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Monday, January 22, 2018

(CA, KY, OH) Canine Influenza (CIV) has been detected in multiple submissions to our laboratory during the last few weeks from California dogs. In addition, we continue to see positive cases...


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

(NY; PA) Recently we have diagnosed Cache Valley Fever virus in two sheep flocks based on the presence of antibodies to the virus in heart blood or pleural fluid from stillborn fetuses. The...


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

(NY) Selenium deficiency: Three 3-5 month old beef calves were found dead in a small herd with about 10-12 adults. The animals did not have any prior signs of illness. A necropsy was performed...


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

(NY; VT) Copper deficiency continues to be diagnosed in Northeast livestock, as exemplified in the following 3 recent cases.

The first (NY; Tioga County) was an adult bison with a...


Friday, December 22, 2017

(CT) Bovine Respiratory Syncytial virus (BRSV) infection was confirmed by PCR of lung tissue from a 5-month-old heifer that was representative of 10 sick calves with temperatures ranging from...


Monday, December 18, 2017

(NY) Selenium deficiency continues to be diagnosed in cattle in NY, as exemplified in the following 3 recent cases. The first (Lewis County) was a submission of tissues from a 3-day-old dead...


Friday, December 15, 2017

(NY; Clinton county) Equine coronavirus infection was confirmed by PCR on fecal samples of 2 out of 3 horses submitted from an outbreak in which several horses presented with fevers and signs of...


Friday, December 15, 2017

(NY) Anaplasmosis: Anaplasma phagocytophilum was diagnosed via PCR on EDTA whole blood from a 7 month old foal. The foal was febrile (104 F) with soft, pale, fetid manure for one day. A hemogram...


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...


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