Parasite Research

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Its a common site on Tennessee farmland a grazing herd of goats or sheep. But for small animal farmers, their herds can sometimes face health risks.


Recent Publications

Prevalence of endoparasites in northern Mississippi shelter cats Loftin, C. M., U. B. Donnett, L. Schneider, and A. S. Varela-Stokes.  2019.  Veterinary Parasitology.

Internal Parasite Control.  Strickland, L. G.  2019.  Tennessee Cattleman Business.

Major Internal Parasites Affecting Horses and Other Equids.  Ivey, J. L., L. G. Strickland, and H. Evans.  2018.  UT Extension Publication W 654.

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in northern Mississippi shelter cats.  Loftin, C. M., U. B. Donnett, L. Schneider, and A. S. Varela-Stokes.  2018.  Proceedings Southeastern Society of Parasitologists.

Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared slider) and Chrysemys picta bellii (Western painted turtle). Endoparasites.  Keenan, S. W., and M. Tellez.  2016.  Herpetological Review, 47(3): 451-453.

Epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii and a survey of other parasites in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus).  Wyrosdick, H. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Parasites of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris).  Wyrosdick, H. M., D. L. Miller, R. Bonde, C. Su, A. Chapman, and R. W. Gerhold.  2016.  Women in STEM, April 10 Knoxville, TN.

Identifying avian malaria vectors: sampling methods influence outcomes Carlson, J. S., E. Walther, R. T. Trout Fryxell, S. Staley, L. A. Tell, R. N. M. Sehgal, C. M. Barker, and A. J. Cornel.  2015.  Parasites and Vectors, 8:365. [Abstract]

Malaria parasite effectors in a single genus of plant-parasitic nematodes.  Noon, J. B., T. Hewezi, U. Muppiral, T. R. Maier, D. Dobb, C. Simmon, J. Z. Wei, G. Wu, E. L. Davis, M. G. Mitchum, R. S. Hussey, and T. J. Baum.  2014.  XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July 6-10, Rhodes, Greece..

Identification of avian malaria (Plasmodium reticulum) and canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) in the mosquitoes of Tennessee Trout Fryxell, R. T., T. Lewis Thompson, H. Peace, B. M. Hendricks, and D. J. Paulsen.  2014.  Journal of Parasitology, 100(4): 455-462. [Abstract]

The epidemiology of Puccinia emaculata (rust) in switchgrass and evaluation of the mycoparasite Sphaerellopsis filum as a potential biological control organism for switchgrass rust.  Jonathan Black  2012.  M.S. Thesis.

Equine Parasite Control: Transmission of Parasites Greatest in Fall and Winter In Tennessee.  McIntosh, B. J.  2012.  Tennessee eQuine Report, 2:9 (September 2012).