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Project Publications

Shankar V, Bowen RA, Davis A, Rupprecht CE, O'Shea TJ. Rabies in a captive colony of Big Brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus). J Wildlife Dis 2004; 40:403-413. [pdf]

Davis A, M Bunning, N Panella, B Blitvich, RA Bowen. Experimental and natural infection of North American bats with West Nile virus. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2005; 73:467-469. [pdf]

Ellison LE, O'Shea TJ, Wimsatt J, Pearce RD, Neubaum DJ, Neubaum MA, Bowen RA. Sampling blood from big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in the field with and without anesthesia: impacts on survival. J Wildlife Dis 2006; 42:849-852. [pdf]

Ellison LE, O'Shea TJ, Neubaum DJ, Bowen RA. Factors influencing movement probabilities of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in buildings. Ecol Applications 2007; 17:620-627.

Ellison LE, O'Shea TJ, Neubaum DJ, Neubaum MA, Pearce RD, Bowen RA: A comparision of conventional capture versus PIT reader techniques for estimating survival and capture probabilities of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus). ACTA Chiropterologia 2007; 9:149-160.

O'Shea TJ, Ellison LE, Neubaum DJ, Neubaum MA, Reynolds CA, Bowen RA. Recruitment in a Colorado population of big brown bats: breeding probabilities, litter size, and first-year survival. J Mammalogy 2010; 91:418–428. [pdf]

George DB, Webb CT, Farnsworth ML, O’Shea TJ, Bowen RA, Smith DL, Stanley TR, Ellison LE, Rupprecht CE. Host and viral ecology determine bat rabies seasonality and maintenance. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2011; 108:10208-10213. [pdf]

O'Shea TJ, Neubaum DJ, Neubaum MA, Cryan PM, Ellison LE, Stanley TR, Rupprecht CE, Pape WJ, Bowen RA. Bat ecology and public health surveillance for rabies in an urbanizing region of Colorado. Urban Ecosystems 2011; 4:665-697. [pdf]

Bowen RA, O’Shea TJ, Shankar V, Neubaum MA, Neubaum DJ, Rupprecht CE. Prevalence of neutralizing antibodies to rabies virus in serum of seven species of insectivorous bats from Colorado and New Mexico, USA. J Wildlife Dis 2013; 49:367-374. [pdf]

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