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Thursday, May 16, 2019

(NY) An adult Hereford cow was found dead in pasture, and tested positive for Rabies virus. The cow had lost weight over the past week, and had foam coming from the mouth when it was found dead...


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

(NC) Canine Influenza (CIV) has been detected by PCR in a nasal swab sample submitted on April 25, 2019 to our laboratory from a single North Carolina dog. The positive detection was...


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

(Non-NY) Herpesvirus 1 abortion: A 14-year-old Quarter horse mare developed a precocious udder and aborted two days later. She was 9 months pregnant at the time. The mare had been...


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

(AL) Mycoplasma felis and Equine influenza were detected from a nasal swab in a three year old QH mare submitted for testing using the AHDC Equine Respiratory PCR Panel (ERPLN). The...


Tuesday, February 12, 2019

An 18-month-old horse was found dead and was submitted for necropsy to the Animal Health Diagnostic Center. The horse was seen by an attending veterinarian a few days earlier when it was weak with a history of extreme weight loss over six weeks.


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

(N. America) In early October of 2018, a 12-week old "Sheltie" arrived from Korea. Approximately 12 days later, the dog began with a cough and lethargy with blood work indicating "...


Friday, February 1, 2019

Administration of the medication pergolide for the treatment of equine Cushing's Disease or Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) is now permitted by the United States...


Sunday, January 20, 2019

Two separate cases of abortion due to listeriosis were diagnosed in New York State. One occurred in an Angus cow and the other in a Nubian milking goat. Neither farm reported...


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The NYS Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has isolated Salmonella Group C2 from cultures submitted from 4 different horse farms in either New Jersey or Pennsylvania in the last week....


Friday, December 21, 2018

(North America) HCD, or Haplotype for Cholesterol Deficiency A farm in the northeast had two Holstein embryo transfer calves that presented with chronic diarrhea and progressive...


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