Patricia Blanchard

Patricia Blanchard

Professor of Clinical

California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab

Tulare Lab, Tulare, CA 93274

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists
State licensure - California
Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostician Training course for University personnel - Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Plum Island, NY
Incident Command Training for Executives - US Forest Service presentors (Washington DC)
Standardized Emergency Management System, by Governor's Office of Emergency Services SEMS, State level workshop G628.2, 1.5 days
Animal Care and Use 101, UC Davis Office of Environmental Health and Safety course, July 21
IS-800 National Response Plan - FEMA Department of Homeland Security
ICS 100 USDA training module
ICS 200 USDA training module
ICS 300 USDA training module
ICS 300 Intermediate level, classroom training, 1.5 days, August 15-16
Protecting your employees. Association of Public Health Laboratories, ASCLS P.A.C.E certificate, 1 hour, September 23
DG 6.2 Infectious Substance/Dry Ice Shipping class and Security Awareness class (certificate of completion)- 4 hours presented by UC Davis - J. Streisand and Karen Shaw, June 28
1979, BS, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1982, DVM, Michigan State University, College of Vet Medicine, East Lansing, MI
1987, PhD, University of California, School of Vet Medicine, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Association between gram negative nonfermenting bacteria in the upper respiratory tract of calves on the presence of opportunistic bacterial pathogens and clinical respiratory disease, Sharif Aly (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health
Honors and Awards
2005 American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians EP Pope Memorial Award
2000 California Pork Producers Association Distinguished Service Citation
1985 CL Davis Veterinary Pathology Scholarship Award
2012 Lifetime Membership, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2012 Blanchard PC : Diagnostics of dairy and beef cattle diarrhea, Cooper VL, (ed), Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice, Philadelphia, PA. 443-464.
2006 Gardner IA, Blanchard PC : Interpretation of Laboratory Results, , Diseases of Swine, 9th Edition, . 219-239.
2000 Blanchard PC : Sampling techniques for the diagnosis of digestive disease, Helman RG, (ed), Diagnosis of Diseases of the Digestive Tract, Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice, Philadelphia. 23-36.
1999 Gardner IA, Blanchard PC : Interpretation of Laboratory Results, , Diseases of Swine, . 19-39.
1990 Blanchard PC, Wilson DW : Group G Streptococcal infections in cats, Craig E Greene, (ed), In Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, . 603-605.
Research Focus
Bovine respiratory diseaseCalf diarrhea disease
Specialty Focus
Subspeciality within comparative pathology is veterinary anatomic and diagnostic pathology.
Ten Recent Publications

Blanchard MT, Anderson M, Hoar BR, Pires AFA, Blanchard PC, Yeargan BV, Teglas MB, Belshaw M, Stott JL
Assessment of a fluorescent antibody test for the detection of antibodies against epizootic bovine abortion

Adaska JM, Aly SS, Moeller RB, Blanchard PC, Anderson M, Kinde H, Uzal F
Jejunal hematoma in Cattle: A retrospective case analysis

Li L, Diab S, McGraw S, Barr B, Traslavina R, Higgins R, Talbot T, Blanchard P, Rimoldi G, Fahsbender E, Page B, Phan TG, Wang C, Deng X, Pesavento P, Delwart E
Divergent Astrovirus Associated with Neurologic Disease in Cattle

García JP, Anderson M, Blanchard P, Mete A, Uzal FA
The pathology of enterotoxemia by Clostridium perfringens type C in calves

Moeller RB, Adaska JM, Reynolds J, Blanchard PC
Systemic Bovine Herpesvirus 1 Infections in Neonatal Dairy Calves

Uzal FA, Diab SS, Blanchard P, Moore J, Anthenill L, Shahriar F, Garcia JP, Songer JG
Clostridium perfringens type C and Clostridium difficile co-infection in foals

Odani JS, Blanchard PC, Adaska JM, Moeller RB, Uzal FA
Malignant edema in postpartum dairy cattle