FAQs: Coggins Testing & Equine Infectious Anemia

What is equine infectious anemia (EIA)?  Also known as swamp fever, equine infectious anemia is a potentially fatal, blood-borne, viral infection that’s spread between horses through horseflies, deerflies, and other biting insects. The virus is a kind of retrovirus known as a lentivirus. It’s not unlike the human HIV virus. In fact, we’ve even heard people … Continue reading FAQs: Coggins Testing & Equine Infectious Anemia