Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)
Announcement — March 27, 2013
Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a viral disease of animals in the horse family, also commonly known as Coggins disease. Official testing for EIA must be performed at a lab approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In Texas, all equine animals must have a negative EIA test completed within the previous 12 months in a number of situations, including (but not limited to):
- Change of ownership
- Congregating with other equine animals
- Assembly or participation in events
- Boarding, entering a training stable or a pari-mutuel track
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