- Land use and west nile virus seroprevalence in wild mammalsAndres Gomez
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:962-5. 2008..WNV antibody prevalence increased with age, urbanization, and date of capture for juveniles and varied significantly between species. These findings suggest several requirements for using mammals as indicators of transmission...
- Experimental infection of eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) with West Nile virusAndres Gomez
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:447-51. 2008..The low viremias and lack of mortality observed in S. carolinensis suggest that they may be useful as sentinels of spillover from the enzootic amplification cycle...
- Infectious diseases and the illegal wildlife tradeAndres Gomez
Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1149:16-9. 2008..Concerted action aimed at preventing further negative health effects is warranted...
- Availability of formal academic programs in conservation biology in Latin AmericaMartin Mendez
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, 1200 Amsterdam Avenue MC5557, New York, NY 10027, USA
Conserv Biol 21:1399-403. 2007