Affiliation: University of California
- Toxoplasma gondii, source to sea: higher contribution of domestic felids to terrestrial parasite loading despite lower infection prevalenceElizabeth Vanwormer
Wildlife Health Center, One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA, 95616, USA
Ecohealth 10:277-89. 2013..Continued coastal development may influence felid numbers and distribution, increase terrestrial pathogens in freshwater runoff, and alter disease dynamics at the human-animal-environment interface. ..
- Molecules to modeling: Toxoplasma gondii oocysts at the human-animal-environment interfaceElizabeth Vanwormer
One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 36:217-31. 2013..gondii and is addressing transmission at the rapidly changing human-animal-environment interface...
- Dual congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii and Sarcocystis neurona in a late-term aborted pup from a chronically infected southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis)Karen Shapiro
Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis California 95616, USA
Parasitology 143:276-88. 2016..Repeated fetal and/or neonatal losses in the sea otter dam also suggested that T. gondii has the potential to reduce fecundity in chronically infected marine mammals through parasite recrudescence and repeated fetal infection. ..
- Using molecular epidemiology to track Toxoplasma gondii from terrestrial carnivores to marine hosts: implications for public health and conservationElizabeth Vanwormer
Wildlife Health Center, One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2852. 2014..gondii infection and examined the distribution of genotypes in 85 infected animals sampled near the sea otter range...
- Congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) after oral oocyst infectionDaniel Rejmanek
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
J Parasitol 96:516-20. 2010..Additionally, the detection of frequent congenital transmission suggests that deer mice could help maintain T. gondii in the environment even in the absence of definitive feline hosts...
- Surveillance for Toxoplasma gondii in California mussels (Mytilus californianus) reveals transmission of atypical genotypes from land to seaKaren Shapiro
One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Environ Microbiol 17:4177-88. 2015..Findings demonstrate higher than previously reported T. gondii contamination of California coastlines, and describe novel strains of the parasite that further link terrestrial sources with marine contamination. ..
- Prevalence and risk factors associated with Sarcocystis neurona infections in opossums (Didelphis virginiana) from central CaliforniaDaniel Rejmanek
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Vet Parasitol 166:8-14. 2009..neurona infections in susceptible hosts, including horses and threatened California sea otters (Enhydra lutris neries)...
- Attempted detection of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in environmental waters using a simple approach to evaluate the potential for waterborne transmission in the Galápagos Islands, EcuadorMichelle L Verant
University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Linden Dr, Madison, WI, 53706, USA
Ecohealth 11:207-14. 2014..gondii for wildlife and humans, particularly in the Galápagos and other naive island ecosystems. ..
- Comparison of intervention methods for reducing human exposure to Mycobacterium bovis through milk in pastoralist households of TanzaniaAnnette Roug
Wildlife Health Center and One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
Prev Vet Med 115:157-65. 2014..In conclusion, continuous complimentary treatment of milk may be an effective strategy to reduce human exposure to M. bovis-infected milk in settings where bTB is endemic and a comprehensive bTB control program is yet to be implemented. ..