Interim ICC Report – January 19 #12 (21.01.19)

Bulgaria Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA) On 21 January 2019, OIE reported a case of EIA in Pazardzik, southern Bulgaria. The affected horse had no clinical signs and was euthanased. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by Agar-immunodiffusion (antibody detection ELISA).   France Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Neurological Disease On 18 January 2019, RESPE reported an outbreak […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #10 (17.01.19)

Canada Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed a case of EIA on a premises  in the Municipal District of Bonnyville, Alberta on 11 January.   The horse had been tested after it had been purchased from an auction mart.   The horse was clinically normal at time of sampling.  A quarantine has […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #08 (15.01.19)

France Equine Herpes Virus-4 (EHV-4) Respiratory Infection On 15 January 2019, RESPE reported a case of EHV-4 respiratory infection on a premises in Val-de-Marne. The affected horse was a five-year-old French Trotter. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab. There are a total of 20 horses at the premises. Strangles On […]

Interim ICC Report – December 18 #02 (06.12.18)

France Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Respiratory Infection On 4 December 2018, RESPE reported a case of EHV-1 respiratory infection in Vendée. The affected horse presented with coughing, nasal discharge and pyrexia. The positive diagnosis was made by PCR on a nasal swab by LABEO-Frank Duncombe. There is one other horse reported to be affected at […]

Interim ICC Report – December 18 #01 (03.12.18)

Canada Equine Infection Anaemia (EIA) On 21 November 2018, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed a case of EIA in Athabasca County, Alberta. No clinical signs of disease were noted at the time of sampling. A CFIA investigation is underway as per program policy, and a quarantine has been placed on the infected animal and […]

Interim Report – November 18 #07 (16.11.18)

France Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) Abortion On 16 November 2018, RESPE reported a case of EVA abortion in Orne. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on fetal organs. The affected animal has been isolated, with further epidemiological investigations being carried out including screening of in contacts. USA Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA) On June 13 […]

Interim Report – November 18 #03 (08.11.18)

Canada Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA) On 2 November 2018, a positive EIA result was confirmed by the CFIA’s national reference laboratory for a horse on a premises in the municipal district of Bonnyville, Alberta. The horse had been sampled by an accredited veterinarian to comply with U.S. import conditions. No clinical signs of disease were […]