equine herpesvirus

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equine herpesvirus

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(Veterinary Science) vet science a viral disease of horses that may cause respiratory signs, abortion, neonatal death, and paresis. A vaccine is available against this disease. Abbreviation: EHV
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Specimens had been screened as appropriate for poisons and specific pathogens, including rabies, equine herpes virus, African horse sickness virus, and equine encephalosis virus (4,5).
com/science/article/pii/S0960982212008603) In a paper published in the journal Current Biology on Thursday, the researchers say Jerka died thanks to a bug normally found in zebras that's an amalgam of two different kinds of equine herpes virus.
Cheltenham trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies has only just started to have runners after being forced to shut down for three weeks after some inmates of his yard contracted a rare strain of equine herpes virus.
Recently, a mutation of the equine herpes virus (EHV-1) has appeared and gives the virus increased ability to multiply (more virus circulates in the horse's body), infects cells of the nervous system and results in death of the horse.
Recently, veterinarians diagnosed several horses with equine herpes virus, or EHV-1.
HORSE RACING: Quarantines on two barns at Pimlico Race Course have been lifted after sensitive tests did not find any traces of the equine herpes virus that killed three horses at the home of the Preakness Stakes, state agriculture officials said.
Although Invasor's preparations for today's assignment were interrupted when he was shipped back to New York to avoid an outbreak of equine herpes virus, Sheikh Hamdan's five-year-old appears more than ready.

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