Equine herpesvirus-1 can infect horses and cause mild respiratory disease, abortion in mares, and severe neurologic deficits. Dr. Lutz Goehring, the World Organization of Animal Health’s (formerly OIE) Reference Laboratory expert on equine rhinopneumonitis, weighs in on what researchers have learned about EHV-1, how it spreads, and how to prevent infection.
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About the Expert:
DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
Lutz Goehring, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is the Warren Wright, Sr.-Lucille Wright Markey Endowed Chair in Equine Infectious Diseases at the University of Kentucky’s (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington. He is a well-versed equine clinician, boarded in both ACVIM and ECEIM, with an extensive background in equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) research, scholarly journals, refereed book chapters, advising, mentoring, and service.