Seventh Kentucky West Nile Virus Case Confirmed

The Kentucky State Veterinarian’s office today noted that a seventh 2009 case of West Nile virus (WNV) has been confirmed.

An 18-month-old Quarter horse filly in ballard County had an onset of clinical signs of ataxia, lethargy, and inappetence on Oct. 5. By Oct. 15 she was much improved. She had not been vaccinated against West Nile virus.

Of the seven confirmed WNV cases

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The Kentucky State Veterinarian’s office today noted that a seventh 2009 case of West Nile virus (WNV) has been confirmed.

An 18-month-old Quarter horse filly in ballard County had an onset of clinical signs of ataxia, lethargy, and inappetence on Oct. 5. By Oct. 15 she was much improved. She had not been vaccinated against West Nile virus

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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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