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Christine Kreuder Johnson, Peta L. Hitchens, Tierra Smiley Evans, Tracey Goldstein, Kate Thomas,Andrew Clements, Damien O. Joly, Nathan D. Wolfe, Peter Daszak, William B. Karesh & Jonna K. Mazet. Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity. Nature; doi:10.1038/srep14830. 

J.S. Schwind, T.Goldstein, K.Thomas, PREDICT Consortium, J.A.K.Mazet, W.A.Smith. 2014. Capacity Building Efforts and Perceptions for Wildlife Surveillance to Detect Zoonotic Pathogens: Comparing Stakeholder Perspectives, Biomed Central Public Health; doi:10.1186/1471-2458.

S.N. Naccache, S. Federman, N. Veerarghavan, M. Zaharia, D. Lee, E. Samayoa, J. Bouquet, A.L. Greninger, K-C Luk, B. Enge, D. Wadford, S. Messenger, G. Grard, E. Leroy, B.S. Schneider, J.N. Fair, N. Wolfe, M. Martinez, P. Isa, C. Arias, J.L. DeRisi, T. Sittler, J. Hackett, S. Miller, C.Y. Chiu. 2014. A cloud-compatible bioinformatics pipeline for ultrarapid pathogen identification from next-generation sequencing of clinical samples. Genome Research: doi:10.1101/gr.171934.113.         

K. J. Olival, D. Hayman, 2014. Filoviruses and Bats: Current Knowledge and Future Directions. Viruses: 6(4), 1759-1788; doi:10.3390/v6041759.

J. Sotomayor-Bonilla, A. Chaves, O. Rico-Chávez, M.K. Rostal, R. Ojeda-Flores, M. Salas-Rojas, Á. Aguilar-Setien, S. Ibáñez-Bernal, A. Barbachano-Guerrero, G. Gutiérrez-Espeleta, .J.L. Aguilar-Faisal, A.A. Aguirre, P. Daszak, G. Suzán. 2014. Dengue virus in bats from southeastern Mexico, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 91(1) pp. 129-131.

L. Yuan, M. Li, L. Li, C. Monagin, A. Chmura, B.S. Schneider, J. Epstein, X. Mei, Z. Shi, P. Daszak, J. Chen. 2014. Evidence for Retrovirus and Paramyxovirus Infection of Multiple Bat Species in China, Viruses: 6,2138-2154; doi:10.3990/v6052138.

S.H. Olson, J. Parmley, C. Soos, M. Gilbert, N. Latorre-Margalef, J.S. Hall, P.M. Hansbro, F.Leighton, V. Munster, D. Joly. 2014. Sampling strategies and biodiversity of influenza A subtypes in wild birds; PLoS One; doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090826.

H. Razuri , R. Tokarz, B.M. Ghersi, G. Salmon-Mulanovich, M.C. Guezala, C. Albujar, A.P. Mendoza, Y.O. Tinoco, C. Cruz, M. Silva, A. Vasquez, V. Pacheco, U. Ströher, L. Wiggleton Guerrero, D. Cannon, S.T. Nichol, D.L. Hirschberg, W.I. Lipkin, D.G. Bausch, J.M. Montgomery. 2014. Andes Hantavirus Variant in Rodents, Southern Amazon Basin, Peru, Emerging Infectious Diseases: 20(2) 257-260.

J. R. Kugelman, S. C. Johnston, P. M. Mulembakani, N. Kisalu, M. S. Lee, G. Koroleva, S. E. McCarthy, M. C. Gestole, N. D. Wolfe, J. N. Fair, B. S. Schneider, L. L. Wright, J. Huggins, C. A. Whitehouse, E. O. Wemakoy, J. J. Muyembe-Tamfum, L. E. Hensley, G. Palacios, A. W. Rimoin. 2014. Genomic Variability of Monkeypox Virus among Humans, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Emerging Infectious Diseases: 20(2) 232-239.

M. LeBreton, W.M. Switzer, C.F Djoko, A. Gillis, H. Jia, M.M. Sturgeon, A. Shankar, H. Zheng, G. Nkeunen, U. Tamoufe, A. Nana, J. Le Doux Diffo, B. Tafon, J. Kiyang, B.S Schneider, D.S Burke, N.D. Wolfe. 2014. A Gorilla Reservoir for Human T-lymphotropic Virus Type 4 (HTLV-4), Emerging Microbes and Infections: doi:10.1038/emi.2014.7.

P.R. Hosseini, T. Fuller, R. Harrigan, D. Zhao, C. S. Arriola, A. Gonzalez, M. J. Miller, X. Xiao, T. B. Smith, J. H. Jones and P. Daszak. 2013. Metapopulation Dynamics Enable Persistence of Influenza A, Including A/H5N1, in Poultry; PLoS One; 8(12): e80091.

H.A. Thomassen, T. Fuller, J.H.G. Shiplacoff, P.M. Mulembakani, S.C. Johnston, J.O. Lloyd Smith, N.K. Kisalu, T.K. Lutete, S. Blumberg, J.N. Fair, N.D. Wolfe, R.L. Shongo, P. Formenty, H. Meyer, L.L. Wright, J-J Muyembe, W. Buermann, E. Okitolonda, L. Hensley, T.B. Smith, A.W. Rimoin. 2013.  Pathogen-host associations and range shifts of human monkeypox in response to climate change in Central Africa, PLoS One: 8(7) e69951.

S. Funk, T.L. Bogich,K.E. Jones, A.M.Kilpatrick, P. Daszak. 2013. Quantifying trends in disease impact to produce a consistent and reproducible definition of an emerging infectious disease, PLoS One: 8(8) e69951.

X-Y Ge, J-L Li, X-L Yang, A.A. Chmura, G. Zhu, J.H. Epstein, J.K. Mazet, B. Hu, W. Zhang, C. Peng, Y-J Zhang, C-M Luo, B. Tan, N. Wang, Y. Zhu, G. Crameri, S-Y Zhang, L-F Wang, P. Daszak, Z-L Shi. 2013. First Isolation and Characterization of a Bat SARS-like Coronavirus that uses the ACE2 Receptor. Nature, 535–538; doi:10.1038/nature12711.

S.J. Anthony, J.A. St Leger, i. Navarrete-Macias, E. Nilson, M.D. Sanchez-Leon, E. Liang, T. Seimon, K. Jain, W. Karesh, P. Daszak, T. Briese, W.I. Lipkin. 2013.  Identification of a novel cetacean polyomavirus from a common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) with tracheobronchitis, PLoS One: 8(7) e68239.

K.J. Olival, R.L. Hoguet, P. Daszak. 2013. Linking the Historical Roots of Environmental Conservation with Human and Wildlife Health. EcoHealth: doi: 10.1007/s10393-013-0862-2.

S.J. Anthony, J.H. Epstein, K.A. Murray, I. Navarrete-Macias, C.M. Zambrana-Torrello, A. Solovyov, R. Ojeda-Flores, N.C. Arrigo, A. Islam, S. A. Khan, P Hosseini, T.L. Bogich, K.J. Olival, M. Sanchez-Leon, W. Karesh, T. Goldstein, S.P. Ruby, S.S. Morse, J.K. Mazet, P. Daszak, W.L. Lipkin.  2013. A Strategy to Estimate Unknown Viral Diversity in Mammals. mBio 4(5):. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00598-13

TT Lam, J. Wang Y. Shen, B. Zhou, L. Duan, CL Cheung, C. Ma, SJ. Lycett, CY. Leung, X. Chen, L. Li, W. Hong, Y. Chai, L. Zhou, H. Liang, Z. Ou, Y. Liu, A. Farooqui, DJ Kelvin, LL Poon, DK Smith, OG Pybus, GM Leung, Y. Shu, RG Webster, RJ Webby, JS Peiris, A. Rambaut, H. Zhu, Y Guan. 2013. The Genesis and Source of the H7N9 Influenza Viruses Causing Human Infections in China. Nature: doi:10.1038/nature12515.

S.H. Olson, M. Gilbert, M. Cheng, J. Mazet, D. Joly. 2013. Historic prevalence and distribution of avian influenza A subtype H7N9 in wild birds: implications for wild bird surveillance. Emerging Infectious Diseases: DOI: 10.3201/eid1912.130649.

R.C. Kading, E.M. Borland, M. Cranfield, A.M. Powers. 2013. Prevalence Of Antibodies to Alphaviruses and FlavivirusesiIn Free-Ranging Game Animals and Nonhuman Primates in the Greater Congo Basin. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(3); 597-599.

K.A. Murray, P. Daszak. 2013. Human ecology in pathogenic landscapes: Two hypotheses on how land use change drives viral emergence. Current Opinion in Virology 3; 79-83.

S.J. Anthony, R. Ojeda-Flores, O. Rico-Chávez, I. Navarrete-MaciasI, C. Zambrana-Torrelio, M.K. Rostal, J.H. Epstein, T. Tipps, E. Liang,M. Sanchez-Leon, J. Sotomayor-Bonilla, R. Ávila, R.A. Medellín, T. Goldstein, C. Suzán, P  Daszak, W.I. Lipkin 2013. Coronaviruses in Bats from Mexico. Journal of General Virology 94; 1028-1038.

P-L Quan, C. Firth, J.M. Conte, S.H. Williams, C. Zambrana-Torrelio, S.J. Anthony, J.A. Ellison, A.T. Gilbert, I.V. Kuzmin, M. Niezgoda, M.O. V. Osinubi, S. Recuenco, W. Markotter. L. Breiman, Kalemba, J. Malekani, K.A. Lindblade, M.K. Rostal, R. Ojeda-Flores, C. Suzan, L.B. Davis, D.M. Blau, A.B. Ogunkoya, D.A.A. Castillo, D. Moran, S. Ngam, D. Akaibe, B. Agwanda, T. Briese, J.M. Epstein, P. Daszak, C.E. Rupprecht, E.C. Holmes, W.I. Lipkin. 2013. Bats are a Major Natural Reservoir for Hepaciviruses and Pegiviruses. PNAS doi: 10.1073/1303037110.

C. Zhu, R. Wang, F. Xuan, P. Daszak, S.J. Anthony, S. Zhang, L. Zhang, C. He. 2013.  Characterization of recombinant H9N2 influenza viruses isolated from wild ducks in China. Veterinary Microbiology doi: 10.1016.

S. Wacharapluesadee, C. Sintunawa, T. Kaewpom, K. Khongnomnan, K.J. Olival, J.H. Epstein, A. Rodpan, P. Sangsri, N. Intarut, A. Chindamporn, K. Suksawa, t. Hemachudha. 2013. Group C Betacoronavirus in Bat Guano Fertilizer, Thailand Emerging Infectious Diseases 19(8) 1349-1351.

J. Levinson, T.L. Bogich, K.J. Olival, J.H. Epstein, C.K. Johnson, W.B. Karesh, P. Daszak. 2013. Targeting surveillance for zoonotic virus discovery. Emerging Infectious Diseases 19(5): 270-273.

T.L Bogich, S. Funk, T.R. Malcolm, N. Chhun, J.H. Epstein, A. Chmura, O.C. Hutchison, C. Doyle-Capitman, R. Deaville, S.S. Morse, A.A. Cunningham, P. Daszak. 2013. Using network theory to identify the causes of disease outbreaks of unknown origin. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 10 (81) 20120904.

P. Daszak, C. Zambrana-Torellio T.L. Bogich, M. Fernandez, J.H. Epstein, K.A. Murray, H. Hamilton. 2013. Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding disease emergence: the past, present, and future drivers of Nipah virus emergence. PNAS. 110: 3681-3688.

K.J. Olival, A. Islam, M. Yu, S.J. Anthony, J.H. Epstein, S.A. Khan, S.U. Khan, G. Crameri, L-F. Wang, W.I. Lipkin, S.P. Luby, P. Daszak. 2013. Ebola Virus Antibodies in Fruit Bats, Bangladesh. Emerging Infectious Diseases 19(2): 270-273.

M.C. González, S.S. Morse. 2013. Global influenza surveillance: advances in technology; Influenza Surveillance Expert Reviews/Future Science.

K. Campbell, D. Cooper, W.B. Karesh, C. Machalaba, P. Daszak, et al. 2012. Strengthening International Cooperation for Health and Biodiversity; EcoHealth: doi: 10.1007/s10396-012-0764-8.

T.L Bogich, R. Chunara, D. Scales, E. Chan, L. Pinheiro, A. Chmura, D. Carroll, P. Daszak, J.S. Brownstein. 2012. Preventing Pandemics via International Development: A Systems Approach. PLoS Medicine 9(12):e1001354.

G. Grard, J. Fair, D. Lee, E. Slikas, I. Steffen, J.J.. Muyembe, T. Sittler, N. Veeraraghavan, J. G. Ruby, C. Wang, M. Makuwa, P. Mulembakani, R.B. Tesh, J Mazet, A.W. Rimoin, T. Taylor, B. Schneider, G. Simmons, E. Delwart, N. Wolfe, C.Y. Chiu, E.M. Leroy. 2012. A Novel Rhabdovirus Associated with Acute Hemorrhagic Fever in Central Africa. PLoS Pathogens 8(9):e1002924.

E.V. Langlois, K. Campbel, A.H. Prieur-Richard, W.B. Karesh, P. Daszak. 2012.  Towards a Better Integration of Global Health and Biodiversity in the New Sustainable Development Goals Beyond Rio+20; EcoHealth

A.L. Hansen, A. Li, D. Jolly, S. Mekaru, J. Brownstein. 2012. Digital Surveillance: A Novel Approach to Monitoring the Illegal Wildlife Trade. PLoS One 7(12):e51156.

W.B. Karesh, A. Dobson, J.O. Lloyd-Smith, J. Lubroth, M.A. Dixon, M. Bennett, S. Aldrich, T. Harrington, P. furmenty, E.H. Loh, C. Machalaba, M.J. Thomas, D.L. Heymann. 2012. The Ecology of Zoonoses: Their Natural and Unnatural Histories. The Lancet 380:1936-45.

S. S. Morse, J. Mazet, M. Woolhouse, C.R. Parrish, D. Carroll, W.B. Karesh, C. Zambrana-Torrelio, W.I. Lipkin, P. Daszak. 2012. Prediction and Prevention of the Next Pandemic Zoonosis. The Lancet 380:1956-65.

S. Lyons, C Sharp, M, LeBreton, CF Djoko, JA Kiyang, F Lankester, TG Bibila, U Tamoufe, JN Fair, ND Wolfe, P Simmonds Species association of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in non-human apes; Evidence for recombination between gorilla and chimpanzee variants. 2012. PLoS One. 7(3):e33430.

C.F. Djoko, N.D. Wolfe, A.F. Aghokeng, M. LeBreton, F. Liegeois, U. Tamoufe, N. Ortiz, B. L. Pike, W.F. Mbacham, J.K. Carr, A. W. Rimoin, J.N. Fair, B.S. Schneider, E. Mpoudi-Ngole, E. Delaporte, D.S. Burke, M. Peeters. Failure to Detect Chronic Simian Immunodeficiency Virus in a Large Cameroonian Cohort. 2012. EcoHealth. 9(1):17-23.

C. Adlhoch, M. Kaiser, A. Loewa, M. Ulrich, C. Forbrig, E.V. Adjogoua, C. Akoua-Koffi, E. Couacy-Hymann, S. A. J. Leendertz, W. Rietschel, C. Boesch, H. Ellerbrok, B.S. Schneider, F.H. Leendertz. Diversity and species specificity of Parvovirus 4 like viruses in non-human primates, chimpanzees and humans in hunter prey relationship. 2012. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18(5):859-62.

S. Weiss, K. Nowak, G. Wibbelt, J. Fahr, J-V. Mombouli, B.S. Schneider, F.H. Leendertz. Henipavirus-related Sequences in Fruit Bats from a Bushmeat Market in the Republic of Congo. 2012. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18(9):1536-7.

S. S Morse. 2012. Public Health Surveillance and Infectious Disease Detection. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science. 10(1): 6-16. doi:10.1089/bsp.2011.0088.

S.H. Olson, P. Reed, K.N. Cameron, B. J. Ssebide, C.K. Johnson, S.S. Morse, W.B. Karesh, J. Mazet, and D.O. Joly. 2012. Dead or Alive: Animal Sampling During Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreaks in Humans. Emerging Health Threats Journal 5:9134.

S.H. Olson, K. Cameron, P. Reed, A. Ondzie, D. Joly. 2012. Maximizing Nonhuman Primate Fecal Sampling in the Republic of Congo. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48:888-898; doi:10.7589/2011-11-341.

H. Harvala, C.L. McIntyre, N. Imai, L. Clasper, C.F. Djoko, M. LeBreton, M. Vermeulen, A. Saville, F, Mutapi, U. Tamoufé, J. Kiyang, T.G. Biblia, N. Midzi, T. Mduluza, J, Pépin, R. Njoum, T. Smura, J. Fair, N. Wolfe, M. Roivainen, P. Simmonds. 2012. High Seroprevalence of Enterovirus Infections in Apes and Old World Monkeys. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18(2):283-286.

W.B. Karesh, K.M. Smith and M.V. Asmussen. 2012.  The unregulated and informal trade in wildlife: implications for biodiversity and health; Animal Health and Biodiversity, Preparing for the Future OIE.

E.J. Murray, S.S. Morse. 2011. Seasonal Oscillation of Human Infection with Influenza A/H5N1 in Egypt and Indonesia. PLoS One 6(9): e24042.

G. Grard, R. Biek, J.J, Muyembe Tamfum, J. Fair, N. Wolfe, P. Formenty, J. Paweska, E. Leroy. 2011. Emergence of Divergent Zaire Ebola Virus Strains in Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2007 and 2008. Journal of Infectious Diseases2011:204 (Suppl 3).

G. Grard, J.F. Drexler, J. Fair, J.J. Muyembe, N. Wolfe, C Dorsten, E. Leroy. 2011. Re-Emergence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Central Africa. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5(10) e1350.

G. Palacios, L.J. Lowenstine, M.R. Cranfield, K. Gilardi, L. Spelman, M, Lukasik-Braum, J.F. Kinani, A. Mudakikwa, E. Nyirakaragire, A.V. Bussetti, N. Savji, S. Hutchison, M Egholm, W.1. Lipkin. 2011. Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Wild Mountain Gorillas, 
RwandaEmerging Infectious Diseases 17:4.

L. Etienne, E. Nerrienet, M. LeBreton, G.T. Bibila, Y. Foupouapouognigni, D. Rousset, A. Nana, C.F. Djoko, U. Tamoufe, A.F. Aghokeng, E. Mpoudi-Ngole, E. Delaporte, M. Peeters, N. Wolfe, A. Ayouba. 2011. Characterization of a New Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Strain in a Naturally Infected Pan Troglodytes Chimpanzee with AIDS Related Symptoms. Retrovirology 8:4.


C.P. Sharp, M LeBreton, K Kantola, A Nana, D Diffo Jle, CF Djoko, U Tamoufe, JA Kiyang, TG Babila, EM Ngole, OG Pybus, E Delwart, E Delaporte, M Peeters, M Soderlund-Venermo, K Hedman, N Wolfe, P Simmonds. 2010. Widespread Infection with Homologues of Human Parvoviruses B19, PARV4, and Human Bocavirus of Chimpanzees and Gorillas in the WildJournal of Virology 84(19):10289-96.

J.H. Epstein, P.L Quan, T.Briese, C. Street, O. Jabado, S. Conlan, S. Ali Khan, D. Verdugo, M.J. Hossain, S.K. Hutchison, Michael Egholm, Stephen P. Luby, Peter Daszak, W. Ian Lipkin. 2010. Identification of GBV-D, a Novel GB-like Flavivirus from Old World Frugivorous Bats (Pteropus giganteus) in BangladeshPLoS Pathogens 6(7) e1000972.

Articles that benefitted from intellectual developments from the PREDICT Project 

N. Gay, K.J. Olival, S. Bumrungsri, B. Siriaroonrat, M. Bourgarel, S. Morand. 2014. Parasite and viral species richness of Southeast Asian bats: fragmentation of area distribution matters, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2014.06.003

W Liu, Y Li, K. S. Shaw, G.H. Learn, L Plenderleith, J.A. Malenke, S.A. Sundararaman, M.A. Ramirez, S Locatelli, S Ahuka-Mundeke, B-I Inogwabini, J-B N. Ndjango, i Speede, C.M. Sanz, D. B. Morgan, M.K. Gonder, Philip J. Kranzusch, P.D. Walsh, Alexander V. Georgiev, Alex K. Piel, F.A. Stewart, M. L. Wilson, A.E. Pusey, L Cui, R. L. Culleton, A Färnert, Colin J. Sutherland, D Nolder, A Gillis, M LeBreton, B.S. Schneider, N.D. Wolfe, A Esteban, F Mouacha, E Mpoudi-Ngole, E Delaporte, R Carter, G.M. Shaw, J.C. Rayner, M Peeters, P.M. Sharp, B.H. Hahn. 2014. African origin of the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax, Nature Communications, 5 (3346) doi:10.1038/ncomms4346

B. Lei, K.J. Olival. 2014, Contrasting patterns in mammal-bacteria coevolution: Bartonella and Leptospira in bats and rodents; PLoS NTD, 8(3): e2738. doi:10.1371

A.N. Alagaili,T. Briese, N. Mishra, V. Kapoor, S.C. Sameroff, E. de Wit, V. J. Munster, L.E. Hensley, I.S. Zalmout, A. Kapoor, J. H. Epstein, W.B. Karesh, P. Daszak, O.B. Mohammed, W.I. Lipkin. 2014 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection in Dromedary Camels in Saudi Arabia, mBio 5(2):doi:10.1128/mBio.00884-14.

K.S.A. Myint, H. Kosasih, I.M. Artika, A. Perkasa, M. Puspita, C.N. Ma’roef, U. Antonjaya, J.P. Ledermann, A.M. Powers, B. Alisjahbana, 2014 West Nile Virus documented in Indonesia from acute febrile illness specimens, American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene; 90(2) 260-262.

S.J. Anthony, M.M. Garner, L. Palminteri, I. Navarrete-Macias, M.D. Sanchez-Leon, T. Briese, P. Daszak P, W.I. Lipkin. 2014. West Nile Virus in British Virgin Islands; EcoHealth, doi:10.1007/s10393-014-0910-6

E.J. Aston, P. Major, D.D. Bowman, H.O. Mohammed, J.L. Liotta, O. Kwok. J.P. Dubey, 2014. Use of filter papers to determine seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii among hunted ungulates in remote Peruvian Amazon; International Journal of Parasitology; 3(1) 15-19.

G.V. Weaver, J. Domenech, A.R. Thiermann, W.B. Karesh 2013. Foot and mouth disease: a look from the wild side, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 49(4) 759-785.

Wu De, Zhang Yong Hui, Zhou Hui Qiong, Kou Jing, Liang Wen Jia, Zhang Huan, Monagin Corina, Zhang Ziao Li, Li Wen Jie, Zhong Hao Jie, He Jian Feng, Li Hui, Cai Song Wu, Ke ChangWen, Lin Jin Yan. 2013. Chikungunya virus with E1-A226V mutation causing two outbreaks in 2010, Guangdong, China; Virology Journal 10(174)

H. Xiao, D. Guan, R, Chen, P. Chen, C. Monagin, W. Li, J. Su, C. Ma, W. Zhang, C. Ke. 2013. Molecular characterization of echovirus 30-associated outbreak of aseptic meningitis in Guangdong 2012; Virology Journal: 10(263)

L. Spelman, K. Gilardi, M. Lukasik-Braum, J-F Kinani, E, Nyirakaragira, L. Lowenstine, M. Cranfield. 2013. Respiratory disease in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) in Rwanda, 1990-2010: Outbreaks, Clinical Course, and Medical Management, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine: 44(4):1027-35

Z.A. Memish, N. Mishra, K.J. Olival, S.F. Fagbo, V. Kapoor, J.H. Epstein, R. AlHakeem, M. Al Asmari, A. Islam, A. Kapoor, T. Briese, P. Daszak, A.A. Al Rabeeah, W.I. Lipkin. 2013. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus in Bats, Saudi Arabia. Emerging Infectious Diseases; 19(11); 1819-1823.

P. Mayor, C. Syles, J. Perez, M. Garci, E. Mamani, D. Montes, K. Long. 2013. High frequency of arbovirus exposure among wild animals in the North-eastern Peruvian Amazon; Journal of Veterinary Sciences. Photon 114, 184-190

S.L. Gardner, A.T. Dursahinham, G.R. Racz, N. Batsaikhan, S. Ganzorig, D.S. Tinnin, D. Damdinbarzar, C. Wood, A. Townsend Peterson, E. Alandia, J. Luis Mollericona, J. Salazar-Bravo. 2013. Sylvatic Species of Echinococcus from Rodent Intermediate Hosts in Asia and South America; Occasional Papers: Museum of Texas Tech University, n. 318.

J.L. Mokili, B.E. Dutilh, Y. Wei Lim, M.R. Haynes, B.S. Schneider, T. Taylor, D. Metzgar, C. Myers, P.J. Blair, B. Nosrat, N.D. Wolfe, F. Rohwer. 2013 Identification of a novel human papillomavirus by metagenomic analysis of samples from patients with febrile respiratory illness. PLoS One 8(3) e58404; 1-12.

T. Goldstein, I. Mena, S.J. Anthony, R. Medina, P.W. Robinson, D.J. Greig, D.P. Costa, W.I. Lipkin, A. Garcia-Sastre, W.M. Boyce. 2013 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Isolated from Free-Ranging Northern Elephant Seals in 2010 off the Central California Coast. PLoS One 8(5);e62259

I. Steffen, N.M. Liss, E. Delwart, B.S. Schneider, J.N. Fair, C.Y. Chiu, G. Simmons. 2013. Characterization of the Bas-Congo virus glycoprotein and its function in pseudo-typed viruses. Journal of Virology; doi:10.1128/JVI.01183-13

J.C. Iles, G.L. Abby Harrison, S. Lyons, C.F. Djoko, U. Tamoufe, M. Lebreton, B.S. Schneider, J.N. Fair, F.M. Tshala, P.K. Kayembe, J.J. Muyembe, S. Edidi-Basepeo, N.D. Wolfe, P. Klenerman, P. Simmonds, O.G. Pybus. 2013. Hepatitis C virus infections in the Democratic Republic of Congo exhibit a cohort effect; Infection, Genetics & Evolution, doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2013.01.021

S.J. Anthony, J.A. St Leger, K. Pugliares, I. Hp, J. Chan, Z.W. Carpenter. I. Navarrete-Macias, M. Sanchez-Leon, J. Saliki, J. Pedersen, W. Karesh, P. Daszak, R. Rabadan, T. Rowles, W.L. Lipkin.  2012. Emergence of Fatal Avian Influenza in New England Harbor Seals. mBio. doi: 10.1128/mBio.006166-12

S. Lyons, A. Kapoor, C. Sharp, B.S. Schneider, N.D. Wolfe, B. Corcoran, B. McGorum, P. Simmonds. 2013. Non-primate hepaciviruses in domestic horses, United Kingdom Emerging Infectious Diseases; 18(12); 1976-1982.

W. De, Z. Huanying, L. Hui, C. Monagin, G. Xue, L.  Leng, Z. Hanri, F. Ling, M. Yanling, Z. Huiqiong, Z. Huan, K. Jing, L. Caiyun, H. Yoshida, K. Changwen. 2012. Phylogenetic and molecular characterization of coxsackievirus A24 variant isolates from a 2010 acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis outbreak in Guangdong, China. Virology Journal; 9:41, 1-9.

W.M. Switzer, S. Tang, S. Ahuka-Mundeke, A. Shankar, H. Zheng, A. Ayouba, N.D. Wolfe, M. LeBreton, C. Djoko, W. Heneine, M. Peeters, L.L. Wright, J-J Muyembe-Tamfum, E. Okitolonda Wemakoy, P. Mulembakani, A.W. Rimoin. 2012. Novel Simian Foamy Virus Infections from Multiple Monkey Species in Women from the Democratic Republic of Congo; Retrovirology; 9(100) 2-15.

Books and Book Chapters

T.L. Bogich, P. Daszak, W.B. Karesh, J. Mazet, S.S. Morse, K. Jones, M. Levy, J. Epstein, P. Hosseini, S. Funk, I. Brito, D. Joly, A.A. Aguirre, J. Brownstein. 2012. Predicting the Next Emerging Disease. Conservation Medicine 2nd Ed.

N.D. Preston, P. Daszak, R.R. Colwell. 2013 The Human Environment Interface: Applying Ecosystem Concepts to Health.  Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology.

E. Loh, K.A. Murray, C. Zambrana-Torrelio, P.R. Hosseini, W.B. Karesh, P. Daszak. 2013. Ecological Approaches to Studying Zoonoses: Microbiology Spectrum.


  • Small Carnivore Sampling Methods  (English-pdf)
  • Bushmeat Sampling Methods (English-pdf, French, Spanish)                 
  • Bat and Rodent Sampling Methods (English-pdf, French, Spanish)
  • Primates Sampling Methods (English-pdf)
  • Bat Population Sampling (English-pdf)


  • Providing Assistance During a Zoonotic Disease Outbreak Response (English-pdf)
  • Biosafety and PPE Use  (English-pdf, French, Spanish)
  • Laboratory Operations (English-pdf, French, Spanish)
  • For Safe Animal Capture and Sampling (English-pdf, French, Spanish)
  • Packing and Shipping Biological Samples (English-pdf, Spanish)
  • Implementing a Cold Chain for Safe Sample Transport and Storage (English-pdf, Spanish)
  • Work Ethics, Cultural Considerations, and Sexual Harassment Prevention (English-pdf)
  • Emergency Preparedness (English-pdf)
  • Data Collection for Surveillance (English, Spanish)

Guide Powerpoints

  • Personal Protective Equipment  (PPE) and Handwashing (English, French)
  • Laboratory Safety (English, French)
  • Animal Capture for Sampling (English, French)
  • Human Safety During Animal Capture for Sampling (English, French)
  • Sample Handling and Storage (English, French)
  • Review of Zoonotic Pathogens of Bats and Rodents (English, French)
  • Non-Human Primate Sampling

For more information, contact the PREDICT Training Coordinator, David Bunn,  dabunn@ucdavis.edu