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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…
Newcastle reemerges, spreads in California
State officials blame broken quarantines, call for added biosecurity
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.
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,
FAO: H5N1 resurgence possible
International animal health authorities urged caution and preparedness in response to indications that highly pathogenic avian
National surveillance for zoonotic infectious diseases
AVMA policy on surveillance for zoonotic infectious diseases.
WVC marks 90th, program in infectious disease launched
Since 1928, WVC has provided continuing education to veterinary professionals.
Using science, fighting viruses, and ensuring demand
Dr. Lisa M. Tokach said swine veterinary medicine is influenced by research findings, feed prices, foreign animal disease outbreaks,
Salmonella outbreaks connected with ducklings, chicks
About 70 illnesses have been reported in connection with two Salmonella outbreaks associated with chicks and ducklings, federal
Searching for self-replicating antimicrobials
Viruses could supplement antimicrobials, if usefulness
Chicago responds to canine influenza
Both dogs were among the victims of an outbreak of canine influenza ongoing as of late April in the Chicago area.
Worms’ adaptation a critical problem
Anthelmintic resistance is a critical threat to small ruminants, and a danger to horses and cattle.