Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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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

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Remember WNV, EEE in Horses' Spring Vaccines

March 20, 2013

As the spring vaccination season approaches, consider have horses vaccinated against WNV and EEE.... Read More

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Triaging Acute Equine Neurologic Emergencies

March 19, 2013

One veterinarian reviewed the steps in triaging acute equine neurologic emergencies in the field.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More

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California Authorities Seek Six Horses for EIA Testing

March 12, 2013

Six horses are sought for follow-up testing in connection with a study on EIA in racing Quarter Horses.... Read More

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EPM-Causing Organisms Widespread in U.S. Horses (AAEP 2012)

March 09, 2013

EPM-causing organisms have a wider geographic distribution in the United States than commonly thought.... Read More

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Lecture on Worrisome Equine Wobbling Scheduled

March 02, 2013

The presentation will cover what owners should do if they think their horse might be neurologic and more.... Read More

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New Ponazuril Loading Dose Examined for EPM Treatment (AAEP 2012)

February 10, 2013

Achieving therapeutic drug levels sooner using a loading dose could minimize S. neurona-caused damage.... Read More

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No New EIA Cases Found in Britain

February 04, 2013

Tests were carried out after a horse in England tested positive for the disease in October 2012.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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Commentary: The Evolution of Equine Disease Quarterly

January 19, 2013

Dr. Roberta Dwyer shares thoughts on the evolution of the publication produced by UK and Lloyd's of London.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More

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Minnesota Horse Tests Positive for Rabies

January 09, 2013

A horse residing in Mower County tested positive for rabies on Jan. 4 after showing clinical signs last week.... Read More

Your veterinarian will help create a vaccination plan to keep your horse's immune system strong. What's right for your horse depends on his age, health history, and exposure to other animals, as well as your location.

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Equine Infectious Neurologic Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

January 02, 2013

The discussion focused on four continuing problems: EHM, EPM, WNV, and other encephalitides.... Read More

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New Horse Health Requirements for HITS Desert Circuit

December 26, 2012

New for 2013 are equine health and safety procedures designed to "ensure a great show experience for all."... Read More

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2012 Equine WNV, EEE Case Totals Steady

December 13, 2012

At the most recent update, APHIS reported 609 equine WNV cases nationwide and 206 cases of equine EEE in 2012.... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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EPM and Pregnancy

December 04, 2012

Are there anytreatments available for EPM that are safe for use in pregnant mares?... Read More