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Bo Norby

Associate Professor

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Department: VIBS

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  • Ph.D. Epidemiology, Michigan State University 2003
  • M.P.V.M. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 1998
  • C.M.V. Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural Univ., Denmark 1995

Scholarly Interests

analytical epidemiology; epidemiology of disease detection and surveillance; risk communication; evolutionary microbiology/biology; tuberculosis and paratuberculosis in cattle; foreign animal and zoonotic disease defense (Biodefense); evolution, ecology and transmission of antimicrobial –resistant bacteria in animal and human populations.


Utility of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide for assessing hemodynamic significance of patent ductus arteriosus in dogs undergoing ductal repair.
Hariu CD, Saunders AB, Gordon SG, Norby B, Miller MW
J Vet Cardiol. 15(3):197-204.
Evaluation of serum cobalamin concentrations in dogs of 164 dog breeds (2006-2010).
Grützner N, Cranford SM, Norby B, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM
J Vet Diagn Invest. 24(6):1105-14.
Comparison of intraosseous and peripheral venous fluid dynamics in the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii).
Young BD, Stegeman N, Norby B, Heatley JJ
J Zoo Wildl Med. 43(1):59-66.
Utility of endoscopic biopsies of the duodenum and ileum for diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease and small cell lymphoma in cats.
Scott KD, Zoran DL, Mansell J, Norby B, Willard MD
J Vet Intern Med. 25(6):1253-7.
Utilizing qualitative methods in survey design: examining Texas cattle producers' intent to participate in foot-and-mouth disease detection and control.
Delgado AH, Norby B, Dean WR, McIntosh WA, Scott HM
Prev Vet Med. 103(2-3):120-35.
Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficile in a closed and integrated human and swine population.
Norman KN, Scott HM, Harvey RB, Norby B, Hume ME, Andrews K
Appl Environ Microbiol. 77(16):5755-60.
Analgesic drug administration and attitudes about analgesia in cattle among bovine practitioners in the United States.
Fajt VR, Wagner SA, Norby B
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 238(6):755-67.
Associations between dietary factors and pancreatitis in dogs.
Lem KY, Fosgate GT, Norby B, Steiner JM
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233(9):1425-31.
The effect of intramuscular injection of dinoprost or gonadotropin-releasing hormone in dairy cows on beef quality.
Fajt VR, Wagner SA, Pederson LL, Norby B
J Anim Sci. 89(6):1939-43.
Prevalence and patterns of antimicrobial resistance in Campylobacter spp isolated from pigs reared under antimicrobial-free and conventional production methods in eight states in the Midwestern United States.
Rollo SN, Norby B, Bartlett PC, Scott HM, Wilson DL, Fajt VR, Linz JE, Bunner CE, Kaneene JB, Huber JC Jr
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 236(2):201-10.
Assessing the similarity of antimicrobial resistance phenotypes among fecal Escherichia coli isolates from two aggregated occupational cohorts of humans versus swine using cluster analysis and multivariate statistics.
Alali WQ, Scott HM, Norby B
Prev Vet Med. 94(1-2):77-83.
Evaluation of a 384-well format for high-throughput real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction for avian influenza testing.
Ferro PJ, Osterstock J, Norby B, Fosgate GT, Lupiani B
J Vet Diagn Invest. 21(5):679-83.
Longitudinal study of antimicrobial resistance among Escherichia coli isolates from integrated multisite cohorts of humans and swine.
Alali WQ, Scott HM, Harvey RB, Norby B, Lawhorn DB, Pillai SD
Appl Environ Microbiol. 74(12):3672-81.
Comparison of three methods of surveillance with application to the detection of Johne's disease seropositivity in Texas cattle.
Pearce BH, Fosgate GT, Ward MP, Roussel AJ, Norby B, Tavornpanich S, Ellis D
Prev Vet Med. 86(1-2):1-7.
Environmental mycobacteria in soil and water on beef ranches: association between presence of cultivable mycobacteria and soil and water physicochemical characteristics.
Norby B, Fosgate GT, Manning EJ, Collins MT, Roussel AJ
Vet Microbiol. 124(1-2):153-9.
Contribution of environmental mycobacteria to false-positive serum ELISA results for paratuberculosis.
Osterstock JB, Fosgate GT, Norby B, Manning EJ, Collins MT, Roussel AJ
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 230(6):896-901.
The sensitivity of gross necropsy, caudal fold and comparative cervical tests for the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.
Norby B, Bartlett PC, Fitzgerald SD, Granger LM, Bruning-Fann CS, Whipple DL, Payeur JB
J Vet Diagn Invest. 16(2):126-31.

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