University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Simko, Elemir

Veterinary Pathology
Office Location: WCVM 1633
Phone: 306.966.7307
Fax: 306.966.7439

Academic Credentials

Teaching and Clinical Areas

Research Interests


Huang YY, Walther I, Martinson SA, López A, Yason C, Godson DL, Clark EG, Simko E. 2008. "Porcine circovirus 2 inclusion bodies in pulmonary and renal epithelial cells." Veterinary Pathology. In press.

Harasen GLG, Simko E. 2008. "Histiocytic sarcoma of the stifle in a dog with cranial cruciate ligament failure and TPLO treatment." Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology. In press.

Fang Y, Ngeleka M, Middleton DM, Simko E. 2008. "Isolation and identification of AIDA-I receptors in porcine intestinal mucus." Veterinary Microbiology. 126: 345-55.

Ravi M, Ngeleka* M, Kim SH, Gyles CL, Berthiaume F, Mourez M, Middleton* DM, Simko*E (*equal contribution). 2007. "Contribution of AIDA-I to the pathogenicity of a porcine diarrheagenic Escherichia coli and to intestinal colonization through biofilm formation in pigs." Veterinary Microbiology. 120: 308-319.

Shahriar F, Gordon JR, Simko E. 2006. "Identification of lipopolysaccharide-binding proteins in porcine milk." Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 70: 243-250.

Shahriar F, Ngeleka M, Gordon JR, Simko E. 2006. "Identification by mass spectroscopy of F4ac-fimbrial-binding proteins in porcine milk and characterization of lactadherin as an inhibitor of F4ac-positive Escherichia coli attachment to intestinal villi in vitro." Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 30: 723-734.

Russell S, Hayes MA, Simko E, Lumsden JS.  2006. "Plasma proteomic analysis of the acute phase response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) to intraperitoneal inflammation and LPS injection." Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 30: 393-406.

Ramsay JD, Williams CL, Simko E. 2005. "Fatal adverse pulmonary reaction in calves after inadvertent intravenous vaccination." Veterinary Pathology. 42: 492-495.

Monette S, Dallaire AD, Mingelbier M, Groman D, Uhland C, Richard JP, Paillard G, Johannson LM, Chivers DP, Ferguson HW, Leighton FA, E. Simko E. 2006. "Massive mortality of common carp (Cyprinus carpio carpio) in the St. Lawrence River in 2001: Diagnostic investigation and experimental induction of lymphocytic encephalitis." Veterinary Pathology. 43: 302-310.

Embury-Hyatt CK, Wobeser G, Simko E, Woodbury MR. 2005. "Investigation of a syndrome of sudden death, splenomegaly, and small intestinal hemorrhage in farmed deer." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 46: 702-708.

Fang Y, Ngeleka M, Middleton DM, Simko E. 2005. "Characterization and immuno-detection of AIDA-I adhesin isolated from porcine Escherichia coli." Veterinary Microbiology. 109: 65-73.