Control of Outbreaks
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Do not bring horses into areas where Vesicular Stomatitis has occurred

Sanitation Procedures
  • Use aggressive sanitation of facilities, fomites, and transport equipment
  • Use registered disinfectants
    • Follow label directions for concentration and contact time
    • Also consider organic load and temperature
      • Removal of organic matter prior to sanitation will improve efficacy of the disinfectant
quarantine
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Quarantine measures
  • Separate infected animals from healthy animals
Do not move animals from an area affected with Vesicular Stomatitis for at least 30 days after the last lesion has healed
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Implement insect control measures
  • Eliminate or reduce breeding areas for insects
  • Use insecticides on animals
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