Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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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

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Wobbler Syndrome: An Increasingly Recognized Problem

November 25, 2012

Many wobbler cases can be managed successfully thanks to increased appreciation by owners and veterinarians.... Read More

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EPM: Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

November 20, 2012

EPM is a tricky disease to definitively diagnose and treat and, thus, has been an area of much research.... Read More

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CDA Issues 2012 Colorado Livestock Disease Recap

November 18, 2012

Equine herpesvirus-1, vesicular stomatitis, and West Nile virus were all confirmed in Colorado horses in 2012.... 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 WNV, EEE Case Totals Continue to Rise

November 12, 2012

As of Nov. 6, the USGS indicated that the WNV and EEE totals had risen to 620 and 204, respectively.... Read More

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Dr. Carrie Finno Receives 2012 Wilson Award

November 08, 2012

Finno received the award for her paper on electrophysiological studies in horses with neuroaxonal dystrophy.... Read More

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Snakes Linked to Spread of Equine Encephalitis Virus

October 27, 2012

Recent research proved snakes harbor the Eastern equine encephalitis virus and play a role in transmission.... Read More

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WNV Identified in Georgia Horse

October 18, 2012

A horse residing in Ben Hill County tested positive for the virus, officials announced Oct. 17.... Read More

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Texas Officials Report 72 Equine WNV Cases so far in 2012

October 15, 2012

Seventy-two horses residing in 49 Texas counties had been confirmed positive since the beginning of the year.... Read More

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Commentary: Take West Nile Risk Seriously

October 14, 2012

People need to take the WNV risk to themselves and their horses seriously. What are you willing to do?... Read More

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APHIS Reports more than 400 Equine WNV Cases Nationwide

October 10, 2012

The current equine WNV case total marks a 372% increase compared to last year's total.... 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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Is it Too Late to Vaccinate my Horse?

October 06, 2012

Life-threatening diseases are out there, and the best way to help protect your horse is to vaccinate.... Read More