Progression of the Disease is influenced by the following factors:
|The extent of the infection or the number of organisms ingested||How long the horse harbors the parasite prior to treatment||The point in the brain or spinal cord where the organism localizes or the damage occurs||Stressful events that precede and follow the infection|
The EPM Signs are:
We are disappointed to
say, EPM vaccine is no longer manufactured because the Fort
Dodge conditional license has expired.
This disease, poses a real threat to your horse and it is important to implement preventative measures.
Prevention of EPM
The Antiprotozoal Treatment Options Are:
A prompt diagnosis and
appropriate treatment limits the extent of nerve damage, 10
to 20 % of the horses may fully recover with proper
Navigator directly kills the organisms and inhibits specific enzymes required for protozoan survival
Marquis directly attacks the protozoan without exerting effects on the tissue
Rebalance combines pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine
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