AHL Newsletter March 2022


In this issue:

Update from the Director

AHL new tests developed in 2021

OAHN March 2022 update

Selected zoonotic pathogens and diseases from Ontario identified at the AHL 2021

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing


Cache Valley virus abortions in goat kids

Update on ruminant testing at AHL


CanSpotASF reminder


Marek's disease

Infectious bursal disease virus and chicken anemia virus testing update

Fenthion poisoning in ravens


Leptospira spp. abortion in a Hanoverian mare

Companion animals

Suspected copper storage hepatopathy in littermate Dalmations

Hemoperitoneum as a manifestation of anaphylaxis in dogs


AHL Newsletter

March, 2022 - Volume 26, Number 1                                                                                                    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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