T M Work

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematically describing gross lesions in corals
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 70:155-60. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Lectins stain cells differentially in the coral, Montipora capitata
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, PO Box 50167, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 117:42-50. 2014
  3. pmc Tissue loss (white syndrome) in the coral Montipora capitata is a dynamic disease with multiple host responses and potential causes
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4334-41. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Epizootiology of spirorchiid infection in green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Hawaii
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Hawaii Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Parasitol 91:871-6. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Distribution and morphology of growth anomalies in Acropora from the Indo-Pacific
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 78:255-64. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A new species of Henneguya (Myxozoa) in the big-eyed scad (Selar crumenophthalmus) from Hawaii
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Parasitol 94:524-9. 2008
  7. pmc Phase shift from a coral to a corallimorph-dominated reef associated with a shipwreck on Palmyra atoll
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2989. 2008
  8. doi request reprint In vitro biology of fibropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus and host cells in Hawaiian green turtles (Chelonia mydas)
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:1943-50. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Wound repair in Montipora capitata
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 105:116-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathology and distribution of sea turtles landed as bycatch in the Hawaii-based North Pacific pelagic longline fishery
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:422-32. 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematically describing gross lesions in corals
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 70:155-60. 2006
    ..This process focuses field investigators on describing what they see and separates the process of describing a lesion from that of inferring causality, the latter being more appropriately done using laboratory techniques...
  2. doi request reprint Lectins stain cells differentially in the coral, Montipora capitata
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, PO Box 50167, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA Electronic address
    J Invertebr Pathol 117:42-50. 2014
    ..Plant lectins could prove useful to further our understanding of coral physiology, anatomy, cell biology, and disease pathogenesis. ..
  3. pmc Tissue loss (white syndrome) in the coral Montipora capitata is a dynamic disease with multiple host responses and potential causes
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4334-41. 2012
    ..capitata and helps explain manifestation of gross lesions. This approach has broad applicability to the study of the pathogenesis of coral diseases in the field and under experimental settings...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epizootiology of spirorchiid infection in green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Hawaii
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Hawaii Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Parasitol 91:871-6. 2005
    ..Given that the 2 latter species are found in the Pacific and other oceans, they are not likely endemic and were probably introduced into Hawaii through an undetermined route...
  5. doi request reprint Distribution and morphology of growth anomalies in Acropora from the Indo-Pacific
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 78:255-64. 2008
    ..9 to 3 times the original number seen, and significant clustering of GAs occurred within colonies. The evidence of GAs being true neoplasias (tumors) is mixed, so a cautionary approach is urged in use of morphologic terminology...
  6. doi request reprint A new species of Henneguya (Myxozoa) in the big-eyed scad (Selar crumenophthalmus) from Hawaii
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Parasitol 94:524-9. 2008
    ..akule n. sp. is most closely related to other Henneguya species infecting the heart of marine fishes based on ribosomal DNA analysis. This is the first documentation of a myxozoan parasite in marine fishes from Hawaii...
  7. pmc Phase shift from a coral to a corallimorph-dominated reef associated with a shipwreck on Palmyra atoll
    Thierry M Work
    U S Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2989. 2008
    ..The extensive R. howesii invasion and subsequent loss of coral reef habitat at Palmyra also highlights the importance of rapid removal of shipwrecks on corals reefs to mitigate the potential of reef overgrowth by invasives...
  8. doi request reprint In vitro biology of fibropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus and host cells in Hawaiian green turtles (Chelonia mydas)
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:1943-50. 2009
    ..Tumour cells were confirmed as fibroblasts or keratinocytes by positive staining with anti-vimentin and anti-pancytokeratin antibodies, respectively. CFPHV continues to be refractory to in vitro cultivation...
  9. doi request reprint Wound repair in Montipora capitata
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 105:116-9. 2010
    ..Histologically, traumatized issues were undistinguishable from intact untraumatized tissues by Day 12. We suspect that the calicoblastic epidermis of basal body wall is pluripotential and can develop into surface epidermis when needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathology and distribution of sea turtles landed as bycatch in the Hawaii-based North Pacific pelagic longline fishery
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:422-32. 2010
    ..These microscopic changes may prove useful to diagnose suspected drowning in sea turtles where history of hooking or netting interactions is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Pathology of tissue loss (white syndrome) in Acropora sp. corals from the Central Pacific
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 107:127-31. 2011
    ..Attempts to experimentally induce AWS should include microscopic examination of tissues to ensure that potentially causative microorganisms associated with gross lesion are not overlooked...
  12. pmc Inter-specific coral chimerism: genetically distinct multicellular structures associated with tissue loss in Montipora capitata
    Thierry M Work
    Honolulu Field Station, National Wildlife Health Center, United States Geological Survey, Honolulu, Hawai i, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22869. 2011
    ..We term this disease Montiporaiasis. Although intra-specific chimerism is common in colonial animals, this is the first suspected inter-specific example and the first associated with tissue loss...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mass stranding of wedge-tailed shearwater chicks in Hawaii
    T M Work
    U S Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 35:487-95. 1999
    ..More objective data on WTSW demographics would enhance future efforts to determine predisposing causes of WTSW wrecks and their effects on seabird colonies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasmosis in three species of native and introduced Hawaiian birds
    Thierry M Work
    Hawaii Field Station, National Wildlife Health Center, US Geological Survey, Honolulu 96850, USA
    J Parasitol 88:1040-2. 2002
    ..gondii-specific polyclonal antibodies. This is the first report of toxoplasmosis in these species of birds...
  15. ncbi request reprint Immune status of free-ranging green turtles with fibropapillomatosis from Hawaii
    T M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 37:574-81. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the lack of significant difference in immune status between non-tumored (and KB1) turtles from Oahu and Kona/Kohala indicates that immunosuppression may not be a prerequisite for development of FP...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bacteraemia in free-ranging Hawaiian green turtles Chelonia mydas with fibropapillomatosis
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Hawaii Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:41-6. 2003
    ..Turtles with severe FP were more susceptible to bactaeremia, probably in part due to immunosuppression. The pattern of bacteraemia in relation to severity of disease strengthens the hypothesis that immunosuppression is a sequel to FP...
  17. ncbi request reprint Protozoal and epitheliocystis-like infections in the introduced bluestripe snapper Lutjanus kasmira in Hawaii
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Hawaii Field Station, 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 5 231, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 57:59-66. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing humoral and cell-mediated immune response in Hawaiian green turtles, Chelonia mydas
    T M Work
    U S Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 74:179-94. 2000
    ..However, CPA may be less reliable than ELISA for detecting antigen specific immune response. Either of the three adjuvants appears suitable to safely elicit a detectable immune response in green turtles...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mortality in Laysan ducks (Anas laysanensis) by emaciation complicated by Echinuria uncinata on Laysan Island, Hawaii, 1993
    Thierry M Work
    National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, PO Box 50167, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:110-4. 2004
    ..in native waterfowl on other Hawaiian Islands and given the parasite's potential to cause significant lesions in Laysan ducks, it will be important to prevent the translocation of Echinuria spp...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relating tumor score to hematology in green turtles with fibropapillomatosis in Hawaii
    T M Work
    U S Geological Survey, Biological Resource Division, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 35:804-7. 1999
    ..These data indicate that tumor score can relate to physiologic status of green turtles afflicted with FP, and that tumor score is a useful field monitor of severity of FP in this species...
  21. ncbi request reprint Retrospective pathology survey of green turtles Chelonia mydas with fibropapillomatosis in the Hawaiian Islands, 1993--2003
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Hawaii Field Station, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 62:163-76. 2004
    ..Most turtles came from the island of Oahu (74%) followed by Maui (20 %), Hawaii, Molokai, and Lanai (<3 % each). On Oahu, significantly more turtles we necropsied stranded along the northwestern and northeastern shores...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fatal toxoplasmosis in free-ranging endangered 'Alala from Hawaii
    T M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 36:205-12. 2000
    ..This is the first record of toxoplasmosis in 'Alala, and the parasite appears to pose a significant threat and management challenge to reintroduction programs for 'Alala in Hawaii...
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification of a small, naked virus in tumor-like aggregates in cell lines derived from a green turtle, Chelonia mydas, with fibropapillomas
    Y Lu
    Retrovirology Research Laboratory, Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Leahi Hospital, 3675 Kilauea Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA
    J Virol Methods 86:25-33. 2000
    ..Further characterization of this small naked virus will clarify its role in etiology of green turtle fibropapilloma, a life-threatening disease of this endangered marine species...
  24. ncbi request reprint Avian botulism: a case study in translocated endangered Laysan Ducks (Anas laysanensis) on Midway Atoll
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, PO Box 50167, Honolulu, Hawaii 96850, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:499-506. 2010
    ..Vaccination may also be beneficial to reduce mortality in this small, geographically closed population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cancer in sea turtles
    Thierry M Work
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center Hawaii Field Station, USA
    Hawaii Med J 64:23-4. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint The Ozobranchus leech is a candidate mechanical vector for the fibropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus found latently infecting skin tumors on Hawaiian green turtles (Chelonia mydas)
    Rebecca J Greenblatt
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Virology 321:101-10. 2004
    ..Quantitative RT-PCR analysis of FPTHV gene expression indicated that most of the FPTHV copies in a fibropapilloma have restricted DNA polymerase expression, suggestive of latent infection...
  27. pmc Genomic variation of the fibropapilloma-associated marine turtle herpesvirus across seven geographic areas and three host species
    Rebecca J Greenblatt
    C5 142 Veterinary Medical Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 13045, USA
    J Virol 79:1125-32. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that FPTHV was established in marine turtle populations prior to the emergence of FP as it is currently known...
  28. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of Babesia poelea from brown boobies (Sula leucogaster) from Johnston Atoll, central Pacific
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Parasitol 92:423-5. 2006
    ..The intron of the beta-tubulin gene was 45 bp. This is the first molecular characterization of an avian piroplasm...
  29. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in marine turtle fibropapillomatosis
    Rebecca J Greenblatt
    Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:527-30. 2005
    ..These cases illustrate geographic variation in both the pathology and the virology of fibropapillomatosis...