Recent News for Neurologic Disease

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EPM Update

May 01, 2012

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) continues to pose diagnostic and treatment challenges.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Florida Horse

April 26, 2012

An infected horse can show behavioral changes such as drowsiness, depression, fear, or aggression.... Read More

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Pennsylvania's First Case of WNV in 2012 Confirmed

April 23, 2012

The first case of the season of WNV was reported last week in a horse in Northampton County, Pa.... Read More

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Calif. State Veterinarian Recommends Equine WNV Vaccinations

April 20, 2012

In 2011, 15 horses in California were confirmed positive for WNV; four of those 15 were euthanized. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

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

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Horse Owners Urged to Ensure Vaccinations are Up to Date

April 07, 2012

Unvaccinated horses suffer severely when infected with either WNV or EEE, both transmitted by mosquitoes.... Read More

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Keeping Tabs on Equine Infectious Anemia

April 01, 2012

With neither cure nor vaccine in existence, veterinarians and researchers must supervise EIA closely.... Read More

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Weather Conditions "Ripe" for WNV Activity

March 28, 2012

West Nile is spread by mosquitoes, which thrive in the warm, wet conditions some have experienced recently.... Read More

Finally, Tanner says, “It’s important for everyone to remember that horses need to be members of a herd. Horses are always happier when other horses are around. They need to see a companion, whether it’s right beside them or across the aisle.”

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UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

March 22, 2012

The UK Equine Showcase held Jan. 20 focused on young horse heath, including infectious disease and deworming.... Read More

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Vaccinate Early to Combat Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis

March 15, 2012

With its high mortality rate and lack of effective treatment, EEE poses a serious threat to the horse health.... Read More

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Equine Motor Neuron Disease: What We Know

March 12, 2012

Researchers and veterinarians are still working to better understand both the etiology and the disease itself.... Read More

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MRI to Detect Wobbler Syndrome? (AAEP 2011)

March 12, 2012

Researchers found that MRI more accurately identified compression in CSM horses compared to radiographs.... Read More

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Take Steps Now to Prevent West Nile Virus in Horses

March 06, 2012

It's important that horse owners consult their vets about WNV prevention options before mosquito season.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Two Middle Tennessee Horses

February 29, 2012

The horses from Rutherford and Marshall counties died last month and this month, respectively.... Read More

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Merck Unveils Websites to Help Owners Understand EPM, WNV

February 29, 2012

To help owners stay on top of EPM and WNV, Merck Animal Health has developed two new comprehensive websites.... Read More

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West Nile Virus Vector Identified in U.K.

February 17, 2012

West Nile virus--while common in some global horse populations--has never been found in the U.K.... Read More

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Europe Sees Multiple Outbreaks of EIA

February 10, 2012

Outbreaks of equine infectious anemia (EIA) have recently occurred in three European countries and are current... Read More

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Virginia Horse Confirmed Positive for Rabies

January 13, 2012

The horse resided in Patrick County, located near the North Carolina state line.... Read More

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Cervical Stabilization and S. Neurona Horse Courses Archived

January 04, 2012

The newest Horse Courses were filmed at the 2011 Advances in Equine Neurological Disease Symposium.... Read More

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Researcher Working to Better Understand West Nile Virus

December 18, 2011

Bernard is examining interactions between the body, the West Nile virus, and even the mosquito saliva.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries

December 17, 2011

Disease control in developing countries must be cost-effective, practical, and acceptable to livestock owners.... Read More

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Advances in Equine Neurological Disease Symposium a Success

December 16, 2011

Featured topics included equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, wobbler syndrome, and neurologic herpesvirus.... Read More

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Relationship between S. neurona and EPM Examined

December 14, 2011

Researchers discuss the parasite's life cycle, EPM diagnostic testing, and the S. neurona genome project.... Read More

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Two Florida Horses Confirmed EEE Positive

December 12, 2011

Two horses residing in Lake County, Fla., have died after contracting EEE; neither was vaccinated.... Read More

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Rutgers ESC Announces 2012 Spirit of the Horse Award Winner

December 10, 2011

Liz Durkin sponsored R.U. Levi, a Wobbler syndrome-afflicted Mustang who now serves as a teaching horse.... Read More