Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)


Genomics and Infectious Disease

Genomics is in its infancy, and we have a lot to learn. But have no doubt, its impact on equine infectious diseases will be as great as that of vaccination and antibiotics.

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Vaccinating Pregnant Mares for Equine Viral Arteritis

In the event of an equine viral arteritis (EVA) outbreak, is it safe to vaccinate your pregnant mare so she develops the immunity she needs to prevent infection and resulting abortion? The results of a recent collaborative study completed by

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Morris Animal Foundation Funds Equine Arteritis Virus Study

The Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) announced Feb. 2 that it would fund $10,800 for researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center to conduct a genome-wide association study of horses for susceptibility to equine arteritis virus (EAV). EAV is the causative agent of equine viral arteritis (EVA), which is characterized by upper respiratory tract disease in adult horses,

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