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(NY) A female, 3-month-old Ayrshire calf presented in late October for a 1-week history of inappetence, low-grade fever, and mucoid diarrhea. She was drooling excessively and was exhibiting signs...

In a recent analysis of Salmonella enterica culture results (excluding the bovine host-adapted serotype S. Dublin) at the Animal Health Diagnostic Center over the past 5 years, 1,770 isolates...


Clinical Pathology Laboratory

Submissions for flow cytometry may be sent to Colorado State University, on an as-needed basis, due to COVID-19 related staffing challenges. If this occurs, you...

Endocrinology Laboratory

The Endocrinology Work Group hosted at Tufts University has recently updated their equine metabolic syndrome recommendations. We consequently updated the information...

(NY) Actinomyces hyovaginalis in a goat: A female adult Toggenburg goat presented with a swollen, draining right hock joint and multiple skin lesions. The veterinarian collected joint fluid and...

Pectoral region that may be seen
affected in "pigeon fever"

(NY) A 6-year-old warmblood gelding was diagnosed with "pigeon fever," which is reportable in New York state. The gelding...

The Comparative Coagulation Lab is moving to Schurman hall, S1-055 (just a few steps from Clinical Pathology). We will have a 1-day disruption in service on Wednesday, March 11. Testing will...

The Coagulation Laboratory now offers testing to monitor Apixaban (Eliquis) a new oral-acting anticoagulant drug. Key points for submission:

Test code = APBN Sample required = at...

On January 1, 2020, Dr. Diego Diel assumed the position of Director of the Virology Laboratory at the AHDC. Dr. Diel succeeds Dr. Ed Dubovi who has directed the laboratory with great distinction...

USDA/APHIS Veterinary Services has released a new guidance document, VS Guidance 15201.1-Approval of Laboratories to Conduct Tests for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), for laboratories conducting...