Publications

Detection of genome, antigen, and antibodies in oral fluids from pigs infected with foot-and-mouth disease virus.
Can J Vet Res 2017 Apr;81(2):82-90
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD), Winnipeg, Manitoba (Senthilkumaran, Yang, Bittner, Ambagala, Lung, Nfon); College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA (Zimmerman, Giménez-Lirola); Department of Animal Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Nfon).

Redefining the "carrier" state for foot-and-mouth disease from the dynamics of virus persistence in endemically affected cattle populations.
Sci Rep 2016 Jul 6;6:29059. Epub 2016 Jul 6.
Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Neston, Wirral, CH64 7TE, UK.

A lumpy skin disease virus deficient of an IL-10 gene homologue provides protective immunity against virulent capripoxvirus challenge in sheep and goats.
Antiviral Res 2015 Nov 1;123:39-49. Epub 2015 Sep 1.
National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Electronic address:

Immunisation with a multivalent, subunit vaccine reduces patent infection in a natural bovine model of onchocerciasis during intense field exposure.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2009 Nov 10;3(11):e544. Epub 2009 Nov 10.
Veterinary Parasitology Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

In a bovine model of onchocerciasis, protective immunity exists naturally, is absent in drug-cured hosts, and is induced by vaccination.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2006 Apr 3;103(15):5971-6. Epub 2006 Apr 3.
Veterinary Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L3 5QA, United Kingdom.


Peste des petits ruminants virus tissue tropism and pathogenesis in sheep and goats following experimental infection.
PLoS One 2014 30;9(1):e87145. Epub 2014 Jan 30.
National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Winnipeg, MB, Canada ; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

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