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Peer-reviewed Publications:

  • Khol J.L., Pinedo P.J., Buergelt C.D., Neumann L., Rae D.O., 2014. Lymphatic fluid for the detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in cows by PCR, compared to fecal sampling and detection of antibodies in blood and milk. Veterinary Microbiology. 172: 301-308.
  • J.H.J. Bittar, P.J. Pinedo, C.A. Risco, J.E.P. Santos, W.W. Thatcher, K.E. Hencken, S. Croyle, M. Gobikrushanth, C.C. Barbosa, A. Vieira-Neto, K.N. Galvão. 2014. Inducing ovulation early postpartum influences uterine health and fertility in dairy cows. J. Dairy Science 97:3558-3569.
  • P. J. Pinedo, A. Daniels, J. Shumaker, and A. De Vries. 2014. Dynamics of culling for Jersey, Holstein, and Jersey x Holstein crossbred cows in large multibreed dairy herds. J. Dairy Sc. 97:2886-2895.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Galvão, K.N., Seabury, C.M. 2013. Innate immune gene variation and differential susceptibility to uterine diseases in Holstein cows. Theriogenology, 80:384-90.  
  • Pinedo, P.J., Karreman,H., Bothe, H., Velez, J., Risco, C. 2013. Efficacy of a botanical preparation for the intramammary treatment of clinical mastitis on an organic dairy farm. The Canadian Veterinary J. 54:479-484.
  • Richeson, J.T., Pinedo, P.J., Kegley, E.B., Powell, J.G., Gadberry, M., Beck, P.A., Falkenberg S.M. 2013. Association between hematological parameters and gender upon arrival  with clinical  bovine respiratory disease risk in newly received beef calves.  J Am Vet Med Assoc. 243:1035-1041.
  • Buttrey, E.K., Jenkins, K.H., Lewis, J.B., Smith, S.B., Miller, R.K., Lawrence, T.E., McCollum III, F.T., Pinedo, P.J., Cole, N.A., and MacDonald, J.C. 2013. Effects of 35% corn wet distillers grains plus solubles in steam-flaked and dry-rolled corn based finishing diets on animal performance, carcass characteristics, beef fatty acid profile, and sensory attributes. J. Anim. Sci. 91:1850-1865.
  • Wang X., Gautam, R., Pinedo, P.J., Allen, L.J.S., Ivanek, R. J. A stochastic model for transmission, extinction and outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle as affected by ambient temperature and cleaning practices. Mathematical Biology. In press.
  • Gautam, R., Pinedo, P.J., Park, S., Ivanek, R. 2013. Short communication: The distribution of drinking water-to-cattle ratios in the summer across four feedlots in the Texas High Plains. J. Agricultural Sciences, 6:282-286.
  • Khol J.L., Pinedo P.J., Buergelt C.D.,  Neumann L., Baumgartner W., Rae D.O., 2012.The collection of lymphatic fluid from the bovine udder and its use for the detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the cow. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest. 24:23-31.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Fleming, C., Risco, C.A. 2012. Events occurring during the previous lactation, the dry period, and the peripartum as risk factors for early lactation mastitis in cows receiving two different intramammary dry cow therapies. J. Dairy Sci. 95:7015-7026.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Risco, C., Melendez, P., 2011. A retrospective study on the association between different dry period lengths and somatic cell counts, milk yield, reproductive performance, and culling in Chilean dairy cows.  J. Dairy Sci. 94: 106-115.
  • Pinedo P.J.,  De Vries, A. 2010. Dynamics of culling risk with disposal codes reported by DHI dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 93:2250-2261.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Webb D., De Vries, A., 2010. Effect of days to conception in the previous lactation on the risk of death and live culling around calving. J. Dairy Sci. 93:968-977.
  • De Vries, A., Olson, J.D., Pinedo, P.J., 2010. Reproductive risk factors for culling and productive life in large dairy herds in the eastern United States between 2001 and 2006. J. Dairy Sci. 93:613-623.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Melendez, P., 2010. Temporal patterns of bulk tank somatic cell count, fat, protein, and urea   nitrogen and their association with fertility in central-southern Chilean dairy cattle. Arch Med Vet. 42, 41-48.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Melendez,P., Villagomez-Cortes, J.A., Risco, C.A.., 2009. Effect of High Somatic Cell Counts on Reproductive Performance of Chilean Dairy Cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 92:1575–1580.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Buergelt, C.D., Donovan, G.A., Melendez, P., Morel, L., Wu, R., Langaee, T.Y., Rae, D.O., 2009. Association between CARD15/NOD2 gene polymorphisms and paratuberculosis infection in cattle. Vet. Microbiol. 134, 346-352.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Rae, D.O., Williams, J.E., Donovan, G.A., Melendez, P., Buergelt, C.D., 2008. Association among serum ELISA, fecal culture, and nested PCR on milk, blood, and feces for the detection of paratuberculosis infection in dairy cows. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 55,125–133.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Buergelt, C.D., Monif, R.G., Williams, J.E., Rae, D.O., 2008. Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis shedding into milk: Correlation of serum ELISA titers with DNA detection in milk. J. Appl. Res. Vet. Med., 6, 137-144.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Buergelt, C.D., Donovan, G.A., Melendez, P., Morel, L., Wu, R., Langaee, T.Y., Rae, D.O., 2009. Three Candidate Genes (BoIFNG, TLR4, SLC11A1) Polymorphisms and their Association with Paratuberculosis Infection in Cattle. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 91-189-196.
  • Pinedo, P.J., Wang, Ch., Rae, D.O., Li, Y., and Wu, R., 2009.  Risk haplotype analysis for bovine paratuberculosis. Mammalian Genome. 20:124–129
  • Melendez P., Pinedo P.J., 2007. The association between reproductive performance and milk yield in Chilean Holstein cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 90:184-192.
  • Pedraza, C., Mansilla, A., Merucci, F., Pinedo, P.J., Contreras, H., 2006. Urea milk   contents in dairy cows of Bío-Bío Region, Chile. Agricultura Técnica.  66:264-270.
  •  Buergelt, C.D., Williams, E., Monif, R.G., Pinedo, P.J., Decker, H., 2006.  Intern nested polymerase chain reaction and prenatal detection of Mycobacterium avium Subspecies paratuberculosis (Map) in bovine allantoic fluid and fetuses. J. Appl. Res. Vet. Med.  4,238-38.
  • Williams, J. E., Buergelt, C.D., Pinedo P., Monif, G.R.G., 2008. Use of blotted tissue impressions for rapid PCR identification of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. The Paratuberculosis Newsletter (International Association for Paratuberculosis).


Book Chapters

  • Animal Health: Tuberculosis. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems: 5-volume set by Elsevier Science (ISBN: 978-0-444-52512-3). Editor: N. Van Alfen.
  • Applied Statistical Analyses for Dairy Production, pages 263 – 270 In: Dairy Production Medicine, Risco & Melendez Ed., 2011, Wiley Blackwell, Oxford UK

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