Potomac Horse Fever

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Vaccines for all Ages

December 06, 2016

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Protect Horses From Potomac Horse Fever Through First Frost

October 21, 2016

The bacterium that causes this seasonal disease can infect horses from the late spring to fall in temperate areas.... Read More

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New Cases of EEE, PHF, WNV Confirmed Across the Country

September 22, 2016

Arizona reported a WNV case, Michigan confirmed two EEE cases, and West Virginia found WNV and PHF cases.... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever Detected in Maryland

July 29, 2016

Potomac horse fever was confirmed in two Frederick County horses, one of which died from the disease.... Read More

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Interspecies Threats: Is Your Horse at Risk?

February 22, 2016

Discover what diseases your horse can catch from other animals, big and small. ... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever: Know the Signs

October 09, 2015

Learn the clinical signs of Potomac horse fever and how you can protect your horse. ... Read More

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Superheroes in a Syringe: How Vaccines Work

September 08, 2015

A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle. ... Read More

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Nine Tips on Keeping Your Horse Safe from Pests

July 31, 2015

From vaccinating against disease to storing feed properly, learn how to protect your horses from pests.... Read More

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Watch for Potomac Horse Fever

July 23, 2015

Staff at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has seen a recent trend in positive results for Potomac horse fever. ... Read More

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Emerging Equine Diseases: What You Should Know

March 23, 2015

Learn about emergent diseases and what steps we can take to help stop illnesses' spread into unaffected countries.... Read More

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'Gumshoe Sleuthing' in Equine Veterinary Medicine

February 12, 2015

Dr. John Madigan presented the AAEP's 2014 Milne lecture on discoveries that changed equine and human health.... Read More

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Infographic: Vaccinating Your Horse

December 15, 2014

Learn how vaccines can protect horses, why they're important, and which ones your horse needs in our visual guide.... Read More

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Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever: True or False?

August 08, 2014

How much do you know about Potomac horse fever? Test your knowledge! ... Read More

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How To Handle a Disease Outbreak

July 07, 2014

Follow these important steps if your horse shows signs of an infectious disease.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Cheat Sheet

April 14, 2014

Learn about the AAEP's recommended core and risk-based equine vaccines in this handy special report.... Read More

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New Real-Time PCR Assay for Diagnosing Potomac Horse Fever

October 23, 2013

The UKVDL has developed and implemented a new real-time PCR assay for diagnosing Potomac horse fever. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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Understanding Equine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis

October 04, 2013

Equine monocytic ehrlichiosi (EME) has case fatality rates ranging from 5 to 30%. ... Read More

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Protect Horses Against Potomac Horse Fever

September 05, 2013

PHF can have serious complications, and the fatality rate in untreated cases can be up to 30%.... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever Confirmed in Ontario

August 21, 2013

Two Ontario, Canada, horses tested positive for Potomac horse fever (PHF) in early August.... Read More

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Potomac Horse Fever Cases Confirmed in Virginia

July 15, 2013

Several cases of Potomac horse fever have been confirmed in central Virginia, prompting an outbreak alert.... Read More

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Factors Associated with Surviving Potomac Horse Fever (AAEP 2012)

December 26, 2012

While PHF has a serious clinical impact on affected horses, some parameters are associated with survival.... Read More

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Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More

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Indiana Horse Owners Get Early Potomac Horse Fever Warning

July 10, 2012

An Indiana horse diagnosed with Potomac horse fever in June has owners in that state on high alert.... Read More