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Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Aquatic Animals

Vol. 53, No. 4
October 2017


MODELING A MORBILLIVIRUS OUTBREAK IN HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS (NEOMONACHUS SCHAUINSLANDI) TO AID IN THE DESIGN OF MITIGATION PROGRAMS
Jason D. Baker, Albert L. Harting, Michelle M. Barbieri, Stacie J. Robinson, Frances M. D. Gulland and Charles L. Littnan
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 736-748
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POSTMORTEM FINDINGS IN CETACEANS FOUND STRANDED IN THE PELAGOS SANCTUARY, ITALY, 2007–14
Federica Giorda, Marco Ballardini, Giovanni Di Guardo, Maria Domenica Pintore, Carla Grattarola, Barbara Iulini, Walter Mignone, Maria Goria, Laura Serracca, Katia Varello, Alessandro Dondo, Pier Luigi Acutis, Fulvio Garibaldi, Frine Eleonora Scaglione, Andrea Gustinelli, Sandro Mazzariol, Cristina Esmeralda Di Francesco, Cristiana Tittarelli, Cristina Casalone and Alessandra Pautasso
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 795-803
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THE PATHOGENESIS OF CLADE 2.3.4.4 H5 HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA VIRUSES IN RUDDY DUCK (OXYURA JAMAICENSIS) AND LESSER SCAUP (AYTHYA AFFINIS)
Erica Spackman, Diann J. Prosser, Mary J. Pantin-Jackwood, Alicia M. Berlin and Christopher B. Stephens
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 832-842
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Isolation of Brucella pinnipedialis from Grey Seals (Halichoerus grypus) in the Baltic Sea
Varpu Hirvelä-Koski, Minna Nylund, Teresa Skrzypczak, Petra Heikkinen, Kaarina Kauhala, Maryne Jay and Marja Isomursu
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 850-853
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Documentation of Malaria Parasite (Plasmodium spp.) Infection and Associated Mortality in a Common Loon (Gavia immer)
Ellen S. Martinsen, Inga F. Sidor, Sean Flint, John Cooley and Mark A. Pokras
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 859-863
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Brucella Infection in Asian Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris lutris) on Bering Island, Russia
Tristan L. Burgess, Christine Kreuder Johnson, Alexander Burdin, Verena A. Gill, Angela M. Doroff, Pamela Tuomi, Woutrina A. Smith and Tracey Goldstein
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 864-868
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Detection of Wellfleet Bay Virus Antibodies in Sea Birds of the Northeastern USA
Jennifer R. Ballard, Randall Mickley, Justin D. Brown, Nichola J. Hill, Jonathan A. Runstadler, Daniel E. Clark, Julie C. Ellis, Daniel G. Mead and John R. Fischer
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 875-879
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Presence of Antibodies to Leptospira spp. in Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) and Beavers (Castor canadensis) in Northwestern Mexico
Andrés M. López-Pérez, Gerardo Carreón-Arroyo, Daniel Atilano, Ana L. Vigueras-Galván, Carlos Valdez, Daniel Toyos, Daniel Mendizabal, Jonathan López-Islas and Gerardo Suzán
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 880-884
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Mass Mortality Attributed to Acanthocephaliasis at a Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) Colony in Coastal California, USA
Robert T. Patton, Katharine S. Goodenough, Susan E. W. De La Cruz,, Hannahrose Nevins,, Rebecca Cole,, Barbara Bodenstein,, Valerie Shearn-Bochsler,, Brian Collins,, Jessie Beck,, Matthew Sadowski, and John Y. Takekawa
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 885-890
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Avian Pox Discovered in the Critically Endangered Waved Albatross (Phoebastria irrorata) from the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Emily M. Tompkins, David J. Anderson, Kristy L. Pabilonia and Kathryn P. Huyvaert
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 891-895
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Serologic Detection of Subtype-specific Antibodies to Influenza A Viruses in Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis)
Alyssa M. Capuano, Melissa Miller, David E Stallknecht, Megan Moriarty, Magdalena Plancarte, Erin Dodd, Francesca Batac and Walter M. Boyce
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 906-910
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Dolphin Morbillivirus in a Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) in Denmark, 2016
Wendy K. Jo, Miguel L. Grilo, Peter Wohlsein, Emilie U. Andersen-Ranberg, Mette S. Hansen, Carl C. Kinze, Charlotte K. Hjulsager, Morten T. Olsen, Kristina Lehnert, Ellen Prenger-Berninghoff, Ursula Siebert, Albert Osterhaus, Wolfgang Baumgärtner, Lasse F. Jensen and Erhard van der Vries
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 921-924
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Fatal Systemic Salmonellosis in a Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
Bryan S. Vorbach, David S. Rotstein, Nicole I. Stacy, Carla Mavian, Marco Salemi, Thomas B. Waltzek and Martine de Wit
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 930-933
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First Report of an Adult Tapeworm (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea) in a Southern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris nereis)
Colleen Young, Melissa A. Miller, Roman Kuchta, Jan Brabec, Seth D. Newsome and Murray Dailey
Journal of Wildlife Diseases Oct 2017, Vol. 53, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 934-937
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