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|AAZV 21st Zoo & Wildlife Pathology Workshop|
DEAR COLLEAGUES: PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT
AND RESPOND TO THIS CALL FOR CASES
AAZV 22nd Annual
This all day
workshop will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2015 from
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Portland, OR. in conjunction
with the annual meeting of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians.
The theme of this year’s AAZV/CL Davis Foundation Pathology workshop will focus on collaborations between anatomic pathology and diagnostic imaging (radiographs, CAT scan, MRI, ultrasound, etc.) in the morning with an afternoon session of cool cases from a wide variety of species. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Tony Pease, DVM, Diplomate ACVR from Michigan State University. Dr. Pease has extensive experience in all imaging modalities and has collaborated with pathologists on numerous exotic and domestic cases, as well as developing streamlined diagnostic panels involving both imaging and pathology. He will present “Lions, Tigers, and Turtles- How Imaging Has Expanded Our Horizons”. His interactive presentation will discuss the use of both disciplines in diagnostics and understanding diseases processes. Cases from pathologists from around the world will be enlisted to illustrate these diagnostic collaborations. The afternoon session will include examples of the most interesting cases pathologists and clinicians have seen over the last year.
you wish to present a case, please email Dalen Agnew (email@example.com) with a brief
description of the case by July 6, 2015. Those applicants with chosen cases will be notified by
email by the following week. Preference
will be given for cases involving the interaction between diagnostic imaging and anatomic pathologists and team presentations (a radiologist or clinician and an anatomic pathologist) are encouraged!
FOR CASES SELECTED
1. 5 replicate H&E slides plus 2 unstained are required. PLEASE limit slides to one piece of tissue with the lesion to facilitate Aperio® scanning for DVD production. If clinical pathology specimens are also included, please submit those as high resolution .jpg. Send by August 15, 2015 to:
Diagnostic Center for Population and
2. Please prepare
your 2 to 3 page write up in Microsoft Word (NOT pdf files) using the following
headings on institutional letter head and send via email to Dalen Agnew (firstname.lastname@example.org) by August 15, 2015:
Page 1 CONTRIBUTOR(S)/ INSTITUTION: SIGNALMENT: HISTORY: GROSS FINDINGS:
HISTOPATHOLOGIC AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY FINDINGS: MORPHOLOGIC/ETIOLOGIC
DIAGNOSIS: DISCUSSION: REFERENCES: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:
The syllabus from the case write-ups should be available at least one week prior to the workshop and can be downloaded from the CL Davis DVM Foundation website at: http://www.cldavis.org/syllabi.html
A DVD with the histologic case
findings and syllabus will be distributed to all presenters and registered
Cost for this full day workshop: $200 ($100 for veterinary students),
which includes DVD, handouts, and refreshments. All participants must register for this
Remember that you are welcome to attend the Workshop even if you have not submitted a case.
AAZV & CL Davis DVM Foundation websites will be updated periodically for further details as they unfold.
Anneke Moresco spent the last year doing post doctoral work at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in the Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW). Anneke and colleagues participated in a conservation and reproduction project for the black-footed cat in South Africa. See the spotlight HERE. Photo credit Dr. Alex Sliwa (curator at the Cologne zoo)