Foley Laboratory in Infectious Disease Ecology

Recent Foley Lab Publications

Foley JE, Swift P, Fleer KA, Torres S, Girard YA, Johnson CK. 2013. Risk factors for exposure to feline pathogens in California mountain lions (Puma concolor). J Wildl Dis, 49(2): 279-93.

Sammak RL, Rejmanek DD, Roth TM, Christe KL, Chomel BB, Foley JE. 2013. Investigation of tularemia outbreak after natural infection of outdoor-housed rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) with Francisella tularensis. Comp Med, 63(2): 183-90.

Rejmanek D, Freycon P, Bradburd G, Dinstell J, Foley J. 2013. Unique strains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum segregate among diverse questing and non-questing Ixodes tick species in the western United States. Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 4(6): 482-7.

Foley J, Branston T, Woods L, Clifford D. 2013. Severe ulceronecrotic dermatitis associated with mite infestation in the critically endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis). J Parasitol, 99: 595-598.

Hennebelle J, Sykes J, Carpenter T, Foley J. 2013. Spatial and temporal patterns of Leptospira infection in dogs from northern California: 67 cases (2001-2010). J Am Vet Med Assoc, 242: 941-947. 

Roth T, Foley J, Worth J, Piovia-Scott J, Pope K, Lawler S. 2013. Bacterial flora on Cascades frogs in the Klamath mountains of California. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis, 36: 591-598.

Serieys LE, Foley J, Owens S, Woods L, Boydston E, Lyren L, Poppenga R, Clifford DL, Stephenson N, Rudd J, Riley S. 2013. Serum chemistry, hematologic and post-mortem findings in bobcats (Lynx rufus) with notoedric mange. J Parasitol, 99: 989-996.

Silbernagel C, Clifford D, Bettaso J, Worth S, Foley J. 2013. Prevalence of selected pathogens in western pond turtles and sympatric introduced red-eared sliders in California, USA. Dis Aquatic Organisms, 107: 37-47.

Stephenson N, Clifford D, Worth SJ, Serieys LE, Foley J. 2013. Development and validation of a fecal PCR assay for Notoedres cati and application to notoedric mange cases in bobcats (Lynx rufus) in Northern California, USA. J Wildl Dis, 49: 303-311.

Stephenson N, Swift P, Moeller RB, Worth SJ, Foley J. 2014. Feline infectious peritonitis in a mountain lion (Puma concolor), California, USA. J Wildl Dis, 49: 408-412.

Stephenson N, Swift P, Villepique JT, Clifford DL, Nyaoke A, De La Mora A, Moore J, Foley J. 2014. Pathologic findings in Western gray squirrels (Sciurus griseus) from a notoedric mange epidemic in the San Bernardino Mountains, California. Int J Parasitol: Parasites Wildl, 2: 266-270.

Jay-Russell MT, Madigan JE, Bengson Y, Madigan S, Hake AF, Foley JE, Byrne BA. 2014. Salmonella oranienburg isolated from horses, wild turkeys and an edible home garden fertilized with raw horse manure. Zoonoses Public Health, 61(1): 64-71.

Schmitz KM, Foley JE, Kasten RW, Chomel BB, Larsen RS. 2014. Prevalence of vector-borne bacterial pathogens in riparian brush rabbits (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius) and their ticks. J Wildl Dis, 50(2): 369-73.

Dingler RJ, Wright SA, Donohue AM, Macedo PA, Foley JE. 2014. Surveillance for Ixodes pacificus and the tick-borne pathogens Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi in birds from California's Inner Coast Range. Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 5(4): 436-45.

Britz E, Spier SJ, Kass PH, Edman JM, Foley JE. 2014. The relationship between Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis biovar equi phenotype with location and extent of lesions in horses. Vet J, 200(2): 282-6.

Stich RW, Blagburn BL, Bowman DD, Carpenter C, Cortinas MR, Ewing SA, Foley D, Foley JE, Gaff H, Hickling GJ, Lash RR, Little SE, Lund C, Lund R, Mather TN, Needham GR, Nicholson WL, Sharp J, Varela-Stokes A, Wang D. 2014. Quantitative factors proposed to influence the prevalence of canine tick-borne disease agents in the United States. Parasit Vectors, 7: 417.

Foley J, Ott-Conn C, Worth SJ, Poulsen A, Clifford D. 2014. An Ixodes minor and Borrelia carolinensis enzootic cycle involving a critically endangered Mojave Desert rodent. Ecol Evol, 4(5): 576-81.

Foley J, Piovia-Scott J. 2014. Vector biodiversity did not associate with tick-borne pathogen prevalence in small mammal communities in northern and central California. Ticks Tick-borne Dis, 5(3): 299-304.

Grosset C, Wellehan J, Owens S, Mc Graw S, Gaffney P, Foley J, Childress A, Yun S, Malm K, Groff J, Paul-Murphy J, Weber E. 2014. Intra-erythrocytic iridovirus in inland bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). J Vet Diagn Invest, 26(3): 354-64.

Mete A, Stephenson N, Rogers K, Hawkins M, Sadar M, Sanchez-Migallon G, Bell D, Smallwood K, Wells A, Shipman J, Foley J. 2014. Knemidocoptic mange in wild Golden Eagles, California, USA. Emerg Infect Dis, 20(10): 1716-8.

Ott-Conn C, Clifford D, Branston T, Klinger R, Foley J. 2014. Pathogen infection and exposure, and ectoparasites of the federally endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis), California, USA. J Wildl Dis, 50(4): 767-76.

Hennebelle JH, Sykes J, Foley J. In Press. Risk factors associated with leptospirosis in dogs from northern California: 2001 to 2010. Vector-Borne Zoonotic Dis.

Sadar M, Guzman D, Mete A, Foley J, Stephenson N, Rogers K, Grosset C, Smallwood S, Shipman J, Wells A, White S, Bells D, Hawkins M. In Press. Mange caused by a Knemidokoptes derooi-like mite in a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). J Avian Med Surgery.

Ott-Conn C, Woods L, Clifford D, Branston T, Foley J. In Press. Histopathology and risk factors associated with Neotrombicula microti infestation in the endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis). J Wildl Dis.

Poulsen A, Conroy C, Roy A, Brown R, Foley J. In Press. Ectoparasites of Microtus californicus and emergence of the exotic tick species Ixodes minor in California. J Med Entomol.

Hardy B, Brown R, Foley J, Pope K. In Press. Treatment with itraconazole reduces prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and increases overwinter survival of juvenile Cascades frogs in the wild. Dis Aquatic Organisms

Stephenson S, Higley M, Sajecki J, Chomel B, Brown R, Foley J. In Press. Demographic characteristics and infectious diseases of a population of American black bears in Humboldt County, California. Vectorborne Zoonotic Dis.

Piovia-Scott J, Pope K, Worth SJ, Rosenblum EB, Poorten T, Refsnider J, Rollins-Smith LA, Reinert LK, Wells HL, Rejmanek D, Lawler S, Foley J. In Press. Correlates of virulence in a frog-killing fungal pathogen: Evidence from a California amphibian decline. ISME Journal