Vesicular Stomatitis Foot Lesions

Vesicular stomatitis is known for causing severe mouth blisters, but did you know it can cause foot lesions as well? The USDA’s Dr. Angela Pelzel-McClusky explains.
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Vesicular stomatitis is known for causing severe mouth blisters, but did you know it can cause foot lesions as well? The USDA’s Dr. Angela Pelzel-McClusky explains.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, ‘Vesicular Stomatitis: An Emerging Equine Disease.’ Listen to the full recording here.Vesicular stomatitis is known for causing severe mouth blisters, but did you know it can cause foot lesions as well? The USDA’s Dr. Angela Pelzel-McClusky explains.8/4/2016 13:00

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Angela Pelzel-McCluskey, DVM, is the equine epidemiologist for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services. She is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Pelzel-McCluskey obtained her veterinary degree in 2001 from Texas A&M University, in College Station. She worked in equine private practice in both Texas and Colorado and has served as an epidemiologist with state and federal animal health agencies since 2004. Pelzel-McCluskey currently oversees the federal response to reportable equine disease outbreaks nationwide and has been the lead epidemiologist for more than 25 state, regional, and national disease outbreak responses during her combined state and federal service.

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