Leptospirosis: What We Need to Know From Diagnosis to Prevention (5037)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Symposium
Sunday | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||008



Sponsored by: Merial - Booth 417  


Richard Goldstein DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DECVIM-CA
Animal Medical Center

Dr. Richard Goldstein is chief medical officer at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. He completed his DVM and internship at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and then finished a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of California, Davis. He served as associate professor of small animal medicine at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine before joining The Animal Medical Center. Dr. Goldstein currently serves on the editorial review board of multiple veterinary journals and is the recipient of several prestigious awards. A respected researcher, author, lecturer, and teacher, he has published more than 60 research papers and textbook chapters. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in infectious diseases in dogs and cats, especially those that affect kidneys.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Session 4 of 5: Merial State of Vaccines: Protecting Your Patients Symposia An important worldwide zoonotic disease, leptospirosis in dogs can be tricky to diagnose but easy to prevent. This session will cover diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, as well as duration of immunity, common misconceptions, and practical vaccine protocols

Learning Objectives

1. Discover the most up-to-date information about the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of leptospirosis.

2. Explore duration of immunity questions and practical vaccine protocols.

3. Debunk common misconceptions about leptospirosis.