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2013-05-24 23:01:33

Western University of Health Sciences´ College of Veterinary Medicine has retained its status of “Full Accreditation” for the next seven years from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE). Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Western University of Health Sciences´ College of Veterinary Medicine has retained its status of “Full Accreditation” for the next seven years from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)...

H7N9 Bird Flu Under Control In China, According To United Nations
2013-05-22 09:01:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Experts with the United Nations (UN) reported Tuesday that the 2013 H7N9 bird flu outbreak that has sickened 130 people and killed 36 has been brought under control in China. They said that closure of live bird markets in Shanghai and other areas has likely contributed to the halt of the spread of the disease throughout the country. The UN warned that health authorities worldwide must still remain on the lookout to detect further...

2013-05-21 23:28:52

Vet Supply Source is pleased to announce the launch of their latest sweepstakes contest, which will run through May 28th. The sweepstakes contest is being run through their client Facebook page WIXOM, MI (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Vet Supply Source is pleased to announce the launch of their latest sweepstakes contest, which will run through May 28th. The sweepstakes contest is being run through their client Facebook page. One lucky visitor will win a $200 Visa gift card, just for visiting the...

2013-05-21 12:27:29

YARDLEY, Pa., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetArmor(®) now provides a powerful 1-2-3 punch in the fight to keep pets pest-free with FastAct(TM) Flea & Tick Shampoo and Spray, providing both immediate relief and long-term prevention of flea and tick infestations. Step 1: At first sign of fleas or ticks, use FastAct(TM) Flea & Tick Shampoo. The shampoo contains pyrethrin, which is derived from flowers and kills fleas and ticks on contact while conditioning the pet's coat and...

2013-05-21 08:29:04

UNION CITY, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Martin Mulroy, chief commercial officer , will present at the Stifel Annual Dental & Veterinary Conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. About Abaxis Abaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable blood analysis...

2013-05-16 12:30:20

SARASOTA, Fla., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakewood-Amedex Inc., a leading developer of novel anti-infective pharmaceuticals, announced today that a recent series of in vitro studies have provided new evidence that its novel class of antimicrobials, named bisphosphocins, function through a completely unique mechanism of action involving bacterial membrane depolarization, resulting in rapid direct bacterial killing. These studies expand on previously published experiments demonstrating Nu-3...

2013-05-15 16:24:24

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 19-25) is a perfect time to remind everyone that while there are more than 70 million nice dogs in America, any dog can bite. And in some cities and states, this message is even more important ... because, unfortunately, they rank high as locales in which people get bitten most often. "During National Dog Bite Prevention Week especially, the AVMA reminds people that, while any dog can bite, most...

No New Cases Of Bird Flu, Despite Three More Deaths In China
2013-05-14 13:33:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite three new deaths being attributed to H7N9 bird flu, no new cases have been reported since May 7, according to Nature News correspondent Declan Butler. Reuters, citing state-owned Xinhua news agency, reported yesterday (May 13) that China has seen three more deaths related to the new bird flu strain that arose at the end of March. These latest deaths bring the toll to 35, while the number of infections sits steady at 130....

2013-05-14 10:06:34

Chinese scientists recommend strong measures to prevent a pandemic in open access article On 31 March 2013, the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission announced human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections. A group of scientists, led by Professor Chen Hualan of the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, has investigated the origins of this novel H7N9 influenza virus and published their results in Springer´s open...

2013-05-13 23:28:02

Pet Parents Willing to Spend Money on Tick Protection New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 In honor of Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May, industry leader PetCareRx is announcing the results of its first Spring Tickitude Survey, revealing how pet parents across the country feel about the threat of ticks as well as their lifestyle choices around tick prevention and protection. With over 400 pet parents polled nationwide, the survey reveals that 4 out of 5 pet households are concerned about...


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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