Scott Weese

Scott Weese with a golden retreiver. Scott is holding up a palette with bacteria


 DVM, DVSc Guelph; Dipl ACVIM
 519-824-4120 Ext. 54064

 519-824-4120 Ext. 54721/54719


Research Interests

Bacterial infections in animals and humans, methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections, Clostridium difficile, antimicrobial resistance, emerging infectious diseases, infection control.

Current Graduate Students

  • Catherine Egan - PhD
  • Rebecca Flancman - PhD
  • Hannah Jacobson - MSc
  • Marlowe Schott - MSc


Worms & Germs Blog

Centre for Public Health & Zoonoses

Selected Publications

  • Rodriguez A, Staempfli HR, Stalker M, Duffield T, Weese JS. Natural and experimental infection of neonatal calves with Clostridium difficile. Vet Microbiol 2007; ePub ahead of print.
  • Anderson MEC, Weese JS. Evaluation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for rapid identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus direction from nasal swabs in horses. Vet Microbiol 2007;122: 185-189
  • Keel MK, Brazier JS, Post KW, Weese JS, Songer JG. Prevalence of PCR ribotypes among Clostridium difficile isolates from pigs, calves and other species. J Clin Microbiol 2007; ePub ahead of print.
  • Rho G-J, Coppola, G, Sosnowski J, Kasimanickam R, Johnson W,Semple E, Mastromonaco GF, Betts DH, Koch TG, Weese JS, Hewson J, Hayes MA, Kenney DG, Basrur PK, King WA. Use of somatic cel nuclear transfer to study meiosis in female cattle carrying a sex-dependent fertility-impairing X-chromosome abnormality. Cloning Stem Cells 2007;9:118-129.
  • Bertelsen MF, Weese JS. Fatal clostridial enterotoxemia (Clostridium glycolicum) in an ornate Nile Monitor. J Zoo Wildl Med 2006; 37:53-54.
  • LG Arroyo, HR Staempfli, JS Weese. Moleecular analysis of Clostridium difficile isolates recovered from horses with diarrhea. Vet Microbiol 2006; 120:179-183.
  • M Vengust, MEC Anderson, J Rousseau, JS Weese. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcal colonization in clinically normal dogs and horses in the community. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2006;43:602-6.
  • Rodriguez-Palacios, HR Staempfli, T Duffield, A Peregrine, LA Trotz-Williams, LG Arroyo, JS Weese, J Brazier. Clostridium difficile PCR ribotypes in calves, Canada. Emerg Infect Dis 2006; 12:1730-1736.
  • Hanselman, SA Kruth, J Rousseau, DE Low, BM Willey, A McGeer, JS Weese. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in veterinary personnel. Emerg Infect Dis 2006;12:1933-1938.
  • CB Vitale, TL Gross, JS Weese. Infection of a cat and concurrent colonization of its owner with the USA300 clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Emerg Infect Dis: in press.
  • Barton, M Hawkes, D Moore, J Conly, L Nicolle, U Allen, N Boyd, J Embree, L Van Horne, N Le Saux, S Richardson, A Moore, D Tran, V Waters, M Vearncombe, K Katz, JS Weese, J Embil, M Ofner-Agostini, EL Ford-Jones. Guidelines for the prevention and management of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a perspective for Canadian health care practitioners. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2006; in press.

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