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Halicephalobus gingivalis is a small saprophytic rhabditid nematode, represented only by females with a typical rhabditoid oesophagus and one egg in the uterus, capable of infecting vertebrates. This opportunistic parasite present in the soil, manure and decaying humus, is thought to penetrate...

Author(s)
Noiva, R.; Ruivo, P.; Carvalho, L. M. de; Fonseca, C.; Fevereiro, M.; Carvalho, P.; Orge, L.; Monteiro, M.; Peleteiro, M. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2019, 5, 2, pp 222-229
Abstract

Pneumocephalus is occasionally encountered in horses but poorly described in the literature. The study aimed to describe historical, clinical and diagnostic imaging findings and outcome in horses to increase the awareness and recognition of the condition amongst equine practitioners, allowing...

Author(s)
Dunkel, B.; Corley, K. T. T.; Johnson, A. L.; Witte, T. H.; Leitch, M.; Marr, C. M.; Weller, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2013, 45, 3, pp 367-371
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Johnson, A. L.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Gainesville, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, January 17-21, 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 29, Large animal edition, 2015, pp 150-152
Abstract

Objective - To describe clinical and clinicopathologic findings and outcome of horses with meningitis and meningoencephalomyelitis. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 28 horses. Procedures - Medical records of horses admitted to the hospital during a 25-year period were reviewed. Horses...

Author(s)
Toth, B.; Aleman, M.; Nogradi, N.; Madigan, J. E.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2012, 240, 5, pp 580-587
Abstract

Although recognized as a possible complication to sepsis, there are few published reports on brain abscesses in foals. This case report describes a 4-month-old Icelandic filly that, as a neonate, had a history of pyrexia and lameness, which resolved with antibiotic treatment. Approximately 3 months ...

Author(s)
Hanche-Olsen, S.; Ottesen, N.; Larsen, H.; Fintl, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2012, 32, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

Pregnant rats were infected experimentally with equine herpesvirus (EHV)-9, a new neurotropic equine herpesvirus serologically similar to EHV-1, during the first and third trimesters. The inoculated dams had mild to severe neurological signs and gave birth to dead fetuses or undersized pups. Rats...

Author(s)
El-Habashi, N.; El-Nahass, E.; Haridy, M.; Nayel, M.; Abdelaziz, A. A.; Fukushi, H.; Kuroda, K.; Sakai, H.; Yanai, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2014, 151, 4, pp 400-409
Abstract

As neurological diseases in horses share many overlapping clinical signs, the veterinarian is required to know how to perform a focused evaluation of this system as well as how to carry out complementary examinations to establish an aetiological diagnosis. This is a case report of an ataxic horse...

Author(s)
Santos, F. C. C. dos; Delgado, M. de L. A.; Fernandes, C. G.; Nogueira, C. E. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2014, 26, 6, pp 306-309
Abstract

Intestinal hyperammonaemia in horses is a syndrome putatively caused by increased intestinal production and/or absorption of ammonia that clinically manifests as severe neurological abnormalities often in conjunction with signs of gastrointestinal dysfunction but without evidence of hepatic...

Author(s)
Dunkel, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2010, 22, 7, pp 340-345
Abstract

Nervous disorders of equidae are relatively rare and are often of traumatic origin. Nervous illnesses of infectious origin must be monitored carefully due to their contagious nature and the risk of zoonoses. In France, the main infectious nervous diseases of equidae are encephalomyelites of viral...

Author(s)
Tourmente, C.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire - Équine, 2008, No.Hors-serie, pp 99-104
Abstract

Opportunistic infections with the free living nematode Halicephalobus gingivalis are infrequently reported in horses but the cases are widespread geographically. The nematodes are believed to penetrate wounds and subsequently reproduce within the host tissues. This paper reports two cases of a...

Author(s)
Eydal, M.; Bambir, S. H.; Sigurdarson, S.; Gunnarsson, E.; Svansson, V.; Fridriksson, S.; Benediktsson, E. T.; Sigurdardóttir, Ó. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 186, 3/4, pp 523-527

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