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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Vestibular disease may result from a number of infectious, traumatic and non-infectious conditions.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Diarrhea in young foals (< 1 month): 1) rotavirus; 2) Clostridial (difficile and perfringens); 3) Salmonella; 4) parasites (Strongyloides westeri); 5) cornavirus and 5) Cryptosporidium. Of these rotavirus, Clostridial spp. and Salmonella are the most common.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
All antibiotics select for resistance ... you look for it, you find it.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The pituitary gland lies in the sella turcica at the base of the brain. It is connected to the hypothalamus by the pituitary stalk.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
With some minor breed differences, most mares have similar reproductive physiology and, from that respect, may be expected to respond similarly to a canned breeding management protocol.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Differential diagnoses for spinal ataxia in horses includes: cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy (CVSM), equine protozoal myelitis (EPM), trauma, congenital abnormalities, equine degenerative myelopathy (EDM), and equine herpes virus-1.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Dystocia is a significant event in equine reproduction.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Other names for this syndrome include Insulin resistance, Obesity-Associated Laminitis, Peripheral Cushing's Disease; Omental Cushing's Disease
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Dr. Alexander Fleming (1928) initiated the 'modern age of medicine' with the discovery of penicillin.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Therapeutic decision making is often a difficult and complex process.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Purpura hemorrhagica is an immune mediated vasculitis associated with sensitization and cross-reactivity to proteins in the cell wall of Strep equi.
Mar 31, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
College Station, Texas- 3/31/08 - The Texas A&M University Board of Regents has approved the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences to begin construction on a veterinary imaging and cancer treatment center.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2008
A chief concern with any trauma that causes frontal or poll injury is possible damage to the central nervous system.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2008
It was described in veterinary literature as far back as 1251, more than 750 years ago, yet it remains one of the most commonly diagnosed infectious diseases in horses worldwide.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2007
Outbreaks of equine viral arteritis (EVA) are infrequent in the United States but, because a large percentage of the equine population is susceptible, several leading experts continue to push for improved awareness and protective measures.