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ENETWILD-consortium,Pascual R, Acevedo P, Apollonio M, Blanco-Aguiar JA, Body G, Casaer J, Ferroglio E, GomezMolina A, Illanas S, Jansen P, Keuling O, Palencia P, Plis K, Podgórski T,RuizRodriguez C,Scandura M, Smith GC, Vada R, Zanet S and Vicente J.

Report of the 2nd Annual General Meeting of ENETWILD 5-6th October 2021 (


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Kathrin Jeske ,  Herbert Tomaso , Christian Imholt ,  Jana Schulz ,Olivia Beerli ,  Josef Suchomel ,  Marta Heroldova ,  Jens Jacob , Christoph Staubach Rainer G. Ulrich1

Detection of Francisella tularensis in three vole species in Central Europe (Download here!)


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ENETWILD consortium, Oliver Keuling, Marie Sange, Pelayo Acevedo, Tomasz Podgorski, Graham Smith, Massimo Scandura, Marco Apollonio, Ezio Ferroglio and Joaquín Vicente

Guidance on estimation of wild boar population abundance and density: methods, challenges, possibilities (Download here!)


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Jana Sonnenburg* , Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis, Thijs Kuiken, Ezio Ferroglio, Rainer G. Ulrich,
Franz J. Conraths, Christian Gortázar, Christoph Staubach and APHAEA project partners 

Harmonizing methods for wildlife abundance estimation and pathogen detection in Europe—a questionnaire survey on three selected host-pathogen combinations  (Download here!)


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Chiari M., Ferrari N., Bertoletti M., Avisani D., Cerioli M., Zanoni M., Alborali L.G., Lanfranchi P., Lelli D., Martin A.M., Lavazza A. 

Long-Term Surveillance of Aujeszky's Disease in the Alpine Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) (Download here!)

Haas, C., Rossi, S., Meier, R., Ryser-Degiorgis, M-P.

Evaluation of a Commercial ELISA for the Detection of Antibodies to Sarcoptes scabiei in Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) (Download here!)

Olivia Beerli, Sohvi Blatter, Mariana Boadella, Janne Schöning, Sarah Schmitt, Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis 

Towards harmonised procedures in wildlife epidemiological investigations: A serosurvey of infection with Mycobacterium bovis and closely related agents in wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Switzerland  (Download here!)

Roman Kaspar Meier, Francisco Ruiz-Fons, Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis

A picture of trends in Aujeszky’s disease virus exposure in wild boar in the Swiss
and European contexts (Download here!)


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Acevedo, P., González-Quirós, P., Prieto, J.M., Etherington, T.R., Gortázar, C., Balseiro, A.

Generalizing and transferring spatial models: A case study to predict Eurasian badger abundance in Atlantic Spain. Ecol. Modell. 275, 1–8.

Acevedo, P., Quirós-Fernández, F., Casal, J., Vicente, J.

Spatial distribution of wild boar population abundance: Basic information for spatial epidemiology and wildlife management. Ecol. Indic. 36, 594–600.

Beerli O, Blatter S, Boadella M, Schöning J, Schmitt S, Ryser-Degiorgis M-P

Towards harmonised procedures in wildlife epidemiological investigations: A serosurvey of infection with Mycobacterium bovis and closely related agents in wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Switzerland. The Veterinary Journal 203(1) 131-133.

Byrne, A.W., Acevedo, P., Green, S., O’Keeffe, J.

Estimating badger social-group abundance in the Republic of Ireland using cross-validated species distribution modelling. Ecol. Indic. 43, 94–102.

Queiros, J., Vicente, J., Boadella, M., Gortázar, C., Alves, P.C.

The impact of management practices and past demographic history on the genetic diversity of red deer (Cervus elaphus): an assessment of population and individual fitness. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 111, 209–223.

Ruiz-Fons, F., Sánchez-Matamoros, A., Gortázar, C., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M.

The role of wildlife in bluetongue virus maintenance in Europe: lessons learned after the natural infection in Spain. Virus Res. 182, 50–8.

Segura, A., Acevedo, P., Rodríguez, O., Naves, J., Obeso, J.R. Biotic and abiotic factors modulating wild boar relative abundance in Atlantic Spain. Eur. J. Wildl. Res. 60, 469–476.


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Mentaberre, G., Gutiérrez, C., Rodríguez, N.F., Joseph, S., González-Barrio, D., Cabezón, O., de la Fuente, J., Gortazar, C., Boadella, M.

A transversal study on antibodies against selected pathogens in dromedary camels in the Canary Islands, Spain. Vet. Microbiol. 167, 468–73.

Muñoz-Mendoza, M., Marreros, N., Boadella, M., Gortázar, C., Menéndez, S., de Juan, L., Bezos, J., Romero, B., Copano, M.F., Amado, J., Sáez, J.L., Mourelo, J., Balseiro, A.,

Wild boar tuberculosis in Iberian Atlantic Spain: a different picture from Mediterranean habitats. BMC Vet. Res. 9, 176.

Richomme, C., Boadella, M., Courcoul, A., Durand, B., Drapeau, A., Corde, Y., Hars, J., Payne, A., Fediaevsky, A., Boschiroli, M.L.

Exposure of wild boar to Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in France since 2000 is consistent with the distribution of bovine tuberculosis outbreaks in cattle. PLoS One 8, e77842.


Ruiz-Fons, F., Ferroglio, E., Gortázar, C., Leishmania infantum in free-ranging hares, Spain, 2004-2010. Euro Surveill. 18, 20541.
Santos, J.P.V., Fernández-de-Mera, I.G., Acevedo, P., Boadella, M., Fierro, Y., Vicente, J., Gortázar, C.

Optimizing the sampling effort to evaluate body condition in ungulates: A case study on red deer. Ecol. Indic. 30, 65–71.

Vicente, J., Barasona, J.A., Acevedo, P., Ruiz-Fons, J.F., Boadella, M., Diez-Delgado, I., Beltran-Beck, B., González-Barrio, D., Queirós, J., Montoro, V., de la Fuente, J., Gortazar, C. Temporal trend of tuberculosis in wild ungulates from Mediterranean Spain. Transbound. Emerg. Dis. 60 Suppl 1, 92–103.


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Boadella, M., Barasona, J.A., Pozio, E., Montoro, V., Vicente, J., Gortazar, C., Acevedo, P.

Spatio-temporal trends and risk factors for Trichinella species infection in wild boar (Sus scrofa) populations of central Spain: A long-term study. Int. J. Parasitol.