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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Kansas State University
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506
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KSVDL Client Care
General Inquiries
785-532-5650 or
866-512-5650
Fax: 785-532-4835
clientcare@vet.k-state.edu

KSVDL Business Office
Billing Inquiries
785-532-3294 or
866-884-3867
Fax: 785-532-3502
vdlbusiness@vet.k-state.edu

Regular business hours:
8 am - 5 pm Mon.-Fri.
8 am - noon Sat.

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November 2018

KSVDL Personnel Activities

Presentations and publications:

  •  “Rickettsia rickettsii whole cell antigens offer protection against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the canine host.”   Andy Alhassan, Huitao Liu, Jodi McGill, Argine Cerezo, Laxmi Jakkula, Arathy Nair, Emma Winkley, Sally Olson, Denver Marlow, Abha Sahni, Hema Narra, Sanjeev Sahni, Jamie Henningson, and Roman Ganta.  Accepted October 2018 in Infection and Immunity.

  •  Dr. Henningson graduated from the Executive Veterinary Program for Beef Veterinarians.

  • Dr. Jianfa Bai presented:“Considerations for molecular diagnostic assay design” at the 61st AAVLD / 122nd USAHA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO. 

  • Dr. Ram Raghavan gave a talk and presented a poster at the Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting in Buenos Aries. The poster title: “Spatial Non-Randomness of Skunk and Skunk Rabies Distribution in the Central Great Plains”, and the talk title:“Evaluating the rate and direction of skunk rabies spread in the Great Plains”

  • Dr. Henningson was the Chair for AAVLD Pathology Committee and Co-Chair for USAHA BVDV sub-committee at the 61stAAVLD / 122ndUSAHA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO. 

  • Dr. Cindy Bell presented “Oral pathology and biopsy basics” at the Dental Intensive Weekend in Lenexa, KS. This was a continuing education event hosted by Companion Animal Dentistry of Kansas City.

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    Dr. Cindy Bell making a presentation at the Dental Intensive Weekend. 
  • Dr. Susan Moore gave a presentation and presented a poster at the Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting in Buenos Aries.  The presentation was titled: “A review of updates to the World Health Organization and the World Health Organization for Animal Health recommended rabies diagnostic methods” The poster was titled: “Rabies antibody levels in different groups of pets following vaccination”

  • Dr. Henningson presented “BVDV statistics from KSVDL respiratory bovine samples” at the 61st AAVLD / 122nd USAHA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO. 

  • Dr. Giselle Cino traveled to Paraguay as a member of a team of researchers in a collaborative effort with the National University of Asuncion, St George’s University, and Kansas State University.

  • Dr. Henningson organized and taught a Forensic Veterinary Pathology seminar at the 61st AAVLD / 122nd USAHA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO.  

  • Dr. Jianfa Bai, organized and taught two identical workshops titled: “Basic bioinformatics for molecular assay design in veterinary diagnostics”during the 61st AAVLD / 122nd USAHA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO.

  • Dr. Henningson presented a study by R. Hesse, J. Anderson, B. Meadors, J. Bai, E. Porter, L. Peddireddi, G. Anderson, and J. Henningson, titled: “Survey of bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC) pathogens from clinical cases submitted to Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) using a real-time PCR panel”, at the 61st AAVLD / 122nd USAHA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO. 

  •  Dr. Susan Moore gave a talk at the USAHA Rabies Sub-Committee in Manhattan, KS titled: “Updates in rabies vaccine protocols and diagnostic techniques used globally and nationally”.

  • Beth McQuade gave a presentation titled: “Validation and evaluation of rabies virus neutralizing antibody measurement by the fluorescent antibody virus neutralization test utilizing a bioteck citation” at the Rabies in the Americas (RITA) meeting in Buenos Aries.  

  • Dr. Susan Moore presented “The overlooked role of serology in bat lyssavirus surveillance”at the Rabies in the Americas (RITA) Webinar held in Buenos Aries. 

     

Field Investigations:

  • An outbreak of non-responsive, recumbent postpartum-cows on a Kansas dairy.

 

 

 

 

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