University of Kentucky Diagnostic Research Lecture Series

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Antiviral Therapy of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy

Recent EHV-1 outbreaks have been alarming in their high neurological attack rate in both vaccinated and unvaccinated horses. Therapeutic intervention with antiviral nucleoside analogs may limit the spread of the virus during an active EHV-1 outbreak while protecting infected horses from the crippling effects of severe neurological disease.

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Equine Tapeworms: Do They Cause Disease?

Dr. Martin Nielsen of the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen reviews the controversial topic of whether or not tapeworms can be considered serious pathogens of the horse. His conclusions may impact your anthelmintic selection choices.

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Stem Cell Therapies in Orthopedic Disease

Dr. David Frisbie’s current joint disease research is in two basic fields: 1) the evaluation of intra-articular therapeutics and their effects on joint disease; 2) new methods of cartilage repair.

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