equine herpesvirus

EHV-1 In Indiana Boarding Barn

A veterinarian in Hamilton County, IN, confirmed two cases of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) at a local boarding barn on March 10. Both horses have the non-neurologic form of the disease; 28 other horses were exposed. The barn is under a voluntary quarantine and all horses are having their temperatures taken twice daily, reports the Equine […]

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Quarantine, Shipping Ban Lifted At Mahoning Valley In Ohio

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health gave Mahoning Valley Race Course approval to lift a quarantine in one of its barns and once again permit the shipment of horses into and out of the Youngstown facility. Barn 5 at Mahoning Valley was quarantined on Feb. 14 after an initial serum neutralization test […]

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EHV-1 Quarantine At Mahoning Valley Includes Ban On Shippers

One barn at Mahoning Valley Race Course has been under quarantine since Feb. 14 and officials are restricting the shipment of horses in and out of the Youngstown, Ohio, facility after one horse tested positive for equine herpesvirus subsequent to demonstrating clinical signs of fever and ataxia. The unnamed horse, found positive for EHV-1 through a […]

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New Mexico Racing Commission, Delta Downs Ban Remington Park Horses After EHV-1 Case

The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC), with the full support of the State Veterinarian of the New Mexico Livestock Board, ordered Zia Park and the Downs at Albuquerque to close their barn areas to horses originating from Remington Park in Oklahoma. A horse was stabled at Remington Park was confirmed positive for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) […]

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Canadian Biosurveillance Program Launched To Promote Equine Welfare

Merck Animal Health has launched an Equine Biosurveillance Pilot Program in Canada designed to help equine clinics with diagnosis of common equine respiratory diseases. The program will also collect epidemiological information on the main respiratory pathogens across Canada. This information can then be disseminated to the equine industry to promote knowledge of the ever-evolving nature […]

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EHV-1 Confirmed On Pennsylvania Farm; Presque Isle Mum On Quarantine Status

Jonathan Sheppard’s Ashwell Stables in West Grove, Pa., has been placed under quarantine after a steeplechaser there fell ill and died from the neurological strain of EHV-1. Sheppard said the horse, Out the Back Jack, showed symptoms for several days before his death on Sunday. “He was a rather likable horse and a bit of […]

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Healthy Broodmares Can Shed EHV-1 Vaginally

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) has been in the headlines lately as outbreaks have occurred across the country. EHV-1 can cause respiratory infections as well as neurologic disease; it can also cause abortion in pregnant mares. The virus can be difficult to control; adding to the difficulty of curbing the disease, horses can shed the EHV-1 without […]

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Merck Animal Health Equine Biosurveillance Program Delivers Unprecedented 10 Years of Data

Merck Animal Health announces 10 years of key findings from its ongoing Equine Respiratory Biosurveillance Program. Recognized as the largest equine infectious respiratory biosurveillance study ever compiled and comprising one of the largest collections of equine influenza isolates in the United States, the program has provided new information on the major infectious respiratory disease threats […]

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Pollen: Paving The Way For EHV-1 Infection

Equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) could be driven by pollen, new research suggests. Well-known for its ability to trigger allergies and asthma, little is known about how pollen interacts with respiratory membranes. Pollens release proteins and allergens when they come into contact with moisture in the respiratory tract of animals and people. The proteins include […]

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