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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
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Manhattan, KS 66506
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866-512-5650
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March 2018

KSVDL Personnel Activities

Activities

Dr. Susan Moore, along with Dr. Ingrid Garrison from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, presented “Rabies, Prevention and Control Practices” at a public meeting in Overland Park, KS.

Drs. Dick Hesse, Giselle Cino, and Doug Marthaler attended the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Conference in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Doug Marthaler presented at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, " NGS and Metagenomics: Interpretation for the Practitioner", which is attached.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek led a discussion on Anaplasmosis at the Atchison Veterinary Clinic’s client appreciation banquet in Atchison, KS.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek along with Kansas Department Animal Health veterinarians, Dr. Justin Smith, Dr. Sarah McReynolds and Dr. Andy Hawkins, participated in beef producer meetings in St. Francis, Sharon Springs, and Oakley, KS.

Dr. Doug Marthaler participated in a webinar with Manitoba swine industry titled,  Analysis of vaccine-like PRRS strains in Manitoba.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented “Emerging? Diseases in Kansas” to producers at a Kansas State Research and Extension meeting in Ottawa, KS.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented “What We Know and Don’t Know About Vaccines” to producers at a Kansas State Research and Extension meeting in Osage City, KS.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented information about the current state of the VFD and Anaplasmosis in Kansas at a Kansas State Research and Extension producer meeting in Fredonia, KS.

Publications

Haley NJ, Richt JA, Davenport KA, Henderson DM, Hoover EA, Manca M, Caughey B, Marthaler D, Bartz J, Gilch S. Design, implementation, and interpretation of amplification studies for prion detection. Prion. 2018 Mar 9:1-10.

Chen F, Knutson TP, Ciarlet M, Sturos M, Marthaler DG. Complete genome characterization of a rotavirus B (RVB) strain identified in Alpine goat kids with enteritis reveals inter-species transmission with RVB bovine strains. J Gen Virol. 2018 Mar 8. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001022.

Field Investigations

Drs. Steve Ensley and Gregg Hanzlicek investigated a cow-calf neonatal sudden death epidemic in Central Kansas.

Dr Gregg Hanzlicek and previous KSVDL Director, Dr. George Kennedy, investigated a cow-calf nutritional issue in Southern Kansas.

Drs. Steve Ensley and Gregg Hanzlicek investigated a group of unexplained cow and calf deaths in Southwest Kansas.

Drs. Steve Ensley and Gregg Hanzlicek investigated a herd outbreak of weak neonatal beef calves in Southeast Kansas.

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