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It’s a common site on Tennessee farmland – a grazing herd of goats or sheep. But for small animal farmers, their herds can sometimes face health risks.


 

Recent Publications

Epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii and a survey of other parasites in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus).  Wyrosdick, H. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Parasites of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris).  Wyrosdick, H. M., D. L. Miller, R. Bonde, C. Su, A. Chapman, and R. W. Gerhold.  2016.  Women in STEM, April 10 Knoxville, TN.

Identifying avian malaria vectors: sampling methods influence outcomes Carlson, J. S., E. Walther, R. T. Trout Fryxell, S. Staley, L. A. Tell, R. N. M. Sehgal, C. M. Barker, and A. J. Cornel.  2015.  Parasites and Vectors, 8:365.

Malaria parasite effectors in a single genus of plant-parasitic nematodes.  Noon, J. B., T. Hewezi, U. Muppiral, T. R. Maier, D. Dobb, C. Simmon, J. Z. Wei, G. Wu, E. L. Davis, M. G. Mitchum, R. S. Hussey, and T. J. Baum.  2014.  XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July 6-10, Rhodes, Greece..

Identification of avian malaria (Plasmodium reticulum) and canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) in the mosquitoes of Tennessee Trout Fryxell, R. T., T. Lewis Thompson, H. Peace, B. M. Hendricks, and D. J. Paulsen.  2014.  Journal of Parasitology, 100(4): 455-462.

The epidemiology of Puccinia emaculata (rust) in switchgrass and evaluation of the mycoparasite Sphaerellopsis filum as a potential biological control organism for switchgrass rust.  Jonathan Black  2012.  M.S. Thesis.

Equine Parasite Control: Transmission of Parasites Greatest in Fall and Winter In Tennessee.  McIntosh, B. J.  2012.  Tennessee eQuine Report, 2:9 (September 2012).

Differential Plasmodium falciparum infection of Anopheles gambiae s.s. molecular and chromosomal forms in Mali Trout Fryxell, R. T., C. S. Nieman, A. Fofana, Y. Lee, S. F. Traoré, A. J. Cornel, S. Luckhart, and G. C. Lanzaro.  2012.  Malaria Journal, 11(April):133-.

New Strategies for Parasite Control.  McIntosh, B. J.  2011.  Tennessee eQuine Report 1:4 (August 2011).

Parasite Control for Horses in Tennessee.  McIntosh, B. J., F. M. Hopkins, and Reinemeyer, C..  2010.  Extension PB number pending.

Host-parasite relationship of Meloidogyne incognita and epazote.  Bernard, E. C.  2009.  Society of Nematologists Annual Meeting, 12-15 July 2009, Burlington, Vermont.

Impact of phlebotomine sand flies on U.S. military operations at Tallil Air Base, Iraq: 4. Detection and identification of Leishmania parasites in sand flies.  Coleman, R. E., K. I. Swanson, L. P. Hochberg, J. Lee, J. C. McAvin, J. K. Moulton, D. O. Eddington, and M. Moodie.  2009.  Journal of Medical Entomology 46(3): 649-663.