Outbreak Alerts: January 31, 2023 Strangles in Kittitas County, WA

Potomac Horse Fever

Source: State vet office Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: Unknown; Facility Type: Training Facility; Comments: A horse at a training facility in Kittitas County has tested positive for Strangles. The horse is under private vet care and has not been off property but many others come and go. For more information go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: …

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Outbreak Alerts: December 13, 2022 Strangles in Skagit County, WA

Potomac Horse Fever

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1 Comments: A horse in Skagit County has tested positive for Strangles. For more information on strangles go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://www.nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts PressNews from the horse industry. Sharing today’s information as it happens. The Northwest Horse Source …

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Outbreak Alerts: November 24, 2022 Strangles in Kittitas County, WA

Potomac Horse Fever

Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 10Facility Type: FarmComments: A horse in Kittitas County has tested positive for Strangles. The premises is under voluntary quarantine and the owner is working with a private veterinarian on biosecurity and disease management plans. For more information about Strangles …

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Outbreak Alerts: November 11, 2022 Strangles in King County, WA

Potomac Horse Fever

Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Source: State vet office Number Confirmed: 2Number Suspected: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: StableComments: A horse in King County has tested positive for Strangles. The facility is working with private vet on a biosecurity/mitigation plan in a small stable facility. For more information go to: Strangles factsheet.  PressNews from the horse industry. …

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New assay improves diagnostic detection of strangles in horses

Strangles

New primers developed for highly contagious horse disease Research initiated at the Equine Infectious Disease Laboratory, EIDL, at Texas A&M University to explore the genomic components of strangles has now led to an improved assay at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL. Strangles is a highly contagious disease that affects …

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October 26, 2020 – Strangles in King County, WA: Confirmed Case(s)-Voluntary Quarantine

Potomac Horse Fever

Source: Attending Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 5; Age: 14; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 10/19/2020; Clinical Signs: Bilateral Nasal Discharge, Lethargy, Low Grade Fever; Confirmation Date: 10/23/2020; Horse Status: Recovering; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: The private facility is under a voluntary 2 week quarantine. For more information about Strangles go to https://aaep.org/sites/default/files/Documents/Outside%20Linked%20Documents/DiseaseFactsheet-Strep_equi_final%20Cobranded_0.pdf;     All information is sourced from  http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks Northwest Horse …

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