The development of a real-time PCR assay using allelic discrimination E2 to distinguish between neuropathogenic and non-neuropathogenic strains of EHV1 has been reported (Allen et al., 2008).
Application of an equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV1) type-specific ELISA to the management of an outbreak of EHV1 abortion.
Differentiation and genomic and antigenic variation among fetal, respiratory, and neurological isolates from EHV1 and EHV4 infections in The Netherlands.
causes respiratory disease, abortions and problems with the nervous system.
Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, who confirmed the presence of the herpes virus EHV1
. The Jockey Club was then notified of the findings, with the
The nature of the illness has been narrowed down to the West Nile virus, which first appeared in America in 1999, or the equine herpes virus (EHV1), for which Australia follows a strict
Paltridge added: "Neither West Nile nor EHV1 is a significant health risk to the other horses or the wider population.