More Equine Infectious Anemia Cases in Texas

Officials confirmed cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Johnson, Travis and Harris Counties in Texas.

Officials confirmed cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Johnson, Travis and Harris Counties in Texas. iStock

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed cases of equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Johnson, Travis and Harris Counties. All of the confirmed positive EIA horses were euthanized.

Johnson County Additional EIA Cases

TAHC officials confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in two additional Quarter Horses on one Johnson County premises following the report of seven positive cases on that premises in April and May. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHC’s requirements are met. TAHC staff are working closely with the owner and local veterinarian to monitor potentially exposed horses and implement biosecurity measures. 

Travis County

TAHC officials confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in one Quarter Horse on a Travis County premises. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHC’s requirements are met. TAHC staff are working closely with the owner and local veterinarian to monitor potentially exposed horses and implement biosecurity measures. 

Harris County

TAHC officials confirmed equine infectious anemia (EIA) in one Quarter Horse on a Harris County premises. The premises has been quarantined and will not be released until TAHC’s requirements are met. TAHC staff are working closely 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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