Meningoencephalitis Caused by Halicephalobus gingivalis in a Thoroughbred Gelding

@inproceedings{Jung2014MeningoencephalitisCB,
  title={Meningoencephalitis Caused by Halicephalobus gingivalis in a Thoroughbred Gelding},
  author={Ji-youl Jung and Kyung-Hyun Lee and Moon-Young Rhyoo and Jae-Won Byun and You-chan Bae and Eunsang Choi and Changsig Kim and Young-Hwa Jean and Myoung-Heon Lee and Soon-Seek Yoon},
  booktitle={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={2014}
}
A 6-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was euthanized after a 2-month period of abnormal neurological signs, such as circling left in his pen and hitting his head and body against the wall. After the horse was euthanized on the farm, a half of the brain and whole blood were submitted for diagnostic tests. Histopathological examination of the brain revealed granulomatous and eosinophilic meningoencephalitis with numerous intralesional nematodes, predominantly affecting the cerebrum. Multifocal… CONTINUE READING
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