Potomac Horse Fever in Virginia

Four horses were confirmed positive in Albemarle, Virginia, with one euthanized and the rest under veterinary care.

An attending veterinarian confirmed a case of Potomac horse fever in Fauquier County, Virginia. Google maps

An attending veterinarian confirmed a case of Potomac horse fever in Fauquier County, Virginia. 

A teenaged cross-bred mare at a boarding facility had onset of clinical signs on July 24 that included dehydration, fever and severe diarrhea. She was confirmed with Potomac horse fever on July 28. 

The vaccinated mare is recovering.

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

equimanagement signup

Partners

aaep media partner
avma plit
weva logo
nzeva logo
iselp logo
aaevt logo
naep logo
epm society partner logo
mexican equine vet association logo