Yang DA, Gates MC, Müller KR, Laven RA (2019) Bayesian analysis of risk factors for bovine digital dermatitis in New Zealand dairy herds. BMC Veterinary Research

Gates MC, JH Han, Evans CA, Weston JF, Heuer C (2019) Assessing the use of diagnostic laboratory accession data to support national bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD) control in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal (e-pub)

Hidano A, Gates MC (2019) Why sold, not culled? Analysing farm and animal characteristics associated with livestock selling practices Preventive Veterinary Medicine( e-pub)

Yang DA, Johnson WO, Muller KR, Gates MC, Laven RA. (2019) Estimating the herd and cow level prevalence of bovine digital dermatitis on New Zealand dairy farms: A Bayesian superpopulation approach. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 65, 76-84.

Bruce SJ, Zito S, Gates MC, Aguilar A, Walker JK, Goldwater N, Dale A (2019) Predation and risk behaviour of free-roaming owned cats in Auckland, New Zealand. Frontiers in Veterinary Science

Gates MC, Zito S, Harvey LC, Walker JK, Dale A (2019) Assessing obesity in New Zealand dogs and cats presented for routine vaccination. New Zealand Veterinary Journal (e-pub)

Zito S, Walker J, Gates MC, Dale A (2019) A preliminary description of companion cat, managed stray cat, and unmanaged stray cat welfare in Auckland, New Zealand using a 5-component assessment scale. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6, 40.

Descovich KA, Richmond S, Leach M, Buchanan-Smith HM, Flecknell P, Farningham D, Witham C, Gates MC, Vick S-J (2019) Opportunities for refinement in neuroscience: indicators of wellness and post-operative pain in laboratory macaques. Altex (e-pub)


Gates MC, Littlewood KE, Kongara K, Odom TF, Sawicki RK (2018) Experience of practicing veterinarians with supervising final year students and new graduates in performing desexing surgeries Accepted in Journal of Veterinary Medical Education

Evans CA, Pinior B, Charlier J, Larska M, Graham D, Schweizer M, Guidarini C , Decaro N, Ridpath J, Gates MC (2018) Global knowledge gaps in the prevention and control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD) Transboundary and Emerging Diseases (e-pub)

JH Han, Weston JF, Holter J, Moffat J, Heuer C, Gates MC (2018) Using Bayesian network modelling to untangle farm management risk factors for bovine viral diarrhoea virus infection. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 161, 75-82.

JH Han, Weston JF, Weir A, Heuer C, Gates MC (2018) Elimination of bovine viral diarrhoea virus in New Zealand: a review of research progress and future directions. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 66(6), 273-280.

Bayley KD, Read TA, Gates MC (2018) Superficial keratectomy and nictitans flap as a treatment for non-healing corneal erosions associated with corneal endothelial dystrophy or degeneration: a retrospective study of 36 dogs (45 eyes) Accepted in Veterinary Ophthalmology

Gates MC, Littlewood K, Kongara K, Odom TF, Sawicki RK. (2018) Guidelines for implementing a low-cost volunteer desexing skills training programme for veterinary and veterinary technology students. Accepted in Journal of Veterinary Medical Education

Gates MC, Zito S, Dale A (2018) Post-adoption outcomes for adult dogs rehomed through a New Zealand animal shelter. Animals 8(6), 93.

Hidano A, Enticott G, Christley RM, Gates MC (2018) Modelling dynamic human behavioural changes in animal disease models: challenges and opportunities for addressing bias. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 5, 137.

Gates MC, Odom T, Sawicki RS. (2018) Experience and confidence of final year veterinary students in performing desexing surgeries at the time of graduation. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 66(4), 210-215.

Van Andel M, Hollings T, Bradhurst R, Robinson A, Burgman M, Gates MC, Bingham P, Carpenter T. (2018) Does size matter to models? Exploring the effect of herd size on outputs of a herd-level disease spread simulator. Frontiers in Veterinary Science


Gates MC, Vigeant S, and Dale A. (2017) “Prevalence and risk factors for cats testing positive for feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukaemia virus infection in cats entering an animal shelter in New Zealand.” New Zealand Veterinary Journal 65(6): 285-291.

Gates MC, Hinds H, Dale, A. (2017) “Preliminary description of aging cats and dogs presented to a New Zealand first-opinion veterinary clinic at end-of-life.” New Zealand Veterinary Journal 65(6): 313-317.

Luckman CL, Gates MC. (2017) Epidemiology and clinical outcomes of feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukaemia virus in client-owned cats in New Zealand. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports 3.2: 2055116917729311.

Muellner P, Muellner U, Gates MC, Pearce P, Ahlstrom C, O’Neill D, Brodbelt D, Cave N. (2016) Evidence in practice – leveraging companion animal and equine health data from primary care veterinary clinics in New Zealand. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 3: 116.


Muellner P, Muellner U, Gates MC, Pearce P, Ahlstrom C, O’Neill D, Brodbelt D, Cave N. (2016) Evidence in practice – leveraging companion animal and equine health data from primary care veterinary clinics in New Zealand. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 3.

Hidano A, Carpenter TE, Stevenson MA, Gates MC (2016) Evaluating the efficacy of regionalisation in limiting high-risk livestock trade movements. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 133: 31- 41.

Gates MC, Muellner P, Muellner U, Pearce P and Cave N. (2016) Starting a practice-based revolution. VetScript 29(7): 10.


Gates MC, Woolhouse MEJ. (2015) Controlling infectious disease through the targeted manipulation of contact network structure.  Epidemics 12: 11-19.

Gates MC, Holmstrom LK, Biggers K, Beckham TR (2015) Integrating novel data streams to support infectious disease surveillance in commercial livestock production systems: challenges and opportunities. Frontiers in Public Health 3:74.


Gates MC, Humphry RW, Gunn GJ, Woolhouse MEJ. (2014) Not all cows are epidemiologically equal: quantifying the risk of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) transmission through cattle movements. Veterinary Research 45: 110.

Gates MC, Nolan TJ. (2014) Declines in canine endoparasite prevalence associated with the introduction of commercial heartworm, flea, and tick preventatives. Veterinary Parasitology 204 (3-4): 265 – 268.

Gates MC. (2014) Characteristics of replacement breeding cattle trade in Great Britain. Veterinary Record 175(3): 67.

Gates MC, Woolhouse MEJ. (2014) Suboptimal herd performance amplifies the spread of infectious disease in the cattle industry. PLoS ONE 9(3): e93410.


Gates MC, Volkova VV, Woolhouse MEJ. (2013) Risk factors for bovine tuberculosis in low incidence regions related to the movements of cattle. BMC Veterinary Research 9:25.

Gates MC, Humphry RW, Gunn GJ (2013) Associations between bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) seropositivity and performance indicators in beef suckler and dairy herds. Veterinary Journal 198(3): 631 – 637.

Gates MC, Woolhouse MEJ, Gunn GJ, Humphry RW. (2013) Relative associations of cattle movements, local spread, and biosecurity with bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) seropositivity in beef and dairy herds. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 112(3-4): 285-295.

Gates MC. (2013) Evaluating the reproductive performance of British beef and dairy herds using national cattle movement records. Veterinary Record 173: 499.

Gates MC, Volkova VV, Woolhouse MEJ. (2013) Impact of changes in cattle movement regulations on the risks of bovine tuberculosis for Scottish farms. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 108(2-3): 125–136.


Gates MC. (2011) Recipe websites: a novel medium for disseminating food safety and origin information. Food Protection Trends. 105-109.

Gates MC, Nolan, TJ. (2010) Efficacy of heartworm preventatives against ascarids and hookworms in client-owned dogs: a retrospective case control study. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 34(2): 116-119.


Gates MC, Nolan TJ. (2009) Factors influencing heartworm, flea, and tick preventative use in patients presenting to a veterinary teaching hospital. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 93 (2-3): 193-200.

Gates MC, Nolan TJ. (2009) Estimating endoparasite prevalence and recurrence across different age groups of well cared for companion animals. Veterinary Parasitology 166: 153-158.

Gates MC, Nolan TJ. (2009) Risk factors for endoparasitism in well cared for dogs: a retrospective case-control study of 6,553 veterinary teaching hospital cases. Journal of Small Animal Practice 50(12): 636 – 640.

Gates MC. (2009) One Health continuing medical education: an avenue for advancing interdisciplinary communication on One Health issues. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 234(11): 1384 –1386.

Gates MC, Nolan TJ. (2009) Comparison of passive fecal flotation run by veterinary students to zinc-sulfate centrifugation flotation run in a clinical parasitology laboratory. Journal of Parasitology 95(5): 1213 – 1214.

Gates MC, Boston RC. (2009) Irrigation linked to a greater risk of human and veterinary West Nile virus cases in the United States from 2004 – 2006. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 89: 134 – 137.


Gates MC. (2007) The influence of air pollution on thoroughbred race performance. Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology 4: 79-88.