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Equine piroplasmosis is an acute, subacute or chronic tick-borne disease due to Babesia caballi and/or Theileria equi, affecting Equidae and causing economic losses to horse breeders and poor performances during tournaments. The objectives were fourfold: first to determine the seroprevalence of...

Author(s)
Benfenatki, A.; Benfodil, K.; Miroud, K.; Zenia, S.; Khelef, D.; Ait-Oudhia, K.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2022, 73, 2, pp 3971-3978
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Transfusions of whole blood (WB) or packed red blood cells (PRBCs) are indicated for the treatment of acute hemorrhage or severe anemia in horses. This chapter provides information to help with deciding when to transfuse, as well as the practical steps for the collection and administration of blood ...

Author(s)
Mudge, M. C.; Williams, O. H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Manual of veterinary transfusion medicine and blood banking, 2016, pp 307-320
Abstract

Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a syndrome of progressive loss of functional nephrons that results in retention of nitrogenous and other metabolic products. As a result of progressive decline of nephron function, loss of concentrating ability develops, Fortunately, CKD is very rare...

Author(s)
Kojer, J.; Bakos, Z.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2020, 142, 8, pp 451-465
Abstract

Equine infectious anaemia (EIA) is a sporadic viral disease in many countries. Every single case has, however, a dramatic impact: infected animals have to be put down, and quarantine restrictions on horse movements lasting three months lead to substantial economic losses. In Switzerland, the...

Author(s)
Zimmerli, U.; Thür, B.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2019, 161, 11, pp 725-738
Abstract

KEY POINTS: *Tissue needs and bone marrow production of erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets are in a tightly controlled equilibrium. *Persistent anemia, neutropenia, or thrombocytopenia that is unexplained by blood loss or systemic illness, or presence of morphologically abnormal cells on the ...

Author(s)
Bienzle, D.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2020, 36, 1, pp 35-52
Abstract

A 20-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding was referred with clinical signs of anorexia, weight loss, intermittent fever, cough, subcutaneous oedema and exercise intolerance. Haematological examination revealed the presence of blast cells, decreased lymphocytes, mild thrombocytopenia and anaemia but no...

Author(s)
Michishita, M.; Shibata, R.; Machida, Y.; Matsumoto, M.; Ochiai, K.; Azakami, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2021, 188, pp 21-25
Abstract

Background: Hemorrhagic shock in horses may be classified in several ways. Hemorrhage may be considered internal versus external, controlled or uncontrolled, or described based on the severity of hypovolemic shock the patient is experiencing. Regardless of the cause, as the severity of hemorrhage...

Author(s)
Hurcombe, S. D. A.; Radcliffe, R. M.; Cook, V. L.; Divers, T. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2022, 32, s1, pp 63-71
Abstract

Equine infectious anemia negatively impacts equines due to the deterioration of their health and welfare, causing economic losses to their owners. In addition, equines are a poorly studied animal population and it is estimated that equine infectious anemia has a wide distribution in the state of...

Author(s)
Estrada-Coates, A. T.; Alva-Trujillo, M.; Muñoz-Melgarejo, S.; Ramirez-Ramirez, E. D.; Canales-Rubio, M.; López-Guerrero, A.; Galván-Leal y Martínez, R.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico
Citation
Agrociencia (Montecillo), 2018, 52, Numero Especial, pp 33-38
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Background: Equine pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, also known as equine Cushing's syndrome, is a neurodegenerative disease. An important risk factor for Cushing's is advanced aging and it is the most common endocrine disorder in older horses. The prevalence in horses aged over 10 and 15...

Author(s)
Franco, F. A.; Santos, F. C. C. dos; Costa, G. V. da; Oliveira, H. R.; Ugolini, L. W.; Bondan, C.; Alves, L. P.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 598,
Abstract

Medical records of 20 horses with a confirmed diagnosis of valvular endocarditis at the Ontario Veterinary College between January 1, 1993 and February 3, 2020 were reviewed. The diagnosis was based on physical examination findings, complete blood (cell) count (CBC), serum biochemistry,...

Author(s)
Henderson, B.; Diaz, M.; Martins, C.; Kenney, D.; Baird, J. D.; Arroyo, L. G.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2020, 61, 12, pp 1290-1294

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