Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) Testing

  • Published 2011


WHY TEST?  EPM is a neurological disease of the Americas. It is most commonly caused by the parasite Sarcocystis neurona and more rarely by Neospora hughesi.  The standard of practice for diagnosis is to perform a complete neurological exam, accompanied by laboratory tests that detect an immunological response to infection.  Testing of cerebrospinal… (More)