Snowden, Karen individual record
Professor and Associate Department Head
Positions:
overview

Parasites of public health importance, host-parasite interactions, development of animal models for the study of parasitologic diseases and treatments, and development of molecular and immunologic methods for parasitologic diagnosis.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles86
  • Zecca, I. B., Hodo, C. L., Swarts, H. M., DeMaar, T. W., Snowden, K. F., Prestridge, H. L., Light, J. E., & Hamer, S. A. (2021). Trypanosoma cruzi and Incidental Sarcocystis spp. in Endangered Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) of South Texas, USA.. J Wildl Dis. 57(3), 667-671.
  • Little, S. E., Barrett, A. W., Beall, M. J., Bowman, D. D., Dangoudoubiyam, S., Elsemore, D. A., ... Tasse, S. (2019). Coproantigen Detection Augments Diagnosis of Common Nematode Infections in Dogs.. Top Companion Anim Med. 35, 42-46.
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  • Hodo, C. L., Rodriguez, J. Y., Curtis-Robles, R., Zecca, I. B., Snowden, K. F., Cummings, K. J., & Hamer, S. A. (2019). Repeated cross-sectional study of Trypanosoma cruzi in shelter dogs in Texas, in the context of Dirofilaria immitis and tick-borne pathogen prevalence.. J Vet Intern Med. 33(1), 158-166.
  • Curtis-Robles, R., Auckland, L. D., Hodo, C. L., Snowden, K. F., Nabity, M. B., & Hamer, S. A. (2018). Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing unit TcIV implicated in a case of acute disseminated canine Chagas disease.. Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports. 12, 85-88.
  • Curtis-Robles, R., Auckland, L. D., Snowden, K. F., Hamer, G. L., & Hamer, S. A. (2018). Analysis of over 1500 triatomine vectors from across the US, predominantly Texas, for Trypanosoma cruzi infection and discrete typing units.. Infect Genet Evol. 58, 171-180.
Chapters3
  • Snowden, K. F. (2014). Microsporidia in Higher Vertebrates. Microsporidia. 469-491. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
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  • Snowden, K. F., & Budke, C. M. (2013). Dogs and protozoan zoonoses.. Macpherson, C., Meslin, F. X., & Wandeler, A. I. (Eds.), Dogs, zoonoses and public health. 93-108. CABI.
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Conference Papers6
  • Hodo, C., Rodriguez, J., Curtis-Robles, R., Zecca, I., Auckland, L., Snowden, K., Cummings, K., & Hamer, S. (2018). CANINE SENTINELS OF VECTOR-BORNE DISEASE IN TEXAS, USA: HIGH-RISK DOGS INFECTED WITH DIVERSE AGENTS INCLUDING TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, BUT LITTLE EVIDENCE OF BORRELIA BURGDORFERI. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. 99(4), 488-488.
  • Beall, M. J., Breitschwerdt, E. B., Cohn, L. A., Couto, C. G., Dryden, M. W., Eddlestone, S., ... Yabsley, M. J. (2011). SEROPREVALENCE OF THREE EHRLICHIA SPECIES IN DOGS - A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL STUDY. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY INTERNAL MEDICINE. 25(3), 748-748.
  • Kjos, S. A., Gillespie, J. J., Logan, K. S., Olson, J. K., & Snowden, K. F. (2006). Genetic characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi isolates from Triatoma spp. in the United States based on ssu ribosomal RNA gene sequences. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. 75(5), 12-12.
  • Barton, C. E., Bristol, J., Mayberry, L., Cardenas, V., & Snowden, K. (2005). Population-based survey of intestinal helminth infections with a focus on taeniasis among residents of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. 73(6), 355-355.
  • Hoevers, J., Snowden, K., Graham, S., & Barling, K. (2003). A comparison of PCR and in vitro culture for detection of Tritrichomonas foetus in bovine preputial scrapings.. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 50 Suppl(s1), 699-700.
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Email
ksnowden@tamu.edu
First Name
Karen
Last Name
Snowden
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Vet Med Pathobiology; 4467 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4467
USA