Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis: An Updated Consensus Statement with a Focus on Parasite Biology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

@inproceedings{Reed2016EquinePM,
  title={Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis: An Updated Consensus Statement with a Focus on Parasite Biology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention},
  author={S C Reed and M. E. Furr and D Howe and A. Johnson and R I Mackay and J. K. Morrow and N Pusterla and S. Witonsky},
  booktitle={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) remains an important neurologic disease of horses. There are no pathognomonic clinical signs for the disease. Affected horses can have focal or multifocal central nervous system (CNS) disease. EPM can be difficult to diagnose antemortem. It is caused by either of 2 parasites, Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi, with much less known about N. hughesi. Although risk factors such as transport stress and breed and age correlations have been identified… CONTINUE READING
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