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Research Project: Integrated Aquatic Animal Health Strategies

Location: Aquatic Animal Health Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A microwave-irradiated Streptococcus agalactiae vaccine provides partial protection against experimental challenge in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-Sep-14)
Development of a waterborne challenge model for Flavobacterium psychrophilum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Jul-14)
Phenotypic characterization and genetic diversity of Flavobacterium columnare isolated from red tilapia, Oreochromis sp. in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(26-Jul-14)
Antiparasitic effect of cynatratoside-C from Cynanchum atratum against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis on grass carp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, Y., Zhang, Q., Xu, D., Liang, J., Wang, B. 2014. Antiparasitic effect of cynatratoside-C from Cynanchum atratum against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis on grass carp. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:7183-7189.
Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and standard protocol for genomovar assignment - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Welch, T.J., Shoemaker, C.A. 2014. Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and standard protocol for genomovar assignment [abstract]. International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health. p.92.
Naturally infected catfish concurrently transmit Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Edwardsiella ictaluri to naive catfish - (Abstract Only)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Zhang, Q. 2014. Naturally infected catfish concurrently transmit Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Edwardsiella ictaluri to naive catfish [abstract]. International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health p. 188.
Is there a genetic correlation between the resistance of channel catfish to Edwardsiella ictaluri and Flavobacterium columnare, and how do we get there? - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Peterson, B.C., Ourth, D.D., Shoemaker, C.A. 2014. Is there a genetic correlation between the resistance of channel catfish to Edwardsiella ictaluri and Flavobacterium columnare, and how do we get there? [abstract].International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health. p. 94.
Complete genome sequence of the highly virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 isolated from diseased channel catfish in West Alabama - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-May-14)
Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-May-14)
Complete genome sequence of the highly virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 isolated from disease channel catfish from West Alabama - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D., Zhang, L. 2014. Complete genome sequence of the highly virulent Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-71 isolated from disease channel catfish from West Alabama. Genbank. Accession No. CP007566.1.
Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D., Zhang, L., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2014. Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar. Genbank. Accession No. CP007565.1.
Developing live bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to antibacterials - (Popular Publication)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Developing live bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to antibacterials. Global Aquaculture Advocate. May/June:74-75.
Lack of association between Flavobacterium columnare genomovar and virulence in hybrid tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (L.) x Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(04-Apr-14)
Edwardsiella tarda and Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from diseased Southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) are virulent to channel catfish and Nile tilapia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Lewbart, G.A., Daniels, H.V., Jacobs, M. 2014. Edwardsiella tarda and Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from diseased Southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) are virulent to channel catfish and Nile tilapia. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine. 2(5):337-343.
Enhanced susceptibility of hybrid tilapia to Flavobacterium columnare after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R. 2014. Enhanced susceptibility of hybrid tilapia to Flavobacterium columnare after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Aquaculture. 430:44-49.
Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from diseased Nile tilapia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D. 2014. Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from diseased Nile tilapia. Genome Announcements. 2(2):e00295-14.
Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from disease Nile tilapia - (Other)
(25-Mar-14)
Managing animal health from an aquaculture perspective - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Xu, D., Zhang, D. 2014. Managing animal health from an aquaculture perspective. Journal of Animal Science. 90(2):40.
Transcriptional analysis of four family 4 P450s in a Puerto Rico strain of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) compared with an Orlando strain and their possible functional roles in permethrin resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reid, W.R., Thornton, A., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Becnel, J.J., Tang, F., Estep, A., Clark, G.G., Allan, S.A., Liu, N. 2014. Transcriptional analysis of four family 4 P450s in a Puerto Rico strain of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) compared with an Orlando strain and their possible functional roles in permethrin resistance. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51(3):605-615.
Differential pathogenicity of five Streptococcus agalactiae isolates of diverse geographic origin in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.J., Pasnik, David J., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Differential pathogenicity of five Streptococcus agalactiae isolates of diverse geographic origin in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.). Aquaculture Research. DOI: 10.1111.are.12393.
Hybrid, channel catfish show similar immune responses to Ich parasite - (Popular Publication)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Hybrid, channel catfish show similar immune responses to Ich parasite. Global Aquaculture Advocate. January/February:46-48.
Parasiticidal effects of Morus alba root bark extracts against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infecting grass carp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, Y., Zhang, Q., Xu, D., Xia, H., Cai, X., Wang, B., Liang, J. 2014. Parasiticidal effects of Morus alba root bark extracts against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis infecting grass carp. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 108:129-136.
Preventing Ich - (Popular Publication)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Preventing Ich. Tropical Fish Hobbyist Magazine. February:60-63.
Vaccination of channel catfish with extracellular products of Aeromonas hydrophila provides protection against infection by the pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Vaccination of channel catfish with extracellular products of Aeromonas hydrophila provides protection against infection by the pathogen. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 36(1):270-275.
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 33.
Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Li, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 43.
Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 43.
Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 44.
Ictalurus punctatus apolipoprotein A-I (ApoA1) mRNA, complete cds - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Ictalurus punctatus apolipoprotein A-I (ApoA1) mRNA, complete cds. Genbank. Accession No. KF017603.1.
Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mu, X., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1566-1576.
Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 425.
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractons of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractons of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 423.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 419.
Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 420.
Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Li, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 426.
Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Expression analysis, lysozyme activity and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Expression analysis, lysozyme activity and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2014. p. 416.
G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2014. p. 417.
Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 422.
Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 418.
Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 424.
Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 421.
Evaluation of an antiparasitic compound extracted from Galla chinensis against fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Evaluation of an antiparasitic compound extracted from Galla chinensis against fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Veterinary Parasitology. 198:45-53.
Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Dominowski, P.J., Yancey, R.J., Kievit, M.S. 2013. Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1309-1319.
Enhanced efficacy of an attenuated Flavobacterium psychrophilum strain cultured under iron-limited conditions     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, A., Fehringer, T.R., Swain, M.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Call, D., Cain, K.D. 2013. Enhanced efficacy of an attenuated Flavobacterium psychrophilum strain cultured under iron-limited conditions. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1477-1482.
G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1070-1078.
Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1129-1137.
Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin - (Abstract Only)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin [abstract]. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop. Paper No. 5.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin - (Abstract Only)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin [abstract]. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop. Paper No. 4.
Identification of gyrB and rpoB gene mutations and differentially expressed proteins between a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain and its virulent parent strain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Yildirim-Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Kojima, K., Mobley, J., Srivastava, K., Reddy, P. 2013. Identification of gyrB and rpoB gene mutations and differentially expressed proteins between a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain and its virulent parent strain. Veterinary Microbiology. 166:624-630.
Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and relevance to genomovar assignment - (Other)
Lafrentz, B.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Welch, T.J., Shoemaker, C.A. 2013. Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and relevance to genomovar assignment. Genbank. Accession Nos. KC912647-KC912684.
Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and standard protocol for genomovar assignment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Welch, T.J., Shoemaker, C.A. 2014. Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and standard protocol for genomovar assignment. Journal of Fish Diseases. 37(7):657-669.
Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: expression analysis, lysozyme activity, and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Dominowski, P.J., Yancey, R.J., Kievit, M.S. 2013. Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: expression analysis, lysozyme activity, and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:680-688.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin. 10th International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. p. 56.
Development of live attenuated sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae polyvalent vaccines to protect Nile tilapia - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Development of live attenuated sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae polyvalent vaccines to protect Nile tilapia. 10th International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. p. 24.
Replicating vaccines - (Book / Chapter)
Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Replicating Vaccines. In: Gudding, R., Lillehaug, A., Evensen, O., editors. Fish Vaccination. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons. 33-46.
Vaccination against enteric septicaemia of catfish - (Book / Chapter)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2014. Vaccination against enteric septicaemia of catfish. In: Gudding, R., Lillehaug, A., Evensen, O., editors. Fish Vaccination. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons. 211-221.
Vaccination against streptococcosis and lactococcosis - (Book / Chapter)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Vaccination against streptococcosis and lactococcosis. In: Gudding, R., Lillehaug, A., Evensen, O., editors. Fish Vaccination. Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons. 236-243.
Parasite Ich could transmit Edwardsiella ictaluri into channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Parasite Ich could transmit Edwardsiella ictaluri into channel catfish. In: American Fisheries Society National 143rd Annual Meeting, September 8-12, 2013. p. 71.
Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:478-482.
Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and relevance to genomovar assignment - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Welch, T.J., Shoemaker, C.A. 2013. Intragenomic heterogeneity in the 16S rRNA genes of Flavobacterium columnare and relevance to genomovar assignment [abstract]. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p. 24.
Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Li, Y., Aksoy, M.Y., Song, L., Klesius, P.H., Srivastava, K.K., Reddy, P. 2013. Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:384-391.
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Song, L., Zhang, D., Kojima, K., Mobley, J. 2013. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. Veterinary Microbiology. 164:336-343.
Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin. Vaccine. 31:2705-2712.
Biochemical and molecular characterization of the novobiocin and rifampicin resistant Aeromonas hydrophila vaccine strain AL09-71 N+R compared to its virulent parent strain AL90-71     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Biochemical and molecular characterization of the novobiocin and rifampicin resistant Aeromonas hydrophila vaccine strain AL09-71 N+R compared to its virulent parent strain AL90-71. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:349-357.
Chemotactic activity of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), recombinant Cyclophilin A     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Chemotactic activity of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), recombinant Cyclophilin A. Journal of Fish Diseases. 36:1041-1046.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Aksoy, M.Y. 2013. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin. Vaccine. 31:2222-2230.
A one-step molecular biology method for simple and rapid detection of grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella reovirus (GCRV) HZ08 strain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, W., Wang, Q., Wang, Y., Xu, D., Wu, S. 2013. A one-step molecular biology method for simple and rapid detection of grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella reovirus (GCRV) HZ08 strain. Journal of Fish Biology. 82:1545-1555.
Comparison of serum antibody responses and host protection against parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis between channel catfish and channel x blue hybrid catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Comparison of serum antibody responses and host protection against parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis between channel catfish and channel x blue hybrid catfish. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 39:1356-1359.
Naturally infected channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) concurrently transmit Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Edwardsiella ictaluri to naive channel catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Zhang, Q., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Naturally infected channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) concurrently transmit Ichthyophthirius multifiliis and Edwardsiella ictaluri to naive channel catfish. Aquaculture. 376-379:133-136.
Pathogenicity comparison of high and low virulent strains of Vibrio scophthalmi in olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qiao, G., Jang, I., Won, K., Woo, S., Xu, D., Park, S. 2012. Pathogenicity comparison of high and low virulent strains of Vibrio scophthalmi in olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). Fisheries Sciences. 79:99-109.
Ich parasite serves as vector to transmit bacteria to fish - (Popular Publication)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Ich parasite serves as vector to transmit bacteria to fish. Global Aquaculture Advocate. November/December:82-83.
Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Garcia, J.C. 2013. Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114:636-643.
The Flavobacterium challenge: host, genomovar, and virulence - (Proceedings)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Klesius, P.H. 2012. The Flavobacterium challenge: host, genomovar, and virulence. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Members of the Genus Flavobacterium. June 5-7, 2012, Turku, Finland. 2012 CDROM.
Selective breeding of food sized rainbow trout against Flavobacteriosis - (Proceedings)
Lapatra, S.E., Lafrentz, B.R., Towner, R.H. 2012. Selective breeding of food sized rainbow trout against Flavobacteriosis. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Members of the Genus Flavobacterium. June 5-7, 2012, Turku, Finland. 2012 CDROM.
Vaccination of fish against Flavobacterium columnare and F. psychrophilum - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Cain, K.D., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Vaccination of fish against Flavobacterium columnare and F. psychrophilum [abstract]. US-Russia Workshop on Aquaculture and Fish Health. p. 17.
Clinical, hematological and biochemical alterations in olive flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus following experimental infection by Vibrio scophthalmi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qiao, G., Park, S., Xu, D. 2012. Clinical, hematological and biochemical alterations in olive flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus following experimental infection by Vibrio scophthalmi. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 15(3):233-239.
Reproducible challenge model to investigate the virulence of Flavobacterium columnare genomovars in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lapatra, S.E., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Reproducible challenge model to investigate the virulence of Flavobacterium columnare genomovars in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 101:115-122.
Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X. 2013. Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish. Proceedings of Aquaculture 2013. p. 875.
An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Song, L. 2013. An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish. Proceeding of Aquaculture America 2013. p. 874.
Growth, body fatty acid composition, immune response and resistance to Streptococcus iniae of hybrid tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus X O. aureus, fed diets containing various levels of linoleic and linolenic acids     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, E., Lim, C.E., Welker, T.L., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Growth, body fatty acid composition, immune response and resistance to Streptococcus iniae of hybrid tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus X O. aureus, fed diets containing various levels of linoleic and linolenic acids. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 44(1):42-55.
Major bacterial diseases in aquaculture and their vaccine development     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Major bacterial diseases in aquaculture and their vaccine development. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 7(048):1-16.
Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Srivastavae, K., Reddy, G. 2012. Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113:1319-1328.
Enhanced susceptibility of channel catfish to the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Martins, M., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Enhanced susceptibility of channel catfish to the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Veterinary Microbiology. 158:216-219.
Development of a reproducible challenge model to investigate the virulence of Flavobacterium columnare genomovars in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lapatra, S.E., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Development of a reproducible challenge model to investigate the virulence of Flavobacterium columnare genomovars in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum)[abstract]. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. p. 25.
Columnaris Disease - (Book / Chapter)
Lafrentz, B.R., Goodwin, A.E., Shoemaker, C.A. 2012. Columnaris Disease. In: AFS-FHS (American Fisheries Society-Fish Health Section). FHS blue book: suggested procedures for the detection and identification of certain finfish and shellfish pathogens. AFS-FHS. Bethesda, Maryland. chap. 1.2.3.
Immunization of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) with a crude lipopolysaccharide extract from Flavobacterium psychrophilum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lapatra, S.E., Call, D.R., Cain, K.D. 2014. Immunization of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) with a crude lipopolysaccharide extract from Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Aquaculture Research. 45:476-483.
Susceptibility of three strains of blue catfish to parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H., Bosworth, B.G., Chatakondi, N.G. 2012. Susceptibility of three strains of blue catfish to parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Journal of Fish Diseases. 35(12):887-895.
Live attenuated bacterial vaccines in aquaculture - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2012. Live attenuated bacterial vaccines in aquaculture. Proceedings of 2nd Symposium on Animal Health at Embrapa. p. 1-13.
Effects of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis parasitism on the survival, hematology and bacterial load in channel catfish previously exposed to Edwardsiella ictaluri     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Martins, M.L., Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Effects of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis parasitism on the survival, hematology and bacterial load in channel catfish previously exposed to Edwardsiella ictaluri. Parasitology Research. 111(5):2223-2228.
Evaluation of traditional diet and corn gluten feed substituted alternative diet for pond-raised hybrid catfish on production and xanthophyll level     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, B., Ferrell, M., Lim, C.E., Davis, D. 2012. Evaluation of traditional diet and corn gluten feed substituted alternative diet for pond-raised hybrid catfish on production and xanthophyll level. Aquaculture. 354-355:22-26.
Bivalent vaccination of sex reversed hybrid tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and Vibrio vulnificus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Bivalent vaccination of sex reversed hybrid tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and Vibrio vulnificus. Aquaculture. 354-355:45-49.
Growth, body composition, immune response and resistance to Streptococcus iniae of hybrid tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus x O. aureaus, fed diets containing various levels of linoleic and linolenic acids - (Abstract Only)
Li, E., Lim, C.E., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Growth, body composition, immune response and resistance to Streptococcus iniae of hybrid tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus x O. aureaus, fed diets containing various levels of linoleic and linolenic acids [abstract]. XV International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding, Molde, Norway. P. 231.
Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818) tetraspanin membrane protein family: Identification, characterization and phylogenetic analysis of tetraspanin 3 and tetraspanin 7 (CD231) transcripts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818) tetraspanin membrane protein family: Identification, characterization and phylogenetic analysis of tetraspanin 3 and tetraspanin 7 (CD231) transcripts. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry Journal. 38:1553-1563.
Effect of copper sulfate on Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fingerlings     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bebak, J.A., Garcia, J.C., Darwish, A.M. 2012. Effect of copper sulfate on Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fingerlings. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 74(4):494-498.
Microbiological characteristics of Vibrio scophthalmi isolates from diseased olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qiao, G., Lee, D., Woo, S., Li, H., Xu, D., Park, S. 2012. Microbiological characteristics of Vibrio scophthalmi isolates from diseased olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus. Fisheries Sciences. 78(4):853-863.
Selective breeding of food size rainbow trout against Flavobacteriosis - (Abstract Only)
Lapatra, S.E., Lafrentz, B.R., Towner, R.H. 2012. Selective breeding of food size rainbow trout against Flavobacteriosis [abstract]. 3rd International Conference on Members of the Genus Flavobacterium. p. 60.
The Flavobacterium columnare challenge: host, genomovar and virulence - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Klesius, P.H. 2012. The Flavobacterium columnare challenge: host, genomovar and virulence [abstract]. Flavobacterium 2012. p. 41.
Spleen index and mannose-binding lectin levels in four channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus families exhibiting different susceptibilities to Flavobacterium columnare and Edwardsiella ictaluri     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Booth, N.J., Peterson, B.C., Ourth, D.C. 2012. Spleen index and mannose-binding lectin levels in four channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus families exhibiting different susceptibilities to Flavobacterium columnare and Edwardsiella ictaluri. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 24:141-147.
Modified a colony forming unit microbial adherence to hydrocarbons assay and evaluated cell surface hydrophobicity and biofilm production of Vibrio scophthalmi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qiao, G., Li, H., Xu, D., Parks, S. 2012. Modified a colony forming unit microbial adherence to hydrocarbons assay and evaluated cell surface hydrophobicity and biofilm production of Vibrio scophthalmi. J Bacteriol Parasitol. 3:130. doi:10.4172/2155-9597.1000130.
Ichthyophthirius multifiliis as a potential vector of Edwardsiella ictaluri in channel catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Ichthyophthirius multifiliis as a potential vector of Edwardsiella ictaluri in channel catfish. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 329:160-167.
Global transcription analysis of vaccinated channel catfish following challenge with virulent Edwardsiella ictaluri     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Yeh, H., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Global transcription analysis of vaccinated channel catfish following challenge with virulent Edwardsiella ictaluri. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 146:53-61.
Changes of serum myeloperoxidase and nitric oxide in the early stage of Edwardsiella ictaluri infection in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Changes of serum myeloperoxidase and nitric oxide in the early stage of Edwardsiella ictaluri infection in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of Fish Diseases. 36:441-446.
Global gene expression in channel catfish after vaccination with an attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Yeh, H., Shoemaker, C.A., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Global gene expression in channel catfish after vaccination with an attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 32:524-533.
Molecular characterization, phylogenetic analysis and expression patterns of five protein arginine methyltransferase genes of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Molecular characterization, phylogenetic analysis and expression patterns of five protein arginine methyltransferase genes of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry Journal. 38:1083-1098.
Comparative proteomic analysis of virulent and rifampicin attenuated Flavobacterium psychrophilum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gliniewicz, K., Plant, K.P., Lapatra, S.E., Lafrentz, B.R., Cain, K., Snekvik, K.R., Call, D.R. 2012. Comparative proteomic analysis of virulent and rifampicin attenuated Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Journal of Fish Diseases. 35:529-539.
Use of vaccination against enteric septicemia of catfish and columnaris disease by the US catfish industry     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bebak, J.A., Wagner, B. 2012. Use of vaccination against enteric septicemia of catfish and columnaris disease by the US catfish industry. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 24:30-36.
Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in channel catfish - (Proceedings)
Xu, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A. 2012. Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in channel catfish. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2012. p. 119.
Efficacy of QCDCR formulated CpG ODN 2007 in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and identification of upregulated genes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Yancey, R.J., Kievit, M.S., Dominowski, P.J. 2011. Efficacy of QCDCR formulated CpG ODN 2007 in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and identification of upregulated genes. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 145:179-190.
Transcriptional profiles of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish vaccinated with an attenuated Aeromonas hydrophila     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mu, X., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Transcriptional profiles of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish vaccinated with an attenuated Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 31:1162-1172.
Over-expression, purification and immune responses to Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-73 flagellar proteins     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Over-expression, purification and immune responses to Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-73 flagellar proteins. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 31:1278-1283.
Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in tissues of channel catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A. 2011. Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in tissues of channel catfish. Veterinary Parasitology. 184:101-107.
Construction, expression and characterization of eleven putative flagellar apparatus genes of Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-73     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Construction, expression and characterization of eleven putative flagellar apparatus genes of Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-73. Journal of Fish Diseases. 35:853-860.
Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X. 2012. Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 111:1310-1318.
Expression profiles of seven channel catfish antimicrobial peptides in response to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Expression profiles of seven channel catfish antimicrobial peptides in response to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection. Journal of Fish Diseases. 35:227-237.
Development and efficacy of novobiocin and rifampicin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila as novel vaccines in channel catfish and Nile tilapia     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and efficacy of novobiocin and rifampicin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila as novel vaccines in channel catfish and Nile tilapia. Vaccine. 29:7896-7904.
Vaccination of sex reversed hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus X O. aureus) with an inactivated Vibrio vulnificus vaccine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Vaccination of sex reversed hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus X O. aureus) with an inactivated Vibrio vulnificus vaccine. Biologicals. 39:424-429.
Gene expression profiling of a fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis: insights into development and senescence-associated avirulence     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abernathy, J., Xu, D., Peatman, E., Kucuktas, H., Klesius, P.H., Liu, Z. 2011. Gene expression profiling of a fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis: insights into development and senescence-associated avirulence. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part D 6:382-392.
Aeromonas hydrophila in 2010: Characteristics of Alabama outbreaks - (Trade Journal)
Bebak, J.A., Hemstreet, W., Garcia, J.C. 2011. Aeromonas hydrophila in 2010: Characteristics of Alabama outbreaks. Alabama Fish Farming Center Fish Farming News. Summer 2011. p. 1-2.
Modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine, AQUAVAC-ESC, lacks multidrug resistance plasmids     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Welch, T.J., Shoemaker, C.A., Drennan, J.D., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine, AQUAVAC-ESC, lacks multidrug resistance plasmids. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 23(4):195-199.
Identification and expression profiles of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to bacterial infections     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Li, Y., Mu, S., Srivastava, K., Reddy, G. 2011. Identification and expression profiles of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to bacterial infections. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 144:111-119.
Temperature effects on immune response and hematological parameters of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus vaccinated with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, M.L., Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Temperature effects on immune response and hematological parameters of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus vaccinated with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 31:774-780.
Development and efficacy of a novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) - (Abstract Only)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and efficacy of a novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). IN: 17th Annual USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop, August 1-4, 2011, Bozeman, Montana. Biologics Presentation 1-5.
An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2011. An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish. IN: 17th Annual USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop, August 1-4, 2011, Bozeman, Montana. General Presentations 1-6.
Development and efficacy of a noviobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and efficacy of a noviobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Vaccine. 29: 5986-5993.
Comparative proteomic analysis of virulent and rifampicin attenuated strains of Flavobacterium psychrophilum - (Abstract Only)
Gliniewicz, K., Plant, K., Lapatra, S.E., Cain, K., Snekvik, K.R., Lafrentz, B.R., Call, D.R. 2011. Comparative proteomic analysis of virulent and rifampicin attenuated strains of Flavobacterium psychrophilum [abstract]. 141st Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Poster No. 453.
Development of a novobiocin-resistant Edwardsiella ictaluri as a novel vaccine in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development of a novobiocin-resistant Edwardsiella ictaluri as a novel vaccine in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Vaccine. 29: 5631-5637.
Improving productivity, efficiency, product quality and environmental sustainability of aquaculture operations through systemic integration of information and knowledge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Jun-11)
Identification of immunogenic proteins within distinct molecular mass fractions of Flavobacterium psychrophilum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lapatra, S.E., Call, D.R., Wiens, G.D., Cain, K.D. 2011. Identification of immunogenic proteins within distinct molecular mass fractions of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Journal of Fish Diseases. 34:823-830.
Identification and transcriptional profile of multiple genes in the posterior kidney of Nile tilapia at 6h post bacterial infections - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and transcriptional profile of multiple genes in the posterior kidney of Nile tilapia at 6h post bacterial infections. Genbank. Accession Nos. JK006687 to JK006717.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 142:201-206.
Contact zoonosis related to aquaculture: a growing concern - (Abstract Only)
Haenen, O.L., Evans, J.J., Longshaw, M., Berthe, F. 2011. Contact zoonosis related to aquaculture: a growing concern. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). poster. June 28-30 2011. Panama
Immunoproteomic analysis of the antibody response obtained in Nile tilapia following vaccination with a Streptococcus iniae vaccine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Immunoproteomic analysis of the antibody response obtained in Nile tilapia following vaccination with a Streptococcus iniae vaccine. Veterinary Microbiology. 152: 346-352.
Protection induced by a CpG oligonucelotide in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae infection and identification of upregulated genes - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Wu, X., Dominowski, P. 2011. Protection induced by a CpG oligonucelotide in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae infection and identification of upregulated genes. Genbank. Accession Nos. JG772307 to JG772375.
Identification of unique DNA sequences present in highly virulent 2009 Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Carter, D., Fleming, K., Xu, D. 2011. Identification of unique DNA sequences present in highly virulent 2009 Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila. Veterinary Microbiology. 152:117-125.
An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Song, L. 2011. An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 111:114-124.
Live Attenuated Bacterial Vaccines in Aquaculture - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2011. Live attenuated bacterial vaccines. In: L. Liping and K. Fitzsimmons (Eds). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. p.18-26.
Comparative genomics of Aeromonas hydrophila isolates from an epidemic in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Liles, M., Hemstreet, W., Waldbieser, G., Griffin, M., Khoo, L., Bebak, J.A., Garcia, J.C., Goodwin, A., Capps, N., Hayden, K., Terhune, J. 2011. Comparative genomics of Aeromonas hydrophila isolates from an epidemic in channel catfish [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster No. 1489.
Virulence of Aeromonas hydrophila to channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fingerlings in the presence and absence of bacterial extracellular products     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Virulence of Aeromonas hydrophila to channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fingerlings in the presence and absence of bacterial extracellular products. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 95:209-215.
Case report of an unusual heart abnormality in Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lapatra, S.E., Heidel, J.R. 2011. Case report of an unusual heart abnormality in Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)[abstract]. Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p. 7.
Development and use of a Flavobacterium columnare challenge model in Rainbow trout - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Lapatra, S.E., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and use of a Flavobacterium columnare challenge model in Rainbow trout [abstract]. Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p. 41.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination. Genbank. Accession Nos. JG391587 to JG391616.
Thiamin requirement of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lim, C.E., Yildirim-Aksoy, M., Barros, M.M., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Thiamin requirement of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 42:824-833.
Pathology in practice: Peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a Shubunkin goldfish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bebak, J.A., Evans, J.J., Weber, E., Wolf, J. 2012. Pathology in practice: Peripheral nerve sheath tumor in a Shubunkin goldfish. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 240(7):827-829.
Parasitism enhances susceptibility to bacterial infection in tilapia - (Popular Publication)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Parasitism enhances susceptibility to bacterial infection in tilapia. Global Aquaculture Advocate. March/April 28-29.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2011. p. 28.
Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M. 2011. Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2011. p. 27.
Effect of parasitism on vaccine efficacy against Streptococcus iniae in Nile tilapia     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martins, M.L., Shoemaker, C.A., Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Effect of parasitism on vaccine efficacy against Streptococcus iniae in Nile tilapia. Aquaculture. 314:18-23.
Molecular identfication and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama (USA) in 2009     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Molecular identfication and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama (USA) in 2009. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 94:249-253.
Characterization and application of monoclonal antibodies against Shewanella marisflavi, a novel pathogen of Apostichopus japonicus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Q., Jing, H., Li, H., Wang, Y., Xu, D. 2011. Characterization and application of monoclonal antibodies against Shewanella marisflavi, a novel pathogen of Apostichopus japonicus. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology. 29(5):973-980.
Molecular responses of ceruloplasmin to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection and iron overload in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Peatman, E., Wang, W., Abernathy, J., Liu, S., Kucuktas, H., Terhune, J., Xu, D., Klesius, P.H., Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular responses of ceruloplasmin to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection and iron overload in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 30:992-997.
Specific serum antibody responses in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) provide limited protection against Streptococcus ictaluri challenge     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pasnik, D.J., Evans, J.J., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Specific serum antibody responses in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) provide limited protection against Streptococcus ictaluri challenge. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 144:144-146.
Molecular responses of calreticulin genes to iron overload and bacterial challenge in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Peatman, E., Wang, W., Abernathy, J., Liu, S., Kucuktas, H., Lu, J., Xu, D., Klesius, P.H., Waldbieser, G.C., Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular responses of calreticulin genes to iron overload and bacterial challenge in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 35:267-272.
Efficacy of a modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccine in fish     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H., Drennan, J.D., Evans, J.J. 2010. Efficacy of a modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccine in fish. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 30:304-308.
Biosecurity in aquatic animal facilities: concepts and examples - (Abstract Only)
Karreman, G.A., Klotins, K., Osborn, A., Bebak, J.A., Gustafson, L., Tiwari, A., Kebus, M., Innes, P. 2011. Biosecurity in aquatic animal facilities: concepts and examples [abstract]. World Aquaculture Society. p. 237.
Susceptibility of channel catfish, blue catfish and channel x blue catfish hybrid to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H., Peatman, E., Liu, Z. 2011. Susceptibility of channel catfish, blue catfish and channel x blue catfish hybrid to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Aquaculture 311:25-30.
Flagellar apparatus gene sequences of Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-73 isolate - (Other)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Flagellar apparatus gene sequences of Aeromonas hydrophila AL09-73 isolate. Genbank. Accession numbers HQ216191 - HQ216218.
Molecular identification and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama in 2009 - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Molecular identification and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama in 2009. Genbank. Accession Nos. HM856359 - HM 856374.
Aeromonas hydrophila: Observations of the Alabama industry in 2010 - (Abstract Only)
Bebak, J.A., Hemstreet, W., Garcia, J.C. 2010. Aeromonas hydrophila: Observations of the Alabama industry in 2010 [abstract]. Aeromonas hydrophila Videoconference Workshop, August 24, 2010, Greensboro, Alabama.
Production, characterization and application of monoclonal antibody to spherulocytes: A subpopulation of coelomocytes of Apostichopus japonicus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Q., Li, Y., Li, H., Wang, Y., Xu, D. 2010. Production, characterization and application of monoclonal antibody to spherulocytes: A subpopulation of coelomocytes of Apostichopus japonicus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 29:832-38.
Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M. 2010. Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). FEMS Microbiology Letters. 310:145-151.
Phenotypic and genetic characterization of bacteria isolated from diseased cultured sea cucumber (Apostichopus japonicus) in Northeastern China     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Qiao, G., Gu, J., Zhou, W., Li, Q., Woo, S., Xu, D., Park, S. 2010. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of bacteria isolated from diseased cultured sea cucumber (Apostichopus japonicus) in Northeastern China. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 91:223-235.
Identification and expresion profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification and expresion profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 138:25-33.
Efficacy of Ichthyophthirius vaccines in channel catfish against white spot disease - (Abstract Only)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A. 2010. Efficacy of Ichthyophthirius vaccines in channel catfish against white spot disease. In: American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition 2010. August 22-26, 2010. Boston, Massachusetts. p. 237.
Tilapia show immunization response against Ich - (Popular Publication)
Xu, D., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Tilapia show immunization response against Ich. Global Aquaculture Advocate. July/August 13: 24-25.
Antibiotic sensitivity and molecular analyses demonstrate a lack of IncA/C plasmid in modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine strain - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Welch, T.J., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Antibiotic sensitivity and molecular analyses demonstrate a lack of IncA/C plasmid in modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine strain [abstract]. Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p.77.
2010 Surveillance for Aeromonas Hydrophila Outbreaks in the Alabama Catfish Industry - (Abstract Only)
Bebak, J.A. 2010. 2010 Surveillance for Aeromonas hydrophila outbreaks in the Alabama catfish industry [abstract]. Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p.102.
Aeromonas hydrophila surveillance 2010 - (Abstract Only)
Bebak, J.A. 2010. Aeromonas hydrophila surveillance 2010. Aeromonas hydrophila surveillance 2010[abstract]. Pond to Plate Project Workshop, April 1, 2010, Greensboro, Alabama.
Fish Vaccines in Aquaculture - (Popular Publication)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Fish Vaccines in Aquaculture. Global Aquaculture Advocate. May/June issue: 18-19.
Brood stock immunization: does maternal transfer of specific antibodies protect rainbow trout alevins - (Abstract Only)
Lapatra, S.E., Lafrentz, B.R., Cain, K.D. 2010. Brood stock immunization: does maternal transfer of specific antibodies protect rainbow trout alevins [abstract]. 2010 DAFINET Workshop: Vaccination of Early Life Stages of Fish. p.14-15.
Construction, characterization, expression and immune responses of flagellar proteins of channel catfish, important pathogen Edwardsiella ictaluri - (Abstract Only)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Construction, characterization, expression and immune responses of flagellar proteins of channel catfish, important pathogen Edwardsiella ictaluri [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. p. 64.
Identification, phylogenetic relationships, characterization and gene expression patterns of six different annexins of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification, phylogenetic relationships, characterization and gene expression patterns of six different annexins of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818). Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 136: 176-183.
Molecular characterization and gene expression of the channel catfish Ferritin H subunit after bacterial infection and iron treatment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Takano, T., Peatman, E., Abernathy, J., Wang, S., Sha, Z., Kucuktas, H., Xu, D., Klesius, P.H., Liu, Z. 2010. Molecular characterization and gene expression of the channel catfish Ferritin H subunit after bacterial infection and iron treatment. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 313A(6):359-368.
Salivary Gland Thrombostasin Isoforms Differentially Regulate Blood Uptake of Horn Flies Fed on Control- and Thrombostasin-Vaccinated Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cupp, M.S., Cupp, E.W., Navarre, C., Zhang, D., Yue, X., Todd, L., Panangala, V. 2010. Salivary Gland Thrombostasin Isoforms Differentially Regulate Blood Uptake of Horn Flies Fed on Control- and Thrombostasin-Vaccinated Cattle. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(4): 610-617.
Biological characteristics and pathogenicity of a highly pathogenic Shewanella marisflavi infected sea cucumber (Apostichopus uaponicus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Qiao, G., Li, Q., Zhou, W., Woo, S., Xu, D., Park, S. 2010. Biological characteristics and pathogenicity of a highly pathogenic Shewanella marisflavi infected sea cucumber (Apostichopus uaponicus). Journal of Fish Diseases. 33:865-877.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination - (Other)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination. Genbank. Accession Nos. GW392457 to GW392488.
Characterization of susceptibility and carrier status of burbot, Lota lota (L.), to IHNV, IPNV, Flavobacterium psychrophilum, Aeromonas salmonicida, and Renibacterium salmoninarum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polinski, M.P., Fehringer, T.R., Johnson, K.A., Snekvik, K.R., Lapatra, S.E., Lafrentz, B.R., Ireland, S.C., Cain, K.D. 2010. Characterization of susceptibility and carrier status of burbot, Lota lota (L.), to IHNV, IPNV, Flavobacterium psychrophilum, Aeromonas salmonicida, and Renibacterium salmoninarum. Journal of Fish Diseases. 33: 559-570.
Identification and characterization of matrix metalloproteinase-13 sequence structure and expression during embryogenesis and infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Y., Abernathy, J.W., Liu, H., Wang, S., Xu, D., Kucuktas, H., Peatman, E., Klesius, P.H., Liu, Z. 2010. Identification and characterization of matrix metalloproteinase-13 sequence structure and expression during embryogenesis and infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 34(5):590-597.
Efficacy of an experimentally inactivated Streptococcus agalactiae vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) reared in Brazil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pretto-Giordano, L.G., Muller, E.E., Klesius, P.H., Da Silva, V.G. 2009. Efficacy of an experimentally inactivated Streptococcus agalactiae vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) reared in Brazil. Aquaculture Research [online]. Available: doi:10.1111/j.1365-2109.2009.02449.x.
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