Pigeon Fever is a disease that causes abscesses in horses, sheep and cattle.
Pigeon Fever is not zoonotic, meaning it is not transmitted to human from animal.
Horses often develop a severe lameness, fever, lethargy and anorexia.
Aggressive medical therapy (antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory) is necessary or
Jun 20, 2014 ... As pigeon fever spreads across the United States, so does ... antibiotic treatment
of pigeon fever causes horses to develop internal abscesses.
Spier, a medicine faculty researching pigeon fever at the University of California,
Davis, ... between cattle and horses is theoretically possible but not confirmed.
Jul 9, 2012 ... Texas horses There has been a surge in reported cases of Pigeon Fever in
Texas during the past year. With summer and fly season in full ...
A publication of the Center for Equine Health • School of Veterinary Medicine •
University of California, Davis. Pigeon Fever. Varying Forms of Infection in
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ACVIM Fact Sheet: Pigeon fever (C. Pseudotuberculosis). Overview. 'Pigeon
fever,' also known as 'dryland distemper' is a bacterial disease of horses
America has an outbreak of pigeon fever. This infection, which historically been
limited to arid areas, has been surfacing all over the country as far East.
Eddy replied that, although she couldn't diagnose the problem without examining
the horse, she thought the swelling looked like pigeon fever---an infection that ...
Jul 20, 2012 ... By Dr. James Little. Equine and companion animal professional services
veterinarian, Neogen. Pigeon fever is an elevated body temperature ...