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Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) / Coggins Test
Equine Infectious Anemia
Equine Infectious Anemia(EIA) is an incurable viral infection that affects horses, donkeys, and mules. The virus is transmitted from an infected horse to other horses by the exchange of blood, generally by biting flies, but also by shared needles. The test used to determine whether a horse is infected with the virus or not is called a Coggins test.
More information regarding EIA and state rules on testing can be found by following these links:
The Thompson Veterinary Clinic uses an electronic Coggins form issued through Global Vet Link. To use this service for your horse, please follow the steps listed below.