WCS Health Programs 2015 Publications

Burke, R. L., M. Figueras and P. P. Calle (2015). “Microlophus bivittatus (Lava Lizard), Predation.” Herpetological Review 46(4): 632.

Chin, J. and L. Alvarez (2015). Complementary & Alternative Medicine: Acupuncture in Birds. Poster session: Bronx Science Consortium Poster Session Bronx, NY.

Clancy, M. M., B. KuKanich and J. M. Sykes IV (2015). “Pharmacokinetics of butorphanol delivered with an osmotic pump during a seven-day period in common peafowl (Pavo cristatus).” American Journal of Veterinary Research 76(12): 1070-1076. 10.2460/ajvr.76.12.1070.

Connolly, M., P. Thomas, R. Woodroffe, D. Phil and B. L. Raphael (2015). “Single- Versus Double-Dose Rabies Vaccination in Captive African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus).” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46(4): 691-698. 10.1638/2014-0060.1.

Cumming, D. H. M., S. A. Osofsky, S. J. Atkinson and M. W. Atkinson (2015). Beyond Fences: Wildlife, Livestock and Land Use in Southern Africa. In One Health: The Theory and Practice of Integrated Health Approaches. J. Zinsstag, E. Schelling, D. Waltner-Toews, M. Whittaker and M. Tanner (eds), C.A.B. International: 243-257.

Daut, E. F., D. J. Brightsmith, A. P. Mendoza, L. Puhakka and M. J. Peterson (2015). “Illegal domestic bird trade and the role of export quotas in Peru.” Journal for Nature Conservation 27: 44-53. 10.1016/j.jnc.2015.06.005.

Ferreyra, H., P. M. Beldomenico, K. Marchese, M. Roman, A. Caselli, A. I. Correa and M. M. Uhart (2015). “Lead Exposure Affects Health Indices in Free-Ranging Ducks in Argentina.” Ecotoxicology 24(4): 735-745. 10.1007/s10646-015-1419-7.

Gilbert, M., S. V. Soutyrina, I. V. Seryodkin, N. Sulikhan, O. V. Uphyrkina, M. Goncharuk, L. Matthews, S. Cleaveland and D. G. Miquelle (2015). “Canine Distemper Virus as a Threat to Wild Tigers in Russia and Across Their Range.” Integrative Zoology 10: 329-343. 10.1111/1749-4877.12137.

Golden, C. D. and J. Comaroff (2015). “Effects of Social Change on Wildlife Consumption Taboos in Northeastern Madagascar. Ecology and Society 20(2): 41. 10.5751/ES-07589-200241.

Golden, C. D. and J. Comaroff (2015). “The Human Health and Conservation Relevance of Food Taboos in Northeastern Madagascar.” Ecology and Society 20(2): 42. 10.5751/ES-07590-200242.

Horrocks, N. P. C., A. Hegemann, S. Ostrowski, H. Ndithia, M. Shobrak, J. B. Williams, K. D. Matson and B. I. Tieleman (2015). “Environmental Proxies of Antigen Exposure Explain Variations in Immune Investment Better than Indices of Pace of Life.” Oecologia 177: 281-290. 10.1007/s00442-014-3136-y.   

Kim, P. S., D. J. Jacob, L. J. Mickley, S. N. Koplitz, M. E. Marlier, R. S. DeFries, S. S. Myers, B. N. Chew and Y. H. Mao (2014). “Sensitivity of Population Smoke Exposure to Fire Locations in Equatorial Asia.” Atmospheric Environment 102: 11-17. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.09.045.

Kruse, T., I. Sebro, M. Clancy and P. P. Calle (2015). “Comparison of Fresh and Frozen Fecal samples for Detection of Enteric salmonella from Captive Indian Star Tortoises (Geochelone elegans).” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46(2): 187-190. 10.1636/2014-0025R1.1.

Lahner, L. L., S. J. Wahlstrom, A. L. Newton, M. Haulena, M. Garner and C. Mah (2015). Efficacy of Intracoelomic Enrofloxacin for the Treatment of Sea Star Wasting Disease in Four Species of Captive Asteroidea. 2015 Proceedings Annual Conference AAZV Portland, OR: P. 22. 

Marlier, M. E., R. S. DeFries, P. S. Kim, D. L. A. Gaveau, S. N. Koplitz, D. J. Jacob, L. J. Mickley, B. A. Margono and S. S. Myers (2015). “Regional Air Quality Impacts of Future Fire Emissions in Sumatra and Kalimantan.” Environmental Research Letters 10(5). 10.1088/1748-9326/10/5/054010.

Nallar, R., Z. Papp, T. Epp, F. A. Leighton, S. R. Swafford, T. J. DeLiberto, et al. (2015). “Demographic and Spatiotemporal Patterns of Avian Influenza Infection at the Continental Scale, and in Relation to Annual Life Cycle of a Migratory Host.” PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130662. 10.1371/journal.pone.0130662.

Newton, A. L. and S. Frasca Jr. (2015). Gross and Histologic Pathology of Common Swim Bladder Diseases. Proceedings of American Association of Fish Vets.

Newton, A. L., M. M. Garner, E. LaDouceur, S. Frasca Jr., R. M. Smolowitz, S. Knowles, T. M. Work and M. F. Stidworthy (2015). Current Pathology Findings In The Pacific Coast Sea Star
Wasting Disease Mortality Event. Proceedings of Eastern Fish Health Workshop.

Newton, A. L., K. A. Gustavsen, J. A. Paré and D. McAloose (2015). Clinical, Gross, and Histopathologic Findings in a Cluster of Six Cases of Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor in Senegal Bichirs (Polypterus senegalensis). 2015 Proceedings Annual Conference AAZV Portland, OR: P. 135.

Newton, A. L., L. L. Lahner, M. Haulena, I. Hewson, P. T. Raimondi, M. Miner and C. D. Harvell (2015). Update on the Multidisciplinary Investigation of the Pacific Coast Sea Star Wasting Disease Mortality Event. Proceedings of International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine.

Norton, T. M., T. Tuberville, B. L. Raphael and J. Spratt (2015). An Overview of the St. Catherines Island Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) Relocation and Research Project, 1994 to 2015. 2015 Proceedings Annual Conference AAZV Portland, OR: P. 3.

Olson, S. H., C. M. Benedum, S. R. Mekaru, N. D. Preston, J. A. K. Mazet, D. O. Joly and J. S. Brownstein (2015). “Drivers of Emerging Infectious Diseases – A Framework for Digital Detection.” Emerging Infectious Diseases 21(8): 1285-1292. 10.3201/eid2108.141156.

Ossiboff, R. J., A. L. Newton, T. A. Seimon, R. P. Moore and D. McAloose (2015). “Emydid Herpesvirus 1 Infection in Northern Map Turtles (Graptemys geographica) and Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta).” Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 27(3): 392-395. 10.1177/1040638715584793.

Ossiboff, R. J., B. L. Raphael, A. D. Ammazzalorso, T. A. Seimon, A. L. Newton, T. Y. Chang, B. Zarate, A. L. Whitlock, D. McAloose (2015). “Three Novel Herpesviruses of Endangered Clemmys and Glyptemys Turtles.” PloS ONE 10(4): e0122901. 10:1371/journal.pone.0122901.

Ossiboff, R. J., B. L. Raphael, A. D. Ammazzalorso, T. A. Seimon, H. Niederriter, B. Zarate, A. L. Newton and D. McAloose (2015). “A Mycoplasma Species of Emydidae Turtles in the Northeastern USA.” Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51(2): 466-470. 10.7589/2014-04-086.

Paré, J. A., K. J. Conley, D. Boyer and K. A. Schantz (2015). Ophidiomycosis (Snake Fungal Disease) in New Jersey Wild Snakes. 2015 Proceedings Annual Conference AAZV Portland, OR: Pp. 17-18. 

Rainwater, K. L., J. M. Sykes and J. S. Sapienza. (2015). “Retrospective Investigation of Cataract Management in Avian Species in a Zoologic Collection.” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46(4): 858-869. 10.1638/2015-0071.1.

Raphael, B. L., T. A. Seimon, R. J. Ossiboff, M. Ostek, K. Ingerman, A. Tomaszewicz, B. D. Horne, S. Platt and K. Platt (2015). Translocation of Head Started Burmese Star Tortoises (Geochelone platynota) Into the wild. Poster presentation, Zoological Society of London Symposium – Health and Disease In Translocated Wild Animals.

Rettenmund, C. L., A. L. Newton and P. P. Calle (2015). “Uropygial Gland Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Chinstrap (Psygoscelis antarcticus) and Gentoo (Psygoscelis papua) Penguins at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo.” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46(1): 113-119. 10.1638/2014-0011R1.1.

Rettenmund, C. L., R. J. Ossiboff, D. McAloose, W. Knee, S. E. Wade and J. A. Paré (2015). “Microlichus Americanus Acariuasis in Saffron Finches (Sicalis faveola) with Dermatitis and Feather Loss.” Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 27(3): 382-386. 10.1177/1040638715581677.

Romanelli, C., D. Cooper, D. Campbell-Lendrum, M. Maiero, W. B. Karesh, D. Hunter and C. D. Golden (2015). Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health: A State of Knowledge Review. World Health Organization and Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Geneva, Switzerland. https://www.cbd.int/health/SOK-biodiversity-en.pdf.   

Romano, M., H. Ferreyra, G. Ferreyroa, F. V. Molina, A. Caselli, I. Barberis, P. Beldoménico, M. Uhart (2015). “Lead pollution from Waterfowl Hunting in Wetlands and Rice Fields in Argentina.” Science of the Total Environment 545-546: 104-113. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.075.

Rosas, A. G. R., K. J. Conley, B. L. Raphael and D. McAloose (2015). Gastric pneumatosis in two red ruffed lemurs. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians 22nd Annual Zoo and Wildlife Pathology Workshop, sponsored by the CL Davis Foundation.

Seimon, T. A., S. Ayebare, R. Sekisambu, E. Muhindo, G. Mitamba, E. Greenbaum, M. Menegon, F. Pupin, D. McAloose, A. Ammazzalorso, D. Meirte, W. Lukwago, M. Behangana, A. Seimon and A. J. Plumptre (2015). “Assessing the Threat of Amphibian Chytrid Fungus in the Albertine Rift: Past, Present and Future.” PLoS ONE 10(12): e0145841. 10.1371/journal.pone.0145841.

Seimon, T. A., S. H. Olson, K. J. Lee, A. Ondzie, K. Cameron, P. Reed, S. J. Anthony, D. O. Joly, D. McAloose and W. I. Lipkin (2015). “Adenovirus and Herpesvirus Diversity in Free-Ranging Great Apes in the Sangha Region of the Republic of Congo.” PLoS ONE 10(3): e0118543. 10.1371/journal.pone.0118543

Seimon, T. A. and A. Seimon (2015). “Comment on “Scaling New Heights: First Record of Boulenger’s Lazy Toad Scutiger Boulengeri (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from High Altitude Lake in Sikkim Himalaya, India” by Barkha Subba, G. Ravikanth & N.A. Aravind (2015).” Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(11): 7849-7850. 10.11609/JoTT.o4396.7849-50.

Seimon, T. A., A. Seimon, S. Halloy and M. Musicante (2015). Herpetological Monitoring on Gloria Summits. In The Gloria Field Manual, 5th Edition, Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA): 75 - 78. DOI: 10.2777/095439.

Shanee, N., A. P. Mendoza, and S. Shanee (2015). “Diagnostic Overview of the Illegal Trade in Primates and Law Enforcement in Peru.” American Journal of Primatology 1-22. 10.1002/ajp.22516.

Thomson, G. and M. L. Penrith (2015). Guidelines for Implementation of a Value Chain Approach to Management of Foot and Mouth Disease Risk for Beef Exporting Enterprises in Southern Africa. Technical Report to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s AHEAD Program. 12 pp.

Whitmee, S., A. Haines, C. Beyrer, F. Boltz, A. G. Capon, B. Ferreira de Souza Dias, A. Ezeh, H. Frumkin, P. Gong, P. Head, R. Horton, G. M. Mace, R. Marten, S. S. Myers, S. Nishtar, S. A. Osofsky, et al. (2015). “Safeguarding Human Health in the Anthropocene Epoch: Report of The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health.” The Lancet 386(10007): 1973-2028. 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60901-1. 

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