P J Kelly

Summary

Affiliation: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Country: West Indies

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ehrlichia ruminantium in Amblyomma variegatum and domestic ruminants in the Caribbean
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 334, West Farm, St Kitts and Nevis
    J Med Entomol 48:485-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification of feline immunodeficiency virus subtype-B on St. Kitts, West Indies by quantitative PCR
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    J Infect Dev Ctries 5:480-3. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Rickettsia africae in Amblyomma variegatum and domestic ruminants on eight Caribbean islands
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Farm Road, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
    J Parasitol 96:1086-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Feline immunodeficiency virus, feline leukemia virus and Bartonella species in stray cats on St Kitts, West Indies
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 334, West Farm, Saint Kitts and Nevis
    J Feline Med Surg 12:447-50. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Failure to demonstrate Babesia, Anaplasma or Ehrlichia in thrombocytopenic dogs from St Kitts
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 334, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    J Infect Dev Ctries 3:561-3. 2009
  6. pmc Bartonella quintana endocarditis in dogs
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University, Basseterre, Saint Kitts, West Indies
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1869-72. 2006
  7. pmc Rickettsia africae in the West Indies
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:224-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human pathogens in cat and dog fleas in New Zealand
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    N Z Med J 118:U1754. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey for canine distemper virus exposure in dogs in communal lands in Zimbabwe
    P J Kelly
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Zimbabwe, P O Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 76:104-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A review of emerging flea-borne bacterial pathogens in New Zealand
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    N Z Med J 118:U1257. 2005

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Ehrlichia ruminantium in Amblyomma variegatum and domestic ruminants in the Caribbean
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 334, West Farm, St Kitts and Nevis
    J Med Entomol 48:485-8. 2011
    ..ruminantium in the Caribbean, as is the case in Africa...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification of feline immunodeficiency virus subtype-B on St. Kitts, West Indies by quantitative PCR
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    J Infect Dev Ctries 5:480-3. 2011
    ..Although antibodies to the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) have been detected by SNAP assay in cats from St. Kitts, there have been no molecular studies to further confirm the infection and determine the FIV subtypes present...
  3. doi request reprint Rickettsia africae in Amblyomma variegatum and domestic ruminants on eight Caribbean islands
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Farm Road, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
    J Parasitol 96:1086-8. 2010
    ..No seropositive animals were found in Grenada (0/4, 0/98/, 0/86), Montserrat (0/12, 0/26, 0/52), or Puerto Rico (0/80 cattle). Our study indicates that R. africae and African tick-bite fever are widespread in the Caribbean...
  4. doi request reprint Feline immunodeficiency virus, feline leukemia virus and Bartonella species in stray cats on St Kitts, West Indies
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 334, West Farm, Saint Kitts and Nevis
    J Feline Med Surg 12:447-50. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Failure to demonstrate Babesia, Anaplasma or Ehrlichia in thrombocytopenic dogs from St Kitts
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 334, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    J Infect Dev Ctries 3:561-3. 2009
    ..Thrombocytopenia is common in dogs on St Kitts but there is no data on the possible etiological role played by infections with Anaplasma, Babesia and Ehrlichia, other than E. canis, which are known to occur in the Caribbean...
  6. pmc Bartonella quintana endocarditis in dogs
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University, Basseterre, Saint Kitts, West Indies
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1869-72. 2006
    ..Using PCR and sequencing, we identified B. quintana in the blood of a dog from the United States with aortic valve endocarditis and probably also in the mitral valve of a dog from New Zealand with endocarditis...
  7. pmc Rickettsia africae in the West Indies
    Patrick J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:224-6. 2006
    ..This report reviews all available information on R. africae in the West Indies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human pathogens in cat and dog fleas in New Zealand
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    N Z Med J 118:U1754. 2005
    ..To provide further information on the prevalence of Rickettsia felis, Bartonella hensela, and B. clarridgeiae in cat and dog fleas in New Zealand and their distribution in the country...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey for canine distemper virus exposure in dogs in communal lands in Zimbabwe
    P J Kelly
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Zimbabwe, P O Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 76:104-6. 2005
    ..The role that the virus might play in the high mortality rate of the dog population on communal land warrants further investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint A review of emerging flea-borne bacterial pathogens in New Zealand
    Patrick Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    N Z Med J 118:U1257. 2005
    ..To raise awareness of these emerging and re-emerging flea-borne bacterial pathogens among New Zealand health workers, we review the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of infections, and the biology of the major flea vectors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Further evidence for the efficacy of imidocarb dipropionate in the treatment of Ehrlichia canis infection
    L A Matthewman
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 65:104-7. 1994
    ..The results of these experiments confirm that imidocarb dipropionate is effective in the treatment of canine ehrlichiosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Canine ehrlichioses: an update
    P J Kelly
    Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 71:77-86. 2000
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Transient infections of goats with a novel spotted fever group rickettsia from Zimbabwe
    P J Kelly
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Zimbabwe, Mount Pleasant, Harare
    Res Vet Sci 51:268-71. 1991
    ..Rickettsaemia was detected only on day 3 after exposure to infected ticks. Immunosuppression failed to induce recrudescence of the rickettsaemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new pathogenic spotted fever group rickettsia from Africa
    P J Kelly
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
    J Trop Med Hyg 97:129-37. 1994
    ..It is proposed that the new serotype be named the agent of African tick-bite fever in order to distinguish it from R. conorii, which until now has been recognized as the only SFG rickettsia to infect man in Africa...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lack of susceptibility of Ehrlichia canis to imidocarb dipropionate in vitro
    P J Kelly
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J S Afr Vet Assoc 69:55-6. 1998
    ..canis with the average percentages of DH82 cells infected declining from 51 to 24% while the organism was exposed to the drug (3 days) and from 21 to 2% in the 6 days following removal of the drug from the cell culture medium...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment of esophageal spirocercosis with milbemycin oxime
    P J Kelly
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 334, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
    Vet Parasitol 156:358-60. 2008
    ..This preliminary data shows milbemycin oxime deserves further evaluation for the treatment of spirocercosis...
  17. doi request reprint Radiography for the diagnosis of spirocercosis in apparently healthy dogs, St. Kitts, West Indies
    M M Fisher
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts, and Nevis, West Indies
    Vet Parasitol 160:337-9. 2009
    ..The results show spirocercosis is common on St. Kitts and that radiographs are as dependable as fecal analysis and/or endoscopy in diagnosing the condition...
  18. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study to evaluate the immune responses induced by immunization of dogs with inactivated Ehrlichia canis organisms
    Sunita Mahan
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zimbabwe, Mt Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Onderstepoort J Vet Res 72:119-28. 2005
    ..However, the immunization regimen needs to be optimized and a detailed investigation needs to be done to determine if this regimen can prevent development of acute and chronic disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint A survey for spotted fever group rickettsiae and ehrlichiae in Amblyomma variegatum from St. Kitts and Nevis
    Patrick J Kelly
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:58-9. 2003
    ..All PCR amplification products obtained had 100% sequence homology with Rickettsia africae, the agent of African tick-bite fever...
  20. pmc Rickettsia felis, Bartonella henselae, and B. clarridgeiae, New Zealand
    Patrick J Kelly
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:967-8. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Bartonella bovis in cattle in Africa
    Didier Raoult
    Vet Microbiol 105:155-6. 2005
  22. pmc Molecular detection of a new Anaplasma species closely related to Anaplasma phagocytophilum in canine blood from South Africa
    Hisashi Inokuma
    Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2934-7. 2005
    ..This suggests that a new Anaplasma species closely related to A. phagocytophilum occurs in Africa...
  23. pmc Human pathogens in body and head lice
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Université des la Méditerranée, Marseille Cedex, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1515-8. 2002
    ..We detected R. prowazekii in body lice from Burundi in 1997 and in lice from Burundi and Rwanda in 2001; B. quintana infections of body lice were widespread. We did not detect B. recurrentis in any lice...