Reference : European outbreak of atypical myopathy in the autumn 2009.
Scientific journals : Article
Life sciences : Veterinary medicine & animal health
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/73859
European outbreak of atypical myopathy in the autumn 2009.
English
Van Galen, Gaby mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés > Médecine interne des équidés >]
Amory, Hélène mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés > Médecine interne des équidés >]
Busschers, Evita [ > > ]
Cassart, Dominique mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de morphologie et pathologie > Département de morphologie et pathologie >]
De Bruijn, Marco [ > > ]
Gerber, Vincenz [ > > ]
Keen, John [ > > ]
Lefere, Laurence [ > > ]
Marcillaud Pitel, Christel [ > > ]
Marr, Celia [ > > ]
Muller, Jessika M V [ > > ]
Pineau, Xavier [ > > ]
Saegerman, Claude mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des maladies infectieuses et parasitaires > Epidémiologie et analyse des risques appl. aux sc. vétér. >]
Sandersen, Charlotte mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés >]
Serteyn, Didier mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés > Anesthésiologie gén. et pathologie chirurg. des grds animaux >]
Torfs, Sara [ > > ]
Unger, Lucia [ > > ]
Verwilghen, Denis mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés > Anesthésiologie gén. et pathologie chirurg. des grds animaux >]
Votion, Dominique mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département clinique des animaux de compagnie et des équidés > Anesthésiologie gén. et pathologie chirurg. des grds animaux >]
2010
Journal of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Blackwell Publishing
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
1479-3261
USA
[en] survival rate, clinical signs ; muscle enzymes ; myoglobinuria
[en] Background: Atypical myopathy (AM) is an acute, severe rhabdomyolysis occurring in grazing horses. Since In the beginning of October 2009, a new outbreak affects started in several European countries. Geographic, demographic and clinical data of the reported cases in the month October 2009 are described.
Key Findings: The survival rate over the month October 2009 was 25%. The most frequently observed clinical signs were congestedive mucous membranes, dyspnea, tachycardia, depression, weakness, stiffness, recumbency, trembling, transpirationsweating, and myoglobinuria. Non-survivors were significantly more often likely to be recumbent than survivors. Prognostic factors, symptomatic treatment and preventive measures are discussed.
Significance: Slight differences were encountered during the described outbreak of AM in October 2009 compared to previous studies. Equine practitioners should be alert aware that previous epidemiological studies have shown that after a high prevalence this autumn, for new cases are likely to occur in the upcoming spring 2010.
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/73859
10.1111/j.1476-4431.2010.00574.x

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