Equine Piroplasmosis

Equine Piroplasmosis is a tick-borne protozoal infection of horses.  Piroplasmosis may be difficult to diagnose, as it can cause variable and non-specific clinical signs.  The symptoms of this disease range from acute fever, to anemia and jaundice, sudden death, or chronic weight loss and poor exercise tolerance.  

Resources

USDA Equine Piroplasmosis

Center for Food Security & Public Health (CFSPH): Equine Piroplasmosis

Equine Disease Communication Center: Disease Outbreak Alerts