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George Gunn

Prof

  • 10 Inverness Campus, SRUC,

    IV2 5NA Inverness

    United Kingdom

1993 …2022
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2019

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
7 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

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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

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liver flukes
slaughterhouses
risk factors
monitoring
cattle
2 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)
10 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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bovine viral diarrhea
economic impact
economics
certification
economic analysis
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

Open Access
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Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Veterinarians
Hematologic Tests
Practice Guidelines
Calibration
8 Citations (Scopus)

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
1 Downloads (Pure)

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
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)
Open Access
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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.

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Stochastic models
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
9 Citations (Scopus)
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
dairy herds
seroprevalence
beef
herds
57 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of biosecurity behaviour of British cattle and sheep farmers - a behavioural economics analysis

Toma, L., Stott, AW., Heffernan, C., Ringrose, S. & Gunn, GJ., Mar 2013, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 108, 4, p. 321 - 333 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral Economics
biosecurity
economic analysis
Sheep
farmers
60 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the public health benefit of vaccinating cattle against Escherichia coli O157

Matthews, L., Reeve, R., Gally, DL., Low, JC., Woolhouse, MEJ., McAteer, SP., Locking, ME., Chase-Topping, ME., Haydon, DT., Allison, LJ., Hanson, MF., Gunn, GJ. & Reid, SWJ., 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 40, p. 16265 - 16270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Escherichia coli O157
Insurance Benefits
Public Health
Vaccines
Risk Reduction Behavior
31 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
biosecurity
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
dairy herds
seroprevalence
beef
31 Citations (Scopus)

SERVAL: A new framework for the evaluation of animal health surveillance

Drewe, JA., Hoinville, LJ., Cook, AJ., Floyd, T., Gunn, GJ. & Stark, HDC., 2013, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 62, 1, p. 33 - 45 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Referral and Consultation
Economics
Education
18 Citations (Scopus)

Systems approaches to animal disease surveillance and resource allocation: methodological frameworks for behavioral analysis

Rich, KM., Denwood, MJ., Stott, AW., Mellor, DJ., Reid, SWJ. & Gunn, GJ., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 11, p. 4 - 0 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
disease surveillance
animal diseases
resource allocation
monitoring
cost effectiveness
16 Citations (Scopus)

Vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease: do initial conditions affect its benefit?

Porphyre, T., Auty, HK., Tildesley, MJ., Gunn, GJ. & Woolhouse, MEJ., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 10 e77616

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
foot and mouth disease
vaccination
livestock
infectious disease
population density
2012
14 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying associations between pig pathologies using a multi-dimensional machine learning methodology

Sanchez-Vazquez, MJ., Nielen, M., Edwards, SA., Gunn, GJ. & Lewis, FI., 2012, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 8, p. 1 -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial intelligence
swine
Haemophilus parasuis
pericarditis
Streptococcus suis
37 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of climate, host and landscape factors on Culicoides species in Scotland

Purse, BV., Falconer, D., Sullivan, MJ., Carpenter, S., Mellor, PS., Piertney, SB., Mordue, AJ., Albon, S., Gunn, GJ. & Blackwell, A., 2012, In : Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 26, p. 168 - 177 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Culicoides
Culicoides impunctatus
Scotland
climate
Ceratopogonidae
17 Citations (Scopus)

National monitoring of Ascaris suum related liver pathologies in English abattoirs: A time-series analysis, 2005-2010

Sanchez-Vazquez, MJ., Nielen, M., Gunn, GJ. & Lewis, FI., 2012, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 184, p. 83 - 87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ascaris suum
slaughterhouses
time series analysis
liver
swine
35 Citations (Scopus)

Predicted costs and benefits of eradicating BVDV from Ireland

Stott, AW., Humphry, RW., Gunn, GJ., Higgins, I., Hennessey, T., O'Flaherty, J. & Graham, DA., 2012, In : Irish Veterinary Journal. 65, p. 12 - 29 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bovine viral diarrhea virus
Ireland
beef
herds
bioeconomic models
22 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of antibodies to bovine viral diarrhoea virus in bulk tank milk and associated risk factors in Scottish dairy herds

Humphry, RW., Brulisauer, F., McKendrick, IJ., Nettleton, PF. & Gunn, GJ., 2012, In : Veterinary Record. 171, 445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
milk tanks
bovine viral diarrhea
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
dairy herds
seroprevalence
11 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of empirical contact networks on modelling diseases in cattle

Duncan, AJ., Gunn, GJ., Lewis, FI., Umstatter, C. & Humphry, RW., 2012, In : Epidemics. 4, 3, p. 117 - 123 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cattle diseases
herds
cattle
animals
2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

Increased Toxoplasma gondii positivity relative to age in 125 Scottish sheep flocks; evidence of frequent acquired infection

Katzer, F., Brulisauer, F., Collantes-Fernandez, E., Bartley, PM., Burrells, A., Gunn, GJ., Maley, SW., Cousens, C. & Innes, EA., 2011, In : Veterinary Research. 42, 121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Toxoplasma gondii
seroprevalence
flocks
sheep
infection
11 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and serogroups O26, O103, O111 and O145 in sheep presented for slaughter in Scotland

Evans, J., Knight, H., McKendrick, IJ., Stevenson, H., Barbudo, AV., Gunn, GJ. & Low, JC., 2011, In : Journal of Medical Microbiology. 60, p. 653 - 660 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli O157
Scotland
Sheep
Escherichia coli
Sorbitol
23 Citations (Scopus)

Structure discovery in Bayesian networks: An analytical tool for analysing complex animal health data

Lewis, FI., Brulisauer, F. & Gunn, GJ., 2011, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 100, p. 109 - 115 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Status
Health
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses
Scotland
Machine Learning
32 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

slaughterhouses
swine
monitoring
Scotland
disease surveillance

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

loess
lesions (animal)
pneumonia
England
finishing
2010
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

vector-borne diseases
bluetongue
Bluetongue virus
Scotland
serotypes
17 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

Bluetongue
Ceratopogonidae
Disease Vectors
Scotland
Vaccination
10 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

14 Citations (Scopus)

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

biosecurity
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
livestock
herds
animal breeding
22 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

Ascaris suum
epidemiology
milk
liver
swine
18 Citations (Scopus)
bovine viral diarrhea
beef
herds
Bovine viral diarrhea virus
cows