Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Animal Disease Tracking Map Launched

April 16, 2014

Researchers have launched an interactive map to track diseases in dogs, cats, and horses around the world.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in North Dakota

April 14, 2014

Three cases of non-neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) were confirmed in Burleigh County in 2014. ... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Virginia Horse

April 14, 2014

Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) is a neurologic disease caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Emergence of MRSA Sequence Type 398 in Horses

April 13, 2014

The strain has been reported in horses in many European countries as well as in a single Canadian horse.... Read More

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Kentucky's 2013 EIA Surveillance and Testing

April 12, 2014

All 77,001 serum samples tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Kentucky in 2013 were negative.... Read More

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Take Steps to Prevent Equine Herpesvirus Infection

April 11, 2014

Get tips on how you can help prevent equine herpesvirus (EHV) infection spread.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More

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New EHV-1 Case in Wisconsin

April 09, 2014

A St. Croix County, Wisc., horse tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) yesterday (April 8). ... Read More

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Equine Botulism Reviewed

April 04, 2014

The most common way adult horses contract the disease is by eating feed that contains animal remains.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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New EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in Minnesota

April 03, 2014

A horse exhibiting neurologic signs at a Wright County farm tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Larimer Co., Colo., Horse

April 01, 2014

A Larimer County, Colo., horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) and is recovering.... Read More

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Iowa Animal Health Officials Investigating EHV-1 Case

March 31, 2014

Iowa animal health officials have received test results confirming a single case of EHV-1 in that state. ... Read More

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Lecture on Equine Neurologic Diseases Scheduled at Penn Vet

March 30, 2014

The lecture will focus on neurologic diseases, which ranges from a drooping eyelid to an inability to stand.... Read More

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Gluck Foundation Releases Fifth Research Report

March 28, 2014

The report focuses on research accomplishments and scientific publications during the 2013 calendar year.... Read More

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Additional EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in Minnesota, Wisconsin

March 28, 2014

At least eight horses have presented with neurologic disease; six of those have tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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EIA Found in Six McNair Co., Tenn., Horses

March 26, 2014

The six horses tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) earlier this month. ... Read More

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Vt. State Vet Urges Horse Owners to Vaccinate for EEE, WNV

March 24, 2014

Ensure horses are vaccinated for diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including EEE and WNV.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Barrel Horses near Stillwater, Minn.

March 21, 2014

Five horses on premises tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 after showing signs of neurologic disease.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Rescue Quarantined for Strangles

March 21, 2014

Strangles is a highly contagious disease. Officials say the quarantine will last for at least five weeks.... Read More

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African Horse Sickness Found in Western Cape

March 19, 2014

Two horses in South Africa's Western Cape have tested positive for African horse sickness.... Read More

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First Equine Hendra Case of 2014 Confirmed in Queensland

March 19, 2014

The affected horse was euthanized Monday, and test results were received late last night. ... Read More

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Infographic: Rhodococcus equi

March 14, 2014

R. equi is a serious disease that can cause pneumonia in foals. Learn how to protect your herd.... Read More

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Recent Rabies Cases Highlight Importance of Vaccinating

March 12, 2014

Vaccinating your horse against rabies is the best way to help protect him from contracting the disease.... Read More

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Lane County, Ore., Horses Test Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

March 11, 2014

A Lane County stable is quarantined after one horse died and four others tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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AHT Infectious Disease Group receives NEF Commendation

March 11, 2014

The commendation came in recognition of the group's work on disease research, surveillance, and management. ... Read More