Kentucky’s First Equine West Nile Case 2019 has been Confirmed.Results reported earlier today by the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory confirms the diagnosis of West Nile virus affecting a horse in BOYLE County Kentucky. The diagnosis is based on detectable WNv-specific IgM antibodies detected 9/16 and compatible clinical symptoms.
KDA Reference: 001 is in Boyle County KY
a 7yr PAINT Geld – ALIVE
Onset Date: 09/15/19 – Presented with a mild ataxia, a bit more pronounced in front limbs
On 9/19 The attending veterinarian reports the patient is continuing to respond with favorable prognosis
Vaccination: No WNV Vacc History