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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 21, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

East Lansing, Mich. - Scientists at Michigan State University are testing the efficacy of pyrantel tartrate as a potential preventive treatment against Sarcocystis neurona in horses.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 21, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

East Lansing, Mich. - The West Nile Virus (WNV), which adversely affects a horse's neurological system, has been found in 18 states and Ontario, since it was first discovered in New York in 1999.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Dallas-A panel of equine experts plans to explore the benefits of equine genome research for the first time on March 2, during the American Quarter Horse Association convention here.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Lexington, Ky.-While mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS) was swiftly becoming a household word in Kentucky last spring, animal practitioners in central Kentucky were also reporting an influx in the number of cases of pericarditis, an uncommon disease involving the heart and the sac around the heart.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Though the equine species in general excretes urine with high mineral content, especially calcium carbonate, and despite a normally alkaline urine pH, which tends to favor formation of urinary tract stones, equine urinary tract lithiasis is relatively uncommon.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
Veterinarians can often go an entire career without seeing some types of cases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Cleveland-Nearly a year has passed and the 2001 Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS) still evokes impassioned discussions of its cause, which was never conclusively determined.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Vague signs, similar clinical presentation to other diseases confound practitioners

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Visionaries of North Carolina State University's equine program plan to enhance its user-friendly status to compete with well-renowned academic players in Colorado and California.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Tokyo-

A mare's blood plasma sample can apparently just as accurately confirm when ovulation occurs as can a veterinarian's rectal palpation assessment, new research, reported by The Horse.com, shows.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Lexington-

Veterinarians and breeders would rather err on the side of caution as the foaling season nears in Kentucky, after 20 percent of mares in the region lost their foals last year.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Madison, Wis.-

Two out of three isn't bad.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Lexington, Ky.-The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has issued emergency regulations on breeding imported mares into the state, following last year's Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
The bacteria to blame for nocardioform placentitis, a reproductive disease of thoroughbred racehorses that leads to weakened or stillborn foals, can no longer hide, according to new research.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Eight veterinary students were selected to receive $2,500 scholarships from the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Livestock Insurance Co.