VLA 2019 Continuing Education



    The next VLA continuing education opportunity:

    The 2019 SouthWest Veterinary Symposium.


    What Diagnostic Lab track – 12 hrs of presentations on veterinary diagnostic lab topics                

                    sponsored by the VLA.

    Where - The Henry B. González Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas

    When - The Dx Lab Track will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 27th & 28th, 2019

    Speakers & Titles:

    Sarah Beatty, DVM, ACVP (Clinical)

       How to Get the Most Out of Your Cytology Samples

       Cruising For Cells:  In House Cytology Evaluation

       Ur-in Luck: Urinalysis Tips and Tricks


    Alice C.Y. Lee, DVM, PhD, DACVM (Parasitology)

       Optimizing your parasite diagnostic capabilities: in-house and send-out

       Recognizing uncommon, spurious, and pseudo parasites

       Diagnosing emerging parasitic infections in the southern US


    Mary Leissinger, DVM, Diplomat ASVCP

       Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia and Mimics: Getting to a Diagnosis

       Something or Nothing? Recognition and Significance of Atypica

       Where Do I Go From Here? Send Out Tests to Compliment Routine Clinical Pathology


    Jennifer Owen, DVM, PhD

       Tumor Lysis Syndrome

       Erythrocyte Morphology: Getting the Most Out of Your CBC

       How Should I Interpret this Bloodwork: Examining a Case of DIC


    Descriptions of all presentations are on the SWVS 2019 website in the CE schedule.


    March 11, 2019