From Rusty Ford-10/24/18: KY’s 12th Eq WNv

I did yesterday receive results of diagnostic testing from Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center that has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus in a 13th KY horse. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Equine West Nile web page is being updated...

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From Rusty Ford: 10/19/18: KY’s 12th Eq WNV

Results of diagnostic testing completed and reported earlier this week by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic laboratory has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus in a 12thKY horse. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Equine West Nile web page...

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From Rusty Ford: West Nile Update 10/5/18

I did yesterday receive results of diagnostic testing from Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center that has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus in a 13th KY horse. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Equine West Nile web page is being updated...

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From Rusty Ford: KY West Nile Update – 10/2/18

Results of diagnostic testing completed and reported earlier this week by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic laboratory has confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus in a 12thKY horse. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Equine West Nile web page...

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9/27/18-KY West Nile Updates 2018/Historical Data

1 Equine confirmed earlier today as having been affected with West Nile virus. In TODD County Kentucky KDA Reference: 009 is a 6yr STDBRED FE - EUTHANIZED; Onset Date: 09/26/18 – presented ataxic, hyperexcitable, condition progressively worsened, became recumbent and...

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KY West Nile Update 9/20/18

Testing completed and reported by the University Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Lab had confirmed an additional 4 equine cases of West Nile virus within Kentucky this calendar year. Cases are confirmed based on detectable WNv IgM antibody in symptomatic equine....

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KY’s 2nd Equine WNV Confirmed – 8/31/18

During the past 24hr period we have confirmed a diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a 7th horse here in KY. The attached document contains both a 2018 Y-T-D summary as well as a brief summary of our historical cases (2001-2017). In WOODFORD County KY KDA...

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KY’s 1st 2018 – Updated 8/29/18

1 Equine Confirmed Today As Affected With West Nile Virus In Fayette County KY, KDA Reference: 008 is -a  3yr THBRED Fe  - ALIVE Onset Date: 09/28/18 presented with an acute progressing ataxia. Could rise and stand with assistance, not drinking, hypersensitive to...

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KY’s 2nd PHF Confirmed 6/6/18

I did yesterday receive information confirming a 2nd case of Potomac Horse Fever in Kentucky, and it too is located in Bourbon County.  The premises are greater than 6 miles apart and the findings of our epidemiologic investigations do support our conclusion...

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