ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-130213-1
Crim, Marcus J.
Email: Marcus-Crim@idexx.com
URL: https://www.idexxbioanalytics.com/aquatics
Affiliation: IDEXX BioAnalytics
Address: IDEXX BioAnalytics 4011 Discovery Drive Columbia, MO 65201-8250
Phone: (573) 499-5776
Fax: (573) 499-5701
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6705-831X

I am a research-oriented veterinarian with specialized training in laboratory animal medicine and pathology, aquatic animal models, fish pathology, and biomedical research.

My scientific interests and expertise include advancing health monitoring for aquatic species by incorporating and optimizing multiple diagnostic platforms (molecular and traditional), characterizing the pathobiology of naturally occurring infectious diseases in laboratory zebrafish, and the development of rapid, sensitive, and specific diagnostic tests to facilitate health monitoring in zebrafish colonies.

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Ericsson, A.C., Busi, S.B., Davis, D.J., Nabli, H., Eckhoff, D.C., Dorfmeyer, R.A., Turner, G., Oswalt, P.S., Crim, M.J., Bryda, E.C. (2021) Molecular and culture-based assessment of the microbiome in a zebrafish (Danio rerio) housing system during set-up and equilibration. Animal microbiome. 3:55
Sun, F.J., Crim, M.J., Leblanc, M. (2021) Edwardsiella ictaluri in a Colony of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) used in a Teaching Laboratory. Comparative medicine. 71(4):318-322
Estes, J.M., Altemara, M.L., Crim, M.J., Fletcher, C.A., Whitaker, J.W. (2021) Behavioral and Reproductive Effects of Environmental Enrichment and Pseudoloma neurophilia infection on Adult Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : JAALAS. 60(3):249-258
Crim, M.J., Lawrence, C. (2020) A fish is not a mouse: understanding differences in background genetics is critical for reproducibility. Lab animal. 50(1):19-25
Altan, E., Kubiski, S.V., Boros, Á., Reuter, G., Sadeghi, M., Deng, X., Creighton, E.K., Crim, M.J., Delwart, E. (2019) A Highly Divergent Picornavirus Infecting the Gut Epithelia of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) in Research Institutions Worldwide. Zebrafish. 16(3):291-299
Crim, M.J., Lawrence, C., Livingston, R.S., Rakitin, A., Hurley, S.J., Riley, L.K. (2017) Comparison of Antemortem and Environmental Samples for Zebrafish Health Monitoring and Quarantine. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : JAALAS. 56:412-424
Grzelak, A.K., Davis, D.J., Caraker, S.M., Crim, M.J., Spitsbergen, J.M., Wiedmeyer, C.E. (2017) Stress Leukogram Induced by Acute and Chronic Stress in Zebrafish (Danio rerio).. Comparative medicine. 67(4):263-269
Collymore, C., Crim, M.J., Lieggi, C. (2016) Recommendations for Health Monitoring and Reporting for Zebrafish Research Facilities. Zebrafish. 13 Suppl 1:S138-48
Crim, M.J., and Riley, L.K. (2012) Viral diseases in zebrafish: what is known and unknown. ILAR journal. 53(2):135-143

Fagre, A.C., Pugazhenthi, U., Cheleuitte-Nieves, C., Crim, M.J., Henderson, K.S., Fong, D.L., Leszczynski, J.K., Schurr, M.J., Daniels, J.B. & Manuel, C.A. (2021). Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Corynebacterium bovis Isolates from Immunodeficient Rodents. Comparative Medicine. 71(3):210-214

Mitchell, C.M., Johnson, L.K., Crim, M.J., Wiedmeyer, C.E., Pugazhenthi, U., Tousey, S., Tollin, D.J., Habenicht, L.M., Fink, M.K., Fong, D.L. and Leszczynski, J.K., & Manuel, C.A. (2020). Diagnosis, Surveillance and Management of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus Infections in Chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera). Comparative Medicine, 70(4):370-375

Lee, Q., Padula, M.P., Pinello, N., Williams, S.H., O'Rourke, M.B., Fumagalli, M.J., Orkin, J.D., Song, R., Shaban, B., Brenner, O. and Pimanda, J.E., Weninger, W., de Souza, W.M., Melin, A.D., Wong, J.J.L., Crim, M.J., Monette, S., Roediger, B. & Jolly, C.J. (2020). Murine and related chapparvoviruses are nephro-tropic and produce novel accessory proteins in infected kidneys. PLoS pathogens, 16(1):e1008262

Crim, M.J. (2020). Viral diseases. In The Zebrafish in Biomedical Research: Biology, Husbandry, Diseases, and Research Applications, 509-526. Academic Press.

Del Valle, J.M., Fisk, E.A., Noland, E.L., Pak, D., Zhang, J., Crim, M.J., Lawrence, F.R. & Hankenson, F.C. (2018). Comparison of aqueous and alcohol-based agents for presurgical skin preparation methods in mice. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 57(4):401-414

Bauer, B.A., Besch-Williford, C., Livingston, R.S., Crim, M.J., Riley, L.K., & Myles, M.H. (2016). Influence of rack design and disease prevalence on detection of rodent pathogens in exhaust debris samples from individually ventilated caging systems. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 55(6):782-788

Fogelson, S.B., Petty, B.D., Reichley, S.R., Ware, C., Bowser, P.R., Crim, M.J., Getchell, R.G., Sams, K.L., Marquis, H. & Griffin, M.J. (2016). Histologic and molecular characterization of Edwardsiella piscicida infection in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 28(3):338-344

Clark, S.E., Purcell, J.E., Sammani, S., Steffen, E.K., Crim, M.J., Livingston, R.S., Besch-Williford, C. & Fortman, J.D. (2016). Bordetella pseudohinzii as a confounding organism in murine models of pulmonary disease. Comparative medicine, 66(5):361-366

Philips, B.H., Crim, M.J., Hankenson, F.C., Steffen, E.K., Klein, P.S., Brice, A.K., & Carty, A.J. (2015). Evaluation of presurgical skin preparation agents in African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis). Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 54(6):788-798

Alvarado, C.G., Kocsis, A.G., Hart, M.L., Crim, M.J., Myles, M.H., & Franklin, C.L. (2015). Pathogenicity of Helicobacter ganmani in mice susceptible and resistant to infection with H. hepaticus. Comparative medicine, 65(1):15-22

Ericsson, A.C., Crim, M.J., & Franklin, C.L. (2013). A brief history of animal modeling. Missouri medicine, 110(3):201.

Livingston, R.S., Besch-Williford, C.L., Myles, M.H., Franklin, C.L., Crim, M.J., & Riley, L.K. (2011). Pneumocystis carinii infection causes lung lesions historically attributed to rat respiratory virus. Comparative medicine, 61(1):45-59