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Mark W. Lutman

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Mark W. Lutman,
Wildlife Disease


NWRC Research: National Wildlife Disease Program

Current Projects

  • Avian influenza
  • Feral swine comprehensive diseases
  • BTV & EHD
  • Plague
  • Tularemia
  • GIS mapping
  • Data management


  • M.S., Zoology, North Dakota State University
  • B.S., Biology, North Dakota State University

Contact Information

  • Address: Wildlife Services, NWRC, 4101 LaPorte Ave, Fort Collins, CO, 80521
  • Telephone: 970-266-6077
  • Fax: 970-266-6063
  • E-mail: Mark.W.Lutman@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.

Linz, G.M., R.S. Sawin, and M.W. Lutman. 2014. The influence of breeding experience on nest success in Red-winged Blackbird. Western North American Naturalist 74(1):123-129. doi: 10.3398/064.074.0113.

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.

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.

Clavijo, A., A. Nikooienejad, M. S. Esfahani, R. P. Metz, S. Schwartz, E. Atashpaz-Gargari, T. J. Deliberto, et al. 2013. "Identification and Analysis of the First 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus from U.S. Feral Swine." Zoonoses and Public Health 60 (5): 327-335.

Deliberto, T. J., S. R. Swafford, D. L. Nolte, K. Pedersen, M. W. Lutman, B. B. Schmit, J. A. Baroch, D. J. Kohler, and A. Franklin. 2009. "Surveillance for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Wild Birds in the USA." Integrative Zoology 4 (4): 426-439.

Farnsworth, M. L., R. S. Miller, K. Pedersen, M. W. Lutman, S. R. Swafford, P. D. Riggs, and C. T. Webb. 2012. "Environmental and Demographic Determinants of Avian Influenza Viruses in Waterfowl Across the Contiguous United States." PLoS ONE 7 (3).

Pedersen, K., S. N. Bevins, B. S. Schmit, M. W. Lutman, M. P. Milleson, C. T. Turnage, T. T. Bigelow, and T. J. Deliberto. 2012. "Apparent Prevalence of Swine Brucellosis in Feral Swine in the United States." Human-Wildlife Interactions 6 (1): 38-47.