Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Equine Pigeon Fever Vaccine Granted Conditional License

March 05, 2015

A conditionally licensed vaccine must have demonstrated field safety and a reasonable expectation of efficacy.... Read More

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Preventing Disease Spread: Don't Forget About Farriers

March 04, 2015

Farriers should practice smart biosecurity to prevent potential equine disease spread among properties.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Ontario Horse

February 27, 2015

A horse from the Regional Municipality of Waterloo has tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV).... Read More

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Graded Stakes Winner Williamstown Dead at 25

February 26, 2015

The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized Feb. 25 due to complications with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.... Read More

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Burlington Co., New Jersey, Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

February 23, 2015

A 5-year-old Westampton horse was euthanized after testing positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

February 20, 2015

Lecture topics included equine proliferative enteropathy, the physiology of aging, amino acid requirements, and more.... Read More

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EHM Confirmed in Scott County, Minnesota

February 16, 2015

The horse was euthanized on Feb. 12 after developing neurologic signs.... Read More

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

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Additional Neurologic EHV-1 Case Confirmed in Virginia

February 16, 2015

The horse is recovering in isolation at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg. ... Read More

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Test Horses Annually for Equine Infectious Anemia

February 14, 2015

Here's why following testing regulations for equine infectious anemia is critical to maintaining good horse health.... Read More

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'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

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Galveston County, Texas

February 09, 2015

Officials have confirmed two cases of neurologic EHV-1 in horses at two stables in northwestern Galveston County.... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Virginia Horse

February 06, 2015

A 14-year-old gelding from western Albemarle County has tested positive for neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1),... Read More

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Australian Veterinarians Defend Equine Hendra Vaccine

February 05, 2015

Equine veterinarians are responding to recent social media commentary criticizing the hendra vaccine's safety.... Read More

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EDCC Raising Funds to Begin Operations

February 04, 2015

Officials are seeking donations to help launch and fund the new Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC).... Read More

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Texas Temporarily Waives Thoroughbred Piroplasmosis Testing

February 03, 2015

Testing is still required for Quarter Horses at sanctioned tracks and all horses at unsanctioned racetracks.... Read More

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EIA Outbreak in California's Racing Quarter Horses

February 01, 2015

Thirty-four racing Quarter Horses, ranging in age from 3 to 8 years, have tested positive for EIA since 2012.... Read More

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Is Ceftiofur Sodium an Effective Treatment for Placentitis?

January 31, 2015

Researchers found that ceftiofur did not penetrate the placenta effectively, making it a poor placentitis treatment.... Read More

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Studying Emerging Diseases in the Equine Industry

January 30, 2015

Dr. Scott Weese studies microbial populations in the horses' digestive tracts, infection sources and carriers, and more.... Read More

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Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Released in Colorado

January 30, 2015

In all, there were 556 livestock investigations in the state resulting in 370 quarantines.... Read More

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Two Arizona Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis

January 08, 2015

Three premises in Santa Cruz County have been quarantined as a result of the positives.... Read More

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Interpreting Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays

January 05, 2015

Learn about polymerase chain reaction assays, how they work, and how veterinarians interpret their results.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2014

January 02, 2015

Diagnosed diseases include strangles, influenza, vesicular stomatitis, hendra virus, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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No New VS Cases Reported in Colorado in Last Week

December 19, 2014

Twenty-six Colorado premises remain under quarantine after animals tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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EVA Vaccines: What You Need to Know

December 18, 2014

Implementing a proper vaccination regimen for breeding stock is key to minimizing EVA's spread around the world.... Read More

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LSU Vets Successfully Treat Equine Coronavirus Case

December 15, 2014

Vets at Louisiana State University (LSU) have treated the first case of equine coronavirus reported in Louisiana.... Read More