WCS Health Programs 2014 Publications

Atkinson, M. W., M. Mokopasetso, S. J. Atkinson and S. A. Osofsky (2014). Transboundary Disease Management in Southern Africa: Implications for Transfrontier Conservation, Agriculture and Economic Development. Proceedings of the Botswana Wildlife Research Symposium: Bridging the Gap between Conservation Science and Management Maun, Botswana: Pp. 41-42. 
http://www.wcs-ahead.org/kaza/bwrs_proceedings_web_final150107.pdf

Atkinson, S. and S. Osofsky (2014). “Tourism, Beef or Both? Rethinking Productivity in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area.” Zambezi Traveller 17: 34.

Beltrán-Saavedra, F. L., D. González-Acuña, R. Nallar-Gutiérrez and H. Ticona-Challco (2014). “Coproparasitologycal and Ectoparasitologycal Survey in Alpaca (Vicugna pacos Linnaeus, 1758) from Apolobamba, with New Records of Phthiraptera (Insecta) and Ixodidae (Acari), La Paz – Bolivia.” Journal of the Selva Andina Animal Science 2(1): 2-17.

Brashares, J. S., B. Abrahms, K. J. Fiorella, C. D. Golden, C. E. Hojnowski, R. A. Marsh, D. J. McCauley, T. A. Nuñez, K. Seto and L. Withey (2014). “Connecting the Dots between Defaunation and Social Conflict.” Science 345(6195): 376-378. 10.1126/science.1256734.

Calle, P. P. J. O. Joslin (2014). Chapter 37. New World and Old World Monkeys. In: Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine 8th ed. R. E. Miller and M. E. Fowler (eds.), W. B. Saunders Company: 301-335. 

Clancy, M. M. and J. Raines (2014). Evaluation of neonatal okapi (Okapi johnstoni) mortality and its associations with early defecation. 34th AAZV Proceedings Annual Conference American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Orlando, FL: P. 99.

Clancy, M. M., J. M. Sykes and B. Kukanich (2014). Pharmacokinetics of butorphanol delivered via osmotic pump over 7 days to common peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 34th AAZV Proceedings Annual Conference American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Orlando, FL: Pp. 11-12.

De Meo, V. and A. L. Gilewski (2014). Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes) in Coquerel’s Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. 34th Annual AZVT Proceedings Jekyll Island, GA: Pp. 83-90.

Ferreyra, H., M. Romano, P. Beldomenico, A. Caselli, A. Correa and M. Uhart (2014). “Lead gunshot pellet ingestion and tissue lead levels in wild ducks from Argentine hunting hotspots.” Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 103:74-81. 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.10.015.

Gilbert, M., B. F. Koel, T. M. Bestebroer, N. S. Lewis, D. J. Smith, et al. (2014). “Serological Evidence for Non-Lethal Exposures of Mongolian Wild Birds to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Virus.” PLoS ONE 9(12): e113569. 10.1371/journal.pone.0113569.

Gilbert, M., R. Tingay, L. Jambal, N. Sureda, C. Gilbert, D. Batmunk and S. Gombobaatar (2014). “Distribution and status of the Pallas’s Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus in Mongolia: a cause for conservation concern?” Bird Conservation International 24(3): 379-388. 10.1017/S0959270913000543. 

Golden, C. D. (2014). “Spiritual Roots of the Land: Hierarchy and Relationships of the Religious Cosmologies of Humans and Their Environment in the Maroantsetra Region of Madagascar.” Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology: 1-14. 10.1163/15685357-01802010.

Golden, C. D., M. Bonds, J. S. Brashares, B. J. R. Rasolofoniaina and C. Kremen (2014). “Economic valuation of subsistence harvest of wildlife in Madagascar.” Conservation Biology 28(1): 234-243. 10.1111/cobi.12174/full.

Gureja, N., S. Atkinson, J. Moorad and M. Flyman (eds) (2014). Proceedings of the Botswana Wildlife Research Symposium; Bridging the Gap between Conservation Science and Management, 4-6 February 2014, Maun, Botswana. Prepared for the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks. Pp. 73. http://www.wcs-ahead.org/kaza/kaza_additional_resources.html. 

Hahn, M. B., S. H. Olson, A. Y. Vittor, C. Barcellos, J. A. Patz and W. Pan (2014). “Conservation Efforts and Malaria in the Brazilian Amazon.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 90(4): 591-594. 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0323.  

Hewson, I., J. B. Burron, B. M. Gudenkauf, B. Miner, A. L. Newton, et al. (2014). “Densovirus Associated with Sea-Star Wasting Disease and Mass Mortality.” PNAS 111(48): 17278-17283. 10.1073/pnas.1416625111.  

Horrocks, N. P. C., K. Hine, A. Hegermann, H. K. Ndithia, M. Shobrak, S. Ostrowski, J. B. Williams, K. D. Matson and B. I. Tieleman (2014). “Are antimicrobial defences in bird eggs related to climatic conditions associated with risk of trans-shell microbial infection?” Frontiers in Zoology 11:49-57. 10.1186/1742-9994-11-49.

Keatts, L., S. Chea, K. Chor, A. Fine, Z. Greatorex, K. Khammavong, L. Van Nguyen, N. Nguyen, S. Silithammavong and S. Singhalath (2014). A One Health Approach to Surveillance for Zoonotic Diseases at Wildlife-Human Interfaces in Cambodia, Lao P.D.R. and Vietnam. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association: P. 106. 

Limachi-Quiñajo, R., R. Nallar-Gutierrez, E. Alandia-Robles (2014). “Gastrointestinal Parasites in Free-Ranging Tayassu pecari and Pecari tajacu from the Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Indigenous Territory, Beni – Bolivia.” Neotropical Helminthology 8(2): 269-277.

Marchese, K., M. Uhart, H. Ferreyra and M. Romano (2014). Lead Toxicity in Argentine Water Fowl Caused by Spent Ammunition, and its Effects on the Ecosystem of Santa Fe Province, Argentina. 34th Annual AZVT Proceedings Jekyll Island, GA: P. 64.

Matta, N., M. Pacheco, A. Escalante, G. Valkiunas, F. Ayerbe-Quinones and L. Acevedo-Cendales (2014). “Description and Molecular Characterization of Haemoproteus macrovacuolatus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), a Morphologically Unique Blood Parasite of Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) from South America.” Parasitology Research 113(8): 2991-3000. 10.1007s00436-014-3961-2.

Mollericona, J. L. and R. Nallar (2014). “Cruzia tentaculata (Rudolphi, 1819) (Travassos, 1917) in Didelphispernigra (Allen, 1900) in the Acero Marka Valley of the Yungas of La Paz, Bolivia.” Neotropical Helminthology 8(2): 487-492.      

Moore, R., J. M. Sykes, B. L. Raphael, J. A. Pare, P. P. Calle, M. M. Clancy and C. L. Rettenmund (2014). Post-operative in-hospital management of a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) with a multimodal approach toward patient care and compliance. 34th AAZV Proceedings Annual Conference American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Orlando, FL: Pp. 42-43.

Newton, A. (2014). Presenter: Fish necropsy and pathology workshop. 34th AAZV Annual Conference American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Orlando, FL.  

Newton, A. (2014). Laboratory workshop: Sharks and Rays: Medicine 101. 34th AAZV Annual Conference American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Orlando, FL.

Newton, A. L., I. Hewson, C. D. Harvell, C. Burge, M. Garner, E. LaDouceur, S. Knowles, S. Frasca, R. Smolowitz, T. M. Work, B. Miner, M. Miner, P. Raimondi, L. Lahner, M. Haulena, M. Murray, J. K. Gaydos and J. Wynne (2014). The Pacific Coast Sea Star Mortality Event: Current Status of the Ongoing Investigation. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association: P. 84. 

Olson, S. H., J. Parmley, C. Soos, M. Gilbert, N. Latorre-Margalef, J. S. Hall, P. M. Hansbro, F. Leighton, V. Munster and D. Joly (2014). “Sampling strategies and biodiversity of Influenza A Subtypes in wild birds.” PLoS ONE 9(3): e90826. 10.1371/journal.pone.0090826.

Ossiboff, R. J., M. M. Clancy, K. A. Terio, K. J. Conley and D. McAloose (2014). “Cerebral and Ocular Ochroconiasis in 2 Elegant Crested Tinamou (Eudromia elegans) Chicks.” Veterinary Pathology 52(4): 716-719. 10.1177/0300985814556186.  

Ostrowski, S. and H. Jowkar (2014). Iran’s Natural Heritage: A Catalyst Symposium to Spark Measurable Change. Royal Geographical Society London, U.K. Invited Speaker: “Conservation of Biodiversity in Iran: Threats and Challenges.”

Ostrowski, S., H. Rahmani, J. M. Ali, R. Ali and P. Zahler (2014). “Musk deer (Moschus cupreus) Persist in the Eastern Forests of Afghanistan.” Oryx 50(2): 323-328. 10.1017/S0030605314000611.

Ostrowski, S., A. M. Rajabi, H. Noori (2014). Wildlife Diseases in Afghanistan: A Concise Field Guide for Afghans. 2nd edition, One Express Publisher, 104 pp (in Dari).

Paré, J. A. (2014). Update on fungal infections in reptiles. In Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery, D. R. Mader and S. J. Divers (eds), Elsevier Saunders: 53-56.

Peyraud, A., F. Poumarat, F. Tardy, L. Manso-Silván, H. Noori, A. M. Rajabi, S. Ostrowski, et al. (2014). “An international collaborative study to determine the prevalence of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia by monoclonal antibody-based cELISA.” BMC Veterinary Research 10: 48. 10.1186/1746-6148-10-48.

Razuri, H., R. Tokarz, B. M. Ghersi, G. Salmon-Mulanovich, M. C. Guezala, C. Albujar, A. P. Mendoza, et al. (2014). “Andes hantavirus variant in rodents, southern Amazon Basin, Peru.” Emerging Infectious Diseases 20(2): 257-260. 10.3201/eid2002/131418.

Redford, K., S. S. Myers, T. H. Ricketts and S. A. Osofsky (2014). “Human health as a judicious conservation opportunity.” Conservation Biology 28(3): 627-629. 10.1111/cobi.12290

Reed, P., S. Mulangu, K. Cameron, A. Ondzie, D. Joly, M. Bermejo, P. Rouquet, G. Fabozzi, M. Bailey, Z. Shen, B. Keele, B. Hahn, W. Karesh and N. J. Sullivan (2014). “A New Approach for Monitoring Ebolavirus in Wild Great Apes.” PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(9): e3143. 10.1371/journal.pntd.003143.

Rettenmund, C. L., D. M. Boyer, W. J. Orrico, S. G. Parker, R. P. Wilkes, J. A. Pare (2014). Long-term oral clarithromycin administration to subclinical Mycoplasma PCR-positive forsten’s tortoises (Indotestudo forstenii) and Sulawesi forest turtles (Leucocephalon yuwonoi). 21st Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians Orlando, FL. 

Rosenbaum, M., P. Mendoza, B. M. Ghersi, A. K. Wilbur, A. Perez-Brumer, N. Cavero Yong, et al. (2014). “Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex in New World Monkeys in Peru.” Ecohealth 12(2): 288-297. 10.1007/s10393-014-0996-x.

Sykes, J. M. (2014). Chapter 30. Piciformes (Honeyguides, Barbets, Woodpeckers, Toucans). In Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine 8th ed. R. E. Miller and M. E. Fowler (eds), W. B. Saunders Company: 230-236.

Sykes, J. (2014). Marsupial medicine for the private practitioner. Exotic Animal Medicine for the Clinical Practitioner Orlando, FL. 

Sykes, J. (2014). Primate Medicine for the private practitioner. Exotic Animal Medicine for the Clinical Practitioner Orlando, FL.

Sykes, J. M., R. P. Moore, M. M. Clancy, C. L. Rettenmund and B. L. Raphael (2014). Non-surgical gastric foreign body removal in a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) using a novel dynamic flush-suction-tilt method. 34th AAZV Proceedings Annual Conference American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Orlando, FL: P. 98.

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