Potomac Horse Fever


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


Vaccines for All Ages

November 13, 2017

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


Cluster of Potomac Horse Fever Cases Confirmed in Kentucky

August 12, 2017

Veterinarians have confirmed nearly 30 cases so far this year and expect to see more.... Read More


Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More


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


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


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


Interspecies Health Threats: Is Your Horse at Risk?

February 23, 2016

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


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


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


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


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


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


'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


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


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

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


Potomac Horse Fever: True or False?

August 08, 2014

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


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


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

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


Understanding Equine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis

October 04, 2013

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


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


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


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


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


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