Proliferative Enteropathy in Horses

Lawsonia intracellularis, a well-known pathogen of swine and hamsters, is now frequently recognized within the equine species. It is an obligate, intracellular, curved, gram-negative bacterium that resides freely within the apical cytoplasm of infected intestinal enterocytes, resulting in a proliferative enteropathy. L. intracellularis has been reported to infect several

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