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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.


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. 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. 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. 23(1):95-9.
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. 3(2):136-43.
Development of a contagious ecthyma vaccine for goats.
Musser JM, Taylor CA, Guo J, Tizard IR, Walker JW
Am J Vet Res. 69(10):1366-70.
Pharmacokinetics of flunixin in chickens after oral and intravenous administration.
Musser JM
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 33(3):312-4.
A practitioner's primer on foot-and-mouth disease.
Musser JM
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 224(8):1261-8.
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. 49(2):215-20.
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.

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