Tag: spread by direct contact with infected animals

Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Cattle Along Texas-Mexico Border

Since last week, vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) has been detected in cattle on one Zapata County premises and two Starr County premises. Testing at the USDA Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory confirmed the virus as the New Jersey serotype, which is the same serotype found in previously reported VSV positive horses in Starr County.