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Amy Swinford

Head, Diagnostic Bacteriology, and Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Department: VTPB

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  • M.S. Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Illinois 1995
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois 1992
  • B.S. Veterinary Science, University of Illinois 1990
  • B.S. Microbiology, University of Illinois 1984


Evaluation of effects of high incubation temperatures on results of protozoal culture and real-time PCR testing for Tritrichomonas foetus inoculated in a commercially available self-contained culture media system.
Davidson JM, Ondrak JD, Anderson AA, Swinford AK, Erol E
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 239(12):1589-93.
The influence of temperature and simulated transport conditions of diagnostic samples on real-time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Tritrichomonas foetus DNA.
Clavijo A, Erol E, Sneed L, Sun F, Swinford A
J Vet Diagn Invest. 2011 23(5):982-5.

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