Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- Multi-host pathogens and carnivore management in southern AfricaK A Alexander
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 33:249-65. 2010....
- Modeling of wildlife-associated zoonoses: applications and caveatsKathleen A Alexander
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:1005-18. 2012....
- Climate change is likely to worsen the public health threat of diarrheal disease in BotswanaKathleen A Alexander
Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, 100 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1202-30. 2013..Study findings have application to other arid countries in Africa where diarrheal disease is a persistent public health problem...
- Novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex pathogen, M. mungiKathleen A Alexander
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1296-9. 2010..We identified a Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex pathogen, M. mungi sp. nov., as the causative agent among banded mongooses that live near humans in Chobe District, Botswana. Host spectrum and transmission dynamics remain unknown...
- Buffalo, bush meat, and the zoonotic threat of brucellosis in BotswanaKathleen Anne Alexander
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e32842. 2012..Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease of global importance infecting humans, domestic animals, and wildlife. Little is known about the epidemiology and persistence of brucellosis in wildlife in Southern Africa, particularly in Botswana...
- Overcoming barriers in evaluating outbreaks of diarrheal disease in resource poor settings: assessment of recurrent outbreaks in Chobe District, BotswanaKa Alexander
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, 132 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
BMC Public Health 13:775. 2013..Relying only on existing medical staff and hospital resources, we assess the use of a questionnaire survey tool to identify baseline outbreak characteristics during recurrent diarrheal outbreaks in Chobe, Botswana...