WCS Health Programs 2016 Publications

Aplasca, A., V. Titus, R. Ossiboff, L. Murphy, T. Seimon, K. Ingerman, W. Moser, P. Calle and J. Sykes (2016). Health Assessment of the free-ranging chelonians in an urban section of the Bronx River, New York. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY.

Beckmann, J. P., S. H. Olson, R. G. Seidler and J. Berger (2016). “Sub-lethal effects of energy development on a migratory mammal – The Enigma of North American Pronghorn.” Global Ecology and Conservation 6: 36-47. 10.1016/j.gecco.2016.02.001.

Burke, R. L., P. P. Calle, M. P. Figueras and T.M. Green (2016). “Internal Body Temperatures of an Overwintering Adult Terrapene carolina (Eastern Box Turtle).” Northeastern Naturalist 23(3): 364-366. 10.1656/045.023.0304.

Calle, P. P. (ed) (2016). “Workshop to Develop an Action Plan for Health Contributions to Conservation in the Galápagos,” Wildlife Conservation Society. 127 p.

Calle, P. P., B. L. Raphael, D. McAloose and T. A. Seimon (2016). On-The-Go Labs: Portable Field Diagnostic Equipment and Techniques. 2016 Joint AAZV/EAZWV/IZW Conference Proceedings Atlanta, GA: P. 4.

Cameron, K., A. Ondzie, W. Karesh, J.-V. Mombouli and S. Olson (2016). Hunter-based ape mortality surveillance in Northern Republic of Congo. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Cameron, K., P. Reed, D. B. Morgan, A. I. Ondzie, C. M. Sanz, J. S. Kühl, S. H. Olson, E. Leroy, W. B. Karesh and R. Mundry (2016). “Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of a Mortality Event among Central African Great Apes.” PLoS One 11(5): e0154505. 10.1371/journal.pone.0154505.

Chin, J., J. M. Sykes and L. Alvarez (2016). Physical Rehabilitation of an Acutely Paretic Maleo (Macrocephalon maleo). AZVT 36th Annual Proceedings Tulsa, OK: Pp. 29-34.

Clancy, M. M., M. Davis, M. T. Valitutto, K. Nelson and J. M. Sykes IV (2016). “Salmonella infection and carriage in reptiles in a zoological collection.” Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 248(9): 1050-1059. 10.2460/javma.248.9.1050.

Clancy, M. M., A. L. Newton and J. M. Sykes (2016). “Management of Osteomyelitis caused by Salmonella enterica subsp. houtenae in a Taylor’s cantil (Agkistrodon bilineatus taylori) using amikacin delivered via osmotic pump.” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(2): 691-694. 10.1638/2015-0207.1.

Cunningham, M., K. J. Conley, D. Onorato, D. Mead, R. K. Maes, M. Kiupel, S. P. Terrell, D. S. Shindle, K. Sayler, D. Jansen, B. Clemons, G. Caudill, S. M. Wisely and J. Evermann (2016). Epizootiology of psedudorabies (Aujeszky’s disease) in the Florida puma. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Fine, A., L. Keatts, S. Olson, C. Sokha, N. V. Long, N. T. T. Nga, N. T. Long, N. T. Phuong, L. T. V. Quang, S. San, H. Davun, D. Veasna, A. Lacroix, H. Vibol, P. Horwood, P. Buchy, N. Tung, P. T. Long, D. Joly, D. Rejmanek, T. Goldstein and J. Mazet (2016). PREDICT investigations of bat guano “farming” in Viet Nam and Cambodia: A new interface for zoonotic disease transmission? 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Gilbert, M., B. Buuveibaatar, A. E. Fine, L. Jambal and S. Strindberg (2016). “Declining breeding populations of White-naped Cranes in Eastern Mongolia, a ten-year update.” Bird Conservation International 26(4): 490-504. 10.1017/S0959270915000301. 

Gilbert, M., M. S. Goncharuk, T. Seimon, D. McAloose, I. V. Seryodkin, E. Shevtsova, O. V. Uphyrkina, L. L. Kerley, M. E. Roelke, D. G. Miquelle, L. Matthews and S. Cleaveland (2016). Understanding the dynamics of canine distemper virus in Amur tigers and Far Eastern leopards in the Russian Far East. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Gilbert, M., L. E. Hernàndez-castro, D. G. Miquelle, S. Cleaveland, L. Matthews and R. Reeve (2016). Lessons from tigers on the Russian Far East: drawing principles from puzzles. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY.

Greatorex, Z. F., S. H. Olson, S. Singhalath, S. Silithammavong, K. Khammavong, A. E. Fine, W. Weisman, B. Douangngeun, W. Theppangna, L. Keatts, M. Gilbert, W. B. Karesh, T. Hansel, S. Zimicki, K. O’Rourke, D. O. Joly and J. A. K. Mazet (2016). “Wildlife Trade and Human Health in Lao PDR: An Assessment of the Zoonotic Disease Risk in Markets.” PLoS ONE. 11(3): e0150666.  10.1371/journal.pone.0150666.

Gustavsen, K. A., J. K. Hilliard, B. L. Raphael and P. P. Calle (2016). Long-term surveillance of herpes B-like virus in captive silvered leaf monkeys (Trachypithecuds cristatus). 2016 Joint AAZV/EAZWV/IZW Conference Proceedings Atlanta, GA.

Jowkar, H., S. Ostrowski, M. Tahbaz and P. Zahler (2016). “The Conservation of Biodiversity in Iran: Threats, Challenges, and Hopes.” Iranian Studies 49(6): 1065-1077. 10.1080/00210862.2016.1241602.

Kuchling, G., L. Shunqing, Y. Xiahui, C. Daqing, B. Durrant, P. Calle, D. Min, E. King, Y. Junlong, L. Qingtao and S. Aiguo (2016). Artificial Reproductive Techniques to Rescue the Critically Endangered Giant Yangtze Softshell Turtle Rafetus swinhoei from Extinction. 14th Annual Symposium on the Conservation & Biology of Tortoises & Freshwater Turtles New Orleans, LA: P. 34.

Kuchling, G., L. Shunqing, Y. Xiahui, C. Daqing, B. Durrant, P. Calle, D. Min, E. King, Y. Junlong, L. Qingtao and S. Aiguo (2016). Artificial reproductive techniques to rescue the critically endangered Giant Yangtze Softshell Turtle Rafetus swinhoei from extinction. 8th World Congress of Herpetology.

Lacroix, A., V. Duong, V. Hul, S. San, H. Davun, K. Omaliss, S. Chea, A. Hassanin, W. Theppangna, S. Silithammavong, K. Khammavong, S. Singhalath, A. Afelt, Z. Greatorex, A. E. Fine, T. Goldstein, S. Olson, D. O. Joly, L. Keatts, P. Dussart, R. Frutos and P. Buchy (2016). “Diversity of bat astroviruses in Lao PDR and Cambodia.” Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 47: 41-50. 10.1016/j.meegid.2016.11.013

Lee, E., J. Burkhart, S. H. Olson, A. A. Billings, J. A. Patz and E. J. Harner (2016). “Relationships of climate and irrigation factors with malaria parasite incidences in two climatically dissimilar regions in India.” Journal of Arid Environments. 124: 214-224. 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.08.010.

McAloose, D., M. V. Rago, M. Di Martino, A. Chirife, S. H. Olson, L. Beltramino, L. M. Pozzi, L. Musmeci, L. La Sala, N. Mohamed, J. E. Sala, L. Bandieri, J. Andrejuk, A. Tomaszewicz, T. Seimon, M. Sironi, L. E. Samartino, V. Rowntree and M. M. Uhart (2016). “Post-mortem findings in southern right whales Eubalaena australis at Penísula Valdés, Argentina, 2003-2012.” Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 119: 17-36. 10.3354/dao02986.

Norton, T., T. Tuberville, B. Raphael and J. Spratt (2016). The overview of the St. Catherines’ Island gopher tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus) relocation and research project, 1994 to 2016. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY.

Olson, S., S. Singhalath, S. Silithammavong, K. Khammavong, A. Fine, W. Weisman, B. Douangngeun, W. Theppangna, L. Keatts, M. Gilbert, W. Karesh, S. Zimicki, K. O’Rourke, D. Joly and J. Mazet (2016). Wildlife trade and human health in Lao PDR: an assessment of the zoonotic disease risk in markets. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Ostrowski, S. (2016). “The Eurasian otter Lutra lutra in Afghanistan: a review of the sparse available information.” IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 33(1): 50-53.

Ostrowski, S. and M. Gilbert (2016). Diseases of Free-Ranging Snow Leopards and Primary Prey Species. In Snow Leopards: Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes. T. McCarthy, D. Mallon and P. J. Nyhus (eds), Elsevier: 97-112.

Paré, J.A. and L. Sigler (2016). “An overview of reptile fungal pathogens in the genera Nannizziopsis, Paranannizziopsis, and Ophidiomyces.” Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery 26(1-2): 46-53. 10.5818/1529-9651-26.1-2.46.

Ramsay, E., R. Sadler, R. Rush, T. Seimon, A. Tomaszewicz, E. A. Fleetwood, D. McAloose and R. P. Wilkes (2016). “Canine distemper virus antibody titers in domestic cats after delivery of a live attenuated virus vaccine.” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(2): 551-557. 10.1638/2015-0182.1.

Raphael, B., T. Seimon, R. Ossiboff, M. Ostek, A. Tomaszewicz, K. Ingerman, B. Horne, S. Platt, U. T. Lwin and K. Platt (2016). Health components of Burmese star (Geochelone platynota) translocation projects in Myanmar. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Reider, K. E., T. Seimon and M. A. Donnelly (2016). Climate change, rapid deglaciation, and amphibians at extreme elevations in the tropical Andes. 101st Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Sadler, R. A., E. Ramsay, D. McAloose, R. Rush and R.P. Wilkes (2016). “Evaluation of two canine distemper virus vaccines in captive tigers (Panthera tigris).” Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(2): 558-563. 10.1638/2015-0223.1.

Seimon, T. A., M. Gilbert, S. Neabore, C. Hollinger, A. Tomaszewicz, A. Newton, T. Chang and D. McAloose (2016). “Avian hemosporidian parasite lineages in four species of free-ranging migratory water birds from Mongolia, 2008.” Journal of Wildlife Diseases 52(3): 682-687. 10.7589/2015-11-311.

Tomaszewicz, A., M. Gilbert, P. P. Calle, D. McAloose and T. A. Seimon (2016). Development of Portable Molecular Diagnostic Technology for Canine Distemper Virus Detection in Endangered Carnivores. AZVT 36th Annual Proceedings Tulsa, OK: P. 66.

Tomaszewicz, A., M. Gilbert, P. P. Calle, D. McAloose, T. A. Seimon (2016). Development of Portable Molecular Diagnostic Technology for Canine Distemper Virus Detection in Endangered Carnivores. Bronx Science Consortium Poster Session. 

Villa, A., C. Briceño, A. Hinojosa, D. McAloose, T. Seimon, M. Quezada, J. Paredes, I. Avendaño, A. Silva and M. Uhart (2016). First report on foot disease in the endangered huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus). 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

Wahlstrom, S. J., L. L. Lahner, N. Stacey and A. L. Newton (2016). Coelomic Fluid Analysis of Two Sea Star Genera: A Comparison of Healthy Sea Stars and Those Affected by Sea Star Wasting Disease. 2016 Joint AAZV/EAZWV/IZW Conference Proceedings Atlanta, GA: P. 78.

Willett, B., M. J. Hosie, N. Logan, M. Gilbert, R. P. Wilkes and E. Ramsay (2016). Induction of virus neutralizing antibodies against canine distemper virus: towards an effective vaccination strategy for tigers. 65th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association Cortland, NY. 

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