Evaluation of two vaccines for the treatment of pythiosis insidiosi in horses

Two vaccines to treat pythiosis insidiosi in horses were evaluated in 71 Costa Rican horses between 1982 to 1988. One vaccine used a cell-mass (CMV) as antigen and the other a soluble concentrated antigen (SCAV). Both vaccines cured horses infected with Pythium insidiosum (p value ∼ 14%). The age of lesions prior to vaccination was important in the response… CONTINUE READING