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What is equine Rhinopneumonitis?
Last Updated: 21st March, 2020
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Furthermore, what is Rhinopneumonitis?
Rhinopneumonitis, also called rhino, is an inflammation of the mucosa of the nasal cavities and lungs in horses. It is caused by the equine herpes virus and only affects horses. Respiratory disease is the most common illness caused by the virus, but the virus can also cause abortion in brood mares.
Beside above, what is the rhino vaccine for horses? Fluvac Innovator EHV-4/1 (Rhino + Flu) Equine Vaccine. Fluvac Innovator EHV-4/1 (Rhino + Flu) protects against respiratory form of rhinopneumonitis and influenza. Metastim adjuvant enhances immune response for rapid immunity and disease protection.
Then, what is horse rhinovirus?
Rhinopneumonitis (“rhino”) in horses is roughly equivalent to the common cold in people---it is a highly contagious respiratory infection spread by virus that passes readily from horse to horse. Affected horses develop neurological signs, including altered gaits, ataxia, a floppy tail and urinary leakage.
Is there a vaccine for EHV 1?
A single manufacturer provides a licensed modified live EHV-1 vaccine. It is indicated for the vaccination of healthy horses 3 months of age or older as an aid in preventing respiratory disease caused by equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1).