Recent VIMS Mycobacteriosis Publications

  1. Prosser, C. P., C. M., M. A. Unger, et al. (2011). "Multistressor interactions in the zebrafish (Danio rerio): Concurrent phenanthrene exposure and Mycobacterium marinum infection." Aquatic Toxicology 102(3-4): 177-185.
  2. Gauthier, D. T., A. M. Helenthal, et al. (2011). "Characterization of photochromogenic Mycobacterium spp. from Chesapeake Bay striped bass Morone saxatilis." Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 95(2): 113-124.
  3. Gauthier, D. T., K. S. Reece, et al. (2010). "Quantitative PCR Assay for Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii and Mycobacterium shottsii and Application to Environmental Samples and Fishes from the Chesapeake Bay." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76(18): 6171-6179.
  4. Gauthier, D. T. and M. W. Rhodes (2009). "Mycobacteriosis in fishes: A review." Veterinary Journal 180(1): 33-47.
  5. Johnston, L. D., G. Brown, et al. (2008). "Apolipoprotein A-I from striped bass (Morone saxatilis) demonstrates antibacterial activity in vitro." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 151(2): 167-175.
  6. Gauthier, D. T., W. K. Vogelbein, et al. (2008). "Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Detection of Mycobacterium shottsii and M. pseudoshottsii in Striped Bass." Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 20(4): 192-201.
  7. Gauthier, D. T., R. J. Latour, et al. (2008). "Mycobacteriosis-associated mortality in wild striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from Chesapeake Bay, U.S.A." Ecological Applications 18(7): 1718-1727.
  8. Yip, M. J., J. L. Porter, et al. (2007). "Evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans and other mycolactone-producing mycobacteria from a common Mycobacterium marinum progenitor." Journal of Bacteriology 189(5): 2021-2029.
  9. McNamee, K. A. (2007). Trophic ecology and growth dynamics of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in Chesapeake Bay, with reference to mycobacteriosis. Master's Thesis, College of William and Mary. School of Marine Science: 90 pp.
  10. Jiang, H. H., K. H. Pollock, et al. (2007). "Tag return models allowing for harvest and catch and release: Evidence of environmental and management impacts on striped bass fishing and natural mortality rates." North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27(2): 387-396.
  11. Vogelbein, W. K., J. M. Hoenig, et al. (2006). Epizootic mycobacteriosis in Chesapeake Bay striped bass; what is the fate of infected fish? USGS/NOAA workshop on Mycobacteriosis in striped bass. C. A. Ottinger and J. M. Jacobs. Annapolis, MD, United States. SIR 2006-5214. Scientific Investigations Report: 26-27.
  12. Vandersea, M. W., R. W. Litaker, et al. (2006). "Molecular assays for detecting Aphanomyces invadans in ulcerative mycotic fish lesions." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72(2): 1551-1557.
  13. Steidinger, K. A., J. H. Landsberg, et al. (2006). "Cryptoperidiniopsis brodyi gen. et sp nov (Dinophyceae), a small lightly armored dinoflagellate in the Pfiesteriaceae." Journal of Phycology 42(4): 951-961.
  14. Ranger, B. S., E. A. Mahrous, et al. (2006). "Globally distributed mycobacterial fish pathogens produce a novel plasmid-encoded toxic macrolide, mycolactone F." Infection and Immunity 74(11): 6037-6045.
  15. Ottinger, C. A., J. J. Brown, et al. (2006). Mycobacterial infections in striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from Delaware Bay. USGS/NOAA workshop on Mycobacteriosis in striped bass. C. A. Ottinger and J. M. Jacobs. Annapolis, MD, United States. SIR 2006-5214. Scientific Investigations Report: 23-24.
  16. Kaattari, I. M., M. W. Rhodes, S. L. Kaattari, E. B. Shotts 2006. The evolving story of Mycobacterium tuberculosis clade members detected in fish. Journal of Fish Diseases, 29: 509–520.
  17. Kaattari, I. M., M. W. Rhodes, H. Kator, S. L. Kaattari 2005. Comparative analysis of mycobacterial infections in wild striped bass Morone saxatilis from Chesapeake Bay. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 67(1-2): 125–132.
  18. Burge E. J., Gauthier D. T., and Van Veld P. A. 2004. In vitro response of the striped bass natural resistance-associated macrophage protein, Nramp, to LPS and Mycobacterium marinum exposure. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology 138(3): 391-400. doi:10.1016/j.cca.2004.03.007
  19. Burge E. J., Gauthier D. T., Ottinger C. A., and Van Veld P. A. 2004. Mycobacterium-Inducible Nramp in Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis). Infection and Immunity 72(3): 1626-1636. DOI: 10.1128/IAI.72.3.1626-1636.2004
  20. Gauthier D. T., W Vogelbein, C.A. Ottinger. 2004. Ultrastructure of Mycobacterium marinum granuloma in striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 62:121-132.
  21. Rhodes M. W., Kator H., McNabb A., Deshayes C., Reyrat J.-M., Brown-Elliott B. A., Wallace R. J., Trott K. A., Parker J. M., Lifland B., Osterhout G., Kaattari I., Reece K., Vogelbein W., and Ottinger C. A. 2004. Mycobacterium pseudoshottsii sp. nov., a slowly growing chromogenic species isolated from Chesapeake Bay striped bass (Morone saxatilis). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63343-0
  22. Rhodes, M. W., H. Kator, I. Kaattari, D. Gauthier, W. Vogelbein, and C.A. Ottinger. 2004. Isolation and characterization of mycobacteria from striped bass Morone saxatilis from the Chesapeake Bay. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 61(1-2):41-51.
  23. Rhodes, M. W., H. Kator, I. Kaattari, D. Gauthier, W. Vogelbein, and C.A. Ottinger. 2004. Isolation and characterization of mycobacteria from striped bass Morone saxatilis from the Chesapeake Bay. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 61(1-2):41-51.
  24. Gauthier D. T., M. W. Rhodes, W Vogelbein, H. Kator, CA Ottinger. 2003. Experimental mycobacteriosis in striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 54:105-117.
  25. Gauthier, D. T., W. K. Vogelbein, M. Rhodes, H. Kator, S. L. Kaattari, and C. A. Ottinger. 2002. Experimental mycobacteriosis in striped bass (Morone saxatilis): histology. in Abstracts of Fourth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (Mycobacteria Special Session), New Orleans, LA.
  26. Kaattari, I., M. Rhodes, H. Kator, W. K. Vogelbein, and S. Kaattari. 2002. Mycobacteriosis in wild striped bass (Morone saxatilis) of the Chesapeake Bay. in Abstracts of Fourth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (Mycobacteria Special Session), New Orleans, LA.
  27. Kaattari, I., M. Rhodes, D. Zwerner, and H. Kator. 2002. Mycobacteriosis in wild striped bass, Morone saxatilis, of the Chesapeake Bay: Comparison of histological, microbiological, and molecular methods of detection. in Abstracts of American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  28. Rhodes, M. W. , H. Kator, S. Kotob, P. van Berkum, I. Kaattari, W. Vogelbein, F. D. Quinn, M. M. Floyd, W. R. Butler, and C. A. Ottinger. 2002. Mycobacterium shottsii sp. nov., a slowly growing species isolated from Chesapeake Bay striped bass (Morone saxatilis). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology published online.
  29. Kaattari, I. M. W. Rhodes, H. Kator, S. Kotob, W. Vogelbein, S. L. Kaattari, C. Ottinger, and E. Shotts. 2001. PCR/RFLP analysis: Rapid identification of mycobacterial isolates from striped bass, Morone saxatilis, in the Chesapeake Bay. in Abstracts of American Society for Microbiology 101 General Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  30. Rhodes, M. W. , H. Kator, I. Kaattari, S. Kotob, P. van Berkum, W. Vogelbein, and C. Ottinger. 2001. Characterization of Mycobacterium spp. isolated from striped bass, Morone saxatilis, from the Chesapeake Bay. in 26th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. USGS/Biological Resources Division, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, Kearneysville, WV 25430.
  31. Rhodes, M. W. , H. Kator, S. Kotob, I. Kaattari, W. Vogelbein, M. Floyd, R. Butler, F. Quinn, C. Ottinger, and E. Shotts. 2001. Characterization of a distinct group of slowly growing Mycobacteria isolated during an epizootic of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) mycobacteriosis in the Chesapeake Bay. in Abstracts of American Society for Microbiology 101 General Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  32. Rhodes, M. W. , H. Kator, S. Kotob, P. van Berkum, I. Kaattari, W. Vogelbein, M. M. Floyd, W. R. Butler, F. D. Quinn, C. Ottinger, and E. Shotts. 2001. A unique Mycobacterium species isolated from an epizootic of striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Emerging Infectious Diseases 7:896-899.
  33. Vogelbein, W. K., J. Cardinal, H. Kator, M. Rhodes, and S. Kotob. 2001. Etiology, pathology, and epizootiology of mycobacteriosis in the striped bass, Morone saxatilis, from Virginia waters of the Chesapeake Bay, A Final Report for Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Virginia Insitute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, Gloucester Pt., VA.
  34. Burge, E. J., and P. A. Van Veld. 2000. Understanding mycobacteriosis in striped bass (Morone saxatilis): The role of the natural resistance-associated macrophage protein, Nramp, in resistance to marine pathogens. in 25th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Plymouth, MA.
  35. Burnett, K. G., M. W. Rhodes, L. E. Burnett, and H. I. Kator. 2000. Bacteriostatic activity of Morone saxatilis head kidney cells against environmental isolates of Mycobacterium Sp. in 25th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. USGS/Biological Resources Division, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, Plymouth, MA.
  36. Gauthier, D. T., P. Mason, M. Rhodes, H. Kator, S. L. Kaattari, and W.K. Vogelbein. 2000. Ultrastructural interaction between Mycobacterium Spp. and peritoneal mononuclear phagocytes of striped bass (Morone saxatilis). in 25th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. USGS/Biological Resources Division, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, Plymouth, MA.
  37. Kaattari, I., M. W. Rhodes, H. Kator, S. Kotob, W. R. Butler, F. D. Quinn, and W. Vogelbein. 2000. Rapid detection of Mycobacteriosis in striped bass by PCR-RFLP analysis. in 25th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. USGS/Biological Resources Division, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, Plymouth, MA.
  38. Rhodes, M. W. , H. Kator, I. Kaattari, W. Vogelbein, S. Kotob, F. D. Quinn, M. A. Yakrus, and E. B. Shotts. 2000. Recovery and characterization of Mycobacterium spp. from striped bass, Morone saxatilis, from the Chesapeake Bay. in 25th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. USGS/Biological Resources Division, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, Plymouth, MA.
  39. Burge, E., P. Van Veld, H. Chen, L. Hanson, and R. Shivaji. 1999. Nramp in striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and relation to mycobacterial infections. in Tidewater Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting, Gloucester Point, VA.
  40. Kaattari, I., W. Vogelbein, H. Kator, M. Rhodes, S. Kotob, and S. Kaattari. 1999. Diagnosis and identification of mycobacterial infections of striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay. in Abstracts of European Association of Fish Pathology, 9th Int. Conf. on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, Rhodes, Greece.
  41. Vogelbein, W. K., D. E. Zwerner, H. Kator, M. W. Rhodes, and J. Cardinal. 1999. Epizootic mycobacteriosis in Chesapeake Bay striped bass. in 24th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. USGS/Biological Resources Division, National Fish Health Research Laboratory, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512.
  42. Vogelbein, W., D. E. Zwerner, H. Kator, M. W. Rhodes, S. Kotob, and M. Faisal. 1998. Mycobacteriosis in striped bass, Morone saxatilis, from Chesapeake Bay. in Third International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health., Baltimore, Maryland.