• Abbo van Neer, Ana Rubio-Garcia , Stephanie Gross, Anna Salazar-Casals, Alberto Arriba-Garcia2 Peter Wohlsein and Ursula Siebert. An innovative approach for combining marking of phocid seals with biopsy sampling using a new type of livestock ear tags. (2020) Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology Vol 12, Issue 1, 2020.

•Anna Salazar-Casals, Klaas Marck, Tijmen de Jong, James Collins, Joost Dorgelo, Pier Prins, and Ana Rubio-Garcia Retrospective study of surgical treatment of refractive osteomyelitis and infectious arthritis in the flippers of seals in The Netherlands. (2020) Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 51(3), 598-605, (16 November 2020). https://doi.org/10.1638/2018-0221

• Anna Salazar-Casals, Alberto Arriba-Garcia, Antonio A. Mignucci-Giannoni, John O'Connor, Ana Rubio-Garcia. Hematology and serum biochemistry of harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) pups after rehabilitation in the Netherlands (2020) J. of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 50(4):1021-1025 https://doi.org/10.1638/2018-0098

• Rubio-Garcia, A., Rossen, JWA., Wagenaar, JA., Friedrich, AW., van Zeijl, JH. Livestock-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a young harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) with endocarditis (2019) Veterinary Record Case Reports 7: e000886. https://doi.org/10.1136/vetreccr-2019-000886

• Ravignani A, Kello CT, de Reus K, Kotz SA, Dalla Bella S, Méndez-Aróstegui M, Rapado-Tamarit B, Rubio-Garcia A, de Boer B. Ontogeny of vocal rhythms in harbor seal pups: an exploratory study (2019) Current Zoology, Volume 65, Issue 1, Pages 107–120, https://doi.org/10.1093/cz/zoy055

• Maarten J. Gilbert*, Aldert L. Zomer, Arjen J. Timmerman, Mirlin Spaninks, Ana Rubio-Garcia, John Rossen, Birgitta Duim, and Jaap A. Wagenaar. Campylobacter blaseri sp. nov., isolated from common seals (Phoca vitulina) (2018) International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. DOI 10.1099/ijsem.0.002742 https://library.wur.nl/WebQuery/wurpubs/537778

• Ravignani A*, Gross S*, Garcia M, Rubio-Garcia A, de Boer B. How small could a pup sound? The physical bases of signalling body size in harbour seals. (2017) Current Zoology, 2017, 1–9. Doi: 10.1093/cz/zox026 https://academic.oup.com/cz/article/63/4/457/3603549

• Ulrich SA, Lehnert K, Rubio-Garcia A, Sanchez-Contreras GJ, Strube C, Siebert U. Lungworm seroprevalence in free-ranging harbour seals and molecular characterisation of marine mammal MSP. (2016) International journal for parasitology: parasites and wildlife. Doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2016.02.001 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213224416300062

• Bodewes R*, Rubio García A*, Brasseur SM*, Sanchez Conteras GJ, van de Bildt MWG, Koopmans MPG, Albert D. M.E. Osterhaus, Thijs Kuiken. Seroprevalence of Antibodies against Seal Influenza A(H10N7) Virus in Harbor Seals and Gray Seals from the Netherlands. (2015) PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144899. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0144899 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0144899

• Rubio García A, Sánchez Contreras GJ, Juliá Acosta C, Lacave G, Prins P, Marck K. Surgical treatment of osteroarthritis in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina).(2015) Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46(3):553-559. http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1638/2014-0229.1

• Woodman S, Gibson A.J, Rubio Garcia A, Sanchez Contreras G, Rossen J.W, Werling D, Offord V. (2015) Structural characterisation of Toll-like receptor 1 (TLR1) and Toll-like receptor 6 (TLR6) in elephant and harbor seals. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 169, DOI: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2015.11.006 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165242715300210

• Bodewes R, Sánchez Contreras GJ, Rubio García A, Hapsari R, van de Bildt MWG, Kuiken T, Osterhaus ADME. (2015) Identification of DNA sequences that imply a novel gammaherpesvirus in seals. Journal of General Virology, 96, 1109–1114 DOI 10.1099/vir.0.000029 http://jgv.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/jgv/10.1099/vir.0.000029

• Reichel M, Muñoz-Caro T, Sánchez Contreras GJ, Rubio García A, Magdowski G, Gärtner U, Taubert A, Hermosilla C. (2015) Harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) PMN and monocytes release extracellular traps to capture the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Developmental and Comparative Immunology (2015), doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2015.02.002 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145305X15000257

• Bodewes R, Hapsari R, Rubio García A, Sánchez Contreras GJ, van de Bildt MWG, de Graaf M, Kuiken T, Osterhaus ADME. (2014) Molecular epidemiology of seal parvovirus, 1988-2014. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112129. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112129 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0112129

• Bodewes R, Rubio García A, Wiersma LCM, Getu S, Beukers M, Schapendonk CME, van Run PRWA, van de Bildt MWG, Poen MJ, Osinga N, Sánchez Contreras GJ, Kuiken T, Smits SL, Osterhaus ADME. (2013) Novel B19-Like Parvovirus in the Brain of a Harbor Seal. PLoS ONE 8(11): e79259. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079259 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0079259

• Bodewes R, Morick D, van de Bildt MWG, Osinga N, Rubio García A, Sánchez Contreras GJ, Smits SL, Reperant LAP, Kuiken T & Osterhaus ADME. (2012). Prevalence of phocine distemper virus antibodies: bracing for the next seal epizootic in north-western Europe. Emerging Microbes and Infections (2013) 2, e3; doi:10.1038/ emi.2013.2 https://www.nature.com/articles/emi20132