Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover (TiHo)

Nachweis von equinem Herpesvirus Typ 2 (EHV-2) bei Keratitiden des Pferdes

Oppen, Tassilo von

equines Herpesvirus Typ 2, EHV-2, Keratitis, horse. - In this study 29 horses showing keratitis or keratoconjunctivitis and 21 horses with no ocular disease were examined for the state of general condition and through a detailed ophthalmological examination. In addition to this ocular swabs were taken from both eyes, the nasal mucosa and the tracheobronchial secretion of these horses. Peripheral blood leukocytes were also isolated. All these samples were examined by means of nested PCR in order to detect EHV-2 genome. These investigations were carried out twice over a course of three to four weeks.In comparison with the group of horses...

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Oppen, Tassilo: Nachweis von equinem Herpesvirus Typ 2 (EHV-2) bei Keratitiden des Pferdes. Hannover 2000. Tierärztliche Hochschule.

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