Barbara A Byrne


Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

4313 VM3A, Davis, CA 95616

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology and Mycology
1980, BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
1987, DVM, Colorado State University,
1998, PhD, Washington State University,
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Clinical characteristics, susceptibility patterns, and genetic elements of extended-spectrum beta lactamase producing bacteria isolated from a veterinary teaching hospital between 2012-2020, Jane E. Sykes (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health Resident Research Grant
Honors and Awards
1984 Tracy Bissette Memorial Scholarship
1986 Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society
1986 Isaac E. Newsom Memorial Scholarship
1987 Pfizer Veterinary Scholarship
1990 The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Hospital Service Award
1994 Washington State University: TA Excellence in Teaching Award
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2020 Byrne BA, Tell LA, Martin K, Payne M: Chapter 45: Rational Antimicrobial Therapy, Smith BP, Van Metre DC, Pusterla N, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 6th Ed, St. Louis. 1545-1562.
2017 Daniels J, Byrne BA: Bacteriology and mycology testing, Chapter 48, Pusterla N, (ed), Interpretation of Laboratory Diagnostics in Equine Medicine, 1st Edition, . .
2017 Byrne BA: PCR Diagnostics, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant, 2nd Edition, . .
2017 Byrne BA: Microbiologic Sampling, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant. 2nd Edition, . .
2014 Byrne BA: Chapter 27: Laboratory diagnosis of bacterial infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases. 2e, St Louis. 257-65.e1.
Research Focus
Clinical veterinary microbiology and diagnostics, marine mammal bacterial disease, ecology of microbial disease
Specialty Focus
Bacteriology and Mycology