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01 Sep An Afternoon of Infectious Disease: Part I – Leptospirosis

On August 19th, the IVMA hosted its 2nd annual CE event at the Indiana State Fair, An Afternoon of Infectious Disease, presented by Lynn Guptill, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor of Small Animal Medicine at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. During the first half of the session, Dr Guptill focused on leptospirosis, a zoonotic disease that small animal veterinarians are likely to encounter in routine clinical practice. Although infection of dogs with leptospires may result in several clinical presentations, and illness of varying severity, Dr Guptill reminded the audience to suspect leptospirosis...

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