Prof Diana Williams BSc, PhD

Professor Infection Biology

    Publications

    2019

    Assessing the performance of a Fasciola gigantica serum antibody ELISA to estimate prevalence in cattle in Cameroon. (Journal article)

    Kelly, R. F., Mazeri, S., Hartley, C., Hamman, S. M., Ngu Ngwa, V., Nkongho, E. F., . . . Williams, D. J. L. (2019). Assessing the performance of a Fasciola gigantica serum antibody ELISA to estimate prevalence in cattle in Cameroon.. BMC veterinary research, 15(1), 8. doi:10.1186/s12917-018-1762-z

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-018-1762-z

    Composite Fasciola hepatica faecal egg sedimentation test for cattle. (Journal article)

    Graham-Brown, J., Williams, D. J. L., Skuce, P., Zadoks, R. N., Dawes, S., Swales, H., & Van Dijk, J. (2019). Composite Fasciola hepatica faecal egg sedimentation test for cattle.. The Veterinary record. doi:10.1136/vr.105128

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.105128

    Stimulation of bovine monocyte-derived macrophages with lipopolysaccharide, interferon-?, Interleukin-4 or Interleukin-13 does not induce detectable changes in nitric oxide or arginase activity (Journal article)

    Imrie, H., & Williams, D. J. L. (2019). Stimulation of bovine monocyte-derived macrophages with lipopolysaccharide, interferon-?, Interleukin-4 or Interleukin-13 does not induce detectable changes in nitric oxide or arginase activity. BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH, 15. doi:10.1186/s12917-019-1785-0

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-019-1785-0

    2018

    A mechanistic hydro-epidemiological model of liver fluke risk (Journal article)

    Beltrame, L., Dunne, T., Vineer, H. R., Walker, J. G., Morgan, E. R., Vickerman, P., . . . Wagener, T. (2018). A mechanistic hydro-epidemiological model of liver fluke risk. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, 15(145). doi:10.1098/rsif.2018.0072

    DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0072

    Association of Fasciola gigantica Co-infection With Bovine Tuberculosis Infection and Diagnosis in a Naturally Infected Cattle Population in Africa (Journal article)

    Kelly, R. F., Callaby, R., Egbe, N. F., Williams, D. J. L., Victor, N. N., Tanya, V. N., . . . Bronsvoort, B. M. D. C. (2018). Association of Fasciola gigantica Co-infection With Bovine Tuberculosis Infection and Diagnosis in a Naturally Infected Cattle Population in Africa. FRONTIERS IN VETERINARY SCIENCE, 5. doi:10.3389/fvets.2018.00214

    DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00214

    Clonal amplification of Fasciola hepatica in Galba truncatula: within and between isolate variation of triclabendazole-susceptible and -resistant clones (Journal article)

    Hodgkinson, J. E., Cwiklinski, K., Beesley, N., Hartley, C., Allen, K., & Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Clonal amplification of Fasciola hepatica in Galba truncatula: within and between isolate variation of triclabendazole-susceptible and -resistant clones. PARASITES & VECTORS, 11. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-2952-z

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-2952-z

    Co-infection with Fasciola hepatica may increase the risk of Escherichia coli O157 shedding in British cattle destined for the food chain (Journal article)

    Howell, A. K., Tongue, S. C., Currie, C., Evans, J., Williams, D. J. L., & McNeilly, T. N. (2018). Co-infection with Fasciola hepatica may increase the risk of Escherichia coli O157 shedding in British cattle destined for the food chain. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, 150, 70-76. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.12.007

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.12.007

    Dairy Heifers Naturally Exposed to Fasciola hepatica Develop a Type 2 Immune Response and Concomitant Suppression of Leukocyte Proliferation (vol 86, e00607, 2018) (Journal article)

    Graham-Brown, J., Hartley, C., Clough, H., Kadioglu, A., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Dairy Heifers Naturally Exposed to Fasciola hepatica Develop a Type 2 Immune Response and Concomitant Suppression of Leukocyte Proliferation (vol 86, e00607, 2018). INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, 86(6). doi:10.1128/IAI.00247-18

    DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00247-18

    Development and validation of a protocol to identify and recruit participants into a large scale study on liver fluke in cattle (Journal article)

    McCann, C. M., Clough, H. E., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Development and validation of a protocol to identify and recruit participants into a large scale study on liver fluke in cattle. BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH, 14. doi:10.1186/s12917-018-1511-3

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-018-1511-3

    Development and validation of a protocol to identify and recruit participants into a large scale study on liver fluke in cattle (Journal article)

    McCann, C., Clough, H., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Development and validation of a protocol to identify and recruit participants into a large scale study on liver fluke in cattle. BMC Veterinary Research. doi:10.1186/s12917-018-1511-3.

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-018-1511-3.

    Development of a Pen-side Diagnostic Test for Liver Fluke Infections in Cattle and Sheep (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Walsh, T. R. (2018). Development of a Pen-side Diagnostic Test for Liver Fluke Infections in Cattle and Sheep. (University of Liverpool).

    Predicting the distribution of Phortica variegata and potential for Thelazia callipaeda transmission in Europe and the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Palfreyman, J., Graham-Brown, J., Caminade, C., Gilmore, P., Otranto, D., & Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Predicting the distribution of Phortica variegata and potential for Thelazia callipaeda transmission in Europe and the United Kingdom. PARASITES & VECTORS, 11. doi:10.1186/s13071-018-2842-4

    DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-2842-4

    2017

    Dairy Heifers Naturally Exposed to Fasciola hepatica Develop a Type 2 Immune Response and Concomitant Suppression of Leukocyte Proliferation (Journal article)

    Graham-Brown, J., Hartley, C., Clough, H., Kadioglu, A., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Dairy Heifers Naturally Exposed to Fasciola hepatica Develop a Type 2 Immune Response and Concomitant Suppression of Leukocyte Proliferation. INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, 86(1). doi:10.1128/IAI.00607-17

    DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00607-17

    Fasciola and fasciolosis in ruminants in Europe: Identifying research needs (Journal article)

    Beesley, N. J., Caminade, C., Charlier, J., Flynn, R. J., Hodgkinson, J. E., Martinez-Moreno, A., . . . Williams, D. J. L. (2018). Fasciola and fasciolosis in ruminants in Europe: Identifying research needs. TRANSBOUNDARY AND EMERGING DISEASES, 65, 199-216. doi:10.1111/tbed.12682

    DOI: 10.1111/tbed.12682

    Fasciola hepatica demonstrates high levels of genetic diversity, a lack of population structure and high gene flow: possible implications for drug resistance (Journal article)

    Beesley, N. J., Williams, D. J. L., Paterson, S., & Hodgkinson, J. (2017). Fasciola hepatica demonstrates high levels of genetic diversity, a lack of population structure and high gene flow: possible implications for drug resistance. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PARASITOLOGY, 47(1), 11-20. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.09.007

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.09.007

    The interaction between Fasciola hepatica and other pathogens naturally co-infecting dairy and beef cattle in the UK (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Howell, A. K. (2017, March 14). The interaction between Fasciola hepatica and other pathogens naturally co-infecting dairy and beef cattle in the UK.

    Three cases of imported eyeworm infection in dogs: a new threat for the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Graham-Brown, J., Gilmore, P., Colella, V., Moss, L., Dixon, C., Andrews, M., . . . Williams, D. (2017). Three cases of imported eyeworm infection in dogs: a new threat for the United Kingdom. VETERINARY RECORD, 181(13). doi:10.1136/vr.104378

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.104378

    2016

    A model to assess the efficacy of vaccines for control of liver fluke infection (Journal article)

    Turner, J., Howell, A., McCann, C., Caminade, C., Bowers, R. G., Williams, D., & Baylis, M. (2016). A model to assess the efficacy of vaccines for control of liver fluke infection. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6. doi:10.1038/srep23345

    DOI: 10.1038/srep23345

    Case of canine ocular thelaziosis in the UK (Journal article)

    Graham-Brown, J., Gilmore, P., Williams, D., Barber, J., Andrews, M., & Timofte, D. (2016). Case of canine ocular thelaziosis in the UK. VETERINARY RECORD, 179(2). doi:10.1136/vr.i3743

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.i3743

    Fasciola hepatica infection reduces Mycobacterium bovis burden and mycobacterial uptake and suppresses the pro-inflammatory response (Journal article)

    Garza-Cuartero, L., O'Sullivan, J., Blanco, A., McNair, J., Welsh, M., Flynn, R. J., . . . Mulcahy, G. (2016). Fasciola hepatica infection reduces Mycobacterium bovis burden and mycobacterial uptake and suppresses the pro-inflammatory response. PARASITE IMMUNOLOGY, 38(7), 387-402. doi:10.1111/pim.12326

    DOI: 10.1111/pim.12326

    Immune responses in dairy cattle naturally exposed to Fasciola hepatica (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Graham-Brown, J. (2016). Immune responses in dairy cattle naturally exposed to Fasciola hepatica. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Predicting temporal changes in Fasciola hepatica abundance from climatic variables (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Smith, D. B. (2016, November 24). Predicting temporal changes in Fasciola hepatica abundance from climatic variables.

    2015

    Characterisation of a novel panel of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, using a next generation sequencing approach (Journal article)

    Cwiklinski, K., Allen, K., LaCourse, J., Williams, D. J., Paterson, S., & Hodgkinson, J. E. (2015). Characterisation of a novel panel of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, using a next generation sequencing approach. INFECTION GENETICS AND EVOLUTION, 32, 298-304. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2015.03.014

    DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2015.03.014

    Climate-driven changes to the spatio-temporal distribution of the parasitic nematode, Haemonchus contortus, in sheep in Europe (Journal article)

    Rose, H., Caminade, C., Bolajoko, M. B., Phelan, P., van Dijk, J., Baylis, M., . . . Morgan, E. R. (2016). Climate-driven changes to the spatio-temporal distribution of the parasitic nematode, Haemonchus contortus, in sheep in Europe. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 22(3), 1271-1285. doi:10.1111/gcb.13132

    DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13132

    Corrigendum to “The feasibility of testing whether Fasciola hepatica is associated with increased risk of verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157 from an existing study protocol” [Prev. Vet. Med. 119 (2015) 97–104] (Journal article)

    Hickey, G. L., Diggle, P. J., McNeilly, T. N., Tongue, S. C., Chase-Topping, M. E., & Williams, D. J. L. (2015). Corrigendum to “The feasibility of testing whether Fasciola hepatica is associated with increased risk of verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157 from an existing study protocol” [Prev. Vet. Med. 119 (2015) 97–104]. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 121(1-2), 188. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.06.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.06.004

    Epidemiology and impact of Fasciola hepatica exposure in high-yielding dairy herds (Journal article)

    Howell, A., Baylis, M., Smith, R., Pinchbeck, G., & Williams, D. (2015). Epidemiology and impact of Fasciola hepatica exposure in high-yielding dairy herds. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, 121(1-2), 41-48. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.05.013

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.05.013

    Fasciola hepatica from naturally infected sheep and cattle in Great Britain are diploid (Journal article)

    Beesley, N. J., Cwiklinski, K., Williams, D. J. L., & Hodgkinson, J. (2015). Fasciola hepatica from naturally infected sheep and cattle in Great Britain are diploid. PARASITOLOGY, 142(9), 1196-1201. doi:10.1017/S0031182015000499

    DOI: 10.1017/S0031182015000499

    Fasciolosis in horses: A neglected, re-emerging disease (Journal article)

    Williams, D. J. L., & Hodgkinson, J. E. (2017). Fasciolosis in horses: A neglected, re-emerging disease. EQUINE VETERINARY EDUCATION, 29(4), 202-204. doi:10.1111/eve.12521

    DOI: 10.1111/eve.12521

    Modelling recent and future climatic suitability for fasciolosis in Europe (Journal article)

    Caminade, C., van Dijk, J., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. (2015). Modelling recent and future climatic suitability for fasciolosis in Europe. GEOSPATIAL HEALTH, 9(2), 301-308. doi:10.4081/gh.2015.352

    DOI: 10.4081/gh.2015.352

    Modelling recent and future climatic suitability for fasciolosis in Europe (Journal article)

    Caminade, C., Van Dijk, J., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. (2015). Modelling recent and future climatic suitability for fasciolosis in Europe. Geospatial Health, 9(2), 301. doi:10.4081/gh.2015.352

    DOI: 10.4081/gh.2015.352

    The Fasciola hepatica genome: gene duplication and polymorphism reveals adaptation to the host environment and the capacity for rapid evolution (Journal article)

    Cwiklinski, K., Dalton, J. P., Dufresne, P. J., La Course, J., Williams, D. J. L., Hodgkinson, J., & Paterson, S. (2015). The Fasciola hepatica genome: gene duplication and polymorphism reveals adaptation to the host environment and the capacity for rapid evolution. GENOME BIOLOGY, 16. doi:10.1186/s13059-015-0632-2

    DOI: 10.1186/s13059-015-0632-2

    The feasibility of testing whether Fasciola hepatica is associated with increased risk of veracytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157 from an existing study protocol (Journal article)

    Hickey, G. L., Diggle, P. J., McNeilly, T. N., Tongue, S. C., Chase-Topping, M. E., & Williams, D. J. L. (2015). The feasibility of testing whether Fasciola hepatica is associated with increased risk of veracytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157 from an existing study protocol. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, 119(3-4), 97-104. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.02.022

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.02.022

    The feasibility of testing whether Fasciola hepatica is associated with increased risk of verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157 from an existing study protocol (vol 119, pg 97, 2015) (Poster)

    Hickey, G. L., Diggle, P. J., McNeilly, T. N., Tongue, S. C., Chase-Topping, M. E., & Williams, D. J. L. (2015). The feasibility of testing whether Fasciola hepatica is associated with increased risk of verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157 from an existing study protocol (vol 119, pg 97, 2015). Poster session presented at the meeting of Unknown Conference. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.06.004

    WAAVP 2015 special edition veterinary parasitology-Preface (Journal article)

    Trees, A. J., Williams, D. J. L., & Matthews, J. B. (2015). WAAVP 2015 special edition veterinary parasitology-Preface. VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY, 212(1-2), 3-4. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.06.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.06.001

    2014

    How many cows do I need? Sample size calculations for testing co-infection using existing study data (Poster)

    Hickey, G., Diggle, P., McNeilly, T. N., Tongue, S. C., Chase-Topping, M. E., & Williams, D. (2014). How many cows do I need? Sample size calculations for testing co-infection using existing study data. Poster session presented at the meeting of Institute of Global Health and Infection Day 2014. Liverpool, UK.

    Liver fluke - an overview for practitioners (Journal article)

    Williams, D. J. L., Howell, A., Graham-Brown, J., Kamaludeen, J., & Smith, D. (2014). Liver fluke - an overview for practitioners. CATTLE PRACTICE, 22, 238-244. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Recent advances in the diagnosis, impact on production and prediction of Fasciola hepatica in cattle (Journal article)

    Charlier, J., Vercruysse, J., Morgan, E., Van Dijk, J., & Williams, D. J. L. (2014). Recent advances in the diagnosis, impact on production and prediction of Fasciola hepatica in cattle. PARASITOLOGY, 141(3), 326-335. doi:10.1017/S0031182013001662

    DOI: 10.1017/S0031182013001662

    2013

    Identification of putative markers of triclabendazole resistance by a genome-wide analysis of genetically recombinant Fasciola hepatica (Journal article)

    Hodgkinson, J., Cwiklinski, K., Beesley, N. J., Paterson, S., & Williams, D. J. L. (2013). Identification of putative markers of triclabendazole resistance by a genome-wide analysis of genetically recombinant Fasciola hepatica. PARASITOLOGY, 140(12), 1523-1533. doi:10.1017/S0031182013000528

    DOI: 10.1017/S0031182013000528

    2012

    Bovine fasciolosis at increasing altitudes: Parasitological and malacological sampling on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda (Journal article)

    Howell, A., Mugisha, L., Davies, J., LaCourse, E., Claridge, J., Williams, D. J., . . . Stothard, J. (2012). Bovine fasciolosis at increasing altitudes: Parasitological and malacological sampling on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda. Parasites & Vectors, 5(1), 196. doi:10.1186/1756-3305-5-196

    DOI: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-196

    Composite faecal egg count reduction test to detect resistance to triclabendazole in Fasciola hepatica (Journal article)

    Daniel, R., van Dijk, J., Jenkins, T., Akca, A., Mearns, R., & Williams, D. J. L. (2012). Composite faecal egg count reduction test to detect resistance to triclabendazole in Fasciola hepatica. Veterinary Record, 171(6), 153. doi:10.1136/vr.100588

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.100588

    Fasciola hepatica is associated with the failure to detect bovine tuberculosis in dairy cattle (Journal article)

    Claridge, J., Diggle, P., McCann, C. M., Mulcahy, G., Flynn, R., McNair, J., . . . Williams, D. J. L. (2012). Fasciola hepatica is associated with the failure to detect bovine tuberculosis in dairy cattle. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 3. doi:10.1038/ncomms1840

    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1840

    Proteomics and in Silico Approaches To Extend Understanding of the Glutathione Transferase Superfamily of the Tropical Liver Fluke Fasciola gigantica (Journal article)

    Morphew, R. M., Eccleston, N., Wilkinson, T. J., McGarry, J., Perally, S., Prescott, M., . . . LaCourse, E. J. (2012). Proteomics and in Silico Approaches To Extend Understanding of the Glutathione Transferase Superfamily of the Tropical Liver Fluke Fasciola gigantica. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH, 11(12), 5876-5889. doi:10.1021/pr300654w

    DOI: 10.1021/pr300654w

    Written response to Referral Assessment Report EMA/CVMP/753619/2011 (Report)

    Williams, D. J. L. (2012). Written response to Referral Assessment Report EMA/CVMP/753619/2011. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Elanco.

    2011

    'Up regulation of the maternal immune response in the placenta of cattle naturally infected with Neospora caninum' (Journal article)

    Rosbottom, A., Gibney, H., Kaiser, P., Hartley, C., Smith, R. F., Robinson, R., . . . Williams, D. J. (2011). 'Up regulation of the maternal immune response in the placenta of cattle naturally infected with Neospora caninum'. PLoSOne, 6(1), e15799.

    Genetic and expression analysis of cattle identifies candidate genes in pathways responding to Trypanosoma congolense infection. (Journal article)

    Noyes, H., Brass, A., Obara, I., Anderson, S., Archibald, A. L., Bradley, D. G., . . . Kemp, S. J. (2011). Genetic and expression analysis of cattle identifies candidate genes in pathways responding to Trypanosoma congolense infection.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(22), 9304-9309. doi:10.1073/pnas.1013486108

    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1013486108

    Up Regulation of the Maternal Immune Response in the Placenta of Cattle Naturally Infected with Neospora caninum (Journal article)

    Rosbottom, A., Gibney, H., Kaiser, P., Hartley, C., Smith, R. F., Robinson, R., . . . Williams, D. J. L. (2011). Up Regulation of the Maternal Immune Response in the Placenta of Cattle Naturally Infected with Neospora caninum. PLoS ONE, 6(1), e15799. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015799

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015799

    2010

    Bovine neosporosis (Chapter)

    Williams, D. J. L. (2010). Bovine neosporosis. In P. -C. Lefevre, R. Chermette, & G. Uilenberg (Eds.), Infectious and Parasitic Diseases of Livestock (Vol. 2, pp. 1795-1805). France: Lavoisier France.

    Seroprevalence and spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica-infected dairy herds in England and Wales (Journal article)

    McCann, C. M., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. J. L. (2010). Seroprevalence and spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica-infected dairy herds in England and Wales. VETERINARY RECORD, 166(20), 612-617. doi:10.1136/vr.b4836

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.b4836

    The development of linear regression models using environmental variables to explain the spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica infection in dairy herds in England and Wales (Journal article)

    McCann, C. M., Baylis, M., & Williams, D. J. L. (2010). The development of linear regression models using environmental variables to explain the spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica infection in dairy herds in England and Wales. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PARASITOLOGY, 40(9), 1021-1028. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.02.009

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.02.009

    2009

    Advances in the development of vaccines against bovine neosporosis (Journal article)

    Norton, R. R., & Williams, D. J. L. (2009). Advances in the development of vaccines against bovine neosporosis. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 4055, 1-14. doi:10.1079/PAVSNNR220094055

    DOI: 10.1079/PAVSNNR220094055

    Endogenous and Exogenous Transplacental Transmission of Neospora caninum - how the route of transmission impacts on epidemiology and control of disease. (Journal article)

    Williams, D. J. L., Hartley, C. S., Bjorkman, C., & Trees, A. J. (2009). Endogenous and Exogenous Transplacental Transmission of Neospora caninum - how the route of transmission impacts on epidemiology and control of disease.. Parasitology, 1-6. Retrieved from doi:10.1017/S0031182009990588

    2008

    Evaluation of an ELISA to assess the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle (Journal article)

    Salimi-Bejestani, M. R., Cripps, P., & Williams, D. J. L. (2008). Evaluation of an ELISA to assess the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle. Veterinary Record, 162(4), 109-111. doi:10.1136/vr.162.4.109

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.162.4.109

    Lack of serologic evidence of Neospora caninum in humans in England. (Journal article)

    Lack of serologic evidence of Neospora caninum in humans in England. (2008). Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(6), 978-980.

    Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of coprological and serological techniques for the diagnosis of fasciolosis in cattle (Journal article)

    Charlier, J., De Meulemeester, L., Claerebout, E., Williams, D., & Vercruysse, J. (2008). Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of coprological and serological techniques for the diagnosis of fasciolosis in cattle. Veterinary Parasitology, 153(1-2), 44-51. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.01.035

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.01.035

    The extent of parasite-associated necrosis in the placenta and foetal tissues of cattle following Neospora caninum infection in early and late gestation correlates with foetal death (Journal article)

    Gibney, E. H., Kipar, A., Rosbottom, A., Guy, C. S., Smith, R. F., Hetzel, U., . . . Williams, D. J. (2008). The extent of parasite-associated necrosis in the placenta and foetal tissues of cattle following Neospora caninum infection in early and late gestation correlates with foetal death. International Journal for Parasitology, 38(5), 579-588. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2007.09.015

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2007.09.015

    Upregulation of Cytokines Is Detected in the Placentas of Cattle Infected with Neospora caninum and Is More Marked Early in Gestation When Fetal Death Is Observed (Journal article)

    Rosbottom, A., Gibney, E. H., Guy, C. S., Kipar, A., Smith, R. F., Kaiser, P., . . . Williams, D. J. L. (2008). Upregulation of Cytokines Is Detected in the Placentas of Cattle Infected with Neospora caninum and Is More Marked Early in Gestation When Fetal Death Is Observed. Infection and Immunity, 76(6), 2352-2361. doi:10.1128/IAI.01780-06

    DOI: 10.1128/IAI.01780-06

    2007

    Associations between anti-Fasciola hepatica antibody levels in bulk-tank milk samples and production parameters in dairy herds (Journal article)

    Charlier, J., Duchateau, L., Claerebout, E., Williams, D., & Vercruysse, J. (2007). Associations between anti-Fasciola hepatica antibody levels in bulk-tank milk samples and production parameters in dairy herds. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 78(1), 57-66. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2006.09.010

    DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2006.09.010

    Evaluation of an ELISA to assess the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle (Journal article)

    Salimi-Bejestani, M. R., Cripps, P., & Williams, D. J. L. (2007). Evaluation of an ELISA to assess the intensity of Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle. Veterinary Record.

    Evaluation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies to Fasciola hepatica in milk (Journal article)

    Salimi-Bejestani, M., Daniel, R., Cripps, P., Felstead, S., & Williams, D. (2007). Evaluation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies to Fasciola hepatica in milk. Veterinary Parasitology, 149(3-4), 290-293. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2007.08.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2007.08.008

    Neospora caninum in cattle: Experimental infection with oocysts can result in exogenous transplacental infection, but not endogenous transplacental infection in the subsequent pregnancy (Journal article)

    McCann, C., McAllister, M., Gondim, L., Smith, R., Cripps, P., Kipar, A., . . . Trees, A. (2007). Neospora caninum in cattle: Experimental infection with oocysts can result in exogenous transplacental infection, but not endogenous transplacental infection in the subsequent pregnancy. International Journal for Parasitology, 37(14), 1631-1639. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2007.05.012

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2007.05.012

    PCR-based differentiation of Fasciola species (Trematoda: Fasciolidae), using primers based on RAPD-derived sequences (Journal article)

    McGarry, J. W., Ortiz, P. L., Hodgkinson, J. E., Goreish, I., & Williams, D. J. L. (2007). PCR-based differentiation of Fasciola species (Trematoda: Fasciolidae), using primers based on RAPD-derived sequences. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, 101(5), 415-421. doi:10.1179/136485907X176508

    DOI: 10.1179/136485907X176508

    Peripheral immune responses in pregnant cattle following Neospora caninum infection (Journal article)

    ROSBOTTOM, A., GUY, C. S., GIBNEY, E. H., SMITH, R. F., VALARCHER, J. F., TAYLOR, G., & WILLIAMS, D. J. L. (2007). Peripheral immune responses in pregnant cattle following Neospora caninum infection. Parasite Immunology, 29(4), 219-228. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3024.2007.00936.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3024.2007.00936.x

    2006

    Immunization of Cattle with Live Tachyzoites of Neospora caninum Confers Protection against Fetal Death (Journal article)

    Williams, D. J. L., Guy, C. S., Smith, R. F., Ellis, J., Bjorkman, C., Reichel, M. P., & Trees, A. J. (2007). Immunization of Cattle with Live Tachyzoites of Neospora caninum Confers Protection against Fetal Death. Infection and Immunity, 75(3), 1343-1348. doi:10.1128/IAI.00777-06

    DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00777-06

    2005

    Emergence of fasciolosis in cattle in East Anglia (Journal article)

    Pritchard, G. C., Forbes, A. B., Williams, D. J. L., Salimi-Bejestani, M. R., & Daniel, R. G. (2005). Emergence of fasciolosis in cattle in East Anglia. Veterinary Record, 157(19), 578-582. doi:10.1136/vr.157.19.578

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.157.19.578

    Endogenous and exogenous transplacental infection in Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii (Journal article)

    Trees, A. J., & Williams, D. J. (2005). Endogenous and exogenous transplacental infection in Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii. Trends in Parasitology, 21(12), 558-561. doi:10.1016/j.pt.2005.09.005

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2005.09.005

    Is the immune response to Neospora caninum incompatible with pregnancy in cattle? (Journal article)

    Rosbottom, A., Smith, R. F., Kipar, A., Guy, C. S., Gibney, E. H., Kaiser, P., . . . Williams, D. J. L. (2005). Is the immune response to Neospora caninum incompatible with pregnancy in cattle?. Immunology, 116, 19.

    Prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in dairy herds in England and Wales measured with an ELISA applied to bulk-tank milk (Journal article)

    Salimi-Bejestani, M. R., Daniel, R. G., Felstead, S. M., Cripps, P. J., Mahmoody, H., & Williams, D. J. L. (2005). Prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in dairy herds in England and Wales measured with an ELISA applied to bulk-tank milk. Veterinary Record, 156(23), 729-731. doi:10.1136/vr.156.23.729

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.156.23.729

    Prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in local and imported cattle breeds in the Kars province of Turkey (Journal article)

    Akca, A., Gokce, H., Guy, C., McGarry, J., & Williams, D. (2005). Prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in local and imported cattle breeds in the Kars province of Turkey. Research in Veterinary Science, 78(2), 123-126. doi:10.1016/j.rvsc.2004.08.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2004.08.006

    2004

    An interlaboratory comparison of immunohistochemistry and PCR methods for detection of Neospora caninum in bovine foetal tissues (Journal article)

    van Maanen, C., Wouda, W., Schares, G., von Blumröder, D., Conraths, F., Norton, R., . . . Hemphill, A. (2004). An interlaboratory comparison of immunohistochemistry and PCR methods for detection of Neospora caninum in bovine foetal tissues. Veterinary Parasitology, 126(4), 351-364. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2004.08.016

    DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2004.08.016

    Comparison and standardisation of serological methods for the diagnosis of Neospora caninum infection in bovines (Journal article)

    von Blumroder, D., Schares, G., Norton, R., Williams, D. J. L., Esteban-Redondo, I., Wright, S., . . . Conraths, F. J. (2004). Comparison and standardisation of serological methods for the diagnosis of Neospora caninum infection in bovines. Veterinary Parasitology, 120(1-2), 11-22.

    2003

    First demonstration of protective immunity against foetopathy in cattle with latent Neospora caninum infection (Journal article)

    Williams, D., Guy, C., Smith, R., Guy, F., McGarry, J., McKay, J., & Trees, A. (2003). First demonstration of protective immunity against foetopathy in cattle with latent Neospora caninum infection. International Journal for Parasitology, 33(10), 1059-1065. doi:10.1016/S0020-7519(03)00143-7

    DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7519(03)00143-7

    Protracted shedding of oocysts of Neospora caninum by a naturally infected foxhound (Journal article)

    McGarry, J. W., Stockton, C. M., Williams, D. J. L., & Trees, A. J. (2003). Protracted shedding of oocysts of Neospora caninum by a naturally infected foxhound. Journal of Parasitology, 89(3), 628-630.

    2002

    Immune responses to Neospora caninum and prospects for vaccination (Journal article)

    Innes, E. A., Andrianarivo, A. G., Björkman, C., Williams, D. J., & Conrad, P. A. (2002). Immune responses to Neospora caninum and prospects for vaccination. Trends in Parasitology, 18(11), 497-504. doi:10.1016/S1471-4922(02)02372-3

    DOI: 10.1016/S1471-4922(02)02372-3

    Neospora caninum: oocyst challenge of pregnant cows (Journal article)

    Trees, A., McAllister, M., Guy, C., McGarry, J., Smith, R., & Williams, D. (2002). Neospora caninum: oocyst challenge of pregnant cows. Veterinary Parasitology, 109(1-2), 147-154. doi:10.1016/S0304-4017(02)00234-0

    DOI: 10.1016/S0304-4017(02)00234-0

    Neospora caninum: oocyst challenge of pregnant cows (Journal article)

    Trees, A. J., McAllister, M. M., Guy, C. S., McGarry, J. W., Smith, R. F., & Williams, D. J. (2002). Neospora caninum: oocyst challenge of pregnant cows. Vet Parasitol, 109(1-2), 147-154. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

    Redescription of Neospora caninum and its differentiation from related coccidia (Journal article)

    Dubey, J., Barr, B., Barta, J., Bjerkås, I., Björkman, C., Blagburn, B., . . . Lindsay, D. (2002). Redescription of Neospora caninum and its differentiation from related coccidia. International Journal for Parasitology, 32(8), 929-946. doi:10.1016/S0020-7519(02)00094-2

    DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7519(02)00094-2

    2001

    Experimental studies on the transmission of Neospora caninum between cattle (Journal article)

    DAVISON, H., GUY, C., McGARRY, J., GUY, F., WILLIAMS, D., KELLY, D., & TREES, A. (2001). Experimental studies on the transmission of Neospora caninum between cattle. Research in Veterinary Science, 70(2), 163-168. doi:10.1053/rvsc.2001.0457

    DOI: 10.1053/rvsc.2001.0457

    Neospora caninum in persistently infected, pregnant cows: spontaneous transpiacental infection is associated with an acute increase in maternal antibody (Journal article)

    Guy, C. S., Williams, D. J. L., McGarry, J. W., Guy, F., Trees, A. J., Kelly, D. F., . . . Bjorkman, C. (2001). Neospora caninum in persistently infected, pregnant cows: spontaneous transpiacental infection is associated with an acute increase in maternal antibody. Veterinary Record, 149(15), 443-449. doi:10.1136/vr.149.15.443

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.149.15.443

    Neospora caninum in persistently infected, pregnant cows: spontaneous transplacental infection is associated with an acute increase in maternal antibody (Journal article)

    Guy, C. S., Williams, D. J. L., Kelly, D. F., McGarry, J. W., Guy, F., Bjorkman, C., . . . Trees, A. J. (2001). Neospora caninum in persistently infected, pregnant cows: spontaneous transplacental infection is associated with an acute increase in maternal antibody. Veterinary Record, 149(15), 443.

    Spotlight on: Development of vaccines for parasitic diseases of veterinary importance (Journal article)

    Williams, D. J. L. (2001). Spotlight on: Development of vaccines for parasitic diseases of veterinary importance. Research In Veterinary Science, 70(1), 69.

    2000

    Neospora caninum-associated abortion in cattle: the time of experimentally-induced parasitaemia during gestation determines foetal survival (Journal article)

    WILLIAMS, D. J. L., GUY, C. S., McGARRY, J. W., GUY, F., TASKER, L., SMITH, R. F., . . . TREES, A. J. (2000). Neospora caninum-associated abortion in cattle: the time of experimentally-induced parasitaemia during gestation determines foetal survival. Parasitology, 121(4), 347-358. doi:10.1017/S0031182099006587

    DOI: 10.1017/S0031182099006587

    The specificity of antibody responses in cattle naturally exposed to Fasciola hepatica (Journal article)

    Ortiz, P., Claxton, J., Clarkson, M., McGarry, J., & Williams, D. (2000). The specificity of antibody responses in cattle naturally exposed to Fasciola hepatica. Veterinary Parasitology, 93(2), 121-134. doi:10.1016/S0304-4017(00)00360-5

    DOI: 10.1016/S0304-4017(00)00360-5

    Towards improving control of zoonoses in West Africa (Journal article)

    Williams, D. J. L., Akanmori, B. D., & Wastling, J. M. (2000). Towards improving control of zoonoses in West Africa. Acta Tropica, 76(1), 1-2.
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