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Thursday, September 21, 2017

(NY) Feline Lungworm (Aelurostrongylus abstrusus) detected by parasitological examination of a fecal sample from the cat from Tompkins County. A Fecal Qualitative exam was performed, consisting...


Thursday, September 21, 2017

(NY) Eucoleus boehmi was diagnosed in a dog by parasitological fecal analysis. This parasite has predilection for nasal turbinates and sinuses of dogs and wild carnivores and could cause...


Monday, September 18, 2017

(NJ) Hemophilia A (Factor VIII deficiency) was identified as the cause of non-traumatic hemorrhage in a 16-week old male Pitbull mix puppy from NJ. The puppy had a history of shifting leg...


Friday, September 15, 2017

(NY) Tompkins County: West Nile Virus was confirmed as the cause of neurologic illness in a horse based on elevated IgG and IgM antibodies detected in a serum sample collected acutely during the...


Friday, September 15, 2017

(NY) Orleans County: West Nile Virus was confirmed as the cause of neurologic illness in a horse. Once again, this diagnosis was confirmed based on elevated IgG and IgM antibodies detected in an...


Thursday, September 14, 2017

(MD) Leptospirosis confirmed by serum MAT as a cause of bovine abortions. The Leptospira Pomona titers ranged from 800 to greater than or equal to 12,800. This herd is currently completely...


Thursday, September 14, 2017

(NY) Bovine Virus Diarrhea (BVD) was identified in tissues from an aborted Holstein fetus submitted for a complete abortion work-up. Subsequently 8 persistently infected (BVD PI) animals have...


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

(NY) Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) and Mycoplasma co-infection was confirmed in 2 of the 10 chickens that died with respiratory signs from a flock of 30 birds. The diagnosis was confirmed...


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

(NY) Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT – herpesvirus) associated with respiratory signs was confirmed by histopathology (intranuclear inclusions) following necropsy of a 3-month old chicken from...


Monday, September 11, 2017

(NY) West Nile virus (WNV) infection was confirmed in a Red Tailed Hawk from Long Island New York. PCR testing along with compatible gross and histologic lesions in the heart confirmed the...


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