Equine Infectious Anemia Testing and Risk

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Despite the fact that infection with equine infectious anemia (EIA) virus is found in fewer and fewer horses every year, U.S. horse owners continue to pay in excess of $50 million annually for required testing (Coggins tests). In 2006, the USDA reported fewer than 200 new cases, 66 of them on one premises. In other words, owners are paying on average about $250,000 to find each positive horse or

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