IDEXX Now Offers 48-hour R. equi Testing Results

A rapid PCR test is now available through IDEXX/EBI to detect virulent or avirulent strains of R. equi bacteria, the leading cause of foal pneumonia. IDEXX noted that its R. equi test uses PCR methods that are more rapid and sensitive than culture, and can identify virulent R. equi.

"Horses are unique in that the R. equi strains which caus

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