EDCC Disease Report Update

by | Sep 12, 2019 | Blog, Featured | 0 comments

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) publishes reports on their Facebook page at the end of each month summarizing disease alerts. We are sharing these reports on the GVL blog, but we encourage you to visit the EDCC website for additional case information.

August 2019 Report

 

  • VSV: 216 premises (CO, NE, NM, TX, UT, WY)
  • Strangles: 6 cases (FL, NC, SC, TN)
  • EIA: 5 cases (AZ, MN, MS, WI)
  • EEE: 45 cases (CT, FL, IN, LA, MI, MN, NY, OH, ON,CAN, RI, SC, WI)
  • Potomac Horse Fever: 2 cases (MA, NH)
  • WNV: 14 cases (CA, CO, CT, ID, IA, MN)

About the EDCC

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) is an industry-driven initiative which works to protect horses and the horse industry from the threat of infectious diseases in North America. The communication system is designed to seek and report real time information about disease outbreaks similar to how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerts the human population about diseases in people.

GVL Digital EIA Tests

The GVL platform enables animal health practitioners to quickly and accurately create Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), also known as Coggins, test certificates, with real-time test transmission to labs.

  • Fast, intuitive user interface
  • Batch sign and send certificates
  • Accurate ID with easy digital photo upload
  • Integrated with practice management software
  • Both EIA-AGID (Coggins) and EIA-ELISA
  • Share with owners through MyVetLINK account
  • Available for USA and Canada