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Kristin A Clothier- DVM, PhD, DACVM
Assistant Professor of Clinical
California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab

Thurman Laboratory
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8754
kaclothier@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Bacterial respiratory pathogens of ruminants, particularly those that affect small ruminants; Salmonella ecology in environmental samples, particularly those associated with livestock production

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

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • 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 Veterinary Parasitology,
  • 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,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Disseminated histoplasmosis in two juvenile raccoons (Procyon lotor) from a nonendemic region of the United States. 2014 Clothier KA, Villanueva M, Torain A, Reinl S, Barr B Disseminated histoplasmosis in two juvenile raccoons (Procyon lotor) from a nonendemic region of the United States. J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Pathology in practice. Soft tissue abscesses and vertebral osteomyelitis attributable to N farcinica infection in 2 calves 2013 Correa CE, Moeller RB, Adaska JM, Clothier KA, Blanchard PC Pathology in practice. Soft tissue abscesses and vertebral osteomyelitis attributable to N farcinica infection in 2 calves J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and sensitivity to tulathromycin in goat respiratory bacterial isolates 2012 Clothier KA, Kinyon JM, Griffith RW Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and sensitivity to tulathromycin in goat respiratory bacterial isolates Vet Microbiol,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Species characterization and minimum inhigitory concentration patterns of Brachyspira species isolates from swine with clinical disease 2011 Clothier KA, Kinyon JM, Frana TS, Naberhaus N, Bower L, Strait EL, Schwartz K Species characterization and minimum inhigitory concentration patterns of Brachyspira species isolates from swine with clinical disease J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Development of a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model to predict tulathromycin distribution in goats 2011 Leavens TL, Tell LA, Clothier KA, Griffith RW, Baynes RE, Riviere JE Development of a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model to predict tulathromycin distribution in goats J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Tulathromycin assay validation and tissue residues after single and multiple subcutaneous injections in domestic goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) 2011 Clothier KA, Leavens T, Griffith RW, Wetzlich SE, Baynes RE, Riviere JE, Tell LA Tulathromycin assay validation and tissue residues after single and multiple subcutaneous injections in domestic goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin after single and multiple subcutaneous injections in domestic goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) 2011 Clothier KA, Leavens T, Griffith RW, Wetzlich SE, Baynes RE, Riviere JE, Tell LA Pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin after single and multiple subcutaneous injections in domestic goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
  • Kristin A Clothier: Mycoplasma bovis real-time polymerase chain reaction assay validation and diagnostic performance 2010 Clothier KA, Jordan DM, Thompson CJ, Kinyon JM, Frana TS, Strait EL Mycoplasma bovis real-time polymerase chain reaction assay validation and diagnostic performance J Vet Diagn Invest,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

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

2015 Palmer G, Clothier K: Infectious Causes of Hemolytic Anemia--Anaplasmosis, Bradford P Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO. 1054.