The height of the summer months are the most common time when horses are diagnosed with Potomac Horse Fever. With the anticipation of more horses to be diagnosed in August,… read more →
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All: Potomac Horse Fever (PHF) has an acute onset, sometimes fatal enterotyphlocolitis of horses caused by Neorickettsia risticii, sometimes resulting in abortion. The N. risticii is found in flukes that… read more →
Lawsonia intracellularis is an obligate intracellular gram-negative bacterium causing equine proliferative enteropathy (EPE) in mostly young horses. It causes proliferation of the affected enterocytes, resulting in thickening segments of small… read more →