December 16, 2020
Grant Supports NC State Livestock Infectious Disease Research
The project led by Gustavo Machado is a collaboration between academia, government and industry to build a sustainable and effective defense against diseases such as African swine fever.
December 9, 2020
Study: Bartonella Infection Associated With Psychiatric Symptoms and Skin Lesions
The research adds to the body of evidence that not only can Bartonella infection mimic a spectrum of chronic illnesses, but that dermatological symptoms may accompany infection.
November 11, 2020
Enterococcus Co-Infection Makes Colibacillosis Deadlier in Poultry, NC State Study Finds
Avian colibacillosis can cause septicemia, organ failure and death. The infection is estimated to cost the U.S. poultry industry millions of dollars a year in losses.
November 10, 2020
NC State Veterinary Medicine Researchers Identify New Rickettsia Species in Dogs
The new yet unnamed species, initially identified in three dogs, is part of the spotted-fever group which includes Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
October 5, 2020
Global Health: Antimicrobial Resistance Tracking Programs Awarded New Funding
The funding supports the global GenomeTrakr program and the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System at the CVM.
July 2, 2020
Tackling Global Health with Virtual Reality
A groundbreaking, immersive VR class aided by a DELTA grant is defying distance and broadening perspectives for NC State CVM students.
May 12, 2020
3 CVM Class of 2020 Grads Earn Certificate in Global Health
The CVM is among just a few veterinary schools in the United States offering a specialized global health certificate.
April 24, 2013
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Researcher Expert on ‘Stealth Pathogen’ Bartonella
NC State professor of veterinary internal medicine Ed Breitschwerdt has spent the last couple of decades working with Bartonella, bacteria historically associated with “cat scratch disease.” Bartonella is increasingly recognized as a cause of persistent intravascular infection that can result in severe health effects. Research from Breitschwerdt’s laboratory and others has led to the discovery
November 14, 2012
CVM Expert Member of Group Urging Surveillance of Possible Zoonotic Diseases Spread by Pets
Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, a professor of internal medicine at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and an international expert in tick-borne infectious diseases, is one of the authors of the report, “Surveillance of Zoonotic Infectious Disease Transmitted by Small Companion Animals,” that appears in the Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal published by the Centers for
June 4, 2012
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Researcher Uncovers Bartonella, the ‘Stealth Pathogen’
Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt is an expert on infectious diseases and a doctor of veterinary medicine. He also finds himself on the front lines of a quiet but growing epidemic. Bartonella is a bacteria most commonly associated with cat scratch disease, which until recently was thought to be a short-lived (or self-limiting, in medical lingo) infection.