A retrospective study of equine actinobacillosis cases: 1999-2011.

  title={A retrospective study of equine actinobacillosis cases: 1999-2011.},
  author={Quinci D Layman and Grant B Rezabek and Akhilesh Ramachandran and Brenda C Love and Anthony W. Confer},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  volume={26 3},
Several Actinobacillus spp. are common commensal bacteria of the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, and reproductive tract of horses and can cause disease in both foals and adults. The current retrospective study was designed to review Actinobacillus spp. isolated from clinical samples or necropsies of 99 horses during 1999-2011. The cases consisted of 43 foals (<6 months of age), 4 young adults (6 months-2 years), 39 adults (>2 years of age), 2 aborted fetuses, and 11 with unspecified ages… CONTINUE READING