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Recorded Webinar: Clinical Relevance Of Gut Bacteria In Health And Disease

Royal Veterinary College

4 years ago

Duration: 2 hour(s)
Cost: £50

About this course
This webinar we will look at the role that bacteria play in chronic intestinal diseases in dogs and cats. We will question the usefulness of faecal cultures in cases of chronic diarrhoea in light of the fact that many bacteria can be cultured from healthy or diseased animals in similar frequency. We will discuss what the current recommendations are regarding testing and treatment of specific bacterial infections, such as campylobacter, clostridia perfringens and difficile, salmonella and helicobacter. We will also look at the bigger picture and try and investigate a bit into the relationship of commensals and the intestinal immune system- and what role probiotics have in the treatment of diarrhoea in cats and dogs.

This recorded webinar was originally part of a four week live Webinar Plus course: Essentials of GI disorders, which is now available as a recorded Webinar Plus course. As it was part of a live course, the content of the webinar may refer to work that needed to be undertaken during the live course, such as self-assessment tasks and discussion forums or other webinars. If you are interested in this subject you may want to consider registering on the recorded Webinar Plus version Recorded Webinar Plus: Essentials of GI disorders and access the course content along with four webinars.

A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. Priced at £35 for a 2 hour webinar they are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a certificate for 2 CPD hours.

Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.

Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).

Who is it for?


The Speakers

Karin Allenspach, DrVetMed PhD FVH DipECVIM-CA FHEA MRCVSProfessor in Small Animal MedicineIowa State University, Ames

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

2 hours

Registration and Booking

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