Diagnosticians in the news

NVDC diagnosticians contribute to understanding of bovine pinkeye
November 3, 2022

Photo: Craig Chandler | University Communication and Marketing

Matt Hille (left) and Dustin Loy look over a culture of Moraxella bovis in the Veterinary Diagnostic Center lab. M. bovis is the primary bacterium that causes bovine pinkeye. Hille and Loy, scientists in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, have published significant journal articles about the disease this year.

Research notes, reference materials, reports — such are the items to be found in the East Campus office of Dustin Loy, a professor in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But Loy’s office also features an unusual drawing, a scientific one from deep in the university’s history." Continue reading

Advice for treating pinkeye in cattle this summer
July 23, 2020

Some recent cases of pinkeye have been challenging to treat. Veterinarians including Dr. Dale Grotelueschen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor emeritus and retired director of the Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center, offer advice for the prevention and treatment in this article published by "The Fence Post." Read more.

Complete Genome Sequence of Moraxella bovis Strain Epp-63 (300), an Etiologic Agent of Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis
J. Dustin Loy, et al.
July 30, 2018

View the abstract published by the American Society for Microbiology.

Veterinary and Animal Science Research
Oct. 23, 2017

Cutting edge animal lab set to open on UNL campus
June 9, 2017

View the article and video at NTV-ABC.

New equipment speeds response to animal diseases
Feb. 20, 2017

When scours, pink eye or respiratory disease strikes a cow-calf herd or feedlot pen, quick and accurate diagnosis of the culprit pathogen is key to containing the damage. Read more>>

Brodersen named veterinarian of the year
Jan. 27, 2016

Bruce Brodersen, veterinarian, associate professor and diagnostic pathologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named veterinarian of the year by the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association. Brodersen received the award at the NVMA annual convention Jan. 21 in Kearney. Read more>>

PEDv Update
Bruce Brodersen
Oct. 30, 2015

Seneca Valley Virus
J. Dustin Loy
Oct. 23, 2015

PEDv in 2014
Bruce Brodersen
Nov. 21, 2014

Bovine Respiratory Disease and Antimicrobial Resistance
J. Dustin Loy
June 17, 2014

How To Prevent Foot Rot In Cattle
Sept. 11, 2014

J. Dustin Loy contributes to an article for Beef Magazine.

Managing Manure to Avoid Spreading PEDv
J. Dustin Loy
July 29, 2014

Presentation at the 2014 Manure Demonstration Day.

PEDv Update
Bruce Brodersen
Feb. 14, 2014

PEDv Precautions
Bruce Brodersen
Nov. 8, 2013