Lawsonia intracellularis : An Uncommon Disease

Do you have any experience with Lawsonia intracellularis infection or equine proliferative enteropathy?

Yes, I've known a horse with it.
Yes, I've heard of the disease but haven't known a horse with it.
No, I've never heard of the disease.

Total votes cast: 400

Comments & Write-in Answers

I'm still treating a weanling colt for it, but he is doing much better.

9/27/2013 6:23:08 PM

Oh no, another vaccine in the future?

9/27/2013 7:11:53 AM

where can i find out info on this disease ilove learning about horses

9/27/2013 1:02:18 AM

treated with cefquinome injections for 10 days.improved clinically but below par performance

9/26/2013 6:54:01 AM

I've had 2 over the past 10 years. Easy to diagnose after the 1st one...

9/25/2013 3:09:26 PM

Glad I' run across this and hope not to

9/25/2013 10:50:04 AM

5 mo old filly, Oct 2002, misdiagnosed as colic, nearly cost her life! saved at Ia State Vet Hospita

9/25/2013 9:47:33 AM

Read about it recently, believe in this magazine. Glad I haven't had to deal with it!

9/24/2013 8:49:23 PM

a thoroughbred yearling

9/24/2013 5:47:18 PM

Never heard of it. Will have to learn more.

9/24/2013 5:43:45 PM

I hope I never do

9/24/2013 5:37:26 PM

Say WHAT??

9/24/2013 4:46:03 PM

Had 9 yr old that had this, her entire small intestine was thickened & I raise free ranging pigs....

9/24/2013 4:32:47 PM