Equine arteritis virus: a review of clinical features and management aspects.

@article{Glaser1996EquineAV,
  title={Equine arteritis virus: a review of clinical features and management aspects.},
  author={Amy L. Glaser and Antoine A F de Vries and Peter J. M. Rottier and Marian C. Horzinek and Ben Colenbrander},
  journal={The Veterinary quarterly},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          95-9
        }
}
Sero-epidemiological surveys have revealed that equine arteritis virus (EAV) is prevalent in most European countries. The virus causes sporadic cases of respiratory disease and abortion in horses, the incidence of which has increased in recent years. Mares and geldings eliminate virus after acute infection, but 30% to 60% of stallions become persistently infected. In these animals, EAV is maintained within the reproductive tract and is shed continuously in the semen. Persistent infection with… CONTINUE READING

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