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Animal Health News

Wednesday, January 25, 2023


The Cornell Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) has received multiple reports from private practitioners in the northeast regarding increased incidence of canine respiratory disease...


Thursday, December 15, 2022


On February 19, 2022, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (...


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

NY: Campylobacter jejuni was cultured from two out of three canine fecal samples submitted to the Animal Health Diagnostic Center. These samples came from three 5-month-old...


Monday, August 29, 2022

NY: Neorickettisa risticii, the causative agent of Potomac Horse Fever (PHF), is a seasonal pathogen that causes fever and life-threatening colitis leading to laminitis in...


Friday, August 5, 2022

Theileria orientalis genotype Ikeda, an emerging protozoan parasite that causes bovine infectious anemia, has been found on a dairy farm in Genesee County, New York. It has...


Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Strongyloides sp. has been identified as a cause of...


Monday, June 13, 2022

Multi-drug-resistant (MDR) canine hookworms are becoming more prevalent in the United States. Of the three hookworm species typically found in canids, Ancylostoma caninum is...


Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Cache Valley Fever (CVF) causes abortions, malformed fetuses, infertility, and congenital abnormalities in sheep and goats. The CVF virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and is endemic in...


Thursday, December 23, 2021


(NY) Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) was diagnosed in four cows on a small dairy farm in NY. The cows presented with fever, decreased appetite, drooling, swollen coronary bands and...


Monday, September 13, 2021

(NY) A 4-month old quarter horse foal was found down in the field with markedly distended and firm epaxial and gluteal muscles. Initial bloodwork and urinalysis revealed marked...


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