Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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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

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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