FECAVA Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases was held on the second day of FECAVA EuroCongress in St Petersburg on September 5, 2019.
Luigi Venco DVM, SCPA, EVPC from Italy lectured about Heartworm – from diagnosis to therapy and about Angiostrongylus vasorum – unsuspecting killer.
Gad Baneth, DVM, Ph.D. Dipl. ECVCP from Israel presented an update on pathogenesis, treatment and prevention of babesiosis in dogs, as well as an update on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of canine leishmaniosis. (Click on the links for proceedings!)
The Symposium was organized by FECAVA Working Group on Vector-Borne Diseases under the previous chairmanship of Nenad Milojković, former director of Serbian Association of Small Animal Practitioners. In the last two years, the Working Group has produced very useful fact sheets on canine vector-borne diseases and is planning to continue the project on feline vector-borne diseases lead by a recently elected chair Stephan Neumann from Germany.
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