Building Skills One Student at a Time

canine intubation model

The college’s Clinical Skills Laboratory opened in May of 2015 in a cavernous room where the life-sized Holstein dystocia simulator could clearly be seen among the initial stock of models and equipment. Two years later, the room is packed, with a long list of supporting cast members joining Frosty, the Holstein. What all of these models have in common are the ability to help veterinary students refine a variety of clinical and technical skills.

Advancing Cancer Care: Next Step Forward

The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center at Iowa State University is working on plans to provide a new radiation therapy service.

“This next-generation stereotactic radiation therapy machine will give us expanded options to treat cancer in pets, in addition to current treatments such as chemotherapy and surgery,” says Dr. Chad Johannes, board-certified veterinary oncologist and internist.

Pathogen: 
Mycoplasma synoviae – M. synoviae
Species: 
Avian
Section: 
Research
Test: 
PCR
Standard Fee: 
$30.00
Best Practice Fee: 
$27.00
Days Tested: 
M - F
Turn-Around: 
same day
Specimen: 
Oropharyngeal swab, tracheal swab
Pathogen: 
Influenza D Virus – IDV
Species: 
Bovine, Porcine
Section: 
Molecular
Test: 
PCR
Standard Fee: 
$30.00
Best Practice Fee: 
$27.00
Days Tested: 
M-F
Turn-Around: 
next day
Specimen: 
Lung, nasal swab, tracheal wash, pharyngeal swab
Pathogen: 
Chlamydia suis – C. suis^
Species: 
Porcine
Section: 
Research
Test: 
PCR (R&D)
Standard Fee: 
$30.00
Best Practice Fee: 
$27.00
Days Tested: 
M, Th
Turn-Around: 
next day
Specimen: 
Eye swab
Pathogen: 
Porcine astrovirus 3 – PastV3^
Species: 
Porcine
Section: 
Research
Test: 
PCR (R&D)
Standard Fee: 
$30.00
Best Practice Fee: 
$27.00
Days Tested: 
M, Th
Turn-Around: 
next day
Specimen: 
Spinal cord, brain, feces, isolate

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