Department of Public Health Sciences

Philip H. Kass

  Professor, DVM, MPVM, PhD
  Division of Epidemiology
  530-752-8631
  phkass@ucdavis.edu
  Dr. Kass's personal webpage
Non-experimental inference, epidemiologic methodology and analysis epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans, companion animal epidemiology.

Selected Publications
  1. Henn, Jennifer B, Chu-Hao Liu, Rick W Kasten, Brian A VanHorn, Laurel A Beckett, Philip H Kass and Bruno B Chomel. (2005). Seroprevalence of antibodies against Bartonella species and evaluation of risk factors and clinical signs associated with seropositivity in dogs. Am J Vet Res, 66(4):688-94.

  2. Goldstein, R. E., S. L. Marks, L. D. Cowgill, P. H. Kass and Q. R. Rogers. (1999). Plasma amino acid profiles in cats with naturally acquired chronic renal failure. Am J Vet Res, 60(1):109-113.

  3. Steineck, G., P. H. Kass and A. Ahlbom. (1998). A comprehensive clinical epidemiological theory based on the concept of the source person-time and four distinct study stages [see comments]. Acta Oncol, 37(1):15-23.

  4. Shelton, G. D., A. Schule and P. H. Kass. (1997). Risk factors for acquired myasthenia gravis in dogs: 1,154 cases (1991- 1995). J Am Vet Med Assoc, 211(11):1428-1431.

  5. Rodriguez-Lainz, A. J., D. W. Hird, P. H. Kass and D. L. Brooks. (1997). Incidence and risk factors for bumblefoot (pododermatitis) in rehabilitated raptors. Prev Vet Med, 31(3-4):175-184.

  6. Marks, S. L., A. K. Cook, S. Griffey, P. H. Kass and Q. R. Rogers. (1997). Dietary modulation of methotrexate-induced enteritis in cats. Am J Vet Res, 58(9):989-996.

  7. Jay, M., M. S. Ascher, B. B. Chomel, M. Madon, D. Sesline, B. A. Enge, B. Hjelle, T. G. Ksiazek, P. E. Rollin, P. H. Kass and K. Reilly. (1997). Seroepidemiologic studies of hantavirus infection among wild rodents in California. Emerg Infect Dis, 3(2):183-190.

  8. Fritz, C. L., T. B. Farver, P. H. Kass and L. A. Hart. (1997). Correlation among three psychological scales used in research of caregivers for patients with Alzheimer's disease. Psychol Rep, 80(1):67-80.

  9. Kassam, A., J. W. Overstreet, C. Snow-Harter, M. J. De Souza, E. B. Gold and B. L. Lasley. (1996). Identification of anovulation and transient luteal function using a urinary pregnanediol-3-glucuronide ratio algorithm. Environ Health Perspect, 104(4):408-413.

  10. Fritz, C. L., T. B. Farver, L. A. Hart and P. H. Kass. (1996). Companion animals and the psychological health of Alzheimer patients' caregivers. Psychol Rep, 78(2):467-481.

  11. bin Zakaria, M., N. W. Lerche, B. B. Chomel and P. H. Kass. (1996). Accidental injuries associated with nonhuman primate exposure at two regional primate research centers (USA): 1988-1993. Lab Anim Sci, 46(3):298-304.

  12. Karter, D. L., A. J. Karter, R. Yarrish, C. Patterson, P. H. Kass, J. Nord and J. W. Kislak. (1995). Vitamin A deficiency in non-vitamin-supplemented patients with AIDS: a cross-sectional study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol, 8(2):199-203.

  13. Johnson, E. H., S. Lustigman, P. H. Kass, M. Irvine, J. Browne and A. M. Prince. (1995). Onchocerca volvulus: a comparative study of in vitro neutrophil killing of microfilariae and humoral responses in infected and endemic normals. Exp Parasitol, 81(1):9-19.

  14. Fritz, C. L., T. B. Farver, P. H. Kass and L. A. Hart. (1995). Association with companion animals and the expression of noncognitive symptoms in Alzheimer's patients. J Nerv Ment Dis, 183(7):459-463.

  15. Johnson, E. H., M. Irvine, P. H. Kass, J. Browne, M. Abdullai, A. M. Prince and S. Lustigman. (1994). Onchocerca volvulus: in vitro cytotoxic effects of human neutrophils and serum on third-stage larvae. Trop Med Parasitol, 45(4):331-335.

  16. Esteban, E., P. H. Kass, L. D. Weaver, J. D. Rowe, C. A. Holmberg, C. E. Franti and H. F. Troutt. (1994). Interval from calving to conception in high producing dairy cows treated with recombinant bovine somatotropin. J Dairy Sci, 77(9):2549-2561.

  17. Kass, P. H., T. B. Farver, J. J. Beaumont, C. Genigeorgis and F. Stevens. (1992). Disease determinants of sporadic salmonellosis in four northern California counties. A case-control study of older children and adults. Ann Epidemiol, 2(5):683-696.

  18. Kass, P. H., T. B. Farver, D. R. Strombeck and A. A. Ardans. (1985). Application of the log-linear and logistic regression models in the prediction of systemic lupus erythematosus in the dog. Am J Vet Res, 46(11):2340-2345.