AHL Newsletter September 2022


In this issue:

Update from the Director

Getting the most from your veterinary diagnostic testing

OAHN September 2022 update

Staff highlights

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing: Part 4 - Laboratory results interpretation


Eimeria macusaniensis (E-Mac) intestinal coccidiosis in an alpaca

Bovine herpesvirus (BoHV-1) aborttion in dairy cattle


Phosphorus deficiency causing rickets in a group of nursery pigs

Selenium deficiency in two Kunekune sows


Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD) identified in Ontario

Update on avian influenza in wild birds

Microfilaria in a panther chameleon


Neonatal foal death due to a congenital defect

Congenital hypothyroidism and dysmaturity syndrome in a Dutch warmblood foal

Companion animals

Salmonella abortion in a dog

Feline post-anesthetic death: A complication of a rare disease

Osteomyelitis due to Candida albicans infection in a dog


AHL Newsletter

September, 2022 - Volume 26, Number 3                                                                                                              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.

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