03/04/2015 – Atypical myopathy

Today we know that the toxin responsible for atypical myopathy is a toxin present in the seeds of some Acer such as Acer pseudoplatanus (= maple tree; see (http://labos.ulg.ac.be/myopathie-atypique/the-disease/traduire-en-en_us-in-short/). With the current climatic conditions, maple seeds have begun to germinate. It is imperative to avoid that horses ingest [...]

3 April 2015|

End of alert

It seems that the clinical series of atypical myopathy has ceased: the latest cases were declared two weeks ago.

15 January 2015|

Alert of the 28th of october 2014 – update 19/12/2014

Number of cases counted by country - updated 19/12/2014

28 October 2014|