Tag Archives: EIA

Equine Infectious Anemia Case In Lacombe, Alberta

On October 19, 2017,  a positive Equine Infectious Anemia result was confirmed by the CFIA in a horse located in  Lacombe county, Alberta.  The horse was tested as a compliance measure for horses being exported.  As a result,  the horse in question has been quarantined as have the on-premise contacts, and after the inspection has […]

CFIA Seeks Feedback On Proposed EIA Strategy

From Horsejournals.com,  written by Margaret Evans  (complete article available here) “Equine infectious anemia (EIA) is a potentially fatal viral disease that affects all members of the equine family – horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, and zebras. The disease, which is also known as swamp fever, is worldwide and was first detected in Canada in Manitoba in […]