Publications (Peer Reviewed)

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Parasitology, virology and serology of free ranging coyotes from central Georgia (with M Gates, R W. Gerhold, Rebecca P. Wilkes, W D. Gulsby, L Maestas, A Rosypal, and K V. Miller), Journal of Wildlife Diseases (2014)
 

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Seasonal trends in nesting leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) serum proteins further verify capital breeding hypothesis (with Justin R. Perrault, J Wyneken, A Page-Karjian, and A Merrill), Conservation Physiology (2014)

Serum protein concentrations provide insight into the nutritional and immune status of organisms. It has...

 

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Susceptibility of fish and turtles to three ranaviruses isolated from different ectothermic vertebrate classes (with T B. Waltzek, Rebecca P. Wilkes, J L. Tucker, M D. Brand, J C. Chaney, R H. Hardman, R P. Huether, and Matt J. Gray), Journal of Aquatic Animal Health (2014)
 

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Transmission of Ranavirus between Ectothermic Vertebrate Hosts (with R Brenes, Matt J. Gray, T B. Waltzek, and Rebecca P. Wilkes), PLoS One (2014)

Transmission is an essential process that contributes to the survival of pathogens. Ranaviruses are known...

 

Contributions to Books

Ranaviruses in Amphibians, Reptile Medicine and Surgery (In Press) (2014)
 

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Disease monitoring and biosecurity (with David E. Green and Matthew J. Gray), Amphibian Ecology and Conservation. A Handbook of Techiniques. (2009)

Understanding and detecting diseases of amphibians has become vitally important in conservation and ecological studies...

 

Editor of "Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny in Cetacea: Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins", Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny in Cetacea: Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins. (2007)
 

Placental Structure and Neonatal Development. (with E. Styer and M. Menchaca), Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny in Cetacea: Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins. (2007)
 

The mature spermatozoan. (with E. Styer, S. Kita, and M. Menchaca), Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny in Cetacea: Whales, Porpoises, and Dolphins. (2007)
 

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Differential responses of postmetamorphic amphibians to cattle grazing in wetlands. (with E. C. Burton, Matthew J. Gray, and A. C. Schumutzer), Journal of Wildlife Management (2009)

Global amphibian declines have been linked to various anthropogenic land uses. Recent studies have documented...

 

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Pathologic findings in larval and juvenile anurans inhabiting farm ponds in Tennessee, USA. (with Matthew J. Gray, S. Rajeev, A. C. Schmutzer, E. C. Burton, A. Merrill, and C. Baldwin), Journal of Wildlife Diseases (2009)

Amphibian populations are declining globally, yet general pathologic surveys for free-ranging amphibians are uncommon. Pathologic...

 

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Population health of Fallow deer (Dama dama) on Little St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA. (with B. W. Morse, K. V. Miller, and C. A. Baldwin), Journal of Wildlife Diseases (2009)

Fallow deer (Dama dama) were introduced to Little St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA in the...

 

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Concurrent infection with ranavirus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, and Aeromonas in a captive anuran colony. (with S. Rajeev, M. Brookins, J. Cook, L. Whittington, and C. A. Baldwin), Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (2008)

Four species (Dendrobates auratus, Phyllobates terribilis, Pyxicephalus adspersus, and Rhacophorus dennysi) of captive anurans with...

 

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Fonsecaea pedrosoi skin infection in a dog. (with S. Rajeev, G. Clifton, and C. Watson), Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (2008)

Fonsecaea pedrosoi is the most common fungal agent associated with human chromoblastomycosis. In the current...