Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology

Infectious disease and immunology fellow to continue research into tick disease

Elis Fisk, a fourth-year anatomic pathology resident and doctoral student at Washington State University, has been accepted as a fellow in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s infectious disease and microbial immunology post-doctoral training program.

WSU leading the efforts against elk hoof disease

Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has been leading the effort to identify the cause of elk hoof disease and to provide critical information to wildlife agencies to better manage the disease in the wild since the Washington state Legislature passed SB 5474 in 2017.   The legislation provided funding to address elk hoof […]

Report to Legislature | 2021

In 2008, cases of limping elk exhibiting characteristic hoof lesions reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) increased markedly in Southwestern Washington. By 2017, and in response to stakeholder concern regarding the intensity and spread of the disease, the Washington State Legislature unanimously passed Senate Bill 5474 to designate Washington State University’s […]