Key Publications

Aussavy, M., Bernardin, E., Corrigan, A., Hufschmid, J., Beveridge, I. (2011) Helminthparasite communities in four species of sympatric macropodids in western Victoria. Australian Mammalogy 33:13-20.

Cuttell L, Corley SW, Gray CP, Vanderlinde PB, Jackson LA, Traub RJ. (2012)Real-time PCR as a surveillance tool for the detection of Trichinella infection in muscle samples from wildlife.
Veterinary Parasitology 188(3-4):285-93. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.03.054.

Cuttell L, Gómez-Morales MA, Cookson B, Adams PJ, Reid SA, Vanderlinde PB, Jackson LA, Gray C, Traub RJ. (2014) Evaluation of ELISA coupled with Western blot as a surveillance tool for Trichinella infection in wild boar (Sus scrofa). Veterinary Parasitology,199(3-4):179-90. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2013.10.012. Epub 2013 Oct 25. 

Cuttell L, Corley SW, Gray CP, Vanderlinde PB, Jackson LA, Traub RJ. (2012)Real-time PCR as a surveillance tool for the detection of Trichinella infection in muscle samples from wildlife. Veterinary Parasitology, 188(3-4):285-93. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.03.054.

Death, C. E., Coulson, G. M., Kierdorf, U., Kierdorf, H., Morris, W. K. and Hufschmid, J.(2015) Dental fluorosis and skeletal fluoride content as biomarkers of excess fluoride exposure in marsupials. Science of The Total Environment, 533: 528-541.

Fyfe, J.A., Lavender, C.J., Handasyde, K.A., Legione, A.R., O’Brien, C.R., Stinear, T.P., Pidot, S.J., Seemann, T., Benbow, M.E. & Wallace, J.R. (2010) A major role for mammals in the ecology of Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(8):e791.

Holz, P.H., T. Portas, S. Donahoe, S. Crameri, and K. Rose. 2015. Mortality in northern corroboree frog tadpoles (Pseudophryne pengilleyi) associated with Tetrahymena-like infection. Australian Veterinary Journal 93: 295-297.

Hufschmid, J., Beveridge, I., Coulson, G., Walker, G., Shen, P., Reynolds, E. and Charles, J. (2015) Skeletal pathology of eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus) exposed to high environmental fluoride levels in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Comparative Pathology 153: 167-184

Hufschmid, J., Handasyde, K. A. and Beveridge, I. (2010) The role of host and environmental factors in the epidemiology of rumpwear in brushtail possums. Australian Journal of Zoology 58: 250-262.

Legione A.R., Amery-Gale J., Lynch M, Haynes L, Gilkerson JR, Sansom FM, Devlin JM. (2015) The first detection of Chlamydia pecorum infection in free-ranging koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) on French Island, Victoria, Australia, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, in press

O'Brien, C.R., Handasyde, K.A., Hibble, J., Lavender, C.J., Legione, A.R., McCowan, C., Globan, M., Mitchell, A.T., McCracken, H.E. & Johnson, P.D. (2014) Clinical, microbiological and pathological findings of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in three Australian Possum species', PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(1).

Patterson, J.L.S., Lynch, M., Anderson, G.A., Noormohammadi, A.H., Legione, A., Gilkerson, J.R. & Devlin, J.M. (2015) The prevalence and clinical significance of Chlamydia infection in island and mainland populations of Victorian koalas (Phascolarctos Cinereus), Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51(2):309-317.

Portas, T.J., Cunningham, R.B., Spratt, D., Devlin, J.M., Holz, P., Batson, W., Owens, J. & Manning, A.D. (2015). Beyond morbidity and mortality in reintroduction programs: Changing health parameters in reintroduced eastern bettongs (Bettongia gaimardi). Oryx, in press

Portas, T., Fletcher, D., Spratt, D., Reiss, A., Holz, P., Stalder, K., Devlin, J.M., Taylor D., Dobroszczyk, D & Manning, A.D. (2014) Health evaluation of free-ranging eastern bettongs (Bettongia gaimardi) during translocation for reintroduction. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 50: 210-223

Stalder, K., PK Vaz, JR Gilkerson, R Baker, P Whiteley, N Ficorilli, L Tatarczuch, T Portas, K Skogvold, GA Anderson, JM Devlin (2015): Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Herpesvirus Infection in Populations of Australian Marsupials. PLoS ONE ; 10(7):e0133807. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0133807

Slocombe, R.F., C. McCowan, J. Wang, and P. Holz. 2013. Avian pox in crimson rosellas (Platycercus elegans) in southern Australia. Avian Pathology 42: 147-150. 

Vaz, PK., CA Hartley, GF Browning, JM Devlin (2015) Marsupial and monotreme serum immunoglobulin binding by proteins A, G and L and anti-kangaroo antibody. Journal of immunological methods;  DOI:10.1016/j.jim.2015.10.007

Vaz, PK, J Motha, C McCowan, N Ficorilli, P Whiteley, CR Wilks, CA Hartley, JR Gilkerson, GF Browning, JM Devlin (2013)  Isolation and characterization of a novel herpesvirus from a free-ranging eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus). Journal of wildlife diseases  49(1):143-51. DOI:10.7589/2012-01-027

Vaz, PK, P Whiteley, CR Wilks, PJ Duignan, N Ficorilli, JR Gilkerson, GF Browning, JM Devlin (2011) Detection of a Novel Gammaherpesvirus in Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus). Journal of wildlife diseases 47(3):787-91. DOI:10.7589/0090-3558-47.3.787