The authors have detected West Nile virus-specific antibodies in a horse in the UK with signs of neurological disease. The horse had recently been imported from Europe and does not represent a threat for onward transmission itself, but highlights the need for vigilance for this zoonotic vector-borne disease in the UK.
- Vector-borne diseases
- West Nile fever virus
- Received July 2, 2014.
- Accepted July 25, 2014.
- British Veterinary Association
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