Jane Sykes

Jane Sykes

Academic Administrator and Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

2415B Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
1998, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
1993, BVSc (Hons), University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Honors and Awards
1989 The Baldwin Spencer Prize in Zoology Practical Work
1991 Chapter of Veterinary Pharmacology Prize for Excellence in Veterinary Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne
1991 CSL Prize for Veterinary Microbiology
1991 Dwight's Prize for Veterinary Microbiology, Parasitology and Pathology
1991/1992 Research Scholarship in Veterinary Science
1993 First Class Honours Awarded - Dean's Honours List
1993 The AVA (Vic. Div.) prize in veterinary science for the top student in final year
1993 Hill's Pet Nutrition Prize in Small Animal Medicine
1993 The ASAVA/Uncle Ben's Award for Clinical Proficiency
1993 CVDL Prize for Excellence in Clinical Pathology
1993 Payne Exhibition for the Highest Aggregate marks in the Clinical Subjects of the Examinations in the Fifth Year of the BVSc Course
1993 Prize for the Best Bovine Case Report
1994-1995 CSL Scholarship for Infectious Diseases
1995 ACVIM Forum research abstract and scientific poster session competition winner
1995 Barrenger Scholarship for Overseas Travel/Study
1996 John Nevill Research Scholarship
1996-1998 Australian Postgraduate Award
1997 School of Graduate Studies Traveling Scholarship
1997 Rowden White Prize (for achievement in research)
2011 Award for the second most downloaded article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
2011 Best abstract by a resident at the 29th Annual American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference, Denver, CO, June 2011.
2011 Awarded for top downloaded article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Canine Granulocytic Anaplasmosis: A Review. Carrade DD, Foley JE, Borjesson DL, Sykes JE. J Vet Intern Med 23(6):1129-41, 2009"
2013 Awarded for top downloaded article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2010 ACVIM small animal consensus statement on leptospirosis: diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, and prevention. Sykes JE, Hartmann K, Lunn K, Moore G, Stoddard R, Goldstein RE. J Vet Intern Med, 25(1):1-13, 2011". Awarded May 2013
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2016 Sykes JE : Coccidioidomycosis, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Cote E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Chapter 232, . 1024-1027.
2016 Sykes JE : Ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and neorickettsiosis, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Cote E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Chapter 218, . 944-951.
2015 Sykes JE : Coccidioidomycosis, Cote, E, (ed), Clinical Veterinary Advisor, 3e, St Louis. .
2015 Kapatkin AS, Sykes JE : Coccidioidomycosis in a dog, Lewis D, (ed), Orthopedic Diseases: Self-Assessment Colour Review, London, UK. 71-74.
2015 Sykes JE : Viral infections, Silverstein SC, Hopper K, (ed), Small Animal Critical Care Medicine 2e, . 504-508.
Research Focus
Infectious diseases of dogs and cats, especially those of immunocompromised patients; fungal diseases; bloodstream-associated bacterial infections.
Specialty Focus
Board Certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)Clinical Infectious Diseases of Dogs and CatsClinical MycologyAcademic Hospital Administration
Ten Recent Publications

Vu K, Thompson GR 3rd, Roe CC, Sykes JE, Dreibe EM, Lockhart SR, Meyer W, Engelthaler DM, Gelli A
Flucytosine resistance in Cryptococcus gattii is indirectly mediated by the FCY2-FCY1-FUR1 pathway

Dear JD, Owens SD, Lindsay LL, Biondo AW, Chomel BB, Marcondes M, Sykes JE
Babesia conradae infection in coyote hunting dogs infected with multiple blood-borne pathogens

Merkel LK, Lulich J, Polzin D, Ober C, Westropp JL, Sykes JE
Clinicopathologic and microbiologic findings associated with emphysematous cystitis in 27 dogs

Smith KM, Strom AR, Gilmour MA, LaDouceur E, Reilly CM, Byrne BA, Affolter VK, Sykes JE, Maggs DJ
Utility of antigen testing for the diagnosis of ocular histoplasmosis in four cats: a case series and literature review

Cubilla MP, Santos LC, de Moraes W, Cubas ZS, Leutenegger CM, Estrada M, Vieira RFC, Soares MJ, Lindsay LL, Sykes JE, Biondo AW
Occurrence of hemotropic mycoplasmas in non-human primates (Alouatta caraya, Sapajus nigritus and Callithrix jacchus) of southern Brazil