Interim ICC Report – January 19 #13 (22.01.19)
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 EI. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasal swab.
Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Neurological Disease
The Indiana State Department of Animal Health has reported a case of EHV-1 Neurological Disease in a horse in Elkhart County. No details of the breed, age, gender or the clinical signs have yet been provided. The horse which became ill on 5 January 2019, was treated but had to be euthanased later that day. Vaccination history is currently unknown. No quarantine restrictions have been placed on the affected premises.
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