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Nicola Pusterla

TitlePROF-SFT-VM
InstitutionUniversity of California Davis
DepartmentMedicine and Epidemiology
Address3109 Tupper Hall
CA 95616
Phone(530)752-4259
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    1. Flanders JA, Wack RF, Pusterla N, Mapes SM, Collins D, Gamble KC. SURVEY FOR EQUINE HERPESVIRUSES IN POLAR BEARS ( URSUS MARITIMUS) AND EXOTIC EQUIDS HOUSED IN US AZA INSTITUTIONS. J Zoo Wildl Med. 2018 Sep; 49(3):599-608. PMID: 30212313.
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    2. Smith FL, Watson JL, Spier SJ, Kilcoyne I, Mapes S, Sonder C, Pusterla N. Frequency of shedding of respiratory pathogens in horses recently imported to the United States. J Vet Intern Med. 2018 May 15. PMID: 29761571.
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    3. Pusterla N, Vin R, Leutenegger CM, Mittel LD, Divers TJ. Enteric coronavirus infection in adult horses. Vet J. 2018 01; 231:13-18. PMID: 29429482.
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    4. Maxwell LK, Bentz BG, Gilliam LL, Ritchey JW, Pusterla N, Eberle R, Holbrook TC, McFarlane D, Rezabek GB, Meinkoth J, Whitfield C, Goad CL, Allen GP. Efficacy of the early administration of valacyclovir hydrochloride for the treatment of neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus type-1 infection in horses. Am J Vet Res. 2017 Oct; 78(10):1126-1139. PMID: 28945127.
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    5. Pusterla N, Barnum S, Kenelty K. Comparison of flocked and rayon swabs for the molecular detection of selected equine viruses and bacteria from nasal secretions of healthy horses. Vet Rec. 2017 08 19; 181(8):197. PMID: 28765501.
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    6. James KE, Smith WA, Conrad PA, Packham AE, Guerrero L, Ng M, Pusterla N. Seroprevalences of anti-Sarcocystis neurona and anti-Neospora hughesi antibodies among healthy equids in the United States. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Jun 01; 250(11):1291-1301. PMID: 28509641.
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    7. Pusterla N, Tobin T. Therapeutics for Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2017 Apr; 33(1):87-97. PMID: 28161037.
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    8. Kooijman LJ, Mapes SM, Pusterla N. Development of an equine coronavirus-specific enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to determine serologic responses in naturally infected horses. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2016 Jul; 28(4):414-8. PMID: 27216723.
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    9. Bernardino PN, Mapes SM, Corbin R, Pusterla N. Pyrosequencing as a fast and reliable tool to determine clade affiliation for equine Influenza A virus. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2016 Mar 09. PMID: 26961323.
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    10. Berryhill EH, Thomasy SM, Kass PH, Reilly CM, Good KL, Hollingsworth SR, Maggs DJ, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N. Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses. Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Jan; 20(1):16-26. PMID: 26773714.
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    11. Houtsma A, Bedenice D, Pusterla N, Pugliese B, Mapes S, Hoffman AM, Paxson J, Rozanski E, Mukherjee J, Wigley M, Mazan MR. Association between inflammatory airway disease of horses and exposure to respiratory viruses: a case control study. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2015; 10:33. PMID: 26535117; PMCID: PMC4630835.
    12. Pusterla N, Packham A, Mackie S, Kass PH, Hunyadi L, Conrad PA. Daily feeding of diclazuril top dress pellets in foals reduces seroconversion to Sarcocystis neurona. Vet J. 2015 Nov; 206(2):236-8. PMID: 26346260.
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    13. Li L, Giannitti F, Low J, Keyes C, Ullmann LS, Deng X, Aleman M, Pesavento PA, Pusterla N, Delwart E. Exploring the virome of diseased horses. J Gen Virol. 2015 Sep; 96(9):2721-33. PMID: 26044792; PMCID: PMC4635498.
    14. Prutton JS, Kass PH, Watson JL, Pusterla N. Pre-analytical stability of adrenocorticotrophic hormone from healthy horses in whole blood, plasma and frozen plasma samples. Vet J. 2015 Apr; 204(1):123-4. PMID: 25744807.
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    15. Hollingsworth SR, Pusterla N, Kass PH, Good KL, Brault SA, Maggs DJ. Detection of equine herpesvirus in horses with idiopathic keratoconjunctivitis and comparison of three sampling techniques. Vet Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep; 18(5):416-21. PMID: 25594353.
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    16. Pusterla N, Hussey GS. Equine herpesvirus 1 myeloencephalopathy. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2014 Dec; 30(3):489-506. PMID: 25300635.
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    17. Pusterla N, Mackie S, Packham A, Conrad PA. Serological investigation of transplacental infection with Neospora hughesi and Sarcocystis neurona in broodmares. Vet J. 2014 Dec; 202(3):649-50. PMID: 25438732.
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    18. Pusterla N, Tamez-Trevino E, White A, Vangeem J, Packham A, Conrad PA, Kass P. Comparison of prevalence factors in horses with and without seropositivity to Neospora hughesi and/or Sarcocystis neurona. Vet J. 2014 May; 200(2):332-4. PMID: 24703324.
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    19. Sampieri F, Vannucci FA, Allen AL, Pusterla N, Antonopoulos AJ, Ball KR, Thompson J, Dowling PM, Hamilton DL, Gebhart CJ. Species-specificity of equine and porcine Lawsonia intracellularis isolates in laboratory animals. Can J Vet Res. 2013 Oct; 77(4):261-72. PMID: 24124268; PMCID: PMC3788657.
    20. Pusterla N, Gebhart C. Lawsonia intracellularis infection and proliferative enteropathy in foals. Vet Microbiol. 2013 Nov 29; 167(1-2):34-41. PMID: 23871678.
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    21. Fielding CL, Meier CA, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N. Salmonella spp. fecal shedding detected by real-time PCR in competing endurance horses. Vet J. 2013 Sep; 197(3):876-7. PMID: 23810741.
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    22. Pusterla N, Gebhart CJ. Equine proliferative enteropathy--a review of recent developments. Equine Vet J. 2013 Jul; 45(4):403-9. PMID: 23662705.
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    23. Pusterla N, Hagerty D, Mapes S, Vangeem J, Groves LT, Dinucci M, Fielding LC, Higgins JC. Detection of Neorickettsia risticii from various freshwater snail species collected from a district irrigation canal in Nevada County, California. Vet J. 2013 Aug; 197(2):489-91. PMID: 23566936.
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    24. Sampieri F, Allen AL, Pusterla N, Vannucci FA, Antonopoulos AJ, Ball KR, Thompson J, Dowling PM, Hamilton DL, Gebhart CJ. The rabbit as an infection model for equine proliferative enteropathy. Can J Vet Res. 2013 Apr; 77(2):110-9. PMID: 24082402; PMCID: PMC3605926.
    25. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Wademan C, White A, Hodzic E. Investigation of the role of lesser characterised respiratory viruses associated with upper respiratory tract infections in horses. Vet Rec. 2013 Mar 23; 172(12):315. PMID: 23423483.
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    26. Renier AC, Kass PH, Magdesian KG, Madigan JE, Aleman M, Pusterla N. Oleander toxicosis in equids: 30 cases (1995-2010). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Feb 15; 242(4):540-9. PMID: 23363288.
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    27. Perkins GA, Van de Walle GR, Pusterla N, Erb HN, Osterrieder N. Evaluation of metaphylactic RNA interference to prevent equine herpesvirus type 1 infection in experimental herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy in horses. Am J Vet Res. 2013 Feb; 74(2):248-56. PMID: 23363350.
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    28. Jeske JM, Spier SJ, Whitcomb MB, Pusterla N, Gardner IA. Use of antibody titers measured via serum synergistic hemolysis inhibition testing to predict internal Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Jan 01; 242(1):86-92. PMID: 23234286.
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    29. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Wademan C, White A, Ball R, Sapp K, Burns P, Ormond C, Butterworth K, Bartol J, Magdesian KG. Emerging outbreaks associated with equine coronavirus in adult horses. Vet Microbiol. 2013 Feb 22; 162(1):228-31. PMID: 23123176.
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    30. Vannucci FA, Beckler D, Pusterla N, Mapes SM, Gebhart CJ. Attenuation of virulence of Lawsonia intracellularis after in vitro passages and its effects on the experimental reproduction of porcine proliferative enteropathy. Vet Microbiol. 2013 Feb 22; 162(1):265-9. PMID: 22939985.
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    31. Pusterla N, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Vannucci FA, Mapes S, White A, DiFrancesco M, Gebhart C. Transmission of Lawsonia intracellularis to weanling foals using feces from experimentally infected rabbits. Vet J. 2013 Feb; 195(2):241-3. PMID: 22841447.
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    32. Vannucci FA, Pusterla N, Mapes SM, Gebhart C. Evidence of host adaptation in Lawsonia intracellularis infections. Vet Res. 2012 Jun 20; 43:53. PMID: 22715937; PMCID: PMC3443049.
    33. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Gebhart C. Further investigation of exposure to Lawsonia intracellularis in wild and feral animals captured on horse properties with equine proliferative enteropathy. Vet J. 2012 Nov; 194(2):253-5. PMID: 22627048.
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    34. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Gebhart C. Lawsonia intracellularis-specific interferon ? gene expression by peripheral blood mononuclear cells in vaccinated and naturally infected foals. Vet J. 2012 May; 192(2):249-51. PMID: 21689957.
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    35. Pusterla N, Vannucci FA, Mapes SM, Nogradi N, Collier JR, Hill JA, Difrancesco M, White AM, Akana NK, Simonek G, Gebhart CJ. Efficacy of an avirulent live vaccine against Lawsonia intracellularis in the prevention of proliferative enteropathy in experimentally infected weanling foals. Am J Vet Res. 2012 May; 73(5):741-6. PMID: 22533409.
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    36. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Wademan C, White A, Estell K, Swain E. Investigation of the role of mules as silent shedders of EHV-1 during an outbreak of EHV-1 myeloencephalopathy in California. Vet Rec. 2012 May 05; 170(18):465. PMID: 22472540.
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    37. Pusterla N, Mapes S, David Wilson W. Prevalence of latent alpha-herpesviruses in Thoroughbred racing horses. Vet J. 2012 Aug; 193(2):579-82. PMID: 22405721.
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    38. Pusterla N, Kass PH, Mapes S, Johnson C, Barnett DC, Vaala W, Gutierrez C, McDaniel R, Whitehead B, Manning J. Surveillance programme for important equine infectious respiratory pathogens in the USA. Vet Rec. 2011 Jul 02; 169(1):12. PMID: 21676986.
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    39. Page AE, Slovis NM, Gebhart CJ, Wolfsdorf K, Mapes SM, Pusterla N. Serial use of serologic assays and fecal PCR assays to aid in identification of subclinical Lawsonia intracellularis infection for targeted treatment of Thoroughbred foals and weanlings. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 Jun 01; 238(11):1482-9. PMID: 21627513.
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    40. Fielding CL, Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Higgins JC, Meier CA. Rattlesnake envenomation in horses: 58 cases (1992-2009). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 Mar 01; 238(5):631-5. PMID: 21355806.
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    41. Pusterla N, Conrad PA, Packham AE, Mapes SM, Finno CJ, Gardner IA, Barr BC, Ferraro GL, Wilson WD. Endogenous transplacental transmission of Neospora hughesi in naturally infected horses. J Parasitol. 2011 Apr; 97(2):281-5. PMID: 21506870.
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    42. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Wilson WD. Prevalence of equine herpesvirus type 1 in trigeminal ganglia and submandibular lymph nodes of equids examined postmortem. Vet Rec. 2010 Sep 04; 167(10):376-8. PMID: 20817899.
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    43. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Johnson C, Slovis N, Page A, Gebhart C. Comparison of feces versus rectal swabs for the molecular detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in foals with equine proliferative enteropathy. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2010 Sep; 22(5):741-4. PMID: 20807932.
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    44. Pusterla N, Hussey SB, Mapes S, Johnson C, Collier JR, Hill J, Lunn DP, Wilson WD. Molecular investigation of the viral kinetics of equine herpesvirus-1 in blood and nasal secretions of horses after corticosteroid-induced recrudescence of latent infection. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Sep-Oct; 24(5):1153-7. PMID: 20584139.
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    45. Brault SA, Blanchard MT, Gardner IA, Stott JL, Pusterla N, Mapes SM, Vernau W, Dejong KD, Maclachlan NJ. The immune response of foals to natural infection with equid herpesvirus-2 and its association with febrile illness. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2010 Sep 15; 137(1-2):136-41. PMID: 20646766.
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    46. Pusterla N, Puschner B, Steidl S, Collier J, Kane E, Stuart RL. alpha-Tocopherol concentrations in equine serum and cerebrospinal fluid after vitamin E supplementation. Vet Rec. 2010 Mar 20; 166(12):366-8. PMID: 20305293.
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    47. Pusterla N, Wattanaphansak S, Mapes S, Collier J, Hill J, Difrancesco M, Gebhart C. Oral infection of weanling foals with an equine isolate of Lawsonia intracellularis, agent of equine proliferative enteropathy. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 May-Jun; 24(3):622-7. PMID: 20337907.
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    48. Leclere M, Magdesian KG, Kass PH, Pusterla N, Rhodes DM. Comparison of the clinical, microbiological, radiological and haematological features of foals with pneumonia caused by Rhodococcus equi and other bacteria. Vet J. 2011 Jan; 187(1):109-12. PMID: 19932977.
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    49. Pusterla N, Hussey SB, Mapes S, Leutenegger CM, Madigan JE, Ferraro GL, Wilson WD, Lunn DP. Comparison of four methods to quantify Equid herpesvirus 1 load by real-time polymerase chain reaction in nasal secretions of experimentally and naturally infected horses. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2009 Nov; 21(6):836-40. PMID: 19901285.
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    50. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Madigan JE, Maclachlan NJ, Ferraro GL, Watson JL, Spier SJ, Wilson WD. Prevalence of EHV-1 in adult horses transported over long distances. Vet Rec. 2009 Oct 17; 165(16):473-5. PMID: 19850855.
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    51. Pusterla N, Byrne BA, Hodzic E, Mapes S, Jang SS, Magdesian KG. Use of quantitative real-time PCR for the detection of Salmonella spp. in fecal samples from horses at a veterinary teaching hospital. Vet J. 2010 Nov; 186(2):252-5. PMID: 19766027.
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    52. Pusterla N, Jackson R, Mapes SM, Noland J, Stenbom RM, Gebhart C. Lawsonia intracellularis: humoral immune response and fecal shedding in weanling foals following intra-rectal administration of frozen-thawed or lyophilized avirulent live vaccine. Vet J. 2010 Oct; 186(1):110-2. PMID: 19699124.
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    53. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Byrne BA, Magdesian KG. Detection of bloodstream infection in neonatal foals with suspected sepsis using real-time PCR. Vet Rec. 2009 Jul 25; 165(4):114-7. PMID: 19633325.
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    54. Pusterla N, Collier J, Mapes SM, Wattanaphasak S, Gebhart C. Effects of administration of an avirulent live vaccine of Lawsonia intracellularis on mares and foals. Vet Rec. 2009 Jun 20; 164(25):783-5. PMID: 19542553.
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    55. Pusterla N, Jackson R, Wilson R, Collier J, Mapes S, Gebhart C. Temporal detection of Lawsonia intracellularis using serology and real-time PCR in Thoroughbred horses residing on a farm endemic for equine proliferative enteropathy. Vet Microbiol. 2009 Apr 14; 136(1-2):173-6. PMID: 19019573.
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    56. Pusterla N, Hilton H, Wattanaphansak S, Collier JR, Mapes SM, Stenbom RM, Gebhart C. Evaluation of the humoral immune response and fecal shedding in weanling foals following oral and intra-rectal administration of an avirulent live vaccine of Lawsonia intracellularis. Vet J. 2009 Dec; 182(3):458-62. PMID: 18835201.
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    57. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Rejmanek D, Gebhart C. Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis by real-time PCR in the feces of free-living animals from equine farms with documented occurrence of equine proliferative enteropathy. J Wildl Dis. 2008 Oct; 44(4):992-8. PMID: 18957657.
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    58. Pusterla N, David Wilson W, Madigan JE, Ferraro GL. Equine herpesvirus-1 myeloencephalopathy: a review of recent developments. Vet J. 2009 Jun; 180(3):279-89. PMID: 18805030.
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    59. Sykes JE, Owens SD, Terry JC, Lindsay LL, Pusterla N. Use of dried blood smears for detection of feline hemoplasmas using real-time polymerase chain reaction. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2008 Sep; 20(5):616-20. PMID: 18776095.
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    60. Higgins JK, Puschner B, Kass PH, Pusterla N. Assessment of vitamin E concentrations in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of horses following oral administration of vitamin E. Am J Vet Res. 2008 Jun; 69(6):785-90. PMID: 18518659.
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    61. Bell SA, Pusterla N, Balasuriya UB, Mapes SM, Nyberg NL, MacLachlan NJ. Isolation of a gammaherpesvirus similar to asinine herpesvirus-2 (AHV-2) from a mule and a survey of mules and donkeys for AHV-2 infection by real-time PCR. Vet Microbiol. 2008 Jul 27; 130(1-2):176-83. PMID: 18280676.
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    62. Pusterla N, Jones ME, Mohr FC, Higgins JK, Mapes S, Jang SS, Samitz EM, Byrne BA. Fatal pulmonary hemorrhage associated with RTX toxin producing Actinobacillus equuli subspecies haemolyticus infection in an adult horse. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2008 Jan; 20(1):118-21. PMID: 18182526.
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    63. Pusterla N, Wilson WD, Mapes S, Finno C, Isbell D, Arthur RM, Ferraro GL. Characterization of viral loads, strain and state of equine herpesvirus-1 using real-time PCR in horses following natural exposure at a racetrack in California. Vet J. 2009 Feb; 179(2):230-9. PMID: 18024200.
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    64. Finno CJ, Aleman M, Pusterla N. Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis associated with neosporosis in 3 horses. J Vet Intern Med. 2007 Nov-Dec; 21(6):1405-8. PMID: 18196754.
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    65. Bell S, Detweiler D, Benak J, Pusterla N. What is your diagnosis? Occipitoatlantoaxial malformation. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007 Oct 01; 231(7):1033-4. PMID: 17916027.
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    66. Brown JA, Mapes S, Ball BA, Hodder AD, Liu IK, Pusterla N. Prevalence of equine herpesvirus-1 infection among Thoroughbreds residing on a farm on which the virus was endemic. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007 Aug 15; 231(4):577-80. PMID: 17696859.
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    67. Dumler JS, Madigan JE, Pusterla N, Bakken JS. Ehrlichioses in humans: epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jul 15; 45 Suppl 1:S45-51. PMID: 17582569.
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    68. Théon AP, Wilson WD, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N, Snyder JR, Galuppo LD. Long-term outcome associated with intratumoral chemotherapy with cisplatin for cutaneous tumors in equidae: 573 cases (1995-2004). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007 May 15; 230(10):1506-13. PMID: 17504043.
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    69. Finno CJ, Packham AE, David Wilson W, Gardner IA, Conrad PA, Pusterla N. Effects of blood contamination of cerebrospinal fluid on results of indirect fluorescent antibody tests for detection of antibodies against Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2007 May; 19(3):286-9. PMID: 17459859.
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    70. Pusterla N, Chaney KP, Maes R, Wise AG, Holland R, Schott HC. Investigation of the molecular detection of vaccine-derived equine herpesvirus type 1 in blood and nasal secretions from horses following intramuscular vaccination. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2007 May; 19(3):290-3. PMID: 17459860.
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    71. Pusterla N, Luff JA, Myers CJ, Vernau W, Affolter VK. Disseminated intravascular coagulation in a horse with Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus meningoencephalitis and interstitial pneumonia. J Vet Intern Med. 2007 Mar-Apr; 21(2):344-7. PMID: 17427400.
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    72. Lorenzo-Figueras M, Pusterla N, Byrne BA, Samitz EM. In vitro evaluation of three bacterial culture systems for the recovery of Escherichia coli from equine blood. Am J Vet Res. 2006 Dec; 67(12):2025-9. PMID: 17144804.
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    73. Borchers A, Magdesian KG, Halland S, Pusterla N, Wilson WD. Successful treatment and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) confirmation of Tyzzer's disease in a foal and clinical and pathologic characteristics of 6 additional foals (1986-2005). J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Sep-Oct; 20(5):1212-8. PMID: 17063719.
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    74. Finno C, Pusterla N, Aleman M, Mohr FC, Price T, George J, Holmberg T. Streptococcus equi meningoencephalomyelitis in a foal. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006 Sep 01; 229(5):721-4. PMID: 16948585.
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    75. Pusterla N, Wilson WD, Conrad PA, Mapes S, Leutenegger CM. Comparative analysis of cytokine gene expression in cerebrospinal fluid of horses without neurologic signs or with selected neurologic disorders. Am J Vet Res. 2006 Aug; 67(8):1433-7. PMID: 16881858.
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    76. Dykgraaf S, Pusterla N, Van Hoogmoed LM. Rattlesnake envenomation in 12 New World camelids. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Jul-Aug; 20(4):998-1002. PMID: 16955829.
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    77. Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Mapes S, Leutenegger CM. Expression of molecular markers in blood of neonatal foals with sepsis. Am J Vet Res. 2006 Jun; 67(6):1045-9. PMID: 16740100.
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    78. Pusterla N, Madigan JE. Initial clinical impressions of the U.C. Davis large animal lift and its use in recumbent equine patients. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 2006 Mar; 148(3):161-6. PMID: 16562727.
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    79. Pusterla N, Madigan JE, Leutenegger CM. Real-time polymerase chain reaction: a novel molecular diagnostic tool for equine infectious diseases. J Vet Intern Med. 2006 Jan-Feb; 20(1):3-12. PMID: 16496917.
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    80. Pusterla N, Mapes S, Leutenegger CM. Survey of the large-animal diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine regarding knowledge and clinical use of polymerase chain reaction: implications for veterinary education. J Vet Med Educ. 2006; 33(4):605-11. PMID: 17220506.
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    81. Pusterla N, Colegrove KM, Moore PF, Magdesian KG, Vernau W. Multicentric T-cell lymphosarcoma in an alpaca. Vet J. 2006 Jan; 171(1):181-5. PMID: 16427596.
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    82. Pusterla N, Holmberg TA, Lorenzo-Figueras M, Wong A, Wilson WD. Acremonium strictum pulmonary infection in a horse. Vet Clin Pathol. 2005 Dec; 34(4):413-6. PMID: 16270271.
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    83. Pusterla N, Leutenegger CM, Wilson WD, Watson JL, Ferraro GL, Madigan JE. Equine herpesvirus-4 kinetics in peripheral blood leukocytes and nasopharyngeal secretions in foals using quantitative real-time TaqMan PCR. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2005 Nov; 17(6):578-81. PMID: 16475518.
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    84. Higgins JC, Pusterla N, Pappagianis D. Comparison of Coccidioides immitis serological antibody titres between forms of clinical coccidioidomycosis in horses. Vet J. 2007 Jan; 173(1):118-23. PMID: 16249106.
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    85. Pusterla N, Fecteau ME, Madigan JE, Wilson WD, Magdesian KG. Acute hemoperitoneum in horses: a review of 19 cases (1992-2003). J Vet Intern Med. 2005 May-Jun; 19(3):344-7. PMID: 15954549.
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    86. Spier SJ, Berger Pusterla J, Villarroel A, Pusterla N. Outcome of tactile conditioning of neonates, or "imprint training" on selected handling measures in foals. Vet J. 2004 Nov; 168(3):252-8. PMID: 15501142.
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    87. Heller MC, McClure J, Pusterla N, Pusterla JB, Stahel S. Two cases of Neorickettsia (Ehrlichia) risticii infection in horses from Nova Scotia. Can Vet J. 2004 May; 45(5):421-3. PMID: 15206592; PMCID: PMC548627.
    88. Pusterla N, Johnson EM, Chae JS, Madigan JE. Digenetic trematodes, Acanthatrium sp. and Lecithodendrium sp., as vectors of Neorickettsia risticii, the agent of Potomac horse fever. J Helminthol. 2003 Dec; 77(4):335-9. PMID: 14627451.
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    89. Pusterla N, Watson JL, Wilson WD, Affolter VK, Spier SJ. Cutaneous and ocular habronemiasis in horses: 63 cases (1988-2002). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003 Apr 01; 222(7):978-82. PMID: 12685790.
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    90. Pusterla N, Chae JS, Kimsey RB, Berger Pusterla J, DeRock E, Dumler JS, Madigan JE. Transmission of Anaplasma phagocytophila (human granulocytic ehrlichiosis agent) in horses using experimentally infected ticks (Ixodes scapularis). J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2002 Dec; 49(10):484-8. PMID: 12485358.
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    91. Chang CC, Hayashidani H, Pusterla N, Kasten RW, Madigan JE, Chomel BB. Investigation of Bartonella infection in ixodid ticks from California. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Jul; 25(4):229-36. PMID: 12135237.
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    92. Pusterla N, Johnson E, Chae J, DeRock E, Willis M, Hedrick RP, Madigan JE. Molecular detection of an Ehrlichia-like agent in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) from Northern California. Vet Parasitol. 2000 Oct 01; 92(3):199-207. PMID: 10962157.
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    93. Pusterla N, Johnson E, Chae J, Pusterla JB, DeRock E, Madigan JE. Infection rate of Ehrlichia risticii, the agent of Potomac horse fever, in freshwater stream snails (Juga yrekaensis) from northern California. Vet Parasitol. 2000 Sep 20; 92(2):151-6. PMID: 10946138.
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    94. Pusterla N, Chang CC, Chomel BB, Chae JS, Foley JE, DeRock E, Kramer VL, Lutz H, Madigan JE. Serologic and molecular evidence of Ehrlichia spp. in coyotes in California. J Wildl Dis. 2000 Jul; 36(3):494-9. PMID: 10941735.
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