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James Michael Day (Michael)
Endemic Poultry Viral Diseases Research Unit
Microbiologist

Phone: (706) 546-3975
Fax: (706) 546-3161
934 COLLEGE STATION ROAD
SPRL
ATHENS, GA, 30605

Projects
Intervention Strategies to Control and Prevent Enteric Viral Diseases of Poultry
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422701

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Investigating turkey enteric coronavirus circulating in the southeastern United States and Arkansas during 2012 and 2013 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Gonder, E., Jennings, S., Rives, D., Robbins, K., Tilley, B., Wooming, B. 2014. Investigating turkey enteric coronavirus circulating in the southeastern United States and Arkansas during 2012 and 2013. Avian Diseases. 58:313-317. DOI: 10.1637/10674-0923130ResNote.1.
Molecular and phylogenetic analysis of a novel turkey-origin picobirnavirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2014. Molecular and phylogenetic analysis of a novel turkey-origin picobirnavirus. Avian Diseases. 58:137-142. DOI: 10.1637/10593-061313-ResNote.1
Characterization of viral enteric infections in chickens and turkeys: focus on new molecular techniques - (Proceedings) - (10-Aug-13)
Diagnostics and intervention strategies for the control and prevention of viral enteric diseases in poultry - (Proceedings) - (10-Aug-13)
Recent progress in the characterization of avian enteric viruses - (Review Article)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2013. Recent progress in the characterization of avian enteric viruses. Avian Diseases. 57(3):573-580.
Molecular characterization of turkey enteric coronaviruses circulating in the United States in 2012 - (Abstract Only) - (21-Dec-12)
Rotavirus Infections - (Book / Chapter)
Day, J.M. 2013. Rotavirus Infections. In: Swayne, D.E., Glisson, J.R., McDougald, L.R., Nolan, L.K., Suarez, D.L., Nair, V.L., editors. Diseases of Poultry. 13th edition. Ames, IA:Wiley-Blackwell in partnership with the American Association of Avian Pathologists. p 381-391.
Investigating the complex viral community of the turkey gut: an update from the laboratory and the field - (Proceedings)
Day, J.M. 2012. Investigating the complex viral community of the turkey gut: an update from the laboratory and the field. North Carolina Turkey Industry Days Proceedings. Avian Diseases. 7:1-4.
Enteric viruses of poultry - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jun-12)
Use of novel RT-PCR assay to detect picobirnavirus in Poultry Intestinal samples collected from the field - (Abstract Only) - (30-Dec-11)
Thermal inactivation of avian viral pathogens in an effluent treatment system within a biosafety level 2 and 3 enhanced facility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chmielewski, R.A., Day, J.M., Spatz, S.J., Yu, Q., Gast, R.K., Zsak, L., Swayne, D.E. 2011. Thermal inactivation of avian viral pathogens in an effluent treatment system within a biosafety level 2 and 3 enhanced facility. Applied Biosafety. 16(4):206-217.
Application of metagenomics in poultry research - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M. 2011. Application of metagenomics in poultry research. Meeting Abstract. "Application of metagenomics in poultry research". 2011 Australian Veterinary Poultry Association Meeting. Melbourne, Australia. p.39-40.
Enteric viruses of chickens and turkeys - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M. 2011. Enteric viruses of chickens and turkeys. Meeting Abstract. "Enteric viruses of chickens and turkeys". 2011 Australian Veterinary Poultry Association Meeting. Melbourne, Australia. p.26.
Investigating the turkey gut virome and its role in enteric disease - (Abstract Only) - (22-Oct-11)
The complete genome sequence and genetic analysis of phiCA82 a novel uncultured microphage from the turkey gastrointestinal system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zsak, L., Day, J.M., Oakley, B., Seal, B.S. 2011. The complete genome sequence and genetic analysis of phiCA82 a novel uncultured microphage from the turkey gastrointestinal system. Virology Journal. 8:331.
Development and application of an RT-PCR diagnostic test for novel poultry picobirnavirus - (Proceedings) - (02-May-11)
Research update on the poultry enteric viruses - (Proceedings) - (05-Mar-11)
Propagation and characterization of turkey reoviruses isolated in Germany, 2004-2008 - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jan-11)
Importance of the avian virome for health - (Abstract Only) - (30-Nov-10)
Update on poultry viral diseases research conducted at Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory - (Abstract Only)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Swayne, D.E., Spackman, E., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L., Miller, P.J., Zsak, L., Day, J.M., Yu, Q. 2011. Update on poultry viral diseases research conducted at Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory [abstract]. Proceedings of the United States Animal Health Association 114th Annual Meeting, November 17, 2010, Minneapolis, MN. p. 526-527.
Metagenomic analysis of the turkey gut RNA virus community - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Scheffler, B.E., Zsak, L. 2010. Metagenomic analysis of the turkey gut RNA virus community. Virology Journal. 7:313.
Molecular characterization of avian astroviruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Strother, K.O., Zsak, L., Mundt, E., Day, J.M., Spackman, E. 2011. Molecular characterization of avian astroviruses. Archives of Virology. 156(2):235-244.
Ultra high-throughput nucleic acid sequencing as a tool for virus discovery in the turkey gut. - (Trade Journal)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2010. Ultra high-throughput nucleic acid sequencing as a tool for virus discovery in the turkey gut. Available: http:www.feedinfo.com.
Metagenomics and the poultry gut: using the next generation of nucleic acid sequencing to identify enteric viruses - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2010. Metagenomics and the poultry gut: using the next generation of nucleic acid sequencing to identify enteric viruses [abstract}. 2nd International Symposium on Animal Genomics for Animal Health, Paris, France. p.62.
Identification and initial characterization of a novel turkey-origin picobirnavirus using a metagenomic approach - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2010. Identification and initial characterization of a novel turkey-origin picobirnavirus using a metagenomic approach [abstract}. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, San Diego, California.
Initial identification, detection, and analysis of novel RNA viruses in the turkey gut using a metagenomic approach - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2010. Initial identification, detection, and analysis of novel RNA viruses in the turkey gut using a metagenomic approach. American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, August 1-4, 2010.
Identification and characterization of RNA viruses in the turkey gut using metagenomics: an abundance of picornaviruses and other “small, round viruses” - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M. and Zsak, L. 2010. Identification and characterization of RNA viruses in the turkey gut using metagenomics: an abundance of picornaviruses and other “small, round viruses” [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 59th Western Poultry Disease Conference, April 18-21, 2010, Vancouver, British Columbia. p. 20.
Determination and analysis of the full-length chicken parvovirus genome. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2010. Determination and analysis of the full-length chicken parvovirus genome. Virology. 399(1):59-64.
Identification of RNA viruses in the turkey gut using metagenomics. - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M. and Zsak, L. 2009. Identification of RNA viruses in the turkey gut using metagenomics (abstract). International Poultry Scientific Forum, Southern Conference on Avian Disease. January 25-26, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia. CDROM.
Parvovirus associated cerebellar hypoplasia in day-old chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marusak, R.A., Guy, J.S., Abdul-Aziz, T.A., West, M.A., Fletcher, 0.J., Day, J.M., Zsak, L., Barnes, H.J. 2010. Parvovirus associated cerebellar hypoplasia in day-old chickens. Avian Diseases. 54:156-160.
Determination of the turkey gut RNA virus metagenome - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L. 2009. Determination of the turkey gut RNA virus metagenome. World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress Proceedings, p. 203. November 8-12, 2009, Marrakesh, Morocco.
Astrovirus, reovirus and rotavirus concomitant infection causes decreased weight gain in broad-breasted white poults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spackman, E., Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2010. Astrovirus, reovirus and rotavirus concomitant infection causes decreased weight gain in broad-breasted white poults. Avian Diseases. 54:16-21.
Myocarditis associated with reovirus in turkey poults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shivaprasad, H.L., Franca, M., Woolcock, P.R., Nordhausen, R., Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2009. Myocarditis associated with reovirus in turkey poults. Avian Diseases. 53(4):523-532.
The diversity of the orthoreoviruses: molecular taxonomy and phylogentic divides. - (Review Article)
Day, J.M. 2009. The diversity of the orthoreoviruses: molecular taxonomy and phylogentic divides. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 9:390-400.
Enteric disease in broiler chickens following experimental infection with chicken parvovirus - (Abstract Only)
Zsak, L., Day, J.M., Strother, K.O. 2009. Enteric disease in broiler chickens following experimental infection with chicken parvovirus [abstract]. American Association of Avian Pathologists. In proceedings of American Association of Avian Pathologists, Seattle, Washington, July 11-12, 2009. p. 40.
Development of reference antisera to enteric-origin avian viruses - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2009. Development of reference antisera to enteric-origin avian viruses (abstract). American Association of Avian Pathologists annual meeting. July 12-15, 2009. Seattle, Washington.
Enteric virus status of turkey flocks over time: molecular diagnostic studies beginning on the day of placement. - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Zsak, L., Barnes, J. 2009. Enteric virus status of turkey flocks over time: molecular diagnostic studies beginning on the day of placement [abtract].In: Proceedings of the 58th Western Poultry Disease Conference, March 23-25, 2009, Sacramento, California. p. 109.
Development and application of a PCR assay to detect chicken and turkey parvoviruses in commercial poultry flocks in the United States. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zsak, L., Strother, K.O., Day, J.M. 2009. Development of a polymerase chain reaction procedure for detection of chicken and turkey parvoviruses. Avian Diseases. 53:83-88.
Myocarditis associated with Reovirus in Turkey Poults - (Abstract Only) - (18-May-08)
Partial Genome Sequence Analysis of Parvoviruses Associated with Enteric Disease in Poultry - (Abstract Only)
Zsak, L., Strother, K.O., Kisary, J., and Day, M. J. 2008. Partial genome sequence analysis of parvoviruses associated with enteric disease in poultry [abstract]. XII Parvovirus Workshop, Cordoba, Spain, June 1-5, 2008.
Turkey origin reovirus-induced immune dysfunction in specific-pathogen free and commercial turkey poults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Spackman, E., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2008. Turkey-origin reovirus induced immune dysfunction in specific-pathogen free and commercial turkey poults. Avian Diseases. 52:387-391.
Isolation and molecular characterization of avian rotaviruses originally detected in enteric samples collected from commercial turkey flocks. - (Abstract Only) - (20-Feb-08)
Isolation of avian rotaviruses from a normal turkey flock and from a flock with signs of enteric disease - (Abstract Only) - (05-Feb-08)
Day of hatch compared with day after hatch placement of turkey poults - (Abstract Only) - (05-Feb-08)
Detection, isolation and characterization of turkey-origin rotaviruses present in commercial flocks in the United States - (Proceedings)
Day, J. M., Spackman, E., Pantin-Jackwood, M. J., Zsak, L. 2008. Detection, isolation and characterization of turkey-origin rotaviruses present in commercial flocks in the United States. In: Proceedings of the 57th Western Poultry Disease Conference, April 9-12, 2008, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. p. 91-92.
Enteric viruses detected by molecular methods in commercial chicken and turkey flocks in the United States between 2005 and 2006 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spackman, E., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Day, J.M., Jackwood, M.W. 2008. Enteric viruses detected by molecular methods in commercial chicken and turkey flocks in the United States between 2005 and 2006. Avian Diseases. 52:235-244.
Pathogenesis of type 2 turkey astrovirus with variant capsid genes in two-day-old poults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2008. Pathogenesis of type 2 turkey astrovirus with variant capsid genes in two-day-old poults. Avian Pathology. 37:193-201.
Sequence analysis of parvoviruses associated with enteric disease of poultry - (Abstract Only) - (19-Dec-07)
Detection, isolation and characterization of turkey-origin rotaviruses present in commercial flocks in the United States - (Abstract Only) - (03-Dec-07)
Research update on exotic and emerging poultry diseases - (Proceedings)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Suarez, D.L., Zsak, L., Spackman, E., Kapczynski, D.R., King, D.J., Afonso, C.L., Day, J.M., Spatz, S.J., Yu, Q., Swayne, D.E. 2007. Research update on exotic and emerging poultry diseases. In: Proceedings of the 111th Annual Meeting of the U. S. Animal Health Association, Reno, Nevada, October 22-23, 2007. p. 702-707. Available: http://www.usaha.org/meetings/2007/2007_USAHA_Proceedings.pdf.
Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay for turkey cytokines - (Abstract Only) - (02-May-07)
An initial evaluation of the pathogenesis of turkey-origin avian reovirus in poults - (Abstract Only)
Spackman, E., Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Stephens, C.B. 2007. An initial evaluation of the pathogenesis of turkey-origin avian reovirus in poults [abstract]. Poultry Science Association Meeting. Abstract 65.
A multiplex RT-PCR test for the differential identification of turkey astrovirus type-1, turkey astrovirus type-2, chicken astrovirus, avian nephritis virus and avian rotavirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E. 2007. A multiplex RT-PCR test for the differential identification of turkey astrovirus type-1, turkey astrovirus type-2, chicken astrovirus, avian nephritis virus and avian rotavirus. Avian Diseases. 51:681-684.
Periodic monitoring of commercial turkeys for enteric viruses indicates continuous presence of astrovirus and rotavirus on farms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M., Rives, D. 2007. Periodic monitoring of commercial turkeys for enteric viruses indicates continuous presence of astrovirus and rotavirus on farms. Avian Diseases. 51:674-680.
Pathogenicity of turkey astroviruses Type 2 in poults - (Proceedings)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2007. Pathogenicity of turkey astroviruses Type 2 in poults. In: Proceedings of the 56th Western Poultry Disease Conference, March 26-29, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada. p. 5.
Multiplex RT-PCR for the detection of Astroviruses and Rotaviruses in Poultry - (Abstract Only)
Stephens, C.B., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2007. Multiplex RT-PCR for the detection of astroviruses and rotaviruses in poultry [abstract]. Southern Conference on Avian Diseases. p. 32.
Pathology and Virus Tissue Distribution of Turkey Origin Reoviruses in Experimentally Infected Turkey Poults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2007. Pathology and virus tissue distribution of turkey origin reoviruses in experimentally infected turkey poults. Veterinary Pathology. 44:185-195.
Sequence and phylogenetic analysis of the S1 Genome segment of turkey-origin reoviruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E. 2007. Sequence and phylogenetic analysis of the S1 Genome segment of turkey-origin reoviruses. Virus Genes. 35:235-242.
Molecular Characterization of the S1 Genome Segment of Turkey-Origin Reovirus - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E. 2006. Molecular characterization of the S1 genome segment of turkey-origin reovirus. In: American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting Scientific Program, May 21-25, 2006, Orlando, Florida. 2006 CDROM.
The Pathogenesis of Agents Associated with Runting-Stunting Syndrome of Broilers in Spf Turkeys - (Abstract Only)
Spackman, E., Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2006. The pathogenesis of agents associated with runting-stunting syndrome of broilers in SPF turkeys. In: American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Meeting Scientific Program, July 16-19, 2006, Honolulu, HI. 2006 CDROM.
Evidence of Immune System Dysfunction in Poults Infected with Turkey-Origin Reoviruses - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E. 2006. Evidence of immune system dysfunction in poults infected with turkey-origin reoviruses. In: American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Meeting Scienfitic Program, July 16-19, 2006, Honolulu, HI. 2006 CDROM.
Molecular Characterization of Enteric Viruses Circulating in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2006. Molecular characterization of enteric viruses circulating in the United States. In: American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Meeting Scientific Program, July 16-19, 2006, Honolulu, Hiwaii. 2006 CDROM.
Molecular Characterization of Astroviruses and Rotaviruses Detected in Turkey Flocks from Hatch to 12 Weeks of Age - (Proceedings)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2006. Molecular characterization of astroviruses and rotaviruses detected in turkey flocks from hatch to 12 weeks of age. In: Proceedings of the 55th Western Poultry Disease Conference, March 5-8, 2006, Sacramento, California. p.51-52
The Pathogenesis of Turkey Origin Reoviruses in Turkeys and Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spackman, E., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Day, J.M., Sellers, H. 2005. The pathogenesis of turkey origin reoviruses in turkeys and chickens. Avian Pathology 34(4):291-296.
Initial Evaluation of the Pathogenesis of Novel Turkey-Origin Reoviruses - (Abstract Only)
Day, J.M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E. 2005. Initial evaluation of the pathogenesis of novel turkey-origin reoviruses. In: American Society for Microbiology, June 8, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia. p.23.
Comparison of Bursal Histology Lesions Caused by Different Isolates of Turkey Reovirus - (Proceedings)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Day, J.M. 2005. Comparison of bursal histology lesions caused by different isolates of turkey reovirus.Proceedings of Western Poultry Disease Conference, p. 126.
The Pathogenesis of Turkey Origin Reoviruses in Specific Pathogen Free Poults - (Proceedings)
Spackman, E., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Day, J.M. 2005. The pathogenesis of turkey origin reoviruses in specific pathogen free poults. Western Poultry Disease Conference. p.71-72.
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