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RAYMOND W. SWEENEY, A.B., V.M.D.
Chief, Section of Medicine and Ophthalmology, Department of Clinical Studies-New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialty of Large Animal Internal Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Large Animal Internal Medicine
Research Areas: Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) Pharmacokinetics of antimicrobial drugs Botulism

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6132
 Fax 610-925-6800
 Email rsweeney@vet.upenn.edu

Large Animal Internal Medicine

Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease)
-Diagnosis
-Immune Response
-Experimental Infection Models
-Vaccination

Pharmacokinetics of antimicrobial drugs

Sweeney RW., Uzonna J., Whitlock RH., Habecker PL., Chilton P., Scott P. Tissue predilection sites and effect of dose on Mycobacterium avium subs. paratuberculosis organism recovery in a short-term bovine experimental oral infection model Research in Veterinary Science 80: 253-9, 2006.

Uzonna JE., Chilton P., Whitlock RH., Habecker PL., Scott P., Sweeney RW. Efficacy of commercial and field-strain Mycobacterium paratuberculosis vaccinations with recombinant IL-12 in a bovine experimental infection model Vaccine 21: 3101-9, 2003.

Sweeney RW., Jones DE., Habecker P., Scott P. Interferon-gamma and interleukin 4 gene expression in cows infected with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis American Journal of Veterinary Research 59: 842-7, 1998.

Sielman ES., Sweeney RW., Whitlock RH., Reams RY. Hypokalemia syndrome in dairy cows: 10 cases (1992-1996) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 210: 240-3, 1997.

Sweeney RW., Whitlock RH., Buckley CL., Spencer P., Rosenberger AE., Hutchinson LJ. Diagnosis of paratuberculosis in dairy cattle, using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies against Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in milk American Journal of Veterinary Research 55: 905-9, 1994.

Sweeney RW., Whitlock RH., Rosenberger AE. Mycobacterium paratuberculosis cultured from milk and supramammary lymph nodes of infected asymptomatic cows Journal of Clinical Microbiology 30: 166-71, 1992.

Sweeney RW, Whitlock RH, McAdams S Comparison of three DNA preparation methods for real-time PCR confirmation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis growth in an automated broth culture system Journal Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 18: 587-590, 2006.

Ross J, Dallap BL, Dolente BA, Sweeney RW Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of epsilon-aminocaproic acid in horses American Journal of Veterinary Research 68: 1016-1021, 2007.

Sweeney RW, Whitlock RH, Bowersock TL, Cleary DL, Meinert TR, Habecker PL, Pruitt GW Effect of subcutaneous administration of a killed Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis vaccine on colonization of tissues following oral exposure to the organism in calves. Am J Vet Res 70: 493-498, 2009.

Johnson AL, Burton AJ, Sweeney RW Utility of two immunological tests for antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal encephalomyelitis (Sarcocystis neurona infection) in naturally occurring cases. J Veterinary Internal Medicine 24: 1184-1189, 2010.

Fecteau ME, Whitlock RH, Fyock TL, McAdams SC, Boston RC, Sweeney RW Antimicrobial activity of gallium nitrate against Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in neonatal calves J Vet Int Med 25: 1152-1155, 2011.

Sweeney RW, Collins MT, Koets AP, McGuirk SM, Roussel AJ ACVIM Consensus Statement: Paratuberculosis (Johne’s Disease) in cattle and other susceptible species Journal of Vet Int Med 26: 1239, 2012.

Johnson AL, McAdams-Gallagher SC, Sweeney RW Quantitative real-time PCR for detection of neurotoxin genes of Clostridium botulinum types A, B, and C in equine samples Veterinary Journal 199: 157, 2014.

A.B. (Chemistry) Dartmouth College, 1978

V.M.D. (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 1982