Testing 1-2-3 – Strangles Research

Strangles
Testing is an important part of a recovery plan from a Strangles outbreak. Photo Credit: Canva

Strangles, the highly contagious upper respiratory disease caused by the bacterium, Streptococcus equi (S. equi) has been front and centre on social media lately with numerous disease alerts being posted. These alerts are triggered by positive test results for S. equi and reported by an official laboratory to the provincial or state veterinary office. Given the …

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Outbreak Alerts: May 13, 2024 Strangles in Ferry County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: 3Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityComments: Under vet care at Washington State University – Veterinary Teaching Hospital. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts PressNews from the horse industry. Sharing today’s information as it happens. …

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Outbreak Alerts: April 17, 2024 Strangles in Spokane County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Facility Type: Boarding FacilityComments: Under vet care and isolated. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website as they occur and will include the …

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Outbreak Alerts: April 15, 2024 Strangles in King County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityComments: Under veterinary care. No quarantine. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website as they occur and will include …

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Outbreak Alerts: March 18, 2024 Strangles in Spokane County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 4Facility Type: Boarding FacilityComments: Under vet care and supervision. Sick horse isolated and other exposed horses are getting temped daily. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are …

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Outbreak Alerts: March 12, 2024 Strangles in Snohomish County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Number Confirmed: 4Number Suspected: 2Facility Type: Private FacilityComments: Isolated and under vet care. Rescue imported 6 head from Texas. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website …

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Outbreak Alerts: March 05, 2024 Strangles in Los Angeles County, CA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: Attending veterinarian Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: StableAge: 17Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Usage: Pleasure RidingOnset of Clinical Signs: 2/28/2024Clinical Signs: Fever, inappetence, lethargyConfirmation Date: 3/4/2024Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Unvaccinated For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website …

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Outbreak Alerts: November 16, 2023 Strangles in Los Angeles County, CA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: Attending veterinarian Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding FacilityAge: 19Gender: GeldingBreed: ZangersheideUsage: JumpingOnset of Clinical Signs: 11/12/2023Clinical Signs: FeverConfirmation Date: 11/15/2023Horse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Vaccinated For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC website as they occur and …

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Outbreak Alerts: September 12, 2023 Strangles in Clark County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 2Number Suspected: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Boarding FacilityComments: Under vet care and voluntary quarantine. Will retest before turnout. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our EDCC …

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Outbreak Alerts: September 11, 2023 Strangles in Clark County, WA

Equine Herpesvirus- Neurologic

Source: State Veterinarian Office Confirmed Case(s) – Voluntary Quarantine Number Confirmed: 1Number Suspected: 3Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityComments: Under voluntary quarantine and vet care. All four animals are yearlings. For more information about Strangles, go to https://www.equinediseasecc.org/strangles See past published Outbreak Alerts: https://nwhorsesource.com/category/news/alerts Equine Disease Communication CenterUpdates on current disease outbreaks are listed on our …

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