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Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex: Update on Novel and Emerging Pathogens

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Veterinarians are very familiar with canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), but some emerging pathogens may be changing our understanding and management of this condition. This session reviews what we know about CIRDC, including the pathogens...

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Hotspots of Leptospirosis in the United States: Historic, Current, and Future Spatial Dynamics

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Statistical models for tracking leptospirosis testing trends and prevalence can give us valuable information about what is happening with this disease. This session discusses some of the models currently in use and how the data are being implemented to shed more...

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Infectious Disease: A "Whodunit" Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Determining whether a patient’s illness is caused by an infectious agent can be challenging because clinical signs frequently resemble those of other conditions. This case-based session discusses some factors to consider when trying to make this...

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Canine Influenza Virus: Outbreaks, Prevention, Vaccination - What You Need to Know NOW!

Canine influenza virus (CIV) is one of several pathogens contributing to canine infectious respiratory disease. Two canine influenza viruses are now known to currently cause disease in dogs: H3N2 and H3N8, both of which are type A influenza viruses. This review will briefly discuss historical and epidemiological aspects of CIV, disease transmission, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a...

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Canine Parainfluenza Virus: A Forgotten Pathogen?

Dr. Ellis talks about the history, structure and effects of Parainfluenza virus. Learn about its role in respiratory disease complexes and why it is under appreciated. Vaccine types and effectiveness are also discussed.  Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by educational...

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Canine Leptospirosis: Diagnosing, Treating & Preventing an Endemic Disease

Leptospirosis is a global zoonotic disease affecting man, dogs, domestic livestock, and wildlife. Although numerous authors have described leptospirosis as an “emerging zoonosis”, given the available information it appears more likely that it is an endemic infection with variable prevalence rates influenced by climatic conditions.Please note: If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau...

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Parvovirus Pediatric Critical Care: What's New

This lecture will review acute management and treatment of the critically ill parvovirus patient, with a focus on pediatric critical care (including fluid therapy, nutritional support, drug therapy, etc.) and overall prognosis. A review of prevention and vaccine protocols will also be discussed, along with new updates on management of these critically ill cases.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your...

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Lyme Disease: Optimizing Prevention through Vaccination

In part 1 of the presentation, Richard E. Goldstein, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DECVIM-CA, discusses prevention of tick borne disease, including tick removal, tick control and vaccination. The question of why vaccinate and who to vaccinate in Lyme endemic areas and emerging area will be discussed and then different types of available vaccines. In part 2 of the discussion, Richard Marconi, PhD will discuss the development and design of a new and novel experimental Lyme disease vaccine. The...

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Lyme Disease: A Growing Concern

This presentation will briefly review the epidemiology, risk factors, and local prevalence of Lyme disease in dogs. Interpretation of initial screening and diagnostic testing, and case management strategies based on screening/diagnostic and clinical features will be discussed. A practical guide to disease control, including recently published information on vaccination will be presented.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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Canine Leptospirosis: Prime Suspect

This presentation will briefly review the epidemiology, risk factors, and prevalence of leptospirosis in dogs. Clinical case material will be presented. Management of the zoonotic aspects of leptospirosis will also be discussed. A practical guide to disease control will be explained, and there will be an emphasis on recently published peer-reviewed information.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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