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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease), Anaplasmosis & Other Bacterial Tick-Borne Infections of Horses
Species

Equine

Contact Hours

2 Hours - RACE Accredited

Language

English

Discipline

Internal Medicine – Endocrinology, Haematology, Infectious Diseases, Parasitology & Oncology

Veterinary Partner

Equine

Recorded on: 29th February 2024
                                                  

CONTENT DESCRIPTION

This module will focus on the clinical signs that may occur in horses following infection with either Borrelia burgdorferi or Anaplasma phagocytophilia.  Diagnostic test used to confirming clinical Lyme disease and anaplasmosis along with recommended treatments and prevention of infection will also be discussed. Information on other less frequent or potentially infectious tick-borne bacterial pathogens for horses will be presented. 

An interactive presentation will be given by two world authorities on Lyme Disease with Professor Tom Divers as lecturer and Professor Reinhard Straubinger contributing the European perspective as discussant. 

After the presentation, the two specialist will both be presenting and discussing cases with the attending veterinarians.  There will be ample time to answer questions and for attendees to contribute their own experience. 

Dr. Thomas J. Divers earned his DVM from the University of Georgia in 1975 and completed an internship in large animal medicine at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Divers returned to the University of Georgia for a residency in large animal internal medicine and ambulatory practice followed by 2 years as an assistant professor in the large animal medicine and ambulatory practice at the College. Dr. Divers then moved to the University of Pennsylvania for 10 years where he was an associate professor of large animal medicine and served as chief of the section of medicine at the New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania. In 1990 Dr. Divers  moved to Cornell University where he is the Rudolph J. and Katharine L. Steffen Professor of Medicine in the Section of Large Animal Medicine. He is a diplomat of both the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.  Dr. Divers retired recently but still consults on cases, conducts research projects and provides lectures to veterinarians and students. He has been the recipient of teaching awards at four universities and has received the Educator of the Year Award from both the AAEP and ACVECC. 

Qualified Vet

Online Lecture Series

USD 105.00

Intern/Resident (Requires proof of status)

Online Lecture Series

USD 80.00

Vet Nurse/Vet Tech (Requires proof of status)

Online Lecture Series

USD 80.00

Veterinary Student (Requires proof of status)

Online Lecture Series

USD 20.00

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