10th 2019 Strangles Case in Michigan

The latest case of strangles in Michigan was in Montmorency County.

The 10th case of strangles in Michigan this year was in Montmorency County. iStockPhotos.com

A positive case of strangles in Montmorency County, Michigan, became the 10 confirmed case of the disease in that state this year. Other 2019 cases were confirmed in Kent (1), Macomb (1), Newaygo (1), Marquette (2), Clare (3) and Saginaw (1).

The 2-year-old Standardbred mare had onset of clinical signs on March 22, which included an abscess. She was confirmed with strangles on April 3 and is recovering. The mare was unvaccinated.

Information for this report was provided by the Equine Disease Communication Center.

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