Essam Abdelfattah

Essam Abdelfattah

Assistant Project Scientist

Population Health & Reproduction


Active Research Grants
Collaborator, Development of a prophylactic vaccine against Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) (VTEC)- A One Health approach, Dr. Sharif Aly, UC Davis (Principal Investigator), Collaboration Awards between University College Dublin & University of California, Davis
Co-Principal Investigator, Recycled flush and lagoon water as a reservoir for antibiotic residues and resistant bacteria on dairies, Dr. Emmanuel Okello, UC Davis (Principal Investigator), Center for food animal health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
Co-Principal Investigator, Effects of simplified group housing of pre-weaned dairy calves on behavior, performance and health, Dr. Terry Lehenbauer, UC Davis (Principal Investigator), Center for food animal health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
Co-Principal Investigator, Demonstration and outreach for control of stable flies and cattle bunching on California dairies, Dr. Sharif Aly, UC Davis (Principal Investigator), Western IPM Center
Honors and Awards
2016 Fellow at FUTURE Certificate Program. University of California, Davis
2017 A recipient of the 2017 University of California Davis Community Service Award
2017 A recipient of the Postdoctoral Scholar Association Travel Grant Award, University of California, Davis
2018 Fellow at the Leaders for the Future program, University of California, Davis
2018 A recipient of the 2018 Science Talk travel award, Portland, Oregon, CA
2018 Nominated for the 2018 UC Davis Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research
2019 Awarded travel grant to attend the 2019 Annual Duck Research workshop, Leesburg, IN
2019 A recipient of the Postdoctoral Scholar Association Travel Grant Award, University of California, Davis
2021 Recipient of the 2021 UC Davis Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research
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Ten Recent Publications

2021
Abdelfattah EM, Ekong P, Okello E, Chamchoy T, Sheedy D, Karle BM, Black R, Califano D, Duran L, Ongom J, Williams DR, Lehenbauer TW, Aly SS
Epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on California dairies: Descriptive and cluster analyses of adult cow fecal Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. AMR phenotype

2019
El-Hack MEA, Hurtado CB, Toro DM, Alagawany M, Abdelfattah EM, Elnesr SS
Impact of environmental and incubation factors on hatchability of duck eggs

2019
El-Hack MEA, Hurtado CB, Toro DM, Alagawany M, Abdelfattah EM, Elnesr SS
Fertility and Hatchability in Duck Eggs: A Comprehensive Review

2015
Abdelfattah EM,Karousa MM, Schutz MM, Lay Jr DC, Marchant-Forde JN, Eicher SD
Acute phase cytokines, TAC1, and Toll-Like receptor4 mRNA expression and health associated with group size in veal calves

2013
Abdelfattah EM,Karousa M, Mahmoud E, EL-Laithy S, El-Gendi G, Eissa N
Effect of Cage Floor Type on Behavior and Performance of Growing Rabbits