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Friday, December 8, 2017

(NY) Listeria welshimeri was isolated on Listeria culture of the brain of a fresh two-year old Holstein dairy cow. This animal was not quite right at 6 days fresh. She had difficulties eating...


Friday, December 8, 2017

(NY) Listeria monocytogenes was isolated on Listeria culture of the brain of a 3 year old Holstein dairy cow. The cow was in mid-lactation, with acute onset of neurologic signs. The cow was weak...


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

(NY) Equine Leptospirosis abortion was presumptively diagnosed based upon extremely elevated titers on the Lepto MAT test acutely (L. pomona ≥ 12,800) and histologic placentitis. Leptospira were...


Monday, December 4, 2017

(NY) Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi coinfection is likely in an 8 month old TB colt that presented with edema in all 4 legs. EDTA blood was positive by PCR, confirming the...


Friday, November 17, 2017

(NY) Canine Influenza was detected in a 10 week old puppy which had had a respiratory illness of approximately 10 days duration. The puppy probably entered NY already infected, based upon the...


Thursday, November 16, 2017

(NY; Tompkins County) Leptospirosis was diagnosed in a 3 year old male Labrador Retriever/crossbred dog by Lepto PCR on a free-catch urine sample. The dog presented sick with evidence of acute...


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...


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