Jeffrey  Musser

Jeffrey Musser

Clinical Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology

Phone: 979.458.0527
TAMU Mailstop: 4467

Research and 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.


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


  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Dairy), 1997 - 2017, Board Certified
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 8953

  • Infectious Disease
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Food Animal

  • Musser JM, Heatley JJ, Phalen DN (2013). Pharmacokinetics after intravenous administration of flunixin meglumine in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) and Patagonian conures (Cyanoliseus patagonus). J AM VET MED ASSOC. 2, 205-8
  • Musser JM, Waldron DF, Taylor CA (2012). Evaluation of homologous and heterologous protection induced by a virulent field strain of orf virus and an orf vaccine in goats. AM J VET RES. 1, 86-90
  • Musser JM, Gonzalez R (2011). Efficacy of an anaerobic swab transport system to maintain aerobic and anaerobic microorganism viability after storage at -80 degrees C. J VET DIAGN INVEST. 1, 95-9
  • Musser JM, Anderson KL, Boison JO (2002). Comparison of microbial growth inhibition screening assays with high-pressure liquid chromatography for detection of experimentally incurred penicillin G residues in calves. VET THER. 2, 136-43
  • Musser JM, Taylor CA, Guo J, Tizard IR, Walker JW (2008). Development of a contagious ecthyma vaccine for goats. AM J VET RES. 10, 1366-70
  • Musser JM (2010). Pharmacokinetics of flunixin in chickens after oral and intravenous administration. J VET PHARMACOL THER. 3, 312-4
  • Musser JM (2004). A practitioner's primer on foot-and-mouth disease. J AM VET MED ASSOC. 8, 1261-8
  • Musser JM, Schwartz AL, Srinath I, Waldrup KA (2013). 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. J WILDL DIS. 2, 215-20
  • Jeffrey M. B. Musser, J. Jill Heatley, Anastasia V. Koinis, Paulette F. Suchodolski, Jianhua Guo, Paulina Escandon, Ian R. Tizard (2015). Ribavirin Inhibits Parrot Bornavirus 4 Replication in Cell Culture PLOS ONE.