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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Kansas State University
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506
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KSVDL Client Care
General Inquiries
785-532-5650 or
Fax: 785-532-4835

KSVDL Business Office
Billing Inquiries
785-532-3294 or
Fax: 785-532-3502

Regular business hours:
8 am - 5 pm Mon.-Fri.
8 am - noon Sat.


May 2018

KSVDL Personnel Activities


Dr. Cindy Bell conducted a poultry necropsy wet-lab for the KSU-CVM Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Brian Lubbers will present “Antibiotic Stewardship in Food Animal Medicine” at the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Washington, DC.

Drs. Cindy Bell and Manuel Chamorro (CVM-VHC) talked to fourth grade students about food producing animals at the Lyon County Farm Bureau, “Day at the Farm” in Emporia, KS.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented: An update on Anaplasmosis in Southeast Kansas.  KSU Agriculture Field Day. Parsons, KS.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek wrote an article for the Kansas State Research and Extension Newsletter, Beef Tips titled: What Did We Learn From the Kansas State-Wide Anaplasmosis Prevalence Study?

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek wrote two articles for Drovers Journal titled: Anaplasmosis: A review: Part I and II.


Jianfa Bai, Valentina Trinetta, Xiaorong Shi, Lance W Noll, Gabriela B Magossi, Wanglong Zheng, Elizabeth P Porter, Natalia Cernicchiaro, David G Renter, Tiruvoor G Nagaraja.  A nultiplex real-time PCR assay, based on invA and pagC genes, for the detection and quantification of Salmonella from cattle lymph nodes. J Microbiol Methods. 2018.148, 110-116. doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2018.03.019.

Scott L Radke, Chris W Olsen, Steve M Ensley. Elemental impurities in injectable iron products for swine. 2018.  https://www.aasv.org/shap/issues/v26n3/v26n3p142.html

Shepherd FK, Herrera-Ibata DM, Porter E, Homwong N, Hesse R, Bai J, Marthaler DG. Whole genome classification and phylogenetic analyses of rotavirus B strains from the United States. Pathogens. 2018 Apr 18;7(2). PubMed PMID: 29670022.

Lalitha Peddireddi, Kelly A. Foster, Elizabeth G. Poulsen, Baoyan An, Quoc Hung Hoang, Catherine O’Connell, Joseph W. Anderson, Daniel U. Thomson, Gregg A. Hanzlicek, Jianfa Bai, Richard A. Hesse, Richard D. Oberst, Gary A. Anderson, Ivan Leyva-Baca. Molecular detection and characterization of transient bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) infections in cattle commingled with ten BVDV persistently infected cattle. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigations. 2018 May;30(7).

Alekseev KP, Penin AA, Mukhin AN, Khametova KM, Grebennikova TV, Yuzhakov AG, Moskvina AS, Musienko MI, Raev SA, Mishin AM, Kotelnikov AP, Verkhovsky OA, Aliper TI, Nepoklonov EA, Herrera-Ibata DM, Shepherd FK, Marthaler DG. Genome characterization of a pathogenic porcine rotavirus B strain identified in Buryat Republic, Russia in 2015. Pathogens. 2018 Apr 20;7(2). PubMed PMID: 29677111.

Jianfa Bai, Valentina Trinetta, Xiaorong Shi, Lance W Noll, Gabriela Magossi, Wanglong Zheng, Elizabeth P Porter, Natalia Cernicchiaro, David G Renter, Tiruvoor G Nagaraja.  Comparison data of a two-target real-time PCR assay with and without an internal control in detecting Salmonella enterica from cattle lymph nodes. Data in Brief. 2018. doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.04.051.

Field Investigations

Udder health assessment in a Kansas dairy. Junction City, KS

Chronic diarrhea in adult cows on a Kansas ranch. Soldier, KS

Chronic lameness in dairy heifers. Cimarron, KS

Sudden death loss in cows and calves on a Kansas ranch. Sun City, KS

Continuing Education and Holiday Schedule
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