Felis clinical updates from Vetstream:

Ophthalmology

Two new topics have been added to the ophthalmology section of
Felis. Both topics have been written by David Gould BSc(Hons)
BVM&S PhD DVOphthal DipECVO MRCVS, Davies Veterinary Specialists:

Eye: gonioscopy
Eye: ocular manifestations of systemic disease

The fitting cat – an emergency?

Reviewed by Clare Rusbridge BVMS PhD DipECVN MRCVS, Stone Lion
Veterinary Centre, UK and Laurent Garosi DVM DipECVN MRCVS RCVS
and European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology, Davies
Veterinary Specialists:

The fitting cat – an emergency?

Related items:

Epileptic seizures and epilepsy
Treatment of epilepsy

Mycobacterium spp

The Microbiology section of Felis now sees the addition of:

Mycobacterium spp

Related items:

Mycobacterium avium
Mycobacterium bovis
Mycobacterium lepraemurium
Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Veterinary news from Vetsforum

Lloyds TSB and Halifax withdraw 50 000 pet insurance policies

The BVA recommends owners speak to their vets to discuss future cover for pets that are no longer insured. Unfortunately many price comparison sites don’t take important factors into account when showing available insurance policies – veterinary guidance is often necessary.If you know an owner that’s been affected direct them to the ABI Pet Insurance Consumer Guide.

DEFRA Deputy Chief Vet Alick Simmons to answer questions regarding SchmallenbergSchmallenberg has migrated from Europe to the eastern England and there are now 11 affected farms in the UK. DEFRA have a page listing what is known about Schmallenberg but the emerging disease is still very much a mystery.

The live web chat will be held at Farmers Guardian at 1pm (GMT) 10 Feb 2012. You can also submit questions in advance to Alistair Driver.

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