Welcome to Canadian Association of Veterinary Pathologists

Annual Meeting

Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry Winnipeg, Manitoba

  Canadian Association of Veterinary Pathologists Association Canadienne des Pathologistes Vétérinaires 44th Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, MB June 10, 2018 – Preliminary Agenda 

 Canad Inns Destination Centre


08:00-08:30 Registration

08:30-08:45 Welcome 

08:45-09:15 Dr. Carissa Embury-Hyatt: Confirmation of an emerging/exotic disease from the pathology lab   perspective: Rabbit hemorrhagic disease

09:15-09:30 Dr. Yanyun Huang: Bison pharyngitis with herpesvirus 

09:30-09:45  Dr. Rambod Movasseghi: Valvular endocarditis in a big brown bat

09:45-10:00 Dr. Marek Tomczyk: A Boer goat progressive ataxia investigation

10:00-10:30 Break 

10:30-11:00 Dr. Maria Spinato: Small ruminant adult mortality project

11:00-11:15 Dr. Brenda Bryan: Orthoreovirus in poultry

11:15-11:30  To be determined

11:30-11:45 Dr. Yanyun Huang: Glycogen branching enzyme deficiency in a quarter horse foal

11:45-12:00 Dr. Marek Tomczyk: Unexpected outcome of the “poisoned dog” case

12:00-13:00  Lunch Break

13:00-13:20 Dr. Marek Tomczyk: Examples of animal welfare cases presented to the Manitoba Provincial 


13:20-13:35  Dr. Rambod Movasseghi: Papillary cystadenoma of accessory sexual gland in a hedgehog 

13:35-13:50 Dr. Brenda Bryan: Equine abortions due to Equid herpesvirus

13:50-14:30 Pathology Case Reports TBD

14:30-14:45 Break

14:45-15:30 Provincial Diagnostic Laboratory Reports

15:30-16:00 CAVP-ACPV Annual Business Meeting


Registration fee is payable on site, June 10 by cash or cheque (made out to CAVP): 

Pathologists: $75 

Graduate students: $25

Please RSVP to Dr. Maria Spinato by returning attached form before June 5. 

This will enable us to order sufficient refreshments and lunch for all participants.

Email : mspinato@uoguelph.ca  Phone: 519-824-4120, ext. 56895


Please consider contributing a brief 10-15 minute pathology case report for presentation. This year’s conference focus is on emerging diseases, however, any topic or species of interest to veterinary pathologists is welcome. Contact Dr. Carissa Embury-Hyatt (carissa.emburyhyatt@inspection.gc.ca or 204-789-2024) for submission information.

Details regarding local accommodations, building and room locations, and driving directions are available at the CAHLN web-site: http://cahln-rctlsa.com/  

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