Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further three cases of cutaneous renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot). The cases were from Lower Kingswood (Surrey), Hawling near Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) and Hereford (Herefordshire).
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 219 since 2012, with 15 in 2020. For help recognising some of the signs and to see a map of confirmed cases, please visit www.vets4pets.com/stop-alabama-rot/.
We are excited to announce that we have approved match funding with the University of Surrey (School of Veterinary Medicine) for a three year fully funded PhD studentship. Recruitment for the position is underway and the project will commence immediately, once the successful applicant has been appointed.
The project will use state of the art phenotypic and genotypic approaches to study the pathogenesis of CRGV (Alabama rot), a devastating disease of dogs caused by damage to blood vessels of the skin and kidney, ultimately resulting in kidney failure.
The PhD student will be registered with the University of Surrey and based in the School of Veterinary Medicine with some of the studies undertaken at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists in Hampshire.
The project supervisors are:
Professor Roberto La Ragione, Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Head of the Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Deputy Head of School, University of Surrey - BSc (Hons) MSc PhD FRSB CBiol FIBMS CSci AECVM FRCPath
Professor Mark Chambers, Professor of Microbiology and Disease Intervention, University of Surrey - BSc (Hons) PhD (Cantab) FRSB
Mr David Walker – Head of Medicine, Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists - BVetMed(Hons) DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA FRCVS RCVS, American and EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Mrs Laura Holm – medicine clinician, Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists - BVM&S CertSAM MRCVS RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine
Further detail is available under our ‘RESEARCH’ tab.
Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further nine cases of cutaneous renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot). The cases were from Paddock Wood (Kent), Croespenmaen (Gwent), Otley (W.Yorkshire), Seaham (County Durham), Lichfield, Budleigh Salterton and Newchurch (Staffordshire), Suckley (Worcestershire) and Lower Kingswood (Surrey).
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 216 since 2012, with 12 in 2020. For help recognising some of the signs and to see a map of confirmed cases, please visit www.vets4pets.com/stop-alabama-rot/.