Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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Positive EIA Test Prompts Hold Order at Texas Fairgrounds

June 26, 2013

A horse stabled at the Val Verde County Fairgrounds tested positive for EIA earlier this month. ... Read More

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N.Y. Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Horses against Diseases

June 25, 2013

In 2012, two cases of EEE were reported in New York horses, as well as seven WNV cases. ... Read More

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Grimes, Co., Texas Horse Tests Positive for WNV

June 20, 2013

The U.S. Geological Survey WNV disease map indicates this is the first equine WNV case reported this year.... Read More

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Nebraska EIA Contained to Single Herd

June 20, 2013

Officials say other horses that had contact with the affected herd have tested negative for EIA.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Two Colorado Horses

June 14, 2013

Two Weld County horses residing on separate premises have tested positive for rabies.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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Iowa Horse Owners Encouraged to Vaccinated Against WNV

June 08, 2013

Officials encouraged owners to ensure their horses are properly vaccinated against WNV. ... Read More

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EIA Confirmed in Nebraska Horses

June 05, 2013

Officials have confirmed 12 cases of EIA in one horse herd located in the northwestern part of the state.... Read More

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Equine Rabies Cases During 2011

June 04, 2013

Eleven states and Puerto Rico reported 44 rabid equids in 2011.... Read More

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Oregon State Vet Offers Seasonal Advice to Horse Owners

June 02, 2013

Brad LeaMaster, DVM, PhD, advised owners to protect their horses against WNV and EHV-1 this spring.... Read More

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Researchers Recommend Three-Tiered EIA Testing

May 25, 2013

After comparing results from current methods, researchers recommend a three-tiered approach EIA testing. ... Read More

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Update on Equine Australian Bat Lyssavirus Case

May 24, 2013

Officials visited the affected horse's home property and reported no animals were showing signs of illness.... Read More

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Australian Bat Lyssavirus a Worry for Vets and Horse Owners

May 20, 2013

Confirmation of a horse with Australian bat lyssavirus could increase disease risk to vets and horse owners. ... Read More

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Queensland Horse Euthanized after Contracting Bat Lyssavirus

May 17, 2013

This is the first case where Australian bat lyssavirus has been identified in a horse.... Read More

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Wash. Owners Urged to Vaccinate Horses against WNV

May 16, 2013

Washington animal health officials are advising owners to make sure their horses are vaccinated against WNV.... Read More

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N.C. Horse Owners Urged to Vaccinate against WNV, EEE

May 13, 2013

In 2012, there were 20 cases of EEE and three cases of WNV in North Carolina horses reported.... Read More

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What's Behind Wobbler Syndrome?

April 30, 2013

Researchers still have questions about wobbler syndrome's etiology and pathogenesis. ... Read More

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Rabies, EIA Confirmed in Colorado Horses

April 29, 2013

A Logan County horse tested positive for rabies while a Garfield County horse tested positive for EIA. ... Read More

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La. Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for EEE, WNV

April 28, 2013

Animal health officials are urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both EEE and WNV. ... Read More

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EPM Diagnostics

April 26, 2013

The development of a semi-quantitative assay could help improve EPM diagnostics, researchers say.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more.... Read More

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Owners Urged to Check Horses' WNV Vaccine Status

April 20, 2013

Owners are urged to ensure their horses' vaccination status is current for maximum protection against WNV.... Read More

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Va. Horse Owners Urged to Consider WNV, EEE, Rabies Vaccines

April 19, 2013

Animal health officials are urging horse owners talk with vets about vaccinating against WNV, EEE, and rabies.... Read More

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EPM Testing, Treatment Options Reviewed

April 10, 2013

One vet reviews EPM's variable clinical signs and the current diagnostic and treatment options available.... Read More

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Wobbler Syndrome in Older Horses

March 28, 2013

One vet says to consider wobbler syndrome as a diagnosis for aged horses with neurologic signs and neck pain.... Read More