Equine Update 2008: Debra C Bourne (WIN)
Robert G McLean*, National Wildlife Health Center
Debra C Bourne (WIN), F Joshua Dein (NWHC) and Suzanne I Boardman (WIN)
The purpose of this volume is:
- To provide information on West Nile Virus, the disease it causes, its investigation, epidemiology and control.
- The Equine Update 2008 provides further information on the disease and its control in equines.
We wish to thank John H Keel (DoIT),
Tosia M Priebe (NWHC),
Iain Boardman, Aidan Dixon, Richenda Haizelden, Alastair Smyth,
Bob Sowton and Dr Tracey S McNamara for their
hard work, professionalism, encouragement and guidance, and
particularly Dr Mike Higgins of the (U.S.
Fish & Wildlife Service) for his comments on the mosquito
We wish to thank Dr Josie Traub-Dargatz (Colorado
State University) and Dr Jules Minke (Merial) for their comments on the Equine Update
grateful for mosquito images provided by Dr Barry G. Campbell (Delta
* Dr Robert G.
McLean is now at the
Wildlife Research Center.
** Suzanne I Boardman is now at
Twycross Zoo - East Midland Zoological Society