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    Kristin A Clothier- DVM, PhD, DACVM
    Associate Professor of Clinical and Associate Professor of Clinical
    California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab
    Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

    Thurman Laboratory
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 8754
    kaclothier@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Evaluation of sample condition and diagnostic methodologies on pathogen detection, particulalry bacterial respiratory pathogens, Tritirichomonas foetus, and Salmonella in environmental and clinical matricies; pre-harvest food safety pathogen detection

    Specialty Focus

    Microbiology

    Education

    2010 PhD Veterinary Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    1991 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
    1987 BS Animal Science, University of California, Davis, CA

    Honors and Awards

    2011 Selected as a memeber of an external review panel for USDA ARS targeted research proposals; provided peer review and recommendations on research proposals submitted by ARS research teams

    Licenses

    Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, CAHFS capacity/capability for micro testing of animal food products (Project funded annually - total award $82,500), (Principal Investigator), FDA VetLIRN

    Principal Investigator, Microbiology testing support for VetLIRN, (Principal Investigator), FDA Veterinary Laboratory and Infrastructure Network

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Kristin A Clothier: Characterization of spaC-type Erysipelothirx sp. isolates causing systemic disease in ornamental fish 2017 Eric K. Pomaranski, Stephen R. Reichley, Roy Yanong, Johnny Shelley, Deborah B. Pouder, Jeff Wolf, Kirsten V. Kenelty, Bill Van Bonn, Frank Oliaro, Barbara Byrne, Kristin A. Clothier, Matt J. Griffin, Alvin C. Camus, Esteban Soto Characterization of spaC-type Erysipelothirx sp. isolates causing systemic disease in ornamental fish Journal of Fish Diseases,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Multilaboratory survey to evaluate Salmonella prevalence in diarrheic and nondiarrheic dogs and cats in the United States between 2012 and 2014 2017 Reimschuessel R, Grabenstein M, Guag J, Nemser SM, Song K, Qiu J, Clothier KA, Byrne BA, Marks SL, Cadmus K, Pabilonia K, Sanchez 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, Hartmann 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,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Draft genome sequence of multidrug-resistant abortive Campylobacter jejuni from Northern California 2017 Weis AM, Clothier KA, Huang BC, Kong N, Weimer BC Draft genome sequence of multidrug-resistant abortive Campylobacter jejuni from Northern California Genome Announc,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Draft genome sequences of Campylobacter jejuni strains that cause abortion in livestock 2016 Weis AM, Clothier KA, Huang BC, Kong N, Weimer BC Draft genome sequences of Campylobacter jejuni strains that cause abortion in livestock Genome Announc,
    • Kristin A Clothier: 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,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Characterization of Pajaroellobacter abortibovis, the etiologic agent of epizootic bovine abortion 2016 Brooks RS, Blanchard MT, Clothier KA, Fish S, Anderson ML, Stott JL Characterization of Pajaroellobacter abortibovis, the etiologic agent of epizootic bovine abortion Vet Microbiol,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of animal-source Salmonella Heidelberg isolates 2016 Clothier KA, Byrne BA Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of animal-source Salmonella Heidelberg isolates J Vet Med,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Evaluation of bovine abortion cases and tissue suitability for identification of infectious agents in California diagnostic laboratory cases from 2007 to 2012 2015 Clothier K, Anderson M Evaluation of bovine abortion cases and tissue suitability for identification of infectious agents in California diagnostic laboratory cases from 2007 to 2012 Theriogenology,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Effects of bacterial contamination of media on the diagnosis of Tritrichomonas foetus by culture and real-time PCR 2015 Clothier KA, Villanueva M, Torain A, Hult C, Wallace R Effects of bacterial contamination of media on the diagnosis of Tritrichomonas foetus by culture and real-time PCR Vet Parasitol,
    • Kristin A Clothier: Suppurative otitis and ascending meningoencephalitis associated with Bacteroides tectus and Porphyromonas gulae in a captive Parma wallaby (Macropus parma) with toxoplasmosis. 2014 Giannitti F, Schapira A, Anderson M, Clothier K Suppurative otitis and ascending meningoencephalitis associated with Bacteroides tectus and Porphyromonas gulae in a captive Parma wallaby (Macropus parma) with toxoplasmosis. J Vet Diagn Invest,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2015 Walker RW, Clothier KA: Other diseases of the hemolymphatic system--Anthrax, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Edition, St. Louis, MO. 1077.

    2015 Palmer G, Clothier K: Infectious causes of hemolytic anemia--anaplasmosis, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Edition, St. Louis, MO. 1054.