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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Lexington, Ky.-A new "hybrid" theory has recently surfaced suggesting a blend of caterpillars, molds, and the right timing during gestation might have caused the springtime late-term abortions and early fetal losses, called the mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), according to The Horse Interactive.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Louisville, Ky.-A third of a billion dollars is the price tag on the Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS), which wreaked havoc on the Kentucky horse industry last spring, according to a recently published economic report.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky.-A new "hybrid" theory has recently surfaced suggesting a blend of caterpillars, molds and the right timing during gestation might have caused the springtime late-term abortions and early fetal losses, called mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), according to The Horse Interactive.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Kentucky-Construction of a podiatry and reproduction facility is under way at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001

Dr. Jerry Black, 1971 DVM graduate of Colorado State University, surmises that the daily planners of the new generation of veterinary graduates do not look like his did 30 years ago.

The incoming president and 20-year member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) acknowledges the new generation has "different priorities. "

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Washington-Financial and legislative efforts tied to mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS) have done more than bend some ears on Capitol Hill, according to The Horse Interactive.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Columbus, Ohio-Are the risk factors in mares with late-gestation and early fetal losses in central Kentucky also applicable to the outbreak in southeastern Ohio?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
The Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD), providing fellowship status to qualifying small animal veterinarians for 13 years, has drafted a plan to extend such status to its equine colleagues.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001
NEWPORT, TENN.- Dr. John Chambers knows when to back away from an angry cat. He learned after losing a fingertip.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001

This has been a difficult year for horses and weather.

First we had spring forest fires in the west that lead to emergency evacuations and disruption of pastureland for horses in that area.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Atlanta - Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin would like to "move up in line" to receive the USDA-approved vaccine for West Nile Virus, following confirmation of the virus in a horse in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Raleigh, N.C. - A new non-invasive test, developed by researchers at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, can detect pulmonary problems in horses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
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The striped skunk is being monitored closely by researchers who believe the animal serves as an intermediate host for Sarcocystis neurona, a parasite that causes equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) in horses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
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Carbondale, Ill. - The plant-based sugar, mannose, can cure and prevent endometritis, a uterine infection causing mare infertility, a scientist reports.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 15, 2001
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Eau Claire, Wis.- Following news that 18 horses in northwestern Wisconsin recently died from a suspected Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) outbreak, Dr. Robert Ehlenfeldt, Wisconsin's assistant state veterinarian, blames insufficient vaccination.