Animal Health News

Monday, February 10, 2020

The map below represents updates from the Canine Influenza Virus Surveillance Network.

  • December, 2019: Four CIV positive cases detected in New Jersey.
  • October,
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

(NY) Acetaminophen toxicosis in a cat. An 8-year-old male neutered domestic shorthair cat presented to an emergency veterinary hospital for vomiting and lethargy. On examination, the cat was...


Thursday, January 23, 2020


(NY) 1,708 weaned 4-month-old crossbred lambs averaging 115 lbs. were purchased from one farm in Colorado and transported to a New York sheep farm in September 2019. The lambs were shorn...


Friday, December 13, 2019

Bull Terrier(USA) On November 11, 2019 the Animal Health Diagnostic...


Thursday, December 5, 2019

Hypoglycin A Toxicosis - Equine (NY) – An adult miniature horse mare from northern New York presented for dullness, choke and dysphagia with marked elevation in muscle enzymes, and was diagnosed...


Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Again this October, the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) observed an increase in the number of equine Anaplasma phagocytophilum positive PCR test results.  Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne...


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

We occasionally receive phone calls from veterinarians inquiring about testing options for dogs from households where recurrent Streptococcal pharyngitis (Strep throat) has been diagnosed in...


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Northeastern US: Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) in dairy cattle. 

A large dairy farm with multiple heifer raising facilities had a raised suspicion of BVD in the herd, as one heifer...


Saturday, August 31, 2019

(MI) Bovine herpesvirus 1 abortion: Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) was diagnosed in a 7-month-old aborted fetus from an Angus cow. Fluorescent antibody (FA) testing was positive for IBR...


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

(NY) Bovine Viral Diarrhea PCR positive in a dairy calf.

Two dairy calves destined for the local county fair were tested for BVD at the AHDC. The veterinarian submitted EDTA whole...


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