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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A 12-year-old quarterhorse mare died Friday of a neurological form of equine herpes virus, and four other horses at the same stable southwest of Eugene are under quarantine after testing positive for the virus, state veterinarian Brad LeaMaster said Monday.
Detection and identification of equine herpes virus 1 and 4 by polymerase chain reaction.
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.
THE BHA yesterday put a stop on runners from the Kevin Ryan stable after an outbreak of the equine herpes virus EHV-1 was confirmed at the yard.
To determine the level of serological association between equine herpes virus 1 and 4 (EHV-1 and EHV-4) and equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) in horses from five municipalities of Meta department (Colombia).
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.
JEAN-CLAUDE ROUGET has given a cautiously optimistic update on the fight against an outbreak of type 1 Equine Herpes Virus which struck one barn at his stables in Pau last week, causing the death of two horses.
Herbert confirmed Al Shaqab's Group 1 winner Zelzal is stabled in the Pau yard, where European champion Almanzor is also housed, but is not among the 27 horses affected by what is believed to be an outbreak of equine herpes virus (EHV-1) from which two horses have died.

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