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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

(NY) Two cows from a 2400 head dairy herd were sampled because of a several week history of diarrhea without fevers. One of the cows was inappetent. Both cows were detected as heavy shedders for...


Monday, October 30, 2017

(NY, Orange county) Reindeer: Fascioloides magna liver fluke infection was confirmed in a dead reindeer with a Quantitative Fecal Exam. Additional testing, including histopathology and other...


Monday, October 30, 2017

(NY & PA) Anaplasmosis: Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection was confirmed in 4 different horses. Two of the 4 were detected on blood smear evaluation for complete hemograms. All 4 were...


Monday, October 30, 2017

(NY & NH) Bovine Virus Diarrhea virus infection was confirmed in individual animals in two dairy herds. The NY heifer was 4 months old, died with severe pneumonia and tested positive by BVD...


Thursday, October 26, 2017

(NY) Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus (BRSV) and Dictyocaulus viviparus (lungworms) were both detected in a fresh lung sample from an adult Holstein cow who had been euthanized while in severe...


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

(NY) Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus (BRSV) was detected via PCR performed on lung tissue from a 2 year old Angus cow. Histopathologic lesions consistent with BRSV infection were also noted...


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

(NY) Equine Coronavirus was detected by PCR on a fecal sample from an adult horse with a history of a high fever and one swollen leg. This horse tested negative for Potomac Horse Fever (...


Friday, October 20, 2017

(NY) Unusually high numbers of dead Eastern bluebirds, Sialia sialis, were reported to the Cornell Wildlife Health Laboratory (CWHL) this past summer. The reports came mostly from people who...


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

(NY) Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) was confirmed with both a positive Ehrlichia risticii PCR on EDTA whole blood and PHF IFA result of a positive titer of 1600 in a horse from Cayuga county. The 12...


Monday, October 9, 2017

(NY) Leptospirosis: Positive Leptospira PCR on a cystocentesis urine sample from a dog in Tompkins County with a clinical history of several weeks of polyuria/polydipsia, lethargy, inappetence,...


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