The 2020 Virtual Nocardioform Placentitis Workshop featured a panel of experts sharing data to ultimately determine how to improve our understanding of the disease.
Dr. Mats Troedsson of the Gluck Equine Research Center discussed what is and isn't known about Nocardioform placentitis in mares.
While Nocardioform placentitis does not appear to be contagious, how exactly it is spread remains unclear.
Nocardioform placentitis on the farm can usually be recognized by characteristic lesions of the placenta and by examining "touch preps" under a microscope.
The 13th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction (ISER) will be held in 2023, but a Pro-ISER Lecture Series in Equine Reproduction was held in late 2020.
This presentation from the 2020 AAEP Convention offers tips to veterinarians on how to help you safely do a blood transfusion, even in the field.
“Horse are trying to communicate, we just have to learn how to listen,” Dr. Sue Dyson said.
A discussion of the multiple pain options for the laminitic horse was held at the 2020 AAEP Virtual Convention.
A presentation was given by Dr. Nicola Pusterla of UC Davis on the new stall-side equine strangles test at the 2020 AAEP Virtual Convention.
"Today dewormers are either not as effective or totally ineffective, leaving horses at risk for parasite-related diseases such as ill thrift, poor hair coats, colic and diarrhea,” noted Donna Foulk, PhD, an extension educator from Penn State Extension.
“The most up-to-date data on dewormer resistance on larval populations are over 20 years old, leaving experts wondering where we stand in terms our ability to effectively control larval populations with larvicidal doses of fenbendazole and moxidectin,” said Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, DEVPC, DACVM, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center.