28th Equine Strangles Case in Florida for 2021

A private facility in Marion County, Florida, had a horse test positive for equine strangles.

A private facility in Marion County, Florida, had a horse test positive for equine strangles. iStockphoto.com

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed that a horse at a private facility in Marion County has tested positive for equine strangles. This is the 28th confirmed case of equine strangles in Florida this year.

For more information on equine strangles read this Fact Sheet.

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

Editor’s note: We appreciate the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services sharing horse health information with the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC), and thus the industry. Please encourage your state veterinarian’s office to work with the EDCC, and remember that individual veterinarians can provide information on equine diseases to the EDCC. Learn more about EDCC from this Disease Du Jour podcast with Dr. Nat White.

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