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College of Veterinary Medicine

Brad M. DeBey

 Professor, Pathology 

BS (1976), Kansas State University.
DVM (1988), Kansas State University
PhD (1993), Iowa State University
Diplomate ACVP

Phone: (785)532-4461
Fax: (785)532-4481
Email: debey@vet.k-state.edu


My service duties consists of diagnostic pathology services to the KSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, providing diagnostic services to submitting veterinarians from within and outside of the state of Kansas. Additionally, necropsy and biopsy services are provided to the KSU Veterinary Hospital. Incorporated within the postmortem services are teaching responsibilities to fourth year veterinary students as part of a diagnostic medicine course where students are instructed on necropsy techniques, gross tissue evaluation, specimen collection techniques, and etiologic diagnoses.


My research interests are abomasal bloat in ruminants, adenoviral infections in ruminants, and investigation of spontaneous infectious diseases of diagnostic cases.

Selected Publications

Valentine BA, BM DeBey, RJ Sonn, LJ Stauffer, L Pielstick. Localized cutaneous infection with Francisella tularensis resembling ulceroglandular tularemia in a cat. Accepted for publication, J Vet Diagn Invest.

DeBey BM, GA Andrews, C Chard-Bergstrom, L Cox, 2002. Immunohistochemical demonstration of Francisella tularensis in lesions of cats with tularemia. J Vet Diagn Invest, 14:162-164.

DeBey BM, HD Lehmkuhl, C Chard-Bergstrom, LA Hobbs, 2001. Ovine adenovirus serotype 7 (OAdV-7) associated mortality in lambs in the United States. Vet Pathol 38:644-648.

DeBey BM, M Bagladi-Swanson, S Kapil, FW Oehme, 2001. Digital papillomatosis in a confined Beagle. J Vet Diagn Invest 13:346-348.

Lehmkuhl HD, BM DeBey, RC Cutlip, 2001. A new serotype adenovirus isolated from a goat in the United States. J Vet Diagn Invest 13:195-200.

Lehmkuhl HD, RC Cutlip, BM DeBey, 1999. Isolation of a bovine adenovirus 10 from a calf in the United States. J Vet Diagn Invest 11:485-490.

Lehmkuhl HD, RC Cutlip, JM Meehan, BM DeBey, 1997. Pathogenesis of infection induced by an adenovirus isolated from a goat. Am J Vet Res 58:608-611.

DeBey BM, PC Blanchard, RL Walker, 1996. Actinobacillus suis-like organisms associated with septicemia in neonatal calves. J Vet Diagn Invest 8:248-250.

DeBey, BM, PC Blanchard, PT Durfee, 1996. Abomasal bloating syndrome in goat kids associated with Sarcina-like bacteria. J Am Vet Med Assoc 209:1468-1469.