Assessing the pathogens of wild mammals in Los Angeles County

Urban wildlife can harbor and transmit many diseases that have the potential to affect humans, domestic pets...

Do Pacific Northwest marine mammals carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria from land animals?

Antibiotic resistance, a global concern, is a significant health issue of animals and humans. Resistant bacteria...

Is habitat quality a key factor in determining whether koalas develop chlamydial disease?

Northern koala populations have declined rapidly in the last two decades and localised extinctions are predicted...

What is the role of host microbiome in mass mortality events of the critically endangered Saiga antelope?

Mass mortality events (MMEs) present an important threat to the survival of the Saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan...

Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens of the Mojave Desert Tortoise

Ornithodoros ticks occur in the Mojave desert and frequently parasitize desert tortoises. These ticks carry...

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