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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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  1. Busch, J.D., Van Andel, R., Cordova, J., Colman, R.E., Keim, P., Rocke, T.E., Leid, J.G., Van Pelt, W.E., Wagner, D.M. 2015. Population differences in host immune factors may influence survival of Gunnison's prairie dogs (Cynomys gunnisoni) during plague outbreaks Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47(4): 968-973. doi: 10.7589/0090-3558-47.4.968 [Journal] 1690
    Aubrey Valley, Cynomys gunnisoni, cytokines, plague immunity, prairie dog, Yersinia pestis
  2. Hofmeister, E., Porter, R.E., Franson, J.C. 2015. Experimental suceptibility of wood ducks for West Nile Virus Journal of Wildlife Diseases: in press. doi: 10.7589/2014-08-216 [Journal] 1689
    Aix sponsa, experimental infection, histopathology, susceptibility, West Nile virus, wood duck
  3. Rocke, T.E., Tripp, D., Lorenzsonn, F., Falenndysz, E., Smith, S., Williamson, J., Abbott, R. 2015. Age at vaccination may influence response to sylvatic plague vaccine (SPV) in Gunnison's prairie dogs (Cynomys gunnisonni) EcoHealth. doi: 10.1007/s10393-014-1002-3 [Journal] 1688
    Gunnison's prairie dogs, sylvatic plague, vaccine, Yersinia pestis
  4. Ballmann, Anne, LeAnn White, Barbara Bodenstein, and Jennifer Buckner 2015. USGS National Wildlife Health Center Quarterly Mortality Report Wildlife Disease Association Newsletter 2015 [Journal] 1687
    die off, Mortality, Quarterly
  5. White, C.L., H.S. Ip, C.U. Meteyer, D.P. Walsh, J.S. Hall, M. Carstensen, and P.C. Wolf 2015. Spatial and temporal patterns of avian paramyxovirus-1 outbreaks in Double-Crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) in the USA Journal of Wildlife Diseases: in press. doi: 10.7589/2014-05-132 [Journal] 1682
    Phalacrocorax auritus, avian, Cormorants, paramyxovirus, United States, USA
  6. Allison, A,B., J.R. Ballard, R.B. Tesh, J.D. Brown, M.G. Ruder, M.K. Keel, B.A. Munk, R.M. Mickley, S.E.J. Gibbs, A.P.A. Travassos da Rosac, J.C. Ellis, H.S. Ip, V.I. Shern-Bochsler, M.B. Rogers, E. Ghedin, E.C. Holmes, C.R. Parrish, and C. Dwyer 2015. Cyclic avian mass mortality in the northeastern United States is associated with a novel orthomyxovirus Journal of Virology: in press. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02019-14 [Journal] 1681
    Australia, avian, Cape Cod, Cygnet River virus, influenza A, Massachusetts, mortality, orthomyxovirus, Quaranjavirus, United States, VFBS, virus, Wellfleet Bay virus, zoonotic
  7. Rocke, T.E., B. Kingstad-Bakke, W. Berlier, and J.E. Osorio 2014. A recombinant raccoon poxvirus vaccine expressing both Yersinia pestis F1 and truncated V antigens protects animals against lethal plague Vaccines 2(4):772-784. doi: 10.3390/vaccines2040772 [Journal] 1683
    plague, poxvirus, raccoon, vaccine, virus, Yersinia pestis
  8. Lopera, J.G., E.A. Falendysz, T.E. Rocke, and J.R. Osorio 2014. Attenuation of monkeypox virus by deletion of genomic regions Virology 475:129-138. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.11.009 [Journal] 1680
    attenuation, genome, prairie dogs, virus, zoonotic
  9. Shearn-Bochsler, V., E.W. Lance, R. Corcoran, J. Piatt, B. Bodenstein, E. Frame, J. Lawonn 2014. Fatal paralytic shellfish poisoning in Kittlitz's Murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris) nestlings, Alaska, USA Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 50(4):933-937. DOI: 10.7589/2013-11-296 [Journal] 1679
    Alaska, avian, Kittlitz's Murrelet, paralytic shellfish poisoning, PSP, United States
  10. Greig, D.J., F.M.D. Gulland, W.A. Smith, P.A. Conrad, C.L. Field, M. Fleetwood, J.T. Harvey, H.S. Ip, S. Jang, A. Packham, E. Wheeler, A.J. Hall 2014. Surveillance for zoonotic and selected pathogens in harbor seals Phoca vitulina from central California. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 111(2):93-106. DOI: 10.3354/dao02762 [Journal] 1678
    California, harbor seal, pathogen, United States, zoonotic
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