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Shollie M Falkenberg
Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (515) 337-7338
Fax: (515) 337-7402

P.O. BOX 70
1920 DAYTON AVE
AMES , IA 50010
Projects
Identification of Disease Mechanisms and Control Strategies for Viral Respiratory Pathogens of Ruminants
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432021
Determining if Lymphoid Depletion, in the Periphery and Tissues is Associated with BVDV Vaccination
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 432112

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of BVDV2b and 2c subgenotypes in the United States: genetic and antigenic characterization -
Frequency of bovine viral diarrhea virus detected in subpopulations of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in persistently infected animals and health outcome -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Walz, P., Casas, E., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2018. Frequency of bovine viral diarrhea virus detected in subpopulations of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in persistently infected animals and health outcome. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. doi.org/10.1016/j.vetimm.2018.11.015.
Distribution of atypical porcine pestivirus in the cerebellum of newborn piglets following in utero inoculation -
Experimental infection of calves with bovine gammaherpesvirus 4 -
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on Mycoplasma bovis -
Dassanayake, R.P., Falkenberg, S.M., Register, K.B., Samorodnitsky, D., Nicholson, E.M., Reinhardt, T.A. 2018. Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on Mycoplasma bovis. PLoS One. 13(5):e0197677. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0197677.
Serological survey for antibodies against pestiviruses in Wyoming domestic sheep -
Silveira, S., Falkenberg, S.M., Elderbrook, M.J., Sondgeroth, K.S., Dassanayake, R.P., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F., Canal, C.W. 2018. Serological survey for antibodies against pestiviruses in Wyoming domestic sheep. Veterinary Microbiology. 219:96-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.04.019.
Comparison of reproductive protection against bovine viral diarrhea virus provided by multivalent viral vaccines containing inactivated fractions of bovine viral diarrhea virus 1 and 2 -
Walz, P.H., Riddell, K.P., Newcomer, B.W., Neill, J.D., Falkenberg, S.M., Cortese, V.S., Scruggs, D.W., Short, T.H. 2018. Comparison of reproductive protection against bovine viral diarrhea virus provided by multivalent viral vaccines containing inactivated fractions of bovine viral diarrhea virus 1 and 2. Vaccine. 36(26):3853-3860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.04.005.
Relationship between viral shedding in the transmission of bovine viral diarrhea virus to naïve calves by direct and indirect exposure routes -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2018. Evaluation of bovine viral diarrhea virus transmission potential to naïve calves by direct and indirect exposure routes. Veterinary Microbiology. 217:144-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.03.012.
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on Mycoplasma bovis -
Clinical report: Detection and management of bovine viral diarrhea virus Type 1b in a large dairy herd -
Cox, E.A., Ridpath, J.F., Falkenberg, S.M. 2017. Clinical report: Detection and management of bovine viral diarrhea virus Type 1b in a large dairy herd. Bovine Practitioner Journal. 51(2):153-156.
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on bovine respiratory pathogen Histophilus somni Reprint Icon -
Dassanayake, R.P., Falkenberg, S.M., Briggs, R.E., Tatum, F.M., Sacco, R.E. 2017. Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on bovine respiratory pathogen Histophilus somni. PLoS One. 12(8):1-14. doi. 10.1371/journal.pone.0183610.
Characterization of thymus-associated lymphoid depletion in bovine calves acutely or persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus 1, bovine viral diarrhea 2 or HoBi-like pestivirus Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Bauermann, F.V., Ridpath, J.F. 2017. Characterization of thymus-associated lymphoid depletion in bovine calves acutely or persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus 1, bovine viral diarrhea 2 or HoBi-like pestivirus. Archives of Virology. 1-8. doi. 10.1007/s00705-017-3523-x.
Improved detection of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Silveira, S., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2017. Improved detection of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. 235:77-81. 10.1016/j.virol.2017.06.032.
Serological survey for antibodies against pestiviruses in sheep in Wyoming -
Demonstration of systemic infection of BVDV Vaccine virus after vaccination in presence of PI calves -
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on bovine respiratory pathogen Histophilus somni -
Improved detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2017. Improved detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay. Virology. 509(2017):260-265. doi. 10.1016/j.virol.2017.06.032.
Isolation and characterization of a novel cervid adenovirus from white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns in a captive herd Reprint Icon -
Ridpath, J.F., Neill, J.D., Palmer, M.V., Bauermann, F.V., Falkenberg, S.M., Wolff, P.L. 2017. Isolation and characterization of a novel cervid adenovirus from white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns in a captive herd. Virus Research. 238:198-203. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2017.06.020.
An inactivated influenza D virus vaccine partially protects cattle from respiratory disease caused by homologous challenge Reprint Icon -
Hause, B.M., Huntimer, L., Falkenberg, S.M., Henningson, J., Lechtenberg, K., Halbur, T. 2016. An inactivated influenza D virus vaccine partially protects cattle from respiratory disease caused by homologous challenge. Veterinary Microbiology. 199(2017):47-53.
Morphological changes in cultured bovine lymphoid cell lines associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) single and dual infections with bovine leukemia virus (BLV) -
HoBi-like virus challenge of pregnant cows that had previously given birth to calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus -
Evaluation of the innate immune response of Angus heifers with genetic marker variation for intramuscular fat deposition following a lipopolysaccharide challenge -
Buntyn, J.O., Carroll, J.A., Smith, T., Rivera, J.D., Sanchez, N.C., Broadway, P.R., Falkenberg, S.M., Schmidt, T.B. 2016. Evaluation of the innate immune response of Angus heifers with genetic marker variation for intramuscular fat deposition following a lipopolysaccharide challenge. Livestock Science. 188:103-110.
Comparison of the breadth and complexity of bovine viral diarrhea (BVDV) populations circulating in 34 persistently infected cattle generated in one outbreak Reprint Icon -
Ridpath, J.F., Bayles, D.O., Neill, J.D., Falkenberg, S.M., Bauermann, F.F., Holler, L., Braun, L.J., Young, D.B., Kane, S.E., Chase, C.C. 2015. Comparison of the breadth and complexity of bovine viral diarrhea (BVDV) populations circulating in 34 persistently infected cattle generated in one outbreak. Virology. 485:297-304. doi. 10.1016/j.virol.2015.07.022.
Relative virulence in bison and cattle of bison-associated genotypes of Mycoplasma bovis -
Association of serum antibody levels following vaccination with a modified live BVDV vaccine and protection from clinical disease upon challenge Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Ridpath, J.F., Tait Jr, R.G., Vander Ley, B., Bauermann, F.V., Reecy, J.M. 2015. Association of serum antibody levels following vaccination with a modified live BVDV vaccine and protection from clinical disease upon challenge. Jacobs Journal of Vaccines and Vaccination. 1(1):002.
Changes observed in the thymus and lymph nodes 14 days after exposure to BVDV field strains of enhanced or typical virulence in neonatal calves Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Johnson, C., Bauermann, F.V., McGill, J.L., Palmer, M.V., Sacco, R.E., Ridpath, J.F. 2014. Changes observed in the thymus and lymph nodes 14 days after exposure to BVDV field strains of enhanced or typical virulence in neonatal calves. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 160(1-2):70-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2014.03.018.
Comparison of temperature fluctuations at multiple anatomical locations in cattle during exposure to bovine viral diarrhea virus Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Ridpath, J.F., Vander Ley, B., Bauermann, F.V., Carroll, J.A. 2014. Comparison of temperature fluctuations at multiple anatomical locations in cattle during exposure to bovine viral diarrhea virus. Livestock Science. 164(2014):159-167. DOI:10.1016/j.livsci.2014.03.018.
Lack of evidence for the presence of emerging HoBi-like viruses in North American fetal bovine serum lots. Reprint Icon -
Bauermann, F.V., Flores, E.F., Falkenberg, S.M., Ridpath, J.F. 2014. Lack of evidence for the presence of emerging HoBi-like viruses in North American fetal bovine serum lots.. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 26(1):10-17. DOI: 10.1177/1040638713518208.
Evaluation of endocrine and immune disruption of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus vaccinated steers challenged with infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Carroll, J.A., Elsasser, T.H., Best, T., Sartin, J.L., Buntyn, J.O., Schmidt, T.B. 2013. Evaluation of endocrine and immune disruption of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus vaccinated steers challenged with infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 74(12):1552-1529.
In vitro neutralization against HoBi-like viruses by antiobodies in serum of cattle immunized with inactivated or modified live vaccines of bovine viral diarrhea virus 1 and 2 Reprint Icon -
Bauermann, F.V., Harmon, A., Flores, E.F., Falkenberg, S.M., Reecy, J.M., Ridpath, J.F. 2013. In vitro neutralization against HoBi-like viruses by antiobodies in serum of cattle immunized with inactivated or modified live vaccines of bovine viral diarrhea virus 1 and 2. Veterinary Microbiology. 166(1-2):242-245 DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2013.04.032.
Circulating immune cell subpopulations in pestivirus persistently infected calves and non-infected calves varying in immune status. -
Circulating immune cell subpopulations in pestivirus persistently infected calves and non-infected calves varying in immune status [Abstract] -
Falkenberg, S.M., Ridpath, J.F., Bauermann, F.V. 2013. Circulating immune cell subpopulations in pestivirus persistently infected calves and non-infected calves varying in immune status [Abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. American Society of Animal Science Meeting, July 8-12, 2013,Indianapolis, Indiana. 91:649.
Association of hematological variables and castration status at the time of arrival at a research facility with the risk of bovine respiratory disease in beef calves Reprint Icon -
Richeson, J.T., Pinedo, P.J., Kegley, E.B., Powell, J.G., Gadberry, M.S., Beck, P.A., Falkenberg, S.M. 2013. Association of hematological variables and castration status at the time of arrival at a research facility with the risk of bovine respiratory disease in beef calves. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 243(7):1035-1041. DOI: 10.2460/javma.243.7.1035.
Use of bioluminescent Escherichia coli to determine retention during the life cycle of the housefly, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae, L) Reprint Icon -
Schuster, G.L., Donaldson, J.R., Buntyn, J.O., Duoss, H.A., Callaway, T.R., Carroll, J.A., Falkenberg, S.M., Schmidt, T.B. 2013. Use of bioluminescent Escherichia coli to determine retention during the life cycle of the housefly, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae, L). Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10:442-447.
Comparison of acute infection of calves exposed to a high-virulence or low-virulence bovine viral diarrhea virus or a HoBi-like virus Reprint Icon -
Ridpath, J.F., Falkenberg, S.M., Bauermann, F.V., VanderLey, B.L., Do, Y., Flores, E.F., Rodman, D.M., Neill, J.D. 2013. Comparison of acute infection of calves exposed to a high-virulence or low-virulence bovine viral diarrhea virus or a HoBi-like virus. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 74(3):438-442. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.74.3.438.
Correlation between circulating white blood cell counts and level of protective immune response against bovine viral diarrhea virus elicited by a modified live vaccine -