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2017 Publications

2017 Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series 

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  1. Barzen , J. and K. Ballinger. 2017. Sandhill and Whooping Cranes.Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 16p.
  2. DeVault, T., B. Blackwell, and J. Belant. Wildlife at Airports. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 19p.
  3. Taylor, J.D., Yarrow, G.K. and Miller, J.E. 2017. Beavers.Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 21 p.


Abbo, B.G., L.E. Hulslander, and D.A. Goldade. 2017. Determination of 20, 25-diazacholesterol in avian matrices by high performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B 1065-1066:129-133. doi: 10.1016/j.chromb.2017.09.028

Alexander, C.R., M.J. Hooper, D. Cacela, K.D. Smelker, C.S. Calvin, K.M. Dean, S.J. Bursian, F.L. Cunningham, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K.E. Horak, J.P. Isanhart, J. Link, S.A. Shriner, and C.A.J. Godard-Codding. 2017. Reprint of: CYP1A protein expression and catalytic activity in double-crested cormorants experimentally exposed to Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon 252 oil. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.02.049

Allen, B.L., A. Fawcett, A. Anker, R.M. Engeman, A. Lisel, and L.K.-P. Leung. 2017. Environmental effects are stronger than human effects on mammalian predator-prey relationships in arid Australian ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 610-611:451-461. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.051

Allen, B.L., L.R. Allen, H. Andren, G. Ballard, L. Boitani, R.M. Engeman, P.J.S. Fleming, A.T. Ford, P.M. Haswell, R. Kowalczyk, J.D.C. Linnell, L.D. Mech, and D.M. Parker. 2017. Can we save large carnivores without losing large carnivore science? Food Webs 12:64-75. doi: 10.1016/j.fooweb.2017.02.008

Allen, B.L., L.R. Allen, H. Andren, G. Ballard, L. Boitani, R.M. Engeman, P.J.S. Fleming, A.T. Ford, P.M. Haswell, R. Kowalczyk, J.D.C. Linnell, L.D. Mech, and D.M. Parker. 2017. Large carnivore science: Non-experimental studies are useful, but experiments are better. Food Webs 13:49-50. doi: 10-1016/j.fooweb.2017.06.002

Andersson, K., C.A. Davis, B.F. Blackwell, and J.R. Heinen. 2017. Wetland bird abundance and safety implications for military aircraft operations. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41(3):424-433. doi: 10.1002/wsb.804

Avery, M.L. and S.J. Werner. 2017. Frightening devices. In: G.M. Linz, M.L. Avery, and R.A. Dolbeer, editors. Ecology and management of blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pgs. 159-174.

Baldwin, R.A., R. Meinerz, and G.W. Witmer. 2017. Novel and current rodenticides for pocket gopher Thomomys spp. management in vineyards: what works?  Pest Management Science 73:118-122.  doi: 10.1002/ps.4307

Bohling, J.H., L.L. Mastro, J.R. Adams, E.M. Gese, S.F. Owen, and L.P. Waits. 2017. Panmixia and limited interspecific introgression in coyotes (Canis lantrans) from West Virginia and Virginia, USA. Journal of Heredity 108(6):608-617. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esx068

Bonnell, M.A. and S.W. Breck. 2017. Using resident-based hazing programs to reduce human-coyote conflicts in urban environments. Human-Wildlife Interactions 11(2):146-155. doi:

Breck, S.W., S.A. Poessel, and M.A. Bonnell. 2017. Evaluating lethal and nonlethal management options for urban coyotes. Human-Wildlife Interactions 11(2):133-145. doi:

Brown, V.R., and S.N. Bevins. 2017. A review of virulent Newcastle disease viruses in the United States and the role of wild birds in viral persistence and spread. Veterinary Research 48(1):68. doi: 10.1186/s13567-017-0475-9

Bursian, S.J., C.R. Alexander, D. Cacela, F.L. Cunningham, K.M. Dean, B.S. Dorr, C.K. Ellis, C.A. Godard-Codding, C.G. Guglielmo, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K.E. Harr, K.A. Healy, M.J. Hooper, K.E. Horak, J.P. Isanhart, L.V. Kennedy, J.E. Link, I. Maggini, J.K. Moye, C.R. Perez, C.A. Pritsos, S.A. Shriner, K.A. Trust, and P.L. Tuttle. 2017. Reprint of: Overview of avian toxicity studies for the Deepwater Horizon natural resource damage assessment. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:4-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.05.014

Carlson, J.C., R.S. Stahl, S.T. Deliberto, J.J. Wagner, T.E. Engle, R.M. Engeman, C.S. Olson, J.W. Ellis, and S.J. Werner. 2017. Nutritional depletion of total mixed rations by European starlings: Projected effects on dairy cow performance and potential intervention strategies to mitigate damage. Journal of Dairy Science 101:1777-1784. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-12858

Carrollo, E.M., H.E. Johnson, J.W. Fisher, M. Hammond, P.D. Dorsey, C. Anderson, K.C. Vercauteren, and W.D. Walter. 2017. Influence of precipitation and crop germination on resource selection by mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in Southwest Colorado. Scientific Reports 7(1):15234. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15482-7

Chandler, J.C., A. Perez-Mendez, J. Paar 3rd, M.M. Doolittle, B. Bisha, and L.D. Goodridge. 2017. Field-based evaluation of a male-specific (F+) RNA coliphage concentration method. Journal of Virological Methods 239:9-16.  doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2016.10.007

Chandler, J.C., J.W. Schaeffer, M. Davidson, S.L. Magzamen, A. Perez-Mendez, S.J. Reynolds, L.D. Goodridge, J. Volckens, A.B. Franklin, S.A. Shriner, and B. Bisha. 2017. A method for the improved detection of aerosolized influenza viruses and the male-specific (F+) RNA coliphage MS2.Journal of Virological Methods 246:38-41.  doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.04.004

Conkling, T.J., J.L. Belant, T.L. DeVault, and J.A. Martin. 2017. Effects of crop type and harvest on nest survival and productivity of dickcissels in semi-natural grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 240:224-232.  doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2017.01.028

Corro, L.M., D.W. Tripp, S.A. Stelting, and M.W. Miller. 2017. Using off-the-shelf technologies to mass manufacture oral vaccine baits for wildlife. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53(3):681-685. doi: 10.7589/2017-01-013

Cunningham, F., K. Dean, K. Hanson-Dorr, K. Harr, K. Healy, K. Horak, J. Link, S. Shriner, S. Bursian, and B. Dorr. 2017. Reprint of: Development of methods for avian oil toxicity studies using the double crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:19-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.03.025

Dannemiller, N.G., C.T. Webb, K.R. Wilson, K.T. Bentler, N.L. Mooers, J.W. Ellis, J.J. Root, A.B. Franklin, and S.A. Shriner. 2017. Impact of body condition on influenza A virus infection dynamics in mallards following a secondary exposure. Plos ONE 12(4): e0175757.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175757

Davis A.J., B. Leland, M. Bodenchuck, K.C. VerCauteren, and K.M. Pepin. 2017. Estimating population density for disease risk assessment: The importance of understanding the area of influence of traps using wild pigs as an example. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 141: 33-37.  doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.04.004

Dean, K.M., D. Cacela, M.W. Carney, F.L. Cunningham, C. Ellis, A.R. Gerson, C.G. Guglielmo, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K.E. Harr, K.A. Healy, K.E. Horak. J.P. Isanhart, L.V. Kennedy, J.E. Link. I. Lipton, A.K. McFadden, J.K. Moye, C.R. Perez, C.A. Pritsos, K.L. Pritsos, T. Muthumalage, S.A. Shriner, and S.J. Bursian. 2017. Testing of an oral dosing technique for double-crested cormorants, Phalacocorax auritus, laughing gulls, Leucophaeus atricilla, homing pigeons, Columba livia, and western sandpipers, Calidris mauri, with artificially weather MC252 oil. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:11-18. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.07.003

Dean, K.M., S.J. Bursian, D. Cacela, M.W. Carney, F.L. Cunningham, B. Dorr, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K.A. Healy, K.E. Horak, J.E. Link, I. Lipton, A.K. McFadden, M.A. McKernan, and K.E. Harr. 2017. Changes in white cell estimates and plasma chemistry measurements following oral or external dosing of double-crested cormorants, Phalacrocorax auritus, with artificially weathered MC252 oil. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:40-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.08.007

DeVault, T.L., T.W. Seamans, B.F. Blackwell, S.L. Lima, M.A. Martinez, and E. Fernandez-Juricic. 2017. Can experience reduce collisions between birds and vehicles? Journal of Zoology 301:17-22.  doi: 10.1111/jzo.12385

DeVault, T.L., T.W. Seamans, K.E. Linnell, D.W. Sparks, and J.C. Beasley. 2017. Scavenger removal of bird carcasses at simulated wind turbines: Does carcass type matter? Ecosphere 8(11):e01994. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1994

Dietsch, A.M., K.M. Slagle, S. Baruch-Mordo, S.W. Breck, and L.M. Ciarniello. 2017. Education is not a panacea for reducing human-black bear conflicts. Ecological Modeling 367:10-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.11.005

Dorak, B.E., M.P. Ward, M.W. Eichholz, B.E. Washburn, T.P. Lyons, and H.M. Hagy. 2017. Survival and habitat selection of Canada Geese during autumn and winter in metropolitan Chicago, USA. The Condor 119(4):787-799. doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-16-234.1

Dorr, B.S. and D.G. Fielder. 2017. Double-crested cormorants: Too much of a good thing? Fisheries 42(9): 468-477. doi:10.1080/03632415.2017.1356121

Dorr, B.S. and D.G. Fielder. 2017. The rise of double-crested cormorants: Too much of a good thing? The Wildlife Professional. 11(1)27-31. 

Dorr, B.S., R.S. Stahl, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, and C.A. Furcolow. 2017. Using pentosidine and hydroxyproline to predict age and sex in an avian species. Ecology and Evolution 7(21):8999-9005. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3388

Duron, Q., A.B. Shiels, and E. Vidal. 2017. Control of invasive rats on islands and priorities for future action. Conservation Biology 31(4):761-771. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12885

Ellis, C.K., S. Rice, D. Maurer, R. Stahl, W.R. Waters, M.V. Palmer, P. Nol, J.C. Rhyan, K.C. VerCauteren, and J.A. Koziel. 2017. Use of fecal volatile organic compound analysis to discriminate between non-vaccinated and BCG-vaccinated cattle prior to and after Mycobacterium bovis challenge. PLoS One 12(7):e0179914. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179914

Ellis, J.W., S.A. Shriner, H.E. McLean, L. Petersen, and J.J. Root. 2017. Inventory of wildlife use of mortality pits as feeding sites: implications of pathogen exposure. Human-Wildlife Interactions 11(1):8-18. doi:

Elmore, S.A., R.B. Chipman, D. Slate, K.P. Huyvaert, K.C. VerCauteren, and A.T. Gilbert. 2017. Management and modeling approaches for controlling raccoon rabies: The road to elimination. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(3): e0005249. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005249

Engeman, R.M., Contributor. 2017. Puerto Rican Amazon parrot Amazona vittata. BirdLife International species factsheet.

Engeman, R.M., L.R. Allen, and B.L. Allen. 2017. Study design concepts for inferring functional roles of mammalian top predators. Food Webs 12:56-63. doi:10.1016/j.fooweb.2017.02.007

Engeman, R.M., J.S. Meyer, and J.B. Allen. 2017. Prevalence of feral swine disturbance at important archaeological sites over a large landscape in Florida. Scientific Reports 7:40287.  doi: 10.1038/srep40287

Farr, C.M., S.P. Bombaci, T. Gallo, A.M. Mangan, H.L. Riedl, L.T. Stinson, K. Wilkins, D.E. Bennett, T. Nogeire-Mcrae, and L. Pejchar. 2017. Addressing the gender gap in distinguished speakers at professional ecology conferences. BioScience 67(5):464-468.  doi: 10.1093/biosci/bix013

Francis, R.A., J.D. Taylor, E. Dibble, B. Strickland, V.M. Petro, C. Easterwood, and G. Wang. 2017. Restricted cross-scale habitat selection by American beavers. Current Zoology 63(6):703-710. doi: 10.1093/cz/zox059

Gifford, S.J., E.M. Gese, and R.R. Parmenter. 2017. Space use and social ecology of coyotes (Canis latrans) in a high-elevation ecosystem: Relative stability in a changing environment. Journal of Ethology 35(1):37-49. doi: 10.1007/s10164-016-0488-2

Guilfoyle, M.P., H.L. Farrington, R.F. Lance, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, B.S. Dorr, and R.A. Fischer. 2017. Movement of Hypophthalmichthys DNA in the Illinois River Watershed by the double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus). Waterbirds 40(1):63-68.  doi: 10.1675/063.040.0109

Guitierrez Illan, J., G. Wang, F.L. Cunningham, and D.T. King. 2017. Seasonal effects of wind conditions on migration patterns of soaring American white pelican. PLoS One 12(10):e0186948. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186948

Harr, K.E., D.R. Reavill, S.J. Bursian, D. Cacela, F.L. Cunningham, K.M. Dean, B.S. Dorr, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K. Healy, K. Horak, J.E. Link, S. Shriner, and R.E. Schmidt. 2017. Organ weights and histopathology of double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) dosed orally or dermally with artificially weathered Mississippi Canyon 252 crude oil. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:52-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv. 2017.07.011

Harr, K.E., F.L. Cunningham, C.A. Pritsos, K.L. Pritsos, T. Muthumalage, B.S. Dorr, K.E. Horak, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K.M. Dean, D. Cadela, A.K. McFadden, J.E. Link, K.A. Healy, P. Tuttle, and S.J. Bursian. 2017. Weathered MC252 crude oil-induced anemia and abnormal erythroid morphology in double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) with light microscopic and ultrastructural description of Heinz bodies. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:29-39. doi: 10.1016/j.econv. 2017.07.030

Harr, K.E., M. Rishniw, T.L. Rupp, D. Cacela, K.M. Dean, B.S. Dorr, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, K. Healy, K. Horak, J.E. Link, D. Reavill, S.J. Bursian, and F.L. Cunningham. 2017. Dermal exposure to weathered MC252 crude oil results in echocardiographically identifiable systolic myocardial dysfunction in double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 146:76-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.04.010

Holland, A.E., M.E. Byrne, A.L. Bryan, T.L. DeVault, O.E. Thodes, and J.C. Beasley. 2017. Fine-scale assessment of home ranges and activity patterns for resident black vultures (Coragyps atratus) and turkey vultures (Cathartes aura).  PLoS One 12(7):e0179819.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179819

Hopken, M.W., B.M. Ryan, K.P. Huyvaert, and A.J. Piaggio. 2017. Picky eaters are rare: DNA-based blood meal analysis of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopotonidae) species from the United States. Parasites & Vectors 10(1):169. doi:10.1186/s13071-017-2099-3

Horak, K.E., S.J. Bursian, C.K. Ellis, K.M. Dean, J.E. Link, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, F.L. Cunningham, K.E. Harr, C.A. Pritsos, K.L. Pritsos, K.A. Healy, D. Cacela, and S.A. Shriner. 2017. Toxic effects of orally ingested oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill on laughing gulls. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. Online. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.07.018

Iglay, R.B., B.N. Buckingham, T.W. Seamans, J.A. Martin, B.F. Blackwell, J.L. Belant, and T.L. DeVault. 2017. Bird use of grain fields and implications for habitat management at airports. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 242:34-42.  doi:  10.1016/j.agee.2017.03.022

Iverson, J.B., R.S. Stahl, C. Furcolow, and F. Kraus. 2017. An evaluation of the use of pentosidine as a biomarker for ageing turtles.Conservation Physiology 5(1):cow076.  doi: 10.1093/conphys/cow076 

Jarvi, S.I., S. Quarta, S. Jacquier, K. Howe, D. Bicakci, C. Dasalla, N. Lovesy, K. Snook, R. McHugh, and C.N. Niebuhr. 2017. High prevelance of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm) on eastern Hawaii Island: A closer look at life cycle traits and patterns of infection in wild rats (Rattus spp.). PLoS ONE 12(12):e0189458. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189458

Johnson, H.E., D.L. Lewis, T.L. Verzuh, C.F. Wallace, R.M. Much, L.K. Willmarth, and S.W. Breck. 2017. Human development and climate affect hibernation in a large carnivore with implications for human-carnivore conflicts. Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13021

Kay, S.L., J.W. Fischer, A.J. Monaghan, J.C. Beasley, R. Boughton, T.A. Campbell, S.M. Cooper, S.S. Ditchkoff, S.B. Hartley, J.C. Kilgo, S.M. Wisely, A.C. Wyckoff, K.C. VerCauteren, and K.M. Pepin. 2017. Quantifying drivers of wild pig movement across multiple spatial and temporal scales.   Movement Ecology 5(1):14.  doi: 10.1186/s40462-017-0105-1

Keiter, D.A., A.J. Davis, O.E. Rhodes Jr., F.L. Cunningham, J.C. Kilgo, K.M. Pepin, and J.C. Beasley. 2017. Effects of scale of movement, detection probability, and true population density on common methods of estimating population density. Scientific Reports 7(1):9446. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09746-5

Keiter, D.A., J.C. Kilgo, M.A. Vukovich, F.L. Cunningham, and J.C. Beasley. Development of known-fate survival monitoring techniques for juvenile wild pigs (Sus scrofa). Wildlife Research 44(2):165-173. doi: 10.1071/WR16204

King, D.T., G. Wang, Z. Yang, and J.W. Fischer. 2017. Advances and environmental conditions of spring migration phenology of American white pelicans. Scientific Reports 7:40339.  doi: 10.1038/srep40339

Kluever, B.M., E.M. Gese, and S.J. Dempsey. 2017. Influence of free water availability on a desert carnivore and herbivore. Current Zoology 63(2):121-129. doi: 10.1093/cz/zow071

Klug, P.E. 2017. The future of blackbird management research. In: G.M. Linz, M.L. Avery, and R.A. Dolbeer, editors. Ecology and management of blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pgs. 217-234.

Kraus, F., R. Stahl, and W. Pitt. 2017. An assessment of radiative heating as a thermal treatment for invasive snakes in cargo. International Journal of Pest Management 2:1-12. doi: 10.1080/09670874.2017.1293309

Lavelle, M. J., N. P. Snow, J. W. Fischer, J. M. Halseth, E. H. VanNatta, and K. C. VerCauteren. 2017. Attractants for wild pigs: current use, availability, needs, and future potential. European Journal of Wildlife Research 63:86.

Lee, D. M.K. Torchetti, M.L. Killian, T.J. DeLiberto, and D.E. Swayne. 2017. Reoccurrence of avian influenza A(H5N2) virus clade in wild birds, Alaska, USA, 2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases 23(2): 365-367. doi: 10.3201/eid2302.161616

Lewis, J.S., K.A. Logan, M.W. Alldredge, S. Carver, S.N. Bevins, M. Lappin, S. VandeWoude, and K.R. Crooks. 2017. The effects of demographic, social, and environmental characteristics on pathogen prevalence in wild felids across a gradient of urbanization. PLoS ONE 12(11):e0187035. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187035

Lichti, N., K.F. Kellener, T.J. Smyser, and S.A. Johnson. 2017. Bayesian model-based age classification using small mammal body mass and capture dates. Journal of Mammalogy 98(5):1379-1388. doi: 1093/jmammal/gyx057

Linz, G.M., M.L. Avery, and R.A. Dolbeer. 2017. History of regulations, policy, and research related to conflicts between blackbirds and people. In: G.M. Linz, M.L. Avery, and R.A. Dolbeer, editors. Ecology and management of blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pgs. 1-15.

Linz, G.M. and P.E. Klug. 2017. Strategies for evading blackbird damage. In: G.M. Linz, M.L. Avery, and R.A. Dolbeer, editors. Ecology and management of blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pgs. 175-189.

Linz, G.M., P.E. Klug, and R.A. Dolbeer. 2017. Ecology and management of red-winged blackbirds. In: G.M. Linz, M.L. Avery, and R.A. Dolbeer, editors. Ecology and management of blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Pgs. 17-41.

Lonsinger, R.C., E.M. Gese, L.L. Bailey, and L. P. Waits. 2017. The roles of habitat and intraguild predation by coyotes on the spatial dynamics of kit foxes. Ecosphere 8(3): e01749. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1749

Mahoney, P.J. and J.K. Young. 2017. Uncovering behavioural states from animal activity and site fidelity patterns. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:174-183.  doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12658

Mangan, A.M., L. Pejchar, and S.J. Werner. 2017. Bird use of organic apple orchards: Frugivory, pest control and implications for production. PLoS ONE 12(9):e0183405. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183405

Manne, S., N. Kondru, T. Nichols, A. Lehmkuhl, B. Thomsen, R. Main, P. Halbur, S. Dutta, and A.G. Kanthasamy. 2017. Ante-mortem detection of chronic wasting disease in recto-anal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues from elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) using real-time quaking-induced conservion (RT-QuIC) assay: A blinded collaborative study. Prion 0:1-16. doi: 10.1080/19336896.2017.1368936

Martin, B.E., H. Sun, M. Carrel, F.L. Cunningham, J.A. Baroch, K.C. Hanson-Dorr, S.G. Young, B. Schmit, J.M. Nolting, K. Yoon, M.W. Lutman, K. Pedersen, K. Lager, A.S. Bowman, R.D. Slemons, D.R. Smith, T. DeLiberto, and X. Wan. 2017. Feral swine in the United States have been exposed to both avian and swine influenza A viruseApplied and Environmental Microbiology 83:e01346-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01346-17 

McKee, C.D., M.Y. Kosoy, Y. Bai, L.M. Osikowicz, R. Franka, A.T. Gilbert, S. Boonmar, C.E. Rupprecht, and L.F. Peruski. 2017. Diversity and phylogenetic relationships among Bartonella strains from Thai bats. PLoS One 12(7):E0181696. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181696

Mech, L.D., C.S. Asa, M. Callahan, B.W. Christensen, F. Smith, and J.K. Young. 2017. Studies of wolf x coyote hybridization via artificial insemination. PLoS ONE 12(9):e0184342. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184342

Miller, R.S., S.J. Sweeney, C. Slootmaker, D.A. Grear, P.A. DiSalvo, D. Kiser, and S.A. Shwiff. 2017. Cross-species transmission potential between wild pigs, livestock, poultry, wildlife, and humans: implications for disease risk management in North America. Scientific Reports 7:7821. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07336-z

Miranda, L.M., M.E. Miranda, B. Hatch, R. Deray, S. Shwiff, and M.C. Roces. 2017. Towards canine rabies elimination in Cebu, Philippines: Assessment of health economic data. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 64:121-129. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12350

Moore, S.M., A. Gilbert, A. Vos, C.M. Freuling, C. Ellis, J. Kliemt, and T. Muller. 2017. Rabies virus antibodies from oral vaccination as a correlate of protection against lethal infection in wildlife. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease 2(31). doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed2030031

Mora, D.S.O., M.D. Salman, C.A. Myrick, J.C. Rhyan, L.A. Miller, E.M. Saetre, and D.C. Eckery. 2017. Evaluation of antibody response to an adjuvanted hapten-protein vaccine as a potential inhibitor of sexual maturation for farmed Atlantic salmon. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 71:255-263. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2017.08.039

Neuman-Lee, L.A., P.A. Terletzky, T.C. Atwood, E.M. Gese, G.D. Smith, S. Greenfield, J. Pettit, and S.S. French. 2017. Demographic and temporal variations in immunity and condition of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from the southern Beaufort Sea. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology, 327(5): 333-346. doi: 10.1002/jez.2112

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