Research Output

2011
26 Citations (Scopus)

The British pig health schemes: integrated systems for large-scale pig abattoir lesion monitoring

Sanchez-Vazquez, MJ., Strachan, WD., Armstrong, D., Nielen, M. & Gunn, GJ., 2011, In : Veterinary Record. 169, p. 2 - 2 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Using seasonal-trend decomposition based on loess (STL) to explore temporal patterns of pneumonic lesions in finishing pigs slaughtered in England, 2005-2011

Sanchez-Vazquez, MJ., Nielen, M., Gunn, GJ. & Lewis, FI., 2011, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 104, p. 65 - 73 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

An analysis of quality assurance and zoonoses action plan data from pig herds in the United Kingdom

Smith, RP., Sanchez-Vazquez, M., Cook, AJC., Clough, HE. & Edwards, SA., 2010, In : The Pig Journal. 64, p. 43 - 51 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessing the consequences of an incursion of a vector-borne disease I. Identifying feasible incursion scenarios for bluetongue in Scotland

Gubbins, S., Szmaragd, C., Burgin, L., Wilson, A., Volkova, V., Gloster, J. & Gunn, GJ., 2010, In : Epidemics. 2, 3, p. 148 - 154 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the consequencies of an incursion of a vector-borne disease. II. Spread of bluetongue in Scotland and impact of vaccination

Szmaragd, C., Gunn, GJ. & Gubbins, S., 2010, In : Epidemics. 2, 3, p. 139 - 147 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between the presence of virulence determinants and the epidemiology and ecology of zoonotic Escherichia coli

O'Reilly, KM., Low, CJ., Denwood, MJ., Gally, DL., Evans, J., Gunn, GJ., Mellor, DJ., Reid, SWJ. & Matthews, L., 2010, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76, p. 8110 - 8116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

A unified approach to model selection using the likelihood ratio test

Lewis, F., Butler, A. & Gilbert, L., 2010, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2, 2, p. 155 - 162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eradication programme for bovine viral diarrhoea virus in Orkney 2001 to 2008

Truyers, IGR., Mellor, DJ., Norquay, R., Gunn, GJ. & Ellis, KA., 2010, In : Veterinary Record. 167, p. 566 - 570 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of factors influencing the occurrence of milk spot livers in slaughtered pigs: A novel approach to understanding Ascaris suum epidemiology in British farmed pigs

Sanchez-Vazquez, M., Smith, RP., Kang, S., Lewis, F., Nielen, M., Gunn, GJ. & Edwards, SA., 2010, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 173, p. 271 - 279 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Mixed-method exploratory study of general practitioner and nurse perceptions of a new community based nurse-led heart failure service

MacKenzie, E., Smith, A., Angus, N., Menzies, S., Brulisauer, F. & Leslie, SJ., 2010, In : Rural and Remote Health. p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of Pasteurella multocida and other respiratory pathogens in the nasal tract of Scottish calves

Hotchkiss, EJ., Dagleish, MP., Willoughby, K., McKendrick, IJ., Finlayson, J., Zadoks, RN., Newsome, E., Brulisauer, F., Gunn, GJ. & Hodgson, JC., 2010, In : Veterinary Record. 167, p. 555 - 560 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

The application of food safety interventions in primary production of beef and lamb: a review

Adam, K. & Brulisauer, F., 2010, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 141, p. S43 - S52

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

The identification of risk factors for the presence of enzootic pneumonia-like lesions and pleurisy in slaughtered finishing pigs utilising existing British pig industry data

Sanchez-Vazquez, M., Smith, R., Gunn, GJ., Lewis, F., Strachan, WD. & Edwards, SA., 2010, In : The Pig Journal. 63, p. 25 - 33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Analysis of Pan-European attitudes to the eradication and control of bovine viral diarrhoea

Heffernan, C., Misturelli, L., Nielsen, L., Gunn, GJ. & Yu, J., 2009, In : Veterinary Record. 164, p. 163 - 167 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

An integrated approach to assessing the viability of eradicating BVD in Scottish beef suckler herds

McCormick, BJJ., Stott, AW., Brulisauer, F., Vosough Ahmadi, B. & Gunn, GJ., 2009, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 142, p. 129 - 136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detection of mammalian virulence determinants in highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 viruses: multivariate analysis of published data

Lycett, SJ., Ward, MJ., Lewis, FI., Poon, AFY., Pond, SLK. & Leigh Brown, AJ., 2009, In : Journal of Virology. 83(19), p. 9901 - 9910 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnostic accuracy of PCR for Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus using field data from 125 Scottish sheep flocks

Lewis, FI., Brulisauer, F., Cousens, C., McKendrick, IJ. & Gunn, GJ., 2009, In : Veterinary Journal. 187, 1, p. 104 - 108 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiological modelling of chlamydial abortion in sheep flocks

Milne, CE., Gunn, GJ., Entrican, G. & Longbottom, D., 2009, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 135, p. 128 - 133 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of producer and consumer benefits resulting from eradication of bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) in Scotland, United Kingdom

Weldegebriel, H., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 2009, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 88, 1, p. 49 - 56 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting strain diversity to expose transmission heterogeneities and predict the impact of targeting supershedding

Matthews, L., Reeve, R., Woolhouse, MEJ., Chase-Topping, M., Mellor, DJ., Pearce, MC., Allison, LJ., Gunn, GJ., Low, JC. & Reid, SWJ., 2009, In : Epidemics. 1, p. 221 - 229 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal and spatial patterns of bovine Escherichia coli O157 prevalence and comparison of temporal changes in the patterns of phage types associated with bovine shedding and human E. coli O157 cases in Scotland between 1998-2000 and 2002-2004

Pearce, MC., Chase-Topping, ME., McKendrick, IJ., Mellor, DJ., Locking, ME., Allison, L., Ternent, HE., Matthews, L., Knight, HI., Smith, AW., Synge, BA., Reilly, W., Low, JC., Reid, SWJ., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2009, In : BMC Microbiology. 9, p. 276 - 289 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

The prevalence of bovine viral diarrhoea virus infection in beef suckler herds in Scotland

Brulisauer, F., Lewis, FI., Ganser, AG., McKendrick, IJ. & Gunn, GJ., 2009, In : Veterinary Journal. 186, p. 226 - 231 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

An exploration of the drivers to bio-security collective action among a sample of UK cattle and sheep farmers

Heffernan, C., Nielsen, L., Thomson, K. & Gunn, GJ., 2008, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 87, p. 358 - 372 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Citations (Scopus)

Combining models to examine the financial impact of infertility caused by bovine viral diarrhoea in Scottish Beef suckler herds

Barbudo, AV., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 2008, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 146, p. 621 - 632 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a survey approach to estimating the prevalence of cattle carrying antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli

Gunn, GJ., Hall, M., Hunter, EA. & Low, JC., 2008, In : Veterinary Journal. 175, p. 416 - 418 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with cross-contamination of hides of Scottish cattle by Escherichia coli O157

Mather, AE., Reid, SWJ., McEwen, SA., Ternent, HE., Reid-Smith, RJ., Boerlin, P., Taylor, DJ., Steele, WB., Gunn, GJ. & Mellor, DJ., 2008, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, p. 6313 - 6319 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic basis of variation in tenofovir drug susceptibility in HIV-1

Murray, RJ., Lewis, FI., Miller, MD. & Leigh Brown, AJ., 2008, In : AIDS. 22, p. 1113 - 1123 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring and comparing constraints to improve biosecurity amongst GB farmers veterinarians and the auxiliary industries

Gunn, GJ., Heffernan, C., Hall, M., McLeod, A. & Hovi, M., 2008, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 84, p. 310 - 323 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
2007

An investigation of factors associated with the prevalence of vercytotoxin producing escherichia coli O157 shedding in Scottish beef cattle

Gunn, GJ., McKendrick, IJ., Ternent, HE., Thomson-Carter, F., Foster, G. & Synge, BA., 2007, In : Veterinary Journal. 174, p. 554 - 564 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

BSE, feed and cattle in Switzerland: is there a spatial relation?

Schwermer, H., Forster, K., Brulisauer, F., Chaubert, C. & Heim, D., 2007, In : Journal of Veterinary Research. 38, p. 409 - 418 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the historic recycling risk for BSE in three European countries by calculating the basic reproduction ration R0

Schwermer, H., De Koeijer, A., Brulisauer, F. & Heim, D., 2007, In : Risk Analysis. 27, p. 1169 - 1178 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Epidemiology of porcine non-specific colitis on Scottish farms

Chase-Topping, ME., Gunn, GJ., Strachan, WD., Edwards, SA., Smith, WJ., Hillman, K., Stefopoulou, SN. & Thomson, JR., 2007, In : Veterinary Journal. 173, p. 353 - 360 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the epidemiology and transmission of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups O26 and O103 in two different calf cohorts

Liu, WC., Shaw, DJ., Matthews, L., Hoyle, DV., Pearce, MC., Yates, CM., Low, JC., Amyes, SGB., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2007, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 135, p. 1316 - 1323 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Prophage sequences defining hot spots of genome variation in Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium can be used to discriminate between field isolates

Cooke, FJ., Wain, J., Fookes, M., Ivens, A., Thomson, N., Brown, DJ., Threlfall, JE., Gunn, GJ., Foster, G. & Dougan, G., 2007, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45, p. 2590 - 2598 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for hide contamination of Scottish cattle at slaughter with escherichia coli O157

Mather, AE., Innocent, GT., McEwen, SA., Reilly, WJ., Taylor, DJ., Steele, WB., Gunn, GJ., Ternent, HE., Reid, SWJ. & Mellor, DJ., 2007, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 80, p. 257 - 270 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for the presence of high-level shedders of Escherichia coli O157 on Scottish farms

Chase-Topping, ME., McKendrick, IJ., Pearce, MC., MacDonald, P., Matthews, L., Halliday, J., Allison, L., Fenlon, D., Low, JC., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2007, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45, p. 1594 - 1603 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A model of the relationship between the epidemiology of Johne's disease and the environment in suckler-beef herds

Humphry, RW., Stott, AW., Adams, C. & Gunn, GJ., 2006, In : Veterinary Journal. 172, p. 432 - 445 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of faeces samples collected from a wild-bird garden feeding station in Scotland for the presence of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157

Foster, G., Evans, JE., Knight, HI., Smith, A., Gunn, GJ., Allison, LJ., Synge, BA. & Pennycott, TW., 2006, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72, p. 2265 - 2267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Farmers' attitudes towards techniques for improving oestrus detection in dairy herds in South West England

Garforth, C., McKemey, K., Rehman, T., Tranter, R., Cooke, R., Park, J., Dorward, P. & Yates, C., 2006, In : Livestock Science. 103, p. 158 - 168 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Herd-level risk factors associated with the presence of Phage type 21/28 E.coli O157 on Scottish cattle farms

Halliday, JEB., Chase-Topping, M., Pearce, MC., McKendrick, IJ., Allison, L., Fenlon, D., Low, JC., Mellor, DJ., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2006, In : BMC Microbiology. 6, p. 6 - 3 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneous shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle and its implications for control

Matthews, L., Low, JC., Gally, DL., Pearce, MC., Heesterbeek, JAP., Chase-Topping, M., Naylor, SW., Shaw, D., Reid, SWJ., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2006, In : Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. 103, p. 547 - 552 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

182 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular characterisation of bovine faecal Escherichia coli shows persistence of defined ampicillin resistant strains and the presence of class 1 integrons on an organic beef farm

Hoyle, DV., Davison, HC., Knight, HI., Yates, CM., Dobay, O., Gunn, GJ., Amyes, SGB. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2006, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 115, p. 250 - 257 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and virulence factors of Escherichia coli Serogroups O26, O103, O111, and O145 shed by cattle in Scotland

Pearce, MC., Evans, J., McKendrick, IJ., Smith, AW., Knight, HI., Mellor, DJ., Woolhouse, MEJ., Gunn, GJ. & Low, JC., 2006, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72, p. 653 - 659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity of an immunomagnetic-separation-based test for detecting Escherichia coli O26 in bovine feces

Hall, LM., Evans, J., Smith, AW., Pearce, MC., Knight, HI., Foster, G., Low, JC. & Gunn, GJ., 2006, In : American Society for Microbiology. 72, p. 7260 - 7263 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Super-shedding cattle and the transmission dynamics of escherichia coli O157

Matthews, L., McKendrick, IJ., Ternent, HE., Gunn, GJ., Synge, BA. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2006, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 134, p. 131 - 142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

130 Citations (Scopus)

The control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus in Europe: today and in the future

Lindberg, A., Brownlie, J., Gunn, GJ., Houe, H., Moennig, V., Saatkamp, HW., Sandvik, T. & Valle, PS., 2006, In : Rev sci tech Off int Epiz. 25, p. 961 - 979 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Citations (Scopus)