New online Lepto map to assess risk

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New online Lepto map to assess risk

Postby spinster » Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:36 am

New Online Map Provides Resource for Pet Owners in At-Risk Leptospirosis Environments
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) launches web-based canine leptospirosis map to inform pet owners of potential disease risks in their area
By Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Published: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 - 3:07 am

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 7, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- A new interactive map of the United States based on an online survey of veterinarians launched on helps to highlight the risk of leptospirosis (lepto) across the country...

...This new online resource map allows veterinarians to report the number of leptospirosis cases they have seen and for pet owners to share their stories after their pet is diagnosed with lepto...

...Pet owners are encouraged to visit to post their pets stories and to participate in an online risk assessment to learn about geographic risks, how dogs are exposed to the disease, signs of disease, and precautions to take to help prevent the disease....

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