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AAEP Publishes Borrelia burgdorferi Infection and Lyme Disease Guidelines
The Borrelia burgdorferi Infection and Lyme Disease Guidelines, available as a PDF file, were authored for the AAEP’s Infectious Disease Committee by Thomas J. Divers DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC and Sally DeNotta DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM. The guidelines were reviewed and approved by the AAEP Infectious Disease Committee and board of directors.
View the Borrelia burgdorferi infection and Lyme Disease Guidelines or save them to your mobile device for future reference here.
Besides Borrelia burgdorferi infection and Lyme disease, AAEP guidelines for 22 other equine infectious diseases are available at https://aaep.org/guidelines/infectious-disease-control. In addition, a Lyme disease Factsheet for horse owners may be found on the Equine Disease Communication Center website at https://www.equinediseasecc.org/disease-information.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1954 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the health and welfare of the horse. Currently, AAEP reaches more than 5 million horse owners through its over 9,000 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, practice management, research and continuing education in the equine veterinary profession and horse industry.