Publications & Presentations

Poster presentations

Brooks, A. Clinicopathological features of Salmonella Dublin infection in Ontario cattle. ACVP Conference 2016.

Conference abstracts

Megan Neely, Scott Weese, Alison Moore, Murray Hazlett, Luis Arroyo. Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in horses in Ontario.  Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Jim Fairles, Josie Given. Overview of a milk bacteriology QA program for veterinary clinics.  Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Alexander Heim. Mapping of the Ontario IBV outbreak. Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Leonardo Susta, Nancy Brochu, Marina Brash, Csaba Varga, Michele Guerin. Ontario small poultry flock disease surveillance: year one.  Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Csaba Varga, Marina Brash, Emily Martin, Rachel Ouckama, Mike Petrik, Cynthia Philippe, Alex Weisz, Elizabeth Black, Shahbaz Ul Haq, Mike Joyce, Kathleen Long, Joanne Rafuse, Lloyd Weber, Melanie Barham, Durda Slavic, Tim Pasma, Patrick Boerlin, Michele Guerin. Evaluating virulence genes and antimicrobial susceptibility of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from Ontario broiler and broiler-breeder flocks. Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Christa Arsenault, Grant Maxie, Paul Innes, George Charbonneau, Chris Byra. Overview of the Ontario Animal Health Network swine surveillance network to improve disease emergency preparedness and its linkage to the Canadian Swine Health Information Network. Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Marcia Chiasson, Véronique LePage, Steve Naylor. Antimicrobial resistance in Ontario aquaculture. Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network Conference, Guelph, Ontario.  June 2017.

Melanie Barham, Jocelyn Jansen, Maria Spinato, Paula Menzies, Rex Crawford, John Hancock, Connie Dancho. Development of a responsive surveillance network for industries and veterinarians. International Sheep Veterinary Conference.  June 2017.

Melanie Barham et al. Podcasts: a tool to enhance communications, lab sample quality, continuing education, and emergency preparedness with practicing veterinarians. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Greensboro, NC. October 2016.

Melanie Barham, Marina Brash, Csaba Varga, Leo Susta, Lloyd Weber, Elizabeth Black, Mike Petrik, Michele Guerin, Al Dam Dam, Alex Weisz. Small flock poultry diagnostics and veterinary training: a new approach to a capacity and emergency preparedness issue. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Greensboro, NC. October 2016.

Melanie Barham et al. Development of a collaborative animal health networks to improve surveillance and emergency preparedness in Ontario, Canada.  American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Providence, RI. October 2015.

Melanie Barham, Bruce McNab, Bev McEwen, Tim Pasma. Building animal health surveillance network using laboratory and field data. World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Saskatoon, SK. June 2015.

Presentations

Csaba Varga et al. 2015-2016 Ontario Poultry Health Update, Ontario, 2016.

Melanie Barham, Alison Moore. CAHSS Equine Surveillance Workshop, Toronto, 2016.

Melanie Barham et al. Making use of multiple data sources and communications platforms.  Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System Poultry Network meeting , Ottawa, ON.  Nov 2017.

Maureen Anderson. Rabies Lunch Seminar at OVC.  Guelph, ON, 2017.

Melanie Barham, Tim Pasma. Building the Ontario Animal Health Network.  Canadian Animal Health Surveillance Network workshop, Vancouver, BC. February 2018.

Melanie Barham. Lessons learned from four years of communicating to veterinarians and producers in Ontario. Canadian Animal Health Laboratorian’s Network Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB. June 2018. 

Reports

W. Bruce McNab. Evaluation of Current and Potential Components of the Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System. December 2016. 

W. Bruce McNab et al. High Level Summary of Animal Health Surveillance Activities in Canada. July 2015.  

W Bruce McNab. A Proposed Description of the Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System and a Strategic Plan for Its Next Evolutionary Steps. June 2015.

W. Bruce McNab. A Description of Needs for a Veterinary-Farm-Call Animal Health Surveillance and Pharmacological Use Data System. June 2015.

W. Bruce McNab et al. Collation and Analyses of Data to Improve Animal Health Surveillance in Canada: Challenges, Options, Recommendations. November 2014.

W. Bruce McNab. Further Evolution of the Ontario Animal Health Network Summary v.1. March 2014. See accompanying presentation.

OAHN/DSP Reports

2016

DSP Workshop Report

DSP Annual Report 2015-2016

2015

Staying Ahead of the Curve: the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Disease Surveillance Plan