University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Jenkins, Emily

Associate Professor
Veterinary Microbiology
Office Location: WCVM 2691
Phone: 306-966-2569
Fax: 306-966-7244
Email: emily.jenkins@usask.ca


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Publications

E.J. Jenkins, J.M. Schurer, and K.M. Gesy. 2011. Old problems on a new playing field: helminth zoonoses transmitted among dogs, wildlife, and people in a changing northern climate.  Veterinary Parasitology 182(1): 54-69.

Jenkins EJ, Veitch AM, Kutz SJ, Bollinger T, Chirino-Trejo M, Elkin BT, West K, Hoberg EP, Polley L. 2007. "Protostrongylid parasites and pneumonia in captive and wild thinhorn sheep (Ovis dalli). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 43: 189-205.

Jenkins EJ, Veitch AM, Kutz SJ, Hoberg EP, 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. 132(3): 387-401.

Jenkins EJ, Kutz SJ, Hoberg EP, Polley L. 2006. "Bionomics of larvae of Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) in experimentally-infected gastropod intermediate hosts." Journal of Parasitology. 92(2): 298-305.

Jenkins EJ, Appleyard GD, Hoberg EP, Rosenthal BP, Kutz SJ, Veitch AM, Schwantje HM, Elkin BT, 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.

Jenkins EJ, Hoberg EP, Polley L. 2005. "Development and pathogenesis of Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) in experimentally infected thinhorn sheep (Ovis dalli)." Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 41(4): 669-682.

Jenkins EJ. 2005. "Ecological investigation of a new host-parasite relationship: Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei in thinhorn sheep (Ovis dalli). PhD thesis. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 213 p.

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B.A. Wagner, E. P. Hoberg, C. M. Somers, C. Soos, H. Fenton, and E.J. Jenkins.  2012.  Gastrointestinal helminth parasites of double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) at four sites in Saskatchewan, Canada, 2006-2007. Comparative Parasitology 79(2): 275-282.

S.A. Elmore, E.J. Jenkins, K.P. Huyvaert, L. Polley, J.J. Root, and C.G. Moore. 2012.  Toxoplasma gondii in circumpolar people and wildlife. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 12(1): 1-9.

C. Soos, E. J. Parmley, K. McAloney, B. Pollard, E.J. Jenkins, F. Kibenge, and F.A. Leighton.  2012.  Bait trapping linked to higher avian influenza virus detection in wild ducks. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(2): 444-448. 

E.J. Parmley, C. Soos, A. Breault, M. Fortin, E. Jenkins, F. Kibenge, R. King, K. McAloney, J. Pasick, S. P. Pryor, J. Robinson, J. Rodrigue, and F.A Leighton, 2011.  Detection of low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild ducks from Canada: comparison of two sampling methods. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47(2): 466-470.

C.G. Himsworth, S. Skinner, B. Chaban, E. Jenkins, B.A. Wagner, N. J. Harms, F.A. Leighton, R.C.A. Thompson, and J. E. Hill, 2010. Multiple zoonotic pathogens identified in canine feces collected from a remote Canadian indigenous community.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 83(2): 338-341.  

C.G. Himsworth, E.J. Jenkins, J. Hill, M. Nsungu, M. Ndao, R.C.A. Thompson, C. Covacin, A. Ash, B. Wagner, A. McConnell, F.A. Leighton, and S. Skinner, 2010.  Emergence of sylvatic Echinococcus granulosus as a parasitic zoonosis of public health concern in an indigenous Canadian community. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 82(4): 643-645.

J. Pasick, Y. Berhane, H. Kehler, T. Hisanaga, K. Handel, J. Robinson, D. Ojkic, F. Kibenge, M. Fortin, R. King, A. Hamel, D. Spiro, J. Parmley, C. Soos, E. Jenkins, A. Breault, D. Caswell, C. Davies, J. Rodrigue, K. McAloney, and F. Leighton, 2010. Survey of influenza A viruses circulating in wild birds in Canada 2005 to 2007.  Avian Diseases 54:440-445.

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

W.J. Foreyt, E. J. Jenkins, and G.D Appleyard, 2009.  Transmission of lungworms (Muellerius capillaris) from domestic goats to bighorn sheep on common pasture.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45 (2): 272-278.

Hoberg EP, Polley L, Jenkins EJ, Kutz SJ. 2008. "Pathogens of domestic and free-ranging ungulates: global climate change in temperate and boreal latitudes across North America." Revue Scientifique et Technique de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Sante Animale (special issue “Climate change: impact on the epidemiology and control of animal diseases”) 27(2): 511-528.

Hoberg EP, Polley L, Jenkins EJ, Kutz SJ, Veitch AM, Elkin BT. 2008. "Integrated approaches and empirical models for investigation of parasitic diseases in northern wildlife." Emerging Infectious Diseases. 14(1): 10-17.

Kutz SJ, Asmundsson I, Hoberg EP, Appleyard GD, Jenkins EJ, et al. 2007. "Serendipitous discovery of a novel protostrongylid (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) in caribou (Rangifer tarandus), muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus), and moose (Alces americanus) from high latitudes of North America based on DNA sequence comparisons." Canadian Journal of Zoology. 85(11): 1143-1156.

J.A. Cook, E. P. Hoberg, A. Koehler, H. Henttonen, L. Wickstrom, V. Haukisalmi, K. Galbreath, F. Chernyavski, N. Dokuchaev, A. Lahzuhtkin, S.O. MacDonald, A. Hope, E. Waltari, A. Runck, A. Veitch, R. Popko, E. Jenkins, S. Kutz, and R. Eckerlin, 2005.  Beringia: Intercontinental exchange and diversification of high latitude mammals and their parasites during the Pliocene and Quaternary.  Mammal Science, 30: S33-S44.

Bradley MJ, Kutz SJ, Jenkins EJ, O’Hara TM. 2005. "The potential impact of climate change on infectious diseases of Arctic fauna." International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 64(5): 468-477.

Hoberg EP, Jenkins EJ, Rosenthal BM, Wong M, Erbe EF, Kutz SJ, 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.

Kutz SJ, Hoberg EP, Polley L, Jenkins EJ. 2005. "Global warming and dynamics of Arctic host-parasite systems." Proceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences. 272(1581): 2571-2576.

E.P. Hoberg, S. J. Kutz, J. Nagy, E. J. Jenkins, B. T. Elkin, M. Branigan, and D. Cooley.  2002.  Protostrongylus stilesi (Protostrongylidae), ecological isolation and putative host switching between Dall’s sheep and muskoxen in a contact zone. Comparative Parasitology, 69: 1-9.

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