Disease Alerts

Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.



Strangles
Duval County, FL
Outbreak Identifier: 5406
Alert ID: 2791
November 01, 2022
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services

Number Confirmed: 1;
Number Exposed: Unknown;
Facility Type: Boarding Facility;
Age: 3; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Thoroughbred (TB); Usage: Pleasure Riding; Onset of Clinical Signs: 9/28/2022;
Clinical Signs: Choke, Nasal discharge, Coughing, Retropharyngeal lymphadenopathy; Confirmation Date: 10/28/2022; Horse Status: Quarantined;
Comments: This is the 43rd confirmed case of Strangles for Florida in 2022. For more information go to: Strangles factsheet.