Bordetella cases in Auckland area

Bordetella bronchiseptica has been isolated from a couple of cats in the Auckland region over the last few weeks. One case was from an 8-week-old kitten that had collapsed overnight,  the x-ray revealed pneumonia and the kitten died within 3 hours.  The second case was from an 11-month-old cat with a cough and broncho-interstitial pattern […]

New laboratory manager

After several years at the helm, Ryan Johnson, the manager of our Auckland and Hamilton laboratories is leaving in December.  Ryan will remain in the veterinary sector but is escaping the rat-race and will be relocating to the Bay of Plenty. The new laboratory manager will be Kirstie Fraser who is excited to be joining […]