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SM Reed, DK Howe,  JK Morrow, A Graves, MR Yeargan, AL Johnson, RJ MacKay, M Furr, WJA Saville and NM Williams (2013) Accurate antemortem diagnosis  of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) based on detecting intrathecal antibodies against Sarcocystis neurona using the SnSAG2 and SnSAG4/3 ELISAs. J. Veterinary Internal Medicine 27:1193-1200

AL Johnson, JK Morrow and RW Sweeney (2013) Indirect fluorescent antibody test and surface antigen ELISAs for antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.  J. Vet. Intern. Med. 27:596-599

CM Brown, JK Morrow, CL Carleton, B Ramanathan, R Reddy, V Vaidya, SM Karthikeyan, AA Zulfikar and VS Kannadkar (2006) Persistence of serum antibodies to  Sarcocystis neurona  in horses moved from North America to India.   J. Veterinary Internal Medicine 20: 994-997

JS Hoane,  JK Morrow, WJ Saville, JP Dubey, DE Granstrom and DK Howe (2005) Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for the detection of equine antibodies specific to  Sarcocystis neurona surface antigens. Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology 12: 1050-1056

JS Hoane, MR Yeargen, S Stamper, WS Saville, JK Morrow, DS Lindsay and DK Howe  (2005) Recombinant NhSAG1 ELISA: a sensitive and specific assay for detecting antibodies against Neospora hughesi in equine serum. J. Parasitology 91: 446-452

S Witonsky, JK Morrow, C Leger, J Dascanio, V Buechner-Maxwell, W Palmer, K Kline and A Cook (2004)  Sarcocystis  neurona-  specific immunoglobulin G in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid of horses administered the S. neurona vaccine.  J. Veterinary Internal Medicine 18: 98-103

BG Bentz, KA Ealey, J Morrow, PL Claypool and JT Saliki (2003) Seroprevalence of antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona in equids residing in Oklahoma. J. Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 15: 597-600

BM Daft, BC Barr, IA Gardner, D Read, W Bell, KG Peyser, A Ardans, H Kinde and JK Morrow (2002) Sensitivity and specificity of western blot testing  of cerebrospinal fluid and serum for diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in horses with and without neurologic abnormalities. JAVMA 221: 1007-1013

AG Cook, V Buechner-Maxwell, LL Donaldson, NA Parker, DL Ward and  JK Morrow   (2002) Detection of antibodies against Sarcocystis neurona  in cerebrospinal fluid from clinically normal neonatal foals. JAVMA 220: 208-211

AG Cook, V Buechner-Maxwell, JK Morrow, DL Ward, NA Parker, JJ Dascanio, WB Ley and W Cooper (2001) Interpretation of the detection of Sarcocystis neurona antibodies in the serum of young horses. Veterinary Parasitology 95: 187-195

MM Miller, CR Sweeney, GE Russell,  RM Sheetz  and  JK Morrow  (1999)  Effects of blood contamination of cerebrospinal fluid on western blot analysis for  Sarcocystis neurona  and on albumin quotient and immunoglobulin G index in horses.   Journal American Veterinary Medical Association [JAVMA} 215: 67–70


Abstracts and Oral Presentations:

AC Renier,  JK Morrow, A Graves, CJ Finno, DK Howe, S Owens, E Tamez-Trevino, AE Packham, PA Conrad and N Pusterla (2012) Diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis using indirect fluorescent antibody testing and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay titer ratios for

Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi.  ACVIM annual meeting, New Orleans, LA AL Johnson, JK Morrow and RW Sweeney (2012) Comparison of an IFAT and SAG ELISAs for antemortem diagnosis of EPM in naturally occurring cases.  ACVIM annual meeting, New Orleans, LA

R  Keene, J Tuttle, L Mittel, J Morrow and F Andrews (2012) Prevalence of serum neutralizing antibodies to equine rhinitis A and equine rhinitis B virus (ERV1 and ERV2) in select regions of the United States.  ACVIM annual meeting, New Orleans, LA

SM Reed, DK Howe, MR Yeargan,  JK Morrow, AJ Graves and  WJA Saville (2010) New quantitative assays for the differential diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). ACVIM annual meeting, Anaheim, CA

H Aceto, B Dallap, K O’Shea, A Graves, J Morrow and S Rankin (2008) Validation of real-time PCR for targeted surveillance of Salmonella in equine colic patients.  AAVLD annual meeting, Oct 24-29, Greensboro NC

JK Morrow and SM Reed (2007) Prevalence of Sarcocystis neurona  IgG in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) submitted to Equine Biodiagnostic/IDEXX (EBI) from 2000-2005. ACVIM annual meeting, Seattle, WA

CM Brown, JK Morrow and CL Carleton (2006) Antibodies to Sarcocystis neurona are present in horses for many years following their removal from endemic areas.  ACVIM annual meeting, Louisville, KY

JK Morrow, SM Reed and DE Granstrom (2006) Seroprevalence of Sarcocystis neurona  IgG in United States submissions to Equine Biodiagnostics (EBI): a retrospective analysis of 2000-2005. ACVIM annual meeting, Louisville, KY

JF Timoney, A. Graves, S. Muthupalani and  J Morrow  (2004) Evaluation of SeM, Se75.3 and Se18.7 in ELISAs for serum antibody to Streptococcus equi.  AAVLD annual meeting, October 21-28, Greensboro, NC

JS Hoane, JK Morrow and DK Howe (2004) Analysis of equine antibody isotype responses to Sarcocystis neurona surface antigens. Meeting of the AAVP, July 24-28, Philadelphia, PA

JS Hoane, JK Morrow, WS Saville and DK Howe (2004) Neospora hughesi seroprevalence in equids. Meeting of the AAVP, July 24-28, Philadelphia, PA

JS Hoane, M Yeargen, S Stamper,  D Lindsay, B Saville,  JK Morrow  and DK Howe (2003) Modification of a recombinant antigen ELISA for detection of anti-Neospora hughesi antibodies in equine samples.  Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists [AAVP], July 19-22, Denver, CO

S Witonsky,  J Morrow, C Leger, J Dascanio, V Buechner-Maxwell, W Palmer, K Kline and A Cook (2002) Vaccination of horses with Sarcocystis neurona vaccine: analysis of specific IgG in serum and cerebrospinal fluid. Proceedings of the American College of Internal Medicine, p.29

MM Miller, CR Sweeney, GE Russell, RM Sheetz  and  JK Morrow  (1998) Effect of iatrogenic blood-contaminated equine csf  on  Sarcocystis neurona western blot reactivity and csf indices. Proceedings of the American Association of Equine Practitioners 44:138-139


Invited talks:

J Morrow (2008) Practical uses of molecular diagnostics in equine medicine. VLA annual meeting, Oct 6, Atlantic City, NJ


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