5. Disorders of Horses

  1. Bradley L. Njaa DVM, MVSc, DACVP
  1. Neil M. Williams DVM, PhD, DACVP

Published Online: 22 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119949053.ch5

Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition

Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Williams, N. M. (2012) Disorders of Horses, in Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition (ed B. L. Njaa), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119949053.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Author Information

  1. Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958520

Online ISBN: 9781119949053

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Keywords:

  • disorders of horses;
  • gross, microscopic lesions, in equine fetuses;
  • fetal abnormalities, or pathogens;
  • maternal condition or illness, potential cause;
  • equine fetus and placenta, gross examination;
  • viral causes of abortion, and neonatal loss;
  • equine viral arteritis;
  • bacterial and fungal causes;
  • umbilical cord torsion, placental infarction;
  • fescue toxicosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gross examination of the equine fetus and placenta

  • Viral causes of abortion and neonatal loss

  • Bacterial and fungal causes

  • Miscellaneous causes

  • Bibliography