| Dr Jan Slapeta || Dr Graeme Brown |

Dr Jan Slapeta - Publications 2010-1998

Sangster C, Bryant B, Campbell-Ward M, King JS, and Šlapeta J (2010). Neosporosis in an aborted Southern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum) foetus. Journal of Wildlife and Zoo Medicine (accepted – 1/7/2010)

Bell ET, Gowan RA, Lingard AE, McCoy R, Šlapeta J, and Malik R (2010). Naturally occurring Tritrichomonas foetus infections in Australian cats: 38 cases. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (accepted – 10/6/2010)

Hartigan A, Phalen DN, and Šlapeta J (2010). Museum material reveals a frog parasite emergence after the invasion of the cane toad in Australia. Parasites & Vectors 3:50 [10.1186/1756-3305-3-50]
Guo JT, Weatherby K, Carter D, and Šlapeta J (2010). Effect of nutrient concentration and salinity on immotile-motile transformation of Chromera velia. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology (accepted – 8/6/2010) [10.1111/j.1550-7408.2010.00495.x]

Šlapeta J, Craig S, McDonell D, and Emery D. (2010). Tritrochomonas foetus from domestic cats and cattle are genetically distinct. Experimental Parasitology 126(2): 209-213 (accepted - 28/4/2010) [10.1016/j.exppara.2010.04.024].

King JS, Jenkins DJ, Ellis JT, Fleming P, Windsor PA, and Šlapeta J (2010). Implications of wild dog ecology on the sylvatic and domestic life cycle of Neospora caninum in Australia. The Veterinary Journal (accepted - 2/3/2010). [10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.03.002].

Weatherby K, Murray S, Carter D, and Šlapeta J (2010). Surface and flagella morphology of the motile form of Chromera velia revealed by field-emission scanning electron microscopy. Protist (accepted – 1/2/2010). [10.1016/j.protis.2010.02.003]

King, JS, Šlapeta J, Jenkins DJ, Ellis JT, Windsor PA (2010). Australian dingoes are definitive hosts of Neospora caninum. International Journal for Parasitology 40(8): 945-950. [10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.01.008].

Bishop S, King, JS, Windsor PA, Reichel MP, Ellis JT, and Šlapeta J (2010). The first report of ovine cerebral neosporosis and evaluation of Neospora caninum prevalence in sheep in New South Wales. Veterinary Parasitology 170(1-2): 137-142 [10.1016/j.vetpar.2010.01.030].

Walker RA, Slapetova I, Slapeta J, Miller CM, and Smith NC (2010). The glycosylation pathway of Eimeria tenella is upregulated during gametocyte development and may play a role in oocyst wall formation. Eukaryot Cell 9(1): 127-135 [10.1128/EC.00255-09].

Merino S, Martinez J, Vasquez RA, and Šlapeta J (2010). Monophyly of marsupial intraerythrocytic apicomplexan parasites from South America and Australia. Parasitology 137: 37-43 [10.1017/S0031182009990710].

Hale S, Norris JM, and Šlapeta J (2009). Prolonged resilience of Tritrichomonas foetus in cat faeces at ambient temperature. Veterinary Parasitology 166: 60–65.

Belli SI, Ferguson DJP, Katrib M, Slapetova I, Mai K, Slapeta J, Flowers SA, Miska KB, Tomley FM, Shirley MW, Wallach MG & Smith NC (2009). Conservation of proteins involved in oocyst wall formation in Eimeria maxima, Eimeria tenella and Eimeria acervulina. International Journal for Parasitology 39, 1063–1070. (cover illustration)

Iorio R, Šlapeta J, Otranto D, Paoletti B, Giangaspero A, and Traversa D (2009). Phylogenetic relationship of Habronema microstoma and Habronema muscae (Spirurida; Habronemaridae) within the order Spirurida inferred using mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (COX1) gene sequence. Parasitology Research 104(5), 979–984.

Zhu BY, Hartigan A, Reppas G, Higgins AP, Canfield PA, and Šlapeta J (2009). Looks can deceive: molecular identity of an intraerythrocytic apicomplexan parasite in Australian gliders. Veterinary Parasitology 159 (2), 105–111.

Modry D, Petrzelkova KJ, Pomajblikova K, Tokiwa T, Krizek J, Imai S, Vallo P, Profousova I, and Šlapeta J (2009). The occurrence and ape-to-ape transmission of the entodiniomorphid ciliate Troglodytella abrassarti in captive gorillas. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 56(1), 83–87
Hemmerter S, Šlapeta J, and Beebe NW (2009). Resolving genetic diversity in Australasian Culex mosquitoes: incongruence between the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase 1 and nuclear acetylcholine esterase 2. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50 (2), 317–325.

Šlapeta J (2009). Centenary of the genus Cryptosporidium: from morphological to molecular species identification (Chapter 4). In: Giardia and Cryptosporidium: From Molecules to Disease, M. G. Ortega-Pierres, S. Caccio, R. Fayer, T. Mank, H. Smith, R. C. A. Thompson (Eds.), pp. 31-50, CAB International.

Jirku M, Valigurova A, Koudela B, Krizek J, Modry D and Slapeta J (2008) New species of Cryptosporidium Tyzzer, 1907 (Apicomplexa) from amphibian host: morphology, biology and phylogeny. Folia Parasitologica 55(2) 81-94.

Moore, R.B., Obornık, M., Janouskovec, J., Chrudimsky, T., Vancova, M., Green, D.H., Wright, S.W., Davies, N.W., Bolch, S.J.S., Heimann, K., Slapeta, J., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Logsdon, Jr J.M., Carter, D.A., 2008. A photosynthetic alveolate closely related to apicomplexan parasites. Nature 451(7181): 959-63.

Valigurova, A., Jirku, M., Koudela, B., Gelnar, M., Modry, D., Slapeta, J., 2008. Cryptosporidia: epicellular parasites embraced by the host cell membrane. International Journal for Parasitology 38: 913-922. (cover illustration)

Traversa, D., Iorio. R., Otranto, D., Modry, D., Slapeta, J., 2008. Cryptosporidium from tortoises: genetic characterisation, phylogeny and zoonotic implications. Molecular & Cellular Probes 22, 122-128.

Hemmerter S, Šlapeta J, van den Hurk AF, Cooper RD, Whelan PI, Russell RC, Johansen CA, Beebe NW. (2007)A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:100.

Šlapeta J. (2007) Response to Xiao, Fayer, Ryan and Upton: further debate on the description of Cryptosporidium pestis. Trends in Parasitology 23(2), 42-43.

Šlapeta J. (2006) Cryptosporidium species found in cattle: a proposal for a new species. Trends in Parasitology 22(10), 469-474.
Šlapeta J, López-Garcia P, Moreira D. (2006). Global dispersal and ancient cryptic species in the smallest marine eukaryotes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23(1) 23-29.

Šlapeta J, López-Garc'a P, Moreira D (2006). Present status of the molecular ecology of kathablepharids. Protist 157(1) 7-11.

Šlapeta J, Moreira D., Lopez-Garcia P (2005). The extent of protist diversity: insights from molecular ecology of freshwater eukaryotes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272(1576):2073-2081.

Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Koudela B. (2005). Mice serve as paratenic hosts for the transmission of Caryospora duszynskii (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) between snakes of the genus Elaphe. Folia Parasitologica 52: 205-208.

Necas, P., Modrý, D., Šlapeta, JR. (2005). Chamaeleo (Trioceros) ntunte sp. n. (Reptilia : Chamaeleonidae), a new chameleon species from Mt. Nyiru, northern Kenya. Herpetozoa 18 (3/4): 125-132. (cover illustration)

Šlapeta J, Keithly JS. (2004). Cryptosporidium parvum mitochondrial-type HSP70 targets homologous and heterologous mitochondria. Eukaryotic Cell 3(2): 483-494.

Hajdušek O, Ditrich O, Šlapeta J. (2004). Molecular identification of Cryptosporidium spp. in animal and human hosts from the Czech Republic. Veterinary Parasitology 122(3), 183-192.

Stejskal F, Šlapeta J, Ctrnacta V, Keithly JS (2003). Narf-like gene from Cryptosporidium parvum resembles homologues of higher eukaryotes. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 229(1): 91-96.

Šlapeta J, Stejskal F, Keithly JS. (2003) Characterization of S-adenosylmethionene synthetase in Cryptosporidium parvum (Apicomplexa). FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 225(2): 271-277.

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Votýpka J, Jirků M, Lukeš J, Koudela B. (2003). Evolutionary relationships among cyst-forming coccidia Sarcocystis spp. (Alveolata: Apicomplexa: Coccidea) in endemic African tree vipers and perspective for evolution of heteroxenous life cycle. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27(3): 464-475.

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Ashe J, Koudela B. (2003). Description of Eimeria arabukosokokensis sp. n. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Telescopus semiannulatus (Serpentes: Colubridae) with notes on eimerian coccidia from snakes of Eastern Kenya. Folia Parasitologica 50: 21-28.

Necas, P., Modrý, D., Šlapeta JR (2003). Chamaeleo (Trioceros) narraioca n. sp (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae), a new chameleon species from a relict montane forest of Mount Kulal, northern Kenya. Tropical Zoology 16, 1-12.

Jirků M, Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Koudela B, Lukeš J. (2002). The phylogeny of Goussia and Choleoeimeria (Apicomplexa; Eimeriorina) and the evolution of excystation structures in coccidia. Protist 153(4): 379-390.

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Kyselová I, Hořejš R, Lukeš J, Koudela B. (2002). Dog shedding oocysts of Neospora caninum: PCR diagnosis and molecular phylogenetic approach. Veterinary Parasitology 109(3-4): 157-167.

Šlapeta J (2002). Biology, pathology and evolution of coccidia of the genus Sarcocystis in African viperids. Ph.D. thesis, VFU Brno, Czech Republic. ISBN 80-7305-444-2.

Šlapeta JR, Kyselová I, Richardson AO, Modrý D, Lukeš J. (2002). Phylogeny and sequence variability of the Sarcocystis singaporensis Zaman and Colley, (1975) 1976 ssrDNA. Parasitology Research 88: 810-815.

Šlapeta JR, Koudela B, Votýpka J, Modrý D, Hořejš R, Lukeš J. (2002). Coprodiagnosis of Hammondia heydorni in dogs by PCR Based on ITS 1 rRNA: Differentiation from morphologically indistinguishable oocysts of Neospora caninum. The Veterinary Journal 163(2):147-154.

Oborn'k M, Jirků M, Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Koudela B, Lukeš J. (2002). Notes on coccidian phylogeny, based on the apicoplast small subunit ribosomal DNA. Parasitology Research 88:360-363

Oborn'k M, Van de Peer Y, Hypša V, Frickey T, Šlapeta J, Meyer A, Lukeš J. (2002). Phylogenetic analyses suggest lateral gene transfer from mitochondrion to the apicoplast. Gene 285:109-118.

Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Koudela B. (2002). Caryospora matatu sp. n., a new coccidian parasite (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Horned bush-viper, Atheris ceratophorus Werner, 1895 from Tanzania. Parasite 9(4): 341-344.

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Votýpka J, Jirků M, Koudela B, Lukeš J. (2001). Multiple origin of the dihomoxenous life cycle in sarcosporidia. International Journal for Parasitology 31: 413-417.

Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Jirků M, Oborn'k M, Lukeš J, Koudela B (2001). Phylogenetic position of a renal coccidium of the European green frogs, “Isospora” lieberkuehni Labbé, 1894 (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) and the taxonomic implications. International Journal for Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 51: 767-772.

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Votýpka J, Jirků M, Oborn'k M, Lukeš J, Koudela B (2001). Eimeria telekii n.sp. (Apicomplexa: Coccidia) from Lemniscomys striatus (Rodentia: Muridae): morphology, pathology and phylogeny. Parasitology 122: 133-143. (cover illustration)

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Koudela B (2001): New species of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from rodents of Ruwenzori Mountains in Uganda. African Zoology 36: 41-44.

Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Knotek Z, Koudela B (2001). Caryospora varaniornati sp. n. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in the Nile Monitor, Varanus (Polydaedalus) niloticus species complex. Folia Parasitologica 48: 7-10.

Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Koudela B. (2001). Eimeria hajeki n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a new coccidian parasite of the pygmy chameleon, Rampholeon temporalis (Matschie, 1892) (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae) from Usambara Mts., Tanzania. Journal of Parasitology 87(5):1104-1105.

Modrý D, Václavek P, Koudela B, Šlapeta JR (2001) Placentophagia – an alternative way for horizontal transmission of Neospora caninum in cattle? Trends in Parasitology 17: 573.

Modrý, D., Šlapeta, J., Koudela, B. 2000: Six new species of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from East African chameleons (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae). Journal of Parasitology 86(2): 373–379.

Torres J, Modrý D, Fernández J, Šlapeta JR, Koudela B (2000). Isospora lutrae n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a new coccidium from the European otter Lutra lutra (L.) (Carnivora: Mustelidae) from Spain. Systematic Parasitology 47(1): 59-63.

Koudela B, Modrý D, Volf J, Šlapeta JR (2000). SCID mice as a tool for evaluation of heteroxenous life cycle pattern of Caryospora (Apicomplexa, Eimeridae) species. Veterinary Parasitology 92: 191–198.

Modrý D, Šlapeta JR, Koudela B (2000). Sarcocystis stenodactylicolubris n. sp., a new sarcosporidian coccidium with a snake-gecko heteroxenous life cycle. Parasite 7: 201-207.

Hůrková L, Modrý D, Koudela B, Šlapeta JR (2000). Description of Eimeria motelo sp. n. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Yellow Footed tortoise, Geochelone denticulata (Chelonia: Testudinidae), and replacement of Eimeria carinii Lainson, Costa, and Shaw, 1990 by Eimeria lainsoni nom. nov. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 95: 829-832.

Doležel D, Koudela B, Jirků M, Hypša V, Oborn'k M, Votýpka J, Modry D, Šlapeta JR, Lukeš J (1999). Phylogenetic analysis of Sarcocystis sp. and Sarcocystis dispersa supports the coevolution of sarcocysts with the final hosts. International Journal for Parasitology 29: 795–798.

Šlapeta JR, Modrý D, Koudela B (1999). Sarcocystis atheridis n. sp., a new sarcosporidian coccidium from the Nitsche’s Bush Viper, Atheris nitschei Tornier, 1902 from Uganda. Parasitology Research 85: 758–764.

Volf J, Modrý D, Koudela B, Šlapeta JR (1999). Discovery of the life cycle of Sarcocystis lacertae Babudieri, 1932 (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae), with a species redescription. Folia Parasitologica 46: 257–262.

Modrý D, Koudela B, Šlapeta J (1998). Isospora abdallahi sp. n. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a new coccidium from the lacertid lizard Acanthodactylus boskianus (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Northern Egypt. Folia Parasitologica 45: 14-16.

Dr Graeme Brown - Publications 2008-2003

Roberts T, Brown G, Martin A and Dunstan H. Going to the dogs: ticks and emerging diseases. Today’s Life Sciences 15: 32-34, 2003.

Brown GK, Martin AR, Roberts TK, and Dunstan RH. Molecular detection of Anaplasma platys in lice collected from dogs in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal 83:101-102, 2005.

Martin AR, Brown GK, Dunstan RH, and Roberts TK. Anaplasma platys: an improved PCR for its detection in dogs. Experimental Parasitology 109:176-180, 2005.

Martin AR, Dunstan RH, Roberts TK and Brown GK. Babesia canis vogeli: A novel PCR for its detection in dogs in Australia. Experimental Parasitology 112: 63-65, 2006

Brown GK, Canfield PJ, Dunstan RH, Roberts TK, Martin AR, Brown CS and Irving R. Detection of Anaplasma platys and Babesia canis vogeli and their impact on platelet numbers in free-roaming dogs associated with remote Aboriginal communities in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal 84: 321-325, 2006.

Constable SC, Brown GK, Dixon RJ and Dixon R. Healing the hand that feeds you: exploring solutions for dog and community health and welfare in Australian Indigenous cultures. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3:219-230, 2008