West Nile Virus in Amador County, California

An aged gelding was confirmed with West Nile virus and had neurologic signs in Amador County.

One case of West Nile virus was confirmed in Amador County, California. iStock

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has confirmed one case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Amador County.

The confirmed WNV case was in a 20-year-old Quarter Horse gelding that had onset of clinical signs of June 19 that included ataxia, hind limb ataxia and neurologic signs. The gelding was confirmed on June 26. He was alive and affected at the time of this report.

For a fact sheet about WNV visit AAEP.org

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

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