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National Wildlife Health Center staff members have authored almost 1000 publications including USGS/NBS/FWS series publications, articles in peer-reviewed science journals, chapters in books, fact sheets, and other documents. This collection also includes papers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Bear River Field Station in Utah and the work of Dr. Wayne Jensen, a pioneer in botulism research.

Nearly 400 of these publications, especially those published in recent years, are also available as PDF documents accessible through this database. Paper reprints of articles are available free of charge from the Center.

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Recent publications

  1. Lee, D.H., Torchetti, M.K., Kevin, W., Ip, H.S., Song, C.S., Swayne, D.E. 2015. Intercontinental spread of Asian-origin H5N8 to North America through Beringia by migratory birds Journal of Virology doi: 10.1128/JVI.00728-15 [Journal] 1705
    avian influenza, migratory, spread
  2. Hall JS, Dusek RJ, Spackman E. 2015. Rapidly expanding range of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Emerg Infect Diseases 21 (7) doi:10.3201/eid2107.150403 [Journal] 1704
    avian influenza, highly pathogenic, range
  3. Chipault, J.G., White, C.L., Blehert, D.S., Jennings, S.K., Strom, S.M. 2015. Avian botulism type E in waterbirds of Lake Michigan, 2010?2013 Great Lakes Research doi: 10.1016/j.jglr.2015.03.021 [Journal] 1703
    avian botulism, Lake Michigan, waterbirds
  4. Bohuski, E., Lorch, J.M., Griffin, K.M., Blehert, D.M. 2015. TaqMan real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola, the fungus associated with snake fungal disease. BMC Veterinary Research 11 (95) doi: 10.1186/s12917-015-0407-8 [Journal] 1702
    detection, fungal disease, polymerase, snake
  5. CARLSON, C.M., SCHNEIDER, J.R., PEDERSEN, J.A., HEISEY, D.M., JOHNSON, C.J. 2015. Experimental infection of meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) with sheep scrapie Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research 79 (1): 68-73 [Journal] 1701
    CWD, disease, infect, prion, scrapie, sheep, TSE, vole, wasting
  6. Tripp, D.W., ROCKE, T.E., Streich, S.P., ABBOTT, R.C., Osorio, J.E., Miller, M.W. 2015. Apparent field safety of a raccoon poxvirus-vectored plague vaccine in free-ranging prairie dogs (Cynomys spp.), Colorado, USA Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51 (2): 401-10 doi: 10.7589/2014-02-051 [Journal] 1700
    mortality, plague, poxvirus, prairie dog, raccoon, vaccine, vector
  7. JOHNSON, C. J., Carlson, C. M., Morawski, A. R., Manthei, A., Cashman, N. R. 2015. Assessing transmissible spongiform encephalopathy species barriers with an in vitro prion protein conversion assay Journal of Visualized Experiments (97): e52522 doi:10.3791/52522 [Journal] 1699
    bobcat, deer, disease, in vitro, interspecies, prion, transmission, TSE
  8. WALSH, D.P., Dreitz, V.J., HEISEY, D.M. 2015. Integrated survival analysis using an event-time approach in a Bayesian framework Ecology and Evolution 5(3): 769-80 doi: 10.1002/ece3.1399 [Journal] 1696
    analysis, Bayesian, model, mortality, rate, statistical, survival
  9. Torchetti, M.K., Killian, M.L., DUSEK, R.J., Pedersen, J.C., Hines, N., BODENSTEIN, B., WHITE, C.L., IP, H.S. 2015. Novel H5 clade reassortant (H5N1) virus from a green-winged teal in Washington, USA Genome Announcements 3(2): e00195-15 doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00195-15 [Journal] 1693
    AIV, avian, bird, flu, H5N1, H5N8, influenza, pathogen, teal, virus
  10. Samuel, M.D., HALL, J.S., Brown, J.D., GOLDBERG, D.R., IP, H., Baranyuk, M.D. 2015. The Dynamics of Avian Influenza in Western Arctic Snow Geese: Implications for Annual and Migratory Infection Patterns The dynamics of avian influenza in western arctic snow geese: implications for annual and migratory infection patterns Ecological Applications doi: 10.1890/14-1820.1 [Journal] 1692
    AIV, avian, bird, bird flu, geese, infection, influenza, migration, virus
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