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Monday, June 25, 2018

(NY) Potomac Horse Fever (PHF; Neorickettsia risticii) was diagnosed in a sixteen-year-old Thoroughbred mare via PCR performed on an EDTA whole blood sample. The mare presented with a fever of...


Monday, June 4, 2018

(NC) Potomac Horse Fever was presumptively diagnosed by a positive serum titer of 6400 by indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA). The sample was collected from a clinical animal on 4/30/2018 and...


Thursday, May 31, 2018

(NY) Vitamin E/Se deficiency. Two adult dromedary camels died over the course of 3 weeks. The first one died without any prior clinical illness noted and a necropsy was not performed. The second...


Friday, May 25, 2018

(NY) Canine Influenza (CIV; H3N2) has been detected by multiple laboratories in respiratory samples from dogs in the New York City area. Most cases are in Brooklyn with at least one confirmed...


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Duck Viral Enteritis (Duck Plague) confirmed in approximately 15 dead ducks in Onondaga County, New York since 4/27/18. DVE affects waterfowl species - ducks, geese, and swans. It is not a human...


Friday, May 4, 2018

Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) April 2018 summary report. This summary is the compilation of the cases reported to the EDCC for April 2018. This site is an "industry-driven...


Monday, April 23, 2018

(Multistate) Beta coronavirus continues to be detected in equine fecal samples via PCR at the AHDC. The positive cases from January 1, 2018 through April 20, 2018 were examined to better...


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

(CT) Feline Influenza virus was confirmed by PCR testing (3/29/18) on a nasal swab from a cat sick with signs of respiratory illness and fever, and radiographic evidence of pneumonia. Additional...


Monday, March 5, 2018

(NY, VT, MA, CT, ME, PA, ID, CA, OH, MO, MI, FL) Beta coronavirus has been detected via PCR of fecal samples from horses in multiple submissions to our laboratory during the months of January...


Thursday, February 22, 2018

(NY) Congenital Tremor Pestivirus of pigs was determined to be the cause of piglets born with congenital shaking or tremors. The virus was confirmed by PCR test for the virus, on a sample of...


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