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Contagious equine metritis (UK/Europe)

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Contagious equine metritis (UK/Europe)

In the UK, isolation of the Contagious Equine Metritis Organism is notifiable by law. This is a statutory requirement under the Infectious diseases of Horses Order 1987, and any positive samples must be reported by the testing laboratory to a Divisional Veterinary Manager (DVM) of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) who will investigate all cases.

CEM is a highly contagious venereal disease seen in mares and stallions

What is CEM?

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How is the disease transmitted?

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How do I know if my horse has CEM?

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What should I do if I think my horse has CEM?

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How can I prevent my horse from contracting the disease?

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What is the prognosis?

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