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    Barbara A Byrne- BA, DVM, PhD
    Professor of Clinical
    Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

    4313 VM3A
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 754 6286
    bbyrne@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Clinical microbiology, marine mammal bacterial disease, ecology of microbial disease

    Specialty Focus

    Microbiology

    Education

    1980 BA , University of California, Santa Cruz,
    1987 DVM , Colorado State University,
    1998 PhD , Washington State University,

    Honors and Awards

    1994 Washington State University: TA Excellence in Teaching Award
    1990 The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Hospital Service Award
    1987 Pfizer Veterinary Scholarship
    1986 Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society
    1986 Isaac E. Newsom Memorial Scholarship
    1984 Tracy Bissette Memorial Scholarship
    1994 Washington State University: TA Excellence in Teaching Award
    1990 The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Hospital Service Award
    1987 Pfizer Veterinary Scholarship
    1986 Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society
    1986 Isaac E. Newsom Memorial Scholarship
    1984 Tracy Bissette Memorial Scholarship

    Licenses

    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology and Mycology

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Principal Investigator, Characterization of biofilm formation and the anti-biofilm effect of a novel coated sustained release chlorhexidine varnish on dental composite material, Boaz Arzi (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Barbara A Byrne: Pharmacokinetics and safety of cefitiofur crystalline free acid in New Zealand white rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 2017 Gardhouse S, Guzman DS, Cox S, Kass PH, Drazenovich TL, Byrne BA, Hawkins MG Pharmacokinetics and safety of cefitiofur crystalline free acid in New Zealand white rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) Am J Vet Res,
    • Barbara A Byrne:  Isolation and characterization of a novel marine Brucella from a Southern sea otter (Enhydra Lutis Nereis), California, USA 2017 Miller MA, Burgess TL, Dodd EM, Rhyan JC, Jang SS, Byrne BA, Gulland FM, Murray MJ, Toy-Choutka S, Conrad PA, Field CL, Sidor IF, Smith WA Isolation and characterization of a novel marine Brucella from a Southern sea otter (Enhydra Lutis Nereis), California, USA J Wildlife Diseases,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Intraspecific diversity of Veronaea botryosa from different hosts and evaluation of five laboratory challenge models for systemic phaeohyphomycosis in white sturgeon, Acipensor transmontanus 2017 Soto E, Richey C, Reichley CR, Stevens B, Kenelty K, Lewis J, Byrne B, Wiederhold NP, Stacy BA, Waltzek TB, Sheley MF, Murphy B, Camus A, Griffin MJ Intraspecific diversity of Veronaea botryosa from different hosts and evaluation of five laboratory challenge models for systemic phaeohyphomycosis in white sturgeon, Acipensor transmontanus Dis Aquatic Org,
    • Barbara A Byrne: A case of second trimester abortion in a mare after being imported from Europe 2017 Boye JK, Byrne BA, Alex CE, Affolter VK, Christensen BW, Dujovne GA A case of second trimester abortion in a mare after being imported from Europe J Am Veterinary Medical Association,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Antibiotic resistance patterns of bacteria isolated from indwelling Foley catheters following tube cystostomy in goats with obstructive urolithiasis. 2017 Chigerwe M, Mavangira V, Byrne BA, Angelos JA Antibiotic resistance patterns of bacteria isolated from indwelling Foley catheters following tube cystostomy in goats with obstructive urolithiasis. J Vet Diagn Invest,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Multilaboratory survey to evaluate Salmonella prevalence in diarrheic and nondiarrheic dogs and cats in the United States between 2012 and 2014 2017 Reimschuessel R, Gravenstein M, Guag J, Namser SM, Song K, Qui J, Clothier KA, Byrne BA, Marks SL, Cadmus K, Pabilonia K, Sanches S, Rajeev S, Ensley S, Frana TS, Jergens AE, Chappell KH, Thakur S, Byrum B, Cui J, Zhang Y, Erdman MM, Rankin SC, Daly R, Das S, Ruesch L, Lawhon SD, Zhang S, Baszler T, Diaz-Campos D, Hartman F, Okwumabua O Multilaboratory survey to evaluate Salmonella prevalence in diarrheic and nondiarrheic dogs and cats in the United States between 2012 and 2014 J Clin Microbiol,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Large-scale release of Campylobacter draft genomes: resources for food safety and public health from the 100K Pathogen Genome Project 2017 Weis AM, Huang BC, Storey DB, Kong N, Chen P, Arabyan N, Gilpin B, Mason C, Townsend AK, Smith WA, Byrne BA, Taff CC, Weimer BC Large-scale release of Campylobacter draft genomes: resources for food safety and public health from the 100K Pathogen Genome Project Genome Announc,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Pharmacokinetic indices for cefovecin after single-dose administration to adult sea otters (Enhydra lutris) 2016 Lee EA, Byrne BA, Young MA, Murray M, Miller MA, Tell LA Pharmacokinetic indices for cefovecin after single-dose administration to adult sea otters (Enhydra lutris) J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Effect of dose on intra-articular Amikacin sulfate concentrations following intravenous regional limb perfusion in horses 2016 Harvey A, Kilcoyne I, Byrne BA, Nieto J Effect of dose on intra-articular Amikacin sulfate concentrations following intravenous regional limb perfusion in horses Vet Surg,
    • Barbara A Byrne: Genomic comparison of Campylobacter spp. and their potential for zoonotic transmission between birds, primates, and livestock 2016 Weis AM, Storey DB, Taff CC, Townsend AK, Huang BC, Kong NT, Clothier KA, Spinner A, Byrne BA, Weimer BC Genomic comparison of Campylobacter spp. and their potential for zoonotic transmission between birds, primates, and livestock Appl Environ Microbiol,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2017 Byrne BA: PCR Diagnostics, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant, 2nd Edition. .

    2017 Byrne BA: Microbiologic Sampling, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant. 2nd Edition. .

    2014 Byrne BA: Chapter 45: Rational antimicrobial use, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5e, St Louis. 1391-8.

    2014 Byrne BA: Chapter 46: Laboratory diagnosis of fungal infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases, 2e, St Louis. 393-91.e1.

    2014 Byrne BA: Chapter 27: Laboratory diagnosis of bacterial infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases. 2e, St Louis. 257-65.e1.