Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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Kentucky Confirms First Equine WNV Case for 2017

June 14, 2017

The affected horse, a vaccinated yearling Thoroughbred filly, is recovering.... Read More

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North Carolina Horse Owners: Vaccinate Against EEE

June 09, 2017

There were nine recorded cases of EEE in horses in North Carolina in 2016.... Read More

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Seven Tips to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy When Traveling

June 01, 2017

Vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy when you take him off the farm.... Read More

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Nevada Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 29, 2017

With heavy rain and snowfall earlier in the year, mosquito habitats and breeding sites with standing water are abundant.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Rabies 1989-2016

May 26, 2017

The map displays the historical rabies data for all species affected in Kentucky over the past 27 years.... Read More

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USDA Releases Second Report From Equine 2015 Study

May 25, 2017

The report includes figures on equid use, vaccination, equid mortality rates, EIA testing, and more.... Read More

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Additional Colorado Horses Test Positive for EIA

May 24, 2017

Horses on two epidemiologically linked premises in Weld County have also tested positive.... Read More

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Know the Signs of EPM, a Master of Disguise

May 16, 2017

With an early diagnosis and prompt treatment, horses can improve significantly and could return to normal activity.... Read More

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Washington Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses Against WNV

May 16, 2017

In 2016 Washington had 27 confirmed equine WNV cases, seven of which died or were euthanized.... Read More

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EIA, EHM, Strangles Confirmed in Colorado Horses

May 12, 2017

The state Department of Agriculture is working with the equine industry and veterinarians to contain the diseases.... Read More

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Wisconsin Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses

May 10, 2017

In 2016 Wisconsin confirmed 19 EEE cases and seven WNV cases in horses.... Read More

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EIA-Positive Horse Identified in Colorado

May 09, 2017

The horse has been euthanized and the index facility has been quarantined pending results of further testing.... Read More

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Risk Mitigation Strategies for High-Performance Horses

May 02, 2017

The OIE has described management "pillars" to keep most diseases at bay for high-health, high-performance horses. ... Read More

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Maine Horse Owners: Now is the Time to Vaccinate

April 25, 2017

Veterinary officials encouraged owners to vaccinate against rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, and West Nile virus.... Read More

Researchers confirmed that neck CT can be performed in large adult horses to help  diagnose cervical lesions and guide treatment.

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CT for Imaging Neck Lesions: Not Just for Small Horses

April 17, 2017

A custom-designed equine CT table and a commercial Big Bore scanner make it possible to image neck lesions in horses.... Read More

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Virginia Owners Advised to Have Horses Vaccinated

April 06, 2017

The state veterinarian's office says horse owners should check with their vets now regarding vaccination schedules.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2016

April 06, 2017

Confirmed diseases include equine herpesvirus, West Nile virus, African horse sickness, strangles, influenza, and more.... Read More

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More

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Oklahoma Reports First EIA Case for 2017

March 17, 2017

The affected horse, an 8-year-old Quarter Horse gelding used in rodeo and roping events, was euthanized.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 07, 2017

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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EEE, WNV Vaccinations Do Not Interfere With Disease Testing

February 17, 2017

None of the samples from recently vaccinated horses had antibody titers close to the value cutoff for true disease.... Read More

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Rabies Vaccine Efficacy Might Last Longer Than we Thought

February 16, 2017

This finding could help veterinarians manage owners of horses that have reacted adversely to the vaccine in the past.... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Quebec Horse

February 05, 2017

A horse in the Lanaudiere region tested positive in January. This is Quebec's first positive EIA test since 2011.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Jefferson County, Florida, Horse

January 19, 2017

The 6-year-old Quarter Horse mare, a recent rescue with an unknown vaccination history, was euthanized.... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Illinois

January 13, 2017

A facility in northeast Illinois is quarantined after two horses that were stabled there returned positive EIA tests.... Read More