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Basil O. Ikede, DVM, PhD

Specialties and Expertise

  • Veterinary pathology, Tropical veterinary science/medicine


  • DVM: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • Graduate Diploma: Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
  • PhD: University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Founding Fellow, College of Veterinary Surgeons, Nigeria
  • Outstanding Scholarly Achievement, University of Prince Edward Island, 2005
  • Chapters in Constable PD, Hinchcliff KW, Done SH, Grünberg W. Veterinary Medicine: A Textbook of the Diseases of Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats, and Horses. 11th ed. Elsevier; 2017.
  • More than 50 scientific publications in learned journals, including a detailed monograph on the pathology of animal trypanosomiasis

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