Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Influenza Challenges

December 26, 2015

Influenza continues to represent a serious infectious disease threat to humans and animals alike. ... Read More

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APHIS Seeking Comments on EIA Control

December 11, 2015

The group says it will use the input received to formulate recommendations for EIA control.... Read More

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Tuesday's Top Tweets from the 2015 AAEP Convention

December 09, 2015

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on mature performance horse health, field surgery, heaves, lameness, and more. ... Read More

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Colorado VS Update: Positive Diagnoses in 10 Counties

December 08, 2015

Seventeen premises remain quarantined while restrictions have been lifted on 414 facilities. ... Read More

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What's the Best Diagnostic Test for Strangles?

November 25, 2015

Penn Vet researchers recently examined different methods for diagnosing strangles.... Read More

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Colorado VS: Positive Diagnoses in 11 Counties

November 20, 2015

Forty-five premises remain quarantined while restrictions have been lifted on 376 facilities.... Read More

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The Battle Against the Bugs

November 17, 2015

Here's a rundown on our arsenal of equine disease-fighting drugs and their proper uses.... Read More

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Texas Equine WNV Count Plateaus at 33

November 12, 2015

Most of the WNV-positive horses had not been vaccinated.... Read More

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USEF Announces New Equine Vaccination Rule

November 12, 2015

All horses must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza and herpesvirus vaccinations within six months.... Read More

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EEE Detected in Horse Near Sundridge, Ontario

November 11, 2015

A viral disease, EEE affects the central nervous system and is transmitted to horses by infected mosquitoes. ... Read More

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What's Lurking in Your Forage?

November 09, 2015

From toxins and molds to opossum droppings and animal carcasses, forage can contain a variety of harmful contaminants.... Read More

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Colorado VS: Positive Diagnoses in 17 Counties

November 06, 2015

Eighty locations remain under quarantine after horses, mules, and cattle tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Researcher-Tested Fly Control Methods Revealed

November 06, 2015

Scientists determined that mosquito netting and large fans could be the best defense against flying insects.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Still Present in Utah Livestock

November 03, 2015

Cases remain in Duchesne, Uintah, and Utah counties, where premises are in varying stages of quarantine.... Read More

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FDA Approves Loading Dose for EPM Treatment

November 02, 2015

The FDA approved a loading dose for Marquis, which is also the first FDA-approved EPM treatment.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Still Present in Wyoming Horses

October 30, 2015

There are 23 active cases in that state located in Fremont and Crook counties.... Read More

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Does a Canine Lyme Vaccine Elicit a Response in Horses?

October 28, 2015

Researchers found that vaccination with the currently available canine product could offer some protection for horses.... Read More

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Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Discovered in R. equi

October 27, 2015

This finding is the first molecular characterization of resistance to three classes of antibiotics in R. equi.... Read More

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Colorado VS: Positive Diagnoses in 15 Counties

October 22, 2015

While 56 premises remain quarantined, the movement restrictions at 274 facilities have been released.... Read More

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Hospital in Corvallis offers state-of-the-art equine diagnostic and clinical services.

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Oregon State Managing Case of Equine Influenza

October 21, 2015

One horse tested positive for the virus and was placed in isolation for treatment. ... Read More

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Horse Infected with WNV in El Dorado County, California

October 20, 2015

The horse from the Greenwood community is recovering and expected to survive.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2015

October 15, 2015

Reported diseases include vesicular stomatitis, equine infectious anemia, strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, and more.... Read More

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New Jersey Reports First WNV-Positive Horse for 2015

October 14, 2015

The 10 year-old gelding from Gloucester County was euthanized on Oct. 3. The horse's vaccination status is unknown.... Read More

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Texas Equine WNV Count Rises to 26

October 14, 2015

The cases are spread across the state, and a lack of vaccination is a prevailing trend in the affected horses.... Read More

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Manifestations of Equine Herpesvirus-1

October 13, 2015

Learn how the respiratory, reproductive, and neurologic forms of equine herpesvirus-1 can impact your horse.... Read More