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Naomi Taus
Animal Diseases Research
Veterinary Medical Officer

Phone: (509) 335-6318
Fax: (509) 335-8328
3041 ADBF, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99064-6630

Projects
Immunological Intervention of Malignant Catarrhal Fever Virus-Induced Disease in Ruminants
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422172

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Malignant catarrhal fever in American bison (Bison bison) experimentally infected with alcelaphine herpesvirus 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taus, N.S., O'Toole, D., Herndon, D.R., Cunha, C.W., Warg, J.V., Seal, B.S., Brooking, A., Li, H. 2014. Malignant catarrhal fever in American bison (Bison bison) experimentally infected with alcelaphine herpesvirus 2. Veterinary Microbiology. DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.04.003.
Malignant catarrhal fever: inching towards understanding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Cunha, C.W., Taus, N.S., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2014. Malignant catarrhal fever: inching towards understanding. Annual Review of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences. 2:209-33.
Contributions of herpes simplex virus type 1 envelope proteins to entry by endocytosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tri Komala, S., Pritchard, S.M., Cunha, C.W., Wudiri, G.A., Aguilar, H.C., Taus, N.S., Nicola, A.V. 2013. Contributions of herpes simplex virus type 1 envelope proteins to entry by endocytosis. Journal of Virology. 87(24):13922-13926.
Fibroblasts express OvHV-2 capsid protein in vasculitis lesions of American bison (Bison bison) with experimental sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, D.D., Taus, N.S., Schneider, D.A., Cunha, C.W., Davis, W.C., Brown, W.C., Li, H., O'Toole, D., Oaks, L.J. 2013. Fibroblasts express OvHV-2 capsid protein in vasculitis lesions of American bison (Bison bison) with experimental sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever. Veterinary Microbiology. j.vetmic.2013.07.021.
Are rabbits a suitable model to study sheep-associated malignant catarrhal in susceptible hosts? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunha, C.W., O'Toole, D., Taus, N.S., Knowles Jr, D.P., Li, H. 2013. Are rabbits a suitable model to study sheep-associated malignant catarrhal in susceptible hosts? Veterinary Microbiology. 163(3-4):358-363.
Development of an in vivo system to measure antibody-blocking of ovine herpesvirus 2 entry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Cunha, C.W., O'Toole, D., Nicola, A.V., Knowles Jr, D.P., Taus, N.S. 2013. Development of an in vivo system to measure antibody-blocking of ovine herpesvirus 2 entry. Journal of Virological Methods. 188(1-2):104-107.
Goats are a potential reservoir for the herpesvirus (MCFV-WTD),causing malignant catarrhal fever in deer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Cunha, C.W., Abbitt, B., Demaar, T.W., Lenz, S., Hayes, J.R., Taus, N.S. 2013. Goats are a potential reservoir for the herpesvirus (MCFV-WTD),causing malignant catarrhal fever in deer. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 44(2):484-486.
Ovine progressive pneumonia virus is transmitted more effectively via aerosol nebulization than oral administration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrmann-Hoesing, L.M., White, S.N., Neiswanger-Broughton, L.E., Johnson, W.C., Noh, S.M., Schneider, D.A., Li, H., Taus, N.S., Reynolds, J.O., Truscott, T.C., Dassanayake, R.P., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2012. Ovine progressive pneumonia virus is transmitted more effectively via aerosol nebulization than oral administration. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 2(3):113-119.
Ovine herpesvirus 2 infection in american bison: virus and host dynamics in the development of sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunha, C.W., Gailbreath, K.L., O'Toole, D., Knowles Jr, D.P., Schneider, D.A., White, S.N., Taus, N.S., Davis, C.J., Davis, W.C., Li, H. 2012. Ovine herpesvirus 2 infection in american bison: virus and host dynamics in the development of sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever. Veterinary Microbiology. 159:307-319.
Experimental induction of malignant catarrhal fever in pigs with ovine herpesvirus 2 by intranasal nebulization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Brooking, .A., Cunha, C.W., Highland, M.A., O'Toole, .D., Knowles Jr, D.P., Taus, N.S. 2012. Experimental induction of malignant catarrhal fever in pigs with ovine herpesvirus 2 by intranasal nebulization. Veterinary Microbiology. 10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.04.016.
Ibex-associated malignant catarrhal fever-like disease in a group of bongo antelope (Tragelaphus euryceros) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gasper, D., Barr, B., Li, H., Taus, N.S., Peterson, R., Benjamin, G., Hunt, T., Pesavento, P. 2012. Ibex-associated malignant catarrhal fever-like disease in a group of bongo antelope (Tragelaphus euryceros). Veterinary Pathology. 3:492-7.
Malignant catarrhal fever: understanding molecular diagnostics in context of epidemiology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Cunha, C.W., Taus, N.S. 2011. Malignant catarrhal fever: understanding molecular diagnostics in context of epidemiology. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 10:6881-6893.
Characterization of ovine herpesvirus 2-induced malignant catarrhal fever in rabbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Cunha, C.W., Gailbreath, K.L., O'Toole, D., White, S.N., Vanderplasschen, A., Dewals, B., Knowles Jr, D.P., Taus, N.S. 2011. Characterization of ovine herpesvirus 2-induced malignant catarrhal fever in rabbits. Veterinary Microbiology. 150(3-4):270-7.
Sheep (Ovis aries) airway epithelial cells support ovine herpesvirus 2 lytic replication in vivo - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taus, N.S., Schneider, D.A., Oaks, J.L., Yan, H., Gailbreath, K.L., Knowles Jr, D.P., Li, H. 2010. Sheep (Ovis aries) airway epithelial cells support ovine herpesvirus 2 lytic replication in vivo. Veterinary Microbiology. 145(1-2):47-53.
Experimental nebulization of American bison (Bison bison) with low doses of ovine herpesvirus 2 from sheep nasal secretions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gailbreath, K.L., O'Toole, D., Taus, N.S., Knowles Jr, D.P., Oaks, J.L., Li, H. 2010. Experimental nebulization of American bison (Bison bison) with low doses of ovine herpesvirus 2 from sheep nasal secretions. Veterinary Microbiology. 143(2-4):389-393.
Development of a Multiplex Real-Time PCR for Detection and Differentiation of Malignant Catarrhal Fever Viruses in Clinical Samples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunha, C.W., Otto, L., Taus, N.S., Knowles Jr, D.P., Li, H. 2009. Development of a Multiplex Real-Time PCR for Detection and Differentiation of Malignant Catarrhal Fever Viruses in Clinical Samples. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 47(8):2586-2589.
Naturally occurring sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in North American pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alcaraz, A., Warren, A., Jackson, C., Gold, J., Mccoy, M., Cheong, S., Kimball, S., Sells, S., Taus, N.S., Divers, T., Li, H. 2009. Naturally occurring sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in North American pigs. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 21(2):250-253.
Experimental infection of rabbits with ovine herpesvirus 2 from sheep nasal secretions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gailbreath, K.L., Taus, N.S., Cunha, C.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Li, H. 2008. Experimental infection of rabbits with ovine herpesvirus 2 from sheep nasal secretions. Veterinary Microbiology. 132:65-73.
Development of a Management Program for a Mixed Species Wildlife Park Following an Occurrence of Malignant Catarrhal Fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, A.J., Taus, N.S., Li, H. 2008. Development of a Management Program for a Mixed Species Wildlife Park Following an Occurrence of Malignant Catarrhal Fever. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 39(3):380-385.
Ovine herpesvirus 2 replicates initially in the lung of experimentally infected sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Cunha, C.W., Davies, C.J., Gailbreath, K.L., Knowles Jr, D.P., Oaks, J.L., Taus, N.S. 2008. Ovine herpesvirus 2 replicates initially in the lung of experimentally infected sheep. Journal of General Virology. 89(7):1699-1708.
Detection of ovine herpesvirus 2 major capsid gene transcripts as an indicator of virus replication in shedding sheep and clinically affected animals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cunha, C.W., Traul, D., Taus, N.S., Oaks, L., O'Toole, D., Davitt, C.M., Li, H. 2008. Detection of ovine herpesvirus 2 major capsid gene transcripts as an indicator of virus replication in shedding sheep and clinically affected animals. Virus Research. 132(1-2):69-75.
Ibex-Associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever in a Bongo Antelope (Tragelaphus Euryceros) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okeson, D.M., Garner, M.M., Taus, N.S., Li, H., Coke, R.L. 2007. IBEX-ASSOCIATED MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER IN A BONGO ANTELOPE (TRAGELAPHUS EURYCEROS). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 38(3): 460-464.
Intra-nasal Inoculation of American Bison (Bison bison) with Ovine Herpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2) Reliably Reproduces Malignant Catarrhal Fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Toole, D., Taus, N.S., Montgomery, D.L., Oaks, J.L., Crawford, T.B., Li, H. 2007. Intra-nasal Inoculation of American Bison (Bison bison) with Ovine Herpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2) Reliably Reproduces Malignant Catarrhal Fever. Veterinary Pathology. 44(5):655-662
Validation of nonnested and real-time PCR for diagnosis of sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in clinical samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Traul, D., Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L., O'Toole, D., Rurangirwa, F.R., Baszler, T.V., Li, H. 2007. Validation of nonnested and real-time PCR for diagnosis of sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in clinical samples. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 19:405-408
Characterization of Bison bison major histocompatibitity complex class I haplotypes - (Abstract Only)
Davies, C.J., Traul, D., New, D.D., Taus, N.S., O'Toole, D., Li, H. 2006. Characterization of Bison bison major histocompatibitity complex class I haplotypes. Research Workers in Animal Diseases Conference Proceedings, Chicago, Illinois. Pg. 156.
Comparison of Ovine Herpesvirus 2 Genomes Isolated from Domestic Sheep (Ovis Aries) and a Clinically Affected Cow (Bos Bovis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taus, N.S., Herndon, D.R., Traul, D., Stewart, J.P., Ackermann, M., Li, H., Knowles Jr, D.P., Lewis, G.S., Brayton, K.A. 2007. Comparison of ovine herpesvirus 2 genomes isolated from domestic sheep (Ovis aries) and a clinically affected cow (Bos bovis). Journal of General Virology. 88(1):40-45.
Validation of Non-Nested and Real-Time Pcr for Diagnosis of Sheep-Associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Clinical Samples - (Abstract Only)
Traul, D., Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L., Otoole, D., Rurangirwa, F.R., Li, H. 2006. Validation of non-nested and real-time pcr for diagnosis of sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in clinical samples . Annual Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. 131.
Prevention of Malignant Catarrhal Fever (Mcf) in a Mixed Species Wild Animal Game Park by Production of Virus-Free Mouflon Sheep - (Abstract Only)
Cooley, A.J., Taus, N.S., Li, H. 2006. Prevention of malignant catarrhal fever (mcf) in a mixed species wild animal game park by production of virus-free mouflon sheep. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. 97.
Ovine Herpesvirus 2 Mrna Expression in Cattle and Bison with Malignant Catarrhal Fever - (Abstract Only)
Oaks, J.L., Pritchard, S., Taus, N.S., Traul, D., O'Toole, D., Li, H. 2006. Ovine herpesvirus 2 mRNA expression in cattle and bison with malignant catarrhal fever. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. October 14-16, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pg. 88.
Pre-clinical and early clinical lesions of malignant catarrhal fever in bison following experimental inoculation with ovine nasal mucus containing ovine herpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2) - (Abstract Only)
O'Toole, D., Gailbreath, K.L., Oaks, J.L., Taus, N.S., Davis, W.C., Ghoddusi, M., Li, H. 2006. Pre-clinical and early clinical lesions of malignant catarrhal fever in bison following experimental inoculation with ovine nasal mucus containing ovine herpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2). American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. 49th Annual Meeting of American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Minneapolis, Minn. 98.
Successful experimental induction of acute malignant catarrhal fever in bison using aerosols of ovine nasal mucus containing ovine herpesvirus 2 - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jul-06)
The Upper Respiratory Tract of Sheep Is the Predominant Site of Ovine Herpesvirus-2 Replication - (Abstract Only)
Traul, D., Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L., Lewis, G.S., Li, H. 2006. The upper respiratory tract of sheep is the predominant site of ovine herpesvirus-2 replication. International Herpesvirus Workshop. Paper No. 8-68.
Experimental Aerosol Infection of Cattle (Bos Taurus) with Ovine Herpesvirus 2 Using Nasal Secretions from Infected Sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L., Gailbreath, K.L., Traul, D., O'Toole, D., Li, H. 2006. Experimental aerosol infection of cattle (Bos taurus) with ovine herpesvirus 2 using nasal secretions from infected sheep. Veterinary Microbiology. 116(1-3):29-36.
Sheep-Associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever Virus: Prospects for Vaccine Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L. 2006. Sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever virus: prospects for vaccine development. Expert Review of Vaccines. 5(1): 133-141.
A Devastating Outbreak of Malignant Catarrhal Fever in a Bison Feedlot - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Taus, N.S., Jones, C., Murphy, B., Evermann, J.F., Crawford, T.B. 2006. A devastating outbreak of malignant catarrhal fever in a bison feedlot. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 18(1):119-123.
A Novel Subgroup of Rhadinoviruses in Ruminants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Gailbreath, K.L., Flach, E.J., Taus, N.S., Cooley, J., Keller, J., Russell, G., Knowles Jr, D.P., Haig, D.M., Oaks, J.L., Traul, D., Crawford, T.B. 2005. A novel subgroup of rhadinoviruses in ruminants. Journal of General Virology. 86: 3021-3026.
Defining the Minimum Intranasal Infectious Dose of Ovhv-2 That Is Required to Induce Infection and Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Bison - (Abstract Only)
O'Toole, D., Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L., Li, H. Defining the minimum intranasal infectious dose of OvHV-2 that is required to induce infection and malignant catarrhal fever in bison. October, 2005, 48th Annual Meeting of American Association of Laboratory Diagnosticians, Hershey, PA. P. 114.
Malignant Catarrhal Fever: a Serious Disease for American Bison - (Abstract Only)
Li, H., Taus, N.S., Jones, C., Murphy, B., O'Toole, D., Evermann, J.F., Crawford, T.B. Malignant catarrhal fever: a serious disease for american bison. November, 2005, 48th Annual Meeting of American Association of Laboratory Diagnosticians, Hershey, PA. P.118
A Novel Subgroup of Rhadinoviruses in Ruminants - (Abstract Only)
Li, H., Gailbreath, K.L., Flach, E.J., Taus, N.S., Cooley, J., Keller, J., Russell, G., Knowles Jr, D.P., Haig, D.M., Oaks, J.L., Traul, D., Crawford, T.B. A novel subgroup of rhadinoviruses in ruminants. November, 2005, 48th Annual Meeting of American Association of Laboratory Diagnosticians, Hershey, PA. P.31.
A Real-Time Pcr Assay for Measuring Alcelaphine Herpesvirus-1 DNA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Traul, D., Elias, S., Taus, N.S., Hoesing, L.M., Oaks, L.J., Li, H. 2005. A real-time PCR assay for measuring alcelaphine herpesvirus-1 DNA. Journal of Virological Methods. 129:186-190.
Transmission of Caprine Herpesvirus 2 in Domestic Goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Keller, J., Knowles Jr, D.P., Taus, N.S., Oaks, J.L., Crawford, T.B. 2005. Transmission of caprine herpesvirus 2 in domestic goats. Veterinary Microbiology. 107:23-29.
Experimental Infection of Sheep with Ovine Herpesvirus 2 Via Aerosolization of Nasal Secretions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taus, N.S., Traul, D., Oaks, J.L., Crawford, T.B., Lewis, G.S., Li, H. 2005. Experimental infection of sheep with ovine herpesvirus 2 via aerosolization of nasal secretions. Journal of General Virology. 86:575-579.
Shedding of Ovine Herpesvirus 2 in Sheep Nasal Secretions: the Predominant Mode for Transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Taus, N.S., Lewis, G.S., Kim, O., Traul, D.L., Crawford, T.B. Shedding of Ovine Herpesvirus 2 in Sheep Nasal Secretions: the Predominant Mode for Transmission. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2004. 42(12):5558-5564.
Successful Experimental Induction of Acute Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Bison Using Aerosols of Ovine Nasal Mucus Containing Ovine Herpesvirus 2 - (Abstract Only)
O'Toole, D., Taus, N.S., Davis, W.C., Crawford, T.B., Li, H. 2004. Successful experimental induction of acute malignant catarrhal fever in bison using aerosols of ovine nasal mucus containing ovine herpesvirus 2. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. 55.
Dose Dependent Responses in Sheep Experimentally Infected with Ovhv-2 - (Abstract Only)
Taus, N.S., Traul, D., Oaks, J.L., Crawford, T.B., Lewis, G.S., Li, H. 2004. Dose dependent responses in sheep experimentally infected with ovhv-2 [abstract]. Herpesvirus International Workshop. p. 11.14
Shedding of Ovine Herpesvirus 2 in Domestic Sheep: Frequency, Intensity and Duration - (Abstract Only)
Li, H., Taus, N.S., Lewis, G.S., Traul, D., Kim, O., Crawford, T.B. 2004. Shedding of ovine herpesvirus 2 in domestic sheep: frequency, intensity and duration [abstract]. Herpesvirus International Workshop. p. 12.
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