Juan Campos Krauer

Assistant Professor

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences &
Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
Research and Extension Veterinarian
Cervidae Health Research Initiative
PO Box 100136
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610
FAX: 352-392-7551


  • DVM, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, 1998
  • PHD, Kansas State University, 2009

Research Interests

  • Identifying most common pathogens affecting young and adult captive White-tailed deer in Florida.
  • Identifying the role of introduced and native wildlife host for infectious diseases, with special interest in HD.
  • Development of fast field diagnostics procedures to identify EHD and BT to help shorten reaction time to take preventive measurements.
  • Development of a methodology that incorporates host, vector, geographic and environmental data to develop predictive maps to identify high-risk areas for EHD and BT outbreaks.
  • Understand how anthropogenic land changes affects native and introduced wildlife distribution and the emergence of zoonotic disease.

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar Grant, 2004

Recent Publications

  • Altrichter M, S Saldivar, J Decarre, M Camino, A Yanosky, JM Campos Krauer, A Desbiez, K Leus, KM Ferraz, CSS Angelieri, RL Cuéllar, F Arévalos, JL Cartes, AJ Giordano, JJ Thompson, M Velilla, R Torres, N Neris, H Cabral. 2016. Situación de conservación del pecarí del Chaco o tagua (Catagonus wagneri): distribución, aptitud de hábitat y viabilidad poblacional. Paraquaria Natural 4(2): 30-39.
  • Goblet C, West G, Campos-Krauer JM, Newell-Fugate AE. Semen analysis parameters from a captive population of the endangered Chacoan peccary (Catagonus wagneri) in Paraguay. Animal Reproduction Science. 2018;195:162-167.
  • Campos-Krauer JM, Benitez IK, Robles V, Meritt DA. A Range-Wide Survey to Determine the Current Distribution and Population Status of the Chacoan Peccary in the Paraguayan Chaco. Suiform Soundings. 2017;16(1):38-50.