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Leslie Willis Woods- DVM, PhD
Professor of Clinical
California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab

1135 Thurman Lab
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8746
lwwoods@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

  • Deer Adenovirus
  • Avian Patholgoy
  • West Nile Virus Pathogenesis
  • Plant Toxicoses
  • Wildlife Infectious Disease/Pathology
  • Environmental/Wildlife _____

Specialty Focus

Diagnostic Anatomic Pathology

Education

1996 PhD Comparative Pathology, University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA
1982 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA
1977 BA Chemistry, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
1978 Physical Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, CA

Honors and Awards

2006 University of San Diego, Kappa Gamma Pi Alumni award

Licenses

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Foreign Animal Disease Training, Certificate from Plum Island
State Licensure - California
State Licensure - Washington

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Leslie Willis Woods: Diagnostic exercise: High mortality in a flock of chukar partridge chicks (Alectoris chukar) in California. 2015 Eckstrand CD, Woods LW, Diab SS, Crossley BM, Giannitti F Diagnostic exercise: High mortality in a flock of chukar partridge chicks (Alectoris chukar) in California. Veterinary pathology,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Hemolytic anemia in horses associated with ingestion of Pistacia leaves. 2015 Bozorgmanesh R, Magdesian KG, Rhodes DM, Von Dollen KA, Walter KM, Moore CE, Puschner B, Woods LW, Torrisi K, Voss ED Hemolytic anemia in horses associated with ingestion of Pistacia leaves. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Comparison of trace mineral concentrations in tail hair, body hair, blood, and liver of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in California. 2015 Roug A, Swift PK, Gerstenberg G, Woods LW, Kreuder-Johnson C, Torres SG, Puschner B Comparison of trace mineral concentrations in tail hair, body hair, blood, and liver of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in California. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Histopathology and risk factors associated with Neotrombicula microti infestation in the endangered amargosa vole (Microtus Californicus Scirpensis) 2015 Ott-Conn CN, Woods LW, Clifford DL, Branston T, Foley J Histopathology and risk factors associated with Neotrombicula microti infestation in the endangered amargosa vole (Microtus Californicus Scirpensis) Journal of wildlife diseases,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Bromethalin poisoning in a raccoon (Procyon lotor): diagnostic considerations and relevance to nontarget wildlife. 2014 Bautista AC, Woods LW, Filigenzi MS, Puschner B Bromethalin poisoning in a raccoon (Procyon lotor): diagnostic considerations and relevance to nontarget wildlife. J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Diagnostic Exercise: Hemolysis and Sudden Death in Lambs. 2014 Giannitti F, Rioseco MM, GarcĂ­a JP, Beingesser J, Woods LW, Puschner B, Uzal FA Diagnostic Exercise: Hemolysis and Sudden Death in Lambs. Vet Pathol,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Dual-pathogen etiology of avian trichomonosis in a declining band-tailed pigeon population. 2014 Girard YA, Rogers KH, Woods LW, Chouicha N, Miller WA, Johnson CK Dual-pathogen etiology of avian trichomonosis in a declining band-tailed pigeon population. Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Detection of diisocyanates in nesting material associated with mortality in pigeon chicks. 2014 Mukai M, Woods LW, Stump S, Ebel JG, Levitt AS, Frey MW, Smith J, Uzal FA, Poppenga RH, Puschner B Detection of diisocyanates in nesting material associated with mortality in pigeon chicks. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Isolation of a Bohle-like iridovirus from boreal toads housed within a cosmopolitan aquarium collection 2014 Cheng K, Jones ME, Jancovich JK, Burchell J, Schrenzel MD, Reavill DR, Imai DM, Urban A, Kirkendall M, Woods LW, Chinchar VG, Pessier AP Isolation of a Bohle-like iridovirus from boreal toads housed within a cosmopolitan aquarium collection Diseases of aquatic organisms,
  • Leslie Willis Woods: Oxidant-induced damage to equine erythrocytes from exposure to Pistacia atlantica, Pistacia terebinthus, and Pistacia chinensis 2014 Walter KM, Moore CE, Bozorgmanesh R, Magdesian KG, Woods LW, Puschner B Oxidant-induced damage to equine erythrocytes from exposure to Pistacia atlantica, Pistacia terebinthus, and Pistacia chinensis Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2010 Woods LW, Latimer KS: Circovirus infectious of pigeons and other avian species, Saif YM, (ed), In: Diseases of Poultry, 12th edition, Ames, Iowa. 209-49.

2004 Woods LW, Wilson DW: The Respiratory System. Pathology, Plumlee KH, (ed), In: Clinical Veterinary Toxicology, St. Louis, MO. 80-8.

2003 Woods LW, Latimer KS: Circovirus infections of pigeons and other avian species, Saif, YM, (ed), In: Diseases of Poultry, 11th edition, Ames, Iowa. 202-11.

2001 Tell L, Woods LW, Cromie R: Mycobacteriosis in Birds, , In: Mycobacterial Diseases. 180-203.

2000 Woods LW: Adenoviral diseases of wild mammals, Williams ES, Barker IK, (ed), In: Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals. 3rd ed, Ames. 202-12.