer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Vet Microbiol 115:229-36. 2006
    ..Results suggest that deer may serve as a vertebrate reservoir host. Tick transmission studies are needed to confirm that this organism can be maintained in a natural cycle involving deer and A. americanum...
  86. doi request reprint Evidence of avian metapneumovirus subtype C infection of wild birds in Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas and Ohio, USA
    E A Turpin
    United States Department of Agriculture, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Avian Pathol 37:343-51. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Tenacity of avian influenza viruses
    D E Stallknecht
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7388, UA
    Rev Sci Tech 28:59-67. 2009
    ....
  88. pmc Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in wild songbirds: the spread of a new contagious disease in a mobile host population
    J R Fischer
    University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 3:69-72. 1997
    ..This new disease exemplifies the rapid spread of a pathogen following introduction into a mobile wildlife population and provides lessons that may apply to emerging human diseases...
  89. pmc Phylogenetic diversity among low-virulence newcastle disease viruses from waterfowl and shorebirds and comparison of genotype distributions to those of poultry-origin isolates
    L Mia Kim
    USDA ARS SouthEast Poultry Research Laboratory, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    J Virol 81:12641-53. 2007
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiologic studies on North American H9 avian influenza virus isolates from waterfowl and shorebirds
    Mark W Jackwood
    Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 51:448-50. 2007
    ..Positive evolutionary selection (dNonsynonymous > dSynonymous) was observed for the HA gene among the North American waterfowl and shorebird H9N2 viruses, indicating that the H9N2-type viruses are changing in their natural hosts...
  91. ncbi request reprint Persistence of H5 and H7 avian influenza viruses in water
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 51:285-9. 2007
    ..Results from the two HPAI H5N1 viruses from Asia indicate that these viruses did not persist as long as the wild-type AIVs...
  92. doi request reprint Avian influenza virus isolates from wild birds replicate and cause disease in a mouse model of infection
    Elizabeth A Driskell
    Department of Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Virology 399:280-9. 2010
    ..These findings demonstrate the potential of wild avian influenza viruses to directly infect mice without prior adaptation and support their potential role in emergence of pandemic influenza...
  93. doi request reprint Domestic cats are susceptible to infection with low pathogenic avian influenza viruses from shorebirds
    E A Driskell
    Department of Infectious Disease, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Vet Pathol 50:39-45. 2013
    ..These findings demonstrate the capacity of wild bird influenza viruses to infect cats, and further investigation is warranted into the pathogenesis of these viruses in cats from both a veterinary medical and public health perspective...
  94. ncbi request reprint Photosensitive chemical and laser light treatments decrease epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus associated with in vitro produced bovine embryos
    M B Dinkins
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7389, USA
    Theriogenology 55:1639-55. 2001
    ..7%) as compared to EHDV-2 exposed pools without treatment (88.9%) but hematoporphyrin + 1 min light was ineffective. Hypericin + 3 min light provided an intermediate effect (55.6%)...
  95. ncbi request reprint Is the occurrence of avian influenza virus in Charadriiformes species and location dependent?
    B A Hanson
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:351-61. 2008
    ..These results suggest that AIV infection among shorebirds (Scolopacidae) may be localized, species specific, and highly variable in relation to AIV subtype diversity...
  96. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of experimental vesicular stomatitis virus (New Jersey serotype) infection in the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
    T E Cornish
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Vet Pathol 38:396-406. 2001
    ..The documentation of viremia in these animals suggests that they may have a role in the epidemiology of vector-borne vesicular stomatitis...
  97. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza viruses in Minnesota ducks during 1998-2000
    B A Hanson
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 47:867-71. 2003
    ..Viruses in the H5, H7, and H9 subtypes, which are associated with high-pathogenicity influenza in poultry or recent infections in humans, were not uncommon, and each of these subtypes was isolated in 2 out of the 3 years of surveillance...
  98. doi request reprint Wild bird surveillance for the avian influenza virus
    Justin D Brown
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 436:85-97. 2008
    ..Separate sections are included for low pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) and HPAI H5N1 viruses because the unique biological characteristics of HPAI H5N1 require a modified surveillance plan tailored to these viruses...
  99. ncbi request reprint Determining prevalence of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in mule deer in Arizona (USA) using whole blood dried on paper strips compared to serum analyses
    Shelli A Dubay
    Arizona Game and Fish Department, 2221 W Greenway Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85023, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:159-63. 2006
    ..Exposure varied geographically and potentially with elevation. Hemorrhagic disease viruses commonly infect Arizona mule deer, except on the Kaibab Plateau in northern Arizona...
  100. doi request reprint U.S. concerns over bluetongue
    E Paul J Gibbs
    Science 320:872. 2008
  101. ncbi request reprint First report of bluetongue virus serotype 1 isolated from a white-tailed deer in the United States
    Donna J Johnson
    Diagnostic Virology Laboratory, National Veterinary Services Laboratories, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 18:398-401. 2006
    ..Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction testing with the BTV-1 primers and product sequencing confirmed the Louisiana isolate as BTV-1. This is the first report of BTV-1 in the United States...

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