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Scientific Papers

Research by scientists at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is published in a number of well-regarded scientific publications. Below are some of the papers related to the EEHV lab’s work, EEHV in general and the Zoo’s elephant genetics research.

  Detection of pathogenic elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus in routine trunk washes from healthy adult Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) by use of a real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction assay: American Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 71 (8), 925-933 (2010)
    Authors: Jeffrey J. Stanton, Jian-Chao Zong, Erin Latimer, Jie Tan, Alan Herron, Gary S. Hayward, Paul D. Ling
  Clinico-pathologic Features of Fatal Disease Attributed to New Variants of Endotheliotropic Herpesviruses in Two Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus): Veterinary Pathology, 46, 97–104 (2009)
    Authors: M.M. Garner, K. Helmick, J. Ochsenreiter, L.K. Richman, E. Latimer, A.G. Wise, R. K. Maes, M. Kiupel, R.W. Nordhausen, J.C. Zong, and G.S. Hayward.
  Major histocompatibility complex variation and evolution at a single, expressed DQA locus in two genera of elephants: Immunogenetics (2009)
    Authors: Elizabeth A. Archie, Tammy Henry, Jesus E. Maldonado, Cynthia J. Moss, Joyce H. Poole, Virginia R. Pearson, Suzan Murray, Susan C. Alberts, Robert C. Fleischer
  Novel Mammalian Herpesviruses and Lineages within the Gammaherpesvirinae: Cospeciation and Interspecies Transfer: Journal of Virology, 82 (7), 3509-3516 (2008)
    Authors: Bernhard Ehlers, Gu¨zin Dural, Nezlisah Yasmum, Tiziana Lembo, Benoit de Thoisy, Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis, Rainer G. Ulrich, Duncan J. McGeoch
  Fine-scale population genetic structure in a fission–fusion society: Molecular Ecology, 17, 2666–2679 (2008)
    Authors: Elizabeth A. Archie, Jesús Maldonado, Julie A. Hollister-Smith, Joyce H. Poole, Cynthia J. Moss, Robert C. Fleischer, Susan C. Alberts
  Physiological indicators of stress in African forest elephants (Loxodontaafricana cyclotis) in relation to petroleum operations in Gabon, Central Africa: Diversity and Distributions, 14, 995–1003 (2008)
    Authors: Jason Munshi-South, Landry Tchignoumba, Janine Brown, Nicole Abbondanza, Jésus E. Maldonado, Ann Henderson, Alfonso Alonso
  Behavioural inbreeding avoidance in wild African elephants: Molecular Ecology, 16, 4138–4148 (2007)
    Authors: Elizabeth A. Archie, Julie A. Hollister-Smith, Joyce H. Poole, Phyllis C. Lee, Cynthia J. Moss, Jesús Maldonado, Robert C. Fleischer, Susan Alberts
  The Knysna elephants: a population study conducted using faecal DNAb: African Journal of Ecology, 46, 19-23 (2007)
    Authors: Lori S. Eggert, Gareth Patterson, Jesús E. Maldonado
  Use of famciclovir for the treatment of endotheliotrophic herpesvirus infections in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus): Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 31(4), 518–522 (2000)
    Authors: Dennis L. Schmitt, Douglas A. Hardy, Richard J. Montali, Laura K. Richman, William A. Lindsay, Ramiro Isaza, Gary West
  Clinical and Pathological Findings of a Newly Recognized Disease of Elephants Caused by Endotheliotropic Herpesviruses: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 36 (1), 1–12 (2000)
    Authors: Laura K. Richman, Richard J. Montali, Richard C. Cambre, Dennis Schmitt, Douglas Hardy, Thomas Hildbrandt, Roy G. Bengis, Fayez M. Hamzeh, Akbar Shahkolahi, Gary S. Hayward
  Novel Endotheliotropic Herpesviruses Fatal for Asian and African Elephants: Science, 283, 1171-1176 (1999)
    Authors: Laura K. Richman, Richard J. Montali, Richard L. Garber, Melissa A. Kennedy, John Lehnhardt, Thomas Hildebrandt, Dennis Schmitt, Douglas Hardy, Donald J. Alcendor, Gary S. Hayward
  Pharmacokinetics of a Single Dose of Enrofloxacin administered orally in captive Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus: )American Journal of Vet Research, 1948-53 (2005)
    Authors: C. Sanchez, S. Murray, R. Isaza, M.G. Papich

Posted April 2011