Interim ICC Report – February 2019 #01 (01.02.19)

Interim Report Feb 19 #01 (01.02.19) – Report from France on EHV-4 Respiratory Infection & Germany on Equine Influenza


Equine Herpes Virus-4 (EHV-4) Respiratory Infection

On 1 February 2019, RESPE reported a case of EHV-4 respiratory infection in Orne. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab by LABEO Frank Duncombe.



Equine Influenza

On 1 February 2019, Labor Dr. Böse GmbH confirmed two cases of EI in vaccinated horses on a premises in Schleswig-Holstein. Clincial signs included, pyrexia, anorexia and lethargy. Positive diagnoses were by PCR on nasopharyngeal swabs.


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