CENTER FOR EQUINE HEALTH
SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS FALL 2017
New Hope for
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Leading the Way
in EPM Testing
(EPM) remains a
signiﬁcant disease for
and researchers to study.
Caused by protozoa that
are present in the feces
of the opossum, EPM is
a debilitating neurologic
disorder in horses that
can ultimately be fatal.
Thanks to support from
donations to the Center Horses affected by the parasite that
for Equine Health, a group causes EPM may appear neurologic.
of UC Davis scientists, led
by Dr. Nicola Pusterla, are learning more
about the disease every year.
Due to the difﬁculty in diagnosing the
disease, CENTER FOR EQUINE HEALTH SCHOOL OF VETERINARY
Leading the Way in EPM Testing Equine protozoal
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