Interim Report – November 18 #02 (06.11.18)

France

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

On 2 November 2018, 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.

 

On 6 November 2018, 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 Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Abortion

On 6 November 2018, RESPE reported a case of EHV-1 abortion on a premises in Calvados. The affected horse was a vaccinated nine-year-old Thoroughbred mare. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on fetal and placental tissue by LABEO Frank Duncombe. The mare is on a stud with a total of 20 in-contacts.

 

USA

West Nile Virus (WNV)

Location Report Date Signalment Clinical Signs Vaccination Diagnostics Further Information Source
Clarke County, VA 1 November 8yo Holsteiner Mild ataxia, skin twitching, behaviour change Yes IgM Capture ELISA Recovered VA Department of Agriculture
Brooks County, GA 2 November NK NK NK NK NK GA Department of Agriculture
Franklin County, GA 2 November NK NK NK NK NK GA Department of Agriculture
Hart Couty, GA 2 November NK NK NK NK NK GA Department of Agriculture
Aiken County, SC 4 November 6yo TB Gelding NK Yes (10mo ago) NK Recovering SC Department of Agriculture
Sullivan County, TN 5 November 10yo QH Gelding NK NK IgG/IgM ELISA   Office of the TN State Veterinarian
Washington County, TN 5 November 14yo QH Gelding NK NK IgG/IgM ELISA NK NK
Washington County, TN 5 November Tennessee Walking Horse gelding NK NK IgG/IgM ELISA NK NK
Cumberland County, TN 5 November 4yo TB mare NK NK IgG/IgM ELISA NK NK
Jefferson County, TN 5 November NK NK NK IgM ELISA NK NK
Knox County, TN 5 November NK NK NK IgM ELISA NK NK
Rutherford County, TN 5 November 9yo Tennessee Walking Horse mare NK NK PCR NK NK
McMinn County, TN 5 November 7yo Mixed breed gelding NK NK IgM ELISA NK NK
Warren County, TN 5 November 3yo pony Mare NK NK IgM ELISA NK NK

 

Kind regards

International Collating Centre