Professor David Barrett
BSc(Bristol), BVSc(Bristol), FRCVS, Cert CHP(RCVS), DBR(Liv.), DCHP(RCVS), Dip ECBHM, FHEA
Professor of Bovine Medicine, Production and ReproductionBristol Veterinary School
Professor Barrett’s main areas of interest are production ruminant health and disease, bovine mastitis / milk quality, bovine respiratory disease and veterinary education. In addition to these numerous other clinical/research areas are of interest to him including; bovine reproduction, bovine lameness, biosecurity and herd health planning, bovine tuberculosis, displaced abomasum, impact of animal production methods on food safety, responsible use of medicines and a number of other specific clinical entities. He currently supervises the training of six postgraduate European clinical residents and co-supervises a PhD student undertaking a project entitled, Carriage of Bacterial Pathogens in the Bovine Upper Respiratory Tract: Effects of Respiratory Virus Vaccination.
He is a former editor of the journal Cattle Practice, and a current member of the editorial boards of The Veterinary Journal and Livestock.
Further information about Professor David Barrett's teaching and biography can be found here.
DescriptionWhat are the risks that antimicrobial use in dairy cattle will lead to antimicrobial-resistant bacteria colonising humans in the local general public?
Managing organisational unitSchool of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
01/06/2016 to 01/12/2019
Reduced antibacterial drug resistance and blaCTX-M β-lactamase gene carriage in cattle-associated Escherichia coli at low temperatures, at sites dominated by older animals and on pastureland
Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Characterization of AmpC-hyperproducing Escherichia coli from humans and dairy farms collected in parallel in the same geographical region
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Journal of Dairy Science
- Accepted/In press