2019 vesicular stomatitis virus situation report

On June 21, 2019, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa, confirmed a finding of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) infection (Indiana serotype) on a premises in Kinney County, Texas. VSV-Indiana serotype has not been diagnosed in the U.S. since 1998; all VSV cases from 2004-2016 have been VSV-New Jersey serotype. Horses on the index premises have met the case definition of infection with compatible clinical signs and virus isolation positive results. This is the 2019 VSV index case for the United States.

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