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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
Pet reptiles and Salmonella infection
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had released reports of Salmonella outbreak investigations from 2014
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…
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.
Canine influenza virus is caused by a highly contagious infection caused by an influenza A virus. The causative strains have been classified as H3N8…
Outbreak of Seoul virus in humans linked to pet rats
An outbreak of Seoul virus linked to pet rats had infected at least 13 people as of Feb. 15.
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
Tularemia outbreak identified in pet prairie dogs
Investigators at the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified an outbreak of tularemia, a zoonotic disease
Campylobacter outbreak linked to contact with puppies
Health officials have linked a multistate outbreak of human Campylobacter infections to puppies sold through Petland, a national chain of pet stores
External parasites such as fleas, ticks, or mites can irritate pets and carry disease. But treatment, control and prevention are much easier than in…
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.
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…
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…
AAFP updates guidelines on feline zoonoses
Many benefits come with having pet cats, according to the American Association of Feline Practitioners, but education is key to prevent transmission…
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…