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Monday, March 5, 2018

(NY, VT, MA, CT, ME, PA, ID, CA, OH, MO, MI, FL) Beta coronavirus has been detected via PCR of fecal samples from horses in multiple submissions to our laboratory during the months of January...


Thursday, February 22, 2018

(NY) Congenital Tremor Pestivirus of pigs was determined to be the cause of piglets born with congenital shaking or tremors. The virus was confirmed by PCR test for the virus, on a sample of...


Monday, February 12, 2018

We frequently receive requests to provide pathology and/or toxicology services for legal and/or insurance cases that go above and beyond our standard protocols.  Beginning in January...


Monday, February 5, 2018

(NH and NY) Two cases of Dicrocoeliosis caused by the Little liver fluke or the Lancet fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum have been diagnosed at the AHDC in the past week. One case involved 100s of...


Thursday, February 1, 2018

(NH) Bovine Leptospirosis abortion outbreak was diagnosed in a large dairy herd. This herd had experienced an unusually high rate of abortions over a 2-week period of time in cattle that were 6-...


Monday, January 22, 2018

(CA, KY, OH) Canine Influenza (CIV) has been detected in multiple submissions to our laboratory during the last few weeks from California dogs. In addition, we continue to see positive cases...


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

(NY; PA) Recently we have diagnosed Cache Valley Fever virus in two sheep flocks based on the presence of antibodies to the virus in heart blood or pleural fluid from stillborn fetuses. The...


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

(NY; VT) Copper deficiency continues to be diagnosed in Northeast livestock, as exemplified in the following 3 recent cases.

The first (NY; Tioga County) was an adult bison with a...


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

(NY) Selenium deficiency: Three 3-5 month old beef calves were found dead in a small herd with about 10-12 adults. The animals did not have any prior signs of illness. A necropsy was performed...


Friday, December 22, 2017

(CT) Bovine Respiratory Syncytial virus (BRSV) infection was confirmed by PCR of lung tissue from a 5-month-old heifer that was representative of 10 sick calves with temperatures ranging from...


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