Second Equine Infectious Anemia Case in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture found an EIA-positive horse in Bryan County.
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The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture found an EIA-positive horse in Bryan County.
Second Oklahoma EIA case

A second positive EIA case for Oklahoma was found in Bryan County.

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture (ODAFF) has confirmed the second EIA-positive horse for 2017 in Oklahoma. The 6-year-old registered Quarter Horse gelding located in Bryan County was euthanized and the facility placed in quarantine. This horse was discovered as part of a disease investigation involving an EIA-positive racehorse in Louisiana. 

The two EIA-positive horses recently raced at Delta Downs racetrack in Venton, Louisiana. Past EIA test history for this horse is unknown. 

For more information about EIA go to: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/nahss/equine/eia/eia_info_sheet.pdf.