Outbreak of equine piroplasmosis in Florida.

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CASE DESCRIPTION A 7-year-old Quarter Horse gelding was hospitalized in Ocala, Fla, because of lethargy, fever, anorexia, and swelling of distal aspects of the limbs. A tentative diagnosis of equine piroplasmosis (EP) was made on the basis of examination of a blood smear. The case was reported to the Florida State Veterinarian, and infection with Babesia… (More)
DOI: 10.2460/javma.240.5.588

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