1993 …2020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020
Open Access
2019

Control of paratuberculosis: Who, why and how. A review of 48 countries

Whittington, R., Donat, K., Weber, M. F., Kelton, D., Nielsen, S. S., Eisenberg, S., Arrigoni, N., Juste, R., Sáez, J. L., Dhand, N., Santi, A., Michel, A., Barkema, H., Kralik, P., Kostoulas, P., Citer, L., Griffin, F., Barwell, R., Moreira, M. A. S., Slana, I. & 57 others, Koehler, H., Singh, S. V., Yoo, H. S., Chávez-Gris, G., Goodridge, A., Ocepek, M., Garrido, J., Stevenson, K., Collins, M., Alonso, B., Cirone, K., Paolicchi, F., Gavey, L., Rahman, M. T., De Marchin, E., Van Praet, W., Bauman, C., Fecteau, G., McKenna, S., Salgado, M., Fernández-Silva, J., Dziedzinska, R., Echeverría, G., Seppänen, J., Thibault, V., Fridriksdottir, V., Derakhshandeh, A., Haghkhah, M., Ruocco, L., Kawaji, S., Momotani, E., Heuer, C., Norton, S., Cadmus, S., Agdestein, A., Kampen, A., Szteyn, J., Frössling, J., Schwan, E., Caldow, G., Strain, S., Carter, M., Wells, S., Munyeme, M., Wolf, R., Gurung, R., Verdugo, C., Fourichon, C., Yamamoto, T., Thapaliya, S., Di Labio, E., Ekgatat, M., Gil, A., Alesandre, A. N., Piaggio, J., Suanes, A. & De Waard, J. H., Jun 13 2019, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 15, 1, 198.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
17 Scopus citations

Determination of the sensitivity and specificity of bovine tuberculosis screening tests in dairy herds in Thailand using a Bayesian approach

Singhla, T., Boonyayatra, S., Chulakasian, S., Lukkana, M., Alvarez, J., Sreevatsan, S. & Wells, S. J., May 16 2019, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 15, 1, 149.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Use of a voluntary testing program to study the spatial epidemiology of Johne's disease affecting dairy herds in Minnesota: A cross sectional study

Kanankege, K. S. T., Machado, G., Zhang, L., Dokkebakken, B., Schumann, V., Wells, S. J., Perez, A. M. & Alvarez, J., Dec 2 2019, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 15, 1, 429.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018
Open Access
6 Scopus citations

Knowledge gaps that hamper prevention and control of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection

Barkema, H. W., Orsel, K., Nielsen, S. S., Koets, A. P., Rutten, V. P. M. G., Bannantine, J. P., Keefe, G. P., Kelton, D. F., Wells, S. J., Whittington, R. J., Mackintosh, C. G., Manning, E. J., Weber, M. F., Heuer, C., Forde, T. L., Ritter, C., Roche, S., Corbett, C. S., Wolf, R., Griebel, P. J. & 2 others, Kastelic, J. P. & De Buck, J., May 2018, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 65, p. 125-148 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Scopus citations

Modeling cost-effectiveness of risk-based bovine tuberculosis surveillance in Minnesota

Kao, S-Y. Z., VanderWaal, K., Enns, E. A., Craft, M. E., Alvarez, J., Picasso, C. & Wells, S. J., Nov 1 2018, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 159, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Mycobacterium paratuberculosis sheep type strain in Uruguay: Evidence for a wider geographic distribution in South America

Giannitti, F., Fraga, M., Caffarena, R. D., Schild, C. O., Banchero, G., Armién, A. G., Travería, G., Marthaler, D., Wells, S. J. & Riet-Correa, F., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 12, 3, p. 190-195 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2017

Epidemiological investigation of bovine tuberculosis outbreaks in Uruguay (2011–2013)

Picasso, C., Alvarez, J., VanderWaal, K. L., Fernandez, F., Gil, A., Wells, S. J. & Perez, A., Mar 1 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 138, p. 156-161 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Epidemiologic Investigation of Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza among Upper Midwest U.S. Turkey Farms, 2015

Wells, S. J., Kromm, M. M., Vanbeusekom, E. T., Sorley, E. J., Sundaram, M. E., Vanderwaal, K., Bowers, J. W. J., Papinaho, P. A., Osterholm, M. T. & Bender, J., Jun 2017, In : Avian diseases. 61, 2, p. 198-204 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

Factors Affecting Herd Status for Bovine Tuberculosis in Dairy Cattle in Northern Thailand

Singhla, T., Boonyayatra, S., Punyapornwithaya, V., VanderWaal, K. L., Alvarez, J., Sreevatsan, S., Phornwisetsirikun, S., Sankwan, J., Srijun, M. & Wells, S. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Veterinary Medicine International. 2017, 2964389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Optimal surveillance strategies for bovine tuberculosis in a low-prevalence country

VanderWaal, K., Enns, E. A., Picasso, C., Alvarez, J., Perez, A., Fernandez, F., Gil, A., Craft, M. & Wells, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 4140.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
2016
Open Access
31 Scopus citations

Risk profiling of cattle farms as a potential tool in risk-based surveillance for Mycobacterium bovis infection among cattle in tuberculosis-free areas

Ribeiro-Lima, J., Schwabenlander, S., Oakes, M., Thompson, B. & Wells, S. J., Jun 15 2016, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 248, 12, p. 1404-1413 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serotypes and antimicrobial resistance in salmonella enterica recovered from clinical samples from cattle and swine in minnesota, 2006 to 2015

Hong, S. L., Rovira, A., Davies, P. R., Ahlstrom, C., Muellner, P., Rendahl, A., Olsen, K., Bender, J. B., Wells, S. J., Perez, A. M. & Alvarez, J., Dec 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 12, e0168016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations
2015

Cost-benefit analysis of vaccination against Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis in dairy cattle, given its cross-reactivity with tuberculosis tests

Groenendaal, H., Zagmutt, F. J., Patton, E. A. & Wells, S. J., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 9, p. 6070-6084 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Effect of feeding heat-treated colostrum on risk for infection with Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis, milk production, and longevity in Holstein dairy cows

Godden, S. M., Wells, S., Donahue, M., Stabel, J., Oakes, J. M., Sreevatsan, S. & Fetrow, J., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 8, p. 5630-5641 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Emergency vaccination use in a modelled foot and mouth disease outbreak in Minnesota

Miller, G. Y., Gale, S. B., Eshelman, C. & Wells, S. J., 2015, In : OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique. 34, 3, p. 729-740 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Epidemic simulation of a foot and mouth disease outbreak in Minnesota

Gale, S. B., Miller, G. Y., Eshelman, C. E. & Wells, S. J., Jan 1 2015, In : OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique. 34, 3, p. 895-905 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Evaluation of performance of bacterial culture of feces and serum ELISA across stages of Johne's disease in cattle using a Bayesian latent class model

Espejo, L. A., Zagmutt, F. J., Groenendaal, H., Muñoz-Zanzi, C. & Wells, S. J., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 98, 11, p. 8227-8239 13 p., 73918.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

From network analysis to risk analysis-An approach to risk-based surveillance for bovine tuberculosis in Minnesota, US

Ribeiro-Lima, J., Enns, E. A., Thompson, B., Craft, M. E. & Wells, S. J., Mar 1 2015, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 118, 4, p. 328-340 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2013

A case of chronic wasting disease in a captive red deer (Cervus elaphus)

Schwabenlander, M. D., Culhane, M. R., Hall, S. M., Goyal, S. M., Anderson, P. L., Carstensen, M., Wells, S. J., Slade, W. B. & Armién, A. G., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 25, 5, p. 573-576 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
14 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Herd-level risk factors associated with fecal shedding of Shiga toxin-encoding bacteria on dairy farms in Minnesota, USA

Cho, S., Fossler, C. P., Diez-Gonzalez, F., Wells, S. J., Hedberg, C. W., Kaneene, J. B., Ruegg, P. L., Warnick, L. D. & Bender, J. B., Jul 1 2013, In : Canadian Veterinary Journal. 54, 7, p. 693-697 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
24 Scopus citations
2012

A novel bipolar electric fence for excluding white-tailed deer from stored livestock feed

Phillips, G. E., Lavelle, M. J., Fischer, J. W., White, J. J., Wells, S. J. & Vercauteren, K. C., 2012, In : Journal of animal science. 90, 11, p. 4090-4097 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Evaluation of an alternative method of herd classification for infection with paratuberculosis in cattle herds in the United States

Tavornpanich, S., Wells, S. J., Fossler, C. P., Roussel, A. J. & Gardner, I. A., Feb 1 2012, In : American journal of veterinary research. 73, 2, p. 248-256 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Heat-treated colostrum and reduced morbidity in preweaned dairy calves: Results of a randomized trial and examination of mechanisms of effectiveness

Godden, S. M., Smolenski, D. J., Donahue, M., Oakes, J. M., Bey, R., Wells, S., Sreevatsan, S., Stabel, J. & Fetrow, J., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, 7, p. 4029-4040 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Heat treatment of colostrum on commercial dairy farms decreases colostrum microbial counts while maintaining colostrum immunoglobulin G concentrations

Donahue, M., Godden, S. M., Bey, R., Wells, S., Oakes, J. M., Sreevatsan, S., Stabel, J. & Fetrow, J., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, 5, p. 2697-2702 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Meta-analysis of field studies on bovine tuberculosis skin tests in United States cattle herds

Farnham, M. W., Norby, B., Goldsmith, T. J. & Wells, S. J., Feb 1 2012, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 103, 2-3, p. 234-242 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Reduction in incidence of Johne's disease associated with implementation of a disease control program in Minnesota demonstration herds

Espejo, L. A., Godden, S., Hartmann, W. L. & Wells, S. J., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, 7, p. 4141-4152 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Risk factors for herds to test positive for Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis-ani\bod\es with a commercial milk enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in Ontario and western Canada

Sorge, U. S., Lissemore, K., Godkin, A., Jansen, J., Hendrick, S., Wells, S. & Kelton, D. F., Sep 1 2012, In : Canadian Veterinary Journal. 53, 9, p. 963-970 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2011

Associations between paratuberculosis milk ELISA result, milk production, and breed in Canadian dairy cows

Sorge, U. S., Lissemore, K., Godkin, A., Hendrick, S., Wells, S. & Kelton, D., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 94, 2, p. 754-761 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Changes in management practices and apparent prevalence on Canadian dairy farms participating in a voluntary risk assessment-based Johne's disease control program

Sorge, U. S., Lissemore, K., Godkin, A., Jansen, J., Hendrick, S., Wells, S. & Kelton, D. F., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 94, 10, p. 5227-5237 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Characterization of the risk of deer-cattle interactions in Minnesota by use of an on-farm environmental assessment tool

Knust, B. M., Wolf, P. C. & Wells, S. J., Jul 1 2011, In : American journal of veterinary research. 72, 7, p. 924-931 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations
2010

Attitudes of Canadian dairy farmers toward a voluntary Johne's disease control program

Sorge, U., Kelton, D., Lissemore, K., Godkin, A., Hendrick, S. & Wells, S., Apr 2010, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 93, 4, p. 1491-1499 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Effect of Johne's disease status on reproduction and culling in dairy cattle

Smith, R. L., Strawderman, R. L., Schukken, Y. H., Wells, S. J., Pradhan, A. K., Espejo, L. A., Whitlock, R. H., Van Kessel, J. S., Smith, J. M., Wolfgang, D. R. & Gröhn, Y. T., Aug 2010, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 93, 8, p. 3513-3524 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Lack of evidence for fecal shedding of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in calves born to fecal culture positive dams

Pithua, P., Wells, S. J., Sreevatsan, S. & Godden, S. M., Feb 1 2010, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 93, 2-3, p. 242-245 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Primary transcriptomes of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis reveal proprietary pathways in tissue and macrophages

Janagama, H. K., Lamont, E. A., George, S., Bannantine, J. P., Xu, W. W., Tu, Z. J., Wells, S. J., Schefers, J. & Sreevatsan, S., Oct 12 2010, In : BMC Genomics. 11, 1, 561.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations