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EHV-1 Reported in North Dakota- Three Cases in 2014

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The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) has indicated three cases of non-neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) have been confirmed in Burleigh County thus far in 2014.

“The first horse was diagnosed in February, but the out-of-state lab did not notify our office, so we only recently learned of the case,” Beth W. Carlson, DVM, North Dakota deputy state veterinarian, told The Horse. “The veterinarian had appropriately recommended isolating the horse at home and it has since recovered.”

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“The second horse was identified on the same premises about one month after the initial case,” she continued.

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