Camels and Camelids

Curriculum Vitae - Dr. Jörg Kinne (Member)

Dr. Jörg Kinne

1987: Veterinary Diploma, University of Leipzig, Germany

1990: DVM, University of Leipzig, Germany


1964 to 1987 living in Mühlberg/Elbe, Germany

1968-1978 Primary and junior school in Mühlberg erg/Elbe

1976-1980 High school in Elsterwerda, Germany

1980-1982 Army duty

1882-1987 Study of Veterinary medicine at Leipzig University, Germany

1987-1996 living in Leipzig, Germany

since 1996 living in Dubai, UAE


1995: Specialist for Veterinary Pathology/ CertVetPath, Saxonia, Germany

2004: Specialist for Tropical Veterinary Medicine/ CertTropVet, Saxonia, Germany


Past and Present Appointments, Activities, Specialisations

1987-1996: Scientific Assistant at Institute for Veterinary Pathology; University of Leipzig, Germany

Since 15. April 1996: Head of Pathology at the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, (CVRL) in Dubai, UAE         

Present Working Fields

Pathology of diseases in avian, wildlife and camels


Fluent in English and German language

Member of DVG, ESVP and EAZWV

  1. Griffin, L.M., J.R. Snowden, A.D.G. Lawson, U. Wernery, J. Kinne and T.S. Baker (2014). Analysis of heavy and light chain sequences of conventional camelid antibodies from Camelus dromedarius and Camelus bactrianus species. Journal of Immunological Methods, 405, 35-46
  2. Wernery, U., J. Kinne and R.K. Schuster (2014). Camelid Infectious Disorders. Book: OIE, World Organisation for Animal Health, 12, rue de Prony, 75017 Paris, France; ISBN: 978-92-9044-954-6.
  3. Johnson, B., F. Dietrich, N. Petrovsky, J. Kinne, R. Wernery and U. Wernery (2015). Characterization of adjuvants for use in dromedary immunization.J. Camel Pract. and Res. 22(1), 33-48
  4. Tsang, C.C., J. Kinne, A.M.Y. Fung, S.V. Jose, S.K.P. Lau, R.K. Schuster, U. Wernery and P.C.Y. Woo (2015). First isolation of Ignatzschineria indica in a case of dromedary camel dermal myiasis. J. Camel Pract. and Res. 22(1), 25-26
  5. Johnson, B., M. Joseph, Sh.Jose, S. Jose J. Kinne and U. Wernery (2015). The microflora of teat canals and udder cisterns in non-lactating dromedaries. J. Camel Pract. and Res. 22(1), 55-59



  1. Joseph, S., U. Wernery, J.L.L. Teng, R. Wernery, Y. Huang, N.A.G. Patteril, K.H. Chan, S.K. Elizabeth, R.Y.Y. Fan, S.K.P. Lau, J. Kinne and P.C.Y. Woo (2016). First isolation of West Nile Virus from a dromedary camel. Emerging Microbes and Infections 5, e53; doi:10.1038/emi.2016.53


  1. Schulz, C., F. Christine, U. Wernery, J. Kinne, S. Joseph, N.A.G. Patteril, G. Syriac, M. Beer and B. Hoffmann (2016). Are camelids and wild boar possible hosts of PPRV? EPIZONE 10th Annual Meeting 27-29 September, Madrid, Spain, p 57
  2. Schulz, C., C. Fast, U. Wernery, J. Kinne, S. Joseph, N.A.G. Patteril, G. Syriac, B. Martin and H. Bernd (2016). Are camelids and wild boar possible hosts of PPRV? Oral presentation at the 12th Conference of the European Wildlife Disease Association (EWDA), August 27th-31st, Berlin, Germany
  3. Wernery, U. and J. Kinne (2016). Caseous lymphadenitis (Pseudotuberculosis) in camelids: A review. Austin J Vet Sci & Anim Husb 3(1), 1022- 1027
  4. Lau, S.K.P., R. Wernery, E.Y.M. Wong, S. Joseph, A.K.L. Tsang, N.A.G. Patteril, S.K. Elizabeth, K.H. Chan, R. Muhammed, J. Kinne, K.Y. Yuen, U. Wernery and P.C.Y. Woo (2016). Polyphyletic origin of MERS coronaviruses and isolation of a novel clade A strain from dromedary camels in the United Arab Emirates. Emerging Microbes & Infections 5, e128; doi:10.1038/emi.2016.129
  5. Wernery, U., M. Gyuranecz, J. Kinne, R. Raghavan, G. Syriac, B. Johnson, Z. Kreizinger. B. Dnes, O. Felde, T. Magyar, Sh. Jose, S. Raja. J. John and R. Wernery (2017) Laboratory investigations after eye drop immunization of dromedaries with live attenuated Brucella melitensis Rev 1 vaccine. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 24(1), 9-14
  6. Wernery, U., N.K. Soellner, S. Joseph, P. Varghese, B. Johnson and J. Kinne (2017) Passive immunization against Brucella melitensis in dromedaries. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 24(2), 1-3
  7. Wernery, U., J. Kinne, S. Joseph, N.A.G. Patteril and G. Syriac (2017) Are dromedaries a possible host of peste des petits ruminants virus (PPR). Journal of Camel Practice and Research 24(3), 209-210
  8. Soellner, N.K., J. Kinne, R.K. Schuster. B. Johnson, Sh. Jose, R. Raghavan, G. Syriac, N. Muttathpaily, J. John, S. Raja, R. Mareena, K. Khazanehdari and U. Wernery (2018) Evaluation of serological tests for the diagnosis of Brucellosis in Brucella melitensis experimentally infected dromedary camels. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 25(1), 25-28
  9. Bankowska, K.B., A.D. Nardo, J. Wadsworth, V. Mioulet, G. Pezzoni, S. Grazioli, E. Brocchi, S.C. Kafle, R. Hettiarachchi, P.L. Kumarawadu, I.M. Eldaghayes, A.S. Dayhum, D. Meenowa, S. Sghaier, H Madani, N. Abouchoaib, B.H. Hoang, P.P. Vu, K. Dukpa, R.B. Gurung, S. Tenzin, U. Wernery, A. Panthumart, K.B. Seeyo, W. Linchongsubongkoch, A. Johnson, B., J. Kinne, Sh, Jose, M. Pfeffer, R. Shanmugaraja, Sh. Pandarakandy, F. Ali, E. Maio, C.M. Rodriguez, N.K. Sullner and U. Wernery (2018) Recovery of Brucella melitensis from Artificially Infected Dromedaries. Austin Journal of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry 5(2), 1046.


  1. Tsang, C.C., J.Y.M. Tang, J.Y.H. Fong, J. Kinne, H.H. Lee, M. Joseph, S. Jose, R.K. Schuster, Y. Tang, S. Sivakumar, J.H.K. Chen, J.L.L. Teng, S.K.P. Lau, U. Wernery and P.C.Y. Woo (2018) Ignatzschineria cameli sp. nov., isolated from necrotic foot tissue of dromedaries (Camelus dromedarius) and associated maggots (Wohlfahrtia species) in Dubai. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68(11), 3627-3634.


  1. Kinne, J., M. Joseph and U. Wernery (2018) Disseminated Prototheca zopfii-infection in a female camel (Camelus dromedarius) in the UAE. Poster presentation (P35) at the 5th Conference of the International Society of Camelid Research and Development (ISOCARD): "Recent advances in camelids biology, health and production" Lauyoune, Morocco: 12-15th November 2018. p 566.
  2. Kinne, J., E. Maio, M. Joseph, S. Anas and U. Wernery (2018) Dromedary mastitis caused by Clostridium septicum: A case report. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 25(3), 1-2
  3. Wernery, U., J. Kinne, S. Anas and J. John (2018) Adhesive pleurisy of both lungs in a dromedary camel caused by Streptococcus agalactiae: A case report. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 25(3), 1
  4. Teng, J.L.L., U. Wernery, H.H. Lee, S. Joseph, J. Fung, S.K. Elizabeth, K.Y. Yeong, J. Kinne, K.H. Chan, S.K.P. Lau and P.C.Y. Woo (2019) First isolation and rapid identification of Newcastle disease virus from aborted fetus of dromedary camel using next-generation sequencing. Viruses 11, 810; doi:


  1. Schulz, C., F. Christine, U. Wernery, J. Kinne, S. Joseph, K. Schlottau, M. Jenckel, D. Höper, N.A.G., Patteril, G. Syriac, B. Hoffmann and M. Beer (2019) Camelids and cattle are dead-end hosts for peste-des-petits-ruminants virus. Viruses 11,1133; doi:


  1. Juhasz, J., S. Jose, J. Kinne, B. Johnson, S. Raja, E. Maio, R. Alkhatib, A. Premasuthan, O. Felde, M. Gyuranecz. P. Nagy, R. Barua and U. Wernery (2019) Brucella melitensis caused abortion in a serologically positive dromedary camel. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 26(1), 1-9


  1. Wernery, U., R. Raghavan, M. Ringu, J. Kinne, M. Rodriguez, M. Al Qassim and F. Al Muheiri (2020) Trypanosoma evansi abortion in a dromedary camel herd in the UAE. Part I. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 27(3), 305-308


Wernery, U., R.K. Schuster and J. Kinne (2020) Lumpy jaw and wooden tongue in an adult dromedary camel. Case report. Journal of Camel Practice and Research 27(3), 339-340