Horse (equine) health topics
- Diagnosis and testing for West Nile fever (West Nile encephalitis) in horses West Nile fever (also known as West Nile encephalitis) is an inflammation of the central nervous system that is caused by infection by West Nile virus (WNV). WADDL offers laboratory testing to confirm diagnoses of West Nile virus.
- Diagnosis and testing for equine herpes virus (EHV) Equine herpesvirus is a large family of viruses numbered EHV-1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. The type of EHV of most concern is EHV-1. Learn more about symptoms, guarding against the virus, and testing with WADDL.
- Equine infectious anemia (EIA) Equine infectious anemia (EIA) is a bloodborne infection that affects horses and other members of the Equidae family, such as ponies, donkeys, and mules. Learn more about diagnosing and testing with WADDL.
- Abortion diagnosis Maintenance of a profitable livestock industry depends upon efficient animal reproduction. Diseases that interrupt pregnancy are costly, and control measures cannot be devised until the cause for the reproductive loss is accurately identified.