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equine

of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses

equine

[′ē‚kwīn]
(vertebrate zoology)
Resembling a horse.
Of or related to the Equidae.
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Equine influenza is seen worldwide except in New Zealand, Australia, and Iceland.
The authority said that Singapore is still currently free of equine influenza.
An iron curtain has fallen, and we're not releasing any of them until every single one of them, without any calculable risk, has been cleared of equine influenza," said Federal Agriculture Minister Peter McGauran.
The vaccine, introduced by Heska in the United States in November 1999, has proven to be safe and effective in protecting horses from the most common strains of equine influenza.
He has to his credit development of equine influenza vaccine, killed goat-pox vaccine and attenuated infectious laryngotrachetis vaccine, killed polyvalent E.
The canine influenza virus, it turns out, is most closely related to the H3N8 virus--the equine influenza virus.
Reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification was used to detect equine influenza virus in the nasal swab samples (7).
Needham attributes the demand for British horses in Hong Kong to several factors, including a weakening of the pound, success of past imported runners and the outbreak of equine influenza in Australia in 2007 and the subsequent export ban which forced buyers to look elsewhere.
Equine influenza A(H3N8) virus (EIV) remains a major cause of acute respiratory infections in horses (1).
Australia's determination to apply quarantine protocols strictly stems from the 2007 outbreak of equine influenza, estimated to have cost its racing industry a staggering AUS$1 billion.
Since the first isolation in 1963 of an avian-origin influenza A(H3N8) virus from horses (1), subtype H3N8 influenza viruses have continued to circulate panzooti cally among horses, causing severe outbreaks of equine influenza respiratory disease.
Lion Tamer is a member of the only New Zealand-bred crop of Champion Stakes winner Storming Home, who was prevented by the outbreak of equine influenza from returning to Stoney Bridge Farm for a second season in 2007.

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