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Equine Disease Alerts: October

EIA Confirmed in Alberta Horse

Bonnyville, Alberta

October 9, 2018


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirms an Alberta horse is positive with Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA).

Therefore, a CFIA investigation is underway. The agency quarantined the index premises located in Bonnyville and that includes all horses on the property. The quarantine remains in effect until all disease response activities are complete, which includes the follow-up blood tests.

Additionally, veterinarians must euthanize any horses that are positive upon blood retests.