CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS INFORMATION

ALERT California Stallion Tests Positive for Contagious Equine Metritis February 21, 2013 On February 15, 2013, The National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, IA confirmed samples obtained from a 20-year old imported Lusitano stallion as positive for Contagious Equine Metritis (Taylorella equigenitalis), a venereal foreign animal disease of equines. The stallion was tested as a […]

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OUTBREAK OF EHV-1 AT HITS IN OCALA

EHV-1 Information From UF Veterinary Hospitals February 22, 2013 – A horse from the HITS Ocala show grounds has been confirmed positive for equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1 neurologic disease). The diagnosis was obtained by the UF Large Animal Medicine service. The horse has been quarantined in our equine isolation facility since admission. Information about quarantine […]

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