Previous publications (13) also reported difficulties establishing a clear relationship between the presence of BoHV-4 and, among other syndromes, bovine metritis
, vaginitis, and abortions.
Out of 40 pregnant buffaloes observed during periparturient period, five animals were diagnosed with metritis
, three with clinical endometritis concurrent with delayed uterine involution.
, endometritis and ketosis were monitored by Veterinarian.
Rausing, who owns Lanwades Stud in Newmarket, added that it would be impossible under European legislation to limit the number of mares each stallion could fertilise, and pointed to a recent outbreak of contagious equine metritis
in the US which was contracted by 900 horses in the quarter-bred population, all of them conceived by AI.
He states that it reduces the risk of venereal disease, when the reality is that Contagious Equine Metritis
is spreading like wildfire in the US standardbred world because they cannot contain it while they are moving infected semen around the country.
Markusfeld (1985) investigated the association between overfeeding pre-partum, metritis
In response to Allen's claims that AI reduces the risk of venereal disease, Rausing pointed to the recent outbreak of contagious equine metritis
(CEM) in the US, which had been detected in 48 states and had affected 900 horses, mostly quarter-bred, all of them conceived by AI.
They concluded that metritis
caused by non-specific bacteria had no effect on RP.
In terms of the association, his presidency coincided with the identification of Contagious Equine Metritis
in the UK and all the difficulties that caused, and Norman was very closely involved in dealing with the initial out break and establishing a code of practice that has stood the test of time.
TWO further cases of contagious equine metritis
(CEM) have been confirmed in Kentucky.
A QUARTER HORSE stallion based in Central Kentucky has tested positive for contagious equine metritis
(CEM), a transmissible venereal disease that can result in abortion and infertility in mares.
He cites the outbreak of Contagious Equine Metritis
(a virulent form of venereal disease in horses) in the 1970s, when the Kentucky stallion owners petitioned the state authorities to licence AI to combat the disease but then had to revoke when they realised any resulting progeny would not be registered in the Stud Book.