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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Gillian Perkins

Gillian A. Perkins
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C2 506 CPC, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853
gap7@cornell.edu

Selected Publications


Infectious Diseases - Equine Herpes Virus -1

Brosnahan MM, Damiani A, Perkins GA, Osterrieder N. The effect of siRNA treatment on experimental equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) infection in horses. Virus Res 2010;147(2):176-81.

Perkins GA, Goodman LB, Tsujimura K, Van de Walle GR, Kim SG, Dubovi E, Osterrieder N. Investigation of the prevalence of neurologic equine herpes virus type 1 (EHV-1) in a 23-year retrospective analysis. Vet Microbiol 2009;139:375-8.

Van de Walle GR, Goupil R, Wishon C, Damiani A, Perkins GA, Osterrieder N. A single nucleotice polymorphism in a herpesvirus DNA polymerase is sufficient to cause lethal neurological disease. J Infect Disease 2009;200:20-5.

Fulton A, Peters S, Perkins GA, Jarosinski KW, Damiani A, Brosnahan M, Buckles EL, N. Osterrieder and Van de Walle GR. Effective treatment of respiratory alphaherpes virus infection using RNA interference. PLoS One 2009;4:e4118

Perkins GA, Goodman LB, Dubovi EJ, Kim SG and Osterrieder N. Detection of equine herpesvirus-1 in nasal swabs of horses by quantitative real-time PCR. J Vet Intern Med 2008;22(5):1234-8.

Goodman LB, Loregian A, Perkins GA, Nugent J, Buckeles E, Mercorelli G, Kydd JH, Palu G, Smith KC, Osterrieder N and Davis-Poynter N. A point mutation in Herpesvirus polymerase determines neuropathogenicity. PLoS Pathogens. 2007;3(11):1-10.

Rosas CT, Tischer BK, Perkins GA, Wagner B, Goodman LB and Osterrieder N. Live-attenuated recombinant equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) induces a neutralizing antibody response against West Nile virus (WNV). Virus Res 2007;125(1):69-78.

Perkins GA, Ainsworth DM, Del Piero F, Erb HN, Miller M, Wilkins P, Palmer J, Frazier M. Clinical, hematological and biochemical findings in foals with neonatal Equine herpesvirus-1 infection compared with septic and premature foals. Equine vet. J. 1999;31(5):422-426.

Infectious Disease: Equine Gastric Microbiota

Perkins GA, den Bakker HC, Burton AJ, Erb HN, McDonough SP, McDonough PL, Parker J, Rosenthal RL, Wiedmann M, Dowd SE and Simpson KW. The equine stomach harbors an abundant and diverse mucosal microbiota. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Feb 3 [Epub ahead of print]

Other Select Publications

Ollivett TL, Perkins GA, Thompson MS. What’s your diagnosis? Tracheal stenosis and collapse. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2011;239(6):747-8.

Johnson AL, Stewart JE, and Perkins GA. Diagnosis and treatment of Eimeria macusaniensis in an adult alpaca with signs of colic. Vet J. 2009;197(3):465-7.

Perkins GA, Viel L, Hoffman A, Erb HN, Wagner B and Ainsworth DM. Histamine bronchoprovocation does not affect bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology, gene expression and protein concentrations of IL-4, IL-8 and IFN-γ. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2008;126:230-5.

Figueiredo M, Nydam DV, Perkins GA, Mitchell H, Divers TJ. Prognostic value of plasma L-lactate concentration measured cow-side with a portable clinical analyzer in Holstein dairy cattle with abomasal disorders. J Vet Intern Med. 2006;20:1463-1470.

Perkins GA, Miller WH, Divers TJ, Clarke CK, Belgrave RL, Sellon DC. Ulcerative dermatitis, thromobocytopenia and neutropenia in neonatal foals. J Vet Intern Med 2005;19:211-216.

Perkins GA, Erb HN, Nydam D, Schanbacher B, Divers TJ. Plasma adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) and clinical response in horses treated for equine Cushing’s Disease with cyproheptadine and pergolide. Equine vet. J. 2002:34(7);679-685.

Perkins GA, Erb HN, Nydam D, Bowman J, Yeager A, Divers TJ. Survival of foals with experimentally induced Rhodococcus equi infection given hyper-immune plasma containing Rhodococcus equi antibody. Vet Ther 2002;2(3):334-346.