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Virginia Fajt

Clinical Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

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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


  • Diplomate, 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


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. 2011 Mar; 238(6):755-67.
PMID: 21401433 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2011 Jun; 89(6):1939-43.
PMID: 21278112 [PubMed - in process]
Drug laws and regulations for sheep and goats.
Fajt VR.
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2011 Mar; 27(1):1-21.
PMID: 21215886 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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 Apr; 33(2):208-12.
PMID: 20444048 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
What is the evidence? In horses with septic bursitis for which the organism has not yet been identified, is IV regional perfusion with amikacin or cefotaxime likely to be effective?
Fajt VR, Van House AM, Honnas CM.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2010 Mar; 236(6):636-8.
PMID: 20225972 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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. 2010 Jan; 236(2):201-10.
PMID: 20074013 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Practicing the skills of evidence-based veterinary medicine through case-based pharmacology rounds.
Fajt VR, Brown D, Scott MM.
J Vet Med Educ. 2009 Sum; 36(2):186-95.
PMID: 19625667 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Relationship between level of antibiotic use and resistance among Escherichia coli isolates from integrated multi-site cohorts of humans and swine.
Alali WQ, Scott HM, Christian KL, Fajt VR, Harvey RB, Lawhorn DB.
Prev Vet Med. 2009 Aug; 90(3-4):160-7.
PMID: 19501924 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Drug Residue Avoidance and Beef Quality Assurance Practices in Dairy Cattle—Veterinarian Survey Results
B. Knust, L. Nelson, L. Schott, L. Pedersen, and V. Fajt.
Bovine Practitioner. 2008 ; 42(2): 139-146.
Evidence-based Clinical Question: An evidence-based analysis of anabolic steroids as therapeutic agents in horses
Fajt VR, Cook, C.
Equine Veterinary Education. 2008 ; 542-544.
Regulation of drugs used in feedlot diets.
Fajt VR.
Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2007 Jul; 23(2):299-307, vii-viii.
PMID: 17606152 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
The safety of tulathromycin administration in goats.
Washburn KE, Bissett W, Fajt V, Clubb F, Fosgate GT, Libal M, Smyre KE, Cass KL.
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Jun; 30(3):267-70.
PMID: 17472660 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Evidence-based decision making in small animal therapeutics.
Kochevar DT, Fajt V.
Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2006 Sep; 36(5):943-59, v.
PMID: 16984821 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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