Streptococcus equi In California

According to the California Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System, Streptococcus equi upper respiratory tract infection and lymphadenopathy was diagnosed in two adult Quarter Horses housed in the mountains of California. One of the two horses had been in an urban area and became sick immediately upon its return. The second horse became ill after contact with the returning animal.

About the Author

Tim Brockhoff

Tim Brockhoff was Staff Writer of The Horse:Your Guide to Equine Health Care from 1995 to 1999. His degree is in Agricultural Communications from the University of Kentucky, and his equine experience is with American Saddlebreds.

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