M P Ward

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Integrating survey and molecular approaches to better understand wildlife disease ecology
    Brendan D Cowled
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e46310. 2012
  2. pmc Dog bites in humans and estimating human rabies mortality in rabies endemic areas of Bhutan
    - Tenzin
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1391. 2011
  3. pmc Reemergence of rabies in Chhukha district, Bhutan, 2008
    - Tenzin
    The University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1925-30. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Rabies in the Dutch East Indies a century ago - a spatio-temporal case study in disease emergence
    Michael P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 114:11-20. 2014
  5. pmc Remote sensing and disease control in China: past, present and future
    Zhijie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    Parasit Vectors 6:11. 2013
  6. pmc Improving epidemiologic data analyses through multivariate regression modelling
    Fraser I Lewis
    Section of Epidemiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 270, Zurich, CH 8057, Switzerland
    Emerg Themes Epidemiol 10:4. 2013
  7. pmc Perceptions of vulnerability to a future outbreak: a study of horse managers affected by the first Australian equine influenza outbreak
    Kathrin Schemann
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    BMC Vet Res 9:152. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Salmonella infection in a remote, isolated wild pig population
    Michael P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    Vet Microbiol 162:921-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Companion animal disease surveillance: a new solution to an old problem?
    M P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 2:147-57. 2011
  10. pmc Controlling disease outbreaks in wildlife using limited culling: modelling classical swine fever incursions in wild pigs in Australia
    Brendan D Cowled
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2570
    Vet Res 43:3. 2012

Collaborators

  • K Schemann
  • Navneet K Dhand
  • Shawn W Laffan
  • M G Garner
  • N Dahal
  • D Jordan
  • S J Wilson
  • - Tenzin
  • Brendan D Cowled
  • M Kelman
  • Fraser I Lewis
  • W T Wong
  • Zhijie Zhang
  • K R Eppleston
  • Katherine Negus
  • S Brady
  • E M Parker
  • Qingwu Jiang
  • Jie Gao
  • Baodong Yao
  • Tiejun Zhang
  • Zengliang Wang
  • Andrew P Woolnough
  • Sumaiya Quasim
  • Ian Marsh
  • J M Norris
  • Petra Muellner
  • Francesca Galea
  • I Jenson
  • Anna J Macdonald
  • Stephen D Sarre
  • Chimi Dema
  • K Rinzin
  • J Dorjee
  • R Dorji
  • Tashi Gyeltshen
  • V Raika
  • J Denduangboripant
  • S Wacharapluesadee
  • Rawang Gyeltshen
  • D Tshering
  • Chhimi Zangmo
  • Simon Firestone
  • Basant Sharma
  • Nilkanta Timsina

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Integrating survey and molecular approaches to better understand wildlife disease ecology
    Brendan D Cowled
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e46310. 2012
    ..This enhanced understanding has implications for the control of diseases in wildlife populations. Attempts to manage wildlife disease using simplistic density approaches do not acknowledge the complexity of disease ecology...
  2. pmc Dog bites in humans and estimating human rabies mortality in rabies endemic areas of Bhutan
    - Tenzin
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1391. 2011
    ..This study aimed to estimate the bite incidence and identify the risk factors for dog bites in humans, and to estimate human deaths from rabies in rabies endemic south Bhutan...
  3. pmc Reemergence of rabies in Chhukha district, Bhutan, 2008
    - Tenzin
    The University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1925-30. 2010
    ..The outbreak was controlled by culling free-roaming dogs. To prevent spread into the interior of Bhutan, a well-coordinated national rabies control program should be implemented in disease-endemic areas...
  4. doi request reprint Rabies in the Dutch East Indies a century ago - a spatio-temporal case study in disease emergence
    Michael P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 114:11-20. 2014
    ..Targeted surveillance and enforcement of quarantine regulations remain critical, to prevent history repeating itself. ..
  5. pmc Remote sensing and disease control in China: past, present and future
    Zhijie Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    Parasit Vectors 6:11. 2013
    ..This paper gives the first detailed overview on the developments of RS applications for disease control in China. The problems, challenges and future directions are also discussed with an aim of guiding prospective studies...
  6. pmc Improving epidemiologic data analyses through multivariate regression modelling
    Fraser I Lewis
    Section of Epidemiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 270, Zurich, CH 8057, Switzerland
    Emerg Themes Epidemiol 10:4. 2013
    ..Applications of multivariate analysis in epidemiological studies can provide a greater understanding of disease processes at the population level, leading to the design of better disease control and prevention programs. ..
  7. pmc Perceptions of vulnerability to a future outbreak: a study of horse managers affected by the first Australian equine influenza outbreak
    Kathrin Schemann
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    BMC Vet Res 9:152. 2013
    ..This study, conducted following the first-ever outbreak of equine influenza in Australia in 2007, identified factors associated with horse managers' perceived vulnerability to a future equine influenza outbreak...
  8. ncbi request reprint Salmonella infection in a remote, isolated wild pig population
    Michael P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    Vet Microbiol 162:921-9. 2013
    ..This might have implications for infection of co-grazing livestock within this environment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Companion animal disease surveillance: a new solution to an old problem?
    M P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 2:147-57. 2011
    ..Although the project is still in its infancy, already new information on disease distribution has been produced. Disease information generated could facilitate targeted control and prevention programs...
  10. pmc Controlling disease outbreaks in wildlife using limited culling: modelling classical swine fever incursions in wild pigs in Australia
    Brendan D Cowled
    The Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2570
    Vet Res 43:3. 2012
    ..An important finding was that it may only be necessary to cull or vaccinate relatively small proportions of a population to successfully contain and eradicate some wildlife disease epidemics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Disease spread models in wild and feral animal populations: application of artificial life models
    M P Ward
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Rev Sci Tech 30:437-46. 2011
    ..The approach used in the studies reviewed here explicitly incorporates the spatial distribution and relationships between animal populations, providing a new framework to explore potential impacts, costs, and control strategies...
  12. doi request reprint From the horse's mouth: perceptions of the management of the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia
    K Schemann
    The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW, Australia
    Transbound Emerg Dis 59:503-16. 2012
    ..To promote manager-government rapport and future compliance with disease control regulations, we recommend that outbreak communications and outbreak information systems be reviewed...
  13. doi request reprint Rabies virus strains circulating in Bhutan: implications for control
    - Tenzin
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1457-62. 2011
    ..Our study suggests that the rabies viruses spreading in southern parts of Bhutan have originated from a common ancestor, perhaps from the Indian virus strain...
  14. doi request reprint Re-emergence of rabies in dogs and other domestic animals in eastern Bhutan, 2005-2007
    - Tenzin
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 139:220-5. 2011
    ..High densities and movements of free-roaming dogs might have been responsible for the rapid spread and persistence of the infection for a longer period than expected in dogs in eastern Bhutan...
  15. doi request reprint Distribution, seasonality and risk factors for tick paralysis in Australian dogs and cats
    K R Eppleston
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 196:460-8. 2013
    ..Daily tick searches of pets - particularly in high risk areas and during high risk periods - are recommended since the prevention of tick paralysis via chemoprophylaxis is not 100% guaranteed across the whole population. ..
  16. doi request reprint Horse owners'/managers' perceptions about effectiveness of biosecurity measures based on their experiences during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia
    K Schemann
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden 2570, NSW, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 106:97-107. 2012
    ..This study identified factors associated with horse owners' and managers' perception of effectiveness of biosecurity measures. These findings should be considered in the design of infection control programs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Survey of Australian equine veterinarians evaluating their biosecurity training and perceptions and opinions about the management of the 2007 equine influenza outbreak
    K Schemann
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden, New South Wales, 2570, Australia
    Aust Vet J 92:93-100. 2014
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  18. doi request reprint Surveillance of upper respiratory tract disease in owned cats in Australia, 2009-2012
    W T Wong
    University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 112:150-5. 2013
    ..The distributions of cases reported in this surveillance system provide information to aid the diagnosis of infectious feline URTD and to develop client educational programs...
  19. doi request reprint Canine parvovirus in Australia: the role of socio-economic factors in disease clusters
    S Brady
    The University of Sydney, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 425 Werombi Road, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
    Vet J 193:522-8. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Patterns of rabies occurrence in Bhutan between 1996 and 2009
    - Tenzin
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW, Australia
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:463-71. 2011
    ..This study provides useful information about the epidemiology of rabies that can be used to plan a rabies control programme in Bhutan...
  21. doi request reprint A framework for assessing the intangible impacts of emergency animal disease
    S J Wilson
    University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden 2570, Australia
    Prev Vet Med 111:194-9. 2013
    ..This consultation will ensure that the resulting analysis includes the full impacts of EADs, rather than only a narrow comparison of financial costs and benefits...
  22. doi request reprint Development of an algorithm for assessing the risk to food safety posed by a new animal disease
    E M Parker
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Camden, NSW, Australia
    Zoonoses Public Health 59:184-92. 2012
    ..Areas for discussion and future investigation are highlighted by the points of diversion on the pathway taken by different assessors...