183. Clinical Utility of Fecal Transplant for Parvovirus Enteritis in Shelter Dogs
This session will review the impacts of parvovirus enteritis on the canine intestinal ecosystem; the clinical utility of fecal microbiota transplantation for parvovirus enteritis; the practicality of performing fecal microbiota transplantation in a shelter setting; and the feasibility of establishing a canine fecal donor program in a shelter setting.
DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM
Assistant Professor | The Ohio State University | Columbus, Ohio
Dr. Jenessa Winston is an assistant professor at The Ohio State University. She received a Bachelor of Science in integrated biology from the University of Florida in 2007 and a veterinary degree from North Carolina State University in 2011. She went on to complete a rotating small animal internship and residency training in small animal internal medicine at North Carolina State, achieving board certification as a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2015. As a clinical investigator and NIH T32 fellow at NC State, Dr. Winston completed a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences with an infectious disease concentration in 2019. As a clinician scientist, Dr. Winston?s primary areas of interest include microbe-host interactions during health and disease, as well as rational manipulation of microbial ecosystems, including fecal microbiota transplantation.