Recent News for Infectious Diseases

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Wisconsin Horse Diagnosed With EHV, Euthanized

May 14, 2016

Three other horses on the same farm currently have a fever and are being monitored.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Erie County, New York

May 12, 2016

The Equine Disease Communication Center reported that three aged mares tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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EHV-1 Quarantine at Fonner Park Lifted

May 11, 2016

Three cases of neurologic EHV-1 were confirmed at the Nebraska racetrack in April.... Read More

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Washington Horse Owners Advised to Vaccinate for WNV

May 10, 2016

Thirty-six horses in 10 counties tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in 2015. ... Read More

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Long-Haul Transport and Horse Health Risks

May 05, 2016

Long-distance transport poses risks for horse health and welfare that should not be taken lightly, researchers found.... Read More

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Old World Viruses 'New' Cause of Equine Neurologic Disease

May 04, 2016

Sindbis virus and Middelburg virus have been causing problems in a surprising number of horses, researchers found.... Read More

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Maryland EHV-1: No New Cases Reported

May 03, 2016

The farm was placed on 30-day quarantine when the first case was confirmed on April 18. ... Read More

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Study: EPM-Causing Parasites Ubiquitous in U.S. Horses

May 03, 2016

Living where horses don't commonly get diagnosed with EPM doesn't mean your horse isn't at risk. ... Read More

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Parx EHV-1: Sixth Horse Tests Positive

April 22, 2016

The horse residing in a quarantined barn at the Bensalem, Pennsylvania, track tested positive earlier this week.... Read More

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Second Maryland Horse Tests Positive for EHV

April 21, 2016

All horses exposed to the two positive cases are currently free of clinical signs and are being monitored daily.... Read More

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Howard County, Maryland, Horse Tests Positive for EHV

April 20, 2016

The affected horse tested positive for non-neuropathic EHV-1 and was euthanized by a private veterinarian.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Tests Positive for EIA

April 20, 2016

A farm in Halifax has been quarantined after a horse residing there tested positive for EIA on April 18.... Read More

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Three Nebraska Horses Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

April 20, 2016

One of the affected horses has been euthanized while the other two have been isolated on the premises.... Read More

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Equine Infectious Diseases Conference Held in Argentina

April 20, 2016

Attendees from around the world gathered to discuss the latest topics and trends of equine infectious diseases.... Read More

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Rabies Confirmed in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, Horse

April 19, 2016

The horse was hospitalized and later euthanized.... Read More

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EHV-1 Prevalence in Horses With Respiratory Disease

April 18, 2016

Submitting blood and nasal secretion samples gives vets the best chance of accurately diagnosing EHV, researchers found.... Read More

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Monmouth Park Announces New Health Protocols For Shippers

April 15, 2016

The new measures come in response to a number equine herpesvirus-1 cases at nearby Parx Racing, in Pennsylvania.... Read More

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EEE Confirmed in Unvaccinated Florida Horse

April 14, 2016

The affected 18-month-old Quarter Horse died on April 4.... Read More

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Parx EHV-1: Additional Cases Confirmed

April 11, 2016

As of April 10, four horses--including the index case--have died or been euthanized.... Read More

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HBLB: New Research Projects, Scholarships Starting in 2016

April 10, 2016

Research topics include musculoskeletal and respiratory issues, parasites on stud farms, early pregnancy loss, and more.... Read More

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Recognizing Klebsiella Pneumonia in Practice

April 10, 2016

Researchers found that bloody nasal discharge was common in horses with Klebsiella pneumonia.... Read More

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The Importance of Postmortem Exams on Aborted Fetuses

April 09, 2016

Post-mortem exams are crucial to determine what caused the abortion. Here's what your veterinarian will look for.... Read More

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Is My Horse a Tick Magnet?

April 06, 2016

What might cause one horse to have many ticks on him while his pasturemate only has a few?... Read More

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Kentucky Mosquitoes' Impact on Horses

April 05, 2016

Learn which mosquitoes can transmit disease and how to manage populations on your farm.... Read More

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A Look at Equine Recurrent Uveitis and Leptospirosis

April 05, 2016

Researchers believe pathogenic forms of Leptospira bacteria are associated with more than 60% of ERU cases.... Read More