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Dr. med. vet. Roland Plesker
Paul-Ehrlich Institute
Veterinarian, primate pathologist.

Fields of interest: health and improvement of conditions of life for primates and other animals in zoos, laboratories and rescue facilities; adequate housing and behavioural enrichment for laboratory animals; prevention and control of zoonoses and epidemics.

Volunteer veterinary care and postmortem examinations for the loris colony of Ruhr-University. Advise for health considerations for primate rescue facilities (see also health and first aid chapters in this database)
 

Publications about lorises:

Coauthor of the loris and potto conservation database

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H., 1998: Polycystic nephropathy in slender lorises (Loris tardigradus). XVIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society, August 10-14, 1998, , University of Antananarivo, Madagaskar. Abstract no. 033.

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H., 2000: An internet database for information on Loridae (prosimian primates). Proceedings of the 3rd Scientific Meeting of the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, Paris/France, p. 131-132.

Streicher, U.; Schulze, H.; Plesker, R.; Vornefeld, B., 2000: A Conservation and Health Database for Lorises and Pottos. 2nd Göttingen Symposium: Primates in Biomedical Research – Diseases and Pathology, Göttingen (Abstract), www.dpz.gwdg.de/tmph/allabstr.htm and Primate Report 63: 33-39, www.dpz.gwdg.de/pr/pr63/streicher.pdf.

Plesker, R.; Schulze, H., 2002: Necropsy findings in Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus). Abstracts of the XIXth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Beijing/China, 4th-9th August 2002, Abstract 0411, p. 309.
 
 

Other publications:

Plesker, R., 1988: Herstellung und Charakterisierung von Interleukin-2 des Haushuhnes in Gewebekulturüberständen Concanavalin A-stimulierter Lymphozytenkulturen. Vet. Diss. Gießen.  (German)

Plesker, R.; Behlert, O.; Frank, H., 1989: Aortenthrombose bei zwei Weissnasensakis (Chiropotes albinasa). Verhandlungsbericht des 31. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Dortmund, Akademie Verlag Berlin, pp. 29-34. (German)

Plesker, R.; Behlert, O.; Weiss, R., 1990: Yersinia pseudotuberculosis-Infektion bei Hirschziegenantilopen (Antilope cervicapra). Verhandlungsbericht des 32. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Eskilstuna/Schweden, Akademie Verlag Berlin, pp. 191-196. (German)

Plesker, R.; Behlert, O.; Jes, H.; Weiss, R., 1991: Spontane Myko-bakteriose bei Zipfelfröschen (Megophris monticola). Verhandlungsbericht des 33. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Liberec/Tschechoslowakei, Akademie Verlag Berlin, pp. 255-260. (German)

Hartung, S.; Norley, S. G.; Ennen, J., Cichutek, K.; Plesker, R.; Kurth, R., 1992: Vaccine protection against SIVmac infection by high- but not low-dose whole inactivated virus immunogen. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 5: 461-468.

Plesker, R., 1992: Spontaner Gehirnabszeß bei einem Rhesusaffen (Macaca mulatta). Verhandlungsbericht des 34. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Santander/Spanien, Akademie Verlag Berlin, pp. 133-137.

Plesker, R.; Claros, M., 1992: A spontaneous Yersinia pseudotuberculosis-infection in a monkey-colony. Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series B, 39 (3): 201-208.

Dröge, W.; Murthy, K. K.; Stahl-Henning, C.; Hartung, S.; Plesker, R.; Rouse, S.; Peterhans, E.; Kinscherf, R.; Fischbach, T.; Eck, H. P., 1993: Plasma Amino Acid Dysregulation After Lentiviral Infection. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 9 (9): 807-809.

Klug, B.; Plesker, R.; Bittner-Grünewald, P.; Czapla, D.; Eckert-Ziem, M.; Schwanig, M.; Hoffmann, A., 1994: Haemophilus influenzae Typ B Konjugat-Impfstoffe. Ergebnisse einer erweiterten Auswertung des Tests auf anomale Toxizität. Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde 142: 350-354. (German)

Mueller, J. G.; Czub, S.; Marx, A.; Brinkmann, R.; Plesker, R.; Mueller-Hermelink, H.K., 1994: Detection of SIV in rhesus monkey thymus stroma cell cultures. Research in Virology 145 (3-4): 239-244.

Sopper, S.; Demuth, M.; Stahl-Henning, C.; Hunsmann, G.; Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C.; Czub, S.; Ceska, M.; Koutsilieri, E.; Riederer, P.; Brinkmann, R.; Katz, M.; ter Meulen, V., 1996: The effect of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus infection in vitro and in vivo on the cytokine production of isolated microglia and peripheral macrophages from rhesus monkey. Virology 220: 320-329.

Coulibaly, C.; Hartinger, J.; Jakob, V.; Müller, M.; Plesker, R., 1997: Zuverlässigkeit des Testes Enzygnost®Anti HSV/IgG beim Nachweis von Herpesvirusinfektionen bei Primaten. Der Tierschutzbeauftragte 3/97: 206-207. (German)

Coulibaly, C., Hartinger, J., Jakob, V., Müller, M.; Plesker, R., 1999: Efficiency of the Enzygnost anti-HSV/IgG test in the detection of herpes virus infection in a primate colony. Folia Primatologica 70 (4): 196 (Abstract).

Wagner, S., Dittmar, M.T., Beer, B., König, R., Plesker, R., Norley, S., Kurth, R.; Cichutek, K., 1998: The U3 Promoter and the nef Gene of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) smmPBj1.9 do not confer acute pathogenicity upon SIVagm. Journal of Virology 72 (4): 3446-3450.

Beer, B., Denner, J., Brown, C.R., Norley, S., zur Megede, J., Coulibaly, C., Plesker, R., Holzammer, S., Baier, M., Hirsch, V.M.; Kurth, R., 1998: Simian immunodeficiency virus of African green monkeys is apathogenic in the newborn natural host. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology 18: 210-220.

Zwerger, C., Plesker, R., Papadopulos, K., Cussler, K.; Hartinger, J., 1998: Vergleich kommerziell erhältlicher Adjuvantien bei BALB/c-Mäusen mit einem schwach immunogenen Peptid als Antigen. ALTEX 15 (Suppl. 98), pp. 83-86.

Zwerger, C., Plesker, R., Papadopulos, K., Cussler, K.; Hartinger, J., 1998: A comparison of commercially available adjuvants in BALB/c-mice immunised with a weekly immunogenic peptide. http://altweb.jhsph.edu/science/pubs/altex/altex98_z2.htm.

Plesker, R., 1999: Sektion, Probengewinnung und Probenaufarbeitung (Histologie, Mikrobiologie), Kapitel 21. Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Graduiertenprogramm: Grundlagen zum tierexperimentellen Arbeiten (2. Auflage). Zentrales Tierlabor des DKFZ, Heidelberg, pp. 150-155. (German)

Plesker, R., Schulze, H.; 1999: Spontanes Cholangiokarzinom bei einem Fettschwanzmaki (Cheirogaleus medius). Pp. 405-409 in: Erkrankungen der Zootiere, Verhandlungsbericht des 39. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Wien/Östereich, Schriftenreihe aus dem Institut für Zoo- und Wildtierforschung, Nr. 3.

Plesker, R., 1999: A case report of a stroke in a simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)-infected rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta). 6. Kongress der Gesellschaft für Primatologie, 18 - 21. August 1999, Uetrecht, Niederlande, p. 45. (Abstract) and Folia Primatologica 71 (4): 205 (Abstract).

Mueller, S., Stanyon, R., O`Brien, P. C. M., Ferguson-Smith, M.A., Plesker, R.; Wienberg, J., 1999: Defining the ancestral karyotype of all primates by multidirectional chromosome painting between tree shrews, lemurs and humans. Chromosoma 108 (6): 393-400.

Finelli, P., Stanyon, R., Plesker, R., Ferguson-Smith, M.A., O`Brien, P.C.M.; Wienberg, J., 1999: Reciprocal chromosome painting shows that the great difference in diploid number between human and African green monkey is mostly due to non-Robertsonian fissions. Mammalian Genome 10 (7): 713-718.

Wienberg, J., Stanyon, R.; O`Brien, P. C. M.; Ferguson-Smith, M. A.; Plesker, R.; Müller, S., 1999: Reciprocal chromosome painting shows that the great difference in diploid number between human and African green monkey is mostly due to non-Robertsonian fissions. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 85, N1-2, P770.

Coulibaly, C.; Hartinger, J.; Jakob, V.; Müller, M.; Plesker, R., 1999: Problems with the specificity of the DIAdot herpes B virus test when used to detect simian herpes virus infection (herpes B virus) in a primate colony. Folia Primatologica 70 (4): 207-208.

Plesker, R., 2000: A case of a generalised psorergatic acariasis in an African Green Monkey (C. aethiops). Proceedings of the 3rd Scientific Meeting of the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, Paris/France, p. 171-173.

Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C., 2000: Spontanes Uterussarkom bei einem Rhesusaffen (Macaca mulatta). 43. Tagung der Fachgruppe „Pathologie“ in der Deutschen Veterinärmedizinischen Gesellschaft, Kiel, Zusammenfassung Nr 9. (German)

Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C.; Hetzel, U., 2002: A spontaneous uterine sarcoma in a rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta). Journal of Veterinary Medicine A, Vol. 49 (8): 428-429.

Plesker, R.; Czub, S., 2000: Fatal vasculitis in a Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). Primate Pathology Seminar and Workshop 2000, Madison/Wisconsin/USA (Extended abstract).

Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C., 2000: A Simian Agent 8-Infection in a Group of African Green Monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops). 2nd Göttingen Symposium: Primates in Biomedical Research – Diseases and Pathology, Göttingen (Abstract), www.dpz.gwdg.de/tmph/allabstr.htm and Primate Report 63: 27-31, www.dpz.gwdg.de/pr/pr63/couliba.pdf.

Plesker, R.; Zwerger, C., 2000: Rickets, Osteomalacia and Osteoporosis in an Indoor Non-Human Primate Facility. 2nd Göttingen Symposium: Primates in Biomedical Research – Diseases and Pathology, Göttingen (Abstract), www.dpz.gwdg.de/tmph/allabstr.htm and Primate Report 62: 69-78, www.dpz.gwdg.de/pr/pr62/pleszwe.pdf.

Höhle, K.; Plesker, R.; Herzog, A., 2001: Environmental Enrichment of Captive African Green Monkeys: Prima Hedrons, Puzzle Feeders and Television. XVIIIth Congress of the International Primatological Society, Adelaide/Australien, p. 346 (Abstract).

Höhle, K.; Plesker, R.; Herzog, A., 2001: Puzzle Feeders, Television and Prima Hedrons as environmental enrichment for captive African Green Monkeys. Spring meeting of the Primatological Society of Great Britain 2001, Bolton/England (Abstract), www.psgb.org/Meetings/ Spring2001.html, Primate Eye 74: 4 (Abstract).

Höhle, K.; Plesker, R.; Herzog, A., 2001: Prima hedrons, Puzzle feeder oder Fernsehen als Beschäftigungsmöglichkeit für Afrikanische Grüne Meerkatzen (Chorocebus aethiops). Tierlaboratorium 24: 37-44. (German)

Plesker, R.; Bauer, C.; Tackmann, K.; Dinkel, A., 2001: Hydatid Echinococcosis (Echinococcus granulosus) in a Laboratory Colony of Pig-Tailed Macaques (Macaca nemestrina). J. Vet. Med. B 48: 367-372 and www.blackwell-synergy.com/Journals/toc.asp?IssueID=6204

Specke, V.; Langford, G. S.; Schuurman, H.-J.; Coulibaly, C.; Plesker, R.; Kurth, R.; Denner, J., 2001: Porcine endogene Retroviren (PERVs): In vitro-Infektionen und Inokulation von Kleintieren und nicht-humanen Primaten. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Virologie, Dresden, 14. –17. 3. 2001 (Zusammenfassung).

Plesker, R., 2001: A Dipetalonema gracile Infection in a Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus). Folia Primatologica 72 (3): 177 (Abstract) and Primate Report 63: 3-5 and www.dpz.gwdg.de/pr/pr63/plesker.pdf

Specke, V.; Langford, G.; Schuurman, H.; Coulibaly, C.; Plesker, R.; Schwendemann, J.; Voigt, K.; Galbraith, D.; Onion, D.E.; Kurth, R.; Denner, J., 2001: Porcine endogene Retroviren (PERVs) als Risiko bei der Xenotransplantation? Untersuchungen zur Adaptation an humane Zellen in vitro und Inokulation von Kleintieren und nicht-humanen Primaten in vivo. 5. Symposium für innovativen Organersatz; Schloss Rauischholzhausen 22 - 23. 9. 2001 (Zusammenfassung). (German)

Plesker, R.; Hetzel, U.; Schmidt, W.; Lohmann, B., 2001: Cases of Cataracta Hypermatura in a Colony of African Green Monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops). 3nd Göttingen Symposium: Primates in Biomedical Research – Diseases and Pathology, Göttingen (Abstract).

Specke, V.; Langford, G.; Schuurman, H.-J.; Coulibaly, C.; Plesker, R.; Kurth, R.; Denner, J., 2001: Porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs): studies on transmission in vitro and inoculation of small animals and non-human primates in vivo. 7th Basic Science Symposium of the Transplantation Society, Thun/Bern (CH), 22.-26.8.2001 (Abstract), Kongressband des VI Congress of the International Xenotransplantation Association, Chicago (USA), 29. 9. - 3. 10. 2001 (Abstract) und Xenotransplantation 8: 34-35.

Denner, J.; Specke, V.; Tacke, S.; Schwendemann, J.; Coulibaly, C.; Plesker, R.; Kurth, R.; Langford, G.; Schuurman, H. J., 2001: PERVs: diagnostics, adaptation to human cells, but no transmission to small animals, non-human primates and man. Xenotranspantation 8: 126-127.

Specke, V.; Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C.; Boller, K.; Denner, J., 2002: Productive infection of a mink cell line with porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs) but lack of transmission to minks in vivo. Archives of Virology 147 (2): 305-319 and www.link.springer.de/link/service/journals/00705 /tocs/t2147002.htm (Abstract).

Specke, V.; Schuurman, H.-J.; Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C.; Özel, M.; Langford, G.; Kurth, R.; Denner, J., 2002: Virus safety in xenotransplantation: first exploratory in vivo studies in small laboratory animals and non-human primates. Transplant Immunology 9: 281-288.

Denner, J.; Specke, V.; Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C.; Langford, G.; Schuurman, H.-J.; Bühler, C.; Meyer, T.; Breuer, S.; Karlas, A.; Kurth, R.; Ulrichs, K., 2002: Porcine endogenous retroviruses and xenotransplantation: Lack of infection in small animals and non-human primates despite immunosuppression and long-term exposure. Transplantation Proceedings, in press.

Coulibaly, C.; Seidel, J.; Chudy, M.; Hack, R.; Itter, G.; Plesker, R., 2002: A natural asymptomatic Herpes B-Virus infection in a colony of laboratory Brown Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella). Kongressband der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Virologie, Erlangen, 8. - 11. 4. 2002 (Abstract).

Specke, V.; Schuurman, H.-J.; Plesker, R.; Coulibaly, C.; Özel, M.; Kurth, R.; Denner, J., 2002: Porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs) as a risk in xenotransplantation? First exploratory in vivo studies in non-human primates. Kongressband der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Virologie, Erlangen, 8. – 11. 04. 2002 (Abstract).

Plesker, R.; Bauer, C., 2002: A rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) impounded by custom authorities: Infestation with sucking lice (Pedicinus obtusus). Proceedings of the 4th Scientific Meeting of the European Association of Zoo- and Wildlife Veterinarians joint with the anual meeting of the European Wildlife Disease Association, Heidelberg, pp. 351-353.

Plesker, R.; Hetzel, U., 2002: A case of a corneal dermoid in a Guinea Pig (Cavia porcellus) Conference Volume of the 8th felasa Symposium, Aachen, 17. – 20. 06. 2002 (Abstract).

Plesker, R.; Specke, V.; Denner, J.; Schuurman, H.-J., 2002: Tumor growth after injection of 293 cells in an immunosuppressed rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). Primate Pathology Workshop 2002, Monterey/Kalifornien (Extended abstract).

Plesker, R.; Durchfeld-Meyer, B.; Heinrichs, M., 2002: Herpes virus-induced intranuclear inclusion bodies: Differential diagnosis Herpes B-virus infection. Abstracts of the 16. Slide Seminar of the Gesellschaft für Toxikologische Pathologie, Giessen, 12. October 2002, Case No. 17 (Abstract).
 

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