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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...


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...


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