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Avian Influenza Viruses Identified In Antarctic Penguins
2014-05-06 03:11:05

American Society for Microbiology An international team of researchers has, for the first time, identified an avian influenza virus in a group of Adélie penguins from Antarctica. The virus, found to be unlike any other circulating avian flu, is described in a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. While other research groups have taken blood samples from penguins before and detected influenza antibodies, no one had...

2014-05-06 08:35:55

Spring is one of the most dangerous seasons for fleas, ticks and other parasites, and experts predict 2014 will be one of the worst years ever for certain parasitic diseases. WESTBROOK, Maine, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All dogs - no matter their breeds, sizes, ages or geographic locations - are at risk of infection from a variety of parasites, including ticks, fleas, roundworms, whipworms and heartworms. And so are dog owners and their families....

2014-05-05 12:28:53

DALLAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report the "Animal Antimicrobials and Antibiotics Market by Products (Tetracyclines, Penicillins, Sulfonamides, Aminoglycosides), Animals (Dog, Poultry, Swine), Mode Of Delivery (Premixes, Oral Powders and Solutions, Injections) - Global Forecasts to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Animal Antimicrobials and Antibiotics Market is valued at $3,340.8 Million in 2013 and is estimated to reach...

MERS Cases Double In Month Of April Alone, First US Case Confirmed
2014-05-03 11:42:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With the ongoing threat of the dangerous Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, experts have been feverishly looking for a source of the infection, which has so far claimed the lives of more than 130 people since first being detected in June 2012 – and first reported three months later in September 2012. Studies on the virus have revolved around bats, goats, sheep, and camels, with the most reliable sources having...

2014-05-01 08:37:12

LOVELAND, Colo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) announces the following Webcast: What: Heska Corporation Invites You to Join Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call on the Web When: Thursday, May 8, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m. (MDT) /11:00 a.m. (EDT) Where: www.heska.com (click on the Q1 2014...

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Is Now Growing All Over The World: WHO
2014-04-30 14:40:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Health officials have been stepping up their warnings about the overuse of antibiotics and how it could lead to the proliferation of drug-resistant strains of bacteria. Now, a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found that antibiotic resistance is currently growing in every region of the world and has the potential to affect anyone on Earth. “Without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is...

2014-04-30 08:33:59

LOVELAND, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) announces the following Webcast: What: Heska Corporation Invites You to Listen to Its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on the Web When: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m. (MDT) / 11:00 a.m. (EDT) Where: www.heska.com (click on the Annual Meeting...

2014-04-29 12:34:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kmmjl6/pet_medications) has announced the addition of the "Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for pet medications in the U.S. is experiencing considerable activity. Longtime flea and tick leader Frontline (from Merial) is finally...

2014-04-28 23:01:34

Vet Equipment, KeeboMed Inc. the leading online retailer of veterinary equipment and tools, is offering the most advanced veterinary equipment and supplies at the best prices. Mount Prospect IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Vet Equipment, the company that is a sister concern of the highly renowned medical equipment retailer KeeboMed Inc, has revamped its online veterinary equipment store by adding a range of new, top quality veterinary equipment and ultrasound machines. Just like all other...

2014-04-25 12:26:58

AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 26 is World Veterinary Day, a day to recognize the importance of the veterinary profession. Observed on the last Saturday of April, World Veterinary Day celebrates the role of veterinarians, highlighting a different aspect of animal medicine each year. This year's theme is animal welfare. The Texas Veterinary Medical Association aims to raise awareness among Texas pet owners of the contribution of veterinarians to the...


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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