Patricia A Conrad, PhD; DVM

Associate Dean

  • 10937 Citations
  • 59 h-Index
1975 …2020

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Research Output

  • 10937 Citations
  • 59 h-Index
  • 241 Article
  • 2 Chapter
2020

Spatial epidemiological patterns suggest mechanisms of land-sea transmission for Sarcocystis neurona in a coastal marine mammal

Burgess, T. L., Tinker, M. T., Miller, M. A., Smith, W. A., Bodkin, J. L., Murray, M. J., Nichol, L. M., Saarinen, J. A., Larson, S., Tomoleoni, J. A., Conrad, P. A. & Johnson, C. K., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 3683.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

One Health-One Education: Medical and Veterinary Inter-Professional Training

Wilkes, M. S., Conrad, P. A. & Winer, J. N., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of veterinary medical education. 46, 1, p. 14-20 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Risk factors for bacterial zoonotic pathogens in acutely febrile patients in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Berrian, A. M., Martinez Lopez, B., Quan, V., Conrad, P. A., van Rooyen, J., Simpson, G. J. G., Frean, J., Weyer, J., Rossouw, J., Knobel, D. & Blumberg, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Zoonoses and Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Type X strains of Toxoplasma gondii are virulent for southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) and present in felids from nearby watersheds

Shapiro, K., VanWormer, E., Packham, A., Dodd, E., Conrad, P. A. & Miller, M., Aug 28 2019, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences. 286, 1909, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

A community-based One Health education program for disease risk mitigation at the human-animal interface

Berrian, A. M., Smith, M., van Rooyen, J., Martinez Lopez, B., Plank, M. N., Smith, W. A. & Conrad, P. A., Jun 1 2018, In : One Health. 5, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

An Improved PCR Protocol for Detection of Babesia duncanI in Wildlife and Vector Samples

O'Connor, K. E., Kjemtrup, A. M., Conrad, P. A. & Swei, A., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Parasitology. 104, 4, p. 429-432 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Defining the risk landscape in the context of pathogen pollution: Toxoplasma gondii in sea otters along the Pacific Rim

Burgess, T. L., Tinker, M. T., Miller, M. A., Bodkin, J. L., Murray, M. J., Saarinen, J. A., Nichol, L. M., Larson, S., Conrad, P. A. & Johnson, C. K., Jul 1 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 7, 171178.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Evidence for transmission of the zoonotic apicomplexan parasite Babesia duncani by the tick Dermacentor albipictus

Swei, A., O'Connor, K. E., Couper, L. I., Thekkiniath, J., Conrad, P. A., Padgett, K. A., Burns, J., Yoshimizu, M. H., Gonzales, B., Munk, B., Shirkey, N., Konde, L., Ben Mamoun, C., Lane, R. S. & Kjemtrup, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal for Parasitology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2017

Isolation and characterization of a novel marine brucella from a southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), California, USA

Miller, M. A., Burgess, T. L., Dodd, E. M., Rhyan, J. C., Jang, S. S., Byrne, B. A., Gulland, F. M. D., Murray, M. J., Toy-Choutka, S., Conrad, P. A., Field, C. L., Sidor, I. F. & Smith, W. A., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 53, 2, p. 215-227 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Prevalence and potential impact of Toxoplasma gondii on the endangered amargosa vole (Microtus californicus scirpensis), California, USA

Poulsen, A., Fritz, H., Clifford, D. L., Conrad, P. A., Roy, A., Glueckert, E. & Foley, J. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 53, 1, p. 62-72 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Seroprevalences of anti–sarcocystis neurona and anti–neospora hughesi antibodies among healthy equids in the United States

James, K. E., Smith, W. A., Conrad, P. A., Packham, A. E., Guerrero, L., Ng, M. & Pusterla, N., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 250, 11, p. 1291-1301 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
2016

California mussels (Mytilus californianus) as sentinels for marine contamination with Sarcocystis neurona

Michaels, L., Rejmanek, D., Aguilar, B., Conrad, P. A. & Shapiro, K., May 1 2016, In : Parasitology. 143, 6, p. 762-769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Coastal development and precipitation drive pathogen flow from land to sea: Evidence from a Toxoplasma gondii and felid host system

VanWormer, E., Carpenter, T., Singh, P., Shapiro, K., Wallender, W. W., Conrad, P. A., Largier, J. L., Maneta, M. P. & Mazet, J. A., Jul 26 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 29252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Comparison of human and southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) health risks for infection with protozoa in nearshore waters

Adell, A. D., McBride, G., Wuertz, S., Conrad, P. A. & Smith, W. A., Nov 1 2016, In : Water Research. 104, p. 220-230 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Concentration and retention of Toxoplasma gondii surrogates from seawater by red abalone (Haliotis rufescens)

SCHOTT, KRISTEN. C., KRUSOR, COLIN., TINKER, M. TIM., MOORE, JAMES., Conrad, P. A. & Shapiro, K., Aug 30 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Parasitology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Detection and characterization of diverse coccidian protozoa shed by California sea lions

Girard, Y. A., Johnson, C. K., Fritz, H., Shapiro, K., Packham, A. E., Melli, A. C., Carlson-Bremer, D., Gulland, F. M., Rejmanek, D. & Conrad, P. A., Apr 1 2016, In : International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 5, 1, p. 5-16 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Diagnosis of Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis Using Indirect Fluorescent Antibody Testing and Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay Titer Ratios for Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi

Renier, A. C., Morrow, J. K., Graves, A. J., Finno, C. J., Howe, D. K., Owens, S. D., Tamez-Trevino, E., Packham, A. E., Conrad, P. A. & Pusterla, N., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 36, p. 49-51 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Dual congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii and Sarcocystis neurona in a late-term aborted pup from a chronically infected southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis)

Shapiro, K., Miller, M. A., Packham, A. E., Aguilar, B., Conrad, P. A., Vanwormer, E. & Murray, M. J., Mar 1 2016, In : Parasitology. 143, 3, p. 276-288 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Habitat Management to Reduce Human Exposure to Trypanosoma cruzi and Western Conenose Bugs (Triatoma protracta)

Shender, L., Niemela, M., Conrad, P. A., Goldstein, T. & Mazet, J. A., Aug 11 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : EcoHealth. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

One Health profile of a community at the wildlife-domestic animal interface, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Berrian, A. M., van Rooyen, J., Martinez Lopez, B., Knobel, D., Simpson, G. J. G., Wilkes, M. S. & Conrad, P. A., Aug 1 2016, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 130, p. 119-128 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Sarcocystis fayeri in skeletal muscle of horses with neuromuscular disease

Aleman, M. R., Shapiro, K., Sisó, S., Williams, D. C., Rejmanek, D., Aguilar, B. & Conrad, P. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Neuromuscular Disorders. 26, 1, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015
9 Scopus citations

Daily feeding of diclazuril top dress pellets in foals reduces seroconversion to Sarcocystis neurona

Pusterla, N., Packham, A., Mackie, S., Kass, P. H., Hunyadi, L. & Conrad, P. A., Nov 1 2015, In : Veterinary Journal. 206, 2, p. 236-238 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Epidemiology and pathology of Toxoplasma gondii in free-ranging California sea lions (Zalophus californianus)

Carlson-Bremer, D., Colegrove, K. M., Gulland, F. M. D., Conrad, P. A., Mazet, J. A. & Johnson, C. K., 2015, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 51, 2, p. 362-373 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Evaluation of medical and veterinary students' attitudes toward a one health interprofessional curricular exercise

Winer, J. N., Nakagawa, K., Conrad, P. A., Brown, L. & Wilkes, M. S., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Interprofessional Care. 29, 1, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Surveillance for Toxoplasma gondii in California mussels (Mytilus californianus) reveals transmission of atypical genotypes from land to sea

Shapiro, K., Vanwormer, E., Aguilar, B. & Conrad, P. A., Nov 1 2015, In : Environmental Microbiology. 17, 11, p. 4177-4188 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2014

Aquatic polymers can drive pathogen transmission in coastal ecosystems

Shapiro, K., Krusor, C., Mazzillo, F. F. M., Conrad, P. A., Largier, J. L., Mazet, J. A. & Silver, M. W., Nov 22 2014, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society. 281, 1795

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Comparison of prevalence factors in horses with and without seropositivity to Neospora hughesi and/or Sarcocystis neurona

Pusterla, N., Tamez-Trevino, E., White, A., VanGeem, J., Packham, A., Conrad, P. A. & Kass, P. H., 2014, In : Veterinary Journal. 200, 2, p. 332-334 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Estimating environmental conditions affecting protozoal pathogen removal in surface water wetland systems using a multi-scale, model-based approach

Daniels, M. E., Hogan, J., Smith, W. A., Oates, S. C., Miller, M. A., Hardin, D., Shapiro, K., Huertos, M. L., Conrad, P. A., Dominik, C. & Watson, F. G. R., Sep 5 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 493, p. 1036-1046 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Giardia in mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei), forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer), and domestic cattle in Volcanoes national park, Rwanda

Hogan, J. N., Smith, W. A., Cranfield, M. R., Ramer, J., Hassell, J., Bosco Noheri, J., Conrad, P. A. & Gilardi, K. V., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50, 1, p. 21-30 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Individual subject meta-analysis of parameters for giardia duodenalis shedding in animal experimental models

Adell, A. D., Smith, W. A., Harvey, D. J., Van Wormer, E., Wuertz, S. & Conrad, P. A., 2014, In : BioMed Research International. 2014, 476142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Interprofessional initiatives between the human health professions and veterinary medical students: A scoping review

Courtenay, M., Conrad, P. A., Wilkes, M. S., La Ragione, R. & Fitzpatrick, N., 2014, In : Journal of Interprofessional Care. 28, 4, p. 323-330 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
14 Scopus citations

Native rodent species are unlikely sources of infection for Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis along the Transoceanic Highway in Madre de Dios, Peru

Shender, L. A., De Los Santos, M., Montgomery, J. M., Conrad, P. A., Ghersi, B. M., Razuri, H., Lescano, A. G. & Mazet, J. A., Jul 25 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 7, e103358.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

One Health: The importance of education and the impact of interprofessional interventions

Courtenay, M., Wilkes, M. S., Conrad, P. A., Ragione, R. L. & Reeves, S., Sep 1 2014, In : Veterinary Journal. 201, 3, p. 241-242 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Serological investigation of transplacental infection with Neospora hughesi and Sarcocystis neurona in broodmares

Pusterla, N., Mackie, S., Packham, A. & Conrad, P. A., Dec 1 2014, In : Veterinary Journal. 202, 3, p. 649-650 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Surveillance for zoonotic and selected pathogens in harbor seals phoca vitulina from central California

Greig, D. J., Gulland, F. M. D., Smith, W. A., Conrad, P. A., Field, C. L., Fleetwood, M., Harvey, J. T., Ip, H. S., Jang, S., Packham, A., Wheeler, E. & Hall, A. J., Sep 30 2014, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2 ed. Inter-Research, Vol. 111. p. 93-106 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations
32 Scopus citations
2013

Evaluation of the kinetics of antibodies against Sarcocystis neurona in serum from seropositive healthy horses without neurological deficits treated with ponazuril paste

Pusterla, N., Packham, A., Wilson, W. D., White, A., Bellamy, P., Renier, A. C. & Conrad, P. A., Sep 14 2013, In : Veterinary Record. 173, 10, p. 249 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Hydrologic and vegetative removal of Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, and Toxoplasma gondii surrogate microspheres in coastal wetlands

Hogan, J. N., Daniels, M. E., Watson, F. G., Oates, S. C., Miller, M. A., Conrad, P. A., Shapiro, K., Hardin, D., Dominik, C., Melli, A., Jessup, D. A. & Smith, W. A., Mar 2013, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79, 6, p. 1859-1865 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Individual subject meta-analysis of parameters for Cryptosporidium parvum shedding and diarrhoea in animal experimental models

Adell, A. D., Smith, W. A., Harvey, D. J., Vanwormer, E., Wuertz, S. & Conrad, P. A., Aug 2013, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 141, 8, p. 1662-1678 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Intersectoral collaboration between the medical and veterinary professions in low-resource societies: The role of research and training institutions

Marcotty, T., Thys, E., Conrad, P. A., Godfroid, J., Craig, P., Zinsstag, J., Meheus, F., Boukary, A. R., Badé, M. A., Sahibi, H., Filali, H., Hendrickx, S., Pissang, C., Van Herp, M., van der Roost, D., Thys, S., Hendrickx, D., Claes, M., Demeulenaere, T., van Mierlo, J. & 2 others, Dehoux, J. P. & Boelaert, M., May 2013, In : Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 36, 3, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
40 Scopus citations

Operationalizing a One Health approach to global health challenges

Conrad, P. A., Meek, L. A. & Dumit, J., May 2013, In : Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 36, 3, p. 211-216 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Research Commentary: Association of Zoonotic Pathogens with Fresh, Estuarine, and Marine Macroaggregates

Shapiro, K., Smith, W. A., Silver, M. W., Odagiri, M., Largier, J. L., Conrad, P. A. & Mazet, J. A., May 2013, In : Microbial Ecology. 65, 4, p. 928-933 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Serum antibodies from a subset of horses positive for Babesia caballi by competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay demonstrate a protein recognition pattern that is not consistent with infection

Awinda, P. O., Mealey, R. H., Williams, L. B. A., Conrad, P. A., Packham, A. E., Reif, K. E., Grause, J. F., Pelzel-McCluskey, A. M., Chung, C., Bastos, R. G., Kappmeyer, L. S., Howe, D. K., Ness, S. L., Knowles, D. P. & Ueti, M. W., Nov 2013, In : Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 20, 11, p. 1752-1757 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Toxoplasma gondii, source to sea: Higher contribution of domestic felids to terrestrial parasite loading despite lower infection prevalence

Vanwormer, E., Conrad, P. A., Miller, M. A., Melli, A. C., Carpenter, T. & Mazet, J. A., Sep 2013, In : EcoHealth. 10, 3, p. 277-289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations
2012

Association of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts with fresh, estuarine, and marine macroaggregates

Shapiro, K., Silver, M. W., Largier, J. L., Conrad, P. A. & Mazet, J. A., Mar 2012, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 57, 2, p. 449-456 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations