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Infectious diseases

NC State CVM cow eating alfalfa

Feb 26, 2021

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, February 2021

Cattle pain management, investigating an emerging pathogen and more of the latest published research from NC State Veterinary Medicine. 


Feb 18, 2021

Multi-Model Approach Could Help Farmers Prepare for, Contain PEDV Outbreaks

The approach may enable farmers to be more proactive in preventing the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and to optimize their efforts to control the disease. 


Dec 16, 2020

Grant Supports NC State Livestock Infectious Disease Research

The project led by Gustavo Machado is a collaboration between academia, government and industry to build a sustainable and effective defense against diseases such as African swine fever. 

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Dec 9, 2020

Study: Bartonella Infection Associated With Psychiatric Symptoms and Skin Lesions

The research adds to the body of evidence that not only can Bartonella infection mimic a spectrum of chronic illnesses, but that dermatological symptoms may accompany infection. 


Nov 11, 2020

Enterococcus Co-Infection Makes Colibacillosis Deadlier in Poultry, NC State Study Finds

Avian colibacillosis can cause septicemia, organ failure and death. The infection is estimated to cost the U.S. poultry industry millions of dollars a year in losses. 

Ticks Rocky Mountain

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Veterinary Medicine Researchers Identify New Rickettsia Species in Dogs

The new yet unnamed species, initially identified in three dogs, is part of the spotted-fever group which includes Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. 

Thakur and Jacob

Oct 5, 2020

Global Health: Antimicrobial Resistance Tracking Programs Awarded New Funding

The funding supports the global GenomeTrakr program and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System at the CVM. 

Global Health Certificate

Jul 2, 2020

Tackling Global Health with Virtual Reality

A groundbreaking, immersive VR class aided by a DELTA grant is defying distance and broadening perspectives for NC State CVM students. 

Global Health Certificate

May 12, 2020

3 CVM Class of 2020 Grads Earn Certificate in Global Health

The CVM is among just a few veterinary schools in the United States offering a specialized global health certificate. 

stealth pathogen bartonella

Apr 24, 2013

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Researcher Expert on ‘Stealth Pathogen’ Bartonella

NC State professor of veterinary internal medicine Ed Breitschwerdt has spent the last couple of decades working with Bartonella, bacteria historically associated with “cat scratch disease.” Bartonella is increasingly recognized as a cause of persistent intravascular infection that can result in severe health effects. Research from Breitschwerdt’s laboratory and others has led to the discovery of…