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Workshop on Pathology and Ruminant Diseases, University of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences Lahore, Pakistan

March 21 @ 8:00 am March 23 @ 5:00 pm

Workshop on Pathology and Ruminant Diseases, University of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences Lahore, Pakistan

Join Drs. Ahmed, Brown and Gaffney for a workshop studying pathogenesis of the major diseases of cattle, focusing on respiratory diseases, hemoparasitic diseases, and clostridial infections.

This interactive workshop will be presented in a case-based manner with group discussions for optimal learning and highlighting how these diseases might appear in wild hoofed stock

Participants will work through mechanisms of necropsy, doing hands-on practical exercises, to include the entire necropsy procedure as well as sampling and packaging.

Location: in person only at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, Pakistan

Registration is free but required. To register please contact Dr. Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed at: ishtiaqahme@uvas.edu.pk  or  WhatsApp: +923007306928

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain basic mechanisms of disease for major diseases of concern in ruminants in Pakistan
  2. Perform a necropsy on a small ruminant, with collection and packaging of tissues in an appropriate manner for use in the laboratory
  3. Use history, clinical signs, and gross lesions observed to create a list of differential diagnoses

March 21

Morning:

  • Registration
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Introductions
  • The science behind how adults learn
  • Clostridial diseases, Case-based learning

Afternoon:

  • Two groups will be separated to: 1) do necropsy and packaging; 2) wildlife discussions.

March 22

Morning:

  • Respiratory diseases – case-based learning.                  

Afternoon:

  • Groups alternated: 1) wildlife discussions; 2) do necropsy and packaging.

March 23

Morning:

  • Blood Parasites – Babesia spp, Anaplasma spp., Theileria annulata – case-based learning.

Afternoon:

  • Discussion on diagnostics and management of all diseases covered.
  • Distribution of certificates.
  • Closing Ceremony.

Find more information on the Global Health Pathology Network initiative here: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0300985817717771