Recent News for Diagnostics and Technology

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Treating Pleuropneumonia-Related Abscesses with Thoracotomy

July 21, 2012

Many horses recover from pleuropneumonia with medical therapy, but some require surgery to prompt healing.... Read More

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Anti-Inflammatories Could Decrease EHV-1 Infection Rate

July 12, 2012

A recent study suggests anti-inflammatory drugs could reduce the rate of EHV-1 infection in horses.... Read More

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Equine Oat Research Advisory Board Calls for Pre-Proposals

June 30, 2012

Pre-proposals should focus on one or more of three horse health and oat related research topics.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle to Host Forum on X ray, Throat Abnormalities

June 27, 2012

A panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More

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LSU Equine Center Releases Fifth Research Report

June 20, 2012

The report chronicles and reviews research conducted by LSU faculty and students from 2008 through 2010.... Read More

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Preserving Feces to Improve C. perfringens Diagnosis

June 19, 2012

Freezing or inhibiting fecal samples from diarrheic horses allows C. perfringens detection for weeks longer.... Read More

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Horse Health Nonprofits Receive USA Equestrian Trust Grants

June 19, 2012

Several horse health and industry organizations received grants during the first round of funding distribution... Read More

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University of Guelph Opens New Equine Health Care Facility

June 16, 2012

Services available include lameness evaluation and treatment, reproduction, diagnostic imaging, and more.... Read More

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MSU CVM Expands Equine Sports Medicine Team

June 11, 2012

Duncan F. Peters, DVM, MS, is the new director of the Clinical Equine Sports Medicine Program at MSU.... Read More

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Researcher Studying Ticks' Role in Fevers of Unknown Origin

May 27, 2012

Researchers will use samples from horses with fevers of unknown origin to look for tick-borne infections.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ablesh Gautam, BVSc&AH, MS

May 26, 2012

Gautam's research focus is on the surface antigen gene family in the parasite Sarcocystis neurona.... Read More

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Digital Radiographs Beat Analog for Enterolith Detection

May 25, 2012

Digital radiography is up to 85% sensitive and 93% specific for diagnosing enterolithiasis in horses.... Read More

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Hendra Vaccine Offers Hope for Australian Horse Owners

May 25, 2012

One scientist said the high number of hendra cases reported in 2011 emphasized the need for a vaccine.... Read More

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Ky. Thoroughbred Farms Take Part in L. intracellularis Study

May 24, 2012

The study on Lawsonia intracellularis involves 14 Thoroughbred farms and 600 Thoroughbreds in Kentucky.... Read More

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Sarcocystis Neurona Genome Project Almost Complete

May 24, 2012

S. neurona causes the common neurologic disease equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).... Read More

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Equine Sarcoids Chromosomal Regions Identified

May 22, 2012

A team of researchers has successfully located chromosomal regions associated with equine sarcoids.... Read More

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Equine Diagnostic Imaging Horse Course Archived

May 14, 2012

The presentation, "Latest Technologies in Diagnosing Equine Lameness," was led by Kent Allen, DVM.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Injectable Treatment for Tendon Injuries

May 12, 2012

Researchers are evaluating the safety of a new injectable treatment modality for SDFT injuries.
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The Latest in Diagnostic Imaging Modalities for Horses

May 11, 2012

Each imaging option, such as MRI, radiography and more, serves a unique role in equine lameness diagnosis.... Read More

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Boehringer Ingelheim Calls for Proposals on Pigeon Fever

May 09, 2012

Submissions should be designed to help advance the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of pigeon fever.... Read More

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Heart Problems Claim Thoroughbred Stallion Dynaformer

April 30, 2012

Dynaformer was pensioned after suffering an aortic valve rupture the afternoon of April 14 while in his stall.... Read More

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Study: Nanoparticles to Deliver Therapy for Heaves in Horses

April 28, 2012

Study of horses with allergies showed a partial remission of allergy signs with nanoparticle administration... Read More

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Gluck Releases Third Research Report

April 26, 2012

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its 2011 Research Report in late March.... Read More

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RVC Receives Life-Size Horse Model for Student Teaching

April 22, 2012

The London Fire Brigade donated the horse as a thanks for large animal handling training the RVC provides.... Read More

Manuel Anon on Acantus GK (Spain) jumps over the Churchill Downs tote board jump during the Show Jumping at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Genomic Research for Equine Performance Indicators

April 21, 2012

A team of French researchers might be hot on the trail to genomic evaluation of performance.... Read More