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Dr. Erdal Erol


Phone: 859-257-7771

Fax: 859-255-1624

E-mail: erdal.erol@uky.edu

Assoc. Professor, Head of Clinical  Microbiology

DVM – Firat University

MS – University of Missouri

PhD – Texas A&M University

Areas of Interest:

Diagnostic assays, Antimicrobial resistance, Infectious disease investigation

Selected recent publications:

Elevated serum amyloid A levels in cases of aborted equine fetuses due to fetal and placental infections. Erol E, Jackson C, Horohov D, Locke S, Smith J, Carter C. Theriogenology. 2016 Mar 24  [Epub ahead of print]

Beta-hemolytic Streptococcus dysgalactiae strains isolated from horses are a genetically distinct population within the Streptococcus dysgalactiae taxon.  Pinho MD, Erol E, Ribeiro-Gonçalves B, Mendes CI, Carriço JA, Matos SC, Preziuso S, Luebke-Becker A, Wieler LH, Melo-Cristino J, Ramirez M. Sci Rep. 2016 Aug 17;6:31736. doi: 10.1038/srep31736.

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Rhodococcus equi of animal origin. Anne Riesenberg, Andrea T. Feßler, Erdal Erol, Ellen Prenger-Berninghoff, Yvonne Stamm, Urte Menke, Anton Heusinger,  Dieter Klarmann,  Stefan Schwarz,  Christiane Werckenthin  J. Antimicrob  Chemother. 2014 Apr;69(4):1045-9.  

A diagnostic evaluation of real-time PCR, fluorescent antibody, and microscopic agglutination tests in cases of equine leptospiral abortion. Erol E, Jackson CB, Steinman M, Meares K, Donahoe J, Kelly N, Locke S, Smith JL, Carter CN.Equine Vet J. 2014 Apr 21. 

Beta-hemolytic Streptococcus spp. from horses: a retrospective study (2000-2010) Erol E, Locke SJ, Donahoe JK, Mackin MA, Carter CN. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2012, 24(1):142-7.

An investigation of a recent outbreak of Nocardioform placentitis caused abortions    in horses. Erdal Erol, Stephen F. Sells, Neil M. Williams, Laura Kennedy, Stephen J. Locke, David P. Labeda,  James M. Donahue and Craig N. Carter. 2012. Vet Microbiol 158(3-4): 425-430

Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Crossiella equi and Amycolatopsis species causing nocardioform placentitis in horses. Erdal Erol, Neil M. Williams, Stephen F. Sells, Laura Kennedy, Stephen J. Locke,   James M. Donahue and Craig N. Carter.  2012, J Vet Diagn Invest. 24(6) 1158-61.

Evaluation of effects of high incubation temperatures on results of protozoal culture and real-time PCR testing for Tritrichomonas foetus inoculated in a commercially available self-contained culture media system. John M. Davidson, Jeff D. Ondrak,  Arn A. Anderson,  Amy K. Swinford, Erdal Erol.  2011. JAVMA 239(12) 1589-93

Scott HM, Fosgate GT, Libal MC, Sneed LW, Erol E, Angulo AB, Jordan ER. 2007. Field testing of an enhanced direct-fecal polymerase chain reaction procedure, bacterial culture of feces, and a serum enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis infection in adult dairy cattle. Am J Vet Res. Mar;68(3):236-45.