Health Scientists

ISCAID aims to bring together, and support the needs of veterinarians, physicians, microbiologists and ecologists that share a common interest in the field of companion animal infectious diseases, including infectious diseases of dogs, cats, avian and exotic pets, and horses. Membership of ISCAID provides password access to a protected part of this site which includes research opportunities, opportunities to participate in multicenter studies, an image bank for that may be used for educational purposes, case examples, a discussion forum, a comprehensive set of links to other infectious disease websites, noteworthy publications and news items, and a calendar of relevant meetings.

This page includes a regularly updated list of published guidelines for health professionals relating to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of companion animal infectious diseases. Links are also provided to PubMed citations where available.


Clicking on the heading below will direct you to the section on this page that contains the relevant guidelines.


Zoonoses and opportunistic infections

Equine strangles

Equine herpesvirus-1

Feline upper respiratory tract disease

Influenza virus infections

Feline infectious peritonitis

Gastrointestinal infections

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections


Retroviral infections

Vector-borne infectious disease

Antimicrobial use



Transfusion medicine