Equine Infectious Anemia (swamp fever, EIA)


Michigan Horse Tests Positive for Equine Infectious Anemia

May 22, 2012

Officials in Michigan confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in a 17-year old grade mare.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More


Keeping Tabs on Equine Infectious Anemia

April 01, 2012

With neither cure nor vaccine in existence, veterinarians and researchers must supervise EIA closely.... Read More


Europe Sees Multiple Outbreaks of EIA

February 10, 2012

Outbreaks of equine infectious anemia (EIA) have recently occurred in three European countries and are current... Read More


Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More


40 Arkansas Horses Test Positive for EIA

August 25, 2011

Forty horses from one Clarksville, Ark., farm have died or been euthanized after testing positive for EIA.... Read More


NJDA Emphasizes Horse Health Regulations

August 01, 2011

The NJDA is strongly reminding horse owners of longstanding state regulations adopted to protect horse health.... Read More


Equine Infectious Anemia: How to Avoid Spreading It

July 28, 2011

Humans pose a risk of transmitting blood-borne infections between horses, such as equine infectious anemia.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More


Coggins Test for Equine Infectious Anemia (Swamp Fever)

May 31, 2011

My horse was turned away from a horse show because we didn't have a current negative Coggins test. Why?... Read More


Spring Horse Care Tips

May 01, 2011

With spring now upon us, Kristina Hiney, PhD, Omega Fields equine nutrition advisor, has prepared a series of seasonal tips to help the horse owner in transitioning his or her horses and property from winter to spring:
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Kentucky's EIA Surveillance and Testing in 2010

April 07, 2011

During the 2010 calendar year, 95,384 serum samples were tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Kentucky with no positive animals being discovered. Of these, 84,111 samples were collected and tested to comply with state regulations governing ... Read More


Two Missouri Horses Test Positive for EIA

January 26, 2011

The Missouri Department of Agriculture's Division of Animal Health confirmed positive test results for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in two horses earlier this month in northeastern Missouri. Department officials have tested 696 other horses, ... Read More


New Jersey Beefs Up Horse Health Regulations Enforcement

October 28, 2010

Officials say owners should be following regulations for bringing horses into the state.... Read More


EIA 'Research Horse' Scheduled to be Euthanized

October 27, 2010

In a Sept. 20 press release from American Veterinary Medical Frontiers Inc. (AVMF), details regarding "Nora," a "healthy, well-cared-for, friendly horse," according to the press release that was bred by Robert J. Tashjian, V... Read More


Equine Infectious Anemia Detected in Second Horse in England

September 13, 2010

Equine infectious anemia (EIA) has been detected in a horse in Devon, England, after the owner requested a private vet to examine a sick horse, Defra confirmed Sept. 11.... Read More


Equine Infectious Anemia Detected in the U.K.

September 07, 2010

Equine infectious anemia (EIA) has been detected in a horse in Northumberland following importation from the Netherlands, the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) confirmed Sept. 7.... Read More


Florida Woman Charged for Failing to Report EIA-Positive Horses

September 03, 2010

A Florida woman faces a felony charge for failing to inform state agricultural authorities that a horse on her property tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA). EIA is an infectious, potentially fatal viral disease transferred from horse-t... Read More


Equine Diseases Get a Closer Look

June 24, 2010

Federal officials are calling for more education, research, and cooperation when it comes to emerging equine diseases. During the June 22 American Horse Council National Issues Forum, a panel discussion on "Emerging Diseases: A ... Read More


Event Managers Urged to Notify Participants of Entry Requirements

June 16, 2010

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) recommends that event organizers notify all event participants in advance (via show bill, flier, etc.) that the law requires them to provide proof of a current negative Coggins test and Certificate of Veterinary... Read More


Two Horses Test Positive for EIA in Montana

May 14, 2010

Two horses recently tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Montana.... Read More


EIA Quarantine Lifted in England

May 06, 2010

The quarantine for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Wiltshire, England, has been lifted after three sets of tests showed horses free of the disease. The testing was required after two mares imported from Romania in December tested positive in ... Read More


Woman Fined for Forging Horse Health Documents

February 09, 2010

A Boscobel, Wisc., woman has been fined for selling horses without testing them for disease and forging documents claiming the tests had been done, the state veterinarian's office said.

In a plea bargain, Carol Swenson pleaded no... Read More


EIA Reported in Belgium

February 04, 2010

Animal health authorities have reported a case of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Belgium. The positive horse was found during an investigation into two horses from Romania that recently tested positive for EIA in Great Britain after a stopov... Read More


Great Britain EIA: 50 Horses Exposed

January 21, 2010

Fifty horses were exposed to equine infectious anemia (EIA) at a stable in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. All horses on the infected premises appeared clinically normal but will be tested at 30-day intervals for up to 90 days. The two positive ma... Read More