Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

Geographic Distribution of Horses with Antibodies Against EPM-causing Parasites


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


Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

August 01, 2013

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.... Read More


Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More


Of Horses and Health Problems

May 21, 2013

I'd like to learn more about your equine seniors and the health challenges they face.... Read More


EPM Diagnostics

April 26, 2013

The development of a semi-quantitative assay could help improve EPM diagnostics, researchers say.... Read More


EPM Testing, Treatment Options Reviewed

April 10, 2013

One vet reviews EPM's variable clinical signs and the current diagnostic and treatment options available.... Read More


Infectious Disease: EPM (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about the organisms that cause equine protozoal myeloencephalitis and treatment options for the disease.... Read More


Triaging Acute Equine Neurologic Emergencies

March 19, 2013

One veterinarian reviewed the steps in triaging acute equine neurologic emergencies in the field.... Read More


EPM-Causing Organisms Widespread in U.S. Horses (AAEP 2012)

March 09, 2013

EPM-causing organisms have a wider geographic distribution in the United States than commonly thought.... Read More


Lecture on Worrisome Equine Wobbling Scheduled

March 02, 2013

The presentation will cover what owners should do if they think their horse might be neurologic and more.... Read More


New Ponazuril Loading Dose Examined for EPM Treatment (AAEP 2012)

February 10, 2013

Achieving therapeutic drug levels sooner using a loading dose could minimize S. neurona-caused damage.... 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.


Equine Infectious Neurologic Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

January 02, 2013

The discussion focused on four continuing problems: EHM, EPM, WNV, and other encephalitides.... Read More


EPM and Pregnancy

December 04, 2012

Are there anytreatments available for EPM that are safe for use in pregnant mares?... Read More


EPM: Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

November 20, 2012

EPM is a tricky disease to definitively diagnose and treat and, thus, has been an area of much research.... Read More


Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

November 08, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis is the most commonly diagnosed neurologic disease in horses.... Read More


New Diagnostic Assay for EPM Developed

August 23, 2012

A new EPM test uses three antigens to measure the antibody response to parasite infection in serum or CSF.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ablesh Gautam, BVSc&AH, MS

May 26, 2012

Gautam's research focus is on the surface antigen gene family in the parasite Sarcocystis neurona.... Read More


Sarcocystis Neurona Genome Project Almost Complete

May 24, 2012

S. neurona causes the common neurologic disease equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).... Read More


EPM Update

May 01, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) continues to pose diagnostic and treatment challenges.... Read More


Case Studies in Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

April 26, 2012

Dr. Steve Reed presents case studies and videos of horses with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).... Read More


Merck Unveils Websites to Help Owners Understand EPM, WNV

February 29, 2012

To help owners stay on top of EPM and WNV, Merck Animal Health has developed two new comprehensive websites.... Read More


Cervical Stabilization and S. Neurona Horse Courses Archived

January 04, 2012

The newest Horse Courses were filmed at the 2011 Advances in Equine Neurological Disease Symposium.... Read More


Neurological Disease Mini Symposium: S. Neurona and EPM

December 30, 2011

An in-depth discussion of the protozoan parasite S. neurona and EPM, which it causes.... Read More


Neurological Disease Mini Symposium: Cervical Stabilization

December 25, 2011

Surgical cervical stabilization for treatment of wobbler syndrome discussed, as well at post-operative rehab.... Read More


Advances in Equine Neurological Disease Symposium a Success

December 16, 2011

Featured topics included equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, wobbler syndrome, and neurologic herpesvirus.... Read More