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EQUINE HERPESVIRUS OUTBREAK SEMINAR FOR VETERINARY PRACTITIONERS

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.

TOPICS

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

LOCATION

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

RSVP by May 26, 2011: Contact Delaina Matz, 530-752-6630, dlmatz@ucdavis.edu.

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, http://uc-d.adobeconnect.com/ucdehv1may27.

Resources -- Links and fact sheets (PDF)

California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory
http://www.cahfs.ucdavis.edu/
This laboratory performs testing services.

UC Davis Real Time PCR Research and Diagnostics Core Facility  (PCR testing services)
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vme/taqmanservice/

UC Davis Center for Equine Health Fact Sheet
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/ceh/ehv1_general.cfm

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2009 brochure about equine herpes myeloencephalopathy
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/nahss/equine/ehv

California Department of Food and Agriculture Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy Fact Sheet
http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/AHFSS/Animal_Health/pdfs/EHV-1FactSheetSept2010.pdf