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Bacterial pneumonia is frequently diagnosed in the foal between birth and six months of age. Germs causing serious pneumonia in newborn foals are those generally responsible for septicaemia. In older foals, pneumonia is mainly caused by opportunist germs such as: rhodococcus and streptococcus. From ...

Paul-Jeanjean, S.; Fortier, G.
Société Nationale des Groupements Techniques Vétérinaires, Paris, France
Bulletin des G.T.V., 2010, No.Hors Serie, pp 81-93

Newborn foals have low immunocompetence, and their level of resistance to opportunistic infections depends primarily on the quality of transfer of passive immunity via colostral antibodies. The viruses most often implicated in viral pneumonias of young foals are equine herpesvirus (EHV) types 1 and ...

Desjardins, I.; Cadoré, J. L.
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire - Équine, 2008, No.Hors-serie, pp 43-48

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