Food Animal

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(FA17) Bovine Lymphoma: Revisiting an Older Disease

Thursday, March 8
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
MBCC, Palm B, Level 3

CE Credits: 1

Recently, there has been a resurgent interest in Bovine Lymphoma, specifically enzootic lymphoma caused by Bovine Leukosis Virus. This presentation will provide updated information concerning the epidemiology, economic costs, and testing strategies for BLV. It will also discuss recent evidence and studies examining a possible link between BLV and human breast cancer.

George Barrington

Professor
Washington State University

George Barrington is a faculty member in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Washington State University. He obtained his DVM (’87) and PhD (“95) from Washington State University and is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Large Animal. He has held faculty positions at the University of California, Davis and Colorado State University. He returned to WSU in 2000 and has been there since. His career interests include immunology and passive transfer of immunity, neonatal diseases, and infectious diseases of ruminants. His non-work related passions revolve around anything outdoors and include archery, fishing, backpacking, climbing, skiing and river sports.

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