Keldur - Birtar vísindagreinar / Publications

Oddsdóttir, C.; Jónsdóttir, H.K.; Sturludóttir, E.; Vilanova, X.M. The Effect of Repeated Blood Harvesting from Pregnant Mares on Haematological Variables. Animals 2024, 14, 745.

Chosson, V., Randhawa, H. S., Sigurðsson, G. M., Halldórsson, S. D., Björnsson, Þ. Þ., Svansson, V., Granquist, S. M., Gunnarsson, K., Samarra, F. I. P., & Pampoulie, C. (2023). First record of Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus (Cuvier, 1812) in Icelandic waters. Ecology and Evolution, 13, e10477.

Faltýnková, A., Kudlai, O., Pantoja, C. et al. Prey-mimetism in cercariae of Apatemon (Digenea, Strigeidae) in freshwater in northern latitudes. Parasitol Res 122, 815–831 (2023).

Hu Y, Gudnadóttir RB, Knecht KM, Arizaga F, Jónsson SR, Xiong Y. Structural basis for recruitment of host CypA and E3 ubiquitin ligase by maedi-visna virus Vif. Science Advances 2023. 9:eadd3422.

Jouet, D., Snæþórsson, A.Ö. & Skírnisson, K. Wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus L.) as intermediate host for Mesocestoides canislagopodis (Rudolphi, 1810) (Krabbe 1865) in Iceland. Parasitol Res (2023).

Klemenzdottir EO, Arnadottir GA, Jensson BO, Jonasdottir A, Katrinardottir H, Fridriksdottir R, Jonasdottir A, Sigurdsson A, Gudjonsson SA, Jonsson JJ, Stefansdottir V, Danielsen R, Palsdottir A, Jonsson H, Helgason A, Magnusson OT, Thorsteinsdottir U, Bjornsson HT, Stefansson K, Sulem P. A population-based survey of FBN1 variants in Iceland reveals underdiagnosis of Marfan syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2023 Sep 8. 10.1038/s41431-023-01455-0.

Oddsdóttir, C., Sturludóttir, E., Sigurðardóttir, Ó.G., Valgeirsdóttir, B., Eyjólfsdóttir, E.I., Björnsdóttir, S. Accumulation of fluoride in Icelandic sheep and horses 2007-2019 and the effect of proximity to aluminium smelters. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences 36, 3-19.

Saarma, U., Skirnisson, K., Björnsdottir, T., Laurimäe, T., & Kinkar, L. (2023). Cystic echinococcosis in Iceland: A brief history and genetic analysis of a 46-year-old Echinococcus isolate collected prior to the eradication of this zoonotic disease. Parasitology, 150(7), 638-643.

Skírnisson, K. Saga veggjalúsarinnar á Íslandi. Náttúrfræðingurinn 2023, 93. árgangur 1.-2. hefti bls. 34-46.

Skírnisson, K., Jouet, D. Parasites of five vagrant Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) swimming to Iceland during 2008 to 2016. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences 36, 21-33.

Van Der Spuy, L., Erasmus, J.H., Nachev, M., Schaeffner, B.C., Sures, B., Wepener, V. Smit, N.J. The use of fish parasitic isopods as element accumulation indicators in marine pollution monitoring, Marine Pollution Bulletin. 2023;194:115385.

Vasoya D, Tzelos T, Benedictus L, Karagianni AE, Pirie S, Marr C, Oddsdóttir C, Fintl C, Connelley T. High-Resolution Genotyping of Expressed Equine MHC Reveals a Highly Complex MHC Structure. Genes. 2023; 14(7):1422.

Bernal, L., Talabante, C., Skírnisson, K. (2022). First record of Philopterus timmermanni (Złotorzycka, 1964c) (Phthiraptara, Ischnocera) from Iceland. Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 69:229-231.

Erasmus, J.H., Smit, N.J., Gerber, R., Schaeffner, B.C., Nkabi, N., Wepener, V. (2022). Total mercury concentrations in sharks, skates and rays along the South African coast. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 184, 114142.

Galaktionov K, Solovyeva A, Blakeslee A, Skírnisson K. Overview of renicolid digeneans (Digenea, Renicolidae) from marine gulls of northern Holarctic with remarks on their species statuses, phylogeny and phylogeography. Parasitology. 2022, 1-72.

Günther A, Krone O, Svansson V, Pohlmann A, King J, Hallgrimsson GT, Skarphéðinsson KH, Sigurðardóttir H, Jónsson SR, Beer M, Brugger B, Harder T. Iceland as Stepping Stone for Spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus between Europe and North America. Emerg Infect Dis. 2022, 28(12).

Lisnerová M, Lisner A, Cantatore DMP, Schaeffner BC, Pecková H, Tyml T, Fiala I, Bartošová-Sojková P, Holzer AS. Correlated evolution of fish host length and parasite spore size: a tale from myxosporeans inhabiting elasmobranchs. Int J Parasitol. 2022; 52(2-3):97-110. https://doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2021.05.008.

Lisnerová M, Martinek IN, Alama-Bermejo G, Bouberlová K, Schaeffner BC, Nkabi N, Holzer AS, Bartošová-Sojková P. An ancient alliance: Matching evolutionary patterns of cartilaginous fishes (Elasmobranchii) and chloromyxid parasites (Myxozoa). Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2022; 103:105346.

Luperchio AM, Jónsson SR, Salamango DJ. Evolutionary Conservation of PP2A Antagonism and G2/M Cell Cycle Arrest in Maedi-Visna Virus Vif. Viruses. 2022; 14(8):1701.

Morrill A, Nielsen ÓK, Skírnisson K, Forbes MR. Identifying sources of variation in parasite aggregation. PeerJ. 2022: 10:e13763.

Munk, P., Brinch, C., Møller, F.D. et al. Genomic analysis of sewage from 101 countries reveals global landscape of antimicrobial resistance. Nat Commun 13, 7251 (2022).

Oddsdóttir C, Freysdóttir J, Jónsdóttir RÓ. Absorption of colostral immunoglobulin G by Icelandic dairy calves. ICEL. AGRIC. SCI. 2022; 35:17-25.

Oosthuizen, G., Naidoo, K., Smit, N.J., Schaeffner, B.C. (2022). Adding one more to the list: A new species of Eniochobothrium (Cestoda: Lecanicephalidea) from the Oman cownose ray in South Africa. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 19, 138–147.

Sigurdardottir AK, Hilmarsdottir B, Gudjonsson T, Traustadottir GA. Application of 3D Culture Assays to Study Breast Morphogenesis, Epithelial Plasticity, and Cellular Interactions in an Epithelial Progenitor Cell Line. Methods Mol Biol. 2022;2429:391-403. doi:

Skírnisson K. Hringormar í fólki á Íslandi árin 2004-2020. Læknablaðið (The Icelandic Medical Journal). 2022; 108(2).

Skírnisson, K. Parasite composition of a raccoon transported to Iceland confirm its American origin. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences 2022; 35: 39-45.

Skoracki M, Sikora B, Zmudzinski M, Skirnisson K, Hromada M. A new species, Stibarokris nielseni sp. nov. (Acariformes: Syringophilidae) parasitizing Puffinus puffinus (Procellariiformes: Procellariidae) in Iceland, with notes on host associations of the genus Stibarokris. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 2022; 27:4.

Stefansdottir SB, Jonsdottir S, Kristjansdottir H, Svansson V, Marti E, Torsteinsdottir S. Establishment of a protocol for preventive vaccination against equine insect bite hypersensitivity. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2022, 253:110502.

Van Der Spuy L, Smit NJ, Schaeffner BC. Threatened, host-specific affiliates of a red-listed host: Three new species of Acanthobothrium van Beneden, 1849 (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidea) from the endangered white skate, Rostroraja alba (Lacépède). International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 2022; 17:114-126.

Vázquez N, Freeman MA, Cremonte F, Gilardoni C, Kristmundsson Á. A phylogenetically unresolved apicomplexan (APXSc) causing swirl lesions in the Tehuelche scallop, Aequipecten tehuelchus, from the Southwest Atlantic coast. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 2022; 17:295-307.

Örlygsson G, Laxdal EH, Kárason S, Dagbjartsson A, Gunnarsson E, Ng C-H, Einarsson JM, Gíslason J, Jónsson H Jr. Mineralization in a Critical Size Bone-Gap in Sheep Tibia Improved by a Chitosan-Calcium Phosphate-Based Composite as Compared to Predicate Device. Materials. 2022; 15(3):838.

Birras J, White SJ, Jonsdottir S, Novotny EN, Ziegler A, Wilson AD, Frey R, Torsteinsdottir S, Alcocer M, Marti E. First clinical expression of equine insect bite hypersensitivity is associated with co-sensitization to multiple Culicoides allergens. PLoS ONE, November 15, 2021.

D´Alessio S, Thorgeirsdottir S, Kraev I, Skirnisson K, Lange S. Post-Translational Protein Deimination Signatures in Plasma and Plasma EVs of Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Biology 2021, 10. 

Eiríksdóttir H, Skirnisson K. Lung nematodes of sheep (Ovis aries) in Iceland - prevalence, intensity and geographic distribution in 1992 and 1993. Icelandic agricultural sciences 2021;34. 

Ferguson JA, Kristmundsson A, Freeman MA, Inglis SD, Burt R, Meyers TR. A case report and statewide surveillance of “weak meat” condition of Alaska weathervane scallops, Patinopecten caurinus, linked to a recently identified pathogenic parasite, Merocystis kathae (Apicomplexa: Aggregatidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 2021. https://0.1016/j.jip.2021.107668

Fuehrer HP, Morelli S, Unterköfler MS, Bajer A, Bakran-Lebl K, Dwuznik-Szarek D, o.fl.. Dirofilaria spp. and Angiostrongylus vasorum: Current Risk of Spreading in Central and Northern Europe. Pathogens 2021, 10. https://10.3390/pathogens10101268

Guðmundsson SÖ, Skirnisson K, Nielsen ÓK. Ornithomya chloropus á Íslandi: Lífsferill og ásætur. Náttúrufræðingurinn 2021, 91(1-2).

Halldorsson TI, Kristjansson AL, Thorisdottir I, Oddsdóttir C, Sveinbjörnsson J, Benediktsson R, o.fl.. Caffeine exposure from beverages and its association with self-reported sleep duration and quality in a large sample of Icelandic adolescents. Food and Chemical Toxicology 2021. https://10.1016/j.fct.2021.112549

Jonsdottir S, Torsteinsdottir S, Svansson V, Gudbrandsson J, Stefansdottir SB, Bjornsson JM, o.fl.. Comparison of recombinant Culicoides allergens produced in different expression systems for IgE serology of insect bite hypersensitivity in horses of different origins. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 2021. https://10.1016/j.vetimm.2021.110289

Kristmundsson A, Erlingsdóttir Á, Lange S. Peptidylarginine Deiminase (PAD) and Post-Translational Protein Deimination—Novel Insights into Alveolata Metabolism, Epigenetic Regulation and Host–Pathogen Interactions. Biology 2021, 10(3).

Kudlai O, Pantoja C, O´Dwyer K, Jouet D, Skirnisson K, Faltýnková A. Diversity of Plagiorchis (Trematoda: Digenea) in high latitudes: Species composition and snail host spectrum revealed by integrative taxonomy. Journal of zoological systematics and evolutionary research 2021.

Lisnerová M, Lisner A, Cantatore DMP, Schaeffner BC, Pecková H, Tymi T, o.fl.. Correlated evolution of fish host length and parasite spore size: a tale from myxosporeans inhabiting elasmobranchs. International Journal for Parasitology 2021. https://10.1016/j.ijpara.2021.05.008

Magnadottir B, Kraev I, Dodds AW, Lange S. The Proteome and Citrullinome of Hippoglossus hippoglossus Extracellular Vesicles—Novel Insights into Roles of the Serum Secretome in Immune, Gene Regulatory and Metabolic Pathways . International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2021;22(3).

March ME, Gutierrez-Uzquiza A, Snorradottir AO, Matsuoka LS, Balvis NF, Gestsson T, o.fl.. NAC blocks Cystatin C amyloid complex aggregation in a cell system and in skin of HCCAA patients. Nature communications, 2021;12.

Marti E, Novotny EN, Cvitas I, Ziegler A, Wilson AD, Torsteinsdottir S, Fettelschoss-Gabriel A, Jonsdottir S. Immunopathogenesis and immunotherapy of Culicoides hypersensitivity in horses: an update. Veterinary dermatology 2021, 32:579-e156.

Martin F, Eydal M, Höglund J, Tydén E. Constitutive and differential expression of transport protein genes in Parascaris univalens larvae and adult tissues after in vitro exposure to anthelmintic drugs. Veterinary Parasitology 2021, 298. https://10.1016/j.vetpar.2021.109535

Martin F, Svansson V, Eydal M, Oddsdóttir C, Ernback M, Persson I, o.fl.. First Report of Resistance to Ivermectin in Parascaris univalens in Iceland. The Journal of Parasitology, 2021;107(1).

Mathur V, Kwong WK, Husnik F, Irwin NAT, Kristmundsson A, Gestal C, o.fl.. Phylogenomics Identifies a New Major Subgroup of Apicomplexans, Marosporida class nov., with Extreme Apicoplast Genome Reduction . Genome Biology and Evolution, 2021;13(2).

Morrill A, Nielsen ÓK, Stenkewitz U, Pálsdóttir GR, Forbes MR, Skirnisson K. Weighing the predictors: host traits and coinfecting species both explain variation in parasitism of Rock Ptarmigan. Ecosphere 2021, 12(8). https://10.1002/ecs2.3709

Oddsdóttir C, Pálsdóttir GR. Patterns of Eimeria excretion in young Icelandic calves. Icelandic agricultural sciences 2021, 34.

Oosthuizen G, Acosta AA, Smit NJ, Schaeffner BC. A new species of Grillotia Guiart, 1927 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) from the spotted skate, Raja straeleni Poll, in South Africa. Parasitology International 82, 102307.

Pantoja C, Faltýnková A, O´Dwyer K, Jouet D, Skirnisson K, Kudlai O. Diversity of echinostomes (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) in their snail hosts at high latitudes. Parasite 2021, 28. https://10.1051/parasite/2021054

Pálsdóttir GR, Skírnisson K. Ásætumítlar á humludrottningum á Íslandi. Náttúrufræðingurinn 91 (3–4) bls. 112–121, 2021.

Pretorius C, Smit NJ, Schaeffner BC*, Cook AC*. The neglected diversity: Description and molecular characterisation of Trypanosoma haploblephari Yeld and Smit, 2006 from endemic catsharks (Scyliorhinidae) in South Africa, the first trypanosome sequence data from sharks globally. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 15, 143-152. (* dual senior-authorship).

Sigurdardottir AK, Jonasdottir AS, Asbjarnarson A, Helgudottir HR, Gudjonsson T, Traustadottir GA. Peroxidasin Enhances Basal Phenotype and Inhibits Branching Morphogenesis in Breast Epithelial Progenitor Cell Line D492. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia (2021).

Sigurdardottir H, Bjornsdottir TS, Petursson HS, Armannsdottir EBH, Olafsson HG, Einarsdottir T. Comparison of cell culture and qPCR for detection of European North Atlantic Ranavirus from lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus). Bull. Eur. Ass. Fish Pathol. 2021, 41.

Skirnisson K, Bergan F, Nielsen ÓK. Norwegian rock ptarmigan ectoparasites: chewing lice (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera) and feather mites (Astigmata, Psoroptidia). Norwegian journal of entomology 2021, 68.

Stingl K, Heise J, Thieck M, Wulsten IF, Pacholewicz E, Iwobi AN, Govindaswamy J, Zeller-Péronnet V, Scheuring S, Luu HQ, Fridriksdottir V, Gölz G, Priller F, Gruntar I, Jorgensen F, Koene M, Kovac J, Lick S, Répérant E, Rohlfing A, Zawilak-Pawlik A, Rossow M, Schlierf A, Frost K, Simon K, Uhlig S, Huber I. Challenging the “gold standard” of colony-forming units - Validation of a multiplex real-time PCR for quantification of viable Campylobacter spp. in meat rinses. International Journal of Food Microbiology 2021. Volume 359.

Svavarsdóttir FR, Freeman MA, Antonsson Þ, Arnason F, Kristmundsson A. The presence of sporogonic stages of Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae in Icelandic salmonids detected using in situ hybridisation. Folia Parasitologica 2021, 68. https://10.14411/fp.2021.020

Thorsteinsdóttir L, Guðmundsson GÖ, Jensson H, Torsteinsdottir S, Svansson V. Isolation of equid alphaherpesvirus 3 from a horse in Iceland with equine coital exanthema. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2021;63(5).



Bazsalovicsová E, Minárik G, Šoltys K, Radaˇcovská A, Kuhn JA, Karlsbakk E, et al. Development of 14 Microsatellite Markers for Zoonotic Tapeworm Dibothriocephalus dendriticus (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea). Genes. 2020.

Deksne G, Davidson RK, Buchman K, Karssin A, Kirjusina M, Gavarane I, et al. Parasites in the changing world – Ten timely examples from the Nordic-Baltic region. Parasite Epidemiology and Control. 2020.

Einarsdottir T, Guttormsdottir G, Connaghan D, Hjartardottir S. Longitudinal survey of Flavobacterium species in Icelandic salmonid fish farms. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2020.

Erlingsdóttir Á, Freeman MA, Kristinsson K, Kristmundsson A. Sphyrion lumpi (Crustacea, Sphyriidae) infecting beaked redfish, Sebastes mentella: molecular data and host reaction to infections. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists. 2020;40(3).

Faltýnková A, Pantoja C, Skirnisson K, Kudlai O. Unexpected diversity in northern Europe: trematodes from salmonid fishes in Iceland with two new species of Crepidostomum Braun, 1900. Fish Parasitology. 2020.

Freeman MA, Yanagida T, Kristmundsson A. A novel histozoic myxosporean, Enteromyxum caesio n. sp., infecting the redbelly yellowtail fusilier, Caesio cuning, with the creation of the Enteromyxidae n. fam., to formally accommodate this commercially important genus. PeerJ. 2020.

Gudmundsdottir S, Árnason ÍÖ, Bjornsdottir TS, Jónsson SR, Bragason BTh. Persistence of soluble antigens of Renibacterium salmoninarum in kidney samples of Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus, after intraperitoneal injection. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists. 2020;40(1).

Knecht KM, Hu Y, Rubene D, Cook M, Ziegler SJ, Jónsson SR, et al. Maedi-visna virus Vif protein uses motifs distinct from HIV-1 Vif to bind zinc and cofactor required for A3 degradation. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2020.

Magnadottir B, Usyal-Onganer P, Kraev I, Dodds AW, Guðmundsdóttir S, Lange S. Extracellular vesicles, deiminated protein cargo and microRNAs are novel serum biomarkers for environmental rearing temperature in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Aquaculture Reports. 2020;16.

Magnadottir B, Uysal-Onganer P, Kraev I, Svansson V, Hayes P, Lange S. Deiminated proteins and extracellular vesicles - novel serum biomarkers in whales and Orca. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics. 2020.

Magnadottir B, Uysal-Onganer P, Kraev I, Svansson V, Skirnisson K, Lange S. Deiminated Proteins and Extracellular Vesicles as Novel Biomarkers in Pinnipeds: Grey seal (Halichoerus gryptus) and Harbour seal (Phoca vitulina). Biochimie. 2020.

Martin F, Dube F, Lindsjö OK, Eydal M, Höglund J, Bergström TF, et al. Transcriptional responses in Parascaris univalens after in vitro exposure to ivermectin, pyrantel citrate and thiabendazole. Parasites & Vectors. 2020;13.

Mathur V, Kwong WK, Husnik F, Irwin NAT, Kristmundsson A, Gestal C, et al. Phylogenomics identifies a new major subgroup of apicomplexans, Marosporida class. nov., with extreme apicoplast genome reduction. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2020.

Nielsen ÓK, Morrill A, Skirnisson K, Stenkewitz U, Pálsdóttir GR, Forbes MR. Host sex and age typically explain variation in parasitism of rock ptarmigan: implications for identifying determinants of exposure and susceptibility. Journal of Avian Biology. 2020;51(10).

Novotny EL, White SJ, Wilson AD, Stefansdottir SB, Tijhaar E, Jonsdottir S, et al. Component‐resolved microarray analysis of IgE sensitization profiles to Culicoides recombinant allergens in horses with insect bite hypersensitivity. Allergy. 2020.

Rahza F, Ivanek R, Freer H, Reiche D, Rose H, Torsteinsdottir S, et al. Cul o 2 specific IgG3/5 antibodies predicted Culicoides hypersensitivity in a group imported Icelandic horses. BMC Veterinary Research. 2020;16.

Skirnisson K, Duszynski DW. Presence of eimerid oocysts in faeces of a quarantined dog in Iceland is explained by coprophagic behaviour prior to its importation. Case report. BMC Veterinary Research. 2020;16.

Skirnisson K, Pálsdóttir GR. Past and present status of poultry parasites in Iceland. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2020;33.

Stagg HEB, Gudmundsdottir S, Vendramin N, Ruane NM, Sigurdardottir H, Christiansen DH, et al. Characterization of ranaviruses isolated from lumpfish Cyclopterus lumpus L. in the North Atlantic area: proposal for a new ranavirus species (European North Atlantic Ranavirus). Journal of General Virology. 2020;101(2).


Control of paratuberculosis: who, why and how. A review of 48 countries. BMC Veterinary Research. 2019;15.

Global monitoring of antimicrobial resistance based on metagenomics analyses of urban sewage. Nature Communications. 2019;10(1).

Gonchar A, Jouet D, Skirnisson K, Krupenko D, Galaktionov KV. Transatlantic discovery of Notocotylus atlanticus (Digenea: Notocotylidae) based on life cycle data. Parasitology Research. 2019;118(5).

Guðmundsdóttir S, Vendramin N, Cuenca A, Sigurðardóttir H, Kristmundsson Á, Moesgaard-Iburg T, et al. Outbreak of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (VHS) in lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) in Iceland caused by VHS virus genotype IV. Journal of Fish Diseases. 2019;42:47-62.

Holmes CM, Violette N, Miller D, Wagner B, Svansson V, Antczak DF. MHC haplotype diversity in Icelandic horses determined by polymorphic microsatellites. Genes & Immunity. 2019.

Hreinsdóttir I, Hreinsdóttir A, Eydal M, Tysnes KRelling, Robertson LJ. Anoplocephala perfoliata Infection in Horses in Iceland: Investigation of Associations Between Intensity of Infection and Lesions. Journal of Parasitology. 2019;105(2).

Jonsdottir S, Cvitas I, Svansson V, Fettelschloss-Gabriel A, Torsteinsdottir S, Marti E. New Strategies for Prevention and Treatment of Insect Bite Hypersensitivity in Horses. Current Dermatology Reports. 2019.

Lange S, Kraev I, Magnadottir B, Dodds AW. Complement component C4-like protein in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) - Detection in ontogeny and identification of post-translational deimination in serum and extracellular vesicles. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 2019;101.

Magnadottir B, Bragason BTh, Bricknell IR, Bowden T, Nicholas AP, Hristova M, et al. Peptidylarginine deiminase and deiminated proteins are detected throughout early halibut ontogeny - Complement components C3 and C4 are post-translationally deiminated in halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 2019;92:1-19.

Magnadottir B, Gudmundsdottir S, Lange S. A novel ladder-like lectin relates to sites of mucosal immunity in Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 2019;87:9-12.

Magnadottir B, Kraev I, Gudmundsdottir S, Dodds AW, Lange S. Extracellular vesicles from cod (Gadus morhua L.) mucus contain innate immune factors and deiminated protein cargo. Developmental & Comparative Immunology. 2019;99.

Mathur V, Kolísko M, Hehenberger E, Irwin NAT, Leaner BS, Kristmundsson Á, et al. Multiple Independent Origins of Apicomplexan-Like Parasites. Current Biology. 2019.

Skirnisson K, Nielsen ÓK. Quill mite infestation of rock ptarmigan Lagopus muta (Aves: Phasianidae) in relation to year and host age, sex, body condition, and density. Parasitology Research. 2019;118(9).

Thorsteinsdóttir L, Jonsdottir S, Stefansdottir SB, Andrésdóttir V, Wagner B, Marti E, et al. The effect of maternal immunity on the equine gammaherpesvirus type 2 and 5 viral load and antibody response. PLoS One. 2019;14(6).

Andrésdóttir V. Maedi-visna virus as a model for HIV. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2018;31:23-47.

Einarsdóttir T, Gunnarsson E, Hjartardottir S. Icelandic ovine Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae are variable bacteria that induce limited immune responses in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2018;67(10).

Einarsdottir T, Sigurdardottir H, Bjornsdottir TS, Einarsdottir E. Moritella viscosa in lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Wiley Journal of Fish diseases. 2018;41(11):1751 - 1758.

Freeman MA, Kristmundsson A. A closer look at Cryptobia dahli: a parabodonid flagellate from the stomach of the Atlantic lumpfish. Bulletin- European Association of Fish Pathologists. 2018;38(5):195.

Freeman MA, Kristmundsson Á. Studies of Myxidium giardi Cépède, 1906 infections in Icelandic eels identifies a genetically diverse clade of myxosporeans that represents the Paramyxidium n. G (Myxosporea: Myxidiidae). Parasites & Vectors. 2018;11(551):1-13.

Johnson KE, Freeman MA, Laxdal B, Kristmundsson A. Aetiology and histopathology of a systemic phaeohyphomycosis in farmed lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus. Bulletin- European Association of Fish Pathologists. 2018;38(5):187.

Jonsdottir S, Stefansdottir SB, Kristinarson SB, Svansson V, Bjornsson JM, Runarsdottir A, et al. Barley produced Culicoides allergens are suitable for monitoring the immune response of horses immunized with E. coli expressed allergens. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2018;201:32-37.

Kristmundsson Á, Freeman MA. Harmless sea snail parasite causes mass mortalities in numerous commercial scallop populations in the northern hemisphere. Scientific Reports. Scientific Report. 2018.

Kristmundsson A, Hansen H, Alarcón M, Freeman MA. An eimerid apicomplexan causing pathology in wild and farmed lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus. Bulletin-European Association of Fish Pathologists. 2018;38(5):213.

Magnadottir B, Hayes P, Gísladóttir B, Bragason BÞ, Hristova M, Nicholas AP, et al. Pentraxins CRP-I and CRP-II are post-translationally deiminated and differ in tissue specificity in cod (Gadus morhua L.) ontogeny. Developmental & Comparative Immunology. 2018;87:1-11.

Magnadottir B, Hayes P, Hristova M, Bragason BTh, Nicholas AP, Dodds AW, et al. Post-translational protein deimination in cod (Gadus morhua L.) ontogeny novel roles in tissue remodelling and mucosal immune defences? Developmental & Comparative Immunology. 2018;87:157-170.

Myrenås M, Slettemeås JSchau, Thorsteinsdottir TR, Bengtsson B, Börjesson S, Nilsson O, et al. Clonal spread of Escherichia coli resistant to cephalosporins and quinolones in the Nordic broiler production. Veterinary Microbiology. 2018;213:123–128.

Skírnisson K, Pálsdóttir GR, Eydal M. Sníkjudýr staðfest í innfluttum hundum og köttum á Íslandi á árunum 1989 - 2017 ásamt upplýsingum um sníkjudýr sem fundist hafa í hundum og köttum innanlands (Parasites of dogs and cats imported to Iceland during 1989 – 2017 with remarks on parasites occurring in the native populations). Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2018;31:49-63.

Tiley K, Dennis MM, Lewin-Smith MR, Jenkins HM, Kristmundsson Á, Freeman MA. Digestive gland inclusion bodies in queen conch (Lobatus gigas) are nonparasitic. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 2018;157:4-8.

Torsteinsdottir S, Scheidegger S, Baselgia S, Jonsdottir S, Svansson V, Björnsdóttir S, et al. A prospective study on insect bite hypersensitivity in horses exported from Iceland into Switzerland. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica. 2018;60(1).

Ziegler A, Hamza E, Jonsdottir S, Rhyner C, Wagner B, Schüpbach G, et al. Longitudinal analysis of allergen-specific IgE and IgG subclasses as potential predictors of insect bite hypersensitivity following first exposure to Culicoides in Icelandic horses. Vet Dermatol. 2018;29:51-e22.

Alfredsson M, Olafsson E, Eydal M, Unnsteinsdottir ER, Hansford K, Wint W, et al. Surveillance of Ixodes ricinus ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Iceland. Parasites & Vectors. 2017;10(466).

Arnarson H, Pálsson A, Gudnadóttir M, Andrésdóttir V. Maedi-visna virus persistence: Antigenic variation and latency. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 2017;55:6-12.

Björnsdóttir S, Harris SR, Svansson V, Gunnarsson E, Sigurðardóttir ÓG, Gammeljord K, et al. Genomic dissection of an Icelandic epidemic of respiratory disease in horses and associated zoonotic cases. mBio. 2017;8(4).

Colas AB, Maskell DP, Serrao E, Locke J, Swuec P, Jónsson SR, et al. A supramolecular assembly mediates lentiviral DNA integration. Science. 2017;355:93-95.

dePablo-Maiso L, Glaria I, Crespo H, Nistal-Villán E, Andrésdóttir V, deAndrés D, et al. Characterization of Ovine A3Z1 Restriction Properties against Small Ruminant Lentiviruses (SRLVs). Viruses. 2017;9(11).

Eibler D, Krüger S, Skírnisson K, Vetter W. Combined thin layer chromatography and gas chromatography with mass spectrometric analysis of lipid classes and fatty acids in malnourished polar bears (Ursus maritimus) which swam to Iceland. Journal of Chromatography B. 2017;1046:138–146.

Freeman MA, Fuss J, Kristmundsson Á, Bjorbækmo MFM, Mangot J-F, del Campo J, et al. X-Cells Are globally distributed, genetically divergent fish parasites related to perkinsids and dinoflagellates. Current Biology. 2017;27(11):1645-1651.

Guðmundsdóttir S, Applegate LJ, Árnason ÍÖ, Kristmundsson Á, Purcell MK, Elliott DG. Detecting Renibacterium salmoninarum in wild brown trout by use of multiple organ samples and diagnostic methods. Bull. Eur. Ass. Fish Pathology. 2017;37(1):31-40.

Gudmundsdottir S, Kristmundsson A, Árnason ÍÖ. Experimental challenges with Renibacterium salmoninarum in Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus. Dis Aquat Org. 2017;124:21–30.

Jonsdottir S, Svansson V, Stefansdottir SB, Mäntylä E, Marti E, Torsteinsdottir S. Oral administration of transgenic barley expressing a Culicoides allergen induces specific antibody response. Equine Veterinary Journal . 2017;49:512-518.

Karlsbakk E, Kristmundsson Á, Albano M, Brown P, Freeman MA. Redescription and phylogenetic position of Myxobolus aeglefini and Myxobolus platessae n. comb. (Myxosporea), parasites in the cartilage of some North Atlantic marine fishes, with notes on the phylogeny and classification of the Platysporina. Parasitology International. 2017;66:952–959.

Reger L, Gallistl C, Skírnisson K, Vetter W. Analysis and characterization of polychlorinated hydroxybornanes as metabolites of toxaphene using a polar bear model. Environmental Science and Technology. 2017;51:8335−8342.

Skírnisson K. Bandormafána landspendýra á Íslandi að fornu og nýju. Náttúrufræðingurinn, Tímarit Hins íslenska náttúrufræðifélags. 2017;87:116–131.

Snorradottir AO, Isaksson HJ, Ingthorsson S, Olafsson E, Palsdottir A, Bragason BTh. Pathological changes in basement membranes and dermal connective tissue of skin from patients with hereditary cystatin C amyloid angiopathy. Lab Invest. 2017;97:383-394.

Stenkewitz U, Nielsen OK, Skírnisson K, Stefánsson G. Feather holes of rock ptarmigan are associated with amblyceran chewing lice. Wildlife Biology. 2017.

Wagner B, Perkins G, Babasyan S, Freervan H, Keggan A, Goodman LB, et al. Neonatal Immunization with asingle IL-4/antigen dose induces increased antibody responses after challenge infection with equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) at weanling age. PLoS One. 2017;Jan 3;12(1):e0169072.

Bogdanovi X, Palm GJ, Schwenteit J, Singh RK, Gudmundsdottir BK, Hinrichs W. Structural evidence of intramolecular propeptide inhibition of the aspzincin metalloendopeptidase AsaP1. FEBS Letters.2016;(590):3280–3294.

Davidson RK, Lavikainen A, Konyaev S, Schurer J, Miller AL, Oksanen A, et al. Echinococcus across the north: Current knowledge, future challenges. Food and Waterborne Parasitology Food and Waterborne Parasitology. 2016;4:39-53.

Einarsdottir T, Gunnarsson E, Sigurdardottir OG, Jorundsson E, Fridriksdottir V, Thorarinsdottir GE, et al. Variability of Pasteurella multocida isolated from Icelandic sheep and detection of their toxA gene. Journal of Medical Microbiology .2016;65:897–904.

Eydal M, Skírnisson K. Strongyloides stercoralis found in imported dogs, household dogs and kennel dogs in Iceland. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2016;29:39-51.

Franzdóttir SR, Ólafsdóttir K, Jónsson SR, Strobel H, Andrésson ÓS, Andrésdóttir V. Two mutations in the vif gene of maedi-visna virus have different phenotypes, indicating more than one function of Vif. Virology. 2016;488:37-42.

Frenette AP, Eydal M, Hansen H, Burt MD, Duffy MS. Integrative Approach for the Reliable Detection and Specific Identification of the Microsporidium Loma morhua in Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 2016.

Gunnarsdóttir S, Kristmundsson Á, Freeman MA, Björnsson ÓM, Zoëga GM. Demodex folliculorum, hársekkjamítill, dulin orsök hvarmabólgu. Læknablaðið. 2016;102:231-235.

Inglis SD, Kristmundsson Á, Freeman MA, Levesque M, Stokesbury K. Gray meat in the Atlantic sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus, and the identification of a known pathogenic scallop apicomplexan. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 2016;141:66–75.

Jonsdottir S, Svansson V, Stefansdottir SB, Mäntylä E, Marti E, Torsteinsdottir S. Oral administration of transgenic barley expressing a Culicoides allergen induces specific antibody response. Equine Veterinary Journal. 2016.

Jonsdottir S, Svansson V, Stefansdottir SB, Schüpbach G, Rhyner C, Marti E, et al. A preventive immunization approach against insect bite hypersensitivity: Intralymphatic injection with recombinant allergens in Alum or Alum and monophosphoryl lipid A. Veterninary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2016;(172):14-20.

Kristmundsson A, Arnason F, Gudmundsdottir S, Antonsson T. Levels of Renibacterium salmoninarum antigens in resident and anadromous salmonids in the River Ellidaar system in Iceland. Journal of Fish Diseases. 2016;39:681-692.

Kutschera VE, Frosch C, Janke A, Skirnisson K, Bidon T, Lecomte N, et al. High genetic variability of vagrant polar bears illustrates importance of population connectivity in fragmented sea ice habitats. Animal Conservation. 2016;19(4):337-349.

Sanz MG, Oliveira AF, Loynachan A, Page A, Svansson V, GiguéreI S, et al. Validation and evaluation of VapA-specific IgG and IgG subclass enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) to identify foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia. Equine Veterinary Journal. 2016;:103-108.

Sigurðardóttir ÓG, Jörundsson E, Friðriksdóttir V. Laryngeal Chondritis in Sheep in Iceland. Journal of Comparative Pathology.2016;155(4):310-313.

Skirnisson K, Cuyler C. A new Eimeria species (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) from caribou in Ameralik, West Greenland. Parasitology Research. 2016;115:1611–1615.

Skírnisson K, Jouet D, Ferté H, Nielsen ÓK. Occurrence of Mesocestoides canislagopodis (Rudolphi, 1810) (Krabbe, 1865) in mammals and birds in Iceland and its molecular discrimination within the Mesocestoides species complex. Parasitology Research. 2016;115(7):2597-2607.

Skírnisson K, Sigurðardóttir ÓG, Nielsen ÓK. Morphological characteristics of Mesocestoides canislagopodis (Krabbe 1865) tetrathyridia found in rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) in Iceland. Parasitology Research - Springer. 2016;115(8):3099-3106.

Stenkewitz U, Nielsen OK, Skírnisson K, Stefánsson G. Host-Parasite Interactions and Population Dynamics of Rock Ptarmigan. PLOS ONE. 2016.

Thorsteinsdóttir L, Thorsteinsdóttir S, Svansson V. Establishment and characterization of fetal equine kidney and lung cells with extended lifespan. Susceptibility to equine gammaherpesvirus infection and transfection efficiency. Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology—Animal. 2016;52(8):872-877.

Williams TA, Nakjang S, Campbell SE, Freeman MA, Eydal M, Moore K, et al. A recent whole-genome duplication divides populations of a globally-distributed microsporidian. Molecular biology and evolution. 2016;33(8):2002-2015.

Christensen ND, Skirnisson K, Nielsen ÓK. The Parasite Fauna of the Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) in Iceland. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 2015;51(4):929-933.

Freeman MA, Chong WW, Loh KH. Microsporidians infecting eel gobies (Gobiidae:Amblyopinae) from Malaysia, with a description of Microgemma tilanpasiri n.sp. from the burrowing goby Trypauchen vagina. Eur. Ass. Fish Pathology. 2015;35(3):112-119.

Freeman MA, Kristmundsson Á. Histozoic myxosporeans infecting the stomach wall of elopiform fishes represent a novel lineage, the Gastromyxidae. Parasites & Vectors.2015;8:517.

Galaktionov KV, Bustnes JO, Bardsen BJ, Wilson JG, Nikolaev KE, Sukhotin AA, et al. Factors influencing the distribution of trematode larvae in blue mussels Mytilus edulis in the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Marine Biology. 2015;162:193–206.

Inglis S, Kristmundsson A, Freeman MA, Stokesbury K. Apicomplexan infection causing gray meat in the Atlantic sea scallop, Placopeten magellanicus. Journal of shellfish research. 2015;34(2):642-643.

Jonsdottir S, Hamza E, Janda J, Rhyner C, Meinke A, Marti E, et al. Developing a preventive immunization approach against insect bite hypersensitivity using recombinant allergens: A pilot study. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2015.

Jouet D, Kolarova L, Patrelle C, Ferte H, Skirnisson K. Trichobilharzia anseri n. sp. (Schistosomatidae: Digenea), a new visceral species of avian schistosomes isolated from greylag goose (Anser anser L.) in Iceland and France. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2015;34:298–306.

Kane JR, Stanley DJ, Hultquist JF, Johnson JR, Mietrach N, Binning JM, et al. Lineage-Specific Viral Hijacking of Non-canonical E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Cofactors in the Evolution of Vif Anti-APOBEC3 Activity. Cell Reports. 2015;11(8):1236-1250.

Kjartansson H, Olafsson IH, Karason S, Thorisson H, Baldursson BT, Gunnarsson E, et al. Use of acellular fish skin for dura repair in an ovine model: A pilot study. Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery. 2015;5:124-136.

Kristmundsson Á, Erlingsdóttir Á, Freeman MA. Is an Apicomplexan Parasite Responsible for the Collapse of the Iceland Scallop (Chlamys islandica) Stock? PLOS ONE. 2015.

Kristmundsson A, Magnusdottir RT. Mosadýr (Bryozoa) í íslensku ferskvatni – Grundvöllur PKD-nýrnasýki í laxfiskum. Náttúrufræðingurinn. 2015;85:15-23.

Schwenteit JM, Weber B, Milton DL, Bornscheuer UT, Gudmundsdottir BK. Construction of Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. achromogenes AsaP1-toxoid strains and study of their ability to induce immunity in Arctic char, Salvelinus alpinus L. Journal of Fish Diseases. 2015;38:891–900.

Skírnisson K. Association of helminth infections and food consumption in common eiders Somateria mollissima in Iceland. Journal of Sea Research. 2015;104:41–50.

Skírnisson K, Cuyler C. Eimeria rangiferis (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) reported from caribou in Ameralik, West Greenland. Rangifer. 2015;35(1):25-32.

Snorradottir A, Isaksson HJ, Kaeser SA, A.Skodras A, Olafsson E, Palsdottir A, et al. Parenchymal cystatin C focal deposits and glial scar formation around brain arteries in Hereditary Cystatin C Amyloid Angiopathy. Brain research. 2015;1622:149-162.

Stenkewitz U, Nielsen ÓK, Skírnisson K, Stefánsson G. The relationship between parasites and spleen and bursa mass in the Icelandic Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta. Journal of Ornithology. 2015;156(2):429-440.

Vetter W, Gall V, Skírnisson K. Polyhalogenated compounds (PCBs, chlordanes, HCB and BFRs) in four polar bears (Ursus maritimus) that swam malnourished from East Greenland to Iceland. Science of the Total Environment. 2015;533:290-296.

Wagner B, Goodman LB, Babasyan S, Freer H, Torsteinsdottir S, Svansson V, et al. Antibody and cellular immune responses of naïve mares to repeated vaccination with an inactivated equine herpesvirus vaccine. Vaccine. 2015;33:55-88-5597.

Blasco-Costa I, Faltýnková A, Georgieva S, Skírnisson K, Scholz T, Kostadinova A. Fish pathogens near the Arctic Circle: molecular, morphological and ecological evidence for unexpected diversity of Diplostomum (Digenea: diplostomidae) in Iceland. International Journal for Parasitology. 2014;44:703–715.

Faltýnková A, Georgieva S, Kostadinova A, Blasco-Costa I, Scholz T, Skírnisson K. Diplostomum von Nordmann, 1832 (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in the sub-Arctic: descriptions of the larval stages of six species discovered recently in Iceland. Syst Parasitol. 2014;89:195–213.

Guðmundsdóttir B, Guðmundsdóttir S, Guðmundsdóttir S, Magnadottir B. Yersiniosis in Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua (L.), characterization of the infective strain and host reactions. Journal of Fish Diseases. 2014;37:511-519.

Handeland K, Tengs T, Kokotovic B, Vikøren T, Aylin RD, Bergsjø B, et al. Mycoplasma ovipneumonia. A primary cause of severe pneumonic epizootics in the Norwegian muskox (Ovibos moschatus) population. PLOS. 2014;9.

Hreiðarsdóttir GE, Arnason T, Svansson V, Hallsson JH. Analysis of the history and population structure of the Icelandic horse using pedigree data and DNA analyses. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2014;27:63-79.

Ingvarsson S. The genetic landscape of familial breast cancer in Iceland. Anticancer Research. 2014;34:5962-5966.

Ingvarsson S, Sigurðsson BD, Guðmundsson Þ. Hversu sýnilegt er „Icelandic Agricultural Sciences“ í alþjóðlegum vefsetrum? Skrína - rit um auðlinda-, landbúnaðar- og umhverfisvísindi. 2014;1.

Kristmundsson Á, Freeman MAndrew. Negative effects of Kudoa islandica n. sp. (Myxosporea: Kudoidae) on aquaculture and wild fisheries in Iceland. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 2014;3:135 - 146.

Liu D, Liu C, Wang X, Ingvarsson S, Chen H. MicroRNA-451 suppresses tumor cell growth by down-regulating IL6R gene expression. Cancer Epidemiology. 2014;38:85-92.

Magnadottir B. The immune response of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua L. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2014;27:41-61.

Sanz M, Oliveira A, Loynachan A, Page A, Svansson V, Giguére S, et al. Validation and evaluation of VapA-specific IgG and IgG subclasses ELISAs to identify foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia: VapA-specific IgG(T) ELISA outperforms other VapA-specific IgG subclasses when used to identify foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumon. Equinw Vet J. 2014.

Sigurðardóttir ÓG, Harðarson GH, Björnsdóttir S, Friðriksdóttir V. Typhlocolitis in a horse infected with Listeria monocytogenes. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences. 2014;27:21-24.

Skírnisson K, Galaktionov KV. Um stranddoppu og fuglasníkjudýrin sem hún fóstrar á Íslandi. Náttúrufræðingurinn. 2014;84(3-4):89–98.

Arnason ÍÖ, Sigurdardottir S, Kristmundsson Á, Svansson V, Guðmundsdóttir S.  Evaluation of a semi-nested PCR for detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum in samples from kidney, gill and ovarian fluid of Atlantic salmon broodfish. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences.

Eydal M, Freeman MA, Kristmundsson Á, Bambir SH, Jónsson PM, Helgason S. Prosorhynchoides borealis Bartoli, Gibson & Bray, 2006 (Digenea: Bucephalidae) cercariae from Abra prismatica (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in Icelandic waters. Journal of Helminthology.

Freeman MA, Kasper JM, Kristmundsson Á. Nucleospora cyclopteri n. sp., an intranuclear microsporidian infecting wild lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus L., in Icelandic waters. Parasites & Vectors.

Freeman MA, Kristmundsson Á. Ultrastructure of  Nucleospora cyclopteri, an intranuclear microsporidian infecting the Atlantic lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.). Bull. Eur. Ass. Fish Pathol.

Gudmundsdottir BK, Gudmundsdottir S, Gudmundsdottir S, Magnadottir B. Yersiniosis of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua (L.) and characterization of the infective strain. Journal of Fish Diseases.

Hilmarsson H, Kristmundsdottir T, Gunnarsson E, Thormar H. Intranasal delivery of formulations containing virucidal lipids for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in rats. Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology.

Hjartardottir S, Fridriksdottir V, Gunnarsson E, Reiersen J, Andresdottir V, Bjarnadottir S, Jonsdottir G, Astradsdottir K. Comparison of sensitivity of a Campy-Cefex dilution method and PCR in detecting Campylobacter in broilers. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences.

Ingvarsson S. Anders Jahre-verðlaunin veitt fyrir rannsóknir á sykursýki. Læknablaðið 99, 414, 2013.

Ingvarsson S. In memoriam Björn Sigurdsson born 100 years ago (editorial). Icel Agric Sci.

Jónsson SR, Andrésdóttir V. Host Restriction of Lentiviruses and Viral Countermeasures: APOBEC3 and Vif. Viruses.

Jones EP, Skirnisson K, McGovern TH, Gilbert MTB, Willerslev Em J Searle. Fellow travellers: a concordance of colonization patterns between mice and men in the North Atlantic region. BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Kolářová L, Skírnisson K, Ferté H, Jouet D. Trichobilharzia mergi sp. nov. (Trematoda: Digenea: Schistosomatidae), a visceral schistosome of Mergus serrator (L.) (Aves: Anatidae). Parasitology International.

Kristmundsson Á, Freeman MA. Sphaeromyxids form part of a diverse group of myxosporeans infecting the hepatic biliary systems of a wide range of host organisms. Parasites & Vectors.

Magnadottir B, Gudmundsdottir BK, Groman D. Immuno-histochemical determination of humoral immune markers within bacterial induced granuloma formation in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Fish & Shellfish Immunology Volume.

Richter SH, Eydal M, Skírnisson K, Ólafsson E. Tick species (Ixodida) identified in Iceland. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences.

Robinson C, Steward KF, Potts N, Barker C, Hammond TA, Pierce K, Gunnarsson E, Svansson V, Slater J, Newton JR, Wall AS. Combining two serological assays optimises sensitivity and specificity for the identification of Streptococcus equi subsp. equi exposure. The Veterinary Journal.

Schwenteit J, Bogdanović X, Fridjonsson OH, Aevarsson A, Bornscheuer UT, Hinrichs W, Gudmundsdottir BK. Toxoid construction of AsaP1, a lethal toxic aspzincinmetalloendopeptidase of Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. achromogenes, and studies of its activity and processing. Veterinary Microbiology.

Schwenteit JM, Breithaupt A, Teifke JP, Koppang EO, Bornscheuer UT, Fischer U, Gudmundsdottir BK. Innate and adaptive immune responses of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus, L.) during infection with Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. achromogenes and the effect of the AsaP1 toxin. Fish & Shellfish Immunology.

Snorradottir AO, Isaksson HJ, Kaeser SA, Skodras AA, Olafsson E, Palsdottir A, Bragason BT. Deposition of collagenIV and aggrecan in leptomeningeal arteries of hereditary brain haemorrhage with amyloidosis. Brain Research.

Thorsteinsdóttir L, Torfason EG, Torsteinsdóttir S, Svansson V. Genetic diversity of equine gammaherpesviruses (γ-EHV) and isolation of a syncytium forming EHV-2 strain from a horse in Iceland. Research in Veterinary Science.

Tydén E, Morrison DA, Engström A, Nielsen MK, Eydal M, Höglund J. Population genetics of Parascaris equorum based on DNA fingerprinting. Infection, Genetics and Evolution.

Andrésdóttir V, Torsteinsdóttir S, Georgsson G. Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus and visna. In The Neurology of AIDS 3 ed. ed. Howard Gendelman et al. Oxford University Press. p. 391-400

Audunsdottir SS, Magnadottir B, Gisladottir B, Jonsson ZO, Bragason BT. The acute phase response of cod (Gadus morhua L.): Expression of immune response genes. Fish & Shellfish Immunology.

Árnason T, Magnadóttir B, Björnsson B, Steinarsson A, Björnsson BT. Effects of salinity and temperature on growth, plasma ions, cortisol and immune parameters of juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) Aquaculture.

Bjornsdottir B, Hjerde E, Bragason BT, Gudmundsdottir T, Willassen NP, Gudmundsdottir BK. Identification of type VI secretion systems in Moritella viscosa. Veterinary Microbiology.

Eydal M, Bambir SH, Sigurdarson S, Gunnarsson E, Svansson V, Fridriksson S, Benediktsson ET, Sigurdardóttir ÓG. Fatal infection in two Icelandic stallions caused by Halicephalobus gingivalis (Nematoda: Rhabditida). Veterinary Parasitology.

Foxler DE, Bridge KS, James V, Webb TM, Mee M, Wong SCK, Feng Y, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Petursdottir TE, Bjornsson J, Ingvarsson S, Ratcliffe PJ, Longmore GD, Sharp TV. The LIMD1 protein bridges an association between the prolyl hydroxylases and VHL to repress HIF-1 activity. Nature Cell Biology.

Georgieva S,  Kostadinova A,  Skirnisson K. The life-cycle of Petasiger islandicus Kostadinova & Skirnisson, 2007 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) elucidated with the aid of molecular data. Syst Parasitol.

Hauswirth R, Haase B, Blatter M, Brooks SA, Burger D, Drögemüller C, Gerber V, Henke D, Janda J, Jude R, Magdesian KG, JM Matthews, Poncet PA, Svansson V, Tozaki T, Wilkinson-White L, Penedo MCT, Rieder S, Leeb T. Mutations in MITF and PAX3 Cause ‘‘Splashed White’’ and Other White Spotting Phenotypes in Horses. PLOS Genetics.

Ingvarsson S. Brautryðjandi í sykursýkisrannsóknum fær Jahre-verðlaunin. Læknablaðið,  2012 / 98 545.

Janda J, Plattet P, Torsteinsdottir S, Jonsdottir S, Zurbriggen A, Marti, E. Generation of equine TSLP-specific antibodies and their use for detection of TSLP produced by equine keratinocytes and leukocytes. Vet Immunol Immunopathol.

Jones EP, Skirnisson K, McGovern TH, Gilbert MTP, Willerslev E, Searle JB. Fellow travellers: a concordance of colonization patterns between mice and men in the North Atlantic region. BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Liu D, Liu C, Wang X, Ingvarsson S. Chen H. Universal RNA editing in a human liver at the fetal stage. Open Journal of Genetics.

Skírnisson K, Kolářová L, Horák P, Ferté H, Jouet D. Morphological features of the nasal blood fluke Trichobilharzia regenti (Schistosomatidae, Digenea) from naturally infected hosts. Parasitol Research.

Skirnisson K, Thorarinsdottir ST, Nielsen OK. The parasite fauna of rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) in Iceland: Prevalence, intensity, and distribution within the host population. Comparative Parasitology.

Sobecka E, Szostakowska B, MacKenzie K, Hemmingsen W, Prajsnar S, Eydal M. Genetic and morphological variation in Echinorhynchus gadi Zoega in Muller, 1776 (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from Atlantic cod Gadus morhua L. Journal of Helminthology.

Tang Y, Liu C, Wang X, Liu D, Ingvarsson S, Chen H. Demethylation of the Region around Exon 2 of MLH1 Gene in Gastrointestinal Cancer. Anticancer Research.

Wilson JG, Galaktionov KV, Sukhotin AA, Skirnisson K, Nikolaev KE, Ivanov MI, Bustnes JO, Saville DH, Regel KV. Factors influencing trematode parasite burdens in mussels (Mytilus spp) from the north Atlantic ocean across to the north Pacific. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.

Þorsteinsdóttir S, Svansson V. Sumarexem, smámýsofnæmi, í íslenskum hestum – meðferðarúrræði í augsýn. Grein í Bændablaðinu 2.febrúar 2012.