Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM)

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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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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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Neurological Disease Mini Symposium: S. Neurona and EPM

December 30, 2011

An in-depth discussion of the protozoan parasite S. neurona and EPM, which it causes.... Read More

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Neurological Disease Mini Symposium: Cervical Stabilization

December 25, 2011

Surgical cervical stabilization for treatment of wobbler syndrome discussed, as well at post-operative rehab.... 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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Lameness in the Racehorse Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 05, 2011

Attendees discussed hoof lameness, club feet, track surface's effect on lameness, back and neck pain, and EPM.... Read More

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The Many Faces of EPM, Take 2

September 27, 2011

Four veterinarians discuss equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) diagnosis, rule-outs, and treatment.... Read More

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Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis: Past and Present

August 04, 2011

EPM still frustrates horse owners and veterinarians as one of the most common neurologic diseases in horses.... Read More

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Neurologist Joins the Faculty at New Bolton Center

July 28, 2011

Neurologist Amy Johnson, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, was recently appointed to the faculty of New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Infectious Upper Respiratory Tract Disease in Horses

June 30, 2011

Flu, equine herpesvirus, and strangles can cause upper respiratory disease with coughing, runny nose, & fever.... Read More

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What's New With Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis?

June 30, 2011

Researchers have made great strides in their understanding of EPM and improvements in diagnostic and treatment... Read More

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Post-Rain Tips for Horse Owners

June 23, 2011

Now is the time for horse owners to assess the lingering effects of spring's wet weather.... Read More

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AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More

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2010's Top Equine Medicine Studies (AAEP 2010)

February 16, 2011

What would be your pick for the most groundbreaking news in equine veterinary internal medicine for 2010? Not sure? Read on to find out what Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., deemed the most important ... Read More

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Infectious Neurologic Disease Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

January 29, 2011

The Table Topic forum on Infectious Neurologic Diseases at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., was well-attended with 20-30 practitioners in and out during discussions. A list of ... Read More

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EPM Incidence in Horses: Holding Steady (AAEP 2010)

January 04, 2011

Some say the incidence of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) is increasing, while others say it's decreasing. Who's right? At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., one presenter ... Read More

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Vaccinating Horses With EPM

August 24, 2010

What is your opinion on giving half-doses of routine vaccinations to horses with EPM (equine protozoal myeloen... Read More

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The Many Faces of EPM

August 18, 2010

Four veterinarians discuss equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) diagnosis, rule-outs, and treatment.... Read More

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New ELISA Test for EPM Diagnosis Developed at the Gluck Center

July 23, 2010

Diagnostic assays for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) developed under the leadership of Daniel Howe, PhD, a molecular parasitologist at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, are now available exclusively at Equine Diagnost... Read More

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Neurology

March 17, 2010

Coverage of equine neurology topics at the 2010 American Association for Equine Practitioners Convention.... Read More

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Neurologic Diseases

March 08, 2010

Diagnosis and treatment recommendations for neurologic diseases, as discussed at the 2009 AAEP Convention. ... Read More

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Indistinct Gait Deficits: Musculoskeletal and Neurologic Causes

March 01, 2010

Strategies to identify specific problems in a horse with indistinct or unusual gait deficits, particularly if... Read More

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EPM Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations

February 28, 2010

Diagnosing EPM in a live horse is challenging because no test is 100% accurate; the gold standard for diagnosis is finding the protozoan parasite in the spinal cord, which can only be sampled after the horse is euthanized. So for live horses, diagnos... Read More