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2011/2012 Publications List

Al-Hussinee L, J.S. Lumsden. Detection of VHSV IVb within the gonads of Great Lakes fish using in situ hybridization. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2011;95:81-86.

Al-Hussinee L, S. Lord, R.M.W. Stevenson, R.N. Casey, G.H. Groocock, K.L. Britt, G.A. Kohler, G.A. Wooster, R.G. Getchell, P.R. Bowser, J.S. Lumsden. Immunohistochemistry and pathology of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus, type IVb associated with mortality in multiple Great Lakes fish. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2011;93:117-127.

Ashley N.T., P.S. Barboza, B.J. MacBeth, D.M. Janz, M. Cattet, R.K. Booth, S.K. Wasser. Glucocorticosteroid concentrations in feces and hair of captive caribou and reindeer following adrenocorticotropic hormone challenge. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 2011;172: 382-391.

Boulanger J., M. Cattet, S. Nielsen, G. Stenhouse, J. Cranston.  The use of multi-state models to explore relationships between changes in body condition, habitat, and survival of grizzly bears. Wildlife Biology. 2012;(Submitted).

Chow B.A., J. Hamilton, M. Cattet, G. Stenhouse, M.E. Obbard, M.M. Vijayan. Serum corticosteroid binding globulin expression is modulated by fasting in polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 2011;158: 111-115.

Curry, P.S., B.T. Elkin, M. Campbell, K. Nielsen, W. Hutchins, C. Ribble and S.J. Kutz.   Filter-paper blood samples for ELISA detection of Brucella antibodies in caribou. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2011;47(1):12-20.

Davidson, R., M. Simard, S.J. Kutz, C.M.O. Kapel, I.S. Hamnes, and L.J. Robertson.  Arctic parasitology: why should we care? Trends in Parasitology. 2011;27(6):238-244.

Delnatte, P., C. Berkvens, M. Kummrow, D.A. Smith, D. Campbell, G. Crawshaw, D. Ojkic and J. Delay. New genotype of avian bornavirus in wild geese and trumpeter swans in Canada.  Veterinary Record. 2011;169: 108.

Desmarchelier, M., E. Troncy, G. Beauchamp, J. Paul-Murphy, G. Fitzgerald, S. Lair. Evaluation of a fracture pain model in the Pigeon (Columba livia). American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012;73 (3):353-360.

Desmarchelier, M., E. Troncy, G. Fitzgerald, S. Lair. Assessment of meloxicam-induced analgesia on post-operative orthopedic pain in pigeons. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012;73 (3):361-367.

Ducrocq, J., G. Beauchamp, S. Kutz, M. Simard, B. Elkin, B. Croft, J. Taillon, S.D. Côté, V. Brodeur, M. Campbell, D. Cooley, C. Cuyler, and S. Lair. Comparison of gross visual and microscopic assessment of four anatomic sites to monitor Besnoitia tarandi in barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus). Journal of Wildlife Disease. In press. March 2012.

Forde, T., S. J. Kutz, J. De Buck, A. Warren, K. Ruckstuhl, M. Pybus, and K. Orsel.   Occurrence, diagnosis and strain typing of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) in south-western Alberta, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2012;48(1):1-11.

Forzán MJ, RV Vanderstichel, CT Ogbuah, JR Barta, TG Smith. Blood collection from the facial (maxillary)/musculo-cutaneous vein in true frogs (family Ranidae).  Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2012;48:176-180.

Gilroy C., M. Forzán, A. Drew, W. Vernau.  Eosinophilia in a cat with acute leukemia.  Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2011;52:1004-1008.

Grosset, C., A. Villeneuve, A. Brieger, S. Lair. Cryptosporidiosis in Juvenile Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps): Effects of Treatment with Paromomycin. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery. 2011;21 (1):10-15.

Hoar, B.M., A. Eberhardt, and S. J. Kutz. Obligate larval inhibition of Ostertagia gruehneri in Rangifer tarandus?: causes and consequences in an Arctic system. Journal of Parasitology. In-press, 2012.

Hoar, B.M., K. Ruckstuhl, and S. J. Kutz. Development and availability of the free-living stages of Ostertagia gruehneri, an abomasal parasite of barrenground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus), on the Canadian tundra. Journal of Parasitology. In-press.

Hoberg, E.P., A. Abrams, P.A. Pilitt, and S.J. Kutz. Discovery and description of the “davtiani” morphotypefor Teladorsagia boreoarcticus (Trichostrongyloidea: Ostertagiinae) abomasal parasites in muskoxen, Ovibos moschatus, and caribou, Rangifer tarandus, from the North American Arctic: implications for parasite faunal diversity. Journal of Parasitology. 2012 Apr;98(2):355-64. PMID: 21942428.

Jardine, C., R.J. Reid-Smith, N. Janecko, M. Allan, S.A. McEwen.  Salmonella in raccoons (Procyon lotor) in southern Ontario, Canada.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2011;47:344-351.

Kutz, S.J., J. Ducrocq, J., G.G. Verocai, B.M. Hoar, D.D. Colwell, K.B. Beckmen, L. Polley, B.T. Elkin, E.P. Hoberg. Parasites in Arctic Ungulates of North America and Greenland: A View of Contemporary Diversity, Ecology and Impact in a World Under Changes. Advances in Parasitology. In-press, to be published in Septermber 2012.

Larrat, S, L.N. Measures, S. Lair. Rake marks on a harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) calf suggestive of a fatal interaction with an Atlantic white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus). Aquatic Mammals. 2011;38 (1):86-91.

Larrat, S., A.D. Dallaire, S. Lair. Emaciation and larval filarioid nematode infection in boreal owls (Aegolius funereus). Avian Pathology. In press. February 2012.

Larrat, S., F. Bouchard, G. Séguin, S. Lair. Relationship between red vent syndrome and Anisakid larvae burden in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Journal of Wildlife Disease. In press. March 2012.

Larrat, S., J. Marvin, S. Lair. Low sensitivity of antemortem gill biopsies for the detection of subclinical Pseudodactylogyrus bini infestations in American eels (Anguilla rostrata). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. In press. September 2011.

Larrat, S., J. Marvin, S. Lair. Safety and efficacy of emamectin benzoate to treat Anguillicoloides crassus (Kuwahara, Niimi and Itagaki) infections in American eels (Anguilla rostrata, Lesueur). Journal of Fish Diseases. In press. November 2011.

Larrat, S., S. Locke, A.D. Dallaire, G. Fitzgerald, D.J. Marcogliese, S. Lair. Fatal Aerosacculitis and Pneumonia Associated with the Nematode Eucoleus aerophilus in a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). Journal of Wildlife Disease. In press. February 2012.

Lemon M., L. Pack, M.J. Forzán. Valvular Endocarditis and Septic Thrombosis Associated with a Radial Fracture in a Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis).  Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2012;53(1):79-82.

LePage V, Dutton C, Kummrow M, MacLellan D, Young KM, Lumsden JS. Neoplasia of captive Hippocampus kuda and Phyllopteryx taeniolatus. In Press, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Feb, 2012.

Liccioli, S., S. Catalano, S. J. Kutz, M. Lejeune, G. G. Verocai, P. J. Duignan, C. Fuentealba, RK. E. Ruckstuhl, A. Massolo. Sensitivity of double centrifugation sugar fecal flotation for detecting intestinal helminths in coyotes (Canis latrans). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. In-press, to be published in July 2012.

Macbeth B.J., M. Cattet, M.E. Obbard, D.M. Janz. Evaluation of hair cortisol concentration as an indicator of long-term stress in free-ranging polar bears. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 2012;(Under revision).

Millins, C, A. Reid, P. Curry, M.A. Drebot, M. Andonova, P. Buck, F.A. Leighton. Evaluating the use of House Sparrow nestlings as sentinels for West Nile Virus in Saskatchewan. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 2011;11(1): 53-58.

Parmley, J., C. Soos, A. Breault,  M. Fortin, E. Jenkins, F. Kibenge, R. King, K. McAloney, J. Pasick, S.P. Pryor, J. Robinson, J. Rodrigue, F.A. Leighton. Detection of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Viruses in Wild Ducks from Canada: Comparison of Two Sampling Methods. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2011;2(7): 466-470.

Parmley, J., C. Soos, A. Breault, M. Fortin, E. Jenkins, F. Kibenge, R. King, K. McAloney, J. Pasick, S.P. Pryor, J. Robinson, J. Rodrigue, F.A. Leighton. Detection of low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild ducks from Canada: comparison of two sampling methods. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2011;47(2):466-70.

Pham PH, J. Jung, J.S. Lumsden, B. Dixon, N.C. Bols.  Potential of waste items in aquatic environments to act as fomites for viral haemorrhagic septicemia virus. Journal of Fish Diseases. 2012;35:73-77.

Rees, E.E., E.H. Merrill, T.K. Bollinger, Y.T. Hwang, M.J. Pybus, D.W. Coltman. Targeting the detection of chronic wasting disease using the hunter harvest during early phases of an outbreak in Saskatchewan, Canada. Prev. Vet. Med. 2012;104(1-2):149-159.
Reid A, K. Young, J.S. Lumsden. Rainbow trout ladderlectin not intelectin binds VHSV IVb. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2011;95:137-143.

Risling, T., Å. I. Fahlman, N.A. Caulkett, and S. J. Kutz.  Physiological and behavioural effects of hypoxemia in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) immobilized with xylazine-etorphine. Animal Production Science. 2011;51(4):355-358.

Séguin, G., F. Bouchard, C.F. Uhland, L.N. Measures, S. Lair. Fatal infections of Philometra sp. in wild-hatched captive-raised striped bass, Morone saxatilis (Walbaum). Journal of Fish Diseases. 2011;34: 475–481.

Wagner B.A., E.P. Hoberg, C.M. Somers, C. Soos, H. Fenton, E.J. Jenkins. Gastrointestinal helminth parasites of double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) at four sites in Saskatchewan, Canada, 2006-2007. Comparative Parasitology. Accepted for publication October 2011.

Warnecke, L., J. M. Turner, T.K. Bollinger, J.M. Lorch, V. Misra, P.M.Cryan, G. Wibbelt, D. S. Blehert, and C.K.R. Willis. Inoculation of bats with European Geomyces destructans supports the novel pathogen hypothesis for the origin of white-nose syndrome.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 1;109(18):6999-7003. PMID:22493237.

Wong M, J. Toth, S. Haney, D. Krewski, F.A. Leighton, M. Ricketts, D. Westaway, N. Cashman.  PrioNet Canada: A Network of Centres of Excellence for Research on Prion Diseases—Ongoing and Future Research Directions. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 2011;74: 73-87.

Book Chapters

Kutz, S. (2012). Polar Parasites: A Conservation paradigm shift. In: Protection of three poles. Ed. F. Huettmann. Springer, Japan. In press.

Tryland, M., S. Kutz, and P. Curry. (2012). Wildlife Health in a Changing North: A Model for Global Environmental Change. In: Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health. Eds. A. A. Aguirre, P. Daszak, and R. S.Ostfeld. Oxford University Press, New York, USA. In press.

Polley, L., S.J.Kutz and E.P. Hoberg. (2011). Parasite Zoonoses. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Health.  DEd. Nriagu, J.O. Burlington: Elsevier. Volume 4:325-345.         

Proulx G, Cattet M, Powell RA. (2012). Humane and efficient capture and handling methods for carnivores. In: L Boitani and RA Powell (eds). Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques - Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press. 544 pages.


Cattet M, Franklin SE, McDermid GJ, Guo X, Stenhouse G, Vijayan MM, Janz DM, Nielsen SE. (2011). Understanding and tracking landscape change and animal health for effective management and conservation of species at risk. A Final Report prepared for the NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, May 31, 2011. 59 pp.

Cattet M, Stenhouse G, Zedrosser A, Swenson JE, Macbeth BJ, Janz DM, Nelson TA, Morrison K, Dumond M, Proctor M, Reynolds H, Amgalan L, Tumendemberel O, Craighead D. (2011). Evaluations of long-term stress in distant and diverse populations of brown bears based on the determination of hair cortisol concentration. A Progress Report prepared for Alberta Innovates-Biosolutions, July 5, 2011. 18 pp.

Cribb, A., I.R. Dohoo, D. Donahue, J.M. Fairbrother, D. Frank, D.C. Hall, H.S. Hurd, D. Laycraft, F.A. Leighton, T. Leroux, D. Pfeiffer, J. Sargeant. Health Animals, Health Canada: The Expert Panel on Approaches to Animal Health. Council of Canadian Academies, Ottawa. 2011;253 pp.

Leighton, F.A. 2011. Wildlife pathogens and diseases in Canada. Canadian Biodiversity: Ecosystem Status and Trends 2010, Technical Thematic Report No. 7. Canadian Councils of Resource Ministers. Ottawa, ON. iv + 53 p.‐0

NAMMCO (2011) Report of the NAMMCO Expert Group meeting to assess the hunting methods for small cetaceans. North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission. Copenhagen, Denmark. 2011. 40 pages.