Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Pennsylvania
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Pennsylvania Project

Targeted surveillance for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in wildlife

November 2022 - October 2025


Participating Agencies

  • USDA/APHIS/WS- National Wildlife Research Center

This study will be coordinated with targeted surveillance studies led by partner institutions so that similar designs are used and the data can be analyzed as one large dataset. The targeted surveillance data for SARS-CoV-2 will be analyzed at USDA/APHIS/WS-National Wildlife Research Center in risk assessment analyses.

Presentations Presentation Date
Bastille-Rousseau, G., Chandler, J., Craft, M., Cross, P., Diuk-Wasser M., Gagne, R., Heale, J., Hewitt, J., Manlove, K., Pleszewski, R., Plimpton, L., Quintanal, C., VanAcker, M., VerCauteren, K., Walter, D., Wilber, M., Wilson-Henjum, G., Wittemyer, G. and Pepin, K. A nationally distributed surveillance design for SARS-CoV-2 in a potential wildlife reservoir host. Scialog – Mitigating Zoonotic Threats, Tucson, AZ.
September 2023