West Nile Virus (WNV)
- By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
- Apr 18, 2012
West Nile Virus (WNV) causes a potentially fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord) in a variety of species such as birds, horses, and humans.
This free report provides an overview of the disease and how it spreads as well as describing the clinical signs to watch for in your horses and other animals. Diagnosis and treatment options are discussed, as well as the prognosis of a horse with West Nile Virus and tips for preventing it.
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