Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Current and Recent Research

Infectivity and transmissibility to Crassostrea ariakensis of pathogenic Bonamia sp. from Ostrea equestris: Evaluation of crested oysters as a parasite reservoir. R.B. Carnegie, E.M. Burreson and C. Audemard. Virginia Sea Grant. 2005-2007.

Examination of the Potential for Vertical and Horizontal Transmission of the Oyster Herpes Virus from Crassostrea ariakensis Broodstock. K.S. Reece, R.B. Carnegie, E.M. Burreson, and C. Dungan (Maryland Department of Natural Resources). Virginia Sea Grant. 2005-2007.

Pathogenic Bonamia sp. from North Carolina: Field and laboratory trials to characterize potential risks to C. ariakensis in the mid-Atlantic region. E.M. Burreson, R.B. Carnegie, C. Audemard, and C. Peterson and M. Bishop (University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences). NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office. 2004-2005.

Potential for Crassostrea ariakensis to serve as a vector for exotic pathogens in Chesapeake Bay: Assessing the risk of Perkinsus spp. and oyster herpes virus to C. ariakensis and native bivalves. K.S. Reece, E.M. Burreson, R.B. Carnegie, and C. Dungan (Maryland Department of Natural Resources). NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office. 2004-2006.

Determination of the natural host for Bonamia sp. in North Carolina, and evaluation of the potential for infection of Crassostrea ariakensis in Virginia. R.B. Carnegie and E.M. Burreson. Virginia Sea Grant. 2004

Susceptibility of Crassostrea ariakensis to the oyster pathogen Bonamia ostreae to Bonamia sp. recently discovered in C. ariakensis in North Carolina. E.M. Burreson, C. Audemard, and R.B. Carnegie. Maryland Department of Natural Resources. 2004-2005