This presentation provides an overview of tick- and mosquito-transmitted infections and current diagnostics and what to do with a positive result.
• Improving canine care through better understanding of canine heartworm infection.
• Exhibit a better understanding of canine Lyme disease. Discuss Lyme seroprevalence and pathogenesis.
• Gain an understanding of the prevalence of canine ehrlichiosis.
• Improve canine care through better understanding of canine heartworm infection. Exhibit an understanding of the prevalence of canine anaplasmosis.
• Explain the health impact of more than one vector-borne infection in the dog. Understand the clinical presentation of coinfection with multiple vector-borne pathogens.
• Understand the benefits of PCR and serology for sick patients.