13 Kentucky Potomac Horse Fever Cases Confirmed

A few cases of Potomac horse fever (PHF) occur each fall in Kentucky. This year, a few cases have been seen, but they occurred a little earlier than normal. Nathan Slovis, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, said the early occurrence probably was due to the dry weather the past month.

"It's nothing new or crazy," said Slovis. "We usually see cases this time of

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