Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Colorado Horse Bitten by Rabid Skunk

February 28, 2014

The horse had previously been vaccinated against rabies and is under veterinary care.... Read More

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Dr. Leroy Coggins Dies at 81

February 07, 2014

Leroy Coggins, DVM, PhD, who in 1970 developed the now ubiquitous Coggins test, has died at the age of 81.... Read More

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Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Kentucky Equine Encephalitis Cases in 2013

January 17, 2014

Kentucky officials reported 12 cases of WNV and two EEE cases in horses in 2013.... Read More

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Detecting Upper Body Issues

January 16, 2014

Learn about less common but more difficult to diagnose upper body lamenesses. ... Read More

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Study: Not All WNV Vaccines Render Same Immune Response

January 06, 2014

Researchers found that monovalent WNV vaccines produced a titer levels than combination vaccines.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Diagnostic Options for EPM

December 18, 2013

Veterinarians discussed a variety of topics relating to EPM diagnosis and prevention.... Read More

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Nationwide WNV, EEE Totals Steady as Winter Approaches

December 16, 2013

A Dec. 12 update indicates 338 WNV cases and 181 EEE cases have been reported since the start of the year. ... Read More

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USA Equestrian Trust Awards Second Round of 2013 Grants

December 14, 2013

The USA Equestrian Trust has awarded $55,000 in grants to help fund four projects by equine nonprofits... Read More

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Kentucky Reports New Equine WNV Case

November 14, 2013

Thus far in 2013, 12 Kentucky horses have tested positive for WNV in 10 counties.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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WNV, EEE Case Total Creeping Upwards

November 09, 2013

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service reported 296 WNV cases and 177 EEE cases as of Nov. 4.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Breanna Gaubatz

October 26, 2013

Gaubatz' research focused on equine protozoal myeloencphalitis (or EPM).... Read More

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West Nile Virus and EEE Cases in Kentucky

October 24, 2013

Owners are urged to have horses vaccinated properly to reduce the risk of WNV, EEE, and other diseases. ... Read More

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Eleventh Equine WNV Case of 2013 Reported in Kentucky

October 23, 2013

The affected horse--an unvaccinated 4-year-old Shire gelding from Trigg County--has been euthanized. ... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Second Equine EEE Case of 2013

October 21, 2013

The unvaccinated 17-year-old Quarter Horse mare died earlier this month.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Kentucky Reports Tenth Equine WNV Case of 2013

October 16, 2013

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Quarter Horse gelding has a favorable prognosis for recovery.... Read More

Geographic Distribution of Horses with Antibodies Against EPM-causing Parasites

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Study: EPM's Causative Agents More Widespread than Expected

October 16, 2013

Researchers found that Neospora hughesi is being identified in horses across the United States.... Read More

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Kentucky Reports Ninth Equine WNV Case for 2013

October 14, 2013

The 2-year-old Standardbred gelding's condition is improving and he has resumed eating and drinking.... Read More