College Offers Infectious Disease Conference

Canine Influenza

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a unique conference for veterinarians to learn new and important information on infectious diseases of dogs and cats. The Infectious Disease Conference will be held March 17-18, 2012 in the Veterinary Medical Center and gives veterinarians the opportunity to gain information on infectious diseases relevant to small animal practice. Numerous clinical infectious disease experts from teaching hospitals across the U.S. will share their knowledge of infectious diseases. Conference speakers include Dr. Jane Sykes of UC-Davis, Dr. Adam Birkenheuer of NC State, Dr. Lynn Guptill of Purdue, and Dr. Armando Hoet and Dr. Joshua Daniels of Ohio State. Attendees will be brought up to date by the experts on topics such as canine infectious respiratory disease, vector-borne infectious diseases of dogs and cats, bartonellosis, antibiotic susceptibility test interpretation, fungal disease, and vaccination.

Veterinarians and technicians are invited to attend this unique event. The Infectious Disease Conference at Ohio State qualifies for 12 hours of continuing education credit and costs $195. Registration includes conference instruction, continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch, and course proceedings. Course registration can be completed online at vetmedce.osu.edu and must be received by March 10, 2012.