Gastroenterology

First diagnostic test for canine IBD now available

Antech’s novel blood test allows veterinarians to rule in or rule out IBD early and with confidence in dogs suffering from associated clinical signs.

Episode 5: Highlights from the Fetch dvm360 virtual conference

In Episode 5 of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Jacqueline Whittemore discusses the talks she is preparing for the virtual Fetch dvm360 conference later this month.

Diagnosis and management of GI motility disorders

Gastrointestinal motility disorders are a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for many practitioners. Here’s how to narrow down the affected area so you can identify the cause and provide appropriate treatment.

FDA approves ophthalmic emetic for dogs

Clevor adds another, simpler weapon in the veterinarian’s arsenal for inducing emesis following toxin or foreign body ingestion in canine patients.

Analyzing serologic calling cards of inflammatory bowel disease

Identifying IBD is often a challenge, but the recent discovery of serum-based markers for canine IBD may make diagnosing this disease in dogs quicker, cheaper and less invasive.

Feline diarrhea: Let the diagnostic clues flow

Causes of feline diarrhea range from simple infection to cancer. By characterizing the diarrhea and running simple tests, the practitioner can identify the pathology and stop the mess.