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Diseases related to the alimentary system are the main cause of death in horses. This retrospective study aimed to describe the pathological findings of fatal parasite-induced enteritis and typhlocolitis caused by cyathostominae, Eimeria leuckarti, Balantidium coli, and Strongyloides westeri in ...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. V.; Mello, L. S. de; Wentz, M. F.; Panziera, W.; Soares, J. F.; Sonne, L.; Driemeier, D.; Pavarini, S. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 3, pp 443-450
Abstract

Evaluation of gastrointestinal (GI) biopsies is a multistep process that includes reviewing an appropriate history, determining sample quality, and evaluating histologic sections. Selected diagnostic parameters that, in combination with intestinal histopathology, can be useful to localize disease...

Author(s)
Hostetter, J. M.; Uzal, F. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2022, 34, 3, pp 376-388
Abstract

Equine grass sickness (EGS) is a rare and often-fatal disease of the grazing equids, with the majority of clinical signs associated with failure of normal gastrointestinal function. EGS has the highest incidence in Great Britain but is also frequently reported in other northern European countries....

Author(s)
Resetic, N.; Jorgensen, A. R.; Husted, L.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2021, 37, 6, pp 569-576
Abstract

Background: Rates of detecting ≥1 potential enteric pathogens (PEP) or toxins (PEP-T) in feces, blood, or both of horses ≥6 months of age with enteric disease and impact of multiple detections on outcome of horses with colitis has not been reported. Objective: To determine detection rates of...

Author(s)
Kopper, J. J.; Willette, J. A.; Kogan, C. J.; Seguin, A.; Bolin, S. R.; Ii, H. C. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2021, 35, 5, pp 2465-2472
Abstract

To determine if there were significant differences produced by 5 of the most prevalent causes of equine enterocolitis, we studied retrospectively the gross and microscopic pathology of 90 cases of enterocolitis submitted to the San Bernardino laboratory of the California Animal Health and Food...

Author(s)
Mendonça, F. S.; Navarro, M. A.; Uzal, F. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2022, 34, 3, pp 412-420
Abstract

Antimicrobial administration can lead to imbalances of gastrointestinal microbiota, called dysbiosis. Dysbiosis sometimes results in diarrhea and enteritis in horses. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is used to treat affected horses, but whether it is effective as a prophylactic approach for...

Author(s)
Kinoshita, Y.; Niwa, H.; Uchida-Fujii, E.; Nukada, T.; Ueno, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2022, 114,
Abstract

Background: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a well-recognised but poorly understood disease complex in the horse. Clinical signs may vary but often include weight loss, diarrhoea and colic. The effect this disease process may have on the gastrointestinal pacemaker cells (the interstitial cells...

Author(s)
Fintl, C.; Lindberg, R.; Press, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 2, pp 298-304
Abstract

Data on soil ingestion in horses are lacking in contrast to other free-range animals. The importance of soil as a vector for environmental pollutants to food is less relevant in horses but several disorders secondary to soil ingestion, such as sand colic or enteritis have been reported. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Jurjanz, S.; Collas, C.; Quish, C.; Younge, B.; Feidt, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 7,
Abstract

A 10-year-old, 600-kg, warmblood gelding was referred due to persistent colic, non-responsive to medical treatment. Diagnostic evaluation revealed abdominal distention, tachycardia and distended small intestines. Preoperative blood testing revealed an increased packed cell volume and normal total...

Author(s)
Piketh, G.; Henning, A.; Smit, Y.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2022, 10, 4,
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Background: Pythiosis is an infectious disease caused by the oomycete Pythium insidiosum, with higher occurrence in wetlands and hot climate regions. This microorganism develops its cycle in aquatic plants, and most cases happen because of the contact of animals or people with water containing the...

Author(s)
Silva, T. M. da; Flores, M. M.; Lamego, E. C.; Lorenzetti, D. M.; Ramos, C. P.; Kommers, G. D.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 570,

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