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Kerri Pedersen

   
 
 
photo of Kerri Pedersen Kerri Pedersen,
Wildlife Disease
Biologist 

 

Kerri Pedersen is a wildlife disease biologist in the National Wildlife Disease Program.


Current Projects

  • Avian influenza surveillance
  • Feral swine disease surveillance
  • Swine brucellosis culturing
  • Improving the DART
  • Wildlife surveillance TB manual
  • Swan diseases in the Great Lakes region
  • Role of the National Wildlife Disease Program in wildlife disease surveillance


Education

  • M.S., Ecology (Wildlife Focus), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • B.S., Biology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR


Contact Information

  • Address: Wildlife Services, NWRC, 4101 LaPorte Ave, Fort Collins, CO, 80521
  • Telephone: 970-266-6272
  • Fax: 970-266-6063
  • E-mail: Kerri.Pedersen@aphis.usda.gov


Recent Publications

Bevins, S.N., K. Pedersen, M.W. Lutman, J.A. Baroch, B.S. Schmit, D. Kohler, T. Gidlewski, D.L. Nolte, S.R. Swafford, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2014. Large-scale Avian Influenza surveillance in wild birds throughout the United States. PLoSOne 9(8): e104360. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104360.

Feng, Z., J.A. Baroch, L.-P. Long, Y. Xu., F.L. Cunningham, K. Pedersen, M.W. Lutman, B.S. Schmit, A.S. Bowman, T.J. DeLiberto, and X.-F. Wan. 2014. Influenza A Subtype H3 viruses in feral swine, United States, 2011-2012. Emerging Infectious Diseases 20(5): 843-846. doi: 10.3201/eid2005.131578.

Pedersen, K., C.R. Quance, S. Robbe-Austerman, A.J. Piaggio, S.N. Bevins, S.M. Goldstein, W.D. Gaston, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2014. Identification of Brucella suis from feral swine in selected states in the USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50(2): 171-179. doi: 10.7589/2013-09-235.

Bevins, S.N., K. Pedersen, M.W. Lutman, T. Gidlewski, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2014.  Consequences associated with the recent range expansion of nonnative feral swine. BioScience Online 64(4): 291-299.  doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu015.

Pedersen, K., D.R. Marks, D.M. Arsnoe, C.L. Afonso, S.N. Bevins, P.J. Miller, A.R. Randall, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2014.  Avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (Newcastle disease virus), avian influenza virus, and Salmonella spp. in mute swans (Cygnus olor) in the Great Lakes region and Atlantic coast of the United States.  Avian Diseases 58(1): 129-136.  doi: 10.1637/10638-081413-Reg.1.

Pepin, K.M., E. Spackman, J.D. Brown, K.L. Pabilonia, L.P. Garber, J.T. Weaver, D.A. Kennedy, K.A. Patyk, K.P. Huyvaert, R.S. Miller, A.B. Franklin, K. Pedersen, T.L. Bogich, P. Rohani, S.A. Shriner, C.T. Webb, and S. Riley. 2014. Using quantitative disease dynamics as a tool for guiding response to avian influenza in poultry in the United States of America. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 113(4): 376-397. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2013.11.011.

Musante, A.R., K.Pedersen, and P. Hall. 2014. First reports of pseudorabies and Winter Ticks (Dermacentor albipictus) associated with an emerging feral swine (Sus scrofa) population in New Hampshire. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50(1) 131-134. doi: 10.75.89/2013-05-119.

Brown V.L., J.M. Drake, D.E.Stallknecht, J.D.Brown, K.Pedersen, and P. Rohani. 2013. Dissecting a wildlife disease hotspot: the impact of multiple host species, environmental transmission and seasonality in migration, breeding and mortality. J R Soc Interface 10:20120804. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0804.

Dubey, J.P., S. Choudhary, O.C.H. Kwok, L.R. Ferreira, S. Oliveira, S.K. Verma, D.R. Marks, K. Pedersen, R.M. Mickley, A.R. Randall, D. Arsnoe, and C. Su. 2013. Isolation and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from mute swan (Cygnus olor) from the USA. Veterinary Parasitology 195: 42-46.

Pedersen, K. S.N. Bevins, J.A. Baroch, J.C. Cumbee, Jr., S.C. Chandler, B.S. Woodruff, T.T. Bigelow, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2013. Pseudorabies in feral swine in the United States, 2009-2012. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(3): 709-713.

Pedersen, K., and Y. Nadler.  2013.  Pseudorabies (Aujeszky’s Disease). In Gamble, K. C. and Clancy, M. M., eds.  Infectious diseases of concern to captive and free ranging wildlife in North America. 2nd Edition.  American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Infectious Disease Committee.   http://www.aazv.org/?page=IDM2013

 

 



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