Kentucky West Nile Virus Update: Sixth Case Confirmed

This morning (Oct. 10), the Kentucky State Veterinarian’s office sent out an alert that the sixth equine case of West Nile virus had been confirmed.

The University of Kentucky’s Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center confirmed the diagnosis in a 17-month-old Tennessee Walking Horse based on positive Igm and compatible clinical signs. The horse had no history of vaccination, and he was

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This morning (Oct. 10), the Kentucky State Veterinarian’s office sent out an alert that the sixth equine case of West Nile virus had been confirmed.

The University of Kentucky’s Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center confirmed the diagnosis in a 17-month-old Tennessee Walking Horse based on positive Igm and compatible clinical signs. The horse had no history of vaccination, and he was still alive at the time of this report

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Kimberly S. Brown is the editor of EquiManagement/EquiManagement.com and the group publisher of the Equine Health Network at Equine Network LLC.

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