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Abstract

The clinical importance, types, clinical aspects, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of pneumonia in foals are discussed.

Author(s)
Duggan, V.
Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2012, 2, 8, pp 401-404
Abstract

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 ...

Author(s)
Desjardins, I.; Cadoré, J. L.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire - Équine, 2008, No.Hors-serie, pp 43-48
Abstract

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 ...

Author(s)
Paul-Jeanjean, S.; Fortier, G.
Publisher
Société Nationale des Groupements Techniques Vétérinaires, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin des G.T.V., 2010, No.Hors Serie, pp 81-93
Abstract

Weissella confusa is a Gram-positive bacterium that has been identified in environmental and food samples from around the world. Rare cases of bacteremia in immunocompromised people have been reported. A 2-day-old foal was presented for weakness and suspected sepsis. Blood culture yielded pure...

Author(s)
Lawhon, S. D.; Lopez, F. R.; Joswig, A.; Black, H. C.; Watts, A. E.; Norman, T. E.; Porter, B. F.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2014, 26, 1, pp 150-153
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Author(s)
McKenzie, H. C., III
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Large animal. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 16-20 January 2010, 2010, pp 219-223
Abstract

Acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are characterized by acute, uncontrolled interstitial and alveolar inflammation secondary to a pulmonary or systemic insult. Endothelial and epithelial damage increases alveolo-capillary permeability leading to protein-rich...

Author(s)
Dunkel, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice, 2006, 5, 2, pp 127-133
Abstract

Five 3-month-old foals presenting with fever and respiratory disease were found to have pulmonary abscesses with patchy to diffuse alveolar and interstitial pneumonia on PM examination. All affected foals had evidence of Rhodococcus equi infection and had few to abundant P. carinii cysts in the...

Author(s)
Ainsworth, D. M.; Weldon, A. D.; Beck, K. A.; Rowland, P. H.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1993, 25, 2, pp 103-108
Abstract

Five of 6 foals between 2 and 4 months old, on a ranch in northern California, developed pneumonia within a 3-week period in June and July 1978. C. equi was recovered from each of the 5 foals by transtracheal aspiration. Clinical signs were variable but included increased respiratory rate, fever,...

Author(s)
Smith, B. P.; Robinson, R. C.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1981, 13, 4, pp 223-228
Abstract

A Thoroughbred foal was prostate on the second day after birth, not having received passive immunity via the colostrum. Further symptoms were periods of convulsions, toxic mucosa, disturbed haemodynamics, persistent mydriasis and bilateral corneal ulcers. A Serratia sp. was isolated from blood...

Author(s)
Salem, C. Z.; Fasano, P. B. L.; Masias, A. P.
Citation
Arquivos do Instituto Biológico (São Paulo), 1989, 56, Supl., pp 59
Abstract

Material from 14 horses, two foals and four mules from widely separated parts of Spain were studied. Clinical reports indicated gastrointestinal disturbance more prominent than CNS involvement; some cases were of the respiratory type. The gross lesions are detailed. Diagnosis was confirmed by...

Author(s)
Sanchez Botija, R.
Citation
Revista del Patronato de Biologia Animal, 1971, 15, No.4, pp 349-367

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