UK Hosting Rotavirus Workshop July 19
The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will be hosting a Rotavirus workshop July 19 at Keeneland from 12:30-5:30 p.m. EDT.
Sponsored by Keeneland, the workshop will overview equine Rotavirus in foals and the work performed by UK’s Gluck Equine Research Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, in collaboration with clinicians and farms during Spring 2021.
The workshop will focus on the discovery of the new Rotavirus B variant found in foals with neonatal diarrhea, as well as infection detection, control and prevention strategies and discussion about Rotavirus A. Presentations given by researchers, veterinary clinicians and farm managers will be 15 mins each for a fast moving interactive workshop.
The workshop will be in-person and also live-streamed for virtual attendance via Zoom Webinar. It is free to attend.
Visit the registration page for more information and to register for the in-person event or to attend virtually via Zoom webinar: https://gluck.ca.uky.edu/2021-rotavirus-workshop
The material presented is funded by the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Gluck Equine Research Center Koller Emergency Response Funds and gifts from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, Coolmore America and Grayson Jockey Club.
CE credit has been applied for from KBVE for Kentucky veterinarian licensees. If granted, attendees must be registered either in person or by webinar to receive CE credit.
Keeneland is generously providing the Sales Arena and complimentary light refreshments during the workshop. Lunch may be purchased at the Track Kitchen on site.
Source: Edited UK CE announcement.