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2013-09-16 16:24:15

Consumers Union Calls For Stronger Action to Curb Antibiotic Overuse And To Prevent The Spread Of Deadly Infections in Hospitals WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to public health that is undermining our ability to treat infectious diseases and health care-acquired infections. The report notes that the use of antibiotics is the "single most...

2013-09-13 23:20:27

PetsPage VetPro Dr. Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), “Dr. Sue Cancer Vet” has proposed a set of national standard of care guidelines for diagnosing and treating superficial skin and subcutaneous (below the skin) masses or tumors in dogs and cats to the Veterinary Cancer Society. The initiative is called “Bumps and Lumps – See something, Do something.” Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 PetsPage VetPro Dr. Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), “Dr. Sue Cancer Vet”...

2013-09-13 13:24:38

More needs to be done to change patients' views though A local low-cost information campaign mainly targeted at citizens and involving doctors and pharmacists can significantly decrease total antibiotic prescribing, finds a paper published today on bmj.com. The excessive use of antibiotics is associated with resistance to these drugs and an increasing threat to global health. Antibiotics are also often unnecessarily and inappropriately prescribed. This is an issue that has been...

2013-09-10 23:20:32

A leader in infection surveillance and pharmacy stewardship software teams up with a top consultancy in medications management to help hospitals around the world address the complex clinical and data analysis challenges of antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease management. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 ICNet® Systems, Inc., which provides infection surveillance and pharmacy stewardship software to more than 1,200 hospitals globally, and Visante®, Inc., a...

2013-09-10 23:18:54

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market [Products (Livestock - Bovine, Companion - Canine, Poultry, Equine), Diseases (Rabies, Distemper, Foot & Mouth, Gumboro, Avian Influenza, Strangles), Technology (Live attenuated, DNA, Recombinant)] – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The global animal vaccines market is in its growth phase and is poised to cross the $8 billion mark by 2018. The factors...

2013-09-10 16:25:46

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelligentMDx announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its automated molecular diagnostic test that detects influenza A, influenza B, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) directly from nasopharyngeal swabs from patients with signs and symptoms of respiratory infection. This is the second test from IMDx's portfolio of molecular diagnostic products to be cleared by the FDA for use on Abbott's fully...

2013-09-10 14:20:40

Virus attaches to both upper and lower respiratory tract epithelium, according to report in The American Journal of Pathology A new study has found that a novel avian-origin H7N9 influenza A virus, which has recently emerged in humans, attaches moderately or abundantly to the epithelium of both the upper and lower respiratory tracts. This pattern has not been observed before for avian influenza A viruses. The report, published in the October issue of The American Journal of Pathology,...

2013-09-10 14:13:20

Researchers have developed a new strategy for prescribing antibiotics that could reduce patient harm and help combat the rise in antibiotic resistance. A new study, which is due to be presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress in Barcelona tomorrow (11 September 2013), found that a new prescribing protocol could significant reduce potential misuse of antibiotics. The research followed over 500 patients with lower respiratory tract infections during the course of...

2013-09-05 23:26:44

Local Marietta animal veterinarian and pet veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM of the Marietta Vet Clinic will host a family-oriented day to educate children about taking care of their pets. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Marietta Vet Clinic and Marietta veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM are thrilled to announce the first annual "Bring Your Child to Learn at the Vet Day" on Friday, September 13, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to closing. Parents can bring their children and pets to...

2013-09-05 16:25:53

Mobile Dog Heart Health Unit Veterinary Cardiologist to Provide Free Heart Screenings at BART Duathalon ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, September 14, a veterinary cardiologist is going to the dogs in New Brighton. The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will stop at the 2013 BART Duathlon to perform free dog heart examinations at Long Lake Regional Park. In addition to providing free heart health screenings, the veterinary cardiologist - one of only a handful of...


Latest Veterinary medicine Reference Libraries

Dog Roundworm, Toxocara canis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The dog roundworm (Toxocara canis) is a species of parasitic worm that infects canid species. It is yellowish white in color and can reach an average length between 3.5 and 7 inches, with females typically growing large than males. The dog roundworm can be transmitted in four different ways. The most common form of transmission occurs when an egg containing second stage larvae is released onto the ground in feces. Once the egg has been ingested, it will move through the small intestines...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Feline Roundworm, Toxocara cati
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Feline Roundworm (Toxocara cati) is a species of parasitic nematode widely distributed through cats and other felids. It is one of the most common nematode of cats. The adult worm is localized in the gut of the host. In adult cats, infection is typically asymptomatic, meaning there are no symptoms. However, massive infection in juvenile cats can be fatal. The adult feline roundworm may be brownish-yellow to cream colored to pink and may be up to 4 inches in length. It has a short, wide...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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