Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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AHP Launches Fourth Equine Industry Survey

January 22, 2018

United States residents who are at least 18 and own or manage at least one horse can complete the survey by April 1. ... Read More

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Update on New Bolton Center EHM Quarantine

January 22, 2018

An additional febrile horse tested positive for EHV-1 and was moved into the on-site isolation facility.... Read More

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EHV-1 Quarantine Remains in Place at Belmont Park

January 22, 2018

Since being released from Cornell Ruffian Equine Hospital, the affected horse has been quarantined at Belmont.... Read More

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Albemarle County, Virginia, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

January 19, 2018

The horse had been a patient at the New Bolton Center, where it was exposed to a horse subsequently diagnosed with EHM.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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Penn Vet's New Bolton Center Under EHV Quarantine

January 18, 2018

On Jan. 16 a horse recently admitted to the hospital for non-neurologic signs tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Diagnosing Equine Neurologic Diseases

January 16, 2018

Diagnostic evaluation begins with a neurologic exam to localize the lesion and continues with more focused testing.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2017

January 16, 2018

Diagnosed diseases included strangles, EHV-1, equine influenza, rabies, tetanus, and Potomac horse fever, among others.... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2017

January 15, 2018

Dr. Regina Turner recaps research on endometritis, factors affecting pregnancy rates, treating placentitis, and more.... Read More

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Post-Colic-Surgery Salmonellosis and Long-Term Prognosis

January 14, 2018

Horses that developed salmonellosis after surgery and survived to discharge did as well as unaffected counterparts.... Read More

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Single EHV-1 Case Reported at Belmont Park

January 11, 2018

The horse tested positive after developing a fever and mild respiratory issues.... Read More

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Piroplasmosis Presents Problems for Przewalski Horses

January 07, 2018

Researchers say the disease kills one out of five Przewalski horses in one major refuge area.... Read More

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Purdue Horsemen's Forum Scheduled for Feb. 10

January 04, 2018

Presentation topics will include metabolic issues, breeding, melanoma, lameness in prepurchase exams, and more.... Read More

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Washington EHV: At Least 16 Horses Test Positive

December 28, 2017

Sixteen horses at one King County facility have tested positive for EHV-1, seven of which have been euthanized.... Read More

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UKVDL Offering New Panels: Equine Diarrhea Multiplex PCR

December 22, 2017

The three new problem-based panels offer a focused diagnostic test selection for equine diarrhea cases.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in King County, Washington, Horse

December 18, 2017

The affected 13-year-old Haflinger gelding is not exhibiting neurologic signs of disease at this time.... Read More

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EVA Prevalence in Spanish Horses

December 17, 2017

Blood samples revealed a 21% positive rate in breeding stallions compared to 6.7% in sport horses.... Read More

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What Should I Do if My Horse Was Exposed to Disease?

December 15, 2017

A veterinarian offers advice the steps to take if your horse could have been exposed to an infectious disease.... Read More

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Boise Wild Horse Corral Reopens After Strangles Outbreak

November 29, 2017

About 75% of the horses at the facility contracted strangles, and all have fully recovered. ... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Havelock, Quebec, Horse

November 27, 2017

The affected horse was tested prior to being moved to a new premises, officials said. The animal is now quarantined.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jamie Norris

November 25, 2017

Norris is studying apicomplexan parasites, specifically Sarcocystis neurona, EPM's primary causative agent.... Read More

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Sears Awarded EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow

November 21, 2017

Dr. Kelly Sears' equine piroplasmosis research resulted in the discovery of a new Theileria organism.... Read More

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BI Announces 2017 Equine Research Award Recipients

November 21, 2017

The "Advancement in Equine Research Award" gives $45,000 for infectious disease research. ... Read More

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Monthly Equine Wellness Tips

November 19, 2017

Find a year's worth of tips to keep your horse healthy in every season.... Read More

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Attack of the Rabid Fox

November 17, 2017

A horse owner captured a video of a fox in his horse pasture, but then the fox attacked. Find out what saved his horses.... Read More

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EIA: What's the Big Deal?

November 17, 2017

Find out where veterinarians are seeing an uptick in equine infectious anemia cases.... Read More