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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: COUNTERMEASURES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL TUBERCULOSIS IN CATTLE AND WILDLIFE RESERVOIRS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Gamma delta T cells recognize a microbial encoded B Cell antigen to initiate a rapid antigen-specific Interleukin-17 response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, X., Wei, Y., Huang, J., Newell, E.W., Yu, H., Kidd, B.A., Kuhns, M.S., Waters, W.R., Davis, M.M., Weaver, C.T., Chien, Y. 2012. Gamma delta T cells recognize a microbial encoded B Cell antigen to initiate a rapid antigen-specific Interleukin-17 response. Immunity. 37(3):524-534.
Transcriptome analysis of stimulated PBMC from Mycobacterium bovis infected cattle - (Abstract Only)
Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2011. Transcriptome analysis of stimulated PBMC from Mycobacterium bovis infected cattle [abstract]. 4th International Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics. p. 28.
Development and evaluation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for use in the detection bovine tuberculosis in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Buddle, B.M., Vordermeier, H.M., Gormley, E., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Bannantine, J.P., Stabel, J.R., Linscott, R., Martel, E., Milian, F., Foshaug, W., Lawrence, J.C. 2011. Development and evaluation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for use in the detection of bovine tuberculosis in cattle. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 18(11):1882-1888.
Improved Specificity for Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Fresh Tissues Using IS6110 Real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, T.C., Harris, B., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2011. Improved specificity for detection of Mycobacterium bovis in fresh tissues using IS6110 real-time PCR. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research [serial online]. 7(50). Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1746-6148/7/50.
Tuberculosis in domestic livestock: pathogenesis, transmission, and vaccination - (Proceedings)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R. 2011. Tuberculosis in domestic livestock: pathogenesis, transmission, and vaccination. In: Proceedings of the 2011 American College of Veterinary Pathologists, December 3-7, 2011, Nashville, Tennessee. 2011 CDROM.
Comparison of peptide cocktails and purified protein derivatives for use in the Bovigam assay - (Abstract Only)
Bass, K.E., Nonnecke, B.J., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Hardegger, R., Schroeder, B., Raeber, A.J., Waters, W.R. 2011. Comparison of peptide cocktails and purified protein derivatives for use in the Bovigam assay [abstract]. American Society of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. p. 186.
Examination of the reticular epithelium of the bovine pharyngeal tonsil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Stasko, J.A., Waters, W.R., Thacker, T.C. 2011. Examination of the reticular epithelium of the bovine pharyngeal tonsil. The Anatomical Record. 294(11):1939-1950.
Infection of PBMC with HIV-1 impairs effector function of Mycobacteria-specific CD8+ T cells from tuberculin-reactive donors - (Abstract Only)
Huante, M.B., Hogg, A.E., Deveraj, M.W., Cloyd, E.A., Graviss, W.R., Waters, W.R., Endsley, J.J. 2011. Infection of PBMC with HIV-1 impairs effector function of Mycobacteria-specific CD8+ T cells from tuberculin-reactive donors [abstract]. p. 1.
Bovine tuberculosis and the establishment of an eradication program in the United States: Role of veterinarians - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2011. Bovine tuberculosis and the establishment of an eradication program in the United States: Role of veterinarians. Veterinary Medicine International. 2011(816345):1-12.
Bovine tuberculosis in a Nebraska herd of farmed elk and fallow deer: a failure of the tuberculin skin test and opportunities for serodiagnosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Stevens, G.E., Schoenbaum, M.A., Orloski, K.A., Robbe-Austerman, S., Harris, N.B., Hall, S.M., Thomsen, B.V., Wilson, A.J., Brannian, R.E., Nelson, J.T., Schafer, S., Esfandiari, J., Dutton, M., Greenwald, R., Lyashchenko, K.P. 2011. Bovine tuberculosis in a Nebraska herd of farmed elk and fallow deer: a failure of the tuberculin skin test and opportunities for serodiagnosis. Veterinary Medicine International [serial online]. 2011:Article 953985. Available: http://www.sage-hindawi.com/journals/vmi/2011/953985/.
Cattle as a model to evaluate new vaccine strategies for tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R. 2011. Cattle as a model to evaluate new vaccine strategies for tuberculosis. Annual Conference on Vaccine Research [abstract]. p. 25.
Resolution of M. bovis phylogeny using genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms - (Abstract Only)
Joshi, D., Waters, W.R., Harris, B., Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Mathema, B., Krieswirth, B., Sreevatsan, S. 2011. Resolution of M. bovis phylogeny using genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract No. 1496.
Bovine tuberculosis: Immune response and vaccine efficacy studies - (Proceedings)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C. 2010. Bovine tuberculosis: Immune response and vaccine efficacy studies. Proceedings of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p. 18.
Field evaluation of alternative antigens in the Bovigam assay - (Proceedings)
Waters, W.R., Orloski, K., Francisco, T., Antognoli, C., Meyer, R. 2010. Field evaluation of alternative antigens in the Bovigam assay. In: Proceedings of the US Animal Health Association Tuberculosis Scientific Advisory Subcommittee Meeting, November 15, 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 346.
Update on vaccination of white-tailed deer with Mycobacterium bovis BCG: Safety and Efficacy - (Abstract Only)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R. 2010. Update on vaccination of white-tailed deer with Mycobacterium bovis BCG: Safety and Efficacy [abstract]. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. p. 122.
Boving Tuberculosis: Immune Response and Vaccine Efficacy Studies - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C. 2010. Boving Tuberculosis: Immune Response and Vaccine Efficacy Studies [abstract]. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. Abstract No. 22.
Bovine Tuberculosis Vaccine Efficacy Studies: Neonatal Calves and White-tailed Deer - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C. 2010. Bovine Tuberculosis Vaccine Efficacy Studies: Neonatal Calves and White-tailed Deer [abstract]. American College of Veterinary Pathologists/American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology. p. 89.
Tuberculosis immunity: Opportunities from studies with cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Davis, W.C., Sreevatsan, S., Coussens, P., Meade, K.G., Hope, J.C., Estes, D.M. 2010. Tuberculosis immunity: Opportunities from studies with cattle. Clinical and Developmental Immunology. 2011:01-11.
Use of the Intradermal Tuberculin Test in a Herd of Captive Elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) Naturally Infected with Mycobacterium bovis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Whipple, D.L., Payeur, J.B., Bolin, C.A. 2011. Use of the intradermal tuberculin test in a herd of captive elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) naturally infected with Mycobacterium bovis. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 23(2):363-366.
Investigations on Deer to Deer and Deer to Cattle Transmission of the Vaccine Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R., Robbe-Austerman, S., Harris, B.N. 2010. Investigations on deer to deer and deer to cattle transmission of the vaccine Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG). Journal of Vaccines and Vaccination [serial online]. 1:104. Available: http://www.omicsonline.org/2157-7560/2157-7560-1-104.pdf.
Granulysin as a Correlate of Immune Response following Mycobacterial Infection - (Abstract Only)
Calderon, V.E., Silva, E., Santos, L., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Jacobs, W.R., Larsen, M.H., Vilcheze, C., Estes, D.M. 2010. Granulysin as a Correlate of Immune Response following Mycobacterial Infection [abstract].
Evaluation of Ethanol Extracted Surface Antigens of Mycobacterium bovis for Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis in Livestock Cattle and Wild Deer - (Abstract Only)
Eda, S., Bannantine, J.P., Wadhwa, A., Eda, K., Scott, M.C., Mackintosh, C., Waters, W.R. 2010. Evaluation of Ethanol Extracted Surface Antigens of Mycobacterium bovis for Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis in Livestock Cattle and Wild Deer [abstract].
Evolution of the CD163 Family and its Relationship to the Bovine Gamma Delta T Cell Co-receptor WC1     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herzig, C., Waters, W.R., Baldwin, C., Telfer, J. 2010. Evolution of the CD163 Family and its Relationship to the Bovine Gamma Delta T Cell Co-receptor WC1. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10(1):181.
Understanding the Mechanisms of Immunopathogenesis of Human and Bovine Tuberculosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, W.C., Park, K.T., Hamilton, M.J., Waters, W.R. 2010. Understanding the mechanisms of immunopathogenesis of human and bovine tuberculosis. Journal of Zoonoses. 1(1):17-23.
Persistence of Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) After Oral or Parenteral Vaccination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R., Robbe-Austerman, S., Semakaleng, L., Harris, N.B. 2010. Persistence of Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) after oral or parenteral vaccination. Zoonoses and Public Health. 57(7-8):e206-e212.
Bovine Tuberculosis: Effect of the Tuberculin Skin Test on In vitro Interferon gamma Responses     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schiller, I., Vordermeier, H.M., Waters, W.R., Whelan, A.O., Coad, M., Gormley, E., Buddle, B.M., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Mcnair, J., Welsh, M., Hewinson, R.G., Oesch, B. 2010. Bovine Tuberculosis: Effect of the Tuberculin Skin Test on In vitro Interferon gamma Responses. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 136(1-2):1-11.
Immune Responses in Cattle Inoculated with Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or Mycobacterium kansasii     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Whelan, A.O., Lyashchenko, K.P., Greenwald, R., Palmer, M.V., Harris, N.B., Hewinson, R.G., Vordermeier, H.M. 2010. Immune Responses in Cattle Inoculated with Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or Mycobacterium kansasii. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 17(2):247-252.
Improvements to the BOVIGAM Interferon Gamma (IFN-gamma) Assay for use with Alternative Antigens as Stimulants of Whole Blood Cultures - (Abstract Only)
Hardegger, R., Purro, M., Schroder, B., Moyen, J.L., Gormley, E., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Whelan, A., Vordermeier, H.M., Raeber, A.J. 2009. Improvements to the BOVIGAM Interferon Gamma (IFN-gamma) Assay for use with Alternative Antigens as Stimulants of Whole Blood Cultures [abstract].
Innate and Adaptive Cytotoxic Lymphocytes and Prognostic Markers of Host Responses to Bovine TB - (Abstract Only)
Estes, D.M., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Thacker, T.C., Jacobs Jr., W.R., Larsen, M.H., Endsley, J.J., Hogg, A., Shell, E., Mcalauy, M., Capinos-Scherer, C.F., Coffey, T., Howard, C.J., Villareal-Ramos, B., Waters, W.R. 2009. Innate and Adaptive Cytotoxic Lymphocytes and Prognostic Markers of Host Responses to Bovine TB [abstract].
Cytokine Responses of Cattle to Experimental M. bovis Infection - (Abstract Only)
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Shared Feed as a Means of Deer to Deer and Deer to Cattle Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis - (Abstract Only)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R. 2009. Shared Feed as a Means of Deer to Deer and Deer to Cattle Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis [abstract]. Minnesota Bovine Tuberculosis Stakeholders Conference. p. 100.
Single-Antigen Serological Testing for Bovine Tuberculosis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, L.R., Jones, C.C., Sherwood, A., Garkavi, I., Cangelosi, G.A., Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R., Rathe, C. 2009. Single-Antigen Serological Testing for Bovine Tuberculosis. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(9):1309-1313.
Assessment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis OmpATb as a Novel Antigen for the Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schiller, I., Vordermeier, M., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Whelan, A., Hardegger, R., Raeber, A., Oesch, B. 2009. Assessment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis OmpATb as a Novel Antigen for the Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(9):1314-1321.
Signal Regulatory Protein alpha (SIRPalpha)+ Cells in the Adaptive Response to ESAT-6/CFP-10 Protein of Tuberculous Mycobacteria     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Thacker, T.C., Estes, D.M., Larsen, M.H., Jacobs, W.R., Andersen, P., Mcnair, J., Minion, F.C., Lyashchenko, K.P., Hewinson, R.G., Vordermeier, H.M., Sacco, R.E. 2009. Signal Regulatory Protein alpha (SIRPalpha)+ Cells in the Adaptive Response to ESAT-6/CFP-10 Protein of Tuberculous Mycobacteria. PLoS One [serial online]. 4(7):e6414. Available: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0006414.
Optimization of a Whole-Blood Gamma Interferon Assay for Detection of Mycobacterium bovis-Infected Cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schiller, I., Waters, W.R., Vordermeier, H.M., Nonnecke, B.J., Welsh, M., Keck, N., Whelan, A., Sigafoose, T., Stamm, C., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Hardegger, R., Marg-Haufe, B., Raeber, A., Oesch, B. 2009. Optimization of a Whole-Blood Gamma Interferon Assay for Detection of Mycobacterium bovis-Infected Cattle. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(8):1196-1202.
Comparison of Tuberculin Activity in the Interferon-gamma Assay for the Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schiller, I., Vordermeier, H.M., Waters, W.R., Kyburz, A., Cagiola, M., Whelan, A., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Meijlis, J., Carter, C., Egnuni, T., Hardegger, R., Marg-Hauffe, B., Raeber, A., Oesch, B. 2010. Comparison of Tuberculin Activity in the Interferon-gamma Assay for the Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis. Veterinary Record. 167(9):322-326.
T-cell mRNA Expression in Response to Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination and Mycobacterium bovis Infection of White-tailed deer     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2009. T-cell mRNA Expression in Response to Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination and Mycobacterium bovis Infection of White-tailed deer. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(8):1139-1145.
Viral Booster Vaccines Improve Mycobacterium bovis BCG-Induced Protection Against Bovine Tuberculosis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vordermeier, H.M., Villarreal-Ramos, B., Cockle, P.J., Macaulay, M., Rhodes, S.G., Thacker, T.C., Gilbert, S.C., Mcshane, H., Hill, A.V., Xing, R.Z., Hewinson, R.G. 2009. Viral Booster Vaccines Improve Mycobacterium bovis BCG-Induced Protection Against Bovine Tuberculosis. Infection and Immunity. 77(8):3364-3373.
Update on Veterinary Tuberculosis Vaccines - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R. 2009. Update on Veterinary Tuberculosis Vaccines [abstract].
Biomarker Discovery in Subclinical Mycobacterial Infections of Cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seth, M., Janagama, H.K., Lamont, E.A., Widdel, A., Vulchanova, L., Stabel, J.R., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Sreevatsan, S. 2009. Biomarker Discovery in Subclinical Mycobacterial Infections of Cattle. PLoS One [serial online]. 4(5):e5478. Available: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005478.
Highly Accurate Antibody Assays for Early and Rapid Detection of Tuberculosis in African and Asian Elephants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenwald, R., Lyashchenko, O., Esfandiari, J., Miller, M., Mikota, S., Olsen, J.H., Ball, R., Dumonceaux, G., Schmitt, D., Moller, T., Payeur, J.B., Harris, B., Sofranko, D., Waters, W.R., Lyashchenko, K.P. 2009. Highly Accurate Antibody Assays for Early and Rapid Detection of Tuberculosis in African and Asian Elephants. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(5):605-612.
Safety and Immunogenicity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis {Delta}lysA {Delta}panCD Vaccine in Domestic Cats Infected with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zimmerman, D., Waters, W.R., Lyashchenko, K.P., Nonnecke, B.J., Armstrong, D.L., Jacobs, Jr., W.R., Larsen, M.H., Egan, E., Dean, G.A. 2009. Safety and Immunogenicity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis {Delta}lysA {Delta}panCD Vaccine in Domestic Cats Infected with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(3):427-429.
Humoral Immune Responses of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination and Experimental Challenge with M. bovis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nol, P., Lyashchenko, K.P., Greenwald, R., Esfandiari, J., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Keefe, T.J., Thacker, T.C., Rhyan, J.C., Aldwell, F.E., Salman, M.D. 2009. Humoral Immune Responses of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination and Experimental Challenge with M. bovis. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(3):323-329.
Efficacy and Immunogenicity of Mycobacterium bovis Delta RD1 against Aerosol M. bovis Infection in Neonatal Calves     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Thacker, T.C., Capinos Scherer, C.F., Estes, D.M., Hewinson, R.G., Vordermeier, H.M., Barnes, S.W., Federe, G.C., Walker, J.R., Glynne, R.J., Hsu, T., Weinrick, B., Biermann, K., Larsen, M.H., Jacobs, W.R. 2009. Efficacy and Immunogenicity of Mycobacterium bovis Delta RD1 against Aerosol M. bovis Infection in Neonatal Calves. Vaccine. 27(8):1201-1209.
The Calf Model of Immunity for Development of a Vaccine Against Tuberculosis - (Review Article)
Endsley, J., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Thacker, T.C., Jacobs, W.R., Larsen, M., Hogg, A., Shell, L., Mcalauy, M., Capinos-Scherer, C., Coffey, T., Howard, C., Villareal-Ramos, B., Estes, M. 2009. The Calf Model of Immunity for Development of a Vaccine Against Tuberculosis. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 128(1-3):199-204.
Histology, Immunohistochemistry and Ultrastructure of the Bovine Palatine Tonsil with Special Emphasis on Reticular Epithelium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R. 2009. Histology, Immunohistochemistry and Ultrastructure of the Bovine Palatine Tonsil with Special Emphasis on Reticular Epithelium. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 127(3-4):277-285.
Interferon Gamma Assay for the Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Schiller, I., Marg-Haufe, B., Vordermeier, M., Waters, W.R., Whelan, A., Welsh, M., Keck, N., Moyen, J.L., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Raeber, A., Oesch, B. 2008. Interferon Gamma Assay for the Diagnosis of Bovine Tuberculosis [abstract]. Paper No. 25.
Vaccination with Mycobacterium bovis BCG Strains Danish and Pasteur in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Experimentally Challenged with Mycobacterium bovis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R. 2009. Vaccination with Mycobacterium bovis BCG Strains Danish and Pasteur in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Experimentally Challenged with Mycobacterium bovis. Zoonoses and Public Health. 56(5):243-251.
Evaluation of Granulysin and Perforin as Candidate Biomarkers for Protection Following Vaccination with Mycobacterium bovis BCG or M. bovisDeltaRD1     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Capinos Scherer, C.F., Endsley, J.J., De Aguiar, J.B., Jacobs, W.R., Larsen, M., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Waters, W.R., Estes, D.M. 2009. Evaluation of Granulysin and Perforin as Candidate Biomarkers for Protection Following Vaccination with Mycobacterium bovis BCG or M. bovis DeltaRD1. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 56(6-7):228-239.
Evaluation of Blood Assays for Detection of Mycobacterium Bovis in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus Virginianus) in Michigan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Brien, D.J., Schmitt, S.M., Lyashchenko, K.P., Waters, W.R., Berry, D.E., Palmer, M.V., Mcnair, J., Greenwald, R., Esfandiari, J., Cosgrove, M.K. 2009. Evaluation of Blood Assays for Detection of Mycobacterium Bovis in White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus Virginianus) in Michigan. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 45(1):153-164.
Humoral Immune Responses of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination and Experimental Challenge with M. bovis - (Abstract Only)
Nol, P., Lyashchenko, K.P., Waters, W.R., Rhyan, J.C., Salman, M.D. 2008. Humoral Immune Responses of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination and Experimental Challenge with M. bovis. [abstract].
Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Relevancy of Veterinary Applications to Human Disease - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Nonnecke, B.J., Lyashchenko, K., Schiller, I., Marg, B., Oesch, B., Vordermeier, M., O'Brien, D., Schmitt, S., Estes, M. 2008. Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Relevancy of Veterinary Applications to Human Disease [abstract]. p. 17.
Serum 25-Hydroxvitamin D Concentrations in Captive and Free-Ranging, White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Nonnecke, B.J., Gibbs, S.E., Yabsley, M.J., Schmitt, S.M., Cosgrove, M.K., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Olsen, S.C., Horst, R.L., Reinhardt, T.A. 2009. Serum 25-Hydroxvitamin D Concentrations in Captive and Free-Ranging, White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus). International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 79(3):180-187.
Animal-side Serologic Assay for Rapid Detection of Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Multiple Species of Free-ranging Wildlife     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyashchenko, K.P., Greenwald, R., Esfandiari, J., Chambers, M.A., Vicente, J., Gortazar, C., Santos, N., Correia-Neves, M., Buddle, B.M., Jackson, R., O'Brien, D.J., Schmitt, S., Palmer, M.V., Delahay, R.J., Waters, W.R. 2008. Animal-side Serologic Assay for Rapid Detection of Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Multiple Species of Free-ranging Wildlife. Veterinary Microbiology. 132(3-4):283-292.
Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Assay Optimization, Validation, and Antigens for Specific Diagnosis - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Nonnecke, B.J., Lyashchenko, K., Schiller, I., Marg, B., Oesch, B., Vordermeier, M., O'Brien, D., Schmitt, S., Estes, M. 2008. Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Assay Optimization, Validation, and Antigens for Specific Diagnosis. [abstract].
Vaccination of White-tailed Deer with Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG) - (Proceedings)
Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2007. Vaccination of White-tailed Deer with Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG). In: Proccedings of the 42nd United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Panel of Animal and Avian Health, December 5-7, 2007, Tsukuba, Japan.
Mycobacterium bovis Shuttles between Domestic Animals and Wildlife - (Review Article)
Palmer, M.V. 2008. Mycobacterium bovis Shuttles between Domestic Animals and Wildlife. Microbe. 3(1):27-34.
Effects of Culture Conditions and Tuberculin Source on Interferon-gamma production in Whole Blood Cultures from Mycobacterium bovis Infected Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Schiller, I., Waters, W.R., Vordermeier, M., Palmer, M.V., Egnuni, T., Hardegger, R., Kyburz, A., Nonnecke, B.J., Raeber, A., Oesch, B. 2007. Effects of Culture Conditions and Tuberculin Source on Interferon-gamma production in Whole Blood Cultures from Mycobacterium bovis Infected Cattle [abstract]. United States Animal Health Association. p. 140.
Vaccination of White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Mycobacterium bovis BCG - (Abstract Only)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Nol, P., Waters, W.R. 2007. Vaccination of White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Mycobacterium bovis BCG [abstract]. 111th Annual Meeting of the United States Animal Health Association. p. 35.
Comparison of Four Serological Assays and Culture to Determine Tuberculosis Infection in Captive Elephants in Nepal - (Abstract Only)
Mikota, S.K., Miller, M., Dumonceaux, G., Giri, K., Gairhe, K., Hamilton, K., Paudel, S., Lyaschshenko, K., Larsen, R.S., Payeur, J., Waters, W.R., Kaufman, G. 2007. Comparison of Four Serological Assays and Culture to Determine Tuberculosis Infection in Captive Elephants in Nepal [abstract]. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. p. 25.
Improved Specificity for Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Fresh Tissue Using IS6110 Real-Time PCR - (Abstract Only)
Thacker, T.C., Harris, B., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2007. Improved Specificity for Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Fresh Tissue Using IS6110 Real-Time PCR [abstract].
Proteomics Based Biomarker Discovery to Aid in the Unambiguous Detection of Bovine Tuberculosis Infection in Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Seth, M., Vulchanova, L., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R., Sreevatsan, S. 2007. Proteomics Based Biomarker Discovery to Aid in the Unambiguous Detection of Bovine Tuberculosis Infection in Cattle [abstract]. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p. 10P.
Development and Evaluation of a Real-time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assay for Quantification of Gamma Interferon mRNA to Diagnose Tuberculosis in Multiple Animal Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrington, N.P., Surujballi, O.P., Waters, W.R., Prescott, J.F. 2007. Development and Evaluation of a Real-time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assay for Quantification of Gamma Interferon mRNA to Diagnose Tuberculosis in Multiple Animal Species. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 14(12):1563-1571.
Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination Induces Memory CD4+ T cells Characterized by Effector Biomarker Expression and Anti-mycobacterial Activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Endsley, J.J., Hogg, A., Shell, L.J., Mcaulay, M., Coffey, T., Howard, C., Capinos-Scherer, C.F., Waters, W.R., Nonnecke, B.J., Estes, D.M., Villarreal-Ramos, B. 2007. Mycobacterium bovis BCG Vaccination Induces Memory CD4+ T cells Characterized by Effector Biomarker Expression and Anti-mycobacterial Activity. Vaccine. 25(50):8384-8394.
Efficacy of Oral and Parenteral Routes of Mycobacterium bovis bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccination Against Experimental Bovine Tuberculosis in White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): A Feasibility Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nol, P., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R., Aldwell, F.E., Buddle, B.M., Triantis, J., Linke, L., Phillips, G., Thacker, T.C., Rhyan, J., Dunbar, M., Salman, M.D. 2008. Efficacy of Oral and Parenteral Routes of Mycobacterium bovis bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccination Against Experimental Bovine Tuberculosis in White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): A Feasibility Study. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 44(2):247-259.
Wildlife Still the Wild Card in TB Struggle - (Trade Journal)
Palmer, M.V. 2007. Wildlife Still the Wild Card in TB Struggle. Hoard's Dairyman. 152(19):754.
Veterinary Applications for Monitoring Mononuclear Cell Proliferation Using Cell Tracking Dyes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Sacco, R.E. 2007. Veterinary Applications for Monitoring Mononuclear Cell Proliferation Using Cell Tracking Dyes. Immunological Investigations. 36(5-6):887-908.
Effects of Culture Conditions and Tuberculin Source on Interferon-gamma Production in Whole Blood Cultures from Mycobacterium bovis Infected Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Schiller, I., Waters, W.R., Vordermeier, M., Palmer, M.V., Egnuni, T., Hardegger, R., Kyburz, A., Oesch, B. 2007. Effects of Culture Conditions and Tuberculin Source on Interferon-gamma Production in Whole Blood Cultures from Mycobacterium bovis Infected Cattle [abstract]. International Veterinary Immunology Symposium. p. 25.
Bovine Tuberculosis: Analyzing the Parameters of the Interferon Gamma Assay and Improved Diagnosis with New Antigens - (Abstract Only)
Schiller, I., Vordermeier, M., Waters, W.R., Marg-Haufe, B., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Hardegger, R., Kyburz, A., Raeber, A., Oesch, B. 2007. Bovine Tuberculosis: Analyzing the Parameters of the Interferon Gamma Assay and Improved Diagnosis with New Antigens [abstract].
Tuberculosis: a Re-emerging Disease at the Interface of Domestic Animals and Wildlife - (Abstract Only)
Palmer, M.V. 2007. Tuberculosis: a Re-emerging Disease at the Interface of Domestic Animals and Wildlife [abstract]. 111th Annual Meeting of the United States Animal Health Association. p. 672.
Lesion Development and Immunohistochemical Changes in Granulomas from Cattle Experimentally Infected with Mycobacterium bovis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R., Thacker, T.C. 2007. Lesion Development and Immunohistochemical Changes in Granulomas from Cattle Experimentally Infected with Mycobacterium bovis. Veterinary Pathology. 44(6):863-874.
Vaccination of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette Guerin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R. 2007. Vaccination of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette Guerin. Vaccine. 25(36):5489-97.
Associations between Cytokine Gene Expression and Pathology in Cattle infected with Mycobacterium bovis - (Abstract Only)
Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2007. Associations between Cytokine Gene Expression and Pathology in Cattle infected with Mycobacterium bovis. [Abstract]. American Association for Microbiology. Abstract No. U-037.
The Neonatal calf Tuberculosis Vaccine Model: Immune Responses to Protective and Non-protective Vaccines after Aerosol Challenge with Virulent Mycobacterium bovis - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Nonnecke, B.J., Thacker, T.C., Estes, M., Jacobs, W.R., Larsen, M.L. 2007. The Neonatal calf Tuberculosis Vaccine Model: Immune Responses to Protective and Non-protective Vaccines after Aerosol Challenge with Virulent Mycobacterium bovis [abstract]. The American Association of Immunologists. p. 43.51.
Bo-lysin: A Potential Candidate as a biomarker of Protection after Vaccination against Tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Scherer, C.F., Endsley, J.J., Aguiar, J.B., Waters, W.R., Estes, D.M. 2007. Bo-lysin: A Potential Candidate as a biomarker of Protection after Vaccination against Tuberculosis [abstract]. American Association of Immunologists. p. 47.39.
Biomarkers of CD4+ CTL cell Mediated Immunity to Tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Endsley, J.J., Hogg, A., Shell, L., Mcalauy, M., Scherer, C.C., Coffey, T., Howard, C., Nonnecke, B.J., Waters, W.R., Estes, D.M. 2007. Biomarkers of CD4+ CTL cell Mediated Immunity to Tuberculosis [abstract]. American Association of Imunologists. p. 43.49.
Associations Between Cytokine Gene Expression and Pathology in Mycobacterium bovis Infected Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, T.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2007. Associations Between Cytokine Gene Expression and Pathology in Mycobacterium bovis Infected Cattle. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 119(3-4):204-213.
Tuberculosis in Cervidae in the United States: Past, Present and Future of Diagnostics - (Review Article)
Palmer, M.V. 2007. Tuberculosis in Cervidae in the United States: Past, Present and Future of Diagnostics [Review Article]. Whitetails of Wisconsin Newsletter. p. 10-12.
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