Emeritus Professor John Egerton

BVSc Qld DipBact Lond DVSc

C01A - Jl Shute - Camden
The University of Sydney


Selected grants

2000

  • Control of footrot in small ruminants in Nepal; Egerton J; Foreign Affairs and Trade/Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
  • Lameness in sheep and other ruminants in Bhutan; Egerton J; Foreign Affairs and Trade/Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Raadsma, H., Egerton, J. (2013). A review of footrot in sheep: Aetiology, risk factors and control methods. Livestock Science, 156(1-3), 106-114. [More Information]
  • Mills, K., McClenaughan, P., Morton, A., Alley, D., Lievaart, J., Windsor, P., Egerton, J. (2012). Effect on time in quarantine of the choice of program for eradication of footrot from 196 sheep flocks in southern New South Wales. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(1-2), 14-19. [More Information]
  • Petersen, R., Hennerz, H., Tuchsen, F., Egerton, J. (2011). Meningitis, sepsis and endocarditis among workers occupationally exposed to pigs. Occupational Medicine, 61, 437-439.
  • Gurung, R., Tshering, P., Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J. (2006). Distribution and prevalence of footrot in Bhutan. The Veterinary Journal, 171, 346-351.
  • Gurung, R., Dhungyel, O., Tshering, P., Egerton, J. (2006). The use of an autogenous Dichelobacter nodosus vaccine to eliminate clinical signs of virulent footrot in a sheep flock in Bhutan. The Veterinary Journal, 172, 356-363.
  • Kennan, R., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J., Rood, J. (2003). Transformation-mediated serogroup conversion of Dichelobacter nodosus. Veterinary Microbiology, 92(1-2), 169-178.
  • Ghimire, S., Whittington, R., Dhungyel, O., Joshi, H., Egerton, J. (2002). Diagnosis of footrot in goats: application of ELISA tests for response to antigens of Dichelobacter nodosus. Veterinary Microbiology, 87(3), 237-251.
  • Egerton, J., Ghimire, S., Dhungyel, O., Shrestha, H., Joshi, H., Joshi, B., Abbott, K., Kristo, C. (2002). Eradication of virulent footrot from sheep and goats in an endemic area of Nepal and an evaluation of specific vaccination. The Veterinary Record, 151, 290-295.
  • Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J. (2002). Serogroup specific single and multiplex PCR with pre-enrichment culture and immuno-magnetic bead capture for identifying strains of D. nodosus in sheep with footrot prior to vaccination. Molecular and Cellular Probes, 16(4), 285-296. [More Information]
  • Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J., Kennan, R., Whittington, R., Rood, J. (2002). Transformation-mediated serogroup conversion of Dichelobacter nodosus. Veterinary Microbiology, , 169-178.
  • Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J., Whittington, R., Ghimire, S. (2001). Pilus ELISA and an anamnestic test for the diagnosis of virulent ovine footrot and its application in a disease control program in Nepal. Veterinary Microbiology, 79, 31-45.
  • Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Ghimere, S., Egerton, J. (2001). Pilus ELISA and an anamnestic test for the diagnosis of virulent ovine footrot and its application in a disease control program in Nepal. Veterinary Microbiology, 79, 31-45.
  • Kennan, R., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J., Rood, J. (2001). The type IV fimbrial subunit gene (fimA) of Dichelobacter nodosus is essential for virulence, protease secretion and natural competence. Journal of Bacteriology, 183, 4451-4458.

Conferences

  • Rood, J., Kennan, R., Han, X., Parker, D., Wong, D., Davies, J., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J. (2005). Fimbrial biogenesis, protease secretion and virulence in the ovine footrot pathogen, Dichelobacter nodosus. 2005 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, Melbourne, AU: Australian Society for Microbiology, Australia.
  • Whittington, R., Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J. (2004). Eradication of virulent footrot by specific vaccination. 2004 Australian Sheep Veterinary Society. Australian Sheep Veterinary Society.
  • Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J. (2001). Serogrouping of Dichelobacter nodosus by PCR method. 2001 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, West Leederville, W.A.: Cambridge Media.
  • Kennan, R., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J., Rood, J. (2001). The type IV fimbrial subunit gene of Dichelobacter nododus is essential for virulence. 2001 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, West Leederville, W.A.: Cambridge Media.

2013

  • Raadsma, H., Egerton, J. (2013). A review of footrot in sheep: Aetiology, risk factors and control methods. Livestock Science, 156(1-3), 106-114. [More Information]

2012

  • Mills, K., McClenaughan, P., Morton, A., Alley, D., Lievaart, J., Windsor, P., Egerton, J. (2012). Effect on time in quarantine of the choice of program for eradication of footrot from 196 sheep flocks in southern New South Wales. Australian Veterinary Journal, 90(1-2), 14-19. [More Information]

2011

  • Petersen, R., Hennerz, H., Tuchsen, F., Egerton, J. (2011). Meningitis, sepsis and endocarditis among workers occupationally exposed to pigs. Occupational Medicine, 61, 437-439.

2006

  • Gurung, R., Tshering, P., Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J. (2006). Distribution and prevalence of footrot in Bhutan. The Veterinary Journal, 171, 346-351.
  • Gurung, R., Dhungyel, O., Tshering, P., Egerton, J. (2006). The use of an autogenous Dichelobacter nodosus vaccine to eliminate clinical signs of virulent footrot in a sheep flock in Bhutan. The Veterinary Journal, 172, 356-363.

2005

  • Rood, J., Kennan, R., Han, X., Parker, D., Wong, D., Davies, J., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J. (2005). Fimbrial biogenesis, protease secretion and virulence in the ovine footrot pathogen, Dichelobacter nodosus. 2005 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Conference, Melbourne, AU: Australian Society for Microbiology, Australia.

2004

  • Whittington, R., Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J. (2004). Eradication of virulent footrot by specific vaccination. 2004 Australian Sheep Veterinary Society. Australian Sheep Veterinary Society.

2003

  • Kennan, R., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J., Rood, J. (2003). Transformation-mediated serogroup conversion of Dichelobacter nodosus. Veterinary Microbiology, 92(1-2), 169-178.

2002

  • Ghimire, S., Whittington, R., Dhungyel, O., Joshi, H., Egerton, J. (2002). Diagnosis of footrot in goats: application of ELISA tests for response to antigens of Dichelobacter nodosus. Veterinary Microbiology, 87(3), 237-251.
  • Egerton, J., Ghimire, S., Dhungyel, O., Shrestha, H., Joshi, H., Joshi, B., Abbott, K., Kristo, C. (2002). Eradication of virulent footrot from sheep and goats in an endemic area of Nepal and an evaluation of specific vaccination. The Veterinary Record, 151, 290-295.
  • Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J. (2002). Serogroup specific single and multiplex PCR with pre-enrichment culture and immuno-magnetic bead capture for identifying strains of D. nodosus in sheep with footrot prior to vaccination. Molecular and Cellular Probes, 16(4), 285-296. [More Information]
  • Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J., Kennan, R., Whittington, R., Rood, J. (2002). Transformation-mediated serogroup conversion of Dichelobacter nodosus. Veterinary Microbiology, , 169-178.

2001

  • Dhungyel, O., Egerton, J., Whittington, R., Ghimire, S. (2001). Pilus ELISA and an anamnestic test for the diagnosis of virulent ovine footrot and its application in a disease control program in Nepal. Veterinary Microbiology, 79, 31-45.
  • Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Ghimere, S., Egerton, J. (2001). Pilus ELISA and an anamnestic test for the diagnosis of virulent ovine footrot and its application in a disease control program in Nepal. Veterinary Microbiology, 79, 31-45.
  • Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J. (2001). Serogrouping of Dichelobacter nodosus by PCR method. 2001 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, West Leederville, W.A.: Cambridge Media.
  • Kennan, R., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J., Rood, J. (2001). The type IV fimbrial subunit gene (fimA) of Dichelobacter nodosus is essential for virulence, protease secretion and natural competence. Journal of Bacteriology, 183, 4451-4458.
  • Kennan, R., Dhungyel, O., Whittington, R., Egerton, J., Rood, J. (2001). The type IV fimbrial subunit gene of Dichelobacter nododus is essential for virulence. 2001 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, West Leederville, W.A.: Cambridge Media.

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