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George Gunn

Prof

  • 10 Inverness Campus, SRUC,

    IV2 5NA Inverness

    United Kingdom

1993 …2022
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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
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Denominators for national estimates of antimicrobial use may not work for herds

Humphry, RW., Henry, MK., Reeves, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Tongue, SC., Smith, R. & Gunn, GJ., Jul 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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anti-infective agents
herds
Demography
demographic statistics
Population

Exploring the longitudinal dynamics of herd BVD antibody test results using model-based clustering

Eze, JI., Innocent, G. T., Adam, KE., Huntley, SJ. & Gunn, GJ., 6 Aug 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 11353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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bovine viral diarrhea
herds
antibodies
cattle
testing
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Framework for estimating indirect costs in animal health using time series analysis

Barratt, AS., Rich, K. M., Eze, JI., Porphyre, T., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 2019, Proceedings of the 2nd ISESSAH Conference 2018. Vol. 6. 18 p. 190. (Frontiers in Veterinary Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health
Animal Diseases
Disease Outbreaks
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STOC free: An innovative framework to compare probability of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

van Roon, A. M., Santman-Berends, I. M. G. A., Graham, D., More, S. J., Nielen, M., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Gethmann, J., Frössling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Sauter-Louis, C., Henry, MK., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., 26 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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disease control programs
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
disease control
risk estimate
biosecurity

Syndromic surveillance by veterinary practitioners: a pilot study in the pig sector

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Williamson, S., Irvine, R. M., Gunn, GJ., Woolfenden, N., White, M. EC. & Tongue, SC., May 2019, In : Veterinary Record. 184, 18, 556.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

veterinarians
swine
animal health
monitoring
industry
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Using citizen science to improve the knowledge of tick distribution in Scotland

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gunn, GJ., Gilbert, L., Macrae, A., Duncan, A., Reeves, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Oct 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Scotland
Ticks
citizen
science
website

Using imperfect data in predictive mapping of vectors: a regional example of Ixodes ricinus distribution

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Wint, G. R. W., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Medlock, J. M. & Auty, HK., 14 Nov 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 13 p., 536.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ixodes
Uncertainty
Ticks
Decision Making
Deer
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A framework for estimating society's economic welfare following the introduction of an animal disease: the case of Johne's disease

Barratt, AS., Arnoult, MH., Vosough Ahmadi, B., Rich, KM., Gunn, GJ. & Stott, AW., 6 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 26 p., e0198436.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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welfare economics
animal diseases
paratuberculosis
herds
Scotland

An innovative surveillance analysis tool for outcome-based comparison of freedom from infection in heterogeneous control programmes

Santmann, I., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., More, S., Graham, D., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK., Nielen, M., van Roon, A., van Duijn, L. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 142. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Assessing the spatial distribution of Ixodes ricinus in Scotland using a Bayesian approach

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gunn, GJ., Gilbert, L., Macrae, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Dec 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Ixodes ricinus
Scotland
spatial distribution
tick
ticks

Detection of BVD herd management changes using model-based clustering of BVD antibody dynamics

Eze, IJ., Innocent, GT., Adam, K., Huntley, S. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2018, p. 106. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Development of a surveillance analysis tool for outcome-based comparison of the confidence of freedom generated by control programmes

Madouasse, A., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., More, S., Graham, D., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Gethmann, J., Sauter, C., Gunn, GJ., Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., van Roon, A., van Dijn, L., van Schaik, G. & Berends, I. MGA., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Estimating antimicrobial usage in Scottish beef and dairy herds from veterinary sales data

Humphry, RW., Henry, MK., Reeves, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Smith, R., Innocent, GT. & Tongue, SC., Nov 2018, p. 377. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Evaluating sensitivity of surveillance strategies for the detection of proliferative gill disease (PGD) in Atlantic salmon in Scotland

Boerlage, AS., Herrero, A., Thompson, KD., Rodger, H., Dagleish, MP., Eze, IJ., Gunn, GJ. & Reeves, A., Nov 2018, p. 222. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Exploring management practices and attitudes towards biosecurity of small-scale poultry and pig keepers

Correia-Gomes, C., Auty, HK., Henry, MK., Sparks, NHC. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2018, p. 112. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Moving sheep towards improved surveillance design - a case of resistance

Stirling, JM., Tongue, SC., Murray, S., Evans, J., Webster, C., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Horne, J. & Foster, G., Nov 2018, p. 346. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Qualitative comparison of BVDV control programmes in Europe to substantiate freedom from infection

van Roon, A., Santmann, I., Graham, D., More, S., Nielen, M., van Duijn, L., Mercat, M., Fourichon, C., Madouasse, A., Gethmann, J., Sauter-Louis, C., Frossling, J., Lindberg, A., Correia-Gomes, C., Gunn, GJ., Henry, MK. & van Schaik, G., Nov 2018, p. 141. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Downloads (Pure)
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Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Antibodies
Sample Size
Statistical Distributions

The British E.coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): more than just prevalence estimates - implications for veterinary public health

Tongue, SC., Henry, MK., Evans, J., Webster, C., McCann, CM., Humphry, RW., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ., Innocent, GT., McKendrick I, J., Allison, L., Hanson, M., Dallman, T., Jenkins, C. & Chase-Topping, ME., Nov 2018, p. 369. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Using citizen science to improve the knowledge of tick distribution in Scotland

Ribeiro, R., Eze, JI., Gilbert, L., Gunn, GJ., Macrae, A., Duncan, A., Reeves, A. & Auty, HK., 3 Dec 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Scotland
Ticks
citizen
science
website
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: Biobank and sequence database to support eradication in Scotland

Russell, GC., Grant, DM., Lycett, S., Bachofen, C., Caldow, GL., Burr, PD., Davie, K., Ambrose, N., Gunn, GJ. & Zadoks, RN., 6 Apr 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 18, p. 447 - 452 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Untranslated Regions
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
Scotland
Databases
Open Access
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Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Ampicillin
Population
Parasitology
Nalidixic Acid
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Blowfly strike in sheep: self-help surveillance for shepherds is unsustainable

Tongue, SC., Duncan, A., Vipond, J., Stocker, P. & Gunn, GJ., 24 Jan 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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flystrike
sheep
monitoring
Lucilia sericata
farmers
6 Citations (Scopus)

British Escherichia coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): to determine the prevalence of E. coli O157 in herds with cattle destined for the food chain

Henry, MK., Tongue, SC., Evans, J., Webster, C., McKendrick, IJ., Morgan, M., Willett, A., Reeves, A., Humphry, RW., Gally, DL., Gunn, GJ. & Chase-Topping, ME., 19 Sep 2017, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 145, 15, p. 3168 - 3179 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Escherichia coli O157
Food Chain
Scotland
Wales
England
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Combining slaughterhouse surveillance data with cattle tracing scheme and environmental data to quantify environmental risk factors for liver fluke in cattle

Innocent, GT., Gilbert, L., Jones, EO., McLeod, JE., Gunn, GJ., McKendrick, IJ. & Albon, SD., 8 May 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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liver flukes
slaughterhouses
risk factors
monitoring
cattle
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring the role of small-scale livestock keepers for national biosecurity - the pig case

Correia-Gomes, C., Henry, MK., Auty, HK. & Gunn, GJ., 15 Jun 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 145, p. 7 - 15 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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biosecurity
livestock
swine
questionnaires
Scotland
1 Citation (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)
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bovine viral diarrhea
economic impact
economics
certification
economic analysis

Optimising the measurement of antimicrobial resistance for use in epidemiology

Humphry, RW., Evans, J., Webster, C., Tongue, SC., Innocent, G. & Gunn, GJ., Mar 2017, p. 144 - 149. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Social and economic aspects of aquatic animal health

Adam, KE. & Gunn, GJ., 1 Apr 2017, In : Revue Scientifique et Technique de I'OIE. 36, 1, p. 323 - 329 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
animal health
aquaculture
economics
trade regulations
animal source protein
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Voluntary monitoring systems for pig health and welfare in the UK: comparative analysis of prevalence and temporal patterns of selected non-respiratory post mortem conditions

Correia-Gomes, C., Eze, JI., Borobia-Belsue, J., Tucker, AW., Sparrow, D., Strachan, D. & Gunn, GJ., 18 Jul 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 146, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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dermatitis
pericarditis
Scotland
Northern Ireland
milk
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Vulnerability of the British swine industry to classical swine fever

Porphyre, T., Correia-Gomes, C., Chase-Topping, ME., Gamado, K., Auty, HK., Hutchinson, I., Reeves, A., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 22 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 42992.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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vulnerability
viral disease
industry
resource allocation
virus
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

An ex-ante economic appraisal of Bluetongue virus incursions and control strategies

Fofana, A., Toma, L., Moran, D., Gunn, GJ., Szmaragd, C. & Stott, AW., 2016, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 154, 1, p. 118 - 135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bluetongue virus
economic valuation
Scotland
vaccination
bluetongue
8 Citations (Scopus)

Difficulties arising from the variety of testing schemes used for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV)

Duncan, AJ., Gunn, GJ. & Humphry, RW., 2016, In : Veterinary Record. 178, 12, p. 292-300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Veterinarians
Hematologic Tests
Practice Guidelines
Calibration
8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Farmer attitudes and livestock disease: exploring citizenship behaviour and peer monitoring across two BVD control schemes in the UK

Heffernan, C., Azbel-Jackson, L., Brownlie, J. & Gunn, GJ., 29 Mar 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 3, p. 9 - 0 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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citizenship
farmer
monitoring
Disease
animal
12 Citations (Scopus)

Pig abattoir inspection data: Can it be used for surveillance purposes?

Correia-Gomes, C., Smith, RP., Eze, JI., Henry, MK., Gunn, GJ., Williamson, S. & Tongue, SC., 26 Aug 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 8, 0161990.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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slaughterhouses
swine
monitoring
lesions (animal)
livestock
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using national movement databases to help inform responses to swine disease outbreaks in Scotland: the impact of uncertainty around incursion time

Porphyre, T., Boden, LA., Correia-Gomes, C., Auty, HK., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 1 Feb 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 20258.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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national movement
uncertainty
Disease
animal
contingency
2015
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Applying phylogenomics to understand the emergence of Shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains causing severe human disease in the UK

Dallman, TJ., Ashton, PM., Byrne, L., Perry, NT., Petrovska, L., Ellis, R., Allison, L., Hanson, M., Holmes, A., Gunn, GJ., Chase-Topping, ME., Woolhouse, MEJ., Grant, KA., Gally, DL., Wain, J. & Jenkins, C., 2015, In : Microbial Genomics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli O157
Shiga Toxin
Ruminants
Population
9 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of respiratory disease prevalence among voluntary monitoring systems for pig health and welfare in the UK

Eze, JI., Correia-Gomes, C., Borobia-Belsue, J., Tucker, AW., Sparrow, D., Strachan, DW. & Gunn, GJ., 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 5, e0128137.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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disease prevalence
respiratory tract diseases
lesions (animal)
Scotland
swine

Contingency planning for disease outbreaks at the science-policy interface

Boden, L., Auty, HK., Gunn, GJ., Ball, N., Stewart, J., Macaldowie, C. & Mellor, DJ., Nov 2015, p. 630. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic drivers of disease in the Scottish livestock sector: an application of a multi-sector, spatial partial equilibrium model

Toma, L., Rich, KM., Bessell, P., Reeves, A., McKendrick, I., Bronsvoort, M., Boden, L., Auty, HK., Stott, AW. & Gunn, GJ., Nov 2015, p. 228. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

How would classical swine fever spread in Great Britain? Data fit and predictions

Porphyre, T., Gamado, K., Correia-Gomes, C., Reeves, A., Auty, HK., Gunn, GJ., Marion, G. & Woolhouse, MEJ., Nov 2015, p. 34. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The role of stocking constraints on the cost-effectiveness of vaccination against foot and mouth disease: the case of Scotland

Porphyre, T., Auty, HK., Woolhouse, MEJ., Gunn, GJ. & Rich, KM., Nov 2015, p. 45. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2014
12 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

E.coli O157 on Scottish cattle farms: evidence of local spread and persistence using repeat cross-sectional data

Herbert, LJ., Vali, D., Hoyle, DV., Innocent, G., McKendrick, IJ., Pearce, MC., Mellor, D., Porphyre, T., Locking, M., Allison, L., Hanson, M., Matthews, L., Gunn, GJ., Woolhouse, MEJ. & Chase-Topping, ME., 2014, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 10, 95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Escherichia coli O157
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis
Scotland
Infection
Farms
7 Citations (Scopus)

How commercial and non-commercial swine producers move pigs in Scotland: a detailed descriptive analysis

Porphyre, T., Boden, LA., Correia-Gomes, C., Auty, HK., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2014, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 10, 140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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pork industry
Scotland
swine
livestock
electronic identification
20 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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Bovine viral diarrhea virus
virus transmission
herds
cows
cattle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Replicating disease spread in empirical cattle networks by adjusting the probability of infection in random networks

Duncan, AJ., Gunn, GJ., Umstatter, C. & Humphry, RW., 2014, In : Theoretical Population Biology. 98, p. 11 - 18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Stochastic models

The potential of chlorhexidine lavage to reduce the shedding of VTEC O157 from cattle

Henry, MK., Tongue, SC., Evans, J., Webster, C., McKendrick, IJ. & Gunn, GJ., Oct 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2013
34 Citations (Scopus)

A phylogenetic analysis of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) isolates from six different regions of the UK and links to animal movement data

Booth, RE., Thomas, CJ., El-Attar, LMR., Gunn, GJ. & Brownlie, J., 19 Jun 2013, In : Veterinary Research. 44, 1, 43.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bovine viral diarrhea virus
phylogeny
animals
Pestivirus
molecular epidemiology