Projects

Chronic Wasting Disease

Deer heads - CWD project
©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

 

Deer Management Program

Lyme Disease

Tick collection - White-footed mouse
©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

 

Home range of domestic cats

Home range free-roaming cats - Radio telemetry
©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

 

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasma gondii - Immunofluorescence
©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

 

River otters

River Otter Necropsy. ©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

 

Leptospirosis

Blood sample from anesthetized raccoon
©Wildlife Veterinary Epidemiology Laboratory – Illinois Natural History Survey

 

Historical Distribution of Ticks in the State of Illinois

 

Haemosporidian Parasites

©Wild Turkey. Salt Fork River, Fairmount, IL. Photo by Leellen Solter.

Bat Epidemiological Research

Little brown bat; close-up of nose with fungus, New York, Oct. 2008. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service