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Infections of the Digestive System in Horses

Infections of the Digestive System in Horses

Organism

Examples

Viruses

Rotavirus, vesicular stomatitis, coronavirus

Rickettsiae

Neorickettsia risticii (Potomac horse fever)

Bacteria

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, Salmonella species, Rhodococcus equi, Actinobacillus equuli, Clostridium perfringens types B and C, Clostridium difficile, Lawsonia intracellularis

Protozoa

Eimeria species, Cryptosporidium species

Fungi

Aspergillus fumigatus

Algae

Prototheca species

Parasites