Doctor Med Vet Dipecvim-Ca (Small Animal) Specialist And Senior Lecturer In Small Animal Internal Medicine Unit Head Medicine Christine graduated in Giessen, Germany in 2003. She then started an internship and a residency program of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM) in Berlin, Germany. In 2010 Christine became a Specialist of Internal Medicine for Small and Companion Animals and since 2012, she is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA). She joined Sydney University in April 2013 as a Specialist in Small Animal Medicine and is consulting in the canine medicine referral service. Since 2018 she is a senior lecturer and since 2019 she is Unit Head of medicine at the University of Sydney. Christine?s main areas of interest are haematology, endocrinology and infectious diseases. In July 2019 Christine started a research project looking into a fatal outbreak of Leptospirosis in Sydney dogs.
In NSW different hotspots of canine leptospirosis have been identified in 2022 and the causative serovars seem to differ between geographic regions.
Discussion points for this talk will be the following:
· Which serovars are involved in clinical canine leptospirosis in NSW?
· Is the currently available vaccine useful in preventing clinical leptospirosis in the current outbreak?
· What are the implications of vaccination on diagnosis of canine leptospirosis?
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