Equine Health Update EHU Vol 19 Issue 4 - Page 12

EQUINE | Equine Disease Update fied in order to be reunited. Veterinarians working with affected horses in the recent aftermath and recovery efforts in Texas and Florida from hurricanes Harvey and Irma are finding microchipping invaluable with the massive ongoing sheltering operations. There is re- ally no down-side and no reason that a horse should not have microchip identification. Contact: Rebecca S. McConnico, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM (LA) Professor of Agricultural Sciences Rmcconn@latech.edu (318) 257-2418 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA INTERNATIONAL Second Quarter 2017 The International Collating Centre, Newmarket, Unit- ed Kingdom, and other sources reported the following disease outbreaks. Outbreaks of African horse sickness were reported in all provinces in South Africa except the Western Cape. Occurrence was as expected for this time of the year. Equine influenza was reported by the UK and the USA. The UK confirmed two outbreaks. Influenza was re- corded in 14 states in the USA, where it is considered endemic. France, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USA recorded outbreaks of strangles. The number of confirmed outbreaks includes three in Switzerland, four in Germany, and 16 in France. Whereas the dis- ease was reported as sporadic in South Africa, it is considered endemic in the USA. High clinical attack rates were seen in ponies and horses on a premises in one western state and in corralled wild horses in two states. 12 Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) related ‘₯Ν•…͕́ݕɔ)Ι•Α½ΙΡ•‰δΙ…Ή”°•Ι΅…Ήδ°%Ι•±…Ή°)…Α…Έ°Mέ₯Ρι•Θ΄)±…Ή°Ρ‘”U,°…ΉΡ‘”UMΈ•Ω•Θέ₯Ρ ½Θέ₯Ρ‘½ΥЁɔ΄)ΝΑ₯Ι…Ρ½Ι䁑₯Ν•…Ν”έ…́½Ή™₯Ι΅•½ΈΡέΌΑΙ•΅₯͕́₯Έ)Ι…Ή”Έ)%Ι•±…ΉΙ•Α½ΙΡ•™½Υȁ…͕́½˜₯Ή™•Ρ₯½ΈΈ•Ι΅…Ήδ°)Mέ₯Ρι•Ι±…Ή°…ΉΡ‘”U,Ι•½Ι‘•½Ή”½ΘΡέΌ½ΥΠ΄)‰Ι•…­Μ…ΉΡ‘”UMΙ•Α½ΙΡ•Ρ‘…Ёё”‘₯Ν•…Ν”έ…́ΑΙ•Μ΄)•ΉΠ₯ΈΩ…Ι₯½ΎΝΡ…Ρ•ΜΈ …͕́½˜…‰½ΙΡ₯½Έέ•Ι”‘₯…Ή½Ν•)₯ΈΙ…Ή”€‘ΡέΌ½ΥΡ‰Ι•…­Μ€°•Ι΅…Ήδ€‘Ρ‘Ι•”½ΥΡ‰Ι•…­Μ€°))…Α…Έ€ Δΐ½ΥΡ‰Ι•…­Μ€°Ρ‘”U,€‘ΡέΌ½ΥΡ‰Ι•…­Μ€°…ΉΡ‘”)UM€‘½Ή”½ΥΡ‰Ι•…¬€Έ)!X΄ΔΙ•±…Ρ•Ή•ΥΙ½±½₯Œ‘₯Ν•…Ν”έ…́ɕ½Ι‘•₯Έ)Ι…Ή”€‘½Ή”…Ν”€°Ρ‘”U,€‘₯Ν½±…Ρ•…͕́½ΈΡέΌΑΙ•΄΄)₯Ν•Μ€°…ΉΡ‘”UM€‘™½Υȁ½ΥΡ‰Ι•…­Μ½Έ™…₯±₯Ρ₯•Μ₯Έ …±€΄)™½ΙΉ₯„° ½±½Ι…‘Ό°5…Ιε±…Ή°…Ή9•ά)•Ι͕䰁•… ₯Έ΄)Ω½±Ω₯Ήœ„Ν₯Ή±”…Ν”½˜Ρ‘”‘₯Ν•…Ν”€Έ)ΕΥ₯Ή”‘•ΙΑ•ΝΩ₯ΙῪЁ݅́ɕΑ½ΙΡ•‰δΙ…Ή”°•Θ΄)΅…Ήδ°%Ι•±…Ή°…ΉΡ‘”U,ΈQ‘”ΉΥ΅‰•Θ½˜½ΥΡ‰Ι•…­Μ)Ω…Ι₯•™Ι½΄½Ή”₯Έ%Ι•±…Ή°Ρ‘Ι•”₯Έ•Ι΅…Ήδ°™½Υȁ₯Έ)Ρ‘”U,°…Ή€ΔЁ₯ΈΙ…Ή”Έ)Q‘”UMΙ•½Ι‘•΅Υ±Ρ₯Α±”…͕́½˜•ΕΥ₯Ή”‘•ΙΑ•ΝΩ€΄)ΙῪȁ…Ή½½Θ€Τ₯Ή™•Ρ₯½Έ°Ν½΅”…ΝΝ½₯…Ρ•έ₯Ρ Ι•ΝΑ₯Ι„΄)Ρ½Ι䁑₯Ν•…Ν”°₯ΈΝ•Ω•Ι…°ΝΡ…Ρ•ΜΈ)ΕΥ₯Ή”₯Ή™•Ρ₯½Ύ…Ή•΅₯„έ…́½Ή™₯Ι΅•₯Έ•Ι΅…Ήδ°)Mέ₯Ρι•Ι±…Ή°…ΉΡ‘”UMΈQ‘”‘₯Ν•…Ν”έ…́₯‘•ΉΡ₯™₯•)½ΈΡ‘Ι•”ΑΙ•΅₯͕́₯Έ•Ι΅…Ήδ°½Ή”₯ΈMέ₯Ρι•Ι±…Ή°…Ή)ΡέΌ₯ΈΡ‘”UM°‰½Ρ •Α₯‘•΅₯½±½₯…±±δ±₯Ή­•°έ₯Ρ )Ρ‘Ι•”…͕́½Έ•… ΑΙ•΅₯Ν•ΜΈ)Ι…Ή”…ΉMέ₯Ρι•Ι±…ΉΙ•Α½ΙΡ•Ρ‘”ΑΙ•Ν•Ή”½˜)•ΕΥ₯Ή”Α₯Ι½Α±…Ν΅½Ν₯ΜΈΙ…Ή”½ΉΝ₯‘•Ι•Ρ‘”₯Ή™•Ρ₯½Έ)•Ή‘•΅₯Œ…ΉMέ₯Ρι•Ι±…ΉΙ•½Ι‘•„Ν₯Ή±”…Ν”½˜Ρ‘”)‘₯Ν•…Ν”Έ+ŠˆΕΥ₯Ή”!•…±Ρ UΑ‘…Ρ”ƒŠˆ