More Florida Counties with Equine Strangles

Eight Florida counties reported cases of equine strangles in March and thus far in April, 2018.
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Eight Florida counties reported equine strangles cases in March and thus far in April 2018.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported the following cases of strangles thus far in April 2018. The total count of strangles cases in the state of Florida in 2018 now stands at 22.

On April 3, one premise in St. Johns County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. The clinical horse is the only horse on the property. This is the first strangles quarantine for St. Johns County. 

On April 6, one premise in Okeechobee County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. Two of the three horses on the property are showing clinical signs after recently arriving from a kill pen in Louisiana. This is the first strangles quarantine for Okeechobee County. 

On April 12, one premise in Volusia County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. One of the two horses on the property is showing clinical signs. This is the second strangles quarantine in Volusia County.

March Florida Strangles

The Florida Department of Agriculture and consumer services confirmed the following cases of strangles March of 2018,

On March 15, one premise in Sarasota County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. One of the six horses on the property is showing clinical signs at this time. This is the first strangles quarantine in Sarasota County.

On March 28, one premise in Marion County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. One of the 12 horses on the property is showing clinical signs at this time. This is the first strangles quarantine for Marion County. 

On March 29, one premise in Palm Beach County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for positive PCR results of strangles. Neither of the two horses on the property are showing clinical signs at this time. This is the second sStrangles quarantine in Palm Beach County. 

On March 29, one premise in Seminole County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. One of the five horses on the property is showing clinical signs at this time. This is the first strangles quarantine for Seminole County. 

On March 30, one premise in Osceola County, Florida, was placed under quarantine for clinical signs and a positive PCR of strangles. One of the nine horses on the property is showing clinical signs at this time. This is the first strangles quarantine for Osceola County.