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<br /> CEHHORSE REPORT<br /> Center for Equine Health • School of Veterinary Medicine • University of California, Davis<br /> Summer 2014<br /> INSIDE THIS ISSUE…<br /> Director’s Message<br /> ZOONOSES: WHAT HORSE OWNERS NEED TO KNOW<br /> The Role of Veterinarians in Public Health<br /> Illustration of a Zoonosis<br /> Zoonoses and Horses<br /> Rabies<br /> Leptospirosis<br /> Salmonellosis<br /> MRSA<br /> UC Davis Welcomes New Equine Ophthalmologist<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Director’s Message<br /> When I’m introduced as an equine<br /> veterinarian, people will often<br /> comment about their fear of horses or the<br /> courage involved in dealing with such a<br /> large patient. I usually smile and say that<br /> I’m more afraid of a mean cat than a mean<br /> horse any day. I can say this with all due<br /> respect to the cat. Most horses are willing to<br /> please and have a desire to do so. In truth,<br /> I believe it<a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=1"> CEHHORSE REPORT Center for Equine Health • School</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=2"> Director’s Message Director’s Message</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=3"> a large impact on our health. Veterinarians are t</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=4"> Director’s Message (cont.) Work is currently und</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=5"> ZOONOSES: What Horse Owners Need to Know Human </a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=6"> </a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=7"> Zoonoses (cont.) HIV virus in humans may have ori</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=8"> Zoonoses (cont.) prevent the spread of disease f</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=9"> The future will most likely bring collab- oration</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=10"> Zoonoses (cont.) the intestinal tract into the bl</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=11"> women are told to avoid cats’ litter boxes. Since</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=12"> Zoonoses (cont.) and horse owners. The Centers fo</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=13"> Recommended Rabies Vaccination Schedule for Horse</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=14"> Zoonoses (cont.) Leptospirosis — Leptospirosis i</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=15"> Horses can become infected by eating hay or grain</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=16"> Zoonoses (cont.) the disease are common to other</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=17"> also minimize the frequency and severity of recur</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=18"> Leptospira tend to survive well in wet, freshwate</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=19"> Zoonoses (cont.) Salmonellosis — Salmonellosis i</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=20"> Zoonoses (cont.) signs of depression, fever, low-</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=21"> oxacillin, and nafcillin, as well as a closely re</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=22"> HOW TO CARE FOR ANIMALS TESTING Animals are dia</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=23"> OSITIVE FOR SALMONELLA ☛ Clean the infected ani</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=24"> Zoonoses (cont.) but are not causing any symptom</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=25"> colonized horses, with indistinguishable human an</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=26"> HOW TO CARE FOR HORSES TESTING POSITIVE FOR MRSA </a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=27"> UC Davis Welcomes New Equine Ophthalmologist Dr.</a> <a title="HorseReport-Summer2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/71d05063?page=28"> CEH HORSEREPORT ©The Regents of the University of</a>