Pfizer Animal Health releases Potomac Horse Fever vaccine
Jul 01, 2004
Pfizer explains that Potomac Horse Fever is an acute disease caused by bacteria called Ehrlichia risticci. Fresh water snails, biting insects and small animals are all suspects in the spread of the disease which often requires 9-12 days for incubation before symptoms appear, which include depression, transient high fever, loss of appetite, colic toxemia diarrhea and even laminitis.
PHF-Gard is available to veterinarians in 10-dose vials, delivered IM to horses one year of age and older.For fastest response, call