equine distemper


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equine distemper

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(Veterinary Science) another name for strangles
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Noun1.equine distemper - an acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes
distemper - any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
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Equine distemper, also commonly called as Strangles is a highly contagious disease affecting upper respiratory tract along with lymphadenitis in equines.
But the ERA said it was aACAyextremely unlikely' the case of equine distemper originated in the UAE.
7DAYS understands that a case of equine distemper, more commonly known as 'strangles', was detected in 28 miniature ponies that had been kept in quarantine in Ajman after being brought to the UAE from a pet shop in the Netherlands in December.

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