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Susan Compton, PhD

Research Scientist in Comparative Medicine; Director, Molecular and Serological Diagnostics, Comparative Medicine

Contact Information

Susan Compton, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Comparative Medicine

    PO Box 208016

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8016

    United States

Research Summary

  1. Understanding the pathogenesis and epizootiology of rodent pathogens
  2. Development and validation of new diagnostic methods to detect rodent pathogens (astrovirus, coronavirus, parvovirus, norovirus, fur mites, pinworms)

Specialized Terms: Pathogenesis of rodent viral infections; Diagnostic Virology; Communicable Diseases; Coronavirus; Disease Control; Disease Model; Fur Mites; Gastrointestinal Infection; Host Organism Interaction; Immunoassay; Infectious Diseases/Agents; Intestinal Mucosa; Laboratory Mouse; Laboratory Rat; Norovirus; Parvovirus; Pathogenesis; Pinworms; PCR; Rat Coronavirus; Respiratory Diseases; RT-RCR; Serology; Sialodacryoadenitis Virus; Virology; Virulence; Virus Infection Mechanism; Virus Protein; Virus Receptor;

Coauthors

Research Interests

Animal Diseases; Bacterial Infections and Mycoses; Rodent Diseases; Virus Diseases; Zoonoses

Public Health Interests

Infectious Diseases; Viruses; Zoonotic Diseases

Selected Publications