Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM)

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Contagious Equine Metritis

March 18, 2009

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) is a highly contagious venereal (sexually transmitted) disease of horses.... Read More

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New York to Offer CEM Training Sessions for Vets

March 09, 2009

Licensed veterinarians in New York have been invited to attend training sessions regarding contagious equine metritis (CEM), sponsored by the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker announced March 4.... Read More

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Fourth Wisconsin Stallion Tests Positive for CEM

March 07, 2009

A fourth stallion in Wisconsin has tested positive for contagious equine metritis, or CEM, a treatable reproductive disease of horses. One mare has also tested positive in the state.... Read More

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CEM: Kentucky Puts Restrictions on Wisconsin Stallions

February 26, 2009

Kentucky veterinary officials are now requiring that stallions coming from Wisconsin be tested for contagious equine metritis (CEM) prior to entering the state. The order, issued... Read More

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California Mare Positive for CEM

February 25, 2009

A 12-year-old mare in California has tested positive for contagious equine metritis (CEM), a highly contagious but treatable reproductive disease of horses.

The positive mare was bred via artificial insemination using shipped semen collecte... Read More

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Third Wisconsin Stallion Positive for CEM

February 03, 2009

A third stallion in Wisconsin has tested positive for contagious equine metritis, or CEM, a treatable reproductive disease of horses, the state's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Jan. 30.

The National... Read More

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Questions to Ask Before Breeding a Mare

February 02, 2009

Thinking of breeding your mare this spring? The recent outbreak of contagious equine metritis (CEM, which is caused by bacterium Taylorella equigenitalis) in the United States and the previous outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) have... Read More

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Second Wisconsin Stallion Is CEM-Positive; Found In Trace From Previous Case

January 24, 2009

A second stallion quarantined in Outagamie County, Wisc., has tested positive for contagious equine metritis (CEM), a treatable reproductive disease of horses.

The National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, reported the... Read More

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List of CEM Stallions Released; No Positive Mares Found

January 23, 2009

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker yesterday released a statement alerting New York horse owners to the ongoing investigation into contagious equine metritis (CEM), a contagious venereal disease.

"The New York State... Read More

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California Among 39 States Testing Horses for CEM

January 17, 2009

California is among 39 states testing horses that might have been exposed to a highly contagious venereal disease of horses, contagious equine metritis (CEM). 

California Department of Food and Agriculture veterinarians have... Read More

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Contagious Equine Metritis Investigation Progresses in Wisconsin

January 16, 2009

Veterinary authorities continue to connect the dots in the investigation into contagious equine metritis (CEM), a contagious venereal disease of horses. Earlier this week, officials... Read More

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CEM Confirmed in Texas Stallion

January 15, 2009

Laboratory tests have confirmed that a stallion in Texas is infected with contagious equine metritis (CEM), a highly contagious venereal disease of horses, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reported today.

The infected... Read More

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CEM Exposure: Idaho Investigates 4 Mares

January 14, 2009

Idaho is among 38 states tracing Quarter Horse and Paint horses that might have been exposed to contagious equine metritis (CEM).

Bill Barton, DVM, Idaho state veterinarian,... Read More

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Wisconsin Friesian Stallion Positive for CEM

January 14, 2009

A stallion quarantined in Outagamie County, Wis., has tested positive for contagious equine metritis (CEM), a contagious but treatable reproductive disease of horses.... Read More

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Contagious Equine Metritis: Culture and Diagnosis

January 13, 2009

One of the most difficult problems in diagnosing contagious equine metritis (CEM) is isolating the organism from heavily contaminated sites in the stallion and mare. CEM is caused by Taylorella equigenitalis, a Gram-negative bacterium,... Read More

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CEM Test, Treatment Protocol Videos Available

January 13, 2009

With more than 350 horses involved in the investigation into contagious equine metritis (CEM), veterinarians in 38 states are being asked to swab and treat horses for a disease this country hasn't seen in decades, and then only on a limited basi... Read More

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Iowa Testing Horses for CEM

January 12, 2009

Iowa is one of more than 30 states testing horses that might have been exposed to contagious equine metritis (CEM) following the discovery of infected Quarter Horse and Paint... Read More

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CEM: 3 Pennsylvania Mares Exposed

January 09, 2009

Three mares in Pennsylvania are under quarantine after officials determined they had been exposed to contagious equine metritis (CEM).

"These mares are in varying stages of... Read More

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Wyoming Warns Horse Owners About CEM

January 09, 2009

Although the state is not involved with the investigation into contagious equine metritis (CEM), the Wyoming State Veterinarian is advising horse breeders and veterinarians to be aware of the equine reproductive disease. The... Read More

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Montana Mare Quarantined for CEM

January 08, 2009

A Quarter Horse mare in Montana has been quarantined after exposure to contagious equine metritis (CEM), a highly contagious venereal disease of horses that can cause temporary... Read More

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CEM Exposure: 17 Wisconsin Horses Quarantined

January 08, 2009

Seventeen horses on 11 different farms in Wisconsin have been quarantined and will be tested because they have been exposed to a highly contagious disease that can cause reproductive problems in mares.

However, Wisconsin State Veterinarian... Read More

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Colorado Mare Tested for CEM

January 08, 2009

One Colorado mare has been identified as having been in contact with a stallion infected with contagious equine metritis (CEM). A hold order has been placed on the premises until test... Read More