Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)
October 01, 2006
An outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) resulted in quarantine restrictions in 18 states, with nine states reporting positive cases. A vaccine shortage is hampering efforts to control the outbreak.
Although the virus has been limited to... Read More
September 01, 2006
One of the major problems with EVA is how easily it can be transferred from one horse to another. Of course there is the respiratory route, where nasal secretions spread the virus from horse to horse through a barn or training stable.... Read More
September 01, 2006
On June 26, the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) Reference Laboratory for Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center confirmed an EVA outbreak involving fetal... Read More
August 07, 2006
An outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) has resulted in quarantine restrictions in 18 states, with nine states reporting positive cases. A... Read More
June 30, 2006
On June 26, the Office International des Epizooties (O.I.E.) Reference Laboratory for Equine Viral Arteritis at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture's Read More
January 14, 2005
The stallion that tested positive for equine viral arteritis (EVA) has been returned to its country of origin and restrictions on the quarantine premises where it was being kept have now been lifted.
The horse, which had been imported... Read More
December 20, 2004
Britain's Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that its recent case of equine viral arteritis (EVA) occurred in a non-Thoroughbred stallion which was passing through the country from Holland to New... Read More
December 17, 2004
The United Kingdom's Department for the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced Dec. 17 that it imposed restrictions on Oct. 29 on a 5-year-old stallion on a premises in the Newmarket area of Suffolk following a positive blood tes... Read More
June 01, 2004
From the April 2004 issue of Equine Disease Quarterly, funded by Lloyd's of London underwriters, brokers, and their Kentucky agents
The International Collating Centre in Newmarket, England, and other sources reported the... Read More
June 01, 2004
Ireland's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) issued advice on April 5 to horse breeders because of concerns over the perceived risk increase for equine viral arteritis (EVA).
Tests on horses from two Irish studs have... Read More
May 05, 2004
Today the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the release of the United States' Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) Uniform Methods and Rules (UM&R), which were effective April 19 and will serve as a standard for... Read More
April 12, 2004
Mares shipped from Ireland to Britain are being tested for the respiratory and venereal disease equine viral arteritis (EVA). This practice has been routine in recent years for mares visiting Britain from the rest of Europe.
Tests on... Read More
January 19, 2004
The American Horse Council (AHC) has been asked to share the Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA): Uniformed Methods and Rules (UM&R) created by the USDA.
There is a brief period for review and comment and the AHC asks that you click
December 11, 2003
Britain's Horserace Betting Levy Board has extensively changed its codes of practice regarding the infectious diseases contagious equine metritis (CEM), equine herpesvirus (EHV), and equine viral arteritis (EVA), which can severely disrupt... Read More
July 29, 2003
Preventing infectious diseases and parasites from attacking our horses are primary concerns for every horse owner. James D. Smith, DVM, a practitioner at Hagyard-Davidson-McGee Associates, PLLC, in Lexington, Ky., and Craig Reinemeyer, DVM, PhD,... Read More
February 01, 2003
Subconsciously, you've been holding your breath for months. From the moment your mare was confirmed in foal, it's been a tense waiting game. And although she will be foaling soon, you know a healthy foal is still anything but a given. Between... Read More
October 11, 2002
An outbreak of equine viral arteritis (EVA) was confirmed on one Thoroughbred farm on March 20.... Read More
October 01, 2002
You're preparing your mare for the upcoming breeding season. The stud owner insists on a bacterial culture of your mare's uterus prior to live breeding to reduce the chances of her passing any sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) she might have... Read More
April 01, 2002
Equine arteritis virus (EAV) causes a flu-like illness in adult horses called equine viral arteritis, and is responsible for abortion in mares and pneumonia in foals. Stallions can be become persistently infected and shed the virus in their... Read More
November 02, 2001
The U.S. Department of Agriculture needs your help to develop an equine viral arteritis (EVA) regulatory program for U.S. horses.
The equine industry regards the disease as a potentially significant and increasing economic threat. Currently... Read More
October 18, 2001
A variety of topics, ranging from the sophisticated to the mundane, were discussed by presenters who offered their findings under the umbrella subject--The Foot.
Opening the session was Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, of the... Read More
October 12, 2001
Q: Is it possible for a gelding to have equine viral arteritis? I've read all about this disease in mares and stallions, but I have not read anything about it in geldings.
October 10, 2001
Venereal diseases are those that can be sexually transmitted. "Vener" is the Latin term for sexual intercourse and, hence, the origin of the term "venereal." The outcome of sexually transmitted diseases in horses can vary... Read More
October 03, 2001
Thoroughbred breeding stallions truly have joined the jet set. These four-leggedÂ Romeos are flying from one part of the world to another these days as they perform breeding duties on both sides of the equator. Hundreds of... Read More
July 01, 2001
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a video entitled "Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA): A Manageable Problem." EVA is an acute, contagious viral equine disease that can cause fever, respiratory illness, ocular... Read More
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Q. Q: Is it possible for a gelding to have equine viral arteritis? I've read all about this disease in mares and stallions, but I have not read anything about it in geldings. Nikki A: It is certainly possible for a gelding to develop this disease. All categories of horses are