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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
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…
Vaccine protects foals against Rhodococcus equi
Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects foals against infection with Rhodococcus equi,
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.
The Need for Effective Canine Influenza Virus Vaccine
Brief Description: Canine influenza virus (CIV) is a newly emerging pathogen which is highly contagious, reaching infection rates of over 90%…
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
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.
The ASF virus is hardy and deadly. Outbreaks can kill entire herds of domestic swine.
Compendium of veterinary standard precautions for zoonotic disease prevention in veterinary personnel
The AVMA recognizes as a resource the Compendium of Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Veterinary Personnel which…
Rapid response reduces spread of drug resistance
Aggressive containment of emerging antimicrobial-resistant pathogens can reduce risks they will spread in health care facilities,
Small animal veterinarians may come under scrutiny for antimicrobial use
Antimicrobial use by small animal veterinarians may come under scrutiny by governmental agencies and the public
Study models FMD vaccine strategies
Findings of a recent study indicate that, in a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, vaccinating susceptible animals living in a broad
CDC warns of need for proper medical device handling
Following reports of lapses, federal health officials warned that health care facilities need to properly maintain, clean,
Local action can reduce global threat
Dr. Andrew Clark said antimicrobial resistance is a global problem of increasing severity.
Hurt at work
People working in the veterinary services profession were the second most likely to have nonfatal work-related injuries in 2016,
Updated guidance published on strangles
Strangles, a highly contagious upper respiratory tract disease caused by Streptococcus equi subsp equi, remains one of the most common diseases in…