Volume 18, Number 2—February 2012
Shuni Virus as Cause of Neurologic Disease in Horses
|Case no.||Age, y||District, province||Specimen||Date received||Clinical signs||Outcome|
|SAE 18/09||1||Vaalwater, Limpopo||Brain, cell culture||2009 Jan 16||Ataxia, tremors, convulsions, recumbent with paddling of legs||Euthanized|
|SAE 72/09||5||Bapsfontein, Gauteng||Brain||2009 Jul 2||Depression, anorexia, ataxia, recumbent with paddling of legs||Euthanized|
|SAE 27/10||18||Unrecorded, Gauteng||Blood||2010 Apr 13||Tremors, petechiae, quadriplegia||Euthanized|
|SAE 38/10*||4||Kimberly, Northern Cape||Blood||2010 Apr 14||Fever, anorexia, leukopenia||Survived|
|SAE 39/10||4||Kimberly, Northern Cape||Blood||2010 Apr 14||Fever, anorexia, leukopenia||Survived|
|SAE 48/10||4||Norvalspont, Northern Cape||Blood||2010 Apr 23||Depression, anemia, icterus, hepatitis, anorexia, ataxia, partial paresis||Survived|
|SAE 109/10||13||Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng||Blood||2010 Jul 27||Depression, anorexia, ataxia, tremors, hyperaesthesia||Survived|
*Co-infected with Middelburg virus.
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