As Director of the Microbial Surveillance Lab at K-State Olathe, Brian oversees the day-to-day case management of bacterial and fungal diagnostic specimens. The lab receives specimens from practitioners for pathogen identification and susceptibility testing as part of a partnership with Merck Animal Health.
DVM, Kansas State University
PhD, Kansas State University
- Collaborative research projects with investigators within the College of Veterinary Medicine and animal health industries.
- Therapy of bacterial infections in food animals and antimicrobial resistance development.
Lubbers, BV, Peterson, G, Narayanan, SK, Havel, J, Apley, MD. Comparison of two simulated oxytetracycline dosing regimens and the impact on horizontal transfer of a resistance plasmid. AJVR. 2011;72(7):877-883.
Lubbers, BV, Apley, MD, Coetzee, JF, Mosier, DA, Biller, DS, Mason, DE, Henao-Guerrero, PN: Use of computed tomography to evaluate pathologic changes in the lungs of calves with experimentally induced respiratory tract disease. AJVR. 2007;68(11):1259-1264.
Coetzee, JF, Lubbers, BV, Toerber, SE, Gehring, R, Thomson, DU, White, BJ and Apley, MD: Plasma concentrations of substance P and cortisol in beef calves after castration or simulated castration. AJVR. 2008;69(6):751-762.
Coetzee, JF, Gehring, R, Bettenhausen, AC, Lubbers, BV, Toerber, SE, Thomson, DU, KuKanich, B and Apley, MD: Attenuation of acute plasma cortisol response in calves following intravenous sodium salicylate administration prior to castration. JVPT. 2007;30(4):305-313.