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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PREVENTION AND CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN CATTLE AND WILDLIFE RESERVOIRS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Mannosylated Lipoarabinomannan in serum as a biomarker for subclinical bovine tuberculosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Aug-14)
Virulence of two Mycobacterium bovis strains in cattle following aerosol infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Aug-14)
Tuberculosis in wild and captive deer - (Book / Chapter)
(19-May-14)
Analysis of breath volatile organic compounds as a screening tool for detection of Tuberculosis in cattle - (Abstract Only)
Nol, P., Ellis, C.K., Stahl, R.S., Haick, H., Rhyan, J.C., Vercauteren, K.C., Mccollum, M.P., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Salman, M.D. 2014. Analysis of breath volatile organic compounds as a screening tool for detection of Tuberculosis in cattle [abstract]. Abstract No. 93.
Evaluation of antibody and cell-mediated based tests for detection of bovine tuberculosis in United States' cattle - (Abstract Only)
Antognoli, M.C., Orloski, K.A., Waters, W.R., Francisco, T.I., Nelson, J., Robbe-Austerman, S., Hall, M., Thomsen, B.V., Meyer, R. 2014. Evaluation of antibody and cell-mediated based tests for detection of bovine tuberculosis in United States' cattle [abstract]. Abstract No. 48.
Oral vaccination of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R., Robbe-Austerman, S. 2014. Oral vaccination of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG). PLoS One. 9(5):e97031.
Diagnosis of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle - (Book / Chapter)
(14-Apr-14)
Head space analysis to non-invasively distinguish between vaccinated and bovine tuberculosis-infected white-tailed deer - (Abstract Only)
Stahl, R.S., Ellis, C.K., Nol, P., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Vercauteren, K.C. 2014. Head space analysis to non-invasively distinguish between vaccinated and bovine tuberculosis-infected white-tailed deer [abstract]. Abstract No. 35.
Host responses to mycobacterial infections: Spotlight on biomarker discovery to predict vaccine - (Abstract Only)
Vordermeier, H.M., Buddle, B.M., Waters, W.R., Villarreal-Ramos, B., Golby, P., Aranday-Cortes, E., Hogarth, P.J., Hewinson, R.G. 2014. Host responses to mycobacterial infections: Spotlight on biomarker discovery to predict vaccine [abstract]. Abstract No. 10.
Immunopathogenesis of Mycobacterium bovis infection of cattle - (Book / Chapter)
(25-Feb-14)
The role of bovine gamma delta T cells and their WC1 co-receptor in response to bacterial pathogens and promoting vaccine efficacy: A model for cattle and humans     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, C.L., Hsu, H., Chen, C., Palmer, M.V., Mcgill, J.L., Waters, W.R., Telfer, J.C. 2014. The role of bovine gamma delta T cells and their WC1 co-receptor in response to bacterial pathogens and promoting vaccine efficacy: A model for cattle and humans. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 159(3-4):144-155.
Bovine central memory T cells are highly proliferative in response to bovine tuberculosis infection - (Proceedings)
Maggioli, M.F., Palmer, M.V., Vordermeier, H.M., Whelan, A.O., Waters, W.R. 2014. Bovine central memory T cells are highly proliferative in response to bovine tuberculosis infection. Proceedings of American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting. p. 22.
Polyfunctional CD4 T cells in the response to bovine tuberculosis - (Proceedings)
Maggioli, M.F., Palmer, M.V., Vordermeier, H.M., Whelan, A.O., Waters, W.R. 2014. Polyfunctional CD4 T cells in the response to bovine tuberculosis. Proceedings of the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting. p. 64.
A pilot study exploring the use of breath analysis to differentiate healthy cattle from cattle experimentally infected with Mycobacterium bovis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ellis, C., Stahl, R., Nol, P., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Rhyan, J.C., Vercauteren, K., Mccollum, M., Salman, M.D. 2014. A pilot study exploring the use of breath analysis to differentiate healthy cattle from cattle experimentally infected with Mycobacterium bovis. PLoS One. 9(2):e89280.
Evaluation of ethanol vortex ELISA for detection of bovine tuberculosis in cattle and deer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wadhwa, A., Johnson, R.E., Eda, K., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Bannantine, J.P., Eda, S. 2014. Evaluation of ethanol vortex ELISA for detection of bovine tuberculosis in cattle and deer. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 10(1):147.
Circulating Mycobacterium bovis peptides and host response proteins as biomarkers for unambiguous detection of subclinical infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamont, E.A., Janagama, H.K., Ribeiro-Lima, J., Hart, L., Seth, M., Yang, M., Kumi, K., Waters, W.R., Thacker, T.C., Harris, N.B., Sreevatsan, S. 2014. Circulating Mycobacterium bovis peptides and host response proteins as biomarkers for unambiguous detection of subclinical infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52(2):536-543.
Specific recognition of mycobacterial protein and peptide antigens by gamma-delta T cell subsets following infection with virulent Mycobacterium bovis - (Abstract Only)
Mcgill, J.L., Sacco, R.E., Baldwin, C., Telfer, J.C., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2013. Specific recognition of mycobacterial protein and peptide antigens by gamma-delta T cell subsets following infection with virulent Mycobacterium bovis [abstract]. Australasian Society of Immunology. Abstract No. 24.
The immune response to bovine tuberculosis: Correlates of protection and relevance to human tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R. 2013. The immune response to bovine tuberculosis: Correlates of protection and relevance to human tuberculosis [abstract]. Australasian Society of Immunology. Abstract #019.
Clinical and diagnostic developments of a gamma interferon release assay for use in bovine tuberculosis control programs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bass, K.E., Nonnecke, B.J., Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Hardegger, R., Schroeder, B., Raeber, A.J., Waters, W.R. 2013. Clinical and diagnostic developments of a gamma interferon release assay for use in bovine tuberculosis control programs. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 20(12):1827-1835.
Polyfunctional CD4 T cells in the response to bovine tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Maggioli, M.F., Palmer, M.V., Vordermeier, H.M., Whelan, A.O., Waters, W.R. 2014. Polyfunctional CD4 T cells in the response to bovine tuberculosis [abstract]. Journal of Immunology. 192(1):1034(Suppl. 207.6).
Bovine central memory T cells are highly proliferative in response to bovine tuberculosis infection - (Abstract Only)
Maggioli, M.F., Palmer, M.V., Vordermeier, H.M., Whelan, A.O., Waters, W.R. 2014. Bovine central memory T cells are highly proliferative in response to bovine tuberculosis infection [abstract]. Journal of Immunology. 192(1):1033(Suppl. 207.5).
Is tuberculosis a lymphatic disease with a pulmonary portal     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behr, M., Waters, W.R. 2014. Is tuberculosis a lymphatic disease with a pulmonary portal. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 14(3):250-255.
Effector and memory T cell subsets in the response to bovine tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Maggioli, M., Palmer, M.V., Vordermeier, H.M., Estes, D.M., Waters, W.R. 2013. Effector and memory T cell subsets in the response to bovine tuberculosis [abstract]. Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Research Day. Abstract No. 20.
Testing a molasses-based bait for oral vaccination of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) against Mycobacterium bovis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Stafne, M.R., Waters, W.R., Thacker, T.C., Phillips, G.E. 2013. Testing a molasses-based bait for oral vaccination of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) against Mycobacterium bovis. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 60:265-270.
Mycobacterium bovis: Characteristics of wildlife reservoir hosts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V. 2013. Mycobacterium bovis: Characteristics of wildlife reservoir hosts. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 60(1):1-13.
Rapid detection of serum antibody by dual-path platform VetTB assay in white-tailed deer infected with Mycobacterium bovis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyashchenko, K.P., Greenwald, R., Esfandiari, J., O'Brien, D.J., Schmitt, S., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2013. Rapid detection of serum antibody by dual-path platform VetTB assay in white-tailed deer infected with Mycobacterium bovis. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 20(6):907-911.
Relevance of bovine tuberculosis research to the understanding of human disease: Historical perspectives, approaches, and immunologic mechanisms     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Maggioli, M.F., Mcgill, J.L., Lyashchenko, K.P., Palmer, M.V. 2014. Relevance of bovine tuberculosis research to the understanding of human disease: Historical perspectives, approaches, and immunologic mechanisms. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 159(3-4):113-32.
Isolation of Mycobacteria from clinical samples collected in the United States from 2004 to 2011     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, T.C., Robbe-Austerman, S., Harris, B., Palmer, M.V., Waters, W.R. 2013. Isolation of Mycobacteria from clinical samples collected in the United States from 2004 to 2011. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 9(1):100.
One health/veterinary links associated with TB vaccines - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R. 2013. One health/veterinary links associated with TB vaccines [abstract]. Conference on Vaccine Research. Abstract No. 20.
Active and latent ovine Herpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2) infection in a herd of captive white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Madison, R.J., Koster, L., Swenson, S., Li, H. 2013. Active and latent ovine Herpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2) infection in a herd of captive white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Journal of Comparative Pathology. 149(2-3):162-166.
Bovine tuberculosis research: Immune mechanisms relevant to biomedical applications - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Telfer, J.C., Baldwin, C.L. 2012. Bovine tuberculosis research: Immune mechanisms relevant to biomedical applications [abstract]. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. p. 117.
Use of electronic nose technology to identify cattle experimentally infected with Mycobacterium bovis: A pilot study - (Abstract Only)
Ellis, C., Stahl, R., Nol, P., Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Vercauteren, K., Rhyan, J., Mccollum, M., Van Sickle, J., Linke, L., Magnuson, R., Salman, M. 2012. Use of electronic nose technology to identify cattle experimentally infected with Mycobacterium bovis: A pilot study [abstract]. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. p. 49.
Effector and memory T cell subsets in the response to bovine tuberculosis - (Abstract Only)
Maggioli, M., Palmer, M.V., Vordermeier, H.M., Estes, D.M., Waters, W.R. 2012. Effector and memory T cell subsets in the response to bovine tuberculosis [abstract]. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. pg. 79.
Bovine tuberculosis research: Immune mechanisms relevant to biomedical applications - (Abstract Only)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Telfer, J.C., Baldwin, C.L. 2012. Bovine tuberculosis research: Immune mechanisms relevant to biomedical applications [abstract]. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. Abstract No. 115.
Persistence of Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Danish in White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) vaccinated with a lipid-formulated oral vaccine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R., Robbe-Austerman, S., Aldwell, F.E. 2012. Persistence of Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Danish in White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) vaccinated with a lipid-formulated oral vaccine. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. DOI.org/10.1111/tbed.12032.
Hiv-1 Alters the Cytokine Microenvironment and Effector Function of Cd8+t Cells Upon Antigen-Specific Activation with Mycobacteria - (Abstract Only)
Huante, M.B., Hogg, A.E., Devaraj, S.G., Cloyd, M.W., Graviss, E.A., Waters, W.R., Endsley, J.J. 2012. HIV-1 alters the cytokine microenvironment and effector function of CD8+T cells upon antigen-specific activation with mycobacteria [abstract]. Vaccine Conference and ISV Annual Global Congress. p. 22.
Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the Mycobacterium bovis genome resolve phylogenetic relationships     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joshi, D., Harris, B., Waters, W.R., Thacker, T.C., Mathema, B., Krieswirth, B., Sreevatsan, S. 2012. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the Mycobacterium bovis genome resolve phylogenetic relationships. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50(12):3853-3861.
Mycobacterium bovis: Wildlife reservoirs and spillover hosts - (Abstract Only)
Palmer, M.V. 2012. Mycobacterium bovis: Wildlife reservoirs and spillover hosts [abstract]. In: Proceedings of International Wildlife Tuberculsois Conference, September 9-12, 2012, Skukuza, South Africa. p.7.
Bovine Tuberculosis - (Book / Chapter)
(05-Jul-12)
Host/pathogen interactions and immune effector mechanisms - (Abstract Only)
Heiser, A., Waters, W.R., Wedlock, D.N., Buddle, B.M. 2012. Host/pathogen interactions and immune effector mechanisms [abstract]. 1st Mycobacterium bovis American Regional Conference. p. 22.
Mycobacterium bovis: a model pathogen at the interface of domestic livestock, wildlife, and humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmer, M.V., Thacker, T.C., Waters, W.R., Gortazar, C., Corner, L.A. 2012. Mycobacterium bovis: a model pathogen at the interface of domestic livestock, wildlife, and humans. Veterinary Medicine International [serial online]. 2012:Article ID 236205. Available: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/vmi/2012/236205/.
Bovine TB and the 'singleton protocol': reward without risk - (Other)
Waters, W.R. 2012. Bovine TB and the 'singleton protocol': reward without risk. Veterinary Record. 2012(170):514-515.
Field application of serodiagnostics to identify elephants with Tuberculosis prior to case confirmation by culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyashchenko, K.P., Greenwald, R., Esfandiari, J., Mikota, S., Miller, M., Moller, T., Vogelnest, L., Gairhe, K.P., Robbe-Austerman, S., Gai, J., Waters, W.R. 2012. Field application of serodiagnostics to identify elephants with Tuberculosis prior to case confirmation by culture. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 19(8):1269-1275.
Bovine tuberculosis vaccine research: historical perspectives and recent advances - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Palmer, M.V., Buddle, B.M., Vordermeier, H.M. 2012. Bovine tuberculosis vaccine research: historical perspectives and recent advances. Vaccine. 30(16):2611-2622.
Pulmonary disease due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a horse: zoonotic concerns and limitations of antemortem testing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyashchenko, K.P., Greenwald, R., Esfandiari, J., Lecu, A., Waters, W.R., Posthaus, H., Bodmer, T., Janssens, J., Aloisio, F., Graubner, C., Grosclaude, E., Piersigilli, A., Schiller, I. 2012. Pulmonary disease due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a horse: zoonotic concerns and limitations of antemortem testing. Veterinary Medicine International [serial online]. 2012:Article 642145. Available: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/vmi/2012/642145/.
Evaluation of gamma interferon (IFN-gamma)-induced protein 10 (IP-10) responses for detection of cattle infected with Mycobacterium bovis: comparisons to IFN-gamma responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waters, W.R., Thacker, T.C., Nonnecke, B.J., Palmer, M.V., Schiller, I., Oesch, B., Vordermeier, H.M., Silva, E., Estes, D.M. 2012. Evaluation of gamma interferon (IFN-gamma)-induced protein 10 responses for detection of cattle infected with Mycobacterium bovis: comparisons to IFN-gamma responses. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 19(3):346-351.
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