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Simone Oliveira

Simone Oliveira

Assistant Clinical Professor

Contact Information:
Phone: 612-624-8421
Email: oliv0107@umn.edu

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
College of Veterinary Medicine
1333 Gortner Avenue
Saint Paul MN 55108


BSVM - 1996 - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
M.S - 1998 - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil (Veterinary Pathology)
PhD - 2003 - University of Minnesota, St. Paul Minnesota (Infectious Diseases)

Research Interests

  • Infectious Diseases of Swine
  • Bacterial Pathogens
  • Molecular Diagnostics and Epidemiology

Clinical Interests

  • Swine Medicine

Instructional areas

  • Swine Medicine
  • Advanced Swine Diseases
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Systemic Veterinary Pathology


Masters thesis:
Oliveira, S Detection of Haemophilus parasuis in tissues of experimentally infected pigs using the immunoperoxidase method]. Belo Horizonte: Escola de Veterinaria da UFMG, 1998. 66p. Master thesis. Portuguese.

Ph. D. Thesis:
Oliveira S. Haemophilus parasuis: epidemiology, diagnosis and control. Saint Paul: University of Minnesota, 2003. 215p. Ph. D. thesis.

Book chapters:
Rapp-Gabrielson V, Oliveira S, Pijoan C. (2006) Haemophilus parasuis. In: Straw B. E., D?Allaire S., Mengeling W. L., Taylor D.J. (Eds) 9th Edition, Diseases of Swine. Ames, IA: Iowa State Press. P. 681-690.

Refereed articles:
Blanco I, Galina-Pantoja L, Oliveira S, Pijoan C, Sanchez C, Canals A. (2004) Comparison between Haemophilus parasuis infection in colostrum-deprived and sow-reared piglets. Vet Microbiol.103(1-2):21-27.

Oliveira S., Pijoan C., Morrison R. (2004) Comparison of Haemophilus parasuis control in the nursery using vaccination and controlled exposure. Journal of Swine Health and Production. 12(3):123-128.

Oliveira S. and Pijoan C. (2004) Haemophilus parasuis: new trends on diagnosis, epidemiology and control. Review article. Vet. Microbiol. 99(1):1-12.

Oliveira S. and Pijoan C. (2004) Computer-based analysis of Haemophilus parasuis protein fingerprints. Can J Vet Res 68:71-75.

Oliveira S., Blackall P. J., Pijoan C. (2003) Characterization of the diversity of Haemophilus parasuis field isolates by serotyping and genotyping. Am J Vet Res 64(4):435-42.

Oliveira S., Galina L., Blanco I., Canals A., Pijoan C. (2003) Naturally farrowed colostrum-deprived pigs as an alternative model for experimental infection by Haemophilus parasuis. Can J Vet Res 67(2):146-150.

Oliveira S., Galina L., Pijoan C. (2001) Development of a PCR test to diagnose Haemophilus parasuis infections. J Vet Diag Invest 13:495-501.

Oliveira S., Batista L., Torremorell M., Pijoan C. (2001) Experimental colonization of piglets and gilts with systemic strains of Haemophilus parasuis and Streptococcus suis to prevent disease. Can J Vet Res 65 (3): 161-167.

Ruiz A., Oliveira S., Torremorell M., Pijoan C. (2001) Outer membrane proteins and DNA profiles in strains of Haemophilus parasuis recovered from systemic and respiratory sites. J Clin Microbiol. 39(5):1757-62.



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