Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)

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Shipping and Disease: EVA

One of the major problems with EVA is how easily it can be transferred from one horse to another. Of course there is the respiratory route, where nasal secretions spread the virus from horse to horse through a barn or training stable.

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EVA Outbreak Reported in New Mexico

On June 26, the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) Reference Laboratory for Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture’s Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center confirmed an EVA outbreak involving fetal

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Britain Taking EVA Precautions

Mares shipped from Ireland to Britain are being tested for the respiratory and venereal disease equine viral arteritis (EVA). This practice has been routine in recent years for mares visiting Britain from the rest of Europe.

Tests on

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

You’re preparing your mare for the upcoming breeding season. The stud owner insists on a bacterial culture of your mare’s uterus prior to live breeding to reduce the chances of her passing any sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) she might have

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Risk of Equine Viral Arteritis from Imported Stallions

Equine arteritis virus (EAV) causes a flu-like illness in adult horses called equine viral arteritis, and is responsible for abortion in mares and pneumonia in foals. Stallions can be become persistently infected and shed the virus in their

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USDA Seeks EVA Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture needs your help to develop an equine viral arteritis (EVA) regulatory program for U.S. horses.

The equine industry regards the disease as a potentially significant and increasing economic threat. Currently

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AAEP 1996 Convention Wrapup

A variety of topics, ranging from the sophisticated to the mundane, were discussed by presenters who offered their findings under the umbrella subject–The Foot.

Opening the session was Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, of the

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Venereal Disease in Horses

Venereal diseases are those that can be sexually transmitted. "Vener" is the Latin term for sexual intercourse and, hence, the origin of the term "venereal." The outcome of sexually transmitted diseases in horses can vary

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Dual Hemisphere Breeding

Thoroughbred breeding stallions truly have joined the jet set. These four-legged  Romeos are flying from one part of the world to another these days as they perform breeding duties on both sides of the equator. Hundreds of

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EVA Video Available; Rule in the Works

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a video entitled Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA): A Manageable Problem. EVA is an acute, contagious viral equine disease that can cause fever, respiratory illness, ocular”P>The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a video entitled Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA): A Manageable Problem. EVA is an acut”>The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a

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EVA Video Available To Public

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a video entitled “Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA): A Manageable Problem.” EVA is an acute, contagious viral equine disease that can cause fever, respiratory illness, ocular

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Input Requested From Horse People

The U.S. Department of Agriculture needs your help to develop an equine viral arteritis (EVA) regulatory program for U.S. horses.

The equine industry regards the disease as a potentially significant and increasing economic threat.

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