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July 2, 2002

Report from Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture


From December 30, 2001 to June 29, 2002, a total of 823 equine abortions had been submitted to the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) for examination. During this same time period in 2001, a total of 1024 equine abortions had been submitted for examination.  During this same time period from 1996-2000 an annual mean of 640.6 equine abortions had been submitted for examination.  A total of 0 submissions during the week of June 23-June 29, 2002 indicate laboratory findings consistent with losses associated with MRLS.  Total submissions suspected of MRLS thus far in 2002 total 165.


Equine Abortion Accessions (all breeds)



This is the final update from the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center.


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