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Infectious and Parasitic Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Respiratory System of the Dog and Cat. 

Gastroenterologist Darya Zheltysheva will speak about gastrointestinal infections. The speech will cover bacterial infections. We will consider such diagnoses as clostridiosis, colibacteriosis, salmonellosis and others. Special attention will be given to gastric helicobacteriosis in the dog and cat. 

A speech on the important problem of the lungworm disease in cats will be given by Igor Rudenko who will share data on epizootiology, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of the diseases caused by Aelurostrongylus abstrusus, Capillaria aerophila, Troglostrongylus spp, Oslerus rostratus, Paragonimus spp. The doctor will speak about his personal experience in diagnostic imaging and diagnosis of parasitic diseases in more than 30 cases of the lungworm disease in cats, presenting an overview of the relevant contemporary research data. In the second part of his speech, Dr. Rudenko will share his personal experience in organization of parasitology studies in the in-practice setting and know-how in diagnosis of gastrointestinal parasites.

Olga Filimonova will share insights in contemporary FCV diagnostic procedures. Is virus detection always associated with the clinical presentation? What can impact the test results? She will also touch upon some aspects of the FCV differential diagnosis. Highly pathogenic and systemic FCV contemporary data will also be presented at the lecture.

CPV is one of the small animal infectious diseases posing ongoing threats. Lack of truly effective anti-viral drugs, fast disease progression require good knowledge and intensive care skills. Alexander Khomenko will speak about in-hospital and outpatient treatment protocols for dogs infected with CPV in a common veterinary practice setting.