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Akinyi Carol Nyaoke- BVM, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical
California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab

105 W. Central Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92408

+1 909 383 4287


Research Focus

Aquatic animal medicine - fish

Specialty Focus



2010 PhD Pathobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1999 MSc Wild Animal Health, University of London, London, UK
1994 BVM Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Honors and Awards

2007 Best Graduate Student Poster Award, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians


Registered Veterinary Surgeon with the Kenya Veterinary Board

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 Stephenson N, Swift P, Villepique JT, Clifford DL, Nyaoke AC, De la Mora A, Moore J, Foley J Pathologic Findings in Western gray squirrels [Sciurus griseus] from a notoedric mange epidemic in the San Bernardino Mountains, California International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife,
  • Link Icon 2012 Field CL, Tuttle AD, Sidor IF, Nyaoke A, Deering KM, Gilbert-Marcheterre K, Risatti G, Spoon T, Meegan J, Romano TA, Frasca S, Dunn JL Systemic mycosis in a California sea lion [Zalophus californianus] with detection of cystofilobasidiales DNA Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2012 Cavin JM, Donahoe SL, Frasca Jr S, Innis CJ, Kinsel MJ, Kurobe T, Napleas LM, Nyaoke A, Poll CP, Weber III EPS Myxobolus albi infection in cartilage of captive lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Link Icon 2009 Innis C, Nyaoke AC, Williams CR, Dunnigan B, Merigo C, Woodward DL, Weber ES, Frasca S Pathologic and parasitologic findings of cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) stranded on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 2001-2006 J Wildl Dis,
  • Link Icon 2009 Rivera S, Wellehan JFX, McManamon R, Innis CJ, Garner MM, Raphael BL, Gregory CR, Latimer KS, Rodriguez CE, Diaz-Figueroa O, Marlar AB, Nyaoke A, Gates AE, Gilbert K, Childress AL, Risatti GR, and Frasca Jr S Systemic adenovirus infection in Sulawesi tortoises (Indotestudo forsteni) caused by a novel siadenovirus J. Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Link Icon 2009 Nyaoke A, Weber ES, Innis C, Stremme D, Dowd C, Hinckley L, Gorton T, Wickes B, Sutton D, de Hoog S, Frasca S Disseminated phaeohyphomycosis in weedy seadragons, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus, and leafy seadragons, Phycodurus eques, caused by species of Exophiala, including a novel species J. Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Link Icon 2008 McBride MP, Sims MA, Cooper RW, Nyaoke AC, Cullion C, Kiupel M, Frasca S, Forrester N, Weaver SC, Weber ES Eastern equine encephalitis in a captive harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) J Zoo Wildl Med,
  • Link Icon 2008 Gates A, Frasca Jr S, Nyaoke A, Gorton TS, Silbart LK, and Geary SJ Comparative Assessment of a Live Metabolically Attenuated Mycoplasma gallisepticum Mutant as a Vaccine for the Prevention of Avian Respiratory Mycoplasmosis Vaccine,
  • Link Icon 2007 Mohammed J, Frasca S, Cecchini K, Rood D, Nyaoke AC, Geary SJ, Silbart LK Chemokine and cytokine gene expression profiles in chickens inoculated with Mycoplasma gallisepticum strains Rlow or GT5 Vaccine,