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Virginia Fajt

Clinical Associate Professor


Phone: (979) 845-7299

Mailstop: 4466

Department: VTPP

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  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology), Iowa State University 2000
  • D.V.M. , Auburn University 1995
  • B.A. , Kalamazoo College 1984


  • American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

Scholarly Interests

Clinical pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, Antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance, Student learning and outcomes assessment, Food animal pharmacology


Pharmacokinetics of tulathromycin in nonpregnant adult ewes.
Washburn K, Fajt VR, Coetzee JF, Rice S, Wulf LW, Washburn S
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2015 38(4):414-6.
Evaluating treatment options for common bovine diseases using published data and clinical experience.
O'Connor A, Fajt V
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2015 31(1):1-15.
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
BMC Vet Res. 2015 11(11):26.
Pharmacokinetics of oral chlortetracycline in nonpregnant adult ewes.
Washburn K, Fajt VR, Plummer P, Coetzee JF, Wulf LW, Washburn S
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2014
Developing connections among pharmacology instructors at multiple institutions: workshops, electronic connections, and creation of Day One competencies
Fajt VR
Evidence-based veterinary medicine: where does it belong in the veterinary curriculum, and how should it be integrated?
Fajt VR
Plasma concentrations of chlortetracycline following oral administration to sheep for eight days
Washburn K, Fajt V, Plummer P, Coetzee J, Washburn S
Efficacy of a metalloproteinase inhibitor in spinal cord injured dogs.
Levine JM, Cohen ND, Heller M, Fajt VR, Levine GJ, Kerwin SC, Trivedi AA, Fandel TM, Werb Z, Modestino A, Noble-Haeusslein LJ
PLoS One. 2014 9(5):.
Uterine infection in a cat research colony.
Fisher AC, Fajt VR, Gresham VC, Green KK, Kraemer DC
Lab Anim (NY). 2013 42(10):365-7.
A scoping review of the peer-reviewed literature in human populations and in vitro for potential non-antimicrobial interventions to reduce antimicrobial resistance in cattle
Fajt VR, Murphy CP, Wickwire P, Foster MJ, McEwen SA, Scott HM
Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act, Extralabel Drug Use, and Residue Avoidance
Fajt VR
Cilostazol blocks pregnancy in naturally cycling mice.
Albarzanchi AM, Sayes CM, Ridha Albarzanchi MT, Fajt VR, Dees WL, Kraemer DC
Contraception. 2013 87(4):443-8.
Survey of instructors teaching about antimicrobial resistance in the veterinary professional curriculum in the United States.
Fajt VR, Scott HM, McIntosh WA, Dean WR, Vincent VC
J Vet Med Educ. 2013 40(1):35-44.
Drug laws and regulations for sheep and goats.
Fajt VR
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2011 27(1):1-21.
Pharmacokinetics of gallium maltolate after intragastric administration in adult horses.
Arnold C, Chaffin MK, Cohen N, Fajt VR, Taylor RJ, Bernstein LR
Am J Vet Res. 2010 71(11):1371-6.
Pharmacokinetics of an orally administered methylcellulose formulation of gallium maltolate in neonatal foals.
Chaffin MK, Fajt V, Martens RJ, Arnold CE, Cohen ND, O'Conor M, Taylor RJ, Bernstein LR
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2010 33(4):376-82.
Gallium maltolate: safety in neonatal foals following multiple enteral administrations.
Martens RJ, Cohen ND, Fajt VR, Nerren JR, Chaffin MK, Taylor RJ, Bernstein LR
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2010 33(2):208-12.
Comparison of three treatment regimens for sheep and goats with caseous lymphadenitis.
Washburn KE, Bissett WT, Fajt VR, Libal MC, Fosgate GT, Miga JA, Rockey KM
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 234(9):1162-6.
Regulatory considerations in the United States.
Fajt VR
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2003 19(3):695-705.
The effects of danofloxacin and tilmicosin on neutrophil function and lung consolidation in beef heifer calves with induced Pasteurella (Mannheimia) haemolytica pneumonia.
Fajt VR, Apley MD, Roth JA, Frank DE, Brogden KA, Skogerboe TL, Shostrom VK, Chin YL
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2003 26(3):173-9.
Label and extra label drug use in small ruminants.
Fajt VR
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2001 17(2):403-20.
Antimicrobial issues in bovine lameness.
Fajt VR, Apley MD
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2001 17(1):159-73.
Effects of danofloxacin and tilmicosin on circulating neutrophils in beef heifers.
Fajt VR, Apley MD, Roth JA, Frank DA, Skogerboe TL, Karle VK, Dayton AD
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2000 23(3):181-7.
Feedlot therapeutics.
Apley MD, Fajt VR
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 1998 14(2):291-313.
Sry-negative XX sex reversal in the German shorthaired pointer dog.
Meyers-Wallen VN, Bowman L, Acland GM, Palmer VL, Schlafer D, Fajt V
J Hered. 1995 86(5):369-74.

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