Small Animal

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(S4CP) Hacking Coughs & Runny Noses: The Diagnostic & Therapeutic Approach to CIRDC & Feline URI

Monday, March 5
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
MBCC, Mandalay Bay D, Level 2

CE Credits: 1

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Vaccine Symposium: The term Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC) refers to a contagious cough caused by one or more viral or bacterial pathogens. This presentation focuses on the prevalence and pathogenicity of the various viral and bacterial players, the available diagnostic tests, treatment options, and how to develop a comprehensive prevention plan. Part 3 of 4.

Learning Objectives:

Michael Lappin

The Kenneth W. Smith Professor
Colorado State University

Dr. Lappin graduated from Oklahoma State University and then completed an internship, internal medicine residency, and PhD program in Parasitology at the University of Georgia. His principal areas of interest are prevention of infectious diseases, the upper respiratory disease complex, infectious causes of fever, infectious causes of diarrhea, and zoonoses. Dr. Lappin is the Kenneth W. Smith Professor in Small Animal Clinical Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University and he helps direct the shelter medicine program. Dr. Lappin is the director of the “Center for Companion Animal Studies”. Recent awards include the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, the European Society of Feline Medicine International Award for Outstanding Contribution to Feline Medicine, the Winn Feline Research Award, the ACVIM Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence, and the WSAVA Scientific Achievement Award.


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Carol Reinero


Dr. Carol Reinero is currently a Professor and the Director of the Comparative Internal Medicine Laboratory at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She received her DVM degree in 1995 from the University of California, Davis. After completing a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery rotating internship from 1995-1996 at Texas A&M University, she returned to UC Davis to complete a Small Animal Internal Medicine residency from 1996-1998. She was a clinical instructor on the Internal Medicine Service at UC Davis over the following three years and then enrolled in a PhD program and received her doctorate in Immunology in 2004 from UC Davis. Dr. Reinero has spoken on the topic of respiratory diseases both nationally and internationally and has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, mostly on respiratory diseases. Dr. Reinero is board certified in the specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.


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