Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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VS detected in Pecos County
Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in three horses at a Pecos County premises located approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton. The animals were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling on the animals’ tongues and lips, and contacted their veterinary practitioner, according to a May 19 Texas Animal Health Commission press release. Testing at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Veterinary Services lab in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the New Jersey serotype of virus in the affected horses. . . .
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