Dr. Amy Grooters
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9551

Research Interests:
Veterinary mycology, Molecular mycology; Pythiosis, lagenidiosis, zygomycosis

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2015 Teacher of the Year, Class of 2017
  • 2012 Teacher Merit Honor Roll
 Education:
  • DVM Iowa State University
  • BA Central College
 Grants:
  • Evaluation of pre- pill cortisol blood levels for long term monitoring of dogs with hyperadrenocorticism treated with Vetoryl, Dechra Pharmaceuticals, $62,899.00
  • Ultrasonographic evaluation of the effects of azithromycin on antral motility and gastric emptying in cats, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine,
  • Quantitation of anti-Pythium insidiosum IgG antibodies before and after immunotherapy in healthy dogs, VCS Corp, $3,763.71
 Publications:
Other:
  • Chronic ethylene glycol toxicity in a cat, Negrão Watanabe, Tatiane; Langohr, Ingeborg; Jowett, Peter; Grooters, Amy; Hegler, Ashley, 2019
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Opportunistic fungal infections in small animals, Dedeaux, Andrea; Grooters, Amy; Wakamatsu, Nobuko; Taboada, Joseph, 2018, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association , Volume: 54, Pages: 327-337
  • Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Lagenidium-like oomycetes pathogenic to mammals, Spies, Christoffel; Grooters, Amy; Levesque, Chi; Rintoul, Tara; Redhead, Scott; Glockling, Sally; Chen, C; de Cock, Arthur, 2016, Fungal Biology , Volume: 120, Number: 8, Pages: 931-47
  • Protein A/G-Based Immunochromatographic Test for Serodiagnosis of Pythiosis in Human and Animal Subjects from Asia and Americas, Intaramat, Akarin; Sornprachum, Thiwaree; Chantrathonkul, Bunkuea; Chaisuriya, Papada; Lohnoo, Tassanee; Yingyong, Wanta; Jongruja, Nujarin; Kumsang, Yothin; Sandee, Alisa; Chaiprasert, Angkana; Banyong, Ramrada; Santurio, Janio Morais; Grooters, Amy; Ratanabanangkoon, Kavi; Krajaejun, Theerapong, 2016, Medical Mycology , Volume: 54, Number: 6, Pages: 641-7
  • Osteomyelitis caused by hyalohyphomycosis in a canine radial head, Banajee, Kaikhushroo; Saile, Katrin; Grooters, Amy; Rademacher, Nathalie; Mamone, Christina, 2014, JAVMA , Volume: 244, Number: 12, Pages: 1373-1375
  • Nomenclatural novelties: Lagenidium deciduum, sp novii, Lagenidium giganteum f. caninum, f. novii, and Paralagenidium karlginii, sp novii, Grooters, Amy; Spies, Christoffel; Chen, Chi; Glockling, Sally; Levesque, C.; de Cock, Arthur, 2013, Index Fungorum , Volume: 34, Number: 1, Pages: 1
  • Dual infection with Pythium insidiosum and Blastomyces dermatitidis in a dog, Grooters, Amy; Connolly, Sara; Frank, C; Thompson, C; Van Alstine, W; Gelb, H; Gan Heng, H; Klosterman, E; Kiupel, M, 2012, Veterinary Clinical Pathology , Volume: 41, Number: 3, Pages: 419-23
  • Lagenidium sp infection in a dog, Grooters, Amy; Rajeev, Sreekumari; Ilha, Marcia; Harrison, Jessica; Clifton, Gail; Wickes, Brian; Sutton, Deanna, 2012, J Am Vet Med Assoc , Volume: 241, Number: 4, Pages: 447-9
  • Fungal myelitis caused by Phialosimplex caninus in an immunosuppressed dog, Grooters, Amy; Armstrong, Pedro; Sigler, Lynn; Sutton, Deanna; Hitt, Mark, 2012, Medical Mycology , Volume: 50, Number: 5, Pages: 509-12
  • Computed tomographic examination of truncal cutaneous pythiosis followed by complete excision in a dog, Grooters, Amy; Thieman, K; Flynn, A; Kirby, K; Bacon, N, 2011, J Am Vet Med Assoc , Volume: 239, Number: 9, Pages: 1232-1235
  • Assessment of exposure to Leptospira serovars in veterinary staff and dog owners in contact with infected dogs., Grooters, Amy; Barmettler, Reto; Schweighauser, Arianne; Bigler, S; Francey, Thierry, 2011, J Am Vet Med Assoc , Volume: 238, Number: 2, Pages: 183-8
  • Successful management of gastrointestinal pythiosis in a dog using itraconazole, terbinafine, and mefenoxam., Grooters, Amy; Hummel, James; Davidson, G; Jennings, S; Nicklas, J; Birkenheuer, A, 2010, Med Mycol
  • Pharmacokinetics of voriconazole after oral administration of single and multiple doses in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots, Tully, Thomas; Grooters, Amy; Flammer, Keven; Sancez-Migallon Guzman, David; Papich, Mark; Shaw, Shannon , 2010, AJVR , Volume: 71, Number: 4, Pages: 460-467
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Quantitation of anti-Pythium insidiosum antibodies before and after immunotherapy in healthy dogs, Arsuaga, Carmen; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Grooters, Amy, 2018, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 79, Number: 11, Pages: 1160-1165
  • Fungal myocarditis and pericardial effusion secondary to Inonotus tropicalis (phylum Basidiomycota) in a dog , Bauer, Rudy; Ribas, Thibault; Pipe-Martin, Hannah; Kim, Kenneth; Leissinger, Mary; Grasperge, Britton; Grooters, Amy; Sutton, Deanna; Pariaut, Romain, 2015, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology , Volume: 17, Number: 2, Pages: 142-148
  • Mycobacterium fortuitum lipoid pneumonia in a dog, Grooters, Amy; Leissinger, Mary; Garber, Jocelyn; Fowlkes, Natalie; Royal, Angela; Gaunt, Stephen, 2015, Vet Pathol , Volume: 52, Number: 2, Pages: 365-369
  • Development and evaluation of an ELISA for the quantitation of anti-Lagenidium giganteum forma caninum antibodies in dogs., Grooters, Amy; Hartfield, Julie; Waite, Kyle, 2014, J Vet Intern Med , Volume: 28, Number: 5, Pages: 1479-84
  • Cutaneous pythiosis in two dogs from Wisconsin, USA, Grooters, Amy; Oldenhoff, William; Pinkerton, M; Knorr, J; Trepanier, L, 2014, Veterinary Dermatology , Volume: 25, Number: 1, Pages: 52-e21
Book, Textbook Chapter:
  • Miscellaneous Fungal Infections, Grooters, Amy, 2016, Publisher: Elsevier
  • Pythiosis and Lagenidiosis, Grooters, Amy, 2013, Publisher: Elsevier
  • Systemic Antifungal Therapy, Grooters, Amy; Sykes, Jane; Taboada, Joseph, 2013, Publisher: Elsevier
  • Miscellaneous Fungal Diseases, Grooters, Amy, 2013, Publisher: Elsevier
  • Pythiosis, Lagenidiosis, and Zygomycosis, Grooters, Amy, 2013, Publisher: Elsevier
  • Miscellaneous fungal infections, Grooters, Amy; Foil, Carol, 2012, Publisher: WB Saunders
  • Pythiosis, Grooters, Amy, 2011, Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Cryptococcosis, Taboada, Joseph; Grooters, Amy, 2010, Publisher: Saunder Elsevier Inc, Pages: 988-992
  • Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis, Sporotrichosis, Candidiasis, Pythiosis, and Lagenidiosis, Taboada, Joseph; Grooters, Amy, 2010, Publisher: Saunder Elsevier Inc, Pages: 971-988
  • Systemic mycoses, Grooters, Amy; Taboada, Joseph, 2010, Publisher:
Scientific Abstract:
  • Oomycotic dermatitis in a dog, Dehghanpir, Shannon; Sakaguchi, Kanako; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Grooters, Amy; Langohr, Ingeborg; Gaunt, Stephen, 2016
Instructor's Manual:
  • Pythiosis, Grooters, Amy, 2013