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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....


Monday, July 16, 2018

(NY) Marked selenium deficiency was diagnosed in a 27 year old Arabian mare. The horse was found in lateral recumbency, unable to move into sternal without assistance. She had been...


Thursday, July 12, 2018

(NY) Brucella canis: An adult male and two adult female breeding dogs from the same facility were diagnosed with Brucellosis. All of the dogs were born at the kennel. The Brucella (B...


Monday, July 9, 2018

(Central USA) Severe von Willebrand factor deficiency, known as "Type 3" von Willebrand disease (VWD), was recently diagnosed in a one-year old male Australian shepherd. The sample was...


Friday, July 6, 2018

Please be advised that due to extreme heat being experienced over the central and eastern United States, the AHDC recommends that you remove serum from clot tubes or serum separator...


Friday, July 6, 2018

AHDC laboratory methodology for blood lead is not affected by the issue described in the 3/22/18 alert from BD Life Sciences related to BD vacutainer tubes, and the original alert from...


Friday, July 6, 2018

Our canine, equine and feline respiratory PCR panels are now accredited by A2LA to ISO/IEC 17025 (Cert#2880.01), further ensuring your test results are of the highest possible accuracy...


Thursday, June 28, 2018

(NY) Lead (Pb) toxicosis in a four-month-old Hereford calf was confirmed through diagnostics at the AHDC, following a rule out of rabies at the public health laboratory. The calf presented with...


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