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So. Much. Diarrhea. Managing GI Infectious Disease Outbreaks

13 May 2020
Clinical Theater 2
Infectious Disease

This session will important concepts in management of canine and feline gastrointestinal infectious disease outbreaks. A population health perspective will be used to discuss pathogenesis of causative agents, diagnostic testing, treatment, prevention, and approach to a gastrointestinal infectious disease outbreak. This session will be helpful to anyone who works with cats and dogs in shelter populations, boarding facilities, hospital environments, or day care programs.

  • Identify details of signalment, history, and clinical signs that should make you suspect infectious causes of diarrhea in canine and feline populations.
  • Describe the clinical signs, incubation period, pathogenesis, and shedding/carrier status for a few of the most common causes of infectious diarrhea in dogs and cats.
  • Identify vulnerable populations of animals that may be more susceptible to canine and feline infectious gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Describe how vaccination, isolation, prevention of overcrowding, and proper disinfection can save more lives and money for your organization in the long-run.
Speakers
Laurie Millward, DVM, MS, DACVP, Assistant Professor - THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

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