infectious anemia


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infectious anemia

[in′fek·shəs ə′nē·mē·ə]
(veterinary medicine)
A virus disease of horses and mules characterized by intermittent fever, weakness, jaundice, and hemorrhages of mucous membranes; it is often fatal. Also known as swamp fever.
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Equine Infectious Anemia is caused mainly by biting insects that draw and carry blood.
Yet he also clashed with state agriculture authorities, who several years ago removed and euthanized a horse named Nora that was allegedly infected with equine infectious anemia.
Within the last month equine viral arteritis (EVA) has been diagnosed in a non-thoroughbred stallion in Gloustershire and equine infectious anemia (EIA) has been diagnosed in a horse in Cornwall.
WEST BOYLSTON - A West Boylston veterinarian said he will try to keep a horse that is alleged to be infected with equine infectious anemia after a judge denied his attempt to block state agricultural officials who want the animal moved or euthanized.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- American Veterinary Medical Frontiers (AVMF) announces a breakthrough in the field of retroviral research with the confirmation of a successfully bred horse with natural immunity to the deadly Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (EIA).
A negative result ensures that a horse does not have equine infectious anemia, a serious, often fatal viral disease for which there is no cure.
Akzo Nobel (Arnhem, Netherlands) has patented an equine infectious anemia (EIA) vaccine that provides immunity to mammals, especially equines, from infection with equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) and which allows differentiation between vaccinated and non-vaccinated, but exposed, mammals or equines.
This human-based lentiviral system has been shown to express its transgene two to five times higher in human cell lines than competing equine infectious anemia virus-based lentiviral systems," said Brian Pollock, President and CEO for Open Biosystems.
Bengal antigen concentrate containing brucella abortus suspended in a diluent buffer stained with rose ben,kit of 96 tests to detect igm antibodies against wnv (west nile virus) capture enzyme immunoassay method, with plates sensitized with specific antibodies against human igm, containing 2 vials liofiliz,kit for the detection of anemia against equine infectious anemia virus for in vitro detection of antibodies to equine infectious anemia by immunodiffusion technique -.
DANEDREAM and 291 other thoroughbreds stationed at Cologne racecourse have tested negative to Equine Infectious Anemia (swamp fever) but last year's Arc heroine remains unlikely to be able to run in the Japan Cup next month, writes David Conolly-Smith.
WEST BOYLSTON - State agriculture officials said they will remove from the farm of a local veterinarian a horse that may be infected with the potentially dangerous equine infectious anemia.
Over $400,000 from referendum funds has been returned to the industry through grants and sponsorships to support 4-H, REINS adult education, trails advocacy, equine research, representation in local, state and federal legislatures, marketing programs for the horse industry, stricter enforcement of laws controlling horse and tack theft, transport of horses and humane treatment of all equines, plus improved public awareness of Equine Infectious Anemia and other threats to our horses' well-being.

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