Zoonotic Research

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Graham J. Hickling
Associate Professor
Wildlife diseases affecting humans

Groups and Facilities

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Wildlife Health 
Emerging infectious diseases, including those that travel from animals to humans.


Recent Publications

Escherichia albertii is an emerging zoonotic human pathogen in the United States.  Li, X.P., and J. Lin.  2019.  Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, November 2-5, Chicago.

Human behaviors that modify the risk of contracting zoonotic disease from wildlife: a bio-economic perspective.  Hickling, G. J.  2017.  Proceedings of the International Urban Wildlife Conference, San Diego CA. June 2017.

Zoonotic Bacterial Pathogens and Mixed Crop-Livestock Farming.  Salaheen, S., N. Chowdhury, I. B. Hanning, and D. Biswas.  2015.  Poultry Science, 94(6):1398-1410.

Increased diversity of zoonotic pathogens and Borrelia burgdorferi strains in established versus incipient Ixodes scapularis populations across the Midwestern United States Hamer, S.A., G. J. Hickling, E. D. Walker, and J. I. Tsao.  2014.  Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 27: 531-542.

Applications of bacteriophages for the control of veterinary pathogens.  Prado, M. E., D. Ghosh, and S. A. Ripp.  2012.  Bacterial Pathogens: Virulence Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Management, Ed. NOVA Publishers. [Abstract]

Invasion of Ixodes scapularis and zoonotic pathogens into Michigan: field and molecular perspectives.  Hamer, S., G. J. Hickling, E. Walker, and Tsao, J.  2008.  Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Lyme borreliosis and other tick-borne disease. Irvine, CA. November 2008.

Tracking an invasion of Ixodes scapularis and zoonotic pathogens in the Midwestern United States.  Hamer, S., G. J. Hickling, E. Walker, and Tsao, J..  2008.  Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens. Buenos Aires, Argentina. September 2008.

Zoonotic Pathogens in Ixodes Scapularis, Michigan.  Hamer, S. A., P. L. Roy, G. J. Hickling, E. Walker, E. S. Foster, C. C. Barber, and J. I. Tsao.  2007.  Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(7): 1131-1133.