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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Bluetongue Virus Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures

Location: Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Molecular evolution of epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in North America based on historical isolates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Ruder, M.G., Jasperson, D.C., Smith, T.P., Naraghi Arani, P., Lenhoff, R., Stallknecht, D.E., Valdivia-Granda, W.A., Sheron, D. 2016. Molecular evolution of epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in North America based on historical isolates. Virus Genes. 52:495-508.
European bluetongue serotype 8: Disease threat assessment for US sheep     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Podell, B.K., Breitenbach, J.E., Mcvey, D.S., Van Rijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2016. European bluetongue serotype 8: Disease threat assessment for US sheep. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 16(6):400-407.
Non-structural protein NS3/NS3a is required for propagation of bluetongue virus in Culicoides sonorensis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feenstra, F., Drolet, B.S., Boonstra, J., Van Rijn, P.A. 2015. Non-structural protein NS3/NS3a is required for propagation of bluetongue virus in Culicoides sonorensis. Parasites & Vectors. 8:476-484. DOI 10.1186/s13071-015-1063-3
Transmission and epidemiology of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease in North America: current perspectives, research gaps, and future directions - (Review Article)
Ruder, M.G., Lysyk, T.J., Stallknecht, D.E., Foil, L.D., Johnson, D.J., Chase, C.C., Dargatz, D.A., Gibbs, E.P. 2015. Transmission and epidemiology of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease in North America: Current perspectives, research gaps, and future directions. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):348-363.
A Review of Knowledge Gaps and Tools for Orbivirus Research - (Review Article)
Drolet, B.S., Van Rijn, P.A., Howerth, E., Beer, M., Mertens, P.P. 2015. A review of knowledge gaps and tools for orbivirus research. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):339-347.
Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective - (Review Article)
Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Wilson, W.C., Nayduch, D., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Maclachlan, N.J. 2015. Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):335-338.
Vaccines for prevention of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease in livestock: A North American perspective - (Review Article)
Mcvey, D.S., Maclachlan, N.J. 2015. Vaccines for prevention of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease in livestock: A North American perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):385-396.
Whole genome sequence analysis of recently circulating Bluetongue virus serotype 11 strains from the United States including two domestic canine isolates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaudreault, N.N., Jasperson, D.C., Dubovi, E.J., Johnson, D.J., Ostlund, E.N., Wilson, W.C. 2015. Whole genome sequence analysis of recently circulating Bluetongue virus serotype 11 strains from the United States including two domestic canine isolates. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 27(4):442-448.
Effect of Culicoides Sonorensis Salivary Proteins on Clinical Disease Outcome in Experimental Bluetongue Virus Serotype 8 Infection of Dorset Sheep     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister-Hendricks, L.M., Lehiy, C.J., Van Rijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2015. Effect of Culicoides Sonorensis Salivary Proteins on Clinical Disease Outcome in Experimental Bluetongue Virus Serotype 8 Infection of Dorset Sheep. Veterinaria Italiana. 51(4):379-384.
Host and Potential Vector Susceptibility to an Emerging Orbivirus in the United States: Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 6 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruder, M.G., Stallknecht, D.E., Allison, A.B., Mead, D.G., Carter, D.L., Howerth, E.W. 2016. Host and Potential Vector Susceptibility to an Emerging Orbivirus in the United States: Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 6. Veterinary Pathology. 53(3):574-584.
Genetic characterization of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus strains isolated from cattle in Israel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Ruder, M.G., Klement, E., Jasperson, D.C., Yadin, H., Stallknecht, D.E., Mead, D.G., Howerth, E. 2015. Genetic characterization of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus strains isolated from cattle in Israel. Journal of General Virology. 96:1400-1410. DOI 10.1099/vir.0.000089
Vaccines for prevention of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease in livestock: A North American perspective - (Review Article)
Mcvey, D.S., Maclachlan, N.J. 2015. Vaccines for prevention of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease in livestock: A North American perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):385-396.
Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of Bluetongue virus serotype 2 strains isolated in the Americas including a novel strain from the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaudreault, N.N., Mayo, C., Jasperson, D.C., Crossley, B.M., Breitmeyer, R.E., Johnson, D.J., Ostlund, E.N., Maclachlan, J., Wilson, W.C. 2014. Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of Bluetongue virus serotype 2 strains isolated in the Americas including a novel strain from the western United States. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 26:553. DOI: 10.1177/1040638714536902
Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Northern European bluetongue virus serotype 8     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Rigg, T.D., Nol, P., Podell, B.K., Mecham, J.O., Vercauteren, K.C., Van Rijn, P.A., Wilson, W.C., Bowen, R.A. 2013. Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Northern European bluetongue virus serotype 8. Veterinary Microbiology. 13(9):619-29. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1285.
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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