Klibs Galvao

Klibs Galvao

Assistant Professor

Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4788
Business Email: galvaok@ufl.edu

Research Profile

— Reproductive physiology and management

— Dairy production medicine

— Transition cow immunology and uterine diseases

— Economics of dairy production

Publications

2020
Combined effect of mastitis and parity on pregnancy loss in lactating Holstein cows
Theriogenology. 143:57-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.12.002.
2020
Genome-enable prediction for health traits using high-density SNP panel in US Holstein cattle.
Animal genetics. 51(2):192-199 [DOI] 10.1111/age.12892. [PMID] 31909828.
2019
Draft Genome Sequences of Helcococcus ovis Strains Isolated at Time of Metritis Diagnosis from the Uterus of Holstein Dairy Cows
Microbiology resource announcements. [DOI] 10.1128/MRA.00402-19.
2019
Draft Genome Sequences of Two Fusobacterium necrophorum Strains Isolated from the Uterus of Dairy Cows with Metritis
Microbiology resource announcements. [DOI] 10.1128/MRA.00201-19.
2019
Genomic Diversity, Virulence, and Antimicrobial Resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae Strains from Cows and Humans.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 85(6) [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.02654-18. [PMID] 30610074.
2019
Symposium review: The uterine microbiome associated with the development of uterine disease in dairy cows.
Journal of dairy science. 102(12):11786-11797 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2019-17106. [PMID] 31587913.
2019
Draft Genome Sequences of Bacteroides pyogenes Strains Isolated from the Uterus of Holstein Dairy Cows with Metritis
Microbiology resource announcements. [DOI] 10.1128/MRA.01043-19.
2018
Epidemiologic and economic analyses of pregnancy loss attributable to mastitis in primiparous Holstein cows.
Journal of dairy science. 101(11):10142-10150 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2018-14619. [PMID] 30146277.
2018
Gene Mapping and Gene-Set Analysis for Milk Fever Incidence in Holstein Dairy Cattle.
Frontiers in genetics. 9 [DOI] 10.3389/fgene.2018.00465. [PMID] 30364193.
2018
Quantifying Known and Emerging Uterine Pathogens, and Evaluating Their Association With Metritis and Fever in Dairy Cows
Theriogenology. 114:25-33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2018.03.016.
2018
Shift of Uterine Microbiota Associated With Antibiotic Treatment and Cure of Metritis in Dairy Cows
Veterinary Microbiology. 214:132-139 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.12.022.
2017
Using Doppler Ultrasonography on Day 34 of Pregnancy to Predict Pregnancy Loss in Lactating Dairy Cattle
Journal of Dairy Science. 100(4):3266-3271 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2016-11955.
2017
Evidence that mastitis can cause pregnancy loss in dairy cows: A systematic review of observational studies.
Journal of dairy science. 100(10):8322-8329 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2017-12711. [PMID] 28780088.
2017
Blood as a route of transmission of uterine pathogens from the gut to the uterus in cows.
Microbiome. 5(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s40168-017-0328-9. [PMID] 28841911.
2017
Effects of Intrauterine Infusion of Escherichia Coli Lipopolysaccharide on Uterine Mrna Gene Expression and Peripheral Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes in Jersey Cows Diagnosed With Purulent Vaginal Discharge
Journal of Dairy Science. 100(6):4784-4796 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2016-11643.
2016
Chitosan Microparticles Exert Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Activity against Antibiotic-Resistant Micro-organisms without Increasing Resistance.
ACS applied materials & interfaces. 8(17):10700-9 [DOI] 10.1021/acsami.6b00894. [PMID] 27057922.
2016
Clinical Response After Chitosan Microparticle Administration and Preliminary Assessment of Efficacy in Preventing Metritis in Lactating Dairy Cows
Journal of Dairy Science. 99(11):8946-8955 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2016-11400.
2016
Combined use of progesterone inserts, ultrasongraphy, and GnRH to identify and resynchronize nonpregnant cows and heifers 21 days after timed artificial insemination.
Theriogenology. 85(2):230-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2015.09.052. [PMID] 26522703.
2016
Draft Genome Sequence of an Escherichia coli O8:H19 Sequence Type 708 Strain Isolated from a Holstein Dairy Cow with Metritis.
Genome announcements. 4(2) [DOI] 10.1128/genomeA.00261-16. [PMID] 27056235.
2016
Effects of Oral Calcium Supplementation on Mineral and Acid-Base Status, Energy Metabolites, and Health of Postpartum Dairy Cows
Journal of Dairy Science. 99(10):8397-8416 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2015-10527.
2016
Effects of Oral Calcium Supplementation on Productive and Reproductive Performance in Holstein Cows
Journal of Dairy Science. 99(10):8417-8430 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2015-10529.
2016
Factors Affecting the Success of a Large Embryo Transfer Program in Holstein Cattle in a Commercial Herd in the Southeast Region of the United States
Theriogenology. 86(7):1834-1841 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.05.032.
2016
Uterine Microbiota and Immune Parameters Associated with Fever in Dairy Cows with Metritis.
PloS one. 11(11) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0165740. [PMID] 27802303.
2016
Vulvovaginal laceration as a risk factor for uterine disease in postpartum dairy cows.
Journal of dairy science. 99(6):4629-4637 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2016-10872. [PMID] 27016827.
2015
Factors associated with early cyclicity in postpartum dairy cows.
Journal of dairy science. 98(1):229-39 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2014-8460. [PMID] 25465552.
2015
Uterine Microbiota Progression from Calving until Establishment of Metritis in Dairy Cows.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 81(18):6324-32 [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.01753-15. [PMID] 26150453.
2015
Effect of oral mineral and energy supplementation on blood mineral concentrations, energetic and inflammatory profile, and milk yield in dairy cows affected with dystocia.
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 204(2):186-91 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.03.001. [PMID] 25900193.
2014
Efficacy of ampicillin trihydrate or ceftiofur hydrochloride for treatment of metritis and subsequent fertility in dairy cows.
Journal of dairy science. 97(9):5401-14 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2013-7569. [PMID] 24952780.
2014
Individual and combined effects of anovulation and cytological endometritis on the reproductive performance of dairy cows.
Journal of dairy science. 97(9):5415-25 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2013-7725. [PMID] 24996269.
2014
Inducing ovulation early postpartum influences uterine health and fertility in dairy cows.
Journal of dairy science. 97(6):3558-69 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2013-7533. [PMID] 24704233.
2013
Economic comparison of reproductive programs for dairy herds using estrus detection, timed artificial insemination, or a combination.
Journal of dairy science. 96(4):2681-2693 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2012-5982. [PMID] 23415521.
2013
Effect of feeding maternal colostrum or plasma-derived or colostrum-derived colostrum replacer on passive transfer of immunity, health, and performance of preweaning heifer calves.
Journal of dairy science. 96(5):3247-56 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2012-6339. [PMID] 23497992.
2013
Effects of 1 or 2 treatments with prostaglandin F₂α on subclinical endometritis and fertility in lactating dairy cows inseminated by timed artificial insemination.
Journal of dairy science. 96(10):6480-8 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2013-6850. [PMID] 23910554.
2013
Innate Immune Gene Variation and Differential Susceptibility To Uterine Diseases in Holstein Cows
Theriogenology. 80(4):384-390 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2013.04.027. [PMID] 23768650.
2013
Timed Artificial Insemination Early in the Breeding Season Improves the Reproductive Performance of Suckled Beef Cows
Theriogenology. 79(4):625-632 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2012.11.016. [PMID] 23261306.
2012
Evaluation of peripartal calcium status, energetic profile, and neutrophil function in dairy cows at low or high risk of developing uterine disease.
Journal of dairy science. 95(12):7158-72 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2012-5812. [PMID] 23021755.
2012
Evaluation of Cytokine Expression By Blood Monocytes of Lactating Holstein Cows With Or Without Postpartum Uterine Disease
Theriogenology. 77(2):356-372 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2011.08.008. [PMID] 21924475.
2012
Effects of Diagnostic Low-Volume Uterine Lavage Shortly Before First Service On Reproductive Performance, Culling and Milk Production
Theriogenology. 77(6):1217-1222 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2011.10.029. [PMID] 22192391.
2012
Effect of one or three timed artificial inseminations before natural service on reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows not observed for detection of estrus.
Theriogenology. 77(9):1918-27 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2012.01.011. [PMID] 22444549.
2012
Effects of Prostaglandin F2 Alpha On Subclinical Endometritis and Fertility of Lactating Dairy Cows Subjected To Timed Ai
Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 47
2010
Factors Affecting Synchronization and Conception Rate After the Ovsynch Protocol in Lactating Holstein Cows
Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 45(3):439-446 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2008.01220.x. [PMID] 19144008.
2010
Ovsynch versus Ultrasynch: reproductive efficacy of a dairy cattle synchronization protocol incorporating corpus luteum function.
Journal of dairy science. 93(6):2525-32 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2009-2930. [PMID] 20494160.
2010
Supplementation With Calcium Salts of Linoleic and Trans-Octadecenoic Acids Improves Fertility of Lactating Dairy Cows
Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 45(1):55-62 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2008.01237.x. [PMID] 19144007.
2009
Effect of Fat Source Differing in Fatty Acid Profile On Metabolic Parameters, Fertilization, and Embryo Quality in High-Producing Dairy Cows
Journal of Dairy Science. 92(4):1520-1531 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2008-1614. [PMID] 19307633.
2009
Effect of Intrauterine Infusion of Ceftiofur On Uterine Health and Fertility in Dairy Cows
Journal of Dairy Science. 92(4):1532-1542 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2008-1615. [PMID] 19307634.
2008
Effect of Calcium Salts of Fish and Palm Oils On Lactational Performance of Holstein Cows
Animal Feed Science and Technology. 140(1-2):18-38 [DOI] 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2007.01.018.
2008
Gossypol Disrupts Embryo Development in Heifers
Journal of Dairy Science. 91(8):3015-3024 [DOI] 10.3168/jds.2007-0939. [PMID] 18650278.

Grants

Jan 2021 ACTIVE
Reproductive Biotechnology Concentration at University of Florida
Role: Faculty
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Predicting Metritis Cure as a Path to Reduce Antimicrobial Use in Dairy Cows
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: TEXAS TECH UNIV via US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2019 ACTIVE
Development of nano-antimicrobials with beta-lactamase inhibitor to treat infections caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2019 ACTIVE
A metabolomic approach to determining factors that modulate host immunity and uterine microbiota
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Dec 2016 – May 2018
Testing the Effect of Thermocal oral calcium capsules supplementation on blood calcium pattern in early lactation dairy cows
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: VAN BEEK NATURAL SCIENCE
Mar 2016 ACTIVE
Using chitosan microparticles to treat metritis in lactating dairy cows
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Feb 2016 – Jul 2019
Genomic Selection for Improved Fertility of Dairy Cows with Emphases on Cyclicity and Pregnancy
Role: Project Manager
Funding: COLORADO STATE UNIV via US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Dec 2014 – Nov 2017
Comparison of Cloprostenol Sodium and Dinoprost Tromethamine: Interval to estrus, estrus intensity and duration, and fertility
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH
Jan 2014 – Dec 2018
Development of chitosan nanoparticles targeting pathogenic Escherichia coli in beef and dairy
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
2009 · School of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Residency in Dairy Production Medicine
2006 · School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2005 · School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2002 · School of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Goiás

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2011-2021
VEM5835 Food Animal Repro Med
2010-2021
VEM5735 Food Anml/Repro Med
2019-2020
VEM5352 Dairy Production Med
2011-2020
VEM5277 Adv Bovine Reproduct
2011-2012,2014-2020,2019-2021
VEM5111 Animal Systems 2
2012-2018,2020-2021
VEM5836 Adv Clk Rural Anim Md
2011-2016,2018-2021
VEM5278L Theriogenology
2015,2018
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2018
VME7979 Advanced Research
2011-2014
VME4103 Livestock Health/Disease Prevention
2013
VEM5761 Core Clk Anesthesiol

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4788
Emails:
Business:
galvaok@ufl.edu