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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 11, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
DAVIS, CALIF. - 9/8/06 - Corvids, including American crows, Yellow-billed Magpies, Western scrub-jays and other members of the Corvidae family, serve as the primary reservoirs or incubators for the mosquito-borne virus, according to research entomologist William Reisen of the Center for Vectorborne Diseases (also known as CVEC), a unit of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
The loss of more than $60,000 and interruption of her veterinary practice wasn't what kept Dr. Marlene Pinera awake at night...
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2006
Necropsy is one of a clinician's best teachers; are we staying sharp?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Duluth, Ga.— Merial announces the release of Recombitek? KC2, an intranasal vaccine that protects dogs from infectious tracheobronchitis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
Historically, cats have been considered to be resistant to influenza virus infections.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Madison, Wis.— A bill that would allow certified veterinary technicians to administer rabies vaccinations under the direct supervision of licensed veterinarians awaits the blessing from Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Fort Collins, Colo. — A study led by Colorado State University (CSU) researcher Ken Olson shows that mosquitoes can be genetically engineered to be weapons against infectious diseases.
Mar 01, 2006
Gastrointestinal parasites are insidious causes of disease in cats. Protozoan parasitic infections in particular can be difficult to detect because there are often no signs of disease, or the signs, such as diarrhea, are nonspecific. But these infections must be uncovered and cured before they cause serious disease or spread to housemates or even owners.
Mar 01, 2006
In patients with clinical signs of one tick-borne disease, it is important to consider that they may be infected with multiple tick-borne pathogens. Coinfections may account for the diverse clinical signs some patients exhibit.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
A 3-year-old castrated male German shepherd was referred to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Tufts University for evaluation of polyuria, polydipsia, and decreasing appetite.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2006
A routine physical examination of a 1.5-year-old spayed female German shepherd that had been presented for vaccinations revealed generalized lymph node adenopathy and a slight fever (102.8 F).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2005
Gainesville, Fla. — Media exposure and Internet rumors surrounding canine influenza have scientists and practitioners scrambling to clarify a sea of misinformation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 18, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
ATHENS, GA.- 10/18/05 - University of Georgia (UGA) veterinary researchers say blocking a protein that helps transport viruses from a cell could prevent the infection from reproducing and contaminating other cells.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2005
To reduce the potential for developing bacterial resistance, it is important to follow treatment guidelines that help ensure elimination of the microbial population.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2005
Many researchers and health officials are concerned about the potential for an influenza pandemic caused by avian influenza virus.