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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, is an exotic tick reported first in the United States in November, 2017, on a sheep farm in New Jersey. Recently, the tick has been...


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Animal Health Diagnostic Center will be at booth #1202 at the American Association of Equine Practitioners Conference in San Francisco, CA, December 2nd-4th. Please stop by to see what's new...


Sunday, November 18, 2018

The Virology Laboratory of the AHDC has posted information and charts on the AHDC website showing compiled data for various viral serological tests. The URL for the specific virus test...


Sunday, November 18, 2018

Effective November 1st, 2018 the fee for STAT requests for Toxicology testing will be increased to $70. In order to ensure that STAT testing is available for the sample type, date, and...


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Clinical Pathology no longer offers testing for Gentamicin concentration and will discontinue Amikacin concentration testing on October 31, 2018.

Phenobarbital concentration testing...


Friday, November 9, 2018

Clinical pathology offers agarose gel serum protein electrophoresis as a test to investigate hyperproteinemia due to hyperglobulinemia. This test can be performed in any species, however we do...


Monday, October 15, 2018

The Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University has increasingly been isolating Salmonella Dublin (Group D) from diagnostic samples submitted from cattle premises in the Northeast. They have all shown the same antimicrobial susceptibility profile, being resistant to most antibiotics. It is unknown how and when multi-drug resistant Salmonella Dublin strains emerged in the northeastern bovine industry, or how widespread they are.


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

(North America) The Cornell University Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) has seen a rise in the diagnosis of equine enteric coronavirus cases since initial outbreaks were...


Friday, August 31, 2018

(North America) Equine Arbovirus season is upon us and 23 cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been diagnosed in the past month at the AHDC. Two cases have been reported in New York....


Thursday, July 26, 2018

(NY) The Longhorned tick, (Haemaphysalis longicornis), is an exotic tick reported for the first time in the United States in November, 2017. It was found on a NJ sheep farm. Recently (...


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