13 Kentucky Potomac Horse Fever Cases

A few cases of Potomac horse fever (PHF) occur each fall in Kentucky. This year they were detected earlier than normal. Nathan Slovis, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky., said the early occurrence probably was due to the dry weather in July and August.

"It's nothing new or crazy," said Slovis. "We usually see cases this time of year (mid-August). We

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