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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...


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...


Thursday, October 26, 2017

(NY) Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus (BRSV) and Dictyocaulus viviparus (lungworms) were both detected in a fresh lung sample from an adult Holstein cow who had been euthanized while in severe...


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