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May 23, 2011

Attention veterinarians:

Join Dr. Kent Fowler of the California Department of Food and Agriculture and faculty of the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital for a free seminar and dinner Friday, May 27, 2011,
6:30 PM, in Davis, California.


Regulatory and Reporting Issues - Dr. Kent Fowler, CA Department of Food and Agriculture
Current Status of EHV-1 in North America - Dr. Gary Magdesian 
EHV-1 Diagnostic Challenges - Dr. Nicola Pusterla
Treatment in the Field and Hospital - Dr. Dominic Dawson
Isolation and Monitoring at the Ranch - Dr. John Madigan
Vaccination During an Outbreak - Dr. David Wilson
Questions and Answers


William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Gladys Valley Hall (search: Valley Hall)
One Garrod Drive, Davis, California 95616

RSVP by May 26, 2011: Contact Delaina Matz, 530-752-6630,

Arrangements have been made to broadcast this seminar via a Webinar (web-based seminar). Connection to this Webinar is limited, so access is based on a first-come, first-served basis. The seminar broadcast starts at 6:45 PM PDT. Please use the following information to join this seminar online,

Resources -- Links and fact sheets (PDF)

California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory
This laboratory performs testing services.

UC Davis Real Time PCR Research and Diagnostics Core Facility  (PCR testing services)

UC Davis Center for Equine Health Fact Sheet

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2009 brochure about equine herpes myeloencephalopathy

California Department of Food and Agriculture Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy Fact Sheet