Foley Laboratory in Infectious Disease Ecology

Recent Foley Lab Publications

2014
 Britz E, Spier SJ, Kass PH, Edman JM, Foley JE. The relationship between Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis biovarequi phenotype with location and extent of lesions in horses. Vet J, 200(2): 282-6.
2014
 Dingler RJ, Wright SA, Donohue AM, Macedo PA, Foley JE. 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.
2014
 Foley J, Ott-Conn C, Worth SJ, Poulsen A, Clifford D. An Ixodes minor and Borrelia carolinensis enzootic cycle involving a critically endangered Mojave Desert rodent. Ecol Evol, 4(5): 576-81
2014
 Foley J, Piovia-Scott J. 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.
2014
 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. Intra-erythrocytic iridovirus in inland bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). J Vet Diagn Invest, 26(3): 354-64
2014
 Hennebelle JH, Sykes J, Foley J. Risk factors associated with leptospirosis in dogs from northern California: 2001 to 2010. Vector-Borne Zoonotic Dis, 14: 733-739.
2014
 Jay-Russell MT, Madigan JE, Bengson Y, Madigan S, Hake AF, Foley JE, Byrne BA. Salmonella oranienburg isolated from horses, wild turkeys and an edible home garden fertilized with raw horse manure. Zoonoses Public Health, 61(1): 64-71.
2014
 Mete A, Stephenson N, Rogers K, Hawkins M, Sadar M, Sanchez-Migallon G, Bell D, Smallwood K, Wells A, Shipman J, Foley J. Knemidocoptic mange in wild Golden Eagles, California, USA. Emerg Infect Dis, 20(10): 1716-8
2014
 Ott-Conn C, Clifford D, Branston T, Klinger R, Foley J. Pathogen infection and exposure, and ectoparasites of the federally endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis), California, USA. J Wildl Dis, 50(4): 767-76
2014
 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. Correlates of virulence in a frog-killing fungal pathogen: Evidence from a California amphibian decline. ISME Journal, 16 December 2014.
2014
 Schmitz KM, Foley JE, Kasten RW, Chomel BB, Larsen RS. Prevalence of vector-borne bacterial pathogens in riparian brush rabbits (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius) and their ticks. J Wildl Dis, 50(2): 369-73.
2014
 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. Quantitative factors proposed to influence the prevalence of canine tick-borne disease agents in the United States. Parasit Vectors, 7: 417
2015
 Aureli, S., R. Galuppi, F. Ostanello, J. Foley, C. Bonoli, D. Rejmanek, G. Rocchi, E. Orlandi, and M. Tampieri. Abundance of questing ticks and molecular evidence for pathogens in ticks in three parks of Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy. Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine, 22: 459.
2015
 Eskew, E. A., S. J. Worth, J. E. Foley, and B. D. Todd. American Bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) resist infection by multiple isolates of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, including one implicated in wild mass mortality. Ecohealth, 12: 513-518
2015
 Gabriel, M. W., L. W. Woods, G. M. Wengert, N. Stephenson, J. M. Higley, C. Thompson, S. M. Matthews, R. A. Sweitzer, K. Purcell, and R. H. Barrett. Patterns of natural and human-caused mortality factors of a rare forest carnivore, the fisher (Pekania pennanti) in California. PloS One, 10: e0140640.
2015
 Hardy B, Brown R, Foley J, Pope K. Treatment with itraconazole reduces prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and increases overwinter survival of juvenile Cascades frogs in the wild. Dis Aquatic Organisms, 112: 243
2015
 Ott-Conn C, Woods L, Clifford D, Branston T, Foley J. Histopathology and risk factors associated with Neotrombicula microti infestation in the endangered Amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis). J Wildl Dis, 51: 1680-687.
2015
 Poulsen A, Conroy C, Roy A, Brown R, Foley J. Ectoparasites of Microtus californicus and possible emergence of an exotic species tick in California. J Med Entomol, 52: 1060-1066.
2015
 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. Mange caused by a Knemidokoptes derooi-like mite in a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). J Avian Med Surgery, 29: 231-237.
2015
 Stephenson S, Higley M, Sajecki J, Chomel B, Brown R, Foley J. Demographic characteristics and infectious diseases of a population of American black bears in Humboldt County, California. Vectorborne Zoonotic Dis, 15: 116-123.
2015
 Stephenson, N., E. Hodzic, S. Mapes, D. Rejmanek, and J. Foley. A real-time PCR assay for differentiating pathogenic Anaplasma phagocytophilum from an apathogenic, woodrat-adapted genospecies from North America. Ticks and Tick-borne Disease, 6: 774-778.
2015 
Yao, Peng Ju Stephenson, Nicole Foley, Janet E Toussieng, Chuck R Farver, Thomas B Sykes, Jane E Fleer, Katryna A. Incidence rates and risk factors for owner-reported adverse events following vaccination of dogs that did or did not receive a Leptospira vaccine. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 247: 1139-1145.
In press.
 Foley, J. Strategies for recombination and variation of bacterial antigens. Computational and Structural Biotechnology J.
In press.
 Foley, J Rejmanek, D Foley, C Matocq, M. Fine-scale genetic structure of woodrat populations (Genus: Neotoma) and the spatial distribution of their tick-borne pathogens. Ticks and Tick-Borne Dis.
In press.
 Rudd, J., N. Stephenson, D. Clifford, and J. Foley. Utilizing citizen science to document a mange epidemic in western gray squirrels (Sciurus griseus anthonyi) in two communities in California’s San Bernardino Mountains. Wildl. Soc. Bull.
In press.
 Springer, Y Hoekman, D Johnson, P Duffy, P Hufft, R Barnett, D Allan, B Amman, B Barker, C Barrera, R Foley, et al. Continental scale surveillance of infectious agents: Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for NEON. Ecosphere