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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Virology Laboratory

The AHDC uses the ELISA test as the default test for EIA testing. This decision was based on faster test turnaround time and on user demand.
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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Fawn

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...


Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Serology Laboratory

On May 31st, 2022, the AHDC will implement the Canine Brucella Multiplex Assay to screen samples submitted for Brucella canis serology. The...


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...


Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Samples transported over the colder months risk freezing if they are not packed and shipped properly. Even 10% neutral buffered formalin will freeze in harsh winter weather....


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...


Friday, August 13, 2021


The AHDC in the past has offered the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test, and the serum neutralization (SN) test, for detection of antibodies to bovine herpesvirus 2. The IFA test...


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