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Interim ICC Report – January 19 #13 (22.01.19)

UK Equine Influenza (EI) On 17 January 2019, Rossdales confirmed a case of EI on a premises in Lincolnshire. The laboratory confirmed positive in an unvaccinated 12-year-old Shetland Pony that presented with coughing and nasal discharge. There are a total of seven unvaccinated in-contacts and four of these are also demonstrating clinical signs consistent with […]

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 #09 (16.01.19)

France Equine Influenza On 16 January 2019, RESPE reported two outbreaks of EI. The first was on a premises in Calvados. There are a total of two laboratory confirmed cases, by PCR at LABEO Frank Duncombe. The second outbreak is on a premises in Pas-de-Calais. The affected horse is an unvaccinated 13-year-old Draft Horse that […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #07 (14.01.19)

Belgium Equine Influenza (EI) On 11 January 2019, Equine Focus Point Belgium reported a case of EI on a premises in the Region of Liège. The affected horse presented with nasal discharge and pyrexia. Positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasal swab. France Equine Influenza (EI) On 11 January 2019, RESPE reported three […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #05 (09.01.19)

France Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Abortion On 9 January 2019, RESPE reported a case of EHV-1 abortion on a stud premises in Calvados. The affected mare was an eight-year-old Thoroughbred with unknown vaccination status. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on placental tissue. There are a total of 20 horses at the premises. Nigeria […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #03 (07.01.19)

Belgium Equine Influenza (EI) On 7 January 2019, Equi Focus Point Belgium reported a case of EI on a premises in West Flanders. The affected horse presented with coughing, lymphadenopathy, nasal discharge and pyrexia. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasal swab. There have reportedly been several cases over a short period […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #02 (04.01.19)

France Equine Herpes Virus-4 (EHV-4) Respiratory Infection On 4 January 2019, RESPE reported a case of EHV-4 respiratory infection on a premises in Calvados. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab by LABEO Frank Duncombe. Equine Influenza (EI) RESPE are calling for vigilance following the influenza alerts from 14 December 2018 […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #01 (02.01.19)

  France Equine Influenza (EI) On 2 January 2018, RESPE reported an outbreak of EI on a premises in Nord. The affected horses were vaccinated and presented with coughing and nasal discharge. There are a total of five affected, amongst a group of 100. Positive diagnoses were made by PCR on nasopharyngeal swabs by LABEO […]

Interim ICC Report – December 18 #10 (31.12.18)

France Equine Herpes Virus-4 (EHV-4) Respiratory Infection On 28 December 2018, RESPE reported a case of EHV-4 respiratory infection in Orne. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasal swab by LABEO Frank Duncombe. Equine Influenza (EI) On 28 December 2018, RESPE reported an outbreak of EI in Ardennes. Affected horses presented with […]

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