National Wildlife Health Center

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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. Davenport, John, T. Todd Jones, Thierry M. Work, George H. Balazs 2014. Pink spot, white spot: the pineal skylight of the leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea Vandelli 1761) skull and its possible role in the phenology of feeding migrations Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461:1-6. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2014.07.008 [Journal] 1671
    migration, phenology, pineal, turtle
  2. Buckner, Jennifer L., Anne E. Ballmann, Barbara L. Bodenstein, C. LeAn White 2014. Quarterly Wildlife Mortality Report January 2014 to March 2014 USGS Newsletter of the Wildlife Disease Association, July 2014 [Journal] 1670
    mortality, wildlife
  3. Johnson, James A., Lucas H. DeCicco, Daneil R. Ruthrauff, Scott Krauss, Jeffrey S. Hall 2014. Avian influenza virus antibodies in Pacific Coast Red Knots (Calidris canutus rufa). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50(3): 671-675. [Journal] 1669
    antibodies, avian, influenza, knots, Pacific, virus
  4. Route, W.T., R.E. Russell, A.B. Lindstrom, M.J. Strynar, R.L. Key 2014. Spatial and temporal patterns in concentrations of perfluorinated compounds in bald eagle nestlings in the Upper Midwestern United States Environmental Science and Technology 48:6653-6660. doi: 10.1021/es501055d [Journal] 1668
    compounds, concentrations, eagle, Midwestern, nestlings, patterns, perfluorinated, spatial, temporal
  5. Keller, J.M., G.H. Balazas, F. Nelson, M. Rice, T.M. Work, B.A. Jensen 2014. Investigating the potential role of persistent organic pollutants in Hawaiian green sea turtle fibropapillomatosis Environmental Science and Technology. doi: 10.1021/es5014054 [Journal] 1667
    fibropapillomatosis, Hawaii, organic, pollutants, turtle
  6. Work, T.M., G.S. Aeby, G. Lasne, A. Tribollet 2014. Gross and microscopic pathology of hard and soft corals in New Caledonia Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 120: 50-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2014.05.007 [Journal] 1666
    coral, gross, microscopic, New Caledonia, pathology
  7. IP, H. S., M. R. Wiley, R. LONG, G. Palacios, V. SHEARN-BOCHSLER, C. A. WHITEHOUSE 2014. Identification and characterization of Highlands J virus from a Mississippi sandhill crane using unbiased next-generation sequencing Journal of Virological Methods 206:42-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2014.05.018 [Journal] 1665
    bird, Highlands J virus, sandhill crane
  8. Turner, G. G., C. U. METEYER, H. Barton, J. F. Gumbs, D. M. Reeder, B. Overton, H. Bandouchova, T. Bartonicka, N. Martínková, J. Pikula, J. Zukal, D. S. BLEHERT 2014. Nonlethal screening of bat-wing skin with the use of ultraviolet fluorescence to detect lesions indicative of white-nose syndrome Journal of Wildlife Diseases:in press. doi: 10.7589/2014-03-058 [Journal] 1664
    bat, disease, fungal, pathogen, white-nose
  9. Ely, C. R., J. C. FRANSON 2014. Blood lead concentrations in Alaskan tundra swans: linking breeding and wintering areas with satellite telemetry Ecotoxicology 23(3):349-356. doi: 10.1007/s10646-014-1192-z [Journal] 1663
    bird, blood, lead, swan, telemetry
  10. Custer, T. W., P. M. Dummer, C. M. Custer , J. C. FRANSON, M. Jones 2014. Contaminant exposure of birds nesting in Green Bay, Wisconsin Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry:in press. doi: 10.1002/etc.2609 [Journal] 1662
    bird, contaminants
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