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Dr. Susan Kutz

Dr. Susan Kutz

Bio

Susan Kutz is a Veterinarian and a Professor in the Department of Ecosystem and Public Health at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alberta, Canada. She has devoted over two decades of her life to wildlife health research in the Arctic and Subarctic. Her areas of expertise include wildlife parasitology, disease ecology, ecosystem health, arctic ecology, climate change, and community-based wildlife health surveillance with a focus on caribou and muskoxen. She works with local communities to monitor, understand, and predict the impacts of a warming Arctic on the health of muskox and caribou populations and the consequent effects on food security in the Arctic.

Check out her new book Reindeer and Caribou Health and Disease, co-edited with Dr. Morten Tryland

Book Chapters, Books, Monographs

Polley, L., Kutz, S., & Hoberg, E. (2019). Parasite Zoonoses. In J. Nriagu (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Health (2nd ed., Vol. 4, pp. 9–26). Elsevier.

Tryland, M., & Kutz, S. J. (Eds.). (2018). Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease (1 edition). CRC Press.

MacBeth, B., & Kutz, S. (2018). Rangifer Health: A Holistic Perspective. In M. Tryland & S. J. Kutz (Eds.), Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease (1 edition). CRC Press.

Kutz, S, Laaksonen, S., Asbakk, K., & Nilssen, A. (2018). Parasitic Infections and Diseases. In M. Tryland & S. J. Kutz (Eds.), Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease (1 edition). CRC Press.

Carlsson, A., Dobson, A., & Kutz, S. (2018). The Impact of Infectious Agents on Rangifer Populations. In M. Tryland & S. J. Kutz (Eds.), Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease (1 edition). CRC Press.

Laaksonen, S., Oksanen, A., Kutz, S., Jokelainen, P., Homa-Suutari, A., & Hoberg, E. (2017). Filarioid nematodes, threat to arctic food safety and security. In P. Paulsen, A. Bauer, & F. J. M. Smulders (Eds.), Game Meat Hygiene: Food Safety and Security 2016. Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Carlsson, A., Veitch, A., Popko, R., Behrens, S., & Kutz, S. (2016). Monitoring wildlife health for conservation and food security in the Canadian North: A case study from the Sahtu Settlement Area in the Northwest Territories. In S. Cork, D. Hall, & K. Liljebjelke (Eds.), One Health Case Studies: Addressing Complex Problems in a Changing World (1 edition). 5M Pub.

Hoberg, E., Kutz, S., Cook, J., Galaktionov, K., Haukisalmi, V., Henttonen, H., Laaksonen, S., Makarikov, A., & Marcogliese, D. (2013). Parasites. In H. Meltofte (Ed.), Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity: Synthesis (pp. 420–449). Arctic Council.

Kutz, Susan. (2012). Polar diseases and parasites: A conservation paradigm shift. In F. Huettman (Ed.), Protection of the Three Poles. Springer Japan.

Tryland, M., Kutz, S., & Curry, P. (2012). Wildlife health in a changing north: A model for global environmental change. In A. Aguirre, R. Ostfeld, & P. Daszak (Eds.), New Directions in Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health. Oxford University Press.

Kutz, S., Thompson, R., & Polley, L. (2009). Wildlife with Giardia: Villain, or Victim and Vector? In M. Ortega-Pierres, S. Cacciò, R. Fayer, T. Mank, & H. Smith (Eds.), Giardia and Cryptosporidium: From Molecules to Disease. CABI.

Dobson, A., Kutz, S., Pascual, M., & Winfree, R. (2003). Pathogens and parasites in a changing climate. In L. J. Hannah & T. E. Lovejoy (Eds.), Climate change and biodiversity: Synergistic impacts.

Published Refereed Papers, 2020

Alejandro Aleuy, O., Peacock, S., Hoberg, E. P., Ruckstuhl, K. E., Brooks, T., Aranas, M., & Kutz, S. (2020). Phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation in freeze tolerance and its implications for parasite dynamics in a changing world: The case of Marshallagia marshalli. International Journal for Parasitology.z

Prewer, E., Kutz, S., Leclerc, L. M., & Kyle, C. J. (2020). Already at the bottom? Demographic declines are unlikely further to undermine genetic diversity of a large Arctic ungulate: muskox, Ovibos moschatus (Artiodactyla: Bovidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 129(2), 459–469.

Pruvot, M., Musiani, M., Boyce, M. S., Kutz, S., & Orsel, K. (2020). Integrating livestock management and telemetry data to assess disease transmission risk between wildlife and livestock. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 174, 104846.

Verocai, G. G., Hoberg, E. P., Simard, M., Beckmen, K. B., Musiani, M., Wasser, S., Cuyler, C., Manseau, M., Chaudhry, U. N., Kashivakura, C. K., Gilleard, J. S., & Kutz, S. J. (2020). The biogeography of the caribou lungworm, Varestrongylus eleguneniensis (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) across northern North America. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 11, 93–102.

Published Refereed Papers, 2019

Tomaselli, M., Elkin, B., Kutz, S., Harms, N. J., Nymo, H. I., Davison, T., Leclerc, L.-M., Branigan, M., Dumond, M., Tryland, M., & Checkley, S. (2019). A Transdisciplinary Approach to Brucella in Muskoxen of the Western Canadian Arctic 1989-2016. EcoHealth, 16(3), 488–501.

Aleuy, O. A., Hoberg, E. P., Paquette, C., Ruckstuhl, K. E., & Kutz, S. (2019). Adaptations and phenotypic plasticity in developmental traits of Marshallagia marshalli. International Journal for Parasitology, 49(10), 789–796.

Bird, S., Prewer, E., Kutz, S., Leclerc, L.-M., Vilaça, S. T., & Kyle, C. J. (2019). Geography, seasonality, and host-associated population structure influence the fecal microbiome of a genetically depauparate Arctic mammal. Ecology and Evolution, 9(23), 13202–13217.

Bondo, K. J., Macbeth, B., Schwantje, H., Orsel, K., Culling, D., Culling, B., Tryland, M., Nymo, I. H., & Kutz, S. (2019). Health Survey of boreal caribou (Rangifer Tarandus caribou) in Northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(3), 544–562.

Carlsson, A. M., Curry, P., Elkin, B., Russell, D., Veitch, A., Branigan, M., Campbell, M., Croft, B., Cuyler, C., Côté, S. D., Leclerc, L.-M., Tryland, M., Nymo, I. H., & Kutz, S. J. (2019). Multi-pathogen serological survey of migratory caribou herds: A snapshot in time. PLOS ONE, 14(7), e0219838.

Cuyler, C., Rowell, J., Adamczewski, J., Anderson, M., Blake, J., Bretten, T., Brodeur, V., Campbell, M., Checkley, S. L., Cluff, H. D., Côté, S. D., Davison, T., Dumond, M., Ford, B., Gruzdev, A., Gunn, A., Jones, P., Kutz, S., Leclerc, L.-M., … Ytrehus, B. (2020). Muskox status, recent variation, and uncertain future. Ambio, 49(3), 805–819.

Groeschel, M., Forde, T., Turvey, S., Joffe, A. M., Hui, C., Naidu, P., Mavrot, F., Kutz, S., & Singh, A. E. (2019). An unusual case of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae prosthetic joint infection from the Canadian Arctic: Whole genome sequencing unable to identify a zoonotic source. BMC Infectious Diseases, 19(1), 282.

Kutz, S., & Tomaselli, M. (2019). Two-eyed seeing supports wildlife health. Science, 364(6446), 1135–1137.

Published Refereed Papers, 2018

Aleuy, O. A., Ruckstuhl, K., Hoberg, E. P., Veitch, A., Simmons, N., & Kutz, S. J. (2018). Diversity of gastrointestinal helminths in Dall’s sheep and the negative association of the abomasal nematode, Marshallagia marshalli, with fitness indicators. PLOS ONE, 13(3), e0192825.

Baker, T., Kutz, S., Toews, L., Edwards, N., & Rock, M. (2018). Are we adequately evaluating subsidized veterinary services? A scoping review. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 157, 59–69.

Kafle, P., Peacock, S. J., Grond, S., Orsel, K., & Kutz, S. (2018). Temperature-dependent development and freezing survival of protostrongylid nematodes of Arctic ungulates: Implications for transmission. Parasites & Vectors, 11(1), 400.

Tomaselli, M., Gerlach, S. C., Kutz, S. J., Checkley, S. L., & Iqaluktutiaq, T. C. of. (2018). Iqaluktutiaq Voices: Local Perspectives about the Importance of Muskoxen, Contemporary and Traditional Use and Practices + Supplementary Appendices S1–S5 (See Article Tools). ARCTIC, 71(1), 1–14–1–14.

Tomaselli, M., Kutz, S., Gerlach, C., & Checkley, S. (2018). Local knowledge to enhance wildlife population health surveillance: Conserving muskoxen and caribou in the Canadian Arctic. Biological Conservation, 217, 337–348.

Turgeon, G., Kutz, S. J., Lejeune, M., St-Laurent, M.-H., & Pelletier, F. (2018). Parasite prevalence, infection intensity and richness in an endangered population, the Atlantic-Gaspésie caribou. International Journal for Parasitology. Parasites and Wildlife, 7(1), 90–94.

Verocai, G. G., Kutz, S. J., & Hoberg, E. P. (2018a). Historical biogeography among species of Varestrongylus lungworms (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) in ungulates: episodic expansion and host colonization linking Eurasia and North America. Parasitology Research, 117(7), 2125–2137.

Verocai, G. G., Kutz, S. J., & Hoberg, E. P. (2018b). Varestrongylus (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae), lungworms of ungulates: a phylogenetic framework based on comparative morphology. Parasitology Research, 117(7), 2075–2083.

Published Refereed Papers, 2017

Kafle, P., Leclerc, L.-M., Anderson, M., Davison, T., Lejeune, M., & Kutz, S. (2017). Morphological keys to advance the understanding of protostrongylid biodiversity in caribou (Rangifer spp.) at high latitudes. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 6(3), 331–339.

Di Francesco, J., Navarro-Gonzalez, N., Wynne-Edwards, K., Peacock, S., Leclerc, L.-M., Tomaselli, M., … Kutz, S. (2017).
Qiviut cortisol in muskoxen as a potential tool for informing conservation strategies. Conservation Physiology, 5(1).

Dalton, C. S., Rakt, K. van de, Fahlman, Å., Ruckstuhl, K., Neuhaus, P., Popko, R., … Meer, F. van der. (2017). Discovery of herpesviruses in Canadian wildlife. Archives of Virology, 162(2), 449–456.

Hetherington, E., Eggers, M., Wamoyi, J., Hatfield, J., Manyama, M., Kutz, S., & Bastien, S. (2017). Participatory science and innovation for improved sanitation and hygiene: process and outcome evaluation of project SHINE, a school-based intervention in Rural Tanzania. BMC Public Health, 17(172), (7 February 2017).

Hoberg, E. P., Cook, J. A., Agosta, S. J., Boeger, W., Galbreath, K. E., Laaksonen, S., … Brooks, D. R. (2017). Arctic systems in the Quaternary: ecological collision, faunal mosaics and the consequences of a wobbling climate. Journal of Helminthology, 91(4), 409–421.

Kafle, P., Sullivan, J., Verocai, G. G., & Kutz, S. J. (2017). Experimental Life-Cycle of Varestrongylus eleguneniensis (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) in a captive Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) and a Muskox (Ovibos moschatus moschatus). Journal of Parasitology, 103(5).

Kutz, S., Rowell, J., Adamczewski, J., Gunn, A., Cuyler, C., Aleuy, O. A., … Ytrehus, B. (2017). Muskox Health Ecology Symposium 2016: Gathering to Share Knowledge on Umingmak in a Time of Rapid Change. ARCTIC, 70(2), 225–236.

Published Refereed Papers, 2016

Burn, J., Caulkett, N. A., Gunn, M., Cooney, C., Kutz, S. J., & Boysen, S. R. (2016). Evaluation of a portable oxygen concentrator to provide fresh gas flow to dogs undergoing anesthesia. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 57(6), 614–618.

Dergousoff, S. J., Lysyk, T. J., Kutz, S. J., Lejeune, M., & Elkin, B. T. (2016). Human-Assisted Dispersal Results in the Northernmost Canadian Record of the American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Ixodida: Ixodidae). Entomological News, 126(2), 132–137.

Carlsson, A. M., Mastromonaco, G., Vandervalk, E., & Kutz, S. (2016). Parasites, stress and reindeer: infection with abomasal nematodes is not associated with elevated glucocorticoid levels in hair or faeces. Conservation Physiology, 4(1), cow058-cow058.

Cook, J. A., Galbreath, K. E., Bell, K. C., Campbell, M. L., Carrière, S., Colella, J. P., … Hoberg, E. P. (2016). The Beringian Coevolution Project: holistic collections of mammals and associated parasites reveal novel perspectives on evolutionary and environmental change in the North. Arctic Science, 3(3), 585–617.

Cook, J. A., Greiman, S. E., Agosta, S. J., Anderson, R. P., Arbogast, B. S., Baker, R. J., … Light, J. E. (2016). Transformational Principles for NEON Sampling of Mammalian Parasites and Pathogens: A Response to Springer and Colleagues. BioScience, 66(11), 917–919.

Forde, T. L., Orsel, K., Zadoks, R. N., Biek, R., Adams, L. G., Checkley, S. L., … Kutz, S. J. (2016). Bacterial genomics reveal the complex epidemiology of an emerging pathogen in arctic and boreal ungulates. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7, 1759–1759.

Forde, T., Biek, R., Zadoks, R., Workentine, M. L., Buck, J. de, Kutz, S., … Orsel, K. (2016). Genomic analysis of the multi-host pathogen Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae reveals extensive recombination as well as the existence of three generalist clades with wide geographic distribution. BMC Genomics, 17(461), (14 June 2016)-(14 June 2016).

Henderson, R. I., Hatfield, J., Kutz, S., Olemshumba, S., Meer, F. van der, Manyama, M., & Bastien, S. (2016). “We can’t get worms from cow dung”: reported knowledge of parasitism among pastoralist youth attending secondary school in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Journal of Biosocial Science, 48(6), 746–766.

Pruvot, M., Lejeune, M., Kutz, S., Hutchins, W., Musiani, M., Massolo, A., & Orsel, K. (2016). Better alone or in ill company? The effect of migration and inter-species comingling on Fascioloides magna infection in elk. PLoS ONE, 11(7), e0159319–e0159319.

Simard, A. A., Kutz, S., Ducrocq, J., Beckmen, K., Brodeur, V., Campbell, M., … Côté, S. D. (2016). Variation in the intensity and prevalence of macroparasites in migratory caribou: a quasi-circumpolar study. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 94(9), 607–617.

Tomaselli, M., Dalton, C., Duignan, P. J., Kutz, S., van der Meer, F., Kafle, P., … Checkley, S. (2016). Contagious Ecthyma, Rangiferine Brucellosis, and Lungworm Infection in a Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) from the Canadian Arctic, 2014. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52(3), 719–724.

Verocai, G. G., Conboy, G., Lejeune, M., Marron, F., Hanna, P., MacDonald, E., … Gilleard, J. S. (2016). Onchocerca lupi Nematodes in Dogs Exported from the United States into Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22(8), 1477–1479.

Published Refereed Papers, 2015

Bastien, S., Hetherington, E., Hatfield, J., Kutz, S., & Manyama, M. (2015). Youth-Driven Innovation in Sanitation Solutions for Maasai Pastoralists in Tanzania: Conceptual Framework and Study Design. Global Journal of Health Education and Promotion, 16, 14.

Dobson, A., Molnár, P. K., & Kutz, S. (2015). Climate change and Arctic parasites. Trends in Parasitology, 31(5), 181–188.

Kafle, P., Lejeune, M., Verocai, G. G., Hoberg, E. P., & Kutz, S. J. (2015). Morphological and morphometric differentiation of dorsal-spined first stage larvae of lungworms (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) infecting muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in the central Canadian Arctic. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 4(3), 283–290.

van der Meer, F., Clancy, E., Thomas, A., Kutz, S., Hatfield, J., & Orsel, K. (2015). “The Maasai need cows and the cows need Maasai,” the use of a photovoice approach to assess animal health needs. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2(October), 46–46.

Patterson, J. E. H., Neuhaus, P., Kutz, S. J., & Ruckstuhl, K. E. (2015). Patterns of ectoparasitism in North American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus): sex-biases, seasonality, age, and effects on male body condition. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 4(3), 301–306.

Villeneuve, A., Polley, L., Jenkins, E., Schurer, J., Gilleard, J., Kutz, S., … Gagné, F. (2015). Parasite prevalence in fecal samples from shelter dogs and cats across the Canadian provinces. Parasites and Vectors, 8(281), (21 May 2015)-(21 May 2015).

Published Refereed Papers, 2014

Curry, P. S., Ribble, C., Sears, W. C., Hutchins, W., Orsel, K., Godson, D., … Kutz, S. J. (2014). Blood collected on filter paper for wildlife serology: detecting antibodies to Neospora caninum, West Nile virus, and five bovine viruses in reindeer. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 50(2), 297–307.

Curry, P. S., Ribble, C., Sears, W. C., Orsel, K., Hutchins, W., Godson, D., … Kutz, S. J. (2014). Blood collected on filter paper for wildlife serology: evaluating storage and temperature challenges of field collections. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 50(2), 308–321.

Davidson, R. K., Amundsen, H., Lie, N. O., Luyckx, K., Robertson, L. J., Verocai, G. G., … Ytrehus, B. (2014). Sentinels in a climatic outpost: endoparasites in the introduced muskox (Ovibos moschatus wardi) population of Dovrefjell, Norway. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 3(2), 154–160.

Davidson, R. K., Kutz, S. J., Madslien, K., Hoberg, E., & Handeland, K. (2014). Gastrointestinal parasites in an isolated Norwegian population of wild red deer (Cervus elaphus). Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 56(1), 1–16.

Gortazar, C., Reperant, L. A., Kuiken, T., Fuente, J. de la, Boadella, M., Martínez-Lopez, B., … Mysterud, A. (2014). Crossing the Interspecies Barrier: Opening the Door to Zoonotic Pathogens. PLOS Pathogens, 10(6), e1004129.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., Molnár, P. K., Dobson, A., & Verocai, G. G. (2014). A walk on the tundra: host-parasite interactions in an extreme environment. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 3(2), 198–208.

Liccioli, S., Kutz, S. J., Ruckstuhl, K. E., & Massolo, A. (2014). Spatial heterogeneity and temporal variations in Echinococcus multilocularis infections in wild hosts in a North American urban setting. International Journal for Parasitology, 44(7), 457–465.

Pruvot, M., Kutz, S., Barkema, H. W., Buck, J. de, & Orsel, K. (2014). Occurrence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis and Neospora caninum in Alberta cow-calf operations. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 117(1), 95–102.

Pruvot, M., Kutz, S., Meer, F. van D., Musiani, M., Barkema, H. W., & Orsel, K. (2014). Pathogens at the livestock-wildlife interface in Western Alberta: does transmission route matter? Veterinary Research, 45(18), (12 February 2014)-(12 February 2014).

Pruvot, M., Seidel, D., Boyce, M. S., Musiani, M., Massolo, A., Kutz, S., & Orsel, K. (2014). What attracts elk onto cattle pasture? Implications for inter-species disease transmission. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 117(2), 326–339.

Rose, H., Hoar, B., Kutz, S. J., & Morgan, E. R. (2014). Exploiting parallels between livestock and wildlife: predicting the impact of climate change on gastrointestinal nematodes in ruminants. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 3(2), 209–219.

Smith, A. F., Semeniuk, C. a. D., Kutz, S. J., & Massolo, A. (2014). Dog-walking behaviours affect gastrointestinal parasitism in park-attending dogs. Parasites and Vectors, 7(429).

Verocai, G. G., Hoberg, E. P., Vikøren, T., Handeland, K., Ytrehus, B., Rezansoff, A. M., … Kutz, S. J. (2014). Resurrection and redescription of Varestrongylus alces (Nematoda; Protostrongylidae), a lungworm of the Eurasian moose (Alces alces), with report on associated pathology. Parasites and Vectors, 7(557), (17 December 2014)-(17 December 2014).

Verocai, G. G., Kutz, S. J., Simard, M., & Hoberg, E. P. (2014). Varestrongylus eleguneniensis sp. n. (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae): a widespread, multi-host lungworm of wild North American ungulates, with an emended diagnosis for the genus and explorations of biogeography. Parasites and Vectors, 7(556), (17 December 2014)-(17 December 2014).

Published Refereed Papers, 2013

Altizer, S., Ostfeld, R. S., Johnson, P. T. J., Kutz, S., & Harvell, C. D. (2013). Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: From Evidence to a Predictive Framework. Science, 341(6145), 514.

Ducrocq, J., Beauchamp, G., Kutz, S., Simard, M., Taillon, J., Côté, S. D., … Lair, S. (2013). Variables associated with Besnoitia tarandi prevalence and cyst density in barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus) populations. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 49(1), 29–38.

Forde, T., Buck, J. de, Elkin, B., Kutz, S., Meer, F. van der, & Orsel, K. (2013). Contrasting results of culture-dependent and molecular analyses of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from wood bison. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(14), 4448–4454.

Kutz, S. J., Checkley, S., Verocai, G. G., Dumond, M., Hoberg, E. P., Peacock, R., … Abrams, A. (2013). Invasion, establishment, and range expansion of two parasitic nematodes in the Canadian Arctic. Global Change Biology, 19(11), 3254–3262.

Molnár, P. K., Dobson, A. P., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). Gimme shelter - the relative sensitivity of parasitic nematodes with direct and indirect life cycles to climate change. Global Change Biology, 19(11), 3291–3305.

Molnár, P. K., Kutz, S. J., Hoar, B. M., & Dobson, A. P. (2013). Metabolic approaches to understanding climate change impacts on seasonal host-macroparasite dynamics. Ecology Letters, 16(1), 9–21.

Parr, N. A., Fedigan, L. M., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). A coprological survey of parasites in white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) from Sector Santa Rosa, ACG, Costa Rica. Folia Primatologica; International Journal of Primatology, 84(2), 102–114.

Parr, N. A., Fedigan, L. M., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). Predictors of Parasitism in Wild White-Faced Capuchins (Cebus capucinus). International Journal of Primatology, 34(6), 1137–1152.

Patterson, J. E. H., Neuhaus, P., Kutz, S. J., & Ruckstuhl, K. E. (2013). Parasite removal improves reproductive success of female North American red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). PLoS ONE, 8(2), e55779–e55779.

Post, E., Bhatt, U. S., Bitz, C. M., Brodie, J. F., Fulton, T. L., Hebblewhite, M., … Walker, D. A. (2013). Ecological Consequences of Sea-Ice Decline. Science, 341(6145), 519.

Pruvot, M., Forde, T. L., Steele, J., Kutz, S. J., Buck, J. de, Meer, F. van der, & Orsel, K. (2013). The modification and evaluation of an ELISA test for the surveillance of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in wild ruminants. BMC Veterinary Research, 9(5), (9 January 2013).

Russell, D. E., Kofinas, G., Gunn, A., White, R. G., & Kutz, S. (2013). CircumArctic Rangifer monitoring and assessment (CARMA) network - origins, goals, accomplishments and future. Rangifer, 33(Special Issue 21), 141–144.

Steele, J., Cuyler, C., Orsel, K., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). Differences in parasite diversity, prevalence, and intensity assessed through analyses of fecal samples from two West Greenland caribou populations. Rangifer, 33(Special Issue 21), 177–181.

Steele, J., Orsel, K., Cuyler, C., Hoberg, E. P., Schmidt, N. M., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). Divergent parasite faunas in adjacent populations of west Greenland caribou: natural and anthropogenic influences on diversity. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2, 197–202.

Verocai, G. G., Lejeune, M., Finstad, G. L., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). A Nearctic parasite in a Palearctic host: Parelaphostrongylus andersoni (Nematoda; Protostrongylidae) infecting semi-domesticated reindeer in Alaska. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2, 119–123.

Verocai, G. G., Schock, D. M., Lejeune, M., Warren, A. L., Duignan, P. J., & Kutz, S. J. (2013). Oslerus osleri (Metastrongyloidea; Filaroididae) in gray wolves (Canis lupus) from Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 49(2), 422–426.

Published Refereed Papers, 2012

Catalano S, Lejeune M, Liccioli S, Verocai GG, Gesy KM, Jenkins EJ, … Massolo A. (2012). Echinococcus multilocularis in Urban Coyotes, Alberta, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18(10), 1625–1628.

Ducrocq, J., Beauchamp, G., Kutz, S., Simard, M., Elkin, B., Croft, B., … Lair, S. (2012). Comparison of gross visual and microscopic assessment of four anatomic sites to monitor Besnoitia tarandi in barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 48(3), 732–738.

Forde, T., Kutz, S., Buck, J. de, Warren, A., Ruckstuhl, K., Pybus, M., & Orsel, K. (2012). Occurrence, diagnosis, and strain typing of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis Canadensis) in southwestern Alberta. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 48(1), 1–11.

Forde, T., Orsel, K., Buck, J. de, Côté, S. D., Cuyler, C., Davison, T., … Kutz, S. (2012). Detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in several herds of Arctic Caribou (Rangifer tarandus ssp.). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 48(4), 918–924.

Galloway, J. M., Adamczewski, J., Schock, D. M., Andrews, T. D., Mackay, G., Bowyer, V. E., … Kutz. (2012). Diet and Habitat of Mountain Woodland Caribou Inferred from Dung Preserved in 5000-year-old Alpine Ice in the Selwyn Mountains, Northwest Territories, Canada. Arctic, 59–79.

Hoar, B. M., Eberhardt, A. G., & Kutz, S. J. (2012). Obligate larval inhibition of Ostertagia gruehneri in Rangifer tarandus? Causes and consequences in an Arctic system. Parasitology, 139(10), 1339–1345.

Hoar, B. M., Ruckstuhl, K., & Kutz, S. (2012). Development and availability of the free-living stages of Ostertagia gruehneri, an abomasal parasite of barrenground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus), on the Canadian tundra. Parasitology, 139(8), 1093–1100.

Hoberg, E. P., Abrams, A., Pilitt, P. A., & Kutz, S. J. (2012). Discovery and description of the “davtiani” morphotype for Teladorsagia boreoarcticus (Trichostrongyloidea: Ostertagiinae) abomasal parasites in muskoxen, Ovibos moschatus, and caribou, Rangifer tarandus, from the North American Arctic: implications for parasite faunal diversity. Journal of Parasitology, 98(2), 355–364.

Koren, L., Whiteside, D., Fahlman, Å., Ruckstuhl, K., Kutz, S., Checkley, S., … Wynne-Edwards, K. (2012). Cortisol and corticosterone independence in cortisol-dominant wildlife. General & Comparative Endocrinology, 177(1), 113–119.

Kutz, S. J., Ducrocq, J., Verocai, G. G., Hoar, B. M., Colwell, D. D., Beckmen, K. B., … Hoberg, E. P. (2012). Parasites in ungulates of arctic North America and Greenland: a view of contemporary diversity, ecology, and impact in a world under change. Advances in Parasitology, 79, 99–252.

Liccioli, S., Catalano, S., Kutz, S. j., Lejeune, M., Verocai, G. g., Duignan, P. j., … Massolo, A. (2012). Gastrointestinal parasites of coyotes ( Canis latrans) in the metropolitan area of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 90(8), 1023–1030.

Liccioli S; Catalano S; Kutz SJ; Lejeune M; Verocai GG; Duignan PJ; Fuentealba C; Ruckstuhl KE; Massolo A. (2012). Sensitivity of double centrifugation sugar fecal flotation for detecting intestinal helminths in coyotes (Canis latrans). Journal Of Wildlife Diseases, 48(3), 717–723.

Verocai, G. G., Lejeune, M., Beckmen, K. B., Kashivakura, C. K., Veitch, A. M., Popko, R. A., … Kutz, S. J. (2012). Defining parasite biodiversity at high latitudes of North America: new host and geographic records for Onchocerca cervipedis (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in moose and caribou. Parasites and Vectors, 5(242), (30 October 2012)-(30 October 2012).

Wu, J. P., Veitch, A., Checkley, S., Dobson, H., & Kutz, S. J. (2012). Linear enamel hypoplasia in caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus): a potential tool to assess population health. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 36(3), 554–560.

Published Refereed Papers, 2011

Curry, P. S., Elkin, B. T., Campbell, M., Nielsen, K., Hutchins, W., Ribble, C., & Kutz, S. J. (2011). Filter-paper blood samples for ELISA detection of Brucella antibodies in caribou. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 47(1), 12–20.

Davidson, R., Simard, M., Kutz, S. J., Kapel, C. M. O., Hamnes, I. S., & Robertson, L. J. (2011). Arctic parasitology: why should we care? Trends in Parasitology, 27(6), 239–245.

Ellis, J., Anseeuw, E., Gow, S., Bryan, H., Salb, A., Goji, N., … Kutz, S. (2011). Seroepidemiology of respiratory (group 2) canine coronavirus, canine parainfluenza virus, and Bordetella bronchiseptica infections in urban dogs in a humane shelter and in rural dogs in small communities. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52(8), 861–868.

Joffe, D., Niekerk, D. van, Gagne, F., Gilleard, J., Kutz, S., & Lobingier, R. (2011). The prevalence of intestinal parasites in dogs and cats in Calgary, Alberta. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52(12), 1323–1328.

Risling, T. E., Fahlman, Å., Caulkett, N. A., & Kutz, S. (2011). Physiological and behavioural effects of hypoxemia in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) immobilised with xylazine-etorphine. Animal Production Science, 51(4), 355–358.

Published Refereed Papers, 2010-1999

Brook, R. K., Kutz, S. J., Millins, C., Veitch, A. M., Elkin, B. T., & Leighton, T. (2010). Evaluation and delivery of domestic animal health services in remote communities in the Northwest Territories: a case study of status and needs. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51(10), 1115–1122.

Kowalzik, B. K., Pavelka, M. S. M., Kutz, S. J., & Behie, A. (2010). Parasites, primates, and ant-plants: clues to the life cycle of Controrchis spp. in black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra) in southern Belize. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 46(4), 1330–1334.

Schock, D. M., Ruthig, G. R., Collins, J. P., Kutz, S. J., Carrière, S., Gau, R. J., … Popko, R. A. (2010). Amphibian chytrid fungus and ranaviruses in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 92(2/3), 231–240.

Sim, K. A., Hoar, B., Kutz, S. J., & Chilton, N. B. (2010). Amplification of the second internal transcribed spacer ribosomal DNA of individual trichostrongylid nematode larvae by nested polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 22(3), 433–437.

Brook, R. K., Kutz, S. J., Veitch, A. M., Popko, R. A., Elkin, B. T., & Guthrie, G. (2009). Fostering Community-Based Wildlife Health Monitoring and Research in the Canadian North. EcoHealth, 6(2), 266–278.

Hoar, B., Oakley, M., Farnell, R., & Kutz, S. (2009). Biodiversity and springtime patterns of egg production and development for parasites of the Chisana Caribou herd, Yukon Territory, Canada. Rangifer, 29(1), 25–37.

Kutz, S., Dobson, A., & Hoberg, E. (2009). Where Are the Parasites? [Letters]. Science, 326(27), 1187-1188.

Kutz, S. J., Jenkins, E. J., Veitch, A. M., Ducrocq, J., Polley, L., Elkin, B., & Lair, S. (2009). The Arctic as a model for anticipating, preventing, and mitigating climate change impacts on host-parasite interactions. Veterinary Parasitology, 163(3), 217–228.

Teichroeb, J. A., Kutz, S. J., Parkar, U., Thompson, R. C. A., & Sicotte, P. (2009). Ecology of the gastrointestinal parasites of Colobus vellerosus at Boabeng-Fiema, Ghana: possible anthropozoonotic transmission. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 140(3), 498–507.

Thompson, R. C. A., Kutz, S. J., & Smith, A. (2009). Parasite zoonoses and wildlife: emerging issues. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6(2), 678–693.

Hoberg, E. P., Polley, L., Jenkins, E. J., & Kutz, S. J. (2008). Pathogens of domestic and free-ranging ungulates: global climate change in temperate to boreal latitudes across North America. Revue Scientifique Et Technique (International Office of Epizootics), 27(2), 511–528.

Hoberg, E. p., Polley, L., Jenkins, E. j., Kutz, S. j., Veitch, A. m., & Elkin, B. t. (2008). Integrated approaches and empirical methods for investigation of parasitic diseases in northern wildlife. International Polar Year. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10–17.

Kutz, S. J., Thompson, R. C. A., Polley, L., Kandola, K., Nagy, J., Wielinga, C. M., & Elkin, B. T. (2008). Giardia assemblage A: human genotype in muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic. Parasites and Vectors, 1(32).

Kutz, S., Schock, D., Brook, R., & Hoberg, E. (2008). Impending Ills. Wildlife Professional (Wildlife Society), 2(3), 42–46. Salb, A. L., Barkema, H. W., Elkin, B. T., Thompson, R. C. A., Whiteside, D. P., Black, S. R., … Kutz, S. J. (2008). Dogs as sources and sentinels of parasites in humans and wildlife, northern Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(1), 60–63.

Jenkins, E. J., Veitch, A. M., Kutz, S. J., Bollinger, T. K., Chirino-Trejo, J. M., Elkin, B. T., … Polley, L. (2007). Protostrongylid parasites and pneumonia in captive and wild thinhorn sheep (Ovis dalli). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 43(2), 189–205.

Jenkins, E. J., Veitch, A.M., Kutz, S.J., Hoberg, E. P., & Polley, L. (2006). Climate change and the epidemiology of protostrongylid nematodes in northern ecosystems: Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei and Protostrongylus stilesi, in Dall’s sheep (Ovis d. dalli). Parasitology, 387–401.

Jenkins, E. J., Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., & Polley, L. (2006). Bionomics of larvae of Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) in experimentally infected gastropod intermediate hosts. Journal of Parasitology, 92(2), 298–305.

Bradley, M., Kutz, S. J., Jenkins, E., & O’Hara, T. M. (2005). The potential impact of climate change on infectious diseases of Arctic fauna. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 64(5), 468–477.

Hoberg, E. P., Jenkins, E. J., Rosenthal, B., Wong, M., Erbe, E. F., Kutz, S. J., & Polley, L. (2005). Caudal polymorphism and cephalic morphology among first-stage larvae of Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei (Protostrongylidae: Elaphostrongylinae) in Dall’s sheep from the Mackenzie Mountains, Canada. Journal of Parasitology, 91(6), 1318–1325.

Jenkins, E. J., Appleyard, G. D., Hoberg, E. P., Rosenthal, B. M., Kutz, S. J., Veitch, A. M., … Polley, L. (2005). Geographic distribution of the muscle-dwelling nematode Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei in North America, using molecular identification of first-stage larvae. Journal of Parasitology, 91(3), 574–584.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., Polley, L., & Jenkins, E. J. (2005). Global warming is changing the dynamics of Arctic hostparasite systems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 272(1581), 2571–2576.

Kutz, S., Garde, E., Veitch, A., Nagy, J., Ghandi, F., & Polley, L. (2004). Muskox lungworm (Umingmakstrongylus pallikuukensis) does not establish in experimentally exposed thinhorn sheep (Ovis dalli). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 40(2), 197–204.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., Nagy, J., Polley, L., & Elkin, B. (2004). “Emerging” parasitic infections in arctic ungulates. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 44(2), 109–118.

Hoberg, E. P., Kutz, S. J., Nagy, J., Jenkins, E., Elkin, B., Branigan, M., & Cooley, D. (2002). Protostrongylus stilesi (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae): ecological isolation and putative host-switching between Dall’s sheep and muskoxen in a contact zone. Comparative Parasitology, 69(1), 1–9.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., Nishi, J., & Polley, L. (2002). Development of the muskox lungworm, Umingmakstrongylus pallikuukensis (Protostrongylidae), in gastropods in the Arctic. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80(11), 1977–1985.

Kutz, S. J., Elkin, B. T., Panayi, D., & Dubey, J. P. (2001). Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) from the Canadian Arctic. Journal of Parasitology, 87(2), 439–442.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., & Polley, L. (2001). A new lungworm in muskoxen: an exploration in Arctic parasitology. Trends in Parasitology, 17(6), 276–280.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., & Polley, L. (2001). Umingmakstrongylus pallikuukensis (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) in gastropods: larval morphology, morphometrics, and development rates. Journal of Parasitology, 87(3), 527–535.

Kutz, S. J., Veitch, A. M., Hoberg, E. P., Elkin, B. T., Jenkins, E. J., & Polley, L. (2001). New host and geographic records for two Protostrongylids in Dall’s sheep. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 37(4), 761–774.

Blakley, B. R., Kutz, S. J., Tedesco, S. C., & Flood, P. F. (2000). Trace mineral and vitamin concentrations in the liver and serum of wild muskoxen from Victoria Island. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 36(2), 301–307.

Kutz, S. J., Elkin, B., Gunn, A., & Dubey, J. P. (2000). Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in muskox (Ovibos moschatus) sera from northern Canada. Journal of Parasitology, 86(4), 879–882.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., & Polley, L. (2000). Emergence of third-stage larvae of Umingmakstrongylus pallikuukensis from three gastropod intermediate host species. Journal of Parasitology, 86(4), 743–749.

Gau, R. J., Kutz, S., & Elkin, B. T. (1999). Parasites in grizzly bears from the central Canadian Arctic. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 35(3), 618–621.

Hoberg, E. P., Monsen, K. J., Kutz, S., & Blouin, M. S. (1999). Structure, biodiversity, and historical biogeography of nematode faunas in holarctic ruminants: morphological and molecular diagnoses for Teladorsagia boreoarcticus n. sp. (Nematoda: Ostertagiinae), a dimorphic cryptic species in muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus). Journal of Parasitology, 85(5), 910–934.

Kutz, S. J., Fisher, K., & Polley, L. (1999). A lung nematode in Canadian Arctic Muskoxen: standard radiographic and computed tomographic imaging. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 15(2), 359–377.

Kutz, S. J., Hoberg, E. P., & Polley, L. (1999). Experimental infections of muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) and domestic sheep with Umingmakstrongylus pallikuukensis (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae): parasite development, population structure, and pathology. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 77(10), 1562–1572.