SEROPREVALENCE OF RHINOPNEUMONITIS
VIRUS IN HORSES FROM PERU
Virus responsible for Equine rhinopneumonitis
, EHV1 and EHV4 (POS-VIR111)
(ri-no-noo-mah-ni-tihs) An upper respiratory infection caused by any of several herpesviruses.
A vaccination program should include vaccinations against rhinopneumonitis
(3rd, 5th, 7th, and 9th months of pregnancy), tetanus, equine encephalomyelitis, and influenza 4 weeks prior to foaling.
In horses, the tetanus toxoid is usually combined with other yearly vaccines, such as equine encephalitis and rhinopneumonitis
Name the virus that is the cause of rhinopneumonitis
Vaccination against common equine diseases such as equine encephalomyelitis, tetanus, rhinopneumonitis
, and influenza should be performed one month before the expected foaling date to promote high immunoglobulin concentrations in the colostrum.
The mare should be vaccinated with an inactivated vaccine for Equine Rhinopneumonitis
(Rhino) at months 5, 7, and 9 of pregnancy.
X) = optional Foals At 3 4 5 6 Age birth 2 months months months months months Rhinopneumonitis
X * then every 2 months Flu X * then every 2 months E & W X * Tetanus toxoid X Strangles X Nonvaccination injection of vitamin X ** E-selenium (equine product) * Initial 4-way, booster 3 weeks later (the time when passive, colostral immunity decreases).