equine infectious anemia


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

equine infectious anemia

n.
A viral disease in horses marked by progressive anemia, a staggering gait, and fever.

e′quine infec′tious ane′mia


n.
a viral disease of horses and related animals, characterized by recurring fevers. Also called 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.
Diagnostics capabilities include serology (eg, equine infectious anemia, brucellosis, toxoplasmosis, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, and babesiosis); rabies testing (suspect animals involved with human exposure, rabies serology of animals destined for international movement); and infectious disease surveys (eg, leptospirosis).
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte MG, Brazil) has patented a method and kit for detecting antibodies in clinical samples of animals infected with equine infectious anemia virus using the immunodiagnosis with the recombinant viral antigen p26.
Animal virus infections that defy vaccination: equine infectious anemia, caprine arthritis-encephalitis, maedi-visna, and feline infectious peritonitis.

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