Two Confirmed EIA Cases in Texas

One horse each in Ector and Kimble Counties in Texas were confirmed with equine infectious anemia (EIA).

EIA positive Quarter Horses were found in Ector and Kimble Counties in Texas. iStock

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed on April 30 that one Quarter Horse each in Ector and Kimble Counties tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA).

The TAHC stated that the affected premises will remain under quarantine until requirements for release have been met. The TAHC staff is working closely with owners and veterinarians 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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