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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Kansas State University
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506
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KSVDL Client Care
General Inquiries
785-532-5650 or
866-512-5650
Fax: 785-532-4835
clientcare@vet.k-state.edu

KSVDL Business Office
Billing Inquiries
785-532-3294 or
866-884-3867
Fax: 785-532-3502
vdlbusiness@vet.k-state.edu

Regular business hours:
8 am - 5 pm Mon.-Fri.
8 am - noon Sat.

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January 2019

KSVDL Personnel Activities

Presentations and publications:

  • Drs. Giselle Cino and Doug Marthaler represented KSVDL at the K-State Animal Science and Industry Swine Day in Manhattan, KS.

  • Y. Wang presented A Luminex multiplex assay for the detection of PRRSV, PCV2 and PCV3 and for PRRSV vaccine differentiation in the US at the 99th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease and the 2018 North American PRRS Symposium in Chicago, IL.  

  • W. Zheng presented A multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection and differentiation of five bovine pinkeye pathogens at the 99th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, and the 2018 North American PRRS Symposium in Chicago, IL.

  • Dr. Jianfa Bai attended the 99th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease, and the 2018 North American PRRS Symposium in Chicago, IL.

  • Dr. Ram Raghavan spent some time in Australia to study habitat characteristics of the Longhorned tick which has recently invaded North America.
  • Dr. Ram Raghavan trained graduate students at the University of Queensland on applications of artificial intelligence for studying medically significant vector spatial distributions.
  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented an update on Anaplasmosis at the Kansas Livestock Association Annual Convention in Wichita, KS.

  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented summary information on BLV, Johne’s disease, Neospora at the Kansas State Research and Extension Producer Dinner in Columbus, KS.

  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented an update on Anaplasmosis at the Kansas Livestock Association Member Dinner in Uniontown, KS. 

  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented summary information on Anaplasmosis and Johne’s disease at the Crossroads Veterinary Clinic’s producer meeting in Philipsburg, KS.

  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented summary information on Anaplasmosis at the Hoxie Veterinary Service’s Annual Producer Appreciation Dinner in Hoxie, KS.

  • Drs. Kelli Almes and Brian Lubbers will be presenting a variety of diagnostic focused topics (Getting More Value from Diagnostic Testing, Diagnostics for Neurologic Cases, Food Animal Abortions and Diagnostics, to name a few) at the VMX Farm Animal Symposium in Orlando, FL.

  • Dr. Kelli Almes will be speaking about Strangles Diagnostics at the KSU-CVM Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners Conference in Manhattan, KS. 

  • Dr. Mike Moore will represent the KSVDL at the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Conference in Norman, OK.

  • Dr. Steve Ensley will be presenting at the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association Conference in Norman, OK.

  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek will present Trouble-shooting Poor Pregnancy Rates at the Tri-State Cow-calf Conference in Imperial, NE.

  • Dr. Steve Ensley will be presenting at the Mississippi State Veterinary Conference in Starkville, MS.

  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek will present a talk titled Vaccinology to the Kansas Livestock Association members in Greenbush, KS.

  • Dr. Steve Ensley will provide a Blue-green Algae toxicology update at the Kansas Department of Health Environment in Manhattan, KS. 

Field Investigations:

  • Sudden milk production drop in a Kansas dairy.

 

 

 

 

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