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EQUINE INFECTIOUS DISEASE INFORMATION SHEETS

Click on any of the highlighted links below for more information about these horse-related infectious disease topics. Topics that are not highlighted are in development and coming soon. New information will be added as it becomes available, so be sure to check this page regularly for the latest updates.

Bacteria Viruses Parasites Other
Clostridium difficile Rabies Bots Pleuropneumonia
Clostridial Myonecrosis Eastern Equine Encephalitis Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) Neonatal Diarrhea
Strangles (Streptococcus equi) Equine Herpesvirus Cyathostomes
(Small Strongyles)
Needlestick Injuries
Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) Equine Influenza Large Strongyles Colostrum
Lawsonia West Nile Virus Tapeworms
Rhodococcus equi Equine Infectious Anemia – Summary Pinworms
Tetanus Equine Infectious Anemia – Full-length
Botulism –
Feed-Associated
Botulism –
“Shaker Foals”

 


UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH INFECTION CONTROL RESOURCES

The following are infectious disease control resources that have been developed at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), as well as information regarding the infectious disease control polices of the Ontario Veterinary College Teaching Hospital (OVCTH) in Guelph, Ontario.

OVCTH MRSA Screening Policy OVCTH Information for Owners of Salmonella-Positive Horses
CCAR Infection Prevention and Control Best Practices in Small Animal Clinics OVCTH Infection Control Manual (August 2009)

 


OTHER EQUINE INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESOURCES

ACVIM Consensus Statement on
Strangles
Review of Probiotic Therapy
ACVIM Consensus Statement on
Prudent Antibiotic Use
AAEP Equine Vaccination Guidelines
ACVIM Consensus Statement on
the Diagnosis of EPM
USDA Document: Biosecurity –
The Key to Keeping Your Horses Healthy
ACVIM Consensus Statement on Equine Herpesvirus USDA Document: Equine Herpesvirus
Myeloencephalopathy
Strangles “Poor Kate” Poster