Outbreak Alert: April 2, 2021 – Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic Los Angeles County, CA

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Number Confirmed: 1;

Number Suspected: Not Reported;

Number Exposed: 42;

Facility Type: Boarding Facility;

Age: 20; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Warmblood (WB); Onset of Clinical Signs: 3/6/2021;

Clinical Signs: Ataxia, Dribbling Urine, forelimb ataxia, grade 2 front limb ataxia, Grade 3 hindlimb ataxia, Hind limb ataxia, Partial paraphimosis;

Confirmation Date: 3/9/2021; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Undervaccinated;

Notes:  Update 4/2/2021; Original Alert ID# 1980: There were no additional cases on the home premises and the index horse met the parameters of two (2) negative tests seven (7) days apart. Quarantine has been released.


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