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Research Project: Intervention Strategies to Prevent and Control Disease Outbreaks Caused by Emerging Strains of Avian Influenza Viruses

Location: Exotic & Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research

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Protection afforded by avian influenza vaccination programs consisting of a novel RNA particle and an inactivated avian influenza vaccine against a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus challenge in layer chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Genomic soups in the environment: can they help us predict emergence of novel avian influenza viruses? - (Review Article)

A computationally designed H5 antigen shows immunological breadth of coverage and protects against drifting avian strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ross, T.M., Dinapoli, J., Geil-Moloney, M., Bloom, C.E., Bertran, K., Balzli, C.L., Strugnell, T., Sa E Silva, M., Mebatsion, T., Bublot, M., Swayne, D.E., Kleanthous, H. 2019. A computationally designed H5 antigen shows immunological breadth of coverage and protects against drifting avian strains. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 37:2369-2376. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.03.018.

Estimating within-flock transmission rate parameter for H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Minnesota turkey flocks during the 2015 epizootic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ssematimba, A., Malladi, S., Hagenaars, T., Bonney, P., Weaver, J., Patyk, K., Spackman, E., Halvorson, D., Cardona, C. 2019. Estimating within-flock transmission rate parameter for H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Minnesota turkey flocks during the 2015 epizootic. Epidemiology and Infection. 147:e179,1-8. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268819000633.

The accuracy of using of 3 versus 5 replicates per dilution to titrate avian influenza virus in embryonating chicken eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Clade 2.3.4.4 H5 North American highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses infect, but do not cause disease in American Black Ducks (Anas rubripes) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

The pathogenesis of H7 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stephens, C.B., Prosser, D.J., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Berlin, A.M., Spackman, E. 2019. The pathogenesis of H7 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis). Avian Diseases. 63(1):230-234. https://doi.org/10.1637/11909-060118-ResNote.1.

Crude inactivated influenza A virus adjuvated with a bispecific antibody complex targeting chicken CD40 and AIV M2e confers protection against lethal HPAI challenge in chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vuong, C., Chou, W., Briggs, W., Faulkner, O., Wolfenden, A., Jonas, M., Kapczynski, D.R., Hargis, B.M., Bielke, L.R., Berghman, L.R. 2018. Crude inactivated influenza A virus adjuvated with a bispecific antibody complex targeting chicken CD40 and AIV M2e confers protection against lethal HPAI challenge in chickens. Monoclonal Antibodies in Immunodiagnosis and Immunotherapy. 37(6):245-251. https://doi.org/10.1089/mab.2018.0040.

The multifaceted zoonotic risk of H9N2 avian influenza - (Review Article)
Pusch, E., Suarez, D.L. 2018. The multifaceted zoonotic risk of H9N2 avian influenza. Veterinary Sciences. 5(4):vetsci5040082. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci5040082.

Maternal antibody inhibition of recombinant Newcastle disease virus vectored vaccine in a primary or booster avian influenza vaccination program of broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertran, K., Lee, D., Criado, M.F., Balzli, C.L., Killmaster, L.F., Kapczynski, D.R., Swayne, D.E. 2018. Maternal antibody inhibition of recombinant Newcastle disease virus vectored vaccine in a primary or booster avian influenza vaccination program of broiler chickens. Vaccine. 36(43):6361-6372. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.09.015.

Transmission Dynamics of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus A(H5Nx) Clade 2.3.4.4, North America, 2014–2015 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Torchetti, M.K., Hicks, J., Killian, M.L., Bahl, J., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Swayne, D.E. 2018. Transmission Dynamics of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus A(H5Nx) Clade 2.3.4.4, North America, 2014–2015. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24(10):1840-1848. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2410.171891.

New reassortant clade 2.3.4.4b avian influenza A (H5N6) virus in wild birds, South Korea, 2017-2018 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwon, J., Jeong, S., Lee, D., Swayne, D.E., Kim, Y., Lee, S., Noh, J., Erdene-Ochir, T., Jeong, J., Song, C. 2018. New reassortant clade 2.3.4.4b avian influenza A (H5N6) virus in wild birds, South Korea, 2017-2018. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24(10):1953-1955. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2410.180461.

Pathobiology of Tennessee 2017 H7N9 low and high pathogenicity avian influenza viruses in commercial broiler breeders and specific pathogen free layer chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertran, K., Lee, D., Criado, M.F., Smith, D.M., Swayne, D.E., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2018. Pathobiology of Tennessee 2017 H7N9 low and high pathogenicity avian influenza viruses in commercial broiler breeders and specific pathogen free layer chickens. Veterinary Research. 49:82. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-018-0576-0.

Attenuation of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) viruses in Indonesia following reassortment and acquisition of genes from low pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) A virus progenitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dharmayanti, N., Thor, S.W., Zanders, N., Hartawan, R., Ratnawati, A., Jang, Y., Rodriguez, M., Suarez, D.L., Samaan, G., Pudjiatmoko, Davis, C. 2018. Attenuation of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) viruses in Indonesia following reassortment and acquisition of genes from low pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) A virus progenitors. Emerging Microbes & Infections. 7(1):1-14. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41426-018-0147-5.

Mitigation strategies to reduce the generation and transmission of airborne highly pathogenic influenza virus particles during processing of infected poultry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertran, K., Clark, A., Swayne, D.E. 2018. Mitigation strategies to reduce the generation and transmission of airborne highly pathogenic influenza virus particles during processing of infected poultry. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 221(6):893-900. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.05.013.

Vaccine response to the 2015-2016 HPAIV outbreaks in the United States - (Proceedings)
Suarez, D.L., Thacker, E.L. 2017. Vaccine response to the 2015-2016 HPAIV outbreaks in the United States. In Proceedings of the United States Animal Health Association Annual Meeting, October 12-18, 2017, San Dieago, California. 2017 CDROM.

Research update for the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory - (Abstract Only)

Detection of reassortant H5N6 clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in a black-faced spoonbill (Platalea minor) found dead, Taiwan, 2017 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Lee, D., Chen, L., Lin, Y., Li, W., Hu, S., Chen, Y., Swayne, D.E., Lee, M. 2018. Detection of reassortant H5N6 clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in a black-faced spoonbill (Platalea minor) found dead, Taiwan, 2017. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 62:275-278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2018.04.026.

Antigenic characterization of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses with chicken and ferret antisera reveals similar haemagglutination inhibition profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, D., Shepard, S.S., Burke, D.F., Jones, J., Nguyen, L., Thor, S., Nguyen, T., Balish, A., Hoang, D., To, T., Iqbal, M., Wentworth, D., Spackman, E., Van Doorn, R., David, T.C., Bryant, J.E. 2018. Antigenic characterization of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses with chicken and ferret antisera reveals similar haemagglutination inhibition profiles. Emerging Microbes & Infections. 7:100. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41426-018-0100-7.

Purported addition of N-glycosylation sites on the globular head of the hemagglutinin induced escape of a 2015 Mexican H7 HPAI strain from vaccinal immunity - (Abstract Only)
Criado, M.F., Bertran, K., Lee, D., Killmaster, L.F., Stephens, C.B., Spackman, E., Atkins, E., Sa E Silva, M., Mebatsion, T., Smith, R., Hughes, T., Widener, J., Pritchard, N., Swayne, D.E. 2018.[abstract] Purported addition of N-glycosylation sites on the globular head of the hemagglutinin induced escape of a 2015 Mexican H7 HPAI strain from vaccinal immunity. Abstract book for 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, Brighton, United Kingdom, April 15-18, 2018. Paper No. 50.

Heterosubtypic immunity increases infectious dose required to infect mallard ducks to Influenza A Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Segovia, K., Franca, M., Leyson, C.L., Kapczynski, D.R., Chrzastek, K., Bahnson, C.S., Stallknecht, D. 2018. Heterosubtypic immunity increases infectious dose required to infect mallard ducks to Influenza A Virus. PLoS One. 13(4):e0196394. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196394.

The under appreciated threat of H9N2 avian influenza - (Abstract Only)
Suarez, D.L., Pusch, E. 2018. The under appreciated threat of H9N2 avian influenza [abstract]. 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, Brighton, United Kingdon, April 15-18, 2018. p.74.

Fowl adenovirus serotype 9 vectored vaccine for protection of avian influenza virus - (Abstract Only)
Suarez, D.L., Castro, F., Paz, G., Lazono, B. 2018. Fowl adenovirus serotype 9 vectored vaccine for protection of avian influenza virus [abstract]. 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, Brighton, United Kingdom, April 15-18, 2018. p.146.

Draft genome sequence of three novel Ochrobactrum spp. isolated from different avian hosts in Pakistan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, P., Killmaster, L.F., Volkening, J.D., Cardenas-Garcia, S., Wajid, A., Regmani, S.F., Basharatd, A., Miller, P.J., Afonso, C.L. 2018. Draft genome sequence of three novel Ochrobactrum spp. isolated from different avian hosts in Pakistan. Genome Announcements. 6:e00269-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00269-18.

Use of the Minion nanopore sequencer for rapid sequencing of avian influenza virus isolates - (Abstract Only)
Goraichuk, I., Dimitrov, K., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2018. Use of the Minion nanopore sequencer for rapid sequencing of avian influenza virus isolates. Meeting Abstract. 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, April 15-18, 2018, Brighton, United Kingdom. p. 71.

Improved real-time RT-PCR tests for class II Newcastle disease viruses - (Abstract Only)
Suarez, D.L., Ferreira, H.L. 2018. Improved real-time RT-PCR tests for class II Newcastle disease viruses[abstract]. American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting, July, 13-16, 2018, Denver, Colorado. CDROM.

Infection and transmission of LPAIV H9N2 viruses in SPF chickens - (Abstract Only)
Pusch, E.A., Suarez, D.L. 2018. Infection and transmission of LPAIV H9N2 viruses in SPF chickens. Meeting Abstract. American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting, July, 13-16, 2018, Denver, Colorado. CDROM.

Reassortant clade 2.3.4.4 of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N6) virus, Taiwan, 2017 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L., Lee, D., Liu, Y., Li, W., Swayne, D.E., Chang, J., Chen, Y., Lee, F., Tu, W., Lin, Y. 2018. Reassortant clade 2.3.4.4 of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N6) virus, Taiwan, 2017. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24(6):1147-1149. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2406.172071.

H7N2 feline influenza virus evaluated in a poultry model - (Abstract Only)

Experimental infection of H5N1 and H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwon, J., Lee, D., Swayne, D.E., Noh, J., Yuk, S., Jeong, S., Lee, S.H., Woo, C., Shin, J.H., Song, C. 2018. Experimental infection of H5N1 and H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Northern Pintail (Anas acuta). Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 65(5):1367-1371. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.12872.

Fowl adenovirus serotype 9 vectored vaccine for protection of avian influenza virus - (Abstract Only)

Protection against California 2002 NDV strain afforded by adenovirus vectored vaccine expressing Fusion or Hemagglutination-neuraminidase genes - (Abstract Only)
Ferreira, H.L., Miller, P.J., Suarez, D.L. 2018. Protection against California 2002 NDV strain afforded by adenovirus vectored vaccine expressing Fusion or Hemagglutination-neuraminidase genes. Meeting Abstract. American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting, July, 13-16, 2018, Denver, Colorado. CDROM.

Co-infection of chickens with low pathogenicity avian influenza virus, infectious bronchitis virus and Mycoplasma synoviae - (Abstract Only)

Control of Newcastle disease virus - (Abstract Only)

Variable epidemiology of the three outbreaks of unrelated highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in the United States, 2014-2017 - (Abstract Only)
Swayne, D.E., Lee, D., Torchetti, M., Killian, M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Hicks, J., Bahl, J. 2018. Variable epidemiology of the three outbreaks of unrelated highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in the United States, 2014-2017. Abstract book for the 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, Brighton, United Kingdom, April 15-18, 2018. Paper No. 22.

Characterization of H9N2 avian influenza viruses from the Middle East demonstrates heterogeneity at amino acid position 226 in the hemagglutinin and potential for transmission to mammals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chrzastek, K., Lee, D., Gharaineh, S., Zsak, A., Kapczynski, D.R. 2018. Characterization of H9N2 avian influenza viruses from the Middle East demonstrates heterogeneity at amino acid position 226 in the hemagglutinin and potential for transmission to mammals. Virology. 518: 195-2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2018.02.016.

Avian influenza - (Abstract Only)

Lessons learned from research and surveillance directed at highly pathogenic influenza A viruses in wild birds inhabiting North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramey, A.M., Deliberto, T.J., Berhane, Y., Swayne, D.E., Stallknecht, D.E. 2018. Lessons learned from research and surveillance directed at highly pathogenic influenza A viruses in wild birds inhabiting North America. Virology. 518:55-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2018.02.002.

Adaption of wild-bird origin H5Nx highly pathogenic avian influenza virus Clade 2.3.4.4 in vaccinated poultry - (Abstract Only)

Previous exposure to homo- or heterosubtypic low pathogenic avian influenza protects mallards from infection against H5N8 HPAI clade 2.3.4.4 - (Abstract Only)

Pathobiology of clade 2.3.4.4 Intercontinental Group A H5Nx highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in minor gallinaceous poultry - (Abstract Only)
Bertran, K., Lee, D., Criado, M., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Balzli, C.L., Suarez, D.L., Swayne, D.E. 2018. Pathobiology of clade 2.3.4.4 Intercontinental Group A H5Nx highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in minor gallinaceous poultry [abstract]. 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza, April 15-18, Brighton, United Kingdom. Paper No. 177.

Continuing evolution of H9N2 avian influenza virus in South Korea - (Abstract Only)
Youk, S., Lee, D., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Kwon, J., Lee, S., Song, C., Swayne, D.E. 2018. Continuing evolution of H9N2 avian influenza virus in South Korea. Abstract book for the 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza in Brighton, United Kindom, April 15-18, 2018. Paper No. 126.

The effect of infectious bursal disease virus induced immunosuppression on vaccination against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spackman, E., Stephens, C., Pantin Jackwood, M.J. 2017. The effect of infectious bursal disease virus induced immunosuppression on vaccination against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. Avian Pathology. 62(1):36-44. https://doi.org/10.1637/11769-110717-Reg.1.

The efficacy of recombinant turkey herpesvirus vaccines targeting the H5 of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from the 2014/2015 North American outbreak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balzli, C.L., Bertran, K., Lee, D., Killmaster, L.F., Pritchard, N., Linz, P., Mebastsion, T., Swayne, D.E. 2018. The efficacy of recombinant turkey herpesvirus vaccines targeting the H5 of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from the 2014/2015 North American outbreak. Vaccine. 36:84-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.11.026.

Short- and long-term protective efficacy against clade 2.3.4.4 H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus following prime-boost vaccination in turkeys Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santos, J., Obadan, A., Cardenas Garcia, S., Carnaccini, S., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Suarez, D.L., Kapczynski, D.R., Perez, D.R. 2017. Short- and long-term protective efficacy against clade 2.3.4.4 H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus following prime-boost vaccination in turkeys. Vaccine. 35:5637-5643. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.08.059.

The role of next generation sequencing for the development and testing of veterinary biologics - (Abstract Only)

Pathobiology of clade 2.3.4.4 H5Nx high pathogenicity avian influenza virus infections in minor gallinaceous poultry supports early backyard flock introductions in the Western United States in 2014-2015 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertran, K., Lee, D., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Spackman, E., Balzli, C.L., Suarez, D.L., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Pathobiology of clade 2.3.4.4 H5Nx high pathogenicity avian influenza virus infections in minor gallinaceous poultry supports early backyard flock introductions in Western U.S., 2014-2015. Journal of Virology. 91(21):e00960-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00960-17.

Airborne transmission of highly pathogenic influenza virus during processing of infected poultry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertran, K., Balzli, C.L., Kwon, Y., Tumpey, T.M., Clark, A., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Airborne transmission of highly pathogenic influenza virus during processing of infected poultry. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23(11):1806-1814. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2311.170672.

Protection of commercial turkeys following inactivated or recombinant H5 vaccine application against the 2015 U.S. H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kapczynski, D.R., Sylte, M.J., Killian, M.L., Torchetti, M.K., Chrzastek, K., Suarez, D.L. 2017. Protection of commercial turkeys following inactivated or recombinant H5 vaccine application against the 2015 U.S. H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 191(2017):74-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetimm.2017.08.001.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, Tennessee, USA, March 2017 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee Dong-Hun, Torchetti, M.K., Killian, M.L., Berhane, Y., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, Tennessee, USA, March 2017. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23(11):1860-1863. https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2311.171013.

Evolution, global spread, and pathogenicity of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5Nx clade 2.3.4.4 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Bertran, K., Kwon, J., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Evolution, global spread, and pathogenicity of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5Nx clade 2.3.4.4. Journal of Veterinary Science. 18(S1):269-280. https://doi.org/10.4142/jvs.2017.18.S1.269.

Avian Influenza: A growing threat to Africa - (Abstract Only)

H9N2 avian influenza transmission and antigenicity - (Abstract Only)

A research update for southeast poultry research laboratory - (Abstract Only)

A Research Update for Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory - (Abstract Only)

H9N2 low pathogenic avian influenza: Should we be afraid? - (Abstract Only)

Avian influenza a virus budding morphology: spherical or filamentous? - (Abstract Only)

H7N9 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the United States in 2017 - (Abstract Only)

Protection of White Leghorn chickens by U.S. emergency H5 vaccines against clade 2.3.4.4 H5N2 high pathogenicity avian influenza virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertran, K., Balzli, C.L., Lee, D., Suarez, D.L., Kapczynski, D.R., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Protection of White Leghorn chickens by U.S. emergency H5 vaccines against clade 2.3.4.4 H5N2 high pathogenicity avian influenza virus. Vaccine. 35:6336-6344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.05.051.

Thermal inactivation of avian influenza virus in poultry litter as a method to decontaminate poultry houses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stephens, C., Spackman, E. 2017. Thermal inactivation of avian influenza virus in poultry litter as a method to decontaminate poultry houses. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 145:73–77. https://doi.org/10.1016/jpreventmed.2017.06.012.

Studying the pathogenicity of avian influenza viruses in different avian species - (Abstract Only)

Global spread and control of avian influenza - (Proceedings)
Swayne, D.E. 2017. Global spread and control of avian influenza. Proceedings of the 33rd World Veterinary Congress, Seoul, Korea, August 27-31, 2017. p.434-437.

Infectivity, transmission and pathogenicity of avian influenza viruses for domestic and wild birds - (Proceedings)
Swayne, D.E. 2017. Infectivity, transmission and pathogenicity of avian influenza viruses for domestic and wild birds. Proceedings of The 33rd World Veterinary Congress in Seoul, Korea, August27-31, 2017. p.438-441.

Use of Sequence-Independent, Single-Primer-Amplification (SISPA) for rapid detection, identification, and characterization of avian RNA viruses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chrzastek, K., Lee, D., Smith, D.M., Sharma, P., Suarez, D.L., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Kapczynski, D.R. 2017. Use of Sequence-Independent, Single-Primer-Amplification (SISPA) for rapid detection, identification, and characterization of avian RNA viruses. Virology. 509:159-166. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2017.06.019.

Reassortant clade 2.3.4.4 Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus in a wild Mandarin Duck, South Korea, 2016 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jung-Hoon, K., Lee, D., Swayne, D.E., Jin-Yong, N., Seong-Su, Y., Tseren-Ochir, E., Woo-Tack, H., Jei-Hyun, J., Sol, J., Gyeong-Bin, G., Chang-Seon, S. 2017. Reassortant clade 2.3.4.4 Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus in a wild Mandarin Duck, South Korea, 2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23(5):822-826. doi:10.3201/eid2305.161905.

Immunologic evaluation of 10 different adjuvants for use in vaccines for chickens against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahmed, N., Spackman, E., Kapczynski, D.R. 2017. Immunologic evaluation of 10 different adjuvants for use in vaccines for chickens against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. Vaccine. 35 (26):3401-3408. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.05.010.

The pathogenesis of H7N8 low and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses from the United States 2016 outbreak in chickens, turkeys and mallards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Stephens, C., Bertran-Dols, K., Swayne, D.E., Spackman, E. 2017. The pathogenesis of H7N8 low and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses from the United States 2016 outbreak in chickens, turkeys and mallards. PLoS One. 12(5):1-21. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177265.

Use of Sequence-independent, single-primer amplification (SISPA) with NGS platform for detection of RNA viruses in clinical samples - (Abstract Only)

Vector vaccines for control of avian influenza - (Abstract Only)

First detection of avian lineage H7N2 in Felis catus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Newbury, S.P., Cigel, F., Killian, M., Leutenegger, C., Seguin, A., Crossley, B., Brennen, R., Suarez, D.L., Torchetti, M., Toohey-Kurth, K. 2017. First detection of avian lineage H7N2 in Felis catus. Genome Announcements. 5(23):e00457-17. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00457-17.

Sequence variation in the M2 ion channel protein influences its intracellular localization during avian influenza replication - (Abstract Only)

Vaccine protection of poultry against H5 clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza - (Abstract Only)

Avian influenza surveillance and diagnosis - (Proceedings)
Swayne, D.E., Torchetti, M. 2017. Avian influenza surveillance and diagnosis [abstract]. 2017 Merial Avian Flu Seminar, April 4-6, 2017, Athens,Greece. p. 50-52.

The pathogenesis of clade 2.3.4.4 H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Ruddy Ducks (Oxyura jamaicensis) and Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spackman, E., Prosser, D., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Berlin, A., Stephens, C.B. 2017. The pathogenesis of clade 2.3.4.4 H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Ruddy Ducks (Oxyura jamaicensis) and Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 53(4):1-11. doi:10.7589/2017-01-003.

Control strategies against avian influenza - (Proceedings)
Swayne, D.E. 2017. Control strategies against avian influenza [abstract]. 2017 Merial Avian Flu Seminar, April 4-6, 2017, Athens,Greece. p. 20-22.

Avian influenza virus - (Book / Chapter)

Evaluation of Three Vaccine Technologies to Protect White leghorn Chickens from H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 Gs/GD High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza - (Abstract Only)
Bertran, K., Balzli, C.L., Lee, D., Suarez, D.L., Kapczynski, D.R., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Evaluation of Three Vaccine Technologies to Protect White leghorn Chickens from H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 Gs/GD High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza. Abstract book of World Veterinary Poultry Association xxth Congress 2017, Edingburgh, Scotland, September 4-8, 2017. Paper No. 297.

Impact of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strain on generation and transmission of bioaerosols during simulated slaughter of infected chickens and ducks - (Abstract Only)
Swayne, D.E., Bertran, K., Balzli, C.L., Kwon, Y., Tumpey, T., Clark, A. 2017. Impact of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strain on generation and transmission of bioaerosols during simulated slaughter of infected chickens and ducks [abstract]. The Conference on Transmission of Respiratory Viruses: From Basic Science to Evidence Based Options for Control. June 19-21, 2017, Hong Kong, China. p. 49.

Influence of maternal immunity on vaccine efficacy and susceptibility of commercial broilers against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus - (Abstract Only)
Bertran, K., Balzli, C.L., Lee, D., Killmaster, L.F., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Influence of maternal immunity on vaccine efficacy and susceptibility of commercial broilers against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. Convention Notes of Annual Meeting of The American Association of Avian Pathologists, July 21-25, 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2017 CDROM.

Reoccurrence of H5Nx clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild birds during 2016 - (Abstract Only)
Lee, D., Torchetti, M., Killian, M., Deliberto, T., Sharshov, K., Shestopalov, A., Kwon, J., Song, C., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Reoccurrence of H5Nx clade 2.3.4.4 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild birds during 2016. The American Association of Avian Pathologists Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 21-25, 2017. 2017 CDROM.

Periodic updating of avian influenza vaccines is necessary to maintain effectiveness in the field - (Proceedings)
Swayne, D.E. 2017. Periodic updating of avian influenza vaccines is necessary to maintain effectiveness in the field. In: Proceedings of the The Association of Production Directives and Managers of the Poultry Producer Companies of Mexico 2017 Conference, March 7-9, 2017, Queretaro, Mexico. 2017 CDROM.

Variable global strategies for avian influenza outbreak control and eradication - (Proceedings)
Swayne, D.E. 2017. Variable global strategies for avian influenza outbreak control and eradication. In: Proceedings of the The Association of Production Directives and Managers of the Poultry Producer Companies of Mexico 2017 Conference, March 7-9, 2017, Queretaro, Mexico. 2017 CDROM.

Immunity to current H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses: From vaccines to adaptive immunity in wild birds - (Abstract Only)
Kapczynski, D.R. 2017. Immunity to current H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses: From vaccines to adaptive immunity in wild birds. Meeting Abstract.

Characterization of a new bacteria, Ochrobactrum sp., as a co-infectant with Newcastle disease virus in chickens experiencing high mortality - (Abstract Only)
Swayne, D.E., Killmaster, L.F., Sharma, P., Afonso, C.L. 2017. Characterization of a new bacteria, Ochrobactrum sp., as a co-infectant with Newcastle disease virus in chickens experiencing high mortality [abstract]. The American Association of Avian Pathologists, July 21-25, 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2017 CDROM.

Infectivity, transmission and pathogenicity of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza clade 2.3.4.4 (H5N8 and H5N2) United States index viruses in Pekin ducks and Chinese geese - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Costa-Hurtado, M., Bertran, K., Dejesus, E.G., Smith, D.M., Swayne, D.E. 2017. Infectivity, transmission and pathogenicity of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza clade 2.3.4.4 (H5N8 and H5N2) United States index viruses in Pekin ducks and Chinese geese. Veterinary Research. 48(1):33. doi:10.1186/s13567-017-0435-4.

Reovirus infections - (Book / Chapter)
Spackman, E. 2018. Reovirus infections. In: Saif, Y.M., Toro, H., editors. Diagnosis of Major Poultry Diseases. Zaragoza, Spain: Editorial Servet. P. 35-37.

Newcastle disease and other avian paramyxoviruses - (Book / Chapter)
Spackman, E. 2018. Newcastle disease and other avian paramyxoviruses. In: Saif, Y.M., Toro, H., editors. Diagnosis of Major Poultry Diseases. Zaragoza, Spain: Editorial Servet. P. 7-10.

Infectivity and transmissibility of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in mallards - (Abstract Only)