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Differential Response of the Chicken Trachea to Chronic Infection with Virulent Mycoplasma gallisepticum Strain Ap3AS and Vaxsafe MG (Strain ts-304): a Transcriptional ProfileRead more
Nadeeka Wawegama's selected work
Evaluation Of Cow Milk Samples In An Indirect Elisa For Detection Of Anti M.Bovis Antibodi..
Mycoplasma gallisepticum strain ts-304 is a safe and effective live attenuated vaccine for..
Mycoplasma bovis Membrane Protein MilA is a Multifunctional Lipase with Novel Lipid and Gl..
Use Of A Novel Serological Test For Epidemiological Investigations Of Mycoplasma Bovis Out..
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Differential Response of the Chicken Trachea to Chronic Infection with Virulent Mycoplasma gallisepticum Strain Ap3AS and Vaxsafe MG (Strain ts-304): a Transcriptional Profile
Sathya N Kulappu Arachchige, Neil D Young, Pollob K Shil, Alistair R Legione, Anna Kanci Condello, Glenn F Browning, Nadeeka K Wawegama
Journal article | 2020 | Infection and Immunity
Mycoplasma gallisepticum is the primary etiological agent of chronic respiratory disease in chickens. Live attenuated vaccines are..
Mycoplasma gallisepticum strain ts-304 is a safe and effective live attenuated vaccine for use in chickens.
Anna Kanci Condello, Gregory J Underwood, Pollob K Shil, Amir H Noormohammadi, Philip F Markham, Nadeeka K Wawegama, Glenn F Browning
Journal article | 2020 | Veterinary Microbiology
Vaxsafe MG (strain ts-11) is a live attenuated vaccine against the important poultry pathogen Mycoplasma gallisepticum that has be..
Mycoplasma bovis Membrane Protein MilA is a Multifunctional Lipase with Novel Lipid and Glycosaminoglycan Binding Activity.
James Yazah Adamu, Nadeeka Kumari Wawegama, Anna Kanci Condello, Marc Serge Marenda, Philip Francis Markham, Glenn Francis Browning, Kelly Anne Tivendale
Journal article | 2020 | Infection and Immunity
The survival, replication and virulence of mycoplasmas depend on their ability to capture and import host-derived nutrients, using..
Analysis of antibody response to an epitope in the haemagglutinin subunit 2 of avian influenza virus H5N1 for differentiation of infected and vaccinated chickens
K Putri, MH Wibowo, S Tarigan, Nadeeka Kumari Wawegama, J Ignjatovic, AH Noormohammadi
Journal article | 2020 | Avian Pathology
© 2019, © 2019 Houghton Trust Ltd. The H5N1 subtype of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus has been circulating in poultry in ..
SdrA, an NADP(H)-regenerating enzyme, is crucial for Coxiella burnetii to resist oxidative stress and replicate intracellularly.
Mebratu A Bitew, Janine Hofmann, David P De Souza, Nadeeka K Wawegama, Hayley J Newton, Fiona M Sansom
Journal article | 2019 | Cellular Microbiology
Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of the zoonotic disease Q fever, is a Gram-negative bacterium that replicates inside macrop..
Meso-tartrate inhibits intracellular replication of Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of the zoonotic disease Q fever.
Mebratu A Bitew, Nadeeka K Wawegama, Hayley J Newton, Fiona M Sansom
Journal article | 2019 | Pathogens and Disease
The zoonotic disease Q fever, caused by the intracellular bacterium Coxiella burnetii, remains a global health threat due to its h..
Characterisation of the course of Mycoplasma bovis infection in naturally infected dairy herds
N Vähänikkilä, T Pohjanvirta, V Haapala, H Simojoki, T Soveri, GF Browning, S Pelkonen, NK Wawegama, T Autio
Journal article | 2019 | Veterinary Microbiology
© 2019 Elsevier B.V. Mycoplasma bovis causes bovine respiratory disease, mastitis, arthritis and otitis. The importance of M. bovi..
Mycoplasma bovis antibody dynamics in naturally exposed dairy calves according to two diagnostic tests
MB Petersen, NK Wawegama, M Denwood, PF Markham, GF Browning, LR Nielsen
Journal article | 2018 | BMC Veterinary Research
© 2018 The Author(s). Background: Inexpensive and convenient diagnostic tests for use in clinical work and for the surveillance of..
Characterisation of the antigenic epitopes in the subunit 2 haemagglutinin of avian influenza virus H5N1
K Putri, Nadeeka Kumari Wawegama, J Ignjatovic, AH Noormohammadi
Journal article | 2018 | Archives of Virology
© 2018, Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria, part of Springer Nature. Monitoring avian influenza (AI) infection and detecting silent infe..
Evaluation of Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) ts-304 vaccine as a live attenuated vaccine in turkeys
A Kanci, DS Wijesurendra, NK Wawegama, GJ Underwood, AH Noormohammadi, PF Markham, GF Browning
Journal article | 2018 | Vaccine
© 2018 Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) is an important pathogen of poultry worldwide that causes chronic respiratory disease (CRD) i..
The performance of three immune assays to assess the serological status of cattle experimentally exposed to Mycoplasma bovis
ML Schibrowski, TS Barnes, NK Wawegama, ME Vance, PF Markham, PD Mansell, MS Marenda, A Kanci, J Perez-Casal, GF Browning, JS Gibson, TJ Mahony
Journal article | 2018 | Veterinary Sciences
© 2018 by the authors. Mycoplasma bovis is associated with several clinical syndromes of cattle. Currently, limited information is..
Autoimmune-diseaseprone NOD mice help to reveal a new genetic locus for reducing pulmonary disease caused by Mycoplasma pulmonis
NK Wawegama, PF Markham, CM Elso, A Kanci, MS Marenda, GF Browning, TC Brodnicki
Journal article | 2018 | Infection and Immunity
© 2018 American Society for Microbiology. Mycoplasmas are bacterial pathogens of a range of animals, including humans, and are a c..
De novo NAD synthesis is required for intracellular replication of Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of the neglected zoonotic disease Q fever
MA Bitew, CA Khoo, N Neha, DP De Souza, D Tull, NK Wawegama, HJ Newton, FM Sansom
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Biological Chemistry
© 2018 Bitew et al. Published under exclusive license by The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inc. Coxiell..
Reproduction of respiratory mycoplasmosis in calves by exposure to an aerosolised culture of Mycoplasma bovis
A Kanci, NK Wawegama, MS Marenda, PD Mansell, GF Browning, PF Markham
Journal article | 2017 | Veterinary Microbiology
© 2017 Mycoplasma bovis is an important pathogen of cattle, causing pneumonia, arthritis and otitis media in young calves, and mas..
Evaluation of an IgG enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay as a serological assay for detection of mycoplasma bovis infection in feedlot cattle
NK Wawegama, PF Markham, A Kanci, M Schibrowski, S Oswin, TS Barnes, SM Firestone, TJ Mahony, GF Browning
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Copyright © 2016, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved. Mycoplasma bovis is a pathogen of emerging significance ..
Evaluation of a conserved HA274-288 epitope to detect antibodies to highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 in Indonesian commercial poultry
Nadeeka K Wawegama, Simson Tarigan, Risa Indriani, Paul Selleck, RM Abdul Adjid, Tati Syafriati, undefined Hardiman, Peter A Durr, Jagoda Ignjatovic
Journal article | 2016 | Avian Pathology
The C-terminal end of the capsid protein of Avian Nephritis Virus is antigenic and induces broadly cross-reactive antibodies
KA Hewson, NK Wawegama, D O'Rourke, K Putri, A Chamings, AH Noormohammadi, J Ignjatovic
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Virological Methods
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. Avian nephritis virus (ANV) has been isolated frequently from commercial broilers in many countries. The prev..
Development of a recombinant protein-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for diagnosis of mycoplasma bovis infection in cattle
NK Wawegama, GF Browning, A Kanci, MS Marenda, PF Markham
Journal article | 2014 | Clinical and Vaccine Immunology
Mycoplasma bovis causes a range of diseases in cattle, including mastitis, arthritis, and pneumonia. However, accurate serological..
Membrane proteins of Mycoplasma bovis and their role in pathogenesis.
James Y Adamu, Nadeeka K Wawegama, Glenn F Browning, Philip F Markham
Journal article | 2013 | Research in Veterinary Science
Mycoplasma membrane proteins influence cell shape, cell division, motility and adhesion to host cells, and are thought to be integ..
Histochemical and morphometric characterization of broncho-pneumonia in calves caused by infection with Mycoplasma bovis
NK Wawegama, A Kanci, MS Marenda, PD Mansell, GF Browning, PF Markham
Journal article | 2012 | Veterinary Microbiology
The aim of this study was to identify morphometric histological features of pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma bovis in calves. Eight ..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
FVAS Engagement and Partnerships grant
Science And Innovation Award For Young People In Agriculture, Fisheries And Forestry - Dairy Category
Postdoctoral travel award
Dr Sue Newton Travelling Scholarship
student travel award
Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship
Arunachalam Chinniah Gold Medal for the Best Performance in the BVSc Degree
Melbourne International Research Scholarship
Dr D. Seneviratne Memorial Award for Excellence in Veterinary Public Health in Third year BVSc
Prof. S. T. Fernando Memorial Gold Medal for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
Prof. G. E. Kodituwakku Scholarship Prize for Excellence in Veterinary Surgery
Astron Veterinary Scholarship for the Best Performance in First, Second & Third BVSc Examinations
Postdoc Aciar A1 Project
International Organisation for Mycoplasmology
Veterinary Council, Sri Lanka
Doctor of Philosophy (Veterinary Microbiology)
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
University of Sri Lanka