Selected Publications, Wendy Turner

  • W.C. Turner, M. Küsters, W. Versfeld & I. Horak. 2016. Ixodid tick diversity on wild mammals, birds, and reptiles in and around Etosha National Park, Namibia, African Journal of Ecology.
  • Valseth, K., C.L. Nesbø, W.R. Easterday, W.C. Turner, J.S. Olsen, N.C. Stenseth, T.H.A. Haverkamp. 2016. Draft genomes of two Bacillus anthracis strains from Etosha National Park, Namibia, Genome Announcements, 4(4): e00861-16.
  • Turner, W.C., B.L. Penzhorn & W.M. Getz. 2016. Description of three new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) in Namibia, Comparative Parasitology, 83(2): 202-211.
  • Turner. W.C., K.L. Kausrud, W. Beyer, W.R. Easterday, Z.R. Barandongo, E. Blaschke, C.C. Cloete, J. Lazak, H.H. Ganz, M.N. Van Ert, P.C.B. Turnbull, N.C. Stenseth & W.M. Getz. 2016. Lethal exposure: An integrated approach to pathogen transmission via environmental reservoirs, Scientific Reports, 6:27311.
  • Cizauskas, C.A., W.C. Turner, N.I. Pitts, W.M. Getz. 2015. Seasonal patterns of hormones, macroparasites and microparasites in wild African ungulates: the interplay between stress, reproduction and disease. PLoS ONE, 10:e0120800.
  • Cizauskas, C. A., W.C. Turner, B. Wagner, M. Küsters, R.E. Vance, W.M. Getz. 2014. Gastrointestinal helminths may affect host susceptibility to anthrax through seasonal immune trade-offs, BMC Ecology, 14:27.
  • Turner, W.C., K.L. Kausrud, Y.S. Krishnappa, J.P.G.M. Cromsigt, H.H. Ganz, I. Mapaure, C.C. Cloete, Z. Havarua, M. Küsters, W.M. Getz, N.C. Stenseth. 2014. Fatal attraction: vegetation responses to nutrient inputs attract herbivores to infectious anthrax carcass sites, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281: 20141785.
  • Krishnappa, Y.S. & W.C. Turner. 2014. Software for minimalistic data management in large camera trap studies, Ecological Informatics, 24: 11-16.
  • Ganz, H.H., W.C. Turner, E.L. Brodie, M. Küsters, Y. Shi, H. Sibanda, T. Torok and W.M. Getz. 2014. Interactions between Bacillus anthracis and plants may promote anthrax transmission, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(6): e2903.
  • Kamath, P.L., W.C. Turner, M. Küsters, & W.M. Getz. 2014. Parasite-mediated selection drives an immunogenetic trade-off in plains zebra (Equus quagga), Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281: 20140077.
  • Havarua, Z., W.C. Turner, J.K.E. Mfune. 2014. Seasonal variation in foraging behavior of plains zebras (Equus quagga) may alter contact with the anthrax bacterium (Bacillus anthracis), Canadian Journal of Zoology, 92: 331-337.
  • Cizauskas, C.A., S.E. Bellan, W.C. Turner, R.E. Vance, W.M. Getz. 2014. Frequent and seasonally variable sublethal anthrax infections are accompanied by short-lived immunity in an endemic system, Journal of Animal Ecology, 83: 1078-1090.
  • Lyons, A.J., W.C. Turner, & W.M. Getz. 2013. Home range plus: A space-time characterization of movement over real landscapes, Movement Ecology, 1:2.
  • Turner, W.C., P. Imologhome, Z. Havarua, G.P. Kaaya, J.K.E. Mfune, I.D.T. Mpofu & W.M. Getz. 2013. Soil ingestion, nutrition and the seasonality of anthrax in herbivores of Etosha National Park, Ecosphere, 4(1): art13.
  • Beyer, W., S. Bellan, G. Eberle, H.H. Ganz, W.M. Getz, R. Haumacher, K.A. Hilss, W. Kilian, J. Lazak, W.C. Turner & P.C.B. Turnbull. 2012. Distribution and molecular evolution of Bacillus anthracis genotypes in Namibia, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6(3): e1534.
  • Turner, W.C., W.D. Versfeld, J.W. Kilian & W.M. Getz. 2012. Synergistic effects of seasonal rainfall, parasites and demography on fluctuations in springbok body condition, Journal of Animal Ecology, 81: 58-69.
  • Thurber, M.I., C.E. O’Connell-Rodwell, W.C. Turner, K. Nambandi, C. Kinzley, T.C. Rodwell, C.T. Faulkner, S.A. Felt & D.M. Bouley. 2011. Effects of rainfall, host demography and musth on strongyle fecal egg counts in African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in Namibia, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 47(1): 172-181.
  • Turner, W.C. & W.M. Getz. 2010. Seasonal and demographic factors influencing gastrointestinal parasitism in ungulates of Etosha National Park, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 46(4): 1108-1119.
  • Turner, W.C., C.A. Cizauskas, & W.M. Getz. 2010. Variation in fecal water content may bias quantitative estimates of parasite intensity in wild African herbivores, Journal of Helminthology, 84: 99-105.
  • Jolles, A.E., V.O. Ezenwa, R.S. Etienne, W.C. Turner, & H. Olff. 2008. Interactions between macroparasites and microparasites drive patterns of infection in free-ranging African buffalo, Ecology, 89(8): 2239-2250.
  • Clegg, S. & Wildlife Anthrax Epizootic Workshop Working Group1. Preparedness for anthrax epizootics in wildlife areas [conference summary]. Emerging Infectious Diseases [serial on the Internet]. 2006 Jul [date cited] Available from http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol12no07/06-0458.htm
  • Working Group: W. Amanfu, R. Bengis, W. Beyer, C. Cizauskas, B. Clegg, S. Clegg, V. de Vos, H. Ebedes, C. Foggin, S. Hargreaves, M. Hofmeyr, A. Kaufmann, M. Kock, R. Kock, F. Leendertz, R. Leuenberger, P. Lindeque, N. Marano, P. Morkel, C. Pereira, P. Turnbull, W. Turner, & C. Wenham
  • Turner, W.C., A.E. Jolles, & N. Owen-Smith. 2005. Alternating sexual segregation during the mating season by male African buffalo (Syncerus caffer), Journal of Zoology, 267: 291-299.