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Jeffrey Musser

Clinical Professor

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Phone: (979) 458-0527

Mailstop: 4467

Department: VTPB

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None active. Currently, Dr. Musser is a collaborator on proposals in Malawi and Kenya and is in the process of working on a venture with Kazakhstan.




  • Ph.D. Pharmacology, North Carolina State University 2000
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech 1989
  • B.S. Biology, Frostburg State University 1984


  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Dairy)
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 8953

Scholarly Interests

Dairy production medicine, mastitis prevention and control, and quality milk production; pharmacokinetics in exotic and food animals and drug residue prevention; vaccine investigation; viral diseases of sheep, goats, and birds.


Ribavirin Inhibits Parrot Bornavirus 4 Replication in Cell Culture
Jeffrey M. B. Musser, J. Jill Heatley, Anastasia V. Koinis, Paulette F. Suchodolski, Jianhua Guo, Paulina Escandon, Ian R. Tizard
Plos One. 2015
Use of serology and bacterial culture to determine prevalence of Brucella spp. In feral Swine (sus scrofa) in proximity to a beef cattle herd positive for Brucella suis and Brucella abortus.
Musser JM, Schwartz AL, Srinath I, Waldrup KA
J Wildl Dis. 2013 49(2):215-20.
Pharmacokinetics after intravenous administration of flunixin meglumine in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) and Patagonian conures (Cyanoliseus patagonus).
Musser JM, Heatley JJ, Phalen DN
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 242(2):205-8.
Evaluation of homologous and heterologous protection induced by a virulent field strain of orf virus and an orf vaccine in goats.
Musser JM, Waldron DF, Taylor CA
Am J Vet Res. 2012 73(1):86-90.
Efficacy of an anaerobic swab transport system to maintain aerobic and anaerobic microorganism viability after storage at -80 degrees C.
Musser JM, Gonzalez R
J Vet Diagn Invest. 2011 23(1):95-9.
Pharmacokinetics of flunixin in chickens after oral and intravenous administration.
Musser JM
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2010 33(3):312-4.
Development of a contagious ecthyma vaccine for goats.
Musser JM, Taylor CA, Guo J, Tizard IR, Walker JW
Am J Vet Res. 2008 69(10):1366-70.
A practitioner's primer on foot-and-mouth disease.
Musser JM
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2004 224(8):1261-8.
Comparison of microbial growth inhibition screening assays with high-pressure liquid chromatography for detection of experimentally incurred penicillin G residues in calves.
Musser JM, Anderson KL, Boison JO
Vet Ther. 2002 3(2):136-43.

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