AHL Newsletter June 2022


In this issue:

Update from the Director

Animal Health Lab User's Guide and Fee Schedule - May 1, 2022

Comprehensive bovine respiratory disease panel - Update

OAHN June 2022 update

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing: Part 3 - Selection of antimicrobials


Vacular lesions in a young dairy heifer with BVDV


Leptospirosis in an Ontario swine herd


Wild bird migration and the movement of Avian Influenza virus

Bromethalin exposure in a free-ranging American black bear (Ursus americanus)

Recurring cutaneous melanoma in a South African white lion

Companion animals

Extra-osseous osteosarcoma in a dog

Fatal heartworm (D. immitis) in a dog with evidence of cerebral nematodiasis

Lung fluke (Paragonimus kellicotti) infection in dogs and cats


AHL Newsletter

June, 2022 - Volume 26, Number 2                                                                                                       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 2022.  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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