Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM)

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Remember to Follow CEM Sample Collection Guidelines

May 21, 2014

All CEM samples should be collected by a veterinarian and in accordance with USDA protocol.... Read More

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Study: Antibiotics in Extenders can Prevent CEM Transmission

April 25, 2014

Researchers tested if antibiotics in semen extender could inhibit the growth of CEM's causative bacteria.... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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CEM Screening Techniques Tested

October 02, 2013

Researchers sought to find the optimal test method and swab sites for CEM screenings in South Africa.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More

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Virgin Islands Horse Import Restrictions Lifted

June 16, 2013

Officials placed the restrictions after a horse in Puerto Rico tested positive for CEM. ... Read More

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Balancing Horse Movement and Disease Prevention

June 11, 2013

One researcher suggests some steps that could minimize disease risk without impeding horses’ travel.... Read More

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CEM Prompts Restrictions on Virgin Islands Horse Imports

May 30, 2013

Officials implemented equine import restrictions after CEM was confirmed in a horse in Puerto Rico.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

April 23, 2013

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more.... Read More

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USDA Issues Rule on Importing Horses from CEM-Affected Countries

February 13, 2013

APHIS took this action after reviewing probable causes of CEM outbreaks in the United States.... Read More

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California Mare Tests Positive for Contagious Equine Metritis

February 13, 2013

A 17-year-old Lusitano mare from California has been confirmed positive for contagious equine metritis.... Read More

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Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2012

January 11, 2013

Diseases reported include contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, and more.... Read More

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CEM: An Insidious and Potentially Pervasive Disease

October 13, 2012

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) gives rise to considerable concern among horse breeders in many countries.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2012

October 09, 2012

Equine influenza, equine herpesvirus, strangles, contagious equine metritis, and confirmed around the world.... Read More

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Taylorella Genome Sequence Furthers CEM Comprehension

April 15, 2012

The genome of Taylorella equigenitalis, the causative agent of contagious equine metritis, has been sequenced.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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AAEP Release Guidelines on Equine Venereal Disease Control

February 15, 2012

The guidelines focus on controlling the transmission of EAV, CEM, and EHV-1.... Read More

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Arizona Stallion Reported Positive for CEM

July 26, 2011

A stallion in Arizona has tested positive for contagious equine metrititis (CEM), a sexually transmitted ... ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More

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Contagious Equine Metritis Detected in South Africa

May 14, 2011

Two cases of contagious equine metritis (CEM) have been confirmed in the South African province of Gauteng, ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2010

April 06, 2011

International reports of contagious equine metritis, equine herpesvirus, equine influenza, strangles, equine piroplasmosis, equine arteritis virus, Eastern equine encephalomyelitis, West Nile virus, salmonella, and more.... Read More

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New USDA Rule for Horses Imported from CEM-Affected Countries

March 28, 2011

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its regulations regarding the importation of horses from countries affected with contagious equine metritis (CEM). "The additional testing added to our existing import ... Read More

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Possible Deadline for CEM Lawsuits

December 03, 2010

Horse owners whose animals were affected by a contagious equine metritis (CEM) outbreak during the 2009 breeding season might have the option of filing a lawsuit for damages against the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).... Read More