EIA in Harris County, Texas

Two horses in Harris County, Texas, tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA) on a premises that is now under quarantine.

Two horses on one premises were euthanized after being confirmed positive with equine infectious anemia. iStock

The Texas Animal Health Commission confirmed on March 26 two cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Quarter Horses in Harris County. Both horses have been euthanized.

The Texas Animal Health Commission has quarantined the premises and are working with the owner and local veterinarian to monitor potentially exposed horses and implement biosecurity measures.

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

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