Articles posted November 11, 2010

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Rotavirus in Foals: Quick Detection with Human Test

With a rapid test used to detect rotavirus in humans, veterinarians could diagnose rotavirus in foals more accurately and quickly and, thus, begin crucial treatment sooner. Researchers in Japan recently published a study comparing seven rapid antigen detection kits for diagnosing rotavirus infection in foals, and the Dipstick test commonly used in human m...

Molds and Mycotoxins In Horse Feed: Basic Facts

Horse owners everywhere take extreme measures to be sure their animals are safe from harm. But did you know that your horse might be ingesting toxins on a daily basis? Reports from Dairyland Laboratories and the Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory indicate that levels of molds and mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds and other fungi), particularl...

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