Epidemiologic analysis of factors influencing exertional rhabdomyolysis in Thoroughbreds.

@article{Macleay1999EpidemiologicAO,
  title={Epidemiologic analysis of factors influencing exertional rhabdomyolysis in Thoroughbreds.},
  author={Jennifer M Macleay and S A Sorum and Stephanie J Valberg and William E. Marsh and M D Sorum},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 12},
  pages={1562-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine incidence, effect on performance, and management practices associated with exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) in Thoroughbreds. SAMPLE POPULATION Medical records for 984 Thoroughbreds and a survey of trainers of horses with and without ER. PROCEDURES Medical records for 984 Thoroughbreds stabled at a midwestern racetrack were examined to determine the incidence of ER during the 1995 racing season. A retrospective questionnaire was administered to trainers to determine… CONTINUE READING

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