IMMUNOLOGY & VACCINES

Equine Immunosuppression Linked to Dexamethasone Treatment for Asthma

By Landon Gray, February 2024

There is no evidence that inhaled ciclesonide suppresses the immune systems of horses with equine asthma. However, dexamethasone treatment does have immune-suppressive effects, according to research presented at the 69th AAEP Annual Convention, held in San Diego.

Topical Steroids May Not Be Enough for Some Uveitis

December 2021

Although equine ophthalmic inflammatory diseases are often treated with topical anti-inflammatory drugs, they might not be good choices for acute equine recurrent uveitis (ERU).