Background: Inflammatory airway disease (IAD) in horses, similar to
asthma in humans, is a common cause of chronic poor respiratory health and exercise
intolerance due to airway inflammation and exaggerated airway constrictive responses.
Human rhinovirus is an important trigger for the development of asthma; a similar
role for viral respi... read moreratory disease in equine IAD has not been established
Houtsma, Ashley, Daniela Bedenice, Nicola Pusterla, Brenna
Pugliese, Samantha Mapes, Andrew M. Hoffman, Julia Paxson, Elizabeth Rozanski, Jean
Mukherjee, Margaret Wigley, and Melissa R. Mazan. "Association between inflammatory
airway disease of horses and exposure to respiratory viruses: a case control study."
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