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SOME IMPORTANT DISEASES OF THE EQUINE NEUROLOGICAL SYSTEM

@inproceedings{Foreman2016SOMEID,
  title={SOME IMPORTANT DISEASES OF THE EQUINE NEUROLOGICAL SYSTEM},
  author={J. Foreman},
  year={2016}
}
Definition and history Inflammation of the brain can be caused by a number of diseases, but one of the preventable causes is viral infection. In addition to Rabies, with which most people have some familiarity, two other families of virus can cause brain infections in horses, resulting in what is commonly termed viral encephalitis. The first and older group is the Alphavirus family (previously classified as Arboviruses, “arbo” meaning “arthropodborne” or insect-borne viruses). In the USA these… Expand