Piroplasmosis

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Developing a Piroplasmosis Control Strategy for Sudan

May 11, 2013

Researchers hope to develop a control strategy to prevent piroplasmosis from spreading to other nations.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

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

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TAHC to Test Equids in Kleberg County for Piroplasmosis

March 15, 2013

The TAHC determined Kleberg County equids could be at high risk for exposure to equine piroplasmosis (EP).... Read More

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TAHC Releases Part of the Fever Tick Temporary Quarantine Area in Texas

February 18, 2013

Fever ticks are capable of spreading the Babesia parasites that can cause equine piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Optimizing Piroplasmosis Treatment Protocols (AAEP 2012)

February 13, 2013

Researchers examined ways to minimize gastrointestinal complications when treating EP with imidocarb.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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Indiana Officials Lift Equine Piroplasmosis Testing Requirement

January 28, 2013

Officials voted to lift the equine piroplasmosis testing requirement at race tracks, beginning Feb. 1. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More

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Piroplasmosis Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 14, 2012

Attendees discussed several topics including the history of EP, regulatory issues, and practical topics.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis in America: Re-Emergence and Control

December 05, 2012

Recent outbreaks have prompted further investigation into the re-emergence and control in the United States.... Read More

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Equine Anaplasmosis

November 01, 2012

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease caused by a bacterium that infects white blood cells.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis Horse Course Archived

October 01, 2012

Robert Mealey, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM discussed the therapeutics and immunology associated with piroplasmosis.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis: Therapeutics and Immunity

September 28, 2012

Dr. Robert Mealey of Washington State University shares his team's research on equine piroplasmosis. ... Read More

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Smuggled Horses Found in West Texas Infected with EP

May 21, 2012

All 10 of the seized adult horses tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (EP).... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

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

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Equine Piroplasmosis Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 12, 2011

Topics discussed included racetrack testing requirements, current testing options, and recent reerach results.... Read More

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Equine Piroplasmosis: Kentucky Entry Requirements Updated

September 07, 2011

All horses originating from Texas must be accompanied by proof of a negative EP test to enter Kentucky.... Read More

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Distribution Model of the American Dog Tick, EP Vector

July 08, 2011

Equine piroplasmosis (EP) is a tick-borne disease detected in isolated outbreaks in the United States within ... Read More

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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

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Piroplasmosis: Cayenne Tick Ruled Out as T. equi Vector

June 01, 2011

A team of researchers from Brazil recently determined that the Cayenne tick, which frequents the southern U.S.... Read More

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Dealing with Ticks

April 12, 2011

Ticks are not only unsightly, they also can transmit infectious diseases such as ehrlichiosis, Lyme disease, and piroplasmosis to horses. Severe infestations can cause skin irritations and even anemia (a decrease of healthy red blood cells).... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2010

April 06, 2011

International reports of contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, equine influenza, strangles, equine piroplasmosis, equine arteritis virus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, West Nile virus, salmonella, and more.... Read More

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AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More

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Piroplasmosis, Guttural Pouch Infection, Miscellaneous Topics

March 17, 2011

Topics at the 2010 AAEP Convention included piroplasmosis in horses and guttural pouch infection in foals.... Read More

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Negative Piroplasmosis Test Required for AQHA World Show

March 08, 2011

All horses competing at the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Show will now be required to test negative for the tick-borne disease equine piroplasmosis (EP) before being allowed to enter the show grounds. The mandate comes following a ... Read More