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Dr Emilie Vallee

Lecturer in Veterinary Epidemiology

School of Veterinary Science

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 069519159
    Location: 2.08, Wool Building
    Campus: Turitea

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Livestock diseases including causes of production losses (especially dry stock and poultry), infectious disease transmission and economics, zoonoses and veterinary public health, mathematical modelling of infectious disease, temporal and spatial patterns of disease, clinical trials; leptospirosis; latent class analysis; evaluation of diagnostic tests, design and evaluation of disease surveillance systems, rural developement and animal health in developing countries and limited resources context 

Thematics

Resource Development and Management, Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Production (070200):
Epidemiology (111706): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Public Health and Health Services (111700):
Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics (070703): Veterinary Epidemiology (070704): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Keywords

Veterinary Sciences

Veterinary Epidemiology

Disease Surveillance

Clinical trials

Animal Health

Climate change

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Wall, M., Cave, NJ., & Vallee, E. (2019). Owner and Cat-Related Risk Factors for Feline Overweight or Obesity. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6
[Journal article]Authored by: Vallee, E.
Yupiana, Y., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., Collins-Emerson, J., Weston, J., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2019). Emerging Leptospira strain poses public health risk for dairy farmers in New Zealand. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 170
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Yupiana, Y., Wilson, PR., Weston, JF., Vallée, E., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2019). Epidemiological investigation of Leptospira spp. in a dairy farming enterprise after the occurrence of three human leptospirosis cases. Zoonoses and Public Health. 66(5), 470-479
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Vallée, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., Ridler, AL., & Wilson, PR. (2018). Effects of natural infection by L. borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo type Hardjo-bovis and L. interrogans serovar Pomona, and leptospiral vaccination, on sheep growth. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 159, 196-202
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallée, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., Ridler, AL., & Wilson, PR. (2018). Effects of natural infection by L. borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo type Hardjo-bovis, L. interrogans serovar Pomona and leptospiral vaccination on sheep reproduction. Theriogenology. 114, 126-135
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Coupe, A., Howe, L., Burrows, E., Sine, A., Pita, A., Velathanthiri, N., . . . Roe, WD. (2018). First report of Toxoplasma gondii sporulated oocysts and Giardia duodenalis in commercial green-lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus) in New Zealand. Parasitology Research. 117(5), 1453-1463
[Journal article]Authored by: Hayman, D., Howe, L., Pita, A., Roe, W., Vallee, E., Velathanthiri, N.
Heuer, C., Yupiana, Y., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., Weston, J., Wilkinson, D., . . . Wilson, P. (2017). Leptospira shedding in dairy herds: new findings. VetScript.
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Heuer, C., Yuplana, Y., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Weston, J., Wilkinson, D., . . . Wilson, P. (2017). Leptospira shedding in dairy herds: New findings. VetScript. (June), 45-46
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Vallée, E., Ridler, AL., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., & Wilson, PR. (2017). Effectiveness of a commercial leptospiral vaccine on urinary shedding in naturally exposed sheep in New Zealand. Vaccine. 35(9), 1362-1368
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallée, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., & Wilson, PR. (2015). Serological patterns, antibody half-life and shedding in urine of Leptospira spp. in naturally exposed sheep. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(6), 301-312
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Yupiana, Y., Wilson, PR., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Vallee, E., . . . Marchant, R. (2015). Are vaccinated dairy cows shedding leptospires?. VetScript. August(7), 34-34
[Journal article]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Ridler, AL., Vallee, E., Corner, RA., Kenyon, PR., & Heuer, C. (2015). Factors associated with fetal losses in ewe lambs on a New Zealand sheep farm. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(6), 330-334
[Journal article]Authored by: Corner-Thomas, R., Heuer, C., Kenyon, P., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallée, E., Waret-Szkuta, A., Chaka, H., Duboz, R., Balcha, M., & Goutard, F. (2013). Analysis of traditional poultry trader networks to improve risk-based surveillance. Veterinary Journal. 195(1), 59-65
[Journal article]Authored by: Vallee, E.

Thesis

Vallee, EVC. (2016). Epidemiology and production effects of leptospirosis in New Zealand sheep. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Vallee, E.Edited by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C.

Conference

Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Aberdein, D., Haack, N., Moinet, M., Nisa, S., . . . Heuer, C. (2018). Emerging sources and pathways for leptospirosis. 2018 Conference Proceedings of the Epidemiology and Animal Health Management Branch of the NZVA. (pp. 71 - 72). : 2018 NZVA conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Nisa, S., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Yupiana, Y., Vallee, E., Weston, J., Wilson, P., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2017). Shedding and seroprevalence of leptospira in dairy cattle in New Zealand. , 10th International leptospirosis society conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., Weston, J.
Togami, E., Vallee, E., Collins-Emerson, JM., Goarant, C., Lau, C., Nilles, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2017). The role of domestic animals and rodents in human leptospirosis in Fiji: a case-control study. , 10th international leptospirosis society conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Moinet, M., Wilkinson, D., Nisa, S., Haack, N., Oosterhof, H., Aberdein, D., . . . Benschop, J. (2017). Is mammalian wildlife a source of leptospira infection in livestock in New Zealand?. , 10th International Leptospirosis Society Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Nisa, S., Vallee, E.
Togami, E., Vallee, EVC., Collins-Emerson, J., Goarant, C., Lau, C., Nilles, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2017, November). The role of domestic animals and rodents in human leptospirosis in Fiji: A case-control study. Presented at 10th International Leptospirosis Society conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., Collins-Emerson, J., Dreyfus, A., Lau, C., . . . Wilson, P. (2016). Tracing human leptosirosis back to infecting animal species - Evidence from New Zealand, Fiji and Nepal. , Otago Global health institute 9th annual conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E., & Wilkinson, D. (2016). Leptospirosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface. Proceedings of the Food Safety, Animal Welfare and Biosecurity, Branch of the NZVA Conference. (pp. 59 - 62). : New Zealand Veterinary Association. Food Safety, Animal Welfare & Biosecurity Branch Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, EVC., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & wilson, P. (2015, November). The effect of Leptospira serovars Hardjo and Pomona on sheep growth and reproduction, and cost-effectiveness of vaccination. Presented at ISVEE 14 - 14th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. Merida, Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, EVC., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2015, November). A method to visualise natural infection patterns of Leptospira serovars Hardjo and Pomona micro-agglutination test titres in sheep and cattle on New Zealand farms. Presented at ISVEE 14 - 14th International symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. Merida, Mexico.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, PR., Benschop, J., & Collins-Emerson, JM. (2015, October). Can vaccination of animals protect humans against leptospirosis?. Presented at 9th Scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semarang, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Wilson, PR., Fabri, N., van de Pol, M., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2015). The role of wildlife species in the epidemiology of human and animal Leptospira infection in New Zealand: Preliminary studies. In Proceedings of the International Leptospirosis society Conference, International Leptospirosis society Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, PR., Benschop, J., & Collins-Emerson, J. (2015). Can vaccination of animals protect humans against Leptospirosis?. Proceedings of the International Leptospirosis society Conference. (pp. 5 - 5). : International Leptospirosis society Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., & Wilson, P. (2015). Estimating the economic impact of leptospirosis on public health and livestock farming in New Zealand. (pp. 26 - 26). , 2nd ELS meeting on leptospirosis and other rodent borne haemorrhagic fevers
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., & Collins-Emerson, JM. (2015, October). Hardjo vs pomona two pathogens with different ecological risk. Presented at 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semaran, Indonesia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Collins-Emerson, J., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., Benschop, J., & Collins-Emerson, JM. (2015). Can vaccination of animals protect humans against Leptospirosis?. In proceedings 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society(pp. 5 - 5). , 9th Scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Wilson, P., Favri, N., vande pol, M., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., . . . Heuer, C. (2015). The role of wildlife species in the epidemiology of human and animal leptospira infection in New Zealand: preliminary studies. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society. Semarang, Indonesia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Vallee, E., Wilson, P., & Collins-Emerson, J. (2015). Hardjo vs Pomona - two pathogens with different ecological risk. (pp. 32 - 32). , 9th scientific meeting of international leptospirosis society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Heuer, C., Sanhueza, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., Vallee, E., & Wilson, P. (2015). Estimating the economic impact of leptospirosis on public health and livestock farming in New Zealand. (pp. 26 - 26). , 2nd ELS meeting on Leptospirosis and other rodent borne haemorrhagic fevers
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, JM., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2014). Update on research into the effects of Leptospira serovars Hardjo and Pomona on sheep and beef cattle growth and reproduction. Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA Annual conference. Vol. 2014 (pp. 6.5.1 - 6.5.6). : Proceedings of the Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, EVC., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2013, October). Subclinical effects of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo on New Zealand sheep production. Presented at ILS 2013 - 8th Scientific Meeting of International Leptospirosis Society. Fukuoka, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Benschop, J., Dreyfus, A., Sanhueza, J., Harland, A., Collins-Emerson, J., Fang, F., . . . Wilson, P. (2013, March). Leptospirosis in New Zealand: "In the first week I thought I would die and then I wished that I had.". Presented at World Small Animal Veterinary Association 38th Annual Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., French, N., Heuer, C., Midwinter, A., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Collins-Emerson, J., Benschop, J., & Wilson, P. (2013). Growth and reproduction losses in sheep and beef cattle due to leptospirosis. In P. Angus-Cook, K. Crews, N. Dymond, N. Harding, J. Hunnam, S. Marshall, . . . V. Williams (Eds.) Proceedings of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference. Vol. 301 (pp. 195 - 199). New Zealand: New Zealand Veterinary Association Annual Conference: The Science Behind Veterinary Practice
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Sanhueza, J., Valle, E., Dreyfus, A., Fang, F., Ridler, A., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2013, February). Leptospirosis in New Zealand sheep: Recent knowledge advance. Presented at 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Sanhueza, J., Valle, E., Dreyfus, A., Fang, F., Ridler, A., Benschop, J., . . . Heuer, C. (2013). Leptospirosis in New Zealand sheep: Recent knowledge advance. In 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Handbook(pp. 92 - 92). , 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science New Zealand: International Sheep Veterinary Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Ridler, A., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., & Wilson, P. (2013). Effect of leptospirosis on sheep production. In 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Handbook(pp. 148 - 148). , 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science New Zealand: International Sheep Veterinary Congress
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., & Wilson, P. (2013, February). Effect of leptospirosis on sheep production. Presented at 8th International Sheep Veterinary Congress: Connecting Sheep and Science. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.
Vallee, E., Heuer, C., Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., & Wilson, P. (2012). Effects of leptospirosis on sheep and beef cattle growth and reproduction: Preliminary results. Poster session presented at the meeting of 1st Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDRe] Science Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Benschop, J., Collins-Emerson, J., Heuer, C., Vallee, E.

Other

Vallee, EVC. (2013). Does leptospirosis reduce animal production in New Zealand?. (pp. 17 - 17). New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Other]Authored by: Vallee, E.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • French
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • English
    Last used: Today
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Spanish
    Last used: 2015
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Needs work

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 5 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Kelly Buckle - Doctor of Philosophy
    Eradication and the subclinical carrier state: a study of Foot-and-mouth disease virus and Mycoplasma bovis, two contrasting diseases of cattle that share the same challenge
  • Natasha Jaques - Doctor of Philosophy
    Economics and genetic aspects of lameness and claw disorders in New Zealand dairy goats
  • Manjula Meda Gedara - Doctor of Philosophy
    Reservoirs of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae on islands used for biodiversity conservation
  • Marie Moinet - Doctor of Philosophy
    Molecular & eco-epidemiology of leptospirosis at the wildlife-livestock-human interface in New-Zealand
  • Alicia Coupe - Doctor of Philosophy
    Toxplasma gondii in the marine environment in NZ

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Yuni Yupiana - Doctor of Philosophy
    Leptospirosis in dairy herds

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