Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias
versão impressa ISSN 0120-0690
RUIZ SAENZ, Julián. Prevention and control of equine rhinopneumonitis. Rev Colom Cienc Pecua [online]. 2005, vol.18, n.1, pp. 64-74. ISSN 0120-0690.
Equine rhinopneumonitis is a devastating disease, that can cause great economic lost in a horse’s farm and general in the national economy. This disease already has been reported in Colombia and it is fundamental to make an epidemiological diagnosis. It is also very Important to know which are the existing prevention and control strategies on a world wide basis, which principally are in focus on the vaccination programs, on the division and segregation of the horses in isolate group and diminish the entrance and the dissemination of the virus in the farms. For cases in which prevention strategies are not sufficient, it is necessary took right measures as an opportune diagnosis, isolation, quarantine and desinfection and the therapeutic management of individual cases. By this, the objective of the present article is to extend the knowledge about this strategies to adapt them to our means, to diminish the dissemination of the virus around the country and the possible presentation of an epidemy at a national level.
Palavras-chave : abortion; equine herpesvirus; treatment; vaccination.