Disease Alerts

Updates on current disease outbreaks are listed here as they occur and will include the date listed, disease name, location and current status. Specific premises will not be named but the general location by town, county and state will be listed. When locations, events or horses are at risk they will be listed. Updates will be posted as they are received.

Equine Infectious Anemia
Okmulgee County, OK
Outbreak Identifier: 5602
Alert ID: 3011
May 12, 2023
Confirmed Case(s) - Official Quarantine

State Veterinarian Office

Number Confirmed:
Number Exposed: Unknown 
Facility Type: Private Facility
Age: 3; Gender: Filly; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Usage: Racing; Onset of Clinical Signs: 4/27/2023;
Clinical Signs: Presented for Annual EIA testing. No clinical symptoms of disease.; Confirmation Date: 5/11/2023; Horse Status: Quarantined; 
Comments: EIA reactor has no sanctioned race history in the United States. At the time of investigation it is the only horse on the premises. An official quarantine has been issued and the epidemiological investigation is ongoing to determine the source of infection and additionally exposed horses. For more information about EIA, go to: https://www.equinediseasecc.org/equine-infectious-anemia