Tonie E Rocke

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Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a simple in vitro test for the diagnosis of type C botulism in wild birds
    T E Rocke
    U S National Biological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 34:744-51. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaccination with F1-V fusion protein protects black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) against plague upon oral challenge with Yersinia pestis
    Tonie E Rocke
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:1-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunization of black-tailed prairie dog against plague through consumption of vaccine-laden baits
    Tonie E Rocke
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:930-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Limited infection upon human exposure to a recombinant raccoon pox vaccine vector
    Tonie E Rocke
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Vaccine 22:2757-60. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Attempts to identify the source of avian vacuolar myelinopathy for waterbirds
    Tonie E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:163-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Epizootiologic studies of avian vacuolar myelinopathy in waterbirds
    Tonie E Rocke
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:678-84. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a type C botulism vaccine in green-winged teal
    T E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 36:489-93. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Consumption of baits containing raccoon pox-based plague vaccines protects black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus)
    Tonie E Rocke
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:53-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Recombinant F1-V fusion protein protects black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) against virulent Yersinia pestis infection
    Tonie E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:142-6. 2004
  10. pmc Resistance to plague among black-tailed prairie dog populations
    Tonie E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:111-6. 2012

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a simple in vitro test for the diagnosis of type C botulism in wild birds
    T E Rocke
    U S National Biological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 34:744-51. 1998
    ..These preliminary results suggest that when adequate sample volumes are available, the immunostick ELISA can replace the mouse test for the diagnosis of botulism in wild birds...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaccination with F1-V fusion protein protects black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) against plague upon oral challenge with Yersinia pestis
    Tonie E Rocke
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:1-7. 2008
    ..High titers to both F1 and V (mean reciprocal titers of 18,552 and 99,862, respectively) were found in all vaccinates up to 2 yr postvaccination, whereas seven control animals remained antibody negative throughout the same time period...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunization of black-tailed prairie dog against plague through consumption of vaccine-laden baits
    Tonie E Rocke
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:930-7. 2008
    ..These results show that oral immunization of prairie dogs against plague provides some protection against challenge at dosages that simulate simultaneous delivery of the plague bacterium by numerous (3-10) flea bites...
  4. ncbi request reprint Limited infection upon human exposure to a recombinant raccoon pox vaccine vector
    Tonie E Rocke
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Vaccine 22:2757-60. 2004
    ..Raccoon poxvirus was cultured from the lesion, and the patient developed antibody to plague antigen (F1) and RCN. This is the first documented case of human exposure to RCN...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attempts to identify the source of avian vacuolar myelinopathy for waterbirds
    Tonie E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:163-70. 2005
    ..Alternatively, it is possible that a separate neurotoxic agent is responsible for the morbidity and mortality observed in these coots...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epizootiologic studies of avian vacuolar myelinopathy in waterbirds
    Tonie E Rocke
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:678-84. 2002
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  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a type C botulism vaccine in green-winged teal
    T E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 36:489-93. 2000
    ..We believe an improved vaccine or a better delivery system is required to justify immunization of wild birds for experimental survival studies...
  8. doi request reprint Consumption of baits containing raccoon pox-based plague vaccines protects black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus)
    Tonie E Rocke
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:53-8. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Recombinant F1-V fusion protein protects black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) against virulent Yersinia pestis infection
    Tonie E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:142-6. 2004
    ..The seventh vaccinate died on day 8. These results indicate that black-footed ferrets can be immunized against plague induced by the s.c. route, similar to fleabite injection...
  10. pmc Resistance to plague among black-tailed prairie dog populations
    Tonie E Rocke
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:111-6. 2012
    ..Microsatellite analysis revealed that all three groups were distinct genetically, but further studies are needed to establish a genetic basis for the observed differences in plague resistance...
  11. doi request reprint Sylvatic plague vaccine: a new tool for conservation of threatened and endangered species?
    Rachel C Abbott
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Ecohealth 9:243-50. 2012
    ..Control of plague in prairie dogs, and potentially other rodents, would significantly advance prairie dog conservation and black-footed ferret recovery...
  12. doi request reprint Further development of raccoon poxvirus-vectored vaccines against plague (Yersinia pestis)
    Tonie E Rocke
    National Wildlife Health Center, USGS BRD, 6006 Schroeder Rd, Madison, WI 53711, United States
    Vaccine 28:338-44. 2009
    ..01) in protection against plague over vaccination with RCN-F1 alone. This effect was mediated primarily by anti-F1 and anti-V antibodies and both contributed independently to increased survival of vaccinated mice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of rhodamine B as a biomarker for oral plague vaccination of prairie dogs
    Julia Rodriguez Ramos Fernandez
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Wildl Dis 47:765-8. 2011
    ..ludovicianus) when used at concentrations <0.5% of bait mass dosed to deliver >10 mg RB per kg target animal mass. Whiskers with follicles provided the best sample for RB detection...
  14. ncbi request reprint A baiting system for delivery of an oral plague vaccine to black-tailed prairie dogs
    Terry E Creekmore
    U S Geological Service, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:32-9. 2002
    ..In Trial 2, 83% of the prairie dogs had ingested a bait. Approximately 15% of the animals in both trials ate more than one bait. Fleas (Opisocrostis hirsutus) were found on 64 of 70 (91%) of the prairie dogs captured during this study...
  15. ncbi request reprint A serotype-specific polymerase chain reaction for identification of Pasteurella multocida serotype 1
    Tonie E Rocke
    United States Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI 53711, USA
    Avian Dis 46:370-7. 2002
    ..The serotype-specific PCR we developed was much faster and less labor intensive than traditional culturing and serotyping procedures and could result in diagnosis of serotype 1 pasteurellosis within 24 hr of specimen submission...
  16. pmc Degradation of the disease-associated prion protein by a serine protease from lichens
    Christopher J Johnson
    Prion Research Laboratory, United States Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19836. 2011
    ..Further work to clone and characterize the protease, assess its effect on TSE infectivity and determine which organism or organisms present in lichens produce or influence the protease activity is warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of neurotoxic Clostridium botulinum type C in the gastrointestinal tracts of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) in the Salton Sea
    P Nol
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:414-9. 2004
    ..0001). No difference in numbers of positives was detected between sick and dead fish compared with live fish. In 2000, no significant relationships were revealed among the variables studied, such as location and date of collection...
  18. pmc In situ detection of the Clostridium botulinum type C1 toxin gene in wetland sediments with a nested PCR assay
    J L Williamson
    U S Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:3240-3. 1999
    ..The C1 toxin gene was detected in 16 of 18 sites, demonstrating both the ubiquitous distribution of C. botulinum type C in wetland sediments and the sensitivity of the detection assay...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of monkeypox virus infection of black-tailed prairie dogs (cynomys ludovicianus) using in vivo bioluminescent imaging
    Elizabeth A Falendysz
    1 US Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 50:524-36. 2014
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A rapid field test for sylvatic plague exposure in wild animals
    Rachel C Abbott
    1 USGS National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 50:384-8. 2014
    ..68 to 0.98. This device provides an affordable, user-friendly tool that may be useful in plague surveillance programs and as a research tool. ..
  21. pmc Comparison of monkeypox viruses pathogenesis in mice by in vivo imaging
    Jorge E Osorio
    Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6592. 2009
    ..These studies demonstrate the suitability of a mouse model and biophotonic imaging to compare the disease progression and tissue tropism of MPX viruses...
  22. ncbi request reprint Detection of Clostridium botulinum type C cells in the gastrointestinal tracts of Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) by polymerase chain reaction
    P Nol
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:749-53. 2004
    ..9 x 103 cells. This technique is useful for determining prevalence of the potentially active organisms within a given population of fish and may be adapted to other types of C. botulinum and vertebrate populations as well...
  23. ncbi request reprint Recombinant raccoon pox vaccine protects mice against lethal plague
    Jorge E Osorio
    Heska Corporation, 1613 Prospect Parkway, Ft Collins, CO 80525, USA
    Vaccine 21:1232-8. 2003
    ..These molecular tools provide a new approach for improving the efficacy of vaccines. In addition, these novel recombinant vaccines could have human, veterinary, and wildlife applications in the prevention of plague...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of avian vacuolar myelinopathy in American coots
    R Scott Larsen
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 221:80-5. 2002
    ..To characterize clinical features of avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) in American coots...
  25. ncbi request reprint Failure to transmit avian vacuolar myelinopathy to mallard ducks
    R Scott Larsen
    Environmental Medicine Consortium, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:707-11. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Protection of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) against plague after voluntary consumption of baits containing recombinant raccoon poxvirus vaccine
    Jordan S Mencher
    Wildlife Science Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Infect Immun 72:5502-5. 2004
    ..Antibody titers against Y. pestis F1 antigen increased significantly (P < 0.01) in vaccinees, and their survival was significantly higher upon challenge with Y. pestis than that of negative controls (P < 0.01)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vacuolar myelinopathy in waterfowl from a North Carolina impoundment
    Tom Augspurger
    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Raleigh, North Carolina 27636 3726, USA
    J Wildl Dis 39:412-7. 2003
    ..This is the first report of this disease in wild waterfowl (Anseriformes)...