Zoonosis

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 25, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- That National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded $117 million in grants to several veterinary programs for biomedical research.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2009
Veterinarians are one of the most at-risk populations for equine-human disease transmission.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 19, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) is asking veterinarians to reach out to state health officials first if they suspect an H1N1 outbreak in a swine herd.
 
dvm360: Nov 16, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
This on-demand AVMA course by Dr. Armando Hoet will provide a summary of the current understanding of MRSA as a zoonotic pathogen, briefly discussing the two scenarios in regards to animals: scenario 1, spillover of MRSA human strains to animals; and scenario 2, transmission of true zoonotic MRSA (ZO-MRSA) strains. (1 CE credit)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 16, 2009
It's believed to be the second confirmed case in a cat, and its owners had the virus.
 
dvm360: Nov 16, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The purpose of this on-demand AVMA course by Dr. J. Paul Spurlock is to identify and discuss those zoonoses of public health concern that private practice veterinarians in the United States may encounter at the clinic or in the field, to provide resources for improving zoonotic disease prevention both in the general public and among veterinary personnel, and to identify readily available, authoritative references that may be accessed for little to no cost. (1 CE credit)
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2009
Many sheep and goat producers are unaware of zoonotic diseases that can be passed from animals to man. Some zoonoses such as pinkeye or soremouth cause symptoms in the host animal so that the producer knows the animal is ill, but he may not realize that the disease could be transmitted to himself or his family.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2009
Owners give a lot to their pets, but are they sharing too much?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 21, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- Tests confirm that pigs at the recent Minnesota State Fair were infected with H1N1 influenza virus. They are the first swine in the country to be found with the 2009 pandemic virus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 14, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Davis, Calif. -- Researchers at the University of California-Davis College of Veterinary Medicine studying data from previous avian influenza epidemics say seniors are more resistant to the new H1N1 virus, and they know why.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Gone are the days when we can say cats and dogs don't get the flu.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 28, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
International Report -- Today is the third annual observance of World Rabies Day, a glocal rabies awareness campaign spearheaded by the United Kingdom charity Alliance for Rabies Control (ARC) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 25, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture, concerned about a perceived drop in swine disease samples from pork producers, is urging veterinarians to continue monitoring herds for a variety of diseases, including the H1N1 influenza virus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 17, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians may want to get in line early to receive the H1N1 vaccines recently approved by FDA.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 02, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
An equine practitioner from Queensland, Australia, has died after contracting the Hendra virus from a horse.