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AAHA issues guidelines on infection control
Hospital-acquired infections are an ongoing battle for health care facilities in both human and veterinary medicine.
Speaker: Animal hospitals must practice infection control
Dr. Pantaleon presented three sessions on biosecurity—and infection control—during a daylong track at the annual meeting of the
Group updates guidance on parasite control
The Companion Animal Parasite Council has issued new guidelines relevant to Lyme disease and regional parasitic diseases in
Vaccines may be key to controlling FMD
Scientists need to intensify their research into the use of vaccination to control an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease
AVMA definitions of antimicrobial use for treatment, control, and prevention
Antimicrobial stewardship can be achieved whether the intent is prevention, control, or treatment.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Drug-resistant bacteria hurt more people than previously reported
Antimicrobial-resistant bacteria sicken more people than previously reported, although improved infection controls are reducing deaths, according to a…
No evidence pets can become ill with COVID-19 virus as it surges in US
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials see no evidence that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in people sickens pets or can spread to…
Minimizing COVID-19 exposure and social distancing in practice
This practical flowchart helps veterinary teams support social distancing and minimize COVID-19 exposure while providing needed care to patients.
Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic marks the third novel coronavirus outbreak of the 21st century. Unlike the viruses that cause severe acute respiratory syndrome…
Vaccines and sarcomas: A concern for cat owners
Vaccines can lessen the severity of future diseases and certain vaccines can prevent infection altogether, and today, a variety of vaccines are…
Minimizing COVID-19 exposure: Social distancing in practice
A new case management flow chart provides practical guidance to manage clinical cases while implementing social distancing to minimize COVID-19…
Considerations for mobile and house call veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
AVMA's recommendations apply to both small and large animal practice, and are based on proven techniques applied in many different disease outbreaks.
Vaccine protects foals against Rhodococcus equi
Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects foals against infection with Rhodococcus equi,
CWD vaccine delays illness in mice
Several vaccine candidates could prolong lives of animals infected with chronic wasting disease and reduce spread of the disease.
BVDV: 40 years of effort and the disease still has a firm hold
Now, more than 50 years later, BVDV infections are seen in all ages of cattle throughout the world
Progress made in feline sarcoma research
In the early 1990s, veterinarians became aware that some cats developed sarcomas at the infection sites used to administer vaccines.
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
Reserves of human-use rabies vaccine could alleviate supply worries
An uptick in rabies infections, a swing in the human plasma market, or failure of a human-use vaccine lot to pass regulations could further
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
More itchy pets? No problem
More treatments available alongside increasing incidence or awareness of itchy dogs and cats
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
Campylobacter outbreak linked with pet store dogs
A Campylobacter outbreak linked with puppies and pet stores sickened at least dozens of people and hospitalized four in 2019.
FIP drugs continue to show promise, while being sold on black market
Two antiviral drugs have shown promise for the treatment of cats with feline infectious peritonitis. Some desperate cat owners have turned to the…