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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
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…
COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Vaccine protects foals against Rhodococcus equi
Researchers have developed a vaccine that protects foals against infection with Rhodococcus equi,
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.
House calls for chicken coops, drug resistance pressure, college site visits
A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease
Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise
CDC director to headline AVMA Opening Session in D.C.
Julie L. Gerberding, MD, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the keynote speaker at the Opening Session
Speakers at NMC meeting emphasize technology, research
The 41st annual meeting of the National Mastitis Council provided information on new and exciting opportunities on mastitis control
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
Veterinary faculty among 2019 elected AAAS fellows
Three faculty at U.S. veterinary colleges are among 443 fellows chosen this past year by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The…
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.
AAVMC offers guidelines on service dogs at teaching hospitals
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges has created a series of guidelines on how service dogs should be handled in veterinary…
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,
Banfield executive talks programs, policy, and practice
JAVMA News caught up with Dr. Molly McAllister, Banfield Pet Hospital chief medical officer, to discuss her new role and new offerings at Banfield,…
Winn Feline Foundation awards $310,000 for research
Winn Feline Foundation announced in May that it has awarded $307,679 for 16 grants in feline medical research.
Iowa State researcher honored for food safety work
The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognized an investigator at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine for his…
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
Bovine sessions a fusion of science, application
Practitioners attend continuing education meetings for two reasons, in Dr. John Ferry's estimation.