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A 2-month-old foal with septic shock and severe respiratory distress was referred to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Due to poor prognosis, the foal was euthanized. Histopathology showed lesions suggestive of Rhodococcus equi infection associated with a diffuse interstitial infiltrate of foamy...

Author(s)
Perez-Ecija, A.; Mendoza, F. J.; Estepa, J. C.; Bautista, M. J.; Pérez, J.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2016, 78, 9, pp 1511-1513
Abstract

Our objective was to characterize the association between types of radiographic findings and outcome in foals with pneumonia caused by Rhodococcus equi. Admission lateral thoracic radiographs of 62 foals with culture-confirmed R. equi pneumonia were reviewed retrospectively. A scoring system was...

Author(s)
Giguère, S.; Roberts, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2012, 53, 6, pp 601-604
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

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

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

Equine viral arteritis (EVA) is a contagious disease of horses caused by equine arteritis virus (EAV). The virus is present in horse populations throughout the world, aided by international movement of horses and infective cryopreserved semen. EVA outbreaks don't occur often, but when they do, they ...

Author(s)
Tanase, O.; Pavli, C.; Plesca, R.; Ludu, L.; Savuta, G.; Velescu, E.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară"Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, Iași, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Medicină Veterinară, Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, 2011, 54, 4, pp 237-240
Abstract

In July 2006, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, neurologic signs developed acutely in a 6-month-old foal; signs included muscle spasms, rigidity of the neck and limbs, difficulty standing, and hind-limb paralysis. The foal also had severe dyspnoea and profuse sweating and died 1 day after the...

Author(s)
Costa, É. A.; Bomfim, M. R. Q.; Fonseca, F. G. da; Drumond, B. P.; Coelho, F. M.; Vasconcelos, A. C.; Furtini, R.; Paixão, T. A.; Tsolis, R. M.; Santos, R. L.; Resende, M.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009, 15, 5, pp 844-845
Abstract

Analysis of pathology results from the 2007 equine influenza (EI) outbreak in Australia indicate that young foals in naïve horse populations are prone to developing broncho-interstitial pneumonia, and that this can be a rare manifestation of EI virus infection in mature horses. All horses may...

Author(s)
Begg, A. P.; Reece, R. L.; Hum, S.; Townsend, W.; Gordon, A.; Carrick, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 89, s1, pp 19-22
Abstract

This case report describes a small outbreak of neonatal foal death in Belgium due to infection with equine arteritis virus (EAV). The outbreak started with one foal suffering from acute dyspnea four days after birth. Despite intensive treatment, this foal died within a few hours. Three weeks later, ...

Author(s)
Gryspeerdt, A.; Chiers, K.; Govaere, J.; Vercauteren, G.; Ducatelle, R.; Walle, G. R. van de; Nauwynck, H. J.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2009, 78, 3, pp 189-193
Abstract

Twelve foals, aged 3-9 months, examined at The Ohio State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital between 1995 and 2000, were diagnosed with chronic pulmonary disease associated with marked interstitial opacity on radiographic examination. The most characteristic features were a history of...

Author(s)
Nout, Y. S.; Hinchcliff, K. W.; Samii, V. F.; Kohn, C. W.; Jose-Cunilleras, E.; Reed, S. M.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2002, 34, 6, pp 542-548

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