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October 1st, 2021

Anthrax outbreaks in Spain


On 6th September 2021 RASVE (Red de Alerta Sanitaria Veterinaria) reported a single clinical case of anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) in a mare in Navalvillar de Pela, Extremadura, Spain. The mare had been admitted to the Veterinary Hospital (UEX) on 28 August 2021, showing signs of colic, tachycardia, tachypnoea and fever and died several hours later. Necropsy was carried out and samples from organs were cultured at the Microbiology Service of the Hospital, with positive pure growth in all samples.…

Cruz F.

BEVA Equine Disease Surveillance Reports
Equine Infectious Disease Surveillance. DEFRA

July 30th, 2021

Equine Herpesvirus 1. Trojan Horse in the 2021 rhinopneumonitis outbreak


At the end of February and throughout the month of March, multiple cases of infection with Equine Herpesvirus type 1 (Equine herpesvirus 1, EHV-1) were confirmed in Spain and several European countries in horses that had participated in show jumping competitions in Spain. and Portugal.

EHV-1 infection is endemic in most horse populations throughout the world, causing severe economic losses associated with outbreaks of respiratory disease, miscarriages, neonatal deaths, and myeloencephalopathy…

Cruz F., Santiago I., Gonzalez S., Varela M., Dorrego-Rodriguez A., Perez MD., Serres C. and de Juan L.

Profesión Veterinaria
Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Veterinarios de Madrid

July 30th, 2021

Evaluation of a diet with antioxidant properties in oxidative stress and inflammation markers in long-stay dogs housed in an animal protection center


Animal shelter and protection centers are establishments managed by public or private entities, whose objective is to collect and temporarily care for lost, abandoned or stray dogs and cats, until their recovery by the owners, their delivery for adoption or their euthanasia as last resource. Law 4/2016 on the Protection of Companion Animals of the Regional Government of Madrid (Spain) establishes, among other aspects, the obligations of animal protection centers with respect to animals in foster…

Cruz F., Cabanes D., Camino E., Perez-Sancho M., Buendia A., Rodriguez-Bertos A., Ramirez S., Garcia A., Barcena C. and Dominguez L.

Profesión Veterinaria
Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Veterinarios de Madrid

April 21st, 2021

Tuberculosis in the new Animal Health Law

Online article

Implications of the European Union reference laboratory for bovine tuberculosis in the new mandatory text.

The new Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) 2016/429) on communicable diseases of animals, which was approved five years ago, will become applicable on the 21st of April 2021. This text, which modifies and repeals certain legislations in the field of animal health, simplifies the priorities in the prevention and eradication of diseases such as bovine tuberculosis.

The regulation also …

Gonzalez S., Lozano F., Alvarez J., Romero B., Bezos J. and de Juan L.

VISAVET Outreach Journal
VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre (U.C.M.)

February 1st, 2021

Estudio forense de sospecha de abuso animal en perros y gatos de la Comunidad de Madrid, 2014-2019


El abuso en animales de compañía es un problema que concierne no solo a los veterinarios y a las fuerzas del orden, sino también a la sociedad en general. Los animales que mueren en circunstancias sospechosas o violentas deberían ser remitidos a centros especializados para llevar a cabo una autopsia (sin.: necropsia) por veterinarios patólogos capacitados y con experiencia en reconocer el abuso animal. Sin embargo, la baja tasa de notificación de estos casos en España y la falta de legislación e…

Rebollada A., Gonzalez S., Barcena C., Porras-Gonzalez N., Garcia-Real I., Dominguez L. and Rodriguez-Bertos A.

Profesión Veterinaria
Colegio Oficial de Veterinarios de Madrid

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