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Vesicular Stomatitis In Colorado

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The USDA has notified the public that the first 2015 cases of vesicular stomatitis in Colorado have been reported.

"On July 2, 2015, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa confirmed findings of VSV infection (New Jersey serotype) on three (3) premises located in Colorado; one equine premises in Delta County, Colorado and two equine premises in Montrose County, Colorado. Two horses and two mules on the three premises met case definition of infection with compatible clinical signs and positive complement fixation antibody titers. These are the 2015 index cases of VSV for Colorado.

"Additional premises located in both Delta County (1) and Montrose County (2), Colorado are currently under movement restriction as suspect premises"

For more information visit the USDA's VS update page at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/Sitrep_070215.pdf.