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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Naomi Taus
Animal Disease Research
Veterinary Medical Science

Phone: (509) 335-6318
Fax: (509) 335-8328

3041 ADBF, WSU
PULLMAN , WA 990646630

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.)
Replacement of glycoprotein B in alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 by its ovine herpesvirus 2 homolog: implications in vaccine development for sheep associated-malignant catarrhal fever -
Cunha, C.W., Taus, N.S., Dewals, B.G., Vanderplasschen, A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Li, H. 2016. Replacement of glycoprotein B in alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 by its ovine herpesvirus 2 homolog: implications in vaccine development for sheep associated-malignant catarrhal fever. mSphere. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00108-16.
Cross-reactivity of neutralizing antibodies among malignant catarrhal fever viruses -
Taus, N.S., Marquard, J., Cunha, C.W., O'Toole, D., Li, H. 2015. Cross-reactivity of neutralizing antibodies among malignant catarrhal fever viruses. PLoS One. 10(12):30145073.
Antibodies to ovine herpesvirus 2 glycoprotein antibodies decrease virus infectivity and prevent malignant catarrhal fever in rabbits -
Cunha, C.W., Knowles Jr, D.P., Taus, N.S., O'Toole, D., Nicola, A.V., Aguilar, H.C., Li, H. 2014. Antibodies to ovine herpesvirus 2 glycoprotein antibodies decrease virus infectivity and prevent malignant catarrhal fever in rabbits. Veterinary Microbiology. 175(2-4):349-355.
Malignant catarrhal fever in American bison (Bison bison) experimentally infected with alcelaphine herpesvirus 2 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2013.07.021.
Are rabbits a suitable model to study sheep-associated malignant catarrhal in susceptible hosts? -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 Reprint Icon -
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) Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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.
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) -
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 -
VALIDATION OF NON-NESTED AND REAL-TIME PCR FOR DIAGNOSIS OF SHEEP-ASSOCIATED MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER IN CLINICAL SAMPLES -
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 -
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 -
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.
THE UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT OF SHEEP IS THE PREDOMINANT SITE OF OVINE HERPESVIRUS-2 REPLICATION -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
A NOVEL SUBGROUP OF RHADINOVIRUSES IN RUMINANTS -
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.
DEFINING THE MINIMUM INTRANASAL INFECTIOUS DOSE OF OVHV-2 THAT IS REQUIRED TO INDUCE INFECTION AND MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER IN BISON -
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 -
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 REAL-TIME PCR ASSAY FOR MEASURING ALCELAPHINE HERPESVIRUS-1 DNA -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
SHEDDING OF OVINE HERPESVIRUS 2 IN DOMESTIC SHEEP: FREQUENCY, INTENSITY AND DURATION -
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.
DOSE DEPENDENT RESPONSES IN SHEEP EXPERIMENTALLY INFECTED WITH OVHV-2 -
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
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