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Kevin Washburn

Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine


Phone: (979) 845-3541

Mailstop: 4475

Department: VLCS

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  • D.V.M. , Oklahoma State University 1993
  • B.S. Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University 1990


  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Food Animal Practice
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 10930

Scholarly Interests

Food Animal Medicine & Surgery. Developing and investigating the disposition of extra-label antimicrobials in small ruminants; pharmacokinetics of respiratory antimicrobials; comparison of different treatment modalities for small ruminant caseous lymphadenitis; the value of the HI test for diagnosis of small ruminants with caseous lymphadenitis; diagnosis of transmission of CAEV via colostrum; and antemortem diagnosis of malignant lymphoma in cattle. Investigating infection of swine with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in attempts to create an animal model for human inflammatory bowel disease.


Pharmacokinetics of chlortetracycline in maternal plasma and in fetal tissues following oral administration to the ewe.
Washburn KE, Fajt V, Plummer P, et. al.,
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics . 2017 00:1-6.
Fetal and maternal effects of dexmedetomidine.
Lepitz, Washburn SE, Washburn KE,
American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2017
Locatlization of neurologic lesions in ruminants
Washburn, KE
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice . 2017
Plasma and Fetal Tissue Concentrations of Chlortetracycline Following Oral Administration to Sheep for Eight Days
Washburn KE, Fajt V, Plummer P, Coetzee J, Washburn SE
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2016
Synovial fluid pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin, gamithromycin and florfenicol after a single subcutaneous dose in cattle.
Jones ML, Washburn KE, Fajt VR, Rice S, Coetzee JF
Pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin in adult ewes.
Washburn KE, Fajt V, Coetzee JF, Rice S, Wulf LW, Washburn SE,
2015 38(4):414-6.
Phamacokinetics of Tulathromycin in Adult Ewes
Washburn KE, Fajt V, Coetzee JF, Rice S, Wulf LW
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2015
Pharmacokinetics of oral chlortetracycline in non-pregnant adult ewes
Washburn KE, Fajt VR, Plummer P, Coetzee JF, Wulf L, Washburn SE
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2014
Tulathromycin concentrations in interstitial fluid from tissue chambers inoculated with Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis following subcutaneous or intra-chamber administration: a caprine abscess model. Antimicrob
Washburn KE, Fajt VR, Lawhon SD, Adams LG, Tell LA, Bissett W
Agents Chemother. 2013
Use of Walpole's solution for treatment of goats with urolithiasis: 25 cases (2001-2006).
Janke JJ, Osterstock JB, Washburn KE, Bissett WT, Roussel AJ, Hooper RN
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 234(2):249-52.
The safety of tulathromycin administration in goats.
Washburn KE, Bissett W, Fajt V, Clubb F, Fosgate GT, Libal M, Smyre KE, Cass KL
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2007 30(3):267-70.
A study of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene inhibition of benzo[a]pyrene uptake and activation in a microbial mutagenicity assay.
Washburn KS, Donnelly KC, Huebner HJ, Burghardt RC, Sewall TC, Claxton LD
Chemosphere. 2001 44(8):1703-9.
Synthesis and characterization of hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) identified in human serum.
Safe S, Washburn K, Zacharewski T, Phillips T
Chemosphere. 1995 31(4):3017-23.

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