Select Resources on SARS-CoV-2 Pertaining to Animal and Human Health for Veterinary Pathologists – Updated April 3, 2020

The global pandemic has changed each of our lives. Here are a few resources selected for their pertinence to the practice and scientific basis of Veterinary Pathology. Keep physically distant but connected!

Worms and Germs Blog - scientifically sound, up-to-date and practical information from Dr. Scott Weese, veterinary infectious disease expert and internist

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 among domestic animals - non-peer reviewed pre-print on potential transmission among ferrets and cats

Similarity and distribution of ACE2 receptor in mammals - non-peer reviewed pre-print showing high conservation of the viral receptor across species

New: SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in cats - non-peer reviewed pre-print suggesting that cats develop antibody responses specific to SARS-CoV-2

AVMA Resources for Veterinarians – Information on the virus, prevention of infection and legislation for veterinary practices

NIH Stat Pearl on Features, Evaluation and Treatment of SARS-CoV-2

Dynamics of aerosols – distance, size and infectivity of different aerosols

Global Case Numbers – Real-time updates from Johns Hopkins University

NIH Resources – Funding opportunities, vaccine efforts, viral biology

New England Journal of Medicine – Therapies, infection in specific populations, physicians’ and funders’ perspectives


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About ACVP

Fostering excellence in veterinary pathology, to protect and improve animal, human and environmental health for the betterment of society, since 1949.

The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) is an organization of board-certified scientists that has been setting the standard for veterinary pathology since 1949. By promoting excellence in veterinary pathology, ACVP improves and protects human and animal health for the betterment of society.

2020 Phase II Examination

August 18-20, 2020

The Phase II examination is a one-day examination in veterinary anatomic pathology or veterinary clinical pathology.


Veterinary Pathology Journal

As the official journal of the ACVP, Veterinary Pathology is a forum for original observations on the pathology of natural and experimental disease in animals. The Journal has worldwide distribution and welcomes manuscript submission by all scientists.

ACVP/ASVCP Annual Meeting

October 31-November 3, 2020

The 2020 Concurrent Annual Meeting will be held at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. 

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