Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor

Pathologist, Clinical Assistant Professor


Phone: 509-335-2323



  • Anatomic Pathology Clinical Instructor Fellowship: Department of Animal Health, Walt Disney World Animal Programs
  • Anatomic Pathology Residency: Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, University of Florida
  • PhD: Laboratory of Wildlife Biology and Medicine, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
  • DVM: College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
  • BS in Zoology: School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University

Diagnostic pathology services with particular interest in wildlife disease and zoonoses and in the use of wildlife and exotic species as non-traditional models of human disease.

Instructor in General Pathology in the DVM curriculum

Select Publications
  • M. Moustafa, K. Taylor, R. Nakao, M. Shimozuru, M. Sashika, R. Rosa, M. Thu, A. Rizzoli, T. Tsubota (2016) Dynamics, co-infections and characteristics of zoonotic tick-borne pathogens in Hokkaido small mammals, Japan Ticks and tick-borne diseases 7(5): 922-928
  • K. Taylor, N. Milone, C. Rodriguez (2017) Four cases of spontaneous neoplasia in the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber), a putative cancer-resistant species. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences 72(1): 38-43
  • K. Taylor, M. Garner, K. Russell, E. Epperson, H. Grodi, S. Roff, G. Dumonceaux, J. Struthers, M. Dark, J. Abbott (2016) Chordomas at high prevalence in the captive population of the endangered Perdido Key beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus trissyllepsis) Veterinary Pathology 53(1): 163-169
  • K. Lee, A. Takano, K. Taylor, M. Sashika, M. Shimozuru, S. Konnai, H. Kawabata, T. Tsubota (2014) A relapsing fever group Borrelia sp. similar to Borrelia lonestari found among wild sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) and Haemaphysalis spp. ticks in Hokkaido, Japan Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 5(6): 841-847
  • K. Taylor, A. Takano, S. Konnai, M. Shimozuru, H. Kawabata, T. Tsubota (2013) Borrelia miyamotoi infections among wild rodents show age and month independence and correlation with Ixodes persulcatus larval attachment in Hokkaido, Japan Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 13(2): 92-97