First Leptospirosis Abortions Reported in England

Diagnostic pathologists at the Animal Health Trust (AHT), Newmarket recently published the first report of equine abortions in England caused by leptospirosis. Although horses in the UK have been exposed to Leptospira organisms, veterinarians there have not seen a lot of illness caused by the bacterium, explained report co-author Katherine Whitwell, BVSc, Dipl. ECVP, FRCVS.

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