Areas of Interest
- Immunology and pathology of early/subclinical paratuberculosis of cattle
- Mechanisms of innate immunity in the intestine
- Gamma-delta T cells during anti-mycobacterial immunity
- Plattner, Brandon L, Yu-Wei Chiang, James A Roth, Ratree Platt, Elise Huffman, Jean Zylstra and Jesse M Hostetter. Direct inoculation of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis into ileocecal Peyer’s patches results in colonization of the intestine in a calf model. Accepted Veterinary Pathology, February 2010.
- Sponseller, Beatrice T, Brandon L Plattner and Jesse M Hostetter. Granulomatous interstitial nephritis caused by Halicephalobus gingivalis. Accepted Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, February 2010.
- Plattner, Brandon L, Robert T Doyle and Jesse M Hostetter. Gamma-delta T cell subsets are differentially associated with granuloma development and organization in a bovine model of mycobacterial disease. International Journal of Experimental Pathology. 90(6): 587-597. December 2009.
- Plattner, Brandon L and Jesse M Hostetter. Cutaneous viral papilloma with local extension and subungual cyst formation in a dog. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 21(4): 551-554. July 2009.
- Stabel JR, MV Palmer, B Harris, B Plattner, J Hostetter and S Robbe-Austerman. Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in neonatal calves after oral or intraperitoneal experimental infection. Veterinary Microbiology. 136 (3-4): 306-313. 12 May 2009.
- Lei, Lying, Brandon L Plattner and Jesse M Hostetter. Live Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and a killed-bacterium vaccine induce distinct subcutaneous granulomas, with unique cellular and cytokine profiles. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 15 (5):1-15. 2008.
- Staats, JJ, Brandon L Plattner, Jerome Nietfeld, Steve Dritz and MM Chengappa. Use of ribotyping and hemolysin activity to identify highly virulent Streptococcus suis type 2 isolates. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 36(1):15-19. 1998.
- Staats JJ, Brandon L Plattner, George C Stewart and MM Chengappa. Presence of the Streptococcus suis suilysin gene and expression of MRP and EF correlates with high virulence in Streptococcus suis type 2 isolates. Veterinary Microbiology. 70:201-211. 1999.
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