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Friday, June 8, 2018

Recently, the AHDC has received ear notch specimens for BVDV antigen capture ELISA (ACE) testing that produced a yellow color in the extraction buffer. The color of the substrate used...


Friday, June 8, 2018

As of June 1, 2018, the AHDC will no longer offer the Brucella abortus Plate Agglutination test or the Brucella abortus Tube Agglutination test. Due to a regulation change of select...


Monday, June 4, 2018

(NC) Potomac Horse Fever was presumptively diagnosed by a positive serum titer of 6400 by indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA). The sample was collected from a clinical animal on 4/30/2018 and...


Thursday, May 31, 2018

(NY) Vitamin E/Se deficiency. Two adult dromedary camels died over the course of 3 weeks. The first one died without any prior clinical illness noted and a necropsy was not performed. The second...


Friday, May 25, 2018

(NY) Canine Influenza (CIV; H3N2) has been detected by multiple laboratories in respiratory samples from dogs in the New York City area. Most cases are in Brooklyn with at least one confirmed...


Monday, May 21, 2018

Measurement of urinary ketones is most frequently used to detect or confirm ketoacidosis in dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus or ketosis in ruminants. The dipstick pad reaction for...


Monday, May 21, 2018

A manufacturer-dictated change in assay procedure has required us to change our reference intervals for ALT and AST in all relevant species. The change in procedure has resulted in lower values...


Monday, May 21, 2018

New: Felines added to the Ovarian Remnant Panel – AMH plus progesterone

Two tests are better than one, and therefore we’ve combined our anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and progesterone...


Monday, May 21, 2018

In recent years a high number of new viral species have been identified using various molecular techniques that do not depend on the in vitro culture of the agents. A high per cent age...


Monday, May 21, 2018

Micro revolution: a radical new way to diagnose disease

Speed matters when lives are on the line and helping them requires knowing what's wrong. That's why Cornell's...


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