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September 16, 2016

Attention Horse Owners: News about West Nile Virus

September 6, 2016

Please be aware that there have been seven positive cases of West Nile Virus reported in Iowa as of September, with one case in each of the following counties:

  • Webster
  • Johnson
  • Sioux
  • Pottawattamie
  • Crawford
  • Washington
  • Hardin

Information about WNV vaccination and management of this disease can be found at: 

http://www.aaep.org/info/west-nile-virus

For ISU veterinarian and vet students, an endangered black rhino’s pregnancy is a (very) big deal

August 11, 2016

ISU Researchers Develop Test to Detect Toxic Blue-Green Algae in Livestock Water Sources

August 9, 2016

Contacts:

Dr. Steve Ensley, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (515) 294-2783
Dr. Kyoung-Jin Yoon, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (515) 294-1083
Dave Gieseke, Veterinary Communications (515) 294-4257

ISU Researchers Develop Test to Detect Toxic Blue-Green Algae in Livestock Water Sources

Horses Needed for Equine Skin Tumor Study

July 28, 2016

 

Anti-CD47 Antibody Immunotherapy

Iowa State’s Equine team is researching an innovative immunotherapy using an antibody called anti-CD47 for the reduction of equine skin tumors.

Purpose: To evaluate and compare the effectiveness of anti-CD47 antibodies versus a control treatment on equine skin tumor size reduction.

Who is eligible? All horses with skin tumors that are 5 cm (approximately 2 in) diameter or less.

Veterinary Blood Bank Seeks Dog, Cat Donors

May 26, 2016

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