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The objective of this study was to determine whether there was an association between type of colloid administered and survival of horses with enterocolitis (N=92). A retrospective review of medical records of horses with enterocolitis treated with plasma or hetastarch (HES) between January 1, 2005 ...

Author(s)
Kopper, J. J.; Kogan, C. J.; Cook, V. L.; Schott, H. C., II
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 60, 11, pp 1207-1212
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The genus Clostridium includes a group of Gram positive, anaerobic bacteria which produce endospores and toxins when conditions favourable to their development are met. These toxins can be produced and absorbed in the intestinal lumen, as occurs in cases of enterotoxaemia (Clostridium perfringens)...

Author(s)
Raymundo, D. L.; Bandarra, P. M.; Boabaid, F. M.; Sonne, L.; Gomes, D. C.; Driemeier, D.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2014, 42, pp 1204
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Clostridium difficile is a confirmed pathogen in a wide variety of mammals; it causes enterocolitis associated with diarrhea in horses which may lead to necrohaemorrhagic enterocolitis with high mortality rate. In this study, the previously locally isolated strain of Clostridium difficile from ...

Author(s)
Taha, M. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Veterinary Science, 2019, 8, 1, pp 39-42
Abstract

Background: Strongylus vulgaris is re-emerging in horses kept under surveillance-based parasite control regimens. Information on nonstrangulating intestinal infarction associated with S. vulgaris is needed to improve recognition of the condition. Objective: To describe the typical clinical...

Author(s)
Pihl, T. H.; Nielsen, M. K.; Olsen, S. N.; Leifsson, P. S.; Jacobsen, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2018, 50, 4, pp 474-480
Abstract

Enteric disease in horses may be caused by a variety of microorganisms, including several clostridial species. Paeniclostridium sordellii (previously Clostridium sordellii) has been frequently associated with gas gangrene in humans and several animal species, including horses. However, its role in...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.; Navarro, M. A.; Fresneda, K.; Diab, S. S.; Moore, J.; Lyras, D.; Awad, M.; Uzal, F. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2020, 32, 2, pp 239-245
Abstract

Studies conducted during the early 1970s by Harold Garner and coworkers at the University of Missouri established an experimental model for acute sepsis-related laminitis (SRL) accompanied by acute alimentary disease caused by the oral intake of large quantities of digestible carbohydrate. Garner's ...

Author(s)
Eades, S. C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Equine laminitis, 2017, pp 54-58
Abstract

Background: Potomac horse fever (PHF) is a potentially fatal enterocolitis of horses caused by Neorickettsia risticii. The disease was originally recognised almost 40 years ago in the state of Maryland in the US. It is now known to occur in many areas of North America, as well as having been...

Author(s)
McKenzie, H. C.; Funk, R. A.; Trager, L.; Werre, S. R.; Crisman, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2019, 51, 6, pp 774-778
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Hypoxia due to dystocia and its repercussions are serious issues concerning the health of neonates. In order to gain a better understanding of the cause and especially the effects and potential long-term disorders, a critical analysis of peer-reviewed literature was made. As shown by many authors,...

Author(s)
Martz, P.; Georgiev, P.; Wehrend, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 22, 2, pp 131-142
Abstract

Various reviews have shown that the incidence of laminitis among cases of intestinal disease ranges from 2% to 4%, while the incidence among cases of acute diarrhea was approximately 11%. Gastrointestinal tract disease is likely the most common cause of sepsis-related laminitis (SRL), and was the...

Author(s)
Eades, S. C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Equine laminitis, 2017, pp 191-195
Abstract

Management of adult horses with acute colitis is challenging, as intensive therapy is often required, the causative agents are frequently elusive, complications such as laminitis are common and the prognosis can be poor. The most commonly identified causes include infectious causes such as...

Author(s)
Johns, I.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
UK-Vet Equine, 2018, 2, 6, pp 174-180

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