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This year’s meeting is held at:

Town & Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, California



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Thursday, October 17, 2013                                  



  • Staying Alive: Strategies for Laboratory


          Survival * details                                              8:00 AM-12:00 PM   PS1

  • Basic Bioinformatics for developing and                8:00 AM-12:00 PM   RPS 1-2      monitoring PCR assays. details


  • Anaerobe Workshop * details                             1:00 PM-5:00 PM     PS 3




  • VetLIRN-Jerky Treats  Workshop * details           1:00 PM-5:00 PM     PS 4,5



Friday, October 18, 2013                                      


Actinomycetes, Arcanobacterium, Nocardia

and other agents of pyogranulomatous lesions

Arcanobacterium * details                                           8:00 AM-12:00 PM   PS 3


CL Davis Foundation Symposium * details                    8:00 AM-5:30 PM     Sunrise


Saturday, October 19, 2013                                   


AAVLD Plenary  Session                                             7:45 AM-11:30 AM   PS 1,2,3


AAVLD – 5 concurrent Scientific Sessions                    1:00 PM-3:00 PM     PS 1-7


Mycobacterial Diseases of Animals Multi-State

    Initiative                                                                  8:00 AM-5:00 PM     Sunset


Applied Animal Health, Public Health Research

    and Extension Veterinarians Symposium                   3:00 PM-6:00 PM     RPS 3,4


AAVLD Diagnostic Bacteriology Case Reports               3:30 PM-5:30 PM     PS 3


AAVLD Diagnostic Pathology Slide Seminar                  3:30 PM-5:45 PM     PS 1


Gross Pathology Mock Examination  *details        6:00 PM-9:00 PM     PS 1


Sunday, October 20, 2013                                     


AAVLD – 5 concurrent Scientific Sessions                     8:00 AM-11:15 AM   PS 1-7


Food Safety Symposium                                               8:00 AM-12:00 PM   Sunrise


VS2015                                                                       1:00 PM-5:30 PM     Golden West


Monday, October 21, 2013                                    


"Vaccines: 100 Years of Vaccine Serum          7:30 AM-12:00 PM  Towne & Country

Toxin Act and Beyond"




Wednesday, October 23, 2013                               


One Health Symposium                                            8:00 AM-12:00 PM   PS 1


We look forward to seeing you at the 2013 AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting to learn about the latest science, issues surrounding animal health and network with your peers.

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  • Education and retention of the next generation of veterinary diagnosticians
  • Reward excellence in veterinary diagnostic medicine



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