Pittsburg, Texas -Animal health officials believe they have contained an outbreak of avian influenza (AI) resulting in a major cull of 24,000 birds from the second largest poultry producer in the United States, Pilgrim's Pride.
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a disease process initiated in some cats by the effects of a corona virus (FCoV). Clinical signs may include fever that is not resolved by antibiotic therapy, anorexia and weight loss.
The incidence and awareness of canine ehrlichiosis have increased dramatically during the last few years. Some ehrli-chia organisms have been reclassified with new nomenclature using highly specific molecular testing procedures.