OMIA:000502-9796 : Hypereosinophilic syndrome in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , ass (donkey)

Categories: Haematopoietic system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: Multisystemic eosinophilic epitheliotropic disease

Species-specific symbol: MEED

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000502-9796: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2013 Bosseler, L., Verryken, K., Bauwens, C., de Vries, C., Deprez, P., Ducatelle, R., Vandenabeele, S. :
Equine multisystemic eosinophilic epitheliotropic disease: a case report and review of literature. N Z Vet J 61:177-82, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23441858. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2012.753569.
2006 Singh, K., Holbrook, T.C., Gilliam, L.L., Cruz, R.J., Duffy, J., Confer, A.W. :
Severe pulmonary disease due to multisystemic eosinophilic epitheliotropic disease in a horse. Vet Pathol 43:189-93, 2006. Pubmed reference: 16537938. DOI: 10.1354/vp.43-2-189.
2003 McCue, M.E., Davis, E.G., Rush, B.R., Cox, J.H., Wilkerson, M.J. :
Dexamethasone for treatment of multisystemic eosinophilic epitheliotropic disease in a horse. J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:1320-3, 1281, 2003. Pubmed reference: 14621221.
1997 Duckett, W.M., Matthews, H.K. :
Hypereosinophilia in a horse with intestinal lymphosarcoma Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 38:719-720, 1997.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Carrie Finno on 11 Dec 2013