Infectious diseases | Veterinary Medicine

Infectious diseases

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FIRSTLINE: Feb 03, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
According to data from public health veterinarian Dr. Emilio DeBess, more than half of the canine leptospirosis cases recorded between 2007 and 2011 had unknown exposure risks.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Using prevalence maps from the Companion Animal Parasite Council, you can drive home the importance of year-round prevention to your clients.
 
VETTED: Jan 31, 2017
This veterinary team was concerned that a client's baby had been exposed to leptospirosis—but the pet owner was threatening to sue. Here’s how it all went down.
 
VETTED: Jan 26, 2017
Chatfield shares her tips on finding an alternative career in veterinary medicine, her worries about the next big zoonotic disease, and her all-American approach to pet ownership.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 19, 2017
My how things have changed regarding which dogs to suspect this infectious disease in, how to diagnose it and more.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 05, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Your patients with feline immunodeficiency virus can live full and healthy lives, with a couple of cat-veats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 03, 2017
Veterinary parasitologist Richard Gerhold sets the record straight about monthly preventive medications and the possibility of pets still picking up parasites.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 29, 2016
The itchy, growing wound also contains small, gritty masses. What is the most likely diagnosis?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 06, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 06, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 05, 2016
Do you know which dogs are most commonly found to be infected these days? Get up to date on when to be suspicious in your veterinary patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 19, 2016
Dr. Jason Stull has three ways to curb the disturbing trend of antimicrobial resistance.
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VETTED: Oct 14, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
In which we explore strange new zoonoses, seek out better diagnostics and new treatments, and engineer cats for world peace. (Really.)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 10, 2016
Antibiotics that are medically important to people will soon be off-limits for growth promotion in livestock. And after Jan. 1, DVMs will decide what's medically necessary in animal feeds and what's not.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 05, 2016
Dog shows, dog parks and other dog get-togethers are a prime place for pathogens to have a heyday. One group of veterinary researchers has created resources to help you and your clients keep these events safe.