Celia has over 25 years experience in pathology, mostly in Australia and New Zealand. She has been working for Gribbles in Melbourne since 2002.
A registered specialist pathologist in anatomical and clinical pathology, Celia has interests in all domestic mammalian species, especially production animals and companion animals. Celia completed a PhD in aquaculture studying the immunology and pathology of abalone and welcomes cases of shellfish and finfish to supplement the cattle, dogs, cats, horses and sheep that make up the bulk of her work.
Liz started at Murdoch University veterinary school as a mature age student after working in the horse industry and completing a Bachelor of Science at Flinders University.
She spent her holiday time during the university years breaking in bulls on a Charolais and Simmental stud, doing miscellaneous other farm duties and preparing yearlings for sale on thoroughbred studs. She completed her veterinary degree with merit honours.
Christine completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science in 2002 at the University of Queensland, graduating first in her class with honours and receiving the University Medal.
Prior to this, Christine completed a Bachelor of Biological Sciences at James Cook University, majoring in zoology and marine biology. She worked in mixed and small animal practice in Victoria before joining Gribbles in 2004 as a trainee veterinary pathologist.
Dr Mark Williamson has been a senior veterinary pathologist at Gribbles Veterinary Pathology since 2004.
Mark grew up in Mount Waverley and graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with 1st class Honours. In addition to working in private veterinary practice, Mark went on to complete a Masters of Veterinary Studies, Membership of the ANZCVS and a PhD. His PhD on Hendra virus disease in horses, fruit bats and other animals was ground breaking research on a newly recognized and deadly zoonosis. His PhD was awarded the National Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Award.
Dr Effie Lee graduated with Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) from the University of Queensland (UQ) in 2001 and completed a pathology residency at UQ in 2008.
She subsequently gained membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in pathobiology (MANZCVS) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in animal welfare research.
Dr Effie Lee joined Gribbles as a general veterinary pathologist in 2017, and is currently based at Gribbles VETLAB (Australian Clinical Labs), Glenside, Adelaide. She provides professional support for Adelaide veterinarians, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) and the rural veterinary community.
Biosecurity to strengthen and protect the Australian livestock industry.
Staggers in lambs case study caused by vaccination on a farm near Mansfield in northeast Victoria.
The case study presents a typical drench resistance scenario. When working up a diarrhoea case consider our Strongyle PCR test, which is essentially a drench check.
On a farm near Maldon in central Victoria, a 3 year old female miniature goat, one of a herd of 50, had developed long standing grey crusty lumps (Figure 1) on the skin of the ear, muzzle and tail.