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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
Compendium of Measures to Control Chlamydophila psittaci Infections Among Humans (Psittacosis) and Pet Birds (Avian Chlamydiosis)
The AVMA endorses the 2017 Compendium of Measures to Control Chlamydophila psittaci Infections Among Humans (Psittacosis) and Pet Birds (Avian…
Fire may help control chronic wasting disease
The prion proteins that cause chronic wasting disease survive for years in soil and are taken up by plants.
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…
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,
More virus strains found in pigs
U.S. pigs are infected with a second and possibly a third strain of a coronavirus
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.
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
Deadly pneumonia traced to domestic sheep
New research claims to settle the controversial and long-running debate over whether domestic sheep can infect bighorn sheep with the
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.
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…
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,
Study indicates serotype, dose affect Salmonella shedding
Pigs inoculated with Salmonella organisms in a recent study shed the bacteria for various lengths of time, depending on the strain
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.