Equine herpesvirus type 1-associated myeloencephalopathy in The Netherlands: a four-year retrospective study (1999-2003).

@article{Goehring2006EquineHT,
  title={Equine herpesvirus type 1-associated myeloencephalopathy in The Netherlands: a four-year retrospective study (1999-2003).},
  author={Lutz S Goehring and Steven C van Winden and C Kees van Maanen and Marianne M. Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={601-7}
}
Equine herpesvirus type 1(EHV-1)-associated myeloencephalopathy (EHM) is a rare disease affecting the central nervous system and, in particular, the spinal cord of horses. Epidemiologic data are limited, and usually are restricted to the description of a single outbreak. During an observational period of 4 years, we evaluated 9 outbreaks of EHM in The Netherlands. A risk factor analysis was done on the data from 6 outbreaks. Findings were: regular appearance of EHM outbreaks in The Netherlands… CONTINUE READING