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Potential threat of Great Lakes VHS virus in the Western United States

Dr. Gael Kurath, U.S. Geological Survey

Peer-reviewed Publications

Emmenegger EJ, Moon CH, Hershberger PK, Kurath G 2013. Virulence of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) genotypes Ia, IVa, IVb, and IVc in five fish species. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 107: 99-111.

Extension Publications

Bartholomew J, Kurath G, Emmenegger E 2011. About Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) Virus: Potential Threat of Great Lakes VHS Virus in the Western United States.

Bartholomew J 2008. Problems presented by emerging pathogens: Potential threat of Great Lakes VHS virus in the Western United States. PowerPoint provided to WRAC for addition to WRAC website

Presentations

Kurath G 2008. VHSV: The history and basics of the virus and the disease. 33rd Eastern Fish Health Workshop, VHSV Continuing Education Session, April 4 2008, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina.

Kurath G 2009. How we got here: A review of VHS in the US .  Invited talk for special "Producers session" on VHSV at Aquaculture America, Feb 17 2009,  Seattle, Washington.

Kurath G 2009. Fish RNA viruses: epidemiology and evolution.  Invited guest lecture in Fish Disease course at Oregon State University,  Feb 23 2009, Corvallis, Oregon.

Kurath G 2009. History and current affairs of VHS virus.  Invited talk in special VHSV session at the International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, April 23 2009, Montreal, Canada.

Bartholomew J 2009. Problems presented by emerging pathogens: Potential threat of Great Lakes VHS virus in the Western United States.  Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station, August 14 2009, Hagerman, Idaho.

Emmenegger EJ, Kurath G, Wargo A, Binkowski F, Goetz R 2008. Yellow perch (Perca flavescens) susceptibility to viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus isolates from Europe and North America.  Western Fish Disease Workshop, Ocean Shores, WA, June 2008.

Kurath G, Emmenegger EJ, Wargo A, Binkowski F, Goetz R 2008. Susceptibility of yellow perch to VHS virus strains from the Great Lakes, Pacific coast, and Europe. AFS-Fish Health Section Annual meeting, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 2008

Kurath G, Emmenegger EJ, Moon CH 2009. Susceptibility of Pacific salmonids, yellow perch, and koi to viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus strains from the Great Lakes, Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Canada, and Europe. Aquaculture America, Invited  talk for session on RAC research on VHSV.  Feb 17 2009, Seattle, Washington.

Emmenegger EJ, Moon CH, Kurath G 2009. Susceptibility of western aquaculture species to different strains of VHS virus, including Great Lakes VHSV.  Idaho Aquaculture Association, June 2009, Twin Falls, Idaho.

Kurath G 2009. Epidemiology of fish rhabdoviruses part 2: VHSV.  Invited guest lecture in Oregon State University Salmon Disease Workshop, July 21 2009, Corvallis, Oregon.

Moon CH, Emmenegger EJ, Kurath G 2009. Susceptibility of Pacific salmonids, yellow perch, and koi to four strains of VHS virus, including Great Lakes VHSV.  Poster presentation at AFS Fish Health Section Annual meeting, June 10 2009, Park City, Utah.