Infection

Most cases of equine herpesvirus-1 infection cause only mild to moderate respiratory illness but occasionally some lead to life-threatening neurologic disease.

Florida horse diagnosed with neurologic equine herpes myeloencephalopathy

The horse, who is currently quarantined, is experiencing ataxia, hind-end weakness and an inability to urinate. All of these are common neurologic signs associated with EHV-1.

Stablelab SAA test

Serum amyloid A test promises faster diagnosis by veterinarians

Stablelab can help equine veterinarians promptly diagnose and monitor inflammation due to infection

A large, healing cut behind a horse's pastern

Beware biofilm formation on horse wounds

Groups of microorganisms that stick to each other to form colonies in a slimy layer covering living or non-living surfaces, biofilms can slow or halt healing.