Equine herpesvirus-1 consensus statement

D. P. Lunn, N. Davis-Poynter, M. J B F Flaminio, D. W. Horohov, K. Osterrieder, Nicola Pusterla, H. G G Townsend

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Abstract

Equine herpesvirus-1 is a highly prevalent and frequently pathogenic infection of equids. The most serious clinical consequences of infection are abortion and equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM). In recent years, there has been an apparent increase in the incidence of EHM in North America, with serious consequences for horses and the horse industry. This consensus statement draws together current knowledge in the areas of pathogenesis, strain variation, epidemiology, diagnostic testing, vaccination, outbreak prevention and control, and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)450-461
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2009

Keywords

  • Abortion
  • Horse
  • Immunology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Myeloencephalopathy
  • Respiratory tract
  • Viral

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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    Lunn, D. P., Davis-Poynter, N., Flaminio, M. J. B. F., Horohov, D. W., Osterrieder, K., Pusterla, N., & Townsend, H. G. G. (2009). Equine herpesvirus-1 consensus statement. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 23(3), 450-461. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1939-1676.2009.0304.x