• Anti-parasite treatment and blood biochemistry in raptor nestlings 

      Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Sonne, Christian; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Schnug, Lisbeth; Bourgeon, Sophie; Ballesteros, Manuel; Eulaers, Igor; Moum, Truls Borg; Johnsen, Trond Vidar; Kjelgaard-Hansen, Mads; Herzke, Dorte; Jaspers, Veerle; Covaci, Adrian; Eens, Marcel; Halley, Duncan John; Erikstad, Kjell Einar; Ims, Rolf Anker (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      We investigated the effects of parasite removal on various blood clinical–chemical variables (BCCVs). BCCVs are indicators of health, reflecting, e.g., homeostasis of liver, kidney function, and bone metabolism. The study ...
    • Antiparasite treatments reduce humoral immunity and impact oxidative status in raptor nestlings 

      Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Schnug, Lisbeth; Bourgeon, Sophie; Johnsen, Trond Vidar; Ballesteros, Manuel; Sonne, Christian; Herzke, Dorte; Eulaers, Igor; Jaspers, Veerle; Covaci, Adrian; Eens, Marcel; Halley, Duncan John; Moum, Truls Borg; Ims, Rolf Anker; Erikstad, Kjell E (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    • Contaminants in Atlantic walruses Part 2: Relationships with endocrine and immune systems 

      Routti, Heli; Diot, Beatrice; Panti, Cristina; Duale, Nur; Fossi, Maria Cristina; Harju, Mikael; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Scotter, Sophie; Villanger, Gro Dehli; Bourgeon, Sophie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • A novel use of the leukocyte coping capacity assay to assess the immunomodulatory effects of organohalogenated contaminants in avian wildlife 

      Hansen, Elisabeth; Huber, Nikolaus; Bustnes, Jan O.; Herzke, Dorte; Bårdsen, Bård-Jørgen; Eulaers, Igor; Johnsen, Trond V.; Bourgeon, Sophie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Apex predators are characterized by high levels of biomagnifying organohalogenated contaminants (OHCs) which have been found to induce detrimental health effects in wildlife, such as immune system impairment. The leukocyte ...