swamp fever

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Related to equine infectious anemia: Equine influenza, Equine viral arteritis

swamp fever:

see leptospirosisleptospirosis
, febrile disease caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospirae. The disease occurs in dogs, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and horses and is transmissible to humans.
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swamp fever

[′swämp ‚fē·vər]
(veterinary medicine)
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Molecular and biological characterization of equine infectious anemia virus Rev.
Equine infectious anemia virus-infected dendritic cells retain antigen presentation capability.
To determine the level of serological association between equine herpes virus 1 and 4 (EHV-1 and EHV-4) and equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) in horses from five municipalities of Meta department (Colombia).
RIYADH: The emergence of equine infectious anemia in Spain and Macedonia has prompted Saudi Arabia to temporarily ban equine imports from the two countries to prevent the spread of the disease in the Kingdom.
Equine infectious anemia is an infectious disease that afflicts horses.
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.
But Peter Schiergen's mare has cruelly been forced to miss the race after being stabled at Cologne racecourse where a horse tested positive for equine infectious anemia - also known as swamp fever.
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.

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