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A day-long seminar in 2007 on equine herpesviruses started with an overview of herpesvirus infections in horses. Equine herpesviruses are found all over the world, and there are nine equine herpesviruses identified at this time.
At a 2007 seminar on equine herpesvirus, Maureen Long, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, associate professor in the department of infectious diseases and pathology at the University of Florida, discussed her experiences with a multi-site outbreak of neurologic equine herpesvirus in Florida that began in late 2006.
Dr. Paul Lunn discusses immunity’s role in the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus-1 at a 2007 meeting hosted by the C.L. Davis Foundation and the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
One of the biggest debates about equine herpesvirus meyloencephalopathy (the neurologic form of EHV-1) is whether there is a single mutant strain in circulation that causes EHM. We will discuss the roles of pathogenesis, prevention and protection.