Infectious Disease

Leptospirosis: Why Awareness and Diagnosis is Crucial to the Health of Your Patients, Clients & Practice

This Course Is Approved for 1 CE Credit     |     Dr. Natalie Marks

Did you know Leptospirosis is the most common infectious zoonotic disease worldwide, and one of the most important re-emerging diseases in veterinary practice today? We know that with early detection, diagnosis and treatment, nearly 85-90% of these dogs can recover and heal. This webinar covers Leptospirosis itself in detail, and how to diagnose and treat the disease through case discussion and examples. It also highlights the social responsibility role for the veterinarian with this disease and how to communicate and educate about the zoonotic component.



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About Dr. Natalie Marks
Dr. Natalie Marks obtained her bachelor's degree with High Honors in Animal Science from the University of Illinois in 1998, and then proceeded to obtain a Masters in Veterinary Medicine and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree with High Honors from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Since her return to Chicago, Dr. Marks became very active in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, serving on the executive board. She was also a past board member of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association and she is an active volunteer to the American Veterinary Medical Association and American Animal Hospital Association. Dr. Marks recently received the prestigious Dr. Erwin Small First Decade Award, presented to a veterinarian that has contributed the most to organized veterinary medicine in his or her first decade of practice. Additionally, in 2012, Dr. Marks was awarded Petplan's nationally-recognized Veterinarian of the Year.

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