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Vesicular Stomatitis case found in Wyoming

 

August 1, 2019



Wyoming Livestock Board, Cheyenne: Two confirmed cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV), a reportable animal disease, have been found in Platte County. National Veterinary Services Laboratory reported the disease to the Wyoming state veterinarian after testing samples that were submitted on Tuesday. The samples came from horses with oral lesions suggestive of VSV. Other potentially affected animals in Platte County are being investigated by Wyoming Livestock Board (WLSB) and USDA APHIS veterinarians.

The main symptoms of VSV are slobbering, blisters, sores and sloughing of skin in the mouth,...



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