EIA Infection Among Racing Quarter Horses

Dr. Angela Pelzel-McCluskey explains why certain populations, such as racing Quarter Horses, might have a higher risk for contracting equine infectious anemia.
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EIA Infection Among Racing Quarter Horses
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Dr. Angela Pelzel-McCluskey explains why certain populations, such as racing Quarter Horses, might have a higher risk for contracting equine infectious anemia.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, ‘EIA, Coggins Tests, and Protecting your Horse.’ Listen to the full recording here.

Dr. Angela Pelzel-McCluskey explains why certain populations, such as racing Quarter Horses, might have a higher risk for contracting equine infectious anemia.3/26/2019 12:30

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Angela Pelzel-McCluskey, DVM, is the equine epidemiologist for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services. She is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Pelzel-McCluskey obtained her veterinary degree in 2001 from Texas A&M University, in College Station. She worked in equine private practice in both Texas and Colorado and has served as an epidemiologist with state and federal animal health agencies since 2004. Pelzel-McCluskey currently oversees the federal response to reportable equine disease outbreaks nationwide and has been the lead epidemiologist for more than 25 state, regional, and national disease outbreak responses during her combined state and federal service.

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