UKVDL Map of the Month: 2018 Foal Crop Leptospiral Abortions

Leptospirosis is a costly disease that can cause problems such as abortion, premature birth, and more in horses.

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This month’s featured map illustrates cases of equine leptospiral abortions from the 2018 foal crop.

Leptospirosis is a costly disease for livestock and pet owners. Causing problems such as abortion, premature birth, blindness, and more, the disease spreads easily through nose, mouth, and eye contact.

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Individuals with questions or concerns about disease outbreaks can contact University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) at 859/257-8283

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