Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Kentucky Reports Fourth Equine WNV Case of 2014

November 21, 2014

The unvaccinated 10-year-old Quarter Horse gelding from Allen County is recovering.... Read More

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Colorado VS Case Count Holds Steady

November 21, 2014

Forty-four premises remain under quarantine; 320 previously affected premises have been released from quarantine.... Read More

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State Travel Requirements

November 20, 2014

Find out who to call and what papers to gather before heading out-of-state with your horse. ... Read More

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It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More

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Number of VS Quarantines in Colorado Dropping

November 17, 2014

Forty-three Colorado premises remain under quarantine after animals tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Dogs at Event Facilities

November 15, 2014

Dogs can pose horse health risks in some cases. Consider these tips before bringing your pup along to your next event.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

November 12, 2014

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Remain in Colorado

November 07, 2014

Fifty-one Colorado premises remain under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Bonneville County, Idaho

November 06, 2014

Two horses were euthanized after exhibiting neurologic signs; one of those tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More

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TAHC to Test Brooks County Equids for Piroplasmosis

November 05, 2014

Officials designated Brooks County as high-risk for equine piroplasmosis exposure and will begin testing on Nov. 14.... Read More

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More than 50 Colorado Premises Remain Quarantined for VS

October 31, 2014

Nearly 300 previously affected premises in that state have been released from quarantine.... Read More

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Researchers Study Equine Influenza Vaccination Schedules

October 28, 2014

Longer vaccination dosage intervals were more likely to leave gaps in horses' immunity than shorter ones.... Read More

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Are We Prepared for African Horse Sickness?

October 27, 2014

One vet recommends taking these preparation steps to help reduce the impact of an outbreak.... Read More

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Genomics' Contribution to EVA Research and Beyond

October 25, 2014

Learn how genomics has impacted researchers' understanding of health conditions such as equine viral arteritis, or EVA.... Read More

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2015 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 24, 2014

The programs are open to vets, owners, and managers or anyone interested in equine reproduction and management.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November

October 21, 2014

This symposium will focus on strategies for controlling equine arteritis virus (EAV) in stallions, semen, and embryos.... Read More

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Owner Participation Sought for Equine Disease Research

October 20, 2014

Researchers are seeking owner input for a study aimed at evaluating the economic impact of equine disease outbreaks.... Read More

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Managing and Preventing Transport-Associated Fever

October 19, 2014

Most horses travel without incident, but some develop fevers that could point to potentially dangerous health problems.... Read More

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Texas Releases Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines

October 17, 2014

Meanwhile, dozens of premises in Colorado remain under quarantine for the disease. ... Read More

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Don't Ignore Exotic Diseases

October 16, 2014

One veterinarian shares her thoughts on what West Nile virus can teach us about exotic equine diseases.... Read More

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Infographic: Protecting Your Horse From Disease

October 15, 2014

Protect your horse from infectious disease exposure by using tips from our step-by-step visual guide.... Read More

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EPM's Lesser-Known Cause: N. hughesi

October 14, 2014

Researchers are studying the epidemiology of Neospora hughesi in horses with EPM. ... Read More

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How Do Horses Get EPM?

October 13, 2014

Find out the most common way horses contract equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, or EPM.... Read More

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Colorado Confirms Additional VS Cases

October 10, 2014

Colorado officials confirmed several additional VS, while the number of quarantines in Texas continues to decrease. ... Read More