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Laszlo Zsak
Endemic Poultry Viral Diseases Research Unit
Research Leader

Phone: (706) 546-3654
Fax: (706) 546-3161
Room 14
USDA,ARS,SAA
SPRL
934 COLLEGE STATION ROAD
ATHENS, GA, 30605

Projects
GENOMIC STRATEGIES FOR CONTROL OF HERPESVIRUSES OF POULTRY
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422253
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.)
Generation and evaluation of a recombinant Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the F and G proteins of avian metapneumovirus subtype C (aMPV-C) as a bivalent vaccine against NDV and aMPV-C challenges in turkeys - (Proceedings) - (18-Jul-14)
Newcastle disease virus (NDV) recombinants expressing infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) glycoproteins gB and gD protect chickens against ILTV and NDV challenges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, W., Spatz, S.J., Zhang, Z., Wen, G., Garcia, M., Zsak, L., Yu, Q. 2014. Newcastle disease virus (NDV) recombinants expressing infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) glycoproteins gB and gD protect chickens against ILTV and NDV challenges. Journal of Virology. 88(15):8397-8406. DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01321-14.
A novel approach for a foreign gene expression by Newcastle disease virus - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, Z., Li, D., Zsak, L., Yu, Q. 2014. A novel approach for a foreign gene expression by Newcastle disease virus [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Regional Virology Conference, April 25-27, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia. p. 23.
Generation and evaluation of a recombinant Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the F and G proteins of avian metapneumovirus subtype C (aMPV-C) as a bivalent vaccine against NDV and aMPV-C challenges in turkeys - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Roth, J.P., Hu, H., Estevez, C., Zsak, L. 2014. Generation and evaluation of a recombinant Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the F and G proteins of avian metapneumovirus subtype C (aMPV-C) as a bivalent vaccine against NDV and aMPV-C challenges in turkeys [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Avian Corona and Pneumoviruses and Complicating Pathogens, June 21, 2014, Rauischholzhausen, Germany. p. 92.
Newcastle disease virus as a vaccine vector for infectious laryngotracheitis - (Proceedings)
Spatz, S.J., Yu, Q., Zsak, L., Garcia, M. 2014. Newcastle disease virus as a vaccine vector for infectious laryngotracheitis. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Marek's Disease and Avian Herpesviruses, July 20-23, 2014, East Lansing, Michigan. p. 66.
Development of a high throughput TaqMan assay for the detection of infectious laryngotracheitis virus in vector vaccinated chickens - (Proceedings)
Spatz, S.J., Garcia, M., Yu, Q., Zsak, L. 2014. Development of a high throughput TaqMan assay for the detection of infectious laryngotracheitis virus in vector vaccinated chickens. In: Proceedings of the American Association of Avian Pathologists meeting, July 25-29, 2014, Denver, Colorado. p. 885.
Immunoresponse induced by Newcastle disease virus (NDV) vaccine vectors in commercial chicks in the presence of NDV maternal antibody - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Zhao, W., Zhang, Z., Wen, G., Zsak, L. 2014. Immunoresponse induced by Newcastle disease virus (NDV) vaccine vectors in commercial chicks in the presence of NDV maternal antibody [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 2014 Annual Meeting of American Association of Avian Pathologists, July 27, 2014, Denver, Colorado. p 32-33. CDROM.
Protection by recombinant Newcastle disease viruses (NDV) expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) subtype A or B against challenge with virulent NDV and aMPV - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Q., Roth, J.P., Hu, H., Estevez, C., Zhao, W., Zsak, L. 2013. Protection by recombinant Newcastle disease viruses (NDV) expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) subtype A or B against challenge with virulent NDV and aMPV. World Journal of Vaccines. 3:130-139.
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
Effects of the HN gene c-terminal extensions on the Newcastle disease virus virulence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, W., Zhang, Z., Zsak, L., Yu, Q., Yang, Z. 2013. Effects of the HN gene c-terminal extensions on the Newcastle disease virus virulence. Virus Genes. 47(3):498-504.
Application of the ligation-independent cloning (LIC) method for rapid construction of a minigenome rescue system for Newcastle disease virus VG/GA strain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, W., Hu, H., Zsak, L., Yu, Q., Yang, Z. 2013. Application of the ligation-independent cloning (LIC) method for rapid construction of a minigenome rescue system for Newcastle disease virus VG/GA strain. Plasmid Journal. 70:314-320.
Expression of chicken parvovirus VP2 in chicken embryo fibroblasts requires codon optimization for production of naked DNA and vectored Meleagrid herpesvirus type 1 vaccines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spatz, S.J., Volkening, J.D., Mullis, R.A., Li, F., Mercado, J.C., Zsak, L. 2013. Expression of chicken parvovirus VP2 in chicken embryo fibroblasts requires codon optimization for production of naked DNA and vectored meleagrid herpesvirus type 1 vaccines. Virus Genes. 47:259-267. DOI: 10.1007/s11262-013-0944-9.
HN gene c-terminal extension of Newcastle disease virus is not the determinant of the enteric tropism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, W., Hu, H., Zsak, L., Yu, Q., Yang, Z. 2013. HN gene c-terminal extension of Newcastle disease virus is not the determinant of the enteric tropism. Virus Genes. 47:27-33.
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.
Ndv Hn Gene C-Terminal Extension Is Not the Determinant of the Enteric Tropism But Influences the Virus Virulence - (Abstract Only)
Zhao, W., Yu, Q., Zsak, L. 2013. NDV HN gene C-terminal extension is not the determinant of the enteric tropism but influences the virus virulence. In: Proceedings of the 2013 annual meeting of the American Association of Avian Pathologists, July 20-23, 2013, Chicago, Illinois. CDROM, p.80.
Enteric parvovirus infections of chickens and turkeys - (Book / Chapter)
Zsak, L. 2013. Enteric parvovirus infections of chickens and turkeys. 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. 399-405.
Development of Recombinant Newcastle Disease Viruses Expressing the Glycoprotein (G) of Avian Metapneumovirus as Bivalent Vaccines - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Roth, J.P., Hu, H., Estevez, C., Zsak, L. 2012. Development of Recombinant Newcastle Disease Viruses Expressing the Glycoprotein (G) of Avian Metapneumovirus as Bivalent Vaccines [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. CDROM.
Generation of recombinant newcastle disease viruses, expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus, subtype A, or B, for use as bivalent vaccines - (Proceedings)
Yu, Q., Roth, J.P., Hu, H., Estevez, C., Zsak, L. 2012. Generation of recombinant newcastle disease viruses, expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus, subtype A, or B, for use as bivalent vaccines. International Symposium on Avian Corona and Pneumoviruses and Complicating Pathogens. CDROM.
Evaluation of a LaSota strain-based recombinant Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) subgroup A or B as a bivalent vaccine in turkeys - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Roth, J.P., Hu, H., Estevez, C., Zsak, L. 2012. Evaluation of a LaSota strain-based recombinant Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) subgroup A or B as a bivalent vaccine in turkeys [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. CDROM.
Use of novel RT-PCR assay to detect picobirnavirus in Poultry Intestinal samples collected from the field - (Abstract Only) - (30-Dec-11)
Development of a Recombinant Newcastle Disease Virus VG/GA Strain Infectious Clone as an Enterotropic Vaccine Vector - (Abstract Only) - (02-Dec-11)
Comparative full genome analysis of four infectious laryngotracheitis virus (gallid herpesvirus-1) virulent isolates from the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spatz, S.J., Keeler, C.L., Kutish, G.F., Riblet, S.M., Volkening, J.D., Zsak, L., Afonso, C.L., Mundt, E.S., Rock, D.L., Garcia, M. 2012. Comparative full genome analysis of four infectious laryngotracheitis virus (gallid herpesvirus-1) virulent isolates from the United States. Virus Genes. 44:273-85.
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.
Generation and evaluation of a recombinant Newcastle disease virus expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus subgroup C as a bivalent vaccine in turkeys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, H., Roth, J.P., Estevez, C., Liu, B., Zsak, L., Yu, Q. 2011. Generation and evaluation of a recombinant Newcastle disease virus expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus subgroup C as a bivalent vaccine in turkeys. Vaccine. 29(47):8624-33.
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 of a transfer plasmid for expression of foreign genes in meleagrid herpesvirus type 1 - (Proceedings)
Spatz, S.J., Zsak, L. 2011. Development of a transfer plasmid for expression of foreign genes in meleagrid herpesvirus type 1. American Association of Avian Pathologists. 1(1):237.
Development and application of an RT-PCR diagnostic test for novel poultry picobirnavirus - (Proceedings) - (02-May-11)
Generation and evaluation of a LaSota strain-based recombinant Newcastle disease virus (NDV) expressing the glycoprotein (G) of avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) as a bivalent vaccine - (Abstract Only) - (01-Feb-11)
Deletion of the M2-2 Gene from Avian Metapneumovirus Subgroup C (aMPV-C) Impairs Virus Replication and Immunogenicity in Turkeys - (Abstract Only) - (01-Feb-11)
Deletion of the M2-2 gene from avian metapneumovirus subgroup C impairs virus replication and immunogenicity in turkeys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C., Roth, J.P., Hu, H., Zsak, L. 2011. Deletion of the M2-2 gene from avian metapneumovirus subgroup C impairs virus replication and immunogenicity in turkeys. Virus Genes. 42:339-346.
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.
Comparative nucleotide sequence analysis of three virulent strains of infectious laryngotracheitis virus - (Proceedings)
Spatz, S.J., Afonso, C.L., Zsak, L., Garcia, M., Mundt, E., Riblet, S., Keeler, C., Rock, D. 2010. Comparative nucleotide sequence analysis of three virulent strains of infectious laryngotracheitis virus. Workshop on Molecular Pathogenesis of Marek's Disease and Avian Immunology. 1(1): 59.
Comparative nucleotide sequence analysis of three virulent strains of infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) - (Proceedings) - (21-Jun-10)
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.
Generation and biological assessment of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) viruses containing different length of the G gene. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C., Song, M., Kapczynski, D.R., Zsak, L. 2010. Generation and biological assessment of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) viruses containing different length of the G gene. Virus Research. 147:182-188.
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.
Development of an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay to Detect Chicken Parvovirus Specific Antibodies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zsak, L., Strother, K.O. 2009. Development of an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay to Detect Chicken Parvovirus Specific Antibodies. Avian Diseases. 53:585-591.
Generation of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) viruses containing different length of the G gene. - (Proceedings)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C., Kapczynski, D.R., Zsak, L. 2009. Generation of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) viruses containing different length of the G gene. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Avian Corona and Pneumoviruses and Complicating Pathogens, June 14-17, 2009, Rauischholzhausen, Germany. p. 315-325.
Biological assessment of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) viruses containing different length of the G gene in cultured cells and SPF turkeys. - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C., Kapczynski, D., Zsak, L. 2009. Biological assessment of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C (aMPV-C) viruses containing different length of the G gene in cultured cells and SPF turkeys (abstract). In: Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Meeting of American Association of Avian Pathologists, July 11-15, 2009, Seattle, Washington. p. 25.
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.
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.
Methods and compositions for identifying cellular genes exploited by viral pathogens. - (Abstract Only)
Cohen, S., Rock, D., Chang, A., Feng, Y., Zsak, L., Piccone, M. 2008. Methods and compositions for identifying cellular genes exploited by viral pathogens. Invention Report.
Pathogenic assessment of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C viruses in SPF chickens and turkeys. - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C. N., King, D. J., Kapczynski, D. R., Zsak, L. 2008. Pathogenic assessment of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C viruses in SPF chickens and turkeys [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 14th International Congress of Virology, Istanbul, Turkey. p. 318.
Generation of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C viruses for pathogenesis studies and vaccine development - (Abstract Only)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C. N., King, D. J., Kapczynski, D. R., Zsak, L. 2008. Generation of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C viruses for pathogenesis studies and vaccine development [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of American Society for Virology, Cornell, New York. p. 296.
Partial genome sequence analysis of parvoviruses associated with enteric disease of poultry. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zsak, L., Strother, K.O., Kisary, J. 2008. Partial genome sequence analysis of parvoviruses associated with enteric disease of poultry. Avian Pathology. 37:435-441.
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.
Evidence of avian metapneumovirus subtype C infection of wild birds in Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas and Ohio,USA. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turpin, E.A., Stallknecht, D.E., Slemons, R.D., Zsak, L., Swayne, D.E. 2008. Evidence of avian metapneumovirus subtype C infection of wild birds in Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas and Ohio, USA. Avian Pathology. 37(3):343-351.
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)
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.
Sequence analysis of parvoviruses associated with enteric disease of poultry - (Abstract Only) - (19-Dec-07)
Construction of a fowl adenovirus recombinant to express avian metapneumovirus glycoprotein - (Abstract Only)
Strother, K.O., Yu, Q., Kapczynski, D.R., Nagy, E., Zsak, L. 2008. Construction of a fowl adenovirus recombinant to express avian metapneumovirus glycoprotein [abstract]. American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Convention, July 19-23, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2008 CDROM.
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.
Rescue of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C viruses from cloned DNAs for vaccine development and pathogenesis studies - (Proceedings)
Yu, Q., Estevez, C., King, D.J., Kapczynski, D.R., Zsak, L. 2007. Rescue of recombinant avian metapneumovirus subgroup C viruses from cloned DNAs for vaccine development and pathogenesis studies. In: Proceedings of 2007 Turkey Research Review and Avian Pneumovirus Symposium, September 26-27, 2007 Willmar, Minnesota. 2007 CDROM.
Molecular virus screening to detect novel viruses from turkey flocks affected by Poult Enteritis Mortality Syndrome - (Abstract Only)
Zsak, L., Woolcock, P.R. 2007. Molecular virus screening to detect novel viruses from turkey flocks affected by Poult Enteritis Mortality Syndrome[abstract]. 15th Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association. Paper No. 1 (Sept 15, Session A).
Phenotype-Based identification of host genes required for propagation of African swine fever virus - (Abstract Only)
Zsak, L., Chang, A.Y., Feng, Y., Mosseri, R., Lu, Q., Kowalski, P., Zsak, A., Burrage, T.G., Neilan, J.G., Kutish, G.F., Lu, Z., Laegreid, W.W., Rock, D.L., Cohen, S.N. 2006. Phenotype-Based identification of host genes required for propagation of African swine fever virus [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 87th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 3-5, 2006, Chicago, Illinois. p. 128.
Genomic and biological variability of foot and mouth disease virus serotype A: Exploration of the 'quasispecies' nature of RNA viruses and characterization of A24 variants in naive and vaccinated cattle - (Abstract Only)
Zsak, L., Pisano, M., Neilan, J.G. 2006. Genomic and biological variability of foot and mouth disease virus serotype A: Exploration of the 'quasispecies' nature of RNA viruses and characterization of A24 variants in naive and vaccinated cattle [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 87th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 3-5, 2006, Chicago, Illinois. p. 127.
Genome of Horsepox Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tulman, E., Delhon, G., Afonso, C.L., Lu, Z., Zsak, L., Sandybaev, N.T., Kerembekova, U.Z., Zaitsev, V.L., Kutish, G.F., Rock, D.L. 2006. Genome of horsepox virus. Journal of Virology. 80(18):9244-9258.
Phenotype-Based Identification of Host Genes Required for Replication of African Swine Fever Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, A.C., Zsak, L., Feng, Y., Mosseri, R., Lu, Q., Kowalski, P., Zsak, A., Burrage, T.G., Neilan, J.G., Kutish, G.F., Lu, Z., Laegreid, W.W., Rock, D.L., Cohen, S.N. 2006. Phenotype-based identification of host genes required for replication of African swine fever virus. Journal of Virology. 80(17):8705-8717.
Preclinical Diagnosis of African Swine Fever in Contact Exposed Swine by a Portable Real-Time Pcr Assay - (Proceedings)
Zsak, L., Borca, M.V., Risatti, G.R., French, R.A., Lu, Z., Kutish, G.F., Neilan, J.G., Callahan, J.D., Nelson, W.M., Rock, D.L. 2004. Preclinical diagnosis of african swine fever in contact exposed swine by a portable real-time pcr assay [abstract]. Conference Research Workers Disease Meeting. p. 87.
African Swine Fever Virus Cd2-Like Protein Mediates Monocyte Infection-Inhibition - (Proceedings)
Zsak, L., Burrage, T.G., Neilan, J.G., Lu, Z., Kutish, G.F., Rock, D.L. 2004. African swine fever virus cd2-like protein mediates monocyte infection-inhibition [abstract]. Conference Research Workers Disease Meeting. p. 197
Preclinical Diagnosis of African Swine Fever in Contact Exposed Swine by a Portable Real-Time Pcr Assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Sep-04)
The African Swine Fever Virus Multi Gene Family 360 Member, 3hl, Forms Homodimers - (Proceedings)
Neilan, J.G., Kutish, G.F., Lu, Z., Burrage, T.G., Zsak, L., Rock, D.L. 2004. The african swine fever virus multi gene family 360 member, 3hl, forms homodimers [abstract]. International Conference on Poxviruses and Iridoviruses Proceedings. p. 160.
Neutralizing Antibodies to African Swine Fever Virus Proteins P30, P54 and P72 Are Not Sufficient for Antibody-Mediated Protection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neilan, J.G., Zsak, L., Lu, Z., Burrage, T.G., Kutish, G.F., Rock, D.L. 2004. Neutralizing antibodies to african swine fever virus proteins p30, p54 and p72 are not sufficient for antibody-mediated protection. Virology. 319(2):337-342.
African Swine Fever Virus Multigene Family 360 Genes Affect Virus Replication and Generalization of Infection in Ornithodoros Porcinus Ticks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burrage, T.G., Lu, Z., Neilan, J.G., Rock, D.L., Zsak, L. 2004. African swine fever virus multigene family 360 genes affect virus replication and generalization of infection in ornithodoros porcinus ticks. Journal of Virology. 78(5):2445-2453.
African Swine Fever Virus Multigene Family 360 and 530 Genes Affect Host Interferon Response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Afonso, C.L., Piccone, M.E., Zaffuto, K., Neilan, J.G., Kutish, G.F., Lu, Z., Balinsky, C.A., Gibb, T.R., Zsak, L., Rock, D.L. 2004. African swine fever virus multigene family 360 and 530 genes affect host interferon response. Journal of Virology. 78(4):1858-1864.
African Swine Fever Virus Multigene Family 360 and 530 Genes Affect Host Interferon Response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Afonso, C., Piccone, M.E., Zaffuto, K.M., Neilan, J.G., Kutish, G., Lu, Z., Balinsky, C.A., Gibb, T., Bean, T.R., Zsak, L., Rock, D.L. 2004. African swine fever virus multigene family 360 and 530 genes affect host interferon response.. Journal of Virology. (2004) 78 (4):1858-1864.
The Genome of Canarypox Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tulman, E., Afonso, C.L., Lu, Z., Zsak, L., Kutish, G.F., Rock, D.L. 2004. The genome of canarypox virus. Journal of Virology. 78(1):353-366.
African Swine Fever Virus (Asfv) Multigene Family (Mgf) 360 and Mgf 530 Genes Affect Virulence, Pathogenesis and Immuno Response in Swine - (Proceedings)
Zsak, L., Sur, J.H., Burrage, T.G., Neilan, J.G., Rock, D.L. 2003. African swine fever virus (asfv) multigene family (mgf) 360 and mgf 530 genes affect virulence, pathogenesis and immuno response in swine [abstract]. International Congress On Apoptosis. p. 618.
Regulation of Apoptosis in African Swine Fever Virus Infected Macrophages - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Mar-02)
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