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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 #11 (18.01.19)

UK Equine Herpes Virus-4 (EHV-4) Respiratory Infection On 17 January 2019, AHT confirmed a case of EHV-4 respiratory infection on a premises in Berkshire. The affected horse was an unvaccinated seven-year-old that presented with serous nasal discharge, mild lymphadenopathy and pyrexia.  Positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab.   USA Salmonellosis An […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #06 (11.01.19)

France Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Abortion On 9 January 2019, RESPE reported a case of EHV-1 Abortion on a premises in Sarthe. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on fetal tissue by LABEO Orne. Strangles On 10 January 2019, RESPE reported two separate cases of strangles. The first was on a premises in Moselle. […]

Interim ICC Report – January 19 #04 (08.01.19)

United Kingdom Equine Herpes Virus-1 (EHV-1) Abortion  On 7 January 2018, Rossdales Laboratory confirmed a case of EHV-1 abortion on a premises in Warwickshire, England. The affected animal was a non-vaccinated Thoroughbred mare, that was in a group with four other pregnant mares, that have been isolated and control measures in accordance with the Horserace […]

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 – 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 […]

Interim ICC Report – December 18 #08 (21.12.18)

France Equine Herpes Virus-4 (EHV-4) Respiratory Infection On 21 December 2018, RESPE reported a case of EHV-4 respiratory infection on a premises in Landes. The positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab by LABEO-Frank Duncombe. Equine Influenza (EI) On 21 December 2018, RESPE reported an outbreak of EI on a riding school […]

Interim ICC Report – December 18 #07 (19.12.18)

Numerous Countries Atypical Myopathy On 19 December 2018, Liege University and RESPE reported 320 clinical cases compatible with the diagnosis of atypical myopathy. These cases were recorded in Austria (nine cases), Belgium (143 cases), Denmark (two cases), France (92 cases), Great-Britain (15 cases), The Netherlands (eight cases), in the Czech Republic (15 case), In Switzerland […]

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 […]

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