serologic survey for selected microbial pathogens of wolves in alaska, 1975-1982.serum samples were collected from 116 wolves which were captured in southcentral alaska during 1975 through 1982. antibodies to the following infectious disease agents were found: infectious canine hepatitis virus-72 of 87 (81%), canine parvovirus type 2-0 of 55 (0%) through 1979 and 10 of 32 (31%) after 1979, francisella tularensis-16 of 67 (25%), canine distemper virus-10 of 83 (12%), coxiella burnetti-5 of 95 (5%), rabies virus-1 of 88 (1%), brucella spp.-1 of 67 (1%), leptospira interrogans- ...19873029442
notes on pasteurella tularensis isolated from a vole, microtus oeconomus pallas, in alaska. 19695765177
detection of francisella tularensis in alaskan mosquitoes (diptera: culicidae) and assessment of a laboratory model for transmission.tularemia is a zoonotic disease caused by the category a bioterrorism agent francisella tularensis. in scandinavia, tularemia transmission by mosquitoes has been widely cited in the literature. we tested >2,500 mosquitoes captured in alaska and found francisella dna in 30% of pooled samples. to examine the potential for transmission of francisella by mosquitoes, we developed a mosquito model of francisella infection. larvae of anopheles gambiae giles and aedes aegypti (l.) readily ingest f. tula ...201020695280
Tularemia in alaska, 1938 - 2010.ABSTRACT: Tularemia is a serious, potentially life threatening zoonotic disease. The causative agent, Francisella tularensis, is ubiquitous in the Northern hemisphere, including Alaska, where it was first isolated from a rabbit tick (Haemophysalis leporis-palustris) in 1938. Since then, F. tularensis has been isolated from wildlife and humans throughout the state. Serologic surveys have found measurable antibodies with prevalence ranging from < 1% to 50% and 4% to 18% for selected populations of ...201122099502
serologic survey for selected disease agents in wolves (canis lupus) from alaska and the yukon territory, 1984-2000.wolves (canis lupus) were captured in several geographic areas of alaska (usa) and the yukon territory (canada) during 1984-2000. blood was collected from 1,122 animals. sera were tested for antibodies against infectious canine hepatitis virus (ich), canine distemper virus (cdv), canine parvovirus (cpv), francisella tularensis, and serovars of leptospira interrogans. antibody prevalence for ich was >84% for all areas. area-specific prevalences of antibodies ranged from 12% to 70% for cpv, from 0 ...200415650081
serological survey of selected canine viral pathogens and zoonoses in grizzly bears (ursus arctos horribilis) and black bears (ursus americanus) from alaska.between 1988 and 1991, 644 serum samples were collected from 480 grizzly bears (ursus arctos horribilis) and 40 black bears (ursus americanus) from alaska, united states of america, and were tested for selected canine viral infections and zoonoses. antibody prevalence in grizzly bears was 0% for parvovirus, 8.3% (40/480) for distemper, 14% (68/480) for infectious hepatitis, 16.5% (79/480) for brucellosis, 19% (93/480) for tularaemia and 47% (225/478) for trichinellosis. in black bears, prevalenc ...19989850547
further studies on tularemia in alaska: human tularemia. 19744434260
further studies on tularemia in alaska: virulence and biochemical characteristics of indigenous strains. 19744434261
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