Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences

Recent Publications

E.S.M. Tuppurainen, S-E. Antoniou, E. Tsiamadis, M. Topkaridou, T. Labus, Z. Debeljak, B. Plavšić, A. Miteva, T. Alexandrov, L. Pite, J. Boci, D. Marojevic, V. Kondratenko, Z. Atanasov, B. Murati, Z. Acinger-Rogic, L. Kohnle, P. Calistri, A. Broglia (2018):
Field observations and experiences gained from the implementation of control measures against lumpy skin disease in South-East Europe between 2015 and 2017.
Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2018.

Kim, Y., Biswas, P. K., Giasuddin, M., Hasan, M., Mahmud, R., Chang, Y., Essen, S., Samad, M. A., Lewis, N. S., Brown, I. H., Moyen, N., Hoque, M. A., Debnath, N. C., Pfeiffer, D. U., Fournié, G. (2018):
Prevalence of Avian Influenza A(H5) and A(H9) Viruses in Live Bird Markets, Bangladesh.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2018; 4(12):2309-2316.

Dunbar, D., Kwok, W., Graham, E., Armitage, A., Irvine, R., Johnston, P., McDonald, M., Montgomery, D., Nicoloson, L., Robertson, E., Weir, W., Addie, D. D. (2018):
Diagnosis of non-effusive feline infectious peritonitis by reverse transcriptase quantitative PCR from mesenteric lymph node fine-needle aspirates.
Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery. doi:

Doube M, Felder AA, Chua MY, Lodhia K, Kłosowski MM, Hutchinson JR, Shefelbine SJ:
Limb bone scaling in hopping macropods and quadrupedal artiodactyls.
R. Soc. open sci., 2018 5 180152; doi: 10.1098/rsos.180152.

Reichel MP, Wahl LC and Hill FI:
Review of Diagnostic Procedures and Approaches to Infectious Causes of Reproductive Failures of Cattle in Australia and New Zealand.
Front. Vet. Sci., 02 October 2018.

Ubeyratne JKH, Srikitjakarn L, Pfeiffer DU, Kohnle L, Sunil-Chandra NP, Chaisowwong W and Hemwan P:
Canine Rabies and its Implications for Human Health in Sri Lanka.
Research & Reviews: Journal of Veterinary Sciences (2018). 1-10

Barbara Padalino, Daniele Tullio, Saverio Cannone, Giancarlo Bozzo:
Road Transport of Farm Animals: Mortality, Morbidity, Species and Country of Origin at a Southern Italian Control Post
Animals (2018). doi: 10.3390/ani8090155

F. I. Hill, A. R. Kelly, A. M. Davis, M. P. Y. Tse:
Large B-cell lymphoma in the colon and mesocolon of a Thoroughbred racehorse: Detection prior to development of clinical signs using clinicopathological markers of inflammation
Equine Veterinary Education (2018). doi: 10.1111/eve.12993

Carmo, LP., Bouzalas, I., Nielsen, LR., Alban, L., Martins da Costa, P., Müntener, C., Schüpbach, G., Abreu, Y., Magouras, I.:
Expert opinion on livestock antimicrobial usage indications and patterns in Denmark, Portugal and Switzerland.
Veterinary Record Open 5 (2018).

Kwok, W., Mellor, K.:
Is Topical or Systemic Antimicrobial Therapy More Effective for the Treatment of Feline Acne With Secondary Bacterial Infection?.
Veterinary Evidence (2018).

Erling Høg, Guillaume Fournié, Md. Ahasanul Hoque, Rashed Mahmud, Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Tony Barnett:
Competing biosecurity and risk rationalities in the Chittagong poultry commodity chain, Bangladesh.
BioSocieties (2018).

Padalino B, Raidal SL, Knight P, Celi P, Jeffcott L, Muscatello G:
Behaviour during transportation predicts stress response and lower airway contamination in horses.
PLoS ONE: 13(3): e0194272,

Monaco D, Fatnassi M, Lamia D, Padalino B, Mabrouk-Mouldi S, Khorchani T, Hammadi M, Lacalandra GM:
Mating and semen parameters in dromedary camel bulls (Camelus dromedarius): a comparison between two types of Artificial Vagina.
Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture 2018. 30(4): 326-334, doi: 10.9755/ejfa.2018.v30.i4.1669

Padalino B, Rogers CW, Guiver D, Janis Bridges, Riley CB:
Risk factors for transport-related problem behaviour in horses: a New Zealand survey.
Animals 2018, 8, 134. doi:10.3390/ani8080134

Riley CB, Rogers CW, Padalino B:
Effects of vehicle type, driver experience and transport management during loading and in-transit on the welfare of road transport horses in New Zealand.
Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production 2018; 78:93-95

Kim Y, Dommergues L, M’sa AB, Mérot P, Cardinale E, Edmunds WJ, Pfeiffer D, Fournié G* & Métras R* (*shared last authorship) (2018):
Livestock trade network: potential for disease transmission and implications for risk-based surveillance on the island of Mayotte.
Sci Rep 8 (2018) 8:11550.

Guillaume Fournié, Agnès Waret-Szkuta, Anton Camacho, Laike M. Yigezu, Dirk U. Pfeiffer, and François Roger (2018):
A dynamic model of transmission and elimination of peste des petits ruminants in Ethiopia.
PNAS July 27, 2018. 201711646.

D. Price , J. Sánchez, J. McClur, S. McConkey, R. Ibarra, S. St-Hilaire (2018):
Assessing concentration of antibiotics in tissue during oral treatments against piscirickettsiosis
Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

L. Vince , G.A. Kleter, K. Kostov, D.U. Pfeiffer, J. Guitian (2018):
The applicability of animal health surveillance systems for post-market monitoring of potential adverse effects of genetically modified (GM) feed
Food and Chemical Toxicology.

Rosanowski, S.M., Banica, M., Ellis, E. et al. (2018):
The molecular characterisation of Cryptosporidium species in relinquished dogs in Great Britain: a novel zoonotic risk?
Parasitology Research.

Muellner, P., Hodges, D., Ahlstrom, C., Newman, M., Davidson, R., Pfeiffer, D., Marshall, J., Morley, C. (2018):
Creating a framework for the prioritization of biosecurity risks to the New Zealand dairy industry
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.

Mellor Kate C., Meyer Anne, Elkholly Doaa A., Fournié Guillaume, Long Pham T., Inui Ken, Padungtod Pawin, Gilbert Marius, Newman Scott H., Vergne Timothée, Pfeiffer Dirk U., Stevens Kim B. (2018):
Comparative Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus H5N1 and H5N6 in Vietnamese Live Bird Markets: Spatiotemporal Patterns of Distribution and Risk Factors
Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Padalino, B., Raidal, S. L., Knight, P., Celi, P., Jeffcott, L., Muscatello, G. (2018):
Behaviour during transportation predicts stress response and lower airway contamination in horses.
PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194272.

Rosanowski, S. M., Chang, Y. M., Stirk, A. J. and Verheyen, K. L. P. (2018):
Risk factors for race-day fatality in flat racing Thoroughbreds in Great Britain (2000 to 2013).
PLoS One 13(3): e0194299.

Padalino, B., Loy, J., Hawson, L., Randle, H. (2018):
Effects of a light colored cotton rug use on horse thermoregulation and behavior indicators of stress.
Journal of Veterinary Behaviour.

Moyen, N., Ahmed, G., Gupta, S., Tenzin, T., Khan, R., Khan, T., Debnath, N., Yamage, M., Pfeiffer, D.U. and Fournie, G. (2018):
A large-scale study of a poultry trading network in Bangladesh: implications for control and surveillance of avian influenza viruses
BMC Veterinary Research.

Reichel, M.P., Lanyon, S. R., Hill, F. I. (2018):
Perspectives on Current Challenges and Opportunities for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus Eradication in Australia and New Zealand.

Muellner, U., Fournié, G., Muellner, P., Ahlstrom, C., Pfeiffer, D. U. (2017):
epidemix—An interactive multi-model application for teaching and visualizing infectious disease transmission.

Slapeta, J., Lawrence, A., Reichel, M. P. (2017):
Cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) carrying Rickettsia felis and Bartonella species in Hong Kong.
Parasitology International.

Hampson, D. J. (2017):
The Spirochete Brachyspira pilosicoli, Enteric Pathogen of Animals and Humans.
Clinical Microbiology Reviews.

Guinat, C., Porphyre, T., Gogin, A., Dixon, L., Pfeiffer, D. U. and Gubbins, S. (2017):
Inferring within-herd transmission parameters for African swine fever virus using mortality data from outbreaks in the Russian Federation.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. DOI: 10.1111/tbed.12748

Rosanowski,S.M., Chang,Y.M., Stirk,A.J. and Verheyen,K.L.P. (2017):
Risk factors for race-day fatality, distal limb fracture and epistaxis in Thoroughbreds racing on all-weather surfaces in Great Britain (2000 to 2013).
Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Rosanowski,S.M., MacEoin,F., Graham,R.J.T.Y. and Riggs,C.M. (2017):
Open standing castration in Thoroughbred racehorses in Hong Kong: Prevalence and severity of complications 30 days post-castration.
Equine Veterinary Journal..

Kim,Y., Kim,H., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Brodbelt,D. (2017):
Epidemiological study of feline idiopathic cystitis in Seoul, South Korea.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

Delabouglise,A., Choisy,M., Phan,T.D., Antoine-Moussiaux,N., Peyre,M., Vu,T.D., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Fournié,G. (2017):
Economic factors influencing zoonotic disease dynamics: demand for poultry meat and seasonal transmission of avian influenza in Vietnam.
Scientific Reports 7, 5905.

Meyer,A., Dinh,T.X., Han,T.A., Do,D.V., Nhu,T.V., Pham,L.T., Nguyen,T.T.T., Newman,S., Häsler,B., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Vergne,T. 2017:
Trade patterns facilitating highly pathogenic avian influenza virus dissemination in the free-grazing layer duck system in Vietnam.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.

Sauter-Louis,C., Jones,B.A., Henning,J., Stoll,A., Nielen,M., Van Schaik,G., Smolenaars,A., Schouten,M., den Uijl,I., Fourichon,C., Guatteo,R., Madouasse,A., Nusinovici,S., Deprez,P., De Vliegher,S., Laureyns,J., Booth,R., Cardwell,J.M. and Pfeiffer,D.U. (2017):
Herd-level animal management factors associated with the occurrence of bovine neonatal pancytopenia in calves in a multi-country study.
PLoS One 12, e0179878.

Vergne,T., Chen-Fu,C., Li,S., Cappelle,J., Edwards,J., Martin,V., Pfeiffer,D.U., Fusheng,G. and Roger,F.L. (2017):
Pig empire under infectious threat: risk of African swine fever introduction into the People's Republic of China.
Veterinary Record 181, 117.

Patterson, S., Drewe, J. A., Pfeiffer, D. U. and Clutton-Brock, T. H. (2017):
Social and environmental factors affect tuberculosis related mortality in wild meerkats.
Journal of Animal Ecology, 86: 442–450.

Fournie,G., Hog,E., Barnett,T., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Mangtani,P. (2017):
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Practices Exposing Humans to Avian Influenza Viruses, Their Prevalence, and Rationale.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Meyer,A., Dinh,T.X., Nhu,T.V., Pham,L.T., Newman,S., Nguyen,T.T.T., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Vergne,T. (2017):
Movement and contact patterns of long-distance free-grazing ducks and avian influenza persistence in Vietnam.
PLoS One 12, e0178241.

Evans CA, Lanyon SR and Reichel MP (2017):
Investigation of AGID and two commercial ELISAs for the detection of Bovine viral diarrhea virus–specific antibodies in sheep serum.
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation.

Meyer,A., Zamir,L., Ben Yair Gilboa,A., Gelman,B., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Vergne,T. (2017):
Quantitative Assessment of the Risk of Release of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus via Export of Bull Semen from Israel.
Risk Analysis.

Evans C, Reichel MP, Hemmatzadeh F and Cockcroft PD (2017):
Clinical responses and reproductive outcomes in pregnant ewes experimentally infected with bovine viral diarrhoea virus (Type 1-c) between days 59 and 69 of gestation.
Small Ruminant Research.

Fournié,G., Pfeiffer,D.U. and Bendrey,R. (2017):
Early animal farming and zoonotic disease dynamics: modelling brucellosis transmission in Neolithic goat populations.
Royal Society Open Science. 2017;4(2):160943. doi:10.1098/rsos.160943.