Erdal Erol, DVM, MSc, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Head of Diagnostic Mircrobiology at UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Phone (859) 257-8283

1490 Bull Lead Road
Lexington KY 40511

Professional Profile

Erol E, Williams NM, Sells SF, Kennedy L, Locke SJ, Donahue JM, Carter CN. Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Crossiella equi and Amycolatopsis species causing nocardioform placentitis in horses. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2012 Nov; 24(6):1158-61.

Erol E, Sells SF, Williams NM, Kennedy L, Locke SJ, Labeda DP, Donahue JM, Carter CN. An investigation of a recent outbreak of nocardioform placentitis caused abortions in horses. Vet Microbiol. 2012 Aug 17; 158(3-4):425-30.

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

Davidson JM, Ondrak JD, Anderson AA, Swinford AK, Erol E. 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. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2011 Dec 15; 239(12):1589-93.

Clavijo A, Erol E, Sneed L, Sun F, Swinford A. The influence of temperature and simulated transport conditions of diagnostic samples on real-time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of Tritrichomonas foetus DNA. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2011 Sep; 23(5):982-5.

Binas B, Erol E. FABPs as determinants of myocellular and hepatic fuel metabolism. Mol Cell Biochem. 2007 May; 299(1-2):75-84.

Scott HM, Fosgate GT, Libal MC, Sneed LW, Erol E, Angulo AB, Jordan ER. 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. 2007 Mar; 68(3):236-45.

Adhikari S, Erol E, Binas B. Increased glucose oxidation in H-FABP null soleus muscle is associated with defective triacylglycerol accumulation and mobilization, but not with the defect of exogenous fatty acid oxidation. Mol Cell Biochem. 2007 Feb; 296(1-2):59-67.

Erol E, Cline GW, Kim JK, Taegtmeyer H, Binas B. Nonacute effects of H-FABP deficiency on skeletal muscle glucose uptake in vitro. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Nov; 287(5):E977-82.

Binas B, Han XX, Erol E, Luiken JJ, Glatz JF, Dyck DJ, Motazavi R, Adihetty PJ, Hood DA, Bonen A. A null mutation in H-FABP only partially inhibits skeletal muscle fatty acid metabolism. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Sep; 285(3):E481-9.

Babür C, Ozdemir V, Kiliç S, Erol E, Esen B. [Anti-Leptospira antibodies in slaughterhouse workers in Ankara]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2003 Apr-Jun; 37(2-3):143-50.

Martin GG, Danneberg H, Kumar LS, Atshaves BP, Erol E, Bader M, Schroeder F, Binas B. Decreased liver fatty acid binding capacity and altered liver lipid distribution in mice lacking the liver fatty acid-binding protein gene. J Biol Chem. 2003 Jun 13; 278(24):21429-38.

Ozdemir V, Erol E. Leptospirosis in Turkey. Vet Rec. 2002 Feb 23; 150(8):248-9.

Erol E, Kumar N, Carson CA. Immunogenicity of recombinant Babesia microti hsp70 homologue in mice. Int J Parasitol. 1999 Feb; 29(2):263-6.



DVM-Furat University

M.S.- University of Missouri

Ph.D, Texas A&M University

Areas of Interest

equine research, Microbiology