Respiratory Viruses Detected at Shows, Sales

In a survey of horses arriving at several different show and sale facilities, researchers found that as many as 4% of the population were shedding equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) from nasal passages, and as many as 2% were shedding equine herpesvirus-4 (EHV-4), based on a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Josie Traub-Dargatz, DVM, MS, of Colorado State University's College of

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