Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Horses Presented for Coggins Testing in Southwest Virginia and Change in Positive Test Results Approximately 1 Year Later

@inproceedings{Funk2016SeroprevalenceOB,
  title={Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Horses Presented for Coggins Testing in Southwest Virginia and Change in Positive Test Results Approximately 1 Year Later},
  author={R. A. Funk and R N Pleasant and S. Witonsky and D. D. Reeder and S. R. Werre and D. Hodgson},
  booktitle={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Lyme disease can affect people, dogs, and horses, but it remains poorly understood, especially in the horse. Determining the seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in horses in different geographic areas will enable better understanding of the epidemiology of the disease, thus improving diagnosis and treatment of affected animals. HYPOTHESIS To determine the seroprevalence of B. burgdorferi in horses in southwest Virginia. ANIMALS Horses presented for routine Coggins testing from… CONTINUE READING
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