Monthly Archives: September 2016

79. Myth or Real? Susceptibility of a stallion to persistent equine arteritis virus (EAV) after natural infection may correlate to the presence of a particular type of lymphocyte in that stallion. It has also been determined that EAV is harbored only in the reproductive tract of the persistently infected stallion

Answer: Real A group of researchers recently looked at factors in the stallion that may contribute to  the likeliness of the EAV persisting in that stallion, leading to the possibility of that stallion shedding the virus in his semen. Studies in their lab showed that horses can be divided into 2 distinct groups based on whether they were…
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