Top Animal Health Links This Week (Sep 18-24)

To help you stay on top of animal health and disease news, we are posting our top links of the week, which will direct you to important information and discussions around animal health. Below, please find the links, broken down by Network. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter if you want to see the best animal health links on the net every day. Read our guides on how to use Twitter and Facebook for continuing education. If you missed last week’s top links, check them out here.

General / One Health / AMR

Great review of MRSA and MRSP- new info for veterinarians

Wildlife loss and climate change can synergistically increase tick abundance and the risk of tick-borne disease

Tick-borne Powassan virus on the rise in humans – no evidence yet to suggest this virus poses a threat to pets

Latest Ontario Rabies Map – 2 new cases of raccoon rabies found last week: 1 in Hamilton and 1 in Halton

OMAFRA Industry Update: Pending Federal Changes to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

New Klebsiella strains ‘worst-case scenario,’ experts say

Human blastomycosis alert for Manitoulin Island. Can affect dogs and people – more common in late summer and fall

Not sure what we can say disease wise on this one, but falls under the category of too weird and fun not to share

Equine

Fatal horse disease rears its head in Manitoba

Poultry

Our Q3 2017 OAHN Poultry Report, with info on reovirus, infectious bronchitis, survey highlights and more!

Swine

Great article from the University of Minnesota: Senecavirus A is still with us

This is how to get your hog barn prepped for winter

Wildlife

Unusual case of rabies in North Carolina: “Rabid deer confirmed in Cherokee County”

Fungal disease threatens Lake Erie water snakes