Outbreak of rhinitis caused by equine herpesvirus type 3

Barrandeguy, M.; Ulloa, N.; Bok, K.; Fernández, F.
February 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/6/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p178
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on outbreak of rhinitis caused by equine herpesvirus type 3 (EHV-3). It says that the primary method of virus transmission is through direct skin-to-skin contact with an acutely infected, virus-shedding horse usually during coitus. It mentions that it is necessary to reinforce the importance of strict application of hygienic measures to limit the risk of spread of infectious disease.


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