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Equine

VetMAX™ Reagents Deliver Specific, Reproducible Amplification of Target Nucleic Acid Sequences.

Economic Significance of Equine Influenza Virus (EIV)
EIV is a highly contagious influenza A virus that spreads rapidly among susceptible horses. Naïve or immunocompromised horses are at higher risk of developing disease, and young foals lacking adequate maternal antibodies are especially at risk of developing a fatal form. EIV causes clinical disease of the upper respiratory tract, and signs include fever, coughing, serous to mucopurulent nasal discharge, depression, muscle soreness, anorexia, and enlarged regional lymph nodes. Colic (abdominal pain) and edema of the legs and scrotum have also been observed with influenza infection.