Potomac Horse Fever Confirmed in 26 Horses in KY

The first confirmed case of Potomac horse fever (PHF) diagnosed in Kentucky during calendar year 2018 was reported on June 1, 2018. Through the week ending August 25, a total of 26 cases have been confirmed. Confirmation of each case was by PCR testing and compatible clinical symptoms observed. Historically, Kentucky’s PHF cases are first […]

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Potomac Horse Fever And Strangles Confirmed In TN

Potomac Horse Fever has been confirmed in a horse in Davidson County, TN. Caused by a bacteria that is carried by freshwater snails, PHF can causes fever, diarrhea and colic; it can be deadly. It is not transmitted between horses. Strangles was also confirmed in four horses at a private facility in Shelby County, Tenn. […]

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