Piroplasmosis Found In Australia

The following is a message that was released to the horse industry of Victoria, Australia, on March 31, from the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer:

A horse was imported from Hong Kong toVictoria, and was found to be infected with piroplasmosis, a disease exotic to Australia.

BACKGROUND

Equine piroplasmosis (otherwise known as equine babesiosis) is a

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