Veterinarians: Referral Forms
Please select from the services below to submit a referral.
Referral forms are for veterinarians only – clients seeking medical information should contact their regular veterinarian for assistance.
If you would like to make a referral to one of the VH Services and you do not need to talk to a VH clinician, you can use this form to submit the client and patient information. Please indicate on the form if you have told the client to call the VH, or if you would like us to call them.
Please provide a summary of the history of the case so that we can be prepared to provide the patient with the appropriate care. Please send or fax supporting information. Please send radiographs or other images with the client or by submitting directly to us through eFilm (see instructions on main information for Referring Veterinarians page).
If this is an EMERGENCY REFERRAL (i.e. needs to be seen within 24hrs), please call the appropriate service immediately after submitting the information below.
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Honoring the Human-Animal Bond
Providing compassionate care is an essential part of veterinary medicine, and it comes with some unique complications. In addition to caring for sick or injured animal patients, there is the element of caring for their loving human companions. In the course of practicing medicine, veterinarians become intimately familiar with the realities of the human-animal bond.
CVM Seeing High Number of Equine Fungal Eye Infections
The NC State Veterinary Hospital’s equine ophthalmology service reports treating an increased number of horses with eye infections caused by fungi. Fungal keratitis can develop after an injury to the cornea. It is common in horses, but the high frequency of cases seen during the past few weeks is unusual, said Brian Gilger, CVM professor
Tiny Cellular Worlds, Big Medical Breakthrough
They’re called “mini guts,” and they are a leap forward in the study and prevention of devastating intestinal diseases in horses. Researchers at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have successfully isolated and recreated the innermost layer of a horse’s intestine using stem cells. All the intricate nooks and crannies of intestinal cells can