Joseph W. Camp, Jr, PhD

Professor, Veterinary Parasitology
Purdue University, Secretary of Faculties

Department of Comparative Pathobiology

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: 765.496.2463
Fax: 765.494.9830


1980 - PhD | Wake Forest University
1977 - MS | Illinois State University
1974 - BS | Illinois State University


2012 - 2013 | Director Diagnostic Parasitology Laboratory, PUWL
2003 - | Coordinator for Hatch/Animal Health projects, College of Veterinary Medicine
2003 - | Professor of Veterinary Parasitology
1999 - 2003 | Professor of Biological Sciences, Department of Biology, PUNC
1990 - 1999 | Associate Professor, Department of Biology, PUNC
1985 - 1990 | Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, PUNC
1983 - 1985 | Assistant Professor, Mundelein College
1982 - 1983 | Assistant Professor, Alice Lloyd College
1982 - 1982 | Lecturer, Illinois Benedictine College
1980 - 1981 | Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Puerto Rico, Immunoparasitology

Selected Publications

– Williams, B.M. et al. 2018. Dracunculus infections in domestic dogs and cats in North America; an under-recognized parasite? Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports. 13:148-155.

– Camp, J. W. 1989. Population biology of Allocreadium lobatum (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) in creek chubs Semotilus atromaculatus. The AmericanMidland Naturalist 122:236-241

– Camp, Jr., J. W. 1990. Metazoan parasites of Semotilus atromaculatus from Sugar Creek, McLean County, Illinois. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington 57:162-164

– Camp, J.W. 1992. Occurrence of Allocreadium neotenicum in aquatic hosts from northern Indiana. The American Midland Naturalist 128:203-208

– Dietrich, N., S. Pruden, T.G. Ksiazek, S.P. Morzunov, and J.W. Camp. 1997. A small-scale survey of hantavirus in mammals from Indiana. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 33:818-822.

– Camp, J.W., L.M. Blaney, and D.K. Barnes. 1999. Parasites of the round goby, Neogobius melanostomus (Perciformes: Gobiidae), from Southern Lake Michigan, Indiana. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington. Journal of the Helminthological Assoc

– Wilson, S. and J.W. Camp, Jr. 2003. Helminths of bluegills, Lepomis macrochirus, from a northern Indiana pond. Comparative Parasitology. 70:88-92.

– Mohamed, A.S., L.T. Glickman, J.W. Camp, Jr., E. Lund and G.E. Moore. 2013. Prevalence and risk factors for Giardia spp. infection in a large national sample of pet dogs visiting veterinary hospitals in the United States (2003 - 2009). Veterinary Parasitology. 195:35-41.

– Mohamed, A.S., M. Levine, J.W. Camp, Jr., J.S. Yoder, L.T. Glickman, and G.E. Moore. 2014. Temporal patterns of human and canine Giardia infection in the United States: 2003-2009. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 113:249-256.

– Litster, A.L., J. Nichols, K. Hall, J. Camp, A.S. Mohamed. 2014. Use of ponazuril paste to treat coccidiosis in shelter-housed cats and dogs. Veterinary Parasitology. 202:319-325.

– Wren, B.T., T.R. Gillespie, J.W. Camp and M.J. Remis. 2015. Helminths of Vervet Monkeys, Chlorocebus aethiops, from Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, South Africa. Comparative Parasitology, 82:101-108.

– Rodriguez, J.Y., J.W. Camp, S.D. Lenz, K.R. Kazacos and K.F. Snowden. 2016. Identification of Heterobilharzia americana infection in a dog residing in Indiana with no history of travel. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 248:827-830

– Wren, B.T., M.J. Remis, J.W. Camp, and T.R. Gillespie. 2016. Number of grooming partners is associated with hookworm infection in wild vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops). Folia Primatologica, 87:168-179.

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