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Don Davis

Associate Professor

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Phone: (979) 845-5174

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Department: VTPB

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Education

  • Ph.D. Veterinary Public Health, Texas A&M University 1979
  • M.Ag. Wildlife Science, Texas A&M University 1974
  • B.A. Biology, University of Texas 1972

Scholarly Interests

Infectious and parasitic diseases of native, exotic and/or feral wildlife captive or free-ranging, particularly those shared with traditional domestic livestock, farmed/ranched ungulates, and/or humans, with emphasis on experimental, controlled infections to evaluate improved diagnostics vaccines suitable for wildlife, and the systems to deliver chemotherapeutic agents or vaccines to wildlife. Development of handling and restraint facilities appropriate for captive wildlife, and natural (genetic) disease resistance in wildlife. Brucellosis, tuberculosis, anthrax, hemaprotozoon, trematodes, and nematodes.