Dr. Alma Roy
Pathobiological Sciences (PBS)
(225) 578-9777

 Grants:
  • Determination of dermatophyte species most commonly associated with clinical lesions in cats in shelters in southeast Louisiana, Departmental Research, $650.00
  • Determination of antibiotic resistance profiles for Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated at Louisiana State University from 2005-2013, Departmental Research,
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture - NAHLN:LA (USDA-NIFA-ES-004857), Dept of Agriculture - USDA, $160,000.00
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture - NAHLN:LA (USDA-NIFA-ES-004857), Dept of Agriculture - USDA, $202,000.00
  • CVM Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program, Food and Drug Adnimistration, $16,500.00
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture - NAHLN:LA (USDA-NIFA-ES-004857), Dept of Agriculture - USDA, $202,000.00
  • CVM Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program, Food and Drug Adnimistration, $16,500.00
  • National Institute of Food and Agriculture - NAHLN:LA (USDA-NIFA-ES-004857), Dept of Agriculture - USDA, $166,000.00
  • Pilot study to evaluate the use of contact agar plates in determining the bacterial flora present on the skin of dogs undergoing elective orthopedic surgery, VCS Organized Research Fund, $4,797.50
  • Health surveillance of “return” alligators in Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, $4,720.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Characterization, distribution, antimicrobial resistance and resistance risk factors in staphylococci isolated from cats from 2001-2014, Lane, Martha; Roy, Alma; Kearney, Michael; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2018, Veterinary Medicine and Science , Volume: 4, Number: 4, Pages: 315-325
  • Measuring the level of agreement between cloacal gram stains and bacterial cultures in Hispaniolan Parrots, Tully, Thomas; Evans, Erika; Mitchell, Mark; Whittington, Julia; Roy, Alma, 2014, Journal Avian Medicine and Surgery , Volume: 28, Number: 4, Pages: 290-298
  • Chronic dermatitis caused by Lactobacillus jensenii in a Blue-and-gold Macaw (Ara arauna)”, , Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Brandao, Joao; Wong, Carolyn; Kurotaki, Testuro; Mitchell, Maria; Roy, Alma; Fabio, Del Piero; Tully, Thomas, 2013, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 243, Number: 7, Pages: 1030-1034
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Placentitis and dystocia attributed to Streptobacillus moniliformis in a domestic dumbo rat (Rattus norvegicus), DiGeronimo, Peter; Crossland, Nicolas; Arsuaga, Carmen; Liu, Anthony; Strother, Keith; Roy, Alma; Nevarez, Javier; Langohr, Ingeborg, 2017, Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine , Volume: 26, Number: 4, Pages: 300-304
  • Intramuscular Immunization of Mice with the Live-Attenuated Herpes Simplex Virus Type-1(HSV-1) Vaccine Strain VC2 Expressing the Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Glycoprotein D (gD) Generates Anti-EHV-1 Immune Responses in Mice, Liu, Shiliang; Stanfield, Brent; Chouljenko, Vladimir; Naidu, Shan; Langohr, Ingeborg; Del Piero, Fabio; Ferracone, Jacqueline; Roy, Alma; Kousoulas, Konstantin, 2017, Journal of Virology , Pages: JVI.02445-16
  • Ancillary techniques on the evaluation of canine cutaneous mast celltumors from Brazil, Flores, Mariana; Mazaro, Renata; Langohr, Ingeborg; Roy, Alma; Strother, Keith; Fighera, Rafael, 2016, Ciencia Rural , Volume: 46, Number: 10, Pages: 1804-1810
  • Chronic dermatitis caused by Lactobacillus jensenii infection in a blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna)., Brandão, J; Wong, C; Kurotaki, T; Johnson, Jill; Mitchell, M; Roy, Alma; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Del Piero, Fabio; Tully, Thomas, 2013, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 243, Number: 7, Pages: 1030-4
  • Seroprevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii in dogs in North America., Beall, M; Alleman, A; Breitschwerdt, E; Cohn, L; Couto, C; Dryden, M; Guptill, L; Iazbik, C; Kania, S; Lathan, P; Little, S; Roy, Alma; Sayler, K; Stillman, B; Welles, E; Wolfson, Wendy; Yabsley, M, 2012, Parasites & vectors , Volume: 5, Pages: 29
  • Effect of west nile virus DNA plasmid vaccination on response ot live virus challenge in red tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), Tully, Thomas; Pat, Redig; Bran, Ritchie; Roy, Alma; Alex, Baudena; G, Chang, 2011, AJVR , Volume: 72, Number: 8, Pages: 1065-1070
  • Factors associated with mosquito pool positivity and the characterization of the West Nile viruses found within Louisiana during 2007., Christofferson, Rebecca; Roy, Alma; Mores, Christopher, 2010, Virology journal , Volume: 7, Pages: 139
  • Factors associated with mosquito pool positivity and the characterization of the West Nile viruses found within Louisiana during 2007., Christofferson, R; Roy, Alma; Mores, Christopher, 2010, Virology journal , Volume: 7, Pages: 139
Scientific Abstract:
  • Multi-drug, extensive drug, methicillin resistance and associated risk factors in feline staphylococci cultured from 2001-2014, Lane, Martha; Roy, Alma; Kearney, Michael; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2017
  • Vaccination of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) with a killed West Nile virus vaccine: implications for interpretation of serology and tissue RT-PCR, Roy, Alma; Higbie, Christine ; Nevarez, Javier; Del Piero, Fabio, 2017
  • Elimination of the use of rubber stall mats for effective intervention of nosocomial Salmonella enterica spp. infection in a veterinary teaching hospital, McConnico, Rebecca; Stout, Rhett; Andrews, Frank; Roy, Alma, 2016
  • Evolution of antimicrobial resistance patterns and clinical data in canine urinary tract infections at a veterinary teaching hospital, Gaschen, Frederic; McGovern, Diana; Acierno, Mark; Roy, Alma, 2014