EVA - Equine Viral Arteritis

EVA Equine Viral - Respiratory distress Conjunctivitis Skin rashes In foals = can cause death In stallions = infertility Abortions = 10-70

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Virus First found 100 years ago in Europe, but not isolated Breakouts occur at racetracks, horse shows, breeding farms Incubation = 2-13 days Restricted to the equine species Transmitted : Venereal disease Aerosol Mare to foal   placentally Foam mites Symptoms : Diagnosis : Fever - nasal swab Anorexia - blood/semen/placental Muscle soreness                         sample Nasal discharge
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Unformatted text preview: Respiratory distress Conjunctivitis Skin rashes In foals = can cause death In stallions = infertility Abortions = 10-70% Treatment : Supportive therapy Most naturally recover Prevention and Control : EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS Quarantine animals for 21 days (OIE recommended) Selective vaccination program ** Economic loss can be significant...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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EVA Equine Viral - Respiratory distress Conjunctivitis Skin rashes In foals = can cause death In stallions = infertility Abortions = 10-70

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