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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Cristina Cunha
Animal Disease Research
Veterinary Medical Science

Phone: (509) 335-6059
Fax: (509) 335-8328

3003 ADBF, WSU
PULLMAN , WA 991646630

Projects
Genetic Impact and Improved Diagnostics for Sheep and Goat Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431730
Diagnostic and Control Strategies for Malignant Catarrhal Fever
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431737
Development of Strategies to Control Anaplasmosis
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431740
Development of Detection and Control Strategies for Bovine Babesiosis and Equine Piroplasmosis
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431742

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever-like skin disease in a free-ranging bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis), Alberta, Canada -
Slater, O.M., Kennedy-Peters, J., Lejeune, M., Gummer, D., Warren, A., Joseph, T., Li, H., Cunha, C.W., Duignan, P.J. 2016. Sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever-like skin disease in a free-ranging bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis), Alberta, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 53(1).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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