Dr. Capik's research interests include the characterization, transmission dynamics, diagnosis, and control of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD). She has investigated potential methods to mitigate stress in cattle, used behavioral monitoring to identify sick cattle, and evaluated diagnostic sampling strategies for BRD.

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  • Chai, J., Capik, S. F., Kegley, B., Richeson, J. T., Powell, J. G., & Zhao, J (2022). Bovine respiratory microbiota of feedlot cattle and its association with disease. Veterinary Research. 53(1), 4.
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  • Carey, A. M., Capik, S. F., Giebel, S., Nickodem, C., Piñeiro, J. M., Scott, H. M., Vinasco, J., & Norman, K. N. (2022). Prevalence and Profiles of Antibiotic Resistance Genes mph(A) and qnrB in Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Escherichia coli Isolated from Dairy Calf Feces. Microorganisms. 10(2), 411-411.
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  • Chitko-McKown, C. G., Bierman, S. L., Kuehn, L. A., Bennett, G. L., DeDonder, K. D., Apley, M. D., ... Lubbers, B. V (2021). Detection of bovine inflammatory cytokines IL-1β, IL-6, and TNF-α with a multiplex electrochemiluminescent assay platform.. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 237, 110274-110274.
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  • Chitko-McKown, C. G., Bennett, G. L., Kuehn, L. A., DeDonder, K. D., Apley, M. D., Harhay, G. P., ... Lubbers, B. V (2021). Cytokine and Haptoglobin Profiles From Shipping Through Sickness and Recovery in Metaphylaxis- or Un-Treated Cattle.. Front Vet Sci. 8, 611927.
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  • Clawson, M. L., Schuller, G., Dickey, A. M., Bono, J. L., Murray, R. W., Sweeney, M. T., ... Smith, T (2020). Differences between predicted outer membrane proteins of genotype 1 and 2 Mannheimia haemolytica.. BMC Microbiol. 20(1), 250.
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