AHL Newsletter December 2021


In this issue:

AHL holiday hours 2021/2022

Update from the Director

Specimen Reception update - cold weather shipping and humane transportation

OAHN December 2021 update

Staff highlights

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing: Part 1 Test methods


Salmonella Dublin in a goat kid

What bugs are causing BRD in young dairy calves


Porcine Circovirus 2-associated vasculitis in a young farmed wild boar

Sudden death in sows: AHL pathology results, 2010-2021

Reminder: OAHN swine small herd postmortem project


Severe myositis associated with encephalomyelitis in chickens

Knemidocoptes mutans (scaly leg mite)

New Test: Serpentovirus (reptile nidovirus) RT - PCR


B-cell chronic chronic lymphocytic leukemia with monoclonal gammopathy in a horse

Companion animals

Streptococcus equi ssp zooepidemicus and canine respiratory disease

Feline gastrointestinal eosinopnhilic sclerosing fibroplasia in two cats


AHL Newsletter

December, 2021 - Volume 25, Number 4                                                                                                              ISSN 1481-7179

       Editor:  Maria Spinato, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVP, MBA

       Editorial Assistants:  Helen Oliver, Sofija Jelacic

The AHL Newsletter is published quarterly (March, June, September, December) by the Animal Health Laboratory, Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph.

Its mission is to inform AHL clients and partners about AHL current activities, and laboratory-based animal disease events and disease trends.  All material is copyright 2021.  Ideas and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the University or the Editor.

Articles may be reprinted with the permission of the editor and with appropriate credit given to the AHL Newsletter.

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