Category Archives: Equine Health Update

The Equine Health Update returns this month in its new digital format

Actinobacillus equuli infections in Equines

Dr R D Last – BVSc, M.Med.Vet (Pathology) Specialist Veterinary Pathologist   Introduction. Actinobacillus equuli are the most common Actinobacillus spp of horses and account for most of the equine infections. These are gram-negative, pleomorphic, commensal bacteria belonging to the family Pasteurellaceae. This bacterium is the most common cause of embolic suppurative nephritis and septicaemia… Continue Reading

Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Horses

Dr Rick Last – BVSc; M.Med.Vet (Pathology) Specialist Veterinary Pathologist Vetdiagnostix – Veterinary Pathology Services Group   INTRODUCTION  Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a common neoplasia of equines most often affecting the skin, eyes and genitalia, although a number of cases also affect the oral cavity, guttural pouches, stomach, and urinary bladder.   Cutaneous SCC… Continue Reading

Vaccination Permissions

Dear all Please see correspondence from SV Boland regarding the vaccination of horses in the surveillance zone. Please note that wherever possible this should be taken into consideration in the protection zone as well as suggested in the letter. Regards Camilla BVSC, MSc DAFF authorised Veterinarian (Ref: 1/2/1/7/8) State Vet Boland authorised Veterinarian (Movement Control… Continue Reading

Equine Health Update – March 2015

This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Association (SAEVA )  Contents: President’s report Equinews Equine Disease Update A review of clinical approaches to antogonism of Alpha2 adrenoreceptor agonist in the horse Snippets Equine POI – A Review Congress 2015 Sponsors SAEVA congress 2015 Editorial Time is flying and May is around the… Continue Reading

Equine Health Update – Feb 2016

This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Association (SAEVA )  Contents President’s Report Committee Report Racing Commitee Medco Report Equine Disease Quarterly Abstracts Common Complications After Intra-articular Injections in Horses. Regional Anesthesia of The Equine Head (Proceedings) Continuing Professional Development For Equine Veterinarians Editorial The new year is marching on… Continue Reading

Equine Health Update – October 2015

  This communication is intended exclusively for members of the South African Equine Veterinary Association (SAEVA )  Contents President’s Report Committee Report SAEVA Horse Liason Report 2014 SAEF Funding Equine Disease Quarterly (April 2015) Equine Disease Quarterly (July 2015) How To Perform A Regional Limb Perfusion In Horses Abstracts How To Perform An Abdominocentesis In A… Continue Reading

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