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Contagious equine metritis (USA)

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Contagious equine metritis (USA)

Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) was first reported in the US in 1978 on thoroughbred farms in Kentucky, this was followed by an outbreak in Missouri the following year. Since then, the disease has been rapidly eradicated from both states and subsequently has not been found in the US horse population. Isolation of the CEM organism should be reported to State or Federal animal health authorities.

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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