Leptospirosis Getting an Early Start this Year

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Researchers at the University of Kentucky's Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center have reported numerous early cases of leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that can cause a variety of equine problems, including abortion, a flu-like illness, and uveitis (moon blindness). Leptospirosis can spread from horses to humans.

Craig Carter, DVM PhD, a professor of epidemiology at the university, said th

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