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Claudia Munoz-Zanzi

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Zhang AZ, Negoescu D, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2020). When and what to test for: A cost-effectiveness analysis of febrile illness test-and-treat strategies in the era of responsible antibiotic use. PloS one, 15(1)

Calvo-Mac C, Gutleb AC, Contal S, Ilukewitsch V, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Medina-Vogel G. (2020). Exposure to Toxoplasma gondii in Marine Otters ( Lontra felina) and Domestic Cats ( Felis catus) in an Arid Environment in Chile. Journal of wildlife diseases

Polo N, Machado G, Rodrigues R, Nájera Hamrick P, Munoz-Zanzi C, Pereira MM, Bercini M, Timm LN, Schneider MC. (2019). Serogroups and Their Spatial Distributions among Humans and Animals in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2013⁻2015. Tropical medicine and infectious disease, 4(1)

Peniche-Lara G, Balmaceda L, Perez-Osorio C, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2018). Human Babesiosis, Yucatán State, Mexico, 2015. Emerging infectious diseases, 24(11)

Pereira MM, Schneider MC, Munoz-Zanzi C, Costa F, Benschop J, Hartskeerl R, Martinez J, Jancloes M, Bertherat E. (2018). A road map for leptospirosis research and health policies based on country needs in Latin America. Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health, (41)

Peniche-Lara G, Jimenez-Delgadillo B, Munoz-Zanzi C, Cárdenas-Marrufo M, Pérez-Osorio C, Arias-León J. (2018). Species in a Marginalized Area of Yucatan, Mexico. Journal of tropical medicine, (2018)

Diaz A, Marthaler D, Corzo C, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Sreevatsan S, Culhane M, Torremorell M. (2017). Multiple Genome Constellations of Similar and Distinct Influenza A Viruses Co-Circulate in Pigs During Epidemic Events. Scientific reports, 7(1)

Schneider MC, Velasco-Hernandez J, Min KD, Leonel DG, Baca-Carrasco D, Gompper ME, Hartskeerl R, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2017). The Use of Chemoprophylaxis after Floods to Reduce the Occurrence and Impact of Leptospirosis Outbreaks. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(6)

Munoz-Zanzi C, Campbell C, Berg S. (2016). Seroepidemiology of toxoplasmosis in rural and urban communities from Los Rios Region, Chile. Infection ecology & epidemiology, (6)

Mason MR, Encina C, Sreevatsan S, Muñoz-Zanzi C. (2016). Distribution and Diversity of Pathogenic Leptospira Species in Peri-domestic Surface Waters from South Central Chile. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(8)

Mason MR, Gonzalez M, Hodges JS, Muñoz-Zanzi C. (2015). Protective practices against zoonotic infections among rural and slum communities from South Central Chile. BMC public health, (15)

Salgado M, Otto B, Moroni M, Sandoval E, Reinhardt G, Boqvist S, Encina C, Muñoz-Zanzi C. (2015). Isolation of Leptospira interrogans serovar Hardjoprajitno from a calf with clinical leptospirosis in Chile. BMC veterinary research, (11)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Saavedra F, Otth C, Domancich L, Hott M, Padula P. (2015). Serological evidence of hantavirus infection in apparently healthy people from rural and slum communities in southern Chile. Viruses, 7(4)

Hegstad-Davies RL, Torres SM, Sharkey LC, Gresch SC, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Davies PR. (2015). Breed-specific reference intervals for assessing thyroid function in seven dog breeds. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 27(6)

Espejo LA, Zagmutt FJ, Groenendaal H, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Wells SJ. (2015). Evaluation of performance of bacterial culture of feces and serum ELISA across stages of Johne's disease in cattle using a Bayesian latent class model. Journal of dairy science, 98(11)

Lelu M, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Higgins B, Galloway R. (2015). Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis in dogs from rural and slum communities of Los Rios Region, Chile. BMC veterinary research, (11)

Mimica F, Munoz-Zanzi C, Torres M, Padilla O. (2015). [Toxoplasmosis, a parasitic zoonoses prevalent in Chile: count and challenges]. Revista chilena de infectologia : organo oficial de la Sociedad Chilena de Infectologia, 32(5)

Schneider MC, Najera P, Pereira MM, Machado G, dos Anjos CB, Rodrigues RO, Cavagni GM, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Corbellini LG, Leone M, Buss DF, Aldighieri S, Espinal MA. (2015). Leptospirosis in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: An Ecosystem Approach in the Animal-Human Interface. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(11)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Mason MR, Encina C, Astroza A, Romero A. (2014). Leptospira contamination in household and environmental water in rural communities in southern Chile. International journal of environmental research and public health, 11(7)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Mason M, Encina C, Gonzalez M, Berg S. (2014). Household characteristics associated with rodent presence and Leptospira infection in rural and urban communities from Southern Chile. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 90(3)

Linhares LL, Yang M, Sreevatsan S, Munoz-Zanzi CA, Torremorell M, Davies PR. (2015). The effect of anatomic site and age on detection of Staphylococcus aureus in pigs. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 27(1)

Allwood P, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Chang M, Brown PD. (2014). Knowledge, perceptions, and environmental risk factors among Jamaican households with a history of leptospirosis. Journal of infection and public health, 7(4)

Sepúlveda MA, Seguel M, Alvarado-Rybak M, Verdugo C, Munoz-Zanzi C, Tamayo R. (2015). Postmortem findings in four south American sea lions (Otaria byronia) from an urban colony in Valdivia, Chile. Journal of wildlife diseases, 51(1)

Davies PR, Alexander BH, Bender JB, Deen J, Dewey CE, Funk JA, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, O'Sullivan MG, Singer RS, Sreevatsan S, Stärk KD, Stevenson MA. Livestock density as risk factor for livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, The Netherlands. Emerging infectious diseases, 19(9)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Williams-Nguyen J, Belongia EA. (2013). A sero-survey of toxoplasmosis in farm and non-farm children from Wisconsin, United States, 1997-1999. BMC public health, (13)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Tamayo R, Balboa J, Hill D. (2012). Detection of oocyst-associated toxoplasmosis in swine from southern Chile. Zoonoses and public health, 59(6)

Hill D, Coss C, Dubey JP, Wroblewski K, Sautter M, Hosten T, Munoz-Zanzi C, Mui E, Withers S, Boyer K, Hermes G, Coyne J, Jagdis F, Burnett A, McLeod P, Morton H, Robinson D, McLeod R. (2011). Identification of a sporozoite-specific antigen from Toxoplasma gondii. The Journal of parasitology, 97(2)

Raizman EA, Wells SJ, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Tavornpanich S. (2011). Estimated within-herd prevalence (WHP) of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in a sample of Minnesota dairy herds using bacterial culture of pooled fecal samples. Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire, 75(2)

Munoz-Zanzi CA, Fry P, Lesina B, Hill D. (2010). Toxoplasma gondii oocyst-specific antibodies and source of infection. Emerging infectious diseases, 16(10)

Sepúlveda MA, Munoz-Zanzi C, Rosenfeld C, Jara R, Pelican KM, Hill D. (2011). Toxoplasma gondii in feral American minks at the Maullín river, Chile. Veterinary parasitology, 175(1-2)

Zimmerman JJ, Jacobs AC, Hermann JR, Munoz-Zanzi C, Prickett JR, Roof MB, Yoon KJ. (2010). Stability of Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus at ambient temperatures. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 22(2)

Lukas JM, Reneau JK, Wallace R, Hawkins D, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2009). A novel method of analyzing daily milk production and electrical conductivity to predict disease onset. Journal of dairy science, 92(12)

Sharkey L, Gjevre K, Hegstad-Davies R, Torres S, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2009). Breed-associated variability in serum biochemical analytes in four large-breed dogs. Veterinary clinical pathology, 38(3)

Rovira A, Abrahante J, Murtaugh M, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2009). Reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification for the detection of Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 21(3)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Trampel D, Hanson T, Harrison K, Goyal S, Cortinas R, Lauer D. (2009). Field estimation of the flock-level diagnostic specificity of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Avian metapneumovirus antibodies in turkeys. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 21(2)

Hermann JR, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Zimmerman JJ. (2009). A method to provide improved dose-response estimates for airborne pathogens in animals: an example using porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. Veterinary microbiology, 133(3)

Rovira A, Cano JP, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2008). Feasibility of pooled-sample testing for the detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus antibodies on serum samples by ELISA. Veterinary microbiology, 130(1-2)

Schefers J, Munoz-Zanzi C, Collins JE, Goyal SM, Ames TR. (2008). Serological evaluation of precolostral serum samples to detect Bovine viral diarrhea virus infections in large commercial dairy herds. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 20(5)

Tavornpanich S, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Wells SJ, Raizman EA, Carpenter TE, Johnson WO, Gardner IA. (2008). Simulation model for evaluation of testing strategies for detection of paratuberculosis in midwestern US dairy herds. Preventive veterinary medicine, 83(1)

Lukas JM, Reneau JK, Munoz-Zanzi C, Kinsel ML. (2008). Predicting somatic cell count standard violations based on herd's bulk tank somatic cell count. Part II: Consistency index. Journal of dairy science, 91(1)

Mondaca-Fernández E, Meyns T, Munoz-Zanzi C, Trincado C, Morrison RB. (2007). Experimental quantification of the transmission of Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire, 71(2)

Rovira A, Clement T, Christopher-Hennings J, Thompson B, Engle M, Reicks D, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2007). Evaluation of the sensitivity of reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction to detect porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus on individual and pooled samples from boars. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 19(5)

Rovira A, Reicks D, Munoz-Zanzi C. (2007). Evaluation of surveillance protocols for detecting porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in boar studs by simulation modeling. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 19(5)

Muñoz-Zanzi C, Thurmond M, Hietala S, Johnson W. (2006). Factors affecting sensitivity and specificity of pooled-sample testing for diagnosis of low prevalence infections. Preventive veterinary medicine, 74(4)

Hermann J, Hoff S, Munoz-Zanzi C, Yoon KJ, Roof M, Burkhardt A, Zimmerman J. (2006). Effect of temperature and relative humidity on the stability of infectious porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in aerosols. Veterinary research, 38(1)

Hermann JR, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Roof MB, Burkhart K, Zimmerman JJ. (2005). Probability of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus infection as a function of exposure route and dose. Veterinary microbiology, 110(1-2)

Maherchandani S, Patnayak DP, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Lauer D, Goyal SM. (2005). Evaluation of five different antigens in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of avian pneumovirus antibodies. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 17(1)

Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Thurmond MC, Hietala SK. (2004). Effect of bovine viral diarrhea virus infection on fertility of dairy heifers. Theriogenology, 61(6)

Maherchandani S, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Patnayak DP, Malik YS, Goyal SM. (2004). The effect of pooling sera on the detection of avian pneumovirus antibodies using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 16(6)

Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Hietala SK, Thurmond MC, Johnson WO. (2003). Quantification, risk factors, and health impact of natural congenital infection with bovine viral diarrhea virus in dairy calves. American journal of veterinary research, 64(3)

Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Thurmond MC, Johnson WO, Hietala SK. (2002). Predicted ages of dairy calves when colostrum-derived bovine viral diarrhea virus antibodies would no longer offer protection against disease or interfere with vaccination. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 221(5)

Adaska JM, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Hietala SK. (2002). Evaluation of result variability with a commercial Johne's disease enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kit and repeat testing of samples. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 14(5)

Thurmond MC, Johnson WO, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Su CL, Hietala SK. (2002). A method of probability diagnostic assignment that applies bayes theorem for use in serologic diagnostics, using an example of Neospora caninum infection in cattle. American journal of veterinary research, 63(3)

Rush DM, Thurmond MC, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Hietala SK. (2001). Descriptive epidemiology of postnatal bovine viral diarrhea virus infection in intensively managed dairy heifers. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 219(10)

Thurmond MC, Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Hietala SK. (2001). Effect of calfhood vaccination on transmission of bovine viral diarrhea virus under typical drylot dairy conditions. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 219(7)

Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Johnson WO, Thurmond MC, Hietala SK. (2000). Pooled-sample testing as a herd-screening tool for detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus persistently infected cattle. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc, 12(3)

Muñoz-Zanzi CA, Thurmond MC, Hird DW, Lerche NW. (1999). Effect of weaning time and associated management practices on postweaning chronic diarrhea in captive rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Laboratory animal science, 49(6)

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