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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2005
Veterinary medicine stands at the crossroads. "I think the next five to 10 years may be the most important time in the history of veterinary medicine. Its most important challenge is to re-establish its social responsibility," reports Dr. Lonnie King, director of the Office of Strategy and Innovation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and dean of Michigan State University's veterinary school.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2005
At one time, rampant infectious diseases sickened and killed many animals. In the case of rabies, people also were at risk. Today in the Western world, these diseases have largely been controlled, and as vaccines improve and more animals are vaccinated appropriately, we will do even better. But what of parasitic diseases?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Our actions might have ramifications outside the realm of patients' immediate health.
May 01, 2005
Several vector-borne diseases in dogs and cats appear to be emerging in the United States, including babesiosis, cytauxzoonosis, bartonellosis, leishmaniasis, hepatozoonosis, and feline ehrlichiosis. This article focuses on babesiosis, cytauxzoonosis, and bartonellosis, which have been reported with increased frequency in the United States over the past decade.
May 01, 2005
Environmental contamination with infectious stages of gastrointestinal helminths is widespread, and the risk of reinfection of pets, particularly those allowed to roam freely outside, is great.
May 01, 2003
Estimates indicate there are approximately 73 million owned cats in the United States with 30 percent of American households having at least one. Cats are host to a variety of parasites, including several that are zoonotic.
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Advancements in technology enable veterinarians, owners to eliminate fleas at most stages of development
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Thorough testing aids in determining co-infections in dogs
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Horses, wild birds serve as biggest hosts for viral transmission from mosquitoes
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Despite having little effect on cats, various species of Bartonella can cause medical problems in humans
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Changes in host, pathogen and environment have created new challenges for controlling diseases in pets, people
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Take preventive steps to reduce risk of contracting disease from cats, help avoid pet relinquishment (PDF)
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Disease transmission from animals to humans on the increase especially among immunocompromised people
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Diagnostic testing can often be confusing, use reliable resources for accurate diagnosis
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
DVMs face emerging problems and issues with the development of newer drugs, diagnostic methods and pet-owner awareness