Vesicular Stomatitis

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Colorado VS: 91 Premises in 11 Counties Quarantined

August 20, 2015

Officials said this outbreak is not contained to one specific area of the state and urged horse owners to take caution.... Read More

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Colorado VS: 70 Premises in 10 Counties Quarantined

August 14, 2015

Cases reported in Archuleta, Chaffee, Conejos, Delta, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, and Weld counties.... Read More

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Colorado VS: 53 Locations in Eight Counties Quarantined

August 06, 2015

Cases have been confirmed in Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Montezuma, and Montrose counties.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in South Dakota

August 03, 2015

Two confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis have been found in the western part of the state.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Wyoming

July 29, 2015

A horse in Laramie County, Wyoming, tested positive for vesicular stomatitis on July 22, a USDA statement said.... Read More

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All Texas Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Released

July 27, 2015

The final premises released was in Ward County, approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton. ... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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Economic Impacts of Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreaks

July 24, 2015

The economic impacts of 2014 vesicular stomatitis outbreak were felt within the equine industry at multiple levels. ... Read More

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Colorado VS: Six Counties Now Affected

July 23, 2015

Facilities in Delta, La Plata, Larimer, Las Animas, Montezuma, and Montrose counties are under quarantine.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2015

July 20, 2015

Reported diseases include equine herpesvirus, strangles, equine viral arteritis, contagious equine metritis, and more... Read More

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Colorado VS: Four Counties Now Affected

July 16, 2015

As of July 15, 19 premises in four counties are quarantined after horses, mules, and one cattle herd tested positive.... Read More

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CSU Labs Authorized to Test for VS

July 15, 2015

The change is expected to provide a more timely response on local tests; previously samples were sent to an Iowa lab.... Read More

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Additional VS Positives Confirmed in Colorado Horses

July 15, 2015

Nine locations in three counties are quarantined after horses residing there tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Two Colorado Counties

July 02, 2015

Horses in Montrose and Delta counties tested positive for vesicular stomatitis on July 2.... Read More

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VS Confirmed in Ward County, Texas, Horse

June 15, 2015

The two previously infected herds in Reeves and Pecos counties have been released from quarantine.... Read More

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VS Confirmed in Reeves County, Texas, Horses

May 26, 2015

Earlier this month three horses in Pecos County, Texas, tested positive for vesicular stomatitis (VS), as well.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Detected in Pecos County, Texas, Horses

May 20, 2015

The three horses reside at a single farm in Pecos County, located approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton.... Read More

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Kane County, Utah, VS Quarantines Lifted

May 18, 2015

Officials said all fourteen equids placed under quarantine were released as of May 14.... Read More

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CHRB Denies Horses from Turf Paradise Due to VS Concerns

May 08, 2015

The California Department of Food and Agriculture determined that a Turf Paradise horse had vesicular stomatitis (VS).... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Arizona, Utah Equids

May 06, 2015

Two Arizona horses and a Utah mule have tested positive for vesicular stomatitis.... Read More

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Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in New Mexico Horses

May 01, 2015

Officials are managing two vesicular stomatitis cases: one in a Grant County horse and one in an Otero County horse.... Read More

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Canada Lifts VS-Related Equine Import Restrictions

April 15, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has lifted all vesicular stomatitis (VS) import restrictions for U.S. horses.... Read More

Vesicular stomatitis can cause blisters and sores in horses' mouths and on their tongues, muzzles, teats, or hooves.

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The Aftermath of Vesicular Stomatitis

April 14, 2015

The large-scale VS outbreak in 2014 caused extended quarantines and transportation headaches for horse owners.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2014

April 09, 2015

Diseases diagnosed include herpesvirus, tetanus, strangles, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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Final Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantines Released in Colorado

January 30, 2015

In all, there were 556 livestock investigations in the state resulting in 370 quarantines.... Read More

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Two Arizona Horses Test Positive for Vesicular Stomatitis

January 08, 2015

Three premises in Santa Cruz County have been quarantined as a result of the positives.... Read More