Intradermal Skin Testing May Not Be Reliable for Diagnosing Heaves

Allergens in the pasture and barn are believed to trigger chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD or heaves) in horses. It is unclear whether simply developing an allergy leads to COPD, or if a horse must
be born susceptible to the disease. In an attempt to answer this question, researchers at The Ohio State University recently gathered 38 horses, some with and some without COPD, and

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